Posts Tagged Women’s sports

UALR cross country teams start season strong

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The University of Arkansas at Little Rock women’s cross country team placed fifth at the Memphis Twilight Invitational.

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Wlodarczyk sets world record in women’s hammer

Anita Wlodarczyk from Poland throws the hammer during the women's hammer throw competition at the ISTAF Athletics Meeting in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. Wlodarczyk set a new world record with 79.58 meters. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

BERLIN (AP) — Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland set a world record of 79.58 meters in women’s hammer throw at the ISTAF athletics meet on Sunday.

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Wimbledon champ Kvitova out at US Open

John Isner, of the United States, follows through on a shot against Philipp Kohlschreiber, of Germany, during the third round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

NEW YORK (AP) — Once again, John Isner’s trip to Flushing Meadows ended in the third round. Once again, it happened with a loss to Germany’s Philipp Kohlschreiber at that stage.

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LLWS star Mo’Ne Davis headed to WNBA conf. finals

Little League World Series sensation Mo’Ne Davis is heading to the conference finals in Minnesota on Sunday.

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Lynx need more from Moore against Mercury

Phoenix Mercury's Penny Taylor (13), of Australia, scores against Minnesota Lynx's Maya Moore, as Mercury's Brittney Griner (42) watches during the second half in Game 1 of the WNBA Western Conference finals Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Phoenix. The Mercury defeated the Lynx 85-71. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Phoenix Mercury did something in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals that no other WNBA team has been able to do all season long.

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