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Mike Sorensen
Mike Sorensen has covered sports at the Deseret News since 1979. He has covered golf his entire career and nearly every sport you can think of, but for the past 15 years his main beats have been college football and college basketball. He also writes a weekly column that appears on Mondays. Mike has won numerous writing awards both locally and nationally, more than 20 in the past decade alone. He lives in Salt Lake City with his wife, Connie, and they are the parents of four terrific children and have one remarkable grandchild. His father, Parry, was a beloved professor at the University of Utah for more than 40 years.

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As long as he keeps sending perfect snaps to punter/holder Tom Hackett, Chase Dominguez will be the most unknown player on the Utah football team, just the way he likes it.
Jazz point guard Trey Burke apologized for nude photos of himself that were released early Monday and vowed "it won't happen again.''
Saturday's 28-27 setback to Washington State was the latest in a pattern, of sorts, over the past decade.
The Utah Jazz open training camp this week as they prepare for the upcoming NBA season, which officially begins Oct. 29 at home against Houston.
The unbeaten Utah women's soccer team fought to a 1-1 draw with No. 4-ranked Stanford Friday afternoon.
Clay’s accomplishment was lost in the disappointment of Utah’s 28-27 come-from-ahead loss to Washington State Saturday night.
The Utah offense stop producing after getting an early 21-0 lead and coach Kyle Whittingham said the Utes have to get better on offense, particularly in their passing game.
Quotes from Washington State coach Mike Leach's autobiography "Swing Your Sword."
Mike Leach is a graduate of BYU who has overseen high-powered offenses wherever he has coached and is an interesting man on and off the field.
The Utah women's soccer team, which is unbeaten in 2014, still relies on local talent with more than half the team hailing from Utah.