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Poll: Half of Americans approve of legal sports betting

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:12am

A new poll finds that half of Americans approve of legal sports betting.

Bees player buys own jersey to honor grandfather who died from cancer

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:32am

It’s not often you see a professional baseball player pay for the jersey on their back, but Salt Lake Bees pitcher Ralston Cash didn’t hesitate when he found out that money went to cancer research.

Dixie edges Desert Hills for 4A baseball title; Gunnison breaks 39-year drought with 2A softball title

KSL Sports  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:16am

Kayler Yates drove in the only run of the game in walkoff fashion, and Dixie won its second-straight state title 1-0 over Desert Hills at Dixie State.

Park City pulls off Miner sweep with top-division titles in boys, girls lacrosse

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   May 20th - 7:40am

Charlie Black had a pretty good feeling that Saturday would be special for the Park City lacrosse team.

Justify wins foggy Preakness, keeps Triple Crown bid alive

Stephen Whyno, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 7:01pm

Justify rounded the final turn and hit the top of the stretch winded but with the lead.

Tymrak's goal helps Utah Royals end homestand with 1-0 win over Houston

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   May 19th - 5:09pm

Erika Tymrak scored her first goal in a Utah shirt, and the Royals ended a four-match homestand with a 1-0 win over the Houston Dash in front of 8,323 fans Saturday afternoon at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Former Alta star Kealia Ohai excited for return to Utah for 'business trip' against Utah Royals FC

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 19th - 7:17am

Former Alta High standout Kealia Ohai and the Houston Dash will play Utah Royals FC at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium, where Ohai led the Hawks to four-straight state championships.

BYU softball falls to Drake in rematch after routing UAlbany in Eugene Regional

KSL Sports  |  Posted   May 19th - 12:22am

Nicole Timmons pitched a complete-game shutout allowing just three hits, and Drake did all the scoring it needed in the top of the first to lift the Bulldogs to a win over BYU 3-0, eliminating the Cougars in an NCAA Regional Friday in Eugene, Oregon.

Lone Peak girls win first track title in 18 years, and more from the state track meets

KSL Sports  |  Posted   May 18th - 10:13pm

The Utah High School Activities Association wrapped up the top-three classifications’ track and field meets Friday evening at BYU’s Clarence Robison Track in Provo.

How the Jazz can catch up to Golden State, Houston

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   May 18th - 10:57am

The Jazz showed this year that they're as talented as any team in the Western Conference besides the two front-runners. But there's still a big gap between Utah and a championship. How do they catch up?

'Being a part of BYU basketball is special:' Yoeli Childs explains decision to return for junior year

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   May 17th - 9:55pm

Yoeli Childs found out it would be better for him to return to BYU basketball for his junior season rather than enter the NBA draft, and he announced his decision two days ago.

BYU softball opens NCAA Tournament with 3-2 loss to Drake

KSL Sports  |  Posted   May 17th - 9:13pm

Winning pitcher Nicole Newman went 2-for-2 with a solo home run to help Drake rally past West Coast Conference champion BYU 3-2 in the opening game of the NCAA Tournament Thursday in Eugene, Oregon.

Utah may be home to 2 future pro golfers

Kenyon Finch,  |  Posted   May 17th - 2:00pm

Zach Jones and Cole Ponich are two of the top ranked junior golfers in the country. The two high school juniors have battled for the state crown and in tournaments throughout the U.S. The two golfers may be on the PGA Tour one day.

Needing a win, Utah Royals take break to focus on ending 4-match homestand with 3 points

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   May 17th - 10:32am

Looking to change things up a bit, head coach Laura Harvey gave the players a few days off to step away from the game and reconnect before Saturday’s home date with the Houston Dash at 1:30 p.m. MDT on Lifetime TV.

Runnin' Utes schedule 2-game series with Kentucky

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted   May 17th - 10:20am

The University of Utah men’s basketball program has added Kentucky to its nonconference schedule, the university announced Thursday.

Second-quarter shutout leads Brighton past Corner Canyon into 3rd-straight Class A boys lacrosse final

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   May 16th - 8:56pm

Chase Ebeling, Kyler Kehl and Easton Albert each scored two goals to help the Bengals pull past host Corner Canyon 13-9 and into a third-straight state championship match.

Jazz’s Mitchell, Gobert, Snyder all finalists for NBA awards

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   May 16th - 7:30pm

Utah Jazz rookie guard Donovan Mitchell, center Rudy Gobert, and head coach Quin Snyder were all named as finalists for NBA awards on Wednesday.

Dennis Erickson to lead Alliance of American Football Salt Lake franchise

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   May 16th - 3:49pm

Former University of Utah offensive coordinator Dennis Erickson was named the head coach of the Alliance of American Football’s franchise during a press conference Wednesday at Rice-Eccles Stadium.

Utah Jazz Summer League dates and teams announced

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   May 16th - 10:35am

The Utah Jazz Summer League has been moved back to Vivint Arena in 2018, with the four-team, six-game tournament taking place from July 2-5, the team announced Wednesday.