ALONSO - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ALONSO News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) MLS: Sounders earn draw in friendly with Tottenham http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58202606-77/tottenham-seattle-sounders-tie.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58202606-77/tottenham-seattle-sounders-tie.html.csp">MLS: Sounders earn draw in friendly with Tottenham</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T23:33:08.022-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • Osvaldo Alonso understood it was an exhibition. It was also a match the Seattle Sounders wanted to win. Alonso beat former U.S. national team goalkeeper Brad Friedel from 30 yards early in the second half as the Sounders tied Tottenham 3-3 in an exhibition Saturday, the first match for new Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino. “Every friendly is different,” Alonso said. “This year we tried to win the game. … We tried to win this game like it was the MLS regular season. I’m very happy for ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582026062014-07-19T23:33:08.022-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-19T23:33:08.022-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58202606@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 23:33:08 MDT NFL notes: Arbitrator rules Saints’ Graham is a tight end http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58143627-77/graham-alonso-tight-arbitrator.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58143627-77/graham-alonso-tight-arbitrator.html.csp">NFL notes: Arbitrator rules Saints’ Graham is a tight end</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T22:35:32.097-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 10:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Saints’ Jimmy Graham and the NFL Players Association were dealt a setback Wednesday when an arbitrator ruled that he can only be considered a tight end for the purposes of his franchise tag designation. NFLPA had filed a grievance arguing that Graham was used as a wide receiver often enough to qualify for the more lucrative receiver tag. But arbitrator Stephen Burbank disagreed and now the NFLPA is reviewing his ruling, and will advise Graham on his options, which could include an appeal. Gr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581436272014-07-02T22:35:32.097-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T22:35:32.097-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58143627@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 22:35:32 MDT Spain squad trying to stay upbeat at World Cup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58093911-77/spain-squad-cup-stay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58093911-77/spain-squad-cup-stay.html.csp">Spain squad trying to stay upbeat at World Cup</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL LOGOTHETIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T23:34:43.099-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 11:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Curitiba, Brazil • The Spanish squad is trying to stay upbeat in its last days at the World Cup after reports emerged that players were upset with Xabi Alonso for his unrepentant critique of the 2010 champion’s performances in Brazil. The squad had a full training session Friday ahead of its last Group B match against Australia at Curitiba on Monday, which will determine which of the already eliminated teams finishes last in the group. Alonso said Spain lacked hunger and commitment to win follow...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580939112014-06-20T23:34:43.099-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-20T23:34:43.099-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58093911@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 23:34:43 MDT