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Great Clips of the Week: Cubs, Brewers dance off in rain delay; Summerhays challenges Finau to non-golf challenge

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:00am

Here’s how the Cubs and Brewers scratched the competitive itch during a delay, and how two former Utah golfers competed away from the links before this week’s Byron Nelson golf tournament.

Jazz Rewind 2016-17: What was your favorite moment of the season?

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted   May 21st - 11:25pm

The 2016-17 Utah Jazz season will be remembered for a lot of moments. Which was your favorite?

Syracuse's Woodhall, Springville boys among big winners at state track meet  |  Posted   May 21st - 7:09pm

Paralympian Hunter Woodall ran a state-record 21.17-second 200-meter dash, as well as a 46.34 400-meter, to finish off his high school career in style Saturday at the state track and field meet at BYU.

3A roundup: Grantsville wins 1st softball title since 1998; Dixie walks off with baseball title  |  Posted   May 21st - 12:32pm

Freshman Cooper Vest belted a first-pitch, three-run home run over the right-field wall at Brent Brown Ballpark in Orem to give Dixie a 6-4 win over Snow Canyon in Saturday’s Class 3A state championship game.

Juan Diego flips script, edges Brighton for boys lacrosse state title

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:58pm

Blake Davis scored his fourth goal of the game with 15 seconds to go, and Juan Diego survived the defending champion Bengals 10-9 in the Class A championship game of the Utah High School Lacrosse League.

Utah softball routs BYU to advance to consecutive Super Regional

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 20th - 8:16pm

Utah scored eight runs while batting around in the sixth inning, and advanced to their second-consecutive NCAA Super Regional with a 14-0 win over rival BYU in six innings Saturday afternoon.

Shipp's first-half goal enough as Sounders beat RSL, 1-0

Mark Moschetti, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 6:50pm

For Harry Shipp, it's no more Mr. Nice Guy — at least not on the field.

Eight-run 3rd helps BYU softball set up rubber match with Utah for NCAA regional title

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 19th - 9:51pm

Libby Sugg went 3 for 3 with four RBIs, including a two-out, two-run home run during an eight-run third inning, to help BYU eliminate Fordham 12-1 in five innings of an NCAA regional elimination game Friday night at Utah’s Demke Family Field.

3A roundup: Grantsville softball advances to championship game  |  Posted   May 19th - 8:40pm

Hannah Butler hit a home run, and the Cowboys held off the Riverhawks 4-1 to advance to the 3A championship game Saturday at Spanish Fork Complex.

Rudy Gobert named finalist for Defensive Player of the Year, Most Improved Player

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   May 19th - 7:16pm

Rudy Gobert was named as a finalist for two of the six major NBA awards Friday: the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year award and Most Improved Player.

No. 16 Utah softball rallies for walkoff win over No. 21 BYU

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 19th - 6:10pm

Pinch hitter Hailey Hilburn stroked a one-out single into shallow center field to drive in the game-winning run and Utah walked off with a 3-2 victory over rival BYU at Dumke Family Stadium in Friday’s NCAA Regional.

Amid cancer recurrence, Holly Rowe gets extension at ESPN

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 11:55am

Between dashing for interviews with coaches and chatting with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, Holly Rowe was back in her element Thursday night. It was a welcome respite for ESPN's veteran sideline reporter nearly two years after her initial cancer diagnosis.

From Left Field: Kobe helps students escape exam; 'Mario' in real life

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 19th - 11:02am

Kobe Bryant saves students from a final exam, a minor league baseball team brings "Mario" to life and Tom Brady designs a car you probably can't afford.

Dennis Lindsey on keeping Gordon Hayward and other offseason plans

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   May 19th - 10:15am

In a wide-ranging interview, Dennis Lindsey outlined his plans for the offseason, from keeping Gordon Hayward in Utah, to his approach to the NBA's salary cap, to how he sees Dante Exum and Derrick Favors fitting in next season for the Jazz.

Herriman lacrosse team comes together to help teammate overcome cancer

Lindsey Peterson  |  Posted   May 19th - 7:40am

The Herriman boys lacrosse team is set to play in the state title game this coming Saturday, an accomplishment that any sports team would like to claim. However, there is more than just talent and long practices behind the team’s success this season

Weber State softball advances to championship round of National Invitational Softball Championships  |  Posted   May 18th - 9:51pm

Sara Hingsberger delivered a three-run home run in the bottom of the fourth inning, and Weber State’s softball team went on to blast Boise State 8-0 in the final game of the Ogden regional of the National Invitational Softball Championships at Weber State.

Bull's one-hitter, defense combine to lead BYU softball to NCAA regional opening win

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 18th - 9:17pm

McKenna Bull spun a complete-game one-hitter, and BYU pounded out 13 hits to shut out the Bulldogs 8-0 in six innings Thursday at Utah’s Dumke Family Stadium.

Harden, James top All-NBA team; George, Hayward shut out

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 18th - 2:46pm

For Cleveland's LeBron James, there was history.

Gobert makes 2nd team All-NBA, Hayward left off teams

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   May 18th - 12:28pm

Rudy Gobert was named as the center to the All-NBA Second Team Thursday. But in bigger news, Gordon Hayward was left off the three teams, making him ineligible for one kind of big-money extension.