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Lynn Worthy

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  • (Scott Sommerdorf | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Jazz C Rudy Gobert speaks at the Jazz practice facility, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Utah Jazz: Rudy Gobert becomes Jazz’s great equalizer in battle with Clippers’ DeAndre Jordan
    When an errant shot went up and the ball came off the rim in the first three games of the Jazz-Clippers playoff series, Utah found itself in the midst...
    Updated Apr 27 2017 06:35 pm   |     |   Share
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  • USU SPORTS
    USU football: Rayshad Lewis confirms he’s leaving Utah State
    Rayshad Lewis and his father, former NFL All-Pro linebacker Ray Lewis, confirmed Lewis’ intention to transfer from Utah State on Twitter on Monday. “I...
    Updated Apr 25 2017 12:54 pm   |     |   Share
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  • (Scott Sommerdorf | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) looks to battle for a rebound against LA Clippers guard Chris Paul (3) and LA Clippers guard Jamal Crawford (11) during first quarter play. The Utah Jazz trailed the LA Clipper 26-24 at the end of the first period of Game 4 of the Western Conference playoffs, Sunday, April 23, 2017. L.A. Clippers: Jamal Crawford heats up before Jazz ice him with fouls
    Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford’s offensive outburst got lost in the wake of his former teammate Joe Johnson’s own turn-back-the-clock perfo...
    Updated Apr 24 2017 09:52 am   |     |   Share
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  • USU SPORTS
    Utah State’s Rayshad Lewis runs the ball during an NCAA college football game against Air Force, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, in Logan, Utah. (John Zsiray/Herald Journal via AP) Report: Rayshad Lewis to leave Utah State football
    Utah State rising sophomore wide receiver Rayshad Lewis finished spring practice having excited the coaching staff with the possibility of being a two...
    Updated Apr 21 2017 01:45 pm   |     |   Share
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  • Bees: Sweep of Fresno completes homestand
    The Salt Lake Bees completed a three-game sweep of the Fresno Grizzlies and finished off their seven-game homestand with five wins thanks to a 6-2 vic...
    Updated Apr 17 2017 10:28 pm   |     |   Share
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  • PCL baseball: Salt Lake Bees beat Fresno Grizzlies 6-5 in 10 innings
    The Bees won the first game of their three-game series with the Fresno Grizzlies, 6-5, in 10 innings when Ryan LaMarre drew a walk-off walk with the b...
    Updated Apr 15 2017 11:59 pm   |     |   Share
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  • Salt Lake Bees, baseball remember Jackie Robinson
    Bees outfielder Eric Young Jr., who has spent at least part of each of the past eight seasons in the majors, went 3-for-4 with a home run and double i...
    Updated Apr 15 2017 11:25 pm   |     |   Share
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  • JAZZ NOTES
    Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder reacts to a call during the second half of the team’s NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis, Monday, March 20, 2017. The Pacers defeated the Jazz 107-100. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) Utah Jazz healthy, ready for physical nature of playoffs
    Banged up and bruised, the Utah Jazz had almost full participation in Friday’s practice before the team was scheduled to head to Los Angeles in advanc...
    Updated Apr 14 2017 02:57 pm   |     |   Share
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  • Baseball: Bees’ Troy Scribner shuts down River Cats
    Salt Lake Bees pitcher Troy Scribner tossed five scoreless innings in his season debut, struck out seven and didn’t give up a hit until there were two...
    Updated Apr 13 2017 09:48 pm   |     |   Share
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  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Salt Lake Bees third baseman Kaleb Cowart (22) during the game against El Paso Chihuahuas at Smith’s Ballpark Friday July 8, 2016. Bees notebook: Kaleb Cowart wants to maintain even-keeled approach at plate
    Kaleb Cowart stated his intentions clearly before the Pacific Coast League season started last week. He wanted to consistently drive the ball, hit a ...
    Updated Apr 14 2017 08:32 pm   |     |   Share
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  • The defense of Dallas Mavericks guard/forward Wesley Matthews (23) is no match for the drive of forward Blake Griffin (32) in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. The Clippers won, 112-101. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) Utah Jazz: Clippers are talented, motivated — and running out of time
    Beware of wounded animals, riptides and NBA teams racing against the sands of time. The Los Angeles Clippers will come into this postseason with a bev...
    Updated Apr 13 2017 11:11 pm   |     |   Share
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  • Baseball: Relief pitching leads way as Salt Lake Bees beat Sacramento
    The Salt Lake Bees won their first home game of the season, 4-1, over the Sacramento River Cats on Wednesday night in Smith’s Ballpark. Bees third bas...
    Updated Apr 12 2017 10:13 pm   |     |   Share
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  • Michael Mangum  |  Special to the Tribune  Salt Lake Bees pitcher Alex Meyer throws in a pitch during their game against the Sacramento River Cats at Smith’s Ballpark on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Meyer had 6 strike outs in 5 innings pitched with 2 earned runs. Salt Lake Bees: Angels top prospect Alex Meyer adjusting fast to Triple A
    With the exception of some first-inning hiccups, Los Angeles Angels pitching prospect Alex Meyer is off to a solid start this season with Triple-A Sal...
    Updated Apr 13 2017 11:38 pm   |     |   Share
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  • Michael Mangum  |  Special to the Tribune  Salt Lake Bees pitcher Alex Meyer throws in a pitch during their game against the Sacramento River Cats at Smith’s Ballpark on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Meyer had 6 strike outs in 5 innings pitched with 2 earned runs. Baseball: Salt Lake Bees lose home opener in extra innings
    Something about the calendar and the opponent made extra innings seem predestined for the Salt Lake Bees’ home opener on Tuesday night. The Bees lost ...
    Updated Apr 13 2017 11:52 am   |     |   Share
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  • Utah State’s Jalen Moore (14) drives between UNLV’s Jalen Poyser, left, and Jovan Mooring during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, March 1, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) Utah State basketball: Jalen Moore spends spring chasing degree and pro basketball career
    Logan • On a sunny, warm day on the Utah State University campus, Jalen Moore roams inside a small weight room tucked away in the Wayne Estes Center w...
    Updated Apr 11 2017 05:08 pm   |     |   Share
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  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Outfielder Eric Young Jr. Salt Lake Bees’ annual media day, a prelude to the start of the season, kicks off at Smith’s Ballpark on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Salt Lake Bees: Eric Young Jr. brings big-league pedigree to Bees
    Eric Young Jr. has played in the majors for at least some part of each of the past eight seasons. While he’s starting this season off in Salt Lake Cit...
    Updated Apr 10 2017 10:08 pm   |     |   Share
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  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Utah State University football team head coach Matt Wells is bear hugged by running back LaJuan Hunt after the team’s annual Blue vs. White Spring Game, Saturday, April 8, on Merlin Olsen Field at Maverik Stadium. Utah State football: Aggies’ defense rebounds and gets credit for victory in Blue-White spring game
    Logan • Aggies senior Kent Myers solidified his position as the team’s starting quarterback while slicing through the defense with his legs as well as...
    Updated Apr 08 2017 09:08 pm   |     |   Share
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  • |  Courtesy of Utah State sports information  New Utah State offensive coordinator David Yost during spring practiceat the Stan Laub Indoor Training Center in Logan.   Utah State football: Aggie offense now in hands of quarterback guru David Yost
    Logan • When you see David Yost’s tall, thin build and the floppy, shoulder-length blond hair, the first two guesses about his profession usually are ...
    Updated Apr 07 2017 10:25 pm   |     |   Share
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  • Washington tight end Darrell Daniels (15) stays airborne after catching a pass above the defense of cornerback Jalen Davis, right, in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Utah State football: Jalen Davis yearns to be regarded as one of the best
    Logan • Utah State cornerback Jalen Davis, a three-year starter from La Mesa, Calif., has been one of the team’s best and most consistent performers o...
    Updated Apr 07 2017 12:04 pm   |     |   Share
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  • USU SPORTS
    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Merlin Olsen Field at Maverik Stadium at Utah State University Wednesday August 17, 2016. USU football: Aggies have four national games in 2017
    The Mountain West Conference announced its national television schedule for football on Wednesday, and four Utah State games will be broadcast on eith...
    Updated Apr 05 2017 06:44 pm   |     |   Share
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  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Salt Lake Bees’ annual media day, a prelude to the start of the season, kicks off at Smith’s Ballpark on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, as players hold children’s books to promote a Summer Reading program called ’Read Today.’ Salt Lake Bees: Opening-day roster features plenty of big-league experience
    A byproduct of the Los Angeles Angels’ struggles last season appears to be a Salt Lake Bees roster jammed with experienced players practically salivat...
    Updated Apr 10 2017 05:58 pm   |     |   Share
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  • USU SPORTS
    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah State Aggies quarterback Chuckie Keeton (16) warms up before the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl at Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho Tuesday December 22, 2015.  USU football: Catching up with Chuckie Keeton
    Former Utah State star quarterback Chuckie Keeton made a visit to campus last week for USU’s Pro Day in Logan. While he was not there to audition for ...
    Updated Apr 03 2017 08:39 pm   |     |   Share
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  • USU SPORTS
    Former USU big man Shanks announces he’s returning
    The Utah State basketball team will apparently be adding a familiar face to its roster at center for next season. Carson Shanks, who originally joined...
    Updated Apr 01 2017 03:00 pm   |     |   Share
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  • Eli Lucero  |  Herald Journal  Utah State quarterback Kent Myers (2) scrambles away from defensive end Caden Andersen (94) during practice on Friday March 31, 2017. Utah State football: Aggies’ passing offense shines in scrimmage
    Sure, it’s only spring football and the touchdowns don’t count like they will in the fall against opponents who aren’t also your teammates. But establ...
    Updated Mar 31 2017 10:51 pm   |     |   Share
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  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah State Aggies running back Devante Mays (32) runs around Weber State Wildcats safety Josh Burton (7) during the game at Maverik Stadium Thursday September 1, 2016. Utah State football: Devante Mays and Wyatt Houston among former Aggies vying to extend football careers
    Logan • An injury-marred senior season prevented Utah State senior Devante Mays from fully showing what he can bring to an offense as a running back, ...
    Updated Mar 31 2017 08:49 pm   |     |   Share
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  • Utah State’s Rayshad Lewis runs the ball during an NCAA college football game against Air Force, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, in Logan, Utah. (John Zsiray/Herald Journal via AP) Utah State football: Aggie sophomore Rayshad Lewis pulling double duty in spring ball
    Utah State sophomore Rayshad Lewis had spent the previous three weeks of spring football practice as a wide receiver learning a new offense, trying to...
    Updated Mar 30 2017 08:58 pm   |     |   Share
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  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Sunlight shines on Utah pitcher Tanner Thomas as he warms up in the bull pen during game against BYU at Smith’s Ballpark in Salt Lake City Tuesday March 28, 2017. College baseball: BYU scores early, late to defeat Utah
    BYU senior first baseman Tanner Chauncey lit the fuse two batters into the game, and the explosion rocked the Utes for several innings. After the Utes...
    Updated Apr 17 2017 08:50 pm   |     |   Share
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  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood (5) reacts after hitting a clutch 3-point-shot giving the Jazz a ten point lead with 50 seconds left the game, in NBA action Utah Jazz vs. New Orleans Pelicans, in Salt Lake City, Monday, March 27, 2017.   Utah Jazz: Rodney Hood provides needed boost for Jazz in win over Pelicans
    Utah Jazz guard nearly Rodney Hood nearly got the ball stripped from him with less than a minute left in the game, but he recovered, gathered the ball...
    Updated Mar 28 2017 01:18 am   |     |   Share
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  • USU SPORTS
    USU basketball: Barnaba leaving the program
    Utah State junior Ngor Barnaba will be leaving the men’s basketball program. The university confirmed on Monday that the 6-foot-8, 235-pound forward h...
    Updated Mar 27 2017 01:54 pm   |     |   Share
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  • Utah State quarterback Kent Myers (2) carries the ball as San Diego State safety Malik Smith (12) defends during an NCAA college football game Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, in Logan, Utah. (Eli Lucero/Herald Journal via AP) Utah State football notes: QB Kent Myers finding comfort zone in Aggies’ new offense
    Three weeks down and just two to go in the spring season for the Aggies. For returning players, the spring will serve to temper the shock of considera...
    Updated Mar 24 2017 08:38 pm   |     |   Share
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