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Utah softball falls to No. 8 Florida State, 6-2, in Super Regional opener

Utah's softball team dropped the opening game of its NCAA Super Regional showdown with No. 8 Florida State, 6-2.

Doug Robinson: $280M UCLA deal breaks record, adds to disparity

Who thinks this is the last time we’ll see one of these mega deals — or the athletes-are-getting-hosed theme? Read more »

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Why can't we be friends? BYU-Utah fans react to news of basketball series resuming in 2017

News broke Thursday that BYU and Utah will play basketball again in November or December 2017, after a one-year break in the series. Fans turned to Twitter to share their reactions. Read more »

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Pac-12 baseball title on the line this weekend as Utes and Huskies meet in Salt Lake

The Utah baseball team has a chance to share the Pac-12 title with one win over Washington this weekend and can get an automatic NCAA berth with a pair of wins. Read more »

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Rivalry renewed: BYU, Utah agree to a men's basketball game in 2017

Utes slated to take on the Cougars in the Marriott Center after a one-year interruption of the rivalry. Read more »

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BYU, Utah control their destiny in breaking long NCAA tournament droughts

The Cougars and Utes, as well as UVU, have the opportunity to play their way into the NCAA tournament this weekend by earning automatic bids. Read more »

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Don't know what's causing your infection? Ask your DNA

Three years in the making, Taxonomer may be a "game changer" for how doctors diagnose patients in clinic, emergency rooms and in developing countries, according to co-developer Mark Yandell, a... Read more »

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Morning links: Broncos like Devontae Booker's confidence; BYU selling more tickets for Arizona game

Broncos respond well to Devotae Booker's bravado; BYU football could feel like the home team in Arizona; Gamer tells what it's like to play with Gordon Hayward. Read more »

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Armed and ready: Utah softball's dynamic pitching duo primed to face Florida State at Super Regionals

Pitchers Donovan and Viramontes give the Utes contrasting styles heading into weekend matchup at Florida State. Winning team adances to the Women's College World Series. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Morning links: BYU shirt summits Mt. Everest? 4-star BYU recruit Tayler Katoa tweets about Cougars

A BYU T-shirt supposedly made it to the top of the world's tallest mountain; Layton's coveted recruit tweeted about BYU; the Pac-12 will make a sport out of gaming. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Pac-12 to lower number of late Saturday football games

Conference CEOs also give approval to several other topics at end-of-year meetings. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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UCLA agrees to 15-year deal with Under Armour

UCLA and Under Armour have agreed to an athletic shoe and apparel deal that will pay the school a record $280 million over 15 years. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Video: 100 days until college football kicks off in Utah

Can't wait for football? Neither can we. Here's a look back at last season and what's in store for 2016 with the new season 100 days away. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Morning links: Dante Exum to be cleared to play; Utes provide 'security' for teammate

Dante Exum can play basketball starting Thursday; Utah baseball players provide security detail for teammate; Utah and BYU softball and baseball have special springs. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Rock On: Bronco is being Bronco in Virginia; Hornacek Plan C in New York

Also, Utes go with a familiar name on the recruiting trail. Why go for the and-1? Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Utah TE Evan Moeai indicates via social media that he'll be back for fifth season

Moeai has reportedly received an NCAA waiver after missing most of the last two seasons with injuries. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Morning links: Tim Lincecum to pitch for the Bees; Utah softball team splashes into Super Regional

Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum will take the mound for Salt Lake; Jaycob Brugman brings his powerful swing back to Utah; Utah softball dives in to Sweet 16. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Amy Donaldson: Successful softball season at Bear River, SLCC and Utah offer valuable life lessons for all

A lot can be learned from the success of softball teams at Bear River, Salt Lake Community College and Utah. Read more »

May 22, 2016

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Utah defensive lineman reportedly exploring his options to transfer

Husker Online says Utah defensive tackle Stevie Tu’ikolovatu, a graduate student, visited Nebraska last weekend. Read more »

May 22, 2016

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Utah softball beats Kentucky, 5-3, to advance to Super Regional at NCAA Tournament

Facing elimination, the Utes best the ninth-ranked Wildcats for the second time in two days to move on. Read more »

May 22, 2016

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Softball: Utah advances to regional final after defeating No. 9 Kentucky

Utah is back in action tomorrow in the NCAA Regional Final vs. an opponent to be named later. First pitch is scheduled for 11 p.m. MT Read more »

May 21, 2016

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Utahns in baseball: C.J. Cron productive for Angels; Brandon Kintzler sharp for Twins

Players who were once part of local rosters have settled into 2016 and played several weeks for their professional teams. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Utah softball: Utes shut out Illinois in first round of NCAA softball tournament

In a pitchers' duel, a third-inning run is all the Utes needed to get the victory and advance. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Utah basketball adds Czech big man Jakub Jokl to roster (+video)

Utah will be turning to another big man from Europe with even the same name to help replace Jakob Poeltl. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Led by Pac-12 Player of the Year Hannah Flippen, Utes head to softball regionals

Improving Utes to take on Illinois in NCAA regionals Friday in Lexington, Kentucky. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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Utah softball: Breaking down the field at the NCAA Lexington Regional

The Utes kick off NCAA regional play on Friday with a game against Illinois. Here's a look at the Lexington Regional and what Utah faces if it wants to advance. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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Utah forward Jordan Loveridge to work out for Sacramento Kings

West Jordan High School, University of Utah alum will participate Thursday in his second NBA predraft workout. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Provo wide receiver Ty Jones, a BYU, Utah and Utah State target, commits to Washington

Ty Jones, a three-star prospect according to Scout.com, announced via Twitter Tuesday night that he will play collegiately for the Washington Huskies. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Morning links: Delon Wright scores 7 in conference final game; Poeltl, Jazz get post-lottery projections

Delon Wright notches his biggest playoff performance; Post-lottery mock drafts place Jakob Poeltl; Ute shortstop Kyle Hoffman makes a tremendous play against BYU. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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LDS teen, future U. gymnast prepares for Rio Olympic trials

Mykayla Skinner is flipping, twisting and sticking her landings on the road to the Olympics in Rio. The 19-year-old elite gymnast took home gold medals from two international gymnastics... Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Utes beat rival BYU behind strong pitching of Stouder

The Utah baseball team took an 8-1 victory over BYU Tuesday night at Smith's Ballpark behind a fine performance by Nolan Stouder, who is not one of the Utes' regular pitchers. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Former U. football player sues NCAA, WAC over concussions

A former University of Utah football player filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the NCAA and the Western Athletic Conference for allegedly failing to protect athletes from concussions. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Utah football's Dominique Hatfield is full of gratitude for a second chance

To have his dream back in his grasp again is a blessing Dominique Hatfield cherishes in ways he couldn’t imagine before last summer’s struggles. He said he is more grateful, more humble... Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Morning links: Jakob Poeltl called most NBA-ready center; Austin Collie details retirement and new pursuit

Jakob Poeltl tops David Aldridge's list of centers; Austin Collie opens up about football retirement and his next objective; Jabari Parker shows what could have been in BYU football video. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Dick Harmon: Conferences should beware as TV sports models evolve at alarming rate

Conference expansion debate aside, the ever-changing way Americans digest their sports programming could have a chilling influence on future revenues and network models. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Carroll twins are big reason for Utes' climb to top of the Pac-12

The Carroll twins, Dalton and Dallas, were stars for Taylorsville High and are a big reason why the Utah baseball team has gone from the worst in the Pac-12 to first place this year. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Morning links: Simi Fehoko discusses faith, recruiting; Army softball player jumps over catcher

Turkish big man Omer Yurtseven has big game in U-18 competition; Brighton High School wide receiver talks about upcoming LDS mission, BYU's late push to sign him; Army softball jumps over catcher's... Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Utah Jazz lottery primer: Looking at the best options in the lottery no matter where the Jazz pick

A look at the best options for the Utah Jazz in the draft no matter where they land in the lottery. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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Utah basketball target Omer Yurtseven commits to N.C. State

Turkish big man chooses the Wolfpack over Utah and Syracuse Read more »

May 16, 2016

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BYU, Utah and Weber State softball teams learn their destinations for NCAA regionals

Three in-state softball programs know where they’ll be headed this week, as the NCAA softball championships bracket was revealed Sunday night. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Utah baseball defeats Stanford, 8-3, remains in Pac-12 lead

The Utah baseball team won its sixth Pac-12 series of the season with an 8-3 win over Stanford on Sunday afternoon to remain in the Pac-12 lead. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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Jakob Poeltl's eager to become first Austrian in NBA

Future NBA big man Jakob Poeltl is in prime position heading into the 2016 NBA draft. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Walkin' Utes: Utah athletes celebrate finishing their degrees

Utah student-athletes from various backgrounds participated in commencement. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Former Utah running back Devontae Booker signs rookie contract with Denver Broncos

Devontae Booker signed his four-year rookie contract with the Broncos after being selected in the fourth round by the team in this year's NFL draft. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Morning links: Grades for the Utah Jazz's new look; Andre Miller, Tim Duncan assist the oldest ever?

Pundits opine about the Jazz's new logos, uniforms and court design; both age 40, Andre Miller and Tim Duncan connect for a bucket against the Oklahoma City Thunder; Woj writes about Damian Lillard. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Former Utah safety Tevin Carter invited to tryout with Carolina Panthers

Just days after being waived by Washington, rookie safety Tevin Carter will have a chance to earn a free-agent contract with the Carolina Panthers. He's been invited to tryout with the team during... Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Doug Robinson: NCAA to "athlete-students" — check's in the mail

After years of court battles, the NCAA and EA Sports finally pay former college football and basketball players for using their images in video games, ending the NCAA's notion that it owns a... Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Morning links: NBA Draft can't spell 'Jakob Poeltl'; Jabari Parker takes on current BYU players at the Marriott

LDS NBA player shares Marriott Center floor with current Cougars; multiple tweets misspell Ute big man's name; ESPN recalls 25th anniversary of Utah competing in two of the longest games in NCAA... Read more »

May 12, 2016

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The offseason status of NFL players with Utah ties, post-2016 NFL draft edition

Here's a look at the 74 players with Utah ties who are currently on NFL rosters and their current situations, as well as several more who are tryouts or free agents. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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Sports quiz: Can you identify these former Utah Utes football players?

As Utah Utes fans eagerly await their next season, it's time to test your knowledge of football players of the recent past. For this quiz, we'll look at players that played from 1990-2010. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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Brad Rock: Even former BYU-killer says Cougars belong in power conference

Ex-Ute and NFL player Brandon Burton says the rivalry should continue and there's "nothing like it." Read more »

May 11, 2016

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