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Wazzu, moving on without Nick Rolovich, faces BYU

Back in May, Washington State defensive coordinator Jake Dickert tweeted a photo of himself receiving his second COVID-19 shot. He ...


Jazz, Thunder open season heading in opposite directions

The Utah Jazz had the best record in the NBA last season, while the Oklahoma City Thunder had one of ...


Evan Mobley to debut when Cavs face up-and-coming Grizzlies

The Evan Mobley Era in Cleveland Cavaliers history tips off Wednesday night when the prize big man of the July ...


Serge Ibaka (back) to miss Clippers' opener on Thursday

Los Angeles Clippers forward/center Serge Ibaka won't play in Thursday's season opener against the Golden State Warriors, coach Tyronn Lue ...


Books like Michael Porter Jr. as Most Improved, Rudy Gobert DPOY

Michael Porter Jr. of the Denver Nuggets rates among leading candidates for Most Improved Player in 2021-22, based on odds ...


NBA bets pile up on Lakers' title, Luka for MVP

Bets are pouring in on the Los Angeles Lakers to win the NBA title and Dallas Mavericks forward Luka Doncic ...


Cameron Rising has offense cooking as Utah visits Oregon State

Utah and Oregon State both sit atop their respective Pac-12 divisions heading into their matchup in Corvallis, Ore., on Saturday. ...


Reports: Grizzlies sign Jaren Jackson to $105M extension

Jaren Jackson and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the clock with a four-year, $105 million extension on Monday, according to reports. ...


NBA power rankings: Lakers, Nets (who else?) lead the way

Let's be honest: The race to the 2021-22 NBA championship features just three thoroughbreds, all jockeyed by a decorated superstar ...


Top 25 roundup: Purdue shocks No. 2 Iowa

Aidan O'Connell accounted for three touchdowns and David Bell racked up a career-high 240 receiving yards and a score Saturday ...


Utah rallies in second half, upsets No. 18 Arizona State

Cameron Rising accounted for three touchdowns Saturday as Utah posted a wild 35-21 come-from-behind win over No. 18 Arizona State ...


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Possible heart condition among teens using Moderna delays approval

WASHINGTON D.C.: Before granting approval for use in young people, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is studying whether Moderna's ...

In Sudan, thousands call for return of military rule

KHARTOUM, Sudan: On Saturday, thousands of pro-military protesters staged a rally in central Khartoum demanding that the government of prime ...

Three Chinese astronauts take up residency at new space station

BEIJING, China: Three astronauts from China have arrived at the country's new space station, a major achievement for a national ...

Defenders of Pak seas fully alert to protect the motherland: ISPR

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - On Tuesday, the Pak military's media wing revealed that Pakistan Navy spotted and barred an Indian submarine ...

Delays in delivering Russian Covid vaccine frustrates millions

MOSCOW, Russia: Production problems and other issues have caused millions of people in developing nations, from Latin America to the ...

Bali set to welcome tourists again following Covid shutdown

BALI, Indonesia: Beginning Thursday, fully vaccinated travelers from 19 countries will be able to again enter Bali, Indonesia.Of note, citizens ...

Salt Lake City

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4,495 guns confiscated at US airports in 2021, says TSA

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has confiscated a record number of guns at airport check-ins in 2021.TSA ...

Wazzu, moving on without Nick Rolovich, faces BYU

Back in May, Washington State defensive coordinator Jake Dickert tweeted a photo of himself receiving his second COVID-19 shot. He ...

Jazz, Thunder open season heading in opposite directions

The Utah Jazz had the best record in the NBA last season, while the Oklahoma City Thunder had one of ...

Evan Mobley to debut when Cavs face up-and-coming Grizzlies

The Evan Mobley Era in Cleveland Cavaliers history tips off Wednesday night when the prize big man of the July ...

Serge Ibaka (back) to miss Clippers' opener on Thursday

Los Angeles Clippers forward/center Serge Ibaka won't play in Thursday's season opener against the Golden State Warriors, coach Tyronn Lue ...

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Christmas work at Amazon to require 50% more staff than in 2020

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Amazon has announced that it will hire 150,000 temporary workers in the United States for ...


U.S. industrial stocks trading near record highs, Dow gains 152 points

NEW YORK, New York - Industrial stocks were all the rage on U.S. markets on Wednesday with the Dow Jones ...


Toyota to build $13.6 billion American battery plant, employ 1,750

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota has announced that it will invest $13.6 billion in manufacturing electric automobile batteries in the United States ...


56% jump in UK business insolvencies as rising costs overwhelm firms

LONDON, England: Businesses in England and Wales failed at a rate 56 percent higher in September than any month since ...


Asian stock markets show signs of exhaustion, All Ordinaries add 37pts

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Asia were mixed on Wednesday, as was the U.S. dollar."Earlier this month, stagflation was ...


To reduce costs of beef, US ranchers build own meat plants

LINCOLN, Nebraska: Nebraska rancher Rusty Kemp has complained for years about the low prices paid for his cattle, even as ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...