FINISHED - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FINISHED News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) NBA capsules and gallery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57832117-77/points-scored-season-seed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57832117-77/points-scored-season-seed.html.csp">NBA capsules and gallery</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T17:34:07.859-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 05:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WIZARDS 118, CELTICS 102 BOSTON • Bradley Beal scored 27 points and Washington clinched the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 118-102 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. The Wizards will be facing Chicago in their first playoff appearance since 2008. Trevor Booker scored 20 points, Marcin Gortat had 15 with 10 rebounds, and John Wall 15 points for Washington, which finished the regular season 44-38. It’s the most wins for the franchise since 45 in 2004-05. The Wizards jumpe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578321172014-04-18T17:34:07.859-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-18T17:34:07.859-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57832117@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:34:07 MDT Sophomore golfer has big week for the Aggies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/57828160-55/finished-golfer-jeon-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/57828160-55/finished-golfer-jeon-state.html.csp">Sophomore golfer has big week for the Aggies</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="2014-04-16T14:35:02.52-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 02:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State golfer Seokwon Jeon had quite the week, finishing in a tie for 11th with a 2-over 218 at the OGIO Intercollegiate event hosted by UC Santa Barbara at the Sandpiper Golf Club. Jeon began the tournament with a 2-over par 74, then finished an even par 72 in his final two rounds. The Aggies finished seventh with a 22-over 886. Jeon has been on a tear of late and was recognized as the school's Student-Athlete of the Week for his efforts. In addition to his latest placing, the sophomore 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> 57828160@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:35:02 MDT NHL capsules and gallery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57817581-77/scored-season-game-playoffs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57817581-77/scored-season-game-playoffs.html.csp">NHL capsules and gallery</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T23:46:27.276-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 11:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">DEVILS 3, BRUINS 2 NEWARK, N.J. • Martin Brodeur made 16 saves in what might have been his last start in a 20-year career with the Devils, and New Jersey beat Boston 3-2 on Sunday as the Bruins rested many of their stars in preparation for the playoffs. The soon-to-be 42-year-old Brodeur is in the final year of his contract and is likely to test the free-agent market now that he has become the backup to Cory Schneider. Defenseman Marek Zidlicky scored twice and Travis Zajac had a goal for the De...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578175812014-04-14T23:46:27.276-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-14T23:46:27.276-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57817581@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:46:27 MDT Utah Jazz: Dallas keeps rolling toward the playoffs by blasting Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57794169-87/dallas-carlisle-utah-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57794169-87/dallas-carlisle-utah-game.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Dallas keeps rolling toward the playoffs by blasting Utah</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="2014-04-09T16:58:03.439-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 04:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Dallas Mavericks keep rolling toward the Western Conference playoffs. The Mavs improved to 48-31 this season with an easy 95-83 victory over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night at EnergySolutions Arena. Dallas is the seventh-seed in the West. It trails No. 6 Golden State by one game and leads No. 8 Phoenix by one game with a week left in the regular season. No. 9 Memphis is two games beind the Mavericks. “It’s a win we needed,” Dallas coach Rick Carlisle said. “I didn’t like the way we started. B...</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> 57794169@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 16:58:03 MDT Golf: Phil Mickelson among leaders at Houston Open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57772152-77/mickelson-houston-par-finished.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57772152-77/mickelson-houston-par-finished.html.csp">Golf: Phil Mickelson among leaders at Houston Open</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KURT VOIGT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T22:02:33.447-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 10:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Humble, Texas • Phil Mickelson did more than prove to just himself that he’s ready for next week’s Masters on Thursday. The five-time major winner showed to everyone that he’s fully recovered from last week’s muscle pull and likely to be a factor in this week’s Houston Open as well. Without so much as a practice round this week at the 7,441-yard Golf Club of Houston, Mickelson opened with a 4-under par 68 and was among the leaders following Thursday’s opening round. The bogey-free performance wa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577721522014-04-03T22:02:33.447-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-03T22:02:33.447-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57772152@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 22:02:33 MDT Golf: Steven Bowditch wins Texas Open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57750921-77/bowditch-open-tour-victory.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57750921-77/bowditch-open-tour-victory.html.csp">Golf: Steven Bowditch wins Texas Open</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated PRess</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T23:36:46.292-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 11:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Antonio • Steven Bowditch held on to win the Texas Open in windy conditions Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory and a spot in the Masters. The 30-year-old Australian bogeyed the par-5 18th for a 4-over 76 for a one-stroke victory. “I’m over the moon. I really can’t believe it,” said Bowditch, who attempted suicide in 2006 and has fought depression throughout his career. It was the highest closing score by a winner since Vijay Singh finished with a 4-over 76 in the 2004 PGA Championship, an...</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> 57750921@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 23:36:46 MDT NBA capsules and gallery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57728072-77/points-scored-added-rebounds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57728072-77/points-scored-added-rebounds.html.csp">NBA capsules and gallery</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T23:30:25.519-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">SPURS 113, 76ERS 91 SAN ANTONIO • Austin Daye had 22 points and Tim Duncan added 19 as the San Antonio Spurs earned their 14th straight win with a 113-91 victory Monday night that sent the Philadelphia 76ers to their 25th consecutive loss. Philadelphia will face Houston on Thursday with the dubious distinction of being a loss shy of tying the NBA record for consecutive losses set by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2010-11. Kawhi Leonard and Patty Mills scored 15 points each and Cory Joseph added 12 f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577280722014-03-25T23:30:25.519-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-25T23:30:25.519-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57728072@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 23:30:25 MDT NCAA Tournament: Kentucky 56, Kansas State 49 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57715545-77/state-kansas-kentucky-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57715545-77/state-kansas-kentucky-points.html.csp">NCAA Tournament: Kentucky 56, Kansas State 49</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE SKRETTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T16:45:18.704-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">ST. LOUIS • Julius Randle had 19 points and 15 rebounds, Aaron Harrison finished with 18 points and No. 8 seed Kentucky beat Kansas State 56-49 to earn a date with top-seeded Wichita State. The preseason No. 1, Kentucky (25-10) is finally starting to live up to the expectations that came with its heralded recruiting class. John Calipari’s bunch nearly knocked of Florida in the SEC title game last week and seemed to carry that momentum into the NCAA tournament Friday night. Now, the question is w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577155452014-03-22T16:45:18.704-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-22T16:45:18.704-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The defending national champion Cardinals were down 58-55 with less than 4 minutes to play before coming alive from the 3-point line. Silky smooth guard Russ Smith, who finished with 18 points, got things going with a game-tying 3 from the wing. Hancock delivered the knockout blows. He stole an inbound pass, got fouled...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577110532014-03-21T16:39:09.38-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-21T16:39:09.38-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57711053@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:39:09 MDT NCAA Tournament: Wisconsin 75, American 35 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57708180-77/half-american-wisconsin-badgers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57708180-77/half-american-wisconsin-badgers.html.csp">NCAA Tournament: Wisconsin 75, American 35</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Genaro C. Armas</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T16:39:10.16-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 04:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">MILWAUKEE • Wisconsin turned its NCAA Tournament opener into a red-and-white party. Ben Brust scored 17 points and the Badgers devastated American with a 22-5 run to close the first half in a 75-35 victory Thursday before a friendly crowd in Milwaukee, barely 90 minutes from their home in Madison. No. 2 seed Wisconsin (27-7) recovered from a brief first-half rut and seven-point deficit to extinguish the dreams of the 15th-seeded Eagles (20-13), champions of the Patriot League. After Wisconsin wa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577081802014-03-21T16:39:10.16-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-21T16:39:10.16-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57708180@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:39:10 MDT Paralympics: Ogden snowboarder, Park City skier earn bronze medals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57681504-77/medal-bronze-event-gabel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57681504-77/medal-bronze-event-gabel.html.csp">Paralympics: Ogden snowboarder, Park City skier earn bronze medals</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-14T21:23:01.252-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 09:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Krasnaya Polyana, Russia • Ogden’s Keith Gabel became part of the first U.S. men’s podium sweep in Paralympic Winter Games history, earning a bronze medal in the inaugural snowboardcross event Friday. Park City skier Danelle Umstead also collected a bronze medal, in the super-combined event’s visually impaired class. Gabel, a 2002 graduate of Ben Lomond High School, followed U.S. teammates Evan Strong and Mike Shea at the top of the 33-man field. The snowboarders competed in one class — standing...</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> 57681504@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 21:23:01 MDT UVU women’s basketball team loses in OT in WAC tournament http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57674592-77/bakersfield-lead-points-wolverines.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57674592-77/bakersfield-lead-points-wolverines.html.csp">UVU women’s basketball team loses in OT in WAC tournament</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt Kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T16:48:34.787-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 04:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • Utah Valley University lost a four-point lead in overtime, missing an opportunity for an upset in the quarterfinals of the Western Athletic Conference women’s basketball tournament. No. 2-seeded Cal State Bakersfield escaped with a 65-63 victory late Wednesday night at the Orleans Arena. Sam Loggins, UVU’s 6-foot-5 sophomore center, scored a career-high 28 points and Rhaiah Spooner-Knight added 10 points and 17 rebounds for the Wolverines, who finished their first season of WAC membe...</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> 57674592@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:48:34 MDT Westminster basketball: Griffins win Frontier Conference women’s tournament http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57667289-77/frontier-state-westminster-aggies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57667289-77/frontier-state-westminster-aggies.html.csp">Westminster basketball: Griffins win Frontier Conference women’s tournament</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Staff and Wire Reports</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T23:33:02.341-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Alli Blake scored 20 points as the Westminster College women’s basketball team defeated Lewis-Clark State 59-58 on Tuesday at Behnken Field House to win the Frontier Conference tournament. Kelsi Wells added 11 points for the Griffins (24-2), who earned a spot in the NAIA National Championships, March 19-25 in Frankfort, Ky. Men’s golf BYU finished third in the Fresno State Classic, paced by Joe Parkinson’s ninth-place individual finish. Parkinson shot a 72 in the final round and finished 7-o...</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> 57667289@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:33:02 MDT Ethiopians sweep LA Marathon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57655725-77/finish-marathon-won-ahead.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57655725-77/finish-marathon-won-ahead.html.csp">Ethiopians sweep LA Marathon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-09T23:07:21.552-06:00">Updated Mar 9, 2014 11:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Santa Monica, Calif. • Amane Gobena of Ethiopia won the women’s Los Angeles Marathon on Sunday in 2 hours, 27 minutes, 37 seconds, crossing the finish line 41 seconds ahead of men’s champion and fellow Ethiopian Gebo Burka and winning the gender challenge. Burka won in 2:10:37. Gobena, who finished second here in 2009, and the women started 17:41 ahead of the men. As the first person to cross the finish line, she won a $50,000 bonus in addition to the $25,000 first prize. Tigist Tufa of Ethiopia...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576557252014-03-09T23:07:21.552-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-09T23:07:21.552-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57655725@www.sltrib.com Sun, 09 Mar 2014 23:07:21 MDT Winter sports: Park City’s Ligety wins World Cup giant slalom http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57654104-77/cup-ligety-slalom-win.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57654104-77/cup-ligety-slalom-win.html.csp">Winter sports: Park City’s Ligety wins World Cup giant slalom</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-08T21:59:13.83-06:00">Updated Mar 8, 2014 09:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kranjska Gora, Slovenia • Olympic champion Ted Ligety overcame a softening course and a challenge by Austrian veteran Benjamin Raich to win a men’s World Cup giant slalom on Saturday. It was the American’s sixth career win in the Slovenian resort, making him the first man to win six World Cup races in one discipline at the same venue. “It’s definitely a cool hill, it has so much personality,” Ligety said. “It has some steep parts, some rolls, it has a little bit of gliding sections. It’s a true...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576541042014-03-08T21:59:13.83-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-08T21:59:13.83-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57654104@www.sltrib.com Sat, 08 Mar 2014 21:59:13 MDT 5A boys’ basketball: Lone Peak bruises Syracuse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57632057-190/lone-peak-syracuse-knights.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57632057-190/lone-peak-syracuse-knights.html.csp">5A boys’ basketball: Lone Peak bruises Syracuse</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eric Butler</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-04T22:14:59.449-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 10:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Syracuse sophomore Kalvin Mudrow tossed in a left-handed hook to start the second half to pull his team to within three points of defending Class 5A champion Lone Peak. And that’s a heckuva lot closer than many other of the Knights’ opponents in recent memory. But that’ll have to be the take-home moment for the underdog Titans on this day. Lone Peak (20-3) reasserted itself within a couple of minutes and opened a 17-point lead en route to an 87-60 victory at the Huntman Center on Tuesday. “It sl...</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> 57632057@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 22:14:59 MDT 5A boys’ basketball: Davis blows out Herriman http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57632259-190/darts-davis-kletzli-herriman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57632259-190/darts-davis-kletzli-herriman.html.csp">5A boys’ basketball: Davis blows out Herriman</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bubba Brown</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-05T17:18:03.486-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 05:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Davis forward Elijah Kletzli rose high into the air and snagged the lob early in the fourth quarter. He threw down the ball with force on his way down, again igniting the Darts’ vocal cheering section. The Darts’ lead was insurmountable at that point, so the points were irrelevant. But the message the dunk sent was unmistakable, especially considering it followed a missed slam on the other end of the floor that likely represented Herriman’s last chance to make a late run. No. 1-seeded Davis is 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> 57632259@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 17:18:03 MDT 5 things to know about the Daytona 500 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57591890-77/daytona-500-race-earnhardt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57591890-77/daytona-500-race-earnhardt.html.csp">5 things to know about the Daytona 500</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="2014-02-25T16:41:48.531-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 04:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Daytona Beach, Fla. • Five things to know about the rain-delayed Daytona 500, NASCAR’s signature event that finished under the lights Sunday at Daytona International Speedway: Hendrick domination Richard Childress Racing garnered attention last week. Joe Gibbs Racing grabbed headlines this week. Hendrick Motorsports left Daytona International Speedway with the only prize that really mattered. Dale Earnhardt Jr. won his second Daytona 500 and first in more than a decade Sunday night, overcomi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575918902014-02-25T16:41:48.531-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-25T16:41:48.531-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57591890@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:41:48 MDT Olympics: Bjoergen leads Norway sweep in 30K cross-country http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57583060-77/bjoergen-team-johaug-cross.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57583060-77/bjoergen-team-johaug-cross.html.csp">Olympics: Bjoergen leads Norway sweep in 30K cross-country</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTIAS KAREN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T16:47:40.476-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 04:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Krasnaya Polyana, Russia • If this was Marit Bjoergen’s last Olympic race, she couldn’t have scripted a better finish. A sixth gold, two teammates on either side of the podium, and no one above her in the history of the Winter Games. Bjoergen became the most decorated female Winter Olympian in history Saturday by leading a Norwegian sweep in the women’s 30-kilometer cross-country ski race at the Sochi Games. It was her third gold of these Olympics and 10th medal overall — putting her ahead of Ru...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575830602014-02-25T16:47:40.476-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-25T16:47:40.476-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57583060@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:47:40 MDT Prep girls’ basketball: Desert Hills looks for elusive state title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57573517-190/class-region-desert-hills.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57573517-190/class-region-desert-hills.html.csp">Prep girls’ basketball: Desert Hills looks for elusive state title</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bubba Brown</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-21T08:14:00.169-06:00">Updated Feb 21, 2014 08:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Desert Hills girls’ basketball team is in a familiar position heading into the Class 3A playoffs. State runners-up the last two years, the Thunder are again among the contenders for the title after finishing the season with just one loss and the Region 9 title. So could this finally be their year? Coach Chris Allred said the Thunder have several players who’ve played in each of the last two playoff runs, and he’s hoping that experience will finally get them over the hump. “There’s some motiv...</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> 57573517@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Feb 2014 08:14:00 MDT