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"Sunday Night Football" sets TV ratings record

Barry Wilner, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:06am

America has spoken: NFL over "American Idol."

Pleasant Grove advances to first-ever boys soccer state final with 1-0 win in 6A semifinal

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:52pm

Connor Ecalono’s second-half goal sent the Vikings to their first-ever state championship with a 1-0 win over Region 4 rival American Fork in a Class 6A state semifinal at Woods Cross.

Pitt's late goal sends Viewmont to 5A soccer championship, will face Alta at Rio Tinto Stadium

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 22nd - 5:08pm

Preston Pitt scored the only goal of the match with just under four minutes remaining, and goalkeeper Isaac Roy made five saves to make it stand up in leading the Vikings to a 1-0 win over Brighton and advance to Thursday’s state championship.

Donovan Mitchell named to NBA's All-Rookie first team; UVU's Ogbe a surprise workout participant

Andy Larsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:45pm

On Tuesday morning, Donovan Mitchell was unanimously named to the NBA's All-Rookie first team. The Jazz also held a workout on Tuesday, featuring an emergency substitute performance from UVU's Kenneth Ogbe.

Ben Anderson: History of NBA draft trends with No. 21 pick

Ben Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:08am

With the NBA draft coming up in mid-June, I look at the history of 21st overall picks, and what trends are common in the selections.

Bingham baseball rolls by Davis, will face American Fork in 6A winner's bracket final

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 21st - 8:40pm

Nick Burdette blasted home runs in consecutive innings, and Bingham put up 10 runs on eight hits to pull away for a 10-2 win over Davis and advance to Wednesday’s 6A winner’s bracket final at UCCU Ballpark at Utah Valley University.

Great Clips of the Week: BYU big man comes back to school AND gets the girl in same week

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 21st - 11:03am

Last week, Yoeli Childs made a lot of BYU basketball fans happy by announcing he was withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to Provo for his junior season. On Saturday, it was Childs’ turn to be happy.

Seattle pulls away from Utah Warriors with second-half spurt

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:23pm

Seattle held the Utah Warriors rugby club without a score for nearly a half hour in the second half to pull away for a 41-32 win Sunday at Starfire Stadium in Tukwila, Washington.

Former Aggie star Jaycee Carroll wins 2nd Euroleague title with Real Madrid

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 20th - 8:02pm

Jaycee Carroll is at it again. The former Utah State hoops star won his second European championship with Real Madrid, coming off the bench to score nine points Sunday in Real Madrid’s 85-80 win over Fenerbahce Dogus Istanbul.

Expansion Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup Final

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 6:26pm

The Vegas Golden Knights are going to the Stanley Cup Final — with a chip on their shoulder.

UVU, RSL Youth Academy to develop soccer facility in Vineyard

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   May 20th - 4:02pm

The Utah State Board of Regents on Friday approved an agreement between Utah Valley University and Real Salt Lake Youth Academy Foundation to develop a youth soccer training facility at UVU's Vineyard campus.

Poll: Half of Americans approve of legal sports betting

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:12am

A new poll finds that half of Americans approve of legal sports betting.

Dixie edges Desert Hills for 4A baseball title; Gunnison breaks 39-year drought with 2A softball title

KSL Sports  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:16am

Kayler Yates drove in the only run of the game in walkoff fashion, and Dixie won its second-straight state title 1-0 over Desert Hills at Dixie State.

Park City pulls off Miner sweep with top-division titles in boys, girls lacrosse

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 20th - 7:40am

Charlie Black had a pretty good feeling that Saturday would be special for the Park City lacrosse team.

Union rout Real Salt Lake 4-1

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 7:46pm

Marcus Epps and Borek Dockal scored in the first half and the Philadelphia Union added two more in the second to beat Real Salt Lake 4-1 on Saturday night.

Justify wins foggy Preakness, keeps Triple Crown bid alive

Stephen Whyno, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 7:01pm

Justify rounded the final turn and hit the top of the stretch winded but with the lead.

Tymrak's goal helps Utah Royals end homestand with 1-0 win over Houston

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 19th - 5:09pm

Erika Tymrak scored her first goal in a Utah shirt, and the Royals ended a four-match homestand with a 1-0 win over the Houston Dash in front of 8,323 fans Saturday afternoon at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Former Alta star Kealia Ohai excited for return to Utah for 'business trip' against Utah Royals FC

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 19th - 7:17am

Former Alta High standout Kealia Ohai and the Houston Dash will play Utah Royals FC at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium, where Ohai led the Hawks to four-straight state championships.

BYU softball falls to Drake in rematch after routing UAlbany in Eugene Regional

KSL Sports  |  Posted   May 19th - 12:22am

Nicole Timmons pitched a complete-game shutout allowing just three hits, and Drake did all the scoring it needed in the top of the first to lift the Bulldogs to a win over BYU 3-0, eliminating the Cougars in an NCAA Regional Friday in Eugene, Oregon.