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Brad Rock: USU's Wells sees his Super Bowl kids grow up

One said long ago he'd play in the NFL, the other was good enough to get personal audition.

NFL investigating whether Patriots used deflated footballs

is investigating whether the New England Patriots deflated footballs that were used in their AFC championship game victory over the Indianapolis Colts. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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Seattle's comeback still hard for everyone to fathom

A day later, it was still hard to fathom how the Seattle Seahawks are headed for their second straight Super Bowl. Read more »

Jan. 19, 2015

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With matchup set, 5 players with Utah ties headed to Super Bowl XLIX

Three Utah colleges and three state high schools will be represented at this year’s Super Bowl. Here’s a look at the five players with Utah ties who will be on Super Bowl XLIX rosters. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

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Patriots rout Colts, punch ticket to Super Bowl against Seahawks

With a trip to the Super Bowl at stake, Bill Belichick and his coaching staff emptied their bag of tricks Sunday night. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

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Seahawks rally stuns Packers 28-22 in OT to return to the Super Bowl

Plagued by turnovers and outplayed much of Sunday by Green Bay, the Seahawks staged an improbable comeback and beat the Packers 28-22 in overtime. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

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BYU tight end Devin Mahina leads locals in NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

Devin Mahina had two catches for 20 yards as two Cougars and two Utes played in Saturday's NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

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Luck would take another big step if Colts beat Patriots

Step by step, Andrew Luck has climbed into the upper echelon of NFL quarterbacks. Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

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Paths cross again for Seattle and Green Bay, this time in the NFC championship game

Eventually, the paths of Green Bay and Seattle were going to cross again. Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

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Chicago Bears hire John Fox as coach

The Chicago Bears have hired John Fox as their new coach. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Poppinga: Competition is the fuel to a championship team

One common denominator among the teams still standing is they are the best teams for a reason. These teams are a byproduct of a culture of extreme internal competition, like what I experienced in... Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Doug Robinson: Ted Thompson has an eye for talent

General Manager Ted Thompson has ignored trading and free agency while building the Green Bay Packers' roster through the draft Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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In different ways, LBs Bobby Wagner, Clay Matthews make marks

If it seems as if Clay Matthews is omnipresent off the field, well, yeah. No NFL linebacker has a higher profile than the Green Bay star, thanks to his commercials and his flashy persona. If you... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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49ers promote D-line coach Jim Tomsula to head coach

The San Francisco 49ers promoted longtime defensive line coach Jim Tomsula to head coach Wednesday, going with a familiar face following a national search that took more than two weeks and ended... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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AP Source: Jack Del Rio to be new Raiders coach

The Oakland Raiders hired Denver defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio as their new head coach on Wednesday in hopes that the Bay Area native who grew up cheering for the Raiders can return the team... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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Heisman winner Marcus Mariota says he's going to the NFL

Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota has declared his eligibility for the NFL draft. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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Deseret News Sports Podcast: Is Urban Meyer the best coach in football? Talking college and NFL playoffs

In this week's episode, DeseretNews.com writer Carter Williams and contributor Jay Yeomans attempt to answer the question, 'Is Urban Meyer the best coach in football?' and discuss the NFL playoff... Read more »

Jan. 13, 2015

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Poppinga: Going head to head with the most intimidating football player of my career

Throughout my professional football career I never really faced an opponent that just scared me until I faced this guy. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2015

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Rock On: Austin Rivers gets Jimmered

Also, what USU's Stew Morrill had to say about Jaycee Carroll's defense out of high school. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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John Fox out after 4 AFC West titles, 4 playoff nosedives

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Coach John Fox and the Denver Broncos are parting ways following the team's latest playoff meltdown. Fox won the AFC West all four of his years in Denver, but each of... Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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Former NFL fullback Rod Konrad forced to swim 16 hours after falling off his fishing boat

Konrad, who played for the Miami Dolphins from 1999 to 2004, had been around boats since his childhood on Boston's North Shore. So he knew what it meant when he fell off his 31-foot Grady-White... Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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Morning links: Former Utah coach Urban Meyer set for national championship game

Ten years after busting the BCS with Utah, Urban Meyer takes on Oregon in the national championship. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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Why Dez's catch wasn't a catch in Cowboys-Packers game

For a league that already has The Catch and The Drive, this incomplete pass may go down as The Reversal. The Cowboys' Dez Bryant appeared to make spectacular 31-yard catch on fourth down to give... Read more »

Jan. 11, 2015

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Luck leads Colts to upset of Manning and Broncos 24-13

Andrew Luck threw two touchdown passes and the Indianapolis Colts upset Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos 24-13 Sunday in the AFC playoffs. Read more »

Jan. 11, 2015

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AP source: Rex Ryan accepts offer to coach Buffalo Bills

A person familiar with discussions tells The Associated Press that Rex Ryan has agreed to coach the Buffalo Bills. Read more »

Jan. 11, 2015

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Packers rally to beat Cowboys 26-21

No need for ice and wind and record low temperatures. Even in relatively balmy conditions for Green Bay, and with a somewhat stationary All-Pro quarterback, the Packers survived against the Dallas... Read more »

Jan. 11, 2015

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