SEASONS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SEASONS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) MLB: Twins fire manager Ron Gardenhire after 13 seasons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58469122-77/gardenhire-twins-manager-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58469122-77/gardenhire-twins-manager-season.html.csp">MLB: Twins fire manager Ron Gardenhire after 13 seasons</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JON KRAWCZYNSKI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T13:40:51.693-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 01:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Minneapolis • The Minnesota Twins fired manager Ron Gardenhire on Monday, ending a 13-season tenure that included at least 92 losses in each of the last four years. The move was made with one season left on Gardenhire’s contract, ending the second-longest active tenure in the major leagues behind Mike Scioscia of the Angels. The Twins announced an afternoon news conference with Gardenhire and general manager Terry Ryan. Gardenhire played an integral role in the franchise’s renaissance, guiding t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584691222014-09-29T13:40:51.693-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T13:40:51.693-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58469122@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:40:51 MDT Prep football: These Murray Spartans know how to win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58458653-77/richmond-murray-spartans-won.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58458653-77/richmond-murray-spartans-won.html.csp">Prep football: These Murray Spartans know how to win</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="2014-09-27T23:36:13.29-06:00">Updated Sep 27, 2014 11:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Murray • Mike Richmond chooses to remember because he can’t forget. The mornings spent sprinting in the dark. The much-needed lifting sessions as players inched by their limits. Film analysis. The implementation of a game plan that just might work. The Murray Spartans covered their bases the best they could. But on 17 occasions over the last two years, Richmond took a similar stride into the locker room. Their faces awaited him. They’d done what he’d asked of them for months, and 17 times he fa...</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> 58458653@www.sltrib.com Sat, 27 Sep 2014 23:36:13 MDT Utah football: Michigan’s Brady Hoke is battling for his job http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58425078-89/hoke-michigan-coach-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58425078-89/hoke-michigan-coach-state.html.csp">Utah football: Michigan’s Brady Hoke is battling for his job</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T09:44:57.508-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 09:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Don’t feel sorry for Brady Hoke. When he took over in Ann Arbor in 2011, to a swell of fanfare as the program finally bagged itself “a Michigan Man,” he knew he had to win. As he told The New York Times in the fall of that year, “There are consequences for losing.” He must have known then, even as those consequences draw nearer now, that the bar was higher for college football’s all-time winningest program. He knew Top 25 rankings, BCS bowl games and beating “that school in Ohio” weren’t just bo...</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> 58425078@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:44:57 MDT NHL: Saku Koivu retires after 18 seasons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58398144-77/koivu-montreal-nhl-seasons.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58398144-77/koivu-montreal-nhl-seasons.html.csp">NHL: Saku Koivu retires after 18 seasons</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T22:33:33.437-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 10:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Toronto • Longtime Montreal Canadiens captain Saku Koivu has retired. The NHL players association announced Wednesday that the Finnish star would call it a career after 18 seasons, all but five of which were spent in Montreal. He won four Olympic medals with Finland, including a silver medal in their 2006 loss to rival Sweden in the final. In 1999, Koivu was chosen as the first European-born captain in Canadiens history. “I feel I was truly lucky to have a chance to play for the legendary Canadi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583981442014-09-10T22:33:33.437-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T22:33:33.437-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58398144@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:33:33 MDT A farewell to art: NY eatery’s big Picasso to move http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58381607-68/painting-seasons-curtain-art.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58381607-68/painting-seasons-curtain-art.html.csp">A farewell to art: NY eatery’s big Picasso to move</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER PELTZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-06T12:51:01.837-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 12:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • For over half a century, the Four Seasons restaurant has been a place where Picasso meets the power lunch. But the pairing between one of the art legend’s biggest paintings and one of New York’s most illustrious eateries ends Sunday, when the unusual artwork — a painted stage curtain — is to be eased off its travertine wall and ultimately moved to a museum. The move follows a legal dispute that for a time split some of the city’s most prominent preservationists. As the curtain falls 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> 58381607@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 12:51:01 MDT NBA: Wizards hire former Jazzman Howard Eisley as assistant coach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58374973-77/eisley-assistant-coach-wizards.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58374973-77/eisley-assistant-coach-wizards.html.csp">NBA: Wizards hire former Jazzman Howard Eisley as assistant coach</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T23:15:53.02-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Washington Wizards have hired former Jazz guard Howard Eisley as an assistant coach. The Wizards announced Thursday that Eisley will join Don Newman, Don Zierden, Roy Rogers, Pat Sullivan and David Adkins on head coach Randy Wittman’s bench. Eisley spent the last four seasons as an assistant with the Los Angeles Clippers. Eisley played 12 seasons in the NBA with eight teams, including six seasons with the Utah Jazz. His career ended in 2006 with the Denver Nuggets.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583749732014-09-04T23:15:53.02-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T23:15:53.02-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58374973@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 23:15:53 MDT NFL: Saints cut veteran corner Champ Bailey http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58356473-77/utah-players-bailey-nfl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58356473-77/utah-players-bailey-nfl.html.csp">NFL: Saints cut veteran corner Champ Bailey</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Arnie Stapleton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T23:43:31.931-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the first time in his career, Champ Bailey was told he isn’t good enough. Jettisoned by the New Orleans Saints after a difficult training camp, the 12-time Pro Bowl cornerback was the most notable name when NFL teams trimmed their rosters to 53 active players Saturday. Players with fewer than four seasons in the league are subject to waivers. Those who clear waivers and have practice squad eligibility can sign Sunday when teams fill out their 10-member developmental units. Vested veterans wh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583564732014-08-30T23:43:31.931-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-30T23:43:31.931-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58356473@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:43:31 MDT Letter: Stop the overlapping holiday seasons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58285846-82/holiday-enjoy-seasons-august.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58285846-82/holiday-enjoy-seasons-august.html.csp">Letter: Stop the overlapping holiday seasons</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T19:54:03.132-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 07:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Steve Wilde’s letter (“Slow down and enjoy holiday seasons,” August 8) hit the nail on the head! I have been bemoaning the very same thing for a very long time. A couple of years ago I was in a store that had all their gruesome Halloween masks, costumes etc. on one shelf, as this was two or three weeks before Halloween, while the shelf above it was all Christmas stuff. Talk about bizarre! Thanksgiving is hardly given the time of day anymore. Things have changed a lot over the years and not for ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58285846@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:54:03 MDT NFL: Stevie Johnson gears up for 49ers debut http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58264837-77/johnson-stevie-team-1000.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58264837-77/johnson-stevie-team-1000.html.csp">NFL: Stevie Johnson gears up for 49ers debut</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JANIE McCAULEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T22:10:30.403-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 10:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Santa Clara, Calif. • Stevie Johnson had produced three straight 1,000-yard seasons with 23 touchdown catches as Buffalo’s most dynamic player in the passing game when that streak ended in frustrating fashion last year. His 12-game total: 52 catches, 597 yards and three TDs. There were injuries, and a tough personal moment with the unexpected death of his mother. Now he has a chance to start a new streak with his new team, back home in the Bay Area. Even if the skeptics wonder whether he can sti...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582648372014-08-05T22:10:30.403-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T22:10:30.403-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58264837@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:10:30 MDT