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Westbrook, Thunder put Warriors on brink of elimination

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 11:00pm

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.

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.

Will BYU’s Big 12 gamble pay off?

Ben Anderson, Contributor  |  Posted  May 24th - 10:13am

With Big 12 expansion on rocky footing, will BYU's gamble to position itself for the Big 12 ever pay off?

Tony Gwynn's family sues tobacco industry over star's death

Bernie Wlson, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 6:31am

Tony Gwynn's widow and two children filed a lawsuit Monday seeking to hold the tobacco industry accountable for the Hall of Famer's death.

Lowry, DeRozan lead Raptors to 105-99 win over Cav

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:51pm

A series that once looked lopsided is now even.

2-time Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum added to Bees roster, unclear if he'll pitch in SLC

Carter Williams  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:34pm

The Salt Lake Bees’ starting rotation got a significant boost Monday with the addition of two-time Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum, but it’s uncertain if he will pitch in Salt Lake.

Draymond Green fined $25,000, not suspended for groin kick

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 6:01pm

Draymond Green was fined $25,000 but not suspended by the NBA on Monday for kicking Oklahoma City center Steven Adams in the groin.

Still plenty of air in 'Deflategate' court case

Barry Wilner, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 5:50pm

Tom Brady's lawyers asked a federal appeals court for a new hearing before an expanded panel of judges, telling them on Monday that it is not just a silly dispute over underinflated footballs — it's the basic right to a fair process that is shared by all union workers.

Trump proposes wall to protect golf resort from rising seas

Michael Biesecker, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 23rd - 4:06pm

Donald Trump wants to build another huge wall, this time to keep out the rising seas threatening to swamp his luxury golf resort in Ireland.

Idaho State hurdler completes inspiring run; Kyle Beckerman analyzes RSL win

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 23rd - 11:05am

Sports aren't always about winning, losing or hoisting a championship trophy. Sometimes the greatest moments in sports are shown by the last-place finisher.

Remembering Utah's 1st pro championship: the Utah Stars  |  Posted  May 22nd - 11:14pm

It’s been 45 years since the Utah Stars of the American Basketball Association brought the first-ever professional sports championship to the Wasatch Front.

'Big T' Bailey joins SportsBeat to reflect on N.C. State title, Jerry Sloan

Jeremiah Jensen and Rod Zundel  |  Posted  May 22nd - 10:58pm

Thurl Bailey was part of one of the greatest upsets in NCAA Tournament history when he helped North Carolina State win the 1983 national championship. But the Wolfpack never got to the White House as has become customary for all national champions.

BYU cross country coach re-lives Olympic marathon journey

Rod Zundel  |  Posted  May 22nd - 10:00pm

A relative novice on the greens, BYU coach Ed Eyestone caught up with KSL Golf at Sleepy Ridge Golf Course in Orem, where he is more comfortable running the fairways than swinging for the greens.

Durant, Westbrook lead Thunder in blowout win over Warriors

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 22nd - 8:51pm

Kevin Durant scored 33 points, Russell Westbrook had 30 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rolled past the Golden State Warriors 133-105 on Sunday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference finals.

Utah softball upends No. 9 Kentucky for NCAA Super Regional berth

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 22nd - 8:02pm

Anissa Urtez went 1-for-3 with two RBI, and the Utes scored three runs in the top of the fifth inning, to lift the University of Utah softball team to the NCAA Super Regionals with a 5-3 win over host Kentucky in the Lexington Regional.

Ogden teen unassumingly breaks Utah's 25-year winless streak of boxing titles

Sean Walker and Ben Schroeder  |  Posted  May 22nd - 6:20pm

17-year-old Diego Alvarez capped off a five-bouts-in-five-days marathon with a 4-1 decision over Nevada’s Fernando Martinez to win the Golden Gloves national championship Saturday, becoming the first Utahn to hoist a title belt since 1991.

BYU baseball wins 1st league title since 2001 with 3-way championship

Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 22nd - 6:12pm

BYU (37-15, 18-9 WCC) won its first conference title since 2001, and a share of its first-ever WCC championship with a sweep of Santa Clara and Gonzaga's loss to San Diego late Saturday night.