CHANCE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CHANCE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utes football camp round-up — Reginald Porter stands out at corner http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57699561-59/porter-defensive-didn-reginald.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57699561-59/porter-defensive-didn-reginald.html.csp">Utes football camp round-up — Reginald Porter stands out at corner</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="2014-03-22T16:46:09.145-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 04:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On Day 1 of spring camp, the spotlight can shine more intently on what didn't happen. While sophomore Reginald Porter did nab an interception, he dropped one as well. Guess which play Coach Kyle Whittingham mentioned after practice. Still, having his hands around the ball is important for Porter, who is hoping this spring will be his chance to seize opportunity. "It feels good being in good position as a DB. You're never gonna get them all, but I got to get those in." Porter is one of the corner...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57699561@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:46:09 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - April 22, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/57852715-227/photo-staff-photooftheday-chrisdetrick.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/57852715-227/photo-staff-photooftheday-chrisdetrick.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - April 22, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-22T23:13:01.915-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 11:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chris Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune Sarah Monroy, of Park City, slack lines at Liberty Park Tuesday April 22, 2014. Monroy has been slack lining for the past three years. At right is Chance Messick.</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> 57852715@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:13:01 MDT Utah Jazz set for home finale against the Lakers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57815219-87/jazz-lakers-pick-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57815219-87/jazz-lakers-pick-season.html.csp">Utah Jazz set for home finale against the Lakers</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="2014-04-14T19:04:28.713-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 07:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In years past, this might have been a marquee late-season matchup, a game to decide playoff seeding for a legitimate title contender. The Utah Jazz and the Los Angeles Lakers each have rich postseason traditions. Only twice in the last 30 seasons have the Lakers missed the playoffs. Only five times in the last 30 years have the Jazz missed out. Only once, during the 2004-05 season, did they both go home early. This year will be the second time in the last three decades. So when the Los Angeles L...</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> 57815219@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:04:28 MDT It could get cold and wet on Sunday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57810841-78/sunday-chance-highs-weather.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57810841-78/sunday-chance-highs-weather.html.csp">It could get cold and wet on Sunday</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T22:19:27.478-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The recent beautiful spring weather might have lulled Utahns into planning to play golf, go camping or hold an outdoor backyard barbecue on Palm Sunday. But the weather might scuttle those plans. The National Weather Service said there is a 50 percent chance of rain or snow in the Salt Lake Valley Sunday when highs are only expected to reach 52 degrees. Lows could drop to 33 Sunday night with a slight chance of rain and snow continuing, so gardeners who have flowers or vegetable plants out migh...</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> 57810841@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 22:19:27 MDT Golf: Masters opens with Woods on the sideline http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57801642-77/masters-woods-won-augusta.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57801642-77/masters-woods-won-augusta.html.csp">Golf: Masters opens with Woods on the sideline</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="2014-04-11T16:27:46.147-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 04:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Augusta, Ga. • The Masters began Thursday with three shots right down the middle of the fairway. Just not terribly far. Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus hit the ceremonial tee shots with fans already lining both sides of the first fairway on a brisk, sunny morning. Still competitive even after all these years, Nicklaus went last and hit a drive that went about a yard past Player’s shot. “But it’s not bad when you think he used to outdrive me by 50,” Player quipped. The “Big Three” co...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578016422014-04-11T16:27:46.147-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-11T16:27:46.147-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57801642@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 16:27:46 MDT Weather: Rain for the weekend to dampen our spirits http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57778543-78/weather-rain-chance-weekend.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57778543-78/weather-rain-chance-weekend.html.csp">Weather: Rain for the weekend to dampen our spirits</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Vince Horiuchi</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T09:24:51.018-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 09:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Spring is just too timid to show its face yet. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are forecast for Salt Lake City this weekend, stealing more possibilities for outdoor fun. According to the National Weather Service, Saturday will be mostly cloudy with a high of 56 degrees. There also will be light and variable winds and a 40 percent chance of rain. Lows will be 43. Sunday won’t fare better. There will be a slight chance (30 percent) of rain through most of the day, both before and after noon. 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> 57778543@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 09:24:51 MDT Scottie Wilbekin improves on, off court for Florida http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57760671-77/beat-wilbekin-donovan-lost.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57760671-77/beat-wilbekin-donovan-lost.html.csp">Scottie Wilbekin improves on, off court for Florida</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK LONG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T23:27:08.108-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 11:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gainesville, Fla. • Scottie Wilbekin waved off teammates, ignored signals from the bench and backed down his defender as the final seconds ticked off the clock. Wilbekin pulled up, swished a 3-pointer from well behind the arc and raised his arms triumphantly as he jogged to the locker room for halftime in the South Region final. It was a game-changing shot against Dayton — one that should have surprised no one. Wilbekin has become one of the best closers in college basketball, delivering clutch ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577606712014-04-01T23:27:08.108-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-01T23:27:08.108-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57760671@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 23:27:08 MDT Utah State football: Ags looking to grab attention on Pro Day http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57754912-77/pro-state-utah-doughty.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57754912-77/pro-state-utah-doughty.html.csp">Utah State football: Ags looking to grab attention on Pro Day</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T23:26:12.807-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 11:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • There are two dreams Jake Doughty has for his future, and one would think they’re at odds. He’s finishing the semester with an engineering degree, one of the most difficult academic undergraduate majors at Utah State. On the other hand, he’s got a shot — it’s a long shot, but a shot nonetheless — at a career in the NFL. His motto: Why choose? The all-conference linebacker wants to earn both his degree and a chance to play pro football. It’s about as difficult as you would think: When he’...</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> 57754912@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 23:26:12 MDT Letter: Prevent climate-change disasters as we would prevent terrorist attack http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57739095-82/climate-enemy-kaufman-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57739095-82/climate-enemy-kaufman-percent.html.csp">Letter: Prevent climate-change disasters as we would prevent terrorist attack</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T22:30:05.061-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Former Sen. Ted Kaufman wrote: “In the months after 9/11, Vice President Dick Cheney repeatedly invoked the principle that if there’s even a 1 percent chance of a terrorist attack, we must prepare as if it were a certainty. “Can a rational human being who doesn’t believe in climate change at least agree there is a remote possibility that 95 percent of climate scientists are right? Maybe a 1 percent chance? If so, shouldn’t we prudently prepare ‘as if it were a certainty?’” Since 9/11 the Unite...</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> 57739095@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 22:30:05 MDT Utah forecast: Rain/snow taper off into Monday; rain returns Tuesday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57750214-78/monday-rain-weather-chance.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57750214-78/monday-rain-weather-chance.html.csp">Utah forecast: Rain/snow taper off into Monday; rain returns Tuesday</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T22:07:36.053-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 10:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Don’t get too comfortable when you see bluer skies Monday — it’s not to last. The rain and snow is expected to peter out in the valleys overnight Sunday, leaving partly cloudy skies and a chance of only mountain rain in the storm’s wake Monday. But come Tuesday, rain and possibly snow return, according to the National Weather Service in Salt Lake City. Light west to southwest winds will accompany the precipitation, the weather service adds. Highs in the valleys along the Wasatch Front are expec...</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> 57750214@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 22:07:36 MDT Letter: Leopold would urge delay of One Wasatch http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57734513-82/wasatch-leopold-ski-building.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57734513-82/wasatch-leopold-ski-building.html.csp">Letter: Leopold would urge delay of One Wasatch</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T01:01:03.989-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In light of the recent One Wasatch unveiling, a reminder of conservationist Aldo Leopold’s 1949 essay “The Land Ethic” is sorely needed (“Ski resort GMs line up to back ‘One Wasatch’,” Tribune, March 19). For reasons both scientific and moral, Leopold called for the same amount of respect in our treatment of land that we would show in our treatment of other human beings. Perhaps if we view the Wasatch Mountains as our neighbors, not as our commodity, the preservation of this irreplaceable enviro...</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> 57734513@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 01:01:03 MDT Utah State basketball: Aggie men face final chance to make Mountain West impact http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57667168-77/state-utah-aggies-mountain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57667168-77/state-utah-aggies-mountain.html.csp">Utah State basketball: Aggie men face final chance to make Mountain West impact</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T23:32:58.44-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 11:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • If there’s only one chance at a first impression, this is Utah State’s last chance at shaping it. Year one in the Mountain West has been full of frustrating stretches for the Aggies (17-13), but as a No. 8 seed in the conference tournament, it’s the real crunch time for the program. Utah State hopes to be among the risers in March Madness, making the most of a challenging regular season. Utah State is matched up with Colorado State, a team it has beaten twice this year. And to get st...</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> 57667168@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:32:58 MDT Steve Luhm: Fredette has legitimate shot to find niche in Chicago http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57647879-87/fredette-chicago-nba-bulls.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57647879-87/fredette-chicago-nba-bulls.html.csp">Steve Luhm: Fredette has legitimate shot to find niche in Chicago</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-08T23:56:54.545-06:00">Updated Mar 8, 2014 11:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jimmer Fredette has landed in Chicago, where he’s getting his next chance to prove he belongs in the NBA, not the Spanish League. Fredette finished the most unremarkable stay in Sacramento since Arnold Schwarzenegger’s two terms as governor of California when the Kings bought out his contract on Feb. 27. Four days later, Fredette signed with Chicago, an organization that should provide the former BYU star everything the Kings did not. Stable ownership. Proven management. An established coach. 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> 57647879@www.sltrib.com Sat, 08 Mar 2014 23:56:54 MDT Utah Basketball: Brandon Taylor takes advantage of second chance http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57642779-89/taylor-utah-0-0-chance.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57642779-89/taylor-utah-0-0-chance.html.csp">Utah Basketball: Brandon Taylor takes advantage of second chance</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-06T22:16:52.924-06:00">Updated Mar 6, 2014 10:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Palo Alto, Calif. • Brandon Taylor couldn’t help but chuckle at the circle that is his life. Utah’s sophomore point guard knew this time would come again, the chance to face his demons in a moment where a few made free throws would mean almost everything to his Utes. Two weeks ago, his misses at the foul line went a long way toward costing Utah a chance to beat No. 3 Arizona. On Wednesday night at Cal, Taylor calmly toed the stripe and hit the two shots that would give his team a lead it would n...</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> 57642779@www.sltrib.com Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:16:52 MDT Utah basketball notes: Utes get team rebounding effort against Colorado http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57618833-89/utah-utes-points-chance.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57618833-89/utah-utes-points-chance.html.csp">Utah basketball notes: Utes get team rebounding effort against Colorado</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-02T00:00:38.862-06:00">Updated Mar 2, 2014 12:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jordan Loveridge rebounded the ball, seven in all. Delon Wright also hit the boards. So did Princeton Onwas. For Utah, it was a team effort, gang-rebounding against Colorado in what turned out to be a 75-64 win on Saturday at the Huntsman Center. Winning that battle 30-27 was a major reason for the Utes’ 19th victory of the season. Just like it was a major reason for the loss to the Buffaloes in Boulder earlier in the year. “I was pleased that we did outrebound them,” Utah coach Larry Krystkowi...</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> 57618833@www.sltrib.com Sun, 02 Mar 2014 00:00:38 MDT Report: Jazz turned down first-round pick for Marvin Williams http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/57592916-62/jazz-williams-chance-deal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/57592916-62/jazz-williams-chance-deal.html.csp">Report: Jazz turned down first-round pick for Marvin Williams</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="2014-02-25T16:51:30.254-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 04:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Jazz stood pat at the trade deadline, but ESPN's Chad Ford is reporting that the team had a chance to pick up a first-round draft pick in exchange for Marvin Williams.In his latest Tank Rank piece (which is behind a paywall), Ford writes that the Jazz had "several interesting offers" for Williams, including a chance at a late first-rounder, but declined to move him in hopes of re-signing him this summer.Williams, a nine-year veteran, is in the final season of his deal and is making $7.5 mill...</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> 57592916@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:51:30 MDT