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Here's a look at where local prospects have signed rookie free-agent deals or earned tryouts.
The 2016 NFL draft is over, and while six local prospects were drafted, it leaves several more talented players looking for a team. Here's a look at where local prospects have signed rookie... Read more »
ESPN's Jeff Goodman reported Monday that the Thunderbird guard will be a graduate transfer and head to South Dakota State's program after being in the Southern Utah program since 2012. Read more »
LeShaun Sims, the first Southern Utah cornerback to ever be drafted, was selected by the Titans with the 157th overall pick during the fifth round of the 2016 NFL draft on Saturday. Read more »
Southern Utah safety knows his pro destination, as he was selected by the Detroit Lions in the fourth round of the 2016 NFL draft with the 111th overall pick on Saturday. Read more »
BYU's Bronson Kaufusi, Utah State's Kyler Fackrell and Southern Utah's Miles Killebrew join Utah running back as players who may be taken on day two. Read more »
With 14 players with local ties in the draft mix and with plenty of intrigue — two team have already made trades to move up or down — the 2016 edition of the NFL draft looks to be a fun... Read more »
Idaho will drop to the Football Championship Subdivision beginning in 2018 and intends to join the Big Sky Conference, school President Chuck Staben said Thursday. Read more »
In this week's episode, DeseretNews.com writers Carter Williams and Brandon Judd discuss the NFL Draft, which opens Thursday night in Chicago. Read more »
There is a larger-than-usual number of players in the mix to be drafted (six Utah Utes, three SUU Thunderbirds, three Utah State Aggies and two BYU Cougars) and there is a large spread of where... Read more »
If you live in an urban area you may have never seen the Milky Way — really seen it, that is —in all its glory. Rural Utah, though, is blessed with exceptionally dark skies, and many... Read more »
SUU has just one NFL draft pick since the annual event began in 1937. That’s likely to change this week with Miles Killebrew, James Cowser and LeShaun Sims each projected to wind up somewhere... Read more »
A number of 2016 NFL Draft prospects who played collegiately at Beehive state schools have been noted over the past few days as the draft draws near Read more »
The cost of attending college continues to go up in Utah and across the country. But the average starting wages for college graduates in the state is also on the rise, according to a recent... Read more »
The Dixie State softball team fell, 13-9, in a non-conference matchup at Division I foe Southern Utah on Wednesday in Cedar City, Utah. Read more »
There’s no sure-fire first-round NFL draft prospect from the state of Utah this year, but four colleges from around the state each have a player who could become the first instate player to... Read more »
Alex Nielson, 22, of Holladay, will represent Southern Utah University as valedictorian during commencement exercises on April 30 at the Centrum Arena. Read more »
The Super Six will feature four SEC teams in Florida, LSU, Georgia and Alabama. UCLA is the lone Pac-12 team to advance out of the four that competed. Oklahoma rounds out the group. Utah failed to... Read more »
Morning links: BYU's Kyle Collinsworth plays at Portsmouth Invitational; former Ute football DC John Pease busts some moves
Former BYU basketball star trying to prove he belongs as a professional; Morgan Scalley tweets video of former Utah assistant dancing; SUU NFL prospect Miles Killebrew featured in video. Read more »
NCAA President Mark Emmert makes a stop in Logan to discuss the state of college athletics on Thursday afternoon. Read more »
Utah will be one of 12 teams battling Friday for a chance to advance to the Super Six NCAA gymnastics finals on Saturday. Southern Utah gymnast Danielle Ramirez will also compete Friday as an... Read more »
Coming off a school-record high score, the Southern Utah Univeristy gymnastics team had high hopes entering Saturday night's NCAA Salt Lake Regional Championships at Huntsman Arena. The team... Read more »
There are plenty of storylines fans heading to Saturday’s NCAA gymnastics Regionals — hosted by Utah — will be able to follow, whether that’s Utah eying a 41st trip to... Read more »
Thirty six teams will compete at six NCAA regional sites with the top two teams at each site advancing to the NCAA championships. Utah, SUU and Utah State are in Salt Lake, while BYU is in... Read more »
A look at the best players from the Utah Division 1 schools for the 2015-16 college basketball season, including player of the year. Read more »
Utah's Breanna Hughes and SUU's Danielle Ramirez are enjoying breakout seasons, highlighted by conference all-around titles for each. Read more »
Utah's college students could be paying anywhere from $108 to $278 more in tuition next year, with additional increases in student fees at some institutions. Read more »
Cougar odds and ends from around the Web; story from San Antonio highlights former Ute Andre Miller's longtime relationship with two business owners there; Craig Sager tweets Read more »
Colorado has hired JR Payne from Santa Clara as the replacement for women's basketball coach Linda Lappe. Read more »
Former Southern Utah quarterback Ammon Olsen is preparing himself now for a hopeful pro career. The former Cougar joined BYU's Pro Day on Friday and recalled working with former NFL MVP Kurt Warner... Read more »
Southern Utah University has hired UNLV interim men's basketball coach Todd Simon as the Thunderbirds' basketball coach, the school officially announced Tuesday afternoon. Read more »
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 »
CEDAR CITY — SUU fired head coach Nick Robinson on Wednesday and named assistant coach Todd Okeson as his interim replacement, one day after the Thunderbirds lost in the opening round of the... Read more »
Lori Parkinson, a junior out of West Valley City, got off to a strong start in Santa Clara's West Coast Conference women's semifinal game against BYU and finished with 24 points, seven rebounds and... Read more »
Cameron Forte scored 25, Isaiah Pineiro 19, and each made a pair of free throws late that helped Portland State close the season with an 88-86 win over Southern Utah on Saturday night. Read more »
In its quest to build a bigger brand, the Big Sky Conference will play its postseason tournaments at a neutral site this week — Reno. Top-seeded Weber State hopes its fans will come support... Read more »
Nick Hornsby stole the ball and drove for a layup and Cody Demps and Marcus Graves made four late free throws in overtime to secure Sacramento State's a 69-63 win over Southern Utah on Thursday night. Read more »
A win or a loss could drastically change the road ahead for local teams. With the exception of BYU, whose regular season is over, local teams have one or two more games to improve their spot in the... Read more »
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 »
Thirteen players with Utah ties were invited to this year's NFL Scouting Combine. Here's a look at how they performed. Read more »
BYU gymnastics meet against Southern Utah University on BYU's Senior Day. Read more »
The West Coast Conference ends its regular season this week, while Utah and Weber State have opportunities to make a big jump in their respective conference races and UVU can earn the chance to... Read more »
Ethan Telfair scored 31 points with six rebounds and six assists to help Idaho State cruise over Southern Utah 89-71 on Saturday. Read more »
No. 23 Southern Utah University scored a 49.450 on floor to cap a season-high 196.300 and best No. 3 Michigan (195.750) and UC Davis (194.025) Friday night inside the Centrum Arena. Read more »
Joel Bolomboy scored a career-high 34 points with 10 rebounds and Weber State held off Southern Utah 87-83 on Thursday night. Read more »
An Iron County judge dismissed a possession of marijuana charge against one of two SUU basketball players who were cited for possession of marijuana last weekend. Read more »
Teams are positioning for a strong seed in conference basketball tournaments with the regular season winding down. Here's what the league tournament pictures look like currently for college... Read more »
Tyler Hall scored 14 points, leading a balanced scoring attack as Montana State beat Southern Utah 80-73 on Saturday. Read more »
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 »
NFL draft analyst Mike Mayock listed Utah running back Devontae Booker and Southern Utah safety Miles Killebrew among the top five prospects at their respective positions for this year's NFL draft. Read more »
There's little down time in the football world, as the offseason is dotted with key dates, from spring ball and fall camp in college to the draft and training camp in the NFL. Here's a look at the... Read more »
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