ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

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SALT LAKE CITY — Here are 10 stories you may have missed over the weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

1. Pete Buttigieg makes pitch to Utahns at President's Day town hall

Pete Buttigieg made his pitch for the Utah Democratic primary with a town hall in Salt Lake City on President’s Day.

2. With Chad and Lori Daybell on the move, retired FBI agent explains what could happen next

It has been five months since Tylee Ryan and Joshua “JJ” Vallow vanished. Their mother, Lori Vallow Daybell, and her husband, Chad Daybell, have been in Hawaii living in a gated community, staying at different resorts and biking together around the island of Kauai.

3. Vandals cover Plymouth Rock in red graffiti

The iconic Plymouth Rock and other sites were covered in red graffiti Monday during a vandalism spree discovered at the site marking the landing of the Pilgrims in Massachusetts 400 years ago.

4. Mike Bloomberg returning to Utah Thursday

Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg will be back in Utah Thursday morning for a second campaign appearance in advance of the state’s Super Tuesday primary on March 3.

5. Boy Scouts file for bankruptcy due to sex-abuse lawsuits

Barraged by hundreds of sex-abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday in hopes of working out a potentially mammoth victim compensation plan that will allow the hallowed, 110-year-old organization to carry on.

LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers dunks during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Huh)
LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers dunks during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Huh)


1. Team LeBron wins All-Star Game 157-155 in revamped format

Players were taking charges, bodies were hitting the floor, calls and non-calls were being screamed about on both ends. The fourth quarter of the NBA All-Star Game was as intense as the final moments of a playoff game, the biggest stars in the league holding absolutely nothing back.

And in the end, Anthony Davis was a hometown hero by making a free throw.

2. BYU basketball holds off San Diego for sixth straight win

TJ Haws had 17 points and 10 assists — including the game-winning alley-oop to Yoeli Childs, who added 17 points and seven rebounds — to help BYU hold off host San Diego, 72-71.

3. No. 17 Oregon hits 10 first-half 3-pointers to rout Utah 80-62

A double-digit first-half deficit was too much for the Utah Utes as they dropped the back end of a two-game road trip in an 80-62 loss to the No. 17 Oregon Ducks Sunday.

4. Merrill scores 24 as Utah State beats Fresno State 71-59

Sam Merrill scored 24 points to lead Utah State to a 71-59 victory over Fresno State on Saturday night.

5. Schulte paces second-half rally to lead Utah Warriors to win over expansion New England

Flyhalf Hagen Schulte had a try and a penalty kick conversion, and Utah rallied from a 13-point second-half deficit to top the New England Free Jacks, 39-33 Saturday afternoon at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas.

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Jen Riess is the weekend and evening content producer for KSL.com. She also covers breaking news and in her free time loves being with her dogs and cheering on the Cleveland Browns.
KSL.com BYU and college sports reporter


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