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Orem's Hermansen leads dad's team to 4A baseball championship with walkoff

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 26th - 2:30pm

Orem coach Carl Hermansen’s son Fisher drove in the game-winner with a walk-off single on two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning to rally the Tigers to a 7-6 win over Corner Canyon in the 4A winner’s bracket final Thursday at UVU.

Baylor demotes Starr, fires coach amid sex assaults scandal

Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 1:30pm

Ken Starr, who zealously pursued charges against a sitting U.S. president in a White House sex scandal, was stripped of his job as president of Baylor University on Thursday after a scathing review found that under his leadership, the school did little to respond to accusations of sexual assault involving members of its vaunted football program.

What are realistic expectations for BYU football in 2016?

Mitch Harper, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 26th - 11:01am

What should the expectations for fans be for BYU football this fall?

Rucker, No. 30 Cougars 'all business' in opening WCC Tourney

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 26th - 10:15am

Unbeaten right-hander Michael Rucker (11-0) is scheduled to take the hill Thursday when second-seeded BYU opens the West Coast Conference Tournament against No. 3-seed Gonzaga at 8 p.m. MT in Stockton, California.

LeBron, Love power Cavaliers to 116-78 romp over Raptors

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 10:10pm

Back home, the Cavaliers were not hospitable.

UVU's Frey commits to Montana State for final year of college hoops

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 25th - 10:08pm

Utah Valley’s Konner Frey announced Wednesday that he was transferring to Montana State for the final year of his collegiate eligibility.

'Five feet and all clutch': Adler's bomb sends Riverton to 5A softball championship game

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 25th - 9:39pm

Katie Adler’s two-run shot over the centerfield fence in the seventh inning proved to be the go-ahead run as Riverton stunned West, 11-9, with a six-run seventh inning Wednesday at Valley Softball Complex.

Spanish Fork scores early to coast into 4A softball championship game

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 25th - 9:10pm

Mallory Barber and Gabriell Beckstrom drove in three RBI in the bottom of the first inning Wednesday to help Spanish Fork roll by Region 8 rival Maple Mountain, 8-2, in the winner’s bracket final of the 4A state softball tournament at Valley Complex.

Is Thon Maker who he says he is?

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  May 25th - 8:14pm

Thon Maker was fantastic in interviews with the media in Salt Lake Wednesday, saying all of the right things. Is he actually the kind of player he says he is?

WCC baseball tournament preview capsules

Dylan Cannon, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 25th - 5:03pm

After a three-game sweep over Santa Clara, the BYU Cougar baseball team secured a piece of the regular season conference WCC title and a two seed in the tournament. Here's a breakdown of the four teams in the tournament.

Have You Seen This? 8-year-old Utahn wakes up early to shred

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  May 25th - 1:12pm

One 8-year-old Utahn is about to put all of our morning routines to shame.

Charles Barkley gets humbled; Neymar meets his twin

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  May 25th - 11:00am

Charles Barkley gets humbled by Ernie Johnson, Neymar has a twin and Miguel Cabrera lets one pitcher know how he feels about a pitch. More fun stories from the world of sports in today's From Left Field!

BYU QBs: Will 2 be better than 1?

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 25th - 10:16am

BYU could enter the season with a potentially sticky situation at quarterback, bringing back two experienced players in Taysom Hill and Tanner Mangum. Having two excellent options could divide the team with some preferring one over the other.

Greg Wrubell's Cougar Quiz No. 2

Greg Wrubell  |  Posted  May 25th - 9:08am

The countdown to BYU football training camp continues with another weekly "Cougar Quiz" from the Voice of the Cougars.

Westbrook, Thunder put Warriors on brink of elimination

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 5:30am

Suddenly, these Golden State Warriors who have been compared all season to the Chicago Bulls dynasty of the 1990s are on the brink of elimination.

Pac-12 agrees to limit late football games, court storming

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 6:00pm

The Pac-12 CEO Group has approved provisions to reduce night football games, add fines for court and field storming, and begin eSports competitions in 2016-17.

Atlanta, Miami, Los Angeles selected to host Super Bowls

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 3:20pm

If you spend billions of dollars to build it, they will come.

Idaho volleyball player scores point off of her face

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:06am

A Idaho junior scored a point in volleyball in spectacular fashion, taking the block with her face and scoring a point for her team.

NFL expands replay system to include more reviewable plays

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 10:49am

The NFL has voted to expand its current replay system to include more reviewable plays.