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He’s Utah’s best high school prospect. No question. For his son to be challenged in college, Al Jackson wanted a place where Frank Jackson wouldn’t be the best player on the floor. The place? Duke. “Frank will be pushed to …

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  • Bees 10, Tacoma 1 : Salt Lake uses the long ball to beat Rainiers.
    The Game • Roger Kieschnick and Stephen McGee hit back-to-back homers in the second inning Tuesday night, propelling Salt Lake to a 10-1 win over Taco...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 10:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • Basketball: Argentina beats Canada in the men’s Olympic qualifiers
    Mexico City • Luis Scola had 35 points and 13 rebounds, and Argentina beat Canada 94-87 on Tuesday in the men’s Olympic qualifying tournament. Scola, ...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 10:03 pm   |     |   Share
  • Ex-Oklahoma State star Ty Hill enrolls at West Alabama
    Livingston, Ala. • Former Oklahoma State return man and running back Ty Hill has enrolled at West Alabama. The Division II school announced Tuesday th...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 10:00 pm   |     |   Share
    9 Reasons the Best Utah Farmers Market is Already Under Your Nose
    Saturday mornings in Pioneer Park at the Downtown Farmers Market are already jam-packed with some of the best deals on locally sourced products, food ...
    Updated Aug 07 2015 10:30 am   |     |   Share

    (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   
Ute quarterback Travis Wison looks downfield for an open receiver in scrimmage Wednesday August 12. Price of tickets for Utah-Michigan game rises to nearly $400
    The average secondhand asking price for Utah’s Thursday night opener against Michigan — Jim Harbaugh’s debut, in case you hadn’t heard — is $382.15, a...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 09:48 pm   |     |   Share

  • Rutgers’ Flood awaits investigation, expects to coach opener
    Piscataway, N.J. • Rutgers coach Kyle Flood says he expects to be on the sideline leading his team in its season opener despite an investigation into ...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 09:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • Fifth-year senior Stallworth to make first start for Stanford
    Stanford, Calif. • The first time fifth-year senior Rollins Stallworth catches a pass this season, he’ll double his career output. He’ll be making his...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 09:48 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this July 30, 2015, file photo, Arizona State quarterback Mike Bercovici speaks to reporters during Pac-12 Football Media Days in Burbank, Calif. Facing at least two seasons as a back-up, Bercovici could have easily transferrered without anyone blaming him. Instead, he decided to stick it out at Arizona State and is a big reason the 15th-ranked Sun Devils are being mentioned as a possible College Football Playoff team. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File) Bercovici finally gets his shot with 15th-ranked Sun Devils
    Tempe, Ariz. • Mike Bercovici could have transferred from Arizona State without anyone really blaming him. Many of his family and friends urged him to...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 09:48 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Bronco’s theory on captains: less is more
    When it comes to having team captains, less is more. That’s BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall’s theory — this year, at least — as the coach announced Monda...
    Updated Aug 31 2015 10:57 pm   |     |   Share

  • Cal looking for turnaround season after 3 years of losing
    Berkeley, Calif. • With just nine wins, no bowl games and two head coaches, it has been a trying three years for the senior class at California. The s...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 09:42 pm   |     |   Share
  • College football: Patterson says TCU can’t worry about living up to No. 2 ranking
    Fort Worth, Texas • TCU coach Gary Patterson wants his No. 2 Horned Frogs focused on winning their season opener instead of trying to live up to their...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 09:43 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2014, file photo, UCLA Ishmael Adams warms up before facing Colorado in the first quarter of an NCAA football game in Boulder, Colo. Adams has been arrested on suspicion of taking a phone from an Uber driver. UCLA’s media relations office confirmed Adams’ arrest Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. Adams was arrested early Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015 morning when he allegedly used force to take the phone, according to Tod Tamberg, the assistant director of UCLA’s media relations and public outreach office. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File) Arrested CB Adams suspended indefinitely by No. 13 UCLA
    Los Angeles • UCLA suspended cornerback Ishmael Adams indefinitely on Tuesday following his arrest last weekend on suspicion of felony robbery. Coach ...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 09:39 pm   |     |   Share
    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Lone Peak QB Talmage Gunther launches himself into the end zone to seal the game and give Lone Peak their fifth TD. Lone Peak beat Timpview 35-14 in Provo, Friday, August 28, 2015. Prep football: Tribune statewide top 25 and classification power rankings
    Football season is flying. The second week of high school football is already history. Sad face. In the Week 3 edition of The Tribune’s statewide t...
    Updated Aug 31 2015 12:23 pm   |     |   Share

  • FILE - In this Dec. 27, 2014, file photo, Southern California quarterback Cody Kessler throws a pass against Nebraska during the first half of the Holiday Bowl NCAA college football game in San Diego. Kessler has already made it through almost every conceivable challenge and distraction at Southern California. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File) College football: Kessler is stalwart leader, standout passer for No. 8 USC
    Los Angeles • Cody Kessler has started graduate school at Southern California while he finishes his football career. After nearly five years of drama ...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 09:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • Chargers run game still struggling despite offseason moves
    San Diego • The Chargers were determined to fix their woeful running game this offseason. They climbed the draft board to secure standout Wisconsin ru...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 09:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • NFL: Jaguars’ Thomas to have surgery, expected to miss 3 games
    Jacksonville, Fla. • Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Julius Thomas is expected to miss the first three games of the regular season following hand surge...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 09:30 pm   |     |   Share
    Utah football: Florida DB Ohaji Hawkins chooses Utes
    Once he heard a little bit about Utah’s cornerbacks who made the NFL, it wasn’t hard for Ohaji Hawkins to connect the dots. Sean Smith is 6-foot-3. Ke...
    Updated Aug 30 2015 01:54 pm   |     |   Share

  • Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant (10) scores a touchdown against the Buffalo Bills during the first half of a preseason NFL football game on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert) NFL: Steelers bumpy preseason leaves plenty of questions
    Pittsburgh • Oh, for the days of late July, when the biggest question surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers was whether Antonio Brown’s custom-wrapped R...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 09:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • Raiders to go with Howard at right tackle
    Alameda, Calif. • With less than two weeks before the Oakland Raiders’ season-opener, Austin Howard doesn’t have much time to ease into his role as th...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 09:19 pm   |     |   Share
  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) stands near a fence during an NFL football stretching session before practice begins at the team's facility Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia) NFL: Patriots ready for Brady or no Brady
    Foxborough, Mass. • No matter U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman’s ruling, the New England Patriots are prepared to move forward with or without st...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 09:18 pm   |     |   Share
    (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Kearns' Graden Luckart celebrates his touchdown with teammate Peter Do. Kearns High School leads Granger High School 28-7 during their game at Granger, August 28, 2015. Prep football: Sky View beats Logan 91-0 then 42-6, historic starts, dramatic finishes and notable performances from Week 2
    Sky View had no mercy for its crosstown rival Logan this past weekend. The Bobcats JV program beat the Grizzlies 91-0 on Thursday night. You read tha...
    Updated Aug 29 2015 08:21 pm   |     |   Share

  • Browns cut tackle Phil Taylor, former first-round pick
    Berea, Ohio • The Browns cut big Phil Taylor and swallowed his beefy contract. A first-round pick in 2011, Taylor was released Tuesday by Cleveland in...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 09:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • Prep volleyball: Dani Barton leads Brighton to victory against Jordan
    Cottonwood Heights • As the ball drifted above the net, only one player in the third game between Brighton and Jordan had a decent shot at it. And eve...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 09:24 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Aug. 3, 1984, file photo, Mary Lou Retton, of the United States, performs on the balance beam during the women's gymnastics individual all-around finals at the XXIII Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Suzanne Vlamis, File) ’84 Olympics were shining moment for Los Angeles
    Los Angeles • Los Angeles has a grand idea of how to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its successful role as host of the 1984 Olympics. Do it again. ...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 07:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • Edmonton Oilers' Connor McDavid looks on during the National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) Rookie Showcase in Toronto, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. (Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press via AP) NHL: Connor McDavid feels strong as 1st Oilers training camp looms
    Toronto • As Connor McDavid was going through his draft year, agent and Hall of Famer Bobby Orr knew his client had to get stronger to play at the NHL...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 07:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • 2015 NBA Preseason Schedule
    All Times EDT Friday, Oct. 2 Denver at LA Clippers, 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3 Charlotte at Orlando, 7 p.m. New Orleans at Indiana, 7 p.m. Sunday, Oc...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 07:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • Prep football: Bingham braces for huge crowd for game against Bishop Gorman
    South Jordan • Bingham is no stranger to prime-time matchups. As the premier high school football program in Utah, the Miners have carried the torch i...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 09:19 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Skyline's Emma Heyn, center, is congratulated by her teammates after scoring a goal during the Skyline versus Murray girl's soccer game at Skyline High School in Salt Lake City, Tuesday, September 1, 2015.  Prep girls’ soccer: Skyline trounces Murray
    The Skyline girls’ soccer team expects much out of senior captains Holly Daugirda and Emma Heyn this season, especially after losing the 4A state titl...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 09:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • Connecticut wide receiver Deshon Foxx (4) is covered by BYU cornerback Michael Davis during the first half of an NCAA college football game in East Hartford, Conn., on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham) BYU football: Cornerback Michael Davis faces assault, rioting charges
    Provo • An alleged dispute over a parking spot at a Provo apartment complex has left a BYU football player facing criminal charges just days before th...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 07:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • Mexico's national soccer player Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez attends a press conference of his new club Bayer Leverkusen at the BayArena in Leverkusen, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. The 27-year old striker left Manchester United for a new 3-year contract in Germany's Bundesliga.  (AP Photo/Martin Meissner) Soccer: Chicharito headlines Mexico team to play at Rio Tinto on Friday
    Conventional wisdom says a Friday night soccer match in Sandy might get lost in the haze of Labor Day Weekend or the aftermath of Thursday’s college f...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 10:23 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
l-r Frank Jackson's family Alvin, Marie, father Alvin, mother Juleen and sister Mary Alice react to the crowds applause. Lone Peak High School basketball guard Frank Jackson, one of the top basketball recruits in the country, announced his decision to play for Duke University, his choice over Stanford, Utah and BYU, Tuesday, September 1, 2015. Boys’ basketball: Utah prep star Frank Jackson commits to Duke University
    He’s Utah’s best high school prospect. No question. For his son to be challenged in college, Al Jackson wanted a place where Frank Jackson wouldn’t be...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 09:24 pm   |     |   Share
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