Kessel's hat trick leads United States past Slovenia

...lead the U.S. to a 5-1 win against Slovenia on Sunday. The U.S. is undefeated...of the 12-team tournament by routing Slovenia and Slovakia, and outlasting Russia...do it. He did it in regular time."Slovenia's Marcel Rodman scored with 17.6...

Turin Olympic flame passes through Slovenia

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - The Turin torch relay passed into Slovenia on Friday, with former Olympic skiing silver medalist...The torch then proceeded to neighboring Austria. Slovenia, a country of 2 million squeezed between Italy, Croatia...

U.S. comes back to tie Slovenia

...wildly, thinking they had capped a historic comeback, turning a two-goal, first-half deficit into a 3-2 victory over Slovenia in the World Cup."Then I heard the whistle," Edu saidReferee Koman Coulibaly of Mali had called it off.Over and over...

Wine Time: Giocato Pinot Grigio 2011, Slovenia

...where the wine originated. It comes from Slovenia, not to be confused with Slovakia...geography, so here's a quick lesson. Slovenia, part of the former Yugoslavia, shares...Brda is part of the Primorska region, Slovenia's most respected wine region. Slovenia...

Anna Fenninger's win tightens up World Cup race

MARIBOR, Slovenia - Giant slalom world champion Anna Fenninger used her 10th career World...on Saturday, reducing her deficit to overall leader Tina Maze, of Slovenia, by 100 points to just 84, with 12 races left.In front of her home...

Maze, Gisin wind up with only Olympic Alpine tie for 1st place

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia - Slovenia's Tina Maze and Switzerland's Dominique Gisin took different paths on an Olympic downhill filled with flats and turns, jumps...

Stakes high for U.S. in second match

...United States gets at least a tie against Slovenia today."Obviously a loss would put...World Cup countries. At 2 million, Slovenia has the smallest."It's a great match and it can solidify Slovenia on the global map of football," said...

Kostelic siblings make skiing history

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia -- This was a day like no other in...as her brother captured a slalom in Slovenia less than an hour later. "It's a...Croatian fans made the trip to neighboring Slovenia and Italy. Back home, hundreds of...

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Favored role rare for U.S.

...prepare for their upcoming match with Slovenia, but the new role they've been cast...only one point through two matches while Slovenia has six and England might have four...draw against England, a victory against Slovenia on Friday would put the U.S. in prime...

Long-distance range dialed in by U.S. team

...Japan - After the United States whipped Slovenia 114-95 on Tuesday night, LeBron James...games - against Puerto Rico, China and Slovenia - by an average of 20.3 points. It...this championship." The victory over Slovenia clinched a trip to the second round...