San Diego State and Boise State are the preseason favorites to meet in the Mountain West Conference championship game in December. Utah State was picked to finish third in the Mountain Division behind Boise State and Air Force.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe admits his school is hopeful for an invitation to join the Big 12 conference, but he told ESPN.com Friday that the Cougars are willing to entertain a football-only offer.
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.