Last Updated Jan 25, 2015 12:15PM

Provo • After Saturday's stunning 77-74 loss to a mediocre San Diego team in front of an evenly split crowd of 2,463 BYU and USD fans, Cougars coach Dave Rose spent more time than usual talking to his disconsolate basketball …

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  • Lindsey Vonn celebrates in the finish area after winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G, in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Lindsey Vonn mastered a tricky super-G race on Sunday for a record-extending 64th World Cup victory. (AP Photo/Armando Trovati) Lindsey Vonn heads home for world champs in winning shape
    St. Moritz, Switzerland • Exceeding expectations in her comeback season, Lindsey Vonn now heads to her hometown world championships injury-free and wi...
    Updated Jan 25 2015 12:19 pm   |     |   Share
  • New England Patriots football head coach Bill Belichick speaks during an NFL football news confernece at Gillette Stadium, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass., where he defended the way his team preps its game balls. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) Belichick says any rumors baseless
    Foxborough, Mass. • Saying his team “followed every rule to the letter,” New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick described in detail how his team pr...
    Updated Jan 24 2015 11:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2014, file photo, Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman (25) talks with New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady after the Seahawks won 24-23 in an NFL football game in Seattle. Sherman already gave Brady an earful the last time the Seahawks played the Patriots. This Super Bowl could feature some epic yapping from some of the best trash-talkers in the NFL. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) Sherman, Seahawks take the trash-talk lead over Pats
    Richard Sherman gave Tom Brady an earful and trolled him on Twitter a few years ago. Now the All-Pro cornerback says the star quarterback isn’t reall...
    Updated Jan 24 2015 11:27 pm   |     |   Share
    Bachauer Concert Series Honors Pollei’s Legacy
    It’s impossible to mention the name Paul Pollei without thinking of the tremendous contributions he made to piano music internationally, and more spec...
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    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah Utes forward Brekkott Chapman (0) defends a three-point shot by Washington State Cougars guard DaVonte Lacy (25), as the University of Utah Utes host the Washington State Cougars, college basketball at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Wednesday January 21, 2015. Utah basketball game guide: Runnin' Utes, Washington Huskies collide in clash of elite defenses
    There are college basketball games that feature finesse and grace. Then there's Utah-Washington. This game projects to be gritty, low-scoring, and all...
    Updated Jan 25 2015 11:09 am   |     |   Share

  • From left to right, Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Garnett, Joe Johnson and Jarrett Jack sit on the bench late in the fourth quarter during an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Salt Lake City. The Jazz won 108-73. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Atlanta Hawks benefit as the Brooklyn Nets continue to struggle
    This is a good time to be an Atlanta Hawks fan. Why? Well, consider this. The Hawks could conceivably go deep into the playoffs and garner a top-10 p...
    Updated Jan 24 2015 11:11 pm   |     |   Share
  • Hockey: Grizzlies beat Condors in overtime
    West Valley City • Michael Pelech scored the first goal for his team and added the game-winning goal in overtime as the Utah Grizzlies defeated the Ba...
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  • UNLV guard Jordan Cornish (3) puts up a shot against Utah State forward David Collette (13) during overtime at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. UNLV won 79-77. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus)  (AP Photo/The Sun, ) Utah State basketball notes: Aggies have rebounding edge in loss to UNLV
    Las Vegas • Utah State prevailed in one battle Saturday night. During their 79-77 overtime loss at UNLV, the Aggies outrebounded an opponent for only ...
    Updated Jan 24 2015 10:37 pm   |     |   Share
    Reeling Cougars searching for answers after upset loss at San Diego
    The Cougars are reeling. How else to describe a basketball team that can’t win a West Coast Conference game on the road against the league’s seventh-...
    Updated Jan 24 2015 11:24 pm   |     |   Share

  • Brooklyn Nets center Mason Plumlee (1) steals the ball from Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors (15) in the first quarter during an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Utah Jazz notes: Elijah Millsap signs new multi-year deal
    In need of help on the wing, the Utah Jazz intend to sign 27-year-old rookie Elijah Millsap for the rest of the season, sources told The Salt Lake Tri...
    Updated Jan 25 2015 10:46 am   |     |   Share
  • UNLV guard Jordan Cornish (3) puts up a shot against Utah State forward David Collette (13) during overtime at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. UNLV won 79-77. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus)  (AP Photo/The Sun, ) Utah State basketball: UNLV edges Aggies in overtime
    Las Vegas • Like many unlucky visitors to Sin City, Utah State coach Stew Morrill couldn’t quite figure out how he lost Saturday night. “I don’t even ...
    Updated Jan 24 2015 11:14 pm   |     |   Share
  • Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah, top, runs the ball in the first half during the Senior Bowl NCAA college football game Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Mobile, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) College football: Utah’s Orchard shines in Senior Bowl
    Mobile, Ala. • Utah’s Nate Orchard was chosen as the North’s most outstanding player as he helped his team defeat the South 34-13 in the Senior Bowl o...
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    Exum remains in the starting lineup as Jazz look to push the tempo early
    Danté Exum will hear his name called tonight when the Utah Jazz’s starting lineup is announced at EnergySolutions Arena. The rookie point guard will s...
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  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Utah Utes forward Kyle Kuzma (35) and Utah Utes guard/forward Dakarai Tucker (14) leap up and pump together after Kuzma nailed a three-pointer causing Colorado to call a time-out during second half action in the Utah versus Colorado men's basketball game at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, January 7, 2015. Utah basketball: No. 12 Utes adjusting to life as a favorite
    With every win, the Runnin’ Utes wipe away vestiges of their frustrating past few years. One more trace of those struggles just a few seasons ago cou...
    Updated Jan 24 2015 10:58 pm   |     |   Share
  • BYU basketball: Flagrant foul reverses momentum, proves costly for Cougars
    San Diego • BYU didn’t shoot the ball well enough from long range and didn’t defend the interior well enough in the second half to win on Saturday at ...
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  • (Scott Sommerdorf  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah athletic director Chris Hill, left, Utah interim president Lorris Betz, and Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott hold up a football jersey commemorating the day as the University of Utah officially became a member of the Pac-12 conference on July 1. Utes, other Power Five schools brace for higher cost of attendance
    Sixty-five representatives and 15 student-athletes from schools in the so-called Power Five conferences met last weekend in the nation’s capital to ex...
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    RSL notes on new TV deal and the Demar Phillips signing becomes official
    Six years ago — the same year Real Salt Lake hoisted the 2009 MLS Cup trophy in Seattle — the club struggled to broadcast most of its away matches on...
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  • Prep notes: State cheer competition set for Saturday
    While cheerleading is not a sanctioned sport, Utah’s cheer squads perform some amazing athletic stunts at nearly every competition. A state cheer even...
    Updated Jan 24 2015 05:59 pm   |     |   Share
  • Supporters of Canada's Eugenie Bouchard hold banners as Bouchard plays Anna-Lena Friedsam of Germany during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith) Australian Open: Bouchard says time to stop talking about ‘Twirlgate’
    Melbourne, Australia • Eugenie Bouchard — the unwitting protagonist of an Australian Open saga that has been dubbed “Twirlgate” — would prefer if peop...
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  • Prep boys' basketball: Layton knocks off No. 4 Davis
    Layton • Taunts rained down from the visiting Davis student section. “Jesse’s better,” clap-clap. Layton’s Jarriesee Blackmon shrugged it off, never t...
    Updated Jan 24 2015 12:05 pm   |     |   Share
    Utah basketball: 2016 Nevada big man Zach Collins has Utes on his list
    Scour the country and you're unlikely to find many top-60 basketball prospects who are coming off the bench for their high school team. Zach Collins i...
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