Tag: Women’s sports

The perils of live microphones tripping up NBC’s Olympics

NEW YORK — Every two years, a miracle of technology unfolds: televising and streaming an Olympics with miles of cable, hundreds of cameras and...
Oregon looks to hold off Stanford for regular-season title

As of late Monday night, Oregon coach Kelly Graves wasn't even sure who the No. 8 Ducks were playing the final week of the...
Mavs owner Mark Cuban fined $600,000 for tanking comments

DALLAS — The NBA fined outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $600,000 on Wednesday for comments about tanking during a podcast with Hall of...
Snowboarders White, Kim boost NBC to weekly ratings win

LOS ANGELES — The aerial wizardry of snowboarders Shaun White and Chloe Kim lifted the Winter Olympics and NBC to a weekly ratings victory. ...
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Defending champion Elina Svitolina needed more than two hours to overcome Qiang Wang 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 Wednesday and reach...
Alabama women trying to snap SEC’s longest tourney drought

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama women's basketball team has a shot at ending a 19-year NCAA Tournament drought. ...
Breezy Johnson takes 7th place in Olympic downhill

JACKSON, Wyo. — Wyoming native Breezy Johnson skied to a seventh-place finish in the downhill race at the Olympics in South Korea. ...
Texas skater finds new purpose after Olympic dream fades

HOUSTON — Katy Taylor was 16 as she watched the ladies figure skating competition at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin from her home...
US women win bronze to end speedskating medal drought

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Mia Manganello crossed the finish line, glanced at the videoboard and let out a yell. ...
Japan and Norway dethrone Dutch in team pursuit at Olympics

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Finally, Norwegian veteran Havard Bokko stood atop the highest platform on the Olympic podium. And glancing down to his left,...

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