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Saturday, October 16, 2010

To paraphrase Keith Jackson, when you have Aranäs vs. Hammarby and Sävehof vs. Spårvägen in handball, "you just have to throw out the record books."

SVT video of Aranäs vs. Hammarby in team handball


Final score: Aranäs 24, Hammarby 24

To paraphrase ABC Sports' Keith Jackson, when you have Aranäs vs. Hammarby and Sävehof vs. Spårvägen in handball, "you just have to throw out the record books!"

Tell me, again, why is the U.S. uncompetitive in this sport internationally?

Trust me, you won't see these particular scores in the Miami Herald on Saturday, and not just because their Sports Dept. seems to go to sleep early around the weekends, often not reporting scores of ballgames in the paper the next day that finished well before 11:30 p.m.

Like one of the two 2010 NCAA Women's Basketball National Semifinals, to name but one example of many, which the New York Times somehow managed to get into print down here, along with a game story and photos, while there was NADA in the woebegone Herald.

(More on the awful Herald Sports Dept.is coming soon! When it rains, it pours!)

Just saying...

Meanwhile, SVT's video of the Spårvägen vs. IK Sävehof Women's showdown...


Final score: Sävehof 38, Spårvägen 24

Story at: http://svt.se/2.21095/1.2191771/femte_raka_segern_for_savehofs_damer?lid=senasteNytt_1891271&lpos=rubrik_2191771
Next game is Sunday at Dinamo Volgograd

How many times have I written here on my humble blog, "You can't stop Sävehof's Isabelle Gulldén, you can only hope to contain her."

IK Sävehof
official team website, Men & Women: http://www.savehof.se/

SVT's handboll homepage: http://svt.se/2.21103/handboll

European Handball Federation
official website: http://www.eurohandball.com/

EHF Video highlights and entire games free of charge at: http://www.ehftv.com/

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