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  • UTAH SPORTS
    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Utah Defensive Coordinator / Safeties, Morgan Scalley, pulls aside DB Julian Blackmon to congratulate him on his play during practice, Thursday, August 11, 2016. Utah football: JUCO receiver Josh Nurse commits just before preseason camp
    Recruiting doesn’t stop, even with the start of football camp slightly more than a week away. Blinn College in Brenham, Texas — the same school that p...
    Updated Jul 21 2017 03:24 am   |     |   Share
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    Los Angeles Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma, right, reaches for the ball in front of Portland Trail Blazers’ Caleb Swanigan during the second half of the NBA summer league basketball championship game, Monday, July 17, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) Former Ute Kyle Kuzma makes a splash in Summer League, wins championship game MVP
    When does your 31-point Summer League game get overlooked? When you’re teammates with Lonzo Ball, whose gravity on the media is reaching cosmic levels...
    Updated Jul 18 2017 02:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah cheerleaders perform during the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl at Sam Boyd Stadium Saturday December 20, 2014. Utah cheerleaders have spirit, yes, they do, they’re going to give some to China, too
    University of Utah spirit squad coordinator Jamie Duncan Plott never expected to make a second trip to China in less than a year, but on Monday she an...
    Updated Jul 17 2017 10:04 am   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes running back Troy McCormick (4) prepares to light the U after the win as the University of Utah Utes host the Southern Utah University Thunderbirds, NCAA football at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Thursday September 1, 2016. Utah football: Utes extend broadcast deal with ESPN 700, will add Gymnastics and baseball
    ESPN 700 will remain the flagship radio partner of the University of Utah through the 2021-22 athletic year. The university and and rights holder Lear...
    Updated Jul 12 2017 02:54 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes running back Joe Williams (28) loses the ball before recovering it as the University of Utah Utes host the Southern Utah University Thunderbirds, NCAA football at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Thursday September 1, 2016. Utah football: Utes schedule Southern Utah
    The University of Utah and Southern Utah University will play in football during the 2024 season in Rice-Eccles Stadium. The Utah Athletic Department ...
    Updated Jul 12 2017 12:21 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes defensive end Kylie Fitts (11) chases down Southern Utah Thunderbirds quarterback Tannon Pedersen (10) as the University of Utah Utes host the Southern Utah University Thunderbirds, NCAA football at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Thursday September 1, 2016. Utah football: Kylie Fitts, Lowell Lotulelei and Mitch Wishnowsky make preseason watch lists
    The Augusta Sports Council announced that Utah punter Mitch Wishnowsky was named to the Ray Guy Award Watch List on Wednesday. The Ray Guy Award annua...
    Updated Jul 12 2017 03:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah men, women finish in top 60 of Capital One Cup standings
    The University of Utah women’s athletics programs finished 40th in Division I in the Capital One Cup standings for the 2016-17 academic year, while th...
    Updated Jul 11 2017 07:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • JAZZ NOTES
    Minnesota Timberwolves’ Ricky Rubio of Spain plays against the New Orleans Pelicans during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) Utah Jazz notes: Ricky Rubio trade gets positive reviews
    While the Utah Jazz Summer League group is hunkered down and concentrated on preparing for Monday’s games, free agency and trades obviously leak in. J...
    Updated Jul 01 2017 08:32 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Lennie Mahler  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Utah center Jayce Johnson gets tied up for a jump ball with Colorado’s   Tory Miller in the first half of a game against the Colorado Buffaloes on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City. Utes play at Oregon just once during Pac-12 conference season
    The Utes men’s basketball 2017-18 schedule is coming more into focus after the Pac-12 released its weekly pairings on Thursday. The Utes already relea...
    Updated Jun 29 2017 09:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Hannah Flippen poses for a portrait during a practice at the Dumke Family Softball Stadium at the University of Utah Tuesday April 5, 2016. Utah softball: Flippen named NCAA Woman of the Year nominee
    University of Utah softball standout Hannah Flippen has been named a nominee for the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. The NCAA’s Woman of the Year ...
    Updated Jun 28 2017 01:25 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah fans as the University of Utah faces Washington, college football at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Saturday October 29, 2016. Utah football: Pac-12 announces TV times for five Utes games
    Get that caffeine ready. The Pac-12 has released the TV schedule for the first month of the upcoming football season and other select weekday games. O...
    Updated May 31 2017 01:53 pm   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
    |  Courtesy Utah Athletics  Utah football’s new uniforms, released by the Utes and Under Armour on May 16, 2017, feature the ’Utah stripe’ design. Courtesy of Utah Football. Utah football: Utes reveal 'Utah stripe' inspired design for new uniforms
    It’s the same Utah football you’ve known (and maybe loved), but with brand new packaging.  The Utes revealed three new sets of uniforms on Tuesday aft...
    Updated May 16 2017 02:31 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    The University of Utah Utes were back in action  during the 16th-annual Red-White football game on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at  Rice-Eccles Stadium. Utah football: Utes schedule home-and-home with Wyoming for 2020, 2025
    Utah football’s non-conference schedule is getting a brush of regional flavor starting in 2020.  The Utes have agreed to a series with Wyoming, one of...
    Updated May 03 2017 03:09 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah Utes defensive end Hunter Dimick (49) warms up before an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, in Boulder, Colo. Colorado won 27-22. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) Utah football: Former Utes find NFL landing spots in rookie free agency
    The Utes had a school record eight draftees, but even more have signed or agreed to rookie free agent deals. A look at the landing spots for the undra...
    Updated Apr 29 2017 07:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
    Fans arrive ahead of the 2017 NFL football draft in Philadelphia, Thursday, April 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Utah football: 2017 NFL Draft primer for Utes prospects
    Don’t ask Kyle Whittingham for NFL Draft predictions. He’s in the dark as much as anyone else. “I gave up on speculating who is going to get drafted,”...
    Updated Apr 27 2017 05:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
    (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     The Utah starters shake hands with the timers at the start of their game against Boise State during first round of the NIT at the Huntsman Center on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City Tuesday March 14, 2017. Utah basketball: David Collette testing NBA Draft waters
    The NBA’s release of all early entries into the NBA Draft included at least one surprise: Utah forward David Collette.  The 6-foot-10 forward was one ...
    Updated Apr 25 2017 06:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
    (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Lone Peak’s Christian Popoola (51) battles for the ball with Viewmont’s Braedon Alldredge (11) during quarterfinals of the boy’s 5A basketball state tournament game at the Dee Event Center in Ogden, Wednesday, February 25, 2015. Utah basketball: Christian PoPoola Jr. wants to bring 'winning mentality' to Runnin' Utes
    After a long recruiting process, Christian PoPoola Jr. could be forgiven for needing a break. But after signing with Utah on Saturday, the senior thre...
    Updated Apr 25 2017 10:51 am   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
    (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Washington Huskies running back Myles Gaskin (9) is brought down by Utes defensive back Jordan Fogal (13). University of Washington Huskies defeated University of Utah Utes 31-24 at Rice-Eccles Stadium, Saturday, October 29, 2016. Utah football: Safety Jordan Fogal tweets that he's transferring
    Senior safety Jordan Fogal is transferring from Utah football, he announced Sunday afternoon via Twitter, but seemingly on good terms. Fogal, 22, will...
    Updated Apr 23 2017 06:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
    (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Lone Peak’s Christian Popoola (51) battles for the ball with Viewmont’s Braedon Alldredge (11) during quarterfinals of the boy’s 5A basketball state tournament game at the Dee Event Center in Ogden, Wednesday, February 25, 2015. Utah basketball: 2017 Las Vegas guard Christian PoPoola Jr. signs with Utes
    As if the Utah-BYU series resuming next season needed more fire — the Runnin’ Utes have signed a former Cougar commit. Christian PoPoola Jr., a 6-foot...
    Updated Apr 22 2017 02:45 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    The University of Utah Utes were back in action  during the 16th-annual Red-White football game on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at  Rice-Eccles Stadium. Utah football: 2018 California RB/DB Malone Mataele commits to Utes
    And then there were three. Utah football has added a commitment for the 2018 class with Malone Mataele, a 6-foot running back prospect from Rancho San...
    Updated Apr 21 2017 06:24 pm   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
    Long Beach State’s Justin Bibbins, center, is defended by UC Irvine’s Tommy Rutherford, right, and Jonathan Galloway during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Big West men’s tournament Friday, March 10, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Utah basketball: LBSU guard Justin Bibbins to join Utes as a grad transfer
    How will a 5-foot-8 guard make it in the Pac-12?  Justin Bibbins hopes his past games against power conference teams can help forecast it for him. As ...
    Updated Apr 18 2017 08:02 pm   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
    (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    The sideline reacts to a hit by Julian Blackmon. The University of Utah Utes were back in action  during the 16th-annual Red-White football game on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at  Rice-Eccles Stadium. Utah football notes: Both Troy Taylor and Morgan Scalley to coach from field level
    In a dramatic departure from the last two seasons when Utah has had offensive and defensive coordinators coaching from on high, next season will likel...
    Updated Apr 15 2017 03:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
    Utah basketball: Utes sign Las Vegas forward Donnie Tillman
    Donnie Tillman’s mother laid out a grim reality years ago for him: If he wanted to go to college, he had to find a way to pay for it himself. He took ...
    Updated Apr 13 2017 04:13 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak yells out plays to his team as Utah hosts Montana State, NCAA basketball at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. Utah basketball: Transcript of Larry Krystkowiak's season wrap-up interview
    Earlier this week, The Tribune sat down with Utah basketball coach Larry Krystkowiak and talked about the most recent 20-12 season that saw Utah finis...
    Updated Apr 12 2017 05:06 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Tom Hackett talks with Sean O’Connell on their ESPN 700 radio show at Broadway Media in Salt Lake City Tuesday, April 4, 2017.  Bonus: David Hackett reflects on his son's radio career
    In any story, there are parts that are tough to fit in. In the Tribune’s piece on Tom Hackett in Thursday’s paper, interview segments with David Hacke...
    Updated Apr 06 2017 12:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes head coach Kyle Whittingham during a scrimmage at Rice-Eccles Stadium Friday March 31, 2017.  Utah football notes: Utes move second spring scrimage to April 11
    Change your calendars — Utah football is switching up the time for its second spring scrimmage. The Utes will hold the scrimmage on Tuesday, April 11 ...
    Updated Apr 05 2017 05:31 pm   |     |   Share
  • UTAH SPORTS
    (Utah freshman pitcher Jacob Rebar throws a pitch during a game against UVU at Smith’s Ballpark on March 22, 2017. A California native, Rebar has earned early starts this year and is one of several contributing newcomers to Utah baseball. Courtesy Photo)   | Dan Lofgren/University of Utah Athletics Utah baseball: Starting with BYU, Utes look to get back to winning
    Describing Utah’s upcoming game with BYU on Tuesday night, baseball coach Bill Kinneberg used the term “necessary evil.”  OK, so more context is requi...
    Updated Mar 27 2017 05:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes forward Kyle Kuzma (35) dunks the ball as the University of Utah hosts Oregon State, NCAA basketball at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Saturday January 28, 2017. Utah basketball: Kyle Kuzma declares for NBA Draft, will not hire an agent and could return
    For Kyle Kuzma, it’s the same old routine. After the first-round NIT loss to Boise State last Tuesday, he took the rest of the week off for spring bre...
    Updated Mar 21 2017 01:53 pm   |     |   Share
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    Boise State head coach Leon Rice watches his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against San Diego State in the Mountain West Conference tournament Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken) Utah basketball game guide: Utes set to tangle with Boise State in NIT first round
    The Pac-12 Tournament didn’t do much to answer concerns about Utah’s maturity or consistency: After all, how can a team capable of blowing out Cal get...
    Updated Mar 13 2017 09:32 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Chris Hill, Athletic Director, University of Utah answer questions from reporters about the basketball showcase featuring BYU, Utah, USU, and Weber State, at Vivint Smart Home Arena, Thursday, July 21, 2016. Utah athletics finalizing 10-year multimedia rights deal with Learfield
    Another revenue stream is opening up for Utah athletics starting this summer. The Utes have announced they’re entering a 10-year partnership on multim...
    Updated Mar 11 2017 03:21 pm   |     |   Share