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'Cougar Boulevard' unveiled at junction of BYU and Provo City

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 16th - 12:26pm

The first female mayor in Provo City history officially renamed 1230 North — or Bulldog Boulevard — Cougar Boulevard in a special ceremony Wednesday morning, celebrating the collision of city and school with local officials.

Patrick Kinahan: Firing Sitake may not solve BYU's problems

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct 16th - 10:15am

With only one year left on his contract, Kalani Sitake is in a position where he is fighting to keep his job. But firing Sitake and bringing in a new staff may not be the answer to solving all of the problems that are plaguing the BYU football team.

Home field, new playoff adjustment have RSL confident ahead of playoff opener with Portland

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 15th - 6:52pm

Sandy’s Major League Soccer club will host the Portland Timbers in the first round of the MLS Cup playoffs Saturday, and they’ll do it in front of the Real Salt Lake faithful who have driven goalkeeper Nick Rimando through his career.

Former RSL coach responds to team’s motion to have lawsuit dismissed

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 15th - 4:09pm

Former Real Salt Lake head coach Mike Petke says his lawsuit against his former club isn’t just for show.

Jets sign former Rams DB Blake Countess, add another Kaufusi to practice squad

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 3:21pm

The Jets also signed offensive lineman Corbin Kaufusi to the practice squad, where he'll join his brother Bronson, a linebacker.

When to use it? Jazz and the NBA still getting the feel for new coach's challenge

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 15th - 2:30pm

This season, each NBA coach will be able to challenge one foul, out-of-bounds call or goaltending call per game. As preseason play continues, they're still trying to figure out what's the best way to use their new coach's call.

Utah prep athlete sues, says coach told him to 'man up' after concussion

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Oct 15th - 1:44pm

A former high school football player has sued the Cache County School District and the Utah High School Activities Association, alleging his coach told him to “man up” and keep playing in 2017 when he reported thinking he had a concussion.

Utah State men's basketball first ever unanimous pick to win Mountain West Conference

Carra McManamon, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 15th - 1:37pm

The Aggies finished last season with an overall record of 28-7, 15-3 in conference play, and made it to the first round of the NCAA Tournament before losing to Washington.

KSL Pick'em: Ute fans sweep Week 8 prizes

Robert Jackson, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 15th - 10:16am

Utah fans fared well in Week 8, sweeping the weekly prizes as well as landing the top spot for the best local fan base in KSL College Football Pick'em.

Is there a cause for concern after the Jazz drop their third straight preseason game?

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 14th - 11:10pm

The Jazz's defense was bad. Is it just a learning curve as the new additions adjust to playing in Snyder’s system? Is it an intensity issue with it just being the preseason? Or is there a real concern that the Jazz have a problem on their hands?

Evaluating BYU's 'soft' run defense, a bottom-10 unit nationally, before facing No. 14 Boise State

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 14th - 2:47pm

The Cougars (2-4) rank 123rd nationally in rush defense — the seventh-worst mark in the Football Bowl Subdivision — averaging 4.79 yards-against per carry, and 224.5 yards per game.

Ludwig, Huntley have shaped No. 13 Utah into one of the most efficient offenses in the country

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 14th - 1:33pm

It was obvious from Utah’s first drive of the game that Oregon State had entered a battle it had no business being in on Saturday night. It was like knocking on the castle doors with a few individuals to pick a fight.

Great Clips of the Week: Is Utah State's Justin Bean the next 'American Idol'?

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 14th - 11:01am

We’re taking a break from football to focus on college basketball this week, starting with an ode to Utah State forward Justin Bean's potential on the mic.

After record world medal haul, Biles a face of 2020 Olympics

James Ellingworth, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 3:22am

Next stop Tokyo for Simone Biles.

Locals in the NFL: Fred Warner at heart of 49ers' defense in 5-0 start

Sean Walker, KSL.com and Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 13th - 11:12pm

The former BYU linebacker totaled 6 tackles, including a tackle for loss and a quarterback hurry to lift the 49ers to a 5-0 record with a 20-7 win over the Los Angeles Rams.

'Frustrated' Sitake faces another crossroads after USF loss, with No. 14 Boise State on deck

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 13th - 7:14pm

BYU’s stunning 27-23 loss to South Florida has sent the keyboard warriors grabbing for their preferred weapons of choice, firing hot takes into the internet ether like the warm layer of inversion soon to envelop the Salt Lake Valley.

Former BYU Cougar Kyle Collinsworth is looking to 'make the most' of his opportunity with the Jazz

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 13th - 6:57pm

Kyle Collinsworth isn’t on the Jazz training camp roster because he’s a former local college star. He’s on it because, as Jazz coach Quin Snyder said, he’s “a basketball player.” That might sound oversimplistic, but it

Utah up to No. 13 in AP Top 25, No. 14 in Coaches Poll after blowout win over Oregon State

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 13th - 11:13am

Coming off a blowout win on the road against Oregon State, Utah moved up in the national rankings Sunday.

Josh Furlong's AP Top 25 ballot: LSU moves up as Georgia falls; Utah back in Top 10

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 13th - 10:01am

A total of eight Top 25 teams lost this last weekend, including No. 3 Georgia to unranked South Carolina. That helped teams like LSU move up in my ballot this week.

The Triple Option: Utes take care of business in rout over Oregon State

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 12th - 11:06pm

Saturday’s game wasn’t even close, and No. 15 Utah made sure to leave no doubts after a bye week that it was making a run for a second-consecutive Pac-12 championship appearance.