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Utah preparing for Saturday's bowl game against Colorado State at Sam Boyd Stadium.

Runnin' Utes make large jump in latest basketball polls

The Runnin' Utes basketball team leaped to No. 14 in the latest Coaches Poll and No. 13 in the AP Poll following its win over then No. 8/10 Wichita State last week. Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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Mike Sorensen: Expect Whittingham and Mendenhall to stick around awhile

Utah's Kyle Whittingham and BYU's Bronco Mendenhall have been mentioned as possible candidates for other college football jobs, but they should be around a few more years. Read more »

Dec. 7, 2014

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Amy Donaldson: Bowl season is college football's gift to players, coaches and fans

Utah, Utah State and BYU will play in bowl games later this month, and while some may lament the opponents or the destinations, the teams are grateful for the chance to compete one more time. Read more »

Dec. 7, 2014

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Utes to play Colorado State in the Las Vegas Bowl

Utah, going bowling again after a two-year absence, will face an old conference foe on Dec. 20. Read more »

Dec. 7, 2014

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Local flavor in the NBA: Lillard, Bogut have huge impacts on early season team success

A look at how the local college and high school stars have performed during the early part of the NBA season. Read more »

Dec. 7, 2014

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Brad Rock: BYU needs bowl win worst of Beehive State teams

USU, Utah and BYU all have reasons to win in the postseason, but for the Cougars it will define their year. Read more »

Dec. 7, 2014

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Who's in? Who's out? Tough call for playoff panel

Alabama is in. So is Oregon. That we know for sure about the College Football Playoff after the top two teams in the selection committee's rankings romped in their conference championship games. Read more »

Dec. 6, 2014

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Utah volleyball falls to Nebraska in second round of NCAA tournament

Playing some of its best volleyball of the season, Utah took No. 11 Nebraska to five sets. In the final measure, the Cornhuskers prevailed over the Utes in the second round of the 2014 Women's... Read more »

Dec. 6, 2014

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Utah volleyball Sweeps K-State, Advances to Second Round at NCAA's

The Utah volleyball team opened the 2014 Women’s Volleyball Championship with a convincing 3-0 (25-16, 25-16, 25-17) sweep over the Kansas State Wildcats Friday afternoon at Devaney Sports Center in Lincoln. Read more »

Dec. 6, 2014

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Dick Harmon: Surveying the college football landscape heading into this weekend

This is a time for coaching changes, league playoffs, Heisman voting and bowl bids. Don't look for Bronco Mendenhall to leave BYU, but Utah State's Matt Wells should and Ute D-coordinator Kalani... Read more »

Dec. 5, 2014

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The 2014 Heisman Trophy tracker: The final push

A look at the players most deserving of the Heisman Trophy for the 2014 season based on their performance on the field. Read more »

Dec. 5, 2014

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NFL playoff picture: Dolphins, and their 6 Utah ties, are fighting for a postseason spot

The Miami Dolphins, who have six players with Utah ties on their roster, are in the NFL playoff hunt and former Ute R.J. Stanford recently joined the team and helped it beat the Jets. What does the... Read more »

Dec. 5, 2014

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Jakob Poeltl film study: Breaking down the fast-rising NBA prospect

After an impressive start to the season, the Runnin' Ute center is rising up NBA draft boards. The Deseret News sent its scouting cameras to Utah's victory over Wichita State to see what all the... Read more »

Dec. 4, 2014

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Utah's Shelby Dalton relied on athleticism, hard work in paving unique path to Pac-12 volleyball success

Shelby Dalton is a rare Division I athlete. She's from a small, rural school and she never played club volleyball before earning a starting spot in Utah's line-up midway through her freshman... Read more »

Dec. 4, 2014

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Utah basketball notes: Utes in midst of difficult stretch

Next up: Utah faces BYU Wednesday night in the Marriott Center. Read more »

Dec. 4, 2014

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Utes overcame slow start in win over Wichita State

No. 25 Utah prevailed 69-68 in overtime over the No. 8 Shockers Wednesday night in the Huntsman Center. Read more »

Dec. 4, 2014

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Nebraska hires Oregon State's Mike Riley as coach

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska hired Oregon State's Mike Riley as its new football coach on Thursday, replacing the fired Bo Pelini. Riley has spent 14 seasons over two tenures at Oregon State,... Read more »

Dec. 4, 2014

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Twitter reacts to Krystkowiak's 4.5 elite teams remark regarding BYU

Following the Utes' upset victory over No. 8 Wichita State late Wednesday night, Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak talked about the team's difficult nonconference schedule. In the process, he jokingly... Read more »

Dec. 4, 2014

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Brad Rock: Win keeps Utah recovery right on track

Overtime game against No. 8 Wichita State further proof Larry Krystkowiak has his team back to respectability. Read more »

Dec. 4, 2014

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Utes shock Wichita State in overtime, 69-68

Utah overcomes early 10-0 deficit to shock the Shockers in the Huntsman Center. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2014

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Injury-depleted Utah women edge Utah State, 63-57

Wicijowski leads the Utes with 20 points and 17 rebounds Wednesday night in the Huntsman Center. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2014

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Bowl options: Utes have plenty of enticing possibilities in return to postseason

Here is a breakdown of what could happen for Utah and the Pac-12 when bowl destinations are determined this weekend. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2014

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Utah football team well-represented on Pac-12 first team

Booker, Clay, Hackett, Orchard and Phillips among the best of the best in vote of conference coaches. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2014

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BYU's Haws, Utah's Wright named to Naismith Trophy watch list

A pair of senior guards from the state of Utah — BYU's Tyler Haws and Utah's Delon Wright — made the 50-man Naismith Trophy watch list released Wednesday. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2014

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Conference priorities, money driving wedges between historic rivals

Across the country, rivalries steeped in tradition that reach back to the 19th century are being discarded as college conferences realign. Utah, in its move to a Power 5 conference, is no different. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2014

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