GIANTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/GIANTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 NFL notes: Seahawks penalized for too much hitting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58340329-77/seattle-minicamp-oto-field.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58340329-77/seattle-minicamp-oto-field.html.csp">NFL notes: Seahawks penalized for too much hitting</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T22:19:47.674-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Seattle Seahawks will forfeit two days of on-field minicamp practices next offseason after being penalized by the league for excessive physical contact during their 2014 minicamp. The league confirmed the penalties on Tuesday. ESPN.com first reported the violation and that Seattle would be fined $300,000 for the infractions. Seattle will be docked the first two days of its 2015 mandatory minicamp and will be permitted one 21/2-hour practice on the final day. Seattle’s players will be paid fo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583403292014-08-26T22:19:47.674-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T22:19:47.674-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58340329@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:19:47 MDT MLB: Giants win protest, Cubs lose win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58321650-77/cubs-game-field-mlb.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58321650-77/cubs-game-field-mlb.html.csp">MLB: Giants win protest, Cubs lose win</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T23:43:17.687-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and they will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won. MLB executive Joe Torre ruled on Tuesday night’s game at Wrigley Field that was called after 4 1/2 innings. The Cubs were declared the winners by a 2-0 score. Now it is instead a suspended game that will resume at 3:05 p.m. MDT Thursday with the Cubs batting in the bottom of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583216502014-08-21T23:43:17.687-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T23:43:17.687-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58321650@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:43:17 MDT Bengals sign Dalton to $115M, six-year deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58260436-77/dalton-bengals-giants-andy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58260436-77/dalton-bengals-giants-andy.html.csp">Bengals sign Dalton to $115M, six-year deal</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T22:47:01.572-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cincinnati • The Cincinnati Bengals on Monday made Andy Dalton one of the highest-paid quarterbacks in the league. Dalton signed a six-year extension. According to multiple reports, the deal is worth up to $115 million and will prevent Dalton playing out the final year of his rookie contract. The deal was announced at a news conference on Monday, but financial details were not released. Dalton said he is relieved to have the deal finalized before the season. “You do have it in the back of your m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582604362014-08-04T22:47:01.572-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T22:47:01.572-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58260436@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 22:47:01 MDT Giants RB Wilson’s career over due to back injury http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58260397-77/dream-wilson-injury-career.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58260397-77/dream-wilson-injury-career.html.csp">Giants RB Wilson’s career over due to back injury</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T16:37:23.171-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">East Rutherford, N.J. • New York Giants running back David Wilson’s NFL career is over after two seasons because of a back injury. The 23-year-old Wilson was told by doctors Monday that he risked more serious problems if he kept playing. He underwent fusion surgery to repair vertebrae and a herniated disk in his neck in January. At practice last Tuesday, Wilson caught a pass and ran with his head down into the back of an offensive lineman, a hit that caused numbness in his hands and lower extrem...</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> 58260397@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:37:23 MDT NFL Hall of Fame Game: Giants top Bills, 17-13 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58257426-77/giants-williams-yards-buffalo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58257426-77/giants-williams-yards-buffalo.html.csp">NFL Hall of Fame Game: Giants top Bills, 17-13</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By John Wawrow</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T17:03:10.111-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 05:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Canton, Ohio • With running back David Wilson out indefinitely, rookie Andre Williams showed glimpses he can provide the New York Giants’ ground game some fresh legs. The fourth-round draft pick and Heisman Trophy finalist out of Boston College had seven carries for 48 yards and scored on a 3-yard run in a 17-13 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday night in the preseason-opening Hall of Fame Game. Rookie receiver Corey Washington scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 73-yard pass up the right ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582574262014-08-04T17:03:10.111-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T17:03:10.111-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58257426@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 17:03:10 MDT Giants acquire righty Jake Peavy from Red Sox http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58227363-77/giants-peavy-red-sox.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58227363-77/giants-peavy-red-sox.html.csp">Giants acquire righty Jake Peavy from Red Sox</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JANIE McCAULEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Baseball Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T17:08:32.671-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 05:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • The San Francisco Giants boosted their rotation for the stretch run by acquiring right-hander Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox on Saturday for a pair of minor league pitchers. The 2007 NL Cy Young Award winner will start Sunday night’s series finale against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Giants held a half-game division lead in the NL West against their rival going into Saturday night’s middle game at AT&T Park. The Giants have plenty of familiarity with Peavy, who pitched for ma...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582273632014-07-27T17:08:32.671-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-27T17:08:32.671-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58227363@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:08:32 MDT Giants get Peavy in trade with Red Sox http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58227934-77/giants-peavy-jake-pitcher.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58227934-77/giants-peavy-jake-pitcher.html.csp">Giants get Peavy in trade with Red Sox</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">the Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T23:30:02.48-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The San Francisco Giants boosted their rotation for the stretch run by acquiring right-hander Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox on Saturday for a pair of minor league pitchers. The 2007 NL Cy Young Award winner will start Sunday night’s series finale against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Giants and Dodgers are tied for the NL West lead. The Giants have plenty of familiarity with Peavy, who pitched for manager Bruce Bochy with the San Diego Padres in the playoffs in 2005-06. “It’s great to be reu...</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> 58227934@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 23:30:02 MDT Veteran guard Chris Snee retires from New York Giants http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58206800-77/snee-chris-giants-guard.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58206800-77/snee-chris-giants-guard.html.csp">Veteran guard Chris Snee retires from New York Giants</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:26.226-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">East Rutherford, N.J. • Veteran guard Chris Snee is retiring from the New York Giants because of a series of injuries. Snee met with the team Monday, then decided to end his NFL career after 10 seasons. He has had two hip surgeries and now is most troubled by right elbow and wrist problems. He sat out minicamp last month but indicated he expected to play this season. The 32-year-old son-in-law of coach Tom Coughlin was a second-round pick in 2004 and has made four Pro Bowls. He was to be the anc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582068002014-07-22T17:36:26.226-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T17:36:26.226-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206800@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:26 MDT MLB: A’s, Giants give Bay Area high hopes for playoffs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58192609-77/giants-bay-oakland-series.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58192609-77/giants-bay-oakland-series.html.csp">MLB: A’s, Giants give Bay Area high hopes for playoffs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Janie McCauley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T16:43:12.932-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oakland, Calif. • The small-budget Oakland Athletics are baseball’s best team at the break in a division featuring some of the sport’s highest-paid stars. The San Francisco Giants are right in the chase for the NL West title despite recent stumbles. Bay Area baseball has delivered a stellar first half. It’s only mid-July and there is already talk of a special October and, perhaps, the first Bay Bridge Series since 1989. California could have four teams still playing into October. The two organiz...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581926092014-07-17T16:43:12.932-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T16:43:12.932-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58192609@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:43:12 MDT $14M to beaten Giants fan returns security focus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58169777-77/stow-security-dodgers-jurors.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58169777-77/stow-security-dodgers-jurors.html.csp">$14M to beaten Giants fan returns security focus</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROBERT JABLON and ANDREW DALTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T15:47:02.476-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 03:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Three years after his savage beating at the hands of Los Angeles fans at Dodger Stadium drew attention to sporting event violence, Bryan Stow was awarded about $14 million when a jury found the team was negligent. For one juror, the award to the 45-year-old paramedic and San Francisco Giants fan who is now brain damaged sent a clear message about the need for better security at sporting events. The Dodgers “did have a (security) plan but somewhere along the line that plan broke. An...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581697772014-07-11T15:47:02.476-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T15:47:02.476-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58169777@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:47:02 MDT