LEAGUE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/LEAGUE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Liverpool in talks to sign Mario Balotelli http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58321887-77/balotelli-liverpool-milan-mario.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58321887-77/balotelli-liverpool-milan-mario.html.csp">Liverpool in talks to sign Mario Balotelli</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T23:43:17.621-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Liverpool, England • Liverpool could be about to replace one controversial striker with another. Italy international Mario Balotelli has been lined up by the Premier League club as a potential replacement for Luis Suarez, who left Anfield to join Barcelona for $130 million. Balotelli, who spent 2½ years with Manchester City up to 2013, left the club’s Milanello training ground on Thursday for possibly the last time. “Mario Balotelli left Milanello’s sporting center at 1330 (local time) after say...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58321887@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:43:17 MDT NBA: Jazz sign free agent Jack Cooley http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58314395-77/nba-cooley-season-drew.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58314395-77/nba-cooley-season-drew.html.csp">NBA: Jazz sign free agent Jack Cooley</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Staff and Wire Reports</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T21:53:01.959-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 09:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Jazz continue to build their training camp roster, signing former Notre Dame forward Jack Cooley on Tuesday. The 6-foot-9 Cooley averaged 13.1 points sand 10.1 rebounds a game during his final year in college. But rather than fight for a spot on an NBA roster through the D-League, he was lured overseas by an “unusually lucrative” deal and spent last season in Turkey. Cooley averaged 12.6 points and 6.9 boards a game for Trabzonspor of the Turkish Basketball League. But after a season abroad,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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But rather than fight for a spot on an NBA roster through the D-League, he was lured overseas by an "unusually lucrative" deal and spent last season in Turkey. Cooley averaged 12.6 points and 6.9 boards a game for Trabzonspor of the Turkish Basketball League.You can read more about Cool...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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He went on to referee in 2,635 consecutive regular season games.“I am most proud of never having missed an as...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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Beckner has spent the last seven years at Weber State, where he helped guide the Wildcats to three Big Sky regular-season championships. “Our whole program is excited and happy for Phil,” Weber State head coach Randy Rahe said. “No one has been more dedicated, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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Philly’s Mo’ne Davis and the Jackie Robinson West squad are the talk of the series; professional athletes and politicians alike are following their every move. They’ve Skyped with the Los Angeles Dodgers, had shout-outs from NBA star Kevin Durant on Twitter and the Pennsylvania governor was in South Williamsport on Friday. Davis, one of two...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583089112014-08-19T16:46:03.323-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T16:46:03.323-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58306777@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 22:37:52 MDT NFL: With passing trend, is Adrian Peterson the last great back? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304191-77/running-peterson-game-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304191-77/running-peterson-game-league.html.csp">NFL: With passing trend, is Adrian Peterson the last great back?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dave Campbell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:01:42.327-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mankato, Minn. • Jim Brown spinning his way through the line and breaking loose in the secondary with a burst of speed. Walter Payton lowering a stiff arm and tearing away from the tackler with those long, almost-straight-leg strides. Barry Sanders slithering around in the backfield and finding a seam to dart through. Those are the enduring images of grit, perseverance and even elegance on which the NFL’s multibillion-dollar empire was first built. These days the workhorses have become a fading ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583041912014-08-16T23:01:42.327-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-16T23:01:42.327-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301565@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 23:15:13 MDT Real Salt Lake: Race for Supporters’ Shield, seeding heats up http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58301182-77/rsl-seattle-points-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58301182-77/rsl-seattle-points-season.html.csp">Real Salt Lake: Race for Supporters’ Shield, seeding heats up</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="2014-08-15T23:15:54.79-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • Now it gets serious. This Major League Soccer season has waded through the frigidness of late winter and early spring, through the breaks surrounding the FIFA World Cup and into the dog days of summer. The season is long and taxing — it always is — but the end of the regular season is fast approaching, and playoff chatter has begun. Parity is again the most significant storyline with as many as eight teams within striking distance of the league’s Supporters’ Shield trophy and conference ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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As attitudes toward the drug soften, and science slowly teases out marijuana’s possible benefits for concussions and other injuries, the NFL is reaching a critical point in navigating its tenuous relationship with what is recognized as the analgesic of choice for many of its players. “It’s not, let’s go smoke a joint,” retired NFL defensive lineman Marvin Washington said. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582983672014-08-14T22:50:02.547-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T22:50:02.547-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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It's a 12:30 p.m. game.It's also not on local TV because (gasp!) it's on a national outlet - the NBC Sports Network. That's Channel 695 on Comcast; Channel 220 on DirecTV; and Channel 159 on Dish.And, by the way, this is a Really Big Game. The winner will be in first place in the Western Conference. If Seattle wins, it will maintain its lead in the overall standings; if RSL wins, it will be ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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When he eventually unzipped it, that familiar lime-green look cemented his shocking move home to Major League Soccer and to the Seattle Sounders. It was the largest piece to Seattle’s puzzle, the most pronounced transfer in the league since the arrival of David Beckham in 2007. The Sounders were soaring with six weeks remaining in 2013, with eyes on the MLS Supporters’ Shield, the Western Confere...</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> 58297267@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:22:34 MDT NFL seeks right answer through haze surrounding marijuana use http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58296984-77/marijuana-nfl-players-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58296984-77/marijuana-nfl-players-league.html.csp">NFL seeks right answer through haze surrounding marijuana use</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EDDIE PELLS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T22:49:13.714-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Marijuana is casting an ever-thickening haze across NFL locker rooms, and it’s not simply because more players are using it. As attitudes toward the drug soften, and science slowly teases out marijuana’s possible benefits for concussions and other injuries, the NFL is reaching a critical point in navigating its tenuous relationship with what is recognized as the analgesic of choice for many of its players. “It’s not, let’s go smoke a joint,” retired NFL defensive lineman Marvin Washington said. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582969842014-08-14T22:49:13.714-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T22:49:13.714-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The announcement Thursday comes less than a year after Marty Judge, co-owner of the Arena Football League’s Philadelphia Soul, sponsored the first American football game in China. The indoor league is expected to start with six to eight teams. The franchises will be in major Chinese cities and feature American and Chinese players. Ju...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582966622014-08-14T22:49:14.034-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T22:49:14.034-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296662@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:49:14 MDT NFL notes: Maine governor says Ray Rice’s suspension is not enough http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58294426-77/lepage-rice-governor-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58294426-77/lepage-rice-governor-league.html.csp">NFL notes: Maine governor says Ray Rice’s suspension is not enough</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T22:43:02.228-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 10:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Augusta, Maine • Gov. Paul LePage, outraged that National Football League player Ray Rice received only a two-game suspension for a domestic violence arrest, pledged to boycott the league and called on its commissioner to take the issue seriously. In a scathing letter sent to Roger Goodell on Tuesday, the outspoken Republican governor said the punishment given to the Baltimore Ravens running back sends the message that it’s OK “for professional athletes to beat women, just for the sake of rating...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582944262014-08-13T22:43:02.228-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T22:43:02.228-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58294426@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:43:02 MDT Utah Jazz could benefit from Ballmer’s purchase of Clippers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58288956-87/clippers-million-rishe-jazz.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58288956-87/clippers-million-rishe-jazz.html.csp">Utah Jazz could benefit from Ballmer’s purchase of Clippers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron falk | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T08:12:55.319-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 08:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Donald Sterling is no longer the owner of the Clippers, no longer a part of the NBA. The league on Tuesday announced it had finalized the sale of the L.A. franchise, transferring control from the team’s disgraced longtime owner to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. In doing so, the league will hope to leave behind a troubling piece of its past and return to its regular business. And business has been good. That was highlighted by Ballmer’s $2 billion bid for the Clippers earlier this year — ...</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> 58288956@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:12:55 MDT Tuesday on TV: KISS' '4th and Loud' is kind of a snooze http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58289757-63/abc-april-arena-carter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58289757-63/abc-april-arena-carter.html.csp">Tuesday on TV: KISS' '4th and Loud' is kind of a snooze</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="2014-08-12T17:02:51.57-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 05:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you're a really big fan of KISS and a really big fan of the Arena Football League, you might like 4th and Loud (10 p.m., AMC).If not ... you'll probably want to avoid this new reality series about Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley and their Arena Football League team. It's far less interesting than Simmons and Stanley think it is.And they're far less interesting than they think they are.Elsewhere on TV ...Extreme Weight Loss (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): An overweight little person tries to lose weight.Food ...</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> 58289757@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:02:51 MDT NBA: Sale of Clippers to Ballmer is done http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58288471-62/clippers-ballmer-sterling-nba.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58288471-62/clippers-ballmer-sterling-nba.html.csp">NBA: Sale of Clippers to Ballmer is done</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="2014-08-12T23:12:57.606-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Donald Sterling is no longer a part of the NBA.The league on Tuesday announced that the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers had been finalized, transferring ownership of the team from Sterling to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.Here is the short news release from the league:"The transaction in which Steve Ballmer purchased the Los Angeles Clippers closed today following the entry of an order by a California court confirming the authority of Shelly Sterling, on behalf of the Sterling family, to 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> 58288471@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:12:57 MDT