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NFL players with Utah ties visit kids at Primary Children's Hospital

Ashley Stilson, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 10:41am

NFL players visited kids at Primary Children's Hospital Friday morning. Each of the players who came was raised in Utah or had played for a Utah university. The event was sponsored by the Don Tialavea Foundation.

Poeltl arrives in Toronto for first time with plenty of familiarity

Rod Zundel  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 9:41pm

Jakob Poeltl never visited Toronto before the Raptors selected him with ninth overall pick of the 2016 NBA Draft Thursday night.

Former BYU guard Collinsworth signs with Dallas summer league team

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 8:28pm

Former BYU standout guard Kyle Collinsworth wasn't selected during the 2016 NBA Draft. But his pro career is just beginning.

BYU's Shaq Walker turns pro, foregoes final collegiate season

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 5:19pm

BYU 800-meter athlete Shaquille Walker signed an endorsement deal with Brooks shoe company, joining the Brooks Beasts training group in Seattle.

Obama's plea for J.R. Smith to put a shirt on; the new most-depressing sports town in US

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 11:01am

President Barack Obama has a specific request for Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue, America has a new "most depressing" sports city and Team USA roster options take another major hit.

Jazz trade down, draft Weber State's Bolomboy and 2 others

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 12:11am

The Jazz moved around and made three second round selections in the NBA draft Thursday night in New York City. A breakdown of what they did and why they did it.

76ers take Ben Simmons with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 10:50pm

Ben Simmons went from Down Under to the top of the NBA draft, and a record number of international players followed.

Utah Jazz draft Weber State's Bolomboy in 2nd round

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 10:00pm

Former Weber State standout Joel Bolomboy was selected in the second round of Thursday's 2016 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz.

Poeltl joins Delon Wright in Toronto; selected 9th overall in NBA draft

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 8:42pm

Jakob Poeltl was selected No. 9 overall to the Toronto Raptors in Thursday’s NBA draft, joining former Utah teammate Delon Wright. The Kareem Abdul-Jabaar award winner and Pac-12 Player of the Year was seen as one of the best big men in this year’s draft.

LIVE: 2016 NBA Draft Board

Jun 23rd - 4:45pm

The 2016 NBA Draft begins Thursday night as college athletes look to make a jump to the highest level of basketball. Follow along as the picks come in.

Answering reader questions before the NBA draft

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 11:06am

With a few hours to spare before the 2016 NBA draft kicks off,'s Utah Jazz beat writer Andy Larsen answers a few of your questions about the Jazz and the draft.

Watch: 170-mph Superbike ride at Utah Motorsports Campus  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 10:15am

Utah Motorsports Campus in Tooele will host the 2016 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Road Racing Championships beginning Thursday in the annual event that is one of the track’s top races.

Jordan Allen's 87th-minute goal helps RSL beat Red Bulls 2-1

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 10:20pm

Jordan Allen broke a tie in the 87th minute and Real Salt Lake beat New York 2-1 on Wednesday night to end the Red Bulls' four-game winning streak.

Former Runnin’ Utes forward Brekkott Chapman transfers to Weber State

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 7:51pm

Former Utah men’s basketball forward and Roy High standout Brekkott Chapman is transferring to Weber State to continue his basketball career.

NHL coming to Las Vegas; new team to start play in 2017

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 6:01pm

The NHL is making a big bet on Las Vegas.

Utah Valley University breaks ground on basketball practice facility

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 5:25pm

UVU broke ground Wednesday morning on the NUVI Basketball Center, a 14,500-square foot building that will serve the men’s and women’s squads as a practice facility and full-time basketball center.

Utah Jazz trade No. 12 draft pick for Indiana's George Hill

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 1:31pm

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Utah Jazz have traded the No. 12 pick in the 2016 NBA Draft for Indiana Pacers point guard George Hill.

Jakob Poeltl auditions for 'Space Jam 2'; fan invades pitch and bows to Messi

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 11:00am

Former Utah Utes basketball star Jakob Poeltl is ready for his close-up, a fan invades the pitch and bows to Lionel Messi, and Steph Curry's dad, Dell, gets dabbed on after Game 7. More fun stories from the world of sports in today's From Left Field!

King James belongs in the NBA's all-time starting five

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 10:14am

Coming off a stellar performance in the NBA Finals in leading Cleveland to the championship, LeBron James has elevated his game to incredible levels. At this point James ranks with the game's best and should be in the all-time starting five lineup.