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Vela, 10-man LAFC pull away from 10-man Real Salt Lake, 2-0 in battle of west's best

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 17th - 10:45pm

Carlos Vela converted a penalty kick just after the hour-mark, and 10-man Los Angeles FC went on to beat 10-man Real Salt Lake, 2-0 Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Press, Rodriguez keep Utah Royals FC rolling with 2-0 win at Orlando

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 17th - 8:04pm

Christen Press and Amy Rodriguez each scored a goal in the second half, and the Royals went on to shut out the Orlando Pride, 2-0 for their third-straight win Saturday evening at Exploria Stadium in Orlando, Florida.

Locals in the NFL: Former Utah kicker Matt Gay boots game-winning field goal for Bucs

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 17th - 2:29pm

Tampa Bay Buccaneers showed why they wanted him when the fifth-round draft pick booted a 48-yard field goal with 6 seconds left Friday night in a 16-13 win over in-state rival Miami.

Defense keying Real Salt Lake's momentous climb up Western Conference after 3rd-straight win

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 17th - 8:46am

For the second time in a month, Real Salt Lake held an opponent not just scoreless, but without a single shot on goal.

Scotty Edwards' 5 TDs help Olympus roll past newcomers Mountain Ridge, 56-0

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 16th - 10:16pm

Edwards scored five touchdowns, and the Titans took a 42-0 lead into halftime en route to a 56-0 rout of the newest school in the Salt Lake Valley.

Donovan Mitchell scores 13 as USA tops Spain in pre-World Cup exhibition

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 10:16pm

This was a week of wake-up calls for USA Basketball, some provided by unheralded G League players in practice and now more offered up by the Spanish national team.

Canola wins sprint to take stage at Tour of Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 8:07pm

Marco Canola jumped ahead of the sprinters left from a reduced bunch, holding off Travis McCabe and Brendan Rhim to win Friday night's criterium-like stage in the Tour of Utah.

Have you seen this? Hypnotized football team gets crazy

Katie Workman,  |  Posted Aug 16th - 8:05pm

Have you ever wanted to see a congregation of collegiate football players get hypnotized and go wild? The idea never crossed my mind, but today I feel blessed it has crossed someone else’s.

Prep football: Week 1 scores and schedule Staff  |  Posted Aug 16th - 6:30pm

Check back here for the latest scores from all the Week 1 high school football games across the state.

The Olympics and the Jazz: Gold medalist Tumua Tavana is now making name with the Utah Jazz

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Aug 16th - 5:45pm

Before she was helping manage some of the Utah Jazz biggest partnerships with companies like Qualtrics and Mountain America, Tavana was a goalie for the 2012 USA Olympic water polo team in London — the first American women's team to win the Olympics

Bell on offense, Fillinger on defense: Corner Canyon grinds away opening night win over Orem, 30-14

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 15th - 10:54pm

Austin Bell ran for 127 yards and three touchdowns to drive the reigning 5A state champs — now competing in Class 6A — to a 30-14 win over Orem in a clash of title holders.

'One of the best coaches ever': Bryon Russell joins cry for a Jerry Sloan statue

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Aug 15th - 6:05pm

Since reports of his deteriorating health, fans and former players have called for a statue for the beloved former Jazz coach.

Earnhardt takes weekend off after plane crash near Bristol

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 3:15pm

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will take the weekend off from broadcasting to be with his wife and daughter after the three were in a plane crash landing Thursday near Bristol Motor Speedway.

UVU hoops releases full 2019-20 schedule; UNLV transfer Trey Woodbury cleared to play

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 15th - 1:16pm

Trey Woodbury, a former three-star shooting guard from Las Vegas who played one season at UNLV, has received a waiver from the NCAA clearing him to play immediately for the Wolverines, a source with knowledge of the clearance told

Real Salt Lake pours in 3 against Seattle to stretch unbeaten run to 6 straight

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 14th - 10:58pm

Sam Johnson, Albert Rusnak and Corey Baird each scored a goal to help Real Salt Lake thump Pacific Northwest rivals Seattle Sounders FC, 3-0 for the Salt Lake side’s sixth-straight match without a loss Wednesday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.

No room for average for the Aggies

Paige Mendez,  |  Posted Aug 14th - 10:03pm

After USU's 11-2 run last season, there is simply no room for lukewarm football in Logan — they'll either be incredible or incredibly disappointing. Aggie fans across the state are desperately hoping it'll be the first.

5 storylines to watch during the 2019 Utah high school football season

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 14th - 8:45pm

Before heading to the neighborhood gridiron, let's take a look at some of the top storylines, teams and players to watch this fall.

Utah freshman RB Jordan Wilmore turning heads in fall camp

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:02pm

“Jordan Wilmore was what we thought he was,” Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham said, speaking about how he did after the team’s first scrimmage of the season. “As we watched him live, he was very good.”

Patrick Kinahan: Don't doubt BYU football's national fan base

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted Aug 14th - 11:36am

In another sign indicating a national following, BYU is expected to have more than 7,000 fans at its football game next month at Tennessee. Over the years, BYU has shown to have fans everywhere, as exhibited by its ability to schedule national powers