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Lynn Worthy

Reporter, Sports

801-257-8749, lworthy@sltrib.com


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  • UTAH SPORTS
    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Utah Defensive Coordinator / Safeties, Morgan Scalley, pulls aside DB Julian Blackmon to congratulate him on his play during practice, Thursday, August 11, 2016. Utah football: JUCO receiver Josh Nurse commits just before preseason camp
    Recruiting doesn’t stop, even with the start of football camp slightly more than a week away. Blinn College in Brenham, Texas — the same school that p...
    Updated Jul 21 2017 03:24 am   |     |   Share
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  • Southern California quarterback Sam Darnold passes against Penn State during the first half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Breaking down the 2017 Utah football schedule: No room for error, especially on the road
    It’s close. So close. Utah is less than two weeks away from the start of preseason football camp, and a mere 45 days from its season opener. Which me...
    Updated Jul 17 2017 07:25 pm   |     |   Share
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  • PCL baseball: Sacramento River Cats win second straight against Salt Lake Bees, 4-3
    Los Angeles Angels prospect David Fletcher arrived at Smith’s Ballpark a little less than two hours before stepping into the starting lineup for his T...
    Updated Jul 15 2017 10:57 pm   |     |   Share
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  • UTAH SPORTS
    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah cheerleaders perform during the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl at Sam Boyd Stadium Saturday December 20, 2014. Utah cheerleaders have spirit, yes, they do, they’re going to give some to China, too
    University of Utah spirit squad coordinator Jamie Duncan Plott never expected to make a second trip to China in less than a year, but on Monday she an...
    Updated Jul 17 2017 10:04 am   |     |   Share
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  • One bad inning hurts the Salt Lake Bees in a 6-4 loss to the Sacramento River Cats
    The Salt Lake Bees let one inning cost them a game in a 6-4 loss to the Sacramento River Cats on Friday night in front of an announced 11,918 in Smith...
    Updated Jul 14 2017 10:59 pm   |     |   Share
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  • John Lamb pitches Salt Lake Bees past Sacramento River Cats, 5-4
    Left-handed pitcher John Lamb, who started the season in extended spring training recovering from his second back surgery, improved to 3-0 as the Salt...
    Updated Jul 13 2017 10:57 pm   |     |   Share
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  • UTAH SPORTS
    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes running back Troy McCormick (4) prepares to light the U after the win as the University of Utah Utes host the Southern Utah University Thunderbirds, NCAA football at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Thursday September 1, 2016. Utah football: Utes extend broadcast deal with ESPN 700, will add Gymnastics and baseball
    ESPN 700 will remain the flagship radio partner of the University of Utah through the 2021-22 athletic year. The university and and rights holder Lear...
    Updated Jul 12 2017 02:54 pm   |     |   Share
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  • UTAH SPORTS
    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes running back Joe Williams (28) loses the ball before recovering it as the University of Utah Utes host the Southern Utah University Thunderbirds, NCAA football at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Thursday September 1, 2016. Utah football: Utes schedule Southern Utah
    The University of Utah and Southern Utah University will play in football during the 2024 season in Rice-Eccles Stadium. The Utah Athletic Department ...
    Updated Jul 12 2017 12:21 pm   |     |   Share
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  • UTAH SPORTS
    (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes defensive end Kylie Fitts (11) chases down Southern Utah Thunderbirds quarterback Tannon Pedersen (10) as the University of Utah Utes host the Southern Utah University Thunderbirds, NCAA football at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Thursday September 1, 2016. Utah football: Kylie Fitts, Lowell Lotulelei and Mitch Wishnowsky make preseason watch lists
    The Augusta Sports Council announced that Utah punter Mitch Wishnowsky was named to the Ray Guy Award Watch List on Wednesday. The Ray Guy Award annua...
    Updated Jul 12 2017 03:24 pm   |     |   Share
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  • UTAH SPORTS
    Utah men, women finish in top 60 of Capital One Cup standings
    The University of Utah women’s athletics programs finished 40th in Division I in the Capital One Cup standings for the 2016-17 academic year, while th...
    Updated Jul 11 2017 07:09 pm   |     |   Share
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  • |  Courtesy Utah Athletics  Utah pitcher Riley Ottesen. When their Mormon mission is over, it’s game on again for college athletes
    The coach Brock Miller committed to play for at Utah State retired by the time he arrived on campus. The team? Only one of the players on the roster w...
    Updated Jul 11 2017 08:55 am   |     |   Share
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  • (Lennie Mahler  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak and Sedrick Barefield look at an official in disbelief after an offensive foul call during a game between Utah and Washington State at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. Utah basketball: Larry Krystkowiak “fine” with only playing D-I opponents, but says it’s costly
    Next season, the University of Utah men’s basketball team will play neither an NAIA, NCAA Division II or Division III opponent during nonconference pl...
    Updated Jul 09 2017 10:32 pm   |     |   Share
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  • Salt Lake Bees split series with Las Vegas 51s after come-from-behind rally
    The Salt Lake Bees salvaged a series split with an 8-6 win over the Las Vegas 51s on Monday night at Smith’s Ballpark. The game marked the first sello...
    Updated Jul 03 2017 11:30 pm   |     |   Share
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  • PCL baseball: Las Vegas 51s outslug Salt Lake Bees for 12-7 win
    The Salt Lake Bees scored the first five runs of the game (four in the first and another in the second), however, the Las Vegas 51s scored the next ni...
    Updated Jul 02 2017 11:06 pm   |     |   Share
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  • Salt Lake Bees drop opener to Las Vegas
    The Salt Lake Bees trailed by seven runs and cut the deficit to two before ultimately dropping the first game of their series with the Las Vegas 51s, ...
    Updated Jun 30 2017 10:33 pm   |     |   Share
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  • |  Courtesy of Salt Lake Bees  Cesar Puello in action for the Bees. Cesar Puello tries to revive career with Salt Lake Bees
    Salt Lake Bees outfielder Cesar Puello refuses to let past “mistakes” haunt him because he doesn’t leave time for the past. A native of the Dominican...
    Updated Jun 30 2017 10:34 pm   |     |   Share
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  • UTAH SPORTS
    (Lennie Mahler  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Utah center Jayce Johnson gets tied up for a jump ball with Colorado’s   Tory Miller in the first half of a game against the Colorado Buffaloes on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City. Utes play at Oregon just once during Pac-12 conference season
    The Utes men’s basketball 2017-18 schedule is coming more into focus after the Pac-12 released its weekly pairings on Thursday. The Utes already relea...
    Updated Jun 29 2017 09:24 pm   |     |   Share
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  • Salt Lake Bees can’t complete sweep, fall to Reno Aces 3-2 in 10 innings
    The Reno Aces staved off a four-game sweep at the hands of the Salt Lake Bees and returned the favor from earlier this week by beating the Bees in an ...
    Updated Jun 29 2017 10:18 pm   |     |   Share
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  • Troy Scribner celebrates All-Star nod with career night as Bees win
    Salt Lake Bees pitcher Troy Scribner turned in his best pitching performance of the season on the day the Pacific Coast League announced he’d been sel...
    Updated Jun 28 2017 10:18 pm   |     |   Share
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  • UTAH SPORTS
    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Hannah Flippen poses for a portrait during a practice at the Dumke Family Softball Stadium at the University of Utah Tuesday April 5, 2016. Utah softball: Flippen named NCAA Woman of the Year nominee
    University of Utah softball standout Hannah Flippen has been named a nominee for the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. The NCAA’s Woman of the Year ...
    Updated Jun 28 2017 01:25 pm   |     |   Share
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  • Bees offense explodes in 9-3 win over Reno
    The Salt Lake Bees pounded the Reno Aces’ pitching staff for 12 hits, including a pair of home runs, on their way to a 9-3 win over the Reno in front ...
    Updated Jun 27 2017 10:58 pm   |     |   Share
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  • This is a 2017 photo of outfielder Eric Young Jr. of the Los Angeles Angels baseball team poses for a portrait. This image reflects the Angels active roster as of Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, when this image was taken. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) African-Americans in baseball are at a low, but there are signs of promise
    Keynan Middleton used to skip baseball games to play AAU basketball. Eric Young Jr. signed a Division I-AA football scholarship out of high school. Sh...
    Updated Jun 27 2017 09:48 pm   |     |   Share
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  • Salt Lake Bees edge Reno Aces 6-5 in 12 innings
    The Salt Lake Bees, who wore Salt Lake Trappers uniforms in honor of 80s night, coughed up a lead in the top of the ninth and then bounced back for a ...
    Updated Jun 27 2017 07:32 am   |     |   Share
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  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Utah Utes forward David Collette (13) steals the ball from Boise State Broncos forward David Wacker (33) during the first round of the NIT at the Huntsman Center on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City Tuesday March 14, 2017. Utah basketball games against Utah State, BYU set for December
    The Utah men’s basketball program released its nonconference schedule on Monday afternoon, highlighted by two games against SEC foes as well as instat...
    Updated Jun 28 2017 10:02 am   |     |   Share
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  • PCL baseball: Salt Lake Bees hammer Reno Aces 13-5 to salvage series split
    The Salt Lake Bees salvaged a split of their four-game series against the Reno Aces, the team with the best record in the Pacific Coast League, and th...
    Updated Jun 16 2017 11:16 pm   |     |   Share
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  • Baseball: Bees lose at home to Reno
    The Salt Lake Bees gave up four runs in the first two innings and never recovered in a 5-3 loss to the Reno Aces (41-25) in front of an announced 4,43...
    Updated Jun 14 2017 10:42 pm   |     |   Share
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  • Joshua McCoy  |  Ole Miss Athletics  Andre Jackson gets a lead off of first base during the Boston College vs Utah game in the 2016 NCAA Ole Miss Regional at Swayze Field in Oxford, MS. MLB: Six Utahns picked on final day of MLB draft
    Utah pitcher Andre Jackson led a contingent of players with local ties selected on the third day of the Major League Baseball draft on Thursday. The L...
    Updated Jun 14 2017 07:55 pm   |     |   Share
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  • Utah State coach Tim Duryea watches during the first half of the team’s NCAA college basketball game against UNLV, Wednesday, March 1, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) Utah State basketball: Aggies gearing up for overseas tour
    All but one member of the Utah State University men’s basketball team reported to campus this month for offseason conditioning and workouts as the tea...
    Updated Jun 14 2017 08:39 pm   |     |   Share
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  • Dan Lofgren  |  Utah athletics Utah pitcher Jayson Rose, throwing a pitch against Washington State on April 27, is selected by the Brewers with the 234th overall pick in the Major League Baseball Draft on Tuesday. Rose set the programís career strikeout mark last season with 256. MLB: Utah’s Jayson Rose becomes second Ute pitcher taken in MLB Draft
    Record-setting right-hander Jayson Rose became the second University of Utah pitcher selected on the second day of the Major League Baseball First-Yea...
    Updated Jun 13 2017 03:42 pm   |     |   Share
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  • |  Courtesy Utah Athletics  Utah pitcher Riley Ottesen. MLB: Three Utes taken on second day of draft
    Three University of Utah baseball players were selected in the first nine rounds of the Major League Baseball draft for the first time in the program’...
    Updated Jun 13 2017 10:31 pm   |     |   Share
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