Last Updated Dec 21, 2014 10:59PM

Then, he’d been pelted by Gatorade and streamers. This time, ice water and confetti. As dusk enveloped Sam Boyd Stadium and memories of Utah’s 2014 season began the slow fade from vivid to vague, Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham told …

Read This Article            Share

  • NHL: Avalanche beat Red Wings in shootout
    Detroit • Jarome Iginla scored in the ninth shootout round to lift the Colorado Avalanche to a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night....
    Updated Dec 21 2014 11:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) throws under pressure from Arizona Cardinals defensive end Frostee Rucker (98) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Seahawks dominate Cardinals
    Glendale, Ariz. • The Seattle Seahawks sure look like Super Bowl material again after dominating Arizona with a stifling defense and dynamic offense. ...
    Updated Dec 21 2014 10:56 pm   |     |   Share
  • Oakland Raiders running back Jamize Olawale (49) scores on a 1-yard touchdown reception past Buffalo Bills outside linebacker Preston Brown (52) during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) NFL: Raiders 26, Bills 24
    Oakland, Calif. • With their playoff hopes at stake, the Buffalo Bills couldn’t manage to stop Derek Carr and the lowly Oakland Raiders. Carr threw tw...
    Updated Dec 21 2014 06:30 pm   |     |   Share
    Putting People-Helping-People into Practice
    As Utah’s top member-owned, not-for-profit cooperative financial institution, America First Credit Union provides a complete range of affordable produ...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 02:47 pm   |     |   Share

    BYU basketball: Cougars in 2015 Diamond Head Classic field
    After a so-so performance at the Maui Invitational last month, BYU ’s basketball team is heading back to Hawaii for a tournament next year. It was an...
    Updated Dec 21 2014 05:09 pm   |     |   Share

  • Members of the St. Louis Rams and the New York Giants fight on the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in St. Louis. Members of both teams were ejected after the altercation. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam) NFL: Giants 37, Rams 27
    St. Louis • The New York Giants are peaking behind a rookie that no one can cover. Odell Beckham Jr. showed the St. Louis Rams plenty of toughness, to...
    Updated Dec 21 2014 05:49 pm   |     |   Share
  • Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, left, laughs as he talks with teammate Brandon Carr (39) on the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade) NFL: Cowboys reach playoffs in 42-7 rout of Colts
    Arlington, Texas • It won’t be the same old story for Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys. Dallas ended a four-year playoff drought Sunday in a dominatin...
    Updated Dec 21 2014 05:46 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah State's David Collette drives around South Dakota State's Ian Theisen during an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Logan, Utah. (AP Photo/Herald Journal, John Zsiray) USU basketball: Aggies take a break after tournament loss to South Dakota State
    Logan • Like most others in college basketball programs around the country, Utah State’s player have scattered for a short break over Christmas. Forge...
    Updated Dec 21 2014 05:30 pm   |     |   Share
    Utah basketball notes: Utes stay conservative with lineups, plus more (with video)
    Las Vegas • The week began with talks of “tinkering” with lineups. The big result: Dakarai Tucker got his first start this season in place of Kenneth ...
    Updated Dec 21 2014 12:54 pm   |     |   Share

  • College football: Weber State takes on Oklahoma
    Weber State at Oklahoma At the Lloyd Noble Center Tip-off: 6 p.m. MST TV: none Radio: 1430-AM, 103.1-FM Records: Weber State 4-5, Oklahoma 7-3 Series:...
    Updated Dec 21 2014 10:37 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood (5) and Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem (40) fight for the ball. Utah Jazz trail the Miami Heat 47-65 at Energy Solutions Arena, Friday, December 12, 2014. Utah Jazz: Booker undergoes minor procedure, will miss game against Memphis
    Jazz forward Trevor Booker underwent a minor outpatient procedure on Sunday and stayed behind in Charlotte. Booker will miss Monday’s game against the...
    Updated Dec 21 2014 04:16 pm   |     |   Share
  • Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) looks to pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) NFL: Dolphins 37, Vikings 35
    Miami Gardens, Fla. • Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross stood on the sideline at the end of Sunday’s wild victory, sharing a laugh with those around h...
    Updated Dec 21 2014 03:56 pm   |     |   Share
    Hard work pays off for Aggies in 2014
    For a few brief moments in the Aggies 21-6 win over UTEP Saturday it appeared the Aggies would have to win the game with receiver Ronald Butler at qua...
    Updated Dec 20 2014 05:51 pm   |     |   Share

  • After throwing a touchdown reception to C.J. Fiedorowicz, Houston Texans running back Arian Foster (23) celebrates against the Baltimore Ravens during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Patric Schneider) NFL: Texans 25, Ravens 13
    Houston • The Texans kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a fourth-string quarterback and a running back throwing passes. Arian Foster threw for a...
    Updated Dec 21 2014 03:54 pm   |     |   Share
  • Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell (26) carries the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Tom Puskar) NFL: Steelers 20, Chiefs 12
    Pittsburgh • A two-year playoff absence is barely a hiccup in most NFL cities. In Pittsburgh, it’s a drought that forced one of the league’s most succ...
    Updated Dec 21 2014 02:48 pm   |     |   Share
  • New York Jets kicker Nick Folk (2) watches as New England Patriots' Vince Wilfork (75) celebrates with teammates after Folk missed a field goal during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) NFL: Pats edge Jets 17-16, clinch 1st-round playoff bye
    East Rutherford, N.J. • Tom Brady and the Patriots can rest up during the first round of the playoffs. Jonas Gray scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 1...
    Updated Dec 21 2014 02:53 pm   |     |   Share
    Look for USU to beat UTEP
    The Aggies say they are determined to end the season on a good note and I see no reason why they shouldn’t today against UTEP in the New Mexico Bowl. ...
    Updated Dec 20 2014 11:30 am   |     |   Share

  • Atlanta Falcons strong safety Kemal Ishmael (36) scoops up a fumble after a reception by New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham (80) at the goal line in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. Left is Falcons free safety Dezmen Southward. (AP Photo/Bill Haber) NFL: Falcons eliminate Saints 30-14, setting up Panthers showdown
    New Orleans • Julio Jones’ remarkable return kept the Falcons alive in the NFC South playoff race while Jimmy Graham’s fumble at the goal line sank th...
    Updated Dec 21 2014 02:52 pm   |     |   Share
  • Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy (27) outruns Tampa Bay Buccaneers strong safety Bradley McDougald (30) to the end zone on a 44-yard touchdown run during the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco) NFL: Packers 20, Buccaneers 3
    Tampa, Fla. • With the NFC North title still up for grabs, Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers couldn’t afford a slip-up against the struggling Ta...
    Updated Dec 21 2014 02:55 pm   |     |   Share
  • Chicago Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen (8) throws a touchdown pass to wide receiver Alshon Jeffery in the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) NFL: Lions 20, Bears 14
    Chicago • Benching Jay Cutler nearly helped the Chicago Bears ruin the Lions’ chances at their first division title in more than two decades. Thanks t...
    Updated Dec 21 2014 02:50 pm   |     |   Share
    Monkres takes Dixie State OC job
    Long-time and highly successful Utah high school football coach Blaine Monkres was named to Dixie State’s football staff as offensive coordinator. Mon...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 05:27 pm   |     |   Share