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For Sione Takitaki, BYU's fall camp opener a little extra special

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 10:00pm

BYU's Sione Takitaki returned to the practice field for the Cougars' first day of fall camp — his first official visit since the end of the 2015 season.

Utah football: Update on Carrington transfer, offensive strategy under Troy Taylor

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 8:47pm

University of Utah football coach Kyle Whittingham addressed the media Thursday as part of the Pac-12’s annual media day event ahead of fall camp.

From Left Field: Simone Biles gets a little loopy after wisdom teeth removal

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 11:00am

American gold medal gymnast Simone Biles got a little loopy after having her wisdom teeth taken out Thursday morning. That, plus two crazy baseball ejections in today's From Left Field.

6 storylines to watch as BYU opens fall camp

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 10:15am

Fall camp returns to Provo under second-year head coach Kalani Sitake beginning with the Cougars’ first practice Thursday evening. Here are six storylines to watch before the Cougars’ season opener Aug. 26 against Portland State.

Pac-12 will test shorter halftime, reduced TV timeouts

Dan Greenspan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 2:01pm

The Pac-12 will shorten halftime and reduce the number of commercial breaks during its non-conference schedule this season as part of a trial program to reduce the length of its football games.

Patrick Kinahan: BYU, Utah have own set of concerns

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 11:56am

BYU and Utah begin football practice this week with high goals. Both the Cougars and the Utes believe they are capable of putting together fantastic seasons, but each has questions that need to be answered before the year ends.

Utah picked to finish 2nd in South in Pac-12 preseason media poll

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 8:41am

The University of Utah football program was picked to finish second in South in the Pac-12 preseason media poll Wednesday.

Brain disease seen in most football players in large report

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 10:11pm

Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school.

Aggies picked to finish last in Mountain West in preseason poll

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 6:08pm

Utah State was picked to finish sixth in the Mountain West Conference's Mountain division Tuesday, as announced by the league at its annual media summit in Las Vegas.

Joe Ingles on Hayward's departure, new Jazz players and more

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 4:46pm

Joe Ingles officially put pen to paper on his new four-year deal with the Utah Jazz Tuesday. That meant speaking to the media about his relationship, how the team will play without Gordon Hayward, his thoughts on the new Jazz players and more.

Utah football: 4 storylines going into fall camp

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 11:32am

Football is back this week with the University of Utah kicking off fall camp on Friday.

From Left Field: Jimmer Fredette signs 2-year deal with Shanghai Sharks

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 11:04am

Former BYU star Jimmer Fredette decided to stay in China for the next two seasons, signing an agreement to remain with the Shanghai Sharks. That, plus other sports highlights in today's From Left Field.

Report: Former Oregon receiver enrolls at Utah

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 10:47am

The University of Utah picked up a big-time receiver Tuesday, according to a report by

Ben Anderson: Gordon Hayward compliments, critiques Jazz on his way out the door

Ben Anderson  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 10:14am

In a podcast with ESPN, Gordon Hayward discusses his decision to leave the Jazz, and how he arrived at his decision.

Utah well represented at youth soccer national championship

Lindsey Peterson,  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:36am

The 2017 U.S. Youth Soccer National Championship Series games are this week in Frisco, Texas, and Utah will be well represented with four local soccer teams competing.

Watch: Kyle Kuzma's summer league highlight reel  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 8:57pm

The Los Angeles Lakers took former UCLA star Lonzo Ball with the No. 2 overall pick in this summer's NBA draft. But it was former Utah wing Kyle Kuzma who stole the show during the summer league. Here are his highlights.

Rockies’ Bettis pitches in SLC as he continues journey back to majors after cancer battle

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 3:17pm

Colorado Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis may have been the opposing pitcher at Smith’s Ballpark Sunday night, but it was hard to tell. Salt Lake City was just another stop in his goal to pitch in the majors again after beating cancer twice.

Early reports 'always just rumors,' Hayward says during lengthy free-agent discussion with ESPN

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 3:14pm

Former Utah Jazz star Gordon Hayward discussed at length his free-agent decision with ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski in a lengthy interview on the ESPN reporter's podcast "The Woj Pod."

Great Clips of the Week: Danny Ainge 'posterized' by USU-bound son; Michael Phelps races a shark

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 11:00am

The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree in the case of incoming Utah State freshman Crew Ainge, the son of former BYU star Danny Ainge, as demonstrated in a video that made the rounds on social media Sunday.