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. In it for the commercials: Here are some of our favorite ads of Super Bowl LV

Whether you were rooting for Tom Brady to win his seventh Super Bowl title and set himself apart as the greatest pro quarterback the game has ever seen, or former BYU offensive lineman Andy Reid to win his second championship as a head coach, most of you were watching Super Bowl LV on Sunday night.

2. Officials identify 4 killed in Millcreek Canyon avalanche

Officials on Sunday identified the four skiers who were killed in an avalanche in Millcreek Canyon Saturday.

3. Plan to give birth control to more people under Medicaid passes legislative hurdle

A Utah lawmaker's second attempt to expand Medicaid birth control and family planning services to more residents passed its first legislative hurdle on Friday.

4. Utah Rep. Burgess Owens provokes ire of New York colleague in now-viral exchange

It didn't take long for freshman Rep. Burgess Owens, R-Utah, to make waves on social media upon his arrival in Washington. His first House Judiciary Committee meeting included a speech shared and praised by conservatives — and a stinging rebuttal from Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-New York, that's gone viral on the left.

5. Ogden school removes opt-out option for Black History Month activities

An Ogden school has reversed course on a decision allowing parents to opt their children out of Black History Month activities at the school.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Tom Brady celebrates with the Vince Lombardi trophy after winning the Super Bowl LV.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Tom Brady celebrates with the Vince Lombardi trophy after winning the Super Bowl LV. (Photo: Eve Edelheit, Reuters)

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1. Brady's Bunch: Buccaneers take home first Super Bowl title since 2003

Tom Brady threw three touchdowns as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers thumped the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs 31-9 to win the Super Bowl on Sunday, giving the evergreen 43-year-old quarterback a record-extending seventh championship ring.

2. Locals in Super Bowl LV: Andy Reid, Daniel Sorensen can't keep GOAT down in loss to Bucs

The Chiefs were attempting to be the first repeat Super Bowl champions since the 2004-05 New England Patriots, who were led by — you guessed it, Brady himself.

Turns out, it's tough to repeat.

3. 'Pushing through': With tired legs and no Mike Conley, Jazz find a way to gut out a win in Indiana

Tired legs and all, Mitchell had 27 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds to push the Jazz to a 103-95 win over Indiana at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

4. No. 16 Arizona State records season high, but No. 3 Red Rocks edge out win with another 197 score

The Sun Devils jumped to an early lead before the Red Rocks settled in to edge past a young Arizona State team and earn a 197.450-197.150 victory and to stay undefeated in conference play. It's the third consecutive 197-score for the Red Rocks this season, just short of last week's season high of 197.475.

5. Cameron Tucker's hat trick helps No. 10 BYU soccer roll to season-opening win over Utah

Tucker scored a hat trick and Rachel McCarthy added a goal and an assist as the No. 10-ranked Cougars rolled to a 5-1 win over Utah in the spring season opener for both teams at the RSL indoor training facility.

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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.

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