Women's sports

Manchester United's Tobin Heath celebrates scoring against West Ham United during the FA Women's Super League match at Victoria Road Stadium, London, Sunday Oct. 18, 2020. (John Walton/PA via AP)
October 19, 2020 - 8:49 am
LONDON (AP) — England’s soccer leadership has a couple of priorities for the women’s teams. Most immediately it’s deciding on a coach for the Olympics next month and whether Phil Neville should lead the British team in Japan. Then there’s an expectation that Neville’s England successor, Sarina...
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Manchester United's Tobin Heath celebrates scoring against West Ham United during the FA Women's Super League match at Victoria Road Stadium, London, Sunday Oct. 18, 2020. (John Walton/PA via AP)
October 18, 2020 - 8:39 am
LONDON (AP) — Alex Morgan's Tottenham debut won't now be for another few weeks, but Tobin Heath and Christen Press are up and running — and scoring their first goals for Manchester United in contrasting fortunes for the American arrivals in the Women's Super League. Two weeks after their first...
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Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk, centre, is tackled and injured by Everton's goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, left, causing him to leave the match injured during the English Premier League soccer match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park stadium, in Liverpool, England, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. (Laurence Griffiths/Pool via AP)
October 17, 2020 - 2:27 pm
Virgil van Dijk has been a commanding — even transcendent — presence at the heart of Liverpool’s defense throughout the team’s rise to the top of English and European soccer in recent years. In a major concern for the Premier League champions, they might have to learn how to cope without their...
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In this Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, photo voters line up at Mallard Creek High School during the first day of in-person voting ahead of the Nov. 3 elections in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Laurie Kellman)
October 16, 2020 - 4:41 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Americans are accustomed to standing in line. They queue up for airport security, the latest iPhone, COVID tests, concerts or food. But the line of voters building before sunrise outside Mallard Creek High School in a distant suburb of Charlotte, North Carolina, on Thursday...
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October 16, 2020 - 11:05 am
The NCAA is stripping Massachusetts of victories in men’s basketball and women’s tennis for overpaying 12 athletes about $9,100 in financial aid over three years. The NCAA announced Friday the Committee on Infractions had imposed a two-year probation on UMass that will end October 2022 in addition...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2020, file photo, the national office of the NCAA in Indianapolis is shown. A set of proposals to permit NCAA athletes to earn money from endorsements and sponsorships deals will go up for vote in January, the last step for the association to change its rules but not the last word on how name, image and likeness compensation will work. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
October 14, 2020 - 4:36 pm
A set of proposals to permit NCAA athletes to earn money from endorsements and sponsorships deals will go up for vote in January, the last step for the association to change its rules but not the last word on how name, image and likeness compensation will work. One year after the NCAA's Board of...
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Sei Young Kim, of South Korea, watches her tee shot on the 12th hole during the final round at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament at the Aronimink Golf Club, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Newtown Square, Pa. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
October 11, 2020 - 11:35 am
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Sei Young Kim shot a sensational 7-under 63 on Sunday to earn her first major title at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. The 27-year-old South Korean finished at 14-under 266 at Aronimink Golf Course, winning the major that had eluded her so far in her career. Kim had 10...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal reacts after scoring a point against Serbia's Novak Djokovic in the final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
October 11, 2020 - 7:50 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): ___ 4:46 p.m. Rafael Nadal leads Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2 in the French Open final and is one set away from a record-extending 13th title at Roland Garros. Djokovic saved three break points before holding his serve in the opening game...
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Sei Young Kim, of South Korea, watches her shot on the 15th hole during the third round at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament at the Aronimink Golf Club, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, in Newtown Square, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
October 10, 2020 - 1:36 pm
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Sei Young Kim has yet to splurge on the $1.5 million she won last year in the richest prize offered at a tournament in women’s golf. “I’m just saving up for the future,” she said. Winning the first major of her career just might be priceless. A 10-time LPGA Tour winner,...
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Sofia Kenin of the U.S. reacts to losing the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Poland's Iga Swiatek at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
October 10, 2020 - 10:39 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): ___ 7:30 p.m. Sofia Kenin found out what it feels like to win a Grand Slam final at the Australian Open in February. Now she knows how it feels to lose one. While French Open champion Iga Swiatek was doing a TV interview right after...
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