GRAHAM - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/GRAHAM News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) U.S. lawmakers struggle to seal $225M Iron Dome package http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58238362-68/israel-defense-senate-republicans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58238362-68/israel-defense-senate-republicans.html.csp">U.S. lawmakers struggle to seal $225M Iron Dome package</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRADLEY KLAPPER </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and DONNA CASSATA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T17:26:34.904-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 05:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Democrats and Republicans in Congress vowed urgent support Tuesday for a $225 million missile defense package for Israel, boosting the likelihood that legislation will clear Congress before lawmakers begin a monthlong vacation at week’s end. “Let’s stop playing games,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., calling the assistance a necessity for the “life-or-death struggle Israel faces.” Graham and other supporters made their comments as Israel unleashed its heaviest bombardment yet in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582383622014-07-29T17:26:34.904-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T17:26:34.904-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58238362@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:26:34 MDT Sports briefs: Mariners release former Taylorsville High star John Buck http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58188290-77/kluwe-vikings-graham-nfl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58188290-77/kluwe-vikings-graham-nfl.html.csp">Sports briefs: Mariners release former Taylorsville High star John Buck</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T23:08:04.607-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">MLB • The Seattle Mariners have released former Taylorsville High standout John Buck after no other major league claimed him through waivers. The 33-year-old catcher went to the 2010 All-Star Game while playing in Toronto, but was hitting just .226 with a home run this season. Cowboys releasing backup QB Orton NFL • The Dallas Cowboys are releasing Kyle Orton after their backup quarterback missed all the offseason workouts amid reports he was considering retirement. A person with knowledge...</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> 58188290@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:08:04 MDT NFL notes: Arbitrator rules Saints’ Graham is a tight end http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58143627-77/graham-alonso-tight-arbitrator.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58143627-77/graham-alonso-tight-arbitrator.html.csp">NFL notes: Arbitrator rules Saints’ Graham is a tight end</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T22:35:32.097-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 10:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Saints’ Jimmy Graham and the NFL Players Association were dealt a setback Wednesday when an arbitrator ruled that he can only be considered a tight end for the purposes of his franchise tag designation. NFLPA had filed a grievance arguing that Graham was used as a wide receiver often enough to qualify for the more lucrative receiver tag. But arbitrator Stephen Burbank disagreed and now the NFLPA is reviewing his ruling, and will advise Graham on his options, which could include an appeal. Gr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581436272014-07-02T22:35:32.097-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T22:35:32.097-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58143627@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 22:35:32 MDT NFL: Denver TE Julius Thomas keeps eye on Jimmy Graham situation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58098166-77/tight-thomas-graham-receiver.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58098166-77/tight-thomas-graham-receiver.html.csp">NFL: Denver TE Julius Thomas keeps eye on Jimmy Graham situation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ARNIE STAPLETON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-21T23:19:37.861-06:00">Updated Jun 21, 2014 11:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Englewood, Colo. • It’s the $5 million question that’s rumbling through NFL front offices and locker rooms alike: Is All-Pro Jimmy Graham of the New Orleans Saints a tight end or a really big wide receiver? It matters to men like Pro Bowl tight end Julius Thomas of the Denver Broncos, who’s up for a big pay raise and could be facing a franchise tag himself after the upcoming season. The Saints gave Graham the franchise tag for about $7 million as a tight end, the position he’s been listed at for...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580981662014-06-21T23:19:37.861-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-21T23:19:37.861-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58098166@www.sltrib.com Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:19:37 MDT Milbank: The Senate’s lonely war hawk http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58088390-82/mccain-graham-iraq-sen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58088390-82/mccain-graham-iraq-sen.html.csp">Milbank: The Senate’s lonely war hawk</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T09:22:01.501-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 09:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON — John McCain may be one of the last hawks left in office — but the old bird sure can flap his wings. The Arizona Republican had planned to hold the Senate floor for half an hour Wednesday morning with fellow senator and friend Lindsey Graham to plead the case yet again for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. But the South Carolina Republican showed up 20 minutes late, leaving McCain alone to beat the drums of war. “Now, Madam President, there’s a need for immediate action,” McCain inv...</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> 58088390@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:22:01 MDT Dionne: Eric Cantor and the tea party purge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58055952-82/party-cantor-tea-2010.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58055952-82/party-cantor-tea-2010.html.csp">Dionne: Eric Cantor and the tea party purge</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By E.J. Dionne</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T01:01:02.981-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • In 1961, John F. Kennedy said: “In the past, those who foolishly sought power by riding the back of the tiger ended up inside.” In November of 2010, Eric Cantor said: “The tea party are ... an organic movement that played a tremendously positive role in this election. I mean, certainly, it produced an outcome beneficial to our party when you’re picking up at least 60-some seats.” Yes, Republican leaders happily rode the tea party tiger when doing so was convenient. Now, Ca...</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> 58055952@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 01:01:02 MDT After delays and lawsuits, SLC soccer complex taking shape http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58008305-77/soccer-lake-salt-complex.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58008305-77/soccer-lake-salt-complex.html.csp">After delays and lawsuits, SLC soccer complex taking shape</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="2014-06-03T10:31:27.761-06:00">Updated Jun 3, 2014 10:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When Salt Lake City residents voted in favor of a $15.3 million bond to build a soccer complex in 2003, the Utah Youth Soccer Association had 35,000 members. Sports such as lacrosse and rugby that use similar fields were in their infancy in Utah. Now, with 53,000 kids playing in the UYSA alone, plus adult and high school soccer leagues and growing interest in lacrosse, every school field and city park open space that can be used for these sports is utilized, sometimes seven days a week. Parents ...</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> 58008305@www.sltrib.com Tue, 03 Jun 2014 10:31:27 MDT