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Utahns in baseball: Utah alum Cron, ex-Cougar Brugman hit winning homers

C.J. Cron came up big for Salt Lake on Wednesday. Jaycob Brugman did the same in Double-A Midland.

NBA draft: Utes' Delon Wright selected by Toronto Raptors with 20th overall pick

Utah guard is taken 20th overall by the Raptors in Thursday night's NBA draft. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Guest commentary: Why Delon Wright will most likely go to the Chicago Bulls

The question becomes where will the Bob Cousy Award Winner be selected? With the 22nd pick and with Wright still on the board, I see Chicago as his eventual destination. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Who are the Utah Jazz going to pick at No. 12? Here are the best options

Examining the best fits for the Utah Jazz in the first round of the players who might be available. Read more »

June 24, 2015

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Delon Wright poised to be first Ute NBA draftee since Bogut in 2005

Ute coach Larry Krystkowiak expresses confidence that the Bob Cousy Award winner is prepared for the next level. Read more »

June 23, 2015

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Recruiting roundup: Lone Peak’s Frank Jackson reportedly offered scholarship by Duke

The Lone Peak guard was reportedly offered a scholarship by Duke on Monday morning during an unofficial visit to the school, according to Utah Prospects. Also, Scout.com reported safety Hirkley... Read more »

June 22, 2015

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Former University of Utah football player Monk Bailey dies

The former Grand High and Utah football player died just months after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Read more »

June 22, 2015

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Morning links: Haws reportedly signs with Euro team; an Ainge family affair in Boston; Jazz shouldn't be affected by Finals trend

According to multiple reports, former BYU guard Tyler Haws has signed to play in Spain. Danny and Austin Ainge lead Boston's draft process. Read more »

June 22, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: BYU alum Matt Carson released; final local draft picks sign

The Oakland Athletics released BYU alum and veteran outfielder Matt Carson on Saturday, making the 33-year-old outfielder a free agent. Read more »

June 21, 2015

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Finding balance: How coaches juggle demands of career and fatherhood

Most parents struggle to find a balance between the commitments of parenthood with the demands of a career. But the balancing act undertaken by collegiate coaches is both complicated and unique... Read more »

June 21, 2015

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Former U. star Trevor Reilly is playing dodgeball for charity

The public is invited to compete against the New York Jets linebacker and other football players at a fundraiser to assist families battling pediatric cancers. The event is set for Saturday in Provo. Read more »

June 20, 2015

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Former NFL, college greats add considerably to All Poly camp experience

Top players and coaches again traveled to Utah this weekend to assist prospective recruits at the annual All Poly camp. Read more »

June 19, 2015

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All Poly notebook: Camp grows to over 500 participants

Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo among those impressed with how it's run. Read more »

June 19, 2015

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Morning links: Where do the Jazz's best teams rank all-time; Frank Jackson impressing; Delon Wright's first draft night experience

ESPN ranks the best NBA teams of all-time, Lone Peak's Frank Jackson is turning heads at Top 100 camp and Delon Wright's brother remembers his draft night. Read more »

June 19, 2015

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The 1993 NBA draft redone: Two Utes, a Cougar and a second-round steal for the Jazz

A look at how the 1993 NBA draft would have gone based on how each of the players performed during their NBA careers. Read more »

June 18, 2015

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Gary Andersen is now the man in black ... and orange

Former Utah assistant and head coach at Southern Utah, Utah State and Wisconsin preparing for his first season at the helm of Oregon State. Read more »

June 18, 2015

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Morning links: Where would BYU and Utah have ended up if Texas had left the Big 12

Five years ago, Utah accepted an invitation to join the Pac-12. Would it still have received one if Texas had moved West? Fox Sports talks about why BYU isn't an option for the Pac-12. Read more »

June 18, 2015

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Kyle Whittingham learned football, life lessons from father

“His drive and desire was second to none,” Kyle Whittingham said of his father, Fred Whittingham. “He has, by far, had the most influence and impact on my coaching career of... Read more »

June 18, 2015

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2015 Deseret News NBA Mock Draft

Twelve Deseret News writers and contributors got together over email and simulated next week's 2015 NBA draft. Who do the Jazz pick? Where does Delon Wright go? Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Utah tennis program expects bump in recruiting with new outdoor courts

Utes about to unveil new outdoor courts, part of a $2.5 million update and expansion of the George S. Eccles Tennis Center. Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Morning links: Jazz to reportedly pursue Paul Millsap; Eric Weddle calls out Chargers

Reports are saying the Jazz are planning on actively pursuing former Utah forward Paul Millsap. All-Pro safety, and former Ute, Eric Weddle calls out the Chargers over contract negotiations. Read more »

June 17, 2015

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Ranking the best wide receivers in University of Utah history

A look at the best players to ever play the wide receiver or split end position at the University of Utah. Read more »

June 16, 2015

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Utah basketball: Utes unveil 'challenging schedule'

Utah's non-conference slate includes Duke, Wichita State, San Diego State and BYU, plus three games at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. Pac-12 play begins with contests at Stanford, California and Colorado. Read more »

June 16, 2015

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Morning links: Local BYU, Utah target to consider Oregon; Whittingham still on the hot seat; Runnin' Ute on Team USA

Brighton four-star receiver Simi Fehoko looks to be considering Oregon after an unofficial visit over the weekend. CBS Sports says Kyle Whittingham is still on the hot seat. Read more »

June 16, 2015

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Utah State, Utah among nation's most experienced college football teams in Phil Steele rankings

The Aggies are the third-ranked most experienced team in college football this year, according to national college football expert Phil Steele, while the Utes are tied for eighth nationally. BYU is... Read more »

June 15, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Ex-BYU outfielder Hannemann has monster game; Utah’s Helton signs pro deal

Jacob Hannemann's time in Double-A has been a roller coaster ride since the first day, but he hit a high point on Saturday. Also, a former Ute is carving up the Florida State League and another... Read more »

June 15, 2015

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