- Japan is back in the final after emotional 2011 win Updated: Jul-03-15 3:14 am
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Four years ago when Japan's players hoisted the Women's World Cup trophy, a nation rejoiced.
- Brittney Griner leads Mercury to 86-55 rout over Shock Updated: Jul-03-15 1:32 am
- Ogwumike scores 27, Los Angeles gets 1st win of season Updated: Jul-03-15 1:29 am
LOS ANGELES - Nneka Ogwumike scored 27 points, Jantel Lavender had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and Los Angeles beat the San Antonio Stars 86-81 on Thursday night to snap the Sparks' team-record seven-game losing streak.
- Asian women's teams show up male rivals Updated: Jul-03-15 1:17 am
SEOUL, South Korea - The contrast between the fortunes of Asia's women's soccer teams and their male equivalents could not be more striking.
- Vice President Joe Biden to attend the World Cup final Updated: Jul-03-15 12:27 am
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, will cheer on the United States in the Women's World Cup final on Sunday.
- Johnson's double-double sparks Fever over Mystics, 73-50 Updated: Jul-02-15 10:33 pm
- Quigley rallies Sky to 77-74 win over Sun Updated: Jul-02-15 9:51 pm
UNCASVILLE, Connecticut - Elena Delle Donne didn't care about her free throw streak ending or her lack of points, she was just happy her team came away with a victory.
- Parents of Illinois players don't believe coach allegations Updated: Jul-02-15 9:50 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - The parents of a current University of Illinois women's basketball player and an incoming recruit said Thursday that they don't believe the allegations made by seven former players in a lawsuit this week accusing coaches of creating racial hostility.
- Diggins and Delle Donne lead WNBA All-Star voting Updated: Jul-02-15 9:41 pm
NEW YORK - Skylar Diggins of the Tulsa Shock and Elena Delle Donne of the Chicago Sky lead their respective conferences in early returns for WNBA All-Star balloting Thursday.
- World Cup field puts haves and have-nots on display Updated: Jul-02-15 8:02 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - One of the benefits of an expanded field of 24 teams at the Women's World Cup this year was that there were lots of fresh faces playing in Canada, teams like Ivory Coast, Ecuador and Cameroon.
- Some of the saddest own goals in soccer Updated: Jul-02-15 7:17 pm
Laura Bassett bent over, pulled her soccer jersey over her face and sobbed. Her teammates gathered around her, but nothing they said could make it better.
- For 4th year in row, Rafael Nadal loses early at Wimbledon Updated: Jul-02-15 4:48 pm
LONDON - On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand - and whiffed, accidentally whacking his right leg with his racket.
- The Latest: Nadal offers up his rented house after loss Updated: Jul-02-15 4:06 pm
LONDON - The latest from Wimbledon (all times local):
- Arkansas State hires assistant women's basketball coach Updated: Jul-02-15 12:20 pm
JONESBORO, Arkansas - Arkansas State has announced the hiring of an assistant women's basketball coach.
- England wakes to more heartbreak for national soccer team Updated: Jul-02-15 9:59 am
MANCHESTER, England - England's national teams keep finding ways to make agonizing exits from major soccer tournaments.
- Athletes avoid South Korea over virus fears Updated: Jul-02-15 7:53 am
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan - As South Korea battles to contain an outbreak of the deadly MERS virus, some foreign athletes are turning their back on the country.
- US files formal extradition request for 7 FIFA officials Updated: Jul-02-15 7:22 am
GENEVA - The United States has submitted a formal request for Switzerland to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested in Zurich as part of a corruption probe that has rocked soccer's world governing body.
- Bayview Yacht Club celebrates 100th anniversary Updated: Jul-02-15 4:12 am
DETROIT - The reason sailors join Bayview Yacht Club differs for each member.
- Coach: Pressure's off Japan in World Cup final against US Updated: Jul-02-15 2:42 am
EDMONTON, Alberta - The pressure is off now that Japan gets the opportunity to defend its Women's World Cup championship.
- Own goal gives Japan 2-1 win over England in World Cup semi Updated: Jul-01-15 11:54 pm
EDMONTON, Alberta - England defender Laura Bassett was inconsolable as she lay face down on the field, sobbing.
- US women react to facing Japan in final Updated: Jul-01-15 11:06 pm
Bring it on.
- Defense helps US team to the Women's World Cup final Updated: Jul-01-15 10:13 pm
MONTREAL - It used to be that the U.S. women's national team was known more for its fierce attack. For the Women's World Cup in Canada, the Americans are finding success with a locked-down defense.
- Shock's Skylar Diggins out for season with torn ACL Updated: Jul-01-15 6:45 pm
TULSA, Oklahoma - Shock guard Skylar Diggins will miss the remainder of the season after tearing her right anterior cruciate ligament.
- Pioneering 16-year-old breaking baseball barriers for women Updated: Jul-01-15 6:41 pm
PARIS - Simply by playing ball, Melissa Mayeux is busting through barriers.
- Tennessee enters new era with beginning of Nike contract Updated: Jul-01-15 6:14 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Tennessee is opening its doors to the Nike swoosh while bidding farewell to the Lady Vols nickname and logo in all but one sport.