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Deseret Morning News Apr 17, 2014
Coaches expect tough NCAA women's gymnastics meet

Coaches expect tough NCAA women's gymnastics meet

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The NCAA gymnastics championships will pit four past national champs against each other, including...
Deseret Morning News Apr 17, 2014
Surviving the unthinkable: Utah lineman who lost brothers, friend in car accident found solace, healing from football family

Surviving the unthinkable: Utah lineman who lost brothers, friend in car accident found solace, healing from football family

Salesi "Leka" Uhatafe chose to play football for Utah because of the family atmosphere, and it was that culture that helped...
Deseret Morning News Apr 16, 2014
Local college basketball programs announce latest signees

Local college basketball programs announce latest signees

Wednesday marked the beginning of the second national letter of intent signing period for local college basketball programs,...
Deseret Morning News Apr 16, 2014
Brad Rock: Utes nickname won't stay forever

Brad Rock: Utes nickname won't stay forever

Even with new agreement in place, plan on a change in years ahead.

Utah swimming and diving team has 26 on Pac-12 All-Academic teams, up from 15

The U.’s swimming and diving team made large strides (strokes?) not only in the pool but also in the classroom in 2014. The Utes had 26 athletes named to the Pac-12 Swimming and Diving All-Academic teams on Wednesday, up from 15 in 2013. Last year’s team had just two first-teamers. This year the top squad includes three Ute men ­— sophomores Jacob Crayne (3.78 GPA in communications), David Fraser (3.73 business) and Josiah Purss (3.77 business) — and two Ute women in sophomore Ashlyn Karosas (3....

Utes get 2015 commit from California ATH Donzale Roddie

Most Los Angeles football players have two choices in mind for their future: UCLA or USC. Not Donzale Roddie. The Compton, Calif., native has had plenty of conversations with his coach about his future, and it doesn't surprise Paramount HS coach Matt Howard that one of his stars would choose the Utes as his college destination. "I knew he probably was going to take off," Howard said. "Every time we talked, it wasn't a situation in which he was worried about staying close to home." Utah football ...
Deseret Morning News Apr 16, 2014
UteLinks: Bogut out with a broken rib

UteLinks: Bogut out with a broken rib

Golden State's playoff hopes are dealt a big blow because of injury to the former Runnin' Utes star.

Crimson Club HOF to induct seven, including Andre Miller, Elaine Elliott and Kevin Dyson

This year’s Crimson Club Hall of Fame class is a bumper crop, including 15-year NBA veteran Andre Miller, 27-year women’s basketball coach Elaine Elliott and all-time receptions leader Kevin Dyson. Also enshrined at the 2014 ceremony on Sept. 5 at Rice-Eccles Stadium will be all-time women’s soccer goal leader Amy Kofoed, all-time volleyball kills and blocks leader Kim Turner, five-time All-American gymnast Sandy Woolsey and the 1964 Liberty Bowl-winning Utah football team. Miller, now with the ...
Deseret Morning News Apr 15, 2014

Bingham kicker commits to Utah after Tuesday's practice

Bingham junior Chayden Johnston committed to play football for the University of Utah on Tuesday. He said the Utes offered...
Deseret Morning News Apr 15, 2014
Videos: Kyle Whittingham, Travis Wilson talk Red-White game

Videos: Kyle Whittingham, Travis Wilson talk Red-White game

Videos: Kyle Whittingham, Travis Wilson talk about Red-White game

Utah football camp round-up: Tribe’s blessing welcomed by Whittingham, Blechen

The University of Utah sealed a new memorandum of understanding with the Ute Indian Tribe by presenting a signed Utah football helmet signed by Kyle Whittingham. One hundred and fifty miles away, at Rice-Eccles Stadium, the head football coach was happy to hear that his team will continue to use the Ute name with the blessing of the tribe. “To be able to get things lined up and everybody on the same page is a big positive,” Whittingham said after practice Tuesday. “We’ve heard off and on for the...
Deseret Morning News Apr 15, 2014
Utah spring football camp report: Day 13

Utah spring football camp report: Day 13

The Utes practiced Tuesday afternoon at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Kicker Andy Phillips and linebacker Marcus Sanders-Williams were...
Deseret Morning News Apr 15, 2014
Utes enlist a pair of special honorary coaches

Utes enlist a pair of special honorary coaches

Utah head football coach Kyle Whittingham appoints two courageous youngsters to assist with Saturday's Red-White Game.
Deseret Morning News Apr 15, 2014
UteLinks: Steve Smith is 'moving on'

UteLinks: Steve Smith is 'moving on'

Former Ute is putting his 13-year career with the Carolina Panthers behind him as he embarks on new experience with the...
Deseret Morning News Apr 15, 2014
Utah's Michelle Plouffe, BYU's Jennifer Hamson selected in 2nd round of WNBA draft

Utah's Michelle Plouffe, BYU's Jennifer Hamson selected in 2nd round of WNBA draft

Utah's Michelle Plouffe and BYU's Jennifer Hamson were both selected in the second round of Monday's WNBA draft.