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American Fork 'plays from ahead' to capture 5A baseball title

Sean Walker and Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted  May 27th - 11:05pm

American Fork scored four runs in the sixth inning to secure an 8-4 win over rival Lone Peak and force an elimination game Friday in the Class 5A state championship at Utah Valley University.

James scores 33, Cavaliers reach second straight NBA Finals

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 9:22pm

LeBron James scored 33 points, Kevin Love had 20 points and 12 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers advanced to their second straight NBA Finals by beating the Toronto Raptors 113-87 in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals Friday night.

Evans leads Timpanogos to 4A baseball title for 1st championship since 2008

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 27th - 7:48pm

Brayden Millet’s two-run single scored during a four-run seventh inning as Timpanogos baseball handed Orem its first loss of the postseason, 7-6, to force a winner-take-all final in the Class 4A state championship at Brent Brown Ballpark at UVU.

West HS catch is 'SportsCenter' top play; Spelling Bee showdown moments go viral

Carter Williams  |  Posted  May 27th - 11:02am

West HS outfielder's catch sends the sports world buzzing, the Scripps Spelling Bee gets social media chirping and legendary broadcaster Vin Scully recites a famous scene from a movie.

Do Jazz go 'dynamic' or 'fundamental' in free agency?

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  May 27th - 10:38am

Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey says that the Jazz will push to go "dynamic" in free agency first, then go "fundamental" if that doesn't work out. What does that mean?

9-time champion Nadal out of French Open with injured wrist

Howard Fendrich, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 27th - 10:10am

Nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal pulled out of the Grand Slam tournament on Friday, citing an injury to his left wrist.

BYU baseball strikes out 17 times in loss to Gonzaga in WCC Tourney opener

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 27th - 12:09am

BYU baseball saw history Thursday night. But for the Cougars, the history came on the Gonzaga mound.

Defending champion Warriors stave off elimination, beat OKC

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 11:20pm

"We ain't going home! We're not going home!" Stephen Curry screamed at the top of his lungs.

Viewmont boys capture first 5A soccer title in 21 years

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 26th - 10:46pm

Kason Larsen's uncle Josh was on Viewmont's last state title-winning boys soccer team in 1995. He made his mark on the Vikings' latest triumph Thursday night at Juan Diego.

Spanish Fork wins second consecutive 4A softball championship

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  May 26th - 10:35pm

Spanish Fork won the 4A softball title for the second straight season by defeating the Maple Mountain Eagles 5-2 Thursday evening.

Walk-off home run gives Riverton comeback for 5A softball title

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  May 26th - 9:34pm

A walk-off three-run home run with two strikes and two outs left by Riverton's Taylor Eakle gave the Silverwolves the 5A state championship over West.

Baylor demotes Starr, fires coach amid sex assaults scandal

Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 8:10pm

Ken Starr, who zealously pursued charges against a sitting U.S. president in a White House sex scandal, was stripped of his job as president of Baylor University on Thursday after a scathing review found that under his leadership, the school did little to respond to accusations of sexual assault involving members of its vaunted football program.

Golden Eagles earn 4th straight shutout to claim 4A soccer title

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 26th - 7:24pm

Dawson Beutler scored the only goal of the match 15 minutes in, and goalkeeper Spencer Young marshaled Maple Mountain’s defense to its 15th shutout of the year in a 1-0 win over Orem to clinch the 4A state title Thursday afternoon.

Runnin’ Utes schedule future series with Butler, Xavier and BYU

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  May 26th - 6:54pm

The University of Utah announced Thursday three new basketball series for the upcoming two seasons.

Orem baseball's Hermansen leads dad's team to 4A title game, will face Timpanogos

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 26th - 4:43pm

Orem coach Carl Hermansen’s son Fisher drove in the game-winner with a walk-off single on two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning to rally the Tigers to a 7-6 win over Corner Canyon in the 4A winner’s bracket final Thursday at UVU.

What are realistic expectations for BYU football in 2016?

Mitch Harper, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 26th - 11:01am

What should the expectations for fans be for BYU football this fall?

Rucker, No. 30 Cougars 'all business' in opening WCC Tourney

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 26th - 10:15am

Unbeaten right-hander Michael Rucker (11-0) is scheduled to take the hill Thursday when second-seeded BYU opens the West Coast Conference Tournament against No. 3-seed Gonzaga at 8 p.m. MT in Stockton, California.

LeBron, Love power Cavaliers to 116-78 romp over Raptors

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 10:10pm

Back home, the Cavaliers were not hospitable.

UVU's Frey commits to Montana State for final year of college hoops

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 25th - 10:08pm

Utah Valley’s Konner Frey announced Wednesday that he was transferring to Montana State for the final year of his collegiate eligibility.