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Photos: March Madness hits Salt Lake City

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Mar 20th - 9:43pm

The NCAA men's basketball tournament is back in Utah and teams from across the country descended in Salt Lake City this week for the first two rounds of the tournament.

Is former BYU star Jimmer Fredette headed to Phoenix?

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 20th - 8:51pm

It's March, and around BYU, that means Jimmer Time. Maybe around Phoenix, too.

Happy homecoming: Mitchell drops 30 in blowout win in MSG

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Mar 20th - 7:54pm

Donovan Mitchell returned to his home state and scored 30 points as the Jazz blew out the Knicks.

Upstarts, blue bloods vying for NCAA Tournament glory in Salt Lake City regional

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 20th - 6:32pm

For the next four days, Salt Lake City will be about the brand names of college basketball, from Kansas to Syracuse to recent powerhouses like top-seeded Gonzaga.

Former Runnin' Ute JoJo Zamora has New Mexico State in familiar territory at NCAA Tournament

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 20th - 3:42pm

New Mexico State will open the NCAA Tournament at 11:30 a.m. Thursday against fifth-seeded Auburn (26-9). The Aggies are a trendy pick in a trend 12-5 upset in the tournament, with a 30-win team and a squad that rotates heavily to play as many as 13.

Utah State looks to build on last year's record-breaking season as spring practice begins

Paul Swenson,  |  Posted Mar 20th - 10:42am

Utah State began their football spring practice Tuesday with a familiar face at the helm.

BYU golfer named to Arnold Palmer Cup team

Paul Swenson,  |  Posted Mar 20th - 10:18am

Peter Kuest will be part of a 12-member team that will represent the United States at the Arnold Palmer Cup this June.

Patrick Kinahan: Utah State best of state in football, basketball

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 20th - 10:15am

These are the best of times for Utah State athletics, considering football and men's basketball each finished ranked in their respective final regular-season polls. USU rules the state of Utah in having the best combined seasons of any other programs

Bracket Challenge: Which high school is the best in the state, round of 64?

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Mar 20th - 9:31am

As madness descends upon the country this week, we begin our latest bracket challenge that pits the state's largest high schools against each other.

Steele's big night leads Utah Valley to 92-84 win over Northridge in CBI opener

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 19th - 10:11pm

Jake Toolson scored 12 of his team-high 21 points in the second half, and Baylee Steele added 19 points and 16 rebounds to help Utah Valley hold off Cal State Northridge 92-84 Tuesday night in the opening round of the College Basketball Invitational.

Former RSL coach Jason Kreis to coach US U-23 team, tasked with reaching Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 7:37pm

Former Major League Soccer coach Jason Kreis has been hired to run the U.S. under-23 team and tasked with the challenge of reaching next year's Olympic tournament after the Americans failed to qualify for the London and Rio de Janeiro Games.

A lot has changed for Donovan Mitchell since his first trip to Madison Square Garden

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Mar 19th - 4:47pm

On Wednesday, Donovan Mitchell will be the main attraction in the "Mecca of Basketball." The same place he grew up attending games.

AP source: Trout, Angels close to record $432M, 12-year deal

Ronald Blum, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 1:38pm

Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are close to finalizing a $432 million, 12-year contract that would shatter the record for the largest deal in North American sports history, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

Ben Anderson: Jazz must plan for future without Exum

Ben Anderson, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 19th - 10:28am

After Dante Exum's latest injury, the Jazz must alter their plans this summer to build in place of Exum, rather than wait for another rehabilitation.

March Madness coming to Salt Lake, bringing local business boost

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 18th - 9:29pm

March Madness tips off Thursday in Salt Lake City with eight teams and their fans coming to town for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.

Rudy Gobert getting appreciated across the NBA

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Mar 18th - 8:23pm

Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder was answering before the question was even finished. He had heard “underappreciated” and “Rudy Gobert” and that was enough for him to know where things were going.

Jazz cool off Bradley Beal in blowout of Washington

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Mar 18th - 7:20pm

Bradley Beal came in playing at an MVP-type level. The Jazz figured out how to stop him.

BYU women draw No. 7 seed, will open NCAA tourney vs. Auburn

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 18th - 3:03pm

BYU will face SEC foe Auburn in the Stanford Regional beginning Saturday afternoon in Stanford, California.

Great Clips of the Week: Jim Boylen ejected on bizarre call; Diogo Brito worthy of (Not) Top 10 moment

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 18th - 11:04am

Before turning the page to the opening round of the NCAA Tournament, let’s take a look back at the weekend, where a former Utah coach got ejected for doing the same thing as his NBA counterpart, a Utah State player deserved a SportsCenter mention.