Women's sports

Minjee Lee, of Australia, waves after winning the LPGA Volvik Championship golf tournament on the final hole at the Travis Pointe Country Club, Sunday, May 27, 2018, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
May 27, 2018 - 8:05 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Minjee Lee's task was simple: A birdie on No. 18 would win her the tournament. It was a manageable par 5, the easiest hole on the course in the final round. After a good drive, her second shot came closer to trouble than much of the gallery probably realized. "I almost...
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Justin Rose, of England, right, receives the trophy from Colonial Country Club President Rob Doby, left, after winning the Fort Worth Invitational golf tournament at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Cooper Neill)
May 27, 2018 - 7:00 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Justin Rose closed with a 6-under 64 and finished at 20 under Sunday at Colonial for a three-stroke victory over U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka in the Fort Worth Invitational. Rose won for the ninth time on the PGA Tour and became the fifth player with multiple victories...
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Venus Williams of the U.S. leaves the court after losing to China's Qiang Wang during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros Stadium, Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Paris. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
May 27, 2018 - 6:02 pm
PARIS (AP) — Venus Williams has lost her opening match at two consecutive Grand Slam tournaments for the first time in her illustrious career. Her coach, David Witt, thinks the quick exit at the French Open on Sunday was because Williams did not do a good enough job of switching tactics on the red...
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Danica Patrick waves as she's introduced before the start of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 27, 2018 - 4:40 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Danica Patrick trudged out of the infield care center with her head down, mirrored sunglasses covering the disappointment in her eyes. There was no hiding it in her voice. "It was definitely not the way that I wanted it to end," she said softly. The 36-year-old Patrick crashed...
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Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko returns the ball to Ukraine's Kateryna Kozlova during their first round match of French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros Stadium, Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Paris. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
May 27, 2018 - 4:21 pm
PARIS (AP) — A year after stunning the tennis world by winning the French Open for her initial tour-level title, Jelena Ostapenko is again in rare company: a first-round loser as the defending champion at a Grand Slam tournament. Something even more unusual happened at Roland Garros, too: Venus...
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A pigeon flies over center court where Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko plays Ukraine's Kateryna Kozlova during their first round match of French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros Stadium, Sunday, May 27, 2018 in Paris. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
May 27, 2018 - 3:43 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open, the year's second Grand Slam tennis tournament (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Two matches have been left unfinished at the French Open as play was suspended Sunday night due to darkness. Qualifier Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania and American Christina McHale...
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Minjee Lee, of Australia, acknowledges the gallery after her birdie putt on the 15th green during the third round of the LPGA Volvik Championship golf tournament at the Travis Pointe Country Club Saturday, May 26, 2018, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
May 26, 2018 - 9:46 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — In-Kyung Kim began her round with a flurry of birdies, and Stacy Lewis — playing five months' pregnant — closed hers out in similar fashion. They both still have work to do if they're going to catch Minjee Lee, whose steady consistency has been enough so far. Lee shot a 4-...
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Caster Semenya, right, wins the wome's 800 meters at the Prefontaine Classic track and field meet in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, May 26, 2018. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via AP)
May 26, 2018 - 9:29 pm
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — South Africa's Caster Semenya set a meet record in the 800 meters at the Prefontaine Classic on Saturday while controversy swirls about a rule that could limit her from competing at the distance. Semenya defended her title in the event in 1 minute, 55.92 seconds, which is also...
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May 26, 2018 - 2:14 pm
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Third-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia won the Strasbourg International after laboring to a 6-7 (5), 7-6 (3), 7-6 (6) win against Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia on Saturday. They spent 3 hours, 35 minutes on court in a grueling contest, which ended when...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2015, file photo, Danica Patrick adjusts her earplug while waiting in the garage while her car is worked on during practice for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H. Patrick is finishing her racing career this Sunday at the Indianapolis 500. (AP Photo/Cheryl Senter, File)
May 26, 2018 - 2:10 am
Danica Patrick never lacked for attention. Too bad she failed to capitalize on all that hype. Patrick's racing career, which ends Sunday at the same place where she had her coming-out party 13 years ago , was trailblazing in many ways, but should be also be remembered as an opportunity lost —...
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