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Dick Harmon: While away from BYU, Tejan Koroma wasn't wasting away getting flabby

BYU's talented center Tejan Koroma has made a name for himself on the football field, a career starter both seasons as a Cougar. But coming off a suspension, how did he fill his time? Is he in... Read more »

June 25, 2016

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Federer out to turn around frustrating season at Wimbledon

Missing his first Grand Slam in 17 years - the French Open - was worth it to Roger Federer to be fit and confident for another Wimbledon. Read more »

June 25, 2016

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AP source: Irving, Barnes finish US Olympic basketball team

. basketball team has its roster for Rio. Read more »

June 25, 2016

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Never on Sunday: BYU won't compete on the Sabbath Day, regardless of the consequences

For decades, BYU has fought for the right to compete at the highest levels of college athletics while upholding its longstanding commitment to keep the Sabbath Day holy by not competing on Sundays. Read more »

June 25, 2016

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BYU baseball: season summary recaps national spotlight

National limelight surrounded BYU baseball for much of the 2016 season for good reason en route to earning a share of the West Coast Conference title. Read more »

June 25, 2016

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Utah Jazz: Examining how George Hill, draftees fit with the organization

A look at how the Jazz's four new additions fit with the team following Thursday's NBA draft. Read more »

June 25, 2016

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Utah Jazz: Selection of WSU's Bolomboy brings immediate comparisons to Millsap

By drafting Weber State's Joel Bolomboy, the Utah Jazz are getting a hard-working player who has improved his skill-set over his collegiate career and has become one of the nation's best rebounders... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey rebuts rumor about an unhappy Gordon Hayward demanding a trade

A widely spread rumor turned out to be a blessing in disguise for the relationship of Dennis Lindsey, Gordon Hayward and Quin Snyder. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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U. stadium gets bigger scoreboard, better sound system

Anyone driving on 500 South by Rice-Eccles Stadium has probably seen it: a new giant video scoreboard. But it’s not just a big video screen. It’s also a brand new sound system that... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Kalani Sitake: A summer of prep with everything from ambassadorship to youth camps

Kalani Sitake hasn't coached a game yet as a Division I coach but before that opener with Arizona in the desert, he has shown how much he completely understands one of the key roles he has as a... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Families grapple with the pressure to play youth sports on Sundays

Meg and the team departed at the same time that Sunday, but to different destinations. Her teammates headed to the field for games and Meg and her family left to attend church. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Dixie State football: Robert Metz signs contract to play pro football in Germany

Former Dixie State linebacker Robert Metz has signed a contract to play professional football in Germany. Metz agreed to terms on Tuesday to play for the Lubeck Cougars in the German Football League. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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NBA draft: Weber State's Joel Bolomboy selected by Utah Jazz in 2nd round

Weber State University's Joel Bolomboy, a 6-foot-9 power forward who was the 2016 Big Sky Conference MVP and Defensive Player of the Year, was selected by the Utah Jazz with the 52nd overall pick... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Difficult conditions await Real Salt Lake in visit to FC Dallas

Coming off Wednesday's come-from-behind victory over New York, Real Salt Lake travels to FC Dallas this Saturday for a battle between the second- and third-place teams in the Western Conference. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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USU track: Devin Wright earns CoSIDA Academic All-America honors

Utah State’s Devin Wright was named to the 2016 College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-America third team for track and field/cross-country, it was announced Friday morning. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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BYU, Utah State football programs receive commitments

Cougars get commitment from athlete Tariq Buchanan of Texas, while Florida quarterback Henry Colombi commits to the Aggies Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Items owned by gangster 'Whitey' Bulger to be auctioned

Some things seem to capture the public perception of gangster James "Whitey" Bulger's life: a sterling silver "psycho killer" skull ring, a rat-shaped pencil holder, a stack of books about the Mafia. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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World doping watchdog shuts down Rio Olympic laboratory

Just weeks before the Olympic Games open in Rio de Janeiro, the city's accredited anti-doping laboratory has been stopped from conducting tests. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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NFL to interview Matthew, Peppers, Harrison in PEDs probe

Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers and James Harrison will be interviewed next month by NFL officials in connection to a media report that linked them to the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Coach approach: Salt Lake Bees manager talks about Mike Scioscia, blue-collar mentality and being part-psychologist

Keith Johnson has been all around the Los Angeles Angels organization: as a player, as a manager and more recently as a roving infield instructor. It’s those experiences that help shape him... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Pistorius shown in TV interview ahead of murder sentence

After his sentencing hearing last week, convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius was mistakenly ushered to a vehicle carrying Barry Steenkamp, father of Reeva, the girlfriend he killed. A police officer... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Video: Utah Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey discusses the 2016 NBA Draft

Following a draft which saw the Jazz take players with the 52nd, 55th and 60th selections, Utah Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey discussed the evening Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Morning links: ESPN analysts critical of Poeltl pick; SLC's rank among most depressing sports cities

Poeltl pick questioned in ESPN video; Salt Lake City is a depressing sports city; Damian Lillard congratulates Joel Bolomboy Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Quick hit: President Obama invites Cavs to visit, asks that they don't come shirtless

President Obama wants the Cleveland Cavaliers to come to the White House, but he needed to set some ground rules. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Deseret News NBA draft rewind: Crazy draft ends with a flurry of Utah Jazz picks

As the 2016 NBA draft unfolded, Deseret News sports writers and contributors debated and commented. The following is a quick rewind of the the draft from a email chain and Twitter conversation. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Looking back at the top 10 NBA draft picks from Utah schools

A look at the careers of all the players from Utah schools who were drafted in the top 10 in the NBA draft. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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North Carolina AD: School will respond to NCAA charges by July deadline

North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham is hopeful the school is finally near the end of its long-running academic fraud scandal. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Championship ring: President calls Cavs coach after title

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue got a unique championship ring — from the White House. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Brad Rock: Quiet nights can be best kind in draft

Wednesday's reported trade left Jazz with three pick at end of the draft. And that's a good thing. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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General manager Dennis Lindsey feels Utah Jazz filled needs with interesting draft

The Jazz picked for Atlanta at No. 12 and then had a very active second round. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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High school football: Pigs do fly at the 4th annual Wasatch Mountain Air 7 v 7 and Lineman Challenge

For the fourth straight summer, the Wasatch High School football program hosted over 20 varsity and junior varsity teams at its 7 v 7 passing tournament and lineman strength event. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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76ers take Ben Simmons with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

Ben Simmons went from Down Under to the top of the NBA draft, and a record number of international players followed. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Magic land Serge Ibaka in draft-night trade with Thunder

The Orlando Magic were looking to get a proven veteran and a rim protector this offseason and they came out with both in Thursday night's NBA draft . Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Modified Shootout on tap for Saturday at Rocky Mountain Raceways

A departure from traditional races, RMR's Modified Shootout is a 25-lap sprint designed to maximize excitement for races and fans alike. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Gordon Hayward turns down offer to play in Olympics

In what had to be a gut-wrenching decision for the Utah Jazz small forward, Hayward declined the invitation from USA Basketball. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Utah Jazz select Baylor forward Taurean Prince No. 12 for Hawks

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz took forward Taurean Prince with the No. 12 selection in the NBA draft on Thursday but will move the pick to the Atlanta Hawks. The Jazz were involved in a... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Utah basketball: Poeltl taken by Toronto with the No. 9 pick, reunited with former Utah teammate Wright

Utah center to join former Runnin' Ute teammate Delon Wright with the Raptors. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Utah doctor to lead the battle against Zika in Rio

With six weeks to go until the 2016 Summer Games begin, a team of experts led by University of Utah pediatric infectious disease specialist Dr. Carrie Byington is in charge of keeping America's... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Rio Olympic organizers unveil village where athletes to stay

The organizers of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics have unveiled the athletes' village, where nearly 11,000 competitors and some 6,000 coaches and other team members will stay during the Aug. 5-21 games. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Agent: LeBron James to skip Rio Olympics

LeBron James will not chase gold this summer in the Rio Olympics. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Live blog: NBA draft 2016 expected to be full of intrigue

There should be plenty of interest in tonight’s NBA Draft (5 p.m., ESPN) as teams vie for the top young talent. Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram are the expected top two picks, but beyond that,... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Upstill: The Utah Jazz should trade back into first round

The Utah Jazz traded away their first-round pick in exchange for George Hill, but the Jazz could be active in trading back into the first round of the draft. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Ted Ligety becomes global athlete ambassasor to Deer Valley as USSA Partner Summit comes to a close

Ted Ligety becomes global athlete ambassasor to Deer Valley as USSA Partner Summit comes to a close Read more »

June 23, 2016

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AP Source: Pacers acquire Thad Young from Nets

n with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Indiana Pacers have acquired veteran forward Thaddeus Young from the Brooklyn Nets for the 20th overall pick. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Utah Jazz draft day talk: Breaking down the George Hill trade

With the draft still hours away we wondered if the Utah Jazz "won" yesterday's three-team trade that sent the Jazz's lottery pick to the Atlanta Hawks for Indiana Pacers guard George Hill. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Carmelo Anthony among 10 set for US Olympic basketball

A person with knowledge of the details says Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knick has agreed to chase a fourth Olympic men's basketball medal, while Toronto teammates Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Jazz snubbed: Agents block players from workouts to manipulate NBA draft position

SALT LAKE CITY — Being a lottery pick and getting guaranteed money was not enticement enough for some players to work out for the Utah Jazz. The team sent out invitations, but several... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Nevada gambling regulators to weigh new fantasy sports model

A new gambling platform set for approval Thursday in Nevada will further blur the lines between sports betting and fantasy sports, coming as the daily fantasy sports industry argues in the face of... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Ben Simmons, Brandon Ingram and intrigue highlight Thursday's NBA draft

Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram say they haven't been told who Philadelphia will take with the No. 1 pick, so all they can go on is what they've heard. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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24-team Euro 2016 a wacky success

Bigger is proving better at the first European Championship with 24 teams. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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