The 11th-ranked Utes lacked something in a 69-59 loss to UCLA.
The first-ever College Football Playoff was a resounding success, and here's what we can learn from it. Read more »
A look at how the NBA players who played their high school or college basketball in Utah have performed so far this season. Read more »
Memo to naysayers to a playoff system (especially Bill Hancock): Ohio State wouldn't have won the national championship this year if there hadn't been a playoff. Read more »
The Utes lost, while the Cougars rolled in the opening weekend of the college rugby season. Read more »
Deseret News Sports Podcast: Is Urban Meyer the best coach in football? Talking college and NFL playoffs
In this week's episode, DeseretNews.com writer Carter Williams and contributor Jay Yeomans attempt to answer the question, 'Is Urban Meyer the best coach in football?' and discuss the NFL playoff... Read more »
The No. 8 Utes are preparing for their first Pac-12 road trip — games at Arizona State on Thursday and No. 10 Arizona on Saturday. Read more »
The college football season came to an end Monday with Ohio State winning the national championship. We look back at some of the top moments of the year and what could be in store for next year. Read more »
Ohio State is No. 1 in the final Associated Press poll and TCU finished third, in front of two teams that made the playoff ahead of the Horned Frogs. Read more »
In a scene eerily too familiar for Utes fans, Oregon wide receiver Byron Marshall nearly dropped the ball too soon on a 70-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter of the College Football Playoff... Read more »
Utah sitting on top of the Pac-12 entering this week's road trip to Arizona State and Arizona. Read more »
Former walk-on appeared in eight games and made three starts over three seasons with the Utes. Read more »
Though the cream of the crop has already begun to show in the West, there were plenty of shakeups after just the second week of conference action. Read more »
Ten years after busting the BCS with Utah, Urban Meyer takes on Oregon in the national championship. Read more »
Eight players with local ties played in this weekend's NFL divisional playoff games. Here's a look at how they performed, as well as photos from their play. Read more »
Utah's women's basketball team came up just short against USC in a home game on Sunday afternoon. Read more »
Recent weeks have shown that in the high-stakes business of college football, everything gets made into a big deal. Read more »
College Football Playoff executive director Bill Hancock said Friday that there were plenty of reasons why a four-team model was picked, and nothing has changed that after the first of a 12-year... Read more »
Sixth-ranked Utah knocked out a 196.9 to BYU’s 193.35, marking the Utes' best opening score since 2005. Read more »
SALT LAKE CITY — The University of Utah women’s basketball team fell to UCLA, 49-46, in its Pac-12 Conference home opener on Friday in the Huntsman Center. Utah (6-8, 0-3 Pac-12) was led by senior forward Taryn... Read more »
Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington is suspended for the national championship game after testing positive for marijuana during an NCAA drug test, a person with direct knowledge of test results... Read more »
The 2015 college rugby season kicks off in earnest in the next few weeks. Besides the Utah-St. Mary’s matchup on Jan. 10, a number of the top sides open their seasons. BYU travels to St.... Read more »
No. 9 Utah is off to a 3-0 start in Pac-12 play after shutting down the opposition. Read more »
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Morning links: Were the Utes the latest victim of the Sports Illustrated curse?; a Utah DC rumor; Lillard snubbed
Utes got the Sports Illustrated treatment with a feature in this week's issue of the popular magazine, while former Weber State Wildcat Damian Lillard was left off the Western Conference All-Star... Read more »
The UCLA Bruins avenged a lopsided loss in the Huntsman Center on Jan. 4 with a 69-59 upset Thursday of the Utes. Read more »
Timpview athlete Britain Covey and American Fork offensive lineman James Empey talk about their decisions to commit to Utah. Read more »
Siliga is set to become the first Copper Hills High graduate to play in a Super Bowl when his New England Patriots take on the defending champion Seattle Seahawks on Sunday in Super Bowl XLIX at... Read more »
Britain Covey, the 2014 Deseret News Mr. Football winner, announced through Twitter on Tuesday that he will head to the University of Utah. Read more »
Red and blue recruits: Inside Britain Covey's trip to Utah and his thoughts on Gabe Reid and Porter Gustin
Britain Covey talks about his trip to Salt Lake and the chances of Gabe Reid or Porter Gustin joining him on the hill. Read more »
Despite a close first half, UCLA rocketed off to a 12-0 run to start the second half, and it was too much for the Utes to overcome. Read more »
Former Utah star Jerry Chambers said it was "fantastic" to see the Utes and despite Thursday's 69-59 loss to UCLA at Pauley Pavilion, he noted that the 11th-ranked squad is "playing very well." Read more »
Urban Meyer was back in Utah, and though he spent some time touring the new University of Utah facilities and meeting with former players, his main focus was on recruiting. Read more »
Utah freshman Maddy Stover picked up where her mother finished her collegiate gymnastics career — literally. Read more »
Utah defeated the Bruins 71-39 earlier this month in Salt Lake City. Read more »
Morning links: Utes land a local commitment and could still be in contention to land Salem Hills' Porter Gustin
Utah landed a commitment from American Fork OL James Empey, and could still be in the race to land Salem Hills' Porter Gustin. Read more »
A look at how the NBA players who played their high school or college ball in Utah have fared so far this season. Read more »
A Utah-made movie, which premiered this weekend at the Sundance Film Festival, follows the lives of four Polynesian football players to chronicle the pressures they face to pull their families out... Read more »
Utah recruiting took a bit of a blow with a couple of previously committed players opting for Oregon State. Those losses have been supplemented by a recent influx of promising prospects —... Read more »
Utah assistant coach Andy Hill and his family appreciate the outpouring of support they've received since Hill's father was diagnosed with cancer. Read more »
It was business as usual this past week for the top college basketball teams in the West. For everyone else, it was a shot at proving their worth near the midpoint in conference action. For... Read more »
While former Utah QB Scott Mitchell currently holds most of Utah's all-time passing and total offense records, Travis Wilson has set himself up to take the top spot in several categories. Of... Read more »
Here’s one ex-quarterback who gladly took a big loss. Former Lions QB Scott Mitchell got eliminated from TV’s “The Biggest Loser” — but not before he’d... Read more »
It was business as usual this past week for the top college basketball teams in the West. For everyone else, it was a shot at proving their worth near the midpoint in conference action. Read more »
A poll last week revealed that Utah football and the Jazz are tied for the most popular sports among fans in the state. Next on the list was BYU football, followed by Real Salt Lake, then Utah... Read more »
The Utes will continue to play for the Varsity Cup, but the University’s rugby team has also been accepted to as an independent member of Division 1A. Read more »
Sunday at the Huntsman Center, the Utes crushed yet another opponent in a 77-56 win over Washington. Read more »
Morning links: ESPN's Chad Ford draft rankings retroactively updated; scientists vs. Belichick; Weddle's beard speaks
ESPN NBA draft guru Chad Ford's draft rankings have been retroactively updated, Bill Nye takes a shot at Bill Belichick and Eric Weddle's beard gives an interview. Read more »
Junior guard Brandon Taylor capitalized on his big opportunity with the Runnin' Utes and has never looked back. Read more »
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