Alex Morgan scored her 100th international goal and substitute Mallory Pugh scored twice when the U.S. Women’s National Team rallied to defeat Australia 5-3 in a friendly at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo., on Thursday. Apr 4, 2019; Commerce City, CO, USA; United States forward Tobin HeathRead More →

Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys will stage a rematch of the 2017 U.S. Open final when they square off Friday in the quarterfinals of the Volvo Car Open in Charleston, S.C. The two Americans earned third-round victories Thursday. Top-seeded Stephens, who won the 2017 U.S. Open for her lone majorRead More →

(Reuters) – Back at the site of the biggest win of her career, and also her greatest heartbreak, Lexi Thompson used a hot putter to finish a stroke behind leader Ally McDonald after the first round of the ANA Inspiration at Mission Hills in Rancho Mirage on Thursday. Apr 4,Read More →

North Carolina women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell is under investigation for allegedly making racist remarks and pressuring players to compete despite serious injuries, according to a report Thursday from the Washington Post. Mar 8, 2019; Greensboro , NC, USA; North Carolina Tar Heels head coach Sylvia Hatchell yells from theRead More →

Apr 4, 2019; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Texas Tech Red Raiders head coach Chris Beard speaks during a press conference for being named the coach of the year at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports MINNEAPOLIS – Texas Tech coach Chris Beard was named college basketball Coach ofRead More →

The rebuilding Vancouver Whitecaps are still searching for their first win of the season, but it won’t come easy at home on Friday night against the L.A. Galaxy and, most likely, Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Mar 31, 2019; Carson, CA, USA; LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic (9) jumps to recover the ballRead More →

A day after ESPN aired an interview with former Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy discussing how he was dismissed by the team last December, an explosive report looked at the complicated and disastrous relationship between McCarthy and quarterback Aaron Rodgers and how it impacted the team. Green Bay Packers’Read More →

(Reuters) – Defending champion Kiki Bertens suffered a surprise 7-6(8) 6-3 loss to world number 50 Maria Sakkari in the third round of the Charleston Open in South Carolina on Thursday. On a day when top seed Sloane Stephens survived a scare before beating Ajla Tomljanovic 4-6 6-4 6-4, SakkariRead More →

Dylan Osetkowski scored 15 of his game-high 19 points in the first half Thursday night as second-seeded Texas established a 14-point halftime lead and defeated fifth-seeded Lipscomb 81-66 to win the NIT championship at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Apr 4, 2019; New York, NY, USA; Texas LonghornsRead More →

(Reuters) – Kim Si-woo reeled off five birdies in a six-hole stretch en route to the first-round lead at the Texas Open in San Antonio on Thursday. Apr 4, 2019; San Antonio, TX, USA; Kim Si-woo watches his drive on the ninth hole during the first round of the ValeroRead More →

Glen Sather resigned as the New York Rangers’ president Thursday after 19 years in the team’s front office, the team announced. FILE PHOTO: Jun 3, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather during media day before game one of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final againstRead More →

(Reuters) – Back at the site of the biggest win of her career and also her greatest heartbreak, American Lexi Thompson used a hot putter to earn a share of the first-round lead at the ANA Inspiration in California on Thursday. Apr 4, 2019; Rancho Mirage, CA, USA; Lexi ThompsonRead More →

The NBA reportedly is investigating an incident involving New Orleans Pelicans beleaguered forward Anthony Davis, who is shown on an Instagram video giving the middle finger to a fan as he walks off the court after Wednesday night’s home loss to the Charlotte Hornets. FILE PHOTO: Mar 28, 2019; NewRead More →

MINNEAPOLIS – Bruce Pearl and Auburn were the first team on the court at U.S. Bank Stadium on Thursday, and the Tigers proved to themselves that 3-pointers count the same even in a football stadium. Apr 4, 2019; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Auburn Tigers head coach Bruce Pearl speaks during theRead More →

MINNEAPOLIS – Those who expected a flood of one-and-done talent in Minnesota for the 2019 Final Four might not be ecstatic to see Big 12 co-champion Texas Tech on the scene, a No. 3 seed in the West piloted by a coach not many knew before the Red Raiders bouncedRead More →

(Reuters) – Landlocked Mongolia has become the latest country to join the International Surfing Association, taking the world body’s total membership to 106 nations on five continents. Surfing, which traditionally needs only a beach and some waves, can now be enjoyed inland and even indoors thanks to wave machines andRead More →

Mar 30, 2019; Austin, TX, USA; Tiger Woods plays his shot from the sixth tee during the fourth round of the WGC – Dell Technologies Match Play golf tournament at Austin Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Spillman-USA TODAY Sports Tiger Woods is taking his match-play prowess on the road —Read More →

Cincinnati Bengals running back Mark Walton surrendered to police in Florida on Thursday, marking his third arrest of 2019. FILE PHOTO: Nov 18, 2018; Baltimore, MD, USA; Cincinnati Bengals running back Mark Walton (32) reacts after tackling Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Chris Moore (not pictured) during the third quarter atRead More →