Posts Tagged Women’s sports

McCoughtry leads Dream over Storm 72-64

ATLANTA (AP) — Angel McCoughtry scored 23 points and the Atlanta Dream held off the Seattle Storm 72-64 on Sunday.

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Cincinnati offers baseball history along with All-Star Game

Visitors browse the "Stars of the Queen City" exhibit at the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum, Friday, July 3, 2015, in Cincinnati. Adjacent to the Great American Ball Park, where the July 14 All-Star Game will be played, the Reds’ own Hall of Fame and Museum is filled with artifacts and interactive exhibits covering Cincinnati players from the Wrights to the “Big Red Machine” of the 1970s to the current team. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

CINCINNATI (AP) — The city hosting baseball’s All-Star Game this year was the home of a team that played like all-stars back in 1869.

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Shyatt hopes to play 9 or 10 players consistently in 2015-16

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — By the time the trees start to change colors and basketball season begins, Larry Shyatt hopes to begin formulating a plan to allocate playing time.

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All-Williams matchup headlines Monday’s action at Wimbledon

Serena Williams of the United States celebrates after winning a point against Heather Watson of Britain during their singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Friday July 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

LONDON (AP) — One five-time Wimbledon champion is guaranteed to reach the quarterfinals. Another is assured of elimination.

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Will history repeat itself? The US women hope not

In this June 16, 2015, file photo, Nigeria's Onome Ebi, left, and United States' Abby Wambach vie for the ball during a FIFA Women's World Cup soccer game in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. With the title match looming, Wambach isn't mincing words. "All I care about is winning this World Cup," she said. The star U.S. forward is playing in her fourth Women's World Cup, and she says it will be her last. A victory Sunday, July 5, in the final against Japan would be the perfect ending to her World Cup career. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Abby Wambach remembers the date by heart: July 17, 2011. That was the day the United States lost to Japan in the Women’s World Cup title match in Germany.

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