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Ola Kamara's hat trick lifts Crew over Real Salt Lake 4-3

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 9:40pm

Ola Kamara scored his first career MLS goal and added two more for a hat trick in the Columbus Crew's 4-3 victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.

7-run inning lifts Utah over Washington for share of Pac-12 title

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  May 28th - 6:42pm

Utah baseball claimed at least a share of the Pac-12 title Saturday, beating the Washington Huskies 12-8 following a big seventh-inning rally.

Springville softball team opens postseason in honor of ill teammate

Sean Walker and Brittany Copeland  |  Posted  May 28th - 6:38pm

Springville's 12-0 win over Cyprus in the opening round of the Class 4A state softball tournament wasn't special just because it was a playoff victory. The Red Devils were playing for one of their one: a junior shortstop with brain tumors.

Utah softball eliminated by No. 8 Florida State in NCAA Super Regional

Sean Walker and Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted  May 28th - 6:20pm

Jessica Warren ripped a two-run home run in the top of the third inning to lift Florida State to the Women’s College World Series with a 3-0 win over Utah in Saturday’s second Super Regional contest.

Real Madrid wins Champions League in penalty shootout

Graham Dunbar, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 3:50pm

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winning penalty in a shootout to give Real Madrid victory over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League final which finished 1-1 after extra time on Saturday.

American Fork 'plays from ahead' to capture 5A baseball title

Sean Walker and Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted  May 27th - 11:05pm

American Fork scored four runs in the sixth inning to secure an 8-4 win over rival Lone Peak and force an elimination game Friday in the Class 5A state championship at Utah Valley University.

James scores 33, Cavaliers reach second straight NBA Finals

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 9:22pm

LeBron James scored 33 points, Kevin Love had 20 points and 12 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers advanced to their second straight NBA Finals by beating the Toronto Raptors 113-87 in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals Friday night.

Late rally not enough for Utes, fall 5-4 to Washington

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  May 27th - 8:43pm

Washington escaped a late-game rally to beat Utah in the first game of a three-game series to determine the Pac-12 champion.

Evans leads Timpanogos to 4A baseball title for 1st championship since 2008

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 27th - 7:48pm

Brayden Millet’s two-run single scored during a four-run seventh inning as Timpanogos baseball handed Orem its first loss of the postseason, 7-6, to force a winner-take-all final in the Class 4A state championship at Brent Brown Ballpark at UVU.

West HS catch is 'SportsCenter' top play; Spelling Bee showdown moments go viral

Carter Williams  |  Posted  May 27th - 11:02am

West HS outfielder's catch sends the sports world buzzing, the Scripps Spelling Bee gets social media chirping and legendary broadcaster Vin Scully recites a famous scene from a movie.

Do Jazz go 'dynamic' or 'fundamental' in free agency?

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  May 27th - 10:38am

Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey says that the Jazz will push to go "dynamic" in free agency first, then go "fundamental" if that doesn't work out. What does that mean?

9-time champion Nadal out of French Open with injured wrist

Howard Fendrich, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 10:10am

Nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal pulled out of the Grand Slam tournament on Friday, citing an injury to his left wrist.

BYU baseball strikes out 17 times in loss to Gonzaga in WCC Tourney opener

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 27th - 12:09am

BYU baseball saw history Thursday night. But for the Cougars, the history came on the Gonzaga mound.

Defending champion Warriors stave off elimination, beat OKC

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 11:20pm

"We ain't going home! We're not going home!" Stephen Curry screamed at the top of his lungs.

Viewmont boys capture first 5A soccer title in 21 years

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 26th - 10:46pm

Kason Larsen's uncle Josh was on Viewmont's last state title-winning boys soccer team in 1995. He made his mark on the Vikings' latest triumph Thursday night at Juan Diego.

Spanish Fork wins second consecutive 4A softball championship

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  May 26th - 10:35pm

Spanish Fork won the 4A softball title for the second straight season by defeating the Maple Mountain Eagles 5-2 Thursday evening.

Walk-off home run gives Riverton comeback for 5A softball title

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  May 26th - 9:34pm

A walk-off three-run home run with two strikes and two outs left by Riverton's Taylor Eakle gave the Silverwolves the 5A state championship over West.

Baylor demotes Starr, fires coach amid sex assaults scandal

Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 8:10pm

Ken Starr, who zealously pursued charges against a sitting U.S. president in a White House sex scandal, was stripped of his job as president of Baylor University on Thursday after a scathing review found that under his leadership, the school did little to respond to accusations of sexual assault involving members of its vaunted football program.

Golden Eagles earn 4th straight shutout to claim 4A soccer title

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 26th - 7:24pm

Dawson Beutler scored the only goal of the match 15 minutes in, and goalkeeper Spencer Young marshaled Maple Mountain’s defense to its 15th shutout of the year in a 1-0 win over Orem to clinch the 4A state title Thursday afternoon.