Today In Sports History for July 14

1912 - Jim Thorpe wins the decathlon at the Stockholm Olympics and, in the closing ceremony, Sweden's King Gustav proclaims Thorpe the world's greatest athlete.1922 - Gene Sarazen shoots a final-round 68 to beat out Bobby...
Today In Sports History for July 21 the British Open title, his first major championship. He finishes at 10-under 274 for a three-stroke victory over Sweden's Niclas Fasth.2005 - Yelena Isinbayeva clears the 5-meter mark at the Crystal Palace Grand Prix in London for her latest...
Today In Sports History for July 15

...the British Open with a course-record 63 to give him a one-stroke lead after the second round.1995 - Annika Sorenstam of Sweden wins the U.S. Women's Open by one stroke over Meg Mallon, her first victory on the LPGA Tour.2001 - Jacques Rogge...
Cavanaugh brings his original music to new audiences

...You know what they're buying? My vinyl album! I just got an order last night. And a couple weeks ago I got an order from Sweden."His most recent release, "Alaska Jazz," was nominated in three categories in the 2011 Native American Music Awards...
Wambach gives USA 1-0 win over Nigeria

...States in the team's last match against Sweden. Tuesday, she started up top with Alex...States after playing to a 3-all draw with Sweden in the opener and falling 2-0 to Australia...before playing to a 0-0 draw with No. 5 Sweden.Morgan hadn't started a match since...
World's finest in net for two teams

...Oregon, in the semifinals then beat Sweden 2-1 in Carson, California, for the...Australia, a scoreless draw with No. 5 Sweden and a 1-0 victory over Nigeria.The...victory over Thailand.The Germans defeated Sweden 4-1 to open the knockout round, before...
A look ahead at the semifinalists

...and Thailand and a 1-1 draw with Norway. It defeated No. 5 Sweden 4-1 in the round of 16. The team was tested in the quarterfinals...Australia and Nigeria, and played to a scoreless draw against Sweden and former head coach Pia Sundhage.The Americans defeated...
Sports On TV for Monday, June 15

...Nigeria vs. United States, at Vancouver, British Columbia4 p.m., FS1 - FIFA, Women's World Cup, Australia vs. Sweden, at Edmonton, Alberta8 p.m., FS1 - Youth, FIFA, U-20 World Cup, semifinal, teams TBD, at Christchurch, New Zealand11...
Today In Sports History for July 4

...becomes the first player since Fred Perry (1934-36) to win the men's title three straight times.1980 - Bjorn Borg of Sweden wins his fifth men's title at Wimbledon, defeating John McEnroe 1-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-7, 8-6.1992 - Andre Agassi...
Norwegians release mockumentary assailing female soccer stereotypes Edmonton.The knockout-round match between German and Sweden on Saturday in Ottawa was also a sellout.BORDER CROSSING...during the two Round of 16 games - Germany's 4-1 win over Sweden on Saturday, and England's 2-1 win over Norway on Monday...


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