QUARTER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/QUARTER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Walgreen reports fourth quarter loss of $239M http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58472375-79/walgreen-quarter-alliance-boots.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58472375-79/walgreen-quarter-alliance-boots.html.csp">Walgreen reports fourth quarter loss of $239M</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom murphy</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T10:31:43.548-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 10:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Deerfield, Ill. • Walgreen booked a $239 million loss in its fiscal fourth quarter after swallowing a huge accounting charge from its Alliance Boots acquisition, but the drugstore chain’s results still met Wall Street expectations. Walgreen Co. said Tuesday it recorded a non-cash loss of $866 million in the quarter that ended Aug. 31 because it decided to exercise early its option to buy the remaining stake in Alliance Boots that it did not already own. The Illinois company bought a 45 percent s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584723752014-09-30T10:31:43.548-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-30T10:31:43.548-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58472375@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:31:43 MDT Southern Utah football: Ahanonu named Big Sky defender of week http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58468995-77/southern-state-utah-ahanonu.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58468995-77/southern-state-utah-ahanonu.html.csp">Southern Utah football: Ahanonu named Big Sky defender of week</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-01T16:09:52.716-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 04:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden • Southern Utah linebacker Chinedu Ahanonu has been named the Big Sky Conference’s defensive player of the week, it was announced Monday. Ahanonu is a sophomore from West Jordan. He had 10 tackles, an intercepted pass and fumble recovery in Southern Utah’s 31-28 victory over Weber State. Ahanonu’s interception led to a Southern Utah touchdown in the second quarter. His fumble recovery halted a Weber State drive at the Thunderbird two early in the fourth quarter. Other weekly players 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> 58468995@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:09:52 MDT As China slows, U.S. still leading the world economy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58469133-79/china-growth-economy-jpmorgan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58469133-79/china-growth-economy-jpmorgan.html.csp">As China slows, U.S. still leading the world economy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Simon Kennedy</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T13:32:01.65-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 01:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • The world economy’s twin giants are exerting conflicting pressures. As U.S. growth accelerated in the second quarter to the fastest rate since 2011, China’s economy waned, with manufacturing and lending data pointing to a weakening in activity. A resurgent U.S. and retreating China is the reversal of a trend that dominated in the wake of the financial crisis. Economists at JPMorgan Chase & Co. say it is set to endure. While they predict the U.S. will sustain growth of 3 percent in the c...</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> 58469133@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:32:01 MDT NFL roundup: This time, Eagles blow big lead and lose http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58468175-77/yards-touchdown-game-threw.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58468175-77/yards-touchdown-game-threw.html.csp">NFL roundup: This time, Eagles blow big lead and lose</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-01T16:09:52.794-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 04:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Philadelphia Eagles got a taste of their own medicine. After three weeks of uplifting rallies to victory, the Eagles lost for the first time, blowing a lead in a 26-21 defeat to the 49ers. San Francisco’s Frank Gore caught a career-best 55-yard touchdown and ran for 119 yards in his first 100-yard game this year. Philadelphia led 21-10 in the second quarter, even though it got no points from its high-powered offense. And the 49ers (2-2) delivered a late goal-line stand as they avoided their ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584681752014-10-01T16:09:52.794-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-01T16:09:52.794-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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All the fun came against New Orleans, the team that handed Jason Garrett his worst loss in four years as Dallas coach last season. “I had that long ride home last year, and it’s not fun,” Jones said after the Cowboys beat the Sain...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584681582014-10-01T16:09:52.863-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-01T16:09:52.863-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The boisterous wide receiver showed them with his actions on the field. Smith punished his former team with seven catches for 139 yards and two touchdowns, and the Baltimore Ravens beat the Panthers 38-10 on Sunday. Smith spent 13 seasons with Carolina before he was released in a cost-cutting move during the offseason. The 35-year-old proved he can still make the big p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584655572014-10-01T16:09:30.597-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-01T16:09:30.597-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Houston (3-1) was down by three in the third quarter and Ryan Fitzpatrick had just thrown a second interception when the 6-foot-5, 289-pound Watt returned an interception 80 yards to put the Texans up 14-10. The defensive end caught a touchdown pass in Week 2, giving him more TDs this year than Arian Fo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584656152014-10-01T16:09:30.425-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-01T16:09:30.425-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58465615@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:09:30 MDT Utah football: Utes lose Pac-12 opener at home to Washington State (Video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58464098-89/utah-utes-halliday-quarter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58464098-89/utah-utes-halliday-quarter.html.csp">Utah football: Utes lose Pac-12 opener at home to Washington State (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="2014-09-29T11:15:39.237-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 11:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If it wasn’t good enough against a passing team on a drizzly night in Salt Lake City, then when will it be good enough? That’s the tough question the Utes have to answer this week after surrendering a 21-0 lead at Rice-Eccles Stadium and dropping their fourth consecutive Pac-12 opener, this one 28-27 to visiting Washington State. “We definitely let that one get away from us,” said head coach Kyle Whittingham after the game. “Twenty-one to nothing lead, and we didn’t do much after that.” Utah’s d...</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> 58464098@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:15:39 MDT BlackBerry Passport sales help narrow its losses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58459709-79/million-blackberry-quarter-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58459709-79/million-blackberry-quarter-company.html.csp">BlackBerry Passport sales help narrow its losses</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Gerrit De Vynck</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T15:47:02.058-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 03:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Toronto — BlackBerry’s turnaround is gaining momentum after demand for Chief Executive John Chen’s first major new device outstripped supply and the company reported a smaller loss than estimated. BlackBerry’s net loss narrowed to 2 cents a share, excluding one-time items, in the fiscal second quarter that ended Aug. 30, the company said Friday in a statement. That’s better than the 16-cent deficit projected by analysts. The narrower-than-expected loss was bolstered by cost cuts and stabilizing ...</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> 58459709@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:47:02 MDT Micron meets fourth quarter profit forecasts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58456454-79/micron-billion-cents-forecasts.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58456454-79/micron-billion-cents-forecasts.html.csp">Micron meets fourth quarter profit forecasts</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T17:32:02.067-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 05:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boise • Micron Technology Inc. reported a profit of $1.15 billion for its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Boise,-based company said Thursday it had net income of 96 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 82 cents per share. The results matched Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 82 cents per share. The chipmaker posted revenue of $4.23 billion in the period, topping Street foreca...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584564542014-09-25T17:32:02.067-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-25T17:32:02.067-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58456454@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 17:32:02 MDT Monson: BYU and Utah won’t play this year, but if they did ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58446208-77/byu-utah-game-hill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58446208-77/byu-utah-game-hill.html.csp">Monson: BYU and Utah won’t play this year, but if they did ...</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="2014-09-23T23:28:58.337-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After something like 150 straight years of playing the BYU-Utah football game, somebody had a bright idea/brain aneurism, deciding to suspend the state’s biggest sporting event for two seasons. That was dumb enough. But now, in the first year of the imposed hiatus, both of the rivals have better teams than they’ve had in recent memory, both are undefeated, one is ranked and the other is knocking at the door, each would present a formidable challenge for the other — were they to actually, you kno...</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> 58446208@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:28:58 MDT NFL: Cowboys, Eagles and Ravens pull off comebacks wins http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58441642-77/touchdown-yards-yard-2-1.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58441642-77/touchdown-yards-yard-2-1.html.csp">NFL: Cowboys, Eagles and Ravens pull off comebacks wins</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T16:04:36.705-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 04:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys were big-time comeback kids in Week 3 of the NFL season. So were Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles. The Baltimore Ravens, too. Peyton Manning rallied the Denver Broncos back in a Super Bowl rematch, but Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks came up with the victory — as they did seven months ago on football’s biggest stage. “I can’t wait for those moments, those big-time moments and have guys to continue to believe in what we do,” Wilson said after the Sea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584416422014-09-23T16:04:36.705-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T16:04:36.705-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58441642@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:04:36 MDT Kragthorpe: Ex-Ute Steve Smith steps up in Ravens’ victory http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58439412-77/smith-flacco-ravens-baltimore.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58439412-77/smith-flacco-ravens-baltimore.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Ex-Ute Steve Smith steps up in Ravens’ victory</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lorem Ipsum</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-21T22:26:11.326-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 10:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cleveland After making an eventual game-winning play Sunday, Baltimore receiver Steve Smith acted like it was just another routine catch for him. That’s because he celebrates them all, with equal zeal. The former University of Utah star’s fifth reception of the game and 854th catch of his NFL career led to Justin Tucker’s 32-yard field goal as time expired in the Ravens’ 23-21 victory over Cleveland at FirstEnergy Stadium. This was standard stuff for Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, known for h...</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> 58439412@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 22:26:11 MDT NFL: Seahawks hold off Broncos 26-20 in overtime http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58440043-68/manning-denver-seattle-yards.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58440043-68/manning-denver-seattle-yards.html.csp">NFL: Seahawks hold off Broncos 26-20 in overtime</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TIM BOOTH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T16:04:23.617-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 04:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seattle • Peyton Manning did all he could in the final minute of regulation to get the Denver Broncos to overtime. Russell Wilson made certain he never saw the ball in the extra session and ensured the Super Bowl rematch went in favor of the defending champion Seahawks. Marshawn Lynch scored on a 6-yard TD run on the first possession of overtime and the Seahawks beat the Broncos 26-20 on Sunday in a showdown that lived up to expectations. Seattle (2-1) blew a 17-3 fourth-quarter lead, watching D...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584400432014-09-23T16:04:23.617-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T16:04:23.617-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58440043@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:04:23 MDT NFL: Lions 19, Packers 7 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58439184-77/detroit-packers-rodgers-bay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58439184-77/detroit-packers-rodgers-bay.html.csp">NFL: Lions 19, Packers 7</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NOAH TRISTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T16:04:24.05-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 04:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • If Detroit’s defensive front plays like this, it may not matter how banged up the secondary is. Don Carey returned a fumble 40 yards for a touchdown, and Detroit’s defensive front stuffed Green Bay on Sunday, leading the Lions to a 19-7 victory over Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. The Lions (2-1) came into the game with a secondary decimated by injuries, but that didn’t much matter with Rodgers under constant pressure. He was sacked twice and threw for only 162 yards, and Green Bay (1-2...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584391842014-09-23T16:04:24.05-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T16:04:24.05-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58439184@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:04:24 MDT BYU football: Sloppy Cougars hold off Virginia to improve to 4-0 (VIDEO) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58435836-88/byu-virginia-kick-uva.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58435836-88/byu-virginia-kick-uva.html.csp">BYU football: Sloppy Cougars hold off Virginia to improve to 4-0 (VIDEO)</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="2014-09-21T12:34:48.866-06:00">Updated Sep 21, 2014 12:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • If college football games were decided by the stat sheet, and not the scoreboard, the No. 21 BYU Cougars would not be 4-0 right now. The Cougars are still undefeated, but no person in their right mind can label this team perfect right now, after BYU scraped and clawed its way to a 41-33 win over upset-minded Virginia in front of 59,023 sun-drenched fans at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Saturday afternoon. “Coming into this game, I knew this would be our toughest game so far,” said receiver M...</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> 58435836@www.sltrib.com Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:34:48 MDT Gauge of U.S. economy up 0.2 percent in August http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432805-79/percent-economy-august-index.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432805-79/percent-economy-august-index.html.csp">Gauge of U.S. economy up 0.2 percent in August</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN CRUTSINGER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T10:23:02.544-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 10:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A gauge designed to predict the economy’s future health rose in August but at a much slower pace than in July. The Conference Board said Friday that its index of leading indicators rose 0.2 percent in August, the seventh straight increase. But that was much slower than the revised 1.1 percent gain in July. “The leading indicators point to an economy that is gaining traction, but most likely won’t repeat its stellar second quarter performance in the second half,” said Conference Boar...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584328052014-09-19T10:23:02.544-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T10:23:02.544-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58432805@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:23:02 MDT Homebuilder Lennar’s profits beats estimates http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58426087-79/homes-earnings-homebuilder-lennar.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58426087-79/homes-earnings-homebuilder-lennar.html.csp">Homebuilder Lennar’s profits beats estimates</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By John Gittelsohn</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T17:21:01.399-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 05:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Lennar Corp. reported fiscal third-quarter earnings Wednesday that beat analysts’ estimates as it sold more homes at higher prices. Net income in the three months through August was $177.8 million, or 78 cents a share, compared with $120.7 million, or 54 cents, a year earlier, the Miami-based company said in a statement Wednesday. The average of 20 analyst estimates was for earnings of 67 cents a share, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. The second-biggest U.S. homebuilder by...</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> 58426087@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:21:01 MDT NFL: Panthers 24, Lions 7 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58413083-77/panthers-newton-carolina-lions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58413083-77/panthers-newton-carolina-lions.html.csp">NFL: Panthers 24, Lions 7</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEVE REED</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T16:15:31.931-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charlotte, N.C. • Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers are back atop the NFC South. Newton made a successful return from a rib injury that sidelined him the first week, throwing for 281 yards and a touchdown in the Panthers’ 24-7 victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday. He completed 22 of 34 and overcame four sacks. Carolina started 2-0 for the first time since 2008 and took over sole possession of first place in the division after Atlanta lost to Cincinnati. Trailing 7-6 in the third quarter, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584130832014-09-17T16:15:31.931-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T16:15:31.931-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58413083@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:15:31 MDT Prep football: Bingham 42, Hunter 0 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58408941-190/game-bingham-hunter-miners.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58408941-190/game-bingham-hunter-miners.html.csp">Prep football: Bingham 42, Hunter 0</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eric Butler</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T23:21:16.355-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • The Bingham Miners had little trouble Friday night in a 42-0 victory over Hunter. But the Miners, even during their best highlights of the night, weren’t completely satisfied. At the end of a 24-yard interception return for a touchdown by Kade Cloward to make it a three-touchdown game in the second quarter, Bingham coach Dave Peck vociferously accosted one Miners player for not looking the right direction during the play. After an overtime loss in a much-hyped game in Las Vega...</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> 58408941@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:21:16 MDT