Sports http://kuer.org en U of U Introduces New Offensive Coordinator http://kuer.org/post/u-u-introduces-new-offensive-coordinator <p>The University of Utah football team <a href="http://utahutes.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/122013aaa.html" target="_blank">introduced new offensive coordinator Dave Christensen</a> today.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Christensen comes to the University of Utah after spending the past five years as the head coach at the University of Wyoming. &nbsp;Before that, Christensen spent eight years as the offensive coordinator for Missouri. He says he plans on using an offensive system that runs as many plays as possible.</span></p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 22:04:28 +0000 Brian Grimmett 40520 at http://kuer.org U of U Introduces New Offensive Coordinator Many High School Athletes Not Reporting Brain Injuries http://kuer.org/post/many-high-school-athletes-not-reporting-brain-injuries <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New data from the Utah Department of Health show more than a third of high school</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">students who played all kinds of high school sports, including football, say they had symptoms of a concussion and didn’t report the injury.</span></p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 22:17:49 +0000 Whittney Evans 37394 at http://kuer.org Many High School Athletes Not Reporting Brain Injuries U of U Continues to Benefit Financially From PAC-12 Move http://kuer.org/post/u-u-continues-benefit-financially-pac-12-move <p>The latest findings from an ongoing study by the University of Utah’s Center for Public Policy and Administration show that the U’s move to the <a href="http://pac-12.com/" target="_blank">PAC-12 conference</a> continues to financially benefit the state and university.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 22:08:50 +0000 Brian Grimmett 34211 at http://kuer.org U of U Continues to Benefit Financially From PAC-12 Move World Class Beach Volleyball Coming to Salt Lake City http://kuer.org/post/world-class-beach-volleyball-coming-salt-lake-city <p>The<a href="http://avp.com/" target="_blank"> AVP Pro Beach Volleyball</a> tour is coming to Salt Lake City this weekend for the first time. Participants kicked off the events today by joining forces with a local asphalt and paving company to donate more than 1,800 tons of tournament quality sand to refurbish existing courts at Liberty Park.</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 20:32:14 +0000 Brian Grimmett 33877 at http://kuer.org World Class Beach Volleyball Coming to Salt Lake City Community Focuses on Life, Legacy of Ricardo Portillo http://kuer.org/post/community-focuses-life-legacy-ricardo-portillo <p></p><p>A Utah teen accused of punching a soccer referee who later died was charged Wednesday with homicide by assault. Salt Lake County District Attorney&nbsp;Sim&nbsp;Gill said he will seek to try the teen as an adult in the death of 46-year-old Ricardo&nbsp;Portillo. In the meantime, the community is mourning the loss of&nbsp;Portillo&nbsp;at a memorial service and viewing in Salt Lake City.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 09 May 2013 19:07:07 +0000 Andrea Smardon 29036 at http://kuer.org Community Focuses on Life, Legacy of Ricardo Portillo Utah/Idaho Team Wins Transplant Games Team Cup Award http://kuer.org/post/utahidaho-team-wins-transplant-games-team-cup-award <p>A team made up of individuals from Utah and Idaho won the top award at the <a href="http://www.transplantgamesofamerica.org/">Transplant Games of America</a> in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Monday the team re-united in Murray.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 00:10:44 +0000 Todd Patton 17346 at http://kuer.org