Alaska Sports Briefs

...programs from 2004-08, and becomes the first men's runner or men's skier to be inducted to the Nanook Hall of Fame. The German native was the first national champion for the men's ski team as he celebrated his 24th birthday by winning the 20-kilometer...
Nibali set to win Tour, with 2 Frenchmen on podium his world champion status by winning the time trial, the 20th and second-to-last stage of the Tour de France.The German won the race by an easy 99 seconds. As impressive was fourth place for Vincenzo Nibali, the Tour champion-in-waiting...
Empire Editorial: Keep the Internet neutral and equal for all

...the ZiL limousines went away, but if you drive in Moscow today, you'll still see the ZiL lanes, now filled with the German sports cars of Russian officials.If we make a mistake with the Internet now, we'll be living with the consequences...
Kadri wins 8th stage to Vosges

...a lot."The ride featured three mid-grade climbs in the first of three days in the mid-sized Vosges range near the German border.American Andrew Talansky had trouble and lost time in the title chase. In the final ascent, he skidded off...
Netherlands beats host Brazil 3-0 to finish 3rd

...Brazil looked lost from the start, making many of the same defensive mistakes that marked the historic defeat to the Germans four days ago. The Netherlands took advantage with quick passes and speed in the attack.Silva had to foul Robben...
World Cup final: Magical Messi or united Germany? that are well remembered in the sports psyche of both countries. Diego Maradona and Argentina won the first, the Germans took the second. So call this game the tiebreaker."At this point who is favorite, who is not, it doesn't make...
The Brazil Beat

...the "unacceptable allusion to the fascist regime of Adolf Hitler."Bung Mokhtar, who earlier said he was commending the German team for "fighting like" the Nazi leader, issued an apology shortly after Najib's rebuke."When Germany whacked...
Today In Sports History

...valuable player.1996 - Steffi Graf beats Spain's Arantxa Sanchez Vicario 6-3, 7-5 in the Wimbledon final for the German star's 20th Grand Slam title and 100th tournament victory.1997 - Pete Sampras wins the fourth Wimbledon title and...
Brazil Beat

...and ordered her neighbors to keep their doors and windows closed when they watch late Germany matches.The court in the German capital's Neukoelln district ruled this week that there must be no "noise, particularly in the form of collective...
BRAZIL BEAT: England goalie Hart OK with new ball

...RISERSSANTO ANDRE, Brazil - Along with the heat and humidity, the German team also has to come to terms with the unusually early...national team matches usually kick off at 8:45 p.m.The German team has left it to individual players to decide how...


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