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It’s the deal that has Larry Scott “delighted.” AT&T has acquired DirecTV, which the Pac-12 believes could be a huge push as it seeks “complete distribution” for its network. But there remains a huge question: When? During Pac-12 media days …

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  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah Utes quarterback Travis Wilson (7) and wide receiver Kenneth Scott (2) during a practice Tuesday April 21, 2015. Monson: Utah could do something memorable in the Pac-12 if ...
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  • Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh speaks to the media during the NCAA college Big Ten Football Media Day Friday, July 31, 2015 in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty) Jim Litke: Harbaugh is … ‘The Most Interesting Man in Big Ten’
    Chicago • Compared with the rest of Jim Harbaugh’s year, this was tame stuff. In his first Big Ten media day appearance as Michigan’s head coach, Harb...
    Updated Aug 01 2015 06:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah Utes wide receiver Dominique Hatfield (15) argues a call during the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl at Sam Boyd Stadium Saturday December 20, 2014. Utah is winning the game 24-10 at halftime. Utah football notes: Whittingham noncommittal on Hatfield’s future with team
    Burbank, Calif. • If all charges against Utah cornerback Dominique Hatfield were dropped earlier this month, why hasn’t he been allowed to rejoin the ...
    Updated Jul 31 2015 09:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah running back Devontae Booker speaks to reporters during NCAA college Pac-12 Football Media Days, Friday, July 31, 2015, in Burbank, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Utah football: Inch-deep perception of Utah improves marginally
    Burbank, Calif. • Most media at Pac-12 media days know little about the teams they don’t cover. Last year, nobody asked Kyle Whittingham about quarte...
    Updated Aug 01 2015 03:00 pm   |     |   Share


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Quarterback Chuckie Keeton passes at the Utah State spring football game in Maverik Stadium, Logan, Saturday April 11, 2015. Utah State football: Aggies picked to finish second in division
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