• In this Sept. 11, 2015, file photo, Utah running back Devontae Booker (23) carries during an NCAA college football game against Utah State in Salt Lake City. The Utah football team is ranked No. 5 for just the third time in school history. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

    No. 5 Utah plugging away despite newfound national attention

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Kyle Whittingham has felt like the boy in the bubble since No. 5 Utah beat Oregon and shot up the polls. The Utes went from being a plucky team with a nasty defense to being considered one of the best in the country. They moved up five spots without playing last week as No. 14 Ole Miss, No. 19 Georgia, No. 15 Notre Dame and No. 20 UCLA all fell out of the Top 10.

  • New-look Gordon Hayward ready to take next step for Jazz

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz won’t look drastically different when the team plays its first preseason game against the Lakers on Sunday in Honolulu, but their best player might.