PLAYOFFS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PLAYOFFS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Wade fined for flop that put Manu in foul trouble http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58047493-77/season-wade-miami-fine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58047493-77/season-wade-miami-fine.html.csp">Wade fined for flop that put Manu in foul trouble</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-09T22:31:40.874-06:00">Updated Jun 9, 2014 10:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Miami • The flop is having an impact on the playoffs, and it’s being caught much more than it was in the regular season. Miami guard Dwyane Wade became the latest recipient of a postseason flopping fine Monday when the NBA ordered him to give up $5,000 after a review showed he over-exaggerated a foul during Game 2 of the finals that was charged to San Antonio’s Manu Ginobili. And there’s an ironic twist — Ginobili is often considered a master flopper, but he wasn’t even warned once about it thi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580474932014-06-09T22:31:40.874-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-09T22:31:40.874-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58047493@www.sltrib.com Mon, 09 Jun 2014 22:31:40 MDT Friday’s sports TV/radio programming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58004512-77/espnu-series-tgc-playoffs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58004512-77/espnu-series-tgc-playoffs.html.csp">Friday’s sports TV/radio programming</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-29T23:14:02.064-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 11:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television — Auto racing • NASCAR, Truck Series, pole qualifying for Lucas Oil 200, 10:30 a.m., FS1 • Nationwide Series, final practice for May Dover Race, noon, FS1 • Sprint Cup, pole qualifying for FedEx 400, 1:30 p.m., FS1 • Truck Series, Lucas Oil 200, 3:30 p.m., FS1 College baseball Division I playoffs • Regionals, Nebraska vs. Cal St.-Fullerton, 11 a.m., ESPNU • Texas vs. Texas A&M, 2 p.m., ESPNU • Arkansas vs. Liberty, 5 p.m., ESPNU • N. Dakota St. at Oregon St., 9 p.m., ESPNU College s...</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> 58004512@www.sltrib.com Thu, 29 May 2014 23:14:02 MDT This weekend on TV: ‘Crossbones’ is violently boring http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58008479-63/playoffs-hbo-season-crossbones.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58008479-63/playoffs-hbo-season-crossbones.html.csp">This weekend on TV: ‘Crossbones’ is violently boring</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> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-30T15:24:59.848-06:00">Updated May 30, 2014 03:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Networks keep telling us they really, really want us to keep watching during the summer months. And they try to prove that by putting original programming on in June, July and August. But “original” doesn’t mean “good.” And in the case of NBC’s Crossbones (Friday, 9 p.m., Ch. 5), it’s clear the network is dumping a bad show in the summer months because it didn’t want to air it during the regular season. The only thing more boring than Blackbeard (John Malkovich) in this pirate drama is the man 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> 58008479@www.sltrib.com Fri, 30 May 2014 15:24:59 MDT NHL playoffs: Blackhawks beat Kings in double OT to stay alive in series http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58000298-77/game-kings-blackhawks-quick.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58000298-77/game-kings-blackhawks-quick.html.csp">NHL playoffs: Blackhawks beat Kings in double OT to stay alive in series</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="2014-05-28T22:30:01.587-06:00">Updated May 28, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Michal Handzus scored at 2:04 of the second overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-4 in Game 5 on Wednesday night to stay alive in the Western Conference final. Brandon Saad made a nice pass to the middle to Handzus, who beat goalie Jonathan Quick with a backhander for his second goal of the playoffs. Handzus celebrated by jumping against boards behind the net as the sellout crowd of 21,871 roared. Saad had a goal and two assists for the defending Stanley Cup...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580002982014-05-28T22:30:01.587-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-28T22:30:01.587-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58000298@www.sltrib.com Wed, 28 May 2014 22:30:01 MDT Thursday on TV: 'Undateable' is underwhelming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58004317-63/nbc-comes-fox-funny.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58004317-63/nbc-comes-fox-funny.html.csp">Thursday on TV: 'Undateable' is underwhelming</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="2014-05-29T15:56:01.708-06:00">Updated May 29, 2014 03:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The new sitcom Undateable (8 and 8:30 p.m., NBC//Ch. 5) comes to us from some very funny writers (the folks behind "Scrubs"). Its stars are a bunch of funny standup comedians, including Chris D'Elia, Brent Morin, Ron Funches and Rick Glassman."And yet, somehow, it never comes together. This sitcom about guys who aren't good at relationships isn't really ... good.It's not awful. But it's sort of ... meh.Too bad.Elsewhere on TV ...Stanley Cup playoffs (6 p.m., NBCSN): Montreal Canadiens at New Yor...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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Mets at Philadelphia, 5 p.m., MLB Network NBA playoffs • Game 5, Oklahoma City ...</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> 58000086@www.sltrib.com Wed, 28 May 2014 19:22:02 MDT Wednesday on TV: Edward Snowden claims he's a spy. Really. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57999122-63/nbc-snowden-edward-playoffs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57999122-63/nbc-snowden-edward-playoffs.html.csp">Wednesday on TV: Edward Snowden claims he's a spy. Really.</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="2014-05-28T14:55:01.704-06:00">Updated May 28, 2014 02:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">NBC News anchorman Brian Williams traveled to Russia to go Inside the Mind of Edward Snowden (9 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5).We know that Snowden tells Williams that he's a spy. So ... something tells me he's not going to come out of this with increased credibility.Elsewhere on TV ...NBA playoffs (6:30 p.m., ESPN): Miami Heat at Indiana PacersStanley Cup playoffs (6 p.m., NBCSN): Los Angeles Kings at Chicago BlackhawksGrowing Up Fisher (7 and 7:30 p.m., NBC/Ch. 5): Joyce's sister arrives unexpectedly; The W...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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Yankees at St. Louis (6 p.m.) or Atlanta at Boston (5 p.m.), MLB Network NBA playoffs • Game 5, Miami at Indiana, 6:30 p.m., ESPN NHL playoffs • Game 5, Los Angeles at Chicago, 6 p.m., NBCSN Soccer...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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The Pacers’ season of great expectation is now in great trouble, with the Miami Heat leading the Eastern Conference finals 3-1 heading into Game 5 at Indianapolis on Wednesday night. The Heat have won three straight in the series, and are now one win from ending the Pacers’ season for a third consecutive year. “I think anytime you lose three in a row in the pla...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-579954772014-05-27T23:29:29.023-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-27T23:29:29.023-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Rangers at Montreal, 6 p.m., NBCSN Soccer • MLS, New York at Kansas City, 5:45 p.m., ESPN2 • Men’s national teams, exhibition, United States vs. Azerbaijan, 7:55 p.m., ESPN2 Tennis • French Open, second round, 3 a.m., ESPN2 Radio...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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Yankees at St. Louis, 2 p.m., ESPN • Chicago Cubs at San Francisco, 2 p.m., WGN • Regional coverage, Cincinnati at L.A. Dodgers or Houston at...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57987770@www.sltrib.com Mon, 26 May 2014 16:04:59 MDT NBA Playoffs: Thunder F Ibaka to start Game 3 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57988054-77/ibaka-thunder-playing-playoffs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57988054-77/ibaka-thunder-playing-playoffs.html.csp">NBA Playoffs: Thunder F Ibaka to start Game 3</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CLIFF BRUNT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-25T23:06:00.431-06:00">Updated May 25, 2014 11:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oklahoma City • Thunder coach Scott Brooks said forward Serge Ibaka will start Game 3 of the Western Conference finals Sunday night. Ibaka has missed the first two games of the series against the San Antonio Spurs with a left calf strain. The Thunder had said he likely would miss the rest of the playoffs, but changed course Friday. Ibaka said Sunday morning the pain started to subside in the past three days. He took part in the team’s Sunday morning shootaround and later got positive feedback fr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-579880542014-05-25T23:06:00.431-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-25T23:06:00.431-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57988054@www.sltrib.com Sun, 25 May 2014 23:06:00 MDT