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West Jordan • Many professional boxers have colorful and jarring nicknames designed to instill fear in opponents, capture the imagination of the general public and perhaps bring some extra publicity and headlines. But when it came to having a trademark …

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  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
BYU QB Taysom Hill looks for an open receiver during fourth quarter play. BYU defeated Boise State 37-20, Friday, October 25, 2013. Pierce: Midway through deal, ESPN still loves BYU
    Four years into ESPN’s eight-year contract with BYU, the Worldwide Leader in Sports remains the Cougars’ biggest fan. “No question, we are thrilled wi...
    Updated Apr 28 2015 11:48 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell addresses the media at a news conference during the NFL Annual Meeting Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) NFL relinquishing 70-year-old tax-exempt status
    Washington • The National Football League is giving up its tax-exempt status, which Commissioner Roger Goodell called a “distraction.” In a letter to...
    Updated Apr 28 2015 11:53 am   |     |   Share
  • Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love (0) is dragged by the arm by Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk (41) during the first quarter of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game in Boston, Sunday, April 26, 2015. The play resulted in an injury to Love that forced him from the game. (Thomas Ondrey/The Plain Dealer via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT NO SALES NBA: Cavaliers’ Kevin Love likely done for season with shoulder injury
    Independence, Ohio • Cleveland’s “Big 3” has been reduced to a twosome for the rest of the playoffs. Cavaliers forward Kevin Love has “extensive” dama...
    Updated Apr 28 2015 11:53 am   |     |   Share
    From Haircuts to Conservation: How Life Salon and Spa is Beautifying the Community
    When you step into Life Salon and Spa, you receive more than an uplifting and beautifying experience—you become part of a larger mission to enhance th...
    Updated Apr 27 2015 08:58 am   |     |   Share

    (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah's Shelbi Everett (center) celebrates the team's two runs from Kristen Stewart and Maddy Woodard in the bottom of the 7th inning. The University of Utah softball team was defeated during their home debut, Saturday, by Oregon, 4-2, March 21, 2015 . Utah’s softball team ranked for the first time since January 2001
    Utah’s softball team became the school’s eighth to be among the nation’s top 25 at some point this season when the 33-16 Utes were ranked No. 24 in th...
    Updated Apr 28 2015 11:16 am   |     |   Share

  • All England Lawn Tennis Club Chairman Philip Brook, left, speaks during a press conference with chief executive Richard Lewis in Wimbledon, London, Tuesday April 28, 2015, ahead of the All England Lawn Tennis Championships. The All England Club announced Tuesday that prize money for this year's grass-court Grand Slam will increase by 7 percent to reach a total of 26.75 million pounds ($40.60 million). (Adam Davy/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE 2015 Wimbledon singles champions to receive nearly $3M
    London • Prize money keeps going up at Wimbledon, with first-round losers as well as champions cashing in on record rewards. The All England Club anno...
    Updated Apr 28 2015 10:18 am   |     |   Share
  • Gene Fullmer, West Jordan, Utah, lands a right to the face of Carmen Basilio from Chittenango, N.Y. in the 13th round of their bout at the Cow Palace for the National Boxing Association middleweight boxing crown in San Francisco, Ca., Aug. 28, 1959.  Fullmer knocked out Basilio in the fourteenth round to win the title.  (AP Photo) Former middleweight world champion boxer Gene Fullmer dead at 83
    West Jordan • Many professional boxers have colorful and jarring nicknames designed to instill fear in opponents, capture the imagination of the gener...
    Updated Apr 28 2015 11:23 am   |     |   Share
  • Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams (8) drives around Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll (5) in the first quarter of Game 4 of a first round NBA playoff basketball game, Monday, April 27, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) NBA playoffs: Deron Williams leads Nets over Hawks
    New York • Deron Williams finally delivered the game that’s expected of him, and he wasn’t going to let the Nets lose it. And after he finished carryi...
    Updated Apr 27 2015 11:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • PAC 12
    UCLA's Bryce Alford (20) shoots past Gonzaga's Kevin Pangos (4) and Kyle Dranginis during the second half of a college basketball regional semifinal game in the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 27, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) Pac-12 basketball: Breaking down the league for the 2015-16 season
    With the NBA Draft deadline passing and the end of the spring signing period fast approaching, it's time to take stock. Where does the Pac-12 stand? O...
    Updated Apr 27 2015 03:57 pm   |     |   Share

  • NBA playoffs: Bucks beat Bulls to fend off elimination
    Chicago • The Milwaukee Bucks insisted this playoff series was about more than just showing up, taking their beating and learning from it. They wanted...
    Updated Apr 27 2015 11:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Utah Grizzlies Mathieu Aubin (9) battles for the puck along with David deKastrozza (13), in ECHL Division Semi-Final hockey action, Utah Grizzlies vs. The Idaho Steelheads, at the Maverik Center, Monday, April 27, 2015. Utah Grizzlies hockey: Grizzlies edge Idaho, win series
    West Valley City • You could call it an upset as the final buzzer sounded. The fans stood cheering as the Utah Grizzlies surrounded their star goalten...
    Updated Apr 28 2015 08:45 am   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)               
Utah State athletics director Scott Barnes in the north end zone with the Laub Center in the background at Romney Stadium, Monday, October 10, 2011. Utah State AD says $1.5M request from Legislature prompted by NCAA reforms
    In the past few years, Utah State University has completed the $6.5 million ICON Sports Performance Center, the $9.7 million Wayne Estes basketball pr...
    Updated Apr 28 2015 07:47 am   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Former DL Russell Tialavea joins support staff
    BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall has hired another former player to be a part of his staff. Former Cougar defensive lineman (2005-2009, 2012) Rus...
    Updated Apr 27 2015 02:39 pm   |     |   Share

  • MLB: Cards ace Adam Wainwright out for season with torn Achilles
    St. Louis • Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright will miss the rest of the season because of a torn left Achilles tendon. Wainwright will have surgery later ...
    Updated Apr 27 2015 05:03 pm   |     |   Share
  • NFL: Packers will retire Brett Favre’s jersey on Thanksgiving
    Green Bay, Wis. • The Green Bay Packers will give thanks to Brett Favre during their Thanksgiving night game. The Packers announced Monday what had b...
    Updated Apr 27 2015 03:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton (16) tries to get away from a Tennessee defender at Neyland Stadium, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 in Knoxville, Tenn.  (AMY SMOTHERMAN BURGESS/NEWS SENTINEL)
Kragthorpe: Can Utah, BYU or USU football teams finish any better than 8-4?
    Utah’s newest co-offensive coordinators insisted they were keeping the old stuff, only doing it better. BYU’s most important player just kept practici...
    Updated Apr 27 2015 06:24 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Andrew May is Cougars’ new director of basketball operations
    Former BYU basketball manager Andrew May has been hired to return to the program as its director of basketball operations. BYU coach Dave Rose announ...
    Updated Apr 25 2015 12:30 pm   |     |   Share

  • Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III throws a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) NFL: Washington to pick up 5th-year option on Robert Griffin III
    Ashburn, Va. • Robert Griffin III’s fifth-year contract option for the 2016 season will be exercised by Washington. New general manager Scot McClougha...
    Updated Apr 27 2015 11:18 am   |     |   Share
  • Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love (0) gets tangled up with Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk during the first quarter of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game in Boston, Sunday, April 26, 2015. The Cavaliers won 101-93 to complete a first-round sweep of the Celtics. Kevin Love left the game with an injury. (Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT BOSTON HERALD OUT, QUINCY OUT; NO SALES NBA: Cavaliers move on, maybe without Love and Smith
    Cleveland • The Cavaliers are bruised, not beaten or broken. Their playoff run ambles on amid uncertainty and a heaping dose of anxiety. Cleveland com...
    Updated Apr 27 2015 11:36 am   |     |   Share
  • This day in Salt Lake City's PCL history: April 27
    To observe the 100th anniversary of Pacific Coast League baseball in Salt Lake City, The Tribune is producing a daily history installment. April 27, ...
    Updated Apr 27 2015 10:51 am   |     |   Share
    (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

University of Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak screams in disbelief after Utah Utes guard Delon Wright (55) picks up his second foul during first half action in the University of Utah versus Duke University Sweet 16 game in the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Regional Semifinal game at NRG Stadium in Houston, Friday, March 27, 2015. Utah basketball: Vacation allowance, smartphone and $25M: The details of Larry Krystkowiak's 8-year contract extension
    Utah athletic director Chris Hill said in his most recent State of the Utes video: “Whether people want to accept it costs a lot of money to have grea...
    Updated Apr 24 2015 06:30 pm   |     |   Share

  • Soccer games kick off tournament season
    The spring Utah high school state tournament season gets underway Wednesday with eight Class 2A soccer games followed by eight 3A first-round games Th...
    Updated Apr 27 2015 11:12 am   |     |   Share
  • MMA: Albuquerque police seek UFC champ Jon Jones in hit-and-run
    Albuquerque, N.M. • Albuquerque police are searching for UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on Sunday night in connection with a hit-and-run acc...
    Updated Apr 27 2015 10:27 am   |     |   Share
  • Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard, front, grabs a rebound in front of Dallas Mavericks' Al-Farouq Aminu, rear, in the second half of Game 4 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Sunday April 26, 2015, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Ronald Martinez, pool) Kragthorpe: Dwight Howard, DeAndre Jordan can solve NBA's hacking problem themselves
    Opposing coaches never really adopted the strategy of intentionally fouling Karl Malone, even though he struggled to make free throws as a Jazz rookie...
    Updated Apr 27 2015 10:58 am   |     |   Share
  • MLB: Cards ace Wainwright on 15-day DL, could be out much longer
    St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright is out at least 15 days because of an injury to his Achilles and left ankle. It could be longer, much longer —...
    Updated Apr 26 2015 04:13 pm   |     |   Share
  • This day in Salt Lake City's PCL history: April 26
    To observe the 100th anniversary of Pacific Coast League baseball in Salt Lake City, The Tribune is producing a daily history installment. April 26, 1...
    Updated Apr 26 2015 03:48 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah Utes quarterback Travis Wilson (7) and his teammates during a practice Tuesday April 21, 2015. Utah football: Hope abounds as Utes head into summer
    The Utes had to win six games. They needed to go to a bowl game, and to do that, they needed, seemingly, magic. You could sooner pull a rabbit out of ...
    Updated Apr 27 2015 10:29 am   |     |   Share
  • New England Revolution forward Juan Agudelo (17) and Real Salt Lake midfielder Kyle Beckerman (5) battle for control of the ball in the first half of  their MLS soccer match in Foxborough, Mass.,  Saturday, April 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Gretchen Ertl) Real Salt Lake: Congested May schedule to further test struggling RSL
    Real Salt Lake must find its footing. And fast. Saturday’s 4-0 thumping at the hands of the New England Revolution was the start to what is an unforgi...
    Updated Apr 26 2015 10:29 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Lennie Mahler  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Quin Snyder directs the Jazz in the first half as the Utah Jazz faced the Dallas Mavericks at EnergySolutions Arena on Monday, April 13, 2015. Utah Jazz: As young Jazz team matured during season, so did young coaching staff
    Quin Snyder described the group as “young, young” and made sure everyone knew to add an “exclamation point.” And, for once, the Jazz coach wasn’t talk...
    Updated Apr 26 2015 10:44 pm   |     |   Share
  • State colleges: BYU men’s volleyball team falls to USC
    men’s volleyball • The University of Southern California defeated BYU 3-2 in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation quarterfinal on Saturday night in Lo...
    Updated Apr 25 2015 10:58 pm   |     |   Share
  • Grizzlies hockey: Utah wins Game 5 in Boise, takes 3-2 series lead against Idaho
    Boise Idaho • After evening up the series the night before, the Utah Grizzlies had their sights set on bringing a 3-2 series lead against Idaho back h...
    Updated Apr 25 2015 10:58 pm   |     |   Share