CONFERENCE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CONFERENCE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Ordain Women will take its message local http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58426085-78/women-lds-church-local.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58426085-78/women-lds-church-local.html.csp">Ordain Women will take its message local</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Peggy Fletcher Stack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T21:54:38.334-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 09:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Leaders in the Ordain Women movement have announced a new tactic — rather than making a big public statement by marching to Salt Lake City’s Temple Square, they are going local. In October 2013 and again in April, hundreds of women walked en masse to the heart of Mormonism to ask for standby tickets to the all-male priesthood session of the semiannual LDS General Conference as a sign that they were ready to take on the responsibilities of ordination, currently reserved for men and boys starting ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58426085@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:54:38 MDT Utah football's 2015 schedule features balance, solid home slate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58422353-59/game-utah-schedule-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58422353-59/game-utah-schedule-state.html.csp">Utah football's 2015 schedule features balance, solid home slate</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="2014-09-16T21:17:50.755-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 09:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After its schedule the last two years, Utah football could be forgiven for wanting just a little bit of relief. The 2015 slate, released Tuesday evening by the Pac-12, isn't easy, but it doesn't project to be Spartan tough, either. And good news for fans and Utah administrators: There's plenty of good home games to start talking about, and there's really no apparent duds. First, here it is: Sept 3. • MichiganSept. 12 • Utah StateSept. 19 • at Fresno StateSept. 26 • at OregonBYEOct. 10 • CalOct. ...</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> 58422353@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:17:50 MDT U.S. says it’s open to talks with Iran on Islamic State http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58417454-68/iran-iraq-state-islamic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58417454-68/iran-iraq-state-islamic.html.csp">U.S. says it’s open to talks with Iran on Islamic State</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ELAINE GANLEY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and LARA JAKES</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T21:44:04.613-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 09:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • As more than two dozen nations pledged Monday to help Iraq fight the Islamic State militants, the United States said it was open to talking to Iran about a role in resolving the crisis, despite Washington’s earlier opposition to Tehran even attending the conference. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry ruled out any military coordination with Iran, which in the end was not invited to Paris. “That doesn’t mean that we are opposed to the idea of communicating to find out if they will come o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584174542014-09-15T21:44:04.613-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T21:44:04.613-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58417454@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:44:04 MDT U.S. official: Arab countries offer to launch airstrikes on Islamic State http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58414044-68/state-iraq-countries-group.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58414044-68/state-iraq-countries-group.html.csp">U.S. official: Arab countries offer to launch airstrikes on Islamic State</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LORI HINNANT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T21:22:02.596-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 09:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • Newly outraged by the beheading of yet another Western hostage, diplomats from around the world are in Paris pressing for a coherent global strategy to combat extremists from the Islamic State group — minus two of the main players and without any ground troops — in a conflict that threatens to spill beyond the Mideast. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has been pressuring allies ahead of a conference Monday to show a united front, especially from majority-Muslim nations, saying nearly ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584140442014-09-14T21:22:02.596-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-14T21:22:02.596-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58414044@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 21:22:02 MDT Oklahoma QB Knight returns to spotlight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58408001-77/carolina-yards-espn-oklahoma.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58408001-77/carolina-yards-espn-oklahoma.html.csp">Oklahoma QB Knight returns to spotlight</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T23:22:01.744-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Norman, Okla. • Trevor Knight will return to the big stage with a chance to show he’s more than a one-hit wonder. Oklahoma’s sophomore quarterback, best known for his MVP performance in the Sugar Bowl win over Alabama, will face a Southeastern Conference team again Saturday when the fourth-ranked Sooners host Tennessee in a game on national TV. It will be his first real test since ripping Alabama for 348 yards and four touchdowns in January. “It’s a big one,” he said. “We’ve had this circled for...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584080012014-09-12T23:22:01.744-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T23:22:01.744-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58408001@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:22:01 MDT ‘This Is the Place’ for largest gathering of gay Mormons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58406680-180/affirmation-conference-lgbt-mormon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58406680-180/affirmation-conference-lgbt-mormon.html.csp">‘This Is the Place’ for largest gathering of gay Mormons</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T11:33:59.63-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When the annual Affirmation conference for LGBT Mormons and their supporters kicks off Friday in Salt Lake City, organizers expect to see more young people and family members than ever. The conference, titled “This Is the Place” and which runs through Sunday, will be “the largest single gathering of gay Mormons in the world meant to help attendees reconcile and celebrate being both LGBT and connected to the LDS faith,” spokesman John Gustav-Wrathall said. And, he added, “one-third of attendees a...</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> 58406680@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:33:59 MDT Some Mormon leaders may speak in native languages at LDS Conference http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58389092-180/english-conference-church-language.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58389092-180/english-conference-church-language.html.csp">Some Mormon leaders may speak in native languages at LDS Conference</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T12:49:50.904-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 12:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mormons listening to sessions of LDS General Conference beamed from church headquarters in Salt Lake City to countries across the world have typically heard their sermons, which are all spoken in English, dubbed into their own languages. Until now. At the upcoming conference on the first weekend in October, speakers at downtown’s Conference Center “whose primary language is not English now have the choice to deliver their talks in their native tongue,” LDS Church spokesman Dale Jones said in a 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> 58389092@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 12:49:50 MDT USC's Pat Haden fined, under scrutiny for arguing with officials http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58389017-89/haden-argue-athletics-committee.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58389017-89/haden-argue-athletics-committee.html.csp">USC's Pat Haden fined, under scrutiny for arguing with officials</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="2014-09-09T16:05:15.294-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 04:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Most football fans would love a chance to get in a referee's face to argue a call against their team. Just remember, if you hold a certain stature in, say, an athletic department, it will cost you. The Pac-12 announced it will levy a $25,000 fine against USC AD Pat Haden, who ran down from the pressbox to argue about a sideline encroachment penalty. In the eyes of the conference, it was a big no-no, as Haden confronted officials and later made post-game commentary - one presumes negative comment...</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> 58389017@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:05:15 MDT Idaho State coach says injury still limits Keeton http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58374924-55/keeton-state-coach-tennessee.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58374924-55/keeton-state-coach-tennessee.html.csp">Idaho State coach says injury still limits Keeton</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="2014-09-04T14:33:02.224-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 02:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Even though quarterback Chuckie Keeton was hobbling at times in the final minutes of the Utah State-Tennessee game, coach Matt Wells has insisted his quarterback was healthy, snapping back with a "100 percent, next question," reply when asked about Keeton's health following the loss. However, Idaho State coach Mike Kramer isn't buying it. Kramer said during the Big Sky conference call that from what he saw in the Tennessee game, Keeton isn't healthy enough to be effective and believes the Aggies...</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> 58374924@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:33:02 MDT NFL: Broncos are again the class of AFC West http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58344575-77/nfl-season-bowl-west.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58344575-77/nfl-season-bowl-west.html.csp">NFL: Broncos are again the class of AFC West</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ARNIE STAPLETON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Pro Football Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T23:43:33.29-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As good as any division a year ago, the AFC West is about to get tested. Bigtime. The AFC West sported three playoff teams last season, with late-charging San Diego and resurgent Kansas City joining Super Bowl-bound Denver in the postseason. The path to the playoffs in 2014 has a few more potholes: The AFC West has to play the NFC West, where the Super Bowl champion Seahawks, Cardinals, Rams and 49ers boast some of the nastiest defenses the NFL has to offer. Denver is trying to become the first ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583445752014-08-30T23:43:33.29-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-30T23:43:33.29-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58344575@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:43:33 MDT Thai worker settlements with Hawaii farms at risk http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348888-79/eeoc-farms-agreements-hawaii.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58348888-79/eeoc-farms-agreements-hawaii.html.csp">Thai worker settlements with Hawaii farms at risk</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:16:01.937-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Honolulu • A federal judge in Hawaii says she won’t consider approving $2.4 million in settlements for hundreds of Thai farm workers until the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission holds a news conference clarifying that the agreements are still subject to court approval. U.S. District Judge Leslie Kobayashi is ordering the agency to hold the news conference by Friday. She said in her order issued last week that the EEOC didn’t follow rules when it filed the proposed agreements. The EEOC ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583488882014-08-28T17:16:01.937-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T17:16:01.937-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348888@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:16:01 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 BYU football: Cougars, UConn kindred spirits in new landscape http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58339172-88/byu-uconn-football-conference.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58339172-88/byu-uconn-football-conference.html.csp">BYU football: Cougars, UConn kindred spirits in new landscape</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T10:02:20.911-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 10:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • At first glance, Brigham Young University and its opponent in Friday’s college football season opener, the University of Connecticut, don’t have much in common. The ESPN-televised encounter is the first meeting between the schools; BYU is an independent, while UConn belongs to the American Athletic Conference. Known primarily in the college sports world as a basketball school, UConn is a public research institution, owned by the state of Connecticut, while BYU is a private school owned a...</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> 58339172@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:02:20 MDT Pac-12 notes: USC corner’s injury story being questioned http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58340117-89/pac-team-playoff-shaw.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58340117-89/pac-team-playoff-shaw.html.csp">Pac-12 notes: USC corner’s injury story being questioned</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="2014-08-26T22:19:47.843-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The heart-warming story of USC cornerback Josh Shaw injuring himself while saving his nephew from drowning barely lasted a day before coming under scrutiny. Trojans coach Steve Sarkisian acknowledged Tuesday morning that the football program had gotten several calls "questioning the validity" of Shaw's narrative of how he sprained both his ankles, thus putting himself on the shelf for the start of USC's season. Shaw, a senior and team captain, was the subject of a Monday USC release describing h...</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> 58340117@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:19:47 MDT D.C. United takes down Kansas City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58329373-77/conference-kansas-sporting-toronto.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58329373-77/conference-kansas-sporting-toronto.html.csp">D.C. United takes down Kansas City</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T23:04:02.694-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 11:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City, Kan. • D.C. United shocked Sporting Kansas City with three first-half goals in an eight-minute span for a 3-0 victory on Saturday night in a matchup of the top teams in the MLS Eastern Conference. Fabian Espindola scored in the 24th minute, Chris Rolfe in the 28th and Perry Kitchen in the 31st to move United (13-7-4) one point ahead of Sporting KC (12-7-6) into the conference top spot. Luis Silva assisted on the first two goals. Red Bulls 4, Impact 2 • In Harrison, N.J., Thierry H...</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> 58329373@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 23:04:02 MDT 2015 Gymnastics schedule released http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58323872-55/gymnastics-aggies-schedule-conference.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58323872-55/gymnastics-aggies-schedule-conference.html.csp">2015 Gymnastics schedule released</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="2014-08-21T21:08:02.679-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 09:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State's gymnastics schedule has been released, which features five meets in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, including the home opener against Air Force on Jan. 9. It marks the first time the Aggies have opened at home since 2011. This season the Aggies are competing in the Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference, which has been sanctioned by the NCAA. The Aggies reached the regionals in 2013 for the first time since 2007. USU finished fifth and returns three all-conference honorees from that squad ...</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> 58323872@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:08:02 MDT Utah soccer: Experienced Utes ready to defy expectations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58322225-77/utes-team-utah-conference.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58322225-77/utes-team-utah-conference.html.csp">Utah soccer: Experienced Utes ready to defy expectations</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="2014-08-21T23:43:17.343-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seventh? Really, seventh? To the Utah women’s soccer team, it cries out for justification just how their squad, who finished third in 2013 and are returning nine starters, have been picked by the Pac-12’s coaches to finish in the bottom half of the conference. Of course, the Utes aren’t waiting for a recount. After a recent practice when the poll was brought up, Katie Taylor bit her lip before offering a measured reaction. “Every year we’ve tended to do better than we’re picked to finish,” she 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> 58322225@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:43:17 MDT Aggies' gymnastics conference now sanctioned by NCAA http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58322769-55/conference-ncaa-aggies-gymnastics.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58322769-55/conference-ncaa-aggies-gymnastics.html.csp">Aggies' gymnastics conference now sanctioned by NCAA</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="2014-08-21T14:39:02.386-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 02:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State's gymnastics team received some good news Thursday with its conference, the Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference, being officially sanctioned by the NCAA.Sanctioned sports and conferences have the benefit of more financial resources and exposure thanks to the partnership with the NCAA. The Aggies compete in the conference with Boise State, BYU, Denver and Southern Utah. The conference formed last year and had a good showing with each team reaching the NCAA Regional Championships and fin...</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> 58322769@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:39:02 MDT Utah officers put dent in heroin distribution http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58321511-78/heroin-gill-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58321511-78/heroin-gill-lake-salt.html.csp">Utah officers put dent in heroin distribution</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T22:22:11.577-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 10:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah officers have seized 31 pounds of heroin in Salt Lake County since April, putting a dent in the rising tide. The Metro Narcotics Task Force, made up of officers from nine local agencies, announced their success against the Mexican cartel-supported enterprise Thursday, including the arrests of 21 people, with more on the way. To give a scope of the victory, Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank pointed to a chart explaining how it would have taken street-level busts a quarter century 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> 58321511@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:22:11 MDT BYU's Holmoe hopes instate football rivalries continue well into next decade http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58320196-65/utah-byu-conference-mountain.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58320196-65/utah-byu-conference-mountain.html.csp">BYU's Holmoe hopes instate football rivalries continue well into next decade</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="2014-08-21T00:04:02.321-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 12:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For locals, the upcoming college football season just won’t be the same because BYU and Utah won’t play each other. Same deal next year. They will renew the rivalry on Sept. 10, 2016 at Utah. Last September, the rivals announced that they will also play in 2017 (Sept. 9) in Provo and in 2018 (Nov. 24) in Salt Lake City. What then? BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe said Wednesday that he expects the rivalry to continue uninterrupted after that. “We are looking at it. Chris [Hill] and I,” Holmoe sa...</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> 58320196@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:04:02 MDT