Women's sports

FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2019, file photo, Gary Player jokes with spectators after hitting a tee shot on the first hole during the first round of the Father Son Challenge golf tournament in Orlando, Fla. President Donald Trump is honoring a pair of retired pro golfers with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The White House says Annika Sörenstam and Player will receive the honors during a White House ceremony on March 23. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
March 06, 2020 - 8:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is honoring a pair of retired pro golfers with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor the president can give a civilian. Annika Sörenstam and Gary Player will receive the medal during a White House ceremony on March 23, the White House...
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Yeshiva University players, foreground, warm up in a mostly empty Goldfarb Gymnasium at Johns Hopkins University before playing against Worcester Polytechnic Institute in a first-round game at the men's Division III NCAA college basketball tournament, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Baltimore, The university held the tournament without spectators after cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Maryland. (AP Photo/Terrance Williams)
March 06, 2020 - 8:47 pm
Less than two weeks away from the start of the NCAA Division I men's and women's basketball tournaments, the association is considering how to proceed safely amid an outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19. The NCAA's COVID-19 advisory panel said Friday it is “not recommending cancellation or public...
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Abuse survivor Robert Stone, left, gets a hug from Attorney Sarah Klein as JP DesCamp looks on as the men have accused former University of Michigan doctor Robert E. Anderson of systematic sexual assault as they speak to the news media in Ypsilanti, Mich., on Thursday, March 5, 2020. (Max Ortiz/Detroit News via AP)
March 06, 2020 - 7:52 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich, (AP) — University of Michigan leaders said Friday that they plan to stay the course with their own investigation into allegations a deceased team doctor molested hundreds of people going back decades, declining the state attorney general's offer to get involved and angering lawyers...
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FILE - In this Sunday, July 28, 2019 file photo, Colombia's Egan Bernal, left, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, center, races on the Champs Elysees during the Tour de France cycling race in Paris. The team of reigning Tour de France champion Egan Bernal has withdrawn from all races over the next three weeks amid the spread of the new virus outbreak and following the death of one of its sports directors. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
March 06, 2020 - 4:49 pm
MILAN (AP) — The alpine skiing World Cup Finals and major Italian cycling races were among the latest sporting events to be canceled on Friday because of the escalating virus outbreak. Also, an unnamed Scotland Women's rugby player tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday and the Women's Six Nations...
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Georgia's Jenna Staiti (14) shoots while defended by South Carolina's Aliyah Boston (4) during a quarterfinal match at the Southeastern women's NCAA college basketball tournament in Greenville, S.C., Friday, March 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
March 06, 2020 - 2:20 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — It's great having young talent. It's even nicer, South Carolina coach Dawn Staley says, when you've got some experience to lead the way, too. Gamecock seniors Mikiah Herbert Harrigan and Tyasha Harris combined for 31 points as their younger teammates struggled a bit in their...
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Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar listens as President Donald Trump talks to reporters during a signing of a spending bill to combat the coronavirus, at the White House, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 06, 2020 - 2:08 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the virus outbreak (all times local to Seoul): 5:10 a.m. Authorities in France and Spain are reinforcing efforts to slow the spread of the new coronavirus among vulnerable populations. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced Friday that all nurseries...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 18, 2015 file photo, The NCAA logo is on the court as work continues at The Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh. Imagine an NCAA Tournament with no fans in the arenas. What normally would be thought an impossibility isn't so far-fetched as the United States and the rest of the world attempt to contain the spread of the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
March 04, 2020 - 2:06 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Missouri-Kansas City has joined Chicago State in canceling a trip to Seattle for a regularly scheduled Western Athletic Conference men's basketball game this week over concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, the conference announced Wednesday. UMKC was scheduled to play Seattle...
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South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley stands on the court before an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, March 1, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. South Carolina defeated Texas A&M 60-52. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
March 02, 2020 - 12:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — As women's basketball teams finish up their regular season and turn their attention to the conference tournaments, South Carolina, Baylor and Oregon remain a step above everyone else. The Gamecocks stayed at No. 1 in The Associated Press women's college basketball poll released...
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FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2020, file photo, a man wearing a mask takes pictures of the mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo. The spreading virus from China has put the Tokyo Olympics at risk. The Olympics are to open on July 24 - less than five months away. IOC President Thomas Bach declined to speculate about a postponement, cancellation, or any combination of those possibilities. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
March 02, 2020 - 10:08 am
TOKYO (AP) — The spreading virus from China has been reported in more than 60 countries and puts the Tokyo Olympics at risk. The Olympics are to open on July 24 — less than five months away. The Paralympics follow on Aug. 25. IOC President Thomas Bach, in an interview last week limited to Japanese...
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South Carolina forward Mikiah Herbert Harrigan (21) drives against Texas A&M forward N'dea Jones (31) during the first half of a women's NCAA college basketball game Sunday, March 1, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
March 01, 2020 - 2:55 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Mikiah Herbert Harrigan didn't ever really want to leave South Carolina, no matter what she thought after last season. Herbert Harrigan was torn between wondering what her role would be among the Gamecocks' highly regarded incoming freshman class and her love of the program. “...
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