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Tampa Bay drafts Utah receiver, return specialist Kaelin Clay in 6th round

Tampa Bay selected Utah receiver and return specialist Kaelin Clay with the 184th overall pick.

Morning links: Nebraska coach praises BYU football; how Utah players affected draft grades

Nebraska coach Mike Riley had some kind words to say about BYU, and looking at how NFL draft experts viewed the selections of the Utah players. Read more »

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Utahns in baseball: Ex-Utah pitcher Tyler Wagner shows off his power, as does BYU alum Jacob Hannemann in Double-A debut

Utah alum Tyler Wagner homers after a fluke misplay by the opposing outfielder, BYU alum Adam Miller dominates in first week as a closer, and Jacob Hannemann makes a solid first impression in... Read more »

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Doug Robinson: The era (and myth) of the one-sport prep athlete

The multi-sport high school athlete is gone, a thing of the past, like black and white TV. It’s the era of specialization, of kids “focusing” on one sport. But is this such a good... Read more »

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Free agent roundup: Where locals signed after the draft

With the 2015 NFL draft over, undrafted prospects are free to sign with NFL teams of their choosing and many prospects out of Utah schools have already signed undrafted free agent deals. Read more »

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Utes have three players taken on the second day of NFL draft

Eric Rowe and Nate Orchard go in the second round to the Eagles and Browns, respectively. Jeremiah Poutasi tabbed by the Titans in the third. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Tennessee Titans nab Utah offensive lineman Jeremiah Poutasi in third round of NFL Draft

Offensive lineman Jeremiah Poutasi is the latest Ute to be headed to the NFL. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Cleveland Browns take Utah defensive end Nate Orchard in second round of NFL draft

The Cleveland Browns selected Utah defensive end Nate Orchard with the No. 51 overall pick of the second round of the NFL draft. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Philadelphia trades up, selects Utah cornerback Eric Rowe in second round of NFL draft

The Philadelphia Eagles have selected Utah defensive back Eric Rowe in the second round of the NFL Draft Friday night and No. 47 overall. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Ranking the 33 Utah ties selected in the NFL draft's 2nd round

There have been 33 players with Utah ties selected in the second round of the NFL draft since it began in 1936. How do they stack up against each other? Read more »

May 1, 2015

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What the past 20 years reveal about BYU, Utah and Utah State and the NFL draft

How have the local schools fared in the draft since 1995, and how long of careers are their athletes experiencing in the NFL? Here's a look at how NFL draft picks from Utah, BYU and Utah State... Read more »

April 30, 2015

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Morning links: Projecting local NFL Draft prospects; Marvel NFL helmets; Pacquiao's fight scripture

With the NFL draft beginning Thursday, here is a look at where the prospects from BYU, Utah and Utah State are being projected to go. NFL helmets get the Marvel treatment. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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Brad Rock: Utah-BYU rivalry will continue, on Utah's terms

Utah A.D. Chris Hill still holds the cards and won't entertain playing games in November against the Cougars. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Poeltl expounds on his decision to return to Utah

Austrian 7-foot center noted that several factors were considered in his decision to put the NBA on hold. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Roberts formally introduced as Utah's new women's basketball coach

New coach Lynne Roberts hoping men's coach Larry Krystkowiak might provide some of his sweet grass to help the program get 'its mojo going.' Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Former Ute Chris Burgess hired as Utah Valley assistant

Former Runnin' Ute Chris Burgess has joined Mark Pope's staff at Utah Valley University. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Morning links: Gordon Hayward reflects on the past and looks forward to the future; Boston Herald calls Nate Orchard a QB's 'worst nightmare'

Gordon Hayward wrote two blogs that reflect on the past, the future and his impending fatherhood, while the Boston Herald discusses if Nate Orchard would be a good fit for the Patriots. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Several Utes expected to get drafted, earn NFL opportunity

Rowe, Orchard headline Utah's draft prospects. Several others expected to get a chance as well. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Ranking the 26 Utah ties selected in the NFL Draft's first round

There have been 26 players with Utah ties selected in the first round of the NFL Draft since it began in 1936. How do they stack up against each other? Read more »

April 28, 2015

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Deseret News Sports podcast: Evaluating the talent with Utah ties in the upcoming NFL Draft

There are plenty of questions heading into the NFL Draft and plenty of those revolve around the prospects with ties to the state of Utah. This week the crew picks apart what the national writers... Read more »

April 28, 2015

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Utah Utes softball ranked in the top 25 for the first time since 2001

Utes check in at No. 24 after recording their fifth straight series victory over a Pac-12 opponent. Read more »

April 28, 2015

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Dick Harmon: Utes clearly lead local rankings of NFL draft prospects

Looking forward to Thursday's NFL draft in Chicago, here's a local opinion on how the draft will unfold for local players from Utah's colleges. Read more »

April 28, 2015

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Morning links: Utah's version of D-Will makes cameo in playoffs; Eric Rowe enters first round; Orioles cancel game

Brooklyn's Deron Williams morphed back into his Utah self Monday; the Utes' Eric Rowe jumps into first round; and the violence in Baltimore is having an affect on the Orioles. Read more »

April 28, 2015

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Rock On: Next Utah college coach to leave is ...

Plus, the real reason Real Salt Lake should be snobby. Read more »

April 27, 2015

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Jamal Anderson, Alex Jensen among those named Crimson Club's Hall of Fame class

Four University of Utah athletes, two contributors, one coach and one team will be added to the Crimson Club Athletics Fund Hall of Fame, it was announced today. Jamal Anderson (football), Alex... Read more »

April 27, 2015

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Utah lacrosse review: regular season winding down, playoff picture becoming clearer

With the regular season coming to a close this week, the playoff brackets are becoming clearer. In the college ranks, Westminster and BYU have made it to the conference playoffs while the Ute... Read more »

April 26, 2015

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