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Real Salt Lake cuts staff, reduces pay for executives, staff due to COVID-19

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Apr 7th - 11:31am

RSL announced in a statement Tuesday that the organization will not be eligible for the Federal CARES program — part of the $2 trillion stimulus package recently signed by President Donald Trump — and will be forced to reduce staff.

Silver says he does not expect any NBA decisions before May

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 6th - 5:32pm

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is bracing for several more weeks of uncertainty about the remainder of this halted season, revealing Monday night that he does not expect the league will be able to decide anything until at least May.

Utah Jazz GM Justin Zanik interviews with Chicago Bulls

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Apr 6th - 4:36pm

Justin Zanik was promoted to Jazz general manager last May.

Great Clips: NBA players throw down NBA 2K highlights in absence of live sports

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Apr 6th - 11:04am

It turns out that NBA players are a lot like the rest of us: isolated, bored, and playing a lot of video games.

'My heart was racing': Donovan Mitchell loses in first round of NBA2K tournament

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Apr 5th - 6:37pm

Playing with the Brooklyn Nets, Donovan Mitchell lost in the first round of the NBA2K Players Only Tournament.

'The boys were ready': Wasatch Academy's potential title run ended by COVID-19

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Apr 4th - 7:45pm

On Thursday, that postponement stretched interminable: the tournament was cancelled. A consensus top-five team nationally, Wasatch Academy’s season was over.

Kobe, Duncan, Garnett headline Basketball Hall of Fame class

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 4th - 10:11am

as if there was going to be any doubt — that he was a finalist. Duncan and Garnett were also widely perceived to be locks to be part of this class; they were both 15-time NBA All-Stars, and Bryant was an 18-time selection.

Larry H. Miller Group of Companies suffer layoffs amid coronavirus outbreak

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Apr 3rd - 2:46pm

The Larry H. Miller Group of Companies has reduced “a small percentage” of its workforce, according to a statement from the company, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Bracket Challenge: What is the best board game? Winner

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Apr 3rd - 9:29am

After a roller coaster ride of emotions for all participants of this year's bracket challenge — I'm still questioning some of the early round decisions — only one winner could come out on top in the end.

'Roller coaster of different emotions': BYU commits reflect on cutting missions short for coronavirus

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Apr 2nd - 2:30pm

As thousands of missionaries returned home while leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints tried to combat the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, several missionaries connected to the BYU football team are wondering what’s next.

'It makes me proud': Jazz arena earns sensory inclusive certification

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Apr 2nd - 2:00pm

When Vivint Smart Home Arena gets back to being used it'll be even more accommodating for fans with sensory needs than ever before.

Gabi Garcia Fernandez named MPSF Player of the Year, vows to return to BYU volleyball

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Apr 2nd - 1:53pm

Outside hitter Gabi Garcia Fernandez was named MPSF Player of the Year, and head coach Shawn Olmstead took Coach of the Year honors Thursday.

Why Utah State QB Jordan Love has 'highest upside' of NFL draft class

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Apr 1st - 6:53pm

Don't call the former Utah State quarterback a "sleeper." There aren’t a lot of NFL teams who are sleeping on Jordan Love.

Lost track season cost Millard's Shade Woodard chance at scholarship

Ty Bianucci,  |  Posted Apr 1st - 12:25pm

Millard High School has canceled spring sports like the rest of the country. For Shade Woodard, that means all the hard work and preparation to earn a track scholarship to pay for his tuition has been lost. Without it, he won't be able to attend college this fall.

Donovan Mitchell to take part in NBA 2K tournament with other NBA athletes

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Apr 1st - 10:49am

Just over a month ago Donovan Mitchell flew high and delivered a thundering one-handed slam on Washington’s Rui Hachimura. This weekend, the two will face off again — kind of.

Patrick Kinahan: College football facing uncertain future for next season

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted Apr 1st - 10:16am

Another fallout from the coronavirus circulating around the world is the impact it could have on the upcoming college football season.

Bracket Challenge: What is the best board game? Final

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Apr 1st - 9:28am

We've made it to the end and only two games remain: The age-old classic Monopoly and the family-friendly Ticket to Ride.

NFL team owners vote to expand playoffs to 14 teams

Barry Wilner, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 31st - 12:05pm

with two additional wild-card teams in the Super Bowl chase.

As Jazz, NBA hiatus continues, Jazz Gaming, NBA 2K League returning to normalcy

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 31st - 9:28am

Things are hardly normal for Utah Jazz Gaming, the official affiliate of the Utah Jazz in the NBA 2K League.