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

Paige Mendez, KSL.com  |  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, KSL.com  |  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, KSL.com  |  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.

KSL College Football Pick'em returns for 2019

Robert Jackson, KSL.com and Glenn Swan, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 21st - 12:15pm

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.

Patrick Kinahan: BYU back in the great quarterback business

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com 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.

BYU approaching end to fall camp, but game prep has already begun — including against Utah

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:43pm

The official end to fall camp will come shortly after a scrimmage Wednesday. But even so, the Cougars have already begun looking ahead to the 2019 schedule — which starts next Thursday, Aug. 29, against in-state rival and No. 14-ranked Utah.

Ben Anderson: Can Jazz improve with Conley and Bogdanovic's regression?

Ben Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 20th - 11:33am

Mike Conley and Bojan Bogdanovic are likely to take a step back in averages next season, but can it still be an improvement over what the Jazz had?

First-year Mountain Ridge building foundation, culture for football and life

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 19th - 9:47pm

Right now, they’re happy to have a field. And soon, they’ll be happy to have a weight room. So Friday night's 56-0 shutout loss to Olympus was just part of the process for first-year Mountain Ridge.

Bonding, basketball and (of course) pizza: BYU opens preseason giro d'Italia under new boss Mark Pope

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 19th - 8:24pm

Between cultural excursions, museum and art gallery tours, and plenty of pizza, what else can the BYU basketball team do over the next week while it visits Italy to prepare for the 2019-20 season? Oh yeah, maybe play a little hoops.

Donovan Mitchell's offseason with USA basketball should help the Jazz

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 19th - 6:11pm

Donovan Mitchell quickly won the respect of his Jazz teammates — he's doing the same with Team USA.

Great Clips of the Week: Venezuelan Little Leaguer has last laugh after showcasing batting stance

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 19th - 11:28am

Deivis Ordonez has a way of helping his team that you might not expect — by lining up in a stance so low that it makes his strike zone nearly impossible to hit.

Utes enter season ranked No. 14 in preseason AP Top 25

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 19th - 9:56am

With less than two weeks to go before Utah kicks off the season on the road against in-state rival BYU, the Utes will enter the season ranked in the Top 25.

Josh Furlong's AP Top 25 ballot: Clemson takes top honor in preseason poll

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 19th - 8:00am

The 2019 season is soon underway with Week 0 action kicking off Saturday. With that comes the release of the preseason Associated Press Top 25 Poll.

Locals in the NFL: Taysom Hill leads local-laden Saints to comeback victory in La La Land

Sean Walker, KSL.com and Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 18th - 10:23pm

Hill completed 11-of-15 passes for 136 yards and two touchdowns to rally the Saints to a 19-17 win over the Los Angeles Chargers in front of a less-than-lively crowd at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.

Hermans wins Tour of Utah with strong ride in final stage

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 6:46pm

Ben Hermans finished near the front once more in the final stage of the Tour of Utah on Sunday, allowing him to wrap up the overall title after taking second in the week-long race a year ago.

Utah's Andy Ludwig bringing the 'fun' to offense

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 18th - 6:21pm

The program may be on its eighth offensive coordinator in Kyle Whittingham’s tenure as head coach, but there’s been little talk in Utah’s fall camp of the struggle it takes to adjust to a new offensive scheme.

Vela, 10-man LAFC pull away from 10-man Real Salt Lake, 2-0 in battle of west's best

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 10:45pm

Carlos Vela converted a penalty kick just after the hour-mark, and 10-man Los Angeles FC went on to beat 10-man Real Salt Lake, 2-0 Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Press, Rodriguez keep Utah Royals FC rolling with 2-0 win at Orlando

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 8:04pm

Christen Press and Amy Rodriguez each scored a goal in the second half, and the Royals went on to shut out the Orlando Pride, 2-0 for their third-straight win Saturday evening at Exploria Stadium in Orlando, Florida.

Locals in the NFL: Former Utah kicker Matt Gay boots game-winning field goal for Bucs

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 2:29pm

Tampa Bay Buccaneers showed why they wanted him when the fifth-round draft pick booted a 48-yard field goal with 6 seconds left Friday night in a 16-13 win over in-state rival Miami.

Defense keying Real Salt Lake's momentous climb up Western Conference after 3rd-straight win

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 8:46am

For the second time in a month, Real Salt Lake held an opponent not just scoreless, but without a single shot on goal.