OFFENSIVE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/OFFENSIVE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Alphabet codes for everything http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57837410-82/letter-alphabet-rating-april.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57837410-82/letter-alphabet-rating-april.html.csp">Letter: Alphabet codes for everything</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-19T19:07:06.501-06:00">Updated Apr 19, 2014 07:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In reference to the Tribune’s “Letter of the Week” April 13, why don’t they just give plays, movies, TV shows, etc., an alphabetical letter to designate if the contents have anything to do with LBGT or same-sex activities. That way anyone who does not wish to watch will know in advance or just not participate in things that are offensive to them. We already do it to many events with the “G” rating, “L” rating. and “V” rating. So let’s give it an appropriate alphabet letter. Maybe a “D” for di...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57837410@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:07:06 MDT Utah football: Offensive line getting attuned to new coach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57824346-89/harding-coach-offensive-whittingham.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57824346-89/harding-coach-offensive-whittingham.html.csp">Utah football: Offensive line getting attuned to new coach</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon  |  The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T21:01:36.457-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 09:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jim Harding may be one of the new coaches on the block up at Utah, but close to the end of spring, it would be hard to tell that he just stepped aboard a few months ago. His offensive linemen know what he wants. They know what drills he runs, and if they don’t do them right, they anticipate his loud bark across the field. In film meetings, they’ve started using Harding’s terminology to acknowledge the mistakes they make. “I think that kind of shows you’re starting to hit home,” he said. A longti...</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> 57824346@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:01:36 MDT Utah football camp round-up: Tribe’s blessing welcomed by Whittingham, Blechen http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57824205-59/tribe-ute-utah-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57824205-59/tribe-ute-utah-com.html.csp">Utah football camp round-up: Tribe’s blessing welcomed by Whittingham, Blechen</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper and Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T20:01:01.652-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 08:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The University of Utah sealed a new memorandum of understanding with the Ute Indian Tribe by presenting a signed Utah football helmet signed by Kyle Whittingham. One hundred and fifty miles away, at Rice-Eccles Stadium, the head football coach was happy to hear that his team will continue to use the Ute name with the blessing of the tribe. “To be able to get things lined up and everybody on the same page is a big positive,” Whittingham said after practice Tuesday. “We’ve heard off and on for the...</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> 57824205@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:01:01 MDT Utah Jazz: New lineup can score, but defending a struggle http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57823952-87/lineup-jazz-hayward-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57823952-87/lineup-jazz-hayward-season.html.csp">Utah Jazz: New lineup can score, but defending a struggle</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T22:11:53.245-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 10:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It took most of a season, but the Jazz have finally given their youth movement significant minutes together over the last three games. The lineup of Trey Burke, Alec Burks, Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors and Enes Kanter had only played 74 minutes together before last week. Over the past three contests, they’ve seen 48 more minutes as a unit. And while the group is still waiting for their first win as a starting five, rookie point guard Burke said he’s seeing some promise. “I think we’ve been pla...</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> 57823952@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:11:53 MDT Video: BYU offensive coordinator Robert Anae sees improvement at camp http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57777775-65/anae-byu-camp-coordinator.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57777775-65/anae-byu-camp-coordinator.html.csp">Video: BYU offensive coordinator Robert Anae sees improvement at camp</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="2014-04-04T22:32:02.541-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BYU offensive coordinator Robert Anae said the offense made progress in spring camp, which concluded on Friday at the outdoor practice facility. It was Alumni Day in Provo, and the school celebrated the 30th anniversary of the 1984 National Championship team.</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> 57777775@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 22:32:02 MDT Utah football: Dennis Erickson has no hard feelings about coaching switch http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57749365-89/erickson-coach-says-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57749365-89/erickson-coach-says-utah.html.csp">Utah football: Dennis Erickson has no hard feelings about coaching switch</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T08:33:15.2-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 08:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dennis Erickson says he doesn’t feel like he was demoted. Nor does he seem to care if that’s how others see it. This is a man who led Miami to two national championships, coached twice in the NFL and popularized the one-back offense that is the basis for how many teams play football today. Given that, is it really hard to believe he doesn’t attach any special value to the title of Utah offensive coordinator? “That’s not why I’m in it,” Erickson says. “I’m not about promotions or demotions. ... T...</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> 57749365@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 08:33:15 MDT 2015 Arizona offensive lineman commits to Utes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57749878-59/grant-com-twitter-offensive.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57749878-59/grant-com-twitter-offensive.html.csp">2015 Arizona offensive lineman commits to Utes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T16:11:33.266-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 04:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; On the University of Utah’s campus this past week during his high school’s spring break, 2015 offensive lineman Jake Grant knew this was a place he could spend four or five years. “It’s a feeling,” Grant, from Scottsdale, Ariz., told The Tribune by telephone Sunday afternoon. “You see it, but you feel it as well.” Former Ute offensive line coach Dan Finn attended one of Horizon High’s games when Grant was only a sophomore, and Ute coaches offered him a scholarship at Utah’s elit...</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> 57749878@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 16:11:33 MDT Orem sends scathing letter to store with ‘offensive’ shirts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57741077-78/shirts-display-orem-store.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57741077-78/shirts-display-orem-store.html.csp">Orem sends scathing letter to store with ‘offensive’ shirts</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T20:30:00.8-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 08:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Orem, Utah • A conservative Utah city that decided it likely would lose a legal battle over a national clothing store’s “offensive” mall display of T-shirts has instead sent the company a scathing letter. The letter from city officials in Orem, about 40 miles south of Salt Lake City, was a show of support for a mother who was so upset about the shirts at a local PacSun store that she bought them all to remove them from a window display. The T-shirts featured pictures of scantily dressed models ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577410772014-03-29T20:30:00.8-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-29T20:30:00.8-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57741077@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 20:30:00 MDT Utes football camp round-up: New offense + fast tempo = defense’s delight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57715614-59/offense-whittingham-cox-wilson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57715614-59/offense-whittingham-cox-wilson.html.csp">Utes football camp round-up: New offense + fast tempo = defense’s delight</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T16:11:05.836-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 04:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It didn’t matter who was under center at the end of practice Saturday. The Ute offense, starting from its own 20-yard line, was ushered moonwalking back to its own goal line by the defensive line’s pressure, the receivers’ inability to create separation, and the whole unit’s struggle to get a play off using the Utah coaches’ 20-second clock. But offensive futility is “almost always the case this time of the year,” said head coach Kyle Whittingham. What’s important to the Utah coaches is that the...</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> 57715614@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:11:05 MDT Utah football: Christensen brings ‘up front’ approach to offense http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57692178-89/christensen-offensive-coach-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57692178-89/christensen-offensive-coach-says.html.csp">Utah football: Christensen brings ‘up front’ approach to offense</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T23:48:24.968-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 11:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">At the end of Jim Harding’s first semester, before winter break, Toledo offensive coordinator Dave Christensen wanted to tell the redshirt freshman just how much he meant to him. “He called me in and let me know that if he had to rank all the linemen, I was the worst O-lineman that he had,” Harding recalls with a laugh. Merry Christmas, huh? It wasn’t what Harding wanted to hear, though, it’s what he needed to hear. He went on to start four years at Toledo and followed Christensen to Missouri...</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> 57692178@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Mar 2014 23:48:24 MDT Five storylines to watch for in Utah’s football spring camp http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57682874-77/utah-junior-wilson-spring.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57682874-77/utah-junior-wilson-spring.html.csp">Five storylines to watch for in Utah’s football spring camp</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T20:20:47.201-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 08:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Five months have passed since the night Utah arrived. In beating No. 5 Stanford last October, the Utes finally had the signature win that was sure to vault them into the Pac-12’s upper reaches. In Travis Wilson, they had their quarterback. In Dennis Erickson, they had their chess master. Seeming oblivious to the gnarly gash on his throwing hand, a jubilant Wilson was hoisted into the air as fans with free digits used them to do the bowl math: Beat Arizona and Colorado, and we’re in. Beat USC 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> 57682874@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 20:20:47 MDT Utes spared no expense in hiring Christensen http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57630679-59/coordinator-christensen-coach-offensive.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/57630679-59/coordinator-christensen-coach-offensive.html.csp">Utes spared no expense in hiring Christensen</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="2014-03-04T10:13:12.345-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 10:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah football coach Kyle Whittingham didn't spare any expense in hiring Dave Christensen to be his offensive coordinator as Christensen, the former Wyoming coach who becomes Whittingham's seventh offensive coordinator, will earn an annual salary of $500,000, according to the details of his contract obtained by The Salt Lake Tribune. The salary makes Christensen, who was signed to a two-year deal, Utah's highest paid assistant along with defensive coordinator Kalani Sitake, who also earns $500,00...</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> 57630679@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 10:13:12 MDT More from Day I of BYU football spring camp http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57630691-65/players-offensive-think-monday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57630691-65/players-offensive-think-monday.html.csp">More from Day I of BYU football spring camp</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="2014-03-04T09:36:02.75-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 09:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In case you haven’t seen it yet, here’s my report for the newspaper about BYU’s first day of spring camp, 2014. The Cougars will take today (Tuesday) off, and get back at it on Wednesday. Basically, they will go every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the next five weeks. It hasn’t been determined yet when they will conduct their annual Blue-White spring scrimmage. My guess would be Friday, March 28 or Saturday, March 29, based on what they did last year. In the story I listed the players who are...</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> 57630691@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 09:36:02 MDT BYU football: Cougars want to improve passing game, tenacity http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57627990-77/anae-hill-mendenhall-monday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57627990-77/anae-hill-mendenhall-monday.html.csp">BYU football: Cougars want to improve passing game, tenacity</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="2014-03-03T23:17:17.278-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • They will look to establish more depth and continue to instill the culture of going hard and going fast on every play that Robert Anae was a big part of pushing last year. “Will over skill,” is the offensive coordinator’s new catchphrase. But the BYU Cougars clearly have a primary focus at this year’s spring football camp, which began Monday at the outdoor practice field behind the student athlete building. “If we are looking at our program, and what we have to improve, [it would be] our...</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> 57627990@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 23:17:17 MDT Utah State football: Aggies start spring practice with many new faces http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57626593-77/state-utah-players-returning.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57626593-77/state-utah-players-returning.html.csp">Utah State football: Aggies start spring practice with many new faces</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-03T23:17:17.238-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • A few months removed from being one of five returning starters on the offensive line, Kevin Whimpey is feeling a bit self-conscious about his age in position meetings. With a bunch of young faces now playing bigger roles in the trenches, Whimpey has quickly assumed elder statesman status as the only returning starter. But in his third year, he said, he feels ready to embrace it. “I feel kind of old, but it’s been kind of fun because I’m in a new role,” he said. “Every year, you do the sa...</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> 57626593@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 23:17:17 MDT Letter: First Amendment protects right to offend http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57613500-82/bagley-cartoon-mcintire-nra.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57613500-82/bagley-cartoon-mcintire-nra.html.csp">Letter: First Amendment protects right to offend</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-05T11:11:07.592-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 11:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mac McIntire found Pat Bagley’s cartoon, “The meaning of Stand Your Ground,” Feb. 17, not just offensive but “highly offensive” to the NRA (“Bagley’s NRA cartoon is offensive,” Forum, Feb. 23). Something like this should not be in the newspaper because of its inflammatory nature, he feels. However in a magnanamous conciliatory gesture, he’s willing to grant Mr. Bagley permission to discuss it with like-minded folks. I suggest Mr. McIntire should obtain a copy of The Bill of Rights, read 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> 57613500@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 11:11:07 MDT BYU AD Tom Holmoe's take on the Cougars' 2013 football season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57598276-65/code-holmoe-honor-byu.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57598276-65/code-holmoe-honor-byu.html.csp">BYU AD Tom Holmoe's take on the Cougars' 2013 football season</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="2014-02-25T16:31:00.913-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 04:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As you may have noticed if you follow me on Twitter, BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe held a roundtable discussion with media members who cover BYU sports today at the Student Athlete Building on campus. Holmoe chatted with us for 45 minutes, and touched on a variety of issues, as he does once or twice a year. Perhaps the biggest news to come out of the discussion was Holmoe's pronouncement that BYU will no longer discuss honor code violations with the media. In the past, spokesperson Carri Je...</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> 57598276@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:31:00 MDT Letter: Bagley’s NRA cartoon is offensive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57576137-82/cartoon-bagley-nra-editorial.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57576137-82/cartoon-bagley-nra-editorial.html.csp">Letter: Bagley’s NRA cartoon is offensive</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-23T22:44:02.741-06:00">Updated Feb 23, 2014 10:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I find Pat Bagley’s editorial cartoon in the Tribune (“The meaning of Stand Your Ground,” cartoon, Feb. 17) regarding the NRA to be highly offensive. He seems to imply that members of the NRA are out hunting for people, particularly black men in hoodies. This is sensationalism at its worst! It promotes prejudices on many levels. It makes the broadbrush assumption that all members of an organization are bad because of the poor choices of an individual. Such outright racial emotionalism and illo...</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> 57576137@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Feb 2014 22:44:02 MDT