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Utah infielder Heather Bowen (37) celebrates hitting a two-run homerun during the NCAA softball regional game at Dumke Family Softball Stadium Thursday, May 18, 2017.

Heather Bowen stepped up in final season with Utes

By Lynn Worthy | May 11, 2018, 9:50 p.m.

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Salt Lake pitcher John Lamb delivers a pitch during a game last month.

End the charade, some pitchers say, and let scuff up baseballs and use foreign substances

By Lynn Worthy | May 11, 2018, 2:09 a.m.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Utah Utes wide receiver Raelon Singleton (11) stretches out after a catch as the University of Utah hosts Washington State, NCAA football in Salt Lake City, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

Former Ute Raelon Singleton announces transfer to Houston

By Lynn Worthy | May 10, 2018, 1:47 a.m.

Utah defensive back Chase Hansen scores a touchdown after an interception against Arizona State during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

The Utes had just one player taken in the 2018 NFL Draft. How is next year shaping up?

By Lynn Worthy | May 7, 2018, 9:37 p.m.

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Utah Utes head coach Lynne Roberts talks with her team during a first-half timeout. Utah lost 69-58 to Oregon State, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018.

Utah extends women’s basketball coach Lynne Roberts’ contract

By Lynn Worthy | May 7, 2018, 6:17 p.m.

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QB Jack Tuttle talks with head coach Kyle Whittingham at Utah spring football practice, Saturday, March 10, 2018.

At Utah and everywhere else in college football, the goal is the same: Develop the perfect quarterback

By Lynn Worthy | May 6, 2018, 2:17 a.m.

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Utah Jazz forward Jae Crowder (99) looks back to see Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) make a reverse layup during first half play. The Houston Rockets led the Utah Jazz 70-40 at the half of game 3, Friday, May 4, 2018.

Eric Gordon adds rocket fuel to Houston’s offense in Game 3

By Lynn Worthy | May 5, 2018, 5:56 a.m.

FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2017, file photo, Commissioner Larry Scott gestures while speaking about the formation of a task force on recruitment issues during NCAA college basketball Pac-12 media day, in San Francisco. Top leaders from the major professional sports leagues and individual franchises are looking at ways to avoid the kinds of sexual misconduct scandals that have rocked politics and the entertainment industry. The Anti-Defamation League's new Sports Leadership Council, chaired by Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott and also featuring key civil rights activists and women's sports advocates and representatives, held its first meeting last week in New York. In attendance were NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, NCAA President Mark Emmert along with other top leaders such as Big East Commissioner and former WNBA President Val Ackerman, various pro sports owners and team presidents.(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Utah getting $30.9 million in Pac-12 revenues, but conference still trails other Power Five leagues

By Lynn Worthy | May 4, 2018, 1:03 a.m.

Utah guard Sedrick Barefield (0) dribbles past Saint Mary's center Jock Landale (34) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinals of the NIT, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Moraga, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Utes’ Sedrick Barefield tests NBA Draft market, works out for Los Angeles Lakers

By Lynn Worthy | May 4, 2018, 3:38 a.m.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Utah Utes defensive tackle Filipo Mokofisi (45) celebrates a turnover as BYU hosts Utah, NCAA football in Provo, Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017.

Utah co-captain Filipo Mokofisi didn’t get drafted, but he’s still determined to chase his NFL dream

By Lynn Worthy | May 2, 2018, 10:35 p.m.

New University of Arizona Wildcats football coach Kevin Sumlin speaks during his introductory press conference at the Lowell-Stevens Football Facility on Tuesday,  Jan. 16, 2018, in Tucson, Ariz. Sumlin succeeds Rich Rodriguez, who was fired in December 2017. (Mike Christy/Arizona Daily Star via AP)

Spring practice is over for Pac-12 football teams. How will offseason of coaching turnover translate into this fall?

By Lynn Worthy | May 2, 2018, 4:21 a.m.

(Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Utah's Filipo Mokofisi and Lowell Lotulelei pose for a portrait at the Eccles Football Center Tuesday, November 21, 2017.

Six former Utes to chase NFL dreams as 2018 free agents

By Lynn Worthy | April 30, 2018, 6:38 p.m.

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Utah Utes defensive end Kylie Fitts (11) laughs after getting a personal foul during the game at Rice-Eccles Stadium Saturday November 28, 2015.  Utah is winning the game 10-7 at halftime.

Chicago Bears select Utah’s Kylie Fitts in sixth round of NFL draft

By Lynn Worthy | April 29, 2018, 8:12 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah's Rykker Tom scores in the 5th inning off Erick Migueles' hit to centerfield as Brigham Young University hosts University of Utah at Miller Park, Tuesday, April 24, 2018 in Provo.

Utah baseball counts on this season’s growing pains to serve as foundation for future success

By Lynn Worthy | April 29, 2018, 8:11 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Utah guard Kolbe Caldwell (2) brings the ball down court for the Utes, in NIT playoff action between Utah Utes and LSU Tigers at the Jon M. Huntsman Center, Monday, March 19, 2018.

Kolbe Caldwell plans to transfer from Utah basketball program

By Lynn Worthy | April 28, 2018, 5:11 p.m.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Utah Utes defensive end Kylie Fitts (11) celebrates a sack of San Jose State Spartans quarterback Montel Aaron (7) as the Utah Utes host the San Jose State Spartans, NCAA football at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.

Former Ute Kylie Fitts has intriguing NFL upside if he can shake injury bug

By Lynn Worthy | April 26, 2018, 2:44 a.m.

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USC Trojans defensive tackle Cody Temple (98) tackles Utah Utes wide receiver Britain Covey (18) during the game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Saturday October 24, 2015.

Utes raised the bar offensively this spring, with added depth at skill positions going into preseason camp

By Lynn Worthy | April 23, 2018, 12:47 a.m.

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Utah Utes host the BYU Cougars, NCAA softball in Salt Lake City, Wednesday April 18, 2018. BYU infielder Bridget Fleener (13) knocks in two runs with a double to right in the fourth inning..

BYU downs Utah 5-2 in softball to extend streak in series to three

By Lynn Worthy | April 19, 2018, 3:52 a.m.

(Christopher Kamrani | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah kicker Matt Gay is congratulated by quarterback Jason Shelley after Gay drilled a game-winning 57-yard field goal to win Utah's Red-White game Saturday afternoon at Rice-Eccles Stadium.

Quarterback Tyler Huntley shines and kicker Matt Gay supplies the drama as Red team beats Whites, 25-23, in Utah’s annual spring game

By Lynn Worthy | April 15, 2018, 3:56 a.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Utah Utes forward Chris Seeley (11) dunks the ball, in NIT playoff action between Utah Utes and LSU Tigers at the Jon M. Huntsman Center, Monday, March 19, 2018.

Utes forward Chris Seeley announces plans to transfer

By Lynn Worthy | April 14, 2018, 1:23 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes quarterback Tyler Huntley (1) looks to   pass, in football action BYU vs Utah, at Lavell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Saturday, September 9, 2017.

Utah’s Tyler Huntley has showed improved understanding of the options at his disposal

By Lynn Worthy | April 14, 2018, 3:03 a.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes guard Sedrick Barefield (0) bring the ball down court, in NIT playoff action between Utah Utes and LSU Tigers at the Jon M. Huntsman Center, Monday, March 19, 2018.

The Utes lose some talent, but they succeeded in rebuilding their identity, and that bodes well going forward

By Lynn Worthy | April 12, 2018, 1:55 p.m.

Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak reacts after a 3-point basket by Tyler Rawson during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Saint Mary's in the quarterfinals of the NIT, Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Moraga, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Utes sign 6-foot-11 forward Lahat Thioune on first day of spring signing period

By Lynn Worthy | April 12, 2018, 1:30 a.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   University of Utah freshman defensive end Mika Tafua (42) practices with the team, Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Tafua is moving to forefront as a primary pass rusher. The Hawaii native and former BYU commit returned from an LDS mission and joined the program mid-season, but did not play. Tafua has had a strong performance this spring and is one of players Coach Kyle Whittingham has identified as a standout.

Utes hope to retain pass rush with Mika Tafua a strong candidate to replace Kylie Fitts

By Lynn Worthy | April 11, 2018, 5:54 p.m.

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RB Jaylen Dixon runs for a TD after catching a pass at Utah spring football practice, Saturday, March 10, 2018.

Utes offense grabs upper hand early in second spring scrimmage

By Lynn Worthy | April 8, 2018, 1:14 a.m.