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NFL and NBA players alike getting into the Halloween spirit

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 11:00am

One NFL player dressed up as Harry Potter for a mid-week press conference, while one NBA player got his team's logo braided into his hair.

Pumphrey, Aztecs look to keep conference winning streak alive against USU

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 10:42am

San Diego State has won 14 straight Mountain West Conference games and a big reason for that is running back Donnel Pumphrey, who lead the FBS in rushing yards and is second in rushing touchdowns.

BYU, Utah announce football extension through 2022

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:55am

The University of Utah has extended its series with BYU in football, the two programs announced Thursday.

What Washington is saying about Utah before Saturday's showdown

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:20am

Before No. 4 Washington meets No. 17 Utah in a highly anticipated matchup at Rice-Eccles Stadium Saturday, the Huskies are looking forward to their "toughest test so far."

Boateng scores twice in 8 minutes, Galaxy advance past RSL

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 10:40pm

Emmanuel Boateng scored two goals in eight minutes, Landon Donovan had an assist in his first start since 2014 and the Los Angeles Galaxy beat Real Salt Lake 3-1 on Wednesday night in the knockout round of the MLS playoffs.

New-look BYU goes inside-out in annual intrasquad exhibition, but what to make of it?

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 10:28pm

Former Bingham High standout Yoeli Childs had 21 points and 14 rebounds (as well as eight fouls) to lead the White team to an 80-77 win over the Blue squad in the annual Cougar Tipoff.

Former Ute Devontae Booker thrust into starting role with Broncos

Adam Cichoski  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 3:54pm

Days after Devontae Booker had significant carries for the first time all season with the Broncos, Booker is now the feature back in Denver because of an injury to C.J Anderson

BYU football adds home-and-home series with Minnesota

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 1:48pm

BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe has added a two-game, home-and-home series with Big Ten foe Minnesota in 2020 and 2025, the school announced Wednesday.

Big plays from Utah locals in NFL Week 7

Stephen Lindsey  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 11:17am

Big moments from former members of Utah's three big schools marked Week 7's notable local performances.

BYU's passing game needs major upgrade

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 10:20am

BYU's struggles with the passing game have been a major reason the team is 4-4 instead of 6-2 or better. While the problems are not entirely Taysom Hill's fault, accuracy is not his strong suit. And experts say it probably won't get any better.

The Triple Team: 3 thoughts on Jazz vs. Trail Blazers

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Oct 26th - 12:13am

Three thoughts on the game-changing performances of George Hill, Joe Johnson, and Boris Diaw, the crazy statistical feats that this game featured, and Rodney Hood's fantastic dunk.

State football: Provo, Orem advance in 4A play-in games

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:39pm

Provo quarterback Spencer Jorgensen threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score to help the Bulldogs (7-4) hold off a late rally from Skyridge for a 24-16 win in a Class 4A state football play-in game Tuesday afternoon at Orem High.

Steve Young signs excuse note for 9-year-old student

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:07pm

Nine-year-old Cade Draper thought his father was taking him to the dentist on Tuesday afternoon. Instead, Cade went to go meet a football legend that even helped excuse Cade for missing school.

Second half scoring drives key for USU in first conference win

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 7:47pm

The Utah State Aggies scored in two of their first three possessions to start the second half, which was a key to picking up their first Mountain West Conference win of the season.

Lions deal former BYU linebacker Van Noy to Patriots

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 2:47pm

Former BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy has been traded to the New England Patriots for a seventh-round pick, as reported Tuesday by

Jazz have more international players than any NBA team, and more shootaround notes

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 1:19pm

The Utah Jazz have more international players than any NBA team, an injury update (and starting lineups) for the Jazz' opener tonight, and more shootaround notes from Portland.

Have You Seen This? Hurricane windsurfing

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 1:15pm

Red Bull pulls off some crazy competitions like the Red Bull Rampage, but this, the Red Bull Storm Chase, has to be one of the craziest.

Kicking easy field goals in dress shoes is now highly fashionable

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 11:01am

After two easily makeable field goals were missed and ended Sunday's Seahawks-Cardinals game in a tie, the world is happy to show those two NFL kickers just how easy short field goals can be.

Can BYU football become cool?

Ben Anderson, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:31am

If BYU wants to stay relevant in the college football landscape, it must replicate the formula for being cool, and it might already have the pieces.