Posts Tagged Women’s sports

Arkansas women’s basketball team adds JUCO signee

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The University of Arkansas women’s basketball team has announced the signing of a 6-foot-3-inch junior college post player.

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No place for world’s top marathon in 2024 Boston Olympics

Lelisa Desisa, of Ethiopia, leads the pack through Hopkinton, Mass., en route to a win in the Boston Marathon, Monday, April 20, 2015, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

BOSTON (AP) — No sport is more connected to Olympic history than the marathon, and no marathon is more iconic than the Boston race that has been testing and torturing distance runners for 119 years.

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Tulsa women’s basketball aide Britney Brown to join Huskers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Tulsa assistant coach Britney Brown is joining the Nebraska women’s basketball staff.

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Navarro overcomes Rodina at Porsche Grand Prix

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Eighth-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain needed three sets to overcome Russian qualifier Evgeniya Rodina 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-4 in the first round of the Porsche Grand Prix on Tuesday.

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Desisa wins 119th Boston Marathon; Rotich takes women’s race

Lelisa Desisa, of Ethiopia, crosses the finish line to win the Boston Marathon, Monday, April 20, 2015, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

BOSTON (AP) — Lelisa Desisa ran through the rain to earn a second Boston Marathon victory and his first chance to enjoy it.

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