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Lehi explores bond to fund recreational park

Voters in Lehi could see a bond issue on the November ballot that would increase property taxes to fund a new park for team sports. It’s in response to an increased demand for recreational... Read more »

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Sports quiz: Can you identify these former BYU football players?

College football returns in just under 100 days, and that means just one thing: It's time for another quiz. This time, we'll look at BYU football players that played between 1990 and 2010. Can... Read more »

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Quick hit: 5 years later, Australian gives himself the gold medal due to doping scandal

Tallent was indeed the world's best, and he made sure he got his medal ceremony after a Russian doping report was released. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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Morning links: BYU shirt summits Mt. Everest? 4-star BYU recruit Tayler Katoa tweets about Cougars

A BYU T-shirt supposedly made it to the top of the world's tallest mountain; Layton's coveted recruit tweeted about BYU; the Pac-12 will make a sport out of gaming. Read more »

May 25, 2016

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High school baseball: Lone Peak pulls out wild win over Bingham

Despite walking 12 batters and committing five errors, Lone Peak pulled away from Bingham in the seventh inning for the victory in the 5A winners bracket. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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A big sixth inning rally lifts Corner Canyon past Timpanogos 8-3

No one thought Corner Canyon had what it took to reach the final game of the no-loss bracket of the 4A state playoffs, but that's exactly where it's at after Tuesday's win over Timpanogos. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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4A soccer: Maple Mountain earns chance to avenge its only loss of season in championship game

Dawson Beutler scored two second-half goals, Ian Stonehocker added another one and Maple Mountain goalkeeper Spencer Young earned his 13th shutout of the season as the Golden Eagles beat Mountain... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Slow start, big finish for Spanish Fork in 4A softball tourney win over Uintah

Brylee Rudd had a homer and two doubles and Cambrie Hazel was her usual dominating self on the mound as the Dons eased past the Utes for the third time this season and advanced further in the... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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5A soccer: Fremont tops Sky View in first minute of overtime, 2-1

“That was exhilarating — I’m happy our hard work paid off because that was a tough game,” said Fremont coach Fred Smith. “Hats off to Sky View, they played really... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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5A softball: Unranked and unheralded West upsets top-ranked Lehi in extra innings

The unranked and often overlooked West Panthers use their unheralded status as motivation to succeed. Tuesday night they upset the defending 5A state champion Lehi Pioneers 5-4 in eight innings. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Golden Eagles' singing in the rain motivates them to 4A softball victory

Maple Mountain banded together following a 30-minute rain delay and rallied to beat Box Elder 3-2 to advance further into the winner's bracket. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Bees squash late Memphis rally, get third straight win

Kyle McGowan pitched six innings, gave up three runs, and the Bees held on to defeat the Redbirds 7-5. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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5A soccer: Viewmont tops Lone Peak in boys semifinal shootout

“We’ve been a second-half team the whole year. It’s not something you want, but we don’t play our best until we go down in the game,” said Viewmont coach Spencer... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Westbrook, Thunder put Warriors on brink of elimination

Russell Westbrook had 36 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Golden State Warriors 118-94 on Tuesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference Finals... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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High school soccer: 5A/4A state tournament pairings

Here's a look at the boys soccer state tournament pairings for Class 5A and 4A. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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4A soccer: "Cinderella" Tigers slip past Cyprus in shootout to reach state finals

Orem High, which finished just fourth in its region during the regular season, continued its "Cinderella" run through this year's state playoffs with a dramatic shootout victory over Cyprus,... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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UVU's Konner Frey transferring to Montana State

ESPN's Jeff Goodman first reported that Konner Frey, who started every game last season for UVU, will transfer to Montana State and be eligible to play next season. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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5A softball: Third-ranked Riverton defeats fifth-ranked Syracuse with team effort

Third-ranked Riverton defeated fifth-ranked Syracuse 5-2 in the 5A softball quarterfinals Tuesday at Valley Complex. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Orem's Paxton Schultz uses extra motivation to lead his team past Maple Mountain 5-2

Orem pitcher Paxton Schultz struck out 12 batters in seven innings pitched, using some things said about his play as extra motivation. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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High school baseball: American Fork rallies past Lehi with timely hitting

American Fork rallied past Lehi 3-2 for the victory in the 5A winners bracket with a pair of runs in the bottom of the sixth inning. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Pac-12 to lower number of late Saturday football games

Conference CEOs also give approval to several other topics at end-of-year meetings. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Utah Jazz workout includes Thon Maker

Thon Maker and projected first-round pick Demetrius Jackson of Notre Dame highlight this group. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Brad Rock: This is the Big 12 —of course it will wait on expansion

With presidents readying to meet, some are saying a decision is forthcoming. On the other hand, the conference has a history of tabling talks. You got it — they want more information. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Adam Mangum: Picking the top 10 basketball players in BYU history

Co-hosts of the Rise & Shout Podcast draft their top 10 players in BYU men's basketball history. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Dixie State baseball: five Dixie State players named to D2CCA Division II All-West Region team

Dixie State landed three players on the D2CCA West Region first team and two more on the second team. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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BYU baseball: No. 30-ranked Cougars get WCC honors before league tourney

Accolades for No. 30 BYU, regular season conference tri-champion, were announced Tuesday by the West Coast Conference. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Sports Authority bankruptcy filing impacting 11 Utah stores

Utah is home to 11 Sports Authority stores from Ogden to Cedar City, with some dating back decades to incarnations that precede the retailer’s current moniker. All locations will close as... Read more »

May 24, 2016

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UCLA agrees to 15-year deal with Under Armour

UCLA and Under Armour have agreed to an athletic shoe and apparel deal that will pay the school a record $280 million over 15 years. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Atlanta, Miami, Los Angeles selected to host Super Bowls

The NFL awarded Super Bowls to Atlanta, Miami and Los Angeles, three cities that made significant financial investments in new stadiums or recently upgraded an existing one. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Even before easy win, good day for Serena Williams at French

Even before Serena Williams quickly and easily seized control of her first-round match Tuesday, things were shaping up rather well for her at the French Open. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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USU track: senior Kevin Allen has sights set on NCAA Outdoor Finals

Utah State senior thrower Kevin Allen looks to conclude his Aggie career by doing something he has never done—advance to the NCAA Outdoor Finals. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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ESPN's Jake Trotter says it's 'Big 12 or bust' for BYU

ESPN’s Big 12 guru Jake Trotter joined the Deseret News to break down BYU’s chances of joining the conference. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Quick hit: Rafael Nadal hits a shot neither player can believe at French Open

Rafael Nadal is always great at Roland Garros, but one shot from Monday's first round match was unfathomable. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Video: 100 days until college football kicks off in Utah

Can't wait for football? Neither can we. Here's a look back at last season and what's in store for 2016 with the new season 100 days away. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Morning links: Dante Exum to be cleared to play; Utes provide 'security' for teammate

Dante Exum can play basketball starting Thursday; Utah baseball players provide security detail for teammate; Utah and BYU softball and baseball have special springs. Read more »

May 24, 2016

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Bees erupt for 14 runs, crush Redbirds

The Bees erupt for 14 runs on 21 hits to defeat the Redbirds. Todd Cunningham went 4 for 5 with two doubles to lead the way. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Lowry, DeRozan lead Raptors to 105-99 win over Cavaliers

Kyle Lowry scored 35 points, including a driving layup in the final minute, and DeMar DeRozan had 32 as the Toronto Raptors evened the Eastern Conference Finals by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Rock On: Bronco is being Bronco in Virginia; Hornacek Plan C in New York

Also, Utes go with a familiar name on the recruiting trail. Why go for the and-1? Read more »

May 23, 2016

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High school baseball: Big early innings extend Cottonwood's season another day

Cottonwood scored seven runs in the first three innings as it beat Jordan in the 5A one-loss bracket on Monday night at Kearns High School. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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A look at Day 2 at French Open

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May 23, 2016

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High school track: Final top performances of 2016

Here's at a look at the final top performances list of the 2016 high school track season. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Salem Hills and Spanish Fork survive during Monday's elimination games of the 4A state tournament

Salem Hills used several pitchers in a 7-1 win over Alta while Spanish Fork relied on the dependable arm of senior Riley Daniels to earn a 1-0 victory over Springville on Monday. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Dick Harmon: WCC baseball championship: BYU's mindset is to just take care of business

The WCC may not get but one bid to the NCAA Tournament, and that is all the more reason BYU's coach and players want to make a big splash this week in Stockton, California, to ensure it doesn't... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Olympic gold-medal sailor tells of gunpoint robbery in Rio

Spain's Olympic gold-medal winning sailor Fernando Echavarri said he was fortunate to have escaped with his life after being robbed at gunpoint in Rio de Janeiro as he and two fellow Spaniards... Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Utah TE Evan Moeai indicates via social media that he'll be back for fifth season

Moeai has reportedly received an NCAA waiver after missing most of the last two seasons with injuries. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Utah State’s home football game against Arkansas State moving to Friday night

Utah State Athletics announced Monday that its home football game against Arkansas State is being moved to Friday, Sept. 16. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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LSU's live tiger mascot diagnosed with rare form of cancer

The sixth live tiger to serve as Louisiana State University's mascot has been diagnosed with a rare and inoperable form of cancer. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Kincade Upstill: Injuries hid Jazz’s true potential

The Utah Jazz ended the season on a low note after missing the playoffs for the fourth consecutive year. But Dennis Lindsey and Co. shouldn't panic due to the amount of injuries to key players. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Quick hit: Fan gives heroic effort for a David Ortiz ground rule double

One fan displayed no regard for his own life in attempting to track down a David Ortiz ground-rule double. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Morning links: Tim Lincecum to pitch for the Bees; Utah softball team splashes into Super Regional

Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum will take the mound for Salt Lake; Jaycob Brugman brings his powerful swing back to Utah; Utah softball dives in to Sweet 16. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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