Mike Sorensen
Mike Sorensen has covered sports at the Deseret News since 1979. He has covered golf his entire career and nearly every sport you can think of, but for the past 15 years his main beats have been college football and college basketball. He also writes a weekly column that appears on Mondays. Mike has won numerous writing awards both locally and nationally, more than 20 in the past decade alone. He lives in Salt Lake City with his wife, Connie, and they are the parents of four terrific children and have one remarkable grandchild. His father, Parry, was a beloved professor at the University of Utah for more than 40 years.

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Utah coach Kyle Whittingham was pleased overall with his team's offense in a 56-14 victory over Idaho State Thursday night.

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz have signed Kevin Murphy to a free agent contract. If the name sounds familiar, that’s because Murphy has already spent part of a season with the Jazz.

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The Utah Jazz have signed 6-10 forward Brock Motum and are expected to announce the signing of 6-5 guard Toure' Murry.
Utah quarterback Travis Wilson wasn't named a captain this year, but he's happy for fellow offensive players Dres Anderson and Junior Salt, who are two of the Utes' five captains.
B.J. Staten, who met his wife in Utah four years ago, won the Utah Open golf tournament Sunday in a sudden-death playoff over former champion Nathan Lashley.
University of Utah's two-deep chart.
The Utes have a brutal stretch of games from Oct. 25 to Nov. 15 with games against teams ranked in the top 19 in the country in preseason polls.
Nathan Lashley, the 2009 champion, grabbed a four-shot lead at the Utah Open with a 66 Saturday at Riverside Country Club,
Zahkai Brown has a unique name, but also has some game, as he displayed at Riverside Country Club Friday by shooting an 8-under-par 64.
Clint Shepard was an unheralded player out of Copper Hills High several years ago, but now finds himself as the starter on the Utah defensive line.