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Morning links: Bronco Mendenhall and his family live in an RV; Hornacek hiring brings questions

Bronco Mendenhall opted to wait in an RV for his home to be renovated; Jeff Hornacek's hiring has stumped national media; Daniel Sorensen gives advice to Mitch Mathews, other undrafted free agents Read more »

May 19, 2016

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BYU softball: McKenna Bull leads the Cougars into the NCAA tournament

The Cougars will take on Missouri, Nebraska and Louisville in the Columbia Regional of the NCAA tournament. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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5 reasons the Summer Olympics should be postponed or moved

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With the Summer Olympics approaching, a Canadian scholar is calling for the games to be postponed or moved because of the danger the Zika virus poses in Brazil. These other cities could offer to help. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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Jay Evensen: Why another Utah Olympics would be a loser

Despite its obvious advantages, I doubt a future Utah bid would be free from huge expenditures forced on it by the IOC. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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High school baseball: Maple Mountain grinds out 10-inning playoff win over Woods Cross

Kade Poulsen pitched four innings of shutout relief in the second round of the 4A playoffs and then also delivered the game-winning double in the 10th inning to lead Maple Mountain past Woods Cross... Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Alvarez focused as Utah's only boxer still standing in Golden Gloves National Tournament

Diego Alvarez, 17, Ogden, earned a 4-1 decision to advance to Thursday's quarterfinals in the Golden Gloves National Tournament. After the other two Rocky Mountain boxers lost Wednesday night, the... Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Derby winner Nyquist draws No. 3 post as Preakness favorite

Doug O'Neill couldn't have done any better if he picked Nyquist's post position himself. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Stephen Curry’s flurry leads Warriors over Thunder in Game 2; series tied

Stephen Curry had an ugly-looking knot form on his right elbow after a fall into the stands. He already wasn’t 100 percent healthy after having suffered recent injuries. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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4A boys soccer: Cyprus scores quickly to earn 1-0 win over Uintah in the first round of the 4A playoffs

Marco Solis scored in the first minute of play to give the Pirates a 1-0 playoff victory against Uintah Wednesday afternoon. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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High School baseball: Lone Peak finishes strong to get by Mountain Crest 9-2

Lone Peak's Cole Gambill and Payton Freeman both hit big home runs to help beat the Mustangs 9-2 on Wednesday. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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High school girls' golf: Park City poised to break streak

After round one, Park City holds the lead in the 3A girls' golf state championship and hopes to retain that lead and defeat six-time defending champion Desert Hills. Desert Hills' Kyla Smith and Dixie's Gracie Richens lead the... Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Valley Recks field to capture second straight title

Led by junior Cobe Reck, Valley captured its second straight 1A boys' golf title Wednesday at Soldier Hollow Golf Course. The Buffaloes are also looking forward to the future as they return the whole team for next year. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Schofield takes home medalist honors; Tigers win team title

Milford senior finished her high school career on top, winning individual honors at the 1A girls' golf state championship. Meanwhile, Manila took its second team title in three years Wednesday at Soldier Hollow Golf Course. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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BYU baseball: Anderson doesn't let a thumb injury keep him down or out

In early April, when BYU second baseman Brennon Anderson tore the ligament in his thumb while sliding headfirst into first base, it appeared he would be sidelined for the rest of the season. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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BYU softball: Breaking down the field at the NCAA Columbia Regional

The Cougars kick off NCAA regional play on Thursday with a game against Missouri. Here's a look at the Columbia Regional and what BYU faces if it wants to advance. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Report: Jeff Hornacek to be hired as New York Knicks head coach

Former Utah Jazz guard, assistant coach will be brought on by Phil Jackson, according to Bleacher Report's Howard Beck Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Utah forward Jordan Loveridge to work out for Sacramento Kings

West Jordan High School, University of Utah alum will participate Thursday in his second NBA predraft workout. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Dixie State baseball: three Dixie State players named to NCWBA Division II All-West Region team

Senior shortstop Tanner Morache and junior second baseman Drew McLaughlin were named to the first team, while junior catcher Reece Lucero collected honorable mention recognition. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Dick Harmon: NCAA women's golf: Cougars field one of BYU's most focused squads

WCC champion BYU women will attack Eugene Country Club Thursday in the NCAA Women's Golf Championship after claiming the conference crown and four other tournament titles. Plenty of swing talent... Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Today's talker: The Sixers got the first pick, and it only took three years of being terrible

The odds of Philadelphia winning the NBA lottery were good. The odds of the 76ers' three-year tanking plan actually paying off are not. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Provo wide receiver Ty Jones, a BYU, Utah and Utah State target, commits to Washington

Ty Jones, a three-star prospect according to Scout.com, announced via Twitter Tuesday night that he will play collegiately for the Washington Huskies. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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USU football: Utah State adds prep athlete to 2016 signing class

Utah State football head coach Matt Wells announced Wednesday the addition of Dayshawn Littleton to its 2016 signing class. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Dixie State basketball: forward Mark Ogden Jr. signs pro contract to play in Luxembourg

Ogden Jr. was named 2015-16 Pacific West Conference Defender of the Year and first team all-conference. He agreed to terms Tuesday to play for Basket Racing Luxembourg Club in Luxembourg City. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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BYU golf: WCC champion Cougars headed to NCAA Championships

BYU will participate in the 2016 NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Championships held May 19-25, at the Eugene County Club in Eugene, Oregon. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Utah Grizzlies: Utah introduces 2016-2017 schedule

The Utah Grizzlies have officially introduced their schedule for the 2016-2017 season. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Dixie State cross-country: Trailblazers announce 2016 signing class

Dixie State cross-country head coach Justin Decker has announced the signing of 11 runners to the 2016 signing class. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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USU track: Nic Bowens has left his mark on Utah State’s track program

Nic Bowens is one of the best sprinters Utah State has ever had in its track and field program. After all, Bowens’ name is splattered all over the school record books as he’s garnered... Read more »

May 18, 2016

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5A baseball: Davis wins opening-round postseason game, 4-2, over Vikings

In the opening round of the 2016 State Baseball Tournament, the Davis Darts prevailed with a balanced offense and defense against a seasoned Viking team that needs to regroup and make another effort to get back to the "W" side of the... Read more »

May 18, 2016

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JC cornerback cites schedule as deciding factor in committing to BYU

Isaiah Armstrong, a cornerback from Riverside Community College, and Sekope Lutu Latu, a punter from Hawaii, commit to the Cougars in a span of about 12 hours. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Utah Jazz announce 2016 Summer League schedule

The dates of the events and the teams participating were already known for the 2016 Utah Jazz Summer League, and now the schedule has been finalized for the July tournament. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Morning links: Delon Wright scores 7 in conference final game; Poeltl, Jazz get post-lottery projections

Delon Wright notches his biggest playoff performance; Post-lottery mock drafts place Jakob Poeltl; Ute shortstop Kyle Hoffman makes a tremendous play against BYU. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Tuesday's Golden Gloves National Tournament of Champions results

Here are Tuesday’s results of the Golden Gloves National Tournament, which is being held in Salt Lake City. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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LDS teen, future U. gymnast prepares for Rio Olympic trials

Mykayla Skinner is flipping, twisting and sticking her landings on the road to the Olympics in Rio. The 19-year-old elite gymnast took home gold medals from two international gymnastics... Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Lone Peak gets redemption with 5A girls golf championship, Gerner realizes dream as individual champ

After Lone Peak won the 5A girls golf state championship Tuesday, the team celebrated by jumping into a lake despite the cold temperatures. Laura Gerner of Davis took individual honors, something... Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Utes beat rival BYU behind strong pitching of Stouder

The Utah baseball team took an 8-1 victory over BYU Tuesday night at Smith's Ballpark behind a fine performance by Nolan Stouder, who is not one of the Utes' regular pitchers. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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5A softball: Taylorsville relies on big bats to beat Mountain Crest in the first round of playoffs

Second-seeded Taylorsville defeated third-seeded Mountain Crest 7-1 behind an impressive 14-hit offensive outing. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Utah's Alvarez advances, Estrada loses in Golden Gloves tourney

The 249 boxers competing in this year’s Golden Gloves National Tournament in Salt Lake City may have different reasons for embracing the sweet science. But at this week’s tournament,... Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Prep baseball: Davis comes up with clutch plays to beat Pleasant Grove in 5A tourney opener

Junior left-hander Ben Rigby gutted his way through 5 shutout innings, Dom Fuller drilled a decisive 2-run double in the 6th inning and got the final 6 outs on the mound, and Davis High came up... Read more »

May 17, 2016

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4A girls golf championship: Corner Canyon makes history while Provo's Soifua three-peats

The Corner Canyon Chargers took their first team state championship in school history Tuesday afternoon at the 4A girls state golf championship. Meanwhile, Provo's Naomi Soifua took her third... Read more »

May 17, 2016

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4A softball playoffs: East upsets Timpanogos 8-3 to win and advance

East upsets Timpanogos 8-3, thanks largely to a dominant pitching performance by Lique Lokeni. Kiki Angilau and Aloma Solovi provided the offense by crushing three home runs and driving in seven... Read more »

May 17, 2016

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LeBron, Cavs stay perfect, blow out Raptors 115-84 in Game 1

LeBron James hardly missed and scored 24 points in three quarters, Kyrie Irving scored 27 and the Cleveland Cavaliers picked up where they left off before a long layoff by thumping the Toronto... Read more »

May 17, 2016

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5A soccer playoffs: Fremont escapes with a 2-1 win over Copper Hills

Copper Hills had seemingly pulled off a miraculous comeback until a last-minute goal was disallowed. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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High school baseball: Spanish Fork opens 4A tourney with strong win at Murray

Riley Daniels struck out seven and went the distance in leading Region 8 No. 4 seed Spanish Fork to the 4A first round victory at Murray. He also went 3 for 4 at the plate. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Rich takes lead in 1A boys golf tournament, Reck looks to repeat

Rich leads the 1A boys golf state tournament at Soldier Hollow Golf Course while Valley's defending individual champion Cobe Reck leads the individual competition with a first-round 76. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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76ers win NBA draft lottery, Lakers stay at No. 2, keep pick

The Philadelphia 76ers have won the NBA draft lottery and will have the No. 1 pick in June. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Not winning lottery doesn't dampen Jazz's excitement for NBA draft

The Jazz remained in the No. 12 spot in the lottery, and general manager Dennis Lindsey is excited about the prospects of that position. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Thunder discover late-game swagger during postseason

The team that struggled to protect a fourth-quarter lead all season long suddenly has figured out how to stage late comebacks in the postseason — against the toughest teams and in the most... Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Odor suspended for 8 games and Bautista for 1 for brawl

Texas second baseman Rougned Odor was suspended for eight games and fined $5,000 by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for punching Toronto's Jose Bautista on the jaw. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Monday's Golden Gloves National Tournament of Champions results

Here are Monday's results of the Golden Gloves National Tournament, which is being held in Salt Lake City. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Dixie State softball: Janessa Bassett earns D2CCA All-America second team honors

Dixie State sophomore outfielder Janessa Bassett was named to the Division II Conference Commissioners Association All-America Second Team, the group announced Tuesday. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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