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Utah and Florida clinch final two spots at NCAA championship, denying Oklahoma's bid for three-peat

Apr. 19, 2024 00:04 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Utah and Florida clinched the remaining two spots at the NCAA women’s gymnastics championship on Thursday night, denying No. 1 overall seed Oklahoma a chance at a three-peat. Utah took the lead on the first rotation after posting a season-high 49.6375 on...

NHL team moving from Arizona to Salt Lake City will have a name starting with Utah

Apr. 18, 2024 22:09 PM EDT

The NHL team moving from Arizona to Salt Lake City will be known as Utah, at least initially, until a long-term name is determined. “We’ll start with Utah on the jersey and we’ll figure out the logo and everything else and what it is that we are,” new owner Ryan Smith told...

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. secures ballot access in battleground state of Michigan

Apr. 18, 2024 18:16 PM EDT

Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has secured a place on the ballot in the battleground state of Michigan, state officials confirmed Thursday, elevating his potential to affect the November election. Kennedy's independent bid has spooked allies of both...

After 40 years in Park City, Sundance exploring options for 2027 film festival and beyond

Apr. 17, 2024 22:39 PM EDT

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The Sundance Film Festival may not always call Park City, Utah, home. The Sundance Institute has started to explore the possibility of other U.S. locations to host the independent film festival starting in 2027, the organization said Wednesday. The 2025 and...

Plumbing problem at Glen Canyon Dam brings new threat to Colorado River system

Apr. 16, 2024 20:21 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Plumbing problems at the dam holding back the second-largest reservoir in the U.S. are spurring concerns about future water delivery issues to Southwestern states supplied by the Colorado River. Federal officials recently reported damage to four tubes known as...

How did the Arizona Coyotes end up facing a move to Salt Lake City?

Apr. 16, 2024 14:39 PM EDT

The Arizona Coyotes are headed out the door for Utah after insisting for years they would stay. Team owner Alex Meruelo is expected to sell the team for $1.2 billion to Utah Jazz owner Ryan Smith, who intends to move the franchise to Salt Lake City. The deal could come as soon as...

The Coyotes' troubled tenure in Arizona has come down to 1 last game before an expected move to Utah

Apr. 16, 2024 13:59 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes dubbed Mullett Arena “The Party Barn” for its raucous, closed-quarters atmosphere. The NHL's smallest arena ended up being one of the franchise's biggest problems and will be the site of one final party that will be more like a wake. ...

M&T Bank, Goldman Sachs rise; Salesforce, Tesla fall, Monday, 4/15/2024

Apr. 15, 2024 16:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes on Monday: Medial Properties Trust Inc., up 75 cents to $4.74. The health care facilities owner is selling a majority interest in five Utah hospitals for about $1.1 billion. ...

Cam Rising plays in Utah's spring football game after missing 2023 season with knee injury

Apr. 13, 2024 18:33 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Cam Rising is right on schedule in his comeback from a severe knee injury. Rising led the offense for three series in Utah’s spring football game Saturday. The senior quarterback had a strong outing in his first live game since sitting out the entire 2023...

The last day of the NBA regular season is Sunday. Expect chaos and lots of it

Apr. 13, 2024 13:54 PM EDT

Maybe it’s parity. Maybe it’s chaos. Either way, the final day of the NBA’s regular season should be wild. Oklahoma City, Minnesota and Denver all have a shot at No. 1 in the Western Conference. Every seed from No. 2 to No. 8 is up for grabs in the Eastern...