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NEW YORK • The only history the Tampa Bay Lightning were interested in was what they would create. Such as handing the New York Rangers their first Game 7 loss at Madison Square Garden, which they did Friday night with …

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  • State colleges: BYU’s Shaquille Walker second in 800 meters at NCAA West meet
    TRACK AND FIELD • BYU’s Shaquille Walker qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 800 meters by winning his heat and placing second overall in the ...
    Updated May 29 2015 11:11 pm   |     |   Share
  • PCL baseball: Salt Lake Bees top Memphis Red Birds on 12th-inning home run
    Kyle Kubitza belted a two-run homer in the 12th inning to give the Salt Lake Bees a 5-3 win over the host Memphis Redbirds on Friday night. Daniel Rob...
    Updated May 29 2015 10:42 pm   |     |   Share
  • Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) and Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman (77) celebrate a third period goal by left wing Ondrej Palat (18) against the New York Rangers during Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Friday, May 29, 2015, in New York.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin) NHL Eastern Conference playoffs: Lightning strikes as Tampa Bay beats Rangers, will play for Stanley Cup
    NEW YORK • The only history the Tampa Bay Lightning were interested in was what they would create. Such as handing the New York Rangers their first G...
    Updated May 29 2015 10:23 pm   |     |   Share
    Four Companies Making Waves in Utah
    Utah boasts one of America’s most vibrant economies, which is in part due to the many outstanding businesses that call Utah home. Each year, the Best ...
    Updated May 29 2015 10:58 am   |     |   Share

    Biloxi Shuckers, from left, Yadiel Rivera, Nick Ramirez, Tyler Wagner and Tyrone Taylor take a selfie during practice at the Pensacola Blue Wahoos' stadium in Pensacola, Fla., Wednesday, April 8, 2015. The Shuckers are a Double-A affiliate in Biloxi, Miss., of the Milwaukee Brewers and have no home field while waiting for their stadium to be constructed. (AP Photo/Michael Spooneybarger) Utes in the pros: Tyler Wagner set to make MLB debut, Wright working out for NBA teams
    He was once Utah's shutdown closer, but when he makes his big league debut on Sunday, it will be as a starting pitcher. Tyler Wagner, 24, is set to ma...
    Updated May 29 2015 05:20 pm   |     |   Share

  • USU football: Utah State gets commitment from Florida wide receiver
    The Utah State Aggies have continued to make some headway in recruiting Florida on Friday, with Craig Rucker a 5-foot-7, 165-pound receiver out of Edg...
    Updated May 29 2015 08:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots against Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) during the second half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) NBA finals: Cavaliers’ LeBron James eyes containing Warriors’ Stephen Curry
    Independence, Ohio • With a week to get ready for the NBA Finals, the Cavaliers have a check list of things to get done before Game 1. First, is to g...
    Updated May 29 2015 09:46 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) blocks a shot by Dallas Mavericks forward Dwight Powell (8), in NBA action in the final home game of the season at EnergySolutions Arena, Salt Lake City, Monday, April 13, 2015. Utah Jazz: Rudy Gobert, already a giant, may be growing
    Rudy Gobert, already a famous gigantic human being, may still be growing. A photo tweeted out by Gobert’s former French basketball team Cholet Bas...
    Updated May 29 2015 04:01 pm   |     |   Share
    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Pleasant Grove relief pitcher Payton Henry celebrates with team mates after the final out. Pleasant Grove defeated Bingham 6-2 to win the Utah 5A title, Thursday, May 21, 2015. Prep baseball: Pleasant Grove’s Payton Henry named Utah Gatorade Player of the Year
    It’s been a rollercoaster season for Pleasant Grove’s Payton Henry — except the ride continuously hovered at its climax. The low moments were sparsely...
    Updated May 28 2015 11:30 am   |     |   Share

  • Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Nick Rimando, left, makes a save on a header by Los Angeles Galaxy's Alan Gordon, right, during the second half of an MLS soccer match, Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in Carson, Calif. The Galaxy won 1-0. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Real Salt Lake treks to Vancouver, hoping to grind out a result
    Toss out the need for style points at this point, Nick Rimando says. Real Salt Lake needs to figure out a way to fashion more results — preferably win...
    Updated May 29 2015 10:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this photo taken Wednesday, May 27, 2015, Denver Broncos offensive tackle Ryan Clady waits to take part in drills during an NFL football organized team activity at the team's headquarters in Englewood, Colo. Broncos officials announced Thursday, May 28, 2015, that Clady tore his left ACL while taking part in Wednesday's session, an injury that is likely to shelve the veteran offensive lineman for the season. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) NFL: Broncos sign Ryan Harris day after Ryan Clady’s injury
    Englewood, Colo. • The Denver Broncos have signed veteran offensive lineman Ryan Harris a day after losing perennial Pro Bowler Ryan Clady to a torn k...
    Updated May 29 2015 11:48 am   |     |   Share
  • TribSports Radio podcast: Outdoors stories and fishing destinations in Utah
    If a friend coms to visit from out of town, where should you take him or her fishing? That’s the question posed to Brett Prettyman, The Tribune’s outd...
    Updated May 29 2015 11:24 am   |     |   Share
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Willow Heights Trail in Big Cottonwood Canyon. Utah Hike of the Week: Willow Heights Trail
    Directions • The marked trailhead is about an eighth of a mile east of Silver Fork Lodge in Big Cottonwood Canyon, on the north side of the road. Hike...
    Updated May 27 2015 06:26 pm   |     |   Share

  • This day in Salt Lake City's PCL history: May 29
    To observe the 100th anniversary of Pacific Coast League baseball in Salt Lake City, The Tribune is producing a daily history installment. May 29, 19...
    Updated May 29 2015 12:32 pm   |     |   Share
  • Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau reacts to a call in the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, in Cleveland. Chicago lost to the Cavaliers 108-94. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan) Kragthorpe: Tom Thibodeau’s story in Chicago has Jazz, USU ties
    The biggest news of the NBA offseason, even though this is technically the postseason, is the Chicago Bulls’ firing of coach Tom Thibodeau. The local ...
    Updated May 29 2015 08:57 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This Oct. 10, 2014, file photo shows Sunil Gulati, president of the United States Soccer Federation, during a press conference in Bristol, Conn. The United States says it will vote for Jordan's Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein for FIFA president Friday, May 29, 2015 and not for incumbent Sepp Blatter.  (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File) Soccer: United States will not vote for Sepp Blatter in FIFA election
    New York • The United States says it will vote for Jordan’s Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein for FIFA president Friday and not for incumbent Sepp Blatter. “I...
    Updated May 29 2015 11:27 am   |     |   Share
    EWU’s Tyler Harvey shooting his way on to radar of NBA teams ­— including Jazz
    Even the Golden State Warriors, whose dead-eye shooting has them on the verge of the NBA Finals, have said they need more of the stuff. So it could go...
    Updated May 27 2015 02:03 pm   |     |   Share

  • Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) shoots as Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll (5) defends during the second half in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals of the NBA basketball playoffs, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman) NBA finals: Cleveland’s LeBron James, Golden State’s Stephen Curry expected to take charge
    Stephen Curry and LeBron James, this season’s brightest stars, are taking basketball’s biggest stage. The NBA Finals start June 4 with the Golden Stat...
    Updated May 28 2015 09:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Utah pitcher Bret Helton follows through on a pitch during the BYU and Utah baseball game at BYU in Provo, Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Utah baseball: Utes stumble at the end of another unsatisfying season
    The peak is easy to identify: May 5. That’s when Utah baseball knocked off No. 13 USC in the most memorable fashion: a walk-off homer. The problem wit...
    Updated May 28 2015 06:25 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Real Salt Lake midfielder Luke Mulholland (19) advances the ball past San Jose's Matías Pérez García during first half of an MLS soccer match Friday, May 1, 2015, in Sandy, Utah. (Scott Sommerdorf/The Salt Lake Tribune)   via AP) DESERET NEWS OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; MAGS OUT Real Salt Lake: As FIFA scandal erupts, RSL players worry about a black eye for soccer
    In the hours leading up to a rivalry road match, Luke Mulholland watched as updates poured, in one after the other. But the 26-year-old English midf...
    Updated May 28 2015 09:22 pm   |     |   Share
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Utes starter Jayson Rose pitches during a game at Smith's Ballpark. The freshman hurler leads Utah in ERA (4.00) and strikeouts (32) this season, as the Utes have gone 3-6 to start Pac-12 play. Utah baseball: Freshman pitcher Jayson Rose earns Pac-12 honorable mention
    In another down season for Utah baseball, there's a ray of hope: The Utes have young talent, and one of their most promising hurlers earned all-confer...
    Updated May 27 2015 11:57 am   |     |   Share

  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
SLCC softball player Riana Splinter is all smiles as she rounds third base to see her teammates cheering her on into home base.  She just hit a home run in the second inning against the Golden Eagles of Southern Idaho Friday May 1 to score the first run of the game. Two SLCC softball players named as All-Americans
    Two SLCC softball players were recognized as NJCAA All-Americans Thursday. Riana Splinter took home a 2nd Team All-American award, while KyRae Kogian...
    Updated May 28 2015 02:54 pm   |     |   Share
  • SUU athletic director Ken Beazer to resign
    Southern Utah athletic director Ken Beazer announced he'll resign Thursday after nearly a decade in his post. He’ll continue in his current role while...
    Updated May 28 2015 02:07 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah gymnast Tory Wilson rehabs her broken foot and torn achilles with Athletic Trainer Katie Lorens, left, in the training room adjacent to the Utah practice gym, Thursday, May 28, 2015. For injured former athletes like Utes’ Tory Wilson, insurance coverage is getting better
    When Tory Wilson felt her Achilles tendon rupture during her floor pass in the Pac-12 Gymnastics Championships at the Huntsman Center, the last thing ...
    Updated May 28 2015 08:43 pm   |     |   Share
  • 26 million-to-1: Wife, husband say they hit back-to-back holes-in-one
    Grand Ledge, Mich. • A wife and husband from Michigan say they both got a hole-in-one in consecutive shots at the same hole. Tony and Janet Blundy tel...
    Updated May 28 2015 12:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey listens for the Jazz's spot in the draft, during the NBA basketball draft lottery, Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) Monson: Jazz are looking under every rock for some help
    With the NBA draft edging closer, the process by which the Jazz determine whom to select or for whom to trade for what assets is intensifying. An ins...
    Updated May 28 2015 08:34 pm   |     |   Share
  • Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy after missing a putt on hole 9 during round one of the Irish Open Golf Championship at Royal County Down, Newcastle, Northern Ireland, Thursday, May 28, 2015.  (AP Photo/Peter Morrison) Golf: Rory McIlroy blown away on home turf, risks early exit at Irish Open
    Newcastle, Northern Ireland • Rory McIlroy can’t seem to perform in front of a home crowd. The Northern Ireland star looked bewildered as he shot a 9-...
    Updated May 28 2015 11:15 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this May 19, 2015 file photo FIFA President Sepp Blatter attends a press conference in Jerusalem. Blatter is seeking reelection at the FIFA congress in Zurich where six soccer officials were arrested and detained by Swiss police on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities after a raid at a luxury hotel. The officials are in Switzerland for the FIFA congress and presidential election.   (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov) Blatter: FIFA corruption cases shame, humiliates soccer
    Zurich • FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he intends to help restore trust in world soccer after a pair of corruption investigations brought “shame an...
    Updated May 28 2015 11:01 am   |     |   Share
  • PCL Baseball: C.J. Cron leads Salt Lake Bees over Oklahoma City Dodgers
    A storm-delayed game didn’t lack for thunder, as the Salt Lake Bees and Oklahoma City Dodgers combined for four solo home runs. But it was the Bees wh...
    Updated May 28 2015 01:03 am   |     |   Share
  • Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes (40) shoots against Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) NBA Playoffs: Golden State Warriors reach NBA finals, beating Houston Rockets
    Oakland, Calif. • Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight rebounds, Harrison Barnes added 24 points and the Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Fi...
    Updated May 27 2015 10:54 pm   |     |   Share
  • Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) makes a save against the Anaheim Ducks during the first period in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Playoffs, Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) NHL playoffs: Chicago evens Western Conference finals with victory over Anaheim
    Chicago • Duncan Keith had three assists and saved a goal in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 on Wednesday nigh...
    Updated May 27 2015 09:21 pm   |     |   Share
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