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Brad Rock: Jazz move up playoff timeline with Hill addition

Youth is good, but Hill gives depth and talent to a team that needs more than just another fresh face. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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RSL player grades: Real Salt Lake overcomes sluggish start to get win

Real Salt Lake made it through the heat — of the New York midfield press and the night — to come from behind for a satisfying 2-1 win at Rio Tinto Wednesday night. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Chile beats Colombia 2-0 to return to Copa America final

Charles Aranguiz and Jose Pedro Feunzalida scored in the first half and defending champion Chile returned to the Copa America championship with a soggy 2-0 victory over Colombia on Wednesday night. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Real Salt Lake rallies past Red Bulls to remain undefeated at home

Down a goal at the half, Real Salt Lake rallied past the New York Red Bulls for a 2-1 victory as Yura Movsisyan and Jordan Allen both scored goals in the second half. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Westminster athletics: Culpepper, Holland honored by RMAC

The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference recognized its top Scholar-Athletes for the 2015-16 school year on Wednesday. The conference announced that Amara Culpepper and Josh Holland are the... Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Utah athletics holds groundbreaking ceremony for Spence Eccles Ski Team Building

The 5,800-square-foot multi-level structure will serve the men’s and women’s alpine and Nordic teams, housing locker rooms, ski tuning rooms, a video and film room and a large... Read more »

June 22, 2016

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AMA SuperBike competition headlines this weekend's races at the Utah Motorsports Complex

The name of the venue has changed, but the same great SuperBike competitors will again make their way through Utah starting this Thursday. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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BYU men's basketball hires Erick Schork as strength and conditioning coach

Schork goes to Provo after nine years at Saint Louis University. In addition to experience in collegiate athletics, he has also worked in the NFL and NHL Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Mock draft: Look for Poeltl to go to Raptors, Bolomboy to Spurs

The intrigue for Thursday's NBA draft is lessened by the Jazz trade to acquire George Hill for the No. 12 pick, but look for Utah's Jakob Poeltl to go in the Top 10 and Weber State's Joel Bolomboy... Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Massive crowd engulfs Cleveland, champion Cavs at parade

Following a parade choked to a crawl by a massive crowd, after proclamations, speeches and fanfare, Cleveland watched a symbolic passing of the trophy — and the torch. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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BYU swimming: Taylor leads Cougar hopefuls at U.S. Olympic Trials next week

Increasing like a geometric sequence, BYU’s swim and dive team now numbers more than a handful of Olympic hopefuls of previous years. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Former University of Utah forward Brekkott Chapman transfers to Weber State

Former Roy High School star will move closer to home to finish out his collegiate career. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Appeals court won't reconsider upholding snowboarding ban

A federal appeals court is refusing to give a group of snowboarders another chance in their fight against a Utah ski resort's ban on their sport. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Dick Harmon: UVU to add basketball practice facility: big deal for the school, community

Mark Pope has only been at Utah Valley University for a year and the administration and boosters have broken ground on a basketball practice facility to benefit the men's and women's programs and... Read more »

June 22, 2016

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NHL coming to Las Vegas; New team to start play in 2017

The NHL is making a big bet on Las Vegas. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Former NBA MVP Derrick Rose traded from Bulls to Knicks

The New York Knicks acquired Derrick Rose from the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday, hoping the former NBA MVP can be their answer at point guard. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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New Rome mayor maintains opposition to 2024 Olympic bid

Rome's bid for the 2024 Olympics is in serious trouble with the city's new mayor maintaining her opposition to the candidacy. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Treasured venues: Attending a cross-country event requires audience participation

The ultimate sporting venue is the one that requires fans to actively participate in the event. The pinnacle event for audience participation is the NCAA cross-country running championship. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Utah Jazz to acquire Indiana Pacers PG George Hill for the No. 12 pick in this year's draft in three-team trade

The Jazz will send that late lottery pick to the Atlanta Hawks and acquire Pacers playmaker George Hill in a three-way trade, according to Yahoo! Sports. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Upstill: What should the Jazz do in the draft? Target a three-and-D wing or shooting center

In this year's draft, the Utah Jazz should target a three-and-D wing or a shooting center to help add depth to the roster. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Quick hit: Cristiano Ronaldo throws reporter's microphone into a lake

A frustrated Cristiano Ronaldo has provided a couple of ugly media incidents at Euro 2016. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Morning links: Athlon ranks Utah FBS coaches; conflicting reports on Jazz's Gordon Hayward

Kyle Whittingham, Kalani Sitake and Matt Wells ranked among FBS coaches; Gordon Hayward's name pops up in trade rumors prior to NBA draft; BYU seen as obstacle for UCLA and Michigan State. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Softball MVPs approached leadership different ways proving the most important quality is a team-first mentality

The 2016 Deseret News softball MVPs approached leadership different ways, proving that the most important quality is a team-first mentality - Riverton's Taylor Eakle, Spanish Fork's Cambrie Hazel,... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Messi leads Argentina over United States, 4-0, in Copa America semifinal

Lionel Messi was too much for the United States to contain. The five-time world player of the year set up Ezequiel Lavezzi's opening goal in the third minute, then scored on a free kick to break... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Deseret News podcast: 2016 NBA draft preview

With the NBA draft just two days away, DeseretNews.com writer Ryan McDonald and DeseretNews.com contributor Kincade Upstill talk about what options the Utah Jazz have with the No. 12 pick, how... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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A look at how freshmen have fared with NBA one-and-done rule

Since the one-and-done rule was enacted in 2006, 83 freshmen have been drafted, 11 have been named All-Stars, and six have been named rookie of the year. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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High school softball: 5A All-State Team

The 2016 5A all-state softball teams as chosen by the state's coaches and Deseret News staff. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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High school softball: A closer look at this year's 5A, 4A, 3A and 2A All-Staters

Editor's note: The Deseret News picks Ms. Softball and the MVPs, but the remainder of the all-state teams are based on coaches' votes. Here are the first-teamers, second-teamers and honorable... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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High school softball: 4A All-State Team

The 4A all-state softball teams as chosen by the coaches and Deseret News staff. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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High school softball: 3A All-State Team

The Deseret News 3A all-state softball teams as voted by the coaches and Deseret News staff. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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High school softball: 2A All-State Team

The Deseret News 2A all-state softball teams as voted on by the coaches and Deseret News staff. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Utah Jazz: Quality and depth of Jazz bench definitely in need of an upgrade

When it comes to analyzing how the Utah Jazz went just 40-42 last season and wound up missing the playoffs, one of the team's biggest weaknesses appears to be the quality and depth of its bench... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Luke Walton finally reports to Lakers, sees bright future

Luke Walton realizes he is reporting to his dream job a little late. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Will ex-Ute Poeltl hit the jackpot as a lottery pick in the NBA draft?

The center from Austria hoped his game as a sophomore would make his pro basketball dreams about thriving and not just surviving. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Real Salt Lake continues busy stretch against red-hot Red Bulls

Coming off last weekend's draw with Portland, Real Salt Lake hosts the New York Red Bulls this Wednesday, who haven't given up a goal in four straight games. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Doug Robinson: Rio Games seemed like a good idea at the time

The Rio Olympics will have it all — rampant crime, a major recession, polluted venues, political upheaval, poverty, dwindling finances, disease, banned national teams. ... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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UVU athletics: Utah Valley lands 88 on WAC Spring All-Academic Team

Utah Valley University had 60 student-athletes honored with a spot on the 2016 Academic All-WAC Team for spring in the sports, as well as 28 additional freshmen and transfers from all sports also... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Ms. Softball: West junior Breah Ava leads the Panthers with quiet dedication

Junior third baseman Breah Ava helped the Panthers to a second-place finish this season. She led the team offensively with a .626 batting average and 53 RBIs. She had 12 doubles and 15 home runs. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Utahns compete, succeed on 'American Ninja Warrior' regional event in Oklahoma City

Several Utahns competed on NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior” during Monday night’s episode of the city qualifying event in Oklahoma City. Two are advancing to the next stage of... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Former BYU outside hitter Taylor Sander makes U.S. Olympic volleyball roster

Ex-Cougar named to 12-man roster who will compete for gold in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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UVU basketball: Utah Valley to break ground on NUVI Basketball Center on Wednesday

Utah Valley University will celebrate the construction of a new basketball practice and conditioning facility when it hosts groundbreaking ceremonies for the NUVI Basketball Center on Wednesday at... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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BYU football receives commitment from Olympus linebacker Ben Bywater

Ben Bywater becomes the 10th player to commit to the Cougars since last week, and the third from Olympus High School. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Cleveland set to hold parade for NBA champion Cavaliers

A parade on hold for 52 years will finally roll through Cleveland's streets. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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ESPN NBA draft expert Chad Ford is also a BYU-Hawaii professor

For three months, Chad Ford is one of ESPN’s top NBA draft experts. For the rest of the year, the husband and father of four is a professor who specializes in conflict mediation at Brigham... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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WNBA undefeated: Lynx host Sparks for 20th anniversary game

When the Minnesota Lynx visit the Los Angeles Sparks on Tuesday, it will be just another regular-season game for two undefeated teams with championship aspirations. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Quick hit: Cleveland Indians put LeBron James and finals trophy on the Kiss Cam

The Cleveland Indians found a fun way to celebrate the Cavaliers' NBA championship on Monday night. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Morning links: MJ vs. Jazz still holds viewership record; Dennis Pitta looks ready to contribute

Sunday's NBA finale didn't exceed the 1998 clincher in viewership; Dennis Pitta showed good signs in Baltimore's offseason program; Derrick Favors wears winning socks Read more »

June 21, 2016

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3-time Olympian to speak on how to create gender equality in sports

Kids Play International is hosting a 10-day cultural exchange with Rwandan youth sport coaches that seeks to help them learn from U.S. coaches. There is a free speaker and panel discussion on... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Former BYU volleyball coach Tom Peterson hired to guide Southern Virginia program

Southern Virginia University announced Friday that it will field a men's volleyball program for the first time in 2017, and now the team has a head coach. He's a familiar one to people surrounding... Read more »

June 20, 2016

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The 51s outlast the Bees, win series

Johnny Monell hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning, and the 51s bullpen held off a late Bees rally to give Las Vegas the win and the series. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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