OVERALL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/OVERALL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Revived Days of ’47 Rodeo wraps up http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58227976-77/texas-utah-seconds-round.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58227976-77/texas-utah-seconds-round.html.csp">Revived Days of ’47 Rodeo wraps up</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T23:29:02.161-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Not long ago, the Days of ’47 Rodeo was withering like a thirsty flower in the summertime sun. Prize money dwindled. The interest among contestants waned. Attendance dipped. But times have changed. In the 17 months since Days of ’47 president and CEO Dan Shaw took over, the rodeo has more than doubled the prize money it offers, regained respect among the participants and recaptured the imagination of the sport’s fans in Utah. The revived Komatsu Days of ‘47 Rodeo completed a five-night run on Sa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58227976@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 23:29:02 MDT Days of ’47 Rodeo: Injuries slow ex-prep star Hannum in steer wrestling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221829-77/texas-tie-hannum-round.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221829-77/texas-tie-hannum-round.html.csp">Days of ’47 Rodeo: Injuries slow ex-prep star Hannum in steer wrestling</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T22:45:04.88-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Olin Hannum was sacked Thursday night. A former All-State quarterback and Class 5A Most Valuable Player at Fremont High School, Hannum failed to post a time in a steer wrestling during the third round of the Days of ’47 Rodeo at EnergySolutions Arena. Hannum reached his steer in rapid fashion but never got enough leverage to get it on the ground and remain in contention for a paycheck at the $249,000 Days of ’47. “I thought I got into a good spot,” Hannum said. “But the steer just didn’t want to...</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> 58221829@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:45:04 MDT Gallopin wins Tour de France Stage 11 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58190238-77/stage-gallopin-nibali-france.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58190238-77/stage-gallopin-nibali-france.html.csp">Gallopin wins Tour de France Stage 11</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T22:05:36.511-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 10:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oyonnax, France • French rider Tony Gallopin led a late breakaway in a show of opportunism and savvy racing to win Wednesday’s 11th stage of the Tour de France as Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall lead. The peloton returned to action after the race’s first rest day with the 116.3-mile ride from Besancon to Oyonnax, not far from the Swiss border. The stage featured four small- to medium-sized hills near the end. In the stage’s mini-drama, American Andrew Talansky, struggling through pa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581902382014-07-16T22:05:36.511-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T22:05:36.511-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190238@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:05:36 MDT U.S. construction spending up 0.1 percent in May http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58137442-79/construction-spending-percent-0.1.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58137442-79/construction-spending-percent-0.1.csp">U.S. construction spending up 0.1 percent in May</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN CRUTSINGER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T09:32:02.622-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 09:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • U.S. construction spending barely increased in May as gains in spending on non-residential projects such as office buildings and public construction were largely offset by a big drop in home building. The Commerce Department says construction spending edged up 0.1 percent in May after a much stronger 0.8 percent April increase. The back-to-back gains followed a period of weakness in which spending fell in both January and February and was flat in March. The construction industry has...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581374422014-07-01T09:32:02.622-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T09:32:02.622-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58137442@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 09:32:02 MDT Panthers take defenseman at No. 1 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58124826-77/defenseman-pick-center-forward.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58124826-77/defenseman-pick-center-forward.html.csp">Panthers take defenseman at No. 1</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T23:34:02.04-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 11:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Philadelphia • With the first pick of the NHL draft, the Florida Panthers went with 15 seconds of dramatic pause before announcing the name. The silence felt much longer for Aaron Ekblad. “I was just sitting there just kind of scared and excited at the same time,” he said. At last, general manager Dale Tallon made the call for Ekblad, selecting the defenseman with the first pick in the Friday night. Ekblad, a 6-foot-4, 214-pound defenseman who played for Barrie in the Ontario Hockey League, is t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581248262014-06-27T23:34:02.04-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-27T23:34:02.04-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58124826@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 23:34:02 MDT U.S. retail sales rose 0.3 percent in May http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58060139-79/sales-percent-stores-retail.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58060139-79/sales-percent-stores-retail.html.csp">U.S. retail sales rose 0.3 percent in May</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN CRUTSINGER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T10:15:26.216-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 10:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • U.S. retail sales rose modestly in May as consumers turned cautious in their spending. But the weaker-than-expected result is unlikely to derail stronger overall in the second quarter. Retail sales rose 0.3 percent in May, helped by a jump in demand for autos, the Commerce Department said Thursday. The result follows a 0.5 percent climb in April, which was revised up from an initial estimate of 0.1 percent. March sales surged 1.5 percent — the biggest one-month gain in four years. A...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580601392014-06-12T10:15:26.216-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-12T10:15:26.216-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58060139@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 10:15:26 MDT MLB draft: Astros draft California HS lefty Aiken at No. 1 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58033898-77/draft-overall-pitcher-aiken.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58033898-77/draft-overall-pitcher-aiken.html.csp">MLB draft: Astros draft California HS lefty Aiken at No. 1</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DENNIS WASZAK Jr.</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-05T23:27:30.927-06:00">Updated Jun 5, 2014 11:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Secaucus, N.J. • The Houston Astros selected California high school pitcher Brady Aiken with the No. 1 pick in the Major League Baseball draft Thursday night. The polished left-hander from San Diego’s Cathedral Catholic High School is just the third prep pitcher to be selected first overall, joining fellow lefties Brien Taylor (1991, Yankees) and David Clyde (1973, Rangers). Aiken is also the first high school lefty to be drafted in the first five picks since Adam Loewen went fourth overall to ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580338982014-06-05T23:27:30.927-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-05T23:27:30.927-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58033898@www.sltrib.com Thu, 05 Jun 2014 23:27:30 MDT