STEPHENSON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STEPHENSON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Hornets reach deal with Pacers guard Stephenson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58192022-77/deal-guard-stephenson-agent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58192022-77/deal-guard-stephenson-agent.html.csp">Hornets reach deal with Pacers guard Stephenson</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated PRess</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T16:43:13.328-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lance Stephenson is bringing his swag to Charlotte. The controversial shooting guard has agreed to a $27 million, three-year deal with the Hornets, according to a person familiar with the contract. The deal includes a team option for the third season. Stephenson wrote on Twitter: “Indy, I had a great 4 years. Thank you Larry Bird, the fans, my coaches and teammates for the incredible experience. I will never forget any of you! I now have to look to the next phase of my career and the wonderful 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> 58192022@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:43:13 MDT Sons of Utah lawmaker starting group based on father’s law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58174852-78/stephenson-foundation-language-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58174852-78/stephenson-foundation-language-utah.html.csp">Sons of Utah lawmaker starting group based on father’s law</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T15:21:49.479-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 03:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Building on the success of Utah schools’ dual language immersion program, two sons of the state senator who wrote it into law are working to launch a foundation to spread it to other areas of the country. The effort began earlier this year, when Chinese business leaders offered donations after hearing Sen. Howard Stephenson speak in Philadelphia about government and the language program. The business leaders were traveling around the U.S. as part of a trip the senator’s son, Dan Stephenson, hel...</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> 58174852@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 15:21:49 MDT AT&T says DirecTV deal could slow price hikes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58110244-79/directv-deal-pay-stephenson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58110244-79/directv-deal-pay-stephenson.html.csp">AT&T says DirecTV deal could slow price hikes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER SVENSSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T17:38:01.794-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 05:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • AT&T’s CEO told Congress Tuesday that his company’s purchase of DirecTV will help slow increases in programming prices, but won’t lead to a decrease in prices. CEO Randall Stephenson spoke to two Congressional committees to defend AT&T’s $48.5 billion deal to buy the country’s largest satellite TV broadcaster. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a Connecticut Democrat, pressed Stephenson on the cost issue at a hearing of the Senate Commission of the Judiciary. Stephenson said pay-TV costs are ri...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581102442014-06-24T17:38:01.794-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-24T17:38:01.794-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58110244@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:38:01 MDT NBA Playoffs: Heat secure Finals spot with 117-92 rout of Pacers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58009581-77/miami-indiana-0-0-heat.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58009581-77/miami-indiana-0-0-heat.html.csp">NBA Playoffs: Heat secure Finals spot with 117-92 rout of Pacers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tim Reynolds</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-30T23:25:34.467-06:00">Updated May 30, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Miami • For the entirety of the regular season, the supremacy of the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference was brought into serious question by the Indiana Pacers. Then came the playoffs. And the question was answered — emphatically. The Heat became the third franchise in NBA history to reach the title series in four consecutive seasons, a laugher of a conference-title finale getting them there again Friday night. LeBron James and Chris Bosh each scored 25 points, and Miami eliminated the Pacers ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580095812014-05-30T23:25:34.467-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-30T23:25:34.467-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58009581@www.sltrib.com Fri, 30 May 2014 23:25:34 MDT NBA: Heat, Pacers readying for Game 6 of East finals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58004450-77/game-heat-miami-indiana.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58004450-77/game-heat-miami-indiana.html.csp">NBA: Heat, Pacers readying for Game 6 of East finals</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TIM REYNOLDS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-30T21:21:39.81-06:00">Updated May 30, 2014 09:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Miami • By now, Lance Stephenson’s list of egregious acts from Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals are well-known: He blew air into LeBron James’ ear, interrupted a Miami Heat huddle and got caught flopping for the second time. And on Thursday, the Heat tried to get their focus back on themselves. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra almost never holds a practice the day after a road game, especially when the team plane lands around 3:30 a.m., as was the case in the wee hours of Thursday. But Spoelstra...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580044502014-05-30T21:21:39.81-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-30T21:21:39.81-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58004450@www.sltrib.com Fri, 30 May 2014 21:21:39 MDT Monson: Only the privileged should talk trash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57993278-77/stephenson-talk-trash-lance.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57993278-77/stephenson-talk-trash-lance.html.csp">Monson: Only the privileged should talk trash</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-27T22:41:27.361-06:00">Updated May 27, 2014 10:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There’s a time to talk and a time to play. And a time to stuff a wad in it. Check off that box as a lesson for Lance Stephenson. Whether he actually learned it is yet to be determined. We have our doubts. Stupid can be stubborn sometimes, and Stephenson said late Monday night he had no regrets, even as his team was shoved to the brink of elimination. Yeah, what’s plain to most can be a mystery to one. And while hearing guys get loose with their lips in the pregame can provide some entertainment...</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> 57993278@www.sltrib.com Tue, 27 May 2014 22:41:27 MDT Lance serving as foil http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57988395-77/stephenson-brother-indiana-james.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57988395-77/stephenson-brother-indiana-james.html.csp">Lance serving as foil</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TIM REYNOLDS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-25T23:06:02.842-06:00">Updated May 25, 2014 11:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Miami • In the 2011 NBA Finals, LeBron James spent too much time for his liking talking about his purported rivalry with an easily excitable guard named Stevenson. There’s a new rival now. His name sounds the same. Different spelling, though. Back then, it was Dallas’ DeShawn Stevenson. In these Eastern Conference finals, it’s Indiana’s Lance Stephenson in the foil role. James sees the obvious parallels but isn’t interested in stoking the fires — especially with the Heat leading the Pacers 2-1 h...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-579883952014-05-25T23:06:02.842-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-25T23:06:02.842-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57988395@www.sltrib.com Sun, 25 May 2014 23:06:02 MDT NBA Playoffs: Heat overcome poor start to beat Pacers 99-87 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57985556-77/0-0-miami-heat-indiana.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57985556-77/0-0-miami-heat-indiana.html.csp">NBA Playoffs: Heat overcome poor start to beat Pacers 99-87</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By tim Reynolds</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-24T23:19:16.661-06:00">Updated May 24, 2014 11:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Miami • Down by 15 early, the Miami Heat could have hit the panic button. Instead, they found a way to move within two wins of another trip to the NBA Finals. LeBron James scored 26 points, Dwyane Wade added 23 and the Heat shook off a horrid start to beat the Indiana Pacers 99-87 on Saturday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals, taking a 2-1 lead and breaking a back-and-forth trend in the rivalry. The teams had alternated wins and losses in 13 straight meetings — until now. Miami on...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-579855562014-05-24T23:19:16.661-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-24T23:19:16.661-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57985556@www.sltrib.com Sat, 24 May 2014 23:19:16 MDT