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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.

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

yesterday

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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 »

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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 »

yesterday

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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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Utah opens Pac-12 meets Friday at home against rival UCLA

“It’s definitely a rivalry — competing against them gets our blood going,” said senior Corrie Lothrop. “We’re really excited because we know what they can do,... Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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Utes not completely satisfied with latest victory

Washington State was just the third team to outrebound Utah this season. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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Utah football: Utes add former BYU linebacker Alema Fitisemanu to recruiting department

After losing some key recruiters and coaches early in the offseason, the Utah football team has added a new face to help in the recruiting race. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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Morning links: Utah OL coach blazing a recruiting trail with another commit; former Ute coach Ray Nagel dies

Utah offensive line coach Jim Harding picked up another commitment, and former Ute football coach Ray Nagel died at age 87. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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Utah star gymnast Georgia Dabritz mindful of club coach who's battling cancer

Utah standout gymnast Georgia Dabritz will visit her club coach after the Red Rocks' big meet against UCLA this weekend. Read more »

Jan. 22, 2015

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Runnin' Utes instant analysis: Wright, Taylor rally No. 12 Utah to win over Washington State

Despite a sluggish start, the Utes caught fire, and were able to come away with an 86-64 victory over the Washington State Cougars. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Utah guard Brandon Taylor helps lead Runnin' Utes to another Pac-12 win

Junior guard Brandon Taylor shined for the Runnin' Utes in a 22-point victory over Washington State on Wednesday. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Utah basketball: Utes bounce back to overpower Washington State

No. 12 Utah picks up an 86-64 victory Wednesday night in the Huntsman Center over Washington State. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Brad Rock: Utes having recruiting success at home and abroad

The acquisition of Jordan Loveridge and Brekkott Chapman has given Utah a presence in local recruiting and a team with a chance to do damage in the postseason. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2015

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Deseret News Sports Podcast: Discussing football recruiting in Utah

In this week's edition of the Deseret News sports podcast, DeseretNews.com writer Ryan Miller joins fellow writer Carter Williams and contributor Jay Yeomans to talk college football recruiting. Read more »

Jan. 20, 2015

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