Utes hand out Crimson Carpet Awards

University of Utah punter Mitch Wishnowsky practices his release of the ball as he waits his turn work out during the University of Utah Pro Day at the Spence Eccles Field House in Salt Lake City on Thursday, March 28, 2019. Steve Griffin SALT LAKE CITY — The University of Utah’s Crimson Carpet Awards were held Monday night at the City Creek Marriott. The event, presented by the student-athlete advisory council, recognizes success in academics, athletics, community service and leadership. This year’s winners include: Ute Proud Award: Britain Covey (football) and Darby Wayner (swimming and diving). Wellness Advocate Award: Ally Dickman …read more Source:: Deseret News – Sports News       

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Criminal case dropped against Utah officer who shot parolee 3 times

Joe Alvin Gomez was shot three times by Adult Probation and Parole officer Andrew Reed O’Gwin, 48, last year. Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill ruled the shooting was not justified and filed a charge of aggravated assault against the officer, but the criminal case was dismissed Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Karra Porter SAT LAKE CITY — The criminal case against an officer charged with shooting his parolee three times after he said the man pounded on his unmarked police car was dropped Tuesday. Adult Probation and Parole agent Andrew Reed O’Gwin, 49, was charged with aggravated assault, …read more Source:: Deseret News – Utah News       

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Dixie State softball: Cambrie Hazel earns RMAC Softball Pitcher of the Week honors

Dixie State sophomore Cambrie Hazel delivers a pitch against New Mexico Highlands on Friday. Hazel was named RMAC Pitcher of the Week on Tuesday. Stan Plewe, Dixie State Athletics ST. GEORGE — For the second time this month, Dixie State sophomore Cambrie Hazel has earned Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week honors, the league announced Tuesday. Hazel posted a 2-0 record in the Trailblazers’ four-game series against New Mexico Highlands over the weekend with two dominant performances in the pitcher’s circle. She recorded a 0.55 ERA and struck out 23 NMHU batters in 12.2 innings pitched. …read more Source:: Deseret News – Sports News       

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Every Marvel Cinematic Universe movie, ranked by how much money they made at the worldwide box office

“Avengers: Endgame” is expected to shatter box-office records when it opens this weekend. We ranked the other 21 Marvel Cinematic Universe movies by how much they made worldwide. “Avengers: Endgame” is approaching, and it’s expected to break box-office records. In fact, it already has. The movie is the biggest seller in pre-sale tickets ever for movie-ticket service Fandango, beating the “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” first-day and first-week records. It’s also the biggest pre-sale movie of all time for AMC Theatres, which is opening 17 theaters in the US for 72 hours straight this weekend to accommodate demand. But “Endgame” is the 22nd movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and… Read More

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The latest chapter of Silicon Valley icon Kleiner Perkins’ fall from grace is a tale of succession and leadership struggles

In a report out Tuesday, Fortune’s Polina Marinova chronicled the downfall of Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, once a giant-maker of Silicon Valley internet startups. The report details how the firm missed early investments in Facebook, Slack, and Robinhood, and was distracted with unprofitable bets on clean energy. Fortune also reported that longtime firm leader John Doerr, 67, overlooked star growth fund leader Mary Meeker when considering his replacement, instead opting for Mamoon Hamid from Social Capital. Meeker left Kleiner Perkins in September 2018 to start her own growth firm, Bond. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers was once the gold-standard of Silicon Valley venture capital… Read More

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The latest chapter of Silicon Valley icon Kleiner Perkins’ fall from grace is a tale of succession and leadership struggles

In a report out Tuesday, Fortune’s Polina Marinova chronicled the downfall of Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, once a giant-maker of Silicon Valley internet startups. The report details how the firm missed early investments in Facebook, Slack, and Robinhood, and was distracted with unprofitable bets on clean energy. Fortune also reported that longtime firm leader John Doerr, 67, overlooked star growth fund leader Mary Meeker when considering his replacement, instead opting for Mamoon Hamid from Social Capital. Meeker left Kleiner Perkins in September 2018 to start her own growth firm, Bond. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers was once the gold-standard of Silicon Valley venture capital… Read More

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A 24-year-old from Wisconsin is the sole winner of a $768 Powerball jackpot prize

Manuel Franco, of West Allis, Wisconsin, came forward on Monday as the winner of a $768.4 million Powerball jackpot. He bought the ticket on March 27 and waited nearly a month before coming forward to officials. Franco plans to take the jackpot lump sum, which has a cash value of $477 million. He said in a press conference that he wants to “help out the world” and pay for a family member’s college education. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. A 24-year-old Wisconsin resident came forward on Monday as the winner of a $768.4 million Powerball jackpot, the third largest in US history. Manuel Franco, of West Allis, Wisconsin, bought… Read More

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A 24-year-old from Wisconsin is the sole winner of a $768 Powerball jackpot prize

Manuel Franco, of West Allis, Wisconsin, came forward on Monday as the winner of a $768.4 million Powerball jackpot. He bought the ticket on March 27 and waited nearly a month before coming forward to officials. Franco plans to take the jackpot lump sum, which has a cash value of $477 million. He said in a press conference that he wants to “help out the world” and pay for a family member’s college education. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. A 24-year-old Wisconsin resident came forward on Monday as the winner of a $768.4 million Powerball jackpot, the third largest in US history. Manuel Franco, of West Allis, Wisconsin, bought… Read More

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Jamie Lynn Spears to Trolls: STFU About My Sister’s Mental Health Issues!

Free Britney? More like Jamie Lynn Spears now feels like she has no choice but to speak freely in light of some of the criticism coming her famous sister’s way. Earlier this month, Britney Spears checked into a mental health facility due to the difficulty she was having in dealing with her father’s medical condition. (The beloved pop singer opened up about her dad’s ruptured colon and related, significant surgeries in an emotional Instagram post from January.) At the time, Britney explained that she had to cancel the next installment of her Las Vegas residency in order to focus on her father’s health needs, writing this to her fans: “A… Read More

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Jamie Lynn Spears to Trolls: STFU About My Sister’s Mental Health Issues!

Free Britney? More like Jamie Lynn Spears now feels like she has no choice but to speak freely in light of some of the criticism coming her famous sister’s way. Earlier this month, Britney Spears checked into a mental health facility due to the difficulty she was having in dealing with her father’s medical condition. (The beloved pop singer opened up about her dad’s ruptured colon and related, significant surgeries in an emotional Instagram post from January.) At the time, Britney explained that she had to cancel the next installment of her Las Vegas residency in order to focus on her father’s health needs, writing this to her fans: “A… Read More

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