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'2 angels' save BYU basketball alum from near-fatal wasp attack in Hawaii

Dave Cawley  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 3:43pm

Two total strangers saved the life of former BYU basketball player Jake Shoff after wasp stings prompted a severe allergic reaction as he vacationed with family in Hawaii.

From Left Field: Dodgers organist pays tribute to Linkin Park singer

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 11:31am

The Dodgers organist pays tribute to Chester Bennington who died Thursday. Also, a fan misses two shots at a foul ball and Sergio Garcia loses a battle with a bush.

Joe Ingles plans to give some of his contract to underprivileged families in Utah

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 10:52am

Joe Ingles told an Australian paper that he wants to use some of his new $52 million contract to help underprivileged families in Utah. In other news, Jazz players are participating in basketball camps and charity games around the globe.

MLS will start video review for all league matches on Aug. 5

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 10:04pm

Major League Soccer will begin using video review for all matches on Aug. 5.

Former Utah guard transfers to BYU for senior season

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 6:25pm

Former Utah guard Malia Nawahine will play her final season of collegiate eligibility at BYU, the Cougars announced Thursday.

Key events in OJ Simpson's fall from sports hero, movie star

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 3:22pm

O.J. Simpson's story represents one of the most dramatic falls from grace in the history of American pop culture.

10 years later, Utah native moving past nearly fatal bull-riding accident

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 11:40am

Just as Tag Elliott was ascending to the top of the world rodeo circuit, tragedy struck his own career — but made him stronger.

From Left Field: Utah's Kyle Kuzma gets recognition from Kevin Durant

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 10:59am

Former Utah basketball star Kyle Kuzma received a shoutout from Kevin Durant after winning the NBA Summer League MVP trophy and championship. That, plus one Tour de France rider showed off his gnarly legs after finishing a stage.

Coaches hoping Laulu-Pututau’s weight gain bears fruit on Cougar tight ends

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 10:15am

Like a lot of high school football players with Division I aspirations, Moroni Laulu-Pututau wore a lot of hats in his prep days at Mountain Crest, but never tight end. Until now.

For world champion cowboy Kaycee Feild, Days of ’47 adds to legacy of legendary father

Rod Zundel  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 9:20am

For four-time world bareback champion Kaycee Feild and the rest of the first family of Utah rodeo, the Days of ’47 represents a special place — starting with the new statue that sits outside the rodeo arena honoring a legend of the sport.

BYU’s Mangum added to Davey O’Brien Award watch list

Lindsey Peterson,  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 1:32pm

Tanner Mangum of BYU football has been named to another award watch list this preseason. He is a candidate for the Davey O’Brien Award. Mangum is already on the watch list for the Maxwell Award.

Patrick Kinahan: How long can BYU keep Sitake?

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 10:16am

If BYU has a big season this year it could end up making Kalani Sitake a hot commodity in the college football world. The big question then becomes whether BYU, which normally doesn't pay its coaches outrageous money, will pony up enough to keep him.

Weber State picked 5th in Big Sky preseason poll

Lindsey Peterson,  |  Posted   Jul 18th - 7:33pm

The Weber State football team was picked to finished in fifth place in the Big Sky conference this upcoming season. The preseason polls were released on Tuesday at the conference media day in Park City.

Nike to release gold alternate Jazz jersey in 2017-18 season

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   Jul 18th - 4:55pm

The Jazz will use a gold jersey as one of their alternates this season, according to sources, under the NBA's new uniform deal with Nike.

From Left Field: Cowboys receiver's dog held for ransom, safely returned

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   Jul 18th - 11:03am

Dallas Cowboys receiver Lucky Whitehead announced a positive resolution Tuesday morning, when he posted a Snapchat video reunited with his allegedly stolen dog, Blitz.

Ben Anderson: With nothing to prove, Jazz are free to play

Ben Anderson  |  Posted   Jul 18th - 10:51am

Now free from the weight of re-signing Gordon Hayward, the Jazz can play free of burden.

Utahns: Manchester United-RSL match a 'once-in-a-lifetime opportunity'

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted   Jul 18th - 10:18am

Fans from across the state — some from out of state — made their way to watch one of the biggest team names in world sports play in Utah. Some saw it as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Decision to leave Utah paying off for Kyle Kuzma

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted   Jul 18th - 9:51am

The decision to forego a senior season at the University of Utah was met with skepticism and doubts for forward Kyle Kuzma.

New signee Lukaku helps Manchester United rally past RSL in unique friendly

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Jul 17th - 10:15pm

Newly signed Romelu Lukaku scored the game-winning goal, and world soccer powerhouse Manchester United came from behind for a 2-1 win over Real Salt Lake in the Utah side’s first match since July 4.