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BYU football notebook: Coaches encouraged with the progress made on offense

It's hard to poke holes in BYU's offensive production against Nevada last week, but according to at least one offensive coach, resting on the stats put up by the offense is for losers. Read more »

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Utah offensive coordinator Dave Christensen, quarterback Travis Wilson confident pass game will improve

The Utes are working hard to improve a shortcoming on offense as their Saturday showdown at Rice-Eccles Stadium with USC approaches. Read more »

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Harrison takes over at quarterback for the Aggies

Darell Garretson will have surgery this week after fracturing his wrist at Colorado State. Read more »

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Bumgarner, Giants stop Royals 7-1 in Series opener

By the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead. Read more »

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Ute fans get first look at basketball team, renovated arena

Utah fans got to see the renovated Huntsman Center along with the 2014-15 men's basketball team at the annual "Night With the Runnin' Utes" Tuesday. Read more »

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High school soccer: Skyline beats Timpview 1-0 for a 4th consecutive title appearance

DRAPER — Skyline narrowly edged Timpview 1-0 Monday night with a 64th-minute goal off the head of Sara Weixler to advance in the 4A girls soccer playoffs. Weixler, who missed last year's title match with an ACL injury,... Read more »

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DSU volleyball: Storm take down Urban Knights in 3-0 sweep

Happy to be home, the Dixie State women's volleyball team made quick work of the match against Academy of Art with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-19) sweep of the Urban Knights on Tuesday night. Read more »

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Utah State knocked down, but not out of MWC chase with UNLV coming to town

Utah State got knocked down, but to hear players and coaches tell it, not out Saturday in Fort Collins. Read more »

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High school girls soccer: State tournament pairings

Check out the latest girls soccer state tournament pairings for 5A, 4A, 3A and 2A. Read more »

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High school football: Beaver shook up 2A South in final week of regular season

Beaver earned the No. 3 seed in 2A South after a narrow victory over rival Enterprise last weekend. Read more »

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High school girls soccer: Dunn's golden goal propels Davis into 5A championship

DRAPER — A year removed from losing to Brighton in a shootout in last year’s 5A tournament, Davis’ Ireland Dunn was ready to do anything to ensure that didn’t happen again this season. With just 12 seconds... Read more »

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Despite slipping to 4th, Real Salt Lake confident heading into regular-season finale against Chivas USA

Real Salt Lake hosts Chivas USA in its regular-season finale on Wednesday, and needs a victory to keep its hopes alive of avoiding the No. 4 vs. No. 5 wild-card game. Read more »

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Westminster volleyball: Griffins off to Dillon for Friday match at Montana Western

The Westminster women’s volleyball team begins a three-match road swing with a trip to Dillon, Montana, for a Friday night match against Montana Western. The match will be played in Straugh Gymnasium at 7 p.m. MT. Read more »

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High school girls soccer: Lone Peak outlasts Alta to advance to 5A championship

DRAPER — Just nine minutes into undefeated Lone Peak’s semifinal matchup against Alta, Jessica Smith drove down the sideline and sent a beautiful pass right to the waiting feet of... Read more »

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Watch it live: 4A girls soccer semifinals

DRAPER — We are streaming all four 5A and 4A state tournament semifinals today at Juan Diego High school. Here's today's schedule: Class 5A Davis 2, Brighton 1 (double overtime)... Read more »

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The Heisman Trophy tracker, Week 8: A Utah Ute vaults up the list

A look at the players in the running for the 2014 Heisman Trophy to this point in a crazy college football season. Read more »

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Utah Utes video: Dirk Facer tells us what to look for as the No. 19 Utes host No. 20 USC

Deseret News Utes beatwriter Dirk Facer answers questions on Devontae Booker's workload, Travis Wilson's return as the team's starting quarterback and more. Read more »

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Red and Blue Recruits: The evaluation process and aligning the stars

Salem Hills' Porter Gustin's path to highly sought after recruit shows the challenges of the small high school prospect. What exactly do the recruiting stars mean? Read more »

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Rookie Jabari Parker headlines new-look Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks' 19-year-old forward seems ready for the off-court attention that comes with being a cornerstone for a franchise in transition. Now it's time to show if he can play ball. Read more »

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Soccer team Sunderland offers to refund fans after 8-0 loss

Sunderland says its players have offered to refund the ticket of every fan who attended its humiliating 8-0 defeat at Southampton in the English Premier League on Saturday. Captain John O'Shea... Read more »

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Oscar Pistorius starts serving 5-year prison term

Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Read more »

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Texans overwhelmed in 30-23 loss to Steelers

Confident and in command, the Houston Texans appeared poised for the biggest win of Bill O'Brien's brief tenure. Read more »

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Jimmer Fredette on defense: 'You have to have repetitions — It's all about effort on defense'

The former BYU sharpshooter, now with the New Orleans Pelicans, talked with The Times-Picayune's Jimmy Smith about how he can improve on defense. Read more »

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