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Patrick Kinahan: BYU, Utah have own set of concerns

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 11:56am

BYU and Utah begin football practice this week with high goals. Both the Cougars and the Utes believe they are capable of putting together fantastic seasons, but each has questions that need to be answered before the year ends.

Utah picked to finish 2nd in South in Pac-12 preseason media poll

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 8:41am

The University of Utah football program was picked to finish second in South in the Pac-12 preseason media poll Wednesday.

Utah football: 4 storylines going into fall camp

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 11:32am

Football is back this week with the University of Utah kicking off fall camp on Friday.

Report: Former Oregon receiver enrolls at Utah

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 10:47am

The University of Utah picked up a big-time receiver Tuesday, according to a report by

Watch: Kyle Kuzma's summer league highlight reel  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 8:57pm

The Los Angeles Lakers took former UCLA star Lonzo Ball with the No. 2 overall pick in this summer's NBA draft. But it was former Utah wing Kyle Kuzma who stole the show during the summer league. Here are his highlights.

New Ute offensive coordinator brings dynamic, simple offense to SLC

Brittany Copeland  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 9:01pm

In one week, Utah football returns for the 2017 season with fall camp. But class is already in session at the U. under first-year offensive coordinator Troy Taylor.

Former Utah guard transfers to BYU for senior season

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 6:25pm

Former Utah guard Malia Nawahine will play her final season of collegiate eligibility at BYU, the Cougars announced Thursday.

From Left Field: Utah's Kyle Kuzma gets recognition from Kevin Durant

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 10:59am

Former Utah basketball star Kyle Kuzma received a shoutout from Kevin Durant after winning the NBA Summer League MVP trophy and championship. That, plus one Tour de France rider showed off his gnarly legs after finishing a stage.

Decision to leave Utah paying off for Kyle Kuzma

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted   Jul 18th - 9:51am

The decision to forego a senior season at the University of Utah was met with skepticism and doubts for forward Kyle Kuzma.

Former Utah kicker making a difference in Chicago  |  Posted   Jul 16th - 5:41pm

Since signing a free-agent contract with the Chicago Bears in the NFL, “Automatic Andy” was recently brought in to help conduct the Bears’ Mini-Monsters’ youth football camp for 150 aspiring football players.

Drisdom's 3 helps Team Utah hold off Team Fredette in tourney opener

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Jul 15th - 7:19pm

Tim Drisdom’s 3-pointer with one second left helped Team Utah escape with a 100-97 win over Team Fredette in the opening round of The Basketball Tournament in Las Vegas.

Utah’s Wishnowsky looks to repeat Ray Guy Award; BYU’s Linehan on watch list

Lindsey Peterson,  |  Posted   Jul 12th - 12:38pm

The University of Utah has had a player win the Ray Guy Award for the past three seasons and now they will be looking for a fourth consecutive win as Mitch Wishnowsky is on the 2017 Ray Guy Award watch list.

Utah’s Fitts, Lotulelei named to Bednarik Award watch list

Lindsey Peterson,  |  Posted   Jul 10th - 2:39pm

Several college football award watch lists were released Monday with the University of Utah being represented well with two Utes being named to the Chuck Bednarik Award watch list.

Where local basketball players end up during the NBA summer league

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:52am

School may be out, but basketball is just getting started for the NBA's summer session. Here's where former college players from Utah ended up.

PepsiCo to remove royal blue branding for U. in unprecedented move

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:47am

The iconic blue PepsiCo branding will get an unprecedented change when the University of Utah switches from Coca Cola to PepsiCo as the official beverage provider for the university this week.

Runnin' Utes release men's nonconference schedule

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:12pm

The University of Utah men’s basketball program released its nonconference schedule for the 2017-18 season Monday.

Former Ute Kyle Kuzma selected No. 27 by Lakers

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 8:34pm

Leaving college early has seemingly paid off for former University of Utah basketball star Kyle Kuzma.

1 on 1 with 5-time NFL Pro Bowler Steve Smith

Rod Zundel  |  Posted   Jun 17th - 10:44pm

Former Utah receiver Steve Smith Sr. was always a competitor — and always having fun. The former Baltimore Ravens standout retired from the NFL after 16 seasons, including 14 with the Panthers, and five Pro Bowl appearances.

Utes add men's lacrosse to become first Division I program in state, Pac 12

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Jun 16th - 1:07pm

Utah men’s lacrosse will be the western-most Division I program in the nation, the first in the state of Utah and the Pac 12, and only the third in the Mountain time zone with Denver and Air Force.

Sources: Utes to vote on adding lacrosse as athletic department's 8th men's sport

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Jun 15th - 1:09pm

The University of Utah will vote to sanction men’s lacrosse as the eighth men’s sport at the university with the recommendation of university president David Pershing, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the situation.