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Red Rocks renew rivalry with UCLA in Sunday matchup

Brayden Ramsay,  |  Posted Feb 21st - 7:51am

The Utah-UCLA gymnastics rivalry will be renewed once again Sunday at Pauley Pavilion in Pasadena, California, where the two powerhouse teams battle for supremacy.

Averette lifts Utah Valley over Cal State Bakersfield 72-58

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 12:11am

Brandon Averette made five 3-pointers and matched his season high with 20 points as Utah Valley topped Cal State Bakersfield 72-58 on Thursday night.

Utes struggle in 69-58 loss to UCLA at home

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Feb 20th - 10:57pm

Utah was outmatched, outplayed, out-whatever-words-can-be-inserted-here as the visiting UCLA Bruins defeated the Utes 69-58 in a mostly lifeless effort from the opening tipoff.

Childs' first-half double-double, Haws' late heroics help No. 23 BYU hold off Santa Clara

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 20th - 9:07pm

Childs had 22 points and 11 rebounds, and Haws added 28 points, nine assists, and a perfect 12-for-12 free-throw shooting as newly ranked No. 23 BYU basketball held off the Broncos 85-75 in the Marriott Center.

3A girls state tourney: Grantsville claims double-digit win over San Juan Sports  |  Posted Feb 20th - 4:37pm

The semifinal round of the 3A girls state tournament begins Friday at Salt Lake Community College. Follow along with a recap of each game.

Jauhiainen's star shines bright on court, in classroom for No. 2 BYU volleyball's 13-0 start

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 20th - 2:51pm

The 6-foot-9 senior from Tampere, Finland is a starting middle blocker has 40 blocks, 40 kills and 16 digs for the No. 2 Cougars, and he's doing it all while balancing a 4.0 GPA in computer science.

3A boys state tourney: Richfield outlasts Morgan in defensive slugfest Sports  |  Posted Feb 20th - 11:25am

The quarterfinals round of the 3A boys state tournament begins Thursday at Salt Lake Community College. Follow along with a recap of each game.

No. 23 BYU's most important game this week is against Santa Clara, and here's why

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 20th - 10:14am

You can’t win two games this week without winning the first one. And a win over the Broncos (18-9, 5-7 WCC) matters for BYU.

Merrill, Bean help Aggies pull away from Wyoming for 5th straight win

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 19th - 8:45pm

Sam Merrill poured in 26 points, and Justin Bean added 20 points and 14 rebounds to help Utah State pull away from hapless Wyoming, 78-58, Wednesday night at the Dee Glenn Smith Spectrum.

Dalton Nixon's ankle injury has No. 23 BYU basketball hurting before season-finale homestand

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 19th - 6:34pm

“Dalton’s stepped in and saved everybody else,” BYU coach Mark Pope said, “so it’s everybody else’s time to step in and save Dalton for a little while."

'I would love to play with Drew again': Former BYU star Taysom Hill reacts to Saints QB's decision to return

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 19th - 4:39pm

Drew Brees is coming back to the NFL, and presumably with the New Orleans Saints. But what does that mean for Saints backup and former BYU quarterback Taysom Hill?

LeBron James the author: Children's book from NBA star to be published in August

Francisco Guzman and Brian Ries, CNN  |  Posted Feb 19th - 11:01am

LeBron James, long a dominant force on the basketball court, will now try his hand at writing children's books.

Patrick Kinahan: Are the Jazz talented enough to make a deep playoff run?

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted Feb 19th - 10:17am

With roughly one-third of the season remaining, the Jazz enter the home stretch set on finding a higher level of consistency and hopefully avoiding any major pitfalls.

Examining No. 23 BYU basketball's NCAA Tournament resume with 3 games to go

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 18th - 8:51pm

BYU basketball has its best team since the Jimmer Fredette-led squad of 2010-11, according to Associated Press Top 25 voters. But are the Cougars a lock for the NCAA Tournament?

Saints' Brees announces intention to return for 2020 season

Brett Martel, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 12:07pm

Quarterback Drew Brees' record-setting NFL career is on track for a 20th season — and a 15th with the New Orleans Saints.

Ryan Newman's latest terrifying crash sends him to hospital

Mark Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 7:44pm

Ryan Newman has barrel-rolled his way through many terrifying crashes over his 20-year NASCAR career. This one, though, caused the sport to pause.

Great Clips of the Week: Alta High alum Kealia Ohai’s new husband busts a move at wedding

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 17th - 11:32am

Let's celebrate the recent nuptials of former Alta High soccer star (and current Chicago Red Stars forward) Kealia Ohai and her new husband, J.J. Watt the way Grandma intended.

Utah football schedules home-and-home series in 2031, 2032 with LSU

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Feb 17th - 11:28am

Utah scheduled a home-and-home series with the recent college football champions, the LSU Tigers, for the 2031 and 2032 seasons.

BYU basketball moves into AP Top 25 for first time in 9 years

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 17th - 10:29am

BYU basketball is back — at least, in the top 25.

Rudy Gobert puts on MVP-worthy performance — but doesn't get a chance to finish it

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Feb 16th - 10:23pm

Rudy Gobert was looking like an MVP candidate. And then he didn't play again.