No. 21 Utah handles slow start, snow and Colorado 30-7
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — It was the No. 21 Utah Utes who weathered this storm, and they have a trip to their first Pac-12 title game to show for it.
Jason Shelley threw for 221 yards and two touchdowns and the Utes mastered the sloppy conditions in a 30-7 rout of Colorado in freezing rain and ...
Katoa runs for 4 TDs; BYU beats New Mexico St. 45-10
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Freshman Lopini Katoa had 19 carries for 155 yards rushing and four touchdowns, all season highs, and the BYU defense forced six three-and-outs to help the Cougars beat New Mexico State 45-10 on Saturday night and become bowl eligible.
Katoa came in with 57 carries for ...
BOSTON (AP) — Donovan Mitchell was much more efficient leading Utah in scoring this time.
Mitchell had 28 points and six assists, bouncing back from one of his worst performances of the season and leading the Jazz to a 98-86 win over the Boston Celtics on Saturday night.
“I didn’t ...
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Khaleel Jenkins passed for five touchdowns and Joe Protheroe set the Cal Poly career rushing record as the Mustangs closed the season with a 38-24 win over Southern Utah on Saturday night.
Protheroe ran 34 times for 183 yards and finished his Cal Poly career ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — TJ Haws scored 19 points on 9-of-12 shooting, Yoeli Childs added 18 points and 12 rebounds, and BYU beat Alabama A&M 91-60 on Saturday.
Childs recorded his fifth straight double-double, the seventh longest double-double streak in program history.
Zac Seljaas ...
No. 14 Utah State survives on Colorado State penalty
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — For a few moments, Colorado State lived every underdog’s dream finish. The winning score even went up — briefly — on the scoreboard only to be wiped out by reality.
Collin Hill’s apparent 34-yard touchdown pass to Preston Williams with no time left was negated by ...
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A Utah mayor killed while serving in the National Guard in Afghanistan had “loved the Afghan people” and was a man of conviction, confidence and compassion, family and military leaders said at a public funeral Saturday.
Brent Taylor, 39, was a deeply patriotic man who ...
Utah Senate president: Lawmakers need to attend pot session
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Senate President Wayne Niederhauser says fellow senators need to attend a planned Dec. 3 special legislative session to change a voter-approved medical marijuana ballot measure and that if necessary he’ll compel them to show up.
A Thursday email sent by ...
FRUITLAND, Utah (AP) — Authorities have begun searching a central Utah reservoir for a missing man and woman.
The Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office says a family member Thursday night reported that a 26-year-old Salt Lake County woman and a 24-year-old Minnesota man didn’t return from a ...
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Quinn Taylor had 10 points and 15 rebounds to help Utah State cruise past Utah Valley 65-46 on Friday night to remain undefeated.
Sam Merrill added 14 points and five assists for Utah State (4-0), which shot just 25 of 69 (36 percent) and missed 18 3-pointers, but ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy Butler had the sellout crowd chanting his name and singing his favorite theme song.
Butler scored 28 points in his home debut, Joel Embiid had 23 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Utah Jazz 113-107 on Friday night.
Butler, the four-time All-Star acquired ...
US Rep. Mia Love loses in court, takes lead in tight race
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Republican Rep. Mia Love lost a court challenge Friday to halt vote-counting in one key county, but took the lead with new vote tallies in a race so tight it’s within the recount threshold.
Love, the first black Republican woman elected to Congress, flipped the ...
The Latest: Republican Love takes lead in tight House race
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a tight race for a U.S. House seat in Utah (all times local):
Utah Republican Rep. Mia Love has taken the lead over her Democratic challenger in a race so tight it’s within the recount threshold.
Results released Friday by Utah and ...
Group urges schools to update anti-bullying policies
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A nonprofit refugee support group in Utah is asking school districts to update their anti-bullying policies to add protections for students targeted for religious beliefs, citing the example of a young girl who had her hijab pulled off during recess.
Utes face Buffs with eye on moving toward Pac-12 South title
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Mike MacIntyre, Colorado’s embattled coach , ditched his injuries-are-no-excuse mantra last week when the Buffaloes lost their fifth straight game.
“I’ve never had a season where going into the 10th ...
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Utah judge rejects Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love’s lawsuit asking for an end to vote counting in tight House race
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah judge rejects Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love’s lawsuit asking for an end to vote counting in tight House race.
MURRAY, Utah (AP) — Police in a Salt Lake City suburb say two people in a stolen pickup ran off after rolling and crashing the vehicle in a cemetery where headstones were left damaged and toppled.
KSL-TV reports that the ...
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — In one corner stands No. 14 Utah State , checking in with 517.5 yards of offense a game and averaging 51 points.
In the other, a reeling Colorado State that’s dropped three ...
Utah trooper intercepts wrong-way driver on freeway
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Highway Patrol says a trooper successfully intercepted a wrong-way driver on a Salt Lake City-area freeway early Friday morning.
The Highway Patrol says the trooper had a minor injury and that using the interception technique disabled his patrol car while ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs scored 24 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead BYU to an 85-65 victory over Oral Roberts on Thursday night.
Childs entered the game needing 16 points to reach 1,000 for his career. He became the 51st player in program history — and the 15th under BYU coach ...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Youth and inexperience led to inconsistency for Utah on both ends of the court in the team’s first two games. Now the Utes seem to be turning a corner.
Utah built a sustained rhythm on offense and defense for the better part of 40 minutes in a 98-63 victory over ...
The Latest: McAdams holds slight lead on Love in tight race
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit involving a contested U.S. House race in Utah (all times local):
Utah Democrat Ben McAdams’ lead over incumbent Republican Rep. Mia Love remained razor thin in race that remains too close to call.
Results released Thursday ...
Judge weighs arguments in GOP Rep. Love’s vote-halt lawsuit
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah judge was weighing a lawsuit Thursday that could halt some vote-counting in the race where Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love is trailing her Democratic challenger by a razor-thin margin. He did not immediately rule.
Judge James Gardner questioned why Love’s ...
Marijuana backers balk at plan to revise ballot measure
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A pair of pro-marijuana groups in Utah accused the Mormon church Thursday of “extreme undermining” of a medical marijuana ballot measure, alleging it is exerting its power to push through significant changes to the proposition.
In a letter, the groups called for the ...
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When Boise State was sitting at 3-2 for the second straight season, the idea of being in position to host the Mountain West Conference title game seemed far-fetched.
Yet the 23rd-ranked Broncos only need wins over New Mexico on Friday night and No. 14 Utah State next week and the ...
No. 21 Utah (7-3, 5-3 Pac-12) vs. Colorado (5-5, 2-5), 1:31 ET (Pac-12 Network)
Line: Utah by 7.
Series record: Colorado leads 32-29-3.
WHAT’S AT STAKE?
Closing in on the Pac-12 South division title for the Utes, who are 5-2 against Colorado since both schools joined the ...
No. 14 Utah State has focus squarely on Colorado State
No. 14 Utah State (9-1, 6-0 Mountain West) at Colorado State (3-7, 2-4), 2 p.m. EST (AT&T SportsNet)
Line: Utah State by 28.
Series record: Colorado State leads 39-33-2.
WHAT’S AT STAKE
The trick for the Aggies will be to keep their focus on a struggling Rams team. ...
Study: 85 percent of Utah firearm deaths are suicides
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A recent study says about 85 percent of all firearm deaths from 2006 to 2015 in Utah were the result of suicide.
The study, conducted by Harvard researchers and overseen by the Utah Department of Human Services, was presented to lawmakers Wednesday.
The report ...
Man with weed whacker found after report prompts lockdowns
CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Three schools in Cedar City were put on lockdown after a driver reported seeing a man carrying an assault rifle in the area, but responding police quickly found a man fitting the description but carrying a weed whacker.
Hebard helps No. 3 Oregon women overwhelm Utah State 88-58
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Selected as the preseason favorite to repeat as Pac-12 champion, Oregon is embracing the challenge and living up to the expectations so far.
Ruthy Hebard had 20 points and eight rebounds, Sabrina Ionescu added 15 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 3 Oregon never trailed in ...
Mavericks hold Jazz to 22 in 2nd half, win 118-68 loss
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas and Utah made history. The Jazz weren’t pleased with their share.
Harrison Barnes scored 19 points in 26 minutes and the Mavericks handed the Jazz their worst loss since moving to Utah, 118-68 on Wednesday night.
While in New Orleans, the Jazz lost to Milwaukee ...
Utah Republican behind in tight race sues to halt vote count
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love sued Wednesday to halt vote counting in the Utah race where she is trailing her Democratic challenger by a razor-thin margin, saying her campaign must be allowed to issue challenges if they dispute the validity of mail-in ballots.
In a ...
Utah mayor killed in Afghanistan returned home
Remains of mayor killed in Afghanistan returned to Utah
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Hundreds of soldiers saluted the flag-covered casket of a Utah mayor who was killed while serving in the National Guard in Afghanistan and whose remains were returned to his home state Wednesday.
A couple hundred motorcycle riders carrying American flags waited in ...
Republican Love cuts challenger’s lead in tight House race
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Republican Rep. Mia Love continued to cut into her Democratic challenger’s lead Wednesday, more than a week after Election Day.
Earlier in the day her campaign sued to halt the vote count.
Love made up ground on Wednesday, slicing Democrat Ben McAdams’ lead ...
Utah man charged in crash had 4 times legal alcohol limit
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Newly unsealed court documents show a Utah dump truck driver with a history of driving drunk had a blood-alcohol level more than four times the legal limit at the time of last month’s crash that killed six people in another vehicle.
Jamie Don McKenzie of Heber City ...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The University of Utah board of trustees approved an $80 million bonding plan to upgrade and expand the school’s football stadium.
The board voted unanimously Tuesday to approve athletic revenue covering the bond debt apart from any state funding.
The Utes have ...
US Olympic officials visit Utah for possible 2030 bid
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Olympic Committee officials are touring Salt Lake City as they decide whether to choose Utah’s capital city or Denver as the U.S. bid city for the 2030 Winter Olympics.
The visit comes after the USOC toured Denver on Tuesday. The committee will choose between the ...
OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say DNA from a 2014 rape in Mississippi was recently matched to that of a Utah man arrested on a drug charge this year.
News outlets report 32-year-old Aaron Roy McMillian of American Fork, Utah, was arrested Friday on a rape charge and is at a Utah ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs scored 18 points and collected 15 rebounds and BYU beat Northwestern State 82-57 on Tuesday night.
Laterrance Reid’s jumper brought Northwestern State within 20-19 before Connor Harding buried a 3-pointer, Childs threw down a dunk and Jashire Hardnett buried ...
Utah State cruises past Mississippi Valley State, 94-59
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Brock Miller hit six 3-pointers and put up 26 points as Utah State boosted its record to 3-0 with a 94-59 win over Mississippi Valley State Tuesday night.
The Aggies scored 100 points or more in the first two games of the three-game home stand to start the season, the ...
No. 23 California women use big 4th quarter to top BYU 70-52
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Asha Thomas scored 17 points, Kristine Anigwe had 16 points and 12 rebounds, two days after her 20-20 game, and No. 23 California used a big fourth quarter to beat BYU 70-52 on Tuesday night.
Cal trailed 25-24 at halftime, but opened the second half on a 12-2 run — with ...
Mom of Utah shooting victim: Gun owner should be prosecuted
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The mother of a University of Utah track athlete who was fatally shot by a sex offender parolee she had briefly dated says the person who loaned him the gun should be prosecuted.
Jill McCluskey made the comment in a
Redistricting commission ballot measure deadlocked
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah ballot measure that would create an independent redistricting commission is virtually deadlocked after the latest batch of election results.
Results released by Tuesday evening showed the proposition was trailing by a razor thin margin with about 909,000 votes ...
Clay Helton is on the hot seat at USC and four teams in the Pac-12 South could wind up with identical records at the top of the standings at the end of the season. The conference’s southern side enters the final two weeks in a jumble.
Here are the possible scenarios at the moment: Utah ...
Remains of mayor serving in Afghanistan returning to Utah
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The remains of a Utah mayor killed while serving in Afghanistan are returning to the state on Wednesday.
Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor’s body will be transported from Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to a National Guard base in Salt Lake City on Wednesday ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Investigators say two people died in a large fire at Finch Family Farms in Provo.
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Utah lawmakers seek valuation of federal lands in state
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers want to get a valuation of federal lands in the state so they can deliver a bill to the U.S government to show how much revenue the lands could generate if they were privately owned.
The Legislative Management Committee is meeting Tuesday to consider ...