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Sports and music: How gymnasts pick the perfect floor routine song

From the original choreography to practice, countless hours of work go into a 90-second floor routine.

NFL ties, divisional playoffs: Smith has opportunity to prove himself among elite competition

Alex Smith is one of four quarterbacks who were picked No. 1 overall in the draft who will start for their respective teams during this weekend’s postseason action. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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Utah State women's basketball team hosts Colorado State on Saturday

Utah State women’s basketball (8-8, 3-2 MW) returns to the familiar court of the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum this weekend, hosting Colorado State (14-1, 4-0 MW) on Saturday, Jan. 16, for a 2 p.m. tipoff. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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USU tennis: No. 70 Utah State men's tennis opens dual match season with doubleheader this weekend

Utah State's No.70 ranked men's tennis team begins its spring season this weekend as it travels to Des Moines, Iowa, for a doubleheader against Grand View and No. 35 Drake on Saturday, Jan. 16, at 10 a.m. MT and 3 p.m., respectively. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2016

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Red and blue recruits: Eight storylines to watch leading up to National Signing Day

With National Signing Day on Feb. 3, here are things to track concerning both instate schools and some of the top Beehive State prospects. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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USU track: Utah State begins 2016 indoor campaign this weekend at Ed Jacoby Invitational

Utah State's men's and women's track and field teams are set to begin the 2016 indoor season at the Boise State-hosted Ed Jacoby Invitational at Jacksons Indoor Track at the Idaho Center on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 15-16, in Nampa,... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Local flavor in the NBA (and beyond): Lillard catches fire; Carlino, Bachynski join the D-League

A look at how the players with local ties have performed recently in the NBA and in the D-League. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Report: Utah State junior linebacker Nick Vigil applies for NFL draft

Nick Vigil’s accomplished Utah State career has reportedly come to an end. ESPN’s Joe Schad reported Thursday that Vigil, a junior this year for the Aggies, has sent in his paperwork to... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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USU gymnastics: Utah State back at home Friday against No. 16 Kent State for annual Pink Meet

Utah State’s gymnastics program returns to action Friday, Jan. 15, when it welcomes No. 16 Kent State to the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum at 7 p.m. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Utah State football: Frank Maile and Kendrick Shaver named co-defensive coordinators

Frank Maile and Kendrick Shaver have been named co-defensive coordinators, it was announced Thursday by Aggies football head coach Matt Wells. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2016

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Utah basketball: Utes add Utah State transfer David Collette

Former Utah State forward David Collette has been added to the Utah men's basketball roster, Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak announced Wednesday evening. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2016

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Chew on this: Utah State ends three-game losing skid with win over Air Force

Utah State thumped the Falcons 79-60 behind 20 points from junior forward Jalen Moore and 19 from senior guard Chris Smith. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2016

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Women's basketball: Utah State plays at Air Force on Wednesday

Utah State women’s basketball (7-8, 2-2 MW) is back on the road, playing at Air Force (0-14, 0-3 MW) on Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 7 p.m. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2016

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USU gymnastics: Utah State jumps eight spots in national poll

Following a season-opening team score of 194.375 in its home meet against Centenary College last Friday night at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, Utah State’s gymnastics program jumped eight spots in the national poll to No. 26. Read more »

Jan. 11, 2016

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Utah State anxious to get back on the court after rough outing at New Mexico

After dropping three straight conference games, Utah State (1-3 in the Mountain West, 9-6 overall) certainly has a few issues to take on when it faces Air Force (1-2, 10-6). Read more »

Jan. 11, 2016

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Best of the West: Another week of chaos in the West

Just when it was possible the Pac-12 might be giving signs of any form of predicability this season, more mayhem happened. Meanwhile, other conferences may slowly be developing their leaders this... Read more »

Jan. 11, 2016

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Tim Williams leads New Mexico past Utah State 77-59

Tim Williams scored 21 points and New Mexico built a 25-point halftime lead and cruised to a 77-59 victory over Utah State on Saturday. Read more »

Jan. 9, 2016

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USU Aggies women's basketball tops New Mexico on Saturday

Utah State women's basketball picked up its second conference win of the season Saturday, topping New Mexico, 72-56, at home. Read more »

Jan. 9, 2016

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USU gymnastics: Utah State captures third-straight season opening victory

Utah State’s gymnastics program opened its 2016 campaign with a dominating 194.375-184.225 victory against Centenary College on Friday night at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum. Read more »

Jan. 8, 2016

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NFL ties, wild-card playoffs: Timpview’s Xavier Su’a-Filo set for first postseason experience

Of the 16 local ties in this year’s NFL playoffs, one is a Utah high school product who will make his postseason debut during the wild-card weekend. Read more »

Jan. 8, 2016

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Basketball: Utah State women hosting New Mexico on Saturday

Utah State women’s basketball (6-8, 1-2 MW) returns to the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum this weekend, hosting New Mexico (8-5, 1-1 MW) in Mountain West action on Saturday, Jan. 9, at 2 p.m. Read more »

Jan. 8, 2016

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USU football: Chuckie Keeton and Brandon Swindall to participate in College Gridiron Showcase

Utah State’s Chuckie Keeton and Brandon Swindall have each accepted an invitation to participate in the 2016 College Gridiron Showcase, which will be held Jan. 10-13, at Pennington Field in Bedford, Texas. Read more »

Jan. 8, 2016

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Oregon State names Utah State's Kevin Clune as new defensive coordinator

Kevin Clune, the linebackers and defensive coordinator for Utah State, has been named the new defensive coordinator for Oregon State. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

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USU gymnastics: Utah State picked to finish tied for third in MRGC preseason coaches’ poll

Utah State’s gymnastics team was selected to finish tied for third in the Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference preseason coaches’ poll, it was announced Wednesday by the league. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2016

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Report: Oregon State to hire USU’s Kevin Clune as defensive coordinator, Weber State’s Cory Hall as position coach

Gina Mizell of The Oregonian reported Wednesday that Oregon State will replace its former defensive coordinator, new BYU head coach Kalani Sitake, with Utah State's Kevin Clune, will also hire... Read more »

Jan. 6, 2016

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Aggies drop second straight home game to Boise State

Broncos stay hot, win eighth straight game with hot shooting in the second half. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2016

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USU gymnastics: excitement abounds as Utah State prepares to open the 2016 campaign

There is plenty of excitement surrounding Utah State’s gymnastics program these days. After all, the Aggies are coming off back-to-back NCAA Regional appearances, a feat Utah State hadn’t accomplished since the 2001 and... Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

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Best of the West: Trying to crack the western college basketball puzzle

Aside from a possibly one team, it may be impossible to piece together any of the western conferences this season. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

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Another view: Ratings plunge for bowls and semifinals shows college football must get its act together

football needs to get its scheduling act together now that it has overhauled and downgraded the bowl system. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

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Utah State aims to slow down the hottest team in the Mountain West

Boise State comes into the Spectrum with the Player of the Week honoree and a seven-game winning streak. Read more »

Jan. 4, 2016

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Week 17 NFL locals roundup & gallery: Ansah gets another sack, Clay strong on returns and Tukuafu scores

Former BYU Cougar Ziggy Ansah recorded yet another sack, along with three quarterback hits, to help lead the local effort during the final week of the NFL season. Read more »

Jan. 4, 2016

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USU football: Utah State’s Jordan Nielsen invited to play in 2016 Tropic Bowl

Utah State’s Jordan Nielsen has accepted an invitation to play in the inaugural Tropic Bowl, which takes place Sunday, Jan. 17, at North Miami Athletic Stadium in North Miami Beach, Florida.... Read more »

Jan. 4, 2016

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Rock On: Ute hoops are pageant-worthy

Also, Bronco channels Bronco with the Virginia media. Read more »

Jan. 4, 2016

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Meet the 16 players with Utah ties on this year's NFL playoff rosters

The NFL playoff field is set, and 16 players with Utah ties will be on this year's postseason rosters. Here's a look at each of them. Read more »

Jan. 3, 2016

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Utah State basketball: Aztecs hang on to knock off Aggies at home

Utah State's late comeback attempt falls just short in home conference opener. Read more »

Jan. 2, 2016

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Randy Hollis: Here's the best and worst of what's to come in 2016

As much as we like to look back and dwell on the past, it's more fun (and much less frustrating) to look ahead to what the future might bring. So here are some things that could and, in some cases,... Read more »

Jan. 2, 2016

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Locals and the NFL playoffs: Alex Smith, Chiefs fighting for higher playoff seed in AFC

Former Utah quarterback Alex Smith will be headed to the NFL postseason for the fourth time in his career, and his Kansas City Chiefs will be the No. 3, No. 5 or No. 6 seed in the AFC, depending on... Read more »

Dec. 31, 2015

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Utah men's basketball: Utes to open Pac-12 play at Stanford

No. 21 Utah (11-2) set to begin conference slate with three consecutive road games. Read more »

Dec. 31, 2015

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Utahns who made us love sports in 2015

After covering sports in the state of Utah in 2015, these 15 players and coaches stood out for the way they made us smile, laugh and cry — sometimes at the same time (we're looking at you,... Read more »

Dec. 31, 2015

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USU basketball: Utah State posts 80-71 victory at San Jose State in Mountain West opener

Jalen Moore scored a season-high 21 points to help Utah State roll to an 80-71 victory over San Jose State in a Mountain West Conference opener for both schools on Wednesday night. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2015

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Deseret News Sports Podcast: Recapping the year's top sports headlines and our favorite athletes of 2015

The DeseretNews.com sports staff breaks down the top headlines and the influential sports people of the 2015 year. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2015

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New coaches, rivalry renewed and programs rising: The top 10 local sports stories of 2015

A somewhat stunning changing of the guard at BYU, a wild rivalry-game renewal in Las Vegas and the impressive rise of the University of Utah football and men's basketball teams top our list of the... Read more »

Dec. 29, 2015

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Utah State basketball: Aggies ready to open conference play at San Jose State

USU head coach Tim Duryea expresses displeasure with recent Mountain West decisions as echoed by Wyoming head coach Larry Shyatt. Read more »

Dec. 29, 2015

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Week 16 NFL locals roundup & gallery: Alex Smith leads Chiefs to playoffs

Former Utah Ute Nate Orchard again filled up the stat sheet for the Cleveland Browns in their 17-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. Read more »

Dec. 29, 2015

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Doug Robinson: College football season's best and worst

The best and worst (and other dubious recognition) for the 2015 college football season. Read more »

Dec. 28, 2015

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Local flavor in the NBA (and beyond): Fredette shines, Lillard sits

A look at how the NBA and D-League players with local ties have performed on the floor over the last month. Read more »

Dec. 28, 2015

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Utah State's Seefeldt takes aim at return in 2016 after frightful car accident

Senior nose tackle working his way back from numerous injuries suffered last June. Read more »

Dec. 28, 2015

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Thankfully, preseason diet of cupcakes is almost over for Big Four men's hoops teams

As we turn the final page of the 2015 calendar, we'll not only be saying goodbye to another year but we'll also thankfully say good riddance to Big Four collegiate men's preseason basketball games... Read more »

Dec. 26, 2015

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Former Beehive State collegians extending careers overseas

Former Beehive State collegians extending careers overseas. Read more »

Dec. 26, 2015

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USU basketball: Utah State beats North Dakota State to capture tournament title

Utah State closed out the non-conference portion of its men’s basketball schedule with a 76-62 victory against North Dakota State in the championship game of the Global Sports Hoops Showcase. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2015

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