PHOENIX - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PHOENIX News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Ultimate Warrior died from cardiovascular disease http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57818255-77/ultimate-warrior-cardiovascular-died.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57818255-77/ultimate-warrior-cardiovascular-died.html.csp">Ultimate Warrior died from cardiovascular disease</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T17:36:25.016-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • Authorities in Phoenix say former pro wrestler The Ultimate Warrior died of cardiovascular disease. Maricopa County spokeswoman Cari Gerchick says that’s the finding from an autopsy conducted Thursday by the county Medical Examiner’s Office. The 54-year-old wrestler’s given name was James Hellwig. He collapsed April 8 while walking with his wife to their car at a Scottsdale hotel and was pronounced dead at a hospital. Scottsdale police have said there were no signs of foul play. The Ul...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578182552014-04-14T17:36:25.016-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-14T17:36:25.016-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57818255@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:36:25 MDT NHL: Coyotes’ playoff hopes dwindle with loss to Predators http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57804877-77/phoenix-coyotes-nashville-dallas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57804877-77/phoenix-coyotes-nashville-dallas.html.csp">NHL: Coyotes’ playoff hopes dwindle with loss to Predators</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T19:07:58.692-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 07:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nashville, Tenn. • Pekka Rinne made 29 saves to lead the Nashville Predators to a 2-0 win over Phoenix on Thursday night, damaging the Coyotes’ playoff hopes. Craig Smith and Patric Hornqvist scored for Nashville, which has won four of its last five. The loss hurt Phoenix’s quest for the Western Conference’s eighth and final playoff spot. The Coyotes entered the day two points behind the Dallas Stars in the wild card race. Both teams have two games remaining, including Sunday’s season finale whe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578048772014-04-11T19:07:58.692-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-11T19:07:58.692-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57804877@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:07:58 MDT Rallies in cities across US decrying deportation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57779465-68/obama-deportations-cities-organizers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57779465-68/obama-deportations-cities-organizers.html.csp">Rallies in cities across US decrying deportation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TERRY TANG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T15:59:01.538-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 03:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • Dozens of immigration advocates and supporters are rallying in cities across the country in a renewed effort to push President Barack Obama to put a freeze on deportations. Organizers of Saturday’s “Day of Action” demonstrations say Obama has the executive power to stop deportations that separate immigrants living in the country illegally from their loved ones. In Eloy, Ariz., numerous supporters have converged in front of a federal detention center after journeying more than 60 miles ...</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> 57779465@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 15:59:01 MDT Letter: Compare Jazz, Suns and think about coaching change http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57760625-82/jazz-coaching-suns-hornacek.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57760625-82/jazz-coaching-suns-hornacek.html.csp">Letter: Compare Jazz, Suns and think about coaching change</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T05:45:16.701-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 05:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After the Utah Jazz blew a 16-point third-quarter lead to the Memphis Grizzlies March 28, Jim Burton, Standard Examiner sportswriter, wrote: “The Jazz circled the wagon looking for answers.” Maybe the Jazz need to look for a new wagon leader. The Jazz have some really good players, but coaching, that’s a different scenario. Numerous times the Jazz pull ahead and then turnovers result in loss after loss. At the start of the NBA season, both the Utah Jazz and the Phoenix Suns were picked to finis...</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> 57760625@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 05:45:16 MDT NHL: Bruins score 3 third-period goals for 12th straight win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57717784-77/phoenix-boston-division-goals.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57717784-77/phoenix-boston-division-goals.html.csp">NHL: Bruins score 3 third-period goals for 12th straight win</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T23:01:08.017-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 11:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Glendale, Ariz. • The Boston Bruins rallied with three third-period goals, the go-ahead score by Shawn Thornton with 3:18 to play, to win their 12th in a row, 4-2 over the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday night. The Bruins are two shy of the franchise mark of 14 straight set in the 1929-30 season. They also have the most points in the NHL with 103, two more than Western Conference-leading St. Louis. Jarome Iginla scored his 27th and 28th goals of the season for Boston, the second with an empty net in...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577177842014-03-22T23:01:08.017-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-22T23:01:08.017-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57717784@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 23:01:08 MDT NBA Coach of the Year? Jeff Hornacek remains No. 1 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57683688-77/hornacek-coach-season-phoenix.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57683688-77/hornacek-coach-season-phoenix.html.csp">NBA Coach of the Year? Jeff Hornacek remains No. 1</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="2014-03-15T20:21:36.559-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 08:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As the final month of the NBA season approaches, the best race beyond the battle for Western Conference playoff position is the one for Coach of the Year. Despite a slow fade by Phoenix, I’m still taking Jeff Hornacek. Frankly, the job he has done with the Suns is one of the best I’ve ever seen, even if they do miss the playoffs. Like everyone else, I pictured Phoenix as the worst team in the West — maybe the worst team in the league — when the regular season began. In October, the Suns’ over/u...</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> 57683688@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 20:21:36 MDT NHL: Bruins beat Coyotes for 7th straight win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57678609-77/boston-bruins-game-dallas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57678609-77/boston-bruins-game-dallas.html.csp">NHL: Bruins beat Coyotes for 7th straight win</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated PRess</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-14T18:18:02.508-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 06:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • With one month to go in the NHL’s regular season, the Boston Bruins have taken over the top spot in the Eastern Conference standings. Tuukka Rask made 21 saves and the Bruins beat the Phoenix Coyotes 2-1 on Thursday night for their seventh consecutive victory. The win gave Boston 93 points, one more than the Pittsburgh Penguins. “I think we just want to get our game to the place we want to be at in the playoffs, and not worry about looking at the standings,” Rask said. “But it’s better ...</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> 57678609@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:18:02 MDT Montana boy tried to bite, lick his way out of avalanche http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57647689-200/avalanche-bite-buried-phoenix.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57647689-200/avalanche-bite-buried-phoenix.html.csp">Montana boy tried to bite, lick his way out of avalanche</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-07T15:35:32.506-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 03:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • An 8-year-old western Montana boy who spent about an hour buried in the snow after a deadly avalanche roared into his backyard says he tried to “lick and bite” his way out before becoming tired and falling asleep. Phoenix Scoles-Coburn, of Missoula, told “Today” show host Matt Lauer on Friday that he doesn’t remember the moment the Feb. 28 snow slide hit him. He says he looked back and saw a tree wobbling, so he ran. The next thing he knew, he was in the snow. Phoenix’s mother, Erin S...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576476892014-03-07T15:35:32.506-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-07T15:35:32.506-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57647689@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:35:32 MDT NASCAR: Kevin Harvick wins second straight race at Phoenix http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57622516-77/harvick-race-keselowski-phoenix.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57622516-77/harvick-race-keselowski-phoenix.html.csp">NASCAR: Kevin Harvick wins second straight race at Phoenix</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN MARSHALL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-02T22:08:47.578-06:00">Updated Mar 2, 2014 10:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Avondale, Ariz. • Kevin Harvick had a nice send-off with Richard Childress Racing, winning his penultimate race with the team at Phoenix International Raceway. Back at Phoenix four months later, he stamped his arrival at Stewart-Haas Racing by winning the second race with his new team — doing it on the same weekend he celebrated his 13th wedding anniversary, no less. Yeah, Harvick kind of likes it here in the desert. Disappointed at the Daytona 500 after a last-lap crash, Harvick bounced back q...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576225162014-03-02T22:08:47.578-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-02T22:08:47.578-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57622516@www.sltrib.com Sun, 02 Mar 2014 22:08:47 MDT NASCAR: Keselowski takes pole in Phoenix http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57615173-77/qualifying-keselowski-lap-nascar.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57615173-77/qualifying-keselowski-lap-nascar.html.csp">NASCAR: Keselowski takes pole in Phoenix</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">THE ASSOCIATED PRESS</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T20:08:23.939-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 08:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Avondale, Ariz. • Brad Keselowski earned the pole at Phoenix International Raceway after making it through NASCAR’s new knockout-style qualifying Friday. Keselowski had a fast lap of 139.384 mph, turning the mile oval in 25.828 seconds to earn a spot on the front row next to Joey Logano for Sunday’s 312-mile race. Jamie McMurray qualified third, defending Sprint Cup champion was fourth and Daytona 500 champion Dale Earnhardt Jr. will start fifth next to Greg Biffle. NASCAR made numerous change...</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> 57615173@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 20:08:23 MDT Utah Jazz: After two straight wins, Jazz embark on long road trip http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57608038-87/jazz-garrett-games-favors.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57608038-87/jazz-garrett-games-favors.html.csp">Utah Jazz: After two straight wins, Jazz embark on long road trip</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="2014-02-28T20:44:25.105-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 08:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are three reasons the Jazz’s upcoming six-game road trip doesn’t look as daunting as it did just days ago. No. 1, Diante Garrett continues to establish himself as a legitimate NBA point guard. No. 2, Gordon Hayward has shown signs in the last two games of returning to top form. No. 3, Derrick Favors is healthy and anchoring a defense that has been outstanding. Utah’s longest trip of the season begins Friday night at Cleveland. It includes stops in Indiana, Milwaukee, Washington, New York ...</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> 57608038@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 20:44:25 MDT After loss to Utah Jazz, Phoenix has almost lost grip on playoff berth http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57605330-87/suns-phoenix-utah-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57605330-87/suns-phoenix-utah-game.html.csp">After loss to Utah Jazz, Phoenix has almost lost grip on playoff berth</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="2014-02-26T23:27:04.098-06:00">Updated Feb 26, 2014 11:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Phoenix Suns’ seasonlong hold on a Western Conference playoff berth has almost slipped away. After Utah rolled to a 109-86 victory over Phoenix on Wednesday night at EnergySolutions Arena, the Suns held onto eighth place in the West by one-half game over surging Memphis. The loss was their third straight. The Suns have lost as many as three in a row only two other times during their surprisingly successful season. “We’re just in a little funk,” said Gerald Green, who led Phoenix with 17 poin...</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> 57605330@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Feb 2014 23:27:04 MDT Jeff Hornacek’s Suns surprising everyone but themselves http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57598007-87/suns-jazz-game-hornacek.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57598007-87/suns-jazz-game-hornacek.html.csp">Jeff Hornacek’s Suns surprising everyone but themselves</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T23:20:46.524-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 11:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The number: 19.5. If you walked into a Las Vegas casino in the last days before the start of the NBA season and bet that the Phoenix Suns, a team coming off a dismal 25-win season the year before and seemingly in a rebuilding mode that would take years to complete, would finish with fewer wins than that, you probably would have felt pretty good. The Suns had a first-year head coach who wanted to start two point guards (one of whom had never been a regular starter) and a forward with a heart defe...</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> 57598007@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 23:20:46 MDT Wednesday’s TV/radio programming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57598179-77/espn-espnu-arizona-champions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57598179-77/espn-espnu-arizona-champions.html.csp">Wednesday’s TV/radio programming</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T23:21:48.477-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 11:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television Golf • LPGA, HSBC Women’s Champions, 8:30 p.m., TGC Men’s college basketball • Georgia Tech at Notre Dame, 5 p.m., ESPN2 • Rutgers at UCF, 5 p.m., ESPNU • Butler at Villanova, 6 p.m., FS1 • California at Arizona, 7 p.m., ESPN2 • Baylor at Texas, 7 p.m., ESPNU • Stanford at Arizona St., 9 p.m., ESPNU NBA • New Orleans at Dallas, 6 p.m., ESPN • Phoenix at Utah, 7 p.m., ROOT • Houston at L.A. Clippers, 8:30 p.m., ESPN NHL • Boston at Buffalo, 5:30 p.m., NBCSN • Los Angeles at...</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> 57598179@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 23:21:48 MDT