CHAMPIONSHIPS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CHAMPIONSHIPS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Rodeo: Red-hot Feild on track for another world bareback title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207162-77/feild-rodeo-won-fourth.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207162-77/feild-rodeo-won-fourth.html.csp">Rodeo: Red-hot Feild on track for another world bareback title</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:26.109-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kaycee Feild is happily married with a 1-year-old daughter. He enjoys snowmobiling, hunting, fishing and Mexican food. He’s a big fan of the NBA’s Utah Jazz. Feild is a typical 27-year-old guy — except for those three straight world bareback championships and $1.3 million in official Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association earnings. Behind his boy-next-door background and appearance, Feild has clearly established himself as one of the best in rodeo history. He’s LeBron James in cowboy boots. He’s...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58207162@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:26 MDT Weightlifting: As Ma’s age goes up, so too does the bar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58199495-77/weightlifting-team-grand-age.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58199495-77/weightlifting-team-grand-age.html.csp">Weightlifting: As Ma’s age goes up, so too does the bar</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tierra Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-20T16:46:28.667-06:00">Updated Jul 20, 2014 04:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Written on the tape across his left foot: Breathe. Written on the tape across his right foot: Focus. As he glares down at the barbell, Dustin Ma allows the words to penetrate his mind. He bends down, grips his chalky hands along the steel and attempts to hoist the weight above his head. “When you’re on that stage, it’s all mental,” said Ma. He is one of the 400 athletes competing in the 2014 USA National Weightlifting National Championships that run through Sunday in the Grand America Hotel’s Gr...</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> 58199495@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 16:46:28 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - July 17, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58196601-227/usa-weightligting-grandamerica-sandy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58196601-227/usa-weightligting-grandamerica-sandy.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - July 17, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T23:12:02.865-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chris Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune Dustin Ma, of Sandy, practices the snatch before competing in the USA Weightlifting National Championships at The Grand America Hotel Thursday July 17, 2014.</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> 58196601@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:12:02 MDT Phelps edges Lochte in backstroke http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177821-77/lochte-phelps-100-200.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177821-77/lochte-phelps-100-200.html.csp">Phelps edges Lochte in backstroke</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated PRess</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T23:19:01.928-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 11:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Athens, Ga. • Michael Phelps won the 100-meter backstroke on Saturday at the Bulldog Grand Slam, edging Ryan Lochte in another encouraging performance in his comeback. Phelps, who retired after the last Olympics and stayed away from the pool for more than a year, finished in 53.88 seconds. Lochte was second at 54.40, and Olympian Tyler Clary finished third in 55.41. This is his first meet for Lochte since he reinjured his surgically repaired left knee at the Mesa Grand Prix in April. He also los...</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> 58177821@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:19:01 MDT Phelps tops Lochte in 100m butterfly http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58174916-77/championships-season-lochte-phelps.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58174916-77/championships-season-lochte-phelps.html.csp">Phelps tops Lochte in 100m butterfly</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T23:09:02.222-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 11:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">SWIMMING • Michael Phelps won the 100-meter butterfly at the Bulldog Grand Slam in Athens, Ga., on Friday, easily beating rival Ryan Lochte. Phelps touched with an impressive time of 51.67 seconds, the third-fastest time in the world this year. Lochte was a distant second in 53.08. This is the final tuneup for Phelps and Lochte before next month’s national championships in Irvine, California. Both are in the midst of comebacks — Phelps returning to the pool after retiring, Lochte coming back fr...</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> 58174916@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 23:09:02 MDT NBA: Pat Riley says Heat need to retool, not rebuild http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58089169-77/riley-heat-retool-rebuild.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58089169-77/riley-heat-retool-rebuild.html.csp">NBA: Pat Riley says Heat need to retool, not rebuild</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TIM REYNOLDS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T23:33:14.565-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Miami • Pat Riley did not use his 15 exit interviews with Miami Heat players to talk individually about the future of the team. Instead, he addressed them — and anyone else who was listening — en masse on Thursday. “You’ve got to stay together, if you’ve got the guts,” Riley said. “You don’t find the first door and run out of it if you have an opportunity. This is four years now into this era, this team. Four finals — it’s only been done three other times before — and two championships. From day...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580891692014-06-19T23:33:14.565-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-19T23:33:14.565-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58089169@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 23:33:14 MDT NCAA track: USU’s Hawkins sits at 6th in heptathlon; BYU’s Dalton at 9th in decathlon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58063290-77/dalton-finished-throw-meters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58063290-77/dalton-finished-throw-meters.html.csp">NCAA track: USU’s Hawkins sits at 6th in heptathlon; BYU’s Dalton at 9th in decathlon</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Combined news services</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T23:24:36.429-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 11:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Eugene, Ore. • BYU’s Chase Dalton finished ninth in the decathlon at Thursday’s NCAA track and field championships, and Joshua Weirich took 19th. Dalton’s highest point total came in the 110m hurdles, with a time of 15.21 seconds. He finished third in both the discus throw — with a mark of 44.66 meters — and the javelin, with a throw of 62.46 meters. Utah State’s Chari Hawkins is sixth in the heptathlon after four events. The Aggie junior placed 12th in the 100m hurdles with a time of 13.97, 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> 58063290@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 23:24:36 MDT Park City to host 2019 world freestyle championships http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58032435-77/park-2019-championships-freestyle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58032435-77/park-2019-championships-freestyle.html.csp">Park City to host 2019 world freestyle championships</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The salt lake tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-05T23:27:31.522-06:00">Updated Jun 5, 2014 11:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A unique, multi-resort pitch has netted the 2019 world championships for freestyle, freeskiing and snowboarding for Park City. The International Ski Federation announced Thursday that the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association had won the 2019 bid after submitting a proposal to hold the championships at the Canyons, Park City and Deer Valley. The championships will include a minimum of 12 events over 10 days in February 2019. The event will bring together the traditional freestyle skiing events of ...</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> 58032435@www.sltrib.com Thu, 05 Jun 2014 23:27:31 MDT State colleges: Southern Utah’s Kovar 2nd in hammer throw at NCAA regional http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58012572-77/kovar-throw-utah-finished.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58012572-77/kovar-throw-utah-finished.html.csp">State colleges: Southern Utah’s Kovar 2nd in hammer throw at NCAA regional</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Combined News services</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-31T21:48:13.475-06:00">Updated May 31, 2014 09:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Southern Utah University’s Kayla Kovar finished second in the women’s hammer throw at the NCAA West Preliminary meet on Saturday in Fayetteville, Ark., qualifying for a third event at this year’s national championships. Kovar made a throw of 205 feet, 2 inches, finishing second behind Colorado’s Emily Hunsucker (210-1). Kovar’s throw was well short of her season best (216-9), which set the school record. Kovar, a senior from Ridgecrest, Calif., qualified for the NCAA finals in each of the event...</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> 58012572@www.sltrib.com Sat, 31 May 2014 21:48:13 MDT