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Utah Utes still pursuing several big-time prospects as letter of intent day nears

Utah recruiting took a bit of a blow with a couple of previously committed players opting for Oregon State.

Morning links: Bill Walton talks about Utah's blowout victory; Lotulelei breaks foot

Basketball hall of famer Bill Walton had some fun color commentating on Utah's 74-49 victory over Colorado; and former Utah DT Star Lotulelei breaks foot. Read more »

Jan. 8, 2015

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Guard Brandon Taylor's defense keys Utah victory over Colorado

Brandon Taylor shut down another opponent Wednesday night and helped Utah to a 74-49 victory. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2015

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Runnin' Utes instant analysis: No. 9 Utah's defense swarms Colorado

Despite the expectation of a close game between Utah and Colorado, the Utes ran the Buffaloes out of the building. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2015

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Brad Rock: Utes keeping things right on schedule

Four-year plan is working to perfection as Utah makes its case on a national stage. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2015

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Defensive-minded Utah Utes corral Colorado in another impressive Pac-12 win

Brandon Taylor finished with a game-high 14 points and Delon Wright added 13 as Utah improved to 13-2 overall and 3-0 in Pac-12 play. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2015

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Utah coach Kyle Whittingham breaks silence, says he's 'excited' to be the head of Utes' program

Coach Whittingham emphasizes that he's "excited" to be with the Utes and moving forward on a national radio show. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2015

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Former Ute Star Lotulelei ruled out for Panthers' playoff game vs. Seattle with broken foot

Star Lotulelei fractured a bone in his foot Tuesday during Panthers' practice and will be out two weeks and potentially longer. Carolina coach Ron Rivera held out hope he could return for the Super... Read more »

Jan. 7, 2015

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Texas A&M announces Dave Christensen hiring

Aggies coach Kevin Sumlin said SEC program is fortunate to have former Utah's offensive coordinator on its staff. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015

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Doug Robinson: Trouble on the Hill

Once on the hot seat, Kyle Whittingham more than answered the challenge with his best coaching job to date — beating Michigan, UCLA, USC and Stanford all in the same season. Yet... Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015

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Red Rocks open 2015 season at in-state rival BYU

Led by senior trio Tory Wilson, Corrie Lothrop and Georgia Dabritz, Utah's gymnastics team opens its season Friday at BYU. The Red Rocks were picked No. 6 in the preseason coaches poll, and are... Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015

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Randy Hollis: Here's what could, and should, happen in sports this year

Now that the new year is upon us, it's time to peer into our crystal basketball and try to predict what could and, in some cases, should take place during the upcoming 12 months. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015

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Deseret News Sports Report Podcast: Examining the FBS playoff and the first half of the college hoops season

In this week's episode, the first of the new year, DeseretNews.com writer Carter Williams and contributor Jay Yeomans discuss if it's already time to expand the FBS playoff in college football. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015

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Runnin' Utes looking to stay 'humble and hungry' as they prepare to host Colorado

Utah completes a three-game Pac-12 homestand Wednesday night. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015

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Morning links: Cavs, Knicks and Thunder complete 6-player trade; signs point to Booker returning to the Utes

NBA has a three-team deal, national championship uniforms are unveiled and UCLA football does not have a head coach opening. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015

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Rock On: The next Olden Polynice?

Also, Utah pushes BYU out of the headlines — but not in a good way. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2015

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Rapid Fire: Utes in domination mode; Gobert showing signs of improvement; and Collinsworth on verge of history

Last week began the shift in local sports from football to basketball, though football will still have its days in the coming months with signing day for recruits and interesting coaching decisions... Read more »

Jan. 5, 2015

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Utes move up one spot in AP and Coaches' polls; BYU receives votes

The Runnin' Utes' and Cougars' impressive results over the weekend drew attention in the polls. Utah (12-2) moved up one spot in both major polls — No. 9 in the Associated Press Poll and... Read more »

Jan. 5, 2015

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Best of the West: Ranking the top teams in the West this basketball season

As the teams head into conference action in their respective leagues, it's time to break down the best of the teams in the west. Here's a power ranking of the top teams in the western collegiate... Read more »

Jan. 5, 2015

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Utes' defense a big key to 32-point victory over UCLA

Utah's defense was a big reason why UCLA could only manage 28.8 percent shooting Sunday afternoon at the Huntsman Center. Read more »

Jan. 4, 2015

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Photo gallery: 8 Utah ties play in NFL wild card playoffs

Eight players with local ties played in this weekend's NFL wild card playoff games. Here's a look at photos from their play. Read more »

Jan. 4, 2015

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Utah basketball video: Runnin' Utes dedicate UCLA win, season to assistant's dad

Sunday's win meant something more than basketball for the Runnin' Utes. In fact, the whole season has a different meaning. Read more »

Jan. 4, 2015

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Red-hot Utes keep on rolling in lopsided win over UCLA

Things continue to be red-hot and rolling with the 10th-ranked Utah Utes. They won their 10th-straight home game and fifth contest overall Sunday in the Huntsman Center, blasting UCLA 71-39. Read more »

Jan. 4, 2015

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