• Southern California wins NCAA women’s soccer title

    Southern California's Katie Johnson (33) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against West Virginia during the second half in the NCAA Women's College Cup soccer final Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016 in San Jose, Calif. Southern California won 3-1. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Katie Johnson scored twice in the final 16 minutes to lead Southern California to a 3-1 victory over top-ranked West Virginia in the NCAA women’s College Cup championship game Sunday at Avaya Stadium.

  • Nigeria wins women’s African Cup for 10th title out of 12

    YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Nigeria scored late to deny Cameroon a home triumph and extend its dominance of the women’s African Cup of Nations with a 1-0 win in the final on Saturday.

  • Harvard puts men’s cross country team on athletic probation

    BOSTON (AP) — Harvard University has placed its men’s cross country team on athletic probation after school lawyers found that the 2014 team made “crude and sexualized” documents about the women’s cross country team.

  • A look at sports stars who retired early

    FILE  - In this April 27, 1956 file photo, World heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano gestures at a new conference in New York after announcing his retirement from boxing. Marciano had been the world heavyweight champion for four years and won all 49 of his fights _ 43 by knockout _ when he retired in 1956 at the age of 32. The American wanted to spend more time with his family. (AP Photo, File)

    LONDON (AP) — Nico Rosberg stunned the world of Formula One and beyond by announcing his retirement on Friday at the age of 31, five days after winning his first drivers’ championship.

  • Gerhardsson to replace Sundhage as Sweden women’s coach

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Swedish soccer association says Peter Gerhardsson will replace Pia Sundhage as coach of the women’s national team after next year’s European Championship.