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Seoul, South Korea • South Korean officials say North Korean reporters are using fax and American email services to file stories from the Asian Games in Incheon because the northerners’ websites are blocked in the South. An official from Seoul’s Unification Ministry said Thursday that the North Koreans have a direct communication line set up for the games to send faxes. They are also using email accounts from American Internet companies such as Google and Yahoo to send their stories to Pyongyang... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58435301@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:29:02 MDT College football: Florida State’s Winston suspended for full game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58434374-77/state-espn-florida-lsu.html.csp Tallahassee, Fla. • Top-ranked Florida State will face Clemson without Jameis Winston — for the entire game and not just the first half. Florida State interim President Garnett S. Stokes and athletic director Stan Wilcox said late Friday night that the star quarterback will be suspended for the entire game Saturday. The Heisman Trophy winner was originally suspended for the first half after making “offensive and vulgar” comments about female anatomy. Redshirt sophomore Sean Maguire will make t... Tallahassee, Fla. • Top-ranked Florida State will face Clemson without Jameis Winston — for the entire game and not just the first half. Florida State interim President Garnett S. Stokes and athletic director Stan Wilcox said late Friday night that the star quarterback will be suspended for the entire game Saturday. The Heisman Trophy winner was originally suspended for the first half after making “offensive and vulgar” comments about female anatomy. Redshirt sophomore Sean Maguire will make t... 58434374@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:19:01 MDT Prep football: Judge 41, Union 14 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58433935-190/judge-union-bulldogs-barnett.html.csp Judge Memorial football coach James Cordova readily admitted that he is not sure what a statement game is after his top-ranked Bulldogs destroyed previously unbeaten Union 41-14 on a beautiful Homecoming evening Friday. But this certainly looked like the kind of contest that warned other 3A schools that Judge is again the team to beat this season. With power runner Max Barnett and speedster Michael Kearns churning up yardage and a fired-up defense forcing turnovers early in the game, Judge simpl... Judge Memorial football coach James Cordova readily admitted that he is not sure what a statement game is after his top-ranked Bulldogs destroyed previously unbeaten Union 41-14 on a beautiful Homecoming evening Friday. But this certainly looked like the kind of contest that warned other 3A schools that Judge is again the team to beat this season. With power runner Max Barnett and speedster Michael Kearns churning up yardage and a fired-up defense forcing turnovers early in the game, Judge simpl... 58433935@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:17:57 MDT XTERRA USA Championships on tap at Snowbasin http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58434459-77/xterra-championship-usa-trail.html.csp The best-of-the-best in the U.S. will meet at Snowbasin Resort near Ogden on Saturday to determine who will walk away with the coveted titled of XTERRA USA Champion. Over 1,500 competitors — including many of the best triathletes and trail runners in the world — are expected for a weekend that that will include the USA Championship off-road triathlon and Trail Run National Championship on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. This is the fourth year in a row the two races have been held on back-to-... The best-of-the-best in the U.S. will meet at Snowbasin Resort near Ogden on Saturday to determine who will walk away with the coveted titled of XTERRA USA Champion. Over 1,500 competitors — including many of the best triathletes and trail runners in the world — are expected for a weekend that that will include the USA Championship off-road triathlon and Trail Run National Championship on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. This is the fourth year in a row the two races have been held on back-to-... 58434459@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:17:50 MDT Analysis: NFL commissionerRoger Goodell still doesn’t get it http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58434466-77/goodell-rice-nfl-commissioner.html.csp After spending more than a week in seclusion while his NFL was battered by one domestic violence embarrassment after another, Commissioner Roger Goodell finally emerged Friday to hold a worthless news conference that essentially hit on these four key points: • We got it wrong before. • We’ll get it right from now on. • Don’t ask about specifics. • Now, enjoy the games! After 45 minutes of sidestepping, all we learned is that the NFL will get back to us in 135 days on how it plans to deal wit... After spending more than a week in seclusion while his NFL was battered by one domestic violence embarrassment after another, Commissioner Roger Goodell finally emerged Friday to hold a worthless news conference that essentially hit on these four key points: • We got it wrong before. • We’ll get it right from now on. • Don’t ask about specifics. • Now, enjoy the games! After 45 minutes of sidestepping, all we learned is that the NFL will get back to us in 135 days on how it plans to deal wit... 58434466@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:17:50 MDT Prep football: Herriman 63, Jordan 42 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58434674-190/herriman-jordan-mustangs-pearce.html.csp Sandy • Jordan’s defense has been a little leaky at times this season. On Friday night, the dam burst. Herriman quarterback Braydon Kener passed for two touchdowns and ran for another to lead the Mustangs to a 63-42 rout over the previously-unbeaten and third-ranked Beetdiggers. Herriman jumped to a 21-0 lead in the first quarter and never looked back against Jordan and its star quarterback, Austin Kafentzis. “We’ve been waiting for our offense to really click,” said Mustang coach Dustin Pearce.... Sandy • Jordan’s defense has been a little leaky at times this season. On Friday night, the dam burst. Herriman quarterback Braydon Kener passed for two touchdowns and ran for another to lead the Mustangs to a 63-42 rout over the previously-unbeaten and third-ranked Beetdiggers. Herriman jumped to a 21-0 lead in the first quarter and never looked back against Jordan and its star quarterback, Austin Kafentzis. “We’ve been waiting for our offense to really click,” said Mustang coach Dustin Pearce.... 58434674@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:17:50 MDT Utah football: Victory over Michigan could be big boost to Utes’ season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58433101-89/michigan-utah-utes-game.html.csp Ann Arbor, Mich. • Kyle Whittingham identifies the Big House with good memories. Brian Johnson throwing for over 300 yards. Paul Kruger and Koa Misi racking up sacks. Louie Sakoda drilling field goal after field goal. So, yeah, there’s a bit of nostalgia for that 2008 meeting with Michigan, when the Utes were able to pull away with a 25-23 victory that jump-started their 13-0 seaon. But it’s time to make some new memories. “Our guys are excited,” Whittingham said. “They’re excited to go there an... Ann Arbor, Mich. • Kyle Whittingham identifies the Big House with good memories. Brian Johnson throwing for over 300 yards. Paul Kruger and Koa Misi racking up sacks. Louie Sakoda drilling field goal after field goal. So, yeah, there’s a bit of nostalgia for that 2008 meeting with Michigan, when the Utes were able to pull away with a 25-23 victory that jump-started their 13-0 seaon. But it’s time to make some new memories. “Our guys are excited,” Whittingham said. “They’re excited to go there an... 58433101@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:17:50 MDT Utah volleyball: Utes look to remain unbeaten http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58430581-89/byu-utah-hamson-launiere.html.csp Not only is Utah’s volleyball team 10-0, they’re 30-3 when you break it down by set. A victory in Provo on Friday would earn a school record for the most wins to start a season. They’d be undefeated entering Pac-12 play. Most importantly, they’d be proven. Taking three sets against No. 12 BYU is more impressive than 30 against the likes of Montana State, Georgia Tech, Lipscomb and even Utah State. Utah was also 10-0 last year when BYU came to town. But perfection proved fleeting as they lost 3-... Not only is Utah’s volleyball team 10-0, they’re 30-3 when you break it down by set. A victory in Provo on Friday would earn a school record for the most wins to start a season. They’d be undefeated entering Pac-12 play. Most importantly, they’d be proven. Taking three sets against No. 12 BYU is more impressive than 30 against the likes of Montana State, Georgia Tech, Lipscomb and even Utah State. Utah was also 10-0 last year when BYU came to town. But perfection proved fleeting as they lost 3-... 58430581@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:17:50 MDT Utah shuts out Utah State in women’s soccer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58435024-89/utah-state-scored-soccer.html.csp Logan • Mariah Elmer and Natalie Vukic each scored their first collegiate goals, leading Utah to a 3-0 victory over Utah State in women’s soccer Friday. Lindsey Luke made three saves for her fifth shutout of the season and Katie Ribgy also scored for the Utes (6-0-2). Utah State is 3-4-1. The Salt Lake Tribune Logan • Mariah Elmer and Natalie Vukic each scored their first collegiate goals, leading Utah to a 3-0 victory over Utah State in women’s soccer Friday. Lindsey Luke made three saves for her fifth shutout of the season and Katie Ribgy also scored for the Utes (6-0-2). Utah State is 3-4-1. The Salt Lake Tribune 58435024@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:17:50 MDT Utah State Football: Garretson confident as Aggies face road challenge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58433327-77/garretson-state-aggies-utah.html.csp Jonesboro, Ark. • The Utah State Aggies might be down a quarterback, but they certainly aren’t down on their hopes for a win when they play at Arkansas State on Saturday. Sophomore Darell Garretson, who will start in place of injured quarterback Chuckie Keeton, gives the Aggies just as good a chance of beating the Red Wolves as the guy the Aggies were pushing for the Heisman Trophy. If that thought sounds like a stretch, well, Garretson hopes to prove the doubters wrong. “Practice has gone well,... Jonesboro, Ark. • The Utah State Aggies might be down a quarterback, but they certainly aren’t down on their hopes for a win when they play at Arkansas State on Saturday. Sophomore Darell Garretson, who will start in place of injured quarterback Chuckie Keeton, gives the Aggies just as good a chance of beating the Red Wolves as the guy the Aggies were pushing for the Heisman Trophy. If that thought sounds like a stretch, well, Garretson hopes to prove the doubters wrong. “Practice has gone well,... 58433327@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:17:50 MDT Prep football: Highland 10, East 3 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58435152-190/hunter-highland-east-game.html.csp After his team’s running game was shut down all night, Highland quarterback John Hunter finally found some daylight. Hunter’s 18-yard scramble in the fourth quarter provided the winning points as the Rams defeated crosstown rival East 10-3 in a Region 6 prep football matchup Friday at Highland. The matchup was part of the Great American Rivalry Series — a promotion highlighting 100 rivalry games nationwide. It didn’t disappoint. “That’s a neighborhood street fight,” Highland coach Brody Benson s... After his team’s running game was shut down all night, Highland quarterback John Hunter finally found some daylight. Hunter’s 18-yard scramble in the fourth quarter provided the winning points as the Rams defeated crosstown rival East 10-3 in a Region 6 prep football matchup Friday at Highland. The matchup was part of the Great American Rivalry Series — a promotion highlighting 100 rivalry games nationwide. It didn’t disappoint. “That’s a neighborhood street fight,” Highland coach Brody Benson s... 58435152@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:07:54 MDT Prep football: Skyline 62, Murray 42 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58433939-190/skyline-murray-yard-region.html.csp Skyline’s mascot is the Eagle, but on Friday night against Murray, the team looked a lot more like Ducks. Oregon Ducks. Skyline used a blistering tempo to run Region 7 rival Murray right out of the stadium, rolling for an easy 62-42 victory. Quarterback Braxton Chipman announced Skyline’s quick intentions from the very first series, leading the Eagles on a six play, 75-yard scoring drive with passes of 7, 25, 19 and finally a 37-yard dart to Riley Sharp for the score. Skyline consistently h... Skyline’s mascot is the Eagle, but on Friday night against Murray, the team looked a lot more like Ducks. Oregon Ducks. Skyline used a blistering tempo to run Region 7 rival Murray right out of the stadium, rolling for an easy 62-42 victory. Quarterback Braxton Chipman announced Skyline’s quick intentions from the very first series, leading the Eagles on a six play, 75-yard scoring drive with passes of 7, 25, 19 and finally a 37-yard dart to Riley Sharp for the score. Skyline consistently h... 58433939@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:07:42 MDT Prep football: Roy 36, Logan 0 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58434644-190/roy-yards-martinez-royals.html.csp Roy • James Martinez didn’t want history repeating itself. Logan had won the last 14 games against Roy. And Martinez and his Royals teammates got off to slow starts in two other games this season. Well the Roy defense made sure to stamp out both of those streaks Friday. The Royals forced a fumble inside their 15-yard line on Logan’s first drive and silenced the Grizzlies the rest of the way in a 36-0 victory. “We knew when it got down there, we had to step up,” said Martinez, a defensive lineman... Roy • James Martinez didn’t want history repeating itself. Logan had won the last 14 games against Roy. And Martinez and his Royals teammates got off to slow starts in two other games this season. Well the Roy defense made sure to stamp out both of those streaks Friday. The Royals forced a fumble inside their 15-yard line on Logan’s first drive and silenced the Grizzlies the rest of the way in a 36-0 victory. “We knew when it got down there, we had to step up,” said Martinez, a defensive lineman... 58434644@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:07:42 MDT Prep football: South Summit 42, Summit Academy 24 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58435125-190/summit-jones-south-yards.html.csp Bluffdale • Not so fast, our young friends. South Summit showed it isn’t yet ready to step down from its perch atop Class 2A, routing previously undefeated Summit Academy 42-24 Friday night. The defending champion Wildcats (3-1) pounded the host Bears (3-1) on the ground, with 292 rushing yards and four touchdowns — three by shifty senior quarterback Ty Jones. “It was huge,” said Jones, who also threw for 146 yards and two touchdowns. “It put us up into first place. We wanted it more than anythi... Bluffdale • Not so fast, our young friends. South Summit showed it isn’t yet ready to step down from its perch atop Class 2A, routing previously undefeated Summit Academy 42-24 Friday night. The defending champion Wildcats (3-1) pounded the host Bears (3-1) on the ground, with 292 rushing yards and four touchdowns — three by shifty senior quarterback Ty Jones. “It was huge,” said Jones, who also threw for 146 yards and two touchdowns. “It put us up into first place. We wanted it more than anythi... 58435125@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:07:42 MDT Real Salt Lake: RSL routs Rapids 5-1 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58434252-77/rsl-colorado-rapids-real.html.csp Sandy • Dealt an early bout of misfortune Friday night against its Rocky Mountain rivals, Real Salt Lake lassoed misfortune and hog-tied it in 13 minutes. The middling Colorado Rapids waltzed into Rio Tinto Stadium needing a win just to ensure possibility of life in the Western Conference playoff race, but it was RSL that sealed the victory thanks in large part to a momentous rally from an early first half deficit scoring four goals in 13 minutes in the 5-1 runway win. “Loved the reaction from t... Sandy • Dealt an early bout of misfortune Friday night against its Rocky Mountain rivals, Real Salt Lake lassoed misfortune and hog-tied it in 13 minutes. The middling Colorado Rapids waltzed into Rio Tinto Stadium needing a win just to ensure possibility of life in the Western Conference playoff race, but it was RSL that sealed the victory thanks in large part to a momentous rally from an early first half deficit scoring four goals in 13 minutes in the 5-1 runway win. “Loved the reaction from t... 58434252@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:04:48 MDT Kragthorpe: BYU, Utah should win; USU will miss Keeton http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58432436-77/utah-byu-state-game.html.csp What’s unusual about Saturday? It’s the only day between now and Nov. 1 when Utah, BYU and Utah State all are playing, thanks a combination of open dates and Thursday/Friday games. Even more rare is having BYU and Utah both play in the afternoon, kicking off at the same time. A closer look at the games: Utah at Michigan, 1:30 p.m. MDT Finally, we’ll start to get some more meaningful answers about Utah’s offensive improvement. Ute quarterback Travis Wilson and his receivers looked good agains... What’s unusual about Saturday? It’s the only day between now and Nov. 1 when Utah, BYU and Utah State all are playing, thanks a combination of open dates and Thursday/Friday games. Even more rare is having BYU and Utah both play in the afternoon, kicking off at the same time. A closer look at the games: Utah at Michigan, 1:30 p.m. MDT Finally, we’ll start to get some more meaningful answers about Utah’s offensive improvement. Ute quarterback Travis Wilson and his receivers looked good agains... 58432436@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:22:41 MDT Stadiums selected for Euro 2020 matches http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58432903-77/due-open-stadium-arena.html.csp Geneva • UEFA’s executive committee on Friday selected the 13 cities that will stage matches at the European Championship in 2020 when matches are being spread across the continent for the first time. Here is a list of the stadiums (capacity in parentheses): ——— SEMIFINALS & FINAL London, England: Wembley (90,652) ——— QUARTERFINALS & 3 GROUP-STAGE GAMES Baku, Azerbaijan: Olympic Stadium (69,870). Due to open in 2015. Munich, Germany: Allianz Arena (70,067). Rome, Italy: Olympic Stadium (68,993).... Geneva • UEFA’s executive committee on Friday selected the 13 cities that will stage matches at the European Championship in 2020 when matches are being spread across the continent for the first time. Here is a list of the stadiums (capacity in parentheses): ——— SEMIFINALS & FINAL London, England: Wembley (90,652) ——— QUARTERFINALS & 3 GROUP-STAGE GAMES Baku, Azerbaijan: Olympic Stadium (69,870). Due to open in 2015. Munich, Germany: Allianz Arena (70,067). Rome, Italy: Olympic Stadium (68,993).... 58432903@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:22:41 MDT Police visited 49er McDonald’s home before arrest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58432908-77/police-jose-mcdonald-san.html.csp San Jose, Calif. • Police say they responded to an argument at 49ers lineman Ray McDonald’s home in San Jose three months before his arrest there on suspicion of domestic violence. According to a police report released Thursday, an engaged couple got into an argument at the home on May 25 during which the woman grabbed the man’s gun and held it at her side. Police do not identify the couple by name. McDonald is known to live at the address with his fiancee. The report says the woman did not make... San Jose, Calif. • Police say they responded to an argument at 49ers lineman Ray McDonald’s home in San Jose three months before his arrest there on suspicion of domestic violence. According to a police report released Thursday, an engaged couple got into an argument at the home on May 25 during which the woman grabbed the man’s gun and held it at her side. Police do not identify the couple by name. McDonald is known to live at the address with his fiancee. The report says the woman did not make... 58432908@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:22:41 MDT NFL to partner with domestic violence hotline http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58432918-77/violence-domestic-nfl-hotline.html.csp New York • Responding to increasing criticism that the league has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning domestic abuse cases involving players, the NFL is partnering with a domestic violence hotline and a sexual violence resource center. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to the clubs late Thursday announcing the partnerships. The league will provide financial, operational and promotional support to the National Domestic Violence Hotline and the National Sexual Violence Resourc... New York • Responding to increasing criticism that the league has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning domestic abuse cases involving players, the NFL is partnering with a domestic violence hotline and a sexual violence resource center. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to the clubs late Thursday announcing the partnerships. The league will provide financial, operational and promotional support to the National Domestic Violence Hotline and the National Sexual Violence Resourc... 58432918@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:22:41 MDT NFL: Goodell says ‘Same mistakes can never be repeated’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58433541-77/nfl-goodell-violence-domestic.html.csp New York • Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. Goodell was short on specifics at a news conference Friday, his first public statements in more than a week about the rash of NFL players involved in domestic violence. More defiant than contrite as he was hammered with questions, Goodell said he has not considered resigning. “Unfortunately, over the past several weeks, we have seen all too much of the NFL doing wrong,” he said ... New York • Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. Goodell was short on specifics at a news conference Friday, his first public statements in more than a week about the rash of NFL players involved in domestic violence. More defiant than contrite as he was hammered with questions, Goodell said he has not considered resigning. “Unfortunately, over the past several weeks, we have seen all too much of the NFL doing wrong,” he said ... 58433541@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:22:41 MDT