PLAYING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PLAYING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Prep football preview: Monument Valley Cougars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58300548-77/players-football-valley-cougars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58300548-77/players-football-valley-cougars.html.csp">Prep football preview: Monument Valley Cougars</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="2014-08-19T09:16:14.681-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 09:16AM 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. Monument Valley Cougars Playing football for Monument Valley High School isn’t easy. The school is located on the edge of the iconic scenic valley right on the Utah-Arizona border, meaning long-distance travel for the majority of its games. Most of the athletes have never played the game before strappin...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58300548@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:16:14 MDT Utah football: Pita Taumoepenu is learning quickly http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58301299-89/taumoepenu-football-defensive-player.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58301299-89/taumoepenu-football-defensive-player.html.csp">Utah football: Pita Taumoepenu is learning quickly</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="2014-08-17T16:08:45.202-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 04:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With bulging muscles packed onto his 6-foot-1 frame and a shock of electric yellow through the middle of his dark hair, Pita Taumoepenu can cut an intimidating image. But spend a few minutes, and inevitably he’ll laugh. It’s a loud, carefree and disarming guffaw that has the power to put anyone in its range at ease. Taumoepenu, 20, showed up in the United States just over three years ago, and he only joined the Utes football team in the last year. His English is still … developing, but his laug...</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> 58301299@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 16:08:45 MDT Monson: Utah football finds inspiration from one of its own http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58288873-89/football-petersen-monson-playing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58288873-89/football-petersen-monson-playing.html.csp">Monson: Utah football finds inspiration from one of its own</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="2014-08-12T23:12:57.397-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">By convention, Kenneth Ryan Petersen had no business being on the field at Rice-Eccles Stadium during the Utes’ scrimmage on Tuesday morning. The dual major — a senior studying biology and chemistry — should have been in a white lab coat somewhere on campus, calculating equations in his brain and pouring frothing liquid from one beaker into another. Instead, there he was, running routes and playing special teams. His story is cool. Very cool. “I’m super-fortunate to be out here,” he said. “I me...</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> 58288873@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:12:57 MDT BYU football: Scott Arellano didn’t punt on life, he persevered http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58284998-88/arellano-byu-punter-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58284998-88/arellano-byu-punter-football.html.csp">BYU football: Scott Arellano didn’t punt on life, he persevered</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="2014-08-11T23:11:14.359-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 11:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • BYU punter Scott Arellano can only shake his head and smile when he reads about how college athletes in the future could receive cost-of-attendance stipends and other benefits above and beyond the books, tuition and $900 a month for room and board that football players on scholarship currently get. That’s because the senior from Solvang, Calif., played for free the last two seasons, all while paying his own way at BYU and raising two children with his wife of four years, Alexis. “There w...</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> 58284998@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 23:11:14 MDT Players who leave NFL find it hard to return http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58288350-77/season-nfl-chance-players.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58288350-77/season-nfl-chance-players.html.csp">Players who leave NFL find it hard to return</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE SKRETTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T23:12:57.698-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City, Mo. • Professional football is not a career that encourages sabbaticals. Hundreds of fresh rookies arrive every summer ready to grab a roster spot from any veteran who wanted to take a season off. A handful of players — some who took religious missions, others who tried coaching, journalism or acting — are trying to make the comeback this season. “When you get out, it’s so hard to get back in,” said offensive lineman Ryan McKee, one of a handful of players trying to get a second cha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582883502014-08-12T23:12:57.698-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T23:12:57.698-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288350@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:12:57 MDT PCL baseball: Salt Lake Bees beat El Paso Chihuahuas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58286487-77/bees-think-paso-series.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58286487-77/bees-think-paso-series.html.csp">PCL baseball: Salt Lake Bees beat El Paso Chihuahuas</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Alex Markham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T23:11:02.718-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 11:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Despite losing the unusual five-game series to the El Paso Chihuahuas, the Salt Lake Bees closed the series out on a positive note with two consecutive victories. The Bees followed up Sunday’s win with another strong offensive showing Monday night, winning 8-7. The Bees chased El Paso pitcher Donn Roach from the game after only three innings. Judging by Chihuahua manager Pat Murphey’s decision to start warming up another pitcher in the first inning, there was not much confidence in the way Roach...</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> 58286487@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 23:11:02 MDT Fashion, superstition and Kyle Beckerman's feet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/RSL/58276588-49/week-beckerman-rsl-training.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/RSL/58276588-49/week-beckerman-rsl-training.html.csp">Fashion, superstition and Kyle Beckerman's feet</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="2014-08-08T22:19:46.635-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kyle Beckerman's foot problems are the result of lifetime of soccer compounded by some new Nike fashion, the World Cup and a little bit of superstition.The Real Salt Lake captain skipped playing in this week's All-Star Game because he needed some rest. But Beckerman still trained with RSL this week and should be ready to go Saturday night against D.C. United.After training on Friday morning, Beckerman said he was getting used to some new orthotics — and then he shed a little light on what's been...</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> 58276588@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 22:19:46 MDT NFL: Marvin Austin finally healthy in Year 4 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58264830-77/austin-broncos-playing-able.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58264830-77/austin-broncos-playing-able.html.csp">NFL: Marvin Austin finally healthy in Year 4</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ARNIE STAPLETON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T22:10:30.535-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 10:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Englewood, Colo. • Marvin Austin was an afterthought in the Denver Broncos’ $110 million defensive makeover this offseason. Long after fellow free agents DeMarcus Ware, Aqib Talib and T.J. Ward signed their mega deals and posed with their orange jerseys, Austin slipped into town in May and quietly began his latest comeback. The fourth-year defensive tackle, who signed a one-year, $570,000 contract, might just prove to be general manager John Elway’s latest rummage-sale find to produce a big payo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582648302014-08-05T22:10:30.535-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T22:10:30.535-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58264830@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:10:30 MDT Q&A: Talking classics and country with the Doobie Brothers’ Tom Johnston http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58182362-223/band-lot-music-songs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58182362-223/band-lot-music-songs.html.csp">Q&A: Talking classics and country with the Doobie Brothers’ Tom Johnston</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Stephen Speckman </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T09:23:07.555-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 09:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Doobie Brothers debuted their first studio album in 1971. The band racked up a string of hits and Grammy Awards throughout the ’70s and into the ’80s and established itself as a prolific touring group. Despite disbandment and many incarnations with members who joined and left the band (notable among them Michael McDonald), the Doobie Brothers are touring again. The band will play with Boston at Usana Amphitheatre in West Valley City on Tuesday. Guitarist and vocalist Tom Johnston, one of 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> 58182362@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 09:23:07 MDT Golf: Watson wary of Woods’ back injury for Ryder Cup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58258967-77/woods-injury-watson-cup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58258967-77/woods-injury-watson-cup.html.csp">Golf: Watson wary of Woods’ back injury for Ryder Cup</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T16:37:23.459-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Louisville, Ky. • U.S. captain Tom Watson said Monday that Tiger Woods’ latest back injury “doesn’t bode well right now” for Woods playing in the Ryder Cup. Watson told SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio he was watching the final round of the Bridgestone Invitational when Woods withdrew after hitting his tee shot on the ninth hole because of another injury to his back. “Tiger would be a great addition to our team,” Watson said. “As I’ve said all along, I would pick Tiger Woods if he’s healthy and playing w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582589672014-08-05T16:37:23.459-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T16:37:23.459-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58258967@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:37:23 MDT Golf: Back pain knocks Woods out of Bridgestone http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58256143-77/woods-golf-pain-bridgestone.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58256143-77/woods-golf-pain-bridgestone.html.csp">Golf: Back pain knocks Woods out of Bridgestone</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DOUG FERGUSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Golf Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T18:13:30.813-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 06:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Akron, Ohio • Tiger Woods suffered more back pain Sunday and withdrew after eight holes at the Bridgestone Invitational, struggling to even take off his golf shoes before being driven away to an uncertain future. In his third tournament since returning from back surgery, Woods injured himself playing a shot from the lip of a bunker on the par-5 second hole. After an awkward slash at the ball, he fell back toward the sand and landed with a thud and kept jogging out of the bunker from his moment. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582561432014-08-05T18:13:30.813-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T18:13:30.813-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58256143@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:13:30 MDT Eric Walden: A hard conversation about the breaks of the game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58253697-77/cuban-expletive-nba-playing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58253697-77/cuban-expletive-nba-playing.html.csp">Eric Walden: A hard conversation about the breaks of the game</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eric Walden</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T23:10:14.201-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seeing Indiana Pacers All-Star Paul George break his leg Friday night in a Team USA scrimmage in Las Vegas was … well, gruesome. No other word for it. It rivaled Kevin Ware’s broken leg in the 2013 NCAA Tournament. It rivaled Shaun Livingston tearing pretty much everything in his left knee in an NBA game in 2007. The videos of those respective injuries can be hard to watch. And George’s injury, occurring in a meaningless “Showcase” exhibition, will likely lead to hard questions about the cont...</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> 58253697@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 23:10:14 MDT Photos: Santana works its musical magic at Red Butte Garden http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58225112-223/santana-garden-band-butte.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58225112-223/santana-garden-band-butte.html.csp">Photos: Santana works its musical magic at Red Butte Garden</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T09:48:11.69-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 09:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After more than 40 years in the music business, 100 million records sold and 10 Grammy Awards, legendary guitarist Carlos Santana believes there’s just two important things in life. “Light and love: that will get it done,” he told the crowd Tuesday during his sold-out show at Red Butte Garden Of course, magical guitar playing helps, too. And that’s what Santana and his impressive band of vocalists and percussionists offered during a two-hour and 15 minute show. Even the weather, rainy earlier in...</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> 58225112@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:48:11 MDT ’80s rockers keep the good times going http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58195859-223/foreigner-music-styx-band.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58195859-223/foreigner-music-styx-band.html.csp">’80s rockers keep the good times going</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T15:25:53.438-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 03:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What it’s like touring with ’80s rockers Foreigner, Styx and Don Felder? Tom Gimbel, the multi-instrumentalist from Foreigner — he ­plays rhythm guitar, saxophone, flute and keyboard — gave a little insight during a recent telephone interview with the Salt Lake Tribune. “It’s funny when you get on a tour like this, everyone always immediately has something in common,” he said. “It’s like we’re all in love with the same girl and that girl is music. It’s not like we chose music; music chose us. I...</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> 58195859@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:25:53 MDT Utah Jazz: Dante Exum appears on The Jim Rome Show http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58195139-87/team-nba-opportunity-playing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58195139-87/team-nba-opportunity-playing.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Dante Exum appears on The Jim Rome Show</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brennan Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T23:12:03.305-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; Jazz rookie Dante Exum has already been through a whirlwind of interviews in his first few weeks on the job and today took to the national radio airwaves for a conversation with Jim Rome. Here are the highlights from the interview. You can listen to the entire segment here: &lt;iframe width=”100%” height=”166” scrolling=”no” frameborder=”no” src=”https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/159140940&color=ff5500”&gt;&lt;/iframe&gt; On the last ...</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> 58195139@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:12:03 MDT Jazz notes: Malcolm Thomas’ summer league play turning heads http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58191961-87/jazz-thomas-team-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58191961-87/jazz-thomas-team-league.html.csp">Jazz notes: Malcolm Thomas’ summer league play turning heads</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="2014-07-17T16:43:13.366-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • With the acquisition of Trevor Booker and the logjam at power forward, Malcolm Thomas suddenly faces long odds in terms of making the roster of the Utah Jazz. But, man, he’s certainly making it difficult on the Jazz to part ways with him.Everyone knows about Dante Exum, and Rudy Gobert, and Trey Burke and Rodney Hood. Those are the headliners of Utah’s summer league roster, the guys that Jazz fans are driving six hours down I-15 to see that the Thomas & Mack Center. However, one of 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> 58191961@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:43:13 MDT Utah Jazz: Burke looking to make strides through summer league http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177642-77/burke-league-summer-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177642-77/burke-league-summer-team.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Burke looking to make strides through summer league</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="2014-07-13T18:25:47.389-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 06:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Trey Burke still looks like he can pass for a high school kid. And he’s still one of the youngest point guards in the NBA, at a position where inexperience can be a fatal flaw. But even subtly over the past week, Utah’s floor general has made strides for himself, within the organization and among his teammates. He’s been more vocal on and off the floor. He’s made no secret that he thinks this team can improve rapidly this coming year. And just to think: His summer league debut wasn’t until Satur...</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> 58177642@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:25:47 MDT NFL: 49ers receiver Ellington gives up basketball to focus on NFL career http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177886-77/ellington-football-basketball-carolina.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177886-77/ellington-football-basketball-carolina.html.csp">NFL: 49ers receiver Ellington gives up basketball to focus on NFL career</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETE IACOBELLI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T23:18:36.997-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 11:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moncks Corner, S.C. • Gone are the days when Bruce Ellington would rush from a basketball workout with South Carolina teammates to a football meeting room to learn the complex schemes of coach Steve Spurrier. Ellington’s only focus is the San Francisco 49ers and making an impact on the NFL. “It was fun, all the rushing around,” said Ellington, taken in the fourth round by the 49ers. “I thought I could do and I went after it.” Ellington hosted a youth camp Friday at his high school with his older...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581778862014-07-12T23:18:36.997-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-12T23:18:36.997-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58177886@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:18:36 MDT Child playing with lighter starts house fire in Clinton http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58147904-78/fire-clinton-lighter-playing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58147904-78/fire-clinton-lighter-playing.html.csp">Child playing with lighter starts house fire in Clinton</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela Manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T20:45:02.843-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 08:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An 8-year-old boy playing with a lighter started a fire at a Clinton home Thursday, officials said. A call about the blaze came in at 2:18 p.m., and firefighters arrived within four minutes, Clinton Deputy Fire Chief Justin Benavides said. Smoke was coming from the basement, he added, and heavy flames from the back of the house. Firefighters and officers from other agencies, including Sunset and the Davis County Sheriff’s Office, also responded. The fire caused an estimated $70,000 to $75,000 i...</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> 58147904@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 20:45:02 MDT 5 things at Wimbledon: Newcomers vs. half of Big 4 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58145933-77/federer-djokovic-playing-raonic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58145933-77/federer-djokovic-playing-raonic.html.csp">5 things at Wimbledon: Newcomers vs. half of Big 4</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HOWARD FENDRICH</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T22:50:11.368-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • At 35 of the past 37 Grand Slam tournaments, a member of tennis’ so-called “Big 4” — Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray — won the championship. The quartet’s dominance is even more pronounced at Wimbledon: They’ve collected the last 11 titles, seven for Federer. For nine years in a row, at least two members of that group participated in the All England Club semifinals, a streak that continues Friday, when the No. 1-seeded Djokovic faces No. 11 Grigor Dimitrov, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581459332014-07-03T22:50:11.368-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-03T22:50:11.368-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58145933@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:50:11 MDT