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3 Utah football coaches promoted in staff shuffling

Pablo Cano, Robert Blechen and Alema Fitisemanu were elevated to new positions on Kyle Whittingham's staff.

13 locals invited to 2016 NFL Scouting Combine

Six Utes, three Aggies, three T-Birds and a Cougar were all invited to the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine, which will take place Feb. 23-29. Read more »

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Morning links: Kyle Van Noy, Eric Weddle could use change of scenery; Kalani Sitake on SI podcast

Former Cougar, Ute on list of NFL players who need a fresh start; new BYU head football coach discusses job transition; NBA insider Kevin Pelton answers Utah Jazz questions. Read more »

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Utah's Booker, SUU's Killebrew lauded for pro potential by NFL draft expert Mike Mayock

NFL draft analyst Mike Mayock listed Utah running back Devontae Booker and Southern Utah safety Miles Killebrew among the top five prospects at their respective positions for this year's NFL draft. Read more »

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Utes return home and handle Huskies, 90-82, to snap skid

Utah improves to 18-7 overall and 7-5 in Pac-12 play with Wednesday night's victory. Read more »

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Brad Rock: For the Utes, it's all in their heads

Win over Washington reiterates that talent and desire are there. This time they shake off early turnovers and play smart down the stretch. Read more »

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Utes basketball notes: Bonam, Taylor shine after poor showings in Oregon

The Ute backcourt pairing of junior Lorenzo Bonam and senior Brandon Taylor went from zero to heroes in Utah’s 90-82 win over Washington. Read more »

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Football is dead. Long live football: Key dates for the 2016 college football and NFL offseason

There's little down time in the football world, as the offseason is dotted with key dates, from spring ball and fall camp in college to the draft and training camp in the NFL. Here's a look at the... Read more »

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Utes return home (finally) to face Washington

Utah has already spent 18 nights in hotels during Pac-12 play. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2016

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Utah women's basketball: Second-half challenges and a prestigious honor for a senior

Utah women head to Oregon this weekend where they will face Oregon and Oregon State before coming home for their last two home games. Senior Danielle Rodriguez was one of five athletes named to the... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2016

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World Series champion Ned Yost headlines Utah baseball's annual fundraiser

Kansas City Royals manager was the featured speaker at the annual gathering Tuesday night. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2016

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Morning links: BYU, Virginia fans share moment of suspense; Utes on the bubble

Former Cougar football coach Bronco Mendenhall delivers "breaking news" on Twitter, putting fans in a frenzy; ex-BYU WR featured in video; Utah on the NCAA Tournament bubble? Read more »

Feb. 9, 2016

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Hillcrest will honor Utah/NFL player Zane Beadles at Friday basketball game

Hillcrest will honor Utah/NFL player Zane Beadles at Friday basketball game. They're retiring his high school football jersey at halftime of the Murray at Hillcrest basketball game Friday, Feb. 12,... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2016

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Video: Krystkowiak says it's important not to dwell on last week's losses

SALT LAKE CITY — After back-to-back losses to Oregon State and Oregon, the Utah men’s basketball team is eying a rebound starting Wednesday against Washington. In his weekly press... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2016

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Utah football: Delshawn McClellon announces he is transferring for senior year

Wide receiver Delshawn McClellon said via Instragram, "You have been good to me Utah, met some real people and created great memories over the past four years," while announcing he will transfer... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2016

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Utes 'deviated' in Sunday's setback at Oregon

Utah returns home to face Washington Wednesday as the schedule become more friendly in terms of home games. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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Best of the West: Oregon begins to flex its muscles

The Ducks have become the undoubtable leader of the region over the past month, but how long will that last with a difficult road game Thursday? Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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Morning links: Top tweets from Super Bowl 50

From the action on the field to the hoopla off of it, a look at what Twitter users were talking about during the big game. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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Utah notebook: Utes continue to struggle against Oregon

Utah is just 1-9 against the Ducks since joining the Pac-12 in 2011-12. Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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For Star Lotulelei, Super Bowl loss leaves him at a loss for words

Former Bingham High and University of Utah standout Star Lotulelei didn't have a lot to say after his Carolina Panthers lost to the Denver Broncos Sunday in Super Bowl 50. Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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Oregon overpowers Utes for 76-66 victory

Utah comes up empty of road trip, drops to 6-5 in Pac-12 play with seven games to play. Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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'Heart-to-heart' talk between Krystkowiak and Taylor helping Utes move forward

After Thursday's heartbreaking loss, Utah prepares for another challenge — 16th-ranked Oregon in Eugene on Sunday. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Utah gymnastics: Red Rocks edged out at UCLA on final routine

LOS ANGELES — UCLA got a 9.95 on the final routine of the day between two top-10 gymnastics teams to sneak past Utah 197.100-197.075 before a raucous home crowd of 7,546 in Pauley Pavilion.... Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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College gymnastics: Pac-12 powerhouses, rivals Utah and UCLA battle Saturday

Utah holds a 50-25-1 record over UCLA but hasn’t beaten the Bruins at Pauley Pavilion since 2008. “When we are competing in the Pac-12, they are our biggest rival,” said Utah... Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Heartbroken Utes try to regroup, gear up to face first-place Oregon

Mistakes proved costly in 71-69 setback at Oregon State Thursday. Utah's next challenge is Sunday in Eugene. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Former Ute Luther Elliss is making an impact as Broncos' team chaplain

Former University of Utah All-American and NFL star Luther Elliss is serving as the team chaplain for the Denver Broncos, who will play in Sunday's Super Bowl against the Carolina Panthers. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Morning links: Ray Lewis and Steve Smith have an amazing day; Chris Hill sends flowers to ESPN reporter

Baltimore Ravens fixtures see children sign with colleges on National Signing Day; Utah athletic director gives well-wishes to alum Holly Rowe after surgery to remove tumor; local high school... Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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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. However, for many gymnasts, the perfect floor routine starts with the right song. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Utes drop heartbreaker at Oregon State, 71-69

Utah falls despite leading just before the final buzzer sounded. The Beavers hit three free throws to win the thriller and snap the Utes' five-game winning streak. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Utah notebook: Gill Coliseum provides a 'hostile environment' for visitors

Utes come up short for the third time in four games at Oregon State since joining the Pac-12 in 2011-12. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Powerful in pink, Utah women snap five-game skid with win over Colorado

The Utes beat the Buffaloes on Breast Cancer Awareness night in front of a crowd that included Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Deseret News Sports Podcast: Recapping National Signing Day in Utah

In this week's episode of the Deseret News Sports Podcast, DeseretNews.com writers Carter Williams and Ryan McDonald discuss National Signing Day and what it meant for Utah's FBS colleges as well... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Morning links: Grading the BYU, Utah and USU recruiting classes; Bronco 'amazed' by increased recruiting pool

Various recruiting websites examine how BYU, Utah and Utah State fared on National Signing Day; former Cougar coach discusses differences between recruiting at Virginia and BYU; Jazz center Rudy... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Utah basketball: Utes take on Colorado in Power of Pink game that Biskupski will attend

Salt Lake Mayor Jackie Biskupski will attend Thursday's game at the Huntsman Center in hopes of raising awareness about breast cancer. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Runnin' Utes, riding five-game winning streak, hit the road to face Oregon State

Utah has won three straight Pac-12 games away from the Huntsman Center and are now 6-3 in conference play. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Ex-Utes Brenner, Blechen happy to be on sidelines for Sunday's Super Bowl game

Former Utah players Sam Brenner and Brian Blechen will be on the sidelines for Sunday's Super Bowl game — Brenner as a reserve offensive lineman for Denver and Blechen as a practice team... Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Whittingham says Utah made 'headway' with this year's recruiting class

Coach added that the Utes did best 'ever' in regards to competing against stiff competition. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Brad Rock: Recruiting day puts Utes in the dance

Utah's "best day ever" apparently came without resorting to tricks that others are using to woo top high school talent. Thank heaven. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Cottonwood's Fua Pututau decides to go with Utah the night before signing day

After narrowing his final three choices to Utah, BYU and Colorado, Pututau decided on the Utes due to the program's ability to put defensive linemen into the NFL, among other factors. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Video: Johnny Maea (Utah) and Loa Kaufusi (Stanford) highlight East High football signings

A portion of East High football's senior class inked their letter of intents Wednesday morning, highlighted by offensive lineman Johnny Maea and linebacker Loa Kaufusi. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Utah football: 2016 recruiting class (+live updates, video)

A live look at Utah's 2016 recruiting class as Letter of Intents come in on National Signing Day. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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College football signing day central: Complete up-to-the-minute coverage

Today is the first day prospective college football players can sign National Letters of Intent. While many have already expressed their commitments to BYU, Utah, and Utah State, there are... Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Lotulelei has come a long way to become a star on the defensive line for Super Bowl Panthers

Former Bingham High and University of Utah standout Star Lotulelei will be right in the middle of the action at Sunday's Super Bowl as a starter on the Carolina Panthers' defensive line. Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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High school football: Handful of athletes still undecided heading into Signing Day

Corner Canyon's Keaton Bills, Cottonwood's Fua Pututau and Kearns' Sione Finau are among the few who are still undecided heading into Wednesday's National Letter of Intent Day. Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Utah continuing to make progress recruiting in the Pac-12

Utes already has six newcomers enrolled in school, including two quarterbacks. Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Signing Day unknowns: What to watch for on Wednesday

Here's a look at the prospects outside the Beehive State who are still considering BYU, Utah or both in advance of National Signing Day on Wednesday. Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Bountiful's Kaden Simmonds to join Utah football program as preferred walk-on

After a strong senior season, the Brave will be a part of Kyle Whittingham's program. Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Star-struck: Re-grading the recruits for BYU, Utah and Utah State football players over the years

College football National Letter of Intent signing day is just around the corner. Most of the excitement comes because of the star ranking attached to the signees. While those star rankings are... Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Utah Utes football: Regrading the recruits

A look at how some of the most prominent players for the Utes performed compared to their original star ranking. Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Morning links: Which Utah school has most Super Bowl appearances?; BYU-to-Big 12 talk returns

CBS Sports looks at the schools with the most appearances in the big game; Big 12 Conference presidents to meet this week, discuss expansion; incoming Utah freshman Tyler Huntley "has got the juice." Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Former Utah hoops star Andre Miller visits the Utes

NBA veteran attended a practice at his alma mater before the Minnesota Timberwolves faced the Utah Jazz downtown. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2016

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