The Triple Team: Andy Larsen's analysis of a shocking 50-point blowout Jazz

I mean, that really got out of hand fast. What was a 12-point halftime deficit turned into a 25-point margin by the third quarter and a 50-point deficit by the end as the Jazz simply gave up. Blowout losses happen for teams, but what usually protects them from being this bad is a yo-yo effect …

University of Utah sends out alert after person of interest in stabbing seen

The University of Utah is helping the Salt Lake City Police Department look for a person of interest in a recent stabbing in Salt Lake City. Kidus Chane Yohannes, 31, is wanted for questioning in the death of Candace Rose Samples, 20. Samples and a second victim were stabbed next to a dumpster behind the …

Lime wants to spread 1500 shared cars around Seattle

San Francisco-based startup Lime has spent the past year scattering an assortment of brightly colored scooters and bikes around American cities, arguing such services will reduce car use and traffic problems. But even Lime can’t quite sever ties with the automobile. Starting this week, the company will start spreading around Lime-branded cars, too. Lime is …

Ben McAdams holds a 1357-vote lead over Rep. Mia Love after Salt Lake and Utah

Ben McAdams held his tenuous lead over Republican Rep. Mia Love on Tuesday, following the addition of roughly 40,000 votes to Utah County’s election totals and 17,000 votes in Salt Lake County. McAdams now leads with 50.3 percent of the vote, compared with 49.7 for Love, a margin of 1,357 votes. The Salt Lake Tribune …

At Vatican's request, bishops will delay votes on steps to combat sex abuse crisis

Baltimore • In an abrupt change of plans, the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops opened the group’s national meeting Monday by announcing it will delay for at least several months any votes on proposed new steps to address the clergy sex abuse crisis that is rocking the church. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, of …

Grizzlies have had success stopping Rudy Gobert; Dante Exum's minutes on the

Memphis, Tenn. • The Jazz have fallen to the Memphis Grizzlies twice already in this young season, and the biggest thing they’re doing to find success is stopping Rudy Gobert from rolling to the rim by packing the paint. It’s working: Gobert’s two lowest scoring games of the year are against Memphis, picking up nine …

Led by backups Jason Shelley and Armand Shyne, Utah guts out a 32-25 victory

Utah quarterback Jason Shelley’s starting debut was a big success in the first half and the fourth quarter Saturday, as he led the Utes to a 32-25 victory over at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Utah’s Matt Gay broke a school record with five field goals, although that achievement partly stemmed from the Ute offense’s inability to finish …

No. 14 Utah State puts up 804 yards of offense in 62-24 rout of San Jose State

Logan • Yes, it’s absolutely still party time in Logan. And yes, this magical season motored right along, beyond hapless San Jose State, as anticipated. These were answers to questions that no honest Utah State fan ever feared. That’s the kind of year it’s been up north. The 2018 theme continued Saturday afternoon inside Maverik …

Slow-starting BYU gathers itself, rolls to big 35-16 road win over UMass

Foxborough, Mass. • Another horrible start didn’t lead to a forgettable finish for the BYU Cougars Saturday afternoon. The Cougars spotted UMass 10 quick points, then scored 35 unanswered points and cruised to a 35-16 win over the Minutemen in front of a sparse crowd at Gillette Stadium to snap their two-game losing streak and …