SPORTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SPORTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Recreation: Is hoverboarding the next big water sport? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58229652-117/hoverboard-flyboard-hall-sports.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58229652-117/hoverboard-flyboard-hall-sports.html.csp">Recreation: Is hoverboarding the next big water sport?</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="2014-07-30T20:30:32.631-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 08:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The riders soar high into the air on what appears to be a hybrid of a snowboard and skateboard, a jetstream of water flowing behind them and crystal clear blue water shimmering underneath. &lt;freeform&gt; &lt;iframe width=”640” height=”400” src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/gMaDhkNJA2g?rel=0” frameborder=”0” allowfullscreen&gt;&lt;/iframe&gt; The video from June has long since gone viral, a showcase of the potential future of water sports where aerial tricks and flying replace longstanding sports 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58229652@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:30:32 MDT Utah Jazz: Patrick Beilein added to coaching staff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58224305-77/beilein-jazz-patrick-sports.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58224305-77/beilein-jazz-patrick-sports.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Patrick Beilein added to coaching staff</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="2014-07-26T15:59:32.154-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 03:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder has added another assistant to his staff: Patrick Beilein, Michigan head coach John Beilein’s son. Beilein, who coached last season at Division II West Virginia Westleyan, will join the Jazz in a player development and video coordinator role, according to a Yahoo! Sports report. Beilein led West Virginia Westleyan to a 22-9 overall record last season. He played under his father at West Virginia, reaching the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament in his juni...</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> 58224305@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:59:32 MDT Monson: Grandma was wrong, college football cheaters do win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58216126-77/rules-cheating-college-bowlsby.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58216126-77/rules-cheating-college-bowlsby.html.csp">Monson: Grandma was wrong, college football cheaters do win</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Gordon Monson Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T11:10:09.001-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 11:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.” Sophocles Yeah, so, Sophocles never played in the SEC. If he did, he’d be failing with honor a whole lot, all the way to the bottom of the standings. Honor in college sports, these days, is down five touchdowns to Machiavelli. When money is on the barrel, jacking a few rules en route pretty much seems like a reasonable casualty. Not endorsing that, just stating it as an unfortunate fact. Most of us had to nod in agreement the othe...</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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All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58162380@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:36:27 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - July 7, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58158907-227/photo-staff-olympics-taylorsville.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58158907-227/photo-staff-olympics-taylorsville.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - July 7, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T22:46:01.846-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake TribuneChildren get to hold Olympic champion Ted Ligety's gold medal from the Sochi Oympics during his visit to the Taylorsville YMCA Summer Day Camp in Taylorsville, Utah Monday, July 7, 2014. This past winter the YMCA of Northern Utah partnered with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association, National Winter Sports Education, Ted Ligety and Park City Mountain Resort to give youth in the YMCA programs a chance to learn how to ski. Read more</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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All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58144046@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:02:16 MDT NCAA: O’Bannon case a possible bellwether for big changes in college sports http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58139246-77/ncaa-bannon-case-antitrust.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58139246-77/ncaa-bannon-case-antitrust.html.csp">NCAA: O’Bannon case a possible bellwether for big changes in college sports</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T17:19:05.375-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are briefs to be filed, but the arguments in one of the most significant court cases affecting college sports are over. O’Bannon v. NCAA is in the hands of U.S. District Court Judge Claudia Wilken, who is expected to issue a relatively speedy — in legal terms — decision by early August. It’s anyone’s guess what could happen: The complicated and somewhat imprecise nature of antitrust law means that the NCAA could dodge a bullet or be forced to make some major concessions depending on how Wi...</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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The referees are reviewing a big play in the final seconds, and you are right there in front of them. Google Glass is slowly becoming more common in sports as teams and broadcasters try to bring fans closer to the action. The Philadelphia Eagles are going to test the Internet-connected eyewear for in-game use, and a co...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581325972014-06-30T09:53:57.656-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-30T09:53:57.656-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58132597@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 09:53:57 MDT Utah Jazz: Exum, Hood picks earn high national expert grades http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58123656-62/nba-com-grades-draft.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58123656-62/nba-com-grades-draft.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Exum, Hood picks earn high national expert grades</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="2014-06-27T23:33:31.058-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The expert grades are in and the Utah Jazz passed the 2014 NBA Draft with flying colors. The average grade was an “A” with a few pundits handing Utah an “A+.” Here’s a collection of the grades: CBS Sports: A+ SB Nation: A for Dante Exum, B for Rodney Hood Bleacher Report: A USA Today: A Yahoo! Sports: B for Dante Exum, A for Rodney Hood Fox Sports: B- Cleveland Plain Dealer: A Sporting News: A Kudos, Dennis Lindsey. — Brennan Smith bsmith@sltrib.com Twitter: @BrennanJSmith</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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Elliott HERO Campaign 300, 4:30 p.m., Fox Sports 1 • NASCAR, Truck Series, UNOH 225, 6 p.m., FS1 Golf • European PGA Tour, BMW International Open, first round, part II, 6:30 a.m., TGC • Champions Tour, SENIOR PLAYERS Championship, first round, 10:30 a.m., TGC • PGA Tour, Quicken Loans National, first round, 1 p.m., TGC • Web.com Tour, United Leasi...</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> 58115506@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 23:20:10 MDT Photos of the day June 25, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58115257-68/ap-associatedpress-news-sports.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58115257-68/ap-associatedpress-news-sports.html.csp">Photos of the day June 25, 2014</a></h4> The Associated Press <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T16:35:02.381-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 04:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A collection of some of the day's best photos, from around the world.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581152572014-06-25T16:35:02.381-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-25T16:35:02.381-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58115257@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:35:02 MDT Time Inc. unveils a digital sports network http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58113351-79/sports-network-digital-inc.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58113351-79/sports-network-digital-inc.html.csp">Time Inc. unveils a digital sports network</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EMILY STEEL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> New York Times News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T09:58:01.814-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 09:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It is a sports network catering to the shortened attention spans of the mobile and social media generation: 240 clips, each two minutes long, across eight hours of daily programming. These rapid-fire clips, along with rotating social media updates, polls and links, are the building blocks of 120 Sports, a new digital network starting Wednesday evening that seeks to stand out in an intensely competitive field of sports programming. “It can’t just be what television is,” said Jason Coyle, presiden...</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> 58113351@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 09:58:01 MDT Sports briefs: USC football, basketball players to get 4-year deals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58105158-77/players-usc-basketball-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58105158-77/players-usc-basketball-football.html.csp">Sports briefs: USC football, basketball players to get 4-year deals</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T22:45:01.718-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">college athletics • Southern California athletic director Pat Haden announced Monday that the school will now offer four-year scholarships to scholarship players on the football team and in the men’s and women’s basketball programs. The policy, which becomes effective July 1, represents a change from USC’s current practice of offering players in those sports one-year renewable scholarships. Haden said USC is taking the action in the hopes of helping to lead the effort “to refocus on student-ath...</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> 58105158@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 22:45:01 MDT Justices rebuff N.J.’s effort on sports betting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58103457-79/betting-sports-jersey-law.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58103457-79/betting-sports-jersey-law.html.csp">Justices rebuff N.J.’s effort on sports betting</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T09:51:02.481-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 09:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a ban on sports gambling in New Jersey, rebuffing an attempt to bring betting on professional and college sporting events to Atlantic City casinos and the state’s racetracks. The justices did not comment in letting stand lower court rulings that struck down New Jersey’s sports betting law because it conflicts with a federal law that allows state-sanctioned sports gambling only in Nevada and three other states. The state’s appeal was led by G...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581034572014-06-23T09:51:02.481-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-23T09:51:02.481-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58103457@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:51:02 MDT