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Led by offensive trio, Boise State is back in the national spotlight

Kyle McDonald, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 2:22pm

After beating Oregon State handily, Boise State is back in the national polls as it comes in at 24 in the most recent AP poll. It is led by the trio of quarterback Brett Rypien, tailback Jeremy McNichols and wide receiver Thomas Sperbeck.

David Ortiz goes undercover as a Lyft driver, fans don't notice

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 11:01am

In today's From Left Field, retiring Red Sox superstar David Ortiz goes undercover as a Lyft driver, and fans don't notice that it's him.

Welcome to Whoville, where Southern Utah still stands atop Big Sky Conference

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 10:15am

If Southern Utah wide receiver Mike Sharp needed more motivation to open the final season of his Big Sky career, he got it last week when Portland State coach Bruce Barnum called out his city.

Sorry Tiger, some things are only for players in Ryder Cup

Tim Dahlberg, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 10:38pm

The first awkward moment for Tiger Woods at the Ryder Cup came when he lined up to get into the U.S. team picture.

Undefeated Toledo rolls at BYU with staggering offense, defense

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 5:06pm

Call them a MAC team. Call them BYU's fifth opponent of the 2016 season. Call them the Rockets. Whatever you prefer, don't call Toledo football "overmatched."

Derrick Favors stepping up, Joe Johnson stepping in

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 1:40pm

Derrick Favors has stepped up early in Jazz training camp, both as a leader and on the court. Joe Johnson is finding a new role in Utah. That, and more notes from Wednesday's Jazz practice.

'Business as usual' for Whittingham as he approaches 100 career wins

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:14am

In February 2004, Facebook launched and forever changed the landscape of the internet and how the world would interact with one another in a new “social” world.

Fan loses wedding ring during proposal at Yankees-Red Sox game

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:00am

A fan loses the wedding ring during the proposal, and Steph Curry looks to debut a new move this upcoming season. More fun stories from the world of sports in today’s From Left Field.

At this point, BYU's Hill should run wild

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 10:18am

BYU coach Kalani Sitake says quarterback Taysom Hill is getting more comfortable in trusting his foot he injured in the first game last season. If Hill is back to his old self, then BYU's offense needs to revolve his dynamic running ability.

Davis girl's soccer rolls to state-record 37th consecutive win

KSL.com  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:24pm

Olivia Wade and Mikayla Colohan each notched a hat trick in the first half as the Darts routed Hunter, 13-0 for their 37th-straight win — the longest streak in Utah High School Activities Association history.

First-year Hifo finding increased role with BYU offense, special teams

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 9:48pm

BYU freshman Aleva Hifo made his presence known Saturday in the Cougars’ 35-32 loss to West Virginia, catching four of Taysom Hill’s 23 passes for 26 yards and also returning two kick returns 64 yards in the early kickoff on the east coast.

Alec Burks not 100 percent, and more notes from Jazz's first practice

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 6:30pm

Notes from the Jazz's first official practice of the season Tuesday, including a surprising note on Alec Burks' health, Exum on his shot, and coach Quin Snyder's focus in training camp.

Aggies looking to rebound against division favorite Boise State

Kyle McDonald  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 1:23pm

Utah State dropped its home conference opener to Air Force on Saturday night and is now looking to bounce back against Mountain Division favorite Boise State.

After Fernandez's death, leadoff batter hits tearful home run

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:02am

After the tragic death of pitcher Jose Fernandez, Marlins leadoff batter Dee Gordon hit his first home run of the season, then tearfully rounded the bases in this must-see video.

Former Ute Sean Smith shines in Week 3 for locals in the NFL

Stephen Lindsey  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:00am

A trio of interceptions and a roster change highlight this week's locals in the NFL.

Hill, Detmer stuck at the crossroads of BYU’s culture change

Ben Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:41am

While the pairing of Taysom Hill and Ty Detmer has yet to match the offseason expectations, both BYU legends deserve fan patience.

No perfect records remain in KSL College Football Pick'em

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:40am

Four weeks into the season and no perfect records remain in this year's KSL College Football Pick'em.

Faces new and old highlight Jazz Media Day

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 6:41pm

The season is here. A week away from the team's first preseason game, the Utah Jazz held their annual Media Day Monday to kick off one of the most anticipated seasons in memory.

In 3-game losing streak, Cougar locker room remains united

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 5:04pm

With three straight losses by a total of seven points, it might be easy to expect BYU football players to get down on themselves or point fingers at a tough schedule that has gotten the best of them. But that is far from the case.