Utah shows poise down the stretch this time against USC and holds on for victory

Utah Utes forward Timmy Allen (1) looks to the basket while USC Trojans forward Onyeka Okongwu (21), Utah Utes forward Mikael Jantunen (20) and USC Trojans guard Daniel Utomi (4) keep their eyes on the ball at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. | Ivy Ceballo, Deseret News Alfonso Plummer sparks Utes’ win with 18 points off the bench SALT LAKE CITY — Last month in Los Angeles, the Utah basketball team led USC for nearly the whole game only to lose when the Trojans scored six straight points in the final minute to win by four. On Sunday afternoon at the… Read More

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Stanford cruises past WSU 75-57 to keep tournament hopes alive

By WILL FERGUSON Associated Press PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) – Oscar da Silva scored 19 points and Daejon Davis added 17 to lead Stanford to a 75-57 victory over WSU Sunday night, keeping the Cardinals’ hopes of an at large big for the NCAA tournament alive. Stanford 75, WSU 57: Stats Stanford (18-9, 7-7 Pac-12) shot 56% from the field and held the Cougars to 32% shooting, including 7 of 30 from 3-point range. The Cardinal have won eight straight against the Cougars and completed their second sweep of the Washington schools in three years. Da Silva went 6 of 10 from the field and grabbed 10 rebounds for his sixth… Read More

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Utah star point guard Rylan Jones injured vs. USC

USC Trojans guard Jonah Mathews (2) goes for the basket while Utah Utes guard Rylan Jones (15) and center Branden Carlson (35) go up for a block at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. | Ivy Ceballo, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — One of the most exciting defensive plays of the day had just happened at a critical juncture late in Sunday’s game between the Utah Utes and USC Trojans, but an eerie silence permeated the Huntsman Center instead of a roar from the crowd that would usually happen at that moment. On a positive note, Rylan Jones sacrificed his slight,… Read More

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After two straight losses, Utah Jazz can’t afford to underestimate the Phoenix Suns

Phoenix Suns forward Kelly Oubre Jr. (3) celebrates his 3-pointer with guard Devin Booker (1) during the second half of the team’s NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Phoenix. The Suns won 127-91. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) | AP SALT LAKE CITY — As far as the standings and NBA records go, there is no reason that the Utah Jazz (36-20) should be worried about the Phoenix Suns (23-34). The Jazz are more experienced, are a playoff contending team and have the talent to take care of the young Suns team. But any NBA team that glosses over an opponent, beware. There are… Read More

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In showdown of Top 3 teams, Utah gymnastics breaks 198 barrier, narrowly defeats rival UCLA

Utah gymnast Abby Paulson competes on the beam as Utah hosts Kentucky to kick off the 2020 season in the Huntsman Center at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City on Friday, Jan. 3, 2020. | Laura Seitz, Deseret News The Red Rocks defeated the Bruins 198.075 to 198.025. Freshman Abby Paulson won the meet with a perfect 10 on Utah’s final beam routine SALT LAKE CITY — Following Utah gymnastics’ victory over Oregon State on Feb. 21, a trio of Red Rocks — senior Kim Tessen and juniors Sydney Soloski and Alexia Burch — sat down to do interviews with assembled media members in the bowels of the… Read More

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Officials announced new measures to stifle concerning coronavirus spikes in Iran, Italy, and South Korea

Officials in Iran, Italy, and South Korea deployed new prevention and control measures to address the alarming spread of the new coronavirus. South Korea was placed under “red alert” as the country faces more than 700 cases of the virus and six related deaths so far. Spikes of cases outside of Asia in countries including Italy and Iran concerned leaders who announced new measures amid disrupted national events and elections. The difficulty officials have had containing the virus has raised global concerns that more major regions were at risk and the outbreak could reach pandemic status. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Officials in Iran, Italy, and South Korea… Read More

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RHOA’s NeNe Leakes Confronts Kenya Moore About Their Feud: ‘I Don’t Have an Issue’

NeNe Leakes has patched up her strained relationships with several of her Real Housewives of Atlanta costars so far, including Kandi Burruss, Eva Marcille, Porsha Williams and Cynthia Bailey. But Kenya Moore? That’s another story. The two Atlanta Housewives have been at odds all season, even nearly getting into a physical brawl during one heated argument filmed while on a group trip to Toronto. Their tensions go way back, but most recently, during last year’s finale, NeNe made a series of snide comments about her then-pregnant costar, calling her a “monster” and making fun of her size by saying that she looked as though she was “going to have a… Read More

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Former Dem candidate endorses Bernie Sanders’ 2020 bid

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Marianne Williamson, who made an unsuccessful bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, has thrown her support behind former rival Bernie Sanders, appearing at a rally in Texas with the progressive senator. “Bernie Sanders has been taking a stand for a very long time,” she told the Sanders rally in Austin. “We’re here and we’re with Bernie.” Sanders appears to be gaining momentum in the Democratic nominating contest after winning in both New Hampshire and Nevada. Williamson, a self-help guru, has a faithful following but failed to gain traction beyond her more devout fans. Sanders’ victory in Nevada on Saturday is sure to stoke more concern among… Read More

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Sarah Hyland, Ariel Winter & Sofia Vergara Coordinate in Black Dresses for Modern Family Wrap Party

@abcmodernfam #modernfamily#wrapparty #lilytuckerpritchett.” On Friday, the cast and crew assembled for their final day of filming the series finale which will air in April. Several cast members marked the occasion with emotional Instagram posts, including co-creator Steve Levitan, who posted a heartwarming video of the entire cast and crew of the show waving goodbye. “Today is our last day shooting #modernfamily,” he captioned the clip. “These are just some of the wonderful people who’ve made the last 11 seasons possible. I love them all. .” View this post on Instagram Ok, NOW it’s a wrap. Fantastic party. We’re totally overwhelmed. Goodnight. We love you all xoxo The cast of Modern… Read More

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