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Akpom scores deciding goal as Arsenal tops MLS All-Stars 2-1

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 8:12pm

Chuba Akpom scored the deciding goal in the 87th minute from about 4 yards out on a cross from the left side by Nacho Monreal, and Arsenal topped the MLS All-Stars 2-1 in the Major League Soccer All-Star Game on Thursday.

Jimmy Walker opens with 65 at stifling PGA; Johnson stumbles

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 6:40pm

A drab year for Jimmy Walker took a turn for the worse two weeks ago at the British Open, when he stayed in what was dubbed the "frat house" at Royal Troon with Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas, Jason Dufner and Zach Johnson.

5 native Utahns to tee off at PGA Championship

Rod Zundel  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 11:48pm

Utah golf history will be made this week, but it won’t be at a local course on the Wasatch Front. Five native Utahns will play in the same major for the first time in PGA Tour history when the PGA Championship tees off Thursday.

It's now or never for BYU's chances at Power 5 conference

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:38am

Now that the Big 12 says it will seriously consider expansion, the time of reckoning has come for BYU, which desperately wants in a Power 5 conference. If the Cougars don't get in this time, the opportunity to join a P5 conference may not come along again soon.

Greg Wrubell's #CougarQuiz No. 11

Greg Wrubell  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 9:22am

The long college football off-season is almost over; continue the countdown to BYU training camp with another weekly quiz from the Voice of the Cougars.

Utah's Phil Cullen accepts front office job with Spurs

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 2:06pm

It’s been an offseason of transition for the University of Utah men’s basketball team, with several players moving on from the program as a result of graduation, transferring to another program or declaring for the NBA draft early.

Aggies picked to finish 3rd in Mountain Division

Kyle McDonald, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:01am

San Diego State and Boise State are the preseason favorites to meet in the Mountain West Conference championship game in December. Utah State was picked to finish third in the Mountain Division behind Boise State and Air Force.

Rio's Olympic Village 'simply not safe or ready', says Australia

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:59am

Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Village didn't pass a stress test by Australian officials this weekend, delaying the entry of the country's athletes.

What Houston endorsements say about BYU’s Big 12 odds

Ben Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:19am

With Houston drawing major support from decision-makers in the Big 12, what can we learn about the conference's values, or what it means for BYU.

Olympic gold medalist discusses wrestling career, 2 near-death experiences

Rod Zundel  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 12:04am

Rulon Gardner won an Olympic gold medal in wrestling in 2000, and added to his haul with the bronze in 2004. But his monumental upset of Russia’s unbeaten star Alexander Karelin at the Summer Games in Sydney, Australia, was only the beginning.

Rainiers defeat Bees in extra innings for 2nd straight night

Kyle McDonald, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 11:17pm

Patrick Kivlehan hit a two-out, two-run double in the top of the 10th inning to help the Tacoma Rainiers win their second straight extra inning contest, 7-5, over the Salt Lake Bees Sunday evening at Smith's Ballpark.

Self-made Lindheim earns 1st Web.com Tour win with Utah Championship title

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 9:35pm

Not even a bogey on the 18th hole could spoil Nicholas Lindheim’s final round Sunday at the Utah Championship at Thanksgiving Point Golf Club. Winning your first Web.com Tour event will do that.

How BYU stacks up against other Big 12 candidates

Dylan Cannon, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 6:25pm

After the surprise announcement by Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby that the conference is likely to expand, BYU has been thrown out as a serious contender to join the league. Here's how the Cougars stack up against other possible candidates.

Ken Griffey Jr., Mike Piazza inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 5:40pm

Ken Griffey Jr. has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Why has RSL struggled to score recently?

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 8:34am

RSL has scored only three goals in their last six MLS games. Is it due to bad finishing, bad luck, or bad chances created? Andy Larsen takes a look.

Rainiers top Bees 4-1 in extra-inning thriller

Kyle McDonald, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 11:52pm

Stefen Romero hit a three-run bomb in the top of the 11th to propel the Tacoma Rainiers to a 4-1 win over the Salt Lake Bees.

Utah Falconz rout Minnesota to capture IWFL championship

KSL.com  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 10:22pm

Keeshya Cox scored three touchdowns, and the top-ranked Falconz went on to roll the previously unbeaten Minnesota Vixen, 49-6, in the championship finals in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Team Utah falls to Colorado in TBT quarterfinals

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 9:27pm

Marcus Hall had 22 points and six rebounds, and Austin Default added 17 points to help Team Colorado advance past Team Utah 83-78 in the quarterfinals of the annual basketball tournament featuring former college standouts.

Lowest round keeps California's Spaun in contention at Utah Championship

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 9:04pm

J.J. Spaun carded the lowest round of the day with a 6-under-par 65 to finish just one shot back of leader Nicholas Lindheim going into Sunday’s final round at Thanksgiving Point Golf Club in Lehi.