‘Thank you for bringing the memories back’: How the Delta Center came back to Utah

Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastian could not escape the regret. It was Bastian who ultimately made the decision not to renew the naming rights agreement with the Utah Jazz in 2006. It wasn’t necessarily a bad business decision at the time. The early 2000s were a … Read more

What Donovan Mitchell said after his emotional and joy-filled return to Utah

Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Donovan Mitchell was already feeling a bit nostalgic when he walked into the visitors’ tunnel nearly three hours before tipoff. He wanted to take a quiet moment to reflect on all the memories of playing at Vivint Arena and allow the emotions to wash over him … Read more

Prince Harry says ‘heinous, horrible’ stories have been ‘spoon-fed’ to the press from the palace

Prince Harry pointed out that he has done everything for the past six years privately to get through to his family. (Henry Nicholls, WPA Pool, Getty Images) Estimated reading time: 7-8 minutes LOS ANGELES — Prince Harry told CBS’ 60 Minutes Sunday he hasn’t spoken with his brother, Prince William, for “a while,” in the … Read more

Lake Superior State University announces the list of words, phrases that should be banned in 2023

It’s been a tradition since 1976, and Lake Superior State University has announced the list of words and phrases that should be banished from our everyday vocabulary in 2023. According to a news release from the university, there were over 1,500 nominations of words and terms for banishment. These terms were nominated due to the … Read more

While near mirror images, Utah believes it has a blueprint to combat Penn State

Utah Utes cornerback Clark Phillips III (1) steps in front of Oregon State Beavers wide receiver John Dunmore (14) for a pick six as Utah and Oregon State play at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes LOS ANGELES – … Read more

Utah State’s offense fails to show up in the loss to Memphis in the First Responder Bowl

Memphis wide receiver Eddie Lewis (18) returns a punt during the first half of the First Responders Bowl NCAA college football game against Utah State, Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2022, in Dallas. (Sam Hodde, Associated Press) Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes DALLAS – Utah State head coach Blake Anderson is not one to shy away from … Read more

Some Ukrainians move up Christmas to part ways with Russia

A chaplain blesses a soldier to mark Christmas at Ukraine’s National Guard position close to the Russian border near Kharkiv, Ukraine, Saturday. (Andrii Marienko, Associated Press) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes BOBRYTSIA, Ukraine — Ukrainians usually celebrate Christmas on Jan. 7, as do the Russians. But not this year, or at least not all of … Read more

Rare underwater discovery: Medieval ship found in Norway’s biggest lake

Researchers discovered the wreck at a depth of about 1,350 feet, spotting it with sonar imagery. The team aims to return in 2023 with a remotely operated vehicle to capture site footage. (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, FFI) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes OSLO, Norway – Resting at the bottom of Mjosa, the largest … Read more

No Christmas ceasefire in Ukraine, Russia says, as prisoner swap frees American

Rescuers and police officers examine parts of the drone at the site of a building destroyed by a Russian drone attack, as their attack on Ukraine continues, in Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday. (Gleb Garanich, Reuters) Estimated reading time: 5-6 minutes KYIV — Moscow on Wednesday said no “Christmas ceasefire” was on the cards after nearly 10 … Read more

Facing the COVID surge, China is expanding hospitals, ICUs

A man wearing a mask talks on his phone near signs directing visitors to the fever clinic at a hospital in Beijing, Saturday. A rash of COVID-19 cases in schools and businesses were reported Friday in areas across China after the ruling Communist Party loosened anti-virus rules as it tries to reverse a deepening economic … Read more