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Rock On: An American theme for Bronco Mendenhall

Also, both Utah and USC are upwardly mobile ... one apparently more than the other. Read more »

April 25, 2016

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High school football: 2016 schedules unveiled for all 104 teams

Here's a team-by-team breakdown of the 2016 high school football schedules for all 104 teams in the state. Read more »

April 25, 2016

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High school track: Elite athletes chasing down records

Eighty-four percent of the overall state track records the past four years were set in May, and with the late-season major meets just around the corner, will any records fall in 2016? Read more »

April 25, 2016

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MountainStar Healthcare Star Athletes of Week 36

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April 25, 2016

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Utah Grizzlies: Utah to play Colorado in game six Tuesday

The Grizzlies and Colorado have played five-straight games that entered the third period within a goal. The team that has led going to the third period has won all five games. The two team play again Tuesday in Colorado. Read more »

April 25, 2016

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BYU softball: Bull and Thompson sweep WCC weekly awards

After leading BYU softball to a series sweep of Saint Mary’s during the weekend, McKenna Bull and Ashley Thompson swept the conference weekly awards, winning West Coast Conference Pitcher and... Read more »

April 25, 2016

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BYU swim: looking back on the 2015-2016 swim and dive season

BYU men’s swim and dive won the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championship for a third year in a row, while the women’s team finished strongly in fourth place. Read more »

April 25, 2016

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BYU baseball: No. 30 Cougars play at UVU prior to hosting Gonzaga

After stumbling against No. 25 Creighton, No. 30 BYU baseball hopes to regain its balance at Utah Valley University on Tuesday night prior to hosting Gonzaga. Read more »

April 25, 2016

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Still swimming in exile, Syrian refugee to carry Rio flame

As a swimming-mad teenager in Syria, Ibrahim Al-Hussein was glued to his TV set for the 2004 Athens Olympics. Read more »

April 25, 2016

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NBA playoffs: Why the Spurs and Cavaliers complete first-round sweeps

In four quick games, the Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs find themselves waiting for the second round to begin. Read more »

April 25, 2016

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Utah State’s home football game against San Diego State moved to Friday night

Utah State’s home football game against San Diego State has been moved to Friday night, it was announced Monday as the Mountain West released its initial slate of 10 televised games set for... Read more »

April 25, 2016

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The unlikely powerhouse: How SUU came away with three NFL Draft prospects

SUU has just one NFL draft pick since the annual event began in 1937. That’s likely to change this week with Miles Killebrew, James Cowser and LeShaun Sims each projected to wind up somewhere... Read more »

April 25, 2016

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Appeals court: QB Tom Brady must serve 'Deflategate' penalty

A federal appeals court has ruled that New England Patriots Tom Brady must serve a four-game "Deflategate" suspension imposed by the NFL, overturning a lower judge and siding with the league in a... Read more »

April 25, 2016

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High school track: Top performances from 2016

Here's a recap of the best high school track and field performances from this season after a busy week of meets. Read more »

April 25, 2016

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Morning links: NFL Draft prospect news roundup for former BYU, USU, Utah and SUU players

A number of 2016 NFL Draft prospects who played collegiately at Beehive state schools have been noted over the past few days as the draft draws near Read more »

April 25, 2016

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UVU golf: Wolverines finish third, Dehlin fifth at WAC Championship

By carding a final round 308 in wet conditions on Sunday, the Utah Valley University women's golf team finished its 2016 WAC Championship run in third place with a three-round total of 48-over-par... Read more »

April 25, 2016

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Dixie State softball: Trailblazers open six-game home stand Monday vs. BYU-Hawaii

After five-consecutive games on the road, the Dixie State softball team opens a six-game home stand on Monday, hosting BYU-Hawaii in a doubleheader at Karl Brooks Field. Read more »

April 25, 2016

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Amy Donaldson: Recent hearings on rules violations offer lessons in sportsmanship, rules and the purpose of high school sports

Two recent UHSAA hearings on rules violations offer lessons in sportsmanship, rules and the purpose of prep sports. The only thing that matters more than having well-crafted rules in place is the... Read more »

April 24, 2016

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ECHL playoffs: Grizzlies give up 5 unanswered goals in game 5 loss

The Grizzlies, who now own a narrow 3-2 series lead, were a perfect 5-0 in elimination games dating back to 2008 before falling to the Eagles 5-2 Sunday night at the Maverik Center as they head... Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Celtics beat Hawks 104-95 in OT, series tied 2-2

Isaiah Thomas' preschool sons, James and Jaiden, did their best to sit quietly during his postgame news conference on Sunday before the elder tyke leaned over the microphone and said, "my daddy ...... Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Gobert 'disappointed' with 2015-16 but has high hopes for the future

This offseason will be a big one for the Stifle Tower, who wants to build muscle, help France in the Olympics and perhaps ink a long-term deal. Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Bees pull out a win over El Paso, split doubleheader

The Bees started off strong but almost lost the game late. Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Curry hurts knee but Warriors beat Rockets 121-94 in Game 4

Klay Thompson scored 23 points and the Golden State Warriors set an NBA playoff record with 21 3-pointers to overcome another injury to Stephen Curry and beat the Houston Rockets 121-94 on Sunday... Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Deseret News 2016 NFL mock draft: Teams looking to lock up future franchise QBs

Two teams have already traded up to presumably get a signal caller, and where this year's crop of QBs are taken will dramatically influence how the first round goes. Read more »

April 24, 2016

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UVU baseball: Seattle U clinches series with 1-0 win over Utah Valley

Seattle University's run in the top of the first inning was all the WAC-leading Redhawks would need in a 1-0 win over Utah Valley University on Sunday at Brent Brown Ballpark. With the win, SU... Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Westminster lacrosse: Griffins dominate Senior Day, clinch share of RMAC crown

The Westminster men’s lacrosse team completed its regular season with a 21-9 win over Colorado State University – Pueblo in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference play on Sunday afternoon... Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Spurs rout Grizzlies 116-95, sweep their way to semifinals

The San Antonio Spurs have swept their way into the Western Conference semifinals after an almost perfunctory, yet very physical test from the most injury-depleted team ever in the NBA playoffs. Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Decades after Chernobyl, another chance for a Paralympian

There was no stuffed animal to hug. Constant hunger pains. Hope a mom would show up and rescue her. Read more »

April 24, 2016

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BYU volleyball: Cougars earn No. 1 seed in NCAA tournament, bye into national semifinals

BYU learned Sunday morning that it will be the No. 1 seed in this year's NCAA volleyball tournament and has earned a bye to the semifinals. The Cougars will face the winner of Long Beach State and... Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Grand Canyon on the rise, on and off the court

Brian Mueller zips across Grand Canyon's campus in a golf cart, waving to students who greet the university's president by his first name. Read more »

April 24, 2016

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NBA playoffs: Pacers even series with Raptors; Lillard leads Blazers in Game 3 victory

George Hill and Ian Mahinmi each scored 22 points, Paul George added 19 and the Indiana Pacers beat the Toronto Raptors 100-83 on Sunday to tie the first-round playoff series at 2-2. Read more »

April 24, 2016

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Charles Krauthammer: Bryce Harper is our own Mickey Mantle

My nonbaseball friends are forever puzzled by my devotion to the game. I agree entirely with them about the irrationality of fandom. Read more »

April 24, 2016

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BYU lacrosse finishes 2016 regular season with wins over Utah Valley, Utah

The Cougars edged Utah Valley on Thursday, and then blew out Utah on Saturday. BYU faces Colorado State in the first round of the RMLC tournament next weekend. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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BYU rugby rolls past Arkansas State into the Varsity Cup semifinals

The Cougars will be facing fellow rugby power Cal on May 7 at South Field. Cal narrowly defeated Central Washington 14-13 in the other semifinal. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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BYU men's volleyball: Smith Fieldhouse spurs the Cougars on to MPSF championship

BYU's Smith Fieldhouse has always provided a great environment for the Cougars to play in, but Saturday's crowd took it to a whole new level. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Dixie State baseball: No. 20 DSU splits Saturday DH with Hawaii Pacific on Senior Day

No. 20 Dixie State split the final two games of a four-game Pacific West Conference series with Hawai’i Pacific on Saturday at Bruce Hurst Field. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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ECHL playoffs: Utah Grizzlies break series open with huge win over Colorado

After a crucial score in the second period, the Utah Grizzlies made a series of goals in the third period to pick up the huge win over the Colorado Eagles. With the win, Utah holds a 3-1 series... Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Los Angeles Galaxy end Real Salt Lake's unbeaten run

The LA Galaxy made things difficult for RSL, who fell by 5-2 at StubHub Center and lost for the first time this season. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Utah football coach Kyle Whittingham takes stock of a 'much more productive' spring

Earlier this week, Whittingham noted the quarterbacks, wide receivers and linebackers were among the areas making the biggest improvements. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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BYU baseball: No. 20 Cougars fall in twin bill to No. 25 Creighton

Following a series-opening win, No. 20 BYU baseball dropped a doubleheader against No. 25 Creighton on Saturday afternoon at Miller Park. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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BYU men's volleyball: Cougars close out Bruins, MPSF tournament championship in 4 sets

A lull in the third set gave way to inspiring fourth-set play for the Cougars in closing out the Bruins and earning an MPSF conference tournament championship. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Randy Hollis: Weber State's 'Smitty' made me want to be a better person

Jeff Smith is unquestionably one of the most beloved people ever associated with Weber State athletics. So it seemed only fitting that Smith, who died from complications of leukemia in... Read more »

April 23, 2016

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BYU softball: Bull's record-breaking game completes series sweep of Saint Mary's

In McKenna Bull’s ninth shutout of the season, BYU softball defeated the Saint Mary’s Gaels by a score of 1-0 to win the third of three West Coast Conferences games between the two... Read more »

April 23, 2016

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BYU tennis: Cougars sweep Pacific to gain WCC berth

Senior Nicolette Poulsen and junior Savannah Ware led the BYU women's tennis team in a 4-0 victory over Pacific on Saturday's senior day match. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Westminster lacrosse: Griffins fall to Colorado Mesa on Senior Day

The Westminster women’s lacrosse team closed out its home schedule with a 20-10 loss to Colorado Mesa on Saturday afternoon in a non-conference game at Dumke Field. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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UVU softball: Utah Valley drops series finale to Grand Canyon, 10-6

UVU's softball team dropped a 10-6 decision in the final game of a three-game series to Grand Canyon on Saturday afternoon at Wolverine Field. The game was the final home game for seniors Tiani... Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Brad Rock: Faces change, results don't with Whittingham, Scalley-led Ute defense

First-year defensive coordinator Morgan Scalley comes from a long line of successful predecessors — not to mention the Kyle Whittingham coaching tree. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Whitman College decides to drop Missionary mascot

Whitman College, a private, liberal arts school located in the rolling hills of Walla Walla, Washington, has dumped its long-time mascot. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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