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(Rick Bowmer | AP) UCLA guard Johnny Juzang (3) shoots as Utah guard Marco Anthony (10) defends during the first half Thursday.

Utah Utes basketball is not extinct, and Thursday’s loss to No. 9 UCLA proved it

By Josh Newman | January 21, 2022, 3:56 p.m.

(Courtesy Utah Athletics) Utah gymnast Jillian Hoffman completes her floor routine at the Best of Utah meet. After spending two years sidelined by injury, Hoffman is healthy and has helped the No. 2 Utes to an undefeated start to the season.

Utah gymnast Jillian Hoffman shining after injuries sidelined her for two years

By Lya Wodraska | Special to The Tribune | January 21, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

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

Utah athletic department finished fiscal 2021 with $31 million deficit

By Josh Newman | January 20, 2022, 3:03 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Sydney Soloski performs her floor routine at the Best of Utah NCAA Gymnastics Meet at the Maverik Center in West Valley City on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022.

Utah gymnast Sydney Soloski’s focus on the floor has turned her into a more vocal captain for the No. 2 Red Rocks

By Lya Wodraska | Special to The Tribune | January 19, 2022, 1:00 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, Calif., on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022.

Utah Utes mailbag: What should Kyle Whittingham be prioritizing in the transfer portal?

By Josh Newman | January 19, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Rick Scuteri | AP) Utah guard Both Gach (2) shoots between Arizona State guard Jay Heath (5), guard Luther Muhammad (1) and forward Alonzo Gaffney (32) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, in Tempe, Ariz.

Arizona State hands Runnin’ Utes their 6th straight loss

By The Associated Press | January 18, 2022, 9:05 p.m.

Arizona guard Pelle Larsson, center, is squeezed between Utah guards Lazar Stefanovic, left, and Marco Anthony, right, while fighting through a pick in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Tucson, Ariz., Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. (Kelly Presnell/Arizona Daily Star via AP)

Utah Utes basketball hangs tough early, but falls at No. 6 Arizona

By Josh Newman | January 16, 2022, 4:50 a.m.

(AP Photo) Former University of Utah running back Quinton Ganther is coming back to the U. Ganther has been hired to replace Kiel McDonald as the Utes' running backs coach.

The TribUte: Kiel McDonald leaves a hole in the Utah football staff, Quinton Ganther runs through it

By Josh Newman | January 15, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah’s Grace McCallum begins her floor routine at the Best of Utah NCAA Gymnastics Meet at the Maverik Center in West Valley City on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022.

‘We worked for five years to make this happen,’ Utah gymnasts say as No. 3 Oklahoma visits the Huntsman Center

By Lya Wodraska | Special to The Tribune | January 14, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Utes forward Dusan Mahorcic (21) ends up on the floor by his teammates while battling the Washington State Cougars in game action during an NCAA college basketball game at the Jon M.Huntsman Center, on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022. Utah lost 61-77.

Utes basketball facing gauntlet of top-six teams as it tries to end losing streak

By Josh Newman | January 14, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of Utah Athletics) Tom Farden coaches his Utah gymnasts during a meet at the Huntsman Center. Farden has been given a contract extension through 2026.

Utah gymnastics coach Tom Farden lands contract extension

By Lya Wodraska | Special to The Tribune | January 13, 2022, 6:56 p.m.

FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Eric Weddle speaks with reporters at NFL football practice at the Grove Hotel in Chandler's Cross, Watford, England. The sx-time Pro Bowl safety says he is done with his 13-year NFL career. Weddle apparently made his long-expected retirement announcement on Twitter on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, although the hard-hitting safety with the famously big beard didn't use the specific word. (AP Photo/Leila Coker, File)

Eric Weddle, former University of Utah All-American safety, signs with Rams for playoffs

By Josh Newman | January 12, 2022, 6:27 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Utah fans cheer for the Utes, in football action between Utah Utes and Ohio State Buckeyes in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022.

Utes mailbag: Top 5 projections. Season-opener at Florida. Is Utah football ready for huge expectations in 2022?

By Josh Newman | January 12, 2022, 1:58 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Utes head coach Kyle Whittingham  and Utah football players  salute Aaron lowe and Ty Jordan during a break in the action, between Utah Utes and Ohio State Buckeyes in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022.

AP Top 25: Utah finishes No. 12, highest final AP ranking since 2008

By Josh Newman | January 11, 2022, 2:15 p.m.

Southern California quarterback Jaxson Dart throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Washington State, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

USC football’s Jaxson Dart enters NCAA Transfer Portal. Might he come home to Utah or BYU?

By Josh Newman | January 10, 2022, 8:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Utes guard Both Gach (2) faces stiff defense from the Washington State Cougars  in game action at the Jon M.Huntsman Center, on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022. Utah lost 61-77.

Utah Utes basketball falls to Washington State as offense stays silent

By Josh Newman | January 9, 2022, 5:27 a.m.

January 6, 2022, Salt Lake City, UT:
The University of Utah Utes Men’s Basketball team takes on the Washington Huskies at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Thursday, January 6, 2022.  
(Photo by Nick Grace/University of Utah)

Utah Utes basketball coughs up 14-point lead, falls to Washington for fourth loss in five games

By Josh Newman | January 7, 2022, 5:12 a.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Utes running back Tavion Thomas (9( runs the ball for the Utes, in PAC-12 action between the Utah Utes and the Oregon Ducks. At Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021.

Utah football’s Tavion Thomas to return in 2022 after setting a school record for touchdowns

By Josh Newman | January 7, 2022, 3:50 a.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Teammates celebrate with Utah wide receiver Britain Covey (18) after he scored the first touchdown for the Utes, in the action, between Utah Utes and Ohio State Buckeyes in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022.

Utes mailbag: Did Utah football flirt with its ceiling in the Rose Bowl?

By Josh Newman | January 6, 2022, 3:10 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah’s Maile O’Keefe celebrates her 9.975 performance on the beam in February 2020. O'Keefe is a leader of a Red Rocks squad with national title aspirations this season.

Utah gymnast Maile O’Keefe leads a Red Rocks team with eyes on a national title

By Lya Wodraska | Special to The Tribune | January 6, 2022, 1:00 p.m.