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Utah and Arizona will pay to keep national parks open if federal government shutdown occurs

Sep. 28, 2023 20:26 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona and Utah will keep iconic national parks in those states open if a shutdown of the federal government threatens access to Arizona’s orange-striped Grand Canyon and the sheer red cliffs of Utah’s Zion Valley. Most importantly for state budgets, visitors...

Court hearing set for Nov. 14 as Oregon State, Washington State fight for control of Pac-12

Sep. 28, 2023 19:47 PM EDT

A hearing has been set for Nov. 14 in Oregon State and Washington State's legal fight with the Pac-12 and its departing members to gain control of the conference and its assets. The preliminary injunction hearing will be held in Washington Superior Court in Whitman County in front of...

No. 10 Utah is looking for an improved offensive showing against No. 19 Oregon State

Sep. 28, 2023 14:19 PM EDT

Utah quarterback Nate Johnson took responsibility for 10th-ranked Utah's disappointing offensive output against UCLA, promising improvement as he looked ahead to Friday night's game at Oregon State. “I apologize for how the game played out,” Johnson posted to social media after...

Race to replace Sen. Mitt Romney heats up as Republican Utah House speaker formally enters race

Sep. 27, 2023 21:36 PM EDT

DRAPER, Utah (AP) — Promising to fight against liberal activism in Washington if elected, Republican Utah House Speaker Brad Wilson formally announced Wednesday night that he is running for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Mitt Romney, who recently announced he won't run for reelection. ...

Big 12's new members see evidence of excitement in ticket and merchandise sales and rising donations

Sep. 26, 2023 16:11 PM EDT

Cincinnati enjoyed about as much success as possible for a Group of Five football program the last five years. The Bearcats were fixtures in the Top 25, won a couple of conference championships and played for a third, and they even made it to a College Football Playoff. The...

NASA's first asteroid samples land on Earth after release from spacecraft

Sep. 25, 2023 00:42 AM EDT

NASA’s first asteroid samples fetched from deep space parachuted into the Utah desert Sunday to cap a seven-year journey. In a flyby of Earth, the Osiris-Rex spacecraft released the sample capsule from 63,000 miles (100,000 kilometers) out. The small capsule landed four hours later...

Space capsule carrying NASA’s first asteroid samples lands in Utah desert

Sep. 24, 2023 11:00 AM EDT
DUGWAY PROVING GROUND, Utah (AP) — Space capsule carrying NASA’s first asteroid samples lands in Utah desert.

Jordan McCloud accounts for 6 TDs, JMU holds off Utah State for 45-38 win

Sep. 24, 2023 01:56 AM EDT

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Redshirt senior Jordan McCloud accounted for a career-high six touchdowns Saturday night, including a 74-yard pass to Reggie Brown that capped the scoring, and James Madison held off a furious rally by Utah State to win 45-38. McCloud completed 23 of 34 for 364...

Southern Utah gets win in home opener, pulls away from Western Illinois, 37-17

Sep. 24, 2023 00:50 AM EDT

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — Justin Miller threw two touchdown passes and Southern Utah scored three unanswered touchdowns in the second half to pull away from Western Illinois, 37-17 in its home opener on Saturday night. Miller tossed a 10-yard touchdown to Zack Mitchell, and Targhee...

Pac-2 Champs? No. 21 Washington State tops No. 14 Oregon State 38-35

Sep. 24, 2023 00:25 AM EDT

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Josh Kelly caught three touchdowns, two in highlight-reel fashion, Cameron Ward passed for 404 yards and accounted for five scores, and No. 21 Washington State withstood a late rally to upend No. 14 Oregon State 38-35 on Saturday in the Pac-12 Conference opener for both...