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No. 13 Utah battles No. 17 Arizona State in key Pac-12 game

Oct. 17, 2019 2:54 PM EDT

No. 17 Arizona State (5-1, 2-1 Pac-12) at No. 13 Utah (5-1, 2-1), Saturday at 6 p.m. EDT (Pac-12 Network) Line: Utah by 13. Series record: Arizona State leads 22-8 WHAT'S AT STAKE? A victory will allow either No. 13 Utah or No. 17 Arizona State to claim a valuable tiebreaker and get a leg up in a heated Pac-12...

No. 17 Arizona State at No. 13 Utah headlines Pac-12 week

Oct. 17, 2019 1:58 PM EDT

Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 17 Arizona State at No. 13 Utah. A showdown that could go a long way in determining the Pac-12 South. The Sun Devils (5-1, 2-1 Pac-12) are coming off an impressive win, outlasting Washington State 38-34 in Tempe. Freshman...

Mormon church opposes Utah LGBTQ 'conversion therapy' ban

Oct. 16, 2019 5:33 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A proposed ban on so-called conversion therapy in Utah is in danger of being derailed after the influential Church of Jesus of Christ of Latter-day Saints came out Tuesday night in opposition, just months after it said it wouldn't stand in the way of a similar measure under...

College Football Picks: Pac-12 contenders in spotlight

Oct. 16, 2019 3:57 PM EDT

The Pac-12 has slipped into the background of the college football season. Again. The conference is still providing plenty of highlights and intrigue. No conference is more unpredictable from top to bottom. In the College Football playoff era, those are not necessarily good qualities. Being the only Power Five...

Lawyer says Arizona official miscast as human smuggler

Oct. 15, 2019 8:06 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A lawyer for an Arizona elected official charged in three states in an international adoption scheme said Tuesday prosecutors have miscast his client as a human smuggler. Attorney Matt Long said Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen cares deeply for the mothers from the Marshall Islands...

Jazz pairing improved offense with already tough defense

Oct. 15, 2019 11:22 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Playing rugged defense has helped Utah become a consistent playoff team. Now the Jazz seek to become a bigger postseason threat with a more versatile offense. Utah made a flurry of offseason moves designed to bolster the team's outside shooting and give coach Quin Snyder additional...

Do California power shutoffs work? Hard to know, experts say

Oct. 14, 2019 11:49 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Millions of Californians spent part of the week in the dark in an unprecedented effort by the state's large electrical utilities to prevent another devastating wildfire. It was the fifth time Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has preemptively cut the power but by far the largest to date...

Utah firefighters get purple manicures aiding girl in crash

Oct. 14, 2019 4:35 PM EDT

CLEARFIELD, Utah (AP) — Two Utah firefighters responding to a car crash left the scene with purple manicures after calming a young girl upset over the collision. North Davis Fire District Chief Allen Hadley and Captain Kevin Lloyd checked on the crying and screaming girl while medics evaluated her mother....

Family ends search for missing CEO after a body is found

Oct. 13, 2019 4:13 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The family of a missing Utah tech executive has called off a search for her after police reported that a body was found inside a parked car in the San Francisco Bay Area. Police in San Jose said the body was discovered Saturday in an area where Erin Valenti's family had been...

No. 15 Utah routs Oregon State 52-7

Oct. 13, 2019 12:40 AM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Zack Moss declared his return in a striking way. He rushed for 121 yards and two touchdowns, including a 91-yard scoring run in the opening quarter, and No. 15 Utah routed Oregon State 52-7 on Saturday night. Moss, who was returning from a shoulder injury, sat out the second half. He...