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Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl cheerleaders pose with the championship trophy. Utah football: National media picks favor Utes in Las Vegas Bowl
    It's just under two days away from the Las Vegas Bowl and the end of Utah's football season. If you haven't been following Matthew Piper's coverage fr...
    Updated Dec 18 2014 01:54 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah's Nate Orchard, second from left, practices with his team Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Las Vegas. Utah is scheduled to play Colorado State in the Las Vegas Bowl NCAA college football game Saturday. (AP Photo/John Locher) Utah football bowl notes: For tight end Westlee Tonga, a free Vegas honeymoon
    Las Vegas • Many Utes traveled down the I-15 by bus, stopping in St. George at a Chick-fil-A before arriving at the gold-leaf Mandalay Bay late Tuesda...
    Updated Dec 18 2014 12:10 pm   |     |   Share
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Utah Ute Kaelin Clay poses for a portrait after a practice at Rice-Eccles Stadium Tuesday September 2, 2014. Utah football: More All America honors for Hackett, Orchard, Clay
    Tom Hackett, Nate Orchard and Kaelin Clay continue to make the cut for All America lists following the Utes' 8-4 season. Hackett and Orchard were name...
    Updated Dec 17 2014 06:12 pm   |     |   Share
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Utah fans stand up and cheer as the Utes take an 11-point lead over the Wichita State Shockers, college basketball at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Wednesday December 3, 2014. Utah basketball: Finals-focused week for Runnin' Utes
    Before he takes the court on Saturday against UNLV, Delon Wright will have one of the season's biggest accomplishments under his belt. He'll be done h...
    Updated Dec 16 2014 06:12 pm   |     |   Share
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Utah DE Nate Orchard could not get past the Washington State offensive line on this play that went for an 81 yard completion for a TD to give Wash. State the lead at 28-27. Utah lost 28-27 to Washington State, Saturday, September 27, 2014. Utes around the web: Nate Orchard wins Morris Trophy, Delon Wright gets praise, plus more
    The Internet is vast, dark and deep. How is one supposed to mine the stories on the Utah Utes from all that information? By reading this list, that's ...
    Updated Dec 16 2014 12:42 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah's Tom Hackett stands with his trophy after being awarded the Ray Guy Award as the college punter of the year at the College Football Awards, Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux) Utah football: Tom Hackett, Nate Orchard earn AP All-America honors
    The Utah football team went 8-4 this season on the strength of special teams and defense, and on Tuesday morning, leaders from each of those units wer...
    Updated Dec 16 2014 11:45 am   |     |   Share
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    Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas, left, hauls in a pass under pressure from San Diego Chargers free safety Eric Weddle during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) Utes in the NFL: Kruger gets 10th sack, Siliga earns plaudits for attitude, Weddle Claus
    Wrapping up how Utah’s players on active NFL rosters performed in Week Fifteen: Minnesota running back Matt Asiata • Starting for the third straight g...
    Updated Dec 15 2014 08:46 pm   |     |   Share
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Utah Utes guard Delon Wright (55) faces a group of BYU defenders as BYU hosts Utah, college basketball at the Marriott Center in Provo, Wednesday December 10, 2014. Utah basketball: Delon Wright is Pac-12 player of the week
    The Runnin' Utes split a big-name bill last week, winning in Provo but falling in Kansas City. But in both games, Delon Wright's stellar play was a co...
    Updated Dec 15 2014 06:06 pm   |     |   Share
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University of Utah women's basketball head coach Anthony Levrets holds his head in is hands in disbelief after a call went against the Utes during the Utah versus Idaho State women's basketball game at the Huntsman Center on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, December 10, 2014. Utewrap: Utah standouts attract national attention, accolades
    Wrapping up the past week in Utah sports, from Dec. 8 to Dec. 14. MEN’S BASKETBALL (No. 14) • With two games remaining on Utah’s brutal non conferen...
    Updated Dec 15 2014 01:48 pm   |     |   Share
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    Kansas' Jamari Traylor left, and Utah's Jakob Poeltl chase a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) Utah basketball notes: An ugly last shot, Poeltl grabbing defensive attention, and more
    Kansas City • They were out of it. They were in it. They couldn't get a good look at the final shot. That was the drama for the No. 13 Runnin' Utes in...
    Updated Dec 13 2014 07:36 pm   |     |   Share
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Orem High School player Josh Pollard and West Jordan player Seth Barrus chase after a loose ball during the Great Western Shootout in Orem, Utah on December 17, 2011.  West Jordan went on to win the game 71-78. Utah native Josh Pollard suiting up for Kansas, will face Utes this weekend
    Josh Pollard was arranging his future when a new path literally came calling, one that he never expected. The call came from Kansas coach Bill Self. H...
    Updated Dec 12 2014 01:24 pm   |     |   Share
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Brigham Young Cougars guard Kyle Collinsworth (5) goes in for a dunk over Utah Utes forward Jakob Poeltl (42), but missed, as BYU hosts Utah, college basketball at the Marriott Center in Provo, Wednesday December 10, 2014. Utah basketball game guide: Runnin' Utes go against Rock Chalk, No. 10 Kansas
    Rock. Chalk. Well, you know how it goes. Kansas' motto, just like its tradition, is “a foregone conclusion” in Larry Krystkowiak's own words. People k...
    Updated Dec 12 2014 12:36 pm   |     |   Share
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Brigham Young Cougars guard Skyler Halford (23), Utah Utes forward Jakob Poeltl (42) and Brigham Young Cougars guard Anson Winder (20) scramble for a loose ball as BYU hosts Utah, college basketball at the Marriott Center in Provo, Wednesday December 10, 2014. Utah basketball: National media sees major potential for Runnin' Utes
    They felt it before the season. The Runnin' Utes thought they were better, that they had a team that could potentially go back to the NCAA Tournament ...
    Updated Dec 11 2014 01:40 pm   |     |   Share
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Utah Utes head coach Larry Krystkowiak flashes a quick Utah basketball: Extra notes and quotes from Runnin' Utes win at BYU
    Utah is celebrating its first win in Provo since 2005, and as Larry Krystkowiak said afterward, “We'll take a little time to enjoy it.” Of course, wit...
    Updated Dec 11 2014 12:45 am   |     |   Share
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Utah Utes guard Brandon Taylor (11) with the ball as the University of Utah Utes host the Wichita State Shockers, college basketball at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Wednesday December 3, 2014. Utah-BYU game guide: Utes face challenge at Marriott Center
    This one kind of speaks for itself, doesn't it? In the absence of the Holy War, there's only a limited amount of athletic events for Utah and BYU fans...
    Updated Dec 10 2014 11:42 am   |     |   Share
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Kyle Brennan, Utah deputy director of athletics Utah athletics promotes Kyle Brennan to deputy director
    Utah athletics has promoted Kyle Brennan to deputy athletics director, the department announced Tuesday afternoon. In his newly created role, Brennan ...
    Updated Dec 10 2014 12:19 pm   |     |   Share
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    Miami Dolphins defensive back R.J. Stanford (41) is congratulated by tackle Jared Odrick (98) and strong safety Jimmy Wilson (27) after Stanford intercepted the ball in the end zone during the first half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) Utes in the NFL: Stanford stands out, Denham gets call-up, Weddle shouts out ‘the real U.’
    Wrapping up how Utah’s players on active NFL rosters performed in Week Fourteen: Minnesota running back Matt Asiata • Asiata started for the second co...
    Updated Dec 09 2014 12:31 pm   |     |   Share
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Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak protests a call as the University of Utah Utes host the Wichita State Shockers, college basketball at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Wednesday December 3, 2014. Utah basketball notes: Utes get daily dose of free throw shooting
    Chances are if you're a health-conscious person, you take your vitamins. But even the most rigid doctor probably doesn't prescribe 100 of them a day. ...
    Updated Dec 08 2014 10:24 pm   |     |   Share
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Ryan Petersen makes his position known as the University of Utah football team holds practice at Rice Eccles stadium on Tuesday morning, Aug. 12, 2014. Utah football notes: Stubblefield talks about replacing Anderson, Patrick
    Utah wide receivers coach Taylor Stubblefield hasn’t had a ton of luck in his first year on the job. First, his group caught an extended case of the y...
    Updated Nov 26 2014 09:30 am   |     |   Share
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Utah Utes quarterback Travis Wilson (7) during a practice at Rice-Eccles Stadium Tuesday August 19, 2014.  From sixth grade to senior year, Stanford RT Kyle Murphy protected Utah QB Travis Wilson
    They lived around the corner from each other, and they were always the two tallest kids in their schools. The only thing keeping Utah’s Travis Wilson ...
    Updated Nov 14 2014 11:12 am   |     |   Share
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    Utah women’s hoops program signs two
    Utah’s women’s basketball team announced the signings Thursday of Sacramento point guard Erika Bean and Killeen, Texas, wing Jordanna Porter. The 5-fo...
    Updated Nov 13 2014 04:48 pm   |     |   Share
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    San Diego State forward J.J. O'Brien, left, and Utah guard Delon Wright battle for a loose ball during the second half in an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) Utah basketball notes: Larry Krystkowiak defends Delon Wright's game at SDSU
    San Diego, Calif. • Any time a player on the watch lists for national awards, he's going to be targeted — by opponents and critics alike. That's the p...
    Updated Nov 19 2014 04:38 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah wide receiver Kenneth Scott celebrates his game-winning touchdown with teammates during overtime of an NCAA college football game against  Stanford on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, in Stanford, Calif. Utah won 20-17. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Utah football play breakdown: Kenneth Scott's touchdown catch at Stanford
    How could a play so simple leave one of the nation's best defenses so utterly flummoxed? That's a question that might rise to one's mind after watchin...
    Updated Nov 19 2014 01:30 am   |     |   Share
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Utah Utes guard Delon Wright (55) slips past the hand of Ball State Cardinals forward Bo Calhoun (12). The University of Utah leads Ball State University at the half during their home opener at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, November 14, 2014. Utah basketball: Delon Wright goes way back with Aztecs guard Aqeel Quinn
    San Diego, Calif. • The No. 16 Aztecs are getting their shot in the spotlight, albeit for an afternoon tip against the No. 25 Runnin' Utes on the four...
    Updated Nov 17 2014 09:18 pm   |     |   Share
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    Kansas City Chiefs players including Kansas City Chiefs inside linebacker Josh Mauga (90) celebrate after Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith, right, broke up a pass intended for Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Paul Richardson, unseen, at the end of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. The Kansas City Chiefs won 24-20. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) Utes in the NFL: Seahawks attack Sean Smith late and come up empty
    Wrapping up how Utah’s players on active NFL rosters performed in Week Eleven: Minnesota running back Matt Asiata • Asiata had three catches for 12 ya...
    Updated Nov 17 2014 12:17 am   |     |   Share
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    (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
The bench explodes as the Utes go on a run. The University of Utah defeated Ball State University 90-72 during their home opener at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, November 14, 2014. Utewrap: Volleyball stuns No. 2 Huskies in week of debuts, signings and hires
    Utah’s 20th-ranked football team beat Stanford in double overtime. Its 25th-ranked men’s basketball team opened the season with a win against Ball Sta...
    Updated Nov 17 2014 12:01 am   |     |   Share
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    Overtime touchdowns were timely for Kaelin Clay and Kenneth Scott
    Palo Alto, Calif. • Travis Wilson not only found his receivers twice for scores in overtime: He found redemption for Kaelin Clay, and relief for Kenne...
    Updated Nov 15 2014 09:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    Stanford quarterback Kevin Hogan (8) throws downfield during the second quarter against Oregon in an NCAA college football game in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang) Game guide: No. 25 Utah evenly matched against supposedly vengeful Stanford
    Palo Alto, Calif. • It’s been billed as Stanford’s chance to avenge last season’s startling upset at Rice-Eccles, but neither David Shaw nor Kyle Whit...
    Updated Nov 15 2014 03:39 am   |     |   Share