VICTORY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VICTORY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Tsonga, Radwanska win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58282458-77/seeded-radwanska-williams-cup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58282458-77/seeded-radwanska-williams-cup.html.csp">Tsonga, Radwanska win</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T23:03:01.696-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 11:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won the Rogers Cup on Sunday in Toronto, beating second-seeded Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6 (3) for his fourth straight victory over a higher-seeded opponent. The 13th-seeded Frenchman won his first ATP Tour title of the season and 11th overall. He beat top-ranked Novak Djokovic on Thursday, eighth-seeded Andy Murray on Friday and seventh-seeded Grigor Dimitrov on Saturday. Tsonga improved to 5-11 against Federer, who dropped to 2-5 in finals this season. The Swiss star made severa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582824582014-08-10T23:03:01.696-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-10T23:03:01.696-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58282458@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 23:03:01 MDT NASCAR: Tony Stewart ready to heat up at Watkins Glen http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58279700-77/stewart-glen-race-watkins.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58279700-77/stewart-glen-race-watkins.html.csp">NASCAR: Tony Stewart ready to heat up at Watkins Glen</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN KEKIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T23:31:46.081-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Watkins Glen, N.Y. • Tony Stewart didn’t compete at Watkins Glen International last year, breaking his leg in a sprint car accident in Iowa just days before the Sprint Cup race at a track he’d dominated for a decade. Stewart broke two bones in his right leg and was sidelined for the remainder of the season as his streak of consecutive starts in Cup ended at 521. “I still deal with pain every day, but that’s something that’s not even going to probably go away by the end of the year,” Stewart said...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582797002014-08-09T23:31:46.081-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-09T23:31:46.081-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58279700@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 23:31:46 MDT Wyoming Downs: Wilmas Alright Now breezes to victory http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58227963-77/alright-wilmas-downs-wyoming.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58227963-77/alright-wilmas-downs-wyoming.html.csp">Wyoming Downs: Wilmas Alright Now breezes to victory</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T17:08:32.525-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 05:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Evanston, Wyo. • Wilmas Alright Now surged to the lead shortly after the start and raced to an overpowering victory Saturday in the $30,650 Gary Waite 89-and-Under Stakes at Wyoming Downs. Ridden by jockey Tyson Lusk, Wilmas Alright Now covered the 400 yards in a sizzling 19.566 seconds and defeated 2-to-1 betting favorite GL Give Me a Sign by 11/4 lengths. Trained by Michael Monson, Wilmas Alright has now won five of nine starts. The winner’s share of $13,794 bumped the three-year-old’s career...</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> 58227963@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:08:32 MDT Tour de France: Nibali wins Stage 18, closes in on victory http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221763-77/stage-nibali-tour-france.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221763-77/stage-nibali-tour-france.html.csp">Tour de France: Nibali wins Stage 18, closes in on victory</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAMEY KEATEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T22:47:14.003-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Argeles-Gazost, France • Vincenzo Nibali crushed everyone on the last mountain leg of the Tour de France on Thursday, all but ensuring he will be crowned champion when the race ends in Paris in three days. On the big, final climb of Stage 18, the Italian broke out of the peloton, chased down breakaway riders, and rode solo in front for the last eight kilometers (five miles) uphill. Nibali, who captured his fourth stage of the Tour, stuck out his tongue, tapped his chest, and raised a fist skywar...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582217632014-07-24T22:47:14.003-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-24T22:47:14.003-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58221763@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:47:14 MDT Keselowski dominates in N.H. win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58180665-77/305-chevrolet-ford-keselowski.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58180665-77/305-chevrolet-ford-keselowski.html.csp">Keselowski dominates in N.H. win</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAN GELSTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T22:57:25.25-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 10:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Loudon, N.H. • Brad Keselowski completed a flawless weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and won Sunday under a green-white checkered finish. Keselowski followed up Saturday’s Nationwide Series victory with his first Sprint Cup win at New Hampshire, dominating in the No. 2 Ford for his third victory of the season. After the last caution came with four laps left, Keselowski pulled away on the final restart to become the first driver to sweep the weekend in track history. He had the fastest car...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581806652014-07-13T22:57:25.25-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-13T22:57:25.25-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58180665@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 22:57:25 MDT NASCAR: Healthy Brian Vickers eyes another New Hampshire win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177971-77/vickers-victory-hampshire-race.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177971-77/vickers-victory-hampshire-race.html.csp">NASCAR: Healthy Brian Vickers eyes another New Hampshire win</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAN GELSTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T23:18:23.297-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 11:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Loudon, N.H. • Brian Vickers can already claim a victory this season without taking a checkered flag. Vickers has started all 18 Sprint Cup races, the kind of run that’s a given for stars like Jimmie Johnson or Jeff Gordon. For Vickers, the number holds a special significance. It means the blood clots that have cost him major chunks of his career since 2010 have yet to return. He missed 25 races in 2010 when clots were discovered in his legs and, while he was out, he had heart surgery to prevent...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581779712014-07-12T23:18:23.297-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-12T23:18:23.297-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58177971@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:18:23 MDT Argentina victory hands Adidas World Cup win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58170542-79/adidas-cup-argentina-germany.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58170542-79/adidas-cup-argentina-germany.html.csp">Argentina victory hands Adidas World Cup win</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Ricadela</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T17:03:30.14-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 05:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Frankfurt, Germany • Argentina’s World Cup victory over the Netherlands Wednesday puts the South American team one step away from soccer’s ultimate prize. For its uniform supplier, the championship has already been won, whatever the outcome of Sunday’s final in Rio de Janeiro. Argentina, sponsored by Adidas, triumphed on penalty kicks in Sao Paulo to eliminate a Dutch side outfitted by Nike of the United States. In the final, it will face fellow Adidas-backed team Germany, which defeated Nike-su...</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> 58170542@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:03:30 MDT Minor league baseball: Bees infielder makes impact in victory over Tacoma http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58167331-77/green-bees-inning-grant.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58167331-77/green-bees-inning-grant.html.csp">Minor league baseball: Bees infielder makes impact in victory over Tacoma</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tierra Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T23:28:14.514-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In most cases, the ability to play multiple infield positions is sought after ... unless you’re in Grant Green’s position. He played behind a “defensive wizard” in John “Johnny Mac” McDonald of the Los Angeles Angels. McDonald is a 15-year vet and noted for playing three positions on any given night. For now, Green can only hope that will be him one day. “He is an unbelievable defender,” said Green, who spent more than a month with the parent club. “Hopefully, that will be me later on in my car...</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> 58167331@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 23:28:14 MDT Montoya gets his first IndyCar win since 2000 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58154677-77/won-montoya-lead-race.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58154677-77/won-montoya-lead-race.html.csp">Montoya gets his first IndyCar win since 2000</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-06T22:31:40.484-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 10:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Auto racing • Juan Pablo Montoya has won the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa., the highlight of a triumphant return to open wheel racing after seven years in NASCAR. Helio Castroneves was second to make it a 1-2 finish Sunday for team owner Roger Penske. Montoya won for the first time in the CART/IndyCar Series since 2000 and had his first major victory since he won a road course race at Watkins Glen in NASCAR in 2010. With double points awarded in the 500-mile races, Castroneve...</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> 58154677@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 22:31:40 MDT Reed on track for fourth win in year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58127660-77/reed-round-shot-lead.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58127660-77/reed-round-shot-lead.html.csp">Reed on track for fourth win in year</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-28T23:30:02.818-06:00">Updated Jun 28, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bethesda, Md. • Patrick Reed is not interested in talking about being top five in the world. He only cares about PGA Tour victory No. 4. Reed, who turned off some of his peers when he won at Doral and said he was among the top five players in the world, held it together Saturday at steamy Congressional for an even-par 71 to build a two-shot lead in the Quicken Loans National. As if Congressional wasn’t difficult enough, the rest of the field now has to chase a guy who has won all three previous...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581276602014-06-28T23:30:02.818-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-28T23:30:02.818-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58127660@www.sltrib.com Sat, 28 Jun 2014 23:30:02 MDT