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Jeff Rhineer is a Sports Anchor/Reporter, and loves covering the teams he grew up watching as a young sports fan.

He knew he wanted to become a sportscaster after sitting courtside with Hot Rod Hundley during a Jazz game at the Salt Palace as a 10-year-old. Hot Rod handed him some headphones and said, “Do you know what a rebound is?” He nodded, “Good, count ’em.”

The Provo High School and University of Utah graduate has worked in Wyoming, California and Texas covering major sporting events like the Super Bowl, the NBA finals, the MLB playoffs, the Rose Bowl, and the College World Series.

He enjoys spending his time with his family, watching his kids play soccer, leading them down the ski slopes and playing golf.

Jeff would love to hear from you. jeff.rhineer@fox13now.com


Recent Articles
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    Jazz beat the Suns for their fourth win in a row

    PHOENIX — Joe Johnson made the go-ahead 3-pointer with 49 seconds to play, and Rudy Gobert had a big block moments later to help the Jazz beat the Suns 106-101 in Phoenix. Johnson scored 10 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter, and Gobert had 18 points, 17 rebounds and four blocked shots.  Gordon Hayward added 17 points, and the day he was awarded the NBA’s Western Conference Player of the Week. T.J. Warren gave the Suns the lead […]

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    Hayward leads Jazz to a win over the Cavaliers

    SALT LAKE CITY — Gordon Hayward scored 28 points to lead the Jazz to a 100-92 win over theCleveland Cavaliers. Lebron James scored 13 of his 29 points during a Cavaliers 17-0 run in the third quarter to give Cleveland a 60-58 lead, but Hayward led the Jazz back, scoring 11 points during a Jazz 16-0 run to put the jazz back up by 14 points. All five starters for the Jazz scored in double figures. Rodney had 18 points, […]

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    Utah gymnastics team ready to start 2017 season

    SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah gymnastics team will be chasing more championships in 2017, and it starts this Saturday when the 6th ranked Utes host 7th ranked Michigan. “To have the first meet start against Michigan is going to be a blast,” said senior gymnast Baely Rowe. “We are going to get a lot of fans and it’s going to be a hyped up meet, so I think it’s real exciting for us to get it started.” Rowe is […]

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    Joe Williams leads Utah to a win over Indiana in Foster Farms Bowl

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Joe Williams rushed for 222 yards and a touchdown and Andy Phillips kicked four field goals, including the game winner with 1:24 to play, to lead Utah to a 26-24 win over Indiana in the Foster Farms Bowl Wednesday. It didn’t start well for the Utes. Indiana forced a fumble on the opening kickoff, which set up a a touchdown pass from Richard Lagow to Mitchell Paige to give Indiana a 7-0 lead. The Utes took the […]

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    Williams runs for 210 yards to lead BYU to win over Wyoming in Poinsettia Bowl

    SAN DIEGO — Jamaal Williams rushed for 210 yards and one touchdown in his final game in a BYU uniform to lead BYU to a 24-21 win over Wyoming in the Poinsettia Bowl. BYU took advantage of a Wyoming fumble on a punt in the first quarter to score the first points of the game. The Cougars took over on the three yard line of Wyoming, and scored two players later on a touchdown run from quarterback Tanner Mangum. Wyoming […]

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    Jazz move past Grizzlies with a win in Memphis

    MEMPHIS — Gordon Hayward led the Jazz with 22 points, and Rudy Gobert added 21 points and 12 rebounds in the Jazz 82-73 win in Memphis. The Jazz have won four games in a row, and 11 of their last 13 games to move past the Grizzlies for fifth place in the western conference standings with an 18-10 record. The Grizzlies took a 66-64 lead in the fourth quarter, but the Jazz outscored Memphis 18-7 the rest of the way. […]

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    Jazz beat the Rockets for their 4th win in a row

    SALT LAKE CITY — Gordon Hayward scored a season-high 31 points, leading the Utah Jazz to a 120-101 win over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night. The Jazz have now won four games in a row to improve their record to 11-8. Rodney Hood scored 19 points for the Jazz, with 10 coming during a 20-5 run in the first quarter. But Hood left in the third quarter a hamstring strain and did not return. Rudy Gobert continues to play […]

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    Jazz beat Timberwolves for their third consecutive win

    Gordon Hayward and George Hill both scored 24 points to lead the Jazz to a 112-103 win over the Timberwolves in Minnesota. Hayward and Hill are proving to be a winning combination. They’ve only played together in four games due to injuries, but the Jazz have won all four of those games. Rudy Gobert had a strong game inside, the Jazz center scored 16 points and grabbed 17 rebounds. The Jazz outscored the Timberwolves 60-44 in the paint. The Jazz […]

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    Members of Fox 13 All UYSA Boy’s Team announced

    SALT LAKE CITY — In the spring we announced the first-ever Fox 13 All UYSA Girls’ Team, and now the members of the Boy’s Team have been selected. Fox 13 Sports’ Jeff Rhineer has more in the video above, and see below for the list of players: Forwards: Aaron Nixon, Zach Maas, Marshall Johnson and Logan Beus. Midfielders: Jacob Angeletti, Easton Embley and Cameron Jolley. Defenders: Jackson McBride, Sam Hess, Aidan Dayton and Blaine Chambers. Goalkeepers: Tanner Kennard and Javier (Javi) […]

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    Utes keep Pac-12 title hopes alive with 49-26 win over Arizona State

    TEMPE, Ariz. — The No. 13 ranked Utah football team rallied back from a slow start to beat Arizona State 49-26 in Tempe, Arizona Thursday night. The Utes turned the ball over on fumbles on their first two drives of the game, and they fell behind 13-0. But Utah quarterback Troy Williams led the comeback in the second quarter with three touchdown passes to give the Utes a 21-20 lead at halftime. Williams finished with four touchdown passes while throwing […]

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    Utah Youth Soccer Association state cup approaching

    The Utah Youth Soccer Association will host the State Cup for the U16, U17, U18 and U19 boys, starting with pool play on Thursday, Oct. 20 at the Regional Athletic Complex in Salt Lake City. UYSA director of coaching Eric Landon stopped by the Fox 13 Studios to talk about the tournament, and highlights some of the teams and top players to look out for during the tournament.

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    BYU pulls out a 28-21 win in double overtime against Mississippi State

    PROVO, Utah — BYU took their first lead of the game on a 25-yard touchdown pass from Taysom Hill to Tanner Balderree in double overtime, and linebacker Fred Warner broke up a pass in the end zone on the final play of the game to help the Cougars beat Mississippi State 28-21 on Friday night. BYU played from behind for most of the game. The Bulldogs took the lead in the first quarter on a 44-yard touchdown pass from Nick Fitzgerald to […]