THOMAS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/THOMAS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Prep softball: East’s Michelle Thomas has grown up fast on the field http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57747217-190/thomas-leopards-east-field.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57747217-190/thomas-leopards-east-field.html.csp">Prep softball: East’s Michelle Thomas has grown up fast on the field</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bubba Brown</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T23:44:33.569-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 11:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">East softball pitcher Michelle Thomas stands on the wet turf of the Leopards’ softball field on a rainy and gloomy afternoon, clutching her glove and preparing for practice. After more than a year with the Leopards, the sophomore looks around the field and reflects. She is home on the turf here, having reached a level of comfort and confidence that sometimes has lacked on her path to becoming one of the state’s best pitchers through the early part of this season. “At first it was kind of overwhe...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57747217@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 23:44:33 MDT At long last, we’ll find out ‘How I Met Your Mother’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57677341-223/met-thomas-bays-iframe.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57677341-223/met-thomas-bays-iframe.html.csp">At long last, we’ll find out ‘How I Met Your Mother’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T09:05:55.62-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 09:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • After nine seasons and 208 episodes, “How I Met Your Mother” is ending the way its creators always intended. Executive producer Carter Bays said the writers’ “lifeboat” has been “just knowing that we get to tell the story that we’ve been waiting to tell.” Waiting a very long time to tell. The last scene of episode 208 is pretty much what Bays and his co-creator and executive producer, Craig Thomas, had in mind when they filmed the pilot in 2005. They had it even more firmly in mind...</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> 57677341@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:05:55 MDT ‘How I Met Your Mother’ backup plan: The mother might have been Victoria http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57677391-223/victoria-met-season-ashley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57677391-223/victoria-met-season-ashley.html.csp">‘How I Met Your Mother’ backup plan: The mother might have been Victoria</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T14:40:36.125-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 02:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For all the talk about how Carter Bays and Craig Thomas, creators and executive producers of “How I Met Your Mother,” had the end of the series mapped out since the beginning, they did have a contingency plan in Season 1. If the show had been canceled after 13 episodes, they had a way out. “It would have been Victoria, probably,” Thomas said. Victoria (Ashley Williams) was Ted’s (Josh Radnor) first serious girlfriend on “How I Met Your Mother.” She moved to Germany and the long-distance relation...</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> 57677391@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:40:36 MDT Utah football: Spring brings new positions for Utes Eric Rowe, Jeremiah Poutasi and Micah Thomas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57715603-77/thomas-poutasi-rowe-spring.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57715603-77/thomas-poutasi-rowe-spring.html.csp">Utah football: Spring brings new positions for Utes Eric Rowe, Jeremiah Poutasi and Micah Thomas</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="2014-03-23T12:24:36.459-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 12:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tuesday’s spring practice was the first time Utah redshirt freshman Micah Thomas had ever lined up as a wide receiver. Ever. Not in youth football, not in high school, not in his dreams. As you might expect, it showed. Facing Division I defensive backs who have preyed upon wideouts’ missteps since they were tykes, Thomas was rarely in position to make a catch. When he was, he often dropped the ball. But Utah coaches expect these struggles to be temporary: Thomas has the raw athletic talent and 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> 57715603@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 12:24:36 MDT Thomas still bitter over ‘vicious’ hit from Utah Jazz’s Karl Malone http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57716635-77/thomas-malone-game-jazz.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57716635-77/thomas-malone-game-jazz.html.csp">Thomas still bitter over ‘vicious’ hit from Utah Jazz’s Karl Malone</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Terry Foster</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Detroit News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T23:48:13.687-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 11:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Detroit • One of the most vicious hits in Pistons history didn’t come from the Bad Boys. It came from Jazz forward Karl Malone, who elbowed Isiah Thomas in the face during a 1991 game in Salt Lake City. And two decades later, Thomas remains bitter. “I think it was the dirtiest play I have experienced in the game of basketball in my life,” Thomas said of the play, which happened on a Pistons pick-and-roll with Malone rotating to cover the middle. “I don’t think I’ve seen anything as vicious and a...</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> 57716635@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 23:48:13 MDT Trailer arrives for ‘Maze Runner,’ based on Utah author’s book [video] http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57702054-66/maze-runner-glade-arrives.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57702054-66/maze-runner-glade-arrives.html.csp">Trailer arrives for ‘Maze Runner,’ based on Utah author’s book [video]</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-19T14:15:27.536-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 02:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Move over, Shannon Hale. Hit the bricks, Orson Scott Card. Time for a new movie based on a best-selling novel by an author with Utah connections. It’s “The Maze Runner,” based on the first book from Utah author James Dashner’s dystopian young-adult series. (Side note: Is anyone getting sick of the phrase “dystopian young-adult” yet?) The story is set in a mysterious place called The Glade — where teen boys are deposited with no memories of their past life or the outside world. What is outside Th...</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> 57702054@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 14:15:27 MDT Obit: Bob Thomas, dean of Hollywood reporters, dies at 92 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57681583-68/thomas-hollywood-bob-entertainment.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57681583-68/thomas-hollywood-bob-entertainment.html.csp">Obit: Bob Thomas, dean of Hollywood reporters, dies at 92</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN ROGERS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-14T08:34:01.766-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 08:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Bob Thomas, the longtime Associated Press writer and dean of Hollywood reporters who covered a record 66 Oscar ceremonies, reported on the biggest stars, from Clark Gable to Tom Cruise, and filed AP’s bulletin that Robert F. Kennedy had been shot, died Friday. He was 92. Thomas, a last link to Hollywood’s studio age who retired in 2010, died of age-related illnesses at his longtime Encino, Calif., home, his daughter Janet Thomas said. A room filled with his interview subjects would...</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> 57681583@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 08:34:01 MDT Letter: Common Core is no sinister plot but a curriculum guide only http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57660860-82/common-standards-core-public.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57660860-82/common-standards-core-public.html.csp">Letter: Common Core is no sinister plot but a curriculum guide only</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-14T01:01:02.326-06:00">Updated Mar 14, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Students and teachers need standards to guide and evaluate teaching and learning. Standards do not impugn an educator’s professionalism, rather they are inherent to best pedagogical practices. M. Donald Thomas (“Common Core supporters providing misinformation,” Forum, March 7) does not really understand the current Common Core standards. Standards guide curriculum but are not curriculum. Because of the diversity of technology and available content resources, today more than ever education nee...</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> 57660860@www.sltrib.com Fri, 14 Mar 2014 01:01:02 MDT Jazz notes: Utah to take a look at youngsters Malcolm Thomas and Ian Clark http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57649478-87/jazz-thomas-biedrins-clark.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57649478-87/jazz-thomas-biedrins-clark.html.csp">Jazz notes: Utah to take a look at youngsters Malcolm Thomas and Ian Clark</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-07T23:01:59.543-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 11:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Utah Jazz center Andris Biedrins hadn’t seen playing time in a while. His last minutes came in mid-December against the Miami Heat. But for the past two games, the veteran center has been moved to the inactive list for the first time this season for a reason other than injury or illness — and it could mean more opportunities for forward Malcolm Thomas and guard Ian Clark. “We will get a chance to look at some more things going forward,” Jazz coach Ty Corbin said after Friday morning’s...</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> 57649478@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 23:01:59 MDT Utah Jazz: Reserves sense opportunity in stretch run http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57647418-87/jazz-thomas-clark-friday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57647418-87/jazz-thomas-clark-friday.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Reserves sense opportunity in stretch run</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-08T20:29:13.408-06:00">Updated Mar 8, 2014 08:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Utah Jazz center Andris Biedrins hadn’t seen playing time in a while. His last minutes (two of them) came in mid-December against the Miami Heat. But on Wednesday, the veteran center was moved to the inactive list for the first time this season for a reason other than injury or illness — and it could mean more opportunities for forward Malcolm Thomas and guard Ian Clark. “We will get a chance to look at some more things going forward,” Jazz coach Ty Corbin said after Friday morning’s ...</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> 57647418@www.sltrib.com Sat, 08 Mar 2014 20:29:13 MDT Utah veterans want their sweat lodge leader back http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57536205-90/thomas-navarro-sweat-veterans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57536205-90/thomas-navarro-sweat-veterans.html.csp">Utah veterans want their sweat lodge leader back</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-04T13:55:52.437-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 01:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On the third day of Cory Navarro’s fast, another veteran walked into the sweat lodge and told him the director was there to see him. Navarro had stopped eating soon after the leader of the American Indian sweat lodge program at the Salt Lake City veterans hospital resigned. Now Navarro, a 32-year-old former Army Ranger wearing only pants, scooted over to the sweat lodge door and sat on the ground. Outside the door, in a chair, sat Steven Young, the director of the Salt Lake City Veterans Affair...</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> 57536205@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 13:55:52 MDT Judge orders man to face trial in 2001 drive-by murder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57602719-78/benally-thomas-murder-perales.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57602719-78/benally-thomas-murder-perales.html.csp">Judge orders man to face trial in 2001 drive-by murder</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="2014-02-26T22:37:33.752-06:00">Updated Feb 26, 2014 10:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Last year, two men were charged with the 2001 murder of Leonel Perales, who was shot and killed in a gang-related Salt Lake City drive-by. As a preliminary hearing got under way Wednesday for the alleged shooter, Vincent James Thomas, the alleged driver, Raymond Daniel Benally, was called first to testify. Both men are charged in 3rd District Court with first-degree felony murder for the Sept. 28, 2001 death of 25-year-old Leonel Perales. Benally, 32, testified Wednesday that Thomas, 33, was 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> 57602719@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:37:33 MDT