Refine Search

Russian's bid for Nets criticized

Russian tycoon Mikhail Prokhorov 's bid to buy the New Jersey Nets was called "unpatriotic" by a member of his country's upper parliament chamber's sports committee.

Greenville scored 11 runs in two innings and beat Augusta to end the GreenJackets' winning streak at six games.
Other sports | Sports
Overtime: Georgia gymnast wins award HOCKEY: Herb Brooks pulled off another miracle as France beat the United States 3-1 Monday at the World Ice Hockey Championships in Zurich, Switzerland, seriously damaging the Americans' chances of advancing to the second round...
Other sports
Expo 2000 has something for everyone

HANOVER, Germany - From the steps of the brand-new subway station built for Expo 2000 as part of the city's multibillion-dollar face-lift, the entrance to the ``biggest world's fair in history'' doesn't look like much.\r\n
Life & style
Swedes and Finns advance to gold medal final

ZURICH, Switzerland -- Sweden and Finland advanced to the gold-medal game of the World Ice Hockey Championships on Thursday, setting up only the third all-Scandanavian final in the history of the tournament. After winning the first leg...
Other sports
Swedes, Finns close to all-Scandanavian final

...ZURICH, Switzerland -- Sweden and Finland are one win away from an all-Scandanavian gold-medal game at the World Ice Hockey Championships. The teams have played each other for the gold medal twice in the past, the last time at Stockholm in...
Other sports
Russia stunned by Switzerland 4-2

ZURICH, Switzerland -- Switzerland, which just squeezed into second-round play, pulled off its biggest-ever hockey upset Thursday night, stunning Russia 4-2 in the World Ice Hockey Championships. Marcel Jenni, the hero in Zurich the day before, Gian-Marco Crameri, Patrick Fischer and Michel Zeiter scored for the Swiss before a delirious, flag-waving crowd in Basel's St. Jakobshalle. Meanwhile, in second-round action in Zurich, Mattias Ohlund scored the only goal of the match to hand Sweden a 1-0 victory over archrival Finland, the Olympic bronze medalist.
Other sports