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Montana State names Utah associate AD Kyle Brennan as new athletic director

Utah associate athletic director Kyle Brennan has been named the new athletic director at Montana State University.

Morning links: Division I financial database published; Big 12 expansion dead?; Kobe air for sale

Report details revenue and spending for public universities' athletic programs; West Virginia president Gordon Gee feels Big 12 is stable; bags of air from Kobe Bryant's last game were available on... Read more »

April 18, 2016

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Five takeaways from Utah's Saturday scrimmage

Coach Kyle Whittingham calls this the most important scrimmage. From a QB update to the high intensity of the defense, here are five things you need to know about that scrimmage. Read more »

April 17, 2016

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Doug Robinson: Paying dues paid off for the Utes' Morgan Scalley

Only 11 years after he played for the Utes, Morgan Scalley was named defensive coordinator for the Utes by Kyle Whittingham, himself a former D coordinator. Read more »

April 17, 2016

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Utah football: Utes' defensive line key late in scrimmage, looking to regain aggressiveness

Utah's defense struggled out of the gate during Saturday's scrimmage but showed the potential it has to dominate the gridiron during the final stretch of the practice. Read more »

April 16, 2016

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Offense comes out strong in Utah's 'most important scrimmage'

Quarterback Brandon Cox headlines the effort with four touchdown passes and a run for a score. The defense, though, dominates two-minute situations. Read more »

April 16, 2016

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NCAA gymnastics notes: Super Six determined, Bridget Sloan wins all-around

The Super Six will feature four SEC teams in Florida, LSU, Georgia and Alabama. UCLA is the lone Pac-12 team to advance out of the four that competed. Oklahoma rounds out the group. Utah failed to... Read more »

April 15, 2016

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NCAA gymnastics: Utah finishes last in its session, misses Super Six

“We had a really good energy going in, practice day went great and we had been training really good,” said Breanna Hughes. “Sometimes in the sport of gymnastics, things happen,... Read more »

April 15, 2016

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Photo gallery: Friday night at the Utah football coaches clinic

Utes honored retired defensive coordinator John Pease and welcomed Tom Flores, who coached the Raiders to a pair of Super Bowl titles, to the program's annual event in Salt Lake City. Read more »

April 15, 2016

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Utes set for 'most important' scrimmage of spring camp

The public is invited to watch Saturday's situational gathering at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Read more »

April 15, 2016

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Popular All Poly Camp seeks exemption from satellite camp ban, but also plans to move forward without it

The NCAA's Football Oversight Committee banned satellite football camps last week, which means Division I (FBS) college coaches can't work camps that are not on their campuses. The 16-year-old... Read more »

April 15, 2016

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Morning links: BYU's Kyle Collinsworth plays at Portsmouth Invitational; former Ute football DC John Pease busts some moves

Former BYU basketball star trying to prove he belongs as a professional; Morgan Scalley tweets video of former Utah assistant dancing; SUU NFL prospect Miles Killebrew featured in video. Read more »

April 15, 2016

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NCAA president makes a stop in Logan to discuss the state of college athletics

NCAA President Mark Emmert makes a stop in Logan to discuss the state of college athletics on Thursday afternoon. Read more »

April 14, 2016

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Utah gymnasts ready for NCAA championships

“In the past, it was that if you hit, you would advance,” said Marsden. “Now, I don’t know if just hitting is enough because the competition gets tougher each year.” Read more »

April 14, 2016

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Steve Smith has proven to be a finisher in the NFL, as a father and community leader

Former Utah wide receiver and current Baltimore Raven Steve Smith Sr. has a simple but direct goal for the 2016 NFL season. “Finish," he said. "Finish the season." Read more »

April 14, 2016

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NCAA gymnastics championship opens Friday

Utah will be one of 12 teams battling Friday for a chance to advance to the Super Six NCAA gymnastics finals on Saturday. Southern Utah gymnast Danielle Ramirez will also compete Friday as an... Read more »

April 13, 2016

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Annual Utah football coaches clinic set for Friday, Saturday

Tom Flores, who coached the Raiders to a pair of Super Bowl titles, will be the featured speaker. Read more »

April 13, 2016

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Dick Harmon: When NCAA banned satellite camps, it rang the hypocrisy bell once again

Maybe the NCAA and college football should divorce from one another because some of the rules seem opposite of what the NCAA stands for. The recent decision to ban football camps a distance from... Read more »

April 13, 2016

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Utah's Jakob Poeltl is turning pro after 2 seasons with the Utes

The sophomore center is entering the NBA draft following a stellar campaign that includes All-America honors and Pac-12 Player of the Year recognition. Read more »

April 13, 2016

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Deseret News Sports Podcast: Utah center Jakob Poeltl opts for the NBA Draft

In this edition of the Deseret News Sports Podcast, listen to audio from Utah center Jakob Poeltl's press conference Wednesday morning, where he announces his decision to declare for the NBA Draft... Read more »

April 13, 2016

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SLCC center Tyler Rawson signs with Utah

Tyler Rawson signed to play basketball at Utah on the right day. The same day Jakob Poeltl announced his decision to enter the NBA draft, Rawson, a center from Salt Lake Community College, signed a... Read more »

April 13, 2016

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The impact football can have as a teaching tool for life emphasized at awards banquet

The role that football plays in developing life skills was a major emphasis during the 22nd annual banquet for the Utah Chapter of the National Football Foundation on Tuesday night at UVU’s... Read more »

April 13, 2016

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Utah football notes: Utes gearing up for most important scrimmage

Spring has almost sprung up on the hill. Utah held the 10th of its 15 spring practices Tuesday afternoon. Read more »

April 12, 2016

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Brad Rock: Ute gymnasts and their coach: They got a name

Abandoned as an infant, Ute co-head coach Tom Farden knows obstacles. He also knows Utah's legacy as a team always in the hunt for a championship. Read more »

April 12, 2016

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Utah’s Jakob Poeltl to announce decision about his basketball future at Wednesday press conference

The University of Utah announced Monday that the school will hold a press conference on Wednesday at 11 a.m., where sophomore center Jakob Poeltl will announce whether he will return to the school... Read more »

April 11, 2016

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Utah football notebook: Satellite camps change the way coaches can work with players

The NCAA did away with satellite camps, which means players need to go to camps on a college's campus if they want to actually work with college coaches during the recruiting process. While some... Read more »

April 11, 2016

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Video: Red Rocks focusing one day at a time in preparing for nationals

The Utah gymnastics team has its sights set on winning the NCAA national title, but gymnasts on the team understand that comes one routine at a time. Read more »

April 11, 2016

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Fred Whittingham's decision to embark on coaching career mid-life is paying dividends

When Fred Whittingham was hired as Utah football's director of player personnel in 2012, he hoped to earn a coaching job within two years. Four years later, he is relishing the opportunity offered... Read more »

April 10, 2016

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5 Utah Utes football players to watch for in 2016

The start of a new season always brings change and new opportunities for players to step up and play pivotal roles. Pay attention to these five possible impact players for the Utes' 2016 season. Read more »

April 10, 2016

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20 years ago: Red Rocks a sure thing at regionals

Utah's Sandy Woolsey scored a 10 on the bars and the Red Rocks posted a season-high 196.675 to win their 10th straight regional at the Huntsman Center. Read more »

April 10, 2016

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Utah football: Whittingham pleased with progress as Utes hold first spring scrimmage

Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham was pleased overall and said quarterback Brandon Cox had his "best day as a Ute." Read more »

April 10, 2016

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Utah gymnastics: Red Rocks are in full character on floor

“It was fun when Meredith came in because she gave us characters,” said Breanna Hughes. “It was a way for her to help us connect to the routines.” Read more »

April 9, 2016

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Utah football video: Cox, Repp and Wallace shine in Utes' scrimmage

Quarterback Brandon Cox, wide receiver Caleb Repp and tight end Wallace Gonzalez each performed well during Utah's scrimmage on Saturday. Read more »

April 9, 2016

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Utah's Poeltl wins Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award as college basketball's top center

The 7-footer from Austria is receiving a lot of accolades after stellar sophomore season. Read more »

April 8, 2016

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Utah baseball team off to strong start in Pac-12 play

The Utes have won their first three series, including a sweep of Arizona last weekend. Read more »

April 8, 2016

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Morning links: LeBron James 'live tweets' Jazz-Rockets 1997 Western Conference Finals game; 2017 Bracketology

ESPN's Joe Lunardi releases his first bracketology for 2017; NBA star provides commentary on classic Jazz game; Enes Kanter photoshops mustaches onto all his teammates Read more »

April 8, 2016

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Utah gymnasts enjoy bye week before NCAA championships April 15-16

The Pac-12 is sending four teams to the NCAA championships for a second straight year. This ranks second only to the SEC, which has five teams competing. Read more »

April 7, 2016

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Cougars, Utes and Aggies projected to win around 6-7 football games in 2016

The football power index from ESPN predicts Utah and BYU will be above average programs in 2016, while Utah State will be slightly below average. However, it's projected that all three will win... Read more »

April 7, 2016

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Despite being barely 18, Huntley's maturity and competitive edge didn't surprise Utah coaches

Freshman Tyler Huntley may have started spring camp below juniors Brandon Cox and Troy Williams on the depth chart, but he quickly made it a three-way battle. Despite just turning 18 in February,... Read more »

April 7, 2016

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UVU baseball: Wolverines upend Utes, 10-4

Greyson Bogden went 4-for-5 with a double and three runs batted in as Utah Valley University beat the University of Utah for the second time in less than a week, 10-4, on Tuesday night at Brent Brown Ballpark. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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Utah notebook: Saturday's scrimmage will show many players in new positions

The Utes will have their first scrimmage of Spring Camp on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Rice-Eccles — if the weather cooperates Read more »

April 5, 2016

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Utah notebook: Dominique Hatfield pleads no contest to assault

Utah senior cornerback Dominique Hatfield's legal issues are now behind him. He entered a no contest plea in abeyance to misdemeanor assault charges stemming from a fight July 4, 2015. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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Utahns in baseball: A look at where players with ties to Utah will start 2016

Baseball is back and many familiar names with ties to the state of Utah remain on rosters again in 2016, though their surroundings changed from the end of 2015. Read more »

April 4, 2016

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Dick Harmon: WCC and Pac-12 teams have plenty to prove after disappointing one-bid, quick NCAA outs

As the college basketball season wraps up with the NCAA title game, a look back at the WCC's one-bid in the NCAA was left lacking and the Pac-12's under performance with seven berths left the... Read more »

April 4, 2016

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Morning links: Tom Hackett talks about his future; Rudy Gobert named ESPN's Defensive Player of the Month

Former University of Utah punter discusses NFL Draft; Utah Jazz center recognized by sports network; Scottie Pippen says 1995-96 Chicago Bulls would sweep the Golden State Warriors in a series. Read more »

April 4, 2016

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Utah gymnastics team wins NCAA regional, punches ticket to championships

Overall, the Pac-12 is sending four teams to the championships. Utah and UCLA will be joined by Cal and Stanford. Read more »

April 2, 2016

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Hunter Dimick determined to become Utes' all-time leader in sacks

After missing six games last season, the senior has his sights set on bouncing back in a big way. Read more »

April 2, 2016

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NCAA gymnastics regionals live coverage: Utah, SUU, Utah State compete in Salt Lake City

Three of Utah’s collegiate gymnastics teams will battle in the Huntsman Center at 6 p.m. on Saturday at the NCAA regional. Read more »

April 2, 2016

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BYU rugby captures Wasatch Cup with runaway victory over Utah

The BYU rugby team stormed out to a 28-0 lead en route to a 49-12 victory over Utah in the Wasatch Cup on Friday at South Field. Read more »

April 1, 2016

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Whittingham says Utes are making 'incremental progress'

It's two weeks down, three to go in Utah's spring camp. Practice resumes Tuesday. Read more »

April 1, 2016

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