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Veteran leadership key to young Lightning's postseason success

The Tampa Bay Lightning are hoping to rejoin hockey royalty after a decade-plus absence. The Chicago Blackhawks are chasing their third NHL title in six seasons. Read more »

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Ohio homeboys: Superstars LeBron, Curry both born in Akron

Welcome to the Rubber Capital, where car tires first rolled, the Goodyear Blimp took flight and two bouncing baby basketball prodigies were born less than four years apart in the 1980s. Read more »

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US insists Kerry's broken leg won't hinder Iran talks

Secretary of State John Kerry returned to Boston Monday for surgery on his broken leg, as U.S. officials insisted his injury would not hinder his participation in nuclear negotiations with Iran. Read more »

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UVU wrestling: Lofthouse leads way at University Nationals by placing second

Assistant wrestling coach Ethen Lofthouse led the way for a contingent of Utah Valley University wrestlers who competed at the 2015 ASICS UWW Cadet and University Nationals during the weekend in... Read more »

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Boston Marathon bomber's college friends face sentencing

It was three days after the stunning bombing of the Boston Marathon, and the FBI was asking for the public's help in identifying two suspects by releasing photos of them mingling with the crowd. Read more »

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Sepp Blatter, FIFA facing more criticism this week

In the House of Commons, they're calling for Sepp Blatter's head. And even inside the FIFA president's own executive committee, there is the threat of resignation. Read more »

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Soccer beats baseball in game of Cuban detente

In a landmark act of sports diplomacy, soccer's New York Cosmos on Tuesday become the first U.S. professional team to play in Cuba since Presidents Raul Castro and Barack Obama announced their... Read more »

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Morning links: Sports figures react to passing of Elder Perry; BYU-Utah rivalry still considered one of the best

Athletes, coaches and administrators react to the passing of LDS Apostle Elder L. Tom Perry, and the BYU-Utah rivalry considered one of the best in college football. Read more »

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Utahns in baseball: Jeremy Guthrie posts historically bad outing; Tyler Wagner struggles in MLB debut

One-time BYU pitcher and offseason Utah resident Jeremy Guthrie had one of the worst starts in MLB history. Utah alum Tyler Wagner struggled in his MLB debut, and C.J. Cron returned to Salt Lake City. Read more »

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Local golfers fare well at PGA Tour Byron Nelson golf tournament

Three native Utah golfers finished in the top 20 at the AT&T Byron Nelson Classic Sunday afternoon in Texas. Read more »

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BYU's Tyler Haws highlights Jazz's pre-draft workout

Tyler Haws will highlight a group of six NBA hopefuls at the Jazz's pre-draft workout this morning at Zions Bank Basketball Center. Read more »

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Seokwon Jeon wins SLC Amateur at Wingpointe with near-record total

Seokwon Jeon, a senior-to-be at Utah State, won the RIchard C. Kramer Salt Lake City Amateur with rounds of 65 and 67 at Wingpointe Golf Course. Read more »

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Amy Donaldson: New Ragnar leg is embraced as a metaphor for life by race's participants

Ragnar Relay officials were reluctant to change the Wasatch Back course because it would change the leg of the race that gave the entire series it's name and identity. But runners are thrilled with... Read more »

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Ranking the best shooting guards in the NBA today: Where do Alec Burks and some former Jazz favorites land?

A look at the best starting shooting guards in the NBA today based on how each player performed this season. Read more »

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Fullmer Brothers, Golden Gloves raise money to keep boxing gym open, free

On June 5, the Fullmer Brothers golf tournament will be held at River Oaks Golf Course. Proceeds from the tournament and auction benefit the Fullmer Brothers Boxing Gym and support the Golden... Read more »

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Utah Jazz face decision of pursuing free agents or standing pat

Utah Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey said his club won't spend money just to spend money on free agents and could come back with the same team as last season. Read more »

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Failure: the real reason we love sports

Some of the greatest playoff series in professional sports (Red Sox vs. Yankees, Spurs vs. Heat, Colts vs. Patriots) have been remembered because of monumental heartbreak history. This is... Read more »

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Utah football: QB Wilson determined to make his mark in final season

Experienced senior, who prepares for his final campaign as a Ute with a degree from the U. almost completed, prepares for another battle with Kendal Thompson for the starting quarterback job. Read more »

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Former BYU guard Tyler Haws to work out for Utah Jazz on Monday

Guard Tyler Haws, BYU's all-time leading scorer and an Alpine native, is one of six players the Utah Jazz have invited to a pre-draft workout for the team Monday at Zions Bank Basketball Center. Read more »

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Doug Robinson: (Would-be) doctor Mark Pope has made the rounds from the NBA to BYU to UVU

Mark Pope cut out an NBA career despite being cut seven times by learning the nuances of the game and doing anything to help extend his career. He thinks that will help him as UVU's new coach. Read more »

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Deseret News contributors pick their favorite moments of the high school sports year

Wrestling rivals; a huge upset in boys basketball; brothers battling it out for a state title; and watching a baseball team make a playoff run were among the 2014-15 season highlights for these... Read more »

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BYU track: Harper, Adams, White and Walker break 44-year-old school record

The BYU men's 4x400-meter relay team capped a very successful weekend for the Cougars by crushing the school record and finishing third overall at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas, on Saturday. Read more »

May 30, 2015

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Blackhawks roll into Cup Finals, beating Ducks 5-3 in Game 7

Jonathan Toews and the Chicago Blackhawks dealt with Game 7 pressure in the same way they've handled just about everything during their incredible seven-year playoff run. Read more »

May 30, 2015

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Joe Parkinson, Seokwon Jeon share lead after first round of Salt Lake City Amateur

Defending champion Joe Parkinson and Utah State golfer Seokwon Jeon both shot 65 and share the first-round lead. Read more »

May 30, 2015

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Former quadriplegic runs, walks to show others they can

The worst day of Aaron Baker's life wasn't when the then-20-year-old professional motocross racer crashed his bike one spring day in 1999, flew over the handlebars and hit the ground head-first,... Read more »

May 30, 2015

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