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(Marcio Jose Sanchez | AP) Utah wide receiver Britain Covey, right, and linebacker Devin Lloyd answer questions during the Pac-12 Conference NCAA college football Media Day Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Los Angeles.

Red All Over: Utah’s spot in Pac-12 preseason poll doesn’t mean much, but there is perception to consider

By Josh Newman | July 30, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Marcio Jose Sanchez | AP) Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham answers questions during the Pac-12 Conference NCAA college football Media Day Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Los Angeles.

Utah’s Kyle Whittingham on Texas-Oklahoma SEC realignment: ‘It’s just the tip of the iceberg’

By Josh Newman | July 28, 2021, 11:23 p.m.

(Marcio Jose Sanchez  |  Associated Press) Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham poses for photos during the Pac-12 Conference NCAA college football Media Day Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Los Angeles.

Utah football coach Kyle Whittingham says Utes are more than 80% vaccinated, with 90% in sight

By Josh Newman | July 28, 2021, 12:34 a.m.

(Ralph Freso | AP) The Pac-12 logo is displayed on the field at Sun Devil Stadium during an NCAA college football game between Arizona State and Kent State in Tempe, Ariz., Aug. 29, 2019. As a new swarm of realignment inside college athletics begins to take shape, it is unclear if the Pac-12 will, should, or even could get involved as things appear set to pick up steam this week.

Should the Pac-12 act if Texas, Oklahoma leaving Big 12 for SEC sparks major realignment?

By Josh Newman | July 27, 2021, 1:12 a.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) The Utah Utes host the USC Trojans, NCAA football at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020.

Red All Over: COVID-19 cases are on the rise again, but there are no signs of slowing down this college football season

By Josh Newman | July 23, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(University of Utah) University of Utah's Marco Anthony passes the ball during a recent practice.

New University of Utah hooper Marco Anthony trusts Craig Smith, so he followed him to Salt Lake City

By Josh Newman | July 22, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) The Olympic cauldron is returned to the University of Utah on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, after a refurbishment to lengthen its life span. Removed in February 2020, the cauldron was transported to an off-site location, where all 738 glass panes were removed and the complete structure was sandblasted and refinished. The refurbished structure was placed on a newly constructed, 17-foot-tall pedestal, just north of the stadium ticket office, with plans to add high-quality glass.

Red All Over: Utah football stadium renovations include a new end-zone restaurant

By Josh Newman | July 16, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Utes wide receiver Britain Covey (18), grabs a pass and scores on a 91-yard touchdown play against the Washington State Cougars at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020.

Who are the University of Utah football team’s five most-important players?

By Josh Newman | July 13, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Teammates celebrate as Utah Utes wide receiver Britain Covey (18) scores a 91-yard touchdown, in PAC-12 football action between the Utes and the Washington State Cougars at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020.

Utes football: Why Oregon might be the toughest game on Utah’s schedule

By Josh Newman | July 10, 2021, 1:51 p.m.

New University of Utah head coach Craig Smith tours the Huntsman Center on March 27, 2021.

With their lawsuit settled, the Runnin’ Utes add Fresno State Bulldogs to their 2021-22 men’s basketball schedule.

By Aaron Falk | July 9, 2021, 11:01 p.m.

(John Locher | AP) After one season at UNLV, David Jenkins Jr. has transferred to Utah to join forces with longtime foe Craig Smith.

Utah basketball coach Craig Smith and new transfer David Jenkins Jr. no longer have to plan for each other. They’re on the same team

By Josh Newman | July 5, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Ed Kosmicki | Special to The Tribune) Utah quarterback Charlie Brewer prepares to let a pass fly during the annual spring football game in April. The Baylor transfer is set to battle Cam Rising for the Utes' starting job this fall.

Charlie Brewer was destined to play quarterback. Is he destined to be the Utes’ starting QB this fall?

By Josh Newman | July 1, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Utes linebacker Devin Lloyd (0) pulls Washington State Cougars quarterback Jayden de Laura (4) to the ground for a quarterback sack, in PAC-12 football acton between Utah Utes and Washington State Cougars at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020.

Devin Lloyd put off the NFL Draft one more year to lead University of Utah linebackers

By Josh Newman | June 29, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

FILE - In this March 12, 2020, file photo, the national office of the NCAA in Indianapolis is shown. A set of proposals to permit NCAA athletes to earn money from endorsements and sponsorships deals will go up for vote in January, the last step for the association to change its rules but not the last word on how name, image and likeness compensation will work.   (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

As NIL goes into effect in some states on July 1, the University of Utah is ready to roll

By Josh Newman | June 28, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Ed Kosmicki | Special to The Tribune) The red team linebacker Chris Wilson gets a grip on black team's Peter Costelli #8 during the annual spring football game at the University of Utah, 17 April 2021.

Red All Over: Will the NCAA Transfer Portal make it harder for freshman QBs to break through?

By Josh Newman | June 25, 2021, 1:29 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Utes guard Both Gach (11) skies to the rim for the Utes to take the lead in the 2nd half. The University of Utah basketball team was defeated by Oregon, 64-69, Jan. 4, 2020, at the Jon M. Huntsman Center.

‘New guy’ Both Gach returns to Utah, but finds a new head coach in Craig Smith

By Josh Newman | June 24, 2021, 3:58 p.m.

(Kory Mortensen | University of Utah Athletics) Defensive end Mika Tafua (42) participates in Utah football spring practice, Monday, March 15, 2021.

Utes football defensive line anchored by the always strong Mika Tafua, and Maxs Tupai

By Josh Newman | June 21, 2021, 9:56 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) University of Utah football coach Kyle Whittingham leans in to sign the final steel beam being raised into place at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021.

Utah athletic department navigated unorthodox 2020-21, but pandemic remnants will permeate into next year

By Josh Newman | June 18, 2021, 4:10 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Coaches Kyle Whittingham and Kalani Sitake shake hands after the game as Brigham Young University (BYU) hosts the University of Utah, NCAA football in Provo on Friday Aug. 30, 2019.

University of Utah, BYU roll out name, image and likeness plans as possible NCAA legislation looms

By Josh Newman | Norma Gonzalez | June 17, 2021, 10:47 p.m.

(Kory Mortensen | University of Utah Athletics) Offensive lineman Nick Ford participates in Utah football spring practice, Monday, March 15, 2021.

Anchored by Nick Ford, Utah football’s offensive line more experienced going into 2021 season

By Josh Newman | June 15, 2021, 4:56 p.m.

(Ed Kosmicki | Special to The Tribune) The red team defensemen close in on black team running back T J Pledger during the annual spring football game at the University of Utah, 17 April 2021.

Red All Over: I think the University of Utah might be the favorite to win the Pac-12 South

By Josh Newman | June 11, 2021, 8:08 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Utes guard Both Gach (11) skies to the rim for the Utes to take the lead in the 2nd half. The University of Utah basketball team was defeated by Oregon, 64-69, Jan. 4, 2020, at the Jon M. Huntsman Center.

Here’s the backstory of how onetime Utah guard Both Gach ended up back at the U. after a year in Minnesota

By Josh Newman | June 11, 2021, 1:05 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)
Utah players run off the field at halftime, trailing 0-20 as Utah faces Oregon in the Pac-12 football championship game in Santa Clara, Calif., on Friday Dec. 6, 2019.

College Football Playoff mulls 12-team format, but no automatic bids would not help Pac-12′s CFP futility

By Josh Newman | June 10, 2021, 8:31 p.m.

New University of Utah head baseball coach Gary Henderson

University of Utah tabs Gary Henderson as new baseball coach

By Josh Newman | June 9, 2021, 9:46 p.m.

(D. Ross Cameron | AP) Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott speaks to reporters in San Francisco, Oct. 7, 2019.

Exiting Pac-12 commish Larry Scott urges a bigger playoff and a more responsive NCAA

By Alan Blinder | The New York Times | June 9, 2021, 1:00 p.m.