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(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Abby Paulson chalks her feet prior to her routine on the beam as the University of Utah fifth-ranked gymnastics team hosts No. 12 University of Kentucky during its home opener, Jan. 3, 2020, at the Huntsman Center.

Gymnasts chalking up their hands and feet is a staple of the sport; it may also help keep COVID-19 at bay

By Lya Wodraska | Special to The Tribune | January 27, 2021, 9:29 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Mark Harlan talks about his first week on the job as Athletic Director at the University of Utah in his new office at the Huntsman Center, Friday, June 29, 2018.

Utah-Fresno State lawsuit over canceled men’s basketball game dismissed; teams will play during 2021-22 season

By Josh Newman | January 27, 2021, 11:28 p.m.

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

Catching up with Kyle Whittingham: Ty Jordan’s death, 2021 roster management, NCAA Transfer Portal success

By Josh Newman | January 26, 2021, 5:49 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Workers with Layton Construction and Mountain Crane began dismantling the 2002 Winter Olympic Cauldron located on the University of Utah's Rice-Eccles Stadium complex, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020.  As part of the stadium's expansion project, the 19-year old cauldron will be restored to its former brilliance and re-installed on the grounds of Rice-Eccles Stadium, north of the ticket office, in 2021.

University of Utah spent $95M to fund athletics in 2019-20 school year

By Josh Newman | January 26, 2021, 12:45 a.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Shown during a practice last season, sophomore guard Kemery Martin scored a career-high 25 points in Utah's win over host Arizona State on Sunday.

State colleges: Utah women’s basketball team stifles Arizona State in 65-51 victory

By The Salt Lake Tribune | January 25, 2021, 12:44 a.m.

Utah forward Timmy Allen (1) tries to get around Washington guard Quade Green (55) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Utah basketball’s latest loss tough to stomach, and Larry Krystkowiak didn’t hide it

By Josh Newman | January 25, 2021, 1:00 a.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Cristal Isa and coach Tom Farden react after Isa lands her dismount from the uneven bars, in PAC-12 gymnastics action Utah vs Arizona, at the Huntsman Center onSaturday, Jan. 23, 2021.

Utah gymnastics team bounces back with win over Arizona

By Lya Wodraska | Special to The Tribune | January 24, 2021, 12:02 a.m.

(Scott Sommerdorf  |  Tribune File Photo)  Utah athletic director Chris Hill, left, Utah interim president Lorris Betz, and Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott hold up a football jersey commemorating the day as the University of Utah officially became a member of the Pac-12 conference on July ,1 2011.

Gordon Monson: Utah benefited from Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott. Almost nobody else did.

By Gordon Monson | January 23, 2021, 4:00 p.m.

Utah's Rylan Jones looks to pass during Thursday's game at Washington State (Photo Services, Washington State University)

Larry Krystkowiak hears the outside noise, but Rylan Jones rises above it as Utah hoops wins at Washington State

By Josh Newman | January 22, 2021, 6:17 a.m.

LSU running back Chris Curry (24) carries against Utah State defensive end Nick Heninger (42) in the second half of an NCAA college football game in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Red All Over: The NCAA Transfer Portal is there to be used, and Kyle Whittingham has taken advantage

By Josh Newman | January 21, 2021, 9:40 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Cristal Isa competes on the beam for Utah in the Best of Utah gymnastics meet at the Maverik Center on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021.

Utah gymnast Cristal Isa now dealing with the weight of expectations — but she says she’ll push through it

By Lya Wodraska | Special to The Tribune | January 21, 2021, 11:09 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Maile O'Keefe competes on the uneven bars for Utah in the Best of Utah gymnastics meet at the Maverik Center on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021.

Utah picked to successfully defend its Pac-12 gymnastics title by conference coaches

By Lya Wodraska | Special to The Tribune | January 21, 2021, 2:13 a.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Utes guard Rylan Jones (15) celebrates a three pointer as the Utes host the Stanford Cardinals on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City.

Utah is not a bad basketball team, but putting together a full 40 minutes has eluded Utes

By Josh Newman | January 20, 2021, 10:47 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Alini Sabado competes on the uneven bars for Utah in the Best of Utah gymnastics meet at the Maverik Center on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021.

Pac-12 releases its gymnastics schedule; Utah will play host to Arizona Saturday

By Lya Wodraska | Special to The Tribune | January 19, 2021, 11:45 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) The University of Utah football team will be back on the field in Pac-12 play at Rice-Eccles Stadium despite the ongoing expansion project at the stadium's south end, Sept. 28, 2020.The expansion project will allow Rice Eccles to go from a capacity of 45,087 to 51,444 in both premium and non-premium seating. The project is scheduled to be completed by July.

Utah is going to play football in 2021, but will the COVID-19 vaccine help get fans back to Rice-Eccles Stadium?

By Josh Newman | January 19, 2021, 6:44 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    MyKayla Skinner waves to the crowd after scoring a 10 on the floor exercise, in the PAC-12 Gymnastics Championships at the Maverik Center, Saturday, March 23, 2019.

‘My body is super weak:’ COVID-19 slows Ute gymnast MyKayla Skinner’s quest for Olympics

By Lya Wodraska | Special to The Tribune | January 19, 2021, 6:51 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah gymnast Maile O’Keefe, shown during a meet last February at the Huntsman Center, won the overall on Sunday at Oklahoma, but the third-ranked Utes lost to the No. 2 Sooners.

Utah gymnasts miss opportunity for an upset in Oklahoma

By Lya Wodraska | Special to The Tribune | January 18, 2021, 1:42 a.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Utes guard Pelle Larsson (3) scores as California Golden Bears guard Matt Bradley (20) and California Golden Bears guard Ryan Betley (00) defend, in PAC12 Basketball action between the the Utah Utes and the California Golden Bears, on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2021.

Another blown Utah hoops opportunity puts Larry Krystkowiak on the defensive

By Josh Newman | January 17, 2021, 6:51 a.m.

(Photo courtesy of Utah Athletics) Tom Farden exhorts his Utah gymnasts during a recent home meet at the Huntsman Center. Farden, who shared Utah gymnastics coaching duties with Megan Marsden, is the Utes' new head coach following Marsden's retirement last month.

No. 3 Utah gymnasts will ‘err on the side of consistency’ when they meet No. 2 Oklahoma in Norman

By Lya Wodraska | Special to The Tribune | January 16, 2021, 6:30 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Larry Krystkowiak as Utah hosts Colorado, NCAA basketball in Salt Lake City on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021.

Gordon Monson: Utah basketball is stuck in an expensive rut

By Gordon Monson | January 16, 2021, 5:00 p.m.

Stanford's Lacie Hull (24) and Lexie Hull, right, defend against Utah forward Lola Pendande (12) in the first half during an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

No. 1 Stanford rolls past Utah women’s basketball, but coach Lynne Roberts choosing to focus on positives

By Josh Newman | January 15, 2021, 11:53 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Abby Paulson performs her floor routine as the fourth-ranked University of Utah Red Rocks gymnastics team host Stanford, Friday, March 6, 2020, at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City.

Utah gymnastics’ Sunday meet at No. 2 Oklahoma an increasingly rare opportunity for the No. 3 Utes

By Lya Wodraska |Special to The Tribune | January 15, 2021, 6:30 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah  running back Ty Jordan (22) runs the ball for the Utes, in PAC-12 football acton between Utah Utes and Washington State Cougars at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020.

How Ty Jordan’s death impacted Ute student athletes: ‘Overwhelming to consider’

By Josh Newman | January 15, 2021, 6:14 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Utes guard Pelle Larsson (3) maneuvers past Stanford Cardinal forward Ziaire Williams (3) as the Utes host the Stanford Cardinals on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City.

Utah men’s basketball has given effort, which finally morphed into a win vs. Stanford

By Josh Newman | January 15, 2021, 2:32 a.m.

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

Red All Over: Devin Lloyd’s return finishes Utah football’s major offseason business. Can the Utes contend in 2021?

By Josh Newman | January 14, 2021, 9:09 p.m.