OFFENSIVE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/OFFENSIVE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Kragthorpe: Utes need to make offensive impression in opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58342283-77/utes-utah-whittingham-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58342283-77/utes-utah-whittingham-season.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Utes need to make offensive impression in opener</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt Kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T09:08:43.22-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 09:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The biggest question about Utah’s football season opener vs. Idaho State is what fraction of the Utes’ total this win will represent, three months from now. One-fifth? One-sixth? ESPN’s Football Power Index projects 5.3 victories for the Utes in the 12-game schedule, while ranking them No. 37. To me, the “point-three” is just as important as the “five.” There’s room for subjectivity, in other words, and it starts Thursday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Artistic impression is important in judging...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58342283@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:08:43 MDT Chiefs sign veteran offensive guard Mike McGlynn http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343265-77/chiefs-offensive-mcglynn-veteran.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343265-77/chiefs-offensive-mcglynn-veteran.html.csp">Chiefs sign veteran offensive guard Mike McGlynn</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T11:20:02.824-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City, Mo. • The Chiefs have signed veteran guard Mike McGlynn to help stabilize their shaky offensive line while waiving reserve offensive lineman Ben Gottschalk. McGlynn, who was released by Washington on Tuesday, played for Chiefs coach Andy Reid with the Philadelphia Eagles from 2008-10. He spent one year with the Cincinnati Bengals and the past two seasons with the Indianapolis colts. The former fourth-round draft pick has started 48 of the 57 games he’s played in the NFL. The Chiefs ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583432652014-08-27T11:20:02.824-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T11:20:02.824-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343265@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:20:02 MDT Mountain West Conference: Broncos hope for a new era of success http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58317445-77/state-broncos-boise-harsin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58317445-77/state-broncos-boise-harsin.html.csp">Mountain West Conference: Broncos hope for a new era of success</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T23:04:37.67-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 11:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While many predict all the turmoil and controversy in collegiate athletics marks the beginning of a new era, it appears the Boise State Broncos are ready to blaze a new trail right now. The Broncos, who went 8-5 in 2013 — suffering more than four losses in a season for the first time since 1998 — seem poised for a fresh start in 2014. The Broncos have a new coach in Bryan Harsin, who has the difficult task of succeeding Chris Petersen. Petersen built the Broncos into one of college football’s bi...</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> 58317445@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 23:04:37 MDT Prep football: 3A South preview http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58301479-190/senior-defensive-junior-experience.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58301479-190/senior-defensive-junior-experience.html.csp">Prep football: 3A South preview</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:00:56.75-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Canyon View Falcons Having a whole bunch of returning starters is generally a very good thing for football teams. But it begs the question of how good when those starters are from a 1-9 squad. But Canyon View coach Robby Robinson thinks that the return of 18 regulars from last year’s Falcons will indeed be a positive. “We think it’ll be like night and day,” Robinson said. “Midseason, we upset Delta and then started playing well for the rest of the season.” These Falcons aren’t planning to fly v...</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> 58301479@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:00:56 MDT Utah football: Junior Salt sets high standard for O-line http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58318117-89/salt-offensive-team-utes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58318117-89/salt-offensive-team-utes.html.csp">Utah football: Junior Salt sets high standard for O-line</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T11:27:22.138-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If it seems like Junior Salt has been around the Salt Lake Valley football scene forever, that’s only a little off. Even Kyle Whittingham, guessing off the top of his head, missed Salt’s age by two years. Salt’s senior season at Brighton High? That would be 2006. He is 26 years old. Freshman Jackson Barton played for the Bengals as well, but he was 12 when Salt went on his LDS Church mission to Tonga. Still, Barton said he’s dusted off Salt’s high school tape — he didn’t specify if he needed 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> 58318117@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:27:22 MDT Utah football PM notes: Whittingham, again, says Wilson and Thompson are ‘as close as you can possibly be’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58302051-59/whittingham-defensive-football-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58302051-59/whittingham-defensive-football-coach.html.csp">Utah football PM notes: Whittingham, again, says Wilson and Thompson are ‘as close as you can possibly be’</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="2014-08-15T20:21:42.561-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 08:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah practiced for just an hour Friday afternoon, working on schematics for onside kicks and kickoffs when media were ushered onto the infield to watch the last 20 minutes. Head coach Kyle Whittingham said it was a crisp practice and named “everyone” as his standout. Saturday morning, things will get serious. Whittingham reiterated that junior quarterbacks Kendal Thompson and Travis Wilson enter Saturday’s scrimmage “in a dead heat.” “As close as you can possibly be,” he said to a somewhat skept...</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> 58302051@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:21:42 MDT BYU football: Offense was inconsistent, undisciplined in scrimmage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304014-77/mendenhall-scrimmage-byu-injury.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304014-77/mendenhall-scrimmage-byu-injury.html.csp">BYU football: Offense was inconsistent, undisciplined in scrimmage</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="2014-08-17T16:07:46.694-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 04:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • BYU’s biggest question marks this season are supposed to be on defense as the Cougars try to find adequate replacements for Kyle Van Noy, Eathyn Manumaleuna, Uani Unga and Daniel Sorensen. But if Friday night’s scrimmage in front of about 12,000 fans at LaVell Edwards showed anything, it is that the offense isn’t just going to roll into Connecticut in two weeks and click like a well-oiled machine. There were false starts, unsportsmanlike conduct penalties, a pair of interceptions and a b...</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> 58304014@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 16:07:46 MDT Prep football: Region 1 team previews http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58300394-190/region-coach-ago-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58300394-190/region-coach-ago-team.html.csp">Prep football: Region 1 team previews</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:00:57.367-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Davis Darts Consistency was thrown for a loop in mid-July. The face of one of the more successful high school football programs in Utah moved on after 13 years at the helm and 88 career coaching wins at Davis High School when Ryan Bishop stepped down to take a job as an associate director with the Utah High School Activities Association. It didn’t take long for Tyler Gladwell to shake hands and accept the reins to succeed his coach and friend leading the Darts’ football program. The former Davi...</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> 58300394@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:00:57 MDT Camp spotlight on BYU's offensive line http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58296936-65/tujague-offensive-guys-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58296936-65/tujague-offensive-guys-coach.html.csp">Camp spotlight on BYU's offensive line</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="2014-08-14T10:28:03.135-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 10:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Had a good chat the other day with BYU offensive line coach Garett Tujague about the progress the offensive line has made since spring camp ended. Tujague was optimistic, but a bit guarded, as you can read in this report in today’s Tribune about the unit that is under so much scrutiny in preseason training camp. My biggest takeaway was that the new guys who were either brought in or switched from defense to offense are better than some of the guys who played a lot the last few seasons. It will b...</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> 58296936@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:28:03 MDT BYU football: If offensive line delivers, Cougars could soar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58292952-88/offensive-byu-tackle-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58292952-88/offensive-byu-tackle-coach.html.csp">BYU football: If offensive line delivers, Cougars could soar</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="2014-08-14T16:20:10.611-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 04:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Junior quarterback Taysom Hill has game experience and is a polished athlete, but not yet a tremendous passer. Primary running back Jamaal Williams is on track to become the most prolific rusher in school history and has several capable backups. The receivers are tall, experienced and talented and seem to have that element missing at LaVell Edwards Stadium the past few years: speed. This BYU offense is setting up to be one of the best in school history if its offensive line can protect H...</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> 58292952@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:20:10 MDT Utah State football: Aggies have long haul in mind http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58276661-77/aggies-wells-players-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58276661-77/aggies-wells-players-state.html.csp">Utah State football: Aggies have long haul in mind</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T22:20:39.018-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 10:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • The Utah State Aggies are so optimistic they will play 15 games this season, they are preparing like it, or, more accurately, recovering like it. Utah State coach Matt Wells is tracking the Aggies’ practice hours more than ever this year as the Aggies toe the line between working hard and over doing things. The last thing Wells wants is for his team to go into the stretch run of league games burnt out and over-worked, so the Aggies were careful in the summer and now as to how much demand...</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> 58276661@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 22:20:39 MDT Communication key for Aggies’ offensive line http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58278721-77/offensive-whimpey-aggies-communication.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58278721-77/offensive-whimpey-aggies-communication.html.csp">Communication key for Aggies’ offensive line</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T23:31:10.286-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Kevin Whimpey’s explanation for why he was the only offensive lineman to grow a beard in the offseason was that the rest of the linemen were too young to do so. Was he joking? Maybe, and maybe not. No doubt about it, the offensive line is one of the youngest and most inexperienced positions on Utah State’s team this season. Gone are five players who started at least five games in 2013, including all-Mountain West honorees Tyler Larsen, Jamie Markosian and Eric Schultz. In their place 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> 58278721@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 23:31:10 MDT Utah football: Offensive line ‘so-so’ as pads come on (VIDEO) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58268820-89/whittingham-harding-receiver-defensive.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58268820-89/whittingham-harding-receiver-defensive.html.csp">Utah football: Offensive line ‘so-so’ as pads come on (VIDEO)</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="2014-08-06T23:24:07.514-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 11:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When the shoulder pads come on, it’s generally an offensive lineman’s time to shine. But after the first day of Utes practice that featured real contact, coach Kyle Whittingham found himself wanting a little more from the big guys up front. “So-so,” he said, evaluating the line. “We’re not getting enough knock-off, knocking the defensive line off the line of scrimmage. Now we’ve got a hard defensive line to knock off the line of scrimmage. They’re going to be challenged every day.” In the medi...</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> 58268820@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 23:24:07 MDT 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