OREGON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/OREGON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Auburn, Oregon dealing with key injuries http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343203-77/injury-season-knee-key.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343203-77/injury-season-knee-key.html.csp">Auburn, Oregon dealing with key injuries</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RALPH D. RUSSO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T11:02:02.082-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Braxton Miller’s season-ending shoulder injury has the potential to shake up the national title race, leaving a loaded Ohio State team without one of the country’s most dynamic quarterbacks. While Miller’s injury has drawn the most attention this preseason, the Buckeyes aren’t the only ones trying to replace a key player who went down with an injury. These teams have also been stung by the injury bug in a big way. No. 6 AUBURN. The defending Southeastern Conference champions lost two key linemen...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583432032014-08-27T11:02:02.082-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T11:02:02.082-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343203@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:02:02 MDT Pac-12 football preview: Leach leans heavily on Halliday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58314824-89/halliday-state-leach-pac.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58314824-89/halliday-state-leach-pac.html.csp">Pac-12 football preview: Leach leans heavily on Halliday</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="2014-08-27T09:34:02.589-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 09:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When Connor Halliday threw 62 times against Utah, incredibly, that was only the fourth-most attempts he had in a game last season. Against Oregon, he fired 89 passes. Fifty-eight for completions. Overall, Halliday had 714 attempts in 2013, and in a conference most noted this season for its quarterbacks, he is the quarterback around which his team’s offense most revolves. “You might be rooting for your guy, and I don’t care what you think, he’s better than your guy is,” boasted loquacious head co...</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> 58314824@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:34:02 MDT Pac-12 preview: Oregon, UCLA teams to beat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58321544-77/returning-state-pac-oregon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58321544-77/returning-state-pac-oregon.html.csp">Pac-12 preview: Oregon, UCLA teams to beat</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle goon and Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T23:04:51.225-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 11:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Arizona 2013 in review • 8-5, 4-5 Pac-12. Returning starters • 14 total (7 offense, 6 defense, 1 specialist) Top returning player • Don’t count out receiver Austin Hill with a long-awaited return. Hill piled up 81 catches for more than 1,300 yards in 2012 before he tore his ACL and missed all of 2013. If he’s the same player he was before, defenses everywhere will have to watch out. Biggest question mark • Who is going to throw it and who is going to run it? The quarterback competition is slowl...</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> 58321544@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 23:04:51 MDT Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58325772-79/oracle-state-oregon-website.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58325772-79/oracle-state-oregon-website.html.csp">Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JONATHAN J. COOPER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T17:47:58.655-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 05:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salem, Ore. • The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle America Inc. and several of its executives over the technology company’s role in creating the troubled website for the state’s online health insurance exchange. The lawsuit, filed in Marion County Circuit Court in Salem, alleges that Oracle officials lied, breached contracts and engaged in “a pattern of racketeering activity.” Oracle was the largest technology contractor working on Oregon’s health insurance enrollment websit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583257722014-08-22T17:47:58.655-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T17:47:58.655-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58325772@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:47:58 MDT Pac-12 football preview: Riley, Mannion appear to have OSU primed for bowl run http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58314063-89/state-beavers-defense-pac.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58314063-89/state-beavers-defense-pac.html.csp">Pac-12 football preview: Riley, Mannion appear to have OSU primed for bowl run</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="2014-08-20T09:25:03.054-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 09:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The rational Utah fan has to have a healthy respect for Mike Riley. This is a guy who, in his second stint in Corvallis, has taken the state’s second-banana school and won seven or more games in eight of 11 seasons. While locally we debate whether a seemingly improved Utah team is capable of seven wins, it seems almost a given that with as many as eight returning starters and a potential first-round draft pick at quarterback, Riley will squeeze seven out of the Pac-12 North. And amazingly, he’s ...</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> 58314063@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:25:03 MDT Pac-12 football preview: Oregon hopes to stay in top gear for a full season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58306048-89/oregon-game-offense-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58306048-89/oregon-game-offense-points.html.csp">Pac-12 football preview: Oregon hopes to stay in top gear for a full season</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="2014-08-19T12:04:02.475-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 12:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With No. 3 Oregon, there is always the assumption that, if you wait long enough, there will come a time when the Ducks’ high-octane offense will stall. Because that’s what’s happened. In 2010, it happened during the BCS Championship game, against Auburn, when they scored 19 points. In 2011, it was Game One, against No. 4 LSU, when they scored just 13 through the first three quarters. In 2012, Stanford held them to 14. Last year, it was the Cardinal, again. Oregon was scoreless through three unti...</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> 58306048@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:04:02 MDT Six Pac-12 teams ranked in AP's college football preseason top 25 poll http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58306213-89/poll-ranked-oregon-pac.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58306213-89/poll-ranked-oregon-pac.html.csp">Six Pac-12 teams ranked in AP's college football preseason top 25 poll</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="2014-08-19T16:45:41.687-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The AP top 25 college football poll is out, and the Pac-12 has more teams represented than it ever has. With six teams from No. 3 to No. 25, the poll is an indication that expectations are high in one of the country's toughest leagues. And Utah, though not ranked, will have almost all of the league's top foes on its schedule. Starting with Oregon at No. 3, UCLA is the only other top-10 ranked Pac-12 team at No. 7. The Ducks are tied for their all-time highest preseason ranking, while UCLA has 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> 58306213@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:45:41 MDT FSU’s Winston skewered on Twitter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58286018-77/season-winston-state-twitter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58286018-77/season-winston-state-twitter.html.csp">FSU’s Winston skewered on Twitter</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T23:10:30.937-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Florida State social media campaign turned ugly Sunday when the university’s athletic department opened Heisman-winning quarterback Jameis Winston up to mockery. The department attempted to engage fans on Twitter by soliciting questions to be used for a video on the team website. The hashtag “#AskJameis” became a trending topic on Twitter for a time Sunday — for all the wrong reasons. The Twitter feed was bombarded by accounts making fun of Winston and taking shots at the sophomore. Winston ...</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> 58286018@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 23:10:30 MDT Evacuated after Oregon fire, some residents return; Idaho fire threatens homes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58273706-68/fire-thursday-area-federal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58273706-68/fire-thursday-area-federal.html.csp">Evacuated after Oregon fire, some residents return; Idaho fire threatens homes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JEFF BARNARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T19:24:02.326-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 07:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Some of the hundreds of people forced to flee a wind-driven wildfire in Oregon’s Columbia Gorge east of Portland were allowed to return Thursday and were happy to find their houses intact, even where flames had come as close as 30 feet. “It is a huge relief,” said Connie Thomasian, a real estate agent who moved to the little community of Rowena overlooking the Columbia River with her husband, Craig, for the world-class wind surfing. “We still have our house. It’s a relief that everybody in our n...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582737062014-08-07T19:24:02.326-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T19:24:02.326-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58273706@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 19:24:02 MDT Chiefs’ De’Anthony Thomas making big statement http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58254368-77/thomas-chiefs-already-camp.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58254368-77/thomas-chiefs-already-camp.html.csp">Chiefs’ De’Anthony Thomas making big statement</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="2014-08-02T23:11:01.683-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 11:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Joseph, Mo. • The diminutive dude wearing the No. 1 jersey took the swing pass near the far sideline. He made the first defender miss, turned up field and made a couple more miss, and then wound his way all the way to the end zone. It was just like De’Anthony Thomas used to do in college. Now he’s doing it in the NFL. The quick, multi-talented running back was taken by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fourth round of May’s draft, and already the former Oregon standout has been making 31 other t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582543682014-08-02T23:11:01.683-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-02T23:11:01.683-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58254368@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 23:11:01 MDT Florida State tops preseason coaches’ poll http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58247955-77/state-carolina-poll-florida.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58247955-77/state-carolina-poll-florida.html.csp">Florida State tops preseason coaches’ poll</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Staff and Wire Reports </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T23:18:01.546-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 11:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Defending national champion Florida State is ranked No. 1 in the preseason Amway coaches’ poll. Florida State received 1,543 overall points and earned 56 of a possible 62 first-place votes in the poll, which was released Thursday. Alabama was second in the poll despite not receiving any first-place votes. Rounding out the top five were Oklahoma, Oregon and Auburn with the first-ever playoff looming at the end season. Ohio State was sixth, UCLA seventh, Michigan State eighth, South Carolina ninth...</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> 58247955@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:18:01 MDT Pac-12 football: Oregon State concerned about protecting QB Mannion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58248349-89/oregon-season-state-beavers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58248349-89/oregon-season-state-beavers.html.csp">Pac-12 football: Oregon State concerned about protecting QB Mannion</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Anne M. Peterson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T23:17:48.193-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Last season at this time, Oregon State coach Mike Riley was focusing on choosing a starting quarterback. That’s the least of his concerns as he heads into fall camp this year. Sean Mannion won the starter’s job over Cody Vaz last fall and went on to throw for a Pac-12 single-season record 4,662 yards and a school-record 37 touchdown passes. The Beavers finished 7-6, capping off the year with a 38-23 victory over Boise State in the Hawaii Bowl. Mannion decided to return for his senior season, sol...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582483492014-07-31T23:17:48.193-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-31T23:17:48.193-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58248349@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:17:48 MDT Will: In Oregon, a doctor calls http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58232721-82/wehby-largest-oregon-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58232721-82/wehby-largest-oregon-percent.html.csp">Will: In Oregon, a doctor calls</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By George F. Will</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T09:50:26.609-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 09:50AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">PORTLAND, Ore. • “Are you kidding?” This is Monica Wehby’s amiable response to people who wonder whether she will be able to bear the pressures of office if she wins her race as a Republican Senate candidate. For 17 of her 52 years she has been a pediatric neurosurgeon, holding in steady hands sharp steel and the fate of children’s brains. She probably can cope with the strains of legislative life. Today, her task is to persuade Oregonians to act on the cogent exhortation of her campaign’s bump...</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> 58232721@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:50:26 MDT Stanford not slighted by 2nd-place Pac-12 pick http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58228211-77/pac-stanford-oregon-doesn.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58228211-77/pac-stanford-oregon-doesn.html.csp">Stanford not slighted by 2nd-place Pac-12 pick</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T23:28:58.882-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Stanford has played in four straight major bowl games and the past two Rose Bowls, building a resilient football power at an improbable place. The Cardinal’s reward for all that consistency this week? They were picked to finish second behind Oregon in the Pac-12 North Division yet again. Yet Stanford coach David Shaw doesn’t perceive any slight in the preseason conference media poll. He believes it’s a testament to the overall power of the Pac-12, which appears to be stacked with d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582282112014-07-26T23:28:58.882-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-26T23:28:58.882-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58228211@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 23:28:58 MDT Utah football analysis: Utes have earned respect, but not much interest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58224329-77/utah-pac-utes-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58224329-77/utah-pac-utes-state.html.csp">Utah football analysis: Utes have earned respect, but not much interest</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="2014-07-26T23:28:24.845-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seven of 11 Pac-12 opponents would tell you, from experience, that Utah shouldn’t be taken lightly. If you deigned to ask, that is. Only USC, Oregon, Arizona State and Washington have not lost to the Utes since their inaugural Pac-12 season, when they won four of their final five conference games and were a three-point Colorado upset away from competing for the Pac-12 championship against BCS runner-up Oregon. All they needed was a stronger grip on those slippery leads. All they needed was some ...</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> 58224329@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 23:28:24 MDT Pac-12 football: Mariota taking it easy, but getting degree http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58225053-77/pac-mariota-scott-stanford.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58225053-77/pac-mariota-scott-stanford.html.csp">Pac-12 football: Mariota taking it easy, but getting degree</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="2014-07-26T22:04:20.449-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 10:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">At the very start of Pac-12 media day, commissioner Larry Scott wanted to tell a story he felt would show just how important scholarships are. College athletics are working “exceedingly well,” Scott said. As an example, he showed a Pac-12 Network-produced profile of Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota on passing up a chance to go to the NFL to return to school and get his degree in general science. “We believe that encouraging our student-athletes to tackle challenging majors such as Marcus is in,...</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> 58225053@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:04:20 MDT Pac-12 football: Conference boasts impressive QB roster http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58220073-77/mariota-pac-quarterbacks-conference.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58220073-77/mariota-pac-quarterbacks-conference.html.csp">Pac-12 football: Conference boasts impressive QB roster</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="2014-07-25T11:10:09.017-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 11:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you ask Washington State QB Connor Halliday who the best Pac-12 quarterback is, he’s glad to tell you: It’s a tough call, but all-around, it’s got to be Oregon’s Marcus Mariota. Of course, if you ask Mariota, he’s just as likely to point at UCLA’s Brett Hundley, or Oregon State’s Sean Mannion. Maybe they’re just being polite. Maybe they all think of themselves the way Arizona State’s Taylor Kelly thinks of himself: “I see myself at the top, just like those other quarterbacks.” How would Kelly...</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> 58220073@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:10:09 MDT Pac-12 Media Days Live: Day Two http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58219861-77/pac-matthew-piper-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58219861-77/pac-matthew-piper-state.html.csp">Pac-12 Media Days Live: Day Two</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="2014-07-24T22:45:05.87-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Stay right here for updates Wednesday and Thursday from Tribune Utah beat writers Kyle Goon and Matthew Piper. MacIntyre, Riley weigh in on what Whittingham calls the “moving target” in the Pac-12 Colorado’s Mike MacIntyre and Oregon State’s Mike Riley agreed with Utah’s Kyle Whittingham that the Pac-12 isn’t getting any easier. MacIntyre said it’s a matter of solid quarterback play. Riley mused that it was because many of the conference’s coaches — Mike Leach, Todd Graham, Ric...</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> 58219861@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:45:05 MDT Pac-12 Media Days Live: Orchard dreams of playing offense, too http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58215115-89/pac-season-state-usc.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58215115-89/pac-season-state-usc.html.csp">Pac-12 Media Days Live: Orchard dreams of playing offense, too</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="2014-07-24T17:41:26.25-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 05:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Stay right here for updates Wednesday and Thursday from Tribune Utah beat writers Kyle Goon and Matthew Piper. Last season, Myles Jack sparked the imagination of college football fans by excelling as both a linebacker and running back. It sparked Nate Orchard’s imagination, too. The senior defensive lineman would love his crack at an offensive role, he told Pac-12 reporters. If only he could talk Kyle Whittingham into letting him play receiver. “I’d love to,” Orchard said. “Catc...</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> 58215115@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:41:26 MDT Utah football: Burning questions for Pac-12 Media Days http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58211140-89/state-game-oregon-pac.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58211140-89/state-game-oregon-pac.html.csp">Utah football: Burning questions for Pac-12 Media Days</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">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="2014-07-22T21:59:43.393-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">We know other Pac-12 media will ask about Utah quarterback Travis Wilson on Wednesday in Los Angeles, but what do Ute fans hope to learn about the other teams in the Pac-12? The Tribune’s Utah beat writers, Kyle Goon and Matthew Piper, throw some pertinent questions out there for consideration. Arizona • How young will the Wildcats be? Rich Rodriguez said in the spring he expects a high-impact freshman class to fill needs at quarterback, running back, defensive back — really, a lot of places....</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> 58211140@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:59:43 MDT