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  • Los Angeles Lakers’ Julius Randle, left, dunks past Philadelphia 76ers’ Jahlil Okafor, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 1, 2016, in Los Angeles. The Lakers won 93-84. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok) NBA: Lakers’ Randle needed 7 stitches to close cut on hand
    El Segundo, Calif. • Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle will be re-evaluated in two weeks after needing seven stitches to close a cut on his rig...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 10:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • PCL baseball: Cunningham powers Salt Lake past Albuquerque, 3-2
    Todd Cunningham ripped a three-run homer to lead Salt Lake to a 3-2 Pacific Coast League victory over Albuquerque on Tuesday night. The Bees snapped a...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 10:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • Former NFL quarterback, Tim Tebow smiles during a work out for baseball scouts and the media during a showcase on the campus of the University of Southern California, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016 in Los Angeles. The Heisman Trophy winner works out for a big gathering of scouts on USC’s campus in an attempt to start a career in a sport he hasn’t played regularly since high school. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) MLB: Determined to chase dream, Tebow shows power in workout
    Los Angeles • Tim Tebow crushed a batting-practice fastball with a confident left-handed swing, sending it into the trees next to the scoreboard beyon...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 10:00 pm   |     |   Share
    Top Four Reasons to Donate Plasma
    When you donate plasma at a local Grifols Biomat location, your gift becomes a vital material used to produce several medications that treat and preve...
    Updated Jul 29 2016 10:00 am   |     |   Share

    Aggies schedule home-and-home series with Washington State
    Utah State will play a home-and-home football series with Washington State, athletic director John Hartwell announced Tuesday. The Aggies will host th...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 06:12 pm   |     |   Share

  • Volleyball: Barton-led Brighton sweeps Davis
    Kaysville • Considered by many to be one of — if not the — top female prep athletes in Utah, Brighton senior Dani Barton has narrowed her scope. It’s ...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 08:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   The Bountiful High School Braves won the 4A state title last season despite turmoil and drama. After the head coach was fired, an interim coach quit after one weekend on the job, and a second interim coach led the team to the state title, but declined to stick around. New coach Sarah Chism is the fourth person to lead the team in a year’s span, and hopes to bring some stability to a program that also lost its top player, but returns plenty of talent. Prep volleyball: Bountiful hoping sequel has less drama, similar ending
    Given its lack of history at a top contender, and the tumultuous turns it experienced at every corner of last season, many could be forgiven for expec...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 08:49 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Foot injury will sideline DT Tuiloma first few games
    BYU defensive coordinator Ilaisa Tuiaki said last week that the Cougars “have to stay healthy at the D-line spot” for the defense to flourish this sea...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 05:36 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Foot injury will sideline DT Tuiloma first few games
    BYU defensive coordinator Ilaisa Tuiaki said last week that the Cougars “have to stay healthy at the D-line spot” for the defense to flourish this sea...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 05:36 pm   |     |   Share

  • (Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Brighton’s five-star linebacker Osa Masina, regarded as the top-rated college prospect coming out of Utah, picks up the USC hat as he reveals his school of choice to attend and play during a school assembly held in his honor and other student athletes receiving school scholarships. College football: Osa Masina suspended from USC’s season opener
    University of Southern California linebacker Osa Masina, a former Brighton High School standout, has been suspended for this weekend’s season-opener a...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 08:41 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Lennie Mahler  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    The college shot clock begins at 30, down from 35, in a basketball game between the Utah Utes and Southern Utah Thunderbirds at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. Prep notes: Principals shoot down shot clocks due to cost concerns
    The Tribune conducted a survey in January with every boys’ and girls’ basketball coach in the state about implementing a shot clock at the prep leve...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 08:46 pm   |     |   Share
  • United States’ Alex Morgan, center left, celebrates with teammates Mallory Pugh, left, Crystal Dunn after scoring during a quarter-final match of the women’s Olympic football tournament between the United States and Sweden in Brasilia Friday Aug. 12, 2016.(AP Photo/Eraldo Peres) Soccer: U.S. women’s national team to face Switzerland at Rio Tinto on Oct. 19
    The U.S. women’s national team is returning to Utah. On Tuesday, the team announced a pair of upcoming friendlies against Switzerland in mid-October, ...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 10:09 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Captains confident in Sitake, new coaching staff
    One of the takeaways I got after listening to three of BYU’s four newly named team captains on Monday was that these guys have a lot of confidence in ...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 11:28 am   |     |   Share

  • NFL: Siemian impressed Broncos with steadiness and spunk
    Englewood, Colo. • Trevor Siemian won the Denver Broncos starting quarterback job through a mixture of steadiness and spunk. He put in persistent work...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 09:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2015, file photo, New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul (90) recovers a fumble during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Giants spent $40 million, for this season, to re-sign Jason Pierre-Paul and sign Oliver Vernon, defensive tackle Damon Harrison, cornerback Janoris Jenkins and linebacker Kennan Robinson.(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, FIle) NFL: Romo’s down, NFC East up for grabs
    Tony Romo is hurt again, the defending champs get no respect and the rookie quarterback who wasn’t drafted No. 2 overall got a starting job first. No ...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 07:54 pm   |     |   Share
  • NFL: Seattle, Arizona again clear favorites in NFC West
    The kind of parity the NFL wants has been on display in the NFC West over the past half-decade. San Francisco won two straight division titles in 2011...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 10:18 pm   |     |   Share
    FILE - In this Monday, July 18, 2016 file photo, Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby addresses attendees during Big 12 media day in Dallas. Bowlsby has referred to what the Big 12 is about to step into as it moves toward expansion as a seller’s market. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File) BYU athletics: Report: No Big 12 expansion decision until mid-September, maybe later
    When it comes to Big 12 expansion talk, an old Elton John song (1982) and a famous 1929 anti-war novel by Eric Maria Remarque certainly applies as of ...
    Updated Aug 29 2016 06:09 pm   |     |   Share

  • FILE - This Aug. 25, 2016 file photo shows Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott passing against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of a preseason NFL football game in Seattle. Prescott grew up rooting for the Dallas Cowboys in Louisiana and suddenly finds himself in line to start their opener as a rookie quarterback with Tony Romo sidelined by yet another back injury. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear, file) NFL: Cowboys put QB Kellen Moore on season-ending injured list
    Frisco, Texas • The Dallas Cowboys have placed quarterback Kellen Moore on season-ending injured reserve, eliminating the chance for him to return aft...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 07:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • San Diego Chargers NFL football player Joey Bosa (99) is surrounded by defensive teammates who want their photo taken with Bosa at his first practice since agreeing to a four year contract,  Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) NFL: Bosa hits the field for first practice with Chargers
    San Diego • Rookie defensive end Joey Bosa finally made it back onto the field for the San Diego Chargers on Tuesday after a long holdout. From a fitn...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 07:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE -  In this Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013 file photo, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) and tight end Jason Witten (82) talk on the sideline during the second half of a preseason NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals,in Arlington, Texas. Quarterback Tony Romo is hurt again, and his favorite tight end is here to tell you the Cowboys can make it work without him, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Sharon Ellman, File) NFL: Witten says Cowboys can win without Romo
    Frisco, Texas • Jason Witten stood in the posh locker room at the new practice facility for the Dallas Cowboys, addressing a topic that came up freque...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 06:57 pm   |     |   Share
    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Bingham’s Jahvontay Smith (23) runs past Herriman’s Tyson Herrera (6) and Herriman’s Jace Kener (4) for a touchdown during the game at Bingham High School Friday August 26, 2016. Bingham won the game 45-0. Prep football: Week 3 statewide top 25 and classification power rankings
    After two weeks of the high school football season, Bingham and East tightened their stranglehold on the top spots in the statewide top 25 with sta...
    Updated Aug 29 2016 11:35 am   |     |   Share

  • NFL: Vikings in division spotlight with new stadium
    Minnesota has a gleaming new stadium. The Vikings are division champions for the first time in six years. Now they’re reeling from the loss of quarter...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 06:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Sunday, July 31, 2016 file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) throws as quarterback Blaine Gabbert watches during NFL football training camp in Santa Clara, Calif. Colin Kaepernick will get one more chance to impress coach Chip Kelly before the San Francisco 49ers announce their starting quarterback even as the debate surrounding Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the national anthem remains heated. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File) NFL: As anthem controversy simmers, Kaepernick prepares to play
    Santa Clara, Calif. • Colin Kaepernick will get one more chance to impress coach Chip Kelly before the San Francisco 49ers announce their starting qua...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 06:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis (33) talks with reporters following an NFL football practice Monday, June 13, 2016, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) NFL: Patriots place Lewis, Vollmer on PUP list, cut 3 players
    Foxborough, Mass. • The Patriots have placed running back Dion Lewis and tackle Sebastian Vollmer on the reserve/physically unable to perform list, an...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 06:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • NFL: Giants re-sign offensive tackle Will Beatty, says AP source
    East Rutherford, N.J. • A person familiar with the situation says offensive tackle Will Beatty has re-signed with the New York Giants. The person conf...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 06:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this April 8, 2016, file photo, Denver Nuggets center Joffrey Lauvergne (77) is shown during the second half of an NBA basketball game, in Denver. The Nuggets traded forward Joffrey Lauvergne to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, for two second-round draft picks in 2017. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File) NBA: Thunder acquire Joffrey Lauvergne from Nuggets
    Denver • The Denver Nuggets traded forward Joffrey Lauvergne to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday for two second-round draft picks in 2017. Lauverg...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 05:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) scrambles upfield ahead of San Diego Chargers cornerback Adrian Phillips (31) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone) NFL: Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater has ‘significant’ knee injury
    Eden Prairie, Minn. • The Minnesota Vikings say quarterback Teddy Bridgewater suffered a dislocated left knee and complete tear to his ACL in a freak ...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 06:53 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2016, file photo, United States goalie Hope Solo walks off the field at half time of a CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament soccer match against Mexico in Frisco, Texas. Solo has taken an indefinite leave from the Seattle Reign of the National Women’s Soccer League, less than a week after being suspended for six months by the U.S. national team for disparaging remarks about Sweden, the Reign announced Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File) Soccer: Hope Solo decides to end her season with NWSL’s Seattle Reign
    Goalkeeper Hope Solo has decided to end her season with the Seattle Reign of the National Women’s Soccer League. The beleaguered goalkeeper, who was h...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 10:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • State colleges: Utah routs Beijing Normal 5-1 in soccer friendly
    Playing its third game in five days, the Utah soccer team wtill had enough left in the tank to beat visiting Beijing Normal University 5-1 in a Tuesda...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 09:43 pm   |     |   Share
    Courtesy of Utah Division of Wildlife Resources  Cottontail rabbit hunting should be excellent in Utah this fall. The hunt starts Sept. 1. Some Utah upland game hunting seasons open Thursday
    Utah’s hunters continue to have increasing opportunities with more seasons opening this week. The mourning dove, cottontail rabbit, snowshoe hare, for...
    Updated Aug 30 2016 02:52 pm   |     |   Share
  • Bees drop series opener to Isotopes, 9-4
    To start a five-game series over four days, the Albuquerque Isotopes grabbed a 9-4 victory over the Salt Lake Bees on Monday night. The game was tight...
    Updated Aug 29 2016 10:50 pm   |     |   Share