PARKER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PARKER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Sports briefs: Venus Williams loses in Bank of West quarterfinal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58252172-77/spurs-williams-bank-commonwealth.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58252172-77/spurs-williams-bank-commonwealth.html.csp">Sports briefs: Venus Williams loses in Bank of West quarterfinal</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T23:14:30.704-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 11:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tennis • Eighth-seeded Andrea Petkovic ended Venus Williams’ run in the Bank of the West Classic, beating the former top-ranked player 6-1, 3-6, 7-5 in the quarterfinals Friday in Stanford, Calif. Following a shaky start, the 25th-ranked Williams picked up her game in the second set and appeared poised to take over the match. The 18th-ranked Petkovic rallied in the third set, taking leads of 3-1 and 5-3, to beat Williams in their first meeting since Luxembourg in 2012. Petkovic is looking for ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58252172@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 23:14:30 MDT NBA: Spurs sign Tony Parker to extension http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58251209-77/spurs-parker-extension-deal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58251209-77/spurs-parker-extension-deal.html.csp">NBA: Spurs sign Tony Parker to extension</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JON KRAWCZYNSKI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T23:10:36.677-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tony Parker is by far the youngest of the San Antonio Spurs’ Big Three, a fact that could have complicated things going forward as Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili get closer to retirement. As they are wont to do, the Spurs made things real easy. The Spurs signed Parker to a multi-year contract extension on Friday, ensuring that the six-time All-Star point guard will be in the fold whether Duncan and Ginobili are able to continue their careers or not. The Spurs did not disclose the deal, but Yahoo! ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582512092014-08-02T23:10:36.677-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-02T23:10:36.677-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58251209@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 23:10:36 MDT Hulu gets ‘South Park’ for a mere $80 million http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58183267-223/park-south-parker-episodes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58183267-223/park-south-parker-episodes.html.csp">Hulu gets ‘South Park’ for a mere $80 million</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T18:02:03.058-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 06:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beverly Hills, Calif. • When the next batch of new “South Park” episodes premiere, you’ll be able to watch them on Comedy Central. On SouthPark.cc.com. And on Hulu. And they will be released on all three platforms at the same time. Not only that, but the entire catalog of “South Park” — 244 episodes and counting — is now available on Hulu. When the new season begins in September, episodes will be available on Hulu and SouthPark.cc.com as soon as they finish airing on Comedy Central. And both sit...</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> 58183267@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:02:03 MDT Jabari Parker embracing ‘the process’ in Vegas summer league http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58190973-77/parker-league-summer-jabari.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58190973-77/parker-league-summer-jabari.html.csp">Jabari Parker embracing ‘the process’ in Vegas summer league</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T16:43:13.695-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • As expected, Jabari Parker’s scoring ability has converted smoothly from the college game to NBA summer league basketball. Over five days, his vast array of offense has been on display in the Las Vegas Summer League. The post moves, the step back jumpers, the ability to take it hard to the basket, or drop in feathery 3-pointers. He’s done all of that. But it’s come in spurts. That’s the hard part of summer league for most rookies — being consistent. And the No. 2 pick in the draft — ...</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> 58190973@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:43:13 MDT Backlash stirs in U.S. against foreign worker visas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58153840-79/workers-visas-infosys-foreign.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58153840-79/workers-visas-infosys-foreign.html.csp">Backlash stirs in U.S. against foreign worker visas</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ and PAUL WISEMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-06T10:00:27.852-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 10:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kelly Parker was thrilled when she landed her dream job in 2012 providing tech support for Harley-Davidson’s Tomahawk, Wisconsin, plants. The divorced mother of three hoped it was the beginning of a new career with the motorcycle company. The dream didn’t last long. Parker claims she was laid off one year later after she trained her replacement, a newly arrived worker from India. Now she has joined a federal lawsuit alleging the global staffing firm that ran Harley-Davidson’s tech support discri...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581538402014-07-06T10:00:27.852-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-06T10:00:27.852-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58153840@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 10:00:27 MDT Jabari Parker was No. 1 on Jazz’s draft board, Dante Exum was third http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58123191-62/.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58123191-62/.html.csp">Jabari Parker was No. 1 on Jazz’s draft board, Dante Exum was third</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T23:33:31.165-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; &lt;iframe width=”420” height=”315” frameborder=”0” id=”tout_embed” src=”//www.tout.com/embed/touts/paqnpi”&gt;&lt;/iframe&gt; Brooklyn, N.Y. • All season long, pundits and experts had gone back and forth on who would go first. Andrew Wiggins or Jabari Parker? Plenty of teams explored the possibility of trading up Thursday night to grab one of college basketball’s two most intriguing talents. And if the Utah Jazz had been successful in dealing with the Cavs, Parker would have be...</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> 58123191@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 23:33:31 MDT Pro sports or mission? Jabari Parker latest Mormon star to choose the former http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58115194-77/church-mission-parker-serve.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58115194-77/church-mission-parker-serve.html.csp">Pro sports or mission? Jabari Parker latest Mormon star to choose the former</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALEX THOMPSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> New York Times News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T23:20:10.418-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 11:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On Thursday night, an NBA team will select Jabari Parker, a 19-year-old basketball prodigy, with one of the top picks in the 2014 draft. While he poses for the cameras with his new team’s jersey, tens of thousands of young Mormon men will be preparing uniforms of their own, the white shirt and black name tag of missionaries, as they begin knocking on doors in countries around the world. It was through this missionary service that Mormons traveled to the small island nation of Tonga and converte...</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> 58115194@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 23:20:10 MDT