Last Updated Dec 19, 2014 10:56PM

Orlando • By the middle of the fourth quarter, Derrick Favors and Gordon Hayward were simply taking turns. With each possession and each dagger thrown at the Orlando Magic, the two best Utah Jazz players pushed their team ever closer …

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  • BYU Volleyball: McGown impressed with Olmstead’s leadership
    OKLAHOMA CITY • Of all the eyes studying BYU women’s volleyball coach Shawn Olmstead this postseason, perhaps none have been as observant as BYU men’s...
    Updated Dec 20 2014 01:28 pm   |     |   Share
  • Live blog: Utah vs. Colorado State in the Las Vegas Bowl
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  • Utah State quarterback Kent Myers (2) runs the ball between Boise State safety Darian Thompson (4) and tackle Corey Bell (38) during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Boise, Idaho, on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger) Live blog: Utah State vs. UTEP in the New Mexico Bowl
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    Lake Park employees help assemble over 3200 backs packs, which are delivered to the 5 schools in our community with the greatest need. The backpacks are filled with much needed supplies and an orange Discover T-shirt. Discover Card Salt Lake Center Ranks Tops in Customer Service & Careers Too!
    Plastic, it’s the currency of the 21st Century, but if your credit card is a Discover Card, then you’ve got more than ‘just’ plastic in your wallet. I...
    Updated Dec 17 2014 12:12 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

  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Brigham Young Cougars guard Tyler Haws (3) drives to the basket, defended by Hawaii Warriors forward Mike Thomas (25) and Stefan Jovanovic (15) as BYU faces Hawaii, college basketball at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Saturday December 6, 2014. BYU basketball: Haws’ status uncertain for Stanford
    Provo - Tyler Haws ran to the right corner, caught a cross-court pass and fired up a three-ball that splashed the net. But will one of college basketb...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 11:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood (5) passes the ball behind his back past Orlando Magic forward Kyle O'Quinn (2) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Orlando, Fla., Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. The Jazz won 101-94.(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) Jazz notes: Adjustments on defense shine through in win over Magic
    Orlando • Never one to mince words, Jazz coach Quin Snyder offered his team sage advice before Friday’s game when asked what changes he would make whe...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 11:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah State basketball: Aggies use defense to defeat Idaho State
    Logan • Utah State got defensive Friday night. Just in time. Clinging to a one-point lead early in the second half, the Aggies limited Idaho State to ...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 10:50 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

  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Tyler Hale of Syracuse flips up a shot near the end of the first half in traffic after driving past West’s Dallyn Kenner at right. Syracuse led West 24-15 at the half, Friday, December 19, 2014. Prep boys’ basketball: Syracuse slides by host West, 52-51
    Though Syracuse led from the start, and never really seemed in extreme danger of losing, the Titans’ one-point win over West on Friday meant that ever...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 10:01 pm   |     |   Share
  • Prep girls’ basketball: Brighton girls blast Granger, 62-44
    West Valley City • One of the purposes of preseason basketball is to prepare teams for the rigors of the state tournament. Brighton’s 62-44 victory o...
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  • Utah State running back Joe Hill (32) is tackled by Boise State linebacker Tanner Vallejo (20) and defensive tackle Armand Nance, left rear, during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Boise, Idaho, Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. Boise State won 50-19. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger) Analysis: Utah State-UTEP Position Preview
    After a season filled with adversity, injury and an embarrassing lost opportunity to Boise State, the Aggies have a chance at something special: 30 wi...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 06:08 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Even coaches are enjoying Miami Beach
    Bowl games are never really just business trips and nothing else, as the players are fond of saying. Bowl committees do a good job all over the countr...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 04:48 pm   |     |   Share

  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) fumbles the ball as he is hit by Utah Utes defensive end Nate Orchard (8), in PAC-12 action, Utah vs. Oregon game, at Rice-Eccles Stadium, Saturday, November 8, 2014 Utah football: For Vegas, story is CSU’s firepower vs. Utah’s stout defense
    Las Vegas • Saturday, at Sam Boyd Stadium, a stoppable force meets a movable object. It’s as much a key to the game’s outcome as any other. Utah’s off...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 10:24 pm   |     |   Share
  • AP source: Rockets acquire Timberwolves’ Brewer
    Minneapolis • The Houston Rockets made a move to bolster their depth on the perimeter on Friday, landing veteran swing man Corey Brewer from the Minne...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 04:58 pm   |     |   Share
  • BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall celebrates with players after a touchdown against California during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, in Berkeley, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) BYU football notes: Cougars get a South Beach curfew
    Miami • When Thursday night’s bed-check came, BYU senior linebacker Mike Alisa was fast asleep, and had been for quite awhile. Bronco Mendenhall insta...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 02:45 pm   |     |   Share
    Four schools appeal alignment
    Three petitions involving four schools were filed with the Utah High School Activities Association before the deadline to appeal placement in the rece...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 12:51 pm   |     |   Share

  • Utah State's Jalen Davis leaps over Boise State's Jeremy McNichols on a kick return during an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 in Boise, Idaho. (AP Photo/The Idaho Statesman, Kyle Green)  LOCAL TELEVISION OUT (KTVB 7); MANDATORY CREDIT Utah State football notes: New Mexico Bowl offers unique matchup
    Albuquerque • The UTEP-Utah State matchup is unique in that it is the only bowl game that features two head coaches who are coaching at their alma mat...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 02:46 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
BYU QB Taysom Hill was injured and left the game after this tackle by Utah State Aggies safety Brian Suite (21) late in the second quarter. Utah State led BYU 28-14 at the half in Provo, Friday, October 1, 2014. Utah State football: Aggies, Miners look at bowl as pivotal for programs
    Albuquerque • The New Mexico Bowl isn’t considered one of the top-tier bowls, with a payout of just $456,250 per team expected. But don’t tell UTEP or...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 07:59 pm   |     |   Share
  • Steven Nyman celebrates after winning an alpine ski, men's World Cup downhill, in Val Gardena, Italy, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati) Skiing: Utah’s Nyman wins Gardena downhill for 3rd time
    Val Gardena, Italy • With performances like this, Steven Nyman should have no problem regaining his funding from the U.S. Ski Team. He may even find a...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 11:06 am   |     |   Share
  • RSL
    RSL opens 2015 season at Portland on March 7 as MLS announces home openers
    In front of the roaring Timbers Army and across the pitch from <b>Nat Borchers</b> and likely <b>Will Johnson</b>. That’s w...
    Updated Dec 19 2014 02:05 pm   |     |   Share