SCORED - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SCORED News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Idaho State’s Kramer: Road losing streak ‘really not in danger’ against Utah, USU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58338786-59/utah-state-idaho-kramer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58338786-59/utah-state-idaho-kramer.html.csp">Idaho State’s Kramer: Road losing streak ‘really not in danger’ against Utah, USU</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="2014-08-26T11:57:33.466-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 11:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Idaho State head coach Mike Kramer doesn’t want Utah kicker Andy Phillips getting oxygen because he’s kicking so many PATs. How’s that for honesty? Speaking in a Big Sky conference call ahead of his team’s opener Thursday night in Salt Lake City, Kramer acknowledged that the Bengals’ 44-game road losing streak, among other losing streaks, “are just nasty.” “Opening up at Utah and next week at Utah State, I’m sure that that streak’s really not in danger,” he said. He feels good about his team’s p...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58338786@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:57:33 MDT Lionel Messi back to the top of AP soccer poll http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58338503-77/league-season-madrid-messi.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58338503-77/league-season-madrid-messi.html.csp">Lionel Messi back to the top of AP soccer poll</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JACK BEZANTS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T22:19:48.656-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • The season’s first Associated Press global soccer poll has Lionel Messi back at the top of the list. The Barcelona forward scored two goals in the 3-0 win over Elche, putting him ahead of Bayern Munich striker Arjen Robben and Manchester City forward Stevan Jovetic. “The big news of the week is in the Camp Nou, where I have seen again a sparkling Messi after one year at a lower level,” Paolo Condo of Italian sports daily Gazzetta dello Sport said. “His performance was the best of my fir...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583385032014-08-26T22:19:48.656-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T22:19:48.656-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338503@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:19:48 MDT Aggies' soccer team loses opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58328323-55/.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58328323-55/.html.csp">Aggies' soccer team loses opener</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="2014-08-23T05:38:04.113-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 05:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Aggies' soccer team lost its opener Friday with the No. 23 Arkansas Razorbacks taking a 3-1 win over the Aggies. It marked the Aggies' first loss in a season opener since losing to Idaho State 2-1 in 2009. Alexandra Fischer scored the first goal for the Aggies in the 11th minute before the Razorbacks scored three unanswered goals. "We never had all 11 players on the same page," USU coach Heather Cairns said. "We are still trying to figure out our rotations and our combinations and you can'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> 58328323@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:38:04 MDT Sports briefs: U.S. beats Switzerland 4-1 in women’s soccer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58320046-77/soccer-women-colorado-switzerland.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58320046-77/soccer-women-colorado-switzerland.html.csp">Sports briefs: U.S. beats Switzerland 4-1 in women’s soccer</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T23:00:59.653-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 11:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Women’s soccer • Megan Rapinoe scored just three minutes into the game, and the United States got three goals in the second half to beat Switzerland 4-1 Wednesday night. Carli Lloyd made a penalty kick early in the second half, Christen Press scored in the 77th minute and Abby Wambach got her 168th career score in the 87th. “We knew Switzerland would be a good challenge and we played good, up-tempo soccer,” U.S. coach Jill Ellis said after improving to 2-0-1 since being officially named to 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> 58320046@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:00:59 MDT MLS capsules and gallery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58284156-77/minute-scored-vancouver-kansas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58284156-77/minute-scored-vancouver-kansas.html.csp">MLS capsules and gallery</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T17:49:31.213-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 05:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WHITECAPS 2, SPORTING KC 0 VANCOUVER, British Columbia • Darren Mattocks scored for the fourth time in the last five games to help the Vancouver Whitecaps beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0 on Sunday night. Vancouver (7-4-11) also took advantage of an own goal by Sporting defender Igor Juliao to hand Kansas City (11-6-6) its first loss in Major League Soccer play since May 31. The Whitecaps took the lead in the 17th minute when Juliao and Kansas City goalkeeper Andy Gruenebaum got their signals cross...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582841562014-08-12T17:49:31.213-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T17:49:31.213-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Fire 1, Red Bulls 0 • Sean Johnson made four saves for his fourth shutout of the season and Mike Magee scored in Chicago’s win in Bridgeview, Ill. Sounders 2, Dynamo 0 • Marco Pappa scored in the 69th minute and Gonzalo Pineda converted a penalty kick as host Seattle sna...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582823912014-08-10T23:03:01.636-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-10T23:03:01.636-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58282391@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 23:03:01 MDT Minor league baseball: El Paso dominates Salt Lake, 13-2 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58273276-77/bees-chihuahuas-paso-bunt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58273276-77/bees-chihuahuas-paso-bunt.html.csp">Minor league baseball: El Paso dominates Salt Lake, 13-2</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tierra Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T23:40:51.019-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 11:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The El Paso Chihuahuas attacked with a big bite, punishing the Salt Lake Bees in a dominating 13-2 victory. Regardless of the Bees’ season-long shortcomings — sitting at the bottom of the PCL Pacific Southern division with a .403 record — they have managed to move players up and down the pipeline to the big leagues. Salt Lake has played 67 different players, and 30 of them have spent time with an MLB team in 2014. The Chihuahuas started off blazing with five runs in the first four innings, a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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It was his 12th goal of the season, moving him to fourth in MLS. The Timbers opened the scoring when Diego Valeri converted a free kick into the upper right corner from just outside the box in the 14th minute. Los Angeles...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582544312014-08-02T23:10:13.569-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-02T23:10:13.569-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Feilhaber rifled a shot off the crossbar from just outside the 18-yard box to move Sporting KC into first place in the Eastern Conference. C.J. Sapong’s header gave Sporting K.C. a 1-0 lead in the first half. Columbus tied it when Chad Barson lofted a cross inside the 6-yard box that deflected off Igor Juliao’s shoulder for an own...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581925792014-07-17T16:44:01.684-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T16:44:01.684-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58192579@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:44:01 MDT Real Salt Lake: RSL finds itself in a summertime scoring rut http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58179567-77/goals-rsl-scored-club.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58179567-77/goals-rsl-scored-club.html.csp">Real Salt Lake: RSL finds itself in a summertime scoring rut</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="2014-07-13T22:57:56.311-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 10:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Carson, Calif. • It’s a dreadfully long season. The proof rests in the reality that the Major League Soccer campaign spans all four seasons, which leaves enough time on the calendar to feature the triumph and the agony. Real Salt Lake blasted out of the gates, scoring goals at will and willing themselves to finding results, both at home and away from Rio Tinto Stadium. The ecstasy of a fantastic start was showcased in an attack that, at the time, was as potent as any in MLS. In the first 10 matc...</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> 58179567@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 22:57:56 MDT Soccer: Sporting K.C. capitalizes on Montreal’s lapse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58178593-77/montreal-goal-toronto-minute.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58178593-77/montreal-goal-toronto-minute.html.csp">Soccer: Sporting K.C. capitalizes on Montreal’s lapse</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T23:46:19.902-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 11:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Montreal • Dom Dwyer took advantage of a defensive lapse to score his second goal of the game in the 89th minute, lifting Sporting Kansas City to a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Impact on Saturday night. Montreal defender Heath Pearce and goalkeeper Troy Perkins got their signals crossed, and neither cleared a harmless ball away from the 18-yard box. The hesitation was enough for Dwyer to pounce on the loose ball and get his 14th goal of the season to give Sporting its third victory in four game...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581785932014-07-12T23:46:19.902-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-12T23:46:19.902-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58178593@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:46:19 MDT Minor league baseball: Tacoma Rainiers 18, Bees 2 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58171654-77/rainiers-bees-game-runs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58171654-77/rainiers-bees-game-runs.html.csp">Minor league baseball: Tacoma Rainiers 18, Bees 2</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tierra Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T15:47:02.027-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 03:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The jinx may have been successful, but nothing else favored the Bees. They lost 18-2 to the Tacoma Rainiers on Thursday night at Smith’s Ballpark. Everyone knows about the superstitious culture of the sport. @SaltLakeBees tweeted: @RainiersLand have a no-hitter going through 5. #EnjoyTheJinx. Moments later a burst of relief emerged at the bottom of sixth — J.B Shuck singled to end the Rainiers’ run for a no-hitter. (https://twitter.com/SaltLakeBees/status/487439783400976384) Then came a twe...</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> 58171654@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:47:02 MDT John Leicester: Messi missing signature moment at World Cup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58167739-77/messi-maradona-argentina-cup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58167739-77/messi-maradona-argentina-cup.html.csp">John Leicester: Messi missing signature moment at World Cup</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By John Leicester</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T23:28:14.351-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sao Paulo The World Cup can only hope that Lionel Messi is leaving his best for last. In the most important World Cup match to date in his epoch-shaping career, football’s superstar was neither super nor a star. The four-time world player of the year was a bystander, not a decisive protagonist, for large chunks of Wednesday’s semifinal, his first on football’s biggest stage. The match dragged on into extra time and then still finished 0-0 in large part because Messi failed to leave his mark o...</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> 58167739@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 23:28:14 MDT World Cup: Germany routs Brazil 7-1, heads to final http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58162164-77/brazil-germany-cup-goal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58162164-77/brazil-germany-cup-goal.html.csp">World Cup: Germany routs Brazil 7-1, heads to final</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRIS LEHOURITES</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T17:36:27.82-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Belo Horizonte, Brazil • With Neymar out injured, just about everyone in Brazil knew it would be tough against Germany. Nobody ever expected this. The Germans tore apart Brazil’s porous defense time and time again Tuesday, routing the hosts 7-1 in the World Cup semifinals, the largest margin of defeat at this stage in the history of the tournament. “We wanted to make the people happy ... unfortunately we couldn’t,” said Brazil defender David Luiz, who had scored in each of the last two matches. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581621642014-07-09T17:36:27.82-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-09T17:36:27.82-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58162164@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:36:27 MDT PCL baseball: Shuck boosts Salt Lake Bees over Tacoma http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58158410-77/shuck-lake-salt-bees.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58158410-77/shuck-lake-salt-bees.html.csp">PCL baseball: Shuck boosts Salt Lake Bees over Tacoma</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="2014-07-07T23:15:01.988-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">J.B. Shuck continues to serve notice that he wants back in the big leagues. Shuck went 3 for 4, drove in two runs and scored two more to lead the Salt Lake Bees to a 6-5 victory over Tacoma on Monday night at Smith’s Ballpark. Shuck, a 27-year-old outfielder, started the season in Salt Lake but was recalled by the parent Los Angeles Angels on April 9. He stayed in L.A. for nearly a month and played 19 games before returning to the Bees on May 3 — about the same time the Angels recalled Grant Gre...</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> 58158410@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 23:15:01 MDT