RETURN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/RETURN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Sports briefs: 6 soccer players refuse to return to Ukraine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207962-77/players-return-sterling-soccer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207962-77/players-return-sterling-soccer.html.csp">Sports briefs: 6 soccer players refuse to return to Ukraine</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:25.578-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Soccer • Shakhtar Donetsk’s owner says six players have refused to return to Ukraine for the new season as conflict rages around the club’s home city. Five Brazilians and one Argentine player remained in France following a friendly on Saturday. In a statement on the club’s website, owner Rinat Akhmetov warned the players that “they will suffer” if they do not return, because their actions could activate compensation clauses forcing them to pay “tens of millions of euros” to Shakhtar. Witness...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58207962@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:25 MDT 6 South Americans refuse to return to Ukraine team http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58206764-77/ukrainian-players-club-donetsk.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58206764-77/ukrainian-players-club-donetsk.html.csp">6 South Americans refuse to return to Ukraine team</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAMES ELLINGWORTH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:26.263-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • Six South Americans — five Brazilians and one Argentine — have refused to return to Ukraine to play for their football club in the troubled city of Donetsk, risking possible fines and suspensions for breach of contract. The players remained in France following Ukrainian league champion Shakhtar Donetsk’s friendly against Lyon on Saturday. The Ukrainian military is attempting to retake Donetsk in the east of the country from pro-Russian rebels. “If they don’t come then in the first insta...</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> 58206764@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:26 MDT Under threat, Iraq’s Christians flee Mosul http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201929-68/christians-islamic-mosul-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201929-68/christians-islamic-mosul-state.html.csp">Under threat, Iraq’s Christians flee Mosul</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SAMEER N. YACOUB </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and RYAN LUCAS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T20:54:02.092-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 08:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Baghdad • The message played over loudspeakers gave the Christians of Iraq’s second-largest city until midday Saturday to make a choice: convert to Islam, pay a tax or face death. By the time the deadline imposed by the Islamic State extremist group expired, the vast majority of Christians in Mosul had made their decision. They fled. They clambered into cars — children, parents, grandparents — and headed for the largely autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq or other areas protected by the ...</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> 58201929@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 20:54:02 MDT MLB: After All-Star party, baseball gets back to work http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58196453-77/star-break-players-return.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58196453-77/star-break-players-return.html.csp">MLB: After All-Star party, baseball gets back to work</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="2014-07-17T23:12:02.72-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sure, it was great for a couple days. The cheers for Derek Jeter. The power of Giancarlo Stanton. The excellence of Mike Trout in the American League’s 5-3 victory. Baseball’s All-Star party in the Twin Cities was a long series of smiles for players and fans. But the break is over now, and the real fun begins Friday night. Heading into the second half of the season, there are all sorts of compelling stories from coast to coast. It could be one fun summer in California, where Oakland begins the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581964532014-07-17T23:12:02.72-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T23:12:02.72-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58196453@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:12:02 MDT Yahoo shareholders promised return on Alibaba http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58188169-79/yahoo-alibaba-return-shareholders.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58188169-79/yahoo-alibaba-return-shareholders.html.csp">Yahoo shareholders promised return on Alibaba</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Brian Womack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T18:41:02.307-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 06:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco — Yahoo Inc. is retaining more of its stake in Alibaba Holding Ltd. under a new agreement and promised to return cash to shareholders from at least half of any proceeds from the Chinese e-commerce company’s initial public offering. Yahoo also reported revenue, excluding that passed onto partner sites, of $1.04 billion, down from $1.07 billion a year earlier, the company said in a statement Tuesday. That compared with analysts’ average estimate of $1.09 billion, according to data 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> 58188169@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:41:02 MDT LeBron’s return to bring Cleveland $500M a year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58184002-79/county-cleveland-james-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58184002-79/county-cleveland-james-million.html.csp">LeBron’s return to bring Cleveland $500M a year</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Mark Niquette</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T17:48:02.614-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 05:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cleveland - Landing LeBron James will mean hundreds of millions of dollars in economic benefit to Cleveland and Northeast Ohio, Cuyahoga County officials said. The return of the star forward to his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers will mean $500 million a year in additional ticket sales and spending, County Executive Ed FitzGerald said Monday. The 2016 Republican National Convention in the city will bring an additional one-time windfall of $200 million, he said. “While we already know that LeBron’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> 58184002@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:48:02 MDT The Root: LeBron’s return: Part basketball, part urban renewal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58182636-82/james-return-urban-black.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58182636-82/james-return-urban-black.html.csp">The Root: LeBron’s return: Part basketball, part urban renewal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Peniel E. Joseph</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Root</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T17:22:47.768-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 05:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The King is back. LeBron James’ shocking announcement that he would return to Cleveland has turned into a story that transcends sports. Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson identified James as a rare example of an athlete who embraced social responsibility. “I have joy in my heart today because LeBron returned to Cleveland,” explained Jackson. “He wants to lift up Northeast Ohio — what a noble ambition. That’s a level of leadership that’s rare.” Indeed it is. In an age where high profile black athl...</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> 58182636@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:22:47 MDT King’s return to Ohio is a good thing for all http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58176168-77/james-heat-nba-return.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58176168-77/james-heat-nba-return.html.csp">King’s return to Ohio is a good thing for all</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T23:19:01.76-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 11:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">LeBron James sealed his reputation as a winner with the Miami Heat. He’s been known as the best player in the NBA since around 2008. But with the Heat, he silenced the critics who said he couldn’t win rings. Two NBA titles and four finals appearances in four seasons will do that for a man’s reputation. Indeed, James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh ran roughshod over the league in four years. But even with the success, and the titles, and the adulation, there was always that question as to whether J...</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> 58176168@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:19:01 MDT NBA: Clevelanders celebrate LeBron James’ return http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58173904-77/cleveland-james-return-boothe.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58173904-77/cleveland-james-return-boothe.html.csp">NBA: Clevelanders celebrate LeBron James’ return</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK GILLISPIE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T23:17:54.229-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cleveland • The oft-maligned city of Cleveland is on quite a roll. Cheers broke out, car horns tooted and the whoops of joyous fans filled the city’s streets Friday as word quickly spread that basketball’s prodigal son, LeBron James, is returning to the Cavaliers. The four time-NBA MVP announced Friday in an essay published in Sports Illustrated his decision to leave the Miami Heat and move his considerable talents and the prospect of an NBA championship back to Cleveland. “I never thought it wo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581739042014-07-11T23:17:54.229-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T23:17:54.229-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58173904@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 23:17:54 MDT Cousteau nears end of underwater living experiment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58112895-68/cousteau-living-mission-aquarius.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58112895-68/cousteau-living-mission-aquarius.html.csp">Cousteau nears end of underwater living experiment</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER KAY and WILFREDO LEE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T08:02:02.518-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 08:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Aquarius Reef Base, Fla. • Fabien Cousteau has a week left in his 31-day underwater living experiment in the Florida Keys, and he’s not exactly eager to return to the surface. “If anything, I’m panicking about the lack of time we have left,” he said. “I’m feeling really comfortable and happy down here.” In an interview Tuesday with The Associated Press inside Aquarius Reef Base, 63 feet below the surface of the waters off Key Largo, Cousteau said the scientists from Florida International Univers...</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> 58112895@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 08:02:02 MDT NBA notes: San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan re-ups http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58105330-77/duncan-season-spurs-anthony.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58105330-77/duncan-season-spurs-anthony.html.csp">NBA notes: San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan re-ups</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T23:21:25.097-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 11:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tim Duncan could have easily gone out on top, with his fifth NBA championship trophy under his arm and his health intact just a few months after his 38th birthday. There’s just no way. Duncan is having too much fun with his San Antonio Spurs coaches and teammates, and he’s playing too well to call it quits now. Duncan has decided to exercise the option on his contract for 2014-15 and will return next season, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Monday. As the Spu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581053302014-06-23T23:21:25.097-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-23T23:21:25.097-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58105330@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 23:21:25 MDT AP Source: Duncan back for Spurs in 2014-15 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58104867-77/duncan-spurs-season-2014-15.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58104867-77/duncan-spurs-season-2014-15.html.csp">AP Source: Duncan back for Spurs in 2014-15</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JON KRAWCZYNSKI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Basketball Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T16:37:26.646-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that Tim Duncan is exercising the option on his contract for 2014-15 and will return to play for the San Antonio Spurs next season. Duncan turned 38 in April and won his fifth championship with the Spurs in June. That led to some speculation that he could retire after 17 seasons in the league. But many also expected Duncan to return next season because he continues to play at a high level. Duncan will make $10.3 million next seas...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581048672014-06-24T16:37:26.646-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-24T16:37:26.646-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58104867@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:37:26 MDT Golf: Tiger Woods to return to competition next week http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58095585-77/week-woods-competition-return.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58095585-77/week-woods-competition-return.html.csp">Golf: Tiger Woods to return to competition next week</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T23:34:42.118-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 11:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Feeling rusty but ready to play again, Tiger Woods said Friday he would return to competition next week at Congressional in the Quicken Loans National. Woods last played on March 9 at Doral, where he dealt with pain in his lower back and closed with a 78 for his highest final-round score on the PGA Tour. He had back surgery March 31, forcing him to miss the Masters for the first time. He also missed the U.S. Open last week at Pinehurst No. 2. The announcement on his Facebook page delivered a jol...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580955852014-06-20T23:34:42.118-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-20T23:34:42.118-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58095585@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 23:34:42 MDT