SEASON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SEASON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) TribSports Radio podcast: How will the Utes fare this football season? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207762-77/podcast-download-utes-itunes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207762-77/podcast-download-utes-itunes.html.csp">TribSports Radio podcast: How will the Utes fare this football season?</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T16:55:17.453-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 04:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Who will be the Utah Utes’ starting quarterback this season? What would be a successful season for the Utes? What’s the worst-case scenario? The team of Aaron Falk, Matt Piper, Chris Kamrani, Ben Raskin and Kevin Winters Morriss try to answer those questions and more about the Utes in the latest podcast. The team also touches on the Tour de France and Tour of Utah cycling races before a premature end to the episode. Download the podcast here. The TribSports Radio podcast is recorded each Monday ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58207762@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:55:17 MDT Veteran guard Chris Snee retires from New York Giants http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58206800-77/snee-chris-giants-guard.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58206800-77/snee-chris-giants-guard.html.csp">Veteran guard Chris Snee retires from New York Giants</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T11:45:02.15-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 11:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">East Rutherford, N.J. • Veteran guard Chris Snee is retiring from the New York Giants because of a series of injuries. Snee met with the team Monday, then decided to end his NFL career after 10 seasons. He has had two hip surgeries and now is most troubled by right elbow and wrist problems. He sat out minicamp last month but indicated he expected to play this season. The 32-year-old son-in-law of coach Tom Coughlin was a second-round pick in 2004 and has made four Pro Bowls. He was to be the anc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582068002014-07-21T11:45:02.15-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T11:45:02.15-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206800@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:45:02 MDT The top 5 Utah football seasons of all-time: No. 5 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58151943-77/utah-season-bowl-utes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58151943-77/utah-season-bowl-utes.html.csp">The top 5 Utah football seasons of all-time: No. 5</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brennan Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T15:52:41.673-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 03:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; The Utes of 1964 were a bright spot in the era of Ray Nagel and ended a long drought of bowl games appearances stretching back to 1938. The team won a share of the WAC Conference title that year and went on to defeat favored West Virginia in the Liberty Bowl 32-6, a victory in one of only a few major bowl games at the time. Here’s a look at the fifth-best Utah football season of all-time: Biggest moment: Utah’s victory over West Virginia was huge for a team that had been wand...</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> 58151943@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:52:41 MDT Kragthorpe: Jazz’s long climb will be fun to watch http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58206029-87/jazz-team-season-whether.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58206029-87/jazz-team-season-whether.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Jazz’s long climb will be fun to watch</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T22:15:09.841-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 10:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Now that the Jazz have hired a coach, drafted two rookies, acquired two veterans and competed in a summer league, we all have a better gauge of what distance remains in the team’s journey toward NBA respectability. The Jazz have exactly 753 miles to go, with a 57,863-foot vertical climb. Sorry, wrong news release. Those numbers are from next month’s Tour of Utah cycling event — another holding of Miller Sports Properties, with its own daunting challenge. Yet there’s some commonality here. The 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> 58206029@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:15:09 MDT Utah Jazz make Trevor Booker’s deal official http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58207409-87/booker-jazz-deal-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58207409-87/booker-jazz-deal-utah.html.csp">Utah Jazz make Trevor Booker’s deal official</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and tony jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T22:15:09.919-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 10:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In his first three seasons in the NBA, Trevor Booker dealt with the frustration and disappointment of defeat in Washington, where the Wizards couldn’t break the 30-win mark. Last season, however, things clicked for a young and talented Washington squad that picked up 44 wins and ended a five-year playoff drought. Now Booker wants his new team to taste that success too. “I want to try to help this organization get to the same level,” the forward said. On Monday, Booker put pen to paper, making hi...</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> 58207409@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:15:09 MDT NBA notes: Wizards get Humphries in trade with Celtics http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58202586-77/humphries-wizards-celtics-clippers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58202586-77/humphries-wizards-celtics-clippers.html.csp">NBA notes: Wizards get Humphries in trade with Celtics</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T23:33:08.064-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Washington Wizards have acquired forward Kris Humphries from the Boston Celtics for a protected 2015 second-round draft pick. Humphries appeared in 69 games, averaging 8.4 points and 5.9 rebounds, last season with Boston. In 10 seasons with the Jazz, Raptors, Mavericks, Nets and Celtics, he is averaging 6.8 points and 5.5 rebounds. Humphries had his best season in 2011-12 when he averaged 13.8 points and 11.0 rebounds for the Nets. He was selected with the 14th pick in the 2004 draft by the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582025862014-07-19T23:33:08.064-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-19T23:33:08.064-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58202586@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 23:33:08 MDT Real Salt Lake: Vancouver is built to be reckoned with http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58192575-77/vancouver-whitecaps-club-mls.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58192575-77/vancouver-whitecaps-club-mls.html.csp">Real Salt Lake: Vancouver is built to be reckoned with</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="2014-07-18T22:57:17.329-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • The drums pounded and the smoke bombs erupted inside CenturyLink Field in downtown Seattle Sunday night as they typically do. Major League Soccer was at the forefront hours after the 2014 World Cup final in Brazil as arguably the league’s most-fueled rivalry, Seattle Sounders and Portland Timbers, took center stage on the ESPN network. Soccer continues to brew in the Pacific Northwest, a stronghold of the sport in this country. But north of the border in British Columbia, the Vancouver W...</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> 58192575@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:57:17 MDT AP sources: Pelicans add Jimmer Fredette http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58198967-77/fredette-season-miller-games.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58198967-77/fredette-season-miller-games.html.csp">AP sources: Pelicans add Jimmer Fredette</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRETT MARTEL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T22:57:16.936-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Metairie, La. • The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to contract terms with guard Jimmer Fredette and forward Darius Miller, people familiar with the moves said Friday. Two people confirmed Fredette’s deal and one person confirmed Miller’s to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the transactions have not been announced. One person said Fredette’s contract would be for one season but did not discuss financial terms. Details on Miller’s new deal were not discussed. The acquisitio...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581989672014-07-18T22:57:16.936-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T22:57:16.936-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58198967@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:57:16 MDT The top 5 BYU football seasons of all-time: No. 1 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58154526-88/byu-football-com-cougars.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58154526-88/byu-football-com-cougars.html.csp">The top 5 BYU football seasons of all-time: No. 1</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brennan Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T08:58:28.949-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 08:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; There is no debate for BYU’s best season, 1984 reigns supreme. A 13-0 record, a WAC Championship, a Holiday Bowl Championship and most importantly, a National Championship were won by a dominant Cougars team led by LaVell Edwards and Robbie Boscoe. The Cougars finished the season with the college football’s second best scoring offense and 11th best score limiting defense, earning the crown and topping the rest. Here’s a look at the top BYU football season of all-time: Biggest ...</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> 58154526@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:58:28 MDT NBA notes: Jimmer Fredette heading to Pelicans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58199462-77/fredette-season-stephenson-james.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58199462-77/fredette-season-stephenson-james.html.csp">NBA notes: Jimmer Fredette heading to Pelicans</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T22:56:59.697-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to contract terms with former BYU guard Jimmer Fredette, people familiar with the move said Friday. Two people confirmed Fredette’s deal to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the transaction had not been announced. One person said Fredette’s contract would be for one season but did not discuss financial terms. The acquisition provides the Pelicans a perimeter shooter they needed after Anthony Morrow’s departure for Oklahoma City. The 6-foo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581994622014-07-18T22:56:59.697-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T22:56:59.697-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58199462@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:56:59 MDT NBA notes: Lakers acquire Carlos Boozer via amnesty bid http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58196253-77/season-russell-lakers-nba.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58196253-77/season-russell-lakers-nba.html.csp">NBA notes: Lakers acquire Carlos Boozer via amnesty bid</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T23:12:02.889-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A person with knowledge of the details says the Los Angeles Lakers have claimed Carlos Boozer after he was waived by the Chicago Bulls via the amnesty clause. According to NBA rules, teams with room under the salary cap had to bid at least $1.4 million, the amount of the minimum salary for veterans next season. The person, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because there was no official announcement, did not say how much the Lakers bid. The amnesty clause allow...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581962532014-07-17T23:12:02.889-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T23:12:02.889-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58196253@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:12:02 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 NFL notes: Bills GM taking all-in rebuilding approach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58195894-77/whaley-bills-season-priefer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58195894-77/whaley-bills-season-priefer.html.csp">NFL notes: Bills GM taking all-in rebuilding approach</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T19:01:45.546-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 07:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Minnesota Vikings will suspend special teams coordinator Mike Priefer without pay for three games this season and donate $100,000 to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender rights groups, in response to former punter Chris Kluwe’s allegations of anti-gay remarks made by Priefer. The Vikings released Friday a summary of the investigation by independent lawyers that was initiated in January, when Kluwe first accused Priefer and other Vikings officials of punishing him for his outspoken support ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581958942014-07-18T19:01:45.546-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T19:01:45.546-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58195894@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:01:45 MDT Women’s basketball: Utah State will play Utah, BYU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58191161-77/utah-state-dec-nov.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58191161-77/utah-state-dec-nov.html.csp">Women’s basketball: Utah State will play Utah, BYU</a></h4>

The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T16:44:01.624-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 04:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan -- The Utah State women’s basketball team will play 13 non-conference games this season, including four against in-state rivals Utah, BYU, Utah Valley and Westminster College. Coach Jerry Finkbeiner announced the schedule on Wednesday. Utah Valley visits Logan on Nov. 20 before the Aggies travel to Utah on Dec. 3. A home game against Westminster follows on Dec. 6 before Utah State concludes preparation for the Mountain West Conference season by playing host to BYU on Dec. 22. The Aggies op...</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> 58191161@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:44:01 MDT The top 5 BYU football seasons of all-time: No. 2 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58154698-88/byu-season-team-win.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58154698-88/byu-season-team-win.html.csp">The top 5 BYU football seasons of all-time: No. 2</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brennan Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T12:58:02.183-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 12:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; BYU was dominant once again in 1996 under LaVell Edwards, finishing with its second highest AP ranking ever and a 13-1 regular season record over a tough schedule. The Cougars started the season with a hard fought win over 13th ranked Texas A&M and finished it with a win over 14th ranked Kansas State in the Cotton Bowl, again riding an explosive offense and reliable defense to success. The 1996 team saw the end of an era as Edwards would never reach double digit wins in Provo ag...</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> 58154698@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:58:02 MDT South Carolina CB Ahmad Christian to join Utes this fall, sit out one year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58192185-59/christian-utah-carolina-south.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58192185-59/christian-utah-carolina-south.html.csp">South Carolina CB Ahmad Christian to join Utes this fall, sit out one year</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="2014-07-16T19:51:03.291-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 07:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Former South Carolina cornerback Ahmad Christian will transfer to Utah this fall and be eligible to play in 2015, he told The Tribune by phone Wednesday night. As a redshirt sophomore last season, Christian was credited with 18 tackles, two pass break-ups and one forced fumble. He played in every regular-season game and started once, against Georgia in Week Two. It was reported that he was expected to compete for a starting spot in 2014, but he announced he was leaving the team before the Capit...</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> 58192185@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:51:03 MDT For Brandon Davies, the dirty work is just fine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58192703-88/davies-brandon-byu-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58192703-88/davies-brandon-byu-league.html.csp">For Brandon Davies, the dirty work is just fine</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="2014-07-17T23:12:03.642-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • Brandon Davies has been aggressive this week. And that might be putting it mildly. The former BYU big man has been shooting the ball or making a move in the post practically every time he’s gotten a touch. He’s been taking mid-range jumpers. He’s launched from the perimeter, anything to show the Philadelphia 76ers that he’s added to his game over the offseason. There’s been one glaring problem with this approach. Davies didn’t make the NBA by being a scorer. He got into the league 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> 58192703@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:12:03 MDT MLB: Arrieta becomes bright spot for sputtering Cubs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58194364-77/arrieta-cubs-chicago-baltimore.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58194364-77/arrieta-cubs-chicago-baltimore.html.csp">MLB: Arrieta becomes bright spot for sputtering Cubs</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="2014-07-17T23:12:03.553-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Each start was remarkably similar. That smooth, efficient motion. The devastating array of pitches. The easy cool that quickly spreads to his teammates, who are so confident when he takes the mound. A year after a disappointing departure from Baltimore, Jake Arrieta is thriving in Chicago. The 6-foot-4 right-hander is unbeaten in his last eight starts after beginning the season on the disabled list due to shoulder tightness, providing a glimmer of hope as the lowly Cubs stumbled to las...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581943642014-07-17T23:12:03.553-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T23:12:03.553-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58194364@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:12:03 MDT Final season of 'Two and a Half Men' will include (fake) gay storyline http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58194650-63/adopt-gay-tassler-child.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58194650-63/adopt-gay-tassler-child.html.csp">Final season of 'Two and a Half Men' will include (fake) gay storyline</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T11:17:02.318-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Ah, geez. "Two and a Half Men" is going to go fake-gay for its final season. "Walden (Ashton Kutcher) is going to have a major health scare and it is going to give him a little bit of an existential crisis," CBS president Nina Tassler told journalists at the Television Critics Association press tour. "And he wants to find a way to add more meaning to his life. "So he decides he wants to adopt a child." But Walden discovers that, as a single guy, it's difficult to adopt. "...</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> 58194650@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:17:02 MDT Pac-12: Big Sky teams size up challenges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58194489-89/state-washington-sky-pac.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58194489-89/state-washington-sky-pac.html.csp">Pac-12: Big Sky teams size up challenges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T10:38:02.258-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 10:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For a fourth consecutive season as a Pac-12 member, Utah has scheduled a football game with a Big Sky Conference school. Weber State coach Jay Hill was on the other side of these matchups as a Utah assistant. His first game with the Wildcats is Aug. 28 at Arizona State. Asked about the personnel challenges that Big Sky teams face in these games, Hill observed, "I will say this: I don't think the gap's as big as people think it is, as far as the talent level. You see that in college basketball. ....</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> 58194489@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:38:02 MDT