PLAYED - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PLAYED News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) BYU QB Taysom Hill will participate in Manning Passing Academy in July http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57797624-65/really-spring-think-hill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57797624-65/really-spring-think-hill.html.csp">BYU QB Taysom Hill will participate in Manning Passing Academy in July</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="2014-04-09T22:00:08.192-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 10:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Apparently, NFL quarterbacks Peyton and Eli Manning and their father, former NFL QB Archie Manning, believe BYU quarterback Taysom Hill has a bright future. Hill will join the Manning Passing Academy this summer, having accepted an invitation to work as an instructor at the camp July 10-13. The camp is held at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, La. Only the nation’s elite college quarterbacks are invited to participate as instructors at the camp; Last year, Georgia's Aaron Murray, South Car...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57797624@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:00:08 MDT Tetris in the sky: Gamers play on Philly building http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57781916-200/tetris-game-building-lee.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57781916-200/tetris-game-building-lee.html.csp">Tetris in the sky: Gamers play on Philly building</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KATHY MATHESON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T13:39:06.225-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 01:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Philadelphia • Sam Robinson said it’s been about 15 years since he last played the videogame Tetris on a Game Boy. On Saturday night, he played it on the side of a skyscraper. Robinson, 30, was among the hundreds of Tetris fans who had a little fun Saturday with a big version of the classic video game on the side of the 29-story Cira Centre in downtown Philadelphia. “It has been probably 15 years since I played Tetris last on a Game Boy, and it’s much different playing on the side of building 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> 57781916@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 13:39:06 MDT NBA: Despite struggles, Atlanta Hawks cling to 8th playoff spot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57760099-77/hawks-games-atlanta-korver.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57760099-77/hawks-games-atlanta-korver.html.csp">NBA: Despite struggles, Atlanta Hawks cling to 8th playoff spot</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL NEWBERRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T23:27:08.556-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 11:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • Kyle Korver checks out the NBA standings every morning. He knows how close the Atlanta Hawks are cutting it just to make the playoffs. “I know who’s playing who, I know who they’re playing next,” the Hawks guard said. “We’re supposed to focus on ourselves, but I looking at everything.” After a miserable couple of months, the Hawks are barely clinging to the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, one game ahead of the New York Knicks with nine games left in the regular season. “T...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577600992014-04-01T23:27:08.556-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-01T23:27:08.556-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57760099@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 23:27:08 MDT Steve Luhm: Utah Jazz coach Jensen shaken by inaccurate murder story http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57739410-77/ross-jensen-quinton-jazz.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57739410-77/ross-jensen-quinton-jazz.html.csp">Steve Luhm: Utah Jazz coach Jensen shaken by inaccurate murder story</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T23:44:34.636-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 11:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When Utah Jazz assistant coach Alex Jensen checked his cellphone Monday morning, he was horrified. Beyond horrified. In the previous few hours, Jensen received scores of emails and text messages with the unfathomable news that one of his former players — Quinton Ross — had been murdered. According to a story on the New York Post’s website, a man named Quinton Ross and identified as a former NBA player had been found stuffed into a plastic bag and buried in a shallow grave on a city beach. “Ever...</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> 57739410@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 23:44:34 MDT Movie review: Good acting can’t save weak drama in ‘Face of Love’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57724918-223/harris-love-nikki-bening.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57724918-223/harris-love-nikki-bening.html.csp">Movie review: Good acting can’t save weak drama in ‘Face of Love’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T22:27:17.708-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 10:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two really good actors, Annette Bening and Ed Harris, swim against a current of melodramatic mush in the drama “The Face of Love.” Bening plays Nikki, five years after the death of her architect husband, Garrett (played by Harris), who sees someone who looks just like him — a painter and art teacher, Tom Young (also played by Harris) — and pursues him. Soon a romance blossoms, but is Nikki in love with Tom or with the image of Garrett? Years ago, Alfred Hitchcock played out this scenario for p...</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> 57724918@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 22:27:17 MDT ’Homeland’ actor James Rebhorn dies at 65 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57719954-223/rebhorn-actor-homeland-credits.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57719954-223/rebhorn-actor-homeland-credits.html.csp">’Homeland’ actor James Rebhorn dies at 65</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAKE COYLE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T17:23:44.152-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 05:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • James Rebhorn, the prolific character actor whose credits included “Homeland,” “Scent of a Woman” and “My Cousin Vinny,” has died. He was 65. Rebhorn’s agent, Dianne Busch, said Sunday that the actor died Friday at his home in South Orange, N.J. She declined to give details on the nature of his death. In five decades of television and film work, Rebhorn amassed more than 100 credits, ranging from a shipping magnate in “The Talented Mr. Ripley” to the prosecutor in the series finale of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577199542014-03-23T17:23:44.152-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-23T17:23:44.152-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Heading into Monday night’s game against Detroit at EnergySolutions Arena, Jefferson is the only player on the roster with perfect attendance. Nobody else has played 70 games like the 33-year-old small forward. “I’ve always been a guy who never really liked to miss games, even when I was younger and had some injuries,” Jefferson said. “They had to force me to si...</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> 57719760@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 10:32:44 MDT NFL notes: Jets sign Michael Vick and release Mark Sanchez http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57714373-77/jets-vick-nfl-quarterback.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57714373-77/jets-vick-nfl-quarterback.html.csp">NFL notes: Jets sign Michael Vick and release Mark Sanchez</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T23:33:14.163-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The New York Jets signed quarterback Michael Vick and released Mark Sanchez on Friday. Vick was a free agent after spending the last five seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles. He will be reunited with Jets offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg, who helped the quarterback have the best season of his career in Philadelphia in 2010. Vick was plagued by injuries the last three years and lost the starting job last year to Nick Foles. He could present a real challenge to Jets starter Geno Smith, who...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577143732014-03-21T23:33:14.163-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-21T23:33:14.163-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Rose was animated and clearly excited after BYU received a 10 seed for the NCAA Tournament. “Our coaching staff is excited, our players are thrilled. We look forward to the next few days,” Rose said in his openin...</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> 57692011@www.sltrib.com Sun, 16 Mar 2014 23:24:01 MDT Utah basketball: Dakari Tucker’s big 3 leads Utes past Huskies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57671270-89/utah-utes-tucker-pac.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57671270-89/utah-utes-tucker-pac.html.csp">Utah basketball: Dakari Tucker’s big 3 leads Utes past Huskies</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-12T23:19:44.996-06:00">Updated Mar 12, 2014 11:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • Dakarai Tucker left his collection of white T-shirts in Utah. So when the Utes took the floor against Washington on Wednesday in the Pac-12 Tournament, Tucker was sleeveless for the first time this season. Two hours later — with Utah’s season on the line — it was clear that Tucker can still shoot the basketball even without sleeves. His 3-pointer with 35.3 seconds remaining lifted the Utes to a 67-61 victory over the Huskies at MGM Grand Arena. The victory advances the eighth-seeded ...</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> 57671270@www.sltrib.com Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:19:44 MDT NFL: Jets release cornerback Antonio Cromartie http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57656007-77/cromartie-jets-season-cornerback.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57656007-77/cromartie-jets-season-cornerback.html.csp">NFL: Jets release cornerback Antonio Cromartie</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="2014-03-09T23:07:21.184-06:00">Updated Mar 9, 2014 11:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The New York Jets released cornerback Antonio Cromartie on Sunday, a decision that saves the team millions of dollars under its salary cap. Cromartie was entering the final year of his four-year deal and was scheduled to cost the Jets’ cap $14.98 million this season — including a $5 million roster bonus that would kick in later this month. There’s a chance the Jets could bring back Cromartie at a lesser salary, unless the two-time Pro Bowl selection chooses to explore free agency. The...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576560072014-03-09T23:07:21.184-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-09T23:07:21.184-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57656007@www.sltrib.com Sun, 09 Mar 2014 23:07:21 MDT Utah basketball: Stanford punches Utah in the mouth http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57652930-89/stanford-krystkowiak-utah-mouth.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57652930-89/stanford-krystkowiak-utah-mouth.html.csp">Utah basketball: Stanford punches Utah in the mouth</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-08T21:56:55.412-06:00">Updated Mar 8, 2014 09:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stanford, Calif. • Minutes before Utah took the floor at Maples Pavilion on Saturday morning, coach Larry Krystkowiak looked around the locker room, surveyed his players and issued the following decree: “If anyone needs me to punch them in the mouth, let me know. I can do it right now.” Of course, Krystkowiak wasn’t being literal. But he was attempting to prepare his team for the kind of senior day atmosphere they were about to walk in to. Two hours later, after a damaging 61-60 loss to the Card...</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> 57652930@www.sltrib.com Sat, 08 Mar 2014 21:56:55 MDT BYU will play LMU on Saturday after Lions get past Portland http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57646035-65/think-game-season-really.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57646035-65/think-game-season-really.html.csp">BYU will play LMU on Saturday after Lions get past Portland</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="2014-03-07T00:56:01.917-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 12:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Is Loyola Marymount going to make another improbable run at the West Coast Conference tournament? Last year, the Lions won three tournament games after finishing last in the regular season with a 1-15 record. They beat Portland, San Francisco and Santa Clara before getting blown out by Gonzaga in the semifinals. Thursday night, the last-place Lions were at it again, knocking off No. 7 seed Portland 67-64 behind 14 points apiece by Anthony Ireland and Nick Stover. At least this year LMU won four ...</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> 57646035@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 00:56:01 MDT 1A girls’ hoops: 25-0 Panguitch beats Bryce Valley 51-29 for title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57585079-190/panguitch-bryce-valley-played.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57585079-190/panguitch-bryce-valley-played.html.csp">1A girls’ hoops: 25-0 Panguitch beats Bryce Valley 51-29 for title</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Wharton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-02T21:40:28.296-06:00">Updated Mar 2, 2014 09:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richfield • Only 28 miles separate Garfield County rivals Panguitch and Bryce Valley. But the divide between the two schools’ girls basketball teams might be as deep as Bryce Canyon. Panguitch rolled to its eighth state girls championship since 1999 by beating Bryce Valley 51-29 Saturday in the Class 1A finals at the Sevier Valley Center to complete an impressive undefeated 25-0 season. Though the Bobcats don’t have a senior on their roster, coach Curtis Barney said the girls have been playing ...</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> 57585079@www.sltrib.com Sun, 02 Mar 2014 21:40:28 MDT BYU men’s volleyball: Cougars looking like title contenders http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57608219-88/really-byu-cougars-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57608219-88/really-byu-cougars-season.html.csp">BYU men’s volleyball: Cougars looking like title contenders</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T17:10:25.761-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 05:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • They’ve been gone, but they are far too good this season to have been forgotten. That sums up the plight of the BYU men’s volleyball team, which plays in the Smith Fieldhouse this weekend for the first time in more than a month. The No. 2-ranked Cougars (10-1 in MPSF play, 10-3 overall) play host to No. 7 USC on Friday night and No. 4 Pepperdine on Saturday night. Both matches begin at 7 p.m. and both will be televised by BYUtv. The Cougars could be rusty, because they haven’t played a m...</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> 57608219@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 17:10:25 MDT Utah State basketball: Aggies have nothing to lose for rest of season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57600441-77/state-san-utah-aggies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57600441-77/state-san-utah-aggies.html.csp">Utah State basketball: Aggies have nothing to lose for rest of season</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="2014-02-26T22:14:27.411-06:00">Updated Feb 26, 2014 10:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albuquerque, N.M. • There have been times this year when the silver lining has been faint, if visible at all. Mostly, the latter part of Utah State’s season has been storms rolling in, one after another. But the Aggies (15-13, 5-11) weren’t hanging their heads on Tuesday night, even after an upset faded away into a 67-58 defeat at New Mexico. For once, it seemed, Utah State lost, but played above expectations. “I thought we came out and we played good tonight,” Preston Medlin said. “I thought we...</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> 57600441@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:14:27 MDT Utah State notebook — slow starts, heading to The Pit, and 3-point shooting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/57596604-55/state-utah-aggies-played.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/57596604-55/state-utah-aggies-played.html.csp">Utah State notebook — slow starts, heading to The Pit, and 3-point shooting</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="2014-02-25T16:42:27.325-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 04:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Comeback kids, these Aggies are not. Almost any time an opponent has gone into the locker room with a halftime lead this year, they've been able to feel confident they'll win the game. Going against the toughest team in the Mountain West on Tuesday, it makes it all the more important not to get behind early for Utah State. "We just have to be prepared earlier," Jordan Stone said. "We have to be ready by tipoff. We can't get behind." Utah State is only 1-10 when trailing after one half. The bigge...</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> 57596604@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:42:27 MDT Maria von Trapp of ‘Sound of Music,’ dies at 99 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57585408-223/trapp-von-family-music.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57585408-223/trapp-von-family-music.html.csp">Maria von Trapp of ‘Sound of Music,’ dies at 99</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-23T12:17:13.389-06:00">Updated Feb 23, 2014 12:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stowe, Vt. • Maria von Trapp, the last surviving member and second-eldest daughter of the musical family whose escape from Nazi-occupied Austria was the basis for “The Sound of Music,” has died. She was 99. Von Trapp died at her home in Vermont on Tuesday, according to her brother Johannes von Trapp. “She was a lovely woman who was one of the few truly good people,” he said. “There wasn’t a mean or miserable bone in her body. I think everyone who knew her would agree with that.” Maria von Trapp ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575854082014-02-23T12:17:13.389-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-23T12:17:13.389-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57585408@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Feb 2014 12:17:13 MDT Nets’ Collins becomes NBA’s 1st openly gay player http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57590827-77/collins-nets-nba-player.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57590827-77/collins-nets-nba-player.html.csp">Nets’ Collins becomes NBA’s 1st openly gay player</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BERNIE WILSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-24T23:30:21.338-06:00">Updated Feb 24, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Jason Collins heard his name called by Nets coach Jason Kidd early in the second quarter and headed to the scorer’s table to check in. When he walked onto the court, Collins became the first openly gay athlete to play in one of the United States’ four major professional leagues. He understood the significance attached to his appearance in an NBA game, but he had a job to do. “It felt like, ‘I’ve done this thousands of times before,’” Collins said after Brooklyn’s 108-102 victory ag...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575908272014-02-24T23:30:21.338-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-24T23:30:21.338-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57590827@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Feb 2014 23:30:21 MDT Jazz notes: Center Derrick Favors sidelined again with hip injury http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57584946-87/jazz-favors-corbin-games.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57584946-87/jazz-favors-corbin-games.html.csp">Jazz notes: Center Derrick Favors sidelined again with hip injury</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="2014-02-23T08:58:27.269-06:00">Updated Feb 23, 2014 08:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Jazz played without center Derrick Favors again Saturday night. Favors missed his third straight game — and seventh in the last 13 — when Utah faced Minnesota at EnergySolutions Arena. Favors has been struggling with a sprained hip, which he initially injured on Jan. 17. In his pregame meeting with the media, Jazz coach Tyrone Corbin repeated there is no timetable for Favors’ return. “We want to make sure now that we get him healthy so he can come back and be with us the rest of the season...</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> 57584946@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Feb 2014 08:58:27 MDT