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Ironman World Championship leaves Hawaii for 1st time

Sep. 24, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — The Ironman World Championship will be held outside Hawaii for the first time in four decades because of uncertainty over whether the Big Island will be able to host the triathlon as scheduled in February during the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Weber State runs for 5 TDs in 41-3 win over Dixie State

Sep. 12, 2021 01:57 AM EDT

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Dante McMillan had 16 carries for 151 yards and a touchdown, Damon Bankston ran for two TDs, and Weber State cruised to a 41-3 win over in-state rival Dixie State on Saturday night. Kris Jackson and Creyton Cooped also had touchdown runs for...

Utah reconciling history with Indian Residential Schools

Sep. 04, 2021 08:07 AM EDT

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Utah is just starting to reconcile its own history of Indian residential schools with the proposed excavation on the site of a former school in Panguitch that is believed to have over a dozen bodies of Native American children. There are six...

'Fair game': Koepka and DeChambeau feud won't go away

Jul. 13, 2021 16:21 PM EDT

Brooks Koepka has made it abundantly clear he doesn't like Bryson DeChambeau. That should have no bearing in golf because they don't have to spend time together, which they don't do, and they haven't played together on the PGA Tour since the second round at Bay Hill two years ago. ...

I-15 reopens in northwestern Arizona; fire caused closure

Jul. 13, 2021 11:14 AM EDT

LITTLEFIELD, Ariz. (AP) — A 9-mile (14.5-kilometer) stretch of Interstate 15 across the corner of northwestern Arizona reopened to traffic Tuesday after a 5 1/2-hour overnight closure due to a brush fire. The closure occurred Monday night north of Mesquite, Nevada, and...

Salt Lake City hits record high as heat wave persists

Jul. 08, 2021 14:47 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City has set another heat record, and high temperatures are expected to continue amid an excessive heat warning. The airport in Utah’s capital hit 104 degrees Wednesday, breaking the previous record of 103 degrees that was set in 2002...

Trophy for Ryder Cup winner, award for 1 player on each team

Jul. 06, 2021 11:10 AM EDT

The Ryder Cup for years has had an unofficial award known as “Man of the Match” for the key contributor in golf’s ultimate team event. Organizers now have created an official award for the September matches at Whistling Straits for players on each team who embody the spirit of the...