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Westminster basketball: Griffins add Jessica Sorensen to complete roster

The Westminster women’s basketball team has completed its recruiting class for the upcoming year with the addition of Jessica Sorensen. Read more »

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Fall camp position previews: BYU, Utah and Utah State's defensive line

With fall camp just around the corner, the Deseret News is breaking down the position battles for the state's three FBS college football programs. Read more »

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BYU football fall practice position preview: The defensive line

BYU looks deep, but relatively inexperienced along the defensive front as it enters the fall practice session. Read more »

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Utah State football fall practice position preview: the defensive line

Utah State's defensive line faces a challenging task in 2014: trying to help the Aggies' defense improve upon last year's performance against the run with only one returning starter. Read more »

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Utah football fall practice position preview: defensive line

The defensive line will be an interesting area for the Utah football team heading into fall camp next week. Read more »

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NCAA settles head injury suit, will change rules

The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain... Read more »

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Judge rules against Donald Sterling, OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

A judge has ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the team to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Read more »

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Donovan leads Galaxy to 3-0 win over Sounders

Landon Donovan assisted on Gyasi Zardes' goal in the eighth minute, then scored off a rebound 10 minutes later and led the Los Angeles Galaxy to an impressive 3-0 win over the Seattle Sounders on... Read more »

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Mendenhall comfortable with BYU's quarterback situation

Despite the fact last year’s backup quarterback, Ammon Olsen, transferred to Southern Utah, BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall is comfortable with his QB situation heading into the 2014 season. Read more »

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Recruiting central: Top 25 prep football prospects for college from the state of Utah

Player Position High School Height Weight Aggregate Stars Status Osa Masina LB Brighton 6-3 230 4.25 Not Committed Porter Gustin LB Salem Hills 6-4 240 4.25 Not Committed Andre James OL... Read more »

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Timberwolves sign former Jazzman Mo Williams

The Minnesota Timberwolves and free-agent guard Mo Williams have agreed to a one-year deal worth $3.75 million. Read more »

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Utah Grizzlies: Utah signs rookie H.T. Lenz

Utah Grizzlies head coach and General Manager Tim Branham announced Monday that the team signed rookie forward H.T. Lenz. Read more »

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Utah State announces kickoff times and TV providers for Idaho State, Arkansas State, Hawaii games

Utah State Athletics announced Monday the kickoff times and television providers for its home football game against Idaho State, along with its road games at Arkansas State and Hawai’i. Read more »

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Guest commentary: Kids don't need to train — they just need to play

The recent increase in sports injuries can be traced to the rise of year-round training among the youth hyper-sporting culture. Read more »

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Sister with special needs helps new PGA Tour star Jordan Spieth remain grounded

Her father was playing a members-only event at Congressional Country Club, but the Penn State freshman-to-be had to slip away to find her new favorite player on the PGA Tour. Read more »

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Former Ute Zane Beadles donates $750,000 to Utah football

Former Utah offensive lineman Zane Beadles is giving back to his old school in a big way. Read more »

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Utah football fall practice position preview: the receivers

Of all the positions on the offense, receiving corps is where the Utes have to be the most confident as they head into fall practice. Read more »

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BYU football fall practice position preview: the receivers

Receiver is a position group that perhaps holds more intrigue than any other, with a good mix of returning experience and influx of incoming talent. Read more »

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Utah State fall camp position previews: the receivers

The Aggies turn over several top wide receivers and tight ends, but they are ready to reload. Read more »

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Doug Robinson: Utah runner produces feats for the ages (or aging)

Brad Barton, a motivational speaker and magician from Ogden, has shredded the record books for middle-distance running — at the age of 48 Read more »

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Utahns in baseball: BYU alum Taylor Cole leads all minor leaguers in strikeouts; Jake Hannemann promoted

Former BYU pitcher Taylor Cole struck out 21 batters in 12 innings over the span of two starts this week, while fellow former Cougar Jake Hannemann shined after his promotion to advanced Single-A... Read more »

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Pac-12 preview: UCLA picked to win the South

The UCLA Bruins were tabbed as division favorites in the Pac-12 preseason media poll. Read more »

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Lost Red Sox title ring returned by Yankees fan

A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent New York Yankees fan. Read more »

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The Big Hurt and Joe Torre headline HOF class

Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy. Read more »

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Denver fans finally get to see the AFC champions

Their plans for a tickertape parade through downtown Denver scuttled by a miserable performance in the Super Bowl, the Denver Broncos hadn't heard the roar from supportive fans in more than six... Read more »

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