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Damian Lillard scores career-high 43 as Blazers beat Spurs in 3 OT

Former Weber State star Damian Lillard had a career-high 43 points as the Blazers beat the Spurs in triple OT.

Hollis column: How well will 'Big Five' football teams fare this season?

Plenty of questions surround the state's"Big Five" college fooball teams entering the 2014 season. How they answer those questions will determine their fate this year. Let's peer into our crystal... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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EA Sports puts Damian Lillard on the cover of NBA Live 15

Damian Lillard's rise from little-known Weber State prospect to NBA star continues with his announcement that he will grace the cover of EA Sport's NBA Live 15. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Rock On: Getting real at BYU, Weber State

Also, how excited is Utah coach Kyle Whittingham to get going? It's something to see. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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NFL locals photo gallery: Steve Smith scores a touchdown and Dennis Pitta loses his helmet

Former Utah wide receiver Steve Smith had a breakout game for the Baltimore Ravens, one of the highlights for Utah ties in the NFL during the third week of preseason play. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Deseret News college football preview: Features, columns, 2-deeps & schedule breakdowns

Like most years, the fates of BYU's, Utah's and Utah State's football teams lie in hands of their quarterbacks in 2014. We break down the quarterback position for the Cougars, Utes and Aggies,... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Weber State football: Wildcats set eye on nationally-ranked Arizona State

In his nine months at the helm of the Wildcats, Weber State head football coach Jay Hill has been impressed with his new team’s attitude and work ethic as the team preps for its season opener... Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Weber State Wildcats football: 2-deep depth chart

Included is the full 2014 Weber State Wildcats football two-deep depth chart as of Thursday, Aug. 20. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

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Preseason viewer’s guide: Clash of the Cougars in Detroit

Two former BYU defenders, Ezekiel Ansah and Kyle Van Noy, could face another ex-Cougar, Harvey Unga, when the Jacksonville Jaguars visit the Detroit Lions on Friday. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Former Weber State offensive lineman Pat McQuistan signs with Atlanta Falcons

Pat McQuistan joined his seventh NFL team on Monday, signing with the Falcons. He last played during the regular season in 2012 with Arizona. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

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NFL locals photo gallery: Star Lotulelei sacks Alex Smith

Two former Utah standouts faced each other Sunday, and late in the second quarter of the game, Carolina's Star Lotulelei sacked Kansas City's Alex Smith to help stop a promising drive. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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Videos: Local college football coaches deliver on Ice Bucket Challenge from KSL’s Zundel

Local college football coaches have accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge from KSL sports anchor Rod Zundel, and we've got the video proof. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

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Preseason viewer’s guide: 10 Utah ties in NFL face off in Lions-Raiders matchup

Among the top games this week for locals in the NFL is the Detroit Lions' game against the Oakland Raiders, which features seven rookies with Utah ties and 10 overall. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

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Preseason viewer’s guide: Will Kyle Van Noy sack Johnny Manziel?

Kyle Van Noy and the Detroit Lions take on Johnny Manziel and the Cleveland Browns in Week 1 of the NFL preseason in the highlight game for pro players with Utah ties. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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Damian Lillard gives shoutout to Ogden in new Adidas ad

Damian Lillard's basketball skills have also given him a chance to use his education as a salesman. Read more »

Aug. 5, 2014

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Weber State Wildcats embrace change, excited for 2014 football season

Nine months removed from the firing of ex-head coach Jody Sears, the Weber State Wildcats have embraced a change of direction and are refreshed and excited for the start of the 2014 season. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2014

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First deaf NBA player teaches kids life lessons through basketball

Lance Allred, the first legally deaf NBA player, was among the coaches hoping to teach boys who are deaf or hearing impaired about more than just basketball. Read more »

Aug. 4, 2014

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A good life: Former Weber State, NFL quarterback Jamie Martin enjoys coaching, playing in a band in Missouri

Former Weber State star quarterback Jamie Martin, who spent 16 years in the NFL, now spends his time helping coach his son's high school team and playing the drums in a dad band in Missouri, where... Read more »

July 29, 2014

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Brett Hales, Lindsey Dunkley cruise to victory in Deseret News Half Marathon

SALT LAKE CITY — When it comes to the Deseret News Half Marathon, Brett Hales has definitely hit his stride. After all, the former Weber State steeplechase All-American has run the... Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Weber State football: Former linebacker Morales gets his chance with Carolina Panthers

Anthony Morales was getting ready to re-enroll at Weber State. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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Randy Hollis: Coaching shuffle adds intrigue to SUU-WSU football matchup

Southern Utah University head football coach Ed Lamb has nothing but respect for his three former assistant coaches who left the T-Birds' program after last season to join new head coach Jay Hill's... Read more »

July 19, 2014

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50 days until kickoff: Players with Utah ties set to head to NFL training camps

Here's a look at players with Utah ties on NFL rosters as of Wednesday, with rookies noted, and the training camp reporting dates for all 32 teams. Read more »

July 16, 2014

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SUU picked 6th, Weber State near bottom in Big Sky preseason polls

Southern Utah University has been picked to finish sixth in both the coaches and media Big Sky Conference football preseason polls, while Weber State is picked to finish 11th in the coaches and... Read more »

July 15, 2014

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Weber State's Deon'tae Florence, SUU's James Cowser on Big Sky preseason team

Weber State senior cornerback Deon'tae Florence and Southern Utah junior defensive end James Cowser have been named to the 2014 Big Sky Preseason All-Conference team, which was released Monday at... Read more »

July 14, 2014

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10 with ties to Utah set for NBA Summer League play

Here's a look at the local players who will be playing for teams at the NBA Las Vegas Summer League, as well as the two players who've participated in the Orlando Summer League. Read more »

July 10, 2014

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Weber State's Joel Bolomboy will try out for Ukraine National Basketball team

Weber State's Joel Bolomboy will try out for the Ukraine National Basketball team, leaving this weekend to participate in several days of workouts. He averaged 11.0 rebounds per game, third best in... Read more »

July 8, 2014

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