POINTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/POINTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Jazz announce Toure' Murry signing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58347797-62/murry-nba-assists-games.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58347797-62/murry-nba-assists-games.html.csp">Jazz announce Toure' Murry signing</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="2014-08-28T23:33:26.378-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As we reported earlier in the week, the Jazz and guard Toure' Murry have reached a deal. But in case you doubted our sources, the team made it official Thursday afternoon, announcing the signing of the former Knick. As proof, we'll paste the full press release below:The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed free-agent guard Toure’ Murry. Per team policy, financial terms were not released. Murry (6-5, 195, Wichita State) played his rookie season with the New York Knicks, averaging 2...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58347797@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:33:26 MDT NFL fantasy plays: Back to draft board — who’s first? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58347610-77/fantasy-draft-players-leagues.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58347610-77/fantasy-draft-players-leagues.html.csp">NFL fantasy plays: Back to draft board — who’s first?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By OSKAR GARCIA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T23:33:26.525-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The tail end of the NFL preseason signals something much more festive for tens of millions of fantasy football players around the world: the nearing of draft day. It’s the main event — why you pore over niche websites, check trusted experts on Twitter and dissect projections on spreadsheets — everything goes toward proving you’re the best at picking which players will have the best performances, delivering you a fantasy title in Week 16 or 17 of the regular season. So who would you take at No. 1...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583476102014-08-28T23:33:26.525-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T23:33:26.525-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347610@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:33:26 MDT S&P 500 closes with big round number: 2,000.02 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338376-79/percent-rose-500-stocks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58338376-79/percent-rose-500-stocks.html.csp">S&P 500 closes with big round number: 2,000.02</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALEX VEIGA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T17:44:11.887-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 05:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It was a big round-number day for the stock market. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index closed a hair above 2,000 points Tuesday, 16 years after it finished above 1,000 for the first time. The move extended the stock index’s record-shattering run this year. The latest milestone comes as investors see new signs that the economy is strengthening, a driver of stronger company earnings. “There’s perhaps a small psychological boost when you get over such a significant price level,” said Cameron Hinds, re...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583383762014-08-26T17:44:11.887-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T17:44:11.887-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338376@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:44:11 MDT Real Salt Lake: RSL reminded nothing is guaranteed in air-tight West http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58331291-77/rsl-dallas-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58331291-77/rsl-dallas-lake-salt.html.csp">Real Salt Lake: RSL reminded nothing is guaranteed in air-tight West</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="2014-08-24T22:46:45.539-06:00">Updated Aug 24, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nothing is guaranteed. Not that it’s news to anyone in Major League Soccer. Real Salt Lake was reacquainted with that harsh reality on a steaming field at Toyota Stadium on Friday night in the heart of Texas. RSL’s inability to leave Frisco with a result despite having a man advantage for 45 minutes only tightened the already air-tight playoff race in the West. The 2-1 loss to 10-man FC Dallas left RSL out of sole possession of first place and simultaneously vaulted Dallas into a tie atop the co...</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> 58331291@www.sltrib.com Sun, 24 Aug 2014 22:46:45 MDT Historic: S&P 500 trades above 2,000 points for first time http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58334151-79/percent-500-company-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58334151-79/percent-500-company-points.html.csp">Historic: S&P 500 trades above 2,000 points for first time</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALEX VEIGA </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T14:07:10.5-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 02:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The Standard & Poor’s 500 index traded above the 2,000-point mark for the first time on Monday, the latest milestone in a five-year rally for U.S. stocks. Investors were encouraged by some high-profile corporate deal news, which overshadowed sluggish sales of new homes. Burger King and biotech company InterMune were among the biggest risers. RECORD TERRITORY: The S&P 500, a widely followed barometer of the U.S. stock market, crossed above 2,000 in the first hour of trading Monday, the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583341512014-08-25T14:07:10.5-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-25T14:07:10.5-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58334151@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:07:10 MDT Prep cross country: Mantz earns redemption at Highland Invitational http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58323928-190/mantz-girls-race-biles.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58323928-190/mantz-girls-race-biles.html.csp">Prep cross country: Mantz earns redemption at Highland Invitational</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jon Clifford</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T23:43:16.582-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The memory of last year’s narrow defeat was fresh on Conner Mantz’s mind midway through Thursday running of the Highland Invitational. “[Alta’s] Kramer [Morton] got me last year by half a second, so this time I was like, ‘Not this time,’ ” said the Sky View senior, who was edged at the finish last year. “There was a Copper Hills guy [Christian Allen] right next to me and I was like, ‘Uh oh, it’s going to happen to me again.’ ” This time, Mantz distanced himself from the field and easily won the ...</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> 58323928@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:43:16 MDT Pac-12 football preview: Oregon hopes to stay in top gear for a full season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58306048-89/oregon-game-offense-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58306048-89/oregon-game-offense-points.html.csp">Pac-12 football preview: Oregon hopes to stay in top gear for a full season</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T12:04:02.475-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 12:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With No. 3 Oregon, there is always the assumption that, if you wait long enough, there will come a time when the Ducks’ high-octane offense will stall. Because that’s what’s happened. In 2010, it happened during the BCS Championship game, against Auburn, when they scored 19 points. In 2011, it was Game One, against No. 4 LSU, when they scored just 13 through the first three quarters. In 2012, Stanford held them to 14. Last year, it was the Cardinal, again. Oregon was scoreless through three unti...</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> 58306048@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:04:02 MDT U.S. homebuilder confidence rises in August http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58308946-79/sales-homes-builders-buyers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58308946-79/sales-homes-builders-buyers.html.csp">U.S. homebuilder confidence rises in August</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALEX VEIGA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T11:48:05.42-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 11:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">U.S. homebuilders are feeling more confident in their sales prospects headed into next year, a sign that home construction and sales of newly built homes may pick up after stalling this summer. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Monday rose this month to 55, up two points from a revised reading of 53 in July. The latest reading is the third monthly increase in a row and the highest since January, when it was 56. Readings above 50 indicate more ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583089462014-08-18T11:48:05.42-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T11:48:05.42-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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This Major League Soccer season has waded through the frigidness of late winter and early spring, through the breaks surrounding the FIFA World Cup and into the dog days of summer. The season is long and taxing — it always is — but the end of the regular season is fast approaching, and playoff chatter has begun. Parity is again the most significant storyline with as many as eight teams within striking distance of the league’s Supporters’ Shield trophy and conference ...</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> 58301182@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 23:15:54 MDT Stocks head for solid week; Ukraine tensions ease http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58300369-79/percent-ukraine-fell-monster.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58300369-79/percent-ukraine-fell-monster.html.csp">Stocks head for solid week; Ukraine tensions ease</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW CRAFT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T14:08:02.848-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 02:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Renewed fighting in Ukraine knocked the stock market lower Friday. Major indexes headed higher at the start of trading, then sank following reports that Ukrainian forces attacked Russian military vehicles that had crossed the border. U.S. government bond prices jumped as investors sought safety, driving the yield on the 10-year note to its lowest level this year. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average was down 96 points, or 0.6 percent, to 16,618 as of 12:20 p.m. Mountain tim...</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> 58300369@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:08:02 MDT USU picked to finish fifth http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58293229-55/state-aggies-colorado-picked.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58293229-55/state-aggies-colorado-picked.html.csp">USU picked to finish fifth</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="2014-08-13T13:45:02.914-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 01:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State's soccer team has been picked to finish fifth in the Mountain West as determined by a coaches' poll. Two-time defending champion San Diego State was picked to win the league again with 115 points followed by Colorado College with 112 points. Colorado College is joining the MWC soccer as an affiliate this year. Boise State was third with 103 points followed by New Mexico (88), Utah State (82), Fresno State (73), UNLV (55), Wyoming (51), Nevada (37), San Jose State and Colorado State (2...</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> 58293229@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:45:02 MDT Real Salt Lake ready for new-look D.C. United http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58276927-77/rsl-team-united-cup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58276927-77/rsl-team-united-cup.html.csp">Real Salt Lake ready for new-look D.C. United</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="2014-08-08T22:20:38.719-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 10:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • Real Salt Lake seemed almost destined to win last year’s Open Cup. Good fortune, in the form of a series of coin flips, let RSL host every match it played in the tournament, while other Major League Soccer sides traveled cross-country to play in tiny minor-league parks. And the final matchup could have just as easily been hand-picked. D.C. United was far and away the worst team in Major League Soccer a season ago. But when the final whistle was blown last fall, United had come into Rio 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> 58276927@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 22:20:38 MDT Poll: Obama health law is a tale of 2 Americas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58263348-68/states-points-uninsured-law.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58263348-68/states-points-uninsured-law.html.csp">Poll: Obama health law is a tale of 2 Americas</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T11:41:18.891-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 11:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama’s health care law has become a tale of two Americas. States that fully embraced the law’s coverage expansion are experiencing a significant drop in the number of uninsured residents, according to a major new survey released Tuesday. States — like Utah — whose leaders still object to “Obamacare” are seeing much less change. The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index found an overall drop of 4 percentage points in the share of uninsured residents for states acceptin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582633482014-08-05T11:41:18.891-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T11:41:18.891-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58263348@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 11:41:18 MDT Real Salt Lake: Rivalry takes back seat to points vs. Colorado http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58246848-77/rsl-colorado-rapids-points.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58246848-77/rsl-colorado-rapids-points.html.csp">Real Salt Lake: Rivalry takes back seat to points vs. Colorado</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="2014-08-01T23:15:14.212-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • Saturday’s game pitting Real Salt Lake and the Colorado Rapids at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park will be about more than a trophy. The Rocky Mountain Cup rivals both need to turn over a new leaf entering the final full month of the summer schedule. Points are there to be had as the Western Conference playoff race promises to become more crowded and convoluted. The last two months haven’t been kind to RSL and Colorado, the second- and fourth-place teams in the West, respectively. Real Salt La...</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> 58246848@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 23:15:14 MDT U.S. markets retreat for a second day http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58250289-79/percent-fell-cents-investors.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58250289-79/percent-fell-cents-investors.html.csp">U.S. markets retreat for a second day</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CARLO PIOVANO and KEN SWEET</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T13:52:40.802-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 01:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • There was no reprieve for investors Friday as the U.S. stock market retreated for a second day. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was on pace for its worst week since April. The market had been down even more at midday but recovered much of its loss in afternoon trading. ——— KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 38 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16,526 as of 2:50 p.m. Eastern. The blue-chip index lost 317 points the day before, its biggest one-day drop since February. It had ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582502892014-08-01T13:52:40.802-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T13:52:40.802-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250289@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 13:52:40 MDT Real Salt Lake: Real struggling to earn wins at home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58246636-77/points-matches-rsl-club.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58246636-77/points-matches-rsl-club.html.csp">Real Salt Lake: Real struggling to earn wins at home</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="2014-07-31T23:17:49.02-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • As referee Mark Geiger blew his whistle near the center of the field Wednesday night signaling yet another missed opportunity for three points at home, Jeff Cassar slapped his hands together in agitation. Real Salt Lake’s coach knew his team was again close, but again close wasn’t enough to secure a win at home as the New York Red Bulls jetted home with a road point, leaving RSL with its fifth home draw in 11 matches at Rio Tinto Stadium so far in 2014. The club finds itself in an inte...</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> 58246636@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:17:49 MDT Days of ’47 Rodeo: Injuries slow ex-prep star Hannum in steer wrestling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221829-77/texas-tie-hannum-round.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221829-77/texas-tie-hannum-round.html.csp">Days of ’47 Rodeo: Injuries slow ex-prep star Hannum in steer wrestling</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T22:45:04.88-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Olin Hannum was sacked Thursday night. A former All-State quarterback and Class 5A Most Valuable Player at Fremont High School, Hannum failed to post a time in a steer wrestling during the third round of the Days of ’47 Rodeo at EnergySolutions Arena. Hannum reached his steer in rapid fashion but never got enough leverage to get it on the ground and remain in contention for a paycheck at the $249,000 Days of ’47. “I thought I got into a good spot,” Hannum said. “But the steer just didn’t want to...</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> 58221829@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:45:04 MDT U.S. stocks mixed as earnings reports roll in http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58214955-79/percent-points-earnings-mixed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58214955-79/percent-points-earnings-mixed.html.csp">U.S. stocks mixed as earnings reports roll in</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEN SWEET</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T17:59:38.729-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 05:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • U.S. stock indexes edged mostly higher as traders looked over a mixed batch of corporate earnings. The meager gains were enough to mark another high close for the Standard & Poor’s 500 index. The S&P 500 edged up three points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,987. That was two points higher than its last record close reached on July 3. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 26 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,086. The Nasdaq composite rose 17 points, or 0.4 percent, to 4,473. Boeing fell 2 percent, t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582149552014-07-23T17:59:38.729-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T17:59:38.729-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58214955@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:59:38 MDT Utes guard Kenneth Ogbe wraps up European Championships with Germany http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58206901-59/ogbe-germany-tournament-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58206901-59/ogbe-germany-tournament-game.html.csp">Utes guard Kenneth Ogbe wraps up European Championships with Germany</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="2014-07-22T17:36:11.003-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While his teammates have been preparing for this coming fall with offseason restrictions, Kenneth Ogbe has gotten to enjoy some actual competition. The 6-foot-6 guard has been playing in Greece for the last two weeks, suiting up for his homeland of Germany in the U-20 FIBA European Championship. The Germans didn't fare terribly well, finishing 14th overall with a 52-47 loss to Russia on Saturday, but Ogbe had a few flashes of promise in his nine games for his country. Ogbe was a role player 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> 58206901@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:11 MDT Verizon launches rewards program with tracking http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206496-79/verizon-program-rewards-wireless.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58206496-79/verizon-program-rewards-wireless.html.csp">Verizon launches rewards program with tracking</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER SVENSSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T10:10:01.873-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 10:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Verizon Wireless is launching a nationwide loyalty program this week for its 100-million-plus subscribers. There’s a twist, though: To earn points for every dollar spent, subscribers must consent to have their movements tracked so the company can help target ads that match their interests. Verizon is the first wireless carrier to roll out a comprehensive rewards program, and it’s expecting big benefits from it. The program has already been offered for a few months in some states. Jeff...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582064962014-07-21T10:10:01.873-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T10:10:01.873-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206496@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:10:01 MDT