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Lesson learned: How loss to LAFC spurred Real Salt Lake’s thrilling win over Colorado one week later

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 25th - 8:18pm

Teams get better. Clubs improved. One player isn’t the same at the start of a season as at the end of it.

Oft-injured Colts QB Andrew Luck, 29, announces retirement

Michael Marot, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 25th - 8:36am

Andrew Luck watched one last game from the sideline Saturday.

Plata, Savarino score in stoppage time to help RSL clinch 4th-straight Rocky Mountain Cup

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 24th - 10:13pm

Joao Plata converted a penalty kick in stoppage time, Jefferson Savarino scored with the last touch of the match, and Real Salt Lake went on to beat the Rapids 2-0 to clinch the club’s fourth-straight Rocky Mountain Cup.

3-and-out: How Highland's offensive attack has brought the team together

Ryan Miller, and Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 24th - 7:17pm

Highland doesn't care who gets the credit. That's helped the Rams to a 2-0 start.

Tradition, and a much shorter commute, has Cedar Valley excited to compete in Class 4A

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 24th - 1:22pm

Cedar Valley dropped to 0-2 Friday night with a 42-14 loss to Spanish Fork in the Aviators’ inaugural home game. But the final score is hardly a reflection of just how close the new school is to putting together a complete performance.

Streak ends: US men's basketball falls to Australia, 98-94

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 12:38am

The World Cup is a week away, and the United States is no lock for gold.

Why the once-heated Rocky Mountain Cup rivalry has cooled off

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 8:05pm

RSL has won 10 of the last 12 Rocky Mountain Cups. That's cooled off the once-heated rivalry, but it's not the only reason.

Prep football: Week 2 scores and schedule

KSL Sports  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 6:30pm

Check back here for the latest scores from all the Week 2 high school football games across the state.

BYU wing Zac Seljaas out indefinitely with injured foot suffered in Italy

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 1:08pm

BYU wing Zac Seljaas will miss the start of the 2019-20 season after undergoing surgery for a broken foot Friday, BYU spokesman Kyle Chilton confirmed to

First Jazz coach Tom Nissalke dies at 87

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 12:13pm

Tom Nissalke, the first head coach for the Utah Jazz following their move from New Orleans 1979, died Thursday. He was 87.

KSL College Football Pick'em returns for 2019

Robert Jackson, and Glenn Swan,  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 10:15am

College football fans rejoice, KSL College Football Pick'em is back for the 2019 season. Compete against your friends, family and neighbors for ultimate bragging rights from your living room to the tailgate lot.

Viewmont's dogged defense holds off Davis, 16-13 for first win of season

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 11:04pm

Kaden Smith had three tackles and two interceptions, and Viewmont shut out Davis in the second half en route to a 16-13 victory to claim Viewmont’s first win of the season Thursday night.

5 high school standouts named to Polynesian Football Hall of Fame player of the year watchlist

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 8:26pm

The in-state nominees include Bingham linebacker Sione Fotu, Timpview defensive back Logan Pili, Skyridge defensive end Ioholani Raass, American Fork linebacker Bodie Schoonover and Orem linebacker Noah Sewell.

Locals in the NFL: Where every former high school or college football player in Utah signed to play in the league

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 3:24pm

See the full list below of NFL locals on active rosters. Bookmark this page, and check back later as rosters are shuffled before the regular season kicks off.

Leo, Zlatan and Amy: Utah Royals FC striker honored to be included among soccer's top goals of the year

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 10:17am

Rodriguez’s strike against Sky Blue FC is one of three nominees for the Puskas Award produced by women’s soccer players, a feat in and of itself.

Donovan Mitchell scores 13 as USA beats Australia 102-86

Justin Bergman, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 6:04am

With his team playing on a raised basketball court in a stadium normally used for soccer and cricket, U.S. coach Gregg Popovich said he felt like he was on a movie set.

Human in the helmet: Savon Scarver's faith and football

Paige Mendez,  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:48pm

Savon Scarver is a decorated athlete for Utah State headed into his junior year, but his awards are hardly his most defining attributes, faith in God, for Scarver, is top-priority.

Utah Royals earn split with Washington via scoreless midweek draw

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:33pm

The Royals played to a scoreless draw with the Spirit at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds, Maryland, giving Utah its seventh of nine possible points from a three-match road trip that spanned from Tacoma, Washington to Orlando, Florida.

LaVell Edwards' spirit, family still heavily involved in shaping BYU football program

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:03pm

BYU head coach Kalani Sitake used the final scrimmage of fall camp 2019 to remind his players why legendary football coach LaVell Edwards’ name still sits atop the tower and press box on the west side of the stadium.

Patrick Kinahan: BYU back in the great quarterback business

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:57am

After stumbling on offense for most of the past two seasons, BYU appears ready to make significant improvement on ending drives in the end zone. Not only does quarterback Zach Wilson return as the starter, but most of the coaches on offense are back.