STEWART - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STEWART News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) News roundup: Josh Romney: Hey, Harry Reid, my dad pays taxes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/57826169-64/trib-taxes-romney-josh.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/57826169-64/trib-taxes-romney-josh.html.csp">News roundup: Josh Romney: Hey, Harry Reid, my dad pays taxes</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="2014-04-16T07:30:05.701-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 07:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Josh Romney: Hey, Harry Reid, my dad pays taxes. Herbert: The White House likes my health care plan. Rep. Stewart ahead in money race. Happy Wednesday. During the 2012 campaign, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid took to the Senate floor to claim that Mitt Romney had paid zero taxes for several years and that's why he wouldn't release his tax returns. Well, Romney's son Josh -- who lives in Utah -- wanted to tweak Reid a bit yesterday and tweeted out a picture of his dad waiting in line at ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57826169@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:30:05 MDT Chris Stewart has big cash lead over Robles in Utah’s 2nd District http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57822356-90/bank-campaign-democratic-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57822356-90/bank-campaign-democratic-district.html.csp">Chris Stewart has big cash lead over Robles in Utah’s 2nd District</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matt Canham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T18:48:06.626-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 06:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rep. Chris Stewart has a big financial advantage in his bid for a second term. The latest campaign-finance reports, filed late Monday, show that his campaign is humming along, producing mailers, releasing radio ads and monitoring poll results. His opponents have been far less active. Stewart, a Republican from Farmington who captured the 2nd District seat in 2012, has raised $143,700 since the start of the year and spent about $108,400 of it. He’s left with $205,400 in his campaign account. H...</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> 57822356@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:48:06 MDT Group denies sending letter that slams candidates in Utah County House contest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57803729-90/letter-delegates-sent-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57803729-90/letter-delegates-sent-utah.html.csp">Group denies sending letter that slams candidates in Utah County House contest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T20:57:48.781-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 08:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Florida-based think-tank Foundation for Government Accountability filed a complaint Thursday with the Utah lieutenant governor after an apparently fraudulent letter with the group’s name was sent to delegates in a Utah County legislative district, praising one candidate and slamming his two opponents. “We have never, and do not, engage in campaign-related activities,” wrote Jonathan Bechtle, general counsel for the nonprofit foundation. The letter was sent to Republican delegates in House Di...</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> 57803729@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 20:57:48 MDT Tensions high at awards presentation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57787995-77/player-auriemma-coach-connecticut.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57787995-77/player-auriemma-coach-connecticut.html.csp">Tensions high at awards presentation</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T23:31:02.766-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sports needs rivalries and the best are when talented teams legitimately don’t care for one another. When that bad blood boils over on the championship stage, it makes for good theater. Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw and UConn’s Geno Auriemma left no doubt Monday where their undefeated programs stand. The two talked about their strained relationship during a pregame news conference, including the tension in a crowded room at Bridgewater Arena over the weekend when their teams showed up to suppor...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577879952014-04-07T23:31:02.766-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-07T23:31:02.766-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57787995@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:31:02 MDT Utah’s lawyers have the resolve to defend traditional marriage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57776022-90/marriage-schaerr-stewart-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57776022-90/marriage-schaerr-stewart-utah.html.csp">Utah’s lawyers have the resolve to defend traditional marriage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T14:00:13.666-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 02:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The lawyers Utah tapped to defend a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage are more than hired hands selected for their experience and expertise. They’re believers. They believe in the ethos of “traditional marriage.” They support the rights of a state and its residents to have autonomy over legal unions. And they trust in Utah’s claim that society will suffer should same-sex marriage be permanently legalized. None of the three hired attorneys has spoken publicly about his motivations for defe...</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> 57776022@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:00:13 MDT Women’s NCAA Tournament: UConn not taking Stanford lightly http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57779843-77/game-team-stanford-final.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57779843-77/game-team-stanford-final.html.csp">Women’s NCAA Tournament: UConn not taking Stanford lightly</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T20:55:09.691-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 08:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nashville, Tenn. • All the talk of Stanford feeling like a junior varsity team crashing the Final Four or being an extra at the beauty pageant is just rhetoric to UConn coach Geno Auriemma. Motivational chatter he says no team here needs since each has won a championship. Auriemma noted Saturday he’s never won any pageant. Nope, he and his Connecticut Huskies just win titles — and they’re back chasing perfection again. They are two wins from making history: The first program in the women’s game ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577798432014-04-06T20:55:09.691-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-06T20:55:09.691-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57779843@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 20:55:09 MDT NASCAR: Tony Stewart claims pole in Texas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57777551-77/stewart-pole-final-keselowski.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57777551-77/stewart-pole-final-keselowski.html.csp">NASCAR: Tony Stewart claims pole in Texas</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jenna fryer</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T22:59:59.977-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 10:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fort Worth, Texas • Tony Stewart knocked Brad Keselowski from the pole as qualifying ended Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway. Stewart waited right until the end of the final round to attempt his lap and circled the speedway at 195.454 mph to grab the top starting spot for Sunday’s race. It’s Stewart’s 15th career pole and first since Atlanta in 2012. “It was cool. I’m not normally a qualifier,” Stewart said. Keselowski made his attempt earlier in the session and turned his lap at 195.419. He was...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577775512014-04-05T22:59:59.977-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-05T22:59:59.977-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57777551@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 22:59:59 MDT Op-ed: Hatch leads on access for disabled, but other Utahns fall short http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57765899-82/guidelines-students-technology-access.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57765899-82/guidelines-students-technology-access.html.csp">Op-ed: Hatch leads on access for disabled, but other Utahns fall short</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sachin Pavathran</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T01:01:04.7-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Twenty-four years after he helped author the Americans with Disabilities Act, Sen. Orrin Hatch is still leading the charge as a champion for people with disabilities. In February he joined Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., to introduce a bill that improves access to instructional materials for students with disabilities. As a blind Utahn pursuing a doctoral degree, I am proud that Hatch continues to be a leader for equal access. Hatch is also a conservative touchstone. After 40 years, he has b...</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> 57765899@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 01:01:04 MDT Utahns can go loony at Saturday wildlife watching event http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57753797-78/loons-basin-call-event.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57753797-78/loons-basin-call-event.html.csp">Utahns can go loony at Saturday wildlife watching event</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T08:52:17.575-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 08:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While they are most often associated with eastern states like Maine, the common loon can also be spotted in Utah. Ron Stewart, an outreach specialist with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR), has been watching the bird with the eerie call for decades on reservoirs in northeastern Utah. “A migratory population of loons passes through the Uinta Basin every spring,” Stewart said in a news release. “They’ve been fairly consistent, arriving just after ice-off.” More than 200 loons have been...</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> 57753797@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 08:52:17 MDT BYU women’s basketball: Speed-up twists game in UConn’s favor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57745486-77/byu-uconn-cougars-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57745486-77/byu-uconn-cougars-game.html.csp">BYU women’s basketball: Speed-up twists game in UConn’s favor</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="2014-03-29T23:44:33.763-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 11:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lincoln, Neb. • In the week leading into BYU’s matchup with Connecticut, the Cougars said if they played their game, they could stun the top-ranked Huskies. In the first half, they did. In the second half, they didn’t. BYU thrived in the half-court game against UConn, winding down the clock and forcing clunky attempts on defense. But a tempo change put the Cougars out of their comfort zone and ended up being a big advantage in UConn’s 70-51 win on Saturday afternoon. A few fast-break points an...</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> 57745486@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 23:44:33 MDT BYU football: Mendenhall says Stewart is No. 2 quarterback http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57747380-88/stewart-byu-hill-mendenhall.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57747380-88/stewart-byu-hill-mendenhall.html.csp">BYU football: Mendenhall says Stewart is No. 2 quarterback</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="2014-03-29T23:44:33.401-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 11:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Senior Christian Stewart has staked a claim to the backup quarterback job at BYU. Along with established starter Tayson Hill, Stewart wore a no-tackle green jersey during the Cougars’ 102-play scrimmage on Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium. After the 80-minute session, coach Bronco Mendenhall confirmed Stewart heads into the final week of spring practice as BYU’s No. 2 quarterback. The fight for the job has been especially noteworthy because last year’s backup, Ammon Olsen, is no longer...</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> 57747380@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 23:44:33 MDT Letter: Stewart tries wasting money counting prairie dogs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57728884-82/counting-prairie-stewart-dogs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57728884-82/counting-prairie-stewart-dogs.html.csp">Letter: Stewart tries wasting money counting prairie dogs</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T01:01:02.638-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rep Chris Stewart, a climate change denier who is in charge of the House Science Committee’s Subcommittee on Environment (a touch of irony), has just introduced a crucial and compelling piece of legislation: The Endangered Species Improvement Act. It seems that Mr. Stewart is concerned that the appropriate government agencies are not accounting properly for the number of prairie dogs (formerly on the endangered species list) in existence. He believes they would be removed from the “threatened” l...</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> 57728884@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 01:01:02 MDT Utah State football: Rashard Stewart fought his way to top http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57740690-77/stewart-brothers-football-guys.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57740690-77/stewart-brothers-football-guys.html.csp">Utah State football: Rashard Stewart fought his way to top</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="2014-03-28T00:11:11.636-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 12:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Typically, a football depth chart is a two-way street: You move up, or you move down. Rashard Stewart took a much more circuitous route. To see his name at the top of the cornerbacks is not to appreciate his odyssey to get there. Utah State’s senior defensive back came in with an ambiguously defined role, flipped positions once or twice and had a few injuries block his path. Since ascending to the top of the corners this year, coaches have seen how hard he’s willing to work to stay there...</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> 57740690@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:11:11 MDT Review: Matthew Stewart was not mistreated before suicide http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57714165-78/stewart-linton-jail-death.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57714165-78/stewart-linton-jail-death.html.csp">Review: Matthew Stewart was not mistreated before suicide</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica MIller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-22T23:19:51.072-06:00">Updated Mar 22, 2014 11:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Matthew David Stewart was not mistreated by jail staff, prosecutors or a 2nd District Court judge before the man who allegedly killed an Ogden police officer committed suicide in May 2013, a recent independent review concluded. Chief Deputy Cache County Attorney Donald Linton, who reviewed an investigation of Stewart’s hanging death that was conducted by the Utah Department of Public Safety, concluded that Stewart alone was responsible for his death, and that Weber County officials had no culpa...</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> 57714165@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Mar 2014 23:19:51 MDT NASCAR: SHR trying to turn things around for Tony Stewart http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57687779-77/car-stewart-bristol-busch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57687779-77/car-stewart-bristol-busch.html.csp">NASCAR: SHR trying to turn things around for Tony Stewart</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T23:39:41.631-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 11:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bristol, Tenn. • There is no panic at Stewart-Haas Racing despite a sub-par start to the season that is tarnishing Tony Stewart’s comeback from a broken leg. Stewart needed a provisional to make Sunday’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway, where he’s scheduled to start 37th after an awful qualifying session for the four-car organization. Danica Patrick, who wrecked three minutes into Friday’s first practice, was the last car to qualify on speed at 36th. Kevin Harvick, the lone bright spot for the or...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576877792014-03-15T23:39:41.631-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-15T23:39:41.631-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57687779@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 23:39:41 MDT Letter: Chris Stewart votes to continue pollution, environmental destruction http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57670577-82/environmental-stewart-chris-destruction.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57670577-82/environmental-stewart-chris-destruction.html.csp">Letter: Chris Stewart votes to continue pollution, environmental destruction</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T01:01:05.083-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I am absolutely disgusted that anyone, especially my representative, Chris Stewart, is so dedicated to commercial patrons that he would turn his back on crippling pollution and environmental destruction, which are killing his constituents, and vote to reduce environmental controls (Electricity Security and Affordability Act, H.R. 3826). His evil interests are an abomination of responsible purpose and proof that he has no respect for the American citizen. Robert McKinnie Salt Lake City</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> 57670577@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 01:01:05 MDT Letter: Stewart ignores impact of federal jobs in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57670425-82/utah-federal-facebook-government.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57670425-82/utah-federal-facebook-government.html.csp">Letter: Stewart ignores impact of federal jobs in Utah</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T12:02:27.827-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 12:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On Monday, March 10, Utah Congressman Chris Stewart posted on his Facebook page: “…UT’s unemployment rate just hit a new low…” and gloats that “…the federal government could learn a lesson or two from [Utah’s] example…” Is it smart to taunt the federal government about your state’s low unemployment rate when the federal government is your state’s largest employer? Isn’t that basically the dog biting the hand that feeds it? Yes, 2nd District of Utah, that’s your U.S. congressional representative...</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> 57670425@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:02:27 MDT Wrestler who lost title hugs opponent’s sick dad http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57666009-77/kare-lost-stewart-title.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57666009-77/kare-lost-stewart-title.html.csp">Wrestler who lost title hugs opponent’s sick dad</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T23:32:58.938-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 11:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Paul, Minn. • A Minnesota high school wrestler in the Class 3A state tournament did something the crowd didn’t expect when he lost his title match earlier this month. Instead of getting upset, Malik Stewart went over to his opponent’s dad — who is dying of cancer — and gave him a hug. Stewart tells KARE-TV (http://kare11.tv/1hRV0WM) that he told Mitchell McKee’s father to stay strong. Stewart lost his own father when he was 7, and he says the hug was an act straight from the heart. Stewart i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576660092014-03-11T23:32:58.938-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-11T23:32:58.938-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57666009@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:32:58 MDT Sports briefs: University of Utah hosting NCAA Ski Championships http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57632523-77/team-busch-hosting-ncaa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57632523-77/team-busch-hosting-ncaa.html.csp">Sports briefs: University of Utah hosting NCAA Ski Championships</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-04T19:34:18.068-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 07:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">COLLEGE SKIING • For the first time since 2000, the University of Utah ski team is hosting the NCAA Championships. The Utes are one of eight teams to qualify a full team of 12 skiers in the events that run Wednesday through Saturday. “We are a well-balanced team,” said Kevin Sweeney, Utah director of skiing. “ … Everyone is adjusting … to the very erratic weather we have been having. The race surface is constantly changing. This requires the athletes to adjust strategy. I think this could be an...</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> 57632523@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 19:34:18 MDT Utah State football: Spring practice begins for Aggies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57631077-77/practice-spring-swindall-aggies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57631077-77/practice-spring-swindall-aggies.html.csp">Utah State football: Spring practice begins for Aggies</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="2014-03-04T21:10:27.169-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 09:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • It’s been brewing for a while. Years actually. Receiver Brandon Swindall and cornerback Rashard Stewart have been practice rivals for a few seasons now. That one-on-one battle was renewed Tuesday morning, as the two got to scrapping with the rest of the Utah State squad in the start of spring practices in the team’s indoor complex. At least once, Stewart broke up a pass to Swindall in traffic, earning him a side bump from defensive coordinator Todd Orlando. Swindall is expecting that int...</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> 57631077@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 21:10:27 MDT