Today in Sports History

...making the two American-invented sports the first events cut from the Olympics in 69 years.2006 - Roger Federer overwhelms Sweden's Jonas Bjorkman 6-2, 6-0, 6-2 to close in on his fourth consecutive Wimbledon title. Rafael Nadal, two-time French...
Juneau goalie's mask displayed at Hall of Fame

...doing that. Finally, I was there. It was pretty dramatic."She also played in the 2011 World championships in Stockholm, Sweden and the 2012 Worlds in Zlin, Czech Republic. The Czech Republic did not make the 2014 Winter Olympics. Prior to St. Norberts...
Record high 4 Alaska Nanooks named Capital One Academic All-Americans

...of America (CoSIDA).Rifle juniors Ryan Anderson (Great Falls, Va./Biological Sciences) and Mats Eriksson (Malung, Sweden/Business Administration) and junior swimmer Danielle Lyons (Prince Albert, Saskatchewan/Biological Sciences) were all...
Neymar leads Brazil to 3-1 win over Croatia

...Confederations Cup, the warm-up tournament it won. The team hadn't been held to a draw in the opener since a 1-1 result against Sweden in the 1978 World Cup in Argentina.The result kept Croatia without a win in its last five World Cup matches. Its last triumph...
Pure Sole: Ole' ole' ole'

...the top four sides in the world win their pools it should play out to semifinals of Brazil/Germany and Argentina/Spain.Sweden and Norway did not even make the tourney. I don't know what is happening over there with my kin but that means I have to...
5 things to know about Sweden vs. Portugal

...second-leg World Cup playoff against Sweden on Tuesday.The first leg in Lisbon didn't...finely-balanced. And Portugal is wary of Sweden's never-say-die attitude.The the same stadium, he netted all Sweden's goals in a 4-2 win over England...
Italy beats Sweden in opener of challenger sailing semis

...AP) - Rebounding from a shaky start and damage to its wing sail, Italy's Luna Rossa sped ahead of Artemis Racing of Sweden to win the opening race of the America's Cup challenger semifinals Tuesday on San Francisco Bay.The chrome-and-red Italian...
US, Canada, Sweden, Finland in semis

...other intriguing matchup, top-seeded Sweden faces Finland in a rematch of the 2006...prove between both teams," Toews said.Sweden and Finland, neighbors in Europe, also...since the "Miracle on Ice" in 1980.Sweden won gold eight years ago, the last time...
Falcons baseball honors seniors tonight

...Dennis Barril ?Barril is a scholar and first class citizen. Dennis is back with the team this year after spending a year in Sweden as an exchange student.Ben Jahn ?Jahn is playing his first year of baseball after much success in football and basketball...
Sports on TV

...Bay Classic, final round, at Mobile, Ala.HOCKEY2 p.m., NBCSN - IIHF, World Championship, championship, Russia-Sweden winner vs. Finland-Czech Republic winner, at Minsk, BelarusMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL1:30 p.m., MLB - Regional coverage...


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