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Utah football: Williams, McCormick headline new-look running back corps

Joe Williams, Troy McCormick headline the cast as Utah moves on without Devontae Booker.

H. David Burton appointed chairman of University of Utah board of trustees

The University of Utah board of trustees on Friday appointed H. David Burton to lead the board. Read more »

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Morning links: SB Nation underestimates the Utes; Jazz have money to spend and no huge needs

Bill Connelly of SB Nation underestimates the Utes in his 2016 football preview. The Jazz have money to spend with no huge needs, giving them a lot of flexibility this summer. RSL's Yura Movsisyan... Read more »

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Fredette, Taylor and Bolomboy among the locals on NBA summer league rosters

Here are the players with Utah ties who have been named or reported to be on rosters. More will be added as more information becomes available. Read more »

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Morning links: Former Jazz All-Star Mark Eaton shares mailgram; Mike Leach visits BYU

Former Jazz All-Star Mark Eaton shared his 1982 NBA Draft mailgram on Twitter. Washington State head coach Mike Leach visted BYU's Cannon Center. Finally, ESPN ranks a Utah football defensive trio... Read more »

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Utah gymnastics: Utes sign Maryland transfer Macey Roberts

Macey Roberts is eligible to compete immediately and will have three years of eligibility at Utah. Read more »

June 29, 2016

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Quiz: Who said it?: Utah coaches edition

Was it Whittingham or Sitake? Take this quiz to test your knowledge! Read more »

June 28, 2016

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U. stadium gets bigger scoreboard, better sound system

Anyone driving on 500 South by Rice-Eccles Stadium has probably seen it: a new giant video scoreboard. But it’s not just a big video screen. It’s also a brand new sound system that... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Morning links: ESPN analysts critical of Poeltl pick; SLC's rank among most depressing sports cities

Poeltl pick questioned in ESPN video; Salt Lake City is a depressing sports city; Damian Lillard congratulates Joel Bolomboy Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Deseret News NBA draft rewind: Crazy draft ends with a flurry of Utah Jazz picks

As the 2016 NBA draft unfolded, Deseret News sports writers and contributors debated and commented. The following is a quick rewind of the the draft from a email chain and Twitter conversation. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Looking back at the top 10 NBA draft picks from Utah schools

A look at the careers of all the players from Utah schools who were drafted in the top 10 in the NBA draft. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Utah basketball: Poeltl taken by Toronto with the No. 9 pick, reunited with former Utah teammate Wright

Utah center to join former Runnin' Ute teammate Delon Wright with the Raptors. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Morning links: Jakob Poeltl in 'Braveheart'?; ESPN's defensive 'triplets'; Jazz trade graded

Ziggy Ansah heads up eighth-ranked defensive group; Jakob Poeltl acts out Braveheart scene; NBA minds like Utah's acquisition of George Hill. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Utah athletics holds groundbreaking ceremony for Spence Eccles Ski Team Building

The 5,800-square-foot multi-level structure will serve the men’s and women’s alpine and Nordic teams, housing locker rooms, ski tuning rooms, a video and film room and a large... Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Former University of Utah forward Brekkott Chapman transfers to Weber State

Former Roy High School star will move closer to home to finish out his collegiate career. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Morning links: Athlon ranks Utah FBS coaches; conflicting reports on Jazz's Gordon Hayward

Kyle Whittingham, Kalani Sitake and Matt Wells ranked among FBS coaches; Gordon Hayward's name pops up in trade rumors prior to NBA draft; BYU seen as obstacle for UCLA and Michigan State. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Deseret News podcast: 2016 NBA draft preview

With the NBA draft just two days away, DeseretNews.com writer Ryan McDonald and DeseretNews.com contributor Kincade Upstill talk about what options the Utah Jazz have with the No. 12 pick, how... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Will ex-Ute Poeltl hit the jackpot as a lottery pick in the NBA draft?

The center from Austria hoped his game as a sophomore would make his pro basketball dreams about thriving and not just surviving. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Rock On: Just wondering, is Ayesha's cooking rigged?

Also, Frank Layden gets an honor that's long past due. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Utah football to host Weber State in 2021

The University of Utah's athletic website says the two schools will play on Sept. 2, 2021, in Salt Lake City, in addition to a previously scheduled game in 2018. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Kyle Whittingham says Utah Utes quarterbacks on 'equal footing'

Utah football coach Kyle Whittingham says competition will pick up where it left off with Brandon Cox, Tyler Huntley and Troy Williams battling for the starting job. Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Jakob Poeltl to the Utah Jazz? It's looking more realistic

Widely seen as a Top 10 pick throughout the spring, Jakob Poeltl's name appears later in some mock drafts with the Jazz being a team he's been linked to. Would Utah select him with the 12th overall... Read more »

June 20, 2016

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All Poly Camp keeps on going strong

Michigan's Jim Harbaugh was among a variety of coaches, including all Beehive State college programs, at the respected event. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Utah football receives commitment from Highland High defensive lineman Hunter Lotulelei

Lotulelei commits to the Utes as part of the 2018 class. Four players have committed to Utah since Thursday evening. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Morning links: Whittingham among best at developing NFL talent; Kanter moment remembered

Whittingham gets high marks for talent development; Steph Curry's mouthpiece toss brings brings back memory of Enes Kanter; A meeting Down Under between Salt Lake City basketball players Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Utah football receives commitment from juco RB Armand Shyne

Shyne comes from the same junior college as former Ute Devontae Booker Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Utahns in baseball: Jaycob Brugman PCL player of the week; six locals selected in the 2016 draft

As of Friday, three players who played high school or college baseball in Utah are in the major leagues. Six are in Triple-A, eight are in Double-A and three are in Single-A. Six Utahns were taken... Read more »

June 17, 2016

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University of Utah defensive tackle Stevie Tu'ikolovatu to transfer to USC

East High School alum will be immediately eligible for the Trojans as a graduate transfer after also considering Alabama and Nebraska. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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BYU, Utah football programs both receive commitments from pairs of twins, plus Cougars get another

Cameron and Nathan Latu of Olympus High School, plus Brandon Kaho of Reno, Nevada, commit to BYU, while Tristin and Zyon McCollum of Galveston, Texas, commit to the Utes. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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NFL roundup: Former Ute linebacker Gionni Paul waived by Cincinnati Bengals

Rookie Gionni Paul was waived by Cincinnati on Thursday, ending his time with the Bengals before the team started training camp next month. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Andrew Bogut says playing for Australia in Rio 'very unlikely'

Andrew Bogut all but ruled himself out of the Rio Olympics on Thursday, saying the bone bruises around his left knee almost certainly will not be healed in time for him to play for Australia this... Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Morning links: Steve Smith explains NFL return in Bees hat; Dante Exum rehabs with former BYU stars

Steve Smith wears Bees gear and talks about the decision to keep playing; Dante Exum hoops it up with Tyler Haws and Brandon Davies; Jabari Parker is over the O.J. Simpson case. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Andrew Bogut out for remainder of NBA Finals with left knee injury

Golden State center Andrew Bogut will need six to eight weeks to recover from a left knee injury, ruling him out for the remainder of the NBA Finals. Read more »

June 15, 2016

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Morning links: BYU coaches sing 'Utah Man'; Andrew Bogut sustains ugly injury in NBA Finals Game 5

Charity golf event results in BYU coaches singing Utah fight song; knee injury could mark Andrew Bogut's last play in the 2016 NBA Finals; Jerry Sloan's influence on Jeff Hornacek examined. Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Dick Harmon: True to form, Whittingham, Sitake take Kidney Foundation charity on with gusto

The vent was damaged and dragging. Then came Kyle Whittingham and Kalani Sitake who used the rivalry event to show why they will make things different personally between BYU and Utah in the annual... Read more »

June 13, 2016

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Rock On: Jazz take a page from 'Dumb and Dumber'

Also, bad blood in Utah-BYU basketball rivalry is done. Seriously. Kind of. Maybe not. Read more »

June 13, 2016

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20 years ago: Leaving U. in good shape, Fern Gardner ready to retire

Editor's note: Every Sunday, the Deseret News takes a quick look back into our archives. After more than four decades in athletics, as a competitor, coach and administrator, senior associate... Read more »

June 12, 2016

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Prospects from BYU, Utah, UVU and SLCC selected in the final rounds of the MLB draft

BYU's Brennon Lund and Michael Rucker led off Saturday's draft in being selected in the 11th round during the final day of selections. Read more »

June 11, 2016

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MLB draft: Former Utes and Taylorsville High star Dalton Carroll selected in the 21st round by Braves

Dalton Carroll went 5-7 for the Utes as a senior this season with a 5.04 ERA. He finished second on the team with 49 strikeouts. Read more »

June 11, 2016

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Utah Jazz: Collinsworth 'staying in the moment' as he seeks to impress NBA teams (+video and photos)

Kyle Collinsworth most likely won't get picked in this year's NBA draft, but the former BYU basketball star isn't letting those so-called experts' projections deter him. Instead, he's positive and... Read more »

June 10, 2016

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U. researchers take a new approach to HIV: Turn it against itself

University of Utah researchers believe they've found a vulnerability in the HIV virus. Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Brad Rock: Ute basketball turnover isn't a red flag yet

The roster won't look the same next year, but Larry Krystkowiak has dealt with rebuilding before and brought his team into Pac-12 contention. Read more »

June 10, 2016

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Utah Jazz Friday workout to include BYU's Collinsworth, 2 more locals and a projected first-round pick

BYU star and Provo native Kyle Collinsworth will be joined by five other players, including Utah's Dakarai Tucker and former SLCC guard Gary Payton II as well as Michigan State's Denzel Valentine,... Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Morning links: BYU and Utah in top 25 in basketball attendance; Ziggy Ansah cracks NFL top 100

Cougar and Ute fans showed up in droves to basketball games; Ziggy Ansah ranked 43rd in the NFL by players; Dennis Erickson said calling 62-point game against Oregon was easy. Read more »

June 9, 2016

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Utah's Brandon Taylor, BYU's Chase Fischer show respect after Jazz workout

The BYU-Utah rivalry could use more moments like what happened Wednesday afternoon at the Utah Jazz’s practice facility. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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BYU's Keaton Kringlen, Utah's DaShawn Keirsey, Jr. named Louisville Slugger Freshman All-Americans

Outfielders from in-state schools receive honors after strong starts to their collegiate careers helped their teams to memorable seasons. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Utah receiver cited for assault at pool party

Utah coach Kyle Whittingham issued a statement after wide receiver Kenric Young was issued a citation for assault at a pool party Saturday in North Salt Lake. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Morning links: UK coach quotes James E. Faust, Lane Kiffin retweets; Dres Anderson meets Messi

Quarterback's switch of commitment prompts James E. Faust quote; Lionel Messi poses with 49ers receivers, including Dres Anderson; FBS schools sorted into Harry Potter houses. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Utah Jazz workout Wednesday to feature former Cougar and Ute, 2 other intriguing prospects

Former BYU guard Chase Fischer and former Utah guard Brandon Taylor will be joined by likely lottery selection Dejounte Murray of Washington and 3-point specialist Max Hooper of Oakland. Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Doug Robinson: BYU's Walker might turn pro after NCAA championships

The Cougars' All-American 800-meter runner is vying for his first national championship at the NCAA meet, which gets underway today in Eugene, Oregon. Read more »

June 7, 2016

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University of Utah gymnast Samantha Partyka to retire because of injuries

Katy, Texas native cites back, leg injuries as reason she's ending her gymnastics career following a strong sophomore season. Read more »

June 7, 2016

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