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Great Clips of the Week: England, Panama celebrate big in Three Lions' World Cup win

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:40am

England fans back home were celebrating hard after their 6-1 win over Panama in the FIFA World Cup in Russia. But so, too, were the Panamanians.

BYU players, coaches 'uncomfortable' while seeking to turn around program

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 24th - 7:44pm

Coming off a disappointing 4-9 season and looking ahead to a difficult schedule that includes road trips to such teams as Arizona, Washington, Wisconsin and Utah, BYU coach Kalani Sitake has gotten a little uncomfortable in the offseason.

A 'Hat Trick' of thoughts on Real Salt Lake's 1-1 draw with San Jose

Bill Riley, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:17pm

Real Salt Lake sees it's six match home winning streak snapped in a 1-1 draw with the San Jose Earthquakes Saturday night.

Real Salt Lake struggles to finish in disappointing 1-1 home draw with San Jose

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:08pm

Damir Kreilach and San Jose’s Danny Hoesen each scored a second-half goal as the Earthquakes split the points with Real Salt Lake, 1-1 Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Red Stars take 2nd win of season over Utah Royals, 2-0

KSL Sports  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 9:03pm

Katie Naughton and Vanessa DiBernardo each scored a goal in the second half as the Chicago Red Stars took a 2-0 win over Utah Royals FC at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Illinois.

Late spurt leads Utah Warriors into postseason with 31-27 win over Houston

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 7:52pm

Tonata Lauti scored two tries, and the Utah Warriors overcame a 17-12 halftime deficit to rally by the Houston Sabercats 31-27 and clinch the final berth in the Major League Rugby championship series Saturday afternoon at Zions Bank Stadium.

Was Grayson Allen a good pick for the Jazz?

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 5:26pm's Andy Larsen was not a fan of Grayson Allen's selection by the Utah Jazz at No. 21 in the 2018 NBA Draft. After some research, there's more reason for optimism.

Short on hype, high on motivation: BYU football vows to improve on 4-9 season

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 3:32pm

BYU football players and coaches gathered Friday morning on campus to look ahead to the 2018 season at the team's annual media day. But two players — running back Ula Toluta'u and tight end Joe Tukuafu were not among them.

Jazz draft Duke's Grayson Allen at No. 21 in the 2018 NBA Draft

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted Jun 21st - 10:24pm

The Utah Jazz have selected Grayson Allen from Duke with the No. 21 selection in the 2018 NBA Draft.

Messi, Argentina beaten 3-0 at World Cup, Croatia advances

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:38pm

Lionel Messi's frustrating international career may be coming to an early and anti-climactic finish after Argentina's worst loss in World Cup group play in 60 years.

Nick Emery will return against Utah State, and 3 other observations on BYU's 2018-19 hoops schedule

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 21st - 2:16pm

BYU basketball coach Dave Rose announced the 2018-19 non-conference schedule Thursday morning, which begins at defending Mountain West champion Nevada and includes a visit to two former MWC rivals.

College football 'talking season' is here, but first the coaches go golfing

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 21st - 12:33pm

For 29 years, the coaching staffs at BYU and Utah have come together in June to support the National Kidney Foundation of Utah and Idaho for a charity golf event raising thousands of dollars annually for the publicly funded nonprofit organization.

World’s steepest 400-meter race returns to Park City

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 20th - 12:36pm

Think you're tough? Try this lung-searing race up the face of a ski jump, gaining 460 feet over the 400-meter course.

Who's going to be available when the Jazz pick? The reporting-based NBA mock draft

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted Jun 19th - 11:57pm

When drafting No. 21, whether or not a team has a good draft can be very contingent on what happens in the first 20 picks. So who's going to be available when the Jazz pick?'s Andy Larsen looked at reports from around the league.

'I’ve wanted Christen Press on my team for years': How Utah brokered the latest NWSL mega-trade

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:23pm

Utah Royals FC made arguably the biggest trade of the franchise's inaugural season Monday, acquiring U.S. striker Christen Press' rights and Chicago center back Samantha Johnson in exchange for Brooke Elby and five college draft picks.

$500K for a national title? A look at UVU hoops coach Mark Pope's new contract

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jun 19th - 5:16pm

Utah Valley University announced it signed men's basketball head coach Mark Pope to a six-year extension on June 7. However, details of the deal weren't released until Monday.

Minor league baseball's Orem Owlz to move to Pueblo, Colorado

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:22pm

According to reports, minor league baseball's Orem Owlz will announce its intention to move to Pueblo, Colorado on Wednesday.

Orem High standout Puka Nacua commits to USC

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:11am

Puka Nacua, the latest in a family that includes formerly heralded Division I products Kai Nacua and Sampson Nacua, has committed to Southern California, he announced late Monday via Twitter.

Utah Royals acquire US striker Christen Press in mega-trade with Chicago

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:34pm

The Royals acquired the rights to U.S. international Christen Press, the club announced Monday, pending the receipt of her international transfer certificate, in addition to Chicago defender Samantha Johnson.