Posts Tagged Women’s sports

Vice President Joe Biden to attend the World Cup final

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, will cheer on the United States in the Women’s World Cup final on Sunday.

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Quigley rallies Sky to 77-74 win over Sun

Chicago Sky's Clarissa Dos Santos (8) and Connecticut Sun's Chelsea Gray (12) fight for a rebound during the first half of a WNBA basketball game in Uncasville, Conn., on Thursday, July 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — 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.

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Parents of Illinois players don’t believe coach allegations

In this March 5, 2015, file photo, Illinois'  Amarah Coleman, left, drives to the basket as Nebraska's Chandler Smith guards during an NCAA college basketball game in Hoffman Estates, Ill. Coleman is one of seven former University of Illinois women's basketball players that filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday, July 1, 2015, against the university, accusing coach Matt Bollant and former assistant Mike Divilbiss, of violating their civil rights by creating a racially hostile environment. The lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court names the university, athletic director Mike Thomas, Bollant,  Divilbiss, and university trustees. The ex-players seek $10 million in damages. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — 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.

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Diggins and Delle Donne lead WNBA All-Star voting

NEW YORK (AP) — Skylar Diggins of the Tulsa Shock and Elena Delle Donne of the Chicago Sky lead their respective conference in early returns for WNBA All-Star balloting Thursday.

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Murray coasts to straight-set win over Haase at Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal of Spain walks after losing the singles match against Dustin Brown of Germany, at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Thursday July 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

LONDON (AP) — Two-time champion Rafael Nadal is making another early exit from Wimbledon, after losing in the second round to a 102nd-ranked qualifier who played the match of his life.

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