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Free agent roundup: Where local prospects are headed after NFL draft

Here's a look at where local prospects have signed rookie free-agent deals or earned tryouts.

NFL picks Twitter to stream Thursday night games

The NFL has picked Twitter to stream its Thursday night games. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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AP Source: Kaepernick meets with Elway

A person with knowledge of the meeting tells The Associated Press that quarterback Colin Kaepernick met with Broncos GM John Elway at Elway's Denver home last week to talk about restructuring his... Read more »

April 2, 2016

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NFL demands retraction of New York Times concussion story

The NFL has demanded The New York Times retract a story that called the league's concussion research flawed and likened the NFL's handling of head trauma to the tobacco industry's response to the... Read more »

March 29, 2016

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Brad Rock: In interviews, NFL players need to don big-boy pants

Carolina Panthers coach says players should be given a couple of days after losing the Super Bowl before meeting with the media. On the other hand, maybe they should act like grownups. College... Read more »

March 25, 2016

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Utah football video: Thompson dazzles at WR in pro day, Hackett says he 'runs like a penguin' and more

Kendal Thompson showed off his dynamic athletic ability during Utah's Pro Day Thursday morning, while Tom Hackett skipped running because he wanted to avoid an injury and "runs like a penguin." Read more »

March 24, 2016

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Joe Garagiola, ex-player turned glib broadcaster, dies at 90

Joe Garagiola's nine-year baseball career was a modest one. His 57 years in broadcasting that followed made him one of the most popular figures in the sports world and beyond. Read more »

March 23, 2016

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49ers sign former Hillcrest High, Utes guard Zane Beadles to three-year deal

The San Francisco 49ers have landed an experienced left guard who could fit right in and replace departed Alex Boone. Read more »

March 22, 2016

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Family concerns, trusted sources helped former Utah safety Eric Weddle find a new NFL home in Baltimore

When Eric Weddle became a free agent earlier this month after nine NFL seasons with the San Diego Chargers, there were several suitors for the former University of Utah safety. Input from those... Read more »

March 22, 2016

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Ravens CB Tray Walker dies of dirt bike crash injuries

Baltimore Ravens cornerback Tray Walker died Friday of injuries he sustained in a dirt bike crash in Miami. Read more »

March 18, 2016

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Report: Former Ute offensive lineman Zane Beadles agrees to deal with 49ers

Zane Beadles has agreed to a three-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers after being released by the Jacksonville Jaguars on March 3, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Caplan. Read more »

March 17, 2016

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Morning links: Jakob Poeltl, Joel Bolomboy among NCAA Tournament's 68 best players; Kalani Sitake dances

University of Utah, Weber State big men on Yahoo list; BYU football coach does The Robot at Cougars men's basketball game; former Ute Eric Weddle discusses his (lack of) beard at Ravens... Read more »

March 17, 2016

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Raiders agree to deal to re-sign former Utah State offensive lineman Donald Penn

The Oakland Raiders have agreed to a contract to re-sign free agent left tackle Donald Penn. Read more »

March 16, 2016

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NFL official links football, CTE; could it affect $1B deal?

Critics of the NFL's proposed $1 billion plan to settle concussion claims believe a league official's sudden acknowledgement of a link between football and the brain disease CTE is a game changer. Read more »

March 15, 2016

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Utes in the NFL: Sealver Siliga signs with Seahawks, Paul Soliai agrees to deal with Panthers

Sealver Siliga has played the past two and a half seasons for the New England Patriots, earning a championship ring in Super Bowl XLIX, while Paul Soliai joins Carolina after two seasons in Atlanta. Read more »

March 14, 2016

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Former Ute Eric Weddle to sign with Baltimore Ravens

Three-time Pro Bowl selection joins Ravens after nine-year stint with the San Diego Chargers ended on a sour note. Read more »

March 14, 2016

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Doug Robinson: Late-bloomer Doug Berry became a stellar player, terrific coach

Through hard work, persistence and attention to details, Doug Berry became a small-college All-American, all of which would serve him well many years later as a coach. Read more »

March 11, 2016

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Broncos acquire QB Mark Sanchez from Eagles

Mark Sanchez is getting a change of scenery and a new job description: replacing Peyton Manning. Read more »

March 11, 2016

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Browns release QB Johnny Manziel after 2 troubling seasons

The Browns have released troublesome quarterback Johnny Manziel. Read more »

March 11, 2016

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Former Utes cornerback Sean Smith, Raiders reach 4-year, $40 million deal

After long being an afterthought in free agency, the Oakland Raiders have become a prime destination. Read more »

March 10, 2016

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Former Utes Derrick Shelby, Sean Smith find new homes at opening of NFL free agency; Haloti Ngata re-signs with Detroit

Derrick Shelby leaves Miami Dolphins for Atlanta Falcons, while Sean Smith goes from the Kansas City Chiefs to the Oakland Raiders and Highland High alum stays with Lions. Read more »

March 10, 2016

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Can cousin of marijuana plant ease NFL's concussion problem?

Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon calls himself "old school," including his use of marijuana both during and after his career. Read more »

March 9, 2016

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Morning links: BYU in NIT bracketology picture; Zach Lowe has mixed thoughts on the Utah Jazz

Blog projects Cougars as a four-seed in postseason tournament; NBA analyst Zach Lowe praises Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors, disses team's offense; former Utah State, Washington Redskins tight end... Read more »

March 9, 2016

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Morning links: Utes a potential Final Four team?; big BYU signee runs in missionary attire

Various outlets peg Runnin' Utes as a team that could make serious noise in the NCAA Tournament; video shows Motekiai Langi running while serving LDS mission; reflecting on Peyton Manning's career Read more »

March 7, 2016

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Peyton Manning jokes, chokes up during retirement remarks

His voice cracking with emotion, Peyton Manning said good bye to the game he loved at a news conference packed with friends, family and laughter. Read more »

March 7, 2016

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Peyton Manning to retire after 18 NFL seasons

Peyton Manning surveyed the landscape of his brilliant career and called one last audible. He's retiring a champion. Read more »

March 6, 2016

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Titans agree to terms with former Ute cornerback Brice McCain

The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on a multi-year contract with free-agent cornerback Brice McCain. Read more »

March 2, 2016

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Morning links: Could Detroit Lions add another BYU Cougar?; Deion Sanders praises SUU's Killebrew

Bronson Kaufusi meets with Lions in preparation for NFL Draft; former NFL star speaks highly of Thunderbird safety at NFL scouting combine; Marshawn Lynch raps while riding a camel in Egypt Read more »

March 1, 2016

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NFL Scouting Combine: USU's Vigil, SUU's Killebrew, BYU's Kaufusi among top locals at combine

Thirteen players with Utah ties were invited to this year's NFL Scouting Combine. Here's a look at how they performed. Read more »

March 1, 2016

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NFL scouting combine: How are Utah locals faring, feeling?

Former Ute Devontae Booker wants to convince NFL scouts of his durability and former Cougar Bronson Kaufusi expects to make an immediate impact Read more »

Feb. 27, 2016

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Morning links: Jazz executive helps Chinese hoopster realize dreams; national blog says Utes' fans among 'most obsessed' with rival

Ute fans' rivalry with BYU examined; Utah Jazz second-year guard has interview with SLAM Magazine; Paul Lasike talks about his football career; Jazz executive Richard Smith helps Chinese hoopster... Read more »

Feb. 25, 2016

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Time off? 26 NFL players get internship route

lounging on the beach or 36 holes of golf a day. For 26 NFL players, their time in the next month is being spent commuting to real jobs. Read more »

Feb. 18, 2016

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NFL Commissioner Goodell earned $34 million in 2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell earned just over $34 million for 2014, according to the league's tax filing released Tuesday. Read more »

Feb. 16, 2016

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Photo gallery: Steve Young, Alex Smith play at Pebble Beach Pro-Am

The pair of quarterbacks with Utah ties were among the 31 celebrities who played in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am over the weekend. Read more »

Feb. 16, 2016

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Amy Donaldson: Finding inspiration in sports figures isn't the problem; it's the way we admire them

The issue, at least from my perspective, isn’t who we choose to admire. It’s how we admire them. It’s the caricatures that we turn them into so that we can support our own needs... Read more »

Feb. 14, 2016

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13 locals invited to 2016 NFL Scouting Combine

Six Utes, three Aggies, three T-Birds and a Cougar were all invited to the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine, which will take place Feb. 23-29. Read more »

Feb. 11, 2016

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Morning links: Kyle Van Noy, Eric Weddle could use change of scenery; Kalani Sitake on SI podcast

Former Cougar, Ute on list of NFL players who need a fresh start; new BYU head football coach discusses job transition; NBA insider Kevin Pelton answers Utah Jazz questions. Read more »

Feb. 11, 2016

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Morning links: Former BYU DB Robertson Daniel aiming to stick with Packers; Alex Smith's season recapped

Ex-Cougar featured by Wisconsin newspaper; former Ute's big year highlighted; Cottonwood Heights celebrates "Simi Fehoko Day." Read more »

Feb. 10, 2016

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Doug Robinson: Peyton Manning sells out for his Super Bowl moment

At the end of what likely will be the last football game of his life, after another Super Bowl win and with sentimentality hanging thick in the air for his great but fading career, Peyton Manning... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2016

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Hillcrest will honor Utah/NFL player Zane Beadles at Friday basketball game

Hillcrest will honor Utah/NFL player Zane Beadles at Friday basketball game. They're retiring his high school football jersey at halftime of the Murray at Hillcrest basketball game Friday, Feb. 12,... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2016

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Morning links: Top tweets from Super Bowl 50

From the action on the field to the hoopla off of it, a look at what Twitter users were talking about during the big game. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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Agent confirms Marshawn Lynch intends to retire

Marshawn Lynch intends to retire from football. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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Tweet from Lynch indicates possible retirement

Leave it to Marshawn Lynch to be at the center of attention in the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl. Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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Mike Sorensen: Manning's storybook ending will have to wait a little longer

Peyton Manning won an unexpected Super Bowl victory Sunday in Super Bowl 50, but he didn't say if this will be his final game or not. Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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QB Newton struggles in 1st Super Bowl, Panthers lose 24-10

Cam Newton's dream season ended with a nightmare performance. Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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No masterpiece, but Manning rides off with a win

The best thing for Peyton Manning is that he won the Super Bowl. Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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Photo gallery: 50 of the greatest pics from Super Bowl 50

Here's a look at the fans, pregame atmosphere and game action from Sunday's Super Bowl 50. Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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For Star Lotulelei, Super Bowl loss leaves him at a loss for words

Former Bingham High and University of Utah standout Star Lotulelei didn't have a lot to say after his Carolina Panthers lost to the Denver Broncos Sunday in Super Bowl 50. Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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Broncos D dominates Panthers in 24-10 Super Bowl win

Von Miller forced two fumbles to set up Denver's two touchdowns and the Broncos defense frustrated Cam Newton all game to carry Peyton Manning to his second Super Bowl title with a 24-10 victory... Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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Brad Rock: Age of innocence: Super Bowls then and now

When ex-BYU quarterback Jim McMahon was all the rage, head injuries were barely mentioned. Now Super Bowls are played under cloud of doubt as to the future of the sport. Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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