LEAGUE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/LEAGUE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Petri: Don’t let your kids grow up to be Ivy grads http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58232758-82/ivy-league-kids-everyone.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58232758-82/ivy-league-kids-everyone.html.csp">Petri: Don’t let your kids grow up to be Ivy grads</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Alexandra Petri</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T09:58:26.629-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 09:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">You need to stop sending your kids to Ivy League schools. In brief, according to an article in the New Republic by William Deresiewicz, who taught at Yale for 10 years, the students who are sent there are conformist, over-privileged overachievers. They emerge from homogeneous backgrounds and grow up to be elitist little twits. (He also went to an Ivy League school, but he is different now.) They overcame a little diversity, mainly not socioeconomic, to get in. In fact, Ivy League applicants’ big...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58232758@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:58:26 MDT Didier Drogba rejoins Chelsea on season-long deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58225281-77/drogba-chelsea-mourinho-club.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58225281-77/drogba-chelsea-mourinho-club.html.csp">Didier Drogba rejoins Chelsea on season-long deal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T15:59:31.997-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 03:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Didier Drogba rejoined Chelsea on Friday, reuniting one of the sport’s most theatrical characters with flamboyant manager Jose Mourinho. The 36-year-old Ivory Coast striker, who was a free agent after stints with China’s Shanghai Shenhua and Turkey’s Galatasaray, signed a season-long deal with the Premier League club. “It was an easy decision. I couldn’t turn down the opportunity to work with Jose again,” Drogba said. “Everyone knows the special relationship I have with this club and it...</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> 58225281@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:59:31 MDT Soccer: Frank Lampard joins New York City FC http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58222252-77/lampard-york-league-chelsea.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58222252-77/lampard-york-league-chelsea.html.csp">Soccer: Frank Lampard joins New York City FC</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T23:07:38.085-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 11:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The newest team in Major League Soccer is doing its part to fill Yankee Stadium with stars. New York City FC introduced Frank Lampard in Brooklyn on Thursday after signing the 36-year-old former Chelsea midfielder to a two-year contract. “Why not New York? Talk about ticking all the boxes. I want to carry on challenging myself.” Lampard said at a news conference . “That’s a great challenge, isn’t it? City of hopes and dreams. That’s where you want to go to and play isn’t it?” The club...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582222522014-07-24T23:07:38.085-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-24T23:07:38.085-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58222252@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:07:38 MDT Frank Lampard joins New York City FC of MLS http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221546-77/lampard-york-league-chelsea.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221546-77/lampard-york-league-chelsea.html.csp">Frank Lampard joins New York City FC of MLS</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T22:45:05.416-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The newest team in Major League Soccer is doing its part to fill Yankee Stadium with stars. New York City FC introduced Frank Lampard in Brooklyn on Thursday after signing the 36-year-old former Chelsea midfielder to a two-year contract. “Why not New York? Talk about ticking all the boxes. I want to carry on challenging myself.” Lampard said at a news conference . “That’s a great challenge, isn’t it? City of hopes and dreams. That’s where you want to go to and play isn’t it?” The club...</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> 58221546@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:45:05 MDT Patrick Kane joins Utah Grizzlies player in rec league game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58217278-77/scarsella-kane-player-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58217278-77/scarsella-kane-player-team.html.csp">Patrick Kane joins Utah Grizzlies player in rec league game</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kevin Winters Morriss</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T18:19:02.804-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 06:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Vinny Scarsella humbly admits to being the best player in an adult hockey league near his hometown in western New York. That’s to be expected since he wrapped up a 13-goal, 26-assist season with the Utah Grizzlies earlier this year. A childhood friend changed that Monday. Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane played on Scarsella’s team Monday in Buffalo, the second time this month Kane has laced up his skates to play in the recreation league. “It’s tough to get ice in the summer in Buffalo with j...</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> 58217278@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:19:02 MDT U.S. movie theaters to show English Premier League games http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58215505-77/league-premier-theaters-games.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58215505-77/league-premier-theaters-games.html.csp">U.S. movie theaters to show English Premier League games</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T17:41:26.146-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 05:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Movie theaters around the U.S. will show live English soccer games on their big screens on Saturday mornings. The simulcasts will start with the opening of the Premier League season Aug. 16. Thirty-three theaters in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Washington are currently scheduled to take part. The deal was announced Wednesday by Fathom Events and NBC Sports Group, which broadca...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582155052014-07-24T17:41:26.146-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-24T17:41:26.146-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215505@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:41:26 MDT Wednesday’s TV/radio sports programming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58212316-77/sports-fox-league-classic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58212316-77/sports-fox-league-classic.html.csp">Wednesday’s TV/radio sports programming</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T21:54:20.347-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television Auto racing • NASCAR, Truck Series, practice for Mudsummer Classic, 8 p.m., Fox Sports 1 • NASCAR, Truck Series, final practice for Mudsummer Classic, 9:30 a.m., Fox Sports 1 • NASCAR, Truck Series, pole qualifying for Mudsummer Classic, 3 p.m., Fox Sports 1 • NASCAR, Truck Series, pole qualifying for Mudsummer Classic, 5 p.m., Fox Sports 1 Cycling • Tour de France, Stage 17, 6 a.m., NBCSN MLB • Kansas City at Chicago White Sox, noon, WGN • San Francisco at Philadelphia, 5 p.m., ESPN ...</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> 58212316@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:54:20 MDT Dan Borislow, inventor of magicJack, dies at 52 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58212485-79/magicjack-borislow-dan-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58212485-79/magicjack-borislow-dan-league.html.csp">Dan Borislow, inventor of magicJack, dies at 52</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T18:40:02.397-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 06:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Palm Beach, Fla. • Dan Borislow, inventor of magicJack and a pioneer in developing phone calls over the Internet, died Monday, according to officials at the company he founded. He was 52. A spokeswoman for MagicJack Vocaltec Ltd., said he died of a heart attack. In a statement, MagicJack CEO Gerald Vento praised Borislow as a visionary. “Dan was a true telecom pioneer whose vision, creativity, energy, passion and single-minded focus was the driving force behind the success of magicJack,” sa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582124852014-07-22T18:40:02.397-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T18:40:02.397-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58212485@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:40:02 MDT Real Salt Lake notes: Penalty kicks go viral in MLS http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58211455-77/penalty-rsl-matches-mls.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58211455-77/penalty-rsl-matches-mls.html.csp">Real Salt Lake notes: Penalty kicks go viral in MLS</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T23:13:52.185-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 11:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • For reasons unknown and quite puzzling, an emerging theme to this season has been the blowing of the whistle and the pointing to the spot. Penalty kicks have gone viral in Major League Soccer in 2014. Through 180 league matches entering this week, 88 penalty kick calls have been awarded, per Ben Jata, analyst at Opta Sports. That mark well surpasses the last three MLS seasons at their finish. In 2013, 81 penalties were whistled in 323 matches. In 2012, 72 were awarded in 323 matches and ...</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> 58211455@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:13:52 MDT Big 12 assigns 1st female football official http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58208045-77/conti-official-bowlsby-assigned.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58208045-77/conti-official-bowlsby-assigned.html.csp">Big 12 assigns 1st female football official</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:25.503-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • The Big 12 Conference has assigned a female official to work one of its games for the first time in league history. Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Monday that Catherine “Cat” Conti will be on the crew for Kansas’ season opener at home Sept. 6 against Southeast Missouri State. While calling this a good opportunity for Conti and the league, Bowlsby says Big 12 officiating supervisor Walt Anderson assigned Conti “because she is just a darned good official.” Bowlsby says Conti, a Southland C...</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> 58208045@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:25 MDT Tuesday’s sports TV/radio programming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207924-77/espn-league-baseball-atlanta.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207924-77/espn-league-baseball-atlanta.html.csp">Tuesday’s sports TV/radio programming</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:25.773-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television — Cycling • Tour de France, Stage 16, 6 a.m., NBCSN Major League Baseball • San Francisco at Philadelphia or Miami at Atlanta, 5 p.m., MLB Network • Washington at Colorado, 6:40 p.m., ROOT WNBA • Indiana at Chicago, 6 p.m., ESPN2 • Phoenix at Seattle, 8 p.m., ESPN2 Radio — Minor league baseball • PCL, Reno at Salt Lake, 7 p.m., 1280 AM, 960 AM • Pioneer League, Billings at Ogden, 7 p.m., 97.5 FM The Big Show • Hosted by Tribune columnist Gordon Monson 3-6 p.m., 1280 AM, 960 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> 58207924@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:25 MDT BYU’s Sander leads Team USA to World League volleyball title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58207931-88/sander-team-volleyball-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58207931-88/sander-team-volleyball-league.html.csp">BYU’s Sander leads Team USA to World League volleyball title</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="2014-07-22T17:36:25.738-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Not quite three months after leading BYU to league and conference tournament titles, Taylor Sander helped the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team win a World League title on Sunday in Florence, Italy. Sander was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player and Best Outside Spiker, for which he received a $40,000 bonus. The U.S. Team defeated top-ranked Brazil 3-1 in the championship match. Another former BYU player — Russell Holmes — was also a member of the team and ex-Cougar Mike Wall was was 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> 58207931@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:25 MDT 6 South Americans refuse to return to Ukraine team http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58206764-77/ukrainian-players-club-donetsk.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58206764-77/ukrainian-players-club-donetsk.html.csp">6 South Americans refuse to return to Ukraine team</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAMES ELLINGWORTH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:26.263-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • Six South Americans — five Brazilians and one Argentine — have refused to return to Ukraine to play for their football club in the troubled city of Donetsk, risking possible fines and suspensions for breach of contract. The players remained in France following Ukrainian league champion Shakhtar Donetsk’s friendly against Lyon on Saturday. The Ukrainian military is attempting to retake Donetsk in the east of the country from pro-Russian rebels. “If they don’t come then in the first insta...</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> 58206764@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:26 MDT NFL’s top-selling jersey belongs to Manziel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207564-77/manziel-jersey-league-cleveland.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207564-77/manziel-jersey-league-cleveland.html.csp">NFL’s top-selling jersey belongs to Manziel</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WITHERS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:25.849-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cleveland • Johnny Manziel is No. 2 on Cleveland’s depth chart but No. 1 as the NFL’s top-selling jersey. The league said Monday the rookie quarterback’s No. 2 jersey outsold all others from April 1 to July 17 on NFLShop.com. Manziel is followed on the list by three quarterbacks: Seattle’s Russell Wilson, San Francisco’s Colin Kapernick and Denver’s Peyton Manning. Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is fifth followed by St. Louis rookie Michael Sam, the league’s first openly gay player. The lea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582075642014-07-22T17:36:25.849-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T17:36:25.849-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Yankees, 5 p.m., ESPN • Washington at Colorado, 6:40 p.m., ROOT Radio — Minor league baseball • PCL, Reno at Salt Lake, 960 AM, 1280 AM • Pioneer League, Billings at Ogden, 97.5 FM The Big Show • Hosted by Tribune columnist Gordon Monson, 3-6 p.m., 1280 AM, 97.5 FM, 960 AM</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> 58204113@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:11 MDT Utah Jazz: Lindsey sees progress all-around after summer league http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58201837-77/jazz-week-league-summer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58201837-77/jazz-week-league-summer.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Lindsey sees progress all-around after summer league</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:12.122-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • You could detect the hint of a smile on the face of Dennis Lindsey. No, Utah’s general manager wasn’t grinning profusely. But you could tell he was pleased by the Jazz summer league edition and some of the results this week. Utah went 3-2 in Las Vegas, winning its last game on Friday night over Portland. The record is almost secondary to the progress made as the week continued. Rudy Gobert proved that he is indeed ready for rotation minutes, turning in a performance that was dominati...</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> 58201837@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:12 MDT MLS: Sounders earn draw in friendly with Tottenham http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58202606-77/tottenham-seattle-sounders-tie.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58202606-77/tottenham-seattle-sounders-tie.html.csp">MLS: Sounders earn draw in friendly with Tottenham</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T23:33:08.022-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • Osvaldo Alonso understood it was an exhibition. It was also a match the Seattle Sounders wanted to win. Alonso beat former U.S. national team goalkeeper Brad Friedel from 30 yards early in the second half as the Sounders tied Tottenham 3-3 in an exhibition Saturday, the first match for new Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino. “Every friendly is different,” Alonso said. “This year we tried to win the game. … We tried to win this game like it was the MLS regular season. I’m very happy for ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582026062014-07-19T23:33:08.022-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-19T23:33:08.022-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58202606@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 23:33:08 MDT