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No. 17 Utah State routs Denver

Nov. 12, 2019 10:56 PM EST

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Brock Miller scored a career-high 27 points and No. 17 Utah State cruised to a 97-56 victory over Denver on Tuesday night. Alphonso Anderson added 15 points and Sam Merrill had 14. Justin Bean led the Aggies with 15 rebounds. The Aggies (3-0) jumped out to an 18-5 lead over the first...

Thompson-Robinson big key to UCLA's second-half turnaround

Nov. 12, 2019 7:15 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — No one typifies the peaks and valleys of UCLA's season better than Dorian Thompson-Robinson. The sophomore quarterback struggled with consistency and turnovers as the Bruins got off to a 1-5 start, but he has played his best during their three-game winning streak. UCLA (4-5, 4-2 Pac-12)...

Gobert goes for 25 and 14 as Jazz beat frustrated Warriors

Nov. 12, 2019 2:58 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz showed they can be a dangerous team from beyond the arc. Mitchell and Mike Conley each hit five 3-pointers as the Jazz shot 56 percent (15 for 27) from deep over the first three quarters to take command in a 122-108 victory over the Golden State...

Utah death-row inmate featured in best-selling book dies

Nov. 11, 2019 7:01 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah death-row inmate who killed his brother's wife and her toddler because of his strong polygamist beliefs in a case made famous by the book "Under the Banner of Heaven" has died of natural causes, prison officials said Monday. Ron Lafferty, 78, died at the state prison in the...

The Latest: Author grateful inmate didn't face firing squad

Nov. 11, 2019 6:18 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Utah death-row inmate who died in prison (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Author Jon Krakauer says he's grateful that a Utah death-row inmate who killed his brother's wife and her toddler has died of natural causes and won't be executed by firing squad in what would have...

Scientific groups remove job posts over LGBTQ policy at BYU

Nov. 11, 2019 3:36 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two well-known scientific groups have dropped job postings from their websites from Brigham Young University because of the school's LGBTQ policies, igniting a debate on whether research organizations should take a stance on social issues. The Washington-based American Geophysical...

Utah death-row inmate whose double-murder case featured in book "Under the Banner of Heaven" has died of natural causes

Nov. 11, 2019 12:16 PM EST
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah death-row inmate whose double-murder case featured in book "Under the Banner of Heaven" has died of natural causes.

Members of community attacked in Mexico doubt they'll return

Nov. 10, 2019 2:33 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A Utah man who helped get his mother and other family members safely out of northern Mexico after nine people were killed in an apparent ambush said Sunday that most fled to Arizona with whatever they could fit in their cars and trucks and they'll likely never return. More than 100 people...

Romney's 3 TD passes lead BYU to 31-24 win over Liberty

Nov. 9, 2019 11:29 PM EST

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Baylor Romney completed 23 of 33 passes for 262 yards and three touchdowns and BYU beat Liberty 31-24 on Saturday night. Micah Simon had seven receptions for 91 yards and a score and threw a 44-yard touchdown pass to Matt Bushman and Sione Finau had 10 carries for 69 yards for BYU. On...

Last-second FG lifts Utah State over Fresno State 37-35

Nov. 9, 2019 10:52 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Love passed for 388 yards and two touchdowns and Dominik Eberle kicked a 30-yard field goal as time expired to give Utah State a 37-35 win over Fresno State on Saturday night. Eberle's field goal capped an eight-play, 41-yard drive over the final 3 minutes, 5 seconds. Love...