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#NeverForget: Sports teams and players reflect on 9/11/01

Teams, athletes and other sports figures take to social media to honor those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: A look at September call-ups; Cron’s big day; BYU alum Brugman invited to Fall League

One-time Utah prep Christian Colon return to the majors, while two others could join shortly. Meanwhile, C.J. Cron helped Los Angeles in a big way on Friday and Jaycob Brugman will play in the... Read more »

Sept. 6, 2015

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Fan's death at Braves game raises stadium safety questions

The death of a longtime Braves season-ticket holder raises questions about the planned height of guard rails at their new stadium scheduled to open in 2017. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Guthrie understands move to bullpen; Wagner extends scoreless streak

Former BYU pitcher Jeremy Guthrie understands why he was moved out of the starting rotation, while former Ute Tyler Wagner extended his scoreless streak. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2015

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Vin Scully to return for record 67th year with Dodgers

The voice of summer in Los Angeles plans to return next year. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: ESPN revisits ex-Ute Wagner's historic road trip; Cron earning trust from MLB coaches

ESPN revisited Double-A Biloxi's wild 54-game road trip, including Tyler Wagner's call-up in a long form feature. C.J. Cron hit a go-ahead homer in the Angels' 2-1 win on Monday. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

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Struggling Matt Shoemaker understands demotion, has mixed emotions returning to Salt Lake Bees

Matt Shoemaker had mixed feelings about returning to Salt Lake City, but is taking his demotion in stride as he looks to get back to the majors and help Los Angeles in its playoff race. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Christian Colon relishes return to Utah; Kintzler optioned to Triple-A

Royals farmhand and 2014 MLB playoff hero Christian Colon’s tie to Utah was a brief but memorable stint with Taylorsville High, and he's happy to return. Meanwhile, Dixie State product... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2015

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Angels option Shoemaker to Bees after bad outing

The Los Angeles Angels optioned Matt Shoemaker, who failed to finish the second inning Saturday at Kansas City, to Triple-A Salt Lake on Sunday. Read more »

Aug. 16, 2015

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Hisashi Iwakuma tosses no-hitter in Seattle's 3-0 win over Orioles

Hisashi Iwakuma became the second Japanese-born pitcher in major league history to throw a no-hitter, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 3-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2015

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Home teams win all 15 games for 1st time in MLB history

Home sweep home. When the Seattle Mariners beat Baltimore 6-5 in 10 innings Tuesday night, it marked the first time in baseball history all 15 home teams won on the same day. Viewing every... Read more »

Aug. 12, 2015

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Rock On: Utes have the real Diel

Also, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is kind of a tweet. Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Former Ute Morin plays walk-off hero; Wagner throws near no-no

A pair of former Utah teammates put together spectacular games on back-to-back nights in Double-A. Tyler Wagner took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning of a 1-hit shutout, while Parker Morin missed... Read more »

Aug. 2, 2015

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Elder Maynes throws first pitch, commends San Diego Padres for community service

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On June 27, Elder Richard J. Maynes of the Presidency of the Seventy threw out the first pitch on “Mormon Night” at the San Diego Padres game. Read more »

July 31, 2015

Doug Robinson: Former SLC engineer gets paid by MLB to do that?!

Utah man quits his job in Utah and moves to Taiwan, then convinces Major League Baseball teams to hire him as a scout in that part of the world. Read more »

July 30, 2015

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One mistake turned Utah native and current Yankees prospect Brady Lail’s season into a gem

The last Utah prep drafted to reach the majors happened more than a decade ago. A mistake that led to a scary moment could very well help Bingham High alum Brady Lail snap that drought. Read more »

July 29, 2015

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California independent teams to have computer call balls and strikes

No blaming or booing the umpire for a questionable called third strike this week in a Northern California independent league. Read more »

July 29, 2015

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Rock On: Jazz hire a film classic (sort of)

Also, BYU needs spell-check ... but it could have been worse. Read more »

July 28, 2015

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Rockies trade shortstop Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays

After all that speculation the past couple of years, the Colorado Rockies finally traded Troy Tulowitzki. Read more »

July 28, 2015

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Brad Rock: Faith helped infamous former MLB player Bill Buckner find his peace

Former Red Sox player says harsh criticism for his 1986 World Series blooper wasn't something he deserved and that he resented the media for years. But now he feels he's been forgiven and he's done... Read more »

July 27, 2015

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Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio enter Baseball Hall of Fame

Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. Read more »

July 26, 2015

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Phillies' Cole Hamels pitches 1st no-hitter vs Cubs in 50 years

Phillies ace Cole Hamels enhanced his trade value even more, becoming the first pitcher to throw a no-hitter against the Chicago Cubs in 50 years while leading Philadelphia to a 5-0 win Saturday. Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Rock On: AARP goes Eastwood on Tiger

Also, Ogden pitcher hits a homer and strikes out in the same day. Read more »

July 20, 2015

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Brad Rock: Orem Owlz get a lesson in the risky business of minor league marketing

Ogden Raptors president says Orem team was right to withdraw "Caucasian Heritage Night" promo, but characterizations of the team, and the event, were unfair. Read more »

July 17, 2015

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Trout hits leadoff HR, wins MVP as AL All-Stars top NL 6-3

Mike Trout flashed the skill that puts him at the front of baseball's new generation, just moments after four of the all-time greats walked off the field. Read more »

July 15, 2015

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Reds' Todd Frazier wins All-Star Derby in home park

Todd Frazier waited until the very last swing — three times, no less — to win the All-Star Home Run Derby in his home ballpark. Read more »

July 13, 2015

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Rock On: McMahon still miffed, Diddy or Diddy not and Bob the Shark

BYU's former bad boy QB laments his days as a Cougar, plus mascot woes and more. Read more »

July 13, 2015

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Trout, Harper, plenty of fresh faces highlight All-Star Game

Not too long ago, Mike Trout, Bryce Harper and Gerrit Cole were the ones picking up the extra balls and getting pranked into paying the pricey checks. Read more »

July 13, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Cron stays red-hot; former Olympian hits late-inning go-ahead double

Former Ute C.J. Cron heads into All-Star break batting better than .500 over the past week, while former Olympian and Salt Lake C.C. infielder Eddy Alvarez provided a key go-ahead double in the... Read more »

July 12, 2015

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Former SUU baseball player refurbishing mitts for MLB players, Snoop Dogg

Braden Yardley, a former SUU pitcher, has made a name for himself by fixing gloves of MLB players. Read more »

July 12, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: BYU alum Taylor Cole and ex-Ute C.J. Cron provide holiday fireworks

Former Utah slugger C.J. Cron picked up a career-high six RBIs on July 4, while former BYU pitcher Taylor Cole struck out nine in a complete game shutout. Read more »

July 5, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Utah alum Cron, ex-Cougar Brugman hit winning late-inning homers on same night

The red-hot C.J. Cron came up big for Triple-A Salt Lake on Wednesday. That same night, Jaycob Brugman did the same in Double-A Midland. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Rock On: Hillary gets some glitter

Also, Beware, BYU critics; an ill wind may blow. Read more »

June 22, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: BYU alum Matt Carson released; final local draft picks sign

The Oakland Athletics released BYU alum and veteran outfielder Matt Carson on Saturday, making the 33-year-old outfielder a free agent. Read more »

June 21, 2015

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A-Rod homers for 3,000th hit; 29th player to reach milestone

Alex Rodriguez homered for his 3,000th career hit and smiled all the way around the bases Friday night, the highlight so far in what's become a resurgent season for the formerly disgraced slugger. Read more »

June 19, 2015

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Pitching In: Mop-up duty on mound for 6 position players

to several blowouts in baseball the last two nights, a whopping six position players were summoned to the mound to save their bullpens during garbage time. Here's a look at how those hitters fared... Read more »

June 18, 2015

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Pioneer League baseball: Raptors, Owlz ready to renew O-Town rivalry

Call it the Pioneer League's O-Town Rivalry. Ogden and Orem, the league's two Beehive State franchises, begin the 2015 season Thursday. Though they're separated by little more than 70 miles, the... Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Report: Cardinals allegedly hacked Astros player information

Major League Baseball says it is cooperating with a federal investigation into an illegal breach of the Houston Astros' internal database after a report that the St. Louis Cardinals were responsible for the hack. Read more »

June 16, 2015

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Rock On: Bryce Harper and other non-BYU fans

Also, Andrei Kirilenko can run, but he can't hide from wife's comments dating to 2006. Read more »

June 16, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Ex-BYU outfielder Hannemann has monster game; Utah’s Helton signs pro deal

Jacob Hannemann's time in Double-A has been a roller coaster ride since the first day, but he hit a high point on Saturday. Also, a former Ute is carving up the Florida State League and another... Read more »

June 15, 2015

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Survey shows coaches give high marks to flat-seam baseball

OMAHA, Neb. — An American Baseball Coaches Association survey shows nearly 90 percent of Division I coaches who responded have a favorable impression of the flat-seam baseball put into play... Read more »

June 14, 2015

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MLB draft: Utes pitcher Bret Helton selected by Pittsburgh Pirates in ninth round

Bret Helton, a junior at the University of Utah, was taken by the Pirates on the second day of this year's MLB draft. Read more »

June 10, 2015

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Chris Heston pitches no-hitter to lead Giants over Mets 5-0

Chris Heston pitched the first no-hitter in the majors this season in his 13th career start, leading the San Francisco Giants over the New York Mets 5-0 Tuesday night. Read more »

June 9, 2015

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With nothing certain, MLB’s top prospects find ways to drown out noise on the road to majors

The path to Major League Baseball is difficult as it is, but for some of the league’s top prospects, including Bees pitcher Andrew Heaney, it’s making sure to drown out the hype and... Read more »

June 9, 2015

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Manfred: MLB to re-evaluate fan safety after Fenway accident

Major League Baseball plans to re-evaluate fan safety at stadiums following the serious injury to a woman at Fenway Park last week. Read more »

June 8, 2015

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Injury to Fenway fan has some thinking about safety

Erik Barnard sat with his 3-year-old son along Fenway Park's third-base line, a few sections from where a woman was seriously injured when a broken bat flew into the stands two days earlier. Read more »

June 8, 2015

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BYU's Kolton Mahoney leads this year's crop of MLB draft prospects

The Major League Baseball draft begins Monday with several prospects from BYU and Utah hoping to hear their names called. Read more »

June 7, 2015

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Soccer beats baseball in game of Cuban detente

In a landmark act of sports diplomacy, soccer's New York Cosmos on Tuesday become the first U.S. professional team to play in Cuba since Presidents Raul Castro and Barack Obama announced their... Read more »

June 1, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Jeremy Guthrie posts historically bad outing; Tyler Wagner struggles in MLB debut

One-time BYU pitcher and offseason Utah resident Jeremy Guthrie had one of the worst starts in MLB history. Utah alum Tyler Wagner struggled in his MLB debut, and C.J. Cron returned to Salt Lake City. Read more »

June 1, 2015

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Lightning strike: Tampa Bay beats Rangers, will play for Cup

The only history the Tampa Bay Lightning were interested in was what they would create. Read more »

May 29, 2015

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