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UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 10:51 a.m.

Former Gonzaga forward Jeremy Jones signs with Austrian pro team

Former Gonzaga Bulldog forward Jeremy Jones will begin his professional basketball career in Austria. Jones has signed with the Kapfenberg Bulls, according to the team’s Website.


UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019, 5:54 p.m.

Sweden beats England 2-1, takes third at Women’s World Cup

Kosovare Asllani and Sofia Jakobsson each scored and Sweden beat England 2-1 Saturday night to take third place in the Women’s World Cup.


England’s Karen Carney to retire after third-place playoff

England faces Sweden on Saturday in the Women’s World Cup looking to secure a second straight bronze medal. The Lionesses found themselves in the third-place game after losing a dramatic …


UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 3:54 p.m.

Goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl’s efforts not enough, Sweden falls short

Sweden’s World Cup title bid was ended by one-touch Dutch magic. It only took a few seconds for the Netherlands to carve Sweden open from midfield to the edge of …


UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 4:43 p.m.

Netherlands down Sweden 1-0 to reach first Women’s World Cup final, will face U.S.

The Netherlands will play the United States for the Women’s World Cup title after Jackie Groenen sealed a 1-0 victory over Sweden in extra time on Wednesday night.


UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 3:52 p.m.

Women’s World Cup quarterfinals preview: Italy, Netherlands try to advance in heat wave

Italy and the Netherlands are hot about the heat. Contesting the only Women’s World Cup quarterfinal being played in the afternoon means playing in some of the harshest temperatures of …


UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 6:58 p.m.

Michelle Kaufman: Never a doubt U.S. women would keep foot on gas in grudge match against Sweden

Sandbagging? The U.S. Women’s World Cup team? No way.


UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 9:25 p.m.

United States blanks rival Sweden 2-0, finishes atop group at Women’s World Cup

The defending champion U.S. national team faced its toughest test of the Women’s World Cup and remained dominant Thursday night, beating Sweden 2-0 to serve up a measure of revenge …


UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 9:06 p.m.

Women’s World Cup: U.S. soccer trashes any talk of tanking vs. Sweden

So by easing up and finishing second in its Women’s World Cup group – which would require losing, an outcome foreign to Jill Ellis’ squad – the U.S. national soccer …


Sweden defeats newcomers Chile 2-0 after delay

Kosovare Asllani’s goal after a weather delay broke up a scoreless stalemate and Sweden went on to win its Women’s World Cup opener 2-0 on Tuesday to spoil Chile’s debut …


UPDATED: Sat., July 7, 2018, 11:54 a.m.

England beats Sweden 2-0, reaches World Cup semifinals

England achieved something David Beckham’s generation never managed: It reached the semifinals of the World Cup.


UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 4:39 p.m.

World Cup kickoff: England’s ‘easy’ path runs through Sweden

A key storyline in Saturday’s quarterfinal matchups at the World Cup will be England coach Gareth Southgate’s strategy in picking what part of the bracket his team is in. Southgate …


UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018, 11:42 a.m.

Emil Forsberg delivers for Sweden in 1-0 World Cup win over Switzerland

Emil Forsberg dropped his shoulder to create space at the edge of the area and scored with a deflected shot to earn the Swedes a 1-0 victory over Switzerland on …


World Cup kickoff: Well-rested Harry Kane still tops World Cup scorers

When Harry Kane takes the field for England on Tuesday, it will be his first match in nine days. He’s still the leading scorer at the World Cup.


UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 3:05 p.m.

Sweden dominates Mexico 3-0, but both head to knockout round

Sweden is headed back to the World Cup knockout round for the first time in a dozen years. Thanks to South Korea, Mexico is also advancing. Ludwig Augustinsson volleyed a …


Sweden has a lot to be upset about after last-minute loss

Sweden had a lot to be upset about when the final whistle blew and it lost to Germany 2-1 at the World Cup. The Swedes conceded a last-minute goal, saw …


UPDATED: Sat., June 23, 2018, 3:02 p.m.

Toni Kroos scores late to give Germany 2-1 win over Sweden

Toni Kroos scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time from outside the penalty area and 10-man Germany rallied to beat Sweden 2-1 to stay alive at the World Cup. …


Sweden gets benefit of video review, beats South Korea 1-0

Sweden got the break it needed from the video review system, and team captain Andreas Granqvist didn’t waste the chance.


Sweden retains world hockey title; U.S. takes third

Sweden capped a victorious run through the ice hockey world championship by edging Switzerland 3-2 on Sunday in the final after a penalty shootout to successfully defend its title.


Sweden beats U.S. 4-2 in world junior hockey semifinals

Sweden reminded the United States how difficult it is to earn a medal at the world junior hockey championship. Filip Gustavsson made 29 saves and Sweden had a three-goal third …


Italy defeat no surprise: Sweden is its bjte noire

MILAN – Italy’s failure to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in six decades shouldn’t come as a shock to those who believe in fate, destiny and …


Sweden tops Canada on penalties to win hockey world championship

Sweden won the ice hockey world championship with a 2-1 victory on penalties over two-time defending champion Canada on Sunday.


Sweden advances to women’s Olympic soccer final on penalties

The roaring crowd at the Maracana Stadium desperately wanted Lisa Dahlkvist to miss.


Hope Solo sore loser after Americans fall to Sweden

For the first time in 20 years, the U.S. women’s soccer team is leaving the Olympics without a medal after losing to Sweden in Friday’s quarterfinal on penalty kicks after …


US and Sweden play to 0-0 group-stage draw

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Meghan Klingenberg – not Hope Solo – made the biggest save of the night for the United States. Klingenberg, a diminutive defender, leaped to head a shot …


UPDATED: Fri., June 12, 2015, 8:46 p.m.

U.S. women and Sweden play to 0-0 World Cup draw

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Meghan Klingenberg — not Hope Solo — made the biggest save of the night for the United States.


U.S. women’s national team prepares to face former coach Pia Sundhage

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – On the eve of the match against her former team, Sweden coach Pia Sundhage addressed Hope Solo, Abby Wambach and the challenge of beating the talent-laden United …


U.S. women’s national team prepares to face former coach Pia Sundhage

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — On the eve of the match against her former team, Sweden coach Pia Sundhage addressed Hope Solo, Abby Wambach and the challenge of beating the talent-laden United …


Canadians defeat Russia 5-4 to win World Junior hockey title

TORONTO – Erie Otters star Connor McDavid helped lead Canada to its record 16th World Junior hockey title and first since 2009, scoring a goal in a 5-4 victory over …


Sweden defeats France in World Cup third-place match

SINSHEIM, Germany – Marie Hammarstrom scored in the 82nd minute Saturday, giving short-handed Sweden a 2-1 victory over France in the third-place game at the Women’s World Cup. Down a …