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Lehi's Tony Finau apologizes with flowers; karma works for Jordan Spieth

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 30th - 11:01am

This Memorial Day, take time to celebrate your loved ones — both those who are around and those who sacrificed everything to give you what you have today. Let’s also take a look back at some of our favorite moments in sports from the weekend.

Frank Layden joins SportsBeat to talk about Jazz, Jerry Sloan and memories

Rod Zundel and Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted  May 30th - 8:24am

Any time you can hang out with former Utah Jazz coach and president Frank Layden, you have to take advantage.

Former Davis, BYU star prepares for his 5th marathon, 1st Olympics with golf run

Rod Zundel  |  Posted  May 30th - 8:22am

Former Davis High and BYU cross-country standout Jared Ward is one of the only local standouts to qualify for the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

WAC title in hand, Wolverines return to Utah to await NCAA Regional fate

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 29th - 9:04pm

Utah Valley (37-21) advanced to its first-ever NCAA Regional with a 4-0 win over Seattle in the WAC Tournament championship game late Saturday night.

Utah baseball clinches Pac-12 title in 21-7 win over Washington

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  May 29th - 9:01pm

Utah baseball clinched the outright Pac-12 championship Sunday, beating the Washington Huskies 21-7 in the final game of a three-game series to end the regular season.

BYU alum Brugman eying patience, consistency on the road to big leagues

Carter Williams  |  Posted  May 29th - 10:57am

BYU alum Jaycob Brugman returned to Utah this weekend after his recent promotion to Triple-A put him in the lineup against the Salt Lake Bees, and one step closer to the majors.

Thompson's 41 points, 11 3s save Golden State's season

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 28th - 11:40pm

Stephen Curry turned things over to Klay Thompson, and his Splash Brother delivered.

Utah Valley wins WAC tourney title, 1st-ever NCAA bid with 4-0 win over Seattle

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 28th - 11:11pm

Riverton alum Greyson Bogden went 4-for-4 with an RBI, and American Fork grad Zac Willis added two runs and an RBI to help Utah Valley to a 4-0 win in the Western Athletic Conference Tournament championship to clinch an autobid to the NCAA tourney.

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.

Will BYU baseball receive an at-large bid to NCAA regionals?

Dylan Cannon, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 28th - 7:02pm

After a disappointing showing in the WCC tournament, BYU baseball is hoping to receive an at-large bid to the NCAA regionals. Here are some reasons they will and will not receive a bid.

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.