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Video analysis: Aggressive D, improved inside play in second half lead BYU to win over Saint Mary’s

BYU controlled both the paint and the guard line in the second half as the Cougars rallied to defeat Saint Mary's Thursday night at the Marriott Center. Read more »

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High school girls basketball: Grantsville celebrates Senior Night with a victory over Union

The Grantsville Cowboys took the lead early and ended up celebrating Senior Night in a big way with a well-earned victory over the Union Cougars 52-44. Read more »

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Doug Robinson: Cam Newton's celebrations just bad sportsmanship

Super Bowl-bound Cam Newton irritates fans and opponents with his rub-it-in-their faces, all-about-me touchdown celebrations Read more »

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Mormon, former college band flutist recalls playing at first Super Bowl halftime show

Andrea Griffith was one of a small group of Latter-day Saints who played for the University of Arizona band at Super Bowl I. She recalls playing at the event that become synonymous with... Read more »

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Louisville announces postseason ban for men's basketball

Louisville has announced a postseason ban for its men's basketball team amid ongoing investigations into a sex scandal in which an escort alleged that a former staffer paid her and other dancers to... Read more »

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5 things to know about the Super Bowl and sex trafficking

The Super Bowl is the largest sex trafficking event of the year. Or is it? Read more »

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Weber State basketball: Joel Bolomboy named Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award Finalist

Weber State men’s basketball senior Joel Bolomboy is one of the 10 finalists for the 2016 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year Award. The 10 finalists were released Friday by the Naismith... Read more »

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Utah State gymnastics heads back out on the road to face former conference foe in televised meet

Utah State’s gymnastics team is set to head out on the road for just the second time this season as the Aggies visit 13th-ranked Denver in Denver, Colorado, on Saturday, Feb. 6. Read more »

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Australian mogul skier edges sport's most dominant competitor in Deer Valley World Cup

Four times, Matt Graham has waited in the finish chute as Canadian Mikael Kingsbury skied the night's final run. On Thursday, Graham finally beat Kingsbury 83.48 to 82.75. Read more »

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BYU football adds California DL Kainoa Fuiava to 2016 signing class

Fuiava becomes the 26th member of the Cougars' class thanks to an offer late on Tuesday night. Read more »

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BYU basketball: Cougars top Tigers for first place in WCC

Behind a career-high 38 points, Lexi Eaton Rydalch led the Cougars to a 67-57 victory against the Tigers and sole possession of first place in the West Coast Conference on Thursday night. Read more »

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Utes drop heartbreaker at Oregon State, 71-69

Utah falls despite leading just before the final buzzer sounded. The Beavers hit three free throws to win the thriller and snap the Utes' five-game winning streak. Read more »

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Utah notebook: Gill Coliseum provides a 'hostile environment' for visitors

Utes come up short for the third time in four games at Oregon State since joining the Pac-12 in 2011-12. Read more »

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Defense, rebounding, big second half propels BYU to 70-59 victory over Saint Mary's

Under coach Dave Rose, BYU has built a reputation for its fast-paced, high-scoring offense. But the Cougars knocked off Saint Mary’s Thursday night at the Marriott Center with defense. Read more »

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Powerful in pink, Utah women snap five-game skid with win over Colorado

The Utes beat the Buffaloes on Breast Cancer Awareness night in front of a crowd that included Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski. Read more »

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Photo gallery: Finalists for the snowboard halfpipe at the Park City Grand Prix

Seven snowboarders qualified Thursday at the Park City Grand Prix for the finals that will take place Saturday. Read more »

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After rocky start, healthy Jazz have four-game winning streak and starting to roll

With Friday night’s game against Milwaukee, the Jazz have a good opportunity to finish the extended homestand with a fifth consecutive win before the team departs on a three-game road trip... Read more »

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Local players have played big parts of Super Bowls over last 50 years

More than 100 athletes from local colleges and high schools have competed in the Super Bowl over the past 50 years, including several standout performances from the likes of Steve Young, Jim... Read more »

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Deseret News Sports Podcast: Recapping National Signing Day in Utah

In this week's episode of the Deseret News Sports Podcast, DeseretNews.com writers Carter Williams and Ryan McDonald discuss National Signing Day and what it meant for Utah's FBS colleges as well... Read more »

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High school boys basketball: No. 1 Lone Peak hosts New Jersey power St. Joseph on ESPNU

ESPNU will broadcast the next Lone Peak home game when the Knights take on a top team from New Jersey. Read more »

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Women's basketball: Five scorers in double figures help UVU knock off UT Rio Grand Valley, 71-57

Behind five scorers in double digits, the Utah Valley University women's basketball team knocked off UT Rio Grande Valley, 71-57, on Thursday in the PE Building. Read more »

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Super Bowl picks: Hogle Zoo orangutan wild about the Panthers

Tuah, an orangutan at Salt Lake City's Hogle Zoo, kisses a Panthers helmet in his enclosure on Thursday, signifying his pick to win Super Bowl 50. Read more »

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Former BYU star Vai Sikahema urges education, honors family and heritage at Polynesian Football Hall of Fame ceremony

The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame enshrined former BYU and professional football player Vai Sikahema into its Class of 2016 at the Polynesian Cultural Center in Laie, Hawaii, on Jan. 30. Read more »

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Former BYU football coach stops hit-and-run driver while on recruiting trip

Former BYU running backs coach Mark Atuaia helped apprehend a hit-and-run driver last week while on a recruiting trip. Read more »

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Morning links: Grading the BYU, Utah and USU recruiting classes; Bronco 'amazed' by increased recruiting pool

Various recruiting websites examine how BYU, Utah and Utah State fared on National Signing Day; former Cougar coach discusses differences between recruiting at Virginia and BYU; Jazz center Rudy... Read more »

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High school soccer: Rundown of where Utah athletes signed

It was National Letter of Intent Day for soccer as well on Wednesday, and here's a rundown of where Utah athletes signed. Read more »

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National Signing Day celebrates the best of Utah prep football as players choose their paths

National Signing Day has evolved into something of a holiday for football players, their families and fans. In Utah, 116 players signed letters of intent with more than a dozen different colleges... Read more »

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Utah basketball: Utes take on Colorado in Power of Pink game that Biskupski will attend

Salt Lake Mayor Jackie Biskupski will attend Thursday's game at the Huntsman Center in hopes of raising awareness about breast cancer. Read more »

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WSU Football: Weber State announces 2016 football signing class

Weber State football coach Jay Hilll annouced the addition of 31 players to join the Wildcats' football program as part of National Signing Day on Wednesday Read more »

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Weber State soccer: Wildcats sign 11 players to NLIs

The Weber State University women's soccer team signed 11 players, including 10 from the Beehive State, to a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday. Read more »

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Dixie State softball: Feickert, Bassett named to D2 Player of the Year watch list

Dixie State softball received more national attention Wednesday, as senior pitcher Aryn Feickert and sophomore outfielder have been named to the NFCA/Schutt Sports Division II Player of the Year... Read more »

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Dixie State softball: No. 2 Red Storm host DSU Invitational to open 2016 season

The No. 2 Dixie State softball team opens the 2016 season this weekend by hosting the DSU Invitational at Karl Brooks Field and the Canyons Softball Complex. Read more »

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Va. Tech murder suspects left few clues to possible motives

Less than a year ago, David Eisenhauer smiled confidently into a television news camera, discussing his athletic and academic aspirations for a weekly feature on high school athletes in the... Read more »

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Utah State football: Aggies sign 20 players for class of 2016

USU head coach Matt Wells' fourth group of recruits includes seven Utah athletes, including three future LDS missionaries. Read more »

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Runnin' Utes, riding five-game winning streak, hit the road to face Oregon State

Utah has won three straight Pac-12 games away from the Huntsman Center and are now 6-3 in conference play. Read more »

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Ex-Utes Brenner, Blechen happy to be on sidelines for Sunday's Super Bowl game

Former Utah players Sam Brenner and Brian Blechen will be on the sidelines for Sunday's Super Bowl game — Brenner as a reserve offensive lineman for Denver and Blechen as a practice team... Read more »

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BYU looking to control pace against WCC-leading Saint Mary's

There’s something about Saint Mary’s. As the Gaels invade the Marriott Center Thursday, BYU faces a team that cracked the coaches poll at No. 25 this week, has lost only two games all... Read more »

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U.S. skiers join the world's best freestyle skiers in Freestyle World Cup at Deer Valley

For some U.S. ski team members, like Olympian Ashley Caldwell, competing in front of her adopted hometown crowd is both invigorating and a bit nerve-wracking. The competitions begins Thursday... Read more »

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Jazz notebook: Rookie Trey Lyles replacement pick for Rising Stars Challenge

Lyles, the 12th overall pick in last year's draft, will be paired up with Raul Neto on the international team and, like his point guard teammate, he said he’d love to go one-on-one against... Read more »

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Derrick Favors lifts Jazz to fourth straight win with swats — and a big shot

Gordon Hayward had his turn in the spotlight Monday. Two nights later, it was Derrick Favors’ turn to shine in Utah's 85-81 home victory over the Nuggets. Read more »

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Whittingham says Utah made 'headway' with this year's recruiting class

Coach added that the Utes did best 'ever' in regards to competing against stiff competition. Read more »

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Brad Rock: Recruiting day puts Utes in the dance

Utah's "best day ever" apparently came without resorting to tricks that others are using to woo top high school talent. Thank heaven. Read more »

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NFL and law enforcement: No credible threat to Super Bowl 50 (+video)

NFL security leaders and top law enforcement officials say there is "no credible threat" to Super Bowl 50. Read more »

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Sitake makes the most of short time in putting together his first recruiting class at BYU

Hired just six weeks before National Signing Day, BYU coach Kalani Sitake didn’t have much time to compile his first recruiting class. Not only did Sitake and his assistants keep the... Read more »

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Apply now for a big-game hunting permit

The Division of Wildlife Resources is reminding big-game hunters to submit an application no later than 11 p.m. Thursday, March 3. Read more »

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Dick Harmon: New BYU assistant coach Lamb gets first taste of crazy football signing day

Ever since Kalani Sitake was hired as BYU's new head football coach, recruiting has been a blur and his staff has been spread to the four corners of the country. As signing day ended Wednesday, Ed... Read more »

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Signing day: Alabama continues recruiting dynasty with fast finish

day went much like this past season: Alabama dominated and Jim Harbaugh had everybody talking about Michigan. Read more »

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High school girls basketbal: Grantsville tops Tooele, picks up momentum in region play

The Grantsville Cowboys put together a strong game on both ends of the court and picked up some much-needed momentum in region play with a 60-41 victory over Tooele. Read more »

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5-star LDS linebacker prospect Mique Juarez chooses to play at UCLA

BYU football has seen its share of miracles — the Mangum Miracle for one, the Miracle Bowl for another. But there won’t be a Mique Miracle. Star LDS linebacker Mique Juarez will play... Read more »

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