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A-Rod and a cloud of defense: Utah Royals move 1 point off lead with 1-0 win over winless Sky Blue

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 15th - 11:11pm

Rodriguez’s 16th-minute goal and the defensive shutout that accompanied it led Utah to their fifth win of the season, 1-0 over league-worst Sky Blue Face in front of an announced crowd of 5,777 fans Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.

OJ Simpson on Twitter: 'I got a little gettin' even to do'

Linda Deutsch, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 8:20pm

O.J. Simpson launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star said he's got a "little gettin' even to do."

World Cup Royal Roundup: Scott's Canada takes shutout from Bowen's New Zealand

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 15th - 3:28pm

In four matches through the first round of group play at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, Utah Royals FC players were on the winning side of the result only half the time.

From Louisville to Utah: Gaby Vincent turns tryout into critical spot in Royals FC's defense

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 14th - 6:47pm

The 5-foot-6 center back has played in three-straight games of her rookie season with the Royals, who return from the Women’s World Cup break at 8 p.m. MDT Saturday against New Jersey’s Sky Blue FC.

Lehi's Tony Finau on track to miss cut at US Open

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 14th - 5:44pm

The Salt Lake City-born pro golfer who lives in Lehi carded a 1-over-par 72 to finish with a two-day total of 4-over 146, missing the projected cutline at a major for the first time since the PGA Championship in 2016.

Transfer notebook: UNLV's Trey Woodbury commits to Utah Valley amid BYU interest

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 14th - 4:37pm

Woodbury, a three-star shooting guard who prepped at Las Vegas’ Clark High School, averaged 1.4 points and 6.3 minutes per game as a freshman at UNLV.

Panel: 90% of US sport bets could be online in 5 to 10 years

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 14th - 4:09pm

Some gambling and technology executives say 90% of sports betting in the United States will be done over mobile phones or the internet in the next five to 10 years.

How the Utah Jazz helped create a basketball-crazed state

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 14th - 12:14pm

With a rabid fan base, community courts and massive youth organization, the Jazz's impact can be felt from the rec leagues to the pros and, really, everywhere in between.

Raptors capture first NBA title, beat Warriors in Game 6

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 13th - 9:53pm

The Raptors defeated the Warriors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thursday to win their first NBA title.

Sean Walker: Unsportsmanlike conduct? Let US women celebrate World Cup blowout

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 13th - 10:13am

Not since the ‘92 Dream Team crushed little-known Angola 116-48 has an American sporting team faced as much scrutiny over a final scoreline.

Abejas de Salt Lake and the Copa de la Diversión

Casey Overfield, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 13th - 10:04am

The Salt Lake Bees become the Abejas de Salt Lake during five regular season games this year as a part of the Minor League's second annual Copa de la Diversión.

Arch Madness: Blues win 1st Stanley Cup, beating Bruins 4-1

Jimmy Golen, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 12th - 9:03pm

Blues goalie Jordan Binnington was waiting patiently, as NHL rookies learn to do, while the Stanley Cup was passed from teammate to teammate across the recently conquered ice of the new Boston Garden.

Tony Finau 'enjoying the journey' to become one of world's best

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 12th - 8:21pm

Tony Finau will be looking for his first major victory at the U.S. Open this weekend.

Former RSL coach Jason Kreis returns to Utah, eager to rebuild the United States' U-23 squad

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 12th - 6:07pm

When Jason Kreis stepped on to the field at the RSL Academy complex in Herriman — an $80 million facility that he helped build, in some ways — the United States’ U-23 national team coach felt a bit at home.

US catches heat for World Cup goal celebrations

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 12th - 12:36pm

The goals were one thing, the celebrations another.

Why team USA's World Cup win was so significant

Casey Overfield, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 12th - 11:43am

Why the USA's game one of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup against Thailand was so important in tournament history.

Real Salt Lake bounced from Open Cup by LAFC, 3-0

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 11th - 10:05pm

Carlos Vela, Lee Nguyen and Adama Diomande scored a goal in either half, and LAFC rolled through Rio Tinto Stadium en route to a 3-0 win over RSL in front of an announced crowd of 15,039 fans in the Open Cup’s fourth round.

Alex Morgan has 5 goals as US routs Thailand 13-0

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 11th - 3:14pm

Thailand was never a real threat to the U.S. national team. Even so, the three-time Women's World Cup champions had no desire to go easy on a lesser opponent in their opening game.

Web Weave: The end of the college season, but the start of the D'LO era?

Ryan Miller, KSL.com and Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 11th - 11:06am

KSL.com's sports team answers some of the pressing questions from the Utah sports scene.

Ben Anderson: Jazz have blue-blood options with 23rd pick

Ben Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 11th - 11:01am

The Utah Jazz have various options with the 23rd NBA draft pick, including three players from blue blood programs that may be available late in the first round.