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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
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    Colorado’s Xavier Johnson is trapped between Oregon State’s Drew Eubanks, left, and Matt Dahlen during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, in Boulder, Colo. (Cliff Grassmick/Daily Camera via AP) Utah basketball game guide: Oregon State comes in cold, but Utes expect Beavers to fight
    A Montana TV station came down to interview Larry Krystkowiak after Friday’s practice, covering the fourth bout between Utah’s head coach and Oregon S...
    Updated Jan 27 2017 08:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah football: Utes get commit from 2017 speedy California cornerback Javelin Guidry
    The Utes will be adding a dangerous speedster to the 2017 class.  Javelin Guidry, a cornerback from Vista Murrieta High in California, committed to Ut...
    Updated Jan 28 2017 11:39 am   |     |   Share
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    Alabama quarterback Cooper Bateman (18) throws a pass  against Kentucky during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill) Former Alabama QB Cooper Bateman has enrolled at Utah. Whether he plays football is to be decided.
    A former four-star quarterback has enrolled at Utah with little fanfare. Cooper Bateman, a prep standout at Cottonwood High who has spent the last fou...
    Updated Jan 26 2017 11:56 pm   |     |   Share
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    Oregon forward Chris Boucher (25), dunks on California in an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Thomas Boyd) Utah basketball game guide: Can a packed house help Runnin' Utes upset No. 10 Oregon?
    The Utes know what is coming. Oregon returned almost all of the key players from last year’s Pac-12 championship and Elite Eight squad. Is more famili...
    Updated Jan 26 2017 08:24 am   |     |   Share
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    Utah football: 2017 ATH Devin Lloyd commits to Utes
    The Utes received a commitment on Sunday afternoon from Devin Lloyd, a three-star athlete out of Otay Ranch High in Chula Vista, Calif. At 6-foot-4 an...
    Updated Jan 27 2017 02:56 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2016, file photo, Autzen Stadium is shown as Oregon plays Washington in an NCAA college football game in Eugene, Ore. The Oregonian reported on Jan. 16, 2017, that at least three Oregon players have been hospitalized following a series of intense workouts. The university tells the newspaper it has “implemented modifications as we transition back into full training to prevent further occurrences.”  (AP Photo/Thomas Boyd, File) The Pick-6: More drama facing Oregon football
    Oregon football’s 2017 is not going well. Since firing their football coach and hiring Willie Taggart from USF, the Ducks hoped for order and winning ...
    Updated Jan 23 2017 04:13 pm   |     |   Share
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    Washington guard Markelle Fultz (20) reacts to a play against Colorado during overtime in an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in Seattle. Washington won 85-83. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Utah basketball game guide: Utes will have hands full with Washington's Markelle Fultz
    Seattle • It took some time for Lorenzo Bonam to admit the truth. Asked about Huskies freshman Markelle Fultz, he pointed out that Utah has played Lon...
    Updated Jan 20 2017 04:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    Washington State coach Ernie Kent talks to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Stanford on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Utah basketball game guide: Runnin' Utes test road game focus at Washington State
    Are they at the trailhead or the summit? That’s the fundamental question of Utah’s string of recent performances: Is this the best the Utes can be? Or...
    Updated Jan 18 2017 02:21 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2013, file photo, Washington defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox wears a sweatshirt and cap with a special team logo to honor veterans as he coaches against Colorado in the second half of an NCAA college football game in Seattle. California changed directions with its football program Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, hiring Wilcox as head coach to replace the offensive-minded Sonny Dykes. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File) The Pick-6: Arizona AD headed to Alabama, plus more Pac-12 shake-ups
    There’s some big moving and shaking in the Pac-12, somewhat downplayed by a holiday weekend. And the biggest move of all isn’t a coach. Arizona AD Gre...
    Updated Jan 16 2017 04:57 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: JuCo S/LB Marquise Blair commits to Utes
    A safety? A linebacker? Utah has had some success with players who can play a bit of both. That’s the hope the Utes have for Marquise Blair, an All-Am...
    Updated Jan 16 2017 03:53 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 game guide: Utah looking to dig deep to upset No. 4 UCLA
    You know how big this is. You know how tough this is. No. 4 UCLA is the best offensive team to visit the Huntsman Center in the Pac-12 era. And short ...
    Updated Jan 13 2017 07:24 pm   |     |   Share
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    Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich, center, comes onto the field for an interview before an NCAA college football game against Oregon State, in Corvallis, Ore., Saturday Nov. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Timothy J. Gonzalez) The Pick-6: What went wrong for Mark Helfrich at Oregon
    Half-hearted workouts, a lack of player leadership and a coach who could analyze the numbers, but couldn’t lay down the law. The Oregonian detailed th...
    Updated Jan 13 2017 10:13 am   |     |   Share