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US Olympian sells ad space on shoulder; Bieber does hoops

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 6th - 11:14am

Some people get paid to play sports, while others play for the love of the game. Others not so much. Here is a roundup of what the Internet was talking about Thursday.

Paterno's son calls 1976 allegation about father 'bunk'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 9:51am

Joe Paterno's son said Friday that an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State University football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is "bunk."

Chastain, McMillan, Garber make soccer Hall of Fame

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 9:47am

World Cup champions Brandi Chastain and Shannon MacMillan, and MLS Commissioner Don Garber have been elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

Summerhays 9th after Wells Fargo opening round

Rod Zundel  |  Posted  May 5th - 10:07pm

Farmington golfer Danny Summerhays carded a 3-under-par 69 to finish tied for ninth place Thursday after the first day of the Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte, North Carolina.

'Awesome' Sander leads No. 1 BYU volleyball by Long Beach, will face Ohio St. in final

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 5th - 6:06pm

Top-ranked BYU men's volleyball used a dominant showing from its three-pronged pin hitters in a 3-1 win over No. 4 Long Beach State in the NCAA semifinals in University Park, Pennsylvania.

Pacers seeking new voice after parting ways with Frank Vogel

Michael Marot, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 3:30pm

Larry Bird has never cared about popularity contests. All he ever wanted to do was win.

Stephen Curry unlikely to return for Warriors on Saturday

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 3:19pm

Stephen Curry is unlikely to play Saturday for Golden State in Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals at Portland since he still hasn't practiced on his sprained right knee.

Trump: I have too much integrity to cheat in golf

Tim Dahlberg, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 2:34pm

Donald Trump wants to make one thing perfectly clear — he doesn't cheat at golf.

US Olympic weightlifting hopefuls to compete in SLC over weekend

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  May 5th - 2:16pm

Olympic hopefuls will be in Salt Lake City this weekend in a weightlifting qualifying event for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

Fan captures ultimate stadium selfie; James Harden’s beard immortalized in candy

Carter Williams  |  Posted  May 5th - 11:00am

A Cleveland Indians fan's selfies catches the eye of MLB, James Harden's beard is now in candy form and an NFL star gives back to his hometown dealing with a flooding crisis.

Manziel silent outside court after hearing in domestic case

Schuyler Dixon, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 10:40am

Johnny Manziel waded through a crowd of reporters after his first court appearance in a domestic violence case Thursday, ignoring questions and even an autograph request.

Vorster at home making tackles, winning titles with BYU rugby

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 5th - 10:14am

It’s a long way from Durban, South Africa, to Provo, Utah. But for BYU rugby’s Alex Vorster, it’s a little bit shorter, thanks to the diverse makeup of the Cougars’ 2016 squad that boasts players from seven countries outside the United States.

Utah falls in Game 3 as Komets now lead 3-0

David Winkworth, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 4th - 11:59pm

The Utah Grizzlies entered Game 3 already down two games to none in the best of seven series. As the series shifted back to their home ice at the Maverik Center they were looking to build any momentum they could, but that didn’t happen.

Hornqvist scores in OT, Penguins beat Capitals 3-2

Will Graves, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 11:01pm

Patric Hornqvist makes a living by working in tight spaces. Given a rare moment of freedom from his usual spot parked in front of the opponent's net, the Pittsburgh Penguins forward pushed the Washington Capitals to the brink of elimination.

3 for all: Cavaliers make record 25 3-pointers, rout Hawks

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 10:50pm

Dropping jumpers from every corner and angle, the Cleveland Cavaliers drained an NBA record 25 3-pointers — the most in any regular season or playoff game — during a 123-98 runaway win over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night in Game 2 of their second-round series.

Third period rally gives Komets 3-0 series lead over Grizzlies

KSL.com  |  Posted  May 4th - 10:37pm

Fort Wayne used a three-goal spurt in the third period to push the Utah Grizzlies to the brink of playoff elimination with a 3-1 win Wednesday at the Maverik Center.

BYU rugby not taking rival Cal lightly ahead of 4th-straight title pairing

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted  May 4th - 9:50pm

The BYU rugby team is one match away from its fifth-straight national championship, and the fourth-straight Varsity Cup title. But standing in the Cougars’ way is long-time nemesis Cal.

BYU WR coach Cahoon to have number retired by CFL club

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 4th - 9:22pm

The Montreal Alouettes announced Wednesday that the club will retire former BYU receiver Ben Cahoon’s No. 86 during a ceremony July 29 against the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Jordan Loveridge works out for Utah Jazz in 1st post-collegiate workout

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  May 4th - 5:12pm

West Jordan native and former University of Utah forward Jordan Loveridge got an opportunity to workout for his hometown NBA team Wednesday.