Women's sports

Kim Eun-jung, second from right, a member of South Korean Olympic women's curling team, speaks during a press conference in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. South Korea's hugely popular Olympic curlers have accused their coaches of ruining the team with abusive treatment in a dispute that has spoiled one of the year's feel-good sports stories.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
November 15, 2018 - 4:43 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Garlic Girls, South Korea's hugely popular Olympic silver medalist curlers, accused their coaches Thursday of ruining the team with abusive treatment in a dispute that has spoiled one of the year's feel-good sports stories. The women's claims, if confirmed, suggest a...
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Mexico's Azteca Stadium is seen from above in Mexico City, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. The NFL has moved the Los Angeles Rams' Monday night showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs from Mexico City to Los Angeles due to the poor condition of the field at Azteca Stadium. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)
November 14, 2018 - 5:10 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The NFL's decision to move the regular-season game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Rams due to the poor condition of the turf at Azteca Stadium has left many Mexicans disappointed, angered and wondering how it will affect the relationship with the league for...
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FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2017, file photo, Agnieszka Radwanska, of Poland, plays a shot to Britain's Johanna Konta during the women's singles final at the Sydney International tennis tournament in Sydney, Australia. Radwanska says she is retiring from tennis after a 13-year career. The 29-year-old, who reached a career-high ranking of No. 2, says she is "no longer able to train and play the way I used to." (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, FIle)
November 14, 2018 - 2:40 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Former Wimbledon finalist Agnieszka Radwanska announced Wednesday she is retiring from tennis after a 13-year career. The 29-year-old Pole, who reached a career-high ranking of No. 2, says she is "no longer able to train and play the way I used to." Radwanska won 20 WTA titles...
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FILE - In this June 3, 2018, file photo, Ariya Jutanugarn, of Thailand, holds up the trophy after winning in a four hole playoff during the final round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament at Shoal Creek, in Birmingham, Ala. Jutanugarn is already the LPGA's player of the year and leading moneywinner this season. She'll look to cap the season with a win in the CME Group Tour Championship that begins Thursday, Nov. 15. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)
November 14, 2018 - 1:26 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn is occasionally fearful on the golf course, which might seem peculiar given her resume. She's already clinched the LPGA's player of the year award, her second in the last three seasons. She's already clinched the money title, also for the second time in three...
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2018 file photo, Kim Eun-jung, of South Korea, yells during their women's curling final in the Gangneung Curling Centre at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Five-member women's curling team accused former Korean Curling Federation (KCF) vice-president Kim Kyong-doo of verbal abuse and team coaches of giving unreasonable orders and subjecting their private lives to excessive control. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
November 14, 2018 - 2:43 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The so-called Garlic Girls who swept to fame during their stirring run to an Olympic curling silver medal have alleged they were verbally abused by a South Korean official and subjected to unreasonable orders from coaches. South Korea's sports ministry on Wednesday...
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New York Islanders' Tom Kuhnhackl (14) celebrates a goal with teammates during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Vancouver Canucks Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
November 13, 2018 - 11:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Coming off three straight losses, the New York Islanders fell behind early. They took the lead with two quick goals and then pulled away in the third period for a confidence-building win. Tom Kuhnhackl scored two unusual goals to lead the Islanders to a 5-2 victory over the...
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Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer poses in front of a banner that will hang from the rafters after Rutgers defeated Central Connecticut for Stringer's 1,000th career NCAA college basketball game win, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Piscataway, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
November 13, 2018 - 11:03 pm
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — As the red and white confetti rained down on the court to celebrate C. Vivian Stringer's 1,000th career victory, the Hall of Fame coach took a moment to soak it all in. She was surrounded by family, friends, former players and coaches from all three schools where she coached...
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November 13, 2018 - 9:35 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — The Race to the CME Globe will be more frantic starting next year, and the winner of the LPGA Tour's season-ending tournament is going to get considerably richer. Tour and event officials announced Tuesday night that the CME Group Tour Championship's purse in 2019 will double to...
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November 13, 2018 - 6:05 pm
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Lee Westwood and Matt Kuchar won last week, each ending four-plus years without winning on their home circuit. They also won without their regular caddies. Kuchar used a local caddie at Mayakoba because he entered at the last minute and his regular looper, John Wood,...
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Manchester City's Benjamin Mendy, centre, holding Manchester City's Rahhem Sterling as he argues with Manchester United's Juan Mata during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Manchester United at the Etihad stadium in Manchester, England, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)
November 13, 2018 - 2:57 pm
LONDON (AP) — The English Premier League hired broadcasting executive Susanna Dinnage as chief executive on Tuesday, making her the most powerful female executive in global sports. Dinnage will leave her role as global president of Discovery's Animal Planet brand early next year to succeed Richard...
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