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Jazz host 'Blue Out' to honor former great Edwards in home opener

Rod Zundel  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 10:06pm

The Jazz will welcome the Los Angeles Lakers wearing their brand-new blue sleeved uniforms for the first time in franchise history, and will honor former Utah great Theodore “Blue” Edwards, who played for the Jazz from 1989-92.

Prep volleyball: Morgan repeats to win 3A title with finals sweep  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:46pm

Top-ranked Morgan led early and often to win its second straight Class 3A state volleyball championship with a 25-15, 28-26, 25-21 sweep of Desert Hills at Utah Valley University.

Favors fully participating in practice; evaluating Jazz's defense against Portland

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 4:30pm

Derrick Favors fully participated in practice for the first time Thursday, giving the media the first chance to speak with the big man since his injury. Meanwhile, we also learned more about the Jazz's defensive effort (good and bad) vs. Portland.

Scouting the Washington Huskies

Stephen Lindsey  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 3:29pm

The Utes' toughest test of the season so far comes to town in the form of the No. 4-ranked Washington Huskies.

5 matchups to watch in college football, week 9

Adam Cichoski  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 3:22pm

Several undefeated teams will have to fight to keep their perfect records intact this weekend.

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.

Davin Guinn's path to BYU was unconventional, but unregrettable

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 10:15am

Davin Guinn took a chance in transferring to BYU from UC Riverside after a two-year church mission. It's a risk he's never regretted.

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.