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(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah head coach Craig Smith, cheers on his team, in the Utes 96-62 win over the Manhattan Jaspers at the Jon M.Huntsman Center, on Saturday, December 11, 2021.

Utah Utes mailbag: Is Utah basketball coach Craig Smith’s recruiting strategy apt or antiquated?

By Josh Newman | June 22, 2022, 1:34 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Utes wide receiver Britain Covey (18) collides with a teammate while running a kick return for a touchdown as the Utah Utes face the Ohio State Buckeyes at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022.

Utah Utes mailbag: Could Utah’s Rose Bowl appearance factor into a College Football Playoff run in 2022?

By Josh Newman | June 16, 2022, 2:26 p.m.

(Liona Lefau) Linebacker Liona Lefau out of Kahuku High School in Hawaii has Utah and BYU among his top eight schools.

Utes, Cougars football recruit wants ‘family atmosphere’

By Alex Vejar | June 15, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah fans in the MUSS cheer on the PAC-12 football game between the University of Utah and Weber State at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. With more than 600,000 people attending Utah sporting events last year, university officials are focused on improving recycling and other sustainability efforts.

The University of Utah knows how to win football games. The Utes are less clear about their plans for cleaning up after them

By Alex Vejar | June 16, 2022, 9:09 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Utes head coach Kyle Whittingham looks at the clock as time winds down, as the Ohio State Buckeyes defeated the Utah Utes in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA, on Saturday, January 1, 2022.

Kyle Whittingham is getting a raise after Utah football’s run to the Rose Bowl

By Josh Newman | June 15, 2022, 4:16 p.m.

(Rick Egan | Tribune file photo) Utah quarterback Alex Smith looks for a receiver as the Utes play against the North Carolina Tar Heels Saturday, Oct. 16, 2004.

Utah’s Alex Smith, Eric Weddle are on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot for the first time. Will they get immediate enshrinement?

By Josh Newman | June 10, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah football defensive coordinator Morgan Scalley at a Rose Bowl media session in Los Angeles, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021.

Utah Utes mailbag: Is Morgan Scalley still the likeliest successor to Kyle Whittingham?

By Josh Newman | June 9, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Utah Athletics) Utah distance runner Cara Woolnough competes at the West Regionals last week in Arkansas. Woolnough's second place finish in the 5,000-meter run qualified her for the NCAA championships. This will be the first time since 2012 that the Utah women have sent multiple athletes to the championships meet.

Utah’s track and field program has been in the shadows since joining the Pac-12. At nationals, it will get its biggest stage in a decade

By Kevin Reynolds | June 7, 2022, 4:06 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)        
Utah Utes head coach Kyle Whittingham greets Brigham Young Cougars head coach Kalani Sitake  after Utah defeated BYU, 35-27, in football action between the Brigham Young Cougars and the Utah Utes, at Rice-Eccles Stadium, Saturday, November 24, 2018.

‘I’m getting kind of close to that in my career’: Utah’s Kyle Whittingham, BYU’s Kalani Sitake share thoughts on Quin Snyder’s exit

By Kevin Reynolds | June 7, 2022, 12:49 p.m.

(Smith Snowden)

Football is a stage for Skyridge’s Smith Snowden, a four-star recruit who’s weighing roles at Utah and BYU

By Alex Vejar | May 29, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Utah Athletics) New Runnin' Utes assistant Chris Burgess helps run a practice on campus on April 19, 2022. Burgess left BYU for his alma mater this spring, bringing with him a reputation as a recruiter who builds lasting relationships.

He’s navigated Majerus and recruited with sci-fi. Now Chris Burgess hopes to help rebuild Utah basketball

By Alex Vejar | May 23, 2022, 2:22 p.m.

(Mark Doescher) Utah's Javier Barcos tees off in Norman, Okla. After capturing one of the five qualifying spots at the 2022 Norman regional Wednesday, the Utah golf team has reached the NCAA finals for the first time since 1988.

Utah golf reaches the NCAA finals for the first time since 1988

By Kurt Kragthorpe | Special to The Tribune | May 19, 2022, 12:24 a.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Utes running back Zack Moss (2) leaves the field with the Sportsmanship Award, in the Alamo Bowl football action, between the Utes and the Texas Longhorns, in San Antonio, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019.

Former Utes football star Zack Moss addresses mass shooting in Buffalo, tells story of experiencing racism in Utah

By Alex Vejar | May 18, 2022, 8:36 p.m.

(University of Utah) University of Utah men's lacrosse coach Drew McMinn huddles with his team during a game against the University of Detroit Mercy 
 on April 30, 2022 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Utah lacrosse is one win away from an invite to the sport’s big dance

By Alex Vejar | May 7, 2022, 6:47 p.m.

(Rachel Rydalch | The Salt Lake Tribune) University of Utah mens basketball coach, Craig Smith, is pictured during the game against Oregon State on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022.

Why Craig Smith believes Utah basketball is on the right track

By Alex Vejar | May 6, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Hunter Clegg) American Fork junior Hunter Clegg is a four-star recruit and is getting closer to making a decision on where he will play in college.

Four-star American Fork football recruit Hunter Clegg has BYU and Utah among his finalists. Here’s what he says he wants in a school

By Alex Vejar | May 3, 2022, 1:23 p.m.

(Mateaki Helu) Mateaki Helu, a two-way football player who will transfer to Stansbury High for his senior year, decommitted then recommitted to the University of Utah in the span of a day.

Why three-star recruit Mateaki Helu de-committed from Utah and then quickly changed his mind

By Alex Vejar | May 3, 2022, 1:23 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Utes wide receiver Britain Covey (18) runs a kick return for a touchdown as the Utah Utes face the Ohio State Buckeyes at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022.

Here is where undrafted Beehive State prospects wound up after the NFL draft

By Kevin Reynolds | May 1, 2022, 8:24 p.m.

(John Locher | AP) Utah linebacker Devin Lloyd stands with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being chosen by the Jacksonville Jaguars with the 27th pick of the NFL football draft Thursday, April 28, 2022, in Las Vegas.

Utah’s Devin Lloyd bear hugs NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after being drafted by Jacksonville Jaguars

By Kevin Reynolds | April 29, 2022, 10:01 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) University of Utah’s Devin Lloyd who ranks amongst the Nation’s top linebackers attends Utah Pro Day at the Spence Eccles Field House on Thursday, March 24, 2022.

Where will Utah football linebacker Devin Lloyd be picked in the NFL draft? Here’s what the latest mock drafts say.

By Alex Vejar | April 28, 2022, 12:00 p.m.