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Utah football: Williams, McCormick headline new-look running back corps

Joe Williams, Troy McCormick headline the cast as Utah moves on without Devontae Booker.

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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Morning links: Jabari Parker plays hoops at BYU; Kyler Fackrell's faith, family featured by ESPN

LDS NBA player visits Provo; former Utah State linebacker the subject of a story; future Ute gymnast, Olympic hopeful MyKayla Skinner featured by NBC. Read more »

May 11, 2016

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Utah deputy AD Kyle Brennan turns down Montana State job, will stay at Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — Citing a variety of reasons, including a family decision, Utah deputy athletics director Kyle Brennan has decided to stay with the Utes and not take the athletics director... Read more »

May 10, 2016

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Morning links: Kaufusi, Booker rookies to watch; Ute freshman trains with 'Ochocinco'; Blair gets a new putter

Former Beehive State collegiate football players on list of 32 rookies expected to make an immediate impact in NFL; ex-NFL WR posts video on Twitter of himself with Tyler Huntley at a gym; Utah... Read more »

May 10, 2016

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Runnin' Utes will be a blend of experience and new faces next season

Chapman receives scholarship release as Utah's roster undergoes more alterations. Read more »

May 9, 2016

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NFL locals roundup: Tevin Carter waived by Redskins; Jordan Devey claimed off waivers by Chiefs

Former Utah safety Tevin Carter was waived by the Washington Redskins on Monday following their rookie mini-camp, while American Fork native Jordan Devey found a new NFL home with the Kansas City... Read more »

May 9, 2016

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Utes' Britain Covey, currently serving a mission, says riding a bike in Chile tougher than blocking Michigan star safety

A pair of photos of Utah football player Britain Covey were shared on Twitter Sunday, showing the wide receiver/return specialist on his LDS Church mission in the Chile Rancagua mission. Read more »

May 9, 2016

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Local flavor in the NBA all-time team: Have the Utes or Cougars produced the best players?

Here's the best team from all of the NBA players who played their college basketball in Utah. Read more »

May 9, 2016

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Morning links: Local prospects make headlines at Cincinnati Bengals rookie minicamp; Dante Exum hangs out with Ben Simmons

Nick Vigil, Travis Wilson, Gionni Paul stand out in Cincinnati for different reasons; Utah Jazz point guard spends time with countryman, top NBA Draft prospect; Miles Killebrew lives up to... Read more »

May 9, 2016

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Utah gymnastics: Bad ending doesn't trump successful season for Red Rocks

Utah's gymnastics team won its NCAA regional after finishing in a tie for second at the Pac-12 championships. It strung together a solid season in 2016 despite a roster compiled of two-thirds... Read more »

May 9, 2016

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Former Utah linebacker Gionni Paul signs free-agent contract with Cincinnati Bengals

Gionni Paul tried out with the Cincinnati Bengals over the weekend and was rewarded with a contract Sunday. Read more »

May 9, 2016

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Former Ute Tom Hackett battling fellow Aussie Lachlan Edwards for Jets' punting job

Lachlan Edwards and Tom Hackett are two laid-back guys from Down Under trying to get a leg up in the New York Jets' punting competition. Read more »

May 8, 2016

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Runnin' Utes sophomore forward Brekkott Chapman to transfer from Utah

Sophomore forward Brekkott Chapman has been given his release, Larry Krystkowiak told ESPN 700 on Friday. Read more »

May 7, 2016

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NFL locals roundup: Miles Killebrew signs rookie contract; Bronson Kaufusi assigned Haloti Ngata's old number

Former Southern Utah safety Miles Killebrew was one of nine NFL draft picks who signed with the Detroit Lions on Friday, while former BYU defensive end Bronson Kaufusi's number with the Baltimore... Read more »

May 6, 2016

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Utah basketball: Utes announce addition of JC guard; former Ute Wright reportedly transferring to San Diego

The University of Utah announced that junior-college transfer Tim Coleman has signed a Letter of Intent with Larry Krystkowiak's team. Also, CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein reported that former Ute... Read more »

May 6, 2016

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U. biology professor receives 2016 Rosenblatt award

James Ehleringer, distinguished professor of biology at the University of Utah, was honored with the Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence, the U.’s most prestigious faculty award. Read more »

May 6, 2016

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Morning links: Pac-12 still finding its footing in the Power 5; Chick-fil-A goes to SUU, makes hoops coach happy

Multiple columns are written from the Pac-12 meetings in Arizona; new SUU men's basketball coach tweets excitement over new restaurant being built at SUU; NBA front office insider Bobby Marks... Read more »

May 6, 2016

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Utah football tragedy featured in excerpt of documentary about Polynesian culture

Part of a documentary tells the story of a community coming together after an auto accident claimed three lives and injured others. The full documentary, which has not yet been completed, will also... Read more »

May 5, 2016

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Family a commencement focus for graduating class at University of Utah

The University of Utah graduated some 8,300 students Thursday, awarding more than 8,700 degrees. Read more »

May 5, 2016

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Trio of Utah quarterbacks aiming to earn a roster spot at NFL rookie mini-camps

Chuckie Keeton, Travis Wilson and Ammon Olsen each were invited for tryouts with NFL teams this weekend, where they will try and earn a free-agent contract. Read more »

May 5, 2016

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Morning links: Kalani Sitake tweets marriage anniversary photo, Utah coaches reply; RSL featured by ESPN

BYU head football coach shares photo of he and his wife, Morgan Scalley and Guy Holliday comment on it; Nick Rimando, Jeff Cassar keeping Real Salt Lake on the right track; sports figures as 'Star... Read more »

May 5, 2016

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