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BYU's Howell endures growing pains in first year as defensive play-caller

When asked to summarize the 2014 football season, BYU defensive coordinator Nick Howell described it as “a battle, a fight.” Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak compares Utes' game against Kansas to 15-round heavyweight fight

Utes started and finished well but got "pummeled" in the middle of a 63-60 setback in Kansas City. Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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BYU volleyball: No. 12 Cougars head to Oklahoma City for Final Four

No. 12 BYU women’s volleyball travels to Oklahoma City this week to play in the national semifinals of the NCAA tournament. Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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Rapid Fire: Utes beat the Cougs; Haws injured; Jazz offense worse than defense; BYU into Final 4

Last week the runnin' Utes made a strong case for being a top-10 team; the Cougs lost more than a rivalry game; the BYU women had a great week; the Jazz lost 3-of-4; and there was plenty of... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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4-star offensive line commit Kieffer Longson: 'BYU just offers more of what I want than my other choices'

Kieffer Longson had plenty of options, but in the end chose the Cougars over programs such as UCLA, Ohio State and Utah. Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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Brady Poppinga: The biggest game of my career

The time came to take on greatest rival — my older brother — in a head-to-head match-up. The match-up would be very different to any other we had been in before. We were going to face... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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Ms. Volleyball: Crash Parker thrives under high expectations, intense emotional stresses

Crash Parker has paved her own path to success, despite the pressure of following a highly successful older sister and the emotional stresses of a younger brother who has a rare genetic disorder.... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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Runnin' Utes come in at No. 14 in both AP and coaches polls

The voters didn’t punish the Utes too much for their 63-60 loss to No. 10 Kansas on Saturday, with Utah coming in at No. 14 in both the AP and coaches polls. Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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Local flavor in the NBA: Davies finds a new home; Fredette plays meaningful minutes

A look at how the NBA players from Utah high schools and colleges have played so far during the 2014-15 season. Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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Italian PM Renzi announces Rome 2024 Olympic bid

Italy announced Monday that Rome will be a candidate to host the 2024 Olympics, a decision that comes two years after the government scrapped plans to bid for the 2020 Games because of financial... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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AP source: Kings fire coach Michael Malone; Tyrone Corbin takes over

The Sacramento Kings fired coach Michael Malone late Sunday night just 24 games into his second season with the team. A person with knowledge of the move confirmed the firing Sunday night on... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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High school basketball: Timpview steps up in the fourth quarter to get by Wasatch Academy 61-57

Gavin Baxter led the way with a game-high 21 points for the Thunderbirds, who finished strong to take the win. Read more »

Dec. 13, 2014

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9 fan personality types you're guaranteed to see at a Jazz game

From the heckler to the texter, exploring the different personality types seen at a Utah Jazz game. Read more »

Dec. 13, 2014

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Utah holds on for 65-61 victory over BYU

In a year without a BYU-Utah football game, the Cougar and Ute basketball teams treated fans to a physical, intense battle befitting a rivalry game. Read more »

Dec. 10, 2014

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Utah Jazz: Jazz snap 9-game losing streak by knocking off defending champion Spurs

The Utah Jazz took on the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night, and the Jazz came up with a gritty 100-96 victory that snapped Utah's losing streak at nine games. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Deseret News Sports Report Podcast: Talking BYU-Utah basketball game

DeseretNews.com writers Carter Williams and Brandon Judd break down several angles of the BYU-Utah basketball game set to tip on Wednesday. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Cougars, Utes, Aggies and the playoffs: Ranking this year's college football bowl matchups

What are the bowl games you can’t miss? Which ones should you avoid? Here’s a look at how we’ve ranked this year’s bowl games, from best to worst. Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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Brady Poppinga: Athlete or not, my mission taught me that we all are competitors

The first lesson I learned when I left my hypercompetitive lifestyle behind to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was that you don't have to be on a field, court or... Read more »

Dec. 1, 2014

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