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U. stadium gets bigger scoreboard, better sound system

Anyone driving on 500 South by Rice-Eccles Stadium has probably seen it: a new giant video scoreboard. But it’s not just a big video screen. It’s also a brand new sound system that... Read more »

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Dixie State football: Robert Metz signs contract to play pro football in Germany

Former Dixie State linebacker Robert Metz has signed a contract to play professional football in Germany. Metz agreed to terms on Tuesday to play for the Lubeck Cougars in the German Football League. Read more »

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NBA draft: Weber State's Joel Bolomboy selected by Utah Jazz in 2nd round

Weber State University's Joel Bolomboy, a 6-foot-9 power forward who was the 2016 Big Sky Conference MVP and Defensive Player of the Year, was selected by the Utah Jazz with the 52nd overall pick... Read more »

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USU track: Devin Wright earns CoSIDA Academic All-America honors

Utah State’s Devin Wright was named to the 2016 College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-America third team for track and field/cross-country, it was announced Friday morning. Read more »

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BYU, Utah State football programs receive commitments

Cougars get commitment from athlete Tariq Buchanan of Texas, while Florida quarterback Henry Colombi commits to the Aggies Read more »

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Items owned by gangster 'Whitey' Bulger to be auctioned

Some things seem to capture the public perception of gangster James "Whitey" Bulger's life: a sterling silver "psycho killer" skull ring, a rat-shaped pencil holder, a stack of books about the Mafia. Read more »

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World doping watchdog shuts down Rio Olympic laboratory

Just weeks before the Olympic Games open in Rio de Janeiro, the city's accredited anti-doping laboratory has been stopped from conducting tests. Read more »

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NFL to interview Matthew, Peppers, Harrison in PEDs probe

Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers and James Harrison will be interviewed next month by NFL officials in connection to a media report that linked them to the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Read more »

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Pistorius shown in TV interview ahead of murder sentence

After his sentencing hearing last week, convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius was mistakenly ushered to a vehicle carrying Barry Steenkamp, father of Reeva, the girlfriend he killed. A police officer... Read more »

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Video: Utah Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey discusses the 2016 NBA Draft

Following a draft which saw the Jazz take players with the 52nd, 55th and 60th selections, Utah Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey discussed the evening Read more »

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Quick hit: President Obama invites Cavs to visit, asks that they don't come shirtless

President Obama wants the Cleveland Cavaliers to come to the White House, but he needed to set some ground rules. Read more »

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Deseret News NBA draft rewind: Crazy draft ends with a flurry of Utah Jazz picks

As the 2016 NBA draft unfolded, Deseret News sports writers and contributors debated and commented. The following is a quick rewind of the the draft from a email chain and Twitter conversation. Read more »

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Looking back at the top 10 NBA draft picks from Utah schools

A look at the careers of all the players from Utah schools who were drafted in the top 10 in the NBA draft. Read more »

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North Carolina AD: School will respond to NCAA charges by July deadline

North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham is hopeful the school is finally near the end of its long-running academic fraud scandal. Read more »

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Championship ring: President calls Cavs coach after title

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue got a unique championship ring — from the White House. Read more »

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Brad Rock: Quiet nights can be best kind in draft

Wednesday's reported trade left Jazz with three pick at end of the draft. And that's a good thing. Read more »

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General manager Dennis Lindsey feels Utah Jazz filled needs with interesting draft

The Jazz picked for Atlanta at No. 12 and then had a very active second round. Read more »

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High school football: Pigs do fly at the 4th annual Wasatch Mountain Air 7 v 7 and Lineman Challenge

For the fourth straight summer, the Wasatch High School football program hosted over 20 varsity and junior varsity teams at its 7 v 7 passing tournament and lineman strength event. Read more »

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76ers take Ben Simmons with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

Ben Simmons went from Down Under to the top of the NBA draft, and a record number of international players followed. Read more »

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Magic land Serge Ibaka in draft-night trade with Thunder

The Orlando Magic were looking to get a proven veteran and a rim protector this offseason and they came out with both in Thursday night's NBA draft . Read more »

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Modified Shootout on tap for Saturday at Rocky Mountain Raceways

A departure from traditional races, RMR's Modified Shootout is a 25-lap sprint designed to maximize excitement for races and fans alike. Read more »

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Gordon Hayward turns down offer to play in Olympics

In what had to be a gut-wrenching decision for the Utah Jazz small forward, Hayward declined the invitation from USA Basketball. Read more »

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Utah Jazz select Baylor forward Taurean Prince No. 12 for Hawks

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz took forward Taurean Prince with the No. 12 selection in the NBA draft on Thursday but will move the pick to the Atlanta Hawks. The Jazz were involved in a... Read more »

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Utah basketball: Poeltl taken by Toronto with the No. 9 pick, reunited with former Utah teammate Wright

Utah center to join former Runnin' Ute teammate Delon Wright with the Raptors. Read more »

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Utah doctor to lead the battle against Zika in Rio

With six weeks to go until the 2016 Summer Games begin, a team of experts led by University of Utah pediatric infectious disease specialist Dr. Carrie Byington is in charge of keeping America's... Read more »

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Rio Olympic organizers unveil village where athletes to stay

The organizers of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics have unveiled the athletes' village, where nearly 11,000 competitors and some 6,000 coaches and other team members will stay during the Aug. 5-21 games. Read more »

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Agent: LeBron James to skip Rio Olympics

LeBron James will not chase gold this summer in the Rio Olympics. Read more »

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Live blog: NBA draft 2016 expected to be full of intrigue

There should be plenty of interest in tonight’s NBA Draft (5 p.m., ESPN) as teams vie for the top young talent. Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram are the expected top two picks, but beyond that,... Read more »

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Upstill: The Utah Jazz should trade back into first round

The Utah Jazz traded away their first-round pick in exchange for George Hill, but the Jazz could be active in trading back into the first round of the draft. Read more »

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Ted Ligety becomes global athlete ambassasor to Deer Valley as USSA Partner Summit comes to a close

Ted Ligety becomes global athlete ambassasor to Deer Valley as USSA Partner Summit comes to a close Read more »

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AP Source: Pacers acquire Thad Young from Nets

n with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Indiana Pacers have acquired veteran forward Thaddeus Young from the Brooklyn Nets for the 20th overall pick. Read more »

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Utah Jazz draft day talk: Breaking down the George Hill trade

With the draft still hours away we wondered if the Utah Jazz "won" yesterday's three-team trade that sent the Jazz's lottery pick to the Atlanta Hawks for Indiana Pacers guard George Hill. Read more »

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Carmelo Anthony among 10 set for US Olympic basketball

A person with knowledge of the details says Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knick has agreed to chase a fourth Olympic men's basketball medal, while Toronto teammates Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan... Read more »

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Jazz snubbed: Agents block players from workouts to manipulate NBA draft position

SALT LAKE CITY — Being a lottery pick and getting guaranteed money was not enticement enough for some players to work out for the Utah Jazz. The team sent out invitations, but several... Read more »

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Nevada gambling regulators to weigh new fantasy sports model

A new gambling platform set for approval Thursday in Nevada will further blur the lines between sports betting and fantasy sports, coming as the daily fantasy sports industry argues in the face of... Read more »

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Ben Simmons, Brandon Ingram and intrigue highlight Thursday's NBA draft

Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram say they haven't been told who Philadelphia will take with the No. 1 pick, so all they can go on is what they've heard. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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24-team Euro 2016 a wacky success

Bigger is proving better at the first European Championship with 24 teams. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Quick hit: LeBron James is still not in Charles Barkley's top 5

Charles Barkley thinks at least five NBA players have had better careers than LeBron James. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Morning links: Jakob Poeltl in 'Braveheart'?; ESPN's defensive 'triplets'; Jazz trade graded

Ziggy Ansah heads up eighth-ranked defensive group; Jakob Poeltl acts out Braveheart scene; NBA minds like Utah's acquisition of George Hill. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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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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