Anyone driving on 500 South by Rice-Eccles Stadium has probably seen it: a new giant video scoreboard. But it’s not just a big video screen. It’s also a brand new sound system that university officials say will enhance the fan experience.
Jakob Poeltl was selected No. 9 overall to the Toronto Raptors in Thursday’s NBA draft, joining former Utah teammate Delon Wright. The Kareem Abdul-Jabaar award winner and Pac-12 Player of the Year was seen as one of the best big men in this year’s draft.
Former Utah Utes basketball star Jakob Poeltl is ready for his close-up, a fan invades the pitch and bows to Lionel Messi, and Steph Curry's dad, Dell, gets dabbed on after Game 7. More fun stories from the world of sports in today's From Left Field!
Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Jun 22nd - 10:14am
Coming off a stellar performance in the NBA Finals in leading Cleveland to the championship, LeBron James has elevated his game to incredible levels. At this point James ranks with the game's best and should be in the all-time starting five lineup.
Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Jun 15th - 10:17am
Bronco Mendenhall and Kyle Whittingham were not exactly the best of friends over the last decade as coaches at BYU and Utah, respectively. But the frosty relationship between the two football rivals has changed now that Kalani Sitake is BYU's coach.
At the annual Liberty Mutual Invitational golf tournament supporting the National Kidney Foundation, BYU coach Kalani Sitake and Utah coach Kyle Whittingham shared laughs — but Whittingham had the last one as his Ute-based squad won the duel.
Chase Fischer wasn’t brought in as a top-tier NBA draft lottery prospect. But the 6-foot-3 shooter who averaged 15.8 points per game on 41 percent shooting in two seasons in Provo is confident he’ll have a professional career ahead of him.
BYU pitcher Michael Rucker was named a Louisville Slugger third-team All-American on Thursday, and Utah baseball coach Bill Kinneberg was named Pac-12 coach of the year after leading the Utes to a conference championship.
Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Jun 1st - 10:13am
Four months after canceling next season's game in Provo, Utah has agreed to schedule BYU in basketball early in the 2017-18 season. Utah bought out next season's game after saying the hotly contested rivalry had become too toxic and needed a break.