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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
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    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah RB Monte Seabrook runs with the ball during University of Utah Spring scrimmage at Rice-Eccles Stadium, Saturday, April 11, 2015. Utah football: WR Monte Seabrook to transfer from program
    Junior receiver Monte Seabrook has tweeted and informed coaches that he will be transferring from Utah football in search of more playing time. The Ne...
    Updated Apr 29 2016 02:03 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Utah football players prepare to run drills for the NFL scouts during the Universiy of Utah’s annual Pro Day, at the University of Utah, Thursday, March 24, 2016. Utah football: 2016 NFL Draft primer for Utes prospects
    The 2015 NFL draft offered a busy second day for former Utes: Three were selected within a span of 19 picks. This year, it probably won't be as much o...
    Updated Apr 28 2016 12:27 pm   |     |   Share
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    Utah’s Brennan interviews for Montana State A.D. job
    Bozeman, Mont. • Kyle Brennan, the deputy athletic director at the University of Utah, interviewed for the A.D. job at Montana State on Tuesday. He is...
    Updated Apr 26 2016 08:48 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes quarterback Tyler Huntley (1) throws the ball during the spring scrimmage at Rice-Eccles Stadium Saturday April 9, 2016. Utah football: Spring Game rosters announced for Saturday
    Utah football has announced the Spring Game football rosters. At quarterback, junior Brandon Cox will lead the Red team, while freshman Tyler Huntley ...
    Updated Apr 21 2016 11:47 am   |     |   Share
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    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak answers a question during the post-practice press conference in Denver, Thursday, March 17, 2016. Utah athletics: Utes fare well in NCAA's latest Academic Progress Rate figures
    The NCAA's academic measuring stick makes Utah look good in the classroom. The NCAA has released the most recent Academic Progress Rates for the 2014-...
    Updated Apr 20 2016 04:11 pm   |     |   Share
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    The Salt Lake Bruins celebrate with the championship trophy after winning the championship game of the NJCAA tournament 74-63 over Hutchinson Saturday, March 19, 2016, at the Sports Arena in Hutchinson, Kan. (Travis Morisse/The Hutchinson News via AP ) MANDATORY CREDIT Utah basketball: SLCC forward Tyler Rawson signs with Runnin' Utes
    On the same day Utah basketball's star center announced he's headed to the NBA, another big man signed a letter of intent to join the Runnin' Utes nex...
    Updated Apr 13 2016 04:51 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Utah Utes forward Jakob Poeltl (42) blocks a 3-point attempt by USC Trojans forward Bennie Boatwright (25) in the final minute of the game, as Utah defeated USC Trojans 80-72, at the MGM Arena, in Las Vegas, Thursday, March 10, 2016. Utah basketball: Jakob Poeltl scheduled to announce NBA decision on Wednesday
    Sophomore center Jakob Poeltl will hold a press conference on Wednesday morning at the Utah basketball facility where it is expected he will announce ...
    Updated Apr 11 2016 03:39 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes forward Jakob Poeltl (42) goes to the basket as the University of Utah Utes host the Washington Huskies, NCAA basketball at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Wednesday February 10, 2016. Utah basketball: Jakob Poeltl wins Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award for top center
    In an era of increasing small ball, Utah's Jakob Poeltl cut against the grain to great success this season. And after an All American year, the 7-foot...
    Updated Apr 08 2016 11:11 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Ute head coach Kyle Whittingham gives some parting words to players at the end of practice Monday August 17.   Utah football: NCAA satellite camp ban hampers Utes' recruiting efforts
    Utah football signed three-star linebacker Davir Hamilton in February, but the real work started in 2013. Before the linebacker and receiver from Long...
    Updated Apr 08 2016 11:13 pm   |     |   Share