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Hall tosses 3 TDs, rallies No. 19 BYU past Utah State 38-26

Sep. 30, 2022 01:47 AM EDT

PROVO, Utah (AP) — BYU survived another slow start to avoid a potentially damaging loss to an instate rival. Jaren Hall threw for 273 yards and three touchdowns to help the No. 19 Cougars to a 38-26 victory over Utah State on Thursday night. Hall, who favored his...

Salt Lake clerk candidate once claimed election was stolen

Sep. 29, 2022 20:44 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Democratic officials are railing against a Republican running to be the top election official in Utah's most populous county after reporting detailed his history of claiming, without evidence, that the 2020 election was stolen. The Salt Lake Tribune reported...

No. 12 Utah reels off 3 straight wins, braces for Oregon St

Sep. 29, 2022 13:04 PM EDT

Quarterback Chance Nolan made his first career start for Oregon State inside typically noisy Rice-Eccles Stadium. Only, it wasn’t so noisy that day at Utah, with fans kept away in the 2020 contest due to coronavirus restrictions. Still, Oregon State coach Jonathan...

No. 12 Utah looks to keep rolling against Oregon State

Sep. 29, 2022 09:06 AM EDT

Oregon State (3-1, 0-1 Pac-12) at No. 12 Utah (3-1, 1-0), Saturday, 2 p.m. ET (Pac-12 Network) Line: Utah by 10 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Oregon State leads 12-11-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE? For Utah, it’s about...

No. 15 Washington at UCLA top Pac-12 football this week

Sep. 29, 2022 01:55 AM EDT

Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 15 Washington at UCLA, Friday. The Huskies have turned things around quickly in their first season under coach Kalen DeBoer. Washington (4-0, 1-0 Pac-12) has had a great pass rush so...

No. 19 BYU hosts Utah State in rivalry clash

Sep. 28, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

Utah State (1-3) at No. 19 BYU (3-1), 8 p.m. ET (ESPN) Line: BYU by 24.5, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: BYU leads 50-37-3 WHAT’S AT STAKE? BYU meets Utah State in the annual Battle for the Old Wagon Wheel for the last...

Rivalry clash between No. 19 BYU, Utah St could be last

Sep. 28, 2022 15:56 PM EDT

PROVO, Utah (AP) — An uncertain future awaits the longtime rivalry between BYU and Utah State. When the No. 19 Cougars host the Aggies in the Battle for the Old Wagon Wheel on Thursday night, it will mark the final scheduled game in the series. BYU opted out of four contracted...

Churches defend clergy loophole in child sex abuse reporting

Sep. 28, 2022 12:05 PM EDT

It was a frigid Sunday evening at the Catholic Newman Center in Salt Lake City when the priest warned parishioners who had gathered after Mass that their right to private confessions was in jeopardy. A new law would break that sacred bond, the priest said, and directed the...

Pac-12 looking stronger at top after early-season losses

Sep. 27, 2022 16:03 PM EDT

When Oregon got throttled by top-ranked Georgia and Utah lost at Florida, it appeared as though the Pac-12 was headed toward another College Football Playoff miss. One week into the season and two of the conference's top teams had already failed big early tests. Flash...

Rules sought for 'gooning,' taking troubled kids to care

Sep. 27, 2022 09:55 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Within what's known as the secure transport industry, it's called “gooning.” Brawny men show up under the cover of darkness and force a teenager into a vehicle, taking them against their will to a boarding school, foster home or treatment center. The process is...