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College basketball: BYU, Utah, Utah State and Weber come together for the Beehive Classic

The Zions Bank Beehive Classic was announced on Thursday and will feature back-to-back games played between four local basketball programs at Vivint Arena. Read more »

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Rock On: Props for Mitt and 'Tag

Also, Jim Harbaugh's in a music video. Nick Saban isn't. Read more »

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Team Utah eliminated in quarterfinals of The Basketball Tournament with 83-78 loss to Team Colorado

Squad primarily comprised of former University of Utah players out of the running for the $2 million prize Read more »

July 23, 2016

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Team Utah advances to quarterfinals of The Basketball Tournament with 93-81 win over Gonzaga alums squad

7-seeded Team Utah knocks off 3-seeded A Few Good Men in Super 16 in Philadelphia, still in running for a $2 million prize. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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Local flavor in the NBA (and beyond): Fredette, Collinsworth and Poeltl show off summer league skills

A look at the NBA players with local ties who participated during the NBA's three summer leagues or landed in a new spot. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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College Football countdown No. 41: Devontae Booker

A look at the incredible career of Utah running back Devontae Booker. Read more »

July 22, 2016

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9 observations from the release of Utah Utes' fall camp depth chart

Two weeks remain before camp opens August 4 in preparation for the September 1 season opener against SUU Read more »

July 21, 2016

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'Team Utah’ makes Super 16 of $2 million basketball tournament

Squad comprised primarily of former University of Utah players is still alive in national tournament Read more »

July 21, 2016

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2 Utah Utes golfers join three other locals in qualifying for U.S. Amateur golf tournament

At least five local golfers have qualified for next month's U.S. Amateur to be played Oakland Hills Golf Course, near Detroit, Michigan Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Annual instate college basketball doubleheader at Vivint Arena announced (+video)

Zions Bank Beehive Classic will have those men's basketball teams play each other once in a round-robin format over the course of the three years. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Pac-12 South: Bruins the favorite, but Utah and USC should be in the mix

Annual preseason media poll pits UCLA as the favorite, but USC and Utah are expected to be in the title chase as well. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Morning links: Jazz skip steps to win now, RSL all-star snub, Whittingham as a Pokemon creature

The Utah Jazz speed up development stage to win now. Where Juan Manuel Martinez ranks among the all-star game snubs. Kyle Whittingham compared to a Pokemon creature. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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College football countdown No. 44: Utah kicker/punter Louie Sakoda

A look at the special career of Utah kicker and punter Louis Sakoda. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Rock On: Aussie rules for everyone; RSL's clean sheet

Also, Rock On finally figures out a quick and easy way to grab the gold. Read more »

July 19, 2016

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Report: Houston AD meets with Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott

Houston Chronicle says Hunter Yurachek had an "introductory meeting" with Scott last month Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Morning links: Projecting the 2016 football season for the Utes, Cougars and Aggies

Projecting the 2016 football season for the Utes, Cougars and Aggies. What is Ziggy Ansah's favorite emoji? Read more »

July 18, 2016

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College football countdown No. 46: Marv Bateman

A look at the two time All American and record setting punter from the University of Utah. Read more »

July 17, 2016

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Pac-12 notes: Utes need a new center as Lutui's college career comes to an end

Fifth-year senior is sidelined after suffering a knee injury in spring ball. He will stay with the Utes, though, as a student assistant. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Whittingham has outlasted them all in the Pac-12

Utah coach is entering his 12th season at the helm — twice the tenure of anyone else in the conference. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Referees, 'Pokemon Go' and more takeaways the Pac-12 Media Days

Referees, "Pokemon Go" and the Heisman Trophy were some of the topics discussed on the second and final day of the Pac-12's media event in Burbank, California. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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College football countdown, No. 48: Utes wide receiver Bryan Rowley

A look at one of the best receivers to ever lace up cleats at the University of Utah. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Morning links: No Pac-12 talent gap at Utah; Is BYU's schedule too tough for 7 wins?

Utah's closes the talent gap; The Utes O-line gets some love; Can the Cougars keep winning with a tough schedule. Read more »

July 15, 2016

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Pac-12 notebook: Scott says Utes have been very competitive over their first 5 years

Commissioner announces a new agreement with Twitter and an increased presence on Facebook and YouTube. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Brad Rock: Whittingham needs some air, and he knows it

A shortage of a reliable passing game has kept Utah out of Pac-12 championship games. Coach Kyle Whittingham thinks he has the components to change that. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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College basketball: Utah, San Diego State headline field for Diamond Head Classic

Utah and San Diego State headline the eight-team field for the 2016 edition of the Diamond Head Classic. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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5 takeaways from Pac-12 Media Day: Insights and jokes from the first day

Insights and jokes from the first day of the Pac-12 Conference's media event in Burbank, California. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Live coverage: Pac-12 Football Media Days

Pac-12 media poll: Utah Utes ranked No. 3 in the South Division Kyle Whittingham joins two Utah Utes seniors, offensive lineman J.J. Dielman and defensive back Justin Thomas and the rest... Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Pac-12 media poll: Utes picked to finish third in the South Division

As usual, Utah is not putting a lot of stock in the annual preseason predictions. Stanford is tabbed as the team to beat and UCLA is favored in the division. Read more »

July 14, 2016

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Hollywood hype: Utes, Pac-12 ready to kick it off

Annual Pac-12 Media Days includes Whittingham and seniors J.J. Dielman and Justin Thomas. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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U. visit provides new experiences for Native American students

About 20 students in fifth through eighth grades in the Duchesne and Uintah school districts visited the University of Utah on Wednesday afternoon to explore the campus and participate in a... Read more »

July 13, 2016

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U-nited again: Former Utes Delon Wright, Jakob Poeltl having fun as Toronto teammates

Jakob Poeltl calls it a "bonus" to have old college teammate Delon Wright on his first NBA team. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Utah lacrosse hires North Carolina’s Holman as coach

The University of Utah men’s lacrosse team announced Wednesday that longtime North Carolina assistant Brian Holman has been hired as the Utes’ head coach, effective immediately. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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College football countdown, No. 50: Utah's Tom Hackett was a game-changing punter for the Utes

Ranking the best Division I players ever who played their college football in Utah. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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Morning Links: Are you ready for BYU football?; Hayward shares news about a new addition to the roster

Are you ready for BYU football? Gordon Hayward announces new addition. Utah Lacrosse information all in one place. Read more »

July 13, 2016

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NBA summer league: Former Utes Poeltl, Wright help lift Raptors past ex-Cougar Collinsworth, Mavericks

Two former University of Utah stars helped Toronto best Dallas and former BYU guard Kyle Collinsworth in Las Vegas Summer League play Monday night. Read more »

July 12, 2016

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Biles, Douglas headline US women's gymnastics team; future Ute MyKayla Skinner an alternate

Simone Biles can officially book that plane ticket for Brazil. Same for defending Olympic champion Gabby Douglas. Read more »

July 10, 2016

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Future University of Utah gymnast MyKayla Skinner in 4th place after first night of U.S. Olympic Trials

MyKayla Skinner, who will be a freshman for the Red Rocks this fall, has a strong night among 14 competitors with one more competition remaining Sunday. Read more »

July 8, 2016

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Here's all a Utah basketball fan needs to know about the Las Vegas summer league

The Utah Jazz, like so many visitors, are hoping their fortunes will turn for the better while they’re in Sin City. Read more »

July 8, 2016

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Runnin' Utes announce 2016-17 non-conference schedule

Utah, who will not play BYU this year, has just one game against a team from the Beehive state — Utah Valley. Read more »

July 7, 2016

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Players with local ties on college football award watch lists

This is the Deseret News' tracker of all the locals named to the National College Football Awards Association watch lists. Read more »

July 7, 2016

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Power 5 conferences' plan calls for college athletes to get more time off

The Pac-12 joins other conferences in proposing new legislation to the NCAA. Read more »

July 7, 2016

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Utah's Kenneth Ogbe reportedly transferring from Utah basketball program

Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reported Thursday that Kenneth Ogbe will transfer from the Utah basketball program, the fifth Ute transfer this offseason. Read more »

July 7, 2016

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Assembling the Utes' greatest: The Utah football all-time team

Building the best possible football team from all the players who played at the University of Utah. Read more »

July 7, 2016

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Utah Jazz: Bryant loving his opportunity to learn, grow as Utah Summer League head coach

Former University of Utah star Johnnie Bryant gets a chance to return to the Huntsman Center Thursday — this time as head coach of the Utah Jazz Summer League squad. It's an opportunity that... Read more »

July 6, 2016

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Links: Ty Detmer highlighted in USA Today; 2 Utes named as defensive player of the year candidates

USA Today highlighted Ty Detmer as both BYU's past and future. Kylie Fitts and Lowell Lotulelei are on the watch list for defensive player of the year for the Utes. Finally, a Texas newspaper... Read more »

July 6, 2016

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Morning Links: Could BYU's Bronson Kaufusi start for Baltimore; was letting Trevor Booker go a mistake for the Jazz?

Baltimore Beatdown broke down Bronson Kaufusi's chances to start as a rookie for the Ravens. Purple and Blues thinks that letting Trevor Booker go was a mistake. Finally, Tulsa World commends... Read more »

July 4, 2016

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Blackjack! Angels beat Red Sox 21-2 behind C.J. Cron's 6 hits

C.J. Cron went 6 for 6 with two homers and five RBIs, Carlos Perez had five hits and drove in six and the Los Angeles Angels walloped the Boston Red Sox 21-2 on Saturday night to end a four-game... Read more »

July 2, 2016

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Here's how Utah’s teams have fared since joining the Pac-12

Utah and Colorado just passed the five-year mark as members of the Pac-12. It marked the first time the conference expanded since 1978 when Arizona and Arizona State were added to the mix. Read more »

July 2, 2016

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5 years in the Pac-12: Utah athletics focused on building on programs' success

The Utes consider their milestone more of a benchmark in the "Conference of Champions." Read more »

July 2, 2016

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H. David Burton appointed chairman of University of Utah board of trustees

The University of Utah board of trustees on Friday appointed H. David Burton to lead the board. Read more »

July 1, 2016

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