Women's sports

LPGA Tour pro Ariya Jutanugarn is embraced by her sister and fellow pro Moriya Jutanugarn after sinking a birdie putt on the eighteenth hole to claim outright victory during the final round of the CME Group Tour Championship at Tiburón Golf Club Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017 in Naples, Fla. Jutanugarn won the tournament with a score of fifteen-under par. (Luke Franke/Naples Daily News via AP)
November 19, 2017 - 6:37 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Lexi Thompson never had a putt so short that was potentially worth so much. She had a one-shot lead when she settled over a 2-foot par putt on the final hole Sunday at the CME Group Tour Championship. A victory would be worth $500,000 in prize money and $1 million in a bonus...
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In this Nov. 16, 2017 photo, Bibiana Steinhaus, the first female referee to officiate in the soccer Bundesliga, smiles during an interview with The Associated Press at the German soccer federation’s headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany. (AP Photo/Ciaran Fahey)
November 19, 2017 - 10:28 am
Having made the breakthrough, the first woman referee in any of Europe's top soccer leagues is asking how long it will take for other countries to follow Germany's example. Bibiana Steinhaus is savoring her first season among the Bundesliga's 24-member elite group, reward for her performances as a...
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A participant wears a mask as he runs during the Delhi Half Marathon in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. Ethiopia's Birhanu Legese and Almaz Ayana won the men's and women's elite categories, respectively. (AP Photo/Oinam Anand)
November 19, 2017 - 10:17 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — This month in New Delhi, the air has been so acrid that people have suffered from burning eyes and rasping throats. So the notion that thousands would take to the city streets to gulp down lungful after lungful in a distance race may seem strange to many. But even as India's...
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Michelle Wie putts on the 18th hole during the third round of the CME Group Tour Championship golf tournament at Tiburon Golf Club, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 in Naples, Fla. (Luke Franke/Naples Daily News via AP)
November 18, 2017 - 5:12 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Sung Hyun Park was in the palmetto bushes, near the base of the tree, in the bunkers and going nowhere in the CME Group Tour Championship. Perhaps most surprising at the end of the day was that Park was no longer in the lead. What looked to be a victory lap for the 24-year-old...
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November 18, 2017 - 9:50 am
IGLS, Austria (AP) — Natalie Geisenberger led a German medal sweep Saturday at the first World Cup women's luge race of the Olympic season. Geisenberger, the reigning Olympic champion, earned her 39th career win on tour to extend her record. Dajana Eitberger was second and Tatjana Huefner third to...
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FILE - In this Monday, May 1, 2017 file photo, Serena Williams, left, and Alexis Ohanian attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between exhibition in New York. The game is love for tennis star Williams and her new husband, Reddit co-founder Ohanian. The couple got married at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans, according to a story and photos posted on Vogue's website on Friday night, Nov. 17, 2017. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
November 18, 2017 - 12:09 am
The game is love for tennis star Serena Williams and her new husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. The couple got married at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans, according to a story and photos posted on Vogue's website on Friday night. Vogue said the celebrity guests at Thursday's...
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Connecticut's Katie Lou Samuelson (33) goes up for two points against California's Mikayla Cowling (3) and CJ West (30) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in Storrs, Conn. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn)
November 17, 2017 - 9:51 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Geno Auriemma has put together a tough schedule for his UConn Huskies for the next week. They might be without Katie Lou Samuelson for those game. Samuelson injured her left foot in the second quarter of No. 1 UConn's 82-47 win over 20th-ranked California on Friday night. "...
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Danica Patrick wipes away tears as he speaks with the media during a news conference before Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Fla., Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Patrick will end her full-time racing career after running in next year's Daytona 500 and Indianapolis 500. ( AP Photo/Darryl Graham)
November 17, 2017 - 3:47 pm
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Danica Patrick has known for at least a month that she will end her career next season at the Indianapolis 500, a decision that will bring her full circle and return her one last time to the storied track that made her famous. Discussing her decision with The Associated Press...
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Maryland lacrosse player Dylan Maltz, of Ashburn, Va., shows off his tie to President Donald Trump as Trump meets with NCAA championship teams at the White House, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 17, 2017 - 2:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Indoors and out, the White House was overrun with school spirit Friday as President Donald Trump welcomed college sports champions and declared them "great athletes." Too many of them to fit in one room, the teams took up positions all around the mansion for separate photo ops...
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Police watch over the start of the Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 13, 2017 - 2:19 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas ramped up security for the annual Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, which was the first major outdoor event on the Strip since the mass shooting. The city posted snipers and used a helicopter to watch for danger as tens of thousands of people participated in the race. Many wore T-...
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