BOOKER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BOOKER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Monson: Is Booker the next great running back at Utah? (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58264034-89/booker-running-utah-monson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58264034-89/booker-running-utah-monson.html.csp">Monson: Is Booker the next great running back at Utah? (video)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Gordon Monson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T22:16:28.239-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 10:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For all those who get misted over about the days when Utah football featured the kind of running back good enough to play in the NFL — and Kyle Whittingham is among all y’all — the dewy snapback may come in the form of one Devontae Booker. Who? Not that many people know about the 22-year-old junior for a single great reason — he hasn’t done a thing yet at the D1 level. But he’s already accomplished enough in spring and summer ball, since transferring to Utah from American River College in Sacra...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58264034@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:16:28 MDT Utah Jazz: Trevor Booker brings toughness http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58211924-87/booker-5.3-utah-court.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58211924-87/booker-5.3-utah-court.csp">Utah Jazz: Trevor Booker brings toughness</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T09:34:46.951-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 09:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Trevor Booker wants people to know that he’s a nice guy. Off the court, that is. “On the court, I’m focused. I’m going to do whatever I can to win. If that means knocking you out of the air, I’m going to do it,” he said Tuesday, as the newest member of the Utah Jazz met with reporters in Salt Lake City. “Off the court, I’m just a laid-back, chill guy. But when you get me on the court, I’m just an animal.” The Jazz front office wanted to add physicality to the team’s front court and they seem t...</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> 58211924@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:34:46 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: The stars fall on Toronto http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58214750-66/com-http-toronto-vulture.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58214750-66/com-http-toronto-vulture.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: The stars fall on Toronto</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="2014-07-24T10:06:19.79-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • The Toronto International Film Festival has announced its first block of movies, and there are lots of stars going to Canada in September: Robert Downey Jr., Steve Carell, Denzel Washington, Reese Witherspoon, Kate Winslet, Jake Gyllenhaal, Tina Fey and Jon Stewart. [Rolling Stone] • The semi-finalist list is out for the Booker Prize, Britain’s most prestigious publishing award, which for the first time is letting non-Commonwealth authors partic...</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> 58214750@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:06:19 MDT What is Trevor Booker's all-time favorite cereal? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58212197-62/booker-cereal-snyder-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58212197-62/booker-cereal-snyder-utah.html.csp">What is Trevor Booker's all-time favorite cereal?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:25.219-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here's something you need to know about Trevor Booker.He loves cereal.Loves it.The newest Jazzman told the Washington Post last year that he eats up to 21 bowls of cereal a week.It's an affinity carried over from his childhood in South Carolina."Growing up, all we would eat is cereal," he told reporters in Salt Lake City on Tuesday. "Probably at least 15 boxes a week between me and my brothers. We used to eat cereal any time of day. Sometimes we'd eat it for dinner."The 6-foot-8 Booker keeps his...</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> 58212197@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:25 MDT Utah Jazz make Trevor Booker’s deal official http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58207409-87/booker-jazz-deal-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58207409-87/booker-jazz-deal-utah.html.csp">Utah Jazz make Trevor Booker’s deal official</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and tony jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:26.002-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In his first three seasons in the NBA, Trevor Booker dealt with the frustration and disappointment of defeat in Washington, where the Wizards couldn’t break the 30-win mark. Last season, however, things clicked for a young and talented Washington squad that picked up 44 wins and ended a five-year playoff drought. Now Booker wants his new team to taste that success too. “I want to try to help this organization get to the same level,” the forward said. On Monday, Booker put pen to paper, making hi...</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> 58207409@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:26 MDT Trevor Booker wants to lead uber-young Jazz team http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58188561-62/team-booker-jazz-check.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58188561-62/team-booker-jazz-check.html.csp">Trevor Booker wants to lead uber-young Jazz team</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T16:43:31.981-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Jazz wanted to add physicality and veteran savvy to its roster.Check and check.The team on Tuesday agreed to terms with free agent forward Trevor Booker, whose toughness inside made him a fixture in Washington last season.The deal is worth $10 million over two years, according to reports.Booker was in Las Vegas today, where the Jazz are participating in the summer league, and he spoke with Comcast SportsNet about the move.“I like their core players. I know some of the players on their t...</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> 58188561@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:43:31 MDT Utah Jazz sign Trevor Booker to two-year deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58186747-87/booker-forward-jazz-trevor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58186747-87/booker-forward-jazz-trevor.html.csp">Utah Jazz sign Trevor Booker to two-year deal</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Staff and wire reports</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T23:08:05.061-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • The Utah Jazz already added a power forward who can shoot when they traded for Steve Novak earlier this summer. Now, they have added one who brings strength and toughness in the paint. A league source confirmed to The Tribune that the Jazz signed Trevor Booker to a two-year, $10 million deal. Yahoo! Sports first reported the signing. Booker started just 105 of 235 games played in four seasons with the Washington Wizards, and projects to be one of the first big men off the bench for t...</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> 58186747@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:08:05 MDT Letter: End war on marijuana patients http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58141991-82/patients-marijuana-medical-war.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58141991-82/patients-marijuana-medical-war.html.csp">Letter: End war on marijuana patients</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T15:20:02.092-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 03:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This week we will spend an entire day celebrating freedom. Yet, our country is home to the world’s largest population of prisoners, several of whom are serving time for medical marijuana despite being in compliance with state law. In a recent New York Times article “Lock ‘Em Up Nation: Mandatory Sentencing for Medical Marijuana,” Timothy Egan writes, “if Larry Harvey, at the age of 70, with his gout and high blood pressure and bum knee, gets the mandatory 10-year term, he’s likely to die in pri...</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> 58141991@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:20:02 MDT