• Jacksonville Jaguars' Jason Myers (2) watches as he misses a potential game winning field goal as Indianapolis Colts' Josh Thomas (35) reacts late in the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

    3 female journalists stopped from entering Jags locker room

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A male usher stopped three female journalists from entering the Jaguars locker room after their loss to the Colts because they were women, asking other men if it was OK before finally allowing them inside.

  • Brazil’s Talita and Larissax win FIVB World Tour Finals

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Brazil’s Talita Antunes and Larissa Franca won the FIVB World Tour Finals on Sunday, beating Germany’s Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst 21-17, 21-18 to extend their international winning streak to 27 matches.

  • BMX test event for Rio Olympics receives poor grade

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The BMX track for next year’s Rio Olympics hosted its first test event on Sunday but received a poor grade from riders.

  • Dominic Ondoro of Kenya, the men's marathon winner, crosses the finish line of the Twin Cities Marathon in St. Paul, Minn., on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2015. (Jeff Wheeler/Star Tribune via AP)

    Kenya’s Dominic Ondoro wins 2015 Twin Cities Marathon

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Kenyan Dominic Ondoro has won the 2015 Twin Cities Marathon.

  • Indiana Fever’s Briann January, center, attempts a layup between Minnesota Lynx’s Rebekkah Brunson, left, and Maya Moore, right, in the first half of Game 1 of the WNBA basketball finals Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Gritty Fever top Lynx 75-69 in Game 1 of WNBA Finals

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Briann January had 19 points and six assists and the Indiana Fever stole home-court advantage in the WNBA Finals with a 75-69 victory over the Minnesota Lynx in Game 1 on Sunday.

  • In this photo taken Sept. 16, 2015, BYU goalie Rachel Boaz, left, and midfielder Paige Hunt pose for a photo in Provo, Utah. Female college athletes like Rachel and Paige interrupted their college careers and went on LDS Church missions when the church changed the minimum age to 19. Many of these athletes are now returning to courts, fields and arenas, and having a big impact on college sports in the state. (Francisco Kjolseth/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP) DESERET NEWS OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Women’s college sports adjusts to missionary age change

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The effects of a new, lower age for Mormon missionaries rippled through college women’s sports in Utah as players departed to serve, and now three years later many are returning to the field and making their presence felt.

  • Flavia Pennetta of Italy, right, shakes hand with Han Xinyun of China after winning their match of the China Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Stadium in Beijing, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

    Pennetta struggles in 1st match since US Open victory

    BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Open champion Flavia Pennetta struggled in her first match since winning her maiden Grand Slam, needing nearly 2 1/2 hours to beat Chinese wild card Han Xinyun 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 in the first round of the China Open on Sunday.

  • Katie Ledecky honored as USA Swimming athlete of the year

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Olympic and world champion Katie Ledecky was named USA Swimming’s athlete of the year for the third consecutive year.

  • Lynx, Fever meet in rematch of 2012 WNBA Finals

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Maya Moore and the Minnesota Lynx waltzed into the 2012 WNBA Finals ready for a coronation.

  • Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino looks on at the action during the second half of this NCAA college basketball team's intrasquad scrimmage, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

    Louisville investigating if escorts were hired for recruits

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Rick Pitino has apparently said all he plans to say for now about the troubling allegations outlined in a book by an escort that has led to a sex scandal looming over his men’s basketball program.