PLAYERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PLAYERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Prep football preview: Mountain View Bruins http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58195042-190/mountain-view-haacke-players.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58195042-190/mountain-view-haacke-players.html.csp">Prep football preview: Mountain View Bruins</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tierra Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T12:28:01.642-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 12:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">EDITOR’S NOTE • This is one in a series of previews of Utah’s high school football programs. They will run throughout the summer leading up to the 2014 regular season, which begins Aug. 21. Mountain View Bruins A positive attitude is contagious. And positivity is spreading quickly at Mountain View with the addition of new head coach Lewis Wong, who has brought a new spirit to the program’s players and assistants, while getting more athletes interested in the program. Wong is known as a pla...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58195042@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:28:01 MDT Four BYU players on watch list for Polynesian Player of the Year award http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58215328-65/award-football-list-polynesian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58215328-65/award-football-list-polynesian.html.csp">Four BYU players on watch list for Polynesian Player of the Year award</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="2014-07-23T10:03:12.973-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 10:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Four BYU football players are among the 34 players from 20 schools on the inaugural Watch List for the Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Award. The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame announced the establishment of the award on Wednesday with the release of the Watch List for the 2014 season. BYU players on the list are linebackers Alani Fua and Bronson Kaufusi and offensive linemen Edward Fusi and Solomone Kafu. Utah State safety Brian Suite and Utah offensive lineman Jeremiah Poutasi...</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> 58215328@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:03:12 MDT Utah football: Burning questions for Pac-12 Media Days http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58211140-89/state-game-oregon-pac.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58211140-89/state-game-oregon-pac.html.csp">Utah football: Burning questions for Pac-12 Media Days</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T21:59:43.393-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">We know other Pac-12 media will ask about Utah quarterback Travis Wilson on Wednesday in Los Angeles, but what do Ute fans hope to learn about the other teams in the Pac-12? The Tribune’s Utah beat writers, Kyle Goon and Matthew Piper, throw some pertinent questions out there for consideration. Arizona • How young will the Wildcats be? Rich Rodriguez said in the spring he expects a high-impact freshman class to fill needs at quarterback, running back, defensive back — really, a lot of places....</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> 58211140@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:59:43 MDT Sports briefs: 6 soccer players refuse to return to Ukraine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207962-77/players-return-sterling-soccer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207962-77/players-return-sterling-soccer.html.csp">Sports briefs: 6 soccer players refuse to return to Ukraine</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:25.578-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Soccer • Shakhtar Donetsk’s owner says six players have refused to return to Ukraine for the new season as conflict rages around the club’s home city. Five Brazilians and one Argentine player remained in France following a friendly on Saturday. In a statement on the club’s website, owner Rinat Akhmetov warned the players that “they will suffer” if they do not return, because their actions could activate compensation clauses forcing them to pay “tens of millions of euros” to Shakhtar. Witness...</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> 58207962@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:25 MDT 6 South Americans refuse to return to Ukraine team http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58206764-77/ukrainian-players-club-donetsk.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58206764-77/ukrainian-players-club-donetsk.html.csp">6 South Americans refuse to return to Ukraine team</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAMES ELLINGWORTH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:26.263-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • Six South Americans — five Brazilians and one Argentine — have refused to return to Ukraine to play for their football club in the troubled city of Donetsk, risking possible fines and suspensions for breach of contract. The players remained in France following Ukrainian league champion Shakhtar Donetsk’s friendly against Lyon on Saturday. The Ukrainian military is attempting to retake Donetsk in the east of the country from pro-Russian rebels. “If they don’t come then in the first insta...</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> 58206764@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:26 MDT Utah Jazz: Lindsey sees progress all-around after summer league http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58201837-77/jazz-week-league-summer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58201837-77/jazz-week-league-summer.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Lindsey sees progress all-around after 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="2014-07-22T17:36:12.122-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • You could detect the hint of a smile on the face of Dennis Lindsey. No, Utah’s general manager wasn’t grinning profusely. But you could tell he was pleased by the Jazz summer league edition and some of the results this week. Utah went 3-2 in Las Vegas, winning its last game on Friday night over Portland. The record is almost secondary to the progress made as the week continued. Rudy Gobert proved that he is indeed ready for rotation minutes, turning in a performance that was dominati...</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> 58201837@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:12 MDT MLB: After All-Star party, baseball gets back to work http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58196453-77/star-break-players-return.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58196453-77/star-break-players-return.html.csp">MLB: After All-Star party, baseball gets back to work</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAY COHEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T23:12:02.72-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sure, it was great for a couple days. The cheers for Derek Jeter. The power of Giancarlo Stanton. The excellence of Mike Trout in the American League’s 5-3 victory. Baseball’s All-Star party in the Twin Cities was a long series of smiles for players and fans. But the break is over now, and the real fun begins Friday night. Heading into the second half of the season, there are all sorts of compelling stories from coast to coast. It could be one fun summer in California, where Oakland begins the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581964532014-07-17T23:12:02.72-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T23:12:02.72-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58196453@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:12:02 MDT College football: SEC players mostly leave lobbying to others http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58196000-77/players-ncaa-think-college.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58196000-77/players-ncaa-think-college.html.csp">College football: SEC players mostly leave lobbying to others</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID BRANDT </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and JOHN ZENOR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T23:12:03.049-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hoover, Ala. • Southeastern Conference players have mostly been content to let league administrators and coaches take up the drumbeat for NCAA reform — not that they’re complaining. SEC commissioner Mike Slive has even said the Big Five conferences could break away from the NCAA if players aren’t compensated more properly. South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier has advocated that players should be getting a bigger piece of college athletics’ substantial monetary pie for years. Maybe the most ambiva...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581960002014-07-17T23:12:03.049-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T23:12:03.049-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58196000@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:12:03 MDT Monson: College football watch lists have become unwatchable http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58194742-77/watch-list-lists-awards.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58194742-77/watch-list-lists-awards.html.csp">Monson: College football watch lists have become unwatchable</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Gordon Monson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T23:12:03.472-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">They started out as good things, as badges of honor, as notices of real recognition, as hallmarks of promise. And then, they became college football’s version of quack grass. Their roots spread. They got out of hand. They popped up in places they shouldn’t. And they choked out authentic anticipation for what might come next. Watch lists. They’re everywhere. They’re too many places. They’ve simultaneously broadened the parameters of where star players begin and where they end and they’ve cheapen...</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> 58194742@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:12:03 MDT MLS: Beckerman, Rimando named to MLS All-Star Game Fan XI http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58192110-77/mls-star-fan-beckerman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58192110-77/mls-star-fan-beckerman.html.csp">MLS: Beckerman, Rimando named to MLS All-Star Game Fan XI</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T16:43:13.282-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Downtown Portland could resemble Recife on the night of Aug. 6. Major League Soccer announced its Fan XI for the 2014 MLS All-Star Game at Providence Park on Aug. 6 when a side of MLS’ top performers take on German Bundesliga magnate Bayern Munich. In all, eight MLS players who participated in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil highlight the cast of All Stars that will take on a Bayern Munich group that had 14 players represent their respective countries in Brazil, more than any other club around...</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> 58192110@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:43:13 MDT MLB: Players may consider tobacco ban discussion in 2016 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58188596-77/players-tobacco-league-baseball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58188596-77/players-tobacco-league-baseball.html.csp">MLB: Players may consider tobacco ban discussion in 2016</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated PRess</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T09:19:04.446-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 09:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Minneapolis • Major League Baseball players say they may consider whether to discuss a possible ban on chewing tobacco when they negotiate their next labor contract in two years. For now, they hope individuals decide on their own to stop dipping. Players’ union head Tony Clark said Monday that several of his members have quit cold turkey following the death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn on June 16 from oral cancer. While the use of smokeless tobacco was banned for players with minor league contac...</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> 58188596@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:19:04 MDT Trevor Booker wants to lead uber-young Jazz team http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58188561-62/team-booker-jazz-check.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58188561-62/team-booker-jazz-check.html.csp">Trevor Booker wants to lead uber-young Jazz team</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="2014-07-17T16:43:31.981-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Jazz wanted to add physicality and veteran savvy to its roster.Check and check.The team on Tuesday agreed to terms with free agent forward Trevor Booker, whose toughness inside made him a fixture in Washington last season.The deal is worth $10 million over two years, according to reports.Booker was in Las Vegas today, where the Jazz are participating in the summer league, and he spoke with Comcast SportsNet about the move.“I like their core players. I know some of the players on their 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> 58188561@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:43:31 MDT MLB: Players may consider tobacco ban discussion in ‘16 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58187648-77/players-tobacco-ban-consider.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58187648-77/players-tobacco-ban-consider.html.csp">MLB: Players may consider tobacco ban discussion in ‘16</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RONALD BLUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T23:08:04.943-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Minneapolis • Major League Baseball players say they may consider whether to discuss a possible ban on chewing tobacco when they negotiate their next labor contract in two years. For now, they hope individuals decide on their own to stop dipping. Players’ union head Tony Clark said Monday that several of his members have quit cold turkey following the death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn on June 16 from oral cancer. While the use of smokeless tobacco was banned for players with minor league contact...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581876482014-07-15T23:08:04.943-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T23:08:04.943-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58187648@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:08:04 MDT Kragthorpe: Minor league baseball players deserve better treatment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58182161-77/players-baseball-league-minor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58182161-77/players-baseball-league-minor.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Minor league baseball players deserve better treatment</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T22:57:41.069-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 10:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Arkansas Travelers offer bacon cheesecake as a concession-stand specialty and the Lexington Lugnuts prepare a peanut butter and jelly doughnut sandwich. The Orem Owlz recently staged a Dumb and Dumber World’s Most Annoying Sound Noisemaker Giveaway to highlight their promotional calendar. The Salt Lake Bees and Ogden Raptors draw big crowds to stadiums with the outfields framed by the Wasatch Mountains. Somewhere, amid the unpretentious charm, clever marketing and refreshing atmosphere of 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> 58182161@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:57:41 MDT Utah Jazz: Gordon Hayward invited to USA basketball camp http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58182665-87/camp-hayward-jazz-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58182665-87/camp-hayward-jazz-team.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Gordon Hayward invited to USA basketball camp</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="2014-07-14T22:58:26.473-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 10:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gordon Hayward is getting paid like one of the game’s best, and this summer he’ll have a chance to prove he belongs among them. The 24-year-old Utah Jazz swingman is one of 19 players who will attend a Team USA camp in Las Vegas, vying for one of the 12 spots on the country’s roster for the World Cup in Spain later this summer. “We like [him] a lot,” Duke and USA coach Mike Krzyzewski said during a Monday morning conference call with reporters. “At 6-8 … he’s one of those guys who really, intern...</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> 58182665@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:58:26 MDT Coach K talks Kyle Korver, Quin Snyder and USA Basketball http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58183805-62/coach-nba-basketball-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58183805-62/coach-nba-basketball-team.html.csp">Coach K talks Kyle Korver, Quin Snyder and USA Basketball</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="2014-07-15T17:05:09.779-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 05:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This morning, USA Basketball announced the 19 players who will participate in a four-day mini-camp in Las Vegas later this month. In a conference call with reporters, coach Mike Krzyzewski had some nice things to say about Jazz swingman Gordon Hayward. You can read all about that by clicking this link.Here are a few extras from Krzyzewkski:On former Jazz man Kyle Korver …"Kyle, first of all, is a veteran team player. He's a specialist and one of the outstanding shooters in the NBA. He'll be look...</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> 58183805@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:05:09 MDT Monson: In Hayward, the Jazz paid for a Maserati and got a Buick http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177207-77/hayward-jazz-buick-money.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177207-77/hayward-jazz-buick-money.html.csp">Monson: In Hayward, the Jazz paid for a Maserati and got a Buick</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Gordon Monson Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T18:25:47.367-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 06:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nobody likes overpaying for what they buy. But that’s what the Jazz just did. They paid for a Maserati and got a Buick. A really nice Buick, but a Buick, nonetheless. Let’s say this all plain and simple: In terms of where he is as a player, there’s no way Gordon Hayward is worth $63 million. He’s not a max-money guy. The Jazz know this. A lucky Hayward knows it, too. They and he have experienced it, firsthand. If they’d thought he was worth that kind of cash, they would have offered it before l...</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> 58177207@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:25:47 MDT The World Cup’s big winner? Merchandise http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58179348-79/cup-soccer-game-nike.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58179348-79/cup-soccer-game-nike.html.csp">The World Cup’s big winner? Merchandise</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE M. PETERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T09:44:01.904-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 09:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Portland, Ore. • Wondering how to drive it like Dempsey, move it like Messi or rip it like Ronaldo? There’s an app for that. As Argentina and Germany prepare for Sunday’s World Cup final, companies that produce soccer-related merchandise are already winning. The once-every-four-years consumer frenzy, dubbed by some as the “World Cup Effect,” drives the sale of everything from the traditional jerseys and cleats to unusual items such as team-endorsed windshield wiper fluid to Versace T-shirts and,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581793482014-07-13T09:44:01.904-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-13T09:44:01.904-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58179348@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 09:44:01 MDT Jazz Hoops - Utah makes three cuts, finalizes summer league roster http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58176059-62/jazz-utah-former-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58176059-62/jazz-utah-former-league.html.csp">Jazz Hoops - Utah makes three cuts, finalizes summer league roster</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="2014-07-11T21:42:02.743-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 09:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Jazz have trimmed their summer league roster from 15 to 12, a move officials intended on making by the end of the week. The three players cut were former Temple guards Khaliff Wyatt and Mardy Collins. 7-foot-3 big man Greg Somogyi was trimmed as well. That leaves the seven players who were either with the Jazz last season, or were draft picks last month. Also, former local college basketball standouts Jason Washburn (Utah) and Nick Covington (Weber State) made the team as well. Trey ...</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> 58176059@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:42:02 MDT Baseball: Ex-minor leaguers sue MLB over low salaries http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58169792-77/league-minor-baseball-law.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58169792-77/league-minor-baseball-law.html.csp">Baseball: Ex-minor leaguers sue MLB over low salaries</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T15:47:02.39-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 03:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Louis • Like many young baseball players, Aaron Senne dreamed of fame and fortune when he signed his first contract as a Miami Marlins’ draft choice after a record-breaking college career at Missouri. Reality as a low-level minor leaguer was far different: vending machine dinners, bug-infested apartments and a paltry salary with an equivalent hourly wage less than what fast-food workers make. Senne and former minor-league players in each of the 30 big-league organizations are suing Major Lea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581697922014-07-11T15:47:02.39-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T15:47:02.39-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58169792@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:47:02 MDT