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Last Updated May 29, 2015 11:11PM

TRACK AND FIELD • BYU’s Shaquille Walker qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 800 meters by winning his heat and placing second overall in the West Region on Friday night in Austin, Texas. Iow...

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  • USU football: Utah State gets commitment from Florida wide receiver
    The Utah State Aggies have continued to make some headway in recruiting Florida on Friday, with Craig Rucker a 5-foot-7, 165-pound receiver out of Edg...
    Updated May 29 2015 08:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah gymnast Tory Wilson rehabs her broken foot and torn achilles with Athletic Trainer Katie Lorens, left, in the training room adjacent to the Utah practice gym, Thursday, May 28, 2015. For injured former athletes like Utes’ Tory Wilson, insurance coverage is getting better
    When Tory Wilson felt her Achilles tendon rupture during her floor pass in the Pac-12 Gymnastics Championships at the Huntsman Center, the last thing ...
    Updated May 28 2015 08:43 pm   |     |   Share
  • SUU athletic director Ken Beazer to resign
    Southern Utah athletic director Ken Beazer announced he'll resign Thursday after nearly a decade in his post. He’ll continue in his current role while...
    Updated May 28 2015 02:07 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
SLCC softball player Riana Splinter is all smiles as she rounds third base to see her teammates cheering her on into home base.  She just hit a home run in the second inning against the Golden Eagles of Southern Idaho Friday May 1 to score the first run of the game. Two SLCC softball players named as All-Americans
    Two SLCC softball players were recognized as NJCAA All-Americans Thursday. Riana Splinter took home a 2nd Team All-American award, while KyRae Kogian...
    Updated May 28 2015 02:54 pm   |     |   Share

  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Utah pitcher Bret Helton follows through on a pitch during the BYU and Utah baseball game at BYU in Provo, Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Utah baseball: Utes stumble at the end of another unsatisfying season
    The peak is easy to identify: May 5. That’s when Utah baseball knocked off No. 13 USC in the most memorable fashion: a walk-off homer. The problem wit...
    Updated May 28 2015 06:25 pm   |     |   Share
  • Latest APR scores, GPAs reflect well on academic performance of University of Utah’s athletes
    She must have the “magic touch,” jokes Nona Richardson. Utah’s new senior associate athletics director began work this January at a school with seven ...
    Updated May 27 2015 09:14 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah State posts high marks in APR report
    Utah State's athletic teams once again posted strong numbers in the Academic Progress Report's latest findings, with both the men's golf team and wome...
    Updated May 27 2015 02:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah State names interim athletic director
    Utah State on Wednesday announced that it has named Jana Doggett as interim athletic director as the search for a permanent AD continues. Scott Barnes...
    Updated May 27 2015 12:48 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah State basketball: Aggies to play at national champions Duke next season
    Logan • The Utah State men’s basketball team will play at defending national champions Duke University on Nov. 29 as part of the 2015-16 season, the s...
    Updated May 26 2015 04:54 pm   |     |   Share
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BYU volleyball coach Chris McGown yells some instructions in his teams win over USC in the First Round of the MPSF Tournament. BYU men’s volleyball: Coach Chris McGown resigns after four solid seasons
    Provo • BYU men’s volleyball coach Chris McGown announced his resignation on Tuesday, saying he wants to spend more time with his family and seek othe...
    Updated May 26 2015 04:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
The Utah football team runs onto the field before the game against Idaho State Bengals at Rice-Eccles stadium Thursday August 28, 2014. Utah is winning the game 35-7. Kragthorpe: Utes should enhance, not expand, Rice-Eccles Stadium
    When the lightning and rain subsided and the game resumed in the fourth quarter after a lengthy delay last September, thousands of University of Utah ...
    Updated May 25 2015 10:59 pm   |     |   Share
  • Larry Scott, Pac-12 commissioner
Courtesy Pac-12 Pac-12: Despite challenges, Pac-12 Network clinging to independence
    They wanted to do something different, something that hadn’t been done before. When the Pac-12 schools launched a seven-channel network in 2012 on its...
    Updated May 24 2015 01:56 pm   |     |   Share
  • Kragthorpe: UNLV is Utah State grad Kent Baer’s next stop in coaching tour
    After nearly 40 years of coaching defenses in college football, Cache Valley native Kent Baer jokes that he wants to become an offensive coordinator i...
    Updated May 22 2015 09:24 am   |     |   Share
  • As NCAA fends off challenges, antitrust exemption debated
    For years, there have been discussions within NCAA membership about seeking an antitrust exemption to provide protection from the types of lawsuits th...
    Updated May 21 2015 07:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah State basketball: Wilson named new Aggies assistant coach
    Logan • Louis Wilson, the head coach at Division II Adams State since 2010, has been named an assistant at Utah State, the school announced Thursday. ...
    Updated May 21 2015 03:03 pm   |     |   Share
  • Weber State to build academic center for athletes
    Ogden • Weber State University is preparing to break ground on a new 4,000 square-foot student-athlete academic center. The new center will be built s...
    Updated May 21 2015 03:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • State colleges: UVU beats Sacramento St. in WAC Tournament first round
    Baseball • Craig Brinkerhoff led Utah Valley at the plate with a home run and two RBIs in the Wolverines’ 10-inning, 3-2 WAC Tournament defeat of Sacr...
    Updated May 20 2015 09:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE-  In this Dec. 12, 2014, file photo, Oregon State new football coach, Gary Andersen, center, poses with Oregon State athletic director, Bob De Carolis, left, and Oregon State University president, Edward Ray, at a news conference in Corvallis, Ore. De Carolis released an open letter Monday, May 11, 2015, announcing his decision to step down on June 30.  (AP Photo/Anne Peteson, File) Kragthorpe: Oregon State’s Gary Andersen keeps surfacing in Utahns’ lives
    Gary Andersen likes to punctuate statements with his trademark phrase “… and away we go.” He’s never gone. The latest episodes that intertwine the S...
    Updated May 20 2015 05:32 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah State President Stan Albrecht chats with Senator Stephen Urquhart, R-St. George in the hallways of the Utah Senate, Thursday, February 12, 2015. Aggies’ A.D. search on schedule, boss says
    Logan • The search for a new athletic director at Utah State remains on schedule, according to university President Stan L. Albrecht. The Aggies must ...
    Updated May 20 2015 09:14 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak talks to Isaiah Wright during the first half of a college basketball regional semifinal game against Duke in the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 27, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) Local coaches embrace proposed NCAA men’s basketball rule changes
    For fans who find themselves tapping their toes impatiently during college basketball games, they aren’t alone. Coaches also can get edgy thanks to th...
    Updated May 19 2015 09:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah coach Kyle Whittingham speaks with his players at the NCAA college football team's spring game Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Utah football: 'The Drive' will feature Utah and Oregon State in 2015
    Pac-12 Networks was drawn to the lush storylines of a two-team format for Season Three of “The Drive” — storylines that will be familiar to many Utahn...
    Updated May 19 2015 06:03 pm   |     |   Share