Tag: Women’s basketball

Creighton University AD retiring after 27 years on the job

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OMAHA, Neb. — Bruce Rasmussen, the Creighton athletic director who oversaw the rise of the men's basketball team and the school's transition to the...

US women earn first exhibition win, routing Nigeria 93-62

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LAS VEGAS — A'ja Wilson scored 16 points and Breanna Stewart added 14 to help the U.S. beat Nigeria 93-62 on Sunday in the...

Liz Cambage pulls out of Australia’s Olympic team for Tokyo

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Liz Cambage has withdrawn from Australia’s Olympic women’s basketball team because of the anxiety she’s feeling about living and competing inside the restrictive bubble...

AP sources: Ogwumike files appeal to play in Olympics

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LAS VEGAS — Nneka Ogwumike and Elizabeth Williams have filed appeals to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in a last-ditch effort to play...

The waiting Games: Olympians navigate strict rules in Tokyo

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Sydney McLaughlin turns 22 three days after the final of the 400-meter hurdles, in which she might win Olympic gold and may even lower...

Australia stuns US women 70-67 in pre-Olympic exhibition

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LAS VEGAS — Australia handed the U.S. women their second straight loss in pre-Olympic exhibitions on Friday, getting 17 points from Ezi Magbegor to...

AP sources: Ogwumike denied by FIBA to play for Nigeria

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LAS VEGAS — Nneka Ogwumike and Elizabeth Williams have been notified by FIBA that their petitions to play for Nigeria in the upcoming Olympics...

AP-Sportlight-Week Ahead

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July 16 1920 — Babe Ruth breaks his season record of...

Ogunbowale leads WNBA All-Stars over US Olympic team 93-85

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LAS VEGAS — Arike Ogunbowale scored 26 points and the WNBA All-Star team beat the U.S. Olympic team 93-85 on Wednesday night in the...

Candace Parker to be first woman on cover of NBA 2K game

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NEW YORK — Candace Parker grew up playing video games, and now she'll be the first female basketball player on the cover of one....