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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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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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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 »

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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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'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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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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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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Doug Robinson: Why this mother of four is my nomination for Utah sportswoman of the year

Rena Williams Chesser, a 33-year-old mother of 4 and former BYU All-American, seemed to come out of nowhere to qualify for the finals of the steeplechase in the Olympic Trials. The joy she found in... Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Quick Hit: Racers fall off bike during sharp turn at Tour de France

A look at two hard falls during Thursday's time trial at the Tour de France. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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College Football countdown No. 41: Devontae Booker

A look at the incredible career of Utah running back Devontae Booker. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Morning links: National college football writers take a look at BYU's Big 12 chances

What are BYU's chances of landing in the Big 12 during the next round of expansion? the experts weigh in. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Jeff Gordon readies for the Brickyard in surprising return

The four-time Cup champion, who is coming out of retirement to fill in for the injured Dale Earnhardt Jr. the next two weekends, kept the door open to running more races if Earnhardt needs more... Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Days of ’47 Rodeo: First of the Feild brothers competes as father Lewis is honored

“It’s the only life we knew,” said older brother Shadrach. “It was the greatest lifestyle anyone could ask for because we got to travel with him all of the time and we... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Oklahoma State forward Tyrek Coger dies after collapsing

Oklahoma State forward Tyrek Coger has died after collapsing during a team workout. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Former nuclear missile operator Whitney fires 66 at Utah Championship

For former nuclear missile operator Tom Whitney, playing golf is a walk in the park compared to his former stress-filled job, Whitney shot a 66 in his second Web.com event and is tied for third place. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Brazil nabs 10 IS backers in Olympics anti-terror swoop

Ten Brazilians who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State militant group were arrested Thursday, authorities announced, describing them as "amateurs" who discussed on social media the possibility... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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College basketball: BYU, Utah, Utah State and Weber come together for the Beehive Classic

The Zions Bank Beehive Classic was announced on Thursday and will feature back-to-back games played between four local basketball programs at Vivint Arena. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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USU golf: three Utah State golfers tabbed Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars

A trio of Utah State golfers were tabbed Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars, it was recently announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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9 observations from the release of Utah Utes' fall camp depth chart

Two weeks remain before camp opens August 4 in preparation for the September 1 season opener against SUU Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Finding a Power 5 home for all BYU sports is on Tom Holmoe’s mind

BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe stressed the importance of finding a permanent Power 5 conference home for all Cougar sports just days after the Big 12 Conference announced it will evaluate... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Brad Rock: Big 12 and BYU overshadow instate basketball news

Annual college hoops doubleheader is good news. But for BYU fans and media, it's still all about power conference football admission. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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NBA moving All-Star Game out of Charlotte, cites LGBT law

is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Real Salt Lake hosts San Jose in key West clash

Real Salt Lake has settled for ties in four of its last five home games, a drought it hopes to end this Friday when it hosts San Jose in a key Western Conference clash. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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