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Zeke Elliott wins NFL Draft's first round; Laremy Tunsil's bizarre evening

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 11:08am

Thursday was NFL draft day, which made it a national holiday — or at least a holiday in some local populations. Here are a few highlights from the draft, which saw Cal quarterback Jared Goff go No. 1 overall to the L.A. Rams.

Laremy Tunsil's slide in draft ends when Dolphins pick him

Steven Wine, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 10:03am

Tackle Laremy Tunsil's surprising and costly slide in the NFL draft ended with the 13th pick Thursday, where he was taken by the Miami Dolphins.

Southern Utah trio set to make history at NFL Draft

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 10:46pm

LeShaun Sims is part of a trio of NFL draft prospects from Southern Utah that are likely to feature in this week’s NFL draft in Chicago, which starts Thursday at 6 p.m. MDT and runs through Saturday afternoon.

QBs Goff and Wentz soar, OT Tunsil takes bizarre tumble

Jay Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 10:31pm

California love for Jared Goff, and Philadelphia pride for Carson Wentz.

LIVE: 2016 NFL Draft Board  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 5:58pm

The 2016 NFL Draft begins Thursday night as college athletes look to make a jump to the highest level of football. Follow along as the first round of the draft kicks off Thursday night.

Idaho dropping to FCS beginning with 2018 season, plans to join Big Sky

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 4:21pm

Idaho will drop to the Football Championship Subdivision beginning in 2018 and intends to join the Big Sky Conference, school President Chuck Staben said Thursday.

Frequently asked questions on the NBA's Last Two Minute referee reports

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 3:32pm

More results on the NBA's public officiating reports, and answering questions I've received from fans on the reports.

Kobe has a sweating issue; cheerleader dos and don'ts ignite controversy

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 10:59am

It has been two weeks since Kobe Bryant has retired from basketball and he’s already become a prop for Ellen DeGeneres. The University of Washington released a flyer on Facebook advising prospective cheerleaders about the various do’s and don’ts of cheerleading.

3 reasons Sitake will send more BYU players to NFL

Dylan Cannon, Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 8:33pm

One of the most consistent knocks on former BYU head football coach Bronco Mendenhall is that he didn't get his players into the NFL. Here are three reasons why new coach Kalani Sitake will change that.

BYU's Olmstead named MPSF coach of the year

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 4:28pm

First-year BYU men’s volleyball coach Shawn Olmstead has set quite the standard in his first season.

BYU football unveils revamped fireside schedule

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 2:43pm

BYU announced a new series of firesides Wednesday, moving the regular player and coach meet-and-greet/testimony meetings to the offseason while weekly alumni firesides will accompany BYU football games during the season.

Goodell: NFL ready to move on from 'Deflategate'

Jay Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 1:57pm

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league is ready to move on from "Deflategate."

Rio gets Olympic flame 100 days before games

Derek Gatopoulos, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 12:40pm

The Olympic flame was handed to organizers of the Rio de Janeiro Games in Athens on Wednesday, 100 days before the opening ceremony in Brazil.

UFC replaces nixed McGregor fight with Jones-Cormier rematch

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 11:34am

UFC is replacing its canceled Conor McGregor fight for another rematch, Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier for the light heavyweight title at UFC 200.

Ted Cruz calls basketball hoop a 'basketball ring'

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 11:09am

In a campaign appearance Tuesday in Indiana, presidential candidate Ted Cruz upset basketball fans everywhere by calling a hoop a "basketball ring."

Grizzlies go to Colorado, leave with ECHL playoff series win  |  Posted  Apr 26th - 10:43pm

Marc Cantin gave Utah a 3-1 lead at the first intermission, and the Grizzlies cruised to a 7-2 victory to take a 4-2 series victory over Colorado in the first round of the ECHL playoffs Tuesday in Loveland, Colorado.

Former BYU-Hawaii coach named first soccer coach in SLCC history

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Apr 26th - 5:56pm

Salt Lake Community College announced the addition of a men’s and women’s soccer program in March. The Bruins now have a face to lead that program as well.

Golden State's Steve Kerr wins Coach of the Year

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 26th - 5:40pm

As Steve Kerr tried to cope with the headaches, nausea, pain and other concerning symptoms, there were times he wondered whether he would even come back to coach the Golden State Warriors this season, whether he even should return to the bench if not 100 percent healthy.

Bryce Harper takes selfie with unsuspecting fan

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Apr 26th - 11:04am

Bryce Harper took a selfie with an unsuspecting Bryce Harper fan yesterday at the museum. Meanwhile, the defending champion Chicago Blackhawks lost by the slimmest of margins.