OKLAHOMA - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/OKLAHOMA News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) NBA playoffs: Grizzlies blow big lead, but hold on to beat Thunder in overtime http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57863385-77/memphis-0-0-westbrook-oklahoma.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57863385-77/memphis-0-0-westbrook-oklahoma.html.csp">NBA playoffs: Grizzlies blow big lead, but hold on to beat Thunder in overtime</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Teresa M. Walker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-24T23:27:37.327-06:00">Updated Apr 24, 2014 11:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Memphis, Tenn. • Mike Conley scored five of his 20 points in overtime, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 98-95 Thursday night in taking a 2-1 lead in their first-round Western Conference series. The Grizzlies won their second straight overtime game after blowing a fourth-quarter lead. This time, they led by 17 before going cold for most of the final 7:43 of regulation. Courtney Lee clinched the win, hitting three of four free throws in the final 10.9 seconds of OT. Game 4 ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578633852014-04-24T23:27:37.327-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-24T23:27:37.327-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57863385@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:27:37 MDT Oklahoma court ruling lifts stay of execution http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57857555-68/court-inmates-oklahoma-death.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57857555-68/court-inmates-oklahoma-death.html.csp">Oklahoma court ruling lifts stay of execution</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEAN MURPHY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-23T21:22:02.699-06:00">Updated Apr 23, 2014 09:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oklahoma City • The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled late Wednesday that two death row inmates are not entitled to know the source of the drugs that will be used to kill them. In rejecting the inmates’ claims, the court also lifted a stay of execution that it had granted earlier in the week in a case that placed Oklahoma’s two highest courts at odds and prompted calls for impeaching justices on the Supreme Court. Wednesday’s decision paves the way for death row inmates Clayton Lockett and Charles W...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578575552014-04-23T21:22:02.699-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-23T21:22:02.699-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57857555@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:22:02 MDT NBA playoffs capsules http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57849879-77/points-game-grizzlies-clippers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57849879-77/points-game-grizzlies-clippers.html.csp">NBA playoffs capsules</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-23T16:37:58.158-06:00">Updated Apr 23, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">GRIZZLIES 111, THUNDER 105 OKLAHOMA CITY • Zach Randolph scored 25 points to help the Memphis Grizzlies defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-105 in overtime on Monday night and tie their first-round playoff series at one game apiece. Mike Conley added 19 points and 12 assists for the Grizzlies. Kevin Durant had 36 points and 11 rebounds for the Thunder. Russell Westbrook scored 29 points for Oklahoma City, but he made just 11 of 28 shots. Randolph’s layup with 26 seconds left in overtime put the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578498792014-04-23T16:37:58.158-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-23T16:37:58.158-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57849879@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:37:58 MDT Grizzlies defeat Thunder in OT http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57847290-77/game-memphis-durant-oklahoma.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57847290-77/game-memphis-durant-oklahoma.html.csp">Grizzlies defeat Thunder in OT</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By cliff brunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-21T23:36:30.358-06:00">Updated Apr 21, 2014 11:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oklahoma City • Nothing rattled the Memphis Grizzlies. Not squandering a nine-point lead in the fourth quarter and a five-point lead in the final 19 seconds of regulation. Not Kevin Durant’s 20 points after the third quarter. Not even giving up an improbable game-tying putback that forced overtime. The Grizzlies remained steady and took care of business in the extra period. Zach Randolph scored 25 points to help Memphis defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-105 in overtime on Monday night and tie...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578472902014-04-21T23:36:30.358-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-21T23:36:30.358-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Florida, which won its first national title last year, finished in a tie with Oklahoma for the championship on Saturday. The meet came down to the final rotation, where Alabama led 148.7, Oklahoma was second with 148.625 and Florida was third with 148.55. Georgia, which started with 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> 57840607@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:58:19 MDT NBA playoffs: Kevin Durant scores 33 to lead Thunder over Grizzlies in Game 1 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57840902-77/points-thunder-memphis-oklahoma.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57840902-77/points-thunder-memphis-oklahoma.html.csp">NBA playoffs: Kevin Durant scores 33 to lead Thunder over Grizzlies in Game 1</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Cliff Brunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-22T16:58:19.16-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 04:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oklahoma City • Kevin Durant scored 13 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Memphis Grizzlies 100-86 on Saturday night in the opening game of their first-round series. Russell Westbrook had 23 points and 10 rebounds and Serge Ibaka added 17 points and nine rebounds for the Thunder, who nearly squandered a 25-point lead but recovered from a dismal third quarter to make 10 of 16 shots in the fourth. Zach Randolph led Memphis with 21 points and 11 rebo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578409022014-04-22T16:58:19.16-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-22T16:58:19.16-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57840902@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:58:19 MDT Denver appeals court again considers same-sex marriage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57833142-78/marriage-court-sex-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57833142-78/marriage-court-sex-state.html.csp">Denver appeals court again considers same-sex marriage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T07:22:36.655-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 07:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the second time in a week, a state tried to persuade three federal appeals court judges that it has the authority to define marriage as an institution that can only exist between a man and a woman. For the second time in a week, it is unclear whether the state succeeded. After nearly an hour of argument Thursday afternoon before the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, the case from Oklahoma was left in the hands of three judges — Jerome A. Holmes, Paul J. Kelly Jr. and Carlos F. Lucero — who 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> 57833142@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:22:36 MDT Oklahoma case carries on court fight over same -sex marriage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57828972-78/utah-oklahoma-court-marriage.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57828972-78/utah-oklahoma-court-marriage.html.csp">Oklahoma case carries on court fight over same -sex marriage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T09:16:29.644-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 09:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are a lot of similarities between the Utah and Oklahoma same-sex marriage cases pending before the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. In each, a federal judge found laws banning gay and lesbian unions were unconstitutional and violated the 14th Amendment’s guarantee of equal protection. Both have been appealed by the respective states. Both will be argued before the same panel of judges — Paul J. Kelly Jr., Carlos F. Lucero and Jerome A. Holmes. The big difference? Utah got to go first. That ...</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> 57828972@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:16:29 MDT NBA capsules and gallery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57774327-77/points-scored-clippers-games.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57774327-77/points-scored-clippers-games.html.csp">NBA capsules and gallery</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T17:26:56.208-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 05:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">THUNDER 106, SPURS 94 OKLAHOMA CITY • Kevin Durant scored 28 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat San Antonio 106-94 on Thursday night, ending the Spurs’ winning streak at 19 games. Russell Westbrook scored 27 points and Serge Ibaka added 11 points and 12 rebounds for the Thunder, who won the matchup between the top two teams in the Western Conference. Oklahoma City is three games behind with eight games remaining. Durant scored at least 25 points for the 39th consecutive game, the lo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577743272014-04-05T17:26:56.208-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-05T17:26:56.208-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57774327@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 17:26:56 MDT Fighting Irish give Cowgirls the blues http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57745485-77/points-state-dame-depaul.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57745485-77/points-state-dame-depaul.html.csp">Fighting Irish give Cowgirls the blues</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T23:45:02.606-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 11:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">South Bend, Ind. • Natalie Achonwa gave the home fans plenty to cheer about. The senior forward helped Notre Dame race out to a 14-point lead and cruise to an easy win, ending Oklahoma State’s hopes of winning its first NCAA tournament semifinal regional game. Achonwa finished with 23 points, a career-high five blocked shots and two steals in the 89-72 victory on Saturday, yet that isn’t what impressed Cowgirls coach Jim Littell about the 6-foot-3 senior forward. He said she’s most dangerous whe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577454852014-03-29T23:45:02.606-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-29T23:45:02.606-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57745485@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 23:45:02 MDT NCAA women’s tournament: DePaul outguns Oklahoma 104-100 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57717969-77/state-oklahoma-depaul-florida.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57717969-77/state-oklahoma-depaul-florida.html.csp">NCAA women’s tournament: DePaul outguns Oklahoma 104-100</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T22:17:18.616-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 10:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Durham, N.C. • Megan Rogowski scored 24 points and hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 40.5 seconds left to help DePaul beat Oklahoma 104-100 on Saturday in the first round of the NCAA tournament in the Lincoln Regional. Chanise Jenkins added 21 points and Brittany Hrynko had 19 for the seventh-seeded Blue Demons (28-6). They blew a 19-point lead with under 16 minutes left, then rallied for a wild win. They will play second-seeded Duke (28-6) on Monday night in the second round of the Lincoln Region...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577179692014-03-22T22:17:18.616-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-22T22:17:18.616-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57717969@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 22:17:18 MDT Sports briefs: Penn State wins 4th straight national wrestling championship http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57715745-77/state-penn-fourth-national.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57715745-77/state-penn-fourth-national.html.csp">Sports briefs: Penn State wins 4th straight national wrestling championship</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T21:35:25.579-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 09:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">wrestling • Penn State won its fourth consecutive NCAA wrestling title, holding off Minnesota 109.5-104 on Saturday night in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma State placed third with 96.5 points, Iowa was fourth with 78.5 and Edinboro (Pa.) fifth with 62. Penn State’s Ed Ruth won his third national title, beating No. 1 seed Jimmy Sheptock of Maryland 7-2 in the 184-pound final. Sheptock entered with a 32-0 record. Penn State’s David Taylor closed the night by defeating Oklahoma State’s Tyler Caldwell 6...</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> 57715745@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 21:35:25 MDT Steve Luhm: Get Smart? NBA teams ponder the possibility http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57715624-77/smart-nba-coach-luhm.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57715624-77/smart-nba-coach-luhm.html.csp">Steve Luhm: Get Smart? NBA teams ponder the possibility</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T23:21:42.044-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 11:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Marcus Smart, coming soon to the home of an NBA lottery team, got off the roller-coaster Friday night in San Diego. Smart’s up-and-down college career almost certainly ended when Gonzaga defeated Oklahoma State 85-77 in the Cowboys’ opening NCAA Tournament game. If Smart declares for the upcoming NBA Draft, as expected, he waved good-bye to poverty with a flourish. In defeat, Smart finished with 23 points, 13 rebounds, seven assists and six steals. The only thing he didn’t do, it seemed, was ru...</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> 57715624@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 23:21:42 MDT NCAA Tournament: Gonzaga 85, Oklahoma State 77 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57714575-77/cowboys-free-gonzaga-pangos.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57714575-77/cowboys-free-gonzaga-pangos.html.csp">NCAA Tournament: Gonzaga 85, Oklahoma State 77</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BERNIE WILSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T16:45:19.328-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">SAN DIEGO • Kevin Pangos scored 26 points and Gary Bell Jr. added 17 for eighth-seeded Gonzaga, which beat Marcus Smart and the ninth-seeded Oklahoma State Cowboys 85-77 in the West region of the NCAA tournament on Friday. The refs called 61 fouls and five players fouled out. Pangos made 12 of 14 free throws, including 10 of 10 in the last 1:31. The final 3½ minutes took 24 minutes to play. It was seven off the record for fouls in a tournament game set by Iowa and Morehead State in a regional se...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577145752014-03-22T16:45:19.328-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-22T16:45:19.328-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57714575@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:45:19 MDT NCAA: Warren Buffett is still rich and you’re not http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57712236-77/state-minutes-philip-regional.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57712236-77/state-minutes-philip-regional.html.csp">NCAA: Warren Buffett is still rich and you’re not</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM LITKE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T16:45:20.168-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Welcome back to an alumni-packed edition of BracketRacket, the one-stop shopping place for your offbeat NCAA tournament needs. Today, we explain why Warren Buffet is rich and you’re not, why you don’t always need a private jet to enjoy the tourney, and how a kid actor nearly stole the show. Without further ado: ——— THANKS FOR PLAYING. NOW DON’T FORGET YOUR PARTING GIFT I’m upset. You’re upset. And because misery never lacks company, so are all the other geniuses who penciled Cincinnati, Ohio Sta...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577122362014-03-22T16:45:20.168-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-22T16:45:20.168-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57712236@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:45:20 MDT NCAA Tournament: NDSU 80, Oklahoma 75 (OT) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57710687-77/points-bison-braun-seconds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57710687-77/points-bison-braun-seconds.html.csp">NCAA Tournament: NDSU 80, Oklahoma 75 (OT)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TIM BOOTH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T16:39:09.669-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 04:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">SPOKANE, Wash. • Saul Phillips ran over to the fans in green and yellow, threw his arms in the air and screamed at the top of his lungs. No one could hear the excitable North Dakota State coach. There was too much noise from the Bison celebrating the biggest win in school history. Lawrence Alexander hit a 3-pointer with 11 seconds left to force overtime and freshman Carlin Dupree scored four points in the final 75 seconds as No. 12 seed North Dakota State knocked off Oklahoma 80-75 Thursday nigh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577106872014-03-21T16:39:09.669-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-21T16:39:09.669-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57710687@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 16:39:09 MDT College basketball: Duke’s Jabari Parker wins freshman award http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57694097-77/parker-freshman-award-duke.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57694097-77/parker-freshman-award-duke.html.csp">College basketball: Duke’s Jabari Parker wins freshman award</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-17T23:20:18.561-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 11:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Louis • Duke forward Jabari Parker has won the Wayman Tisdale Award, presented by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association to the nation’s top freshman. The 6-foot-8 Parker is second in the Atlantic Coast Conference in scoring (19.3) and leads the league in rebounding (8.8). He has scored in double figures in 17 straight games and in 32 of 34 games this season, breaking the Duke freshman record held by Gene Banks and Luol Deng. Joining Parker on the USBWA’s freshman All-America team are: Joel...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576940972014-03-17T23:20:18.561-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-17T23:20:18.561-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57694097@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 23:20:18 MDT College basketball: Seton Hall defeats No. 3 Villanova on buzzer-beater http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57679309-77/state-hall-seton-villanova.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57679309-77/state-hall-seton-villanova.html.csp">College basketball: Seton Hall defeats No. 3 Villanova on buzzer-beater</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T21:58:24.954-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 09:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Sterling Gibbs hit a step-back jumper at the buzzer and Seton Hall stunned No. 3 Villanova 64-63 in a thrilling Big East quarterfinal Thursday, a loss that could cost the Wildcats a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament. Eugene Teague had 19 points and 12 rebounds for the eighth-seeded Pirates (17-16), who advanced to the Big East tournament semifinals for the first time in 13 years. They will play Providence on Friday night at Madison Square Garden. Josh Hart came off the bench and sco...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576793092014-03-13T21:58:24.954-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-13T21:58:24.954-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57679309@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 21:58:24 MDT Church groups join plaintiffs’ side of same-sex marriage debate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogscrimecourts/57632762-224/church-oklahoma-united-ofoklahomacity.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogscrimecourts/57632762-224/church-oklahoma-united-ofoklahomacity.html.csp">Church groups join plaintiffs’ side of same-sex marriage debate</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brooke Adams</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-04T18:20:44.935-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 06:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A coalition of religous groups filed an amicus brief Tuesday in support of legalizing same-sex marriage in Utah and Oklahoma. Signatories are: Episcopal Diocese of Utah The Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Utah Mormons for Equality Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association Reconstructionist Rabbinical College Union for Reform Judaism Unitarian Universalist Association United Church of Christ Affirmation Convenant Network of Presbyterians Friends for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Que...</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> 57632762@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 18:20:44 MDT NBA capsules and gallery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57626376-77/points-scored-added-games.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57626376-77/points-scored-added-games.html.csp">NBA capsules and gallery</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-04T16:25:19.296-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 04:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">SPURS 112, MAVERICKS 106 SAN ANTONIO • Tony Parker had 22 points and seven assists in his return from a six-game absence, leading the San Antonio Spurs’ balanced attack in a 112-106 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday night. Tim Duncan scored 17 points, Kawhi Leonard added 16 and Boris Diaw had 13 points and 10 rebounds for San Antonio. Manu Ginobili had 15 points and seven assists and Tiago Splitter had 11 points as the Spurs extended their winning streak to three games. Dirk Nowitzki score...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576263762014-03-04T16:25:19.296-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-04T16:25:19.296-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57626376@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:25:19 MDT