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Former Utah linebacker Jason Whittingham signs contract with Minnesota Vikings

The rookie had a tryout with the Oakland Raiders after going undrafted in April and joins Minnesota as it heads into training camp. Read more »

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UVU basketball: UVU earns NABC Team Academic Excellence Award

The Utah Valley University men's basketball team has been honored by the National Association of Basketball Coaches with the Team Academic Excellence Award, the organization announced on Wednesday. Read more »

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Quick Hit: Best missed dunk of all-time?

A look at the crazy dunk attempt from DeMar DeRozan Tuesday night. Read more »

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Former BYU guard Cory Calvert to transfer to UVU

Calvert becomes third former Cougar in just over a year to join former BYU assistant Mark Pope and the Wolverines Read more »

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Former University of Utah football player Kendal Thompson signs with Washington Redskins

The former quarterback will reportedly play wide receiver for Washington after an injury-plagued collegiate career. Read more »

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4 Utah State linemen end up on Preseason All-Mountain West Team

Aggies are slated to finish third in the Mountain Division in 2016 in media poll. Read more »

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4 tips for planning a successful family hike

Hiking has many health benefits and is also great for family bonding. Here are some tips from families and hiking experts on how to have a fun and safe family hike. Read more »

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Club pros Sharp, Summerhays joining Utah regulars at PGA Championship

Tommy Sharp and Joe Summerhays, who are Utah teaching professionals, will play in this week's PGA Championship in New Jersey, along with PGA regulars from Utah, Tony Finau, Daniel Summerhays and... Read more »

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BYU basketball officially adds transfer guard L.J. Rose

L.J. Rose joins the BYU basketball program as a graduate transfer and will be a senior next season. Read more »

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Former BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall says it would be a mistake for any league to pass over the Cougars

Though he is on the other side of the country now, former BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall — heading into his first year as head coach at Virginia — is still tied to his old program. Read more »

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Brad Rock: How this Utah team in women’s football took the country by storm

Coach of Falconz says his team epitomizes hard work among players who want competitive sports after prep or college careers. Read more »

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5 UVU men's basketball players named to NABC Honors Court

The Utah Valley University men's basketball team was one of just seven NCAA Division I institutions in the country to have at least five of its student-athletes named to the National Association of... Read more »

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Utah's Phil Cullen takes a job with the San Antonio Spurs

The director of basketball operations for the Utes is headed to a front office position in the NBA. Read more »

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Utah State men's basketball team announces staff changes

Utah State head men’s basketball coach Tim Duryea announced some staffing changes on Tuesday as Tarvish Felton and Chris Jones have assumed new titles and Kyle Taylor has joined the staff. Read more »

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USU basketball: Grayson Moore named to NABC Honors Court

Utah State men’s basketball’s Grayson Moore has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court after maintaining a cumulative grade point average better than 3.2 during the past year. Read more »

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Roger Federer says he is out for Olympics, done for year

ederer says he will miss the Rio Olympics and the rest of the tennis season to protect his surgically repaired left knee. Read more »

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Top 25 QB seasons in BYU history, part 2

In Part 2 of the 25 best QB seasons in BYU history, Rise & Shout Podcast host Adam Mangum counts down the top 10. Read more »

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See all the photos from the big Pioneer Day races

Runners woke up early Monday morning on Pioneer Day to participate in the Deseret News Classic. Read more »

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College football countdown No. 37: Utah State defensive lineman Rulon Jones

A look back at the Utah State career of All-American defensive lineman Rulon Jones. Read more »

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Quick Hit: A young defender loses shoes trying to guard some crazy cross-overs

A young defender loses his shoes trying to guard some a street-ball star with crazy dribbling skills. Read more »

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Morning links: Utah Jazz on the rise; is BYU Sunday play a problem?; Ansah the top Lion

The Utah Jazz are on the rise. Sunday play shouldn't be an obstacle in Big 12 expansion. Ziggy Ansah ranked as the top Detroit Lion heading into training camp. Read more »

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Salt Lake swept by Tacoma, loses final game 6-4

Tacoma catcher Rob Brantly hit a three-run home run in the sixth inning that broke a tie and was the difference in the game. Read more »

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High school football previews schedule for all 103 teams, 16 regions

Here's a rundown the Deseret News high school football preview schedule which begins this week for the state's 103 teams and 16 regions. Read more »

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Rock On: Props for Mitt and 'Tag

Also, Jim Harbaugh's in a music video. Nick Saban isn't. Read more »

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USU football: Utah State heading to Mountain West Media Days

Utah State football will be participating in the Mountain West Conference's annual Media Days, which will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 26-27, at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read more »

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Cubs get closer Aroldis Chapman in trade with Yankees

The Chicago Cubs have acquired hard-throwing reliever Aroldis Chapman in a trade with the New York Yankees, giving the NL Central leaders a boost as they try for their first World Series title in... Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Jason Lynch, Rena Chesser win Deseret News Classic 10K

On the women’s side, 33-year-old mother of four Rena Chesser captured the title, crossing the finish line with a time of 32:57. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Athletes using sports platforms to push for social change

s today are using their platforms as sports celebrities to bring attention to the violence that has erupted across the country and recently Carmelo Anthony has been one of the most outspoken. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Michael Jordan gives $2 million; looks to build backs, police trust

Michael Jordan is trying to help ease tension between African-Americans and law enforcement. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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10 local storylines to follow as NFL training camps kick off

For many of the 72 local players on NFL teams, training camp will be a proving ground. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Deseret News Classic half marathon: Brett Hales and Jasmine Sessions triumph

Brett Hales won his third straight half marathon, and picked up his fourth Deseret News Classic win, and Jasmine Sessions set a new personal record in the annual Pioneer Day race. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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7 Russian swimmers to miss Rio Olympics over doping

Seven Russian swimmers have been barred from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, including three linked to recent allegations of a major doping cover-up by Russian authorities, world swimming's governing... Read more »

July 25, 2016

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NFL clears Peyton Manning of HGH allegations

The NFL says it found no credible evidence that Peyton Manning was provided with HGH or other prohibited substances as alleged in a documentary by Al-Jazeera America last fall. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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College football countdown No. 38: Utah receiver Steve Odom

A look back at the remarkable career of Utah receiver and return man Steve Odom. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Photo gallery: Deseret News Classic 5K

Complete race results Thomas Merrill (19:41.8) and Janae Richardson (20:30.1) won the men's and women's races, but the Deseret News Classic was more than just the winners as these photos... Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Deseret News marathon winner surprises self, family with first victory

Salt Lake City residents Julie Jorgensen and Jon Kotter won the Deseret News Classic Marathon in their respective gender divisions. Jorgensen earned a time of 3:23:43, while Kotter crossed the... Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Larry Stone: Ken Griffey Jr.’s emotional Hall of Fame speech makes him more human

Throughout the buildup to his Hall of Fame induction, Griffey had scoffed at the notion he would break down on the podium — even when other Hall of Famers had warned him it was inevitable. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Salt Lake Bees fall again as Rainiers pull out win in extras

Patrick Kivlehan hit the game winning RBI double in the top of the 10th inning and Dan Vogelbach hit a two-run homer in the third consecutive victory for Tacoma over Salt Lake. Read more »

July 24, 2016

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Kevin Durant leads US to second exhibition rout, 106-57 over China

Just two games into the U.S. basketball team's pre-Olympic tour, coach Mike Krzyzewski already sees the start of something big. Read more »

July 24, 2016

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Brock Hardy wins national title in freestyle wrestling at USA Wrestling Cadet Nationals

This past prep season Brock Hardy won a state title as a freshman grappler for Box Elder. Now you can add national champion to an ever-growing list of accomplishments. Read more »

July 24, 2016

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Nicholas Lindheim wins Utah Championship, biggest payday of his surprisingly short golf career

Nicholas Lindheim, who only took up golf seriously at age 18, completed a remarkable rise to winning on the Web.com Tour at the Utah Championship at Thanksgiving Point. Read more »

July 24, 2016

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Busch turns weekend into clean sweep with Brickyard 400 win

Kyle Busch heard all about the potential to pull off a historic sweep at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read more »

July 24, 2016

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Amy Donaldson: Women-only retreat hopes to remove barriers to outdoor pursuits

Outessa is a three-day retreat for women in California and Utah that seeks to help women pursue outdoor activities. Women can customize their schedules to sample everything from kayaking to rock... Read more »

July 24, 2016

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About Utah: How this Utahn turned a chance encounter with his hero into a best-selling book

Freelance writer Scott Schulte asked his boyhood hero Dan Gable if he could write his life story. Gable said yes, and a dream job was born. Read more »

July 24, 2016

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Aussies won't move to Rio village yet; power, plumbing fears

The head of Australia's delegation said Sunday its 700 athletes and staff would not move into rooms at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics for at least two days, citing electrical and plumbing problems in... Read more »

July 24, 2016

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Kim Cowart: Lots of reasons to run, but sometimes the better choice is not to run

There are a lot of reasons to run, but sometimes the better choice is not to run. Read more »

July 24, 2016

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'Vive la France': Chris Froome makes emotional Tour victory speech

After the beer and champagne celebrations, Chris Froome delivered a sobering and emotional message from the Tour de France winner's podium on the Champs-Elysees. Read more »

July 24, 2016

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BYU football: Certain games on the schedule have the players' attention

Players are mindful to take the coming season with the cliche, "one game at a time," while admitting certain games on the schedule have been circled on their calendar. Read more »

July 24, 2016

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Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza inducted into Hall of Fame

Staring out at their families and tens of thousands of fans who hung on every word, Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza were inducted Sunday into the Baseball Hall of Fame in a ceremony tinged with... Read more »

July 24, 2016

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IOC leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians from Rio

Olympic leaders stopped short Sunday of imposing a complete ban on Russia from the Rio de Janeiro Games, leaving individual global sports federations to decide which athletes should be cleared to... Read more »

July 24, 2016

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