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Local flavor in the NBA: Bogut, Wilcox advance; Lillard & Fredette sent home

A look at how the players with local ties performed in the first round of the playoffs.

Ultimate football road trips: BYU-Michigan and Lions-Broncos in the same weekend

BYU fans can catch a pair of former Cougar defenders who are in the pros on the same weekend BYU faces Michigan in the Big House, thanks to the 2015 NFL schedule revealed Tuesday night. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Brighton wide receiver Simi Fehoko narrows college options, BYU and Utah in final five

Brighton wide receiver Simi Fehoko, rated as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com and a four-star recruit by 247Sports, announced Wednesday afternoon he has narrowed his search to five schools. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Utah football: Whittingham says biggest area of development needed is at receiver

Kenneth Scott is the lone player at the position who had more than 16 catches last season. However, the Utes do have running back Devontae Booker and his 43 receptions coming back. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Morning links: ESPN calls Utah a dark horse for the Pac-12 title; Bees play in a top 10 park; blind football player to play for USC

In a recent article ESPN explained why Utah should be considered a dark horse candidate for the Pac-12 title, while Smith's Ballpark was named one of the 10 best. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Jay Leno headlines Fourth Annual State of Sport Awards as athletes, teams honored

Athletes and teams from around Utah, from a variety of sports, were recognized at the Fourth Annual State of Sport Awards Tuesday night at EnergySolutions Arena. Comedian Jay Leno delighted the... Read more »

April 21, 2015

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BYU edges Utah, 7-6, with eighth-inning infield hit

On a night that saw arch-rivals BYU and Utah combine for four home runs, it was an infield single that ultimately won the game for the Cougars. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Utah gymnastics: Greg Marsden says goodbye, isn't sure what's next

“We have the greatest gymnastics fans on earth and are known as much for them as we are for our accomplishments,” said Marsden. ”And I could not be more grateful for how the... Read more »

April 21, 2015

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So far, so good for Utah co-offensive coordinators Harding and Roderick

Assistant head coach Dennis Erickson is also in the mix as the Utes move on after Dave Christensen's departure to Texas A&M. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Deseret News Sports Podcast: Handing out our own 'State of Sports' awards

The State of Sports awards are Tuesday night to acknowledge it and with that DeseretNews.com writer Carter Williams and contributor Jay Yeomans break down the finalists for the awards and pick who... Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Morning links: BYU close to a new commit; Eric Weddle 'disrespected' by Chargers

Snow College's Jonah Trinnaman made it sound awfully like he was close to committing to BYU, and in San Diego, former Ute Eric Weddle said he felt disrespected by the Chargers. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Utah football notes: Spring camp enters final week

Wilson and the offense working to 'fine tune' things. Red-White Game set for Saturday at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Read more »

April 20, 2015

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Ute coach Greg Marsden retires the way he came in, with his pedal to the metal

The longtime coach announced Monday he is retiring as co-coach of the Utes, 10-time national champions. Read more »

April 20, 2015

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Utah gymnastics coach and 'grand poobah' Greg Marsden retiring after 40 years

"I have been incredibly fortunate to spend my entire career here at Utah and to receive support unprecedented anywhere in the country from our administration and our amazing fans." Read more »

April 20, 2015

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Poeltl makes it official, he's going to be a Returnin' Ute

Jakob Poeltl, the 7-foot center from Austria, decides to put the NBA on hold and come back for his sophomore season. Read more »

April 20, 2015

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Utah hires Lynne Roberts as women's basketball coach

Two-time conference coach of the year at Pacific tabbed to replace Anthony Levrets as leader of the program. Read more »

April 20, 2015

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Utah gymnastics coach Greg Marsden announces retirement, Farden elevated to co-head coach with Megan Marsden

Megan Marsden, Greg's wife, will continue in her role has co-head coach. Assistant coach Tom Farden will be elveated as co-head coach. Read more »

April 20, 2015

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Utes' center Jakob Poeltl says he'll return to Utah for his sophomore season

Utah announced Monday morning, that freshman center Jakob Poeltl is staying for his sophomore season. Read more »

April 20, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Utah alum C.J. Cron homers for the first time this season

Former Utah slugger C.J. Cron is warming up after a cold first week of the season, Bingham High product Brady Lail already gets a promotion, and ex-Ute Tyler Wagner continues his winning ways in... Read more »

April 19, 2015

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The Pit is no place anyone wants to be, yet it's also a path to health, success and mental toughness

Utah football's director of strength and conditioning Doug Elisaia sets up workout areas dubbed "The Pit" on the sidelines where healthy players participate in regular practices. Its purpose is to... Read more »

April 19, 2015

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Utah gymnast Georgia Dabritz wins NCAA bars title

Dabritz spun her way to the Red Rocks’ first individual title since Ashley Postell won beam in 2007, in an unorthodox way. Read more »

April 19, 2015

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NCAA gymnastics championships wrap up with individual finals Sunday

Utah's Georgia Dabritz and Kari Lee look to earn the Red Rocks' first individual title since Ashley Postell won beam in 2007 when they compete in Sunday's individual finals beginning at 1 p.m. (MDT). Read more »

April 18, 2015

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Utah gymnastics: Red Rocks finish second to Florida at Super Six

“Close,” said Red Rocks co-coach Greg Marsden. “What is not hard to take is I could not have asked any more from this group of gymnasts. They fought all through the meet and... Read more »

April 18, 2015

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Utah's second spring scrimmage is 'a dead heat'

Kyle Whittingham said both the offense and defense did some good things and made plays Saturday morning at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Read more »

April 18, 2015

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NCAA gymnastics: Utah posts best score ever, is joined by former assistant in Super Six; 2 SUU seniors compete in evening meet

Former Utah assistant Jeff Graba led Auburn back to its first NCAA championships since 2003. Saturday, he will face his mentors Greg and Megan Marsden in the Super Six. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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Utah football: Dominique Hatfield making a smooth transition in secondary

Talented junior cornerback originally played wide receiver for the Utes. Read more »

April 17, 2015

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