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Best of the West: Shifting teams around after an interesting week of basketball

For everyone but the top 3 teams, it was a shot at proving their worth near the midpoint in conference action.

NFL locals photo gallery: Steve Smith scores a touchdown and Dennis Pitta loses his helmet

Former Utah wide receiver Steve Smith had a breakout game for the Baltimore Ravens, one of the highlights for Utah ties in the NFL during the third week of preseason play. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014


Deseret News college football preview: Features, columns, 2-deeps & schedule breakdowns

Like most years, the fates of BYU's, Utah's and Utah State's football teams lie in hands of their quarterbacks in 2014. We break down the quarterback position for the Cougars, Utes and Aggies,... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014


SUU aiming for 'dynamic' offense under Crowton

The Southern Utah University Thunderbirds are looking to improve on offense while staying strong on defense in 2014. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014


Preseason viewer’s guide: Clash of the Cougars in Detroit

Two former BYU defenders, Ezekiel Ansah and Kyle Van Noy, could face another ex-Cougar, Harvey Unga, when the Jacksonville Jaguars visit the Detroit Lions on Friday. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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NFL locals photo gallery: Star Lotulelei sacks Alex Smith

Two former Utah standouts faced each other Sunday, and late in the second quarter of the game, Carolina's Star Lotulelei sacked Kansas City's Alex Smith to help stop a promising drive. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014


Videos: Local college football coaches deliver on Ice Bucket Challenge from KSL’s Zundel

Local college football coaches have accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge from KSL sports anchor Rod Zundel, and we've got the video proof. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Preseason viewer’s guide: 10 Utah ties in NFL face off in Lions-Raiders matchup

Among the top games this week for locals in the NFL is the Detroit Lions' game against the Oakland Raiders, which features seven rookies with Utah ties and 10 overall. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014


NFL locals photo gallery: Young Aggies shine, Utes score touchdowns and Van Noy makes debut

From Aggies to Utes to Cougars, it was a memorable first week of NFL preseason play for several pro players connected to the state of Utah. Read more »

Aug. 10, 2014


Preseason viewer’s guide: Will Kyle Van Noy sack Johnny Manziel?

Kyle Van Noy and the Detroit Lions take on Johnny Manziel and the Cleveland Browns in Week 1 of the NFL preseason in the highlight game for pro players with Utah ties. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014


Southern Utah football team opens fall camp with difficult FCS schedule looming

The Thunderbirds are entering their third season in the Big Sky Conference in 2014 and are coming off the program's first appearance in the FCS playoffs in the 2013 season finale. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2014


SUU alumnus Cam Levins nearly wins gold, finishes with bronze at Commonwealth Games

Southern Utah University alumnus Cameron Levins finished inches away from gold, but won the bronze medal in the 10,000-meter race Friday at 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, United Kingdom. Read more »

Aug. 1, 2014


Denver Broncos sign former SUU standout Cody Larsen

Cody Larsen joins the Broncos after spending 2013 with the Baltimore Ravens. Read more »

July 30, 2014


NFL locals photo gallery: Kyle Van Noy and Ezekiel Ansah chatting it up at camp

For the 67 football players with Utah connections currently on NFL rosters, training camp provides an opportunity to make an impression — and plenty of photogenic moments. Read more »

July 30, 2014


Randy Hollis: Coaching shuffle adds intrigue to SUU-WSU football matchup

Southern Utah University head football coach Ed Lamb has nothing but respect for his three former assistant coaches who left the T-Birds' program after last season to join new head coach Jay Hill's... Read more »

July 19, 2014


50 days until kickoff: Players with Utah ties set to head to NFL training camps

Here's a look at players with Utah ties on NFL rosters as of Wednesday, with rookies noted, and the training camp reporting dates for all 32 teams. Read more »

July 16, 2014


SUU picked 6th, Weber State near bottom in Big Sky preseason polls

Southern Utah University has been picked to finish sixth in both the coaches and media Big Sky Conference football preseason polls, while Weber State is picked to finish 11th in the coaches and... Read more »

July 15, 2014


Weber State's Deon'tae Florence, SUU's James Cowser on Big Sky preseason team

Weber State senior cornerback Deon'tae Florence and Southern Utah junior defensive end James Cowser have been named to the 2014 Big Sky Preseason All-Conference team, which was released Monday at... Read more »

July 14, 2014


Former SUU golfer Jacob Holt takes medalist honors into opening round of State Amateur match play

Former Southern Utah University golfer Jacob Holt puts together a 10-under-par total of 132 to take medalist honors in the 116th annual Utah State Amateur men's golf championship. Read more »

July 8, 2014


Southern Utah University football staff in town for prep camp

This is the second year that SUU head coach Ed Lamb and the Thunderbirds’ coaching staff have traveled three-plus hours from Cedar City to host a one-day camp. Just over 160 student-athletes... Read more »

June 28, 2014

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Jayci Stone, Dionisio Gomez complete T-Bird coaching staff

The Southern Utah University women’s basketball program has assembled its staff as head coach Chris Boettcher announced the hiring of Jayci Stone and Dionisio Gomez as assistants on Friday. Read more »

June 23, 2014


Many feel this year's in-state football recruiting class could be Utah's best ever

Led by two national top 100 recruits, this year's in-state prep football talent has caught the notice of most national recruiting experts. Read more »

June 17, 2014


Dick Harmon: BYU, Utah, USU and SUU to benefit from trend of impatient quarterbacks transferring

All the instate schools are slated to welcome Division I transfers from big time power five conference schools, all part of a national trend of quarterbacks jumping ship for opportunities for... Read more »

June 7, 2014


Big Sky Conference announces new changes, including adjustments to conference basketball tournament format

The Big Sky Conference basketball tournament will feature an eighth team next season and the conference will look into breaking into divisions in some sports, conference officials announced... Read more »

June 4, 2014

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Former BYU assistant coach Chris Boettcher named SUU head women’s basketball coach

Ken Beazer, Southern Utah University athletics director, announced the hiring of Chris Boettcher as the head coach of the women's basketball program on Friday. Read more »

May 23, 2014

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