VIKINGS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VIKINGS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) NFL: Jared Allen gets $15.5M from Bears http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57733244-77/allen-bears-million-deal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57733244-77/allen-bears-million-deal.html.csp">NFL: Jared Allen gets $15.5M from Bears</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JON KRAWCZYNSKI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T17:29:18.179-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 05:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Chicago Bears replaced one accomplished veteran pass rusher with another Wednesday when they agreed to terms with Jared Allen on a four-year contract. A person with knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press that Allen will get $15.5 million guaranteed on a deal that could be worth as much as $32 million. The person requested anonymity because the terms have not been announced. Allen’s deal can be voided down to three years and $24 million, but the first two years of his salary and...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577332442014-03-28T17:29:18.179-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T17:29:18.179-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57733244@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:29:18 MDT 5A boys’ basketball: Pleasant Grove going for rare title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57648715-190/court-grove-pleasant-free.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57648715-190/court-grove-pleasant-free.html.csp">5A boys’ basketball: Pleasant Grove going for rare title</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jon Clifford</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-07T23:17:29.587-06:00">Updated Mar 7, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Riley Court’s free throws repeatedly hit nothing but net, but it wasn’t until his body hit the Huntsman Center floor that Pleasant Grove could celebrate. The junior guard made 7 of 8 free throws in the final 2 minutes, then used an all-out effort to tip away the final inbound pass and clinch a 68-65 victory against American Fork in Friday night’s Class 5A state semifinal. Court landed hard on his elbow and tailbone, but the momentary discomfort subsided shortly after Pleasant Grove advanced to i...</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> 57648715@www.sltrib.com Fri, 07 Mar 2014 23:17:29 MDT 5A boys’ basketball: Pleasant Grove toughens up to oust Alta http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57642205-190/vikings-alta-iframe-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57642205-190/vikings-alta-iframe-team.html.csp">5A boys’ basketball: Pleasant Grove toughens up to oust Alta</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="2014-03-08T20:29:14.386-06:00">Updated Mar 8, 2014 08:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Pleasant Grove Vikings huddled around a projector screen in a seldom-used classroom. It was the day before the biggest game of their season, and the film they watched, from an early-season loss to their next opponent, Alta, showed a Vikings team they no longer recognized. The players’ faces were familiar, and the players wore Pleasant Grove jerseys. But there was a lack of toughness, an unwillingness to match the Hawks’ physicality in the post. “We kind of got bullied inside,” Vikings forw...</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> 57642205@www.sltrib.com Sat, 08 Mar 2014 20:29:14 MDT 5A boys’ basketball: Pleasant Grove bullies past Layton http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57634309-190/grove-pleasant-conway-layton.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57634309-190/grove-pleasant-conway-layton.html.csp">5A boys’ basketball: Pleasant Grove bullies past Layton</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Neil K. Warner</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-05T18:34:42.266-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 06:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pleasant Grove forward Matt Conway could not be bothered by the fact that Layton featured a 6-foot-9 center in Mike Hibbert. After Conway, a 6-6 senior forward, got Hibbert into foul trouble just five minutes into the game, he went to work. He carved up Layton inside with 18 points in the first half, and that was just the beginning. He finished with 35 points Tuesday night to key Pleasant Grove’s 82-69 win over Layton in the first round of the Class 5A state tournament. “He’s done that all year ...</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> 57634309@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:34:42 MDT Exhibition argues Vikings more than hairy raiders http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57630581-68/exhibition-vikings-viking-display.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57630581-68/exhibition-vikings-viking-display.html.csp">Exhibition argues Vikings more than hairy raiders</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JILL LAWLESS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-04T09:11:11.385-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 09:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • They had names like Thorfinn Skull-splitter, Erik Bloodaxe and Ragnar Hairy Pants. No wonder the Vikings have a rough and bloody reputation. A new exhibition at the British Museum strives to make people think again about the Scandinavian pillagers whose name means “pirate” in Old Norse. Through their ships, weapons, crafts, words and even skeletons, “Vikings: Life and Legend” aims to show how Viking energy and ideas redrew the map of the world. “They were a global phenomenon,” exhibitio...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576305812014-03-04T09:11:11.385-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-04T09:11:11.385-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57630581@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 09:11:11 MDT Prep hockey: Viewmont defeats Park City 3-2 for state title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57616401-190/viewmont-barrus-goal-park.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57616401-190/viewmont-barrus-goal-park.html.csp">Prep hockey: Viewmont defeats Park City 3-2 for state title</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Alex Markham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T23:24:40.928-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 11:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It had been 36 years since Viewmont won the Utah high school hockey championship. After getting close the last two seasons, taking second in the state, both years, the Vikings broke the title drought Friday by defeating Park City 3-2 at the Salt Lake City Sports Complex. “The last thing we did before we came here was stood in front of the banner at the Bountiful Rec Center and looked up there and it said, ‘1978.’ Bob Shegrud, one of my assistant coaches, played in that game,” said Viewmont coach...</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> 57616401@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 23:24:40 MDT