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HS hoops: Bingham tops Davis in Utah Elite 8; Copper Hills downs American Fork

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:53pm

The holidays have arrived, which means it’s time for holiday high school basketball tournaments.

Utah State looks to keep streak alive against Utah Valley

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 8:44pm

Utah State is 11-0 against Utah Valley since the two teams began playing each other in 2006, and it looks to continue that streak Saturday afternoon in Orem.

Utes, Cougars eager for annual rivalry hoops meeting Saturday

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 6:38pm

The BYU and Utah women's basketball squads will tip off from the Huntsman Center at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in the only edition of the hoops rivalry series in 2016-17.

Hockey goal garners 10K teddy bears; Saban not impressed with art show

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 11:14am

More than 10,000 teddy bears are after a goal, Nick Saban is not impressed with live painting performance, and an upcoming boxing fight will have high expectations to fill after a wild press conference.

Jazz offense rolling despite injuries

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 10:21am

The Jazz have had more injuries than any other team in the league. So how are they playing so well offensively, even without a superstar?

The Triple Team: 3 thoughts on Jazz vs. Warriors

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 11:00pm

On the Jazz bench's surprisingly able effort against the Golden State Warriors, Joe Ingles' career game, and the Jazz setting a new revenue record.

Utah's Mitch Wishnowsky wins Ray Guy Award as nation's best punter

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 7:42pm

The nation's best punter in college football remains at the University of Utah.

BYU juggling football, finals in lead-up to Poinsettia Bowl vs. Wyoming

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 5:20pm

BYU opened preparations for the Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego with a practice Thursday morning, and if that seems late, consider what they’ve been doing since a 28-10 win over Utah State in the regular-season finale Nov. 26.

97-year-old WW2 vet performs national anthem on harmonica

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 11:23am

This 97-year-old World War II veteran was asked to deliver the national anthem on his harmonica, and did a wonderful job.

Haws, Mika lead BYU to win over Wildcats in midweek in-state battle

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 10:20pm

TJ Haws scored 12 of his 15 points in the first half, and Eric Mika had 26 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and a block to help the BYU men’s basketball team to a 77-66 win over Weber State on Wednesday night in the Marriott Center.

The shrill of victory: Pulsipher leads BYU women’s hoops to win over Weber State on Kids Day

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 2:50pm

BYU forced two turnovers and an air ball on an ear-piercing shriek from the 5,046 elementary school-aged children in attendance to beat Weber State, 73-64.

UVU basketball proving it can play with anyone

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 2:36pm

Despite a loss at in-state foe Utah in the first-ever meeting between the schools, the Utah Valley men's basketball team showed that it belonged by taking the Utes right down to the wire.

Have You Seen This? Globetrotter makes 583-foot basketball shot

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 1:15pm

Despite my unfortunate lack of basketball knowledge, I can recognize that this is definitely one of the most amazing shots of all time.

Adorable baby won’t let go of her hockey jersey; a brilliant penalty kick you must see

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 11:00am

A brilliant penalty kick you must see; a golfer’s shot comes back to hurt him; and an adorable baby won’t let go of her hockey jersey. More fun stories from the world of sports in today’s From Left Field.

BYU basketball needs foundational change

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 10:14am

After several years with any serious scoring threat down low, the BYU basketball team has a budding star in Eric Mika. The 6-foot-10 sophomore has been dominating this season with his scoring and rebounding. He needs to be the focus on offense.

The Triple Team: 3 thoughts on Jazz vs. Suns

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 11:21pm

Rudy Gobert's career-high in scoring came at the right time to beat the Suns, the Suns' fourth-quarter comeback, and Earl Watson's perspective on the Utah Jazz.

Utes hold off UVU in Ogbe's return to Salt Lake City

Stephen Lindsey  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 10:02pm

The Utes managed to eke out a close victory in an 87-80 triumph over Utah Valley.

U. basketball coach reveals he had cancer removed in spring

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 9:48pm

Utah basketball head coach Larry Krystkowiak announced Monday that he had a surgical procedure earlier in the year to remove cancer.

Bonam's key plays late helps Utah beat Utah Valley 87-80

Matthew Coles, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 9:10pm

Facing an upset bid, Lorenzo Bonam kept hearing one mantra in his head.