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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
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes forward David Collette (13) shoots past California Golden Bears guard Grant Mullins (3) and California Golden Bears guard Stephen Domingo (31) during the game at the Huntsman Center Thursday March 2, 2017. Pac-12 Tournament game guide: Utah looks to knock off Cal again in rubbber match
    The Battle For The Four Seed is over. Utah won. On Thursday, Cal hopes to win the war. While the Utes did what they had to do last week and more, poun...
    Updated Mar 09 2017 10:02 am   |     |   Share
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    (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes guard Devon Daniels (3) had 8 rebounds and 16 points. University of Utah’s men’s basketball team defeated University of Washington, 85-61 during their game, February 11, 2017 at Utah’s Jon M. Huntsman Center. Utah basketball: Collette and Daniels practice, will be 'game-time decisions' for Pac-12 Tournament
    Las Vegas • While Coach Larry Krystkowiak has yet to commit to whether David Collette and Devon Daniels will play in Thursday’s Pac-12 Tournament open...
    Updated Mar 08 2017 02:54 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah running back Joe Williams answers questions during a press conference at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis, Thursday, March 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) Utah football: Former Utes make most of NFL Combine opportunity
    NFL teams do their homework. Last week, offensive lineman Isaac Asiata was in room with San Francisco 49ers brass, including new coach Kyle Shanahan, ...
    Updated Mar 08 2017 05:07 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes head coach Larry Krystkowiak talks with his team during the first half. The Utes played their 6th straight game with at least 13 turnovers. University of Utah’s men’s basketball team leads University of Washington, 44-28 at halftime, February 11, 2017 at Utah’s Jon M. Huntsman Center. Utah basketball: Larry Krystkowiak claims 'no regrets' about non-conference scheduling
    March Madness may be the time of year everyone waits for, but it’s also when November and December games cast long shadows. Utah (20-10, 11-7) is feel...
    Updated Mar 06 2017 03:45 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes guard Gabe Bealer (30) shoots over California Golden Bears guard Don Coleman (14) during the game at the Huntsman Center Thursday March 2, 2017. Utah basketball: Runnin' Utes have upper hand in tiebreaking scenarios with Cal
    How big was Utah’s win over Cal on Thursday night? Technically, 30 points. But in the Pac-12 standings race, huge. Utah is in position to clinch a 4-s...
    Updated Mar 03 2017 05:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes quarterback Travis Wilson (7) is tackled my Michigan Wolverines defensive end Chris Wormley (43) and Michigan Wolverines cornerback Jourdan Lewis (26) during the first half of the game at Rice-Eccles Stadium Thursday September 3, 2015.  Utah is winning 10-3 at halftime. Utah football: Former Utes QB Travis Wilson signs with L.A. Rams — as a tight end
    The man who has made the most starts as Utah football’s quarterback is getting a fresh start in the NFL. Only it isn’t at quarterback. Travis Wilson, ...
    Updated Mar 02 2017 02:56 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah’s Kyle Kuzma (35) looks to pass away from California’s Grant Mullins in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) Utah basketball game guide: Runnin' Utes hunt for critical split against Cal
    As far as odds go, Utah’s are still pretty solid for a first-round bye. That statement may seem incredible on its face, given’ Utah’s slide from a 5-2...
    Updated Mar 02 2017 11:12 am   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Wasatch Academy’s Emmanuel Akot (14) charges Lone Peak’s Nate Harkness (35) during the game at Wasatch Academy Thursday December 10, 2015.  Lone Peak won the game 68-65. Utah basketball: Runnin' Utes hosting two major recruits for Cal game, including five-star Emmanuel Akot
    It’s a more important week than most in Utah basketball — and not because the Runnin’ Utes are trying to supplant Cal as the No. 4 seed in the Pac-12 ...
    Updated Mar 01 2017 12:52 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   University of Utah baseball player Hunter Simmons warms up during a practice Wednesday May 11, 2016. Utah sports notes: Hunter Simmons named Pac-12 baseball player of the week
    Hunter Simmons’ opening weekend was subpar by his standards. In 15 at-bats, he lodged one hit. The Utes’ senior first baseman, who batted .339 last ye...
    Updated Feb 28 2017 07:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah House speaker Greg Hughes, R-Draper speaks in opposition to the recently designated Bears Ears National Monument as republicans debate HCR11 and HCR12, resolutions asking President Donald Trump to erase the Bears Ears and alter Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments, on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. Report: In e-mails, House Speaker Greg Hughes called Utah athletics 'unaccountable' before ordering audit
    Shortly before approving a legislative audit of Utah athletics, House Speaker Greg Hughes called the department arrogant and “unaccountable” in a fier...
    Updated Feb 26 2017 04:10 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. Utah basketball game guide: Utah looks to break road slump against on-the-rise Colorado
    Utah started in Pac-12 play 5-2. Colorado started 0-7. Here’s how far apart they are in the standings now: two games. And a Utah loss tonight could ma...
    Updated Feb 23 2017 11:54 am   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Brigham Young Cougars guard Makenzi Pulsipher (23) guards Utah Utes guard Paige Crozon (14), in Basketball action, Brigham Young Cougars vs. the Utah Utes, Saturday, December 10, 2016. Utah women's basketball: Paige Crozon ready to cap off resilient career
    Paige Crozon has been searching a little bit lately, as a graduating senior will toward the end. She’s looked at her performances from last year, when...
    Updated Feb 18 2017 09:06 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Steve Griffin / The Salt Lake Tribune)    Utah Utes running back Joe Williams (28) signals a first down after a big third down conversion run during the Foster Farms Bowl at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara California  Wednesday December 28, 2016. The Pick-6: Joe Williams opens up about his retirement, struggles with tragedy and mental illness
    In one sense, it was the defining question of Utah football’s 2016 season: Why did Joe Williams retire only to return weeks later? The most definitive...
    Updated Feb 16 2017 04:51 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Oregon Ducks guard Casey Benson (2) finds himself on the floor as Utah Utes guard Sedrick Barefield (2) moves in during the first half of the NCAA college basketball game at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. Utah basketball game guide: Last chance for Utes splash at No. 7 Oregon
    It seems that in a reactionary time of instant judgement, everyone rushes to stick a fork in a team that is down. The Runnin’ Utes’ NCAA Tournament ho...
    Updated Feb 15 2017 10:06 pm   |     |   Share
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    Washington guard Markelle Fultz dribbles a ball as his teammates warm up for an NCAA college basketball game against Colorado on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, in Boulder, Colo. Fultz, projected as a top pick in this year’s NBA draft, is sitting out the game because of a sore knee. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) Utah basketball game guide: Utes looking for homestand sweep against Washington
    A quick look for a game with a quick turnaround ... Time, Place and [radio waves in] Space • The Deadline Gods are good: This is a 2:30 p.m. game at t...
    Updated Feb 10 2017 07:04 pm   |     |   Share
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    Colorado head coach Mike MacIntyre directs his team against Utah late in the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, in Boulder, Colo. Colorado won 27-22. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) The Pick-6: Colorado getting grilled for handling of domestic violence accusations
    The unfortunate frequency of assault and domestic violence in sports has made many fans more sophisticated and hungry for more answers — namely, “How ...
    Updated Feb 10 2017 03:06 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Utah Utes forward Wendy Anae (21) looks to pass after being boxed in under the hoop during second half play. Washington State beat Utah 61-55, Sunday, February 5, 2017. Utah women's basketball: Utes trying to figure out shooting woes in Pac-12 play
    Some problems can be tied to effort: subpar rebounding, lackadaisical defense or mindless turnovers among them. But the problem Utah women’s basketbal...
    Updated Feb 09 2017 05:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah forward Tyler Rawson, left, and Washington State guard Malachi Flynn go after the ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Pullman, Wash., Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. Utah won 88-47. (AP Photo/Young Kwak) Utah basketball game guide: Runnin' Utes need to rebound at home against improved Washington State
    Let’s just get into it: Time, Place and [radio waves in] Space • We’ve got a 7 p.m. tip-off at the Huntsman Center on Thursday night, with the game on...
    Updated Feb 09 2017 11:09 am   |     |   Share
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    Courtesy  |  Alina Rogers, Utah Athletics  Utah men’s basketball coach Larry Krystkowiak makes sandwiches for lunchgoers at a Subway restaurant in South Salt Lake City on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. Krystkowiak appeared during the lunch hour to raise money and awareness for Coaches vs. Cancer, an initiative sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Other coaches from Weber State, Utah Valley, BYU, SUU and Utah State also participated in Subway promotions in the last month to raise money for cancer research. Utah basketball: Would you like cheese on that? Larry Krystkowiak makes sandwiches to raise funds for Coaches vs. Cancer
    “Wait, are you really the basketball coach?” The woman at the Subway counter wasn’t completely trusting the name tag reading “Coach K” resting on Larr...
    Updated Feb 06 2017 04:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Kyle Whittingham discusses Utah’s latest Signing Day class at a news conference, Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Utah football: Utes adding JuCo athlete Derrick Vickers to 2017 class
    Signing Day is not the finish line. Sometimes, it’s the beginning. It was Wednesday, the morning of Signing Day, when Derrick Vickers got the call fro...
    Updated Feb 06 2017 02:49 pm   |     |   Share
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    Stanford forward Reid Travis (22) grabs a rebound between Colorado forward Tory Miller, left, and guard Bryce Peters during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Utah basketball game guide: Utes hope to reverse history of road losses at Stanford
    Palo Alto • The last time Utah won at Maples Pavilion was 1971. You read that correctly. There’s a lot of trends for Utah to reverse on Saturday after...
    Updated Feb 03 2017 06:48 pm   |     |   Share
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    Stanford’s Reid Travis (22) drives the ball between California’s Ivan Rabb, left, and Kingsley Okoroh, right, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) Utah basketball game guide: Utes face challenge against Cal's dogged defense
    We’re going quick and dirty on this game guide. What you need to know: Cal and Utah are both tied in for third in the league standings, and both have ...
    Updated Feb 02 2017 12:06 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   The Utes cheer on their team during the final moments on their way to beating USC 86 to 64 during the second half of the NCAA college basketball game at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. Utah basketball: Utes land commitment from 2017 four-star forward Donnie Tillman
    In Utah basketball’s drive to become more athletic on the wings, they’ve pursued a 2017 forward relentlessly. One of his highlight tapes shows why: Do...
    Updated Feb 01 2017 10:57 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Kyle Whittingham discusses Utah’s latest Signing Day class at a news conference, Wednesday, February 1, 2017. In-depth look at who signed with the Utah Utes
    Here they are — two key pieces to Utah's secondary puzzle that some were sweating. Between Marquise Blair and Jaylon Johnson, Utah's class will be ran...
    Updated Feb 01 2017 05:37 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Kyle Whittingham discusses Utah’s latest Signing Day class at a news conference, Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Utah football: Utes strike gold with some targets, miss out on some big ones as well
    Even at Utah football’s recent heights, there’s often a view of a taller peak in sight. In the past few years, it’s been true of Utah’s quest for a Pa...
    Updated Feb 01 2017 09:49 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Steve Griffin / The Salt Lake Tribune)    The Utah cheerleaders celebrate a score during the Foster Farms Bowl at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara California  Wednesday December 28, 2016. Utah football: Like his brothers before him, 2017 Cottonwood ATH Taniela Pututau commits to Utes
    Some families just have football running in their blood. And few have been kinder to Utah than the Pututaus. The program has one brother, Howard, alre...
    Updated Jan 29 2017 10:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah football: Utes flip 2017 Arizona RB T.J. Green
    The final recruiting weekend for Utah football is heating up in a big way — the program has received a commitment from the top running back in Arizona...
    Updated Jan 29 2017 10:21 pm   |     |   Share