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    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes PK Andy Phillips (39) yells as he celebrates kicking the clinching FG to give Utah 27-18 lead with 4:20 to go in the game. Utah defeated Arizona State 34-18, Saturday, October 17, 2015. Utah football position preview: Can special teams stay special?
    For some programs, special teams are a bit player. For the last few years at Utah, it’s been thrust into the foreground.  The Utes’ special teams lose...
    Updated Jul 27 2016 01:04 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak and assistants yell at officials questioning a call during first half play. Gonzaga held a 44-29 lead over Utah at the half, Saturday, March 19, 2016. Utah basketball notes: Phil Cullen leaves Utes for San Antonio Spurs' front office
    The Utah men’s basketball team will be looking for another late addition, but not a recruit this time. Phil Cullen, a Ute alum and the program’s direc...
    Updated Jul 26 2016 02:51 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes defensive tackle Lowell Lotulelei (93) sacks Washington Huskies quarterback Jake Browning (3) as the University of Utah faces the University of Washington, NCAA football at Husky Stadium in Seattle, Saturday November 7, 2015. Utah football postion preview: Experienced, deep defensive line has great expectations
    Now for a feature that is completely new and innovative: position-by-position previews for fall camp. OK, so you can’t reinvent the wheel. But let’s f...
    Updated Jul 26 2016 02:02 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - This Oct. 31, 2015, file photo, Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham looks on in the first quarter during an NCAA college football game against Oregon State, in Salt Lake City. There is no rivalry between Utah and Colorado. Neither team is ranked, the Buffalos are out of the bowl picture and the Utes are out of Pac-12 championship contention. There’s little on the line in the regular-season finale for the two programs.(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File) Utah football: Utes named one of the five ‘most disrespected’ college programs
    The assumption at this point would be Utah is over the “Rodney Dangerfield” era of Pac-12 relevancy — especially after a 10-3 season in which the Utes...
    Updated Jul 18 2016 12:28 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah football: Hiva Lutui ends playing career after knee injury
    After being injured in spring football, senior center Hiva Lutui’s playing career at Utah is over. The Euless, Texas, native has been removed from Uta...
    Updated Jul 12 2016 02:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    MyKayla Skinner competes on the balance beam during the women’s U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials in San Jose, Calif., Sunday, July 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) Utes notes: Why MyKayla Skinner was named an Olympics alternate
    Most of MyKayla Skinner’s 19 years have been spent honing herself for an Olympic shot. She deferred a start with the Red Rocks until this fall, hoping...
    Updated Jul 11 2016 02:57 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes defensive tackle Lowell Lotulelei (93) puts pressure on Colorado Buffaloes quarterback Cade Apsay (15) during the game at Rice-Eccles Stadium Saturday November 28, 2015.  Utah is winning the game 10-7 at halftime. Utes notes: Lowell Lotulelei, four other Utes land on Nagurski, Outland watch lists
    In the first week of #WatchListSeason, Lowell Lotulelei has popped up on three award watch lists already.  The junior defensive tackle was given a nod...
    Updated Jul 26 2016 12:54 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes place kicker Andy Phillips (39) kicks a field goal during the game at Rice-Eccles Stadium Saturday November 28, 2015.  Utah is winning the game 10-7 at halftime. Utes notes: Andy Phillips named on Lou Groza Award Watch List
    Fourth time’s the charm? Utah senior Andy Phillips hopes so, after being a three-time Lou Groza Award semifinalist, that 2016 could be the year he win...
    Updated Jul 07 2016 04:11 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah DT Lowell Lotulelei takes part in wind sprints at the end of Utah football practice, Saturday, August 15, 2015. Utes notes: Utah football's Lotulelei, Fitts named to Bednarik watch list, plus more
    Merry Watch List season, everyone!  The list of lists has started counting off today, and a pair of Utah linemen are on the Bednarik Award watch list ...
    Updated Jul 05 2016 12:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    Jakob Poeltl answers questions during an interview after being selected ninth overall by the Toronto Raptors during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 23, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) Utah basketball: Jakob Poeltl introduces himself to Toronto Raptors (with video)
    Jakob Poeltl’s basketball career crossed another border on Friday as the former Ute travelled to his new home in Toronto.  Meeting with the hometown m...
    Updated Jun 24 2016 06:21 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes head coach Kyle Whittingham greets fans on his way into Rice-Eccles Stadium during the ’Ute Walk’ prior to the Utah - Arizona State game, Saturday, October 17, 2015. Utah football: Kyle Whittingham thinks college football is 'oversaturated' with satellite camps
    Just two months ago, Kyle Whittingham was a staunch defender of satellite camps. When the NCAA looked like it would ban camps, he spoke out against it...
    Updated Jun 23 2016 03:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2016, file photo, Utah forward Jakob Poeltl (42) goes to the basket for a dunk during the second half in an NCAA college basketball game against Washington State in Salt Lake City. Poeltl is leaving school to enter the NBA draft.  He made his plans known Wednesday, April 13, 2016, during a news conference at the Utah basketball practice facility.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File( Utah basketball: Last-minute look at where Jakob Poeltl is headed in NBA draft
    Tonight in New York, former Ute Jakob Poeltl will be a first-round NBA Draft pick.  Question is: Where will he go?  The hours before the NBA Draft are...
    Updated Jun 23 2016 01:02 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Kicker Andy Phillips make an extra point kick during practice at Ute football camp Wednesday August 13. Utah sports notes: Phil Steele picks eight Utes to preseason All Pac-12 teams
    While picking all-conference teams in mid-June lands somewhere between inexact science and dumb luck, preseason football magazines are out on the stan...
    Updated Jun 20 2016 04:49 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah football: Highland 2018 DT Hunter Lotulelei follows cousins' footsteps, commits to Utah
    His last name, in football circles, both lends him instant credibility and issues him a personal challenge. Being the first cousin of both a first-rou...
    Updated Jun 18 2016 01:00 am   |     |   Share
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    Utah football: Utes pick up commitment from JuCo running back Armand Shyne
    Does two running backs from the same junior college within three years constitute a pipeline? Even if it doesn’t, previous results suggest the Utes sh...
    Updated Jun 17 2016 02:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah defensive back Tevin Carter, left, celebrates defensive tackle Stevie Tu’ikolovatu’s touchdown against Fresno State during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Fresno, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian) Utah football: Transfer Stevie Tu'ikolovatu says he's headed to USC Trojans
    The Utes will see grad transfer Stevie Tu’ikolovatu again — probably a little sooner than they thought.  The 320-pound defensive tackle has declared h...
    Updated Jun 17 2016 11:48 am   |     |   Share
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    Utah football: Texas twin DBs commit to Utes' 2017 class
    Within a five-minute span Thursday night, twin brothers committed to the same football program with similar notes on Twitter. They thanked the schools...
    Updated Jun 16 2016 11:41 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah’s Harrison Handley and J.J. Dielman celebrate a touchdown against Fresno State during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Fresno, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian) Utah sports notes: Who is the best returning player for Utes football?
    Who is the best Ute returning to the football field this fall? You might be surprised what Pro Football Focus has to say on the matter.  The analytics...
    Updated Jun 15 2016 02:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    Joshua McCoy  |  Ole Miss Athletics  Dalton Carroll pitches during the Boston College vs Utah game in the 2016 NCAA Ole Miss Regional at Swayze Field in Oxford, MS. Utah baseball: Dalton Carroll ready to continue career with Atlanta Braves
    The Saturday starters of college baseball, bookended by the Friday aces and the Sunday closers, can sometimes be underappreciated. But as Dalton Carro...
    Updated Jun 14 2016 03:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    University of Utah kicker Andy Phillips at the Utah football practice field on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Utes sports notes: ESPN tabs kicker Andy Phillips as potential All American
    Even without its two-time Ray Guy Award winner, some pundits still suggest Utah might have the best specialist in the country. ESPN’s Mark Schlabach t...
    Updated Jun 09 2016 12:30 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah’s Samantha Partyka performs her floor routine as the University of Utah hosts Arizona, NCAA gymnastics at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Monday February 1, 2016. Utah gymnastics: Samantha Partyka explains decision to retire
    When Samantha Partyka says she’s never known a life without gymnastics, take her seriously: She started training when she was 2 years old.   Now 19, t...
    Updated Jun 08 2016 04:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Steve Griffin / The Salt Lake Tribune)    Utah centerfielder DeShawn Keirsey makes a spectacular over the shoulder catch on a long fly ball saving multiple runs from scoring during first game of a series against Washington for the Pac-12 title and an NCAA berth at Smith’s Ballpark  in Salt Lake City Friday May 27, 2016. Washington defeated Utah 5-4. Utah baseball: DaShawn Keirsey named Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American
    Utah freshman outfielder DaShawn Keirsey has been named a Louisville slugger freshman All-American after a standout rookie season with the Utes. The l...
    Updated Jun 08 2016 02:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes wide receiver Kenric Young (24) reacts to the loss as the University of Utah falls to UCLA 17-9, NCAA football at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Saturday November 21, 2015. Utah football: Utes receiver Kenric Young cited in pool party fight
    Utah junior receiver Kenric Young was cited over the weekend by North Salt Lake Police after a fight broke out at a pool party.  First reported by KSL...
    Updated Jun 07 2016 05:21 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Fans at the University of Utah’s Red-White spring football game at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Saturday April 23, 2016. Utah football: Kickoff times announced for five Utes games
    Start marking your calendar: Five kickoff times for Utah football are out. The Pac-12 released its schedule for the first four weeks of the season, wh...
    Updated Jun 01 2016 02:16 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah outfielder Dashawn Keirsey, Jr. (21) is safe at home on a two-run home run in the fourth inning as the University Utah plays Washington, NCAA baseball, in a series for the Pac-12 title at Smith’s Ballpark in Salt Lake City, Saturday May 28, 2016. Utah baseball: Freshman OF DaShawn Keirsey earns Pac-12 weekly honors
    The freshman who set the batting pace for Utah’s lineup — and showed his speed running the bags — this past weekend has been honored by the Pac-12 for...
    Updated May 30 2016 06:18 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah defensive back Tevin Carter, left, celebrates defensive tackle Stevie Tu’ikolovatu’s touchdown against Fresno State during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Fresno, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian) Utah football: DT Stevie Tu'ikolovatu to transfer from Utes
    One of the elder statesmen of Utah’s defense is transferring out of the program. The Tribune has learned that senior defensive tackle Stevie Tu’ikolov...
    Updated Jun 17 2016 11:45 am   |     |   Share
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    Utah softball: In breakout freshman season, Ally Dickman not stuck in her sister's shadow
    They have different stances in the batter’s box — different set-ups and different spacing. But that’s also the place where the resemblance becomes mos...
    Updated May 18 2016 04:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah basketball: Runnin’ Utes add JuCo transfer Tim Coleman
    The Runnin’ Utes added JuCo guard transfer Tim Coleman Friday. Coleman averaged 14.5 points, 3.8 assists and 3.9 rebounds per game in 13 games last s...
    Updated May 06 2016 02:15 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes defensive tackle Lowell Lotulelei (93) puts pressure on Colorado Buffaloes quarterback Cade Apsay (15) during the game at Rice-Eccles Stadium Saturday November 28, 2015.  Utah is winning the game 10-7 at halftime. Utah football: Lowell Lotulelei appears in two 2017 NFL mock drafts
    With the dust barely settled after the 2016 NFL draft, Utah defensive tackle Lowell Lotulelei is already getting some 2017 NFL draft love. The junior...
    Updated May 05 2016 09:45 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah basketball: JuCo guard Tim Coleman commits to Runnin' Utes
    A 6-foot-1 junior college guard is the latest commitment for Utah basketball's 2016 class. Tim Coleman, a guard out of Lee College (Baytown, Texas), c...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 07:45 pm   |     |   Share