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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 produced mid-year transfer and University of Utah projected starting free safety Corrion Ballard — …

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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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    It’s close. So close. Utah is less than two weeks away from the start of preseason football camp, and a mere 45 days from its season opener. Which me...
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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
  • Toronto Raptors center Jakob Poeltl (42) shoots as Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams (12) looks on during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams) NBA: Raptors need more from former Utes star Jakob Poeltl
    Las Vegas • Jakob Poeltl caught the pass awkwardly, shifted his balance and braced himself. He encountered Caleb Swanigan in the lane, and the former ...
    Updated Jul 14 2017 10:20 pm   |     |   Share

    (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
    (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
    (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
    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
  • (Lennie Mahler  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak and Sedrick Barefield look at an official in disbelief after an offensive foul call during a game between Utah and Washington State at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. Utah basketball: Larry Krystkowiak “fine” with only playing D-I opponents, but says it’s costly
    Next season, the University of Utah men’s basketball team will play neither an NAIA, NCAA Division II or Division III opponent during nonconference pl...
    Updated Jul 09 2017 10:32 pm   |     |   Share
    (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
  • (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: Kyle Whittingham’s new contract extension includes a $3 million retirement plan
    When it comes to football, Kyle Whittingham may simply take things one game at a time. But the University of Utah head coach’s new contract extension ...
    Updated Jun 29 2017 10:38 pm   |     |   Share
    (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
  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Utah Utes forward David Collette (13) steals the ball from Boise State Broncos forward David Wacker (33) during the 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 games against Utah State, BYU set for December
    The Utah men’s basketball program released its nonconference schedule on Monday afternoon, highlighted by two games against SEC foes as well as instat...
    Updated Jun 28 2017 10:02 am   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Kyle Kuzma has taken the leap in each of his seasons. Now he’s making his next big decision: To go to the NBA? Or not to go? Kuzma, Swanigan and Jackson, all with Utah ties, selected in NBA draft
    It came late in the first round on Thursday night: A run on Utahns. Well, at least it felt that way. Within a span of six picks, three prospects with ...
    Updated Jun 28 2017 09:45 am   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    University of Utah Lacrosse coach Brian Holman makes a statement, as the UofU announces that it will add men’s lacrosse as a division 1 sport in a news conference at the Spence and Cleone Eccles Center, Friday, June 16, 2017.   Utah makes Pac-12 history with Division I men’s lacrosse program
    Over the past year, there were moments when Brian Holman, Utah’s club lacrosse coach, believed he was on the path to becoming a Division I coach again...
    Updated Jun 17 2017 02:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • Michael Mangum  |  Special to the Tribune  The Utah Utes and Texas Longhorns men’s lacrosse teams line up during the playing of the national anthem before their game at Ute Soccer Field in Salt Lake City on Thursday, April 13, 2017. University of Utah will vote Friday whether to add men’s lacrosse as a Division I sport
    The University of Utah is one crucial vote away from adding men’s lacrosse as a scholarship Division I sport. The university’s board of trustees has p...
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  • Dan Lofgren  |  Utah athletics Utah pitcher Jayson Rose, throwing a pitch against Washington State on April 27, is selected by the Brewers with the 234th overall pick in the Major League Baseball Draft on Tuesday. Rose set the programís career strikeout mark last season with 256. MLB: Utah’s Jayson Rose becomes second Ute pitcher taken in MLB Draft
    Record-setting right-hander Jayson Rose became the second University of Utah pitcher selected on the second day of the Major League Baseball First-Yea...
    Updated Jun 13 2017 03:42 pm   |     |   Share
  • |  Courtesy Utah Athletics  Utah pitcher Riley Ottesen. MLB: Three Utes taken on second day of draft
    Three University of Utah baseball players were selected in the first nine rounds of the Major League Baseball draft for the first time in the program’...
    Updated Jun 13 2017 10:31 pm   |     |   Share
  • Steve C. Wilson  |  Utah Athletics  Utah’s Riley Ottesen pitches against Cal on April 14, 2017 in Salt Lake City, UT. Utah baseball: Utes fireballer Riley Ottesen ready to go pro
    The biggest sign that Riley Ottesen means business is the freshly cut crop of hair now cut close to his scalp, a departure from the flowing dark locks...
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  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Crimson Gaming Director Angie Klingsieck, eSports Director of Operations A.J. Dimick and Crimson Gaming Competitive Director Jordan Runyan pose for a portrait at the University of Utah Wednesday, April 5, 2017.  Utah esports will compete in multiple games and has confirmed League of Legends as its first game with additional games to be announced shortly. The esports program is the first of its kind from a school out of the Power Five athletics conferences (Pac-12, Big Ten, Big 12, Atlantic Coast and Southeastern). Scholarships for video gamers? The University of Utah plugs into the world of esports
    There was a buzz inside Rice-Eccles Stadium last fall. What else would you expect when Utah faces BYU? There were hundreds of rowdy students, cheers f...
    Updated Jun 10 2017 07:52 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes head coach Kyle Whittingham 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: Kyle Whittingham signs contract extension through 2021
    Utah head football coach Kyle Whittingham will be sticking around a little bit longer. Whittingham, who is 104-50 in 12 years as the Utes football coa...
    Updated Jun 09 2017 05:10 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah gymnastics: Former Florida assistant joins Utes coaching staff
    Utah’s gymnastics team didn’t take long to fill its coaching vacancy, announcing Robert Ladanyi as a new assistant coach. He replaces Meredith Paulici...
    Updated Jun 05 2017 10:25 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah players celebrate the win as Utah faces BYU in the final of the Salt Lake City Regional, NCAA softball at Dumke Family Softball Stadium, Saturday May 20, 2017. Utah softball: Utes seek staying power as a contender after standout season
    Amy Hogue was greeted by a man she did not know on a recent stop at a gas station. “It’s been real fun watching your team play this season,” he said. ...
    Updated Jun 02 2017 10:53 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah baseball: Six Utes earn All-Pac 12 honors
    Led by All-Pac-12 selections Dallas Carroll, DaShawn Keirsey, Jr., and Jayson Rose, six Utah baseball players earned all-conference honors, the confer...
    Updated Jun 01 2017 06:32 pm   |     |   Share