ANTHONY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ANTHONY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Weber’s Morales signs with NFL’s Carolina Panthers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58225392-77/carolina-morales-weber-nfl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58225392-77/carolina-morales-weber-nfl.html.csp">Weber’s Morales signs with NFL’s Carolina Panthers</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T15:59:31.833-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 03:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden • Former Weber State linebacker Anthony Morales has signed a rookie free agent contract with the NFL’s Carolina Panthers. Morales, who is from Edmond, Okla., participated in Carolina’s mini-camp in May. He was a three-year captain and All-Big Sky Conference selection at Weber State. In 40 games with the Wildcats, he recorded 342 tackles — fifth on the school’s all-time list. Carolina opens its preseason schedule Aug. 8 against Buffalo.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58225392@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:59:31 MDT NBA Notes: Carmelo stays with Knicks, Deng to Miami http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58180468-77/deal-anthony-deng-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58180468-77/deal-anthony-deng-million.html.csp">NBA Notes: Carmelo stays with Knicks, Deng to Miami</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T22:57:42.546-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 10:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Carmelo Anthony wanted to be a Knick a few years ago, and nothing has changed now. Anthony is staying in New York, announcing his decision Sunday in a posting titled “My City, My Heart” on his website. “This organization has supported me and in return, I want to stay and build here with this city and my team,” Anthony said. He explained that he owed it to himself to explore all his options as a free agent, and thanked the teams he met with for their interest. “Through it all, my heart never wave...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581804682014-07-13T22:57:42.546-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-13T22:57:42.546-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58180468@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 22:57:42 MDT NBA note: Anthony stays with Knicks; Gasol leaves Lakers for Bulls http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58178421-77/anthony-knicks-nba-bulls.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58178421-77/anthony-knicks-nba-bulls.html.csp">NBA note: Anthony stays with Knicks; Gasol leaves Lakers for Bulls</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T18:25:47.421-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 06:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Carmelo Anthony is staying with the New York Knicks. Anthony has decided to remain in New York, choosing the Knicks over a number of teams that could have given him a better chance for the championship he craves. The All-Star forward met with Chicago, Houston, Dallas and the Lakers, but has informed the Knicks he will return, a person with knowledge of the details told The Associated Press on Saturday on condition of anonymity. The Knicks offered Anthony a maximum contract worth nearly $130 mill...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581784212014-07-13T18:25:47.421-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-13T18:25:47.421-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58178421@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:25:47 MDT Cavs keep Irving, hope for James http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58172265-77/free-signed-james-deal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58172265-77/free-signed-james-deal.html.csp">Cavs keep Irving, hope for James</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T23:29:02.544-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 11:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Cavaliers didn’t wait. They announced Kyrie Irving’s contract extension the moment they were allowed. While the team, Cleveland’s fans and most of the NBA anxiously awaited a decision from LeBron James about where the free agent megastar will play next, Irving signed his new five-year, $90 million contract extension, a deal which will keep him in a wine-and-gold uniform until 2020. The Cavs reached an agreement with Irving on the extension in the first hours after free agency opened last wee...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581722652014-07-10T23:29:02.544-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-10T23:29:02.544-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58172265@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:29:02 MDT Poll: Dream Utah Jazz free agent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58152025-87/jazz-free-favors-forward.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58152025-87/jazz-free-favors-forward.html.csp">Poll: Dream Utah Jazz free agent</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brennan Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-06T10:20:07.552-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 10:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">NBA Free Agency is in full swing and few dominoes have fallen so far. LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony are the marquee names this offseason, notwithstanding new Jazz man Steve Novak, and the market should follow after both have made their decisions. Utah Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey has plenty of cash to throw around, but Salt Lake City isn’t exactly a contender to reel in the big fish free agents when Miami, Chicago, New York and Los Angeles are in the discussion. But what if the Jazz could sign on...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58152025@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 10:20:07 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: Shock jock fired for racist tweets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58156507-66/anthony-box-com-fired.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58156507-66/anthony-box-com-fired.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: Shock jock fired for racist tweets</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T09:09:00.517-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 09:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • Sirius-XM has fired Anthony Cumia, half of the popular shock-jock team “Opie & Anthony,” after a series of racist (and unprintable) tweets during an encounter with a black woman in Times Square. [Vulture] • Paul McCartney is back performing, after a viral infection caused him to cancel or reschedule several concerts. [Entertainment Weekly] • “Transformers: Age of Extinction” topped the box office on a slow Independence Day weekend. Newcomer “Tam...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58156507@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 09:09:00 MDT SiriusXM fires ‘Opie & Anthony’ host over tweets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58150104-79/cumia-tweets-anthony-siriusxm.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58150104-79/cumia-tweets-anthony-siriusxm.html.csp">SiriusXM fires ‘Opie & Anthony’ host over tweets</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T17:17:01.97-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 05:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • “Opie & Anthony” radio show host Anthony Cumia has been fired by satellite radio company SiriusXM, which cited his “racially charged” and “hate-filled” remarks on Twitter as the reason. Cumia’s remarks and postings, including tweets and retweets that were degrading to women, were “abhorrent” to SiriusXM, its spokesman Patrick Reilly said Friday. The shock jock was fired late Thursday, Reilly said. Cumia’s response Friday on Twitter included an obscenity in relation to SiriusXM. He sai...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581501042014-07-04T17:17:01.97-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-04T17:17:01.97-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58150104@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 17:17:01 MDT Hawks, Sefolosha reach 3-year deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58150181-77/deal-million-sefolosha-anthony.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58150181-77/deal-million-sefolosha-anthony.html.csp">Hawks, Sefolosha reach 3-year deal</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T23:22:02.796-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Atlanta Hawks have reached an agreement with small forward Thabo Sefolosha on a deal that leaves the team sufficient salary cap room for additional offseason moves. The Hawks and Sefolosha have agreed to a three-year, $12 million contract, a person with knowledge of the deal said Friday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because teams can’t officially sign free agents until the NBA’s moratorium on deals is lifted on Thursday. The agreement was first reported ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581501812014-07-04T23:22:02.796-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-04T23:22:02.796-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced. New contracts can’t be signed until next Thursday. The 36-year-old Nowitzki is taking a big pay cut with a contract similar in value and structure to the one Ti...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581476002014-07-03T22:51:01.934-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-03T22:51:01.934-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58147600@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:51:01 MDT AP source: Knicks offer Carmelo Anthony max contract http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58149454-77/anthony-knicks-contract-offer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58149454-77/anthony-knicks-contract-offer.html.csp">AP source: Knicks offer Carmelo Anthony max contract</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN MAHONEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Basketball Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T23:21:50.571-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 11:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The Knicks went coast to coast to let Carmelo Anthony know they want him to stay in New York. Team officials traveled to Los Angeles on Thursday night to meet with the free agent and offered him the maximum contract allowable, a person with knowledge of the details said. Team President Phil Jackson and general manager Steve Mills were part of the meeting but not Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan, an official with knowledge of the plans told The Associated Press on condition o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581494542014-07-04T23:21:50.571-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-04T23:21:50.571-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58149454@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 23:21:50 MDT AP source: Knicks to meet with Anthony in LA http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58147502-77/anthony-knicks-meet-meeting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58147502-77/anthony-knicks-meet-meeting.html.csp">AP source: Knicks to meet with Anthony in LA</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN MAHONEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Basketball Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T22:50:11.045-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A person with knowledge of the plans says the New York Knicks plan to meet with Carmelo Anthony on Thursday afternoon in Los Angeles. Team president Phil Jackson and general manager Steve Mills were expected to be part of the meeting but not Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan, the person told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because details of the meeting were to remain private. The meeting was first reported by ESPN. Anthony was in Los Angeles to meet with the L...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581475022014-07-03T22:50:11.045-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-03T22:50:11.045-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58147502@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:50:11 MDT AP source: Mavs, Nowitzki agree on 3-year deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58147499-77/deal-nowitzki-mavericks-contract.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58147499-77/deal-nowitzki-mavericks-contract.html.csp">AP source: Mavs, Nowitzki agree on 3-year deal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCHUYLER DIXON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T22:50:11.084-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks have agreed on what could be the final contract for the big German. A person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Thursday that Nowitzki would get a three-year contract worth roughly $30 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced. New contracts can’t be signed until next Thursday. The 36-year-old Nowitzki is taking a big pay cut with a contract similar in value and structure to the one Tim ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581474992014-07-03T22:50:11.084-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-03T22:50:11.084-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58147499@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:50:11 MDT NBA notes: Bulls make their pitch to Carmelo http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58139571-77/anthony-bulls-coach-nets.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58139571-77/anthony-bulls-coach-nets.html.csp">NBA notes: Bulls make their pitch to Carmelo</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T17:19:04.927-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Chicago Bulls made the hard sell for Carmelo Anthony and brought their stars along for the presentation on Tuesday. That included Derrick Rose, no fan of recruiting. Joakim Noah and Taj Gibson were there, too, trying to convince the New York Knicks’ free agent to choose the Bulls. Anthony arrived at a decked-out United Center in the afternoon with agent Leon Rose and coach Tom Thibodeau, a police SUV trailing their oversized limousine. He walked past the Michael Jordan statue, waving to a sm...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581395712014-07-02T17:19:04.927-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T17:19:04.927-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58139571@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:19:04 MDT Utah Jazz: Free agency frenzy kicks off http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58134748-77/jazz-utah-hayward-players.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58134748-77/jazz-utah-hayward-players.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Free agency frenzy kicks off</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T22:39:06.106-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 10:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ready. Set. Go. The NBA’s free agency period kicks off at 10:01 p.m. MDT on Monday, with teams clamoring for the services of players who might help them set aside disappointment, push them over previous stumbling blocks, or help fortify their roster for another run. After opting out of their contracts, no two players will receive more interest than LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony. But would James really leave Florida? Would Anthony eschew new boss Phil Jackson for a chance elsewhere? With Chri...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58134748@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:39:06 MDT NBA free agents weigh building bank account or a team http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58129344-77/team-anthony-nba-players.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58129344-77/team-anthony-nba-players.html.csp">NBA free agents weigh building bank account or a team</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN MAHONEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Basketball Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T23:04:19.262-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 11:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Phil Jackson sought to clear something up: Suggesting Carmelo Anthony take less than a maximum salary wasn’t his idea. It was Anthony, Jackson noted, who first brought up leaving money on the table to help build a winning team. Now it’s about time to see if the All-Star forward will — and if it would be in New York. Free agency opens Tuesday, and it’s no longer just a means for players to make their situations better. That might be Anthony’s goal, but for players such as LeBron James ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581293442014-06-29T23:04:19.262-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-29T23:04:19.262-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58129344@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 23:04:19 MDT