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Runnin' Utes hope lineup shuffle leads to stronger start against UNLV

After a "sluggish" first half last weekend against Kansas, Utah is looking for a better opening 20 minutes vs. UNLV.

Las Vegas Bowl is more than Utah's defense vs. CSU's offense

Utes' first postseason appearance since 2011 is loaded with plenty of storylines. Read more »

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Dick Harmon: Local schools facing programs on the rise in bowl games

Utah State, BYU and Utah face teams that have benefited from a major uptick in their programs due to coaching staffs that turned things around. Read more »

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Brad Rock: Utes now look at bowl pairing from other side of aisle

If anyone knows about mid-major teams surprising power opponents, the Utes do. Now all they need to do is apply themselves. Read more »

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Colorado St prepares to face Utah without McElwain

Saturday's Las Vegas Bowl against No. 23 Utah is a chance for Colorado State to win 11 games for only the second time in school history and also to defeat a ranked team from a major conference,... Read more »

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NFL playoff picture: 4 postseason berths spoken for, others can be claimed in Week 16

At current count, one-third of the spots in the 2015 NFL Playoffs have been spoken for and three of the eight division titles have been won. Plenty more of the postseason picture can be cleared up... Read more »

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Utah football notes: Hackett focused on CSU, not accolades

Consensus All-American will reflect on awards and such later — like 20 years from now. Read more »

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Utah's Orchard prepares for his final game with the Utes

Highly honored senior has made his mark with the program he represented well over the past four seasons. Read more »

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Brad Rock: Utah's Kaelin Clay shows the way to move on

Infamous play against Oregon comes up again during Las Vegas Bowl week, but Ute return man gets respect for handling potentially devastating situation. Read more »

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Utah Utes video: No. 22 Utes, Colorado State prep for Las Vegas Bowl

For both Utah and Colorado State, this week has been a mix of fun and games, but also work leading up to Saturday's Las Vegas Bowl matchup. Read more »

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Ranking the biggest bowl games in University of Utah history

Ranking the biggest bowl games in Utah history based on the significance it carried for the Utes. Read more »

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Ute standouts Tom Hackett, Nate Orchard earn more All-America honors

Ray Guy Award winner Hackett is now a consensus honoree after most recent recognition. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Ute football team has boots on the ground in Las Vegas

Utah preparing for Saturday's bowl game against Colorado State at Sam Boyd Stadium. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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Brad Rock: Ute football: Bowling for dollars — or nickels

If a team misses a New Year's bowl, it's not about the Benjamins; it's about other things. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2014

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NFL locals roundup for week 15

Standouts in week 15 included former Aggie Bobby Wagner and former Ute Alex Smith, both of whom had big outings to keep their respective teams alive for the postseason. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Ready or not, Vegas: Here come the Utes

Football team set to begin practices in Las Vegas in preparation for Saturday's bowl game. Basketball team will also play here that day. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Utah punter Tom Hackett becomes Utes' 5th 1st-team AP All-American

Orchard makes second team and wins the Morris Trophy as the Pac-12's top defensive lineman. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Deseret News Sports Report Podcast: Breaking down the BYU, Utah and USU Bowl Games

Jay and Carter discuss Utah's Las Vegas Bowl matchup with Colorado State, BYU's Miami Beach Bowl setup with Memphis and Utah State's showdown with Texas-El Paso in the New Mexico Bowl. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Utah football's Hackett, Orchard named to AP All-America team

Utah Utes junior punter Tom Hackett and senior defensive lineman Nate Orchard were named Associated Press All-Americans on Tuesday. Hackett joins defensive lineman Star Lotulelei (2012), kicker... Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Utah basketball video: Krystkowiak says lineup changes possible for Runnin' Utes

Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak said Monday he will "tinker" with the Utes' starting lineup before Saturday's game at UNLV. Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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Utah gymnastics ranked sixth in coaches preseason poll

The Utes earned 604 total votes and one first-place vote in the preseason collegiate gymnastics coaches poll. Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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For 3 Utah football players, their first-time bowl appearance comes in a familiar place

Offensive lineman Jeremiah Poutasi, running back Bubba Poole and linebacker Marcus Sanders-Williams are all from the Las Vegas area. Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak compares Utes' game against Kansas to 15-round heavyweight fight

Utes started and finished well but got "pummeled" in the middle of a 63-60 setback in Kansas City. Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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Rapid Fire: Utes beat the Cougs; Haws injured; Jazz offense worse than defense; BYU into Final 4

Last week the runnin' Utes made a strong case for being a top-10 team; the Cougs lost more than a rivalry game; the BYU women had a great week; the Jazz lost 3-of-4; and there was plenty of... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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Runnin' Utes come in at No. 14 in both AP and coaches polls

The voters didn’t punish the Utes too much for their 63-60 loss to No. 10 Kansas on Saturday, with Utah coming in at No. 14 in both the AP and coaches polls. Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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'Tis the season: Former Ute Eric Weddle dyes his bushy beard to resemble Santa's

San Diego Chargers safety Eric Weddle, once a standout on the Utes' defense, dyed his bushy, gnarly beard white for the Chargers' game against the Denver Broncos on Sunday. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2014

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