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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.

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, 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 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 Tour event will do that.

How BYU stacks up against other Big 12 candidates

Dylan Cannon, 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, 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  |  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.

CFB Preview: Utes ready to contend in Pac 12 title race  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 7:27pm

In a little more than a month, Utah football will kick off the 2016 season against in-state foe Southern Utah. Get excited with KSL Sports' annual College Football Preview of the Utes.

Mulholland, Real Salt Lake tie Earthquakes 1-1

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 11:20pm

Luke Mulholland scored in the 64th minute to lift Real Salt Lake into a 1-1 draw with the San Jose Earthquakes on Friday night.

Tacoma puts on offensive fireworks show in win over Bees

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 10:46pm

Rainiers pound out 14 hits, including three home runs in 8-3 win over the Salt Lake Bees Friday night.

Washington golfer hopes to follow brother's example on Tour's Utah stop

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 8:45pm

Andrew Putnam carded a 4-under-par 67 to finish with a two-round total of 133, tied for second place going into the weekend at the PGA Tour’s only official stop in Utah, which his brother Michael won in 2010.

Holmoe: Full Big 12 membership the goal, but football-only possible

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 4:28pm

BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe admits his school is hopeful for an invitation to join the Big 12 conference, but he told Friday that the Cougars are willing to entertain a football-only offer.

Drisdom's 3s lead Team Utah into TBT quarterfinals

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 4:16pm

Tim Drisdom rained 21 points on 7-of-9 shooting from 3-point range to help seventh-seeded Team Utah cruise to a 93-81 win Friday over No. 3-seed Few Good Men, the Gonzaga alumni squad, at Philadelphia University.

What Joe Johnson brings to the Utah Jazz

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 11:15am

He's a seven-time All-Star, though in the twilight of his career. What does he figure to bring to the Jazz as a 35-year-old?

Petition to bring jousting to Olympics; Jimmer gets his degree

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 11:01am

A petition began circulating Thursday to add a medieval sport to the Olympics, Jimmer Fredette gets his degree and David Ortiz gets a ball stuck in a foul pole.