PRACTICE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PRACTICE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) BYU traveling to UConn two days before kickoff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58339691-65/byu-coach-game-ready.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58339691-65/byu-coach-game-ready.html.csp">BYU traveling to UConn two days before kickoff</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="2014-08-26T14:54:02.155-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 02:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wednesday, the BYU Cougars will pack their bags and head to the airport for the 2,000-mile flight to Hartford, Conn. Wait a minute. Don’t the Cougars meet the UConn Huskies on Friday night at 5 p.m. MDT on ESPN? Yes, but in a change from what BYU did last year when it traveled cross-country to take on the Virginia Cavaliers the day before the 19-16 loss in Charlottesville, coach Bronco Mendenhall is taking the team a day early. Yes, the coach learned a thing or two from that unsuccessful trip. “...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58339691@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:54:02 MDT Letter: Pig ‘wrestling’ is backward animal cruelty http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58334009-82/pig-rolly-column-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58334009-82/pig-rolly-column-county.html.csp">Letter: Pig ‘wrestling’ is backward animal cruelty</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T12:05:03.569-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 12:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Just a comment on Paul Rolly’s column on the pig “wrestling,” or whatever you want to call it, and jamming it into a barrel. I also watched the news clip. Repulsive. Pigs are well known to be very intelligent and sensitive animals. Isn’t it enough that we raise them to slaughter to and consume them? What passes for fun in Utah County in this practice almost makes me believe that the morons that practice this so-called sport have a lesser IQ than the poor animals they are tormenting. Well put, Ro...</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> 58334009@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:05:03 MDT Motocross: Utah’s Landen Powell ready for Lucas Oil Pro event http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58321904-77/class-powell-250-championship.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58321904-77/class-powell-250-championship.html.csp">Motocross: Utah’s Landen Powell ready for Lucas Oil Pro event</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T17:17:33.499-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 05:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tooele • Landen Powell of South Jordan will be the hometown favorite Saturday in the 2014 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship event at Miller Motorsports Park. Powell, 22, has been racing in motocross since the age of 4. He has raced professionally for the last five years. In the just-concluded Monster Energy Supercross Championship, Powell enjoyed a career-best season. He qualified for five main events and finished as high as 11th, in the prestigious East-West Shootout in Las Vegas. Miller Mot...</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> 58321904@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:17:33 MDT BYU RB Jamaal Williams suffers "mild, not serious" knee sprain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58322809-65/byu-holmoe-williams-announce.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58322809-65/byu-holmoe-williams-announce.html.csp">BYU RB Jamaal Williams suffers "mild, not serious" knee sprain</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="2014-08-21T15:32:14.024-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 03:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A BYU football spokesperson confirmed today that junior running back Jamaal Williams suffered a mild knee sprain during Wednesday’s scrimmage at LaVell Edwards Stadium, but described the injury as “not serious.” Media members were not allowed to watch the scrimmage, which coach Bronco Mendenhall said on Tuesday was mostly held to give coaches a good look at younger players. There is no timetable for Williams’ return to practice, and he will be evaluated on a daily basis. The Cougars begin prepar...</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> 58322809@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:32:14 MDT BYU football: At least three freshmen could start in opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58315114-88/mendenhall-camp-koroma-starting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58315114-88/mendenhall-camp-koroma-starting.html.csp">BYU football: At least three freshmen could start in opener</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="2014-08-19T21:52:34.726-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 09:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • With the season opener at UConn 10 days away, BYU coaches haven’t released a depth chart yet, and probably won’t until Friday, at the soonest. But there’s a strong possibility that the Cougars could be starting three freshmen, maybe more, when they line up against the Huskies at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., on Aug. 29. And they are not guys who were highly touted out of high school, either. After the Cougars practiced at the indoor practice field on Tuesday, head coach Bronc...</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> 58315114@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:52:34 MDT NFL notes: Steelers sign ex-BYU standout Brett Keisel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58314487-77/keisel-hoyer-manziel-practice.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58314487-77/keisel-hoyer-manziel-practice.html.csp">NFL notes: Steelers sign ex-BYU standout Brett Keisel</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T21:52:45.506-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 09:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Da Beard is on his way back to ‘Da Burgh. The Pittsburgh Steelers are planning to re-sign defensive end Brett Keisel to bolster a reconfigured line that has struggled to produce much of anything in the first two weeks of the preseason. Keisel posted on his Twitter feed Tuesday “I am very excited to finish what I started in 2002 with the (at)steelers. Time to get to work!!” The Steelers decided not to re-sign Keisel in the offseason after the 35-year-old from BYU finished with four sacks in 12 ga...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583144872014-08-19T21:52:45.506-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T21:52:45.506-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58314487@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:52:45 MDT BYU practice report: Probable starters Kaufusi, Kanuch finally back on the field http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58314653-65/camp-really-mendenhall-think.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58314653-65/camp-really-mendenhall-think.html.csp">BYU practice report: Probable starters Kaufusi, Kanuch finally back on the field</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="2014-08-19T18:22:01.835-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 06:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Last week, BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall issued Ice-Bucket Challenges to Utah media members. Tuesday, he passed out doughnuts. Well, sort of. Some NFL scouts who showed up to watch practice Tuesday apparently arrived with Krispy Kremes, and three were left over after the coaching staff was finished with them. So Bronco told us he would give them to whomever asked the best questions. As I’ve mentioned several times the past few weeks, Mendenhall is as loose and easy-going this camp as I’ve seen him...</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> 58314653@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:22:01 MDT Ohio State: Injured QB Miller done for the season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58314331-77/miller-ohio-state-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58314331-77/miller-ohio-state-season.html.csp">Ohio State: Injured QB Miller done for the season</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RUSTY MILLER</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T07:00:46.329-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 07:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Columbus, Ohio • Ohio State star quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season, dealing a severe blow to the fifth-ranked Buckeyes’ national title hopes. Ohio State confirmed late Tuesday afternoon that Miller reinjured his throwing shoulder and will need surgery. The two-time Big Ten player of the year left practice in pain Monday after making a short throw. “My goal is to come back from this injury stronger and better than ever,” Miller said in a statement. It’s a huge blow to a team co...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583143312014-08-20T07:00:46.329-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T07:00:46.329-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58314331@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:00:46 MDT Utah football notes — Walk-on WR Tim Patrick 'surprised' to get starting spot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58310322-59/patrick-depth-fall-guys.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58310322-59/patrick-depth-fall-guys.html.csp">Utah football notes — Walk-on WR Tim Patrick 'surprised' to get starting spot</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="2014-08-19T16:45:52.634-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">He still has work to do on his routes, and it still takes time to process what each play call means. But Tim Patrick is moving up the depth chart rapidly - that truly takes one skill where he has excelled so far in fall camp. "I think just catching the ball," he said. "I don't have many drops out here." Patrick was revealed as the first-string receiver across from Dres Anderson on Utah's latest depth chart on Monday morning, as the team moves Kenneth Scott to starting slot receiver. Patrick said...</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> 58310322@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:45:52 MDT Utah football PM notes: Whittingham, again, says Wilson and Thompson are ‘as close as you can possibly be’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58302051-59/whittingham-defensive-football-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58302051-59/whittingham-defensive-football-coach.html.csp">Utah football PM notes: Whittingham, again, says Wilson and Thompson are ‘as close as you can possibly be’</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="2014-08-15T20:21:42.561-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 08:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah practiced for just an hour Friday afternoon, working on schematics for onside kicks and kickoffs when media were ushered onto the infield to watch the last 20 minutes. Head coach Kyle Whittingham said it was a crisp practice and named “everyone” as his standout. Saturday morning, things will get serious. Whittingham reiterated that junior quarterbacks Kendal Thompson and Travis Wilson enter Saturday’s scrimmage “in a dead heat.” “As close as you can possibly be,” he said to a somewhat skept...</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> 58302051@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:21:42 MDT BYU football: A lot on the line at Friday night's scrimmage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58301165-65/mendenhall-team-lot-byu.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58301165-65/mendenhall-team-lot-byu.html.csp">BYU football: A lot on the line at Friday night's scrimmage</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="2014-08-15T13:55:02.983-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 01:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Time for a couple of leftover odds and ends that weren’t included in this notebook about Thursday’s BYU practice at the outdoor practice facility. But first, here’s an interesting item from ESPN’s Mark Schlabach about which teams outside the so-called Power Five conferences have the best odds of making the four-team playoff. Schlabach includes both BYU and Utah State, saying BYU is “on the outside looking in” perhaps more than any program in the country.Mendenhall was not sure Thursday whether 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> 58301165@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:55:02 MDT Aggies' defense provides practice highlights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58299171-55/defense-defensive-named-practice.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58299171-55/defense-defensive-named-practice.html.csp">Aggies' defense provides practice highlights</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="2014-08-14T21:27:02.947-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 09:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Travis Seefeldt had one of the best hits in Tuesday's scrimmage and the junior defensive lineman was at it again with solid play on Thursday as he was named the Defensive Player of the Day following the Aggies' afternoon practice session. Utah State coach Matt Wells said the the defense won the morning session and the teams were fairly even in the afternoon sessions by his estimation. "The offense dominated both two-minute drills out of the gate and then I thought the defense played really well ...</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> 58299171@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:27:02 MDT NFL: Ex-BYU star Ansah getting ready to for Lions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58294527-77/ansah-fairley-lions-caldwell.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58294527-77/ansah-fairley-lions-caldwell.html.csp">NFL: Ex-BYU star Ansah getting ready to for Lions</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T22:42:22.773-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 10:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Allen Park, Mich. • There’s a bit of turmoil on the inside of the Detroit Lions’ defensive line. But the Lions are close to getting some stability back elsewhere. Ezekiel Ansah did not take part in contact drills Wednesday afternoon, a day after he was moved off the physically-unable-to-perform list. The Lions plan to ease him in gradually after he underwent offseason shoulder surgery. Coach Jim Caldwell ruled him out for Friday’s exhibition game at Oakland, but doesn’t think Ansah will have muc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582945272014-08-13T22:42:22.773-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T22:42:22.773-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58294527@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:42:22 MDT Utah football notes: Utes lose standout CB Porter for the season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58292791-59/whittingham-wednesday-defensive-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58292791-59/whittingham-wednesday-defensive-utah.html.csp">Utah football notes: Utes lose standout CB Porter for the 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="2014-08-13T22:47:44.183-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A team can’t win a scrimmage against itself, but it can lose. After a relatively injury-free first week, Kyle Whittingham announced Wednesday that sophomore Reginald Porter will miss the year with a knee injury sustained in Tuesday’s scrimmage. “We didn’t think much of it when it happened,” he said. “He didn’t think much of it. Looked good from an initial exam, but upon further examination, he’s done for the season.” Porter was most recently listed as a co-starter with senior Davion Orphey, and...</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> 58292791@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:47:44 MDT NFL notes: Top tackler Danny Trevathan injures knee in Broncos’ practice http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58289880-77/trevathan-broncos-season-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58289880-77/trevathan-broncos-season-team.html.csp">NFL notes: Top tackler Danny Trevathan injures knee in Broncos’ practice</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated PRess</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T23:13:02.132-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 11:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver Broncos leading tackler Danny Trevathan is out six to eight weeks after fracturing his left knee during a particularly intense padded practice Tuesday. The Broncos said their weakside linebacker has what’s called a medial tibial impaction fracture but, fortunately, no torn ligaments. Trevathan, who didn’t put any weight on his left leg after being carted off the field during team drills, is expected to return to the Broncos right around their bye week in late September, meaning he’d only ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582898802014-08-12T23:13:02.132-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T23:13:02.132-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58289880@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:13:02 MDT BYU football: Dog days of training camp fall upon Cougars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58289628-88/mendenhall-camp-coach-tuesday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58289628-88/mendenhall-camp-coach-tuesday.html.csp">BYU football: Dog days of training camp fall upon Cougars</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="2014-08-12T23:12:57.118-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • For the BYU Cougars, the dog days of preseason training camp are here. With camp close to reaching its midpoint, that was head coach Bronco Mendenhall’s assessment on Tuesday, although conditions were pleasant thanks to some high clouds above the outdoor practice facility on campus. “It was a doldrum day,” Mendenhall said, joking about how he “tried to launch a flare” on Monday night to warn media members. “I will shoot it higher next time.” Still, the coach said it was a good practice, ...</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> 58289628@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:12:57 MDT NFL Notes: Police looking at Seahawks RB Lynch in assault investigation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58285635-77/lynch-police-monday-ankle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58285635-77/lynch-police-monday-ankle.html.csp">NFL Notes: Police looking at Seahawks RB Lynch in assault investigation</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T23:10:46.915-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police in Bellevue, Washington, are investigating whether Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch was involved in an assault and damage of personal property. The Bellevue Police Department released a statement Monday morning saying that the alleged incident took place around 2:30 a.m. Sunday and that Lynch is alleged to have been involved. Bellevue police stated that they have not been able to verify whether Lynch was involved, but are investigating. The incident was reported by the female ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582856352014-08-11T23:10:46.915-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T23:10:46.915-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58285635@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 23:10:46 MDT Utah football notes: WR Ryan Petersen goes from MUSS game MVP to walk-on (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58284648-59/whittingham-defensive-tackle-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58284648-59/whittingham-defensive-tackle-football.html.csp">Utah football notes: WR Ryan Petersen goes from MUSS game MVP to walk-on (video)</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="2014-08-11T16:01:29.253-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 04:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Recruiting is Job 1, as they like to say, and Utah’s coaches travel from coast to coast in search of the best available athletes. Most times. In wide receiver Ryan Petersen’s case, they didn’t have to leave the stadium. Petersen was named the MVP in the last two MUSS flag-football games, held before the Red-White spring game at Rice-Eccles, so Kyle Whittingham asked him to work out and lift with the team this summer. The Twin Falls native took him up on it, and now he’s one of 19 new walk-ons on...</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> 58284648@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:01:29 MDT Big week ahead for USU football http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58284281-55/week-aggies-football-ahead.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58284281-55/week-aggies-football-ahead.html.csp">Big week ahead for USU football</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="2014-08-11T09:44:02.629-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you want to know what to expect out of the USU football team, then pay attention this week, because it's about to get very real for the Aggies. The Aggies have a jam-packed week ahead with two-a-days and two scrimmages planned. Today and Thursday's practices are from 9:15-11:15 a.m. and from 4:55-6:25 p.m. Tuesday and Saturday the Aggies scrimmage in Romney Stadium starting at 6 p.m. Friday's practice is from 2:15-4:15 and is the designated Football Family Fun Day. So what are we looking for ...</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> 58284281@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:44:02 MDT NFL Notes: Jets’ top CB Milliner hurts ankle http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58281477-77/joseph-practice-bennett-jets.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58281477-77/joseph-practice-bennett-jets.html.csp">NFL Notes: Jets’ top CB Milliner hurts ankle</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T23:02:12.982-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 11:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dee Milliner, expected to be the New York Jets’ No. 1 cornerback, was helped from the field after injuring his left ankle at practice Sunday in Corland, N.Y., a half-hour after rookie Dexter McDougle was carted off after tearing a ligament in his left knee. Veteran Dimitri Patterson, projected as a possible starter opposite Milliner, missed practice for the second straight day with ankle and calf injuries — making the Jets’ secondary extremely thin. Their next preseason game is at Cincinnati nex...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582814772014-08-10T23:02:12.982-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-10T23:02:12.982-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58281477@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 23:02:12 MDT