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Salt Lake swept by Tacoma, loses final game 6-4

Tacoma catcher Rob Brantly hit a three-run home run in the sixth inning that broke a tie and was the difference in the game. Read more »

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USU football: Utah State heading to Mountain West Media Days

Utah State football will be participating in the Mountain West Conference's annual Media Days, which will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 26-27, at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read more »

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Cubs get closer Aroldis Chapman in trade with Yankees

The Chicago Cubs have acquired hard-throwing reliever Aroldis Chapman in a trade with the New York Yankees, giving the NL Central leaders a boost as they try for their first World Series title in... Read more »

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Jason Lynch, Rena Chesser win Deseret News Classic 10K

On the women’s side, 33-year-old mother of four Rena Chesser captured the title, crossing the finish line with a time of 32:57. Read more »

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Athletes using sports platforms to push for social change

s today are using their platforms as sports celebrities to bring attention to the violence that has erupted across the country and recently Carmelo Anthony has been one of the most outspoken. Read more »

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Michael Jordan gives $2 million; looks to build backs, police trust

Michael Jordan is trying to help ease tension between African-Americans and law enforcement. Read more »

11 hours ago

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7 Russian swimmers to miss Rio Olympics over doping

Seven Russian swimmers have been barred from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, including three linked to recent allegations of a major doping cover-up by Russian authorities, world swimming's governing... Read more »

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NFL clears Peyton Manning of HGH allegations

The NFL says it found no credible evidence that Peyton Manning was provided with HGH or other prohibited substances as alleged in a documentary by Al-Jazeera America last fall. Read more »

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Photo gallery: Deseret News Classic 5K

Complete race results Thomas Merrill (19:41.8) and Janae Richardson (20:30.1) won the men's and women's races, but the Deseret News Classic was more than just the winners as these photos... Read more »

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Larry Stone: Ken Griffey Jr.’s emotional Hall of Fame speech makes him more human

Throughout the buildup to his Hall of Fame induction, Griffey had scoffed at the notion he would break down on the podium — even when other Hall of Famers had warned him it was inevitable. Read more »

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Salt Lake Bees fall again as Rainiers pull out win in extras

Patrick Kivlehan hit the game winning RBI double in the top of the 10th inning and Dan Vogelbach hit a two-run homer in the third consecutive victory for Tacoma over Salt Lake. Read more »

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Kevin Durant leads US to second exhibition rout, 106-57 over China

Just two games into the U.S. basketball team's pre-Olympic tour, coach Mike Krzyzewski already sees the start of something big. Read more »

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Brock Hardy wins national title in freestyle wrestling at USA Wrestling Cadet Nationals

This past prep season Brock Hardy won a state title as a freshman grappler for Box Elder. Now you can add national champion to an ever-growing list of accomplishments. Read more »

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Nicholas Lindheim wins Utah Championship, biggest payday of his surprisingly short golf career

Nicholas Lindheim, who only took up golf seriously at age 18, completed a remarkable rise to winning on the Web.com Tour at the Utah Championship at Thanksgiving Point. Read more »

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Busch turns weekend into clean sweep with Brickyard 400 win

Kyle Busch heard all about the potential to pull off a historic sweep at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read more »

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Amy Donaldson: Women-only retreat hopes to remove barriers to outdoor pursuits

Outessa is a three-day retreat for women in California and Utah that seeks to help women pursue outdoor activities. Women can customize their schedules to sample everything from kayaking to rock... Read more »

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About Utah: He pitched a best-seller

Freelance writer Scott Schulte asked his boyhood hero Dan Gable if he could write his life story. Gable said yes, and a dream job was born. Read more »

yesterday

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Aussies won't move to Rio village yet; power, plumbing fears

The head of Australia's delegation said Sunday its 700 athletes and staff would not move into rooms at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics for at least two days, citing electrical and plumbing problems in... Read more »

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Kim Cowart: Lots of reasons to run, but sometimes the better choice is not to run

There are a lot of reasons to run, but sometimes the better choice is not to run. Read more »

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'Vive la France': Chris Froome makes emotional Tour victory speech

After the beer and champagne celebrations, Chris Froome delivered a sobering and emotional message from the Tour de France winner's podium on the Champs-Elysees. Read more »

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BYU football: Certain games on the schedule have the players' attention

Players are mindful to take the coming season with the cliche, "one game at a time," while admitting certain games on the schedule have been circled on their calendar. Read more »

yesterday

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Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza inducted into Hall of Fame

Staring out at their families and tens of thousands of fans who hung on every word, Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza were inducted Sunday into the Baseball Hall of Fame in a ceremony tinged with... Read more »

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IOC leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians from Rio

Olympic leaders stopped short Sunday of imposing a complete ban on Russia from the Rio de Janeiro Games, leaving individual global sports federations to decide which athletes should be cleared to... Read more »

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College football countdown No. 39: BYU quarterback Virgil Carter

A look back at one of the first great passers for the BYU Cougars. Read more »

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20 years ago: Palacios defends marathon title

Editor's note: Every Sunday, the Deseret News takes a quick look back into our archives. Salt Lake's Alvaro Palacios repeated as champion of the men's Deseret News Marathon with a time of 2:26:39 while leading wire-to-wire.... Read more »

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Excitement galore as Days of ’47 Rodeo comes to an end

A full crowd at Vivint Arena was wowed by bucking broncos, bulls and horses in the final night of the Days of ’47 Rodeo. Read more »

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Bees fall to the Rainiers for 2nd night in a row, thanks to Romero's bat

Stefen Romero broke a 1-1 tie in the top of the 11th inning with a three-run homer and the Rainiers triumphed over the Bees for the 11th time this season. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Utah Championship leader Lindheim took a different route to pro golf

Nicholas Lindheim, who leads the Utah Championship after three rounds, took a different route to professional golf after not taking up golf until he was 18. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Randy Hollis: Finally, the state's 'Big Four' hoops programs will come together to play for a day

For what seems like forever, many members of the Utah sports media, along with a fair share of the state's college basketball fans, have been hoping to someday see teams play a "Big Four" preseason... Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Top 25 QB seasons in BYU history, part 1

"Rise & Shout" podcast host Adam Mangum counts down the top 25 QB seasons in BYU history. This is part one with Nos. 25-11. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Ready or Not: Rio Olympics open doors at Athletes Village

Ready or not, the Rio Olympics are opening their doors. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Real Salt Lake shows character rallying from losing position again

By rallying for a tie against San Jose on Friday, Real Salt Lake has earned 15 points from a losing position this season. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Team Utah eliminated in quarterfinals of The Basketball Tournament with 83-78 loss to Team Colorado

Squad primarily comprised of former University of Utah players out of the running for the $2 million prize Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Brad Rock: Technology of future sports may be for your eyes only

Patent applications raise the prospect of photographic contact lenses. It could open a whole new view of sports. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Blame game follows NBA's removal of Charlotte All-Star game

The NBA All-Star Game's exit from North Carolina because of a law limiting protections for LGBT people represents some of the worst publicity yet for Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's re-election... Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Froome keeps lead intact, set to secure 3rd Tour title

Chris Froome kept his lead intact during the final day of climbing in the Alps on Saturday and was poised to secure his third Tour de France title in four years. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Reports: BYU's Chase Fischer to play for Italian club Givova Scafati

Having completed his career with the Cougars, a Ripley, West Virginia, native to play overseas. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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College football countdown No. 40: Utah State defensive lineman Bill Staley

A look back at the dominating career of Utah State defensive lineman Bill Staley. Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Real Salt Lake rallies for fourth straight home tie

After visiting San Jose scored first, Luke Mulholland equalized in the 64th minute as Real Salt Lake battled back to earn its fourth straight home tie. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Rainiers smother Bees in 8-3 win, spoil Star Wars Night

Stefen Romero went 3 for 5 with two homers and three RBIs, Dan Vogelbach was a triple short of a cycle, and the Rainiers picked up their 10th win over the Bees this season. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Florida's Brian Richey beats the heat and still leads at Utah Championship

After shooting a 64 in Thursday's first round, Brian Richey shot a 68 Friday and has the sole lead at the halfway point of the Web.com Tour's Utah Championship at Thanksgiving Point. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Report: Tom Holmoe tells Big 12 he's open to BYU joining the conference in football only

ESPN's Jake Trotter reports that the Cougars' athletic director has notified the Big 12 Conference of BYU's desire to join, even if it's just in football. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Team Utah advances to quarterfinals of The Basketball Tournament with 93-81 win over Gonzaga alums squad

7-seeded Team Utah knocks off 3-seeded A Few Good Men in Super 16 in Philadelphia, still in running for a $2 million prize. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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BYU football coaching staff upbeat about this year's recruiting campaign

BYU is entering its sixth year of independence, and from time to time, it’s an issue coaches need to address. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Former BYU wide receiver Cody Hoffman rejoins Montreal Alouettes on practice squad

Cody Hoffman is back with the same CFL team that gave him a chance last year, as the Montreal Alouettes added BYU’s all-time leading receiver to their practice squad Friday. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Local flavor in the NBA (and beyond): Fredette, Collinsworth and Poeltl show off summer league skills

A look at the NBA players with local ties who participated during the NBA's three summer leagues or landed in a new spot. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Warriors' Draymond Green settles assault case before Rio

Lawyers say Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green will pay $560 for a noise violation in a deal that gets rid of a misdemeanor assault-and-battery charge in East Lansing, Michigan. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Jacob Anagnos steps down as Dixie State football strength and conditioning coach

DSU Director of Athletics Dr. Jason Boothe announced Friday that Jacob Anagnos is stepping down from his position as the Trailblazers’ head strength and conditioning coach on Aug. 15. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Former NFL coach Dennis Green dies at 67

Dennis Green, a trailblazing coach who led a Minnesota Vikings renaissance in the 1990s before a less successful run with the Arizona Cardinals, has died. He was 67. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Froome crashes in Tour, finishes stage with teammate's bike

Rain and crashes played havoc at the Tour de France on Friday as Chris Froome hit the ground and Romain Bardet posted the first French victory at this year's race. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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