OFFENSIVE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/OFFENSIVE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Chiefs scrambling to protect Smith http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58234784-77/chiefs-tackle-fisher-starting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58234784-77/chiefs-tackle-fisher-starting.html.csp">Chiefs scrambling to protect Smith</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE SKRETTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T23:25:02.696-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Joseph, Mo. • The presumptive favorite to win the starting right guard spot with the Kansas City Chiefs worked out with the third team on Monday. The guy who is challenging him for the spot slid over to center during another portion of the workout. Rishaw Johnson and Zach Fulton are just the start of the offensive line shuffle. After watching three linemen who started last season depart in free agency — all within hours of each other — the Chiefs are trying to cobble together some sort of pr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582347842014-07-28T23:25:02.696-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T23:25:02.696-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58234784@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:25:02 MDT Israel deepens Gaza push to destroy Hamas tunnels http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58197547-68/gaza-israeli-hamas-israel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58197547-68/gaza-israeli-hamas-israel.html.csp">Israel deepens Gaza push to destroy Hamas tunnels</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ibrahim Barzak </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and ARON HELLER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T21:14:36.414-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 09:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gaza City, Gaza Strip •Israeli troops pushed into Gaza on Friday in a ground offensive that officials said could last up to two weeks as the prime minister ordered the military to prepare for a “significantly” wider campaign. The assault raised risks of a bloodier conflict amid rising Palestinian civilian casualties and the first Israeli military death — and brought questions of how far Israel will go to cripple Gaza’s Hamas rulers. Officially, the goal remains to destroy a network of tunnels m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581975472014-07-18T21:14:36.414-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T21:14:36.414-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58197547@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:14:36 MDT Israel invades Gaza after Hamas rejects truce http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58194248-68/gaza-israel-hamas-israeli.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58194248-68/gaza-israel-hamas-israeli.html.csp">Israel invades Gaza after Hamas rejects truce</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KARIN LAUB </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and IAN DEITCH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T19:19:08.141-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 07:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Thousands of Israeli soldiers backed by tanks invaded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, escalating a 10-day campaign of heavy air bombardments to try to destroy Hamas’ weapons arsenal, rocket-firing abilities and tunnels used to send militants from the Palestinian territory into Israel. Israel had become increasingly exasperated with unrelenting rocket fire, especially following Hamas’ rejection of an Egyptian cease-fire plan earlier in the week. However, a ground offensive cou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581942482014-07-17T19:19:08.141-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T19:19:08.141-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58194248@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:19:08 MDT Utah’s Morgan Scalley says hidden gems are, increasingly, in football hotbeds http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58158000-77/utah-scalley-coach-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58158000-77/utah-scalley-coach-state.html.csp">Utah’s Morgan Scalley says hidden gems are, increasingly, in football hotbeds</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="2014-07-08T08:21:31.267-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 08:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On the best approach to hitting baseballs, Hall of Famer Wee Willie Keeler famously said to “hit ’em where they ain’t.” Recruiting requires the inverse of that. Utah football coaches go — no-brainer — where they are. After the Beehive State, the staff’s top priorities are California, Texas, Florida and Louisiana, because the bulk of D-I prospects hail from those locales. And counterintuitively, that’s where hidden gems are most often found. With the advent of services like Hudl — in which rec...</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> 58158000@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 08:21:31 MDT Letter: Here are my religion’s requirements http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58138601-82/religion-corporation-birth-freedom.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58138601-82/religion-corporation-birth-freedom.html.csp">Letter: Here are my religion’s requirements</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T17:12:02.966-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 05:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hallelujah. Amen. The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled that certain “closely held” businesses do not have to pay for certain birth controls based on the corporation’s religious freedom. Thank you, Supreme Court. Orrin Hatch has come out saying this is a triumph for religious freedom. The First Amendment to the Constitution prohibits the making of any law respecting an establishment of religion. Therefore we are free to practice our religion as we see fit, but we are also free from re...</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> 58138601@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:12:02 MDT Jazz trade 35th pick Stokes to Grizzlies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58121618-87/jazz-pick-stokes-rebounds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58121618-87/jazz-pick-stokes-rebounds.html.csp">Jazz trade 35th pick Stokes to Grizzlies</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By tierra smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T23:22:32.738-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Jazz never wanted to take home three young guys and looked to move their second-round pick. With the 35th pick, the Jazz traded Jarnell Stokes to the Memphis Grizzlies. In exchange, the Jazz acquired a 2016 second-rounder. “We felt like we needed to push out that pick going forward,” said Dennis Lindsey, the Jazz general manager. “Our ability to accumulate assets was key to making moves down the road. We have an extreme youth movement, so we just felt like we needed to move the pick.” The 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> 58121618@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 23:22:32 MDT What is a slur? Washington team’s case forces us to decide http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58097520-77/team-washington-think-americans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58097520-77/team-washington-think-americans.html.csp">What is a slur? Washington team’s case forces us to decide</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JESSE WASHINGTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP National Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-21T23:19:38.076-06:00">Updated Jun 21, 2014 11:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Something is happening just beneath the fight over the name of a certain Washington, D.C., pro football team: America is working through the process of determining what is — or is not — racially offensive. What is a slur, and who gets to decide? How many people must be offended to tip the scales? Why should some be forced to sacrifice their traditions out of respect for others? We are a long way from consensus on these questions, judging by the response to a federal ruling that the Washington te...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580975202014-06-21T23:19:38.076-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-21T23:19:38.076-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58097520@www.sltrib.com Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:19:38 MDT