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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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The Pac-12 conference is off to a strong start for the 2014 football season with a 29-4 non-conference record with five teams in the top 25 and nine in the top 40.
Sports agency Priority Sports announced Monday that the Utah Jazz have signed veteran guard/forward Dahntay Jones.
Former BYU golfer and Ogden native Zac Blair hung tough Sunday and finished in second place, good enough for a $108,000 check and a PGA Tour card for 2015.
Only once before have the BYU and Utah football teams both been unbeaten after three games of the season.
Utah's Zac Blair fell to second place after three rounds of the Web.com Tour Championship, but is still in good shape to earn his PGA Tour card for next year.
Real Salt Lake never let up Friday night and kept scoring goals in a 5-1 victory over Colorado.
Real Salt Lake looked like World Cup champion Germany with a first-half flurry of goals that resulted in a 5-1 victory over Colorado Friday night.
After his opening-round 63, Zac Blair held on to lead at Web.com Tour Championship at Ponte Vedra, Florida.
Former BYU golfer Zac Blair leads the Web.com Tour Championship after firing a course-record-tying 63 Thursday at Ponte Vedra, Florida.
Utah running back Devontae Booker used to play in front of a few hundred fans in junior college, but will be performing in front of 109,901 fans Saturday in Michigan.