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Utah secures commitments from two of Utah County's best

Timpview's Britain Covey and American Fork lineman James Empey discuss their decisions to commit to Utah.

Morning links: Urban Meyer returns to Utah — to recruit; strange happenings at Super Bowl Media Day

Urban Meyer was back in Utah, and though he spent some time touring the new University of Utah facilities and meeting with former players, his main focus was on recruiting. Read more »

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A Super Bowl 1st-timer, Utah native Sealver Siliga hasn't forgotten where he came from

Siliga is set to become the first Copper Hills High graduate to play in a Super Bowl when his New England Patriots take on the defending champion Seattle Seahawks on Sunday in Super Bowl XLIX at... Read more »

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Local flavor in the NBA (and beyond): Lillard struggles; Fredette sits

A look at how the NBA players who played their high school or college ball in Utah have fared so far this season. Read more »

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Utah basketball team dedicates season to assistant coach's ailing father

Utah assistant coach Andy Hill and his family appreciate the outpouring of support they've received since Hill's father was diagnosed with cancer. Read more »

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Deseret News Sports Podcast: Talking about 'the big game' with Brandon Judd at Super Bowl media day

In this week's edition, DeseretNews.com writer Brandon Judd joins the crew from Super Bowl media day in Phoenix to talk about how the five players with Utah ties are handling the week leading up to... Read more »

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Believe it or not: QB Travis Wilson is set to rewrite Utah's record books

While former Utah QB Scott Mitchell currently holds most of Utah's all-time passing and total offense records, Travis Wilson has set himself up to take the top spot in several categories. Of... Read more »

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Morning links: Utes land a local commitment and could still be in contention to land Salem Hills' Porter Gustin

Utah landed a commitment from American Fork OL James Empey, and could still be in the race to land Salem Hills' Porter Gustin. Read more »

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Utah basketball notes: Collective effort paces Utes past Huskies

Utah moves up to No. 11 after sweeping the Washington teams in the Huntsman Center. Read more »

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Rock On: Drama at Utah is spectator sport

A poll last week revealed that Utah football and the Jazz are tied for the most popular sports among fans in the state. Next on the list was BYU football, followed by Real Salt Lake, then Utah... Read more »

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Utah rugby: Utes back in Division 1A, will try to play in both national tournaments

The Utes will continue to play for the Varsity Cup, but the University’s rugby team has also been accepted to as an independent member of Division 1A. Read more »

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Sideline Chatter: Scott Mitchell doesn't mind taking a big loss

Here’s one ex-quarterback who gladly took a big loss. Former Lions QB Scott Mitchell got eliminated from TV’s “The Biggest Loser” — but not before he’d... Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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

It was business as usual this past week for the top college basketball teams in the West. For everyone else, it was a shot at proving their worth near the midpoint in conference action. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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Morning links: ESPN's Chad Ford draft rankings retroactively updated; scientists vs. Belichick; Weddle's beard speaks

ESPN NBA draft guru Chad Ford's draft rankings have been retroactively updated, Bill Nye takes a shot at Bill Belichick and Eric Weddle's beard gives an interview. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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Brad Rock: Utah Utes still outstanding from the field

Sunday at the Huntsman Center, the Utes crushed yet another opponent in a 77-56 win over Washington. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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Utes get it done at home again

No. 12 Utah rolls past Washington 77-56, improves to 16-3 overall and 6-1 in Pac-12 play. Read more »

Jan. 26, 2015

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Dakarai Tucker's shooting spree lifts Utes to big win over Washington

Dakarai Tucker made 12 of his game-high 19 points in less than three minutes in the second half to help Utah to a 77-56 victory over Washington Sunday night. Read more »

Jan. 25, 2015

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Runnin' Utes instant analysis: No. 12 Utah gets big lift from Tucker, beats Huskies 77-56

The Utes faced the Washington Huskies on Sunday in Salt Lake City, and were able to hand Washington its fifth loss of the season. Read more »

Jan. 25, 2015

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Doug Robinson: 'In Football We Trust' explores Polynesians' obsession with gridiron

A Utah-made movie, which premiered this weekend at the Sundance Film Festival, follows the lives of four Polynesian football players to chronicle the pressures they face to pull their families out... Read more »

Jan. 25, 2015

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Utah defensive end Nate Orchard leads locals at Senior Bowl

Nate Orchard had a team-high tying five tackles, two tackles for loss and two quarterback hurries as the North beat the South 34-13 on Saturday in the premier college all-star game. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak not concerned about impending milestones

Utah coach can pick up his 100th career victory if the 12th-ranked Utes can top Washington. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Utah Utes still pursuing several big-time prospects as national letter of intent day draws near

Utah recruiting took a bit of a blow with a couple of previously committed players opting for Oregon State. Those losses have been supplemented by a recent influx of promising prospects —... Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Gutsy guard: Perseverance has paid off for Utah junior guard Brandon Taylor and the Runnin' Utes

Junior guard Brandon Taylor capitalized on his big opportunity with the Runnin' Utes and has never looked back. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Utah gymnasts blow past UCLA, but Samantha Peszek claims all-around over Georgia Dabritz

Though the team battle proved to be a snoozer Friday night as No. 4 Utah blew out eighth-ranked UCLA by a score of 196.725-194.725, the individual all-around didn’t disappoint. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Utah's Delon Wright named to Oscar Robertson Trophy midseason watch list

Senior guard Delon Wright was 1 of 17 players named to the Oscar Robertson Trophy midseason watch list Friday. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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Morning links: Emery returns to the Marriott Center; Ansah sings; Orchard impresses at Senior Bowl practice

Nick Emery returned to the Marriott Center floor, Ezekiel Ansah appears in a YouTube video and Utah defensive end Nate Orchard is turning heads at Senior Bowl practices. Read more »

Jan. 23, 2015

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