Women's sports

In this Aug. 4, 2014, photo, Rick Butler, a nationally renowned volleyball coach from Chicago, watches a scrimmage during the first day of a volleyball camp at Abbott Sports Complex in Lincoln, Neb. Michigan State University has maintained ties to Butler for decades after he was publicly accused in 1995 of sexually abusing and raping six underage girls he trained in the 1980s. Letters obtained by The Associated Press from accusers' advocates show the school has been under pressure since at least 2017 to sever ties with Butler. (Stacie Scott/Lincoln Journal Star via AP)
April 24, 2018 - 1:07 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Michigan State University, already reeling from the scandal involving a gymnastics doctor who molested young athletes, has maintained ties to a prominent volleyball coach for decades after he was publicly accused in 1995 of sexually abusing and raping six underage girls he trained in...
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April 23, 2018 - 8:50 pm
YORK, Pa. (AP) — A golf club in Pennsylvania has apologized for calling police on a group of black women after the co-owner and his father said they were playing too slowly and refused requests to leave the course. "I felt we were discriminated against," one of the women, Myneca Ojo, told the York...
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FILE - In this June 29, 2012, file photo, Bela, left, and Martha Karolyi talk on the arena floor before the start of the preliminary round of the women's Olympic gymnastics trials in San Jose, Calif. Former USA Gymnastics women's national team coordinator Martha Karolyi and her husband Bela tell NBC they were unaware of the abusive behavior by a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison. Martha Karolyi led the national team for 15 years before retiring after the 2016 Rio Olympics. She tells Savannah Guthrie in "no way" did she suspect Larry Nassar was sexually abusing athletes. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
April 23, 2018 - 2:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Former USA Gymnastics national team coordinator Martha Karolyi says she feels for the sexual abuse victims of a former national team doctor serving decades in prison but added she doesn't feel she should be held responsible for his actions. Karolyi told "Dateline NBC" in an episode...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2017, file photo, South Carolina's A'ja Wilson, top, is guarded by Connecticut's Saniya Chong (12) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Storrs, Conn. Wilson is chronicling her path from the end of her college career to the start of her WNBA career, including getting drafted. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
April 23, 2018 - 2:29 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — What a great introduction to Las Vegas! It was a long flight from South Carolina, but the weather couldn't have been better and I really enjoyed every minute of it. Driving from the airport to the strip, I was flattered to see on the side of hotels and on billboards giant...
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Moriya Jutanugarn, of Thailand, smiles after winning the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open golf tournament at Wilshire Country Club Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
April 22, 2018 - 10:24 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Moriya Jutanugarn knows patience. She's had ample time to learn it while pursuing her first victory on the LPGA Tour. Jutanugarn broke through Sunday in her sixth year, winning the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open by two shots to make her and sister Ariya the second set of siblings to win on...
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Andrew Landry holds the Texas Open trophy after winning the event with a score of 17 under par, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)
April 22, 2018 - 9:25 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Andrew Landry won the Valero Texas Open on Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory, pulling away with early birdies and holding on with par saves. The 30-year-old Texan parred the final seven holes for a 4-under 68 and a two-stroke victory over Trey Mullinax and Sean O'Hair. Landry...
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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game, during the English Premier League soccer match between West Bromwich Albion and Liverpool, at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich, England, Saturday April 21, 2018. (Nigel French/PA via AP)
April 22, 2018 - 6:21 pm
LONDON (AP) — Mohamed Salah has been voted player of the year by his fellow professionals in English football in recognition of an incredible scoring return to the Premier League with Liverpool. The Egypt forward collected the Professional Footballers' Association award at a ceremony in London on...
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United States' Sloane Stephens, left, and Coco Vandeweghe celebrate after their teammate Madison Keys won her Fed Cup semifinal singles tennis match against France's Pauline Parmentier, in Aix-en-Provence, southern France, Sunday, April 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
April 22, 2018 - 1:12 pm
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (AP) — Defending champion United States will play in a second consecutive Fed Cup final after defeating France 3-2 on Sunday. Madison Keys secured the decisive point for the visiting team by beating Pauline Parmentier 7-6 (4), 6-4 in the second reverse singles. Keys' victory...
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April 22, 2018 - 9:35 am
Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA April 23 1903 — The New York Highlanders, later renamed Yankees, win their first game as a major league team, 7-2 over the Washington Senators. 1946 — Ed Head of the Brooklyn Dodgers pitches a no-hitter against the Boston Braves 5-0 at Ebbets Field. 1950 — The Detroit Red...
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April 22, 2018 - 9:30 am
All Times EDT BASEBALL Cleveland at Baltimore, 1:05 p.m. Toronto at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m. Kansas City at Detroit, 1:10 p.m. Minnesota at Tampa Bay, 1:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Atlanta, 1:35 p.m. Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, 1:35 p.m. Houston at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m. Miami at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m...
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