PLAYERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PLAYERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) College basketball free agency? Transfer numbers are up http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57838345-77/transfer-transfers-players-college.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57838345-77/transfer-transfers-players-college.html.csp">College basketball free agency? Transfer numbers are up</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LUKE MEREDITH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T22:12:52.785-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 10:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Des Moines, Iowa • One of the more remarkable aspects of Connecticut’s national title run was that potential star Rodney Purvis could only watch his Huskies’ teammates because of NCAA rules forcing transfers to sit out a year. “He’s like a Ferrari sitting in the garage that I can’t drive,” UConn coach Kevin Ollie said. Ollie isn’t the only coach watching their rosters fill up with players who have already made at least one stop at another college. A recent surge in transfers has turned the once-...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578383452014-04-18T22:12:52.785-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-18T22:12:52.785-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57838345@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:12:52 MDT Weber State signs two junior college players http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57837016-77/college-junior-players-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57837016-77/college-junior-players-season.html.csp">Weber State signs two junior college players</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-19T16:03:11.147-06:00">Updated Apr 19, 2014 04:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden • Weber State has signed two junior college players, coach Randy Rahe announced Friday. Chris Golden is a 6-foot-2 guard guard from Otero Junior (Colo.) College. Jaelyn Johnson-Coston is a 6-foot-6 forward from Monroe (N.Y.) College. Both will play for the Wildcats next season and have two years of eligibility remaining. “We’re very excited about these players joining our program,” Rahe said. “They not only fit what we need on the court, but they are also both terrific fits for our program...</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> 57837016@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:03:11 MDT Monson: Great news! The Jazz are exactly who we thought they were http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57832959-87/jazz-players-season-corbin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57832959-87/jazz-players-season-corbin.html.csp">Monson: Great news! The Jazz are exactly who we thought they were</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="2014-04-17T22:12:51.555-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 10:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">All is well in Zion. No, no, really. Buck up. It’s OK. As Jazz players and coaches put punctuation on a 25-57 season by packing up and clearing out on an occasion so magnificently utilitarian in its name — locker-clean-out day — there was good news. This team is exactly where it figured to be at this point in the plan. You could have put the whole thing in the books last October. Even Ty Corbin uttered these words: “It was what I expected.” Where precisely are the Jazz? Right here: in fine posi...</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> 57832959@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:12:51 MDT WNBA: Utah’s Michelle Plouffe drafted by Seattle Storm in second round http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57819385-89/plouffe-utah-didn-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/57819385-89/plouffe-utah-didn-season.html.csp">WNBA: Utah’s Michelle Plouffe drafted by Seattle Storm in second round</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="2014-04-14T23:46:26.243-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 11:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Michelle Plouffe didn’t even see the moment her basketball life changed. It’s true, ESPN broadcast the WNBA Draft on Monday night. But the network conducted so many live interviews that Plouffe never noticed her name quietly scrolling across the television screen while holding a selection party with her friends and teammates. “I think I saw it the second time around,” Plouffe said. “I was surprised because I didn’t realize it. I waited until it came back around. Then we all started to celebrate....</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> 57819385@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:46:26 MDT Golf: Players Championship changes to 3-hole playoff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57826590-77/players-playoff-championship-hole.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57826590-77/players-playoff-championship-hole.html.csp">Golf: Players Championship changes to 3-hole playoff</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T16:25:31.939-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 04:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. • The Players Championship is changing this year to a three-hole aggregate playoff involving the closing stretch at the TPC Sawgrass. PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem announced the new format Wednesday. The Players Championship previously was a sudden-death playoff that began on the par-3 17th hole, famous for having an island green. Starting this year, a playoff would take place on the par-5 16th hole, the 17th, and the par-4 18th. If players are still tied, it would go...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578265902014-04-17T16:25:31.939-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T16:25:31.939-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57826590@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:25:31 MDT Merge with caution http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57821863-82/cable-merger-comcast-clear.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57821863-82/cable-merger-comcast-clear.html.csp">Merge with caution</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T16:44:28.122-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 04:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the hot debate over the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, there are two competing versions of reality. In one, increasingly massive communications firms gobble up ever-larger shares of various, increasingly interrelated markets, magnifying the power they wield against innovators who threaten the old business model and against customers already suffering from high bills and poor service. In that world, stopping the Comcast merger would prevent a bad situation from getting worse. In 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> 57821863@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:44:28 MDT Pro sports becoming more open to paternity leave http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57817412-77/birth-leave-players-paternity.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57817412-77/birth-leave-players-paternity.html.csp">Pro sports becoming more open to paternity leave</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JON KRAWCZYNSKI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T23:46:27.494-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 11:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tony Perez was on the road with the Cincinnati Reds in 1966 when he got the call that his first child was on the way. There was no discussion about leaving the team to attend Victor’s birth, no such thing as paternity leave. “They didn’t give you any time off when I was playing,” the Hall of Fame slugger said, recalling that he got the news about noon before going to the ballpark. “We played that night. We got a day off in Chicago the next day and I flew home on my own.” These days, more pro ath...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578174122014-04-14T23:46:27.494-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-14T23:46:27.494-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57817412@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:46:27 MDT Utah State football: Coaches make handoff to players (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57811949-77/players-state-utah-coaches.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57811949-77/players-state-utah-coaches.html.csp">Utah State football: Coaches make handoff to players (video)</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="2014-04-14T09:05:35.178-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 09:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • For the Utah State football team, counting off the months won’t do. The year, like games, is divided into quarters. Saturday’s spring game at Romney Stadium marks halftime in the long march to the season. What Aggie coaches dub the “third quarter,” the offseason conditioning before the fall, is about to begin. And unlike much of the year, this stretch will require the players to be on their own for most of it. “We put it on the players in May, June and July,” coach Matt Wells said. “I 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> 57811949@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:05:35 MDT Real Salt Lake training staff again being put to the test http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57806839-77/rsl-pace-season-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57806839-77/rsl-pace-season-lake.html.csp">Real Salt Lake training staff again being put to the test</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T19:52:38.643-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 07:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • Everything slows down in those moments. When something goes wrong — when a bone shatters or tendons explode — the seconds leading up to assessing each situation are vital. The hands on the clock seem to tick with less frequency when Tyson Pace and Kevin Christen are forced to take care of a suddenly injured player, a friend they’ve tracked for years. But believe it or not, those are the easy moments for Real Salt Lake’s training staff. It’s everything that follows that taxes and demands ...</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> 57806839@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:52:38 MDT Utah Jazz see both sides of early-entry rule http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57802980-87/jazz-draft-game-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57802980-87/jazz-draft-game-league.html.csp">Utah Jazz see both sides of early-entry rule</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T22:50:56.224-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Andrew Wiggins? Check. Joel Embiid? Check. Jabari Parker? … Jabari Parker? As the nation’s top basketball prospects declare for the NBA Draft, Parker, the Duke freshman whom many believe could be the No. 1 pick in June, has yet to announce his decision. But if some NBA leaders had their way, it wouldn’t matter. During the last round of collective bargaining, league officials had hoped to raise the age limit for the draft to 20. The item was eventually tabled as a compromise to help finish a deal...</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> 57802980@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:50:56 MDT Sports briefs: Kansas 7-footer Joel Embiid declares for NBA draft http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57798535-77/embiid-college-draft-kansas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57798535-77/embiid-college-draft-kansas.html.csp">Sports briefs: Kansas 7-footer Joel Embiid declares for NBA draft</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T20:40:01.61-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 08:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">College basketball • Kansas freshman 7-footer Joel Embiid will enter the NBA draft after a breakthrough season that ended with a stress fracture in his back that kept him out of the NCAA tourney. Embiid, who had been mulling whether to return for weeks, said during a news conference Wednesday in Lawrence, Kan., that he decided Sunday. The Cameroon native is raw, having picked up the game just a few years ago. But his athleticism made a believer out of NBA scouts, and many think Embiid will join ...</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> 57798535@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 20:40:01 MDT Ohio bill: Athletes not employees http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57787409-77/college-athletes-employees-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57787409-77/college-athletes-employees-football.html.csp">Ohio bill: Athletes not employees</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T23:32:02.549-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 11:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">college sports • An Ohio legislative panel changed a budget bill on Monday to make clear that college athletes are not employees under state law, following a recent ruling from a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board that Northwestern University football players could unionize. The ruling said full scholarship players can be considered employees and thus have the right to form a union. The Ohio House Finance and Appropriations Committee amended a midterm budget proposal Monda...</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> 57787409@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:32:02 MDT Kevin Ollie is champion coach in second season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57787786-77/coach-ollie-game-kentucky.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57787786-77/coach-ollie-game-kentucky.html.csp">Kevin Ollie is champion coach in second season</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jim o’connell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T23:30:40.53-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Arlington, Texas • It’s not that Kevin Ollie looked uncomfortable sitting on a stool in front of the Connecticut bench. It’s just that he looked a lot more comfortable in a defensive stance exhorting the Huskies in the national championship game. That’s how he spent the majority of the biggest game of his short college coaching career Monday night, a 60-54 victory over Kentucky. Right on the sideline. In some plays he looked like a sixth Connecticut defender. He was wearing a suit with a tie. Wh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577877862014-04-07T23:30:40.53-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-07T23:30:40.53-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57787786@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:30:40 MDT Spring camp concludes for BYU football; What's next? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57785951-65/spring-byu-mendenhall-camp.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/57785951-65/spring-byu-mendenhall-camp.html.csp">Spring camp concludes for BYU football; What's next?</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="2014-04-07T16:12:12.561-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 04:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Spring camp continues this week for the Utah State and Utah football teams — and most programs around the country — but it is over for the BYU Cougars. BYU wrapped up its 15-practice spring camp last Friday, with quarterback Taysom Hill, coach Bronco Mendenhall and offensive coordinator Robert Anae all saying a lot of progress was made on the offensive side of the ball. That was the goal going in, Mendenhall said in February. What now? Today begins a three-week period in which the players have 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> 57785951@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:12:12 MDT Golf: 3 players have shot at No. 1 at the Masters http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57785601-77/masters-shot-players-augusta.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57785601-77/masters-shot-players-augusta.html.csp">Golf: 3 players have shot at No. 1 at the Masters</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T23:31:17.191-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Augusta, Ga. • Three players at the Masters have a chance to replace Tiger Woods as No. 1 in the world. Masters champion Adam Scott, who squandered a great shot at being No. 1 when he lost a three-shot lead at Bay Hill, would need to finish in a two-way tie for third this week at Augusta National. Henrik Stenson (No. 3) would need at least a two-way tie for second at the Masters to become the first Swedish play at No. 1 in the world. Jason Day (No. 4) would have to win the Masters to have any sh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577856012014-04-07T23:31:17.191-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-07T23:31:17.191-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57785601@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:31:17 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 Pieces fall in place for big Tetris game in Philly http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57779491-68/tetris-game-philadelphia-rogers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57779491-68/tetris-game-philadelphia-rogers.html.csp">Pieces fall in place for big Tetris game in Philly</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="2014-04-05T16:15:11.934-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Philadelphia • Hundreds of Tetris fans plan to gather in Philadelphia for a skyscraper-sized version of the classic video game, a spectacle that organizers hope will inspire onlookers and players to think about the possibilities of technology. The 29-story Cira Centre, which has hundreds of LED lights embedded in its glass facade, normally displays colorful geometric patterns at night. On Saturday, images of supersized shapes will “fall” on two sides of the mirrored tower as competitors use joys...</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> 57779491@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 16:15:11 MDT Monson: Let college basketball suffer, let freedom ring http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57776745-77/college-athletes-basketball-monson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57776745-77/college-athletes-basketball-monson.html.csp">Monson: Let college basketball suffer, let freedom ring</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Gordon Monson</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T23:10:38.906-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Everybody’s complaining. But they know in their hearts they shouldn’t. Everybody wants college basketball improved. But the price for that improvement is too steep. Basketball is stuck, then, wedged between three despised words and one undeniable fact: • One and done. • Some wrongs must be endured in the name of greater rights. Nearly a decade ago, the NBA came up with its rule that disallowed high school players from entering the draft. Prospects had to be 19 or finish their freshman year of...</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> 57776745@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 23:10:38 MDT Sports briefs: Northwestern football coach opposes unionization http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57777332-77/players-college-football-northwestern.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57777332-77/players-college-football-northwestern.html.csp">Sports briefs: Northwestern football coach opposes unionization</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T22:16:37.08-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 10:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">college football • Northwestern football coach Pat Fitzgerald sided with his university against the formation of a players union in his first public comments Saturday, repeating what he already told his team: “I believe it’s in their best interests to vote no.” Fitzgerald addressed the issue for the first time with his squad Wednesday, a week after Peter Ohr, regional director for the National Labor Relations Board, ruled that Northwestern’s scholarship football players were “employees.” That d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57777332@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 22:16:37 MDT Hasbro picks 5 ‘house rules’ for new Monopoly set http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57773962-223/rules-monopoly-game-players.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57773962-223/rules-monopoly-game-players.html.csp">Hasbro picks 5 ‘house rules’ for new Monopoly set</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LEANNE ITALIE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T15:07:29.976-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 03:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • No rent collection while in jail, double the dough for landing on Go and clean out Free Parking if your luck takes you there are among five made-up Monopoly rules Facebook fans voted in for future editions of the board game. Several thousand people weighed in on “house rules” over 10 days of recent debate and a year after Hasbro Inc. added a cat token and retired the iron in a similar online stunt aimed at keeping the 79-year-old game fresh. “Our goal is to stay current and deliver Mo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577739622014-04-04T15:07:29.976-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-04T15:07:29.976-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57773962@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:07:29 MDT