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Donaldson: Discussion of Deflategate is as important as how the issue is handled

The debate about Deflategate reveals an apathy about rule-breaking that threatens the integrity of the games.

20 years later, 'blessed' Herring believes he made right decision not to play in NFL

When asked, Herring will share his powerful religious convictions that led him to turn down an opportunity for a lucrative career in the NFL in order to avoid playing on Sundays and to keep the... Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Dick Harmon: NFL teams will be more picky about draft prospects' character; BYU's pro pipeline drying up

With scrutiny increasing on prospects' behavior and off the field issues, this NFL draft should see teams look more closely at a player's character. Meanwhile, BYU's tradition of producing... Read more »

April 29, 2015

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National experts weigh in on Utah State's top NFL prospects

National NFL Draft experts discuss Utah State's prospects for the upcoming draft, including Zach Vigil, Kevin Whimpey, B.J. Larsen and Brian Suite. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Ranking the biggest first round quarterback draft busts in NFL history

Ranking the biggest busts at the quarterback position in the NFL Draft. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Several Utes expected to get drafted, earn NFL opportunity

Rowe, Orchard headline Utah's draft prospects. Several others expected to get a chance as well. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Ranking the 26 Utah ties selected in the NFL Draft's first round

There have been 26 players with Utah ties selected in the first round of the NFL Draft since it began in 1936. How do they stack up against each other? Read more »

April 28, 2015

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Deseret News Sports podcast: Evaluating the talent with Utah ties in the upcoming NFL Draft

There are plenty of questions heading into the NFL Draft and plenty of those revolve around the prospects with ties to the state of Utah. This week the crew picks apart what the national writers... Read more »

April 28, 2015

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NFL relinquishing tax-exempt status

The National Football League is giving up its tax-exempt status. Read more »

April 28, 2015

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National experts weigh in on the BYU Cougars' top NFL prospects

A pair of national NFL Draft experts discuss BYU's prospects for the upcoming draft, including Alani Fua, Jordan Leslie, Paul Lasike and Devin Mahina. Read more »

April 27, 2015

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Fua, Leslie, Lasike among BYU's NFL hopefuls

Since the college football season ended, at least two former BYU players have seen their National Football League draft stock rise. Read more »

April 27, 2015

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USU's Vigil hoping to hear his name called in 2015 NFL draft

Utah State linebacker likely to be the only Aggie drafted while a half dozen others will probably sign free-agent deals. Read more »

April 26, 2015

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A leaner Scott Mitchell signs his new book, plays in alumni game

A year after applying to be on the "The Biggest Loser" Mitchell plays the alumni game, reflects on the past year. Read more »

April 25, 2015

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2015 Deseret News NFL Mock Draft: Wide receivers and defensive linemen dominate

With the draft less than a week away, the Deseret News sports writers and contributors broke down how they think the first round will play out on April 30. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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Goodell: LA projects viable for bringing NFL team back to nation's second-largest city

Roger Goodell says the two stadium projects in the Los Angeles area look promising enough to lead to the return of the NFL to the nation's second-largest city. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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When building MLS stadiums, formulas are all over the map

On an overcast Sunday in March, 18,000 people packed the San Jose Earthquakes new stadium for the team’s Major League Soccer home opener. Its steeply pitched seats put fans closer than any other stadium in the league. A bar... Read more »

April 24, 2015

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National experts weigh in on the Utah Utes' top NFL prospects

Several national NFL Draft experts discuss Utah's prospects for the upcoming draft, including Eric Rowe, Nate Orchard, Dres Anderson and Jeremiah Poutasi. Read more »

April 24, 2015

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BALCO & Biogenesis may be over, but steroids cloud remains

Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens have moved on, their names cleared. The cloud of steroids remains over baseball and all sports. Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Obama honors Patriots, including Sealver Siliga, for Super Bowl win, community service

President Barack Obama is honoring the New England Patriots for winning the Super Bowl despite a "huge distraction and media circus." Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Ultimate football road trips: BYU-Michigan and Lions-Broncos in the same weekend

BYU fans can catch a pair of former Cougar defenders who are in the pros on the same weekend BYU faces Michigan in the Big House, thanks to the 2015 NFL schedule revealed Tuesday night. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Rants a time-honored part of sports culture

chill. It's just a game, right? Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Steelers-Patriots to open 2015 schedule on a Thursday night

The New England Patriots will host the Pittsburgh Steelers to open the NFL season on Thursday night, Sept. 10. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Oher looks for new start in Carolina, return to 'Blind Side'

Michael Oher is anxious to return to the position that first made him famous — "The Blind Side." Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Eagles sign quarterback Tim Tebow to 1-year contract

Tebowmania swept through Philly before Tim Tebow's return to the NFL even became official. Read more »

April 20, 2015

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3 Utes, 1 Aggie and 1 Cougar selected in CBS Sports 7-round NFL mock draft

Writer Chris Trapasso took a stab at predicting the entire seven rounds of the NFL Draft, set for April 30 through May 2 in Chicago. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Woman who accused Winston of rape files lawsuit against him

A former Florida State University student on Thursday filed a lawsuit against top NFL prospect Jameis Winston, saying he assaulted and raped her at an off-campus apartment in 2012. Read more »

April 16, 2015

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