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After a lackluster offensive showing in its opener, No. 25 Washington will have a different quarterback for coach Chris Petersen’s home debut. Cyler Miles gets the start against Eastern Washington, Petersen announced on Monday. The sophomore replaces Jeff Lindquist, who struggled to move the offense for most of Washington’s 17-16 win at Hawaii. Miles was suspended for spring camp and the season’s first game for his involvement in two assaults the night of the Super Bowl in February. He wasn’t c... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58362720@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:14:02 MDT BYU football: Texas QB Ash out for game vs. BYU http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58362224-88/byu-texas-strong-game.html.csp Provo • Be careful what you wish for. That was BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall’s general response Monday evening about news that broke earlier that day that Texas would be without starting quarterback David Ash when the Longhorns play host to the Cougars on Saturday (5:30 p.m. MDT, Fox Sports 1) at Royal-Memorial Stadium. Ash took a hit in the first half of Texas’ 38-7 win over North Texas on Saturday and began experiencing concussion-like symptoms later that night. Coach Charlie Strong an... Provo • Be careful what you wish for. That was BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall’s general response Monday evening about news that broke earlier that day that Texas would be without starting quarterback David Ash when the Longhorns play host to the Cougars on Saturday (5:30 p.m. MDT, Fox Sports 1) at Royal-Memorial Stadium. Ash took a hit in the first half of Texas’ 38-7 win over North Texas on Saturday and began experiencing concussion-like symptoms later that night. Coach Charlie Strong an... 58362224@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:14:02 MDT 4 Phillies combine for no-hitter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58362302-77/story.csp Philles 7, Braves 0 Philadelphia AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Revere cf 3 0 2 5 0 0 .310 Rollins ss 5 0 3 1 0 0 .249 Utley 2b 2 0 0 0 2 1 .277 d-Galvis ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 1 .083 Howard 1b 4 0 0 1 1 2 .225 Papelbon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --- Byrd rf 5 0 0 0 0 3 .268 D.Brown lf 3 1 0 0 1 0 .234 Ruiz c 3 1 0 0 0 0 .260 Asche 3b 2 3 1 0 2 0 .249 Hamels p 1 1 1 0 0 0 .173 a-G.Szmre ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 .306 Diekman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --- Giles p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --- c-Ruf ph-1b 1 0 0 0 0 1 .259 Totals 30 7 7 7 7 8 Atlanta AB R H ... Philles 7, Braves 0 Philadelphia AB R H BI BB SO Avg. Revere cf 3 0 2 5 0 0 .310 Rollins ss 5 0 3 1 0 0 .249 Utley 2b 2 0 0 0 2 1 .277 d-Galvis ph-2b 1 0 0 0 0 1 .083 Howard 1b 4 0 0 1 1 2 .225 Papelbon p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --- Byrd rf 5 0 0 0 0 3 .268 D.Brown lf 3 1 0 0 1 0 .234 Ruiz c 3 1 0 0 0 0 .260 Asche 3b 2 3 1 0 2 0 .249 Hamels p 1 1 1 0 0 0 .173 a-G.Szmre ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 .306 Diekman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --- Giles p 0 0 0 0 0 0 --- c-Ruf ph-1b 1 0 0 0 0 1 .259 Totals 30 7 7 7 7 8 Atlanta AB R H ... 58362302@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:30:02 MDT College basketball: USU-Eastern guard Langston signs with Southern Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58362031-77/eastern-langston-usu-utah.html.csp Cedar City • Utah State-Eastern guard Travon Langston has signed to play at Southern Utah, coach Nick Robinson announced Monday. Langston started 20 games for USU-Eastern in Price last season. He averaged 7.2 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.5 assists while shooting 52 percent from the field. He helped lead USU-Eastern to a 21-10 record. “Travon is an excellent addition to our basketball program,” said Robinson. “He can impact the game on both ends of the floor with his speed and athleticism. In addit... Cedar City • Utah State-Eastern guard Travon Langston has signed to play at Southern Utah, coach Nick Robinson announced Monday. Langston started 20 games for USU-Eastern in Price last season. He averaged 7.2 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.5 assists while shooting 52 percent from the field. He helped lead USU-Eastern to a 21-10 record. “Travon is an excellent addition to our basketball program,” said Robinson. “He can impact the game on both ends of the floor with his speed and athleticism. In addit... 58362031@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:16:02 MDT Utah football notes: Travis Wilson helps first-grader in cancer fight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58361294-89/whittingham-junior-yards-week.html.csp When Utah quarterback Travis Wilson torpedoed over an Idaho State defender for a touchdown last Thursday, as fearless as ever, he wasn’t even the most courageous guy on the field. That would be Rose Springs Elementary first-grader Matthew Burr, an honorary captain for the Utes due to Wilson’s involvement with the Jessie Rees Foundation, which helps kids fighting cancer “Never Ever Give Up.” Wilson said he learned about NEGU as a counselor at the Elite 11 camp for top prep quarterbacks in Beavert... When Utah quarterback Travis Wilson torpedoed over an Idaho State defender for a touchdown last Thursday, as fearless as ever, he wasn’t even the most courageous guy on the field. That would be Rose Springs Elementary first-grader Matthew Burr, an honorary captain for the Utes due to Wilson’s involvement with the Jessie Rees Foundation, which helps kids fighting cancer “Never Ever Give Up.” Wilson said he learned about NEGU as a counselor at the Elite 11 camp for top prep quarterbacks in Beavert... 58361294@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:50:23 MDT Utah football: Utes aim for cleaner game against Fresno State (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58361800-77/state-utah-game-fresno.html.csp Maybe the scent of blood in the water was simply too strong. The Utah Utes’ defense had begun with two three-and-outs against Idaho State, pushing back the Bengals offense for sacks and negative yards. They looked invincible. And that was when the mistakes started. While a 56-14 scoreline leaves plenty of good feelings about a performance, Utah linebacker Jason Whittingham spent Monday afternoon’s rap session with the media talking about what the defense could’ve done better. It ranged from ov... Maybe the scent of blood in the water was simply too strong. The Utah Utes’ defense had begun with two three-and-outs against Idaho State, pushing back the Bengals offense for sacks and negative yards. They looked invincible. And that was when the mistakes started. While a 56-14 scoreline leaves plenty of good feelings about a performance, Utah linebacker Jason Whittingham spent Monday afternoon’s rap session with the media talking about what the defense could’ve done better. It ranged from ov... 58361800@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:26:29 MDT BYU football: Texas QB Ash won’t play vs. Cougars http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58361104-77/byu-strong-texas-ash.html.csp Provo • Whatever preparation BYU football coaches did over the weekend to get the defense ready to face Texas quarterback David Ash is now out the window. Texas coach Charlie Strong announced in his Monday morning news conference that Ash took a hit in the first quarter of Texas’ 38-7 win over North Texas on Saturday night and began experiencing concussion-like symptoms later that night. He will not play on Saturday (5:30 p.m. MDT, Fox Sports 1) against BYU, Strong said. Coincidentally, Ash suff... Provo • Whatever preparation BYU football coaches did over the weekend to get the defense ready to face Texas quarterback David Ash is now out the window. Texas coach Charlie Strong announced in his Monday morning news conference that Ash took a hit in the first quarter of Texas’ 38-7 win over North Texas on Saturday night and began experiencing concussion-like symptoms later that night. He will not play on Saturday (5:30 p.m. MDT, Fox Sports 1) against BYU, Strong said. Coincidentally, Ash suff... 58361104@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:55:03 MDT Women’s soccer: BYU falls 2-1 to Baylor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58361868-77/byu-baylor-2-1-cougars.html.csp Provo • BYU’s nationally ranked women’s soccer team will not go undefeated this season. The No. 21-ranked Cougars were surprised 2-1 by unranked Baylor on Monday afternoon in front of more than 4,500 fans at South Field. BYU falls to 1-1-2 with a loss that snapped its seven-match home undefeated streak just three days after knocking off Tennessee 1-0 on the road. The Bears (4-2) fell 2-1 at Utah Valley on Friday, but made the most of their limited opportunities against the Cougars. Baylor took a... Provo • BYU’s nationally ranked women’s soccer team will not go undefeated this season. The No. 21-ranked Cougars were surprised 2-1 by unranked Baylor on Monday afternoon in front of more than 4,500 fans at South Field. BYU falls to 1-1-2 with a loss that snapped its seven-match home undefeated streak just three days after knocking off Tennessee 1-0 on the road. The Bears (4-2) fell 2-1 at Utah Valley on Friday, but made the most of their limited opportunities against the Cougars. Baylor took a... 58361868@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:48:02 MDT USU football: Aggies won’t dwell on loss to Tennessee http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58360866-77/aggies-state-utah-game.html.csp Knoxville, Tenn. • Utah State’s embarrassing 38-7 loss at the hands of the Tennessee Vols was the kind of demoralizing defeat teams never want to relive. The Aggies certainly have no plans to revisit the nightmare that took place in Neyland Stadium Sunday. To them, their season-opening loss to the Vols is over and done with and it’s time to move on to Idaho State. Utah State offensive lineman Kevin Whimpey said the Aggies had to have a short memory and show the resilience they showed last year.... Knoxville, Tenn. • Utah State’s embarrassing 38-7 loss at the hands of the Tennessee Vols was the kind of demoralizing defeat teams never want to relive. The Aggies certainly have no plans to revisit the nightmare that took place in Neyland Stadium Sunday. To them, their season-opening loss to the Vols is over and done with and it’s time to move on to Idaho State. Utah State offensive lineman Kevin Whimpey said the Aggies had to have a short memory and show the resilience they showed last year.... 58360866@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:45:12 MDT Kragthorpe: Utah’s Clay, BYU’s Hill make weekend memorable http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58361236-77/utah-state-byu-hill.html.csp According to the script, my series of games would become more intriguing and competitive as the college football weekend progressed. Tennessee ruined that theory, with help from Utah State. Even so, witnessing all three of the state’s FBS teams in three venues in season openers — with the added bonus of catching Gary Andersen’s Wisconsin team — was instructive. Here’s what I learned from flying 6,562 miles and joining 250,000-plus fans in four stadiums across three time zones: Utah 56Idaho St... According to the script, my series of games would become more intriguing and competitive as the college football weekend progressed. Tennessee ruined that theory, with help from Utah State. Even so, witnessing all three of the state’s FBS teams in three venues in season openers — with the added bonus of catching Gary Andersen’s Wisconsin team — was instructive. Here’s what I learned from flying 6,562 miles and joining 250,000-plus fans in four stadiums across three time zones: Utah 56Idaho St... 58361236@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:34:11 MDT Utah Football: Vegas thinks Fresno State may be match for Utes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58359131-77/state-utah-fresno-usc.html.csp Few would argue, given the available evidence, that Utah is better than No. 15 USC, but is USC really 31 points better than Utah? Vegas says so. Days after the Trojans pummeled Fresno State 52-13 at the Coliseum, Utah is favored by a mere 7.5 points at Rice-Eccles this Saturday (Edit: That line had jumped to -10 by Monday morning). This, on the heels of the Bulldogs being outgained 701 to 317 yards. Vegas either believes USC is very good, Utah is not-so good, or degrees of both. Fresno State is ... Few would argue, given the available evidence, that Utah is better than No. 15 USC, but is USC really 31 points better than Utah? Vegas says so. Days after the Trojans pummeled Fresno State 52-13 at the Coliseum, Utah is favored by a mere 7.5 points at Rice-Eccles this Saturday (Edit: That line had jumped to -10 by Monday morning). This, on the heels of the Bulldogs being outgained 701 to 317 yards. Vegas either believes USC is very good, Utah is not-so good, or degrees of both. Fresno State is ... 58359131@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:57:43 MDT