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Junior Salt brings experience, leadership to Ute football team

Junior Salt, the oldest player on the Utah football team at age 26, brings experience and leadership to the team.

Doug Robinson: Alex Smith, "The Game Manager" earned his big contract

It's a backhanded compliment for a quarterback to be called a "game manager," the label that has attached itself to former Ute Alex Smith, but he wins games and the Chiefs rewarded him with a big... Read more »

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Utah Utes video: Dirk Facer tells us what to look for as Utes take on Fresno State

Deseret News beat writer discusses roster changes of Kaelin Clay and Dominique Hatfield, as well as how the Utes will prepare for Fresno State on Saturday. Read more »

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Armed with new deal, Chiefs' Alex Smith looks forward

Alex Smith didn't have much choice when he was traded from San Francisco to Kansas City last year. Read more »

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Utahns in baseball: Former Ute Tyler Wagner, former Cougar Taylor Cole finally face off in Florida

After dominating the Florida State League together, former Utah pitcher Tyler Wagner and former BYU pitcher Taylor Cole finally faced off in an FSL matchup this season — however, neither won. Read more »

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Utah Utes take stock of the offense while looking ahead to Fresno State

Utes moving forward following lopsided win over Idaho State in last week's season opener. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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U.S. dominates Finland, Mottola in basketball worlds

The U.S. held Finland without a basket in the second quarter, opening defense of its title with a 114-54 romp Saturday in the Basketball World Cup. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Players with local ties set to make big impacts in the NFL this season

NFL rosters are filled with players with local connections — many of whom are primed to make big impacts for their respective teams this coming year. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Daniel Sorensen makes Chiefs 53-man roster, brother Brad Sorensen among 18 locals cut this weekend

Eighteen players with Utah ties were released during the final cuts this weekend as NFL teams trimmed down their rosters to 53 players. Brothers Daniel and Brad Sorensen experienced different... Read more »

Aug. 30, 2014

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Wilson 'dives' right back into things in Utah's season-opening win

Junior has a strong showing in his first game since missing the final three outings of 2013. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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NFL locals photo gallery: Ansah grabs the sack and Da Beard returns to Heinz Field

Defensive linemen with Utah ties stole the spotlight among local athletes during Thursday's final day of the NFL preseason. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Friday morning QB: 3 stars, 5 stats and a look ahead to Fresno State

The first game is in the books and while it was a little nerve-wracking for the Utes after the first quarter, Utah breezed to a 56-14 win over the Idaho State Bengals Thursday night. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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U. tailgating carries tradition of family and friendship

Christiana Pignanelli just started her first semester at the University of Utah, but she's been on campus for years. Read more »

Aug. 29, 2014

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Senior Kaelin Clay returns a punt and a kickoff for touchdowns in spectacular Utah debut

Senior returner makes quite a splash in his debut with the Utes. He feels like he can do it again. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Utah report card: Special teams shines in win

Special teams and offense get high grades, while defense has room for improvement. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Brad Rock: What the Utes now know: very little

Utah coach Kyle Whittingham says the Utes' 42-point win didn't answer all the questions. That happens when playing Big Sky teams. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Former Ute players hoping to build something special at Idaho State

Former Utes Steve Fifita and Spencer Toone now coach at Idaho State. They are hoping to use the lessons they learned while at Utah to help the Bengals find consistent success on the football field. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Utah vs. Idaho State: First half by the numbers

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Aug. 28, 2014

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First steps: Utes open season with 56-14 win over Idaho State

SALT LAKE CITY — After opening his postgame press conference by noting there were a lot of positives in Thursday’s 56-14 season-opening win over Idaho State at Rice-Eccles Stadium, Utah... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Preseason viewer’s guide: Locals make final case for a roster spot in Week 4 of preseason

The final week of the preseason is here, which means it's time to give those players fighting for a spot on the 53-man active roster one final audition. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Former Ute Hanno Mottola leads Finland to first-ever World Cup appearance

Former Ute basketball standout Hanno Mottola helped lead Finland to its first-ever FIBA World Cup appearance. On Saturday, the world championships get underway. Finland takes on the U.S and former... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Utah vs. Idaho State game day: A quick primer

Utes take on the Bengals Thursday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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It's go time for the Utes: Utah kicks off 2014 season against Idaho State Thursday night

Plenty of storylines as Utah opens the season Thursday at Rice-Eccles Stadium against Idaho State. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2014

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Brad Rock: One thing already missing in Utah's season — siblings

For the first time in 71 years, Utah plays neither BYU or Utah State. However, that doesn't mean the schedule won't be interesting. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Enemy camp: What Idaho State head coach Mike Kramer thinks of the Utes

Idaho State head coach Mike Kramer hasn't been shy heaping praise on the Utes and letting everyone know what his team's chances are. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Utah Utes video: Dirk Facer tells us what to look for as Utes open season

Deseret News University of Utah beat writer Dirk Facer shares his insight as the Utes open the season Thursday against Idaho State. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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