DEFENSE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DEFENSE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Prep football: Austin Kafentzis, Jordan roll past East 42-26 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58334752-190/east-jordan-kafentzis-defense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58334752-190/east-jordan-kafentzis-defense.html.csp">Prep football: Austin Kafentzis, Jordan roll past East 42-26</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="2014-08-30T00:50:35.579-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 12:50AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After watching star Jordan quarterback Austin Kafentzis throw for three touchdowns and run for three others Friday night, it’s easy to imagine him thrilling 80,000 fans on a Saturday afternoon at Wisconsin’s famed Camp Randall Stadium. For now, though, one of the greatest prep quarterbacks in Utah history will have to settle for disappointing red-clad East High fans instead of getting cheers from Badger fans wearing the same color. Jordan’s 42-26 victory over an East squad that didn’t lose a reg...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58334752@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:50:35 MDT NFL: Foles has the Eagles favored in weak NFC East http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58344560-77/east-foles-giants-nfc.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58344560-77/east-foles-giants-nfc.html.csp">NFL: Foles has the Eagles favored in weak NFC East</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROB MAADDI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T23:28:47.2-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Eli Manning has two Super Bowl rings. Tony Romo makes the most money. RG3 is arguably the most talented. Nick Foles? Well, he just might be the best quarterback in the NFC East. “I’m not trying to be someone else, I’m just taking it in stride,” Foles said. “This year is a little different, and there’s going to be a little more on my plate, but it’s just been a gradual growth through the last couple years to get to this point.” Foles had one of the best statistical seasons in NFL history as he le...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583445602014-08-29T23:28:47.2-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T23:28:47.2-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58344560@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:28:47 MDT College football: No. 8 Michigan State routs Jacksonville State http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58353792-77/state-cook-michigan-jacksonville.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58353792-77/state-cook-michigan-jacksonville.html.csp">College football: No. 8 Michigan State routs Jacksonville State</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T23:28:47.868-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">East Lansing, Mich. • Connor Cook threw three touchdown passes in the first quarter — and withstood a hit to his leg that left him momentarily hobbled — to help No. 8 Michigan State to an easy 45-7 victory over Jacksonville State on Friday night. Cook completed his first nine passes in a nearly flawless performance, but for a brief moment there was concern that the talented junior had hurt himself. Cook made a nice throw on the run to Tony Lippett for a 64-yard touchdown to open the scoring, bu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583537922014-08-29T23:28:47.868-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T23:28:47.868-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58353792@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:28:47 MDT Prep football: Olympus 10, Cottonwood 6 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58328055-190/henderson-defense-game-olympus.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58328055-190/henderson-defense-game-olympus.html.csp">Prep football: Olympus 10, Cottonwood 6</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Alex Markham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T16:49:19.287-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Olympus Titans and Cottonwood Colts kicked off the 2014 season in weather that was not conducive to passing, but that was just fine for the Titans, as they road their new workhorse, JoJo Henderson, to a 10-6 season-opening victory against a stout defense. “I’ll tell you — my goodness, JoJo Henderson, he’s a special athlete,” said Olympus coach Aaron Whitehead. “That’s a kid that, I know he’s kind of on the radar of some schools. Get this film out because going up against a defense like we ju...</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> 58328055@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:49:19 MDT Utah football: Utes rout Idaho State, 56-14 in opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58348813-89/utah-idaho-state-yards.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58348813-89/utah-idaho-state-yards.html.csp">Utah football: Utes rout Idaho State, 56-14 in opener</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="2014-08-28T23:33:12.938-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utes got what everyone expected — a win. A big, honking 56-14 win. But Utah’s opener was not without a dash of tension. Fans hoping for a demolition from start to finish were disappointed as Idaho State drove into Utah territory aiming to tie up the 7-point game. But soon after Eric Rowe blocked the Bengals’ 30-yard field goal attempt in the second quarter, the wrecking ball was unleashed. Kaelin Clay electrified Rice-Eccles fifth-biggest crowd with both punt and kickoff returns for a touchd...</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> 58348813@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:33:12 MDT Game review: ‘Madden NFL 15’ scores on new consoles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58347462-223/madden-nfl-consoles-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58347462-223/madden-nfl-consoles-game.html.csp">Game review: ‘Madden NFL 15’ scores on new consoles</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LOU KESTEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T15:09:17.683-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 03:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you followed all the offseason NFL headlines — concussions, racial slurs, bullying, domestic violence — you’d think the league was in serious trouble. Instead, it’s more popular than ever, and “Madden NFL 15” (EA Sports, for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, $59.99) is here to remind you why. It tosses you right into a high-stakes playoff showdown, with quarterback Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers fighting for a late score against cornerback Richard Sherman and the va...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583474622014-08-28T15:09:17.683-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T15:09:17.683-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347462@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:09:17 MDT Slow down! College football refs want to hit pause on up-tempo play http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58338693-77/officials-ball-pace-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58338693-77/officials-ball-pace-game.html.csp">Slow down! College football refs want to hit pause on up-tempo play</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN MARSHALL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T22:19:48.429-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • The quarterback throws toward the sideline, where a receiver hauls the pass in, gets two feet down and flips the ball to the official. What follows is a chaotic dance between an up-tempo offense and the defense trying to stop it. Offensive players stream off the field, crossing paths with their replacements. The defense makes substitutions, players scramble to get into position. Caught in the middle are the officials, who have to find a balance between spotting the ball quickly for the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583386932014-08-26T22:19:48.429-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T22:19:48.429-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338693@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:19:48 MDT Will: In defense of the defenders http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58334441-82/criminal-defense-1963-defendants.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58334441-82/criminal-defense-1963-defendants.html.csp">Will: In defense of the defenders</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By George F. Will</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T09:59:48.393-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 09:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON — What is called “the” 1964 Civil Rights Act is justly celebrated for outlawing racial and other discrimination in employment, “public accommodations” and elsewhere. But that year’s second civil rights act, the Criminal Justice Act, which is 50 years old this month, is, some say, largely a failure because of unanticipated changes in the legal and social context. Is it? In 1961, Clarence Gideon allegedly broke into a Florida pool hall and its vending machines. Gideon, who was indi...</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> 58334441@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:59:48 MDT Pac-12 preview: Oregon, UCLA teams to beat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58321544-77/returning-state-pac-oregon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58321544-77/returning-state-pac-oregon.html.csp">Pac-12 preview: Oregon, UCLA teams to beat</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle goon and Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T23:04:51.225-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 11:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Arizona 2013 in review • 8-5, 4-5 Pac-12. Returning starters • 14 total (7 offense, 6 defense, 1 specialist) Top returning player • Don’t count out receiver Austin Hill with a long-awaited return. Hill piled up 81 catches for more than 1,300 yards in 2012 before he tore his ACL and missed all of 2013. If he’s the same player he was before, defenses everywhere will have to watch out. Biggest question mark • Who is going to throw it and who is going to run it? The quarterback competition is slowl...</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> 58321544@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 23:04:51 MDT USU football: Aggies’ linebackers have talent, chemistry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58326555-77/aggies-defense-team-lorig.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58326555-77/aggies-defense-team-lorig.html.csp">USU football: Aggies’ linebackers have talent, chemistry</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T16:49:20.832-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan •Joe Lorig, Utah State’s new linebackers coach, said he did his research on the Aggies before making the decision to leave Arizona State and join Matt Wells’ staff in Logan. “I knew I was stepping into a good situation,” he said. The Aggies haven’t let him down. The linebacking unit is expected to be the strength of the Aggies’ defense this year, with returning starters Kyler Fackrell, Nick Vigil and Zach Vigil leading the way. The Aggies won’t have Alex Huerta with them this year due to ...</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> 58326555@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:49:20 MDT GAO: Pentagon violated law with Bergdahl swap http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58323275-68/bergdahl-law-swap-taliban.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58323275-68/bergdahl-law-swap-taliban.html.csp">GAO: Pentagon violated law with Bergdahl swap</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DONNA CASSATA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T17:36:01.503-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Pentagon broke the law when it swapped Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a prisoner in Afghanistan for five years, for five Taliban leaders, congressional investigators said Thursday. The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office said the Defense Department failed to notify the relevant congressional committees at least 30 days in advance of the exchange — a clear violation of the law — and used $988,400 of a wartime account to make the transfer. The GAO also said the Pentagon’s use ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583232752014-08-21T17:36:01.503-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T17:36:01.503-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58323275@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:36:01 MDT Utah football: Blechen, Carter developing chemistry at safety (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58318731-59/blechen-whittingham-carter-camp.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58318731-59/blechen-whittingham-carter-camp.html.csp">Utah football: Blechen, Carter developing chemistry at safety (video)</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> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T23:01:00.216-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 11:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brian Blechen admits it now: He wasn't sure what to make of Tevin Carter even three weeks ago. "In the summertime he was rehabbing a lot, getting his ankle healthy," he said. "I didn't know what to expect. Coming into camp, he didn't know a ton of the defense yet, but he picked it up really quick which surprised me. In a good way." Through fall camp, the safety duo has found a bit of a rhythm, and Blechen's glad to have Carter on board. They play complimentary styles, he said. If Blechen's the u...</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> 58318731@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:01:00 MDT Pac-12 football preview: Riley, Mannion appear to have OSU primed for bowl run http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58314063-89/state-beavers-defense-pac.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58314063-89/state-beavers-defense-pac.html.csp">Pac-12 football preview: Riley, Mannion appear to have OSU primed for bowl run</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T09:25:03.054-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 09:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The rational Utah fan has to have a healthy respect for Mike Riley. This is a guy who, in his second stint in Corvallis, has taken the state’s second-banana school and won seven or more games in eight of 11 seasons. While locally we debate whether a seemingly improved Utah team is capable of seven wins, it seems almost a given that with as many as eight returning starters and a potential first-round draft pick at quarterback, Riley will squeeze seven out of the Pac-12 North. And amazingly, 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> 58314063@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:25:03 MDT NFL: Steelers bringing back BYU’s Brett ‘Da Beard’ Keisel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58314870-77/keisel-steelers-beard-pittsburgh.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58314870-77/keisel-steelers-beard-pittsburgh.html.csp">NFL: Steelers bringing back BYU’s Brett ‘Da Beard’ Keisel</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WILL GRAVES</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T21:52:34.839-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 09:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pittsburgh • Da Beard is on his way back to ‘Da Burgh. The Pittsburgh Steelers are planning to re-sign defensive end Brett Keisel to bolster a reconfigured line that has struggled to produce much of anything in the first two weeks of the preseason. Keisel posted on his Twitter feed Tuesday “I am very excited to finish what I started in 2002 with the (at)steelers. Time to get to work!!” The Steelers decided not to re-sign Keisel in the offseason after the 35-year-old finished with four sacks in 1...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583148702014-08-19T21:52:34.839-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T21:52:34.839-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58314870@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:52:34 MDT Pac-12 football preview: Oregon hopes to stay in top gear for a full season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58306048-89/oregon-game-offense-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58306048-89/oregon-game-offense-points.html.csp">Pac-12 football preview: Oregon hopes to stay in top gear for a full season</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T12:04:02.475-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 12:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With No. 3 Oregon, there is always the assumption that, if you wait long enough, there will come a time when the Ducks’ high-octane offense will stall. Because that’s what’s happened. In 2010, it happened during the BCS Championship game, against Auburn, when they scored 19 points. In 2011, it was Game One, against No. 4 LSU, when they scored just 13 through the first three quarters. In 2012, Stanford held them to 14. Last year, it was the Cardinal, again. Oregon was scoreless through three unti...</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> 58306048@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:04:02 MDT Pac-12 football preview — Sefo Liufau, Colorado hope to break losing trend http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58310547-89/colorado-pac-lot-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58310547-89/colorado-pac-lot-team.html.csp">Pac-12 football preview — Sefo Liufau, Colorado hope to break losing trend</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="2014-08-19T16:45:52.596-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mike MacIntyre wore a wristband to Pac-12 media day which read "Uncommon." That's what Colorado wants to be: an uncommon football team, made up of uncommon players. Unfortunately for the Buffs, they've spent all of their Pac-12 tenure mired in mediocrity, from which MacIntyre is now trying to wrench the program. "You're still dealing with really, really young men that have a lot of maturing to do, a lot of different things," he said. "So a lot of things can happen. But we'll move up eventually. ...</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> 58310547@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:45:52 MDT Letter: It’s Amendment 3 or extinction? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58309841-82/amendment-extinction-arguments-become.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58309841-82/amendment-extinction-arguments-become.html.csp">Letter: It’s Amendment 3 or extinction?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T16:36:02.753-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 04:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If full credence were granted to the arguments the state presents in its defense of Amendment 3, one could only conclude that if all marriages were no longer given legal recognition worldwide, families, and inevitably the human species, would become extinct. Boyd Starr Sandy</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> 58309841@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:36:02 MDT USU football: Receiver JoJo Natson boosting Aggies’ offense http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304206-77/wells-natson-aggies-offense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304206-77/wells-natson-aggies-offense.html.csp">USU football: Receiver JoJo Natson boosting Aggies’ offense</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:01:42.176-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Utah State receiver JoJo Natson remains off limits to media members following his legal issues this summer. However, the junior continues to make a big statement with his play. Natson, who recently pleaded guilty to theft from a teammate, helped the offense get off to a great start in Saturday’s scrimmage. He caught the opening pass and completed the drive with a touchdown catch via Chuckie Keeton. It appears, as Utah State coach Matt Wells had hoped, that Natson is more focused than eve...</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> 58304206@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:01:42 MDT BYU football: Defense rebounds in scrimmage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58302029-88/stewart-defense-scrimmage-byu.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58302029-88/stewart-defense-scrimmage-byu.html.csp">BYU football: Defense rebounds in scrimmage</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="2014-08-17T16:07:50.789-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 04:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Playing like it had something to prove after losing the first scrimmage last week at LaVell Edwards Stadium, BYU’s defense bounced back Friday night and was the clear victor in the 12-series exercise, by coach Bronco Mendenhall’s estimation. The offense scored just three times — two touchdowns and a Trevor Samson field goal — and one of those TDs came after it was given a reprieve after being stopped on third down. “I think they did win last Saturday,” said linebacker Mike Alisa. “But w...</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> 58302029@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 16:07:50 MDT Aggies hope to entertain big crowd Saturday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58302545-55/defense-fans-saturday-scrimmage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58302545-55/defense-fans-saturday-scrimmage.html.csp">Aggies hope to entertain big crowd Saturday</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="2014-08-15T21:03:02.774-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 09:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State coach Matt Wells is calling on Aggie fans to fill the lower bowl Saturday when the Aggies scrimmage at 6 p.m. at Romney Stadium. The scrimmage is the highlight of the day for Aggie fans, who can participate in the Football Family Fun Day which starts at 5 p.m. "Saturday's scrimmage is going to be a big deal for us to get out in front of all the fans," he said. "Hopefully we can get that whole lower bowl filled in. I'd like to do that and give them a show on offense and defense." With ...</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> 58302545@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 21:03:02 MDT