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Hamid has late save, Jeffrey scores in 92nd; United ties RSL

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 11:10pm

Bill Hamid made a save on a breakaway in the 90th minute, Jared Jeffrey scored in stoppage time and D.C. United tied Real Salt Lake 1-1 on Friday night.

Lone Peak grad signs 2-year deal with Nets

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 8:40pm

Former Lone Peak post Justin Hamilton is coming back to the U.S., signing a two-year contract with the Brooklyn Nets at the start of the NBA’s free agency, his agent tweeted Friday.

Former Utah prep standout opts for 3rd college try

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 5:39pm

Former Utah high school record-breaking quarterback Austin Kafentzis appears to be headed to his third college.

Weber State alumnus chases steeplechase dream at Olympic Trials

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 3:59pm

On the Fourth of July, a Utah man will achieve his goal of competing in the U.S. Olympic Trials for steeplechase.

Have You Seen This? You never expect John Cena

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 1:16pm

Seeing WWE superstar John Cena rush at you would have to be one of the most terrifying things ever. Well, some fans had that feeling, but their terror soon turned to excitement. John Cena seems like a cool dude.

CFL player ejected after celebration; where would you land in NBA free agency?

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 11:04am

The son of an NFL Hall of Famer gets ejected for knocking over the opposing coach in a celebration, ESPN roles out the NBA free agency quiz and a small school wins big with first NCAA title.

Jazz targeting 4 players in free agency

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 10:15am

We're only hours into the NBA's free agency period, and the Jazz are meeting multiple free agents with tens of millions of dollars in salary cap money to spend. A shortlist of who could be coming to Utah next season.

Jazz release summer league roster

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 6:53pm

The Utah Jazz announced their summer league training camp roster Thursday evening, revealing the 15 players who are likely to suit up for the Jazz in July competition.

BYU football ‘pumped’ to have starting center back, dismisses tight end

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 5:11pm

The biggest news of BYU Media Day was mentioned pretty quickly by offensive line coach Mike Empey during the annual State of the Program that kicks off the day-long session of interviews, stories and anecdotes for players and coaches.

Champion Chanticleers: Coastal Carolina wins CWS vs. Arizona

Eric Olson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 5:10pm

Coastal Carolina coach Gary Gilmore often said he just wanted his team to reach the College World Series.

Salt Lake Bees pitcher named to All-Star Futures game

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 12:24pm

Salt Lake Bees left-handed pitcher Nate Smith was named to the All-Star Futures game on Tuesday afternoon and joins a bevy of former Bees who have previously played in the game.

Michael Phelps can’t be stopped; Emoji jersey night

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 11:02am

It’s that time again where the world recognizes swimming as a sport. The Olympics are upon us and history has already been made. We're getting Emoji jerseys. Two female athletes signed to a baseball roster.

Why BYU's 1996 football team was the best in school history

Dylan Cannon, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 10:15am

2016 marks the 20-year anniversary of BYU football's 1996 team that went 14-1 and won the Cotton Bowl. Here are four reasons the 1996 campaign was the best in the school's history.

How the U. helps athletes, coaches balance football, family and faith

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 9:32am

It’s 3 a.m. following a taxing football game. The brain is wired and sleep is fleeting. But in a few hours, church services begin and your toddler does not care what time you went to bed or how exhausted you or your body might feel.

Utah gymnastics adds second-ever transfer to 2016-17 roster

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 8:32pm

The Red Rocks added Maryland transfer Macey Roberts to their 2016-17 roster three weeks after Samantha Partyka announced her retirement from the sport.

Lehi golfer Finau qualifies as alternate for British Open

Rod Zundel  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 8:17pm

Lehi resident Tony Finau will play in his first career British Open at Royal Troon in two weeks, going in as an alternate after shooting a two-day 147 at Oakmont and a four-day 289 at last week’s Quicken Loans National.

Jimmer Fredette to sign with Nuggets' summer league squad

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 5:17pm

Jimmer Fredette’s journey since graduating from BYU in 2011 has taken him through multiple stops and levels of the NBA. He’ll add one more this summer — in the Mile High City.

New Jazz draftees arrive in Utah, meet fans

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 4:10pm

Jazz draftees Joel Bolomboy, Marcus Paige and Tyrone Wallace had their first taste of the Utah Jazz Wednesday: meeting with the media, then touring Vivint Arena.

Is US men's soccer like BYU football: Just OK? One sports pundit says yes

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 11:00am

A sports pundit says the U.S. men's national soccer team is just like BYU football, and an analyst jinxes England on live TV. More fun stories from the world of sports in today's From Left Field!