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Jazz notes: Jazz great in Game 6s, Clippers could change starting lineups

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:02pm

As the Jazz travel back to Salt Lake City to prepare for Game 6, here's a few notes on things to watch for in the critical closeout game Friday night.

ESPN will lay off 100 on-air personalities and writers, source says

Ahiza Garcia and Frank Pallotta, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:54am

ESPN plans to lay off 100 on-air personalities and writers, a source familiar with the matter told CNNMoney on Wednesday.

Patrick Kinahan: Classic Jazz basketball creating playoff success

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:23am

The Jazz got down and dirty to beat the Clippers in the pivotal Game 5 to grab a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. Playing strong defense and hitting open shots have been foundation pieces in helping transform the franchise into a playoff team.

Utah scores early and often, routs UVU in midweek contest

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:16am

DaShawn Keirsey Jr. had five hits and Utah broke a 4-game losing streak to Utah Valley on Tuesday night in a big way with a 23-5 win at Brent Brown Ballpark.

The Triple Team: Jazz clutch resilience leads to Game 5 win over Clippers

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:11am

On the effort plays and resilience that pushed the Jazz on top in the fourth quarter, the Jazz's scoring options coming through when it mattered most, and the Jazz's depth beating the Clippers' stars.

Hayward scores 27, Jazz beat Clippers 96-92 to take 3-2 lead

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 12:52am

Still weak and lacking his usual energy after a bout with food poisoning, Gordon Hayward leaned on his teammates. They came up big.

BYU's Dave Rose confirms 4 player departures, 5 additions to hoops program

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:04pm

Even a team like BYU, which had just two seniors on its roster in 2016-17, seems to be hit by departures. BYU coach Dave Rose confirmed the departure of four players from his program Tuesday.

Under-the-radar Weber State linebacker watches NFL draft stock rise

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:07pm

As the NFL draft prepares to take center stage this week, scouts across the league are trying to find this year’s under-the-radar prospect who can blossom into a high-level NFL player. Weber State linebacker Tre’von Johnson believes he can do

NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire after season

Jenna Fryer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 4:38pm

It's never easy to be the son of a legend, especially when he is a tough-as-nails hero and the most feared man in his profession.

Jazz shootaround: Hayward, Gobert ready to play normal minutes in Game 5

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 3:12pm

The Jazz's two best players are both ready to play their normal minutes in Game 5 after being sidelined by food poisoning and a knee injury, respectively.

Ben Anderson: Playoff magic alive for the Utah Jazz

Ben Anderson, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:47am

The Jazz are back in the playoffs, and through four games, the team appears to have found the same magic that made the Stockton and Malone era enjoyable for Jazz fans for more than a decade.

Great Clips of the Week: Gronk auditions for White House press secretary; Russell Westbrook doesn't like your questions

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:01am

In the latest Great Clips of the Week, Rob Gronkowski has White House press secretary Sean Spicer's back; an NFL reporter praises former BYU quarterback Taysom Hill; and Russell Westbrook is not having a reporter's question for teammate Steven Adams.

Projected 1st-round pick Bolles ready to represent Utah in NFL draft's primetime

Brittany Copeland  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:13am

The NFL draft begins Thursday, but only one local player is expected to hear his named called in the first round in primetime.

The Triple Team: Joe Johnson carries Jazz to Game 4 win

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:00am

Joe Johnson carried the Jazz for the game's final seven minutes to help tie the series at two games each. That, plus notes on Rudy Gobert's return, Derrick Favors' great game, and Gordon Hayward's sickness.

Johnson scores 28, Jazz beat Clippers 105-98 to even series

Kareem Copeland, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:24pm

Joe Johnson saved the Utah Jazz — again.

Chappell wins Texas Open by 1 stroke; Utah's Finau tied for 3rd

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:44pm

Kevin Chappell made an 8-foot putt on the final hole to win the Valero Texas Open by one stroke on Sunday.

No. 3 BYU men's volleyball to face Barton in NCAA Tournament first round

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 2:42pm

The Cougars (24-4) received an at-large bid and the No. 3 seed in next week’s NCAA Tournament, and will face tourney debutant Barton from Conference Carolinas Tuesday, 4 p.m. MDT, in Columbus, Ohio.

Vazquez secures Atlanta 3-1 win over Salt Lake with 1st goal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 9:50pm

Brandon Vazquez scored his first MLS goal in the closing seconds of stoppage time to secure Atlanta United's 3-1 win over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.

Kuest takes medalist honors as BYU men's golf wins first WCC title since 2014

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 8:30pm

Peter Kuest fired consecutive rounds in the 60s with Saturday’s 68 to win medalist honors to shoot 11-under-par in three days, and the Cougars held a seven-stroke win over No. 22 Pepperdine for BYU’s first conference title since 2014.