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Oklahoma City Thunder fire coach Scott Brooks

The Oklahoma City Thunder have fired coach Scott Brooks. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Morning links: ESPN calls Utah a dark horse for the Pac-12 title; Bees play in a top 10 park; blind football player to play for USC

In a recent article ESPN explained why Utah should be considered a dark horse candidate for the Pac-12 title, while Smith's Ballpark was named one of the 10 best. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Jay Leno headlines Fourth Annual State of Sport Awards as athletes, teams honored

Athletes and teams from around Utah, from a variety of sports, were recognized at the Fourth Annual State of Sport Awards Tuesday night at EnergySolutions Arena. Comedian Jay Leno delighted the... Read more »

April 21, 2015

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As expected, Real Salt Lake's defensive depth to get tested

Real Salt Lake center back Chris Schuler will miss 4 to 6 weeks after undergoing surgery to the meniscus in his right knee on Monday, and his absence will give newcomer Elias Vasquez an opportunity... Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Bees get third win of season courtesy of walk-off error in extra innings

The Salt Lake Bees won back-to-back games for the first time in 2015 after beating the Fresno Grizzlies in extra innings Tuesday. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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BYU edges Utah, 7-6, with eighth-inning infield hit

On a night that saw arch-rivals BYU and Utah combine for four home runs, it was an infield single that ultimately won the game for the Cougars. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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High school sports: Tuesday's roundup

Baseball REGION 1 FREMONT 11, WEBER 1: Kyle Thacker hit a bases-clearing triple in the third inning to jump-start Fremont in the region victory. The Silver Wolves had three more triples, including hits by Braden Bingham, Braxton... Read more »

April 21, 2015

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High School baseball: Whitaker walk-off home run lifts Lone Peak past Pleasant Grove in extra innings

The Knights issued the Vikings their first loss of the season with one swing of the bat from Trent Whitaker. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Rants a time-honored part of sports culture

chill. It's just a game, right? Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Prep baseball: Provo downs Timpview, 11-1, on Senior Day

In Region 8 prep baseball action, Provo scored nine runs in the first inning and defeated Timpview 11-1 in a game that ended early by the mercy rule. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Utah gymnastics: Greg Marsden says goodbye, isn't sure what's next

“We have the greatest gymnastics fans on earth and are known as much for them as we are for our accomplishments,” said Marsden. ”And I could not be more grateful for how the... Read more »

April 21, 2015

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So far, so good for Utah co-offensive coordinators Harding and Roderick

Assistant head coach Dennis Erickson is also in the mix as the Utes move on after Dave Christensen's departure to Texas A&M. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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High school soccer: Alta, Brighton settle for scoreless draw

Region 3 rivals Alta and Brighton played to a scoreless draw on Tuesday after 100 minutes, a match Alta created the bulk of the chances but couldn't put anything past Brighton keeper Conner Dearden. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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No place for world's top marathon in 2024 Boston Olympics

No sport is more connected to Olympic history than the marathon, and no marathon is more iconic than the Boston race that has been testing and torturing distance runners for 119 years. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Steelers-Patriots to open 2015 schedule on a Thursday night

The New England Patriots will host the Pittsburgh Steelers to open the NFL season on Thursday night, Sept. 10. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Don’t forget about small-town, local races

With the popular Salt Lake City Marathon on Saturday, and the world-renowned Boston Marathon on Monday, the past few days have been big ones for the running community. With so many big races, let's... Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Westminster lacrosse: Griffins upend UVU, complete perfect conference season

The Westminster men’s lacrosse team moved to No. 7 in the Under Armour MCLA Coaches’ Poll on Tuesday and celebrated with a 20-7 win over Utah Valley at the UVU Intramural Field on Tuesday night. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Doug Robinson: Lindsey's bold moves proved right — and he didn't even say: I told you so

Dennis Lindsey, the Jazz GM, would never say, "I told you so" — but he could. Amid all the skepticism over the sometimes-confusing moves that Lindsey made, the Jazz proved him right with... Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Deseret News Sports Podcast: Handing out our own 'State of Sports' awards

The State of Sports awards are Tuesday night to acknowledge it and with that DeseretNews.com writer Carter Williams and contributor Jay Yeomans break down the finalists for the awards and pick who... Read more »

April 21, 2015

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BYU soccer: Hatch chosen to train with U.S. U-23 women's national team

BYU junior forward Ashley Hatch has been selected to train with the U.S. U-23 women's national team in Lakewood Ranch, Florida, from April 26 through May 3. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Rodney Hood looking forward to injury-free season after productive first year

Utah Jazz rookie Rodney Hood missed 32 games because of injuries, but came on strong late in the season and is looking forward to an even better year in 2015-16. Read more »

April 21, 2015

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BYU volleyball: Brenden Sander named AVCA Player of the Week

After earning conference player of the week as well as Off the Block National Freshman of the Week honors, BYU outside hitter Brenden Sander was named Sports Imports/AVCA Division I-II Player of... Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Oher looks for new start in Carolina, return to 'Blind Side'

Michael Oher is anxious to return to the position that first made him famous — "The Blind Side." Read more »

April 21, 2015

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Lindon man prepares to run 50 full Ironman distances in 50 days, 50 states

Preparing to tackle the seemingly impossible, father of five, husband and two-time Guinness World Record holder James Lawrence, 39, is preparing to run 50 full Ironman distances in 50 days through... Read more »

April 21, 2015

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