Women's sports

United States' Lindsey Vonn reacts after skiing out in the women's combined slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)
February 22, 2018 - 3:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: SLEEPLESS NIGHT: It was an insomniac's quandary. At 1:33 a.m. on the U.S. East Coast, Lindsey Vonn was in the starter's gate to decide the final women's skiing competition, with NBC showing the Alpine combined . Meanwhile,...
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The United States players celebrate winning after the women's gold medal hockey game against Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
February 22, 2018 - 3:15 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The Americans' gold medal drought is finally over. They needed the first shootout in an Olympic women's final to do it, too. Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored a dazzling, triple-deke goal in the sixth round of a shootout thriller and Maddie Rooney stuffed the last two...
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In this Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, image, team South Korea with Kim Bo-reum, front, Park Ji Woo, in second position, and Noh Seon-yeong, in last position, compete in the women's team pursuit speedskating race for seventh and eight place at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Kim and Park came under criticism in their home country being accused of a lack of team spirit as they left Noh trailing 4 seconds behind and failed to comfort her after the race. More than 566,000 people have signed the online petition to South Korea's presidential office to expel skaters Kim Bo-reum and Park Ji-woo from the South Korean national skating team. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
February 22, 2018 - 3:09 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of South Koreans are calling for two speedskaters to be expelled from the Olympics after they left their slower teammate behind in a race defined by teamwork and walked away as she quietly sobbed at the stadium in one of the most bizarre moments of this year'...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2018 file photo, Russian athletes Anastasia Bryzgalova, left, and Alexander Krushelnitsky smile as they win bronze medal during the venue ceremony for the mixed doubles curling match at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Russian curlers say a coach on their team told them that Krushelnitsky tested positive for a banned substance at the Pyeongchang Olympics. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
February 22, 2018 - 3:09 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has been stripped of his Olympic medal after admitting to a doping violation at the Pyeongchang Games. Krushelnitsky tested positive for the banned substance...
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February 22, 2018 - 3:03 am
LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (AP) — An under-10 girls' softball team is the latest entity to attract attention for a fundraiser raffling off an AR-15 assault rifle. Fully Loaded Inc. owner Kenny Barnett tells the Lexington Herald-Leader the winners of the Central Kentucky BatCats' raffle will have to pass...
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Switzerland's Michelle Gisin reacts in the finish area of the women's combined slalom at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
February 22, 2018 - 2:17 am
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Michelle Gisin of Switzerland won the women's Olympic Alpine combined on Thursday with an aggressive slalom run to beat Mikaela Shiffrin. Lindsey Vonn, the leader after the downhill portion, made a mistake early in the slalom and didn't finish in what's likely the...
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Bronze medal winner Nico Porteous, of New Zealand, celebrates after the men's halfpipe final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
February 22, 2018 - 2:05 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Kiwis crushed it at the Olympics on Thursday thanks to a couple of kids who are barely old enough to drive in New Zealand. First, 16-year-old snowboarder Zoi Sadowski-Synnott ended New Zealand's 26-year medal drought with a bronze in women's Big Air. A couple...
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February 22, 2018 - 2:01 am
BC-BKW--Women's Bkb Schedule, Feb 22-Mar 2 Women's College Basketball Schedule By The Associated Press ap All Times EST Thursday, Feb. 22 EAST New Hampshire at Mass.-Lowell, 7 p.m. Maine at Vermont, 7 p.m. Albany (NY) at Binghamton, 7 p.m. NC State at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Hartford at UMBC, 7 p.m...
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Un Song Choe of North Korea in action during the men's 1500 meters in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
February 22, 2018 - 1:55 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Unprepared and outclassed, North Korea's 22 athletes wrapped up their competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Thursday without a finish higher than 13th. And even that was in a field of 16. North Korea wasn't expected to come to Pyeongchang until a last-...
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