PERIOD - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PERIOD News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) NFL’s top-selling jersey belongs to Manziel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207564-77/manziel-jersey-league-cleveland.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207564-77/manziel-jersey-league-cleveland.html.csp">NFL’s top-selling jersey belongs to Manziel</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WITHERS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:25.849-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cleveland • Johnny Manziel is No. 2 on Cleveland’s depth chart but No. 1 as the NFL’s top-selling jersey. The league said Monday the rookie quarterback’s No. 2 jersey outsold all others from April 1 to July 17 on NFLShop.com. Manziel is followed on the list by three quarterbacks: Seattle’s Russell Wilson, San Francisco’s Colin Kapernick and Denver’s Peyton Manning. Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is fifth followed by St. Louis rookie Michael Sam, the league’s first openly gay player. The lea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582075642014-07-22T17:36:25.849-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T17:36:25.849-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58207564@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:25 MDT Ericsson sees $394 million second-quarter profit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58197848-79/profit-quarter-394-billion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58197848-79/profit-quarter-394-billion.html.csp">Ericsson sees $394 million second-quarter profit</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T09:46:01.452-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 09:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stockholm • Wireless equipment maker Ericsson says second-quarter profit rose 76 percent to $394 million mainly due to higher margins on its premium products, lower restructuring charges and improved overall efficiency. Net sales in the April to June period fell slightly to $8 billion from $8.1 billion in the same period last year. Net profit was $1.3 billion a year earlier. The world’s largest supplier of mobile phone infrastructure said Friday that political unrest prevailing in parts of the M...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581978482014-07-18T09:46:01.452-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T09:46:01.452-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58197848@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:46:01 MDT Jazz Hoops - Hood goes off as Utah picks up first summer league win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58184572-62/gobert-hood-utah-shots.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58184572-62/gobert-hood-utah-shots.html.csp">Jazz Hoops - Hood goes off as Utah picks up first summer league win</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="2014-07-14T23:47:02.041-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 11:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas - You can point to Rodney Hood's 29 points, or his seven made 3-pointers. You can single out Rudy Gobert with his 13 points, nine rebounds and five blocked shots. Trey Burke's team was a +24 with him on the floor on Monday night. Dante Exum followed a sensational debut with another solid outing. But Utah's 87-71 win over the Milwaukee Bucks at the Thomas & Mack Center happened largely because of the offense. Not the made shots, but the execution that led to the made shots. Simply, th...</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> 58184572@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:47:02 MDT Truckers at 2 Calif. ports OK cooling off period http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58179351-79/ports-drivers-period-truckers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58179351-79/ports-drivers-period-truckers.html.csp">Truckers at 2 Calif. ports OK cooling off period</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T14:05:35.206-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 02:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Truck drivers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach agreed Saturday to a cooling-off period following five days of striking that briefly shut the massive ports. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said he requested the cooling-off period, and the truckers agreed Saturday to pull down pickets while the city’s harbor commission investigates their allegations of poor working conditions and unfair labor practices. “The city will facilitate a dialogue among the parties in the weeks ahe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581793512014-07-13T14:05:35.206-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-13T14:05:35.206-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58179351@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 14:05:35 MDT FDA extending comment period on e-cigarette rules http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58095069-79/cigarettes-fda-tobacco-cigarette.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58095069-79/cigarettes-fda-tobacco-cigarette.html.csp">FDA extending comment period on e-cigarette rules</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-21T15:41:15.435-06:00">Updated Jun 21, 2014 03:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • The public will have more time to weigh in on a federal proposal to regulate electronic cigarettes and other tobacco products. The Food and Drug Administration said Friday that the public comment period slated to end July 9 is being extended an additional 30 days to Aug. 8 after getting lots of input on how to regulate e-cigarettes. Those are battery-powered devices that heat a liquid nicotine solution, creating vapor that users inhale. The FDA also proposed extending its authori...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580950692014-06-21T15:41:15.435-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-21T15:41:15.435-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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UPS thinks that the change will push customers to put lightweight items in smaller boxes that take up less space on its familiar brown trucks, reducing the company’s costs. The change takes effect Dec. 29, after the big holiday-season shipping period. UPS already factors box size in rates for air shipments.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580785282014-06-17T09:20:02.14-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-17T09:20:02.14-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58078528@www.sltrib.com Tue, 17 Jun 2014 09:20:02 MDT Rangers beat Kings 2-1, stay alive in Cup finals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58060569-77/rangers-kings-lundqvist-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58060569-77/rangers-kings-lundqvist-game.html.csp">Rangers beat Kings 2-1, stay alive in Cup finals</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SIMMI BUTTAR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T23:24:37.442-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 11:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Henrik Lundqvist and some soft ice in front of his net kept the New York Rangers in the Stanley Cup finals. Lundqvist made 40 saves in the Rangers’ 2-1 victory in Game 4 that kept the Los Angeles Kings from a sweep on Wednesday night. Twice Los Angeles put the puck on the goal line without getting it all the way across. The last came with 1:11 left in the game when Rangers forward Derek Stepan pushed the puck out of danger after it got behind Lundqvist. “It’s probably the product of m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580605692014-06-12T23:24:37.442-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-12T23:24:37.442-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Officials have revealed few details about 72-year-old Zuma’s condition, saying only that he is recovering from a demanding work schedule and that doctors are satisfied with the results of their examinations. “He must maximize the time he has to rest,” the South African Press Association q...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580504382014-06-10T08:53:01.377-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-10T08:53:01.377-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58050438@www.sltrib.com Tue, 10 Jun 2014 08:53:01 MDT Stanley Cup: Los Angeles Kings 3, New York Rangers 2, in OT http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58029852-77/kings-goal-angeles-los.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58029852-77/kings-goal-angeles-los.html.csp">Stanley Cup: Los Angeles Kings 3, New York Rangers 2, in OT</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GREG BEACHAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T23:15:04.712-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Justin Williams scored 4:36 into overtime after a turnover by Dan Girardi, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Stanley Cup finals opener. Williams was left alone in the slot after Girardi’s pass from his knees went straight to Mike Richards. Williams put his eighth goal of the postseason past Henrik Lundqvist, who made 40 saves and nearly stole an early win for the Rangers. Jonathan Quick made 25 saves for the Kings, who moved one victo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580298522014-06-04T23:15:04.712-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-04T23:15:04.712-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58029852@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 23:15:04 MDT U.S. productivity falls 3.2 percent rate in quarter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58026810-79/percent-quarter-rate-productivity.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58026810-79/percent-quarter-rate-productivity.html.csp">U.S. productivity falls 3.2 percent rate in quarter</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="2014-06-04T09:53:39.022-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 09:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • U.S. productivity fell even more than previously thought in the January-March period while labor costs rose at a faster pace. Productivity, the amount of output per hour of work, declined at an annual rate of 3.2 percent in the first quarter, the weakest showing since the beginning months of the recession in 2008, the Labor Department reported Wednesday. Unit labor costs rose at a 5.7 percent rate, the fastest pace in more than a year. Rising labor costs and falling productivity can...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580268102014-06-04T09:53:39.022-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-04T09:53:39.022-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58026810@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 09:53:39 MDT College football: Early signing date could be implemented for football http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57989473-77/early-signing-date-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57989473-77/early-signing-date-football.html.csp">College football: Early signing date could be implemented for football</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="2014-05-31T17:02:29.465-06:00">Updated May 31, 2014 05:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The challenge of recruiting college football players has become as much about holding onto athletes who have committed to a program early in the recruiting period as it is about swaying those who remain undecided late in the process. But now, if some college football coaches have their way, the game of holding onto recruits while possibly poaching others could have less time to play out. The NCAA is considering implementing an early signing period for football. The early signing period wouldn’t ...</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> 57989473@www.sltrib.com Sat, 31 May 2014 17:02:29 MDT NHL Playoffs: Rangers knock out Habs in 6, reach Cup finals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58005198-77/lundqvist-rangers-finals-montreal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58005198-77/lundqvist-rangers-finals-montreal.html.csp">NHL Playoffs: Rangers knock out Habs in 6, reach Cup finals</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ira Podell </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-29T23:13:57.667-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 11:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Dominic Moore scored in the second period, Henrik Lundqvist bounced back from his worst performance in the playoffs and the New York Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 on Thursday night to advance to the Stanley Cup finals. The Rangers are in the championship round for the first time since winning it all in 1994. Lundqvist and the Rangers shook off a 7-4 road loss Tuesday night and took out the Canadiens on home ice. Lundqvist needed to make only 18 saves in his team-record tyin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580051982014-05-29T23:13:57.667-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-29T23:13:57.667-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58005198@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 May 2014 23:13:57 MDT Swimwear fashion: Bold colors, metallics and sporty styles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57977733-223/piece-sales-2013-april.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57977733-223/piece-sales-2013-april.html.csp">Swimwear fashion: Bold colors, metallics and sporty styles</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CARYN ROUSSEAU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-29T16:49:35.658-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Expect bold colors, metallic materials and sporty styles on beaches this summer in, surprise, more one-piece silhouettes. A quick guide to this season’s swim looks: The fashion Patterns, prints, colors • Look for bold, solid colors as opposed to pastels or jewel tones. “Definitely more vibrant,” says Marissa Rubin, People StyleWatch’s senior market editor. Also: black and white, graphic details and writing or words, global prints and metallics in silvers, bronze, pewter and gold. “It looks re...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-579777332014-05-29T16:49:35.658-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-29T16:49:35.658-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57977733@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 May 2014 16:49:35 MDT ’X-Men’ atop holiday opener bests with $111M http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57989828-223/million-111-holiday-atop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57989828-223/million-111-holiday-atop.html.csp">’X-Men’ atop holiday opener bests with $111M</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-26T12:15:14.206-06:00">Updated May 26, 2014 12:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • “X-Men: Days of Future Past” is projected to be the fifth best Memorial Day holiday weekend debut in box office history over a four-day period, just behind “Fast & Furious 6” and above “The Hangover 2.” The seventh installment in the “X-Men” franchise earned $111 million, according to studio estimates on Monday. Warner Bros. sci-fi monster smash “Godzilla” landed at No. 2 with $39.4 million from Thursday to Monday. The Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore-led comedy “Blended” held the t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-579898282014-05-26T12:15:14.206-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-26T12:15:14.206-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57989828@www.sltrib.com Mon, 26 May 2014 12:15:14 MDT NHL playoffs: Kings beat Blackhawks 5-2, on brink of Cup Final http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57993192-77/kings-game-chicago-blackhawks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57993192-77/kings-game-chicago-blackhawks.html.csp">NHL playoffs: Kings beat Blackhawks 5-2, on brink of Cup Final</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GREG BEACHAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-28T16:21:15.605-06:00">Updated May 28, 2014 04:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Marian Gaborik took a momentary break from the usual businesslike atmosphere in the Kings’ dressing room and allowed himself one moment to marvel at what Los Angeles has accomplished this spring. The low-scoring Kings have become the Stanley Cup playoffs’ highest-scoring team, and this defensive powerhouse is also shutting down the Chicago Blackhawks’ big stars. With a 5-2 victory in Game 4 on Monday night, Los Angeles pushed the defending NHL champions to the verge of elimination ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-579931922014-05-28T16:21:15.605-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-28T16:21:15.605-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The low-scoring Kings have become the Stanley Cup playoffs’ highest-scoring team. This defensive powerhouse is shutting down the Chicago Blackhawks’ big stars while pushing the defending champions to the verge of elimination. Yep, the Kings deserved a hand — even if they insist they ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-579909122014-05-26T23:26:02.005-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-26T23:26:02.005-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57990912@www.sltrib.com Mon, 26 May 2014 23:26:02 MDT