BREAKING - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Piper: Don’t blast preps for breaking so-called commitments <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Piper: Don’t blast preps for breaking so-called commitments</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T23:56:16.259-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Let’s first address the semantics, because when a debate hinges on the meaning of an arrangement of letters, we become that little bit older without getting any wiser. Please accept the following: When high school athletes first use the term “commitment” and then “switch their commitment,” that does not demonstrate poor vocabulary. “Commitment,” in this usage, is jargon. com·mit·ment 1. When a high school athlete informs representatives of a university that he or she currently plans to pledge...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href=""> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 23:56:16 MDT