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

The Utah baseball team has a chance to get an automatic NCAA berth with a pair of wins over Washington.

5 Utah Utes football players to watch for in 2016

The start of a new season always brings change and new opportunities for players to step up and play pivotal roles. Pay attention to these five possible impact players for the Utes' 2016 season. Read more »

April 10, 2016

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20 years ago: Red Rocks a sure thing at regionals

Utah's Sandy Woolsey scored a 10 on the bars and the Red Rocks posted a season-high 196.675 to win their 10th straight regional at the Huntsman Center. Read more »

April 10, 2016

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Utah football: Whittingham pleased with progress as Utes hold first spring scrimmage

Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham was pleased overall and said quarterback Brandon Cox had his "best day as a Ute." Read more »

April 10, 2016

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Utah gymnastics: Red Rocks are in full character on floor

“It was fun when Meredith came in because she gave us characters,” said Breanna Hughes. “It was a way for her to help us connect to the routines.” Read more »

April 9, 2016

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Utah football video: Cox, Repp and Wallace shine in Utes' scrimmage

Quarterback Brandon Cox, wide receiver Caleb Repp and tight end Wallace Gonzalez each performed well during Utah's scrimmage on Saturday. Read more »

April 9, 2016

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Utah's Poeltl wins Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award as college basketball's top center

The 7-footer from Austria is receiving a lot of accolades after stellar sophomore season. Read more »

April 8, 2016

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Utah baseball team off to strong start in Pac-12 play

The Utes have won their first three series, including a sweep of Arizona last weekend. Read more »

April 8, 2016

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Morning links: LeBron James 'live tweets' Jazz-Rockets 1997 Western Conference Finals game; 2017 Bracketology

ESPN's Joe Lunardi releases his first bracketology for 2017; NBA star provides commentary on classic Jazz game; Enes Kanter photoshops mustaches onto all his teammates Read more »

April 8, 2016

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Utah gymnasts enjoy bye week before NCAA championships April 15-16

The Pac-12 is sending four teams to the NCAA championships for a second straight year. This ranks second only to the SEC, which has five teams competing. Read more »

April 7, 2016

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Cougars, Utes and Aggies projected to win around 6-7 football games in 2016

The football power index from ESPN predicts Utah and BYU will be above average programs in 2016, while Utah State will be slightly below average. However, it's projected that all three will win... Read more »

April 7, 2016

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Despite being barely 18, Huntley's maturity and competitive edge didn't surprise Utah coaches

Freshman Tyler Huntley may have started spring camp below juniors Brandon Cox and Troy Williams on the depth chart, but he quickly made it a three-way battle. Despite just turning 18 in February,... Read more »

April 7, 2016

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UVU baseball: Wolverines upend Utes, 10-4

Greyson Bogden went 4-for-5 with a double and three runs batted in as Utah Valley University beat the University of Utah for the second time in less than a week, 10-4, on Tuesday night at Brent Brown Ballpark. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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Utah notebook: Saturday's scrimmage will show many players in new positions

The Utes will have their first scrimmage of Spring Camp on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Rice-Eccles — if the weather cooperates Read more »

April 5, 2016

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Utah notebook: Dominique Hatfield pleads no contest to assault

Utah senior cornerback Dominique Hatfield's legal issues are now behind him. He entered a no contest plea in abeyance to misdemeanor assault charges stemming from a fight July 4, 2015. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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Utahns in baseball: A look at where players with ties to Utah will start 2016

Baseball is back and many familiar names with ties to the state of Utah remain on rosters again in 2016, though their surroundings changed from the end of 2015. Read more »

April 4, 2016

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Dick Harmon: WCC and Pac-12 teams have plenty to prove after disappointing one-bid, quick NCAA outs

As the college basketball season wraps up with the NCAA title game, a look back at the WCC's one-bid in the NCAA was left lacking and the Pac-12's under performance with seven berths left the... Read more »

April 4, 2016

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Morning links: Tom Hackett talks about his future; Rudy Gobert named ESPN's Defensive Player of the Month

Former University of Utah punter discusses NFL Draft; Utah Jazz center recognized by sports network; Scottie Pippen says 1995-96 Chicago Bulls would sweep the Golden State Warriors in a series. Read more »

April 4, 2016

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Utah gymnastics team wins NCAA regional, punches ticket to championships

Overall, the Pac-12 is sending four teams to the championships. Utah and UCLA will be joined by Cal and Stanford. Read more »

April 2, 2016

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Hunter Dimick determined to become Utes' all-time leader in sacks

After missing six games last season, the senior has his sights set on bouncing back in a big way. Read more »

April 2, 2016

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NCAA gymnastics regionals live coverage: Utah, SUU, Utah State compete in Salt Lake City

Three of Utah’s collegiate gymnastics teams will battle in the Huntsman Center at 6 p.m. on Saturday at the NCAA regional. Read more »

April 2, 2016

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BYU rugby captures Wasatch Cup with runaway victory over Utah

The BYU rugby team stormed out to a 28-0 lead en route to a 49-12 victory over Utah in the Wasatch Cup on Friday at South Field. Read more »

April 1, 2016

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Whittingham says Utes are making 'incremental progress'

It's two weeks down, three to go in Utah's spring camp. Practice resumes Tuesday. Read more »

April 1, 2016

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Five storylines to pay attention to at NCAA gymnastics Salt Lake City Regional

There are plenty of storylines fans heading to Saturday’s NCAA gymnastics Regionals — hosted by Utah — will be able to follow, whether that’s Utah eying a 41st trip to... Read more »

April 1, 2016

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Utah, SUU, Utah State roll into NCAA Salt Lake gymnastics regional

Thirty six teams will compete at six NCAA regional sites with the top two teams at each site advancing to the NCAA championships. Utah, SUU and Utah State are in Salt Lake, while BYU is in... Read more »

April 1, 2016

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Rugby live stream: Utah, BYU to battle for Wasatch Cup, 7 p.m.

The University of Utah rugby team seeks to take back the Wasatch Cup from undefeated BYU at South Field Friday. Read more »

April 1, 2016

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Football is more than a game to new Utah receivers coach Guy Holliday

Guy Holliday said he made the switch to Utah because it was best for his family. His fire and passion have made him a favorite among players. He said that comes from the fact that he feels indebted... Read more »

April 1, 2016

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Morning links: Jimmer talks with TMZ — Europe next?; could the Utes have the Pac-12's best secondary in 2016?

Former BYU star discusses D-League and his future with celebrity gossip organization; ESPN writers debate which Pac-12 team will have the best secondary; former Utah Jazz star Adrian Dantley... Read more »

April 1, 2016

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State of Hoops team: Breaking down Utah's best Division 1 college players in 2015-16

A look at the best players from the Utah Division 1 schools for the 2015-16 college basketball season, including player of the year. Read more »

March 31, 2016

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Utah's Jakob Poeltl named Pete Newell Big Man of the Year

Andrew Bogut won the award in 2005. Poeltl to be honored in Houston. Read more »

March 31, 2016

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Morning links: Utah Jazz, Utes all over ESPN; Frank Jackson praised after winning McDonald's co-MVP

Analyst impressed with Utah's fight against Golden State Wednesday night; Kyle Whittingham quoted in article about Pac-12 sacks; Utah softball player recognized; Lone Peak's Frank Jackson praised... Read more »

March 31, 2016

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Utah's Hughes and SUU's Ramirez lead gymnastics teams into NCAA regional

Utah's Breanna Hughes and SUU's Danielle Ramirez are enjoying breakout seasons, highlighted by conference all-around titles for each. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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UVU baseball: Wolverines rally in eighth to top Utes, 7-6

Craig Brinkerhoff’s two-run double capped a three-run eighth inning, helping Utah Valley University edge Utah, 7-6, on Wednesday night at Smith’s Ballpark. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Utah football: Running back Joe Williams is now the top Runnin' Ute

Junior college transfer stepped into the role when Devontae Booker was injured late last season. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Utah college students could pay hundreds more in tuition and fees this fall

Utah's college students could be paying anywhere from $108 to $278 more in tuition next year, with additional increases in student fees at some institutions. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Utes confirm scholarship releases for Reyes, Wright

Former Ute players are allowed to transfer to any school not in the Pac-12. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Morning links: A bevy of BYU news; Andre Miller enjoyed ties to San Antonio long before Spurs

Cougar odds and ends from around the Web; story from San Antonio highlights former Ute Andre Miller's longtime relationship with two business owners there; Craig Sager tweets Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Utah football notes: Second week of spring camp kicks off

Whittingham says the Utes 'have a chance to be good' after Tuesday's practice. Read more »

March 29, 2016

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Jakob Poeltl named second-team AP All-American; Bolomboy, Collinsworth on honorable mention

Utah center Jakob Poeltl was named a second-team All-American by the Associated Press on Tuesday afternoon, adding to the list of post-season honors the sophomore has received. Read more »

March 29, 2016

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Morning links: Utah Jazz create tribute video for Kobe Bryant; Devontae Booker would play football even 'if money wasn't involved'

Video was shown at Vivint Arena before Bryant's final game in Salt Lake City; former Utah running back featured in a video made by the NFL; Ted Cruz did ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in a J.J. Watt jersey Read more »

March 29, 2016

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American Fork native, SLCC forward Tyler Rawson commits to Utah basketball program

Tyler Rawson, who played for Salt Lake Community College last season, announced he has committed to play for Larry Krystkowiak's University of Utah basketball team. Read more »

March 28, 2016

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Colorado hires former SUU head coach JR Payne as women's basketball coach

Colorado has hired JR Payne from Santa Clara as the replacement for women's basketball coach Linda Lappe. Read more »

March 28, 2016

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Utah QB Troy Williams embraces return to the Pac-12

Troy Williams was once a top-rated QB prospect but coaching changes at Washington left him wondering if he'd ever get his chance to excel at the college level. Read more »

March 27, 2016

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Utes have depth, talent on both sides of the line of scrimmage

Offensive and defensive lines may be the strength of this year's squad. Read more »

March 26, 2016

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QB Brandon Cox hoping to earn starting spot after years of fighting through injury, depth chart

Redshirt junior Brandon Cox has been healthy for a year and hopes this is the season he proves himself worthy of the starting quarterback job. He suffered through repeated foot injuries and two... Read more »

March 25, 2016

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Morning links: Former Utah Jazz scout would've drafted Darko Milicic over LeBron James; young boy 'scouts' Utah's Pro Day

"Freezing Cold Takes" Twitter account highlights comments made in 2003 by former Jazz scout; boy seen with NFL scouts on Thursday; Chris Christie's gym shorts are up for auction Read more »

March 25, 2016

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Utah football notebook: Erickson's advice, running back needs and defensive dominance

On the second day of Utah's spring football camp, the defense dominated, Whittingham discussed running back needs and assistant head coach Dennis Erickson reluctantly celebrated his birthday. Read more »

March 24, 2016

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Utah football video: Thompson dazzles at WR in pro day, Hackett says he 'runs like a penguin' and more

Kendal Thompson showed off his dynamic athletic ability during Utah's Pro Day Thursday morning, while Tom Hackett skipped running because he wanted to avoid an injury and "runs like a penguin." Read more »

March 24, 2016

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Utah football: Utes put on a show for scouts during 'Pro Day'

Scouts from 28 NFL and two CFL teams were on hand on the hill to get a closer look at Utah's prospects. Read more »

March 24, 2016

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Utah falls short at Oregon in WNIT third round

Emily Potter registered her 17th double-double of the season with 21 points and 13 rebounds to go with five blocks, but the University of Utah women’s basketball team came up short in a 73-63... Read more »

March 23, 2016

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Love him or hate him, Bill Walton's World always entertains on air

ctacular, magnificent world of Bill Walton spins a tie-dyed swirl of knowledge, calculated hyperbole, educational tangents, eccentricity, props and name drops, loyalty, intellectual curiosity, the... Read more »

March 23, 2016

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