NELSON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/NELSON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) NFL Notes: Packers sign receiver Jordy Nelson to four-year contract extension http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58227713-77/hunter-season-ballard-rookie.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58227713-77/hunter-season-ballard-rookie.html.csp">NFL Notes: Packers sign receiver Jordy Nelson to four-year contract extension</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T23:33:12.492-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Green Bay, Wis. • The Packers have signed receiver Jordy Nelson to a contract extension, securing their top player at a position that has had several high-profile departures in recent years. Green Bay announced the deal Saturday after the first practice of training camp. Terms of the contract were not announced by the team, and NFL.com reported it was a four-year, $39 million deal with an $11.5 million signing bonus. Nelson was a second-round pick in 2008 who posted career-highs of 85 catches 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58227713@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 23:33:12 MDT Packers re-sign WR Jordy Nelson to contract extension http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58227113-77/nelson-contract-deal-announced.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58227113-77/nelson-contract-deal-announced.html.csp">Packers re-sign WR Jordy Nelson to contract extension</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T17:08:32.768-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 05:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Green Bay, Wis. • The Packers have signed receiver Jordy Nelson to a contract extension, securing their top player at a position that has had several high-profile departures in recent years. Green Bay announced the deal Saturday after the first practice of training camp. Terms of the contract were not announced by the team, and NFL.com reported it was a four-year, $39 million deal with an $11.5 million signing bonus. Nelson was a second-round pick in 2008 who posted career-highs of 85 catches 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> 58227113@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:08:32 MDT Holt wins honors at State Am http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58163468-77/john-ogden-holt-jason.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58163468-77/john-ogden-holt-jason.html.csp">Holt wins honors at State Am</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="2014-07-09T17:36:27.271-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden • Jake Holt figured it wouldn’t take him long to rediscover his golfing groove after hernia surgery a month ago sidelined him for more than three weeks. Just the same, the Tooele native acknowledged he is surprised that he has quickly gotten back to the form that made him a two-time all-conference golfer at Southern Utah University the last few years. Holt cruised to medalist honors at the 116th Utah State Amateur on Tuesday, carding a smooth 2-under-par 68 at Ogden Golf & Country Club aft...</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> 58163468@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:36:27 MDT Golf: State Am contestants pummel Valley View, but Ogden G&CC plays tough http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58158344-77/ogden-par-golf-valley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58158344-77/ogden-par-golf-valley.html.csp">Golf: State Am contestants pummel Valley View, but Ogden G&CC plays tough</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="2014-07-07T23:14:45.557-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 11:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden • A quick glance at the stroke-play leaderboard after the first day of the 116th State Amateur golf tournament makes it abundantly clear: Utah’s best amateur golfers had their way with one golf course, but mostly struggled on the other. In other words, Layton’s Valley View Golf Course took a pretty good beating, while the Ogden Golf & Country Club yielded only one subpar round in hot, slightly windy conditions on Monday. Actually, that’s a little misleading, because Ogden G&CC is a par-70 ...</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> 58158344@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 23:14:45 MDT PCL baseball: El Paso pitchers handcuff punchless Salt Lake Bees http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58150693-77/paso-bees-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58150693-77/paso-bees-lake-salt.html.csp">PCL baseball: El Paso pitchers handcuff punchless Salt Lake Bees</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="2014-07-04T23:22:02.914-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the Bees, the Fourth of July was a dud. El Paso pitchers Matt Wisler and Bobby LaFromboise scattered six hits Friday night, leading the Chihuahuas to a 5-1 victory over punchless Salt Lake. In front of 14,497 fans at Smith’s Ballpark, the Bees opened a seven-game homestand by losing for the fifth time in their last seven outings. “We weren’t able to get anything going,” Salt Lake manager Keith Johnson said. “Their pitching did a good job — mixing things up. We had a couple of opportunities ...</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> 58150693@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 23:22:02 MDT Criminal investigation launched after dog dies in the heat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58120320-78/animal-bergen-dog-nelson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58120320-78/animal-bergen-dog-nelson.html.csp">Criminal investigation launched after dog dies in the heat</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T09:06:30.917-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 09:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Animal control officers have launched an animal cruelty investigation into a man who was caring for a Salt Lake City dog that died after being left on a hot balcony Wednesday without water. Bergen, a German shepherd, died after a neighbor saw him languishing Wednesday afternoon, when temperatures reached 93 degrees, on a third floor balcony of an apartment building near 300 East and 4th Avenue. The neighbor tried to spray water onto the dog until a rescue crew arrived, but the dog’s body temper...</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> 58120320@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 09:06:30 MDT Salt Lake Bees: Brewers’ best prospect Jimmy Nelson shuts down Bees http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58099117-77/bees-lake-nelson-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58099117-77/bees-lake-nelson-salt.html.csp">Salt Lake Bees: Brewers’ best prospect Jimmy Nelson shuts down Bees</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="2014-06-21T23:19:37.244-06:00">Updated Jun 21, 2014 11:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pitcher Jimmy Nelson is rated the No. 1 prospect in the Milwaukee Brewers organization by Baseball America. The Bees won’t argue. Nelson, a 25-year-old right-hander, scattered five hits over seven innings Saturday night at Smith’s Ballpark, where 12,607 fans watched the Sounds score a 7-4 victory over Salt Lake. Nelson, whose fastball touched 98 mph early in the game, struck out five and walked one while improving his record to 8-2. He has now fanned 96 batters in 901⁄3 innings with Nashville th...</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> 58099117@www.sltrib.com Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:19:37 MDT