CAROLINA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CAROLINA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) NHL: Maple Leafs snap eight-game losing streak to keep slim playoff hopes alive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57761386-77/division-leafs-scored-toronto.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57761386-77/division-leafs-scored-toronto.html.csp">NHL: Maple Leafs snap eight-game losing streak to keep slim playoff hopes alive</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T18:21:40.033-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 06:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Toronto • Toronto snapped an eight-game losing streak to remain in the playoff chase, beating Calgary 3-2 Tuesday night. Jay McClement, Dave Bolland and David Clarkson scored for the Maple Leafs, who got 20 saves from Jonathan Bernier in his first victory since March 10. The two points were the first Toronto picked up since beating Los Angeles on March 13. It put the Leafs at 82 points, still behind Detroit (84) and Columbus (83) in the Eastern Conference wild-card race. Matt Stajan and Kris Rus...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577613862014-04-02T18:21:40.033-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-02T18:21:40.033-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57761386@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:21:40 MDT NHL: Travis Zajac has hat trick as Devils beat Panthers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57755666-77/jersey-florida-goal-devils.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57755666-77/jersey-florida-goal-devils.html.csp">NHL: Travis Zajac has hat trick as Devils beat Panthers</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T20:39:51.042-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 08:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Newark, N.J. • Travis Zajac scored the first of his career-best three goals just 12 seconds in, and the New Jersey Devils held on for a 6-3 victory over the Florida Panthers on Monday night after nearly blowing a three-goal lead Zajac opened the barrage against Dan Ellis and then netted his second midway through New Jersey’s three-goal first period. He completed his first NHL hat trick at 9:37 of the third. Jaromir Jagr had a goal and three assists, and Ryane Clowe added a goal and two assists. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577556662014-04-01T20:39:51.042-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-01T20:39:51.042-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The Terrapins (27-6) reached their ninth regional final and first since 2012. They did it against a program the Terps had beaten only four times previously and never before in the NCAA tournament. Maryland improved to 5-10 against Tennessee (29-6) with a little revenge for their previous tournament loss in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577506872014-03-31T08:33:16.187-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-31T08:33:16.187-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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When he was released by the Carolina Panthers earlier this month, he bought a full-page ad in the Charlotte Observer to tell fans that he would “always consider myself a Carolina Panther.” He’ll always consider himself a Ute, too. Smith transferred to the U. after two years at Santa Monica College, and it was at the U. that he met his wife, Angie, and blossomed into an all-Mountain West kick returner and NFL prospect. He was drafted by Carolina in 2001 and...</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> 57739461@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:44:00 MDT Tuesday’s TV/radio programming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57724896-77/espn-college-basketball-carolina.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57724896-77/espn-college-basketball-carolina.html.csp">Tuesday’s TV/radio programming</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T20:06:00.219-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 08:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television Major League Baseball • Preseason, Atlanta vs. Detroit, 11 a.m., ESPN Men’s college basketball • NIT quarterfinal, Belmont at Clemson, 5 p.m., ESPN • NIT quarterfinal, Southern Miss at Minnesota, 7 p.m., ESPN NBA • Oklahoma City at Dallas, 6 p.m., TNT • New York at L.A. Lakers, 8:30 p.m., TNT NHL • Detroit at Columbus, 5:30 p.m., NBCSN Soccer • Premier League, Manchester City at Manchester United, 1:45 p.m., NBCSN Women’s college basketball • NCAA tournament, Saint Joseph’s at UConn;...</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> 57724896@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 20:06:00 MDT Gonzaga falls in first round http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57720591-77/state-james-madison-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57720591-77/state-james-madison-points.html.csp">Gonzaga falls in first round</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T09:53:41.833-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 09:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">College Station, Texas • James Madison coach Kenny Brooks was enjoying breakfast on Sunday morning when he got a text from the team’s trainer that put an immediate damper on his big day. He learned that Kirby Burkholder, the Colonial Athletic Association player of the year, had been up most of the night ill with an upset stomach. But he was well aware of how tough she was and knew “if anybody could push through it, Kirby could.” And she did. Burkholder had 28 points with 18 rebounds to lead No. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577205912014-03-24T09:53:41.833-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-24T09:53:41.833-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57720591@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 09:53:41 MDT Virginia beats Memphis 78-60 in NCAA East Region http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57721255-77/virginia-memphis-tigers-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57721255-77/virginia-memphis-tigers-points.html.csp">Virginia beats Memphis 78-60 in NCAA East Region</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By AARON BEARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Basketball Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T23:48:12.1-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 11:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Raleigh, N.C. • Joe Harris scored 16 points and top-seeded Virginia shot 56 percent to beat Memphis 78-60 on Sunday night, earning its first trip to the NCAA tournament round of 16 in nearly two decades. Anthony Gill added 13 points for the Cavaliers (30-6), who turned in a dominating performance while controlling the tempo and shutting down the eighth-seeded Tigers (24-10) at nearly every turn. Virginia led by 15 at halftime and pushed that to 27 points late, picking right up where it left off ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577212552014-03-23T23:48:12.1-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-23T23:48:12.1-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57721255@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 23:48:12 MDT Iowa St. ekes out win vs. UNC http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57720637-77/iowa-state-williams-carolina.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57720637-77/iowa-state-williams-carolina.html.csp">Iowa St. ekes out win vs. UNC</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T23:48:12.575-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 11:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Antonio • Iowa State’s DeAndre Kane did exactly as his coach had instructed, driving for a layup that gave the Cyclones the lead. North Carolina never got a chance to answer because Roy Williams’ players didn’t do what he wanted. With Williams jumping and gesticulating for a timeout, the Tar Heels inbounded the ball to Nate Britt, who dribbled past midcourt as time expired in Iowa State’s 85-83 victory Sunday. The Cyclones got to celebrate twice. Once as the buzzer sounded, and a few minutes...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577206372014-03-23T23:48:12.575-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-23T23:48:12.575-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57720637@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 23:48:12 MDT NCAA Tournament: Iowa State 93, NC Central 75 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57715477-77/iowa-state-central-tournament.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57715477-77/iowa-state-central-tournament.html.csp">NCAA Tournament: Iowa State 93, NC Central 75</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM VERTUNO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T16:45:18.781-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">SAN ANTONIO • Georges Niang scored 24 points to lead third-seeded Iowa State as the Cyclones pulled away from No. 14 North Carolina Central in the second half for a 93-75 win Friday night in the East Region. The Big 12 tournament champions found themselves in an early struggle with a program making its first NCAA tournament appearance in just its third year as a full-time Division I program. But the Cyclones’ quickness and balance eventually took over. Iowa State (27-7) had five players score in...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577154772014-03-22T16:45:18.781-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-22T16:45:18.781-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57715477@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:45:18 MDT NCAA Tournament: Virginia 70, Coastal Carolina 59 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57715490-77/tournament-virginia-cavaliers-seed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57715490-77/tournament-virginia-cavaliers-seed.html.csp">NCAA Tournament: Virginia 70, Coastal Carolina 59</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By AARON BEARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Basketball Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T16:45:18.742-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">RALEIGH, N.C. • Anthony Gill scored 17 points to help No. 1 seed Virginia pull away late and beat Coastal Carolina 70-59 on Friday night, avoiding a historic upset in the NCAA tournament. The Cavaliers, the top seed in the East Region, trailed by 10 in the first half and five at halftime to the 16th-seeded Chanticleers before pushing ahead for good with about 9 minutes left. A No. 16 seed has never beaten a No. 1 since the tournament expanded to 64 teams in 1985, and the Cavs (29-6) ensured hist...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577154902014-03-22T16:45:18.742-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-22T16:45:18.742-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57715490@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:45:18 MDT NCAA Tournament: North Carolina 79. Providence 77 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57715025-77/carolina-north-providence-cotton.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57715025-77/carolina-north-providence-cotton.html.csp">NCAA Tournament: North Carolina 79. Providence 77</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL J. WEBER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T16:45:18.9-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">SAN ANTONIO • James Michael McAdoo sank two free throws in the final 3.5 seconds, and No. 6 seed North Carolina rallied to beat 11th-seeded Providence 79-77 Friday night. Providence’s Bryce Cotton scored a career-high 36 points and made one dazzling shot after another down the stretch. But he also fumbled a long rebound in the final moments, robbing the Friars of a chance for a last-second miracle. Had North Carolina (24-9) lost, it would’ve been the first time since 1979 the Tar Heels and rival...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577150252014-03-22T16:45:18.9-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-22T16:45:18.9-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57715025@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:45:18 MDT This weekend on TV: Weber State get a shot at No. 1-seeded Arizona http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57712758-63/cbs-state-abc-fox.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57712758-63/cbs-state-abc-fox.html.csp">This weekend on TV: Weber State get a shot at No. 1-seeded Arizona</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="2014-03-21T11:00:01.559-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 11:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Weber State gets its shot today in the NCAA men's basketball tournament, hoping to do better than BYU did yesterday in its loss to Oregon.The odds are long, of course. No 16th seed has ever beaten a No. 1 seed. And the Wildcats are facing top-seeded Arizona (noon, TNT).Today's other games are: Duke vs. Mercer (10 a.m., CBS/Ch. 2); Baylor vs. Nebraska (10:30 a.m., truTV); New Mexico vs. Stanford (11:30 a.m., TBS);Massachusetts vs. Tennessee (12:45 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2); Creighton vs. Louisiana-Lafayet...</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> 57712758@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 11:00:01 MDT Republican Legislature, governor shielded Duke Energy from cleaning up tainted groundwater http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57695590-68/duke-state-ash-law.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57695590-68/duke-state-ash-law.html.csp">Republican Legislature, governor shielded Duke Energy from cleaning up tainted groundwater</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MITCH WEISS </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and MICHAEL BIESECKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-17T21:01:13.174-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 09:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BC-US--Coal Ash Spill-The Tweak, 3rd Ld-Writethru,1904 Tweak to NC law protected Duke’s coal ash pits AP Photo NY201, NY202, NY203, NCGRD204 (Eds: Links video. With AP Photos. AP Video.) By MITCH WEISS and MICHAEL BIESECKER Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. • Duke Energy was in a bind. North Carolina regulators had for years allowed the nation’s largest power company to pollute the ground near its plants without penalty. But in early 2013, a coalition of environmental groups sued to force Duke t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576955902014-03-17T21:01:13.174-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-17T21:01:13.174-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57695590@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:01:13 MDT Bruins win eighth straight game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57687686-77/montreal-164-boston-carolina.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57687686-77/montreal-164-boston-carolina.html.csp">Bruins win eighth straight game</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated PRess</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T23:42:30.819-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 11:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • Jarome Iginla scored a pair of goals, backup goaltender Chad Johnson made 29 saves and the Eastern Conference-leading Bruins won their eighth straight, 5-1 over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday afternoon. Milan Lucic had a goal and two assists, Torey Krug and Chris Kelly each scored a goal and David Krejci added three assists, his first coming as he was falling to the ice on Lucic’s score. It’s Boston’s longest winning streak since a 10-game stretch in November 2011. Alexander Semin ...</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> 57687686@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 23:42:30 MDT College basketball: No. 1 Florida routs Missouri in SEC Tournament http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57684902-77/florida-state-missouri-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57684902-77/florida-state-missouri-points.html.csp">College basketball: No. 1 Florida routs Missouri in SEC Tournament</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-14T23:21:02.638-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 11:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • With just over 10 minutes remaining, top-ranked Florida found itself in a dogfight, looking very much like it could be headed for its first loss against a Southeastern Conference team. Not to worry. Scottie Wilbekin and the Gators suddenly turned this one into a laugher with one of their customary spurts. Wilbekin and Michael Frazier II scored 15 points apiece, and Florida dominated down the stretch for a 72-49 rout of Missouri in the quarterfinals of the SEC tournament Friday, giving ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576849022014-03-14T23:21:02.638-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-14T23:21:02.638-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57684902@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 23:21:02 MDT Panthers release WR Steve Smith http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57676304-77/smith-panthers-team-nfl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57676304-77/smith-panthers-team-nfl.html.csp">Panthers release WR Steve Smith</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Reed</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-14T17:18:51.017-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 05:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charlotte, N.C. • The Steve Smith era in Carolina is over. The Panthers released their all-time leading receiver on Thursday after 13 seasons. Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman said it “was not an easy decision” in a press release. “Steve has been one of the NFL’s finest receivers for over a decade and has been the face of the franchise for a large part of the team’s history,” Gettleman said. “As a team, we made a step forward last year; however we are also a team in transition, which is a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576763042014-03-14T17:18:51.017-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-14T17:18:51.017-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57676304@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 17:18:51 MDT NFL: Ex-Utah star Steve Smith will not play next year in Carolina, agent says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57674407-77/million-receiver-smith-agent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57674407-77/million-receiver-smith-agent.html.csp">NFL: Ex-Utah star Steve Smith will not play next year in Carolina, agent says</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-12T23:14:35.436-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 11:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Not quite keeping pace with the nonstop nature of Day 1 of NFL free agency, Day 2 on Wednesday did include an expected move by Carolina receiver Steve Smith, whose agent, Derrick Fox, told The Associated Press the five-time Pro Bowl pick “is not going to play for the Panthers next year.” Fox said he expected Smith to get cut, although Carolina was trying to trade him. Pass rusher DeMarcus Ware got a $30 million, three-year contract from the Denver Broncos, less than 24 hours after being releas...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576744072014-03-12T23:14:35.436-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-12T23:14:35.436-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57674407@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:14:35 MDT Sports briefs: Denver Broncos release Champ Bailey in salary-cap move http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57643842-77/broncos-bailey-nfl-vick.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57643842-77/broncos-bailey-nfl-vick.html.csp">Sports briefs: Denver Broncos release Champ Bailey in salary-cap move</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-06T21:42:46.111-06:00">Updated Mar 6, 2014 09:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">NFL • Cornerback Champ Bailey spent a decade with the Denver Broncos, making eight Pro Bowls and picking off 34 passes even with quarterbacks only reluctantly glancing his way. This number was hard to overlook: $10 million. In a salary-cap move Thursday, the Broncos released Bailey, the team’s defensive leader who’s been a fan favorite since he was acquired in a trade with Washington in 2004. There’s simply no room for loyalty in the NFL, especially with free agency about to start and with hole...</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> 57643842@www.sltrib.com Thu, 06 Mar 2014 21:42:46 MDT Monday’s TV/radio programming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57620566-77/espn-state-college-basketball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57620566-77/espn-state-college-basketball.html.csp">Monday’s TV/radio programming</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-02T22:08:48.308-06:00">Updated Mar 2, 2014 10:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television — NBA • Chicago at Brooklyn, 5:30 p.m., NBATV • Utah at Milwaukee, 6 p.m., ROOT • New Orleans at Sacramento, 8 p.m. NBATV MLB preaseason • L.A. Angels vs. Arizona, 1 p.m., FS1 Men’s college basketball • Notre Dame at North Carolina, 5 p.m., ESPN • Savannah State at North Carolina Central, 5 p.m., ESPNU • Xavier at Seton Hall, 5 p.m., FS1 • Kansas State at Oklahoma State, 7 p.m., ESPN • N.C. State at Pitt, 7 p.m., ESPNU NHL • Buffalo at Dallas, 6 p.m., NBCSN Tennis • BNP Paribas Show...</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> 57620566@www.sltrib.com Sun, 02 Mar 2014 22:08:48 MDT Men’s basketball: No. 2 Wichita State routs Missouri State to stay perfect http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57619411-77/state-missouri-wichita-saturday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57619411-77/state-missouri-wichita-saturday.html.csp">Men’s basketball: No. 2 Wichita State routs Missouri State to stay perfect</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Prss</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-01T23:57:16.696-06:00">Updated Mar 1, 2014 11:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wichita, Kan. • Wichita State will carry its pursuit of perfection into the Missouri Valley tournament. Cleanthony Early scored 19 points, Ron Baker added 13 and the second-ranked Shockers rolled to a 68-45 victory over Missouri State on Saturday, easily putting away a team that had given them fits this season. Relying on the same stubborn defense that carried it on last year’s improbable March run, Wichita State (31-0, 18-0) became the first team since Saint Joseph’s in 2004 to enter its league...</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> 57619411@www.sltrib.com Sat, 01 Mar 2014 23:57:16 MDT