Women's sports

Houston Astros relief pitcher Roberto Osuna is interviewed in the dugout before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. Osuna served a 75-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)
August 05, 2018 - 11:31 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roberto Osuna is getting a second chance with the Houston Astros. They also made it clear they won't give him another one. The All-Star closer met his new Astros teammates Sunday and addressed the club for 10 minutes in a closed-door meeting after completing a 75-game suspension...
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England's Georgia Hall in action during day four of the Women's British Open at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, in Lytham, England, Sunday Aug. 5, 2018. (Richard Sellers/PA via AP)
August 05, 2018 - 3:01 pm
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) — Named in honor of a famous Masters victory, Georgia Hall has her hands on one of the big trophies in women's golf at the age of 22. The Englishwoman reeled in long-time leader Pornanong Phatlum in a gripping final-round duel at Royal Lytham to win the Women's...
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An Austria player, right, is hit by the ball during women's competition against Malaysia in the Dodgeball World Cup, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
August 04, 2018 - 10:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Professional dodgeball is chaos, but it's organized chaos. At the 2018 Dodgeball World Cup, people were dodging, dipping, diving, ducking and, well, dodging some more all over the two-court theater at Madison Square Garden. And while that part of the matches may have look scrambled...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2018, file photo, Las Vegas Aces guard Kayla McBride drives against Minnesota Lynx forward Cecilia Zandalasini (9) during the second half of a WNBA basketball game in Minneapolis. The Aces had an adventure getting to Washington for their game against the Mystics on Friday night. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP, File)
August 04, 2018 - 9:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Las Vegas Aces are still waiting to hear what the WNBA will do about the game the team decided not to play after a long travel day. The Aces' contest in Washington was canceled Friday night about 1 1/2 hours before the expected tipoff. It took the team nearly 26 hours to travel...
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August 04, 2018 - 3:37 pm
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) — Pornanong Phatlum made the Royal Lytham course sing for her again as she held on to her overnight one-shot lead of the Women's British Open after the third round on Saturday. Pornanong has been singing Thai songs in her head to calm herself on a links course she...
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August 04, 2018 - 4:36 am
ICHIHARA, Japan (AP) — Alison Aguilar and Delaney Spaulding drove in three runs each as the United States beat Taiwan 7-0 Saturday to improve to 2-0 in Group A at the women's softball world championship, a qualifier for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Aguilar hit a bases-loaded double in a five-run second...
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August 03, 2018 - 3:34 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The women's basketball coach at Brown University has been charged with assaulting her husband. Sarah Behn was arraigned Monday on a charge of assault and battery on a family or household member, according to Wrentham District Court. The Providence Journal reports a police...
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August 03, 2018 - 7:00 am
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) — Royal Troon will stage the Women's British Open for the first time in 2020, four years after the Scottish club voted to admit female members. The announcement was made on Friday. Troon was an all-male club until 2016 when it voted overwhelmingly to admit women as...
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Alexander Zverev, of Germany, smiles as he hugs his brother Mischa Zverev, of Germany, foreground, after defeating him 6-3, 7-5, during the Citi Open tennis tournament in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
August 02, 2018 - 11:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seems safe to say Alexander Zverev has never hugged an opponent quite the way he did after beating older brother Mischa 6-3, 7-5 to reach the Citi Open quarterfinals Thursday night in their first ATP main-draw match against each other. Alexander, 21, is seeded No. 1 and the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2016, file photo, Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer, right, and then-assistant coach Zach Smith, left, gesture from the sidelines during an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma in Norman, Okla. Ohio State expects to open fall camp as scheduled on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, but without coach Urban Meyer. Meyer was put on administrative leave on Wednesday, Aug. 1 over the handling of a longtime assistant who has been accused of domestic violence. Co-offensive coordinator Ryan Day will be running the team while Ohio State investigates claims that Meyer’s wife knew about 2015 allegations of abuse against former Buckeyes assistant Zach Smith, who was fired last week. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
August 02, 2018 - 8:29 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio State's investigation of coach Urban Meyer's handling of abuse claims against an assistant coach (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Ohio State trustees have appointed a special committee to investigate coach Urban Meyer's handling of a fired assistant coach's...
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