U.S. routs Finland in opener of FIBA World Cup basketball tournament

...BILBAO, Spain - The United States held Finland without a basket in the second quarter...who won their 55th consecutive game.Finland was 0 for 17 in the second quarter, missing...made the game's first basket. He had Finland's next bucket to tie it at 4 but then...

Finland beats Russia, eliminates host team from Olympic hockey tournament

SOCHI, Russia - Finland eliminated Russia from the Olympic men's...goal and Tuukka Rask made 37 saves as Finland crushed the Russians' dreams of winning...Kovalchuk's early power-play goal.Finland will face top-seeded Sweden in the...

Fast start propels US women past Finland in opener of Olympic women's hockey tournament

...ice she bunted it out of the air, past Finland goalie Noora Raty and into the net...United States turned back third-seeded Finland 3-1 to open the women's hockey tournament...favorites to reach the gold medal game, and Finland is expected to repeat for the bronze...

U.S. men fail to medal in hockey after being blanked by Finland

...Rask had a 27-save shutout, helping Finland rout the United States 5-0 Saturday...defenseman Ryan Suter said.Selanne has helped Finland win four medals in the last five Olympics...indicated.Then, they got schooled by Finland, a team that wanted to win more than...

United States rebounds from slow start, surges past Turkey at Basketball World Cup

...would just beat up on Turkey like they did Finland a night earlier.Instead, the Americans...Basketball World Cup.A night after crushing Finland by 59 in its biggest rout ever while using...expected after the Americans hammered Finland 114-55 while Turkey was being outplayed...

Americans improve to 4-0 in FIBA World Cup with rout of Dominicans

...tied for fourth in the tournament with 21 points per game. He appeared to turn an ankle late in the Dominicans' victory over Finland on Tuesday."They were short-handed. We knew that," Krzyzewski said. "I thought we did a good job tonight."The...

Spain, Greece earn a trip to the round of 16 at the Basketball World Cup

...there is such balance.""Aa team that loses one night is going to come back the next night and play great," he said after Finland rebounded from its 59-point loss to the U.S. by beating his team.The Americans avoided what would have been the biggest...

Canada 7, Finland 3

...the Olympic hockey tournament to beat Finland 7-3 Tuesday and advance to the gold...Olympics. Tuula Puputti stopped 47 shots for Finland, which will play Sweden for the bronze...Pierre stopped 15 shots for Canada. Finland scored with just 25 seconds left in the...

Finland, Sweden cruise into semis

TURIN, Italy - Finland and Sweden won their second consecutive games...Karoliina Rantamaki had a goal and an assist in Finland's 4-0 win over Switzerland. As expected, Sweden and Finland will join Canada and the United States - all...

US hockey team defeats Finland

...getting started.Ryan Malone raced into Finland's zone, picked off Kiprusoff's ill-advised...after six minutes," 39-year-old Finland forward Teemu Selanne said. "It was...2-0 quarterfinal win over Switzerland.Finland, silver medalists four years ago in the...

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