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Spida, meet Spider: Donovan Mitchell face-to-face with Tom Holland in crossover commercial for new shoe

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 25th - 5:55pm

Utah Jazz guard Donovan "Spida" Mitchell released the first 30-second spot for his D.O.N Issue #1 shoe on social media, and he got a little help from "Spider-Man: Far From Home" actors Tom Holland and (Mitchell superfan) Jake Gyllenhaal.

Nick Rimando surprised by 6th all-star pick; RSL coach Mike Petke never doubted it

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 25th - 4:49pm

It’s not that Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Nick Rimando didn’t want the honor. He was humbled by it, which may seem odd for a guy who will be making his sixth MLS All-Star appearance.

Populous hired to design Rice-Eccles Stadium expansion project, with slight changes

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Jun 25th - 2:10pm

The University of Utah has selected Populous to design its $80 million Rice-Eccles Stadium south end zone expansion project.

New Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley is a really good player — he's a really good person, too

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:53pm

New Jazz point guard Mike Conley made a strong impact in Memphis. He's hoping to do the same thing in Utah — both on and off the court.

It's on: The World Cup clash between the US and France

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:24am

It wasn't just the fans who were looking forward to a quarterfinal clash between France and the defending champion United States at the Women's World Cup. Megan Rapinoe clearly was, too.

Ben Anderson: Are the Warriors and Jimmer Fredette a perfect marriage?

Ben Anderson, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:16am

Jimmer Fredette is getting another chance in the NBA, this time with the former champion Golden State Warriors. Has Fredette finally found his perfect pairing in the NBA?

Teary-eyed Antetokounmpo wins NBA MVP honors

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 9:53pm

The Milwaukee Bucks fell two games short of the NBA Finals.

Rudy Gobert wins 2nd-straight Defensive Player of the Year award

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Jun 24th - 8:56pm

Rudy Gobert was named the 2018-19 NBA Defensive Player of the Year on Monday.

New Jazz PG Mike Conley wins NBA Teammate of the Year and Sportsmanship Award

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Jun 24th - 7:55pm

The newest Jazzman was honored by both teammates and opponents on Monday.

Salt Lake's hopes of another Olympics officially shifts to 2030 or beyond

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jun 24th - 7:02pm

With the decision to give the 2026 Winter Games to Milan, Italy, Salt Lake City's efforts to secure another Olympics officially shifts to 2030 or beyond.

Former Utah QB Alex Smith on playing in NFL again: 'That's the plan'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 2:58pm

Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith says he hopes to play football again but still needs to make basic progress like relearning how to run after breaking his right leg.

AP source: Big East votes to invite UConn to rejoin

Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 1:28pm

The presidents of the schools in the Big East voted Monday to extend an invitation to UConn to rejoin the conference for basketball and other sports.

USA in the World Cup quarterfinals after 2-1 win over Spain

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 11:59am

Megan Rapinoe converted a pair of penalty kicks and the United States set up a much-anticipated quarterfinal meeting with host France at the Women's World Cup with a 2-1 victory over Spain on Monday.

Great Clips of the Week: At 36, former Aggie Jaycee Carroll still throwing darts for Real Madrid

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 24th - 11:04am

Utah State's Jaycee Carroll is still getting buckets for Real Madrid, Albert Pujols makes a special-needs fan's week, and a nine-second UFC fight? Yeah, that happened.

Can the Utes reclaim the South Division and finally win the Pac-12?

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Jun 24th - 10:02am

Utah ended the 2018 season in disappointing fashion despite finally claiming its first South Division title. Here's a look at three questions that need to be answered to see if their shot at redemption is real.

Rimando, Pomykal added by Garber to MLS All-Star roster

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 8:52am

Retiring Salt Lake goalkeeper Nick Rimando was added to the Major League Soccer All-Star roster on Monday by Commissioner Don Garber.

How will UConn’s reported return to the Big East impact BYU football?

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 24th - 8:47am

UConn football has been an afterthought in this move. And that’s the portion that has much of college football talking — and speculating — that the Huskies are about to become another version of BYU.

Italy's Milan-Cortina wins vote to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Graham Dunbar and Daniella Matar, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 24th - 8:01am

Riding a wave of widespread Italian enthusiasm to be an Olympic host, Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo won the vote Monday to stage the 2026 Winter Games.

Once-rivals Magic Johnson and Larry Bird will share the NBA's Lifetime Achievement Award

Amir Vera, CNN  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 10:03pm

In the 1980s, Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Larry Bird were on opposite sides of one of the most heated NBA rivalries. They'll be sharing 2019's NBA lifetime achievement award Monday -- the first time the league has given the award to two people at once.

US defense will face greater challenges in knockout round

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 9:17pm

Much of the attention on the United States rightly goes to its prolific offense, especially after that 13-goal game to open the Women's World Cup, but the team's defense has been predictably reliable so far in France.