CHAMPIONSHIP - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CHAMPIONSHIP News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Golf: Rory McIlroy, Billy Horschel tied for Tour Championship lead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58410257-77/214-215-217-216.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58410257-77/214-215-217-216.html.csp">Golf: Rory McIlroy, Billy Horschel tied for Tour Championship lead</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T23:43:26.574-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • Already established as the best player in golf, Rory McIlroy approached the FedEx Cup finale as though he had nothing to lose. Except now he has so much to gain. McIlroy was plodding along Saturday in the Tour Championship, frustrated by a pair of three-putt bogeys and a round that “wasn’t much to look at out there” when his prospects changed quickly. He fired a 5-iron from 209 yards up the hill to 25 feet on the par-5 15th and holed it for eagle to tie Billy Horschel for the lead. McI...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584102572014-09-13T23:43:26.574-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-13T23:43:26.574-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58410257@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:43:26 MDT US, Serbia to meet for Basketball World Cup gold http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58410567-77/serbia-basketball-americans-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58410567-77/serbia-basketball-americans-game.html.csp">US, Serbia to meet for Basketball World Cup gold</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN MAHONEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T23:43:26.298-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Madrid • After a difficult summer, the Basketball World Cup has been pretty easy for the U.S. No games have been close in the final minutes, and only one was even competitive entering the final period. This depleted team that was supposed to be vulnerable has instead been invincible. The Americans believe that tough game is coming Sunday — and so does Serbia, their opponent. “They have supreme confidence and just that expectation, I think, that they feel like they’re going to win,” U.S. guard St...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584105672014-09-13T23:43:26.298-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-13T23:43:26.298-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58410567@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:43:26 MDT Golf: Red-hot Billy Horschel takes two-shot lead at Tour Championship http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58408051-77/141-142-140-136.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58408051-77/141-142-140-136.html.csp">Golf: Red-hot Billy Horschel takes two-shot lead at Tour Championship</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T23:21:32.647-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • Billy Horschel showed why he might be the hottest player in golf at the moment with another 4-under 66 on Friday in the Tour Championship. It was his 10th straight round in the 60s. He already has a victory and a runner-up finish in the FedEx Cup playoffs. And now he gets to take on the best player in golf. Rory McIlroy rode three big putts and one bizarre break — a tee shot landed in a spectator’s pocket — on his way to a 65 that left him two shots behind and put him in the final gro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584080512014-09-12T23:21:32.647-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T23:21:32.647-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58408051@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:21:32 MDT Basketball World Cup: Serbia holds off France, will play US for gold http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58407785-77/serbia-cup-final-france.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58407785-77/serbia-cup-final-france.html.csp">Basketball World Cup: Serbia holds off France, will play US for gold</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T23:22:19.671-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Madrid • All those years on Serbia’s national team, and one chance kept eluding Milos Teodosic and Nenad Krstic. They finally get that shot at the U.S. — with a world title on the line. Teodosic scored 24 points and Serbia reached the championship game of the Basketball World Cup by holding off France 90-85 on Friday night. The Serbs will face the defending champion and unbeaten Americans on Sunday. “We’re not going to be scared for sure,” said Krstic, a former NBA center now playing in Europe. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584077852014-09-12T23:22:19.671-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T23:22:19.671-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The Owlz rallied with runs in the third, fourth, two in the sixth and another in the seventh, but were shut down in the eighth and ninth innings. Wade Wass had two hits for Orem. The Tribune</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58400361@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 18:14:56 MDT USA basketball: Mike Krzyzewski says basketball World Cup is a big deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58399842-77/basketball-cup-event-soccer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58399842-77/basketball-cup-event-soccer.html.csp">USA basketball: Mike Krzyzewski says basketball World Cup is a big deal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Mahoney</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T22:32:58.279-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Barcelona, Spain • The name was changed to sound more like soccer. The date was changed to get away from soccer. Basketball’s World Cup, of course, will never be soccer’s. The question is whether it’s as important as the Olympic basketball tournament, which has always been more popular in the United States. “To the basketball people of the world, this is the event,” U.S. coach Mike Krzyzewski said earlier in the tournament. “Remember, the Olympics is every sport, so you’ve got a bunch of people ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583998422014-09-10T22:32:58.279-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T22:32:58.279-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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After taking a 2-0 lead in the second inning of the opener, the Owlz scored a run on Bo Ways’ squeeze bunt in the seventh to tie the game, 3-3. From there, Orem and Billings battled into the bottom of the 11th, when the Mustangs used ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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Orem advanced to the finals by sweeping Ogden, 2-0, to win the Southern Division championship. In the clincher, Caleb Adams hit grand slam homer during a six-run second inning to lead the Owlz to a 7-4 victory on Saturday. Orem is the Pione...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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He has played on four championship teams in the two leagues, including Alaska (2006), South Carolina (2009), Hershey (2010) and Reading (2013). “This is a very important signing for the organization,” said Grizzlies coach and general manager Tim ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin and Matt Kenseth have a combined two victories between them, and the trio was hardly impressive in Saturday night’s final warmup before the Chase begins. Busch was never a contender in the Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway, where he finished...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583866152014-09-07T23:17:03.649-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-07T23:17:03.649-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58386615@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 23:17:03 MDT Tennis: Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki to play for U.S. Open championship Sunday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58383053-77/williams-open-wozniacki-final.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58383053-77/williams-open-wozniacki-final.html.csp">Tennis: Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki to play for U.S. Open championship Sunday</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HOWARD FENDRICH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-07T00:11:57.535-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 12:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Back in May, in the aftermath of early losses for both at the French Open, good friends Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki — who also was about a week removed from the end of her engagement to golf’s Rory McIlroy — flew from Paris to Miami and hung out. They went to the beach, to a basketball playoff game — and put photos of the good times on social media. “Serena is a fun girl. She’s so nice to hang out with. Always makes me laugh and makes everyone around her laugh,” Wozniacki s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583830532014-09-07T00:11:57.535-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-07T00:11:57.535-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58383053@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 00:11:57 MDT Golf: Billy Horschel rolls to 3-shot lead at BMW Championship http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58382553-77/shot-championship-horschel-lead.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58382553-77/shot-championship-horschel-lead.html.csp">Golf: Billy Horschel rolls to 3-shot lead at BMW Championship</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-07T00:11:58.09-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 12:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cherry Hills Village, Colo. • Billy Horschel needed less than a week to give himself a second chance. If he keeps playing this well, his next shot at closing out a tournament won’t be nearly as stressful as the last one. Horschel made a 32-foot birdie putt Saturday to wrap up his bogey-free third round at 7-under 63 and take a three-shot lead over Ryan Palmer heading into the final 18 holes of the BMW Championship. On Monday at the Deutsche Bank Championship, Horschel had a 6-iron in hand on the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583825532014-09-07T00:11:58.09-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-07T00:11:58.09-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58382553@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 00:11:58 MDT Minor league baseball • Ogden, Orem collide for Pioneer League South title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58374725-77/league-ogden-orem-pioneer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58374725-77/league-ogden-orem-pioneer.html.csp">Minor league baseball • Ogden, Orem collide for Pioneer League South title</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T23:15:53.067-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden • Orem and Ogden will meet in the best-of-three Pioneer League South championship series, starting Friday night at Lindquist Field. Games 2 and 3 will be played Saturday and Sunday (if necessary) in Orem. The Owlz reached the postseason on the strength of an outstanding first half, when they finished with a record of 24-14. The Raptors clinched the second-half by going 22-14, pending the outcome of Thursday night’s regular-season finale at Idaho Falls. Ogden enters the playoffs as the hot...</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> 58374725@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 23:15:53 MDT Golf: Cherry Hills invites new generation of players http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58369200-77/ogilvy-putt-cherry-hills.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58369200-77/ogilvy-putt-cherry-hills.html.csp">Golf: Cherry Hills invites new generation of players</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DOUG FERGUSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T22:51:04.267-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 10:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cherry Hills Village, Colo. • Phil Mickelson and Geoff Ogilvy were eager to get to Cherry Hills for the BMW Championship, for reasons more than just advancing to the third FedEx Cup playoff event. Mickelson is part of the history at the fabled club in the Denver suburbs. Ogilvy had only read about it. He took a day off from golf and spent more time with his nose in a book than with a club in his hand. “I did a little more research on Cherry Hills. It’s supposed to be pretty good,” he said Tuesda...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583692002014-09-03T22:51:04.267-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T22:51:04.267-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58369200@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 22:51:04 MDT Soccer: Utahns Bogus, Reed prep for NWSL title match http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58354988-77/bogus-reed-league-nwsl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58354988-77/bogus-reed-league-nwsl.html.csp">Soccer: Utahns Bogus, Reed prep for NWSL title match</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Christopher Kamrani The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T23:43:32.753-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">That familiar ding of an email woke Elli Reed one morning while back home in Park City. Still a bit starry-eyed, she grabbed her phone and read the news that every U.S.-based female professional soccer player eventually read. The Women’s Professional Soccer league was folding. The Park City High School product and former University of Portland star grabbed a soccer ball went to the nearest soccer field and starting practicing on her own. “I was just trying to play,” Reed said. “I remember that d...</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> 58354988@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:43:32 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - August 27, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58345774-227/stanleycup-nhl-lakings-trevorlewis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58345774-227/stanleycup-nhl-lakings-trevorlewis.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - August 27, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:06:03.638-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chris Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune Los Angeles Kings’ Trevor Lewis poses for pictures with fans and the Stanley Cup at the Utah State Capitol Wednesday August 27, 2014. Lewis is a Salt Lake City native who played for Brighton’s club team as a freshman in 2002. Hockey tradition dictates that each member of the winning team gets custody of the Cup for one day.</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> 58345774@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:06:03 MDT College football begins with low-key opening game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343182-77/game-college-games-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343182-77/game-college-games-state.html.csp">College football begins with low-key opening game</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL NEWBERRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:58.58-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • Welcome back, college football! The major-college season begins Wednesday night with a game that won’t have any impact on the national championship race: Georgia State, starting its first year as a full-fledged FBS member, takes on Division I newcomer Abilene Christian at the Georgia Dome. It will be the first of three games in four days at the stadium in downtown Atlanta, the others having a bit more curb appeal. No. 18 Mississippi faces Boise State on Thursday night, then No. 2 Alaba...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583431822014-08-27T23:28:58.58-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T23:28:58.58-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343182@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:58 MDT Golf: A timely win for Mahan at The Barclays http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58334278-77/mahan-championship-cup-tour.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58334278-77/mahan-championship-cup-tour.html.csp">Golf: A timely win for Mahan at The Barclays</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DOUG FERGUSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T18:11:27.715-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 06:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paramus, N.J. • Hunter Mahan knew he was on the verge of something special, even with a record that looked ordinary by his standards. He had gone nearly 30 months and 48 tournaments worldwide without winning. He was No. 62 in the FedEx Cup, with no guarantee of lasting more than two tournaments. He finished 25th in the Ryder Cup standings and was not even part of the conversation as a potential wild-card pick. He felt great about how he was playing. The hard part was to stay calm with his emotio...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583342782014-08-26T18:11:27.715-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T18:11:27.715-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58334278@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:11:27 MDT Golf: B.J. Staten keeps Utah Open trophy in the state http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58332668-77/staten-utah-lashley-open.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58332668-77/staten-utah-lashley-open.html.csp">Golf: B.J. Staten keeps Utah Open trophy in the state</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt Kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-24T22:45:35.903-06:00">Updated Aug 24, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • The Siegfried & Jensen Utah Open is not the Utah professional golf tournament that B.J. Staten ever expected to win. He’s not giving the trophy back, either. Having lost access to the Web.com Tour that includes a stop at Willow Creek Country Club near his home in Cottonwood Heights, Staten found a place to play at Riverside Country Club and took full advantage of the opportunity Sunday. So maybe he needed three playoff holes and had to withstand Arizona pro Nathan Lashley’s last-chance p...</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> 58332668@www.sltrib.com Sun, 24 Aug 2014 22:45:35 MDT