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At long last, Utah pro women's soccer team eyes franchise opener

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 11:21am

Utah’s newest professional sports franchise — the second-ever pro women’s sports team in the state’s history — will open its inaugural season in the National Women’s Soccer League at 5:30 p.m. MDT Saturday at the Orlando Pride.

Rugby's rise in Utah coming to peak as Warriors' inaugural season kicks off

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 11:19am

The Utah Warriors will open the inaugural Major League Rugby campaign next Friday, March 30, at Rio Tinto Stadium.

The Triple Team: Offense, not defense, carries Jazz to 119-112 win over Mavericks

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:51pm

Three thoughts on the Jazz's offense (not their defense) pushing them over the Mavericks, the Jazz's active hands coming up with deflections and steals, and Joe Ingles' 10-assist night.

Red Rocks in 'best position possible' to succeed in postseason

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 1:08pm

The regular season ended last week and Utah gymnastics punctuated it with a bang.

Reinforcements are on the way, but current BYU wideouts ready to make their mark

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:15am

Micah Simon knows there wasn’t a lot of good that came out of BYU’s receiving corps during last season’s dismal 4-9 performance.

NCAA Tournament odds for the unlikely group of Sweet 16 teams remaining

Kenyon Finch,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 7:40am

The NCAA Tournament has been full of upsets this year. With all of these upsets, we're taking a look into the odds all of the remaining teams have of winning the tournament.

Barefield’s hot hand lifts Utah past Saint Mary’s to advance to NIT semis

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 10:43pm

Utah is headed to “The Garden” in New York City.

BYU's Hatch, Royals' Sauerbrunn, O'Hara called into USWNT camp

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 6:01pm

Three players with ties to the state of Utah were called into Jill Ellis' 22-player camp for the U.S. women's national team before a pair of friendlies against CONCACAF rival Mexico.

Patrick Kinahan: BYU had better choose the right QB

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 10:20am

Coming off a horrible season in which quarterback play was not near good enough, BYU has to choose the right starter at the position this year. The coaching staff is sifting through several candidates and should be able to settle on a quality player.

U. player takes plea in confrontation involving racial slurs

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:02am

A University of Utah football player has pleaded guilty to throwing an object at a man who allegedly hurled racial slurs at him first.

The Triple Team: Jazz snap 9-game winning streak with loss to Hawks

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:31pm

Three thoughts on why the Jazz have lost to the bottom-feeding Hawks twice this year (it's not a coincidence), the Jazz's poor defense against Dennis Schroder, and where the Jazz stand now in the playoff picture.

Ben Anderson: Unlikable Jazz are easy team to love

Ben Anderson, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:45am

The Jazz have seen a recent uptick in technical fouls and on the court fights, but despite the brash play, they are as enjoyable as ever.

Utah pro rugby squad blends local, international standouts for inaugural season

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 10:32pm

Farmington's Matthew Jensen gets the question almost every time he goes out with his Utah Warriors teammates. “So, are you like a soccer team?”

Comeback falls short in Utah Valley's loss in CBI quarterfinal

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 10:31pm

UVU found itself in a deep hole midway through the second half but a 23-4 run had the Wolverines thinking comeback but it fell just short as USF advanced in the CBI with a 78-73 win to end UVU's season.

Utah hits 14 3-pointers, eases by LSU 95-71 in NIT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 9:35pm

Sedrick Barefield led five Utah starters in double figures with 17 points and the Utes hit 14 3-pointers en route to a 95-71 victory over LSU on Monday night in the second round of the NIT.

Utah Royals announce 24-player roster prior to inaugural game at Orlando

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 8:56pm

A majority of the names announced by head coach Laura Harvey will be familiar to fans of the NWSL and the now-defunct FC Kansas City, in particular. But two names stand out that didn’t make the final cut.

Great Clips of the Week: Meet Sister Jean, the patron saint of March Madness

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 11:00am

This is March — home of the madness. Here are some of our favorite moments from the opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament.

Video: Mark Eaton explains his new book and Donovan Mitchell's rookie rise

Rod Zundel, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 7:41am

Mark Eaton stopped by the KSL Sportsbeat studio to chat about his new book, Donovan Mitchell's rookie-season success, and why Aaron Rodgers was wearing a shirt with the words "Mark Freakin' Eaton" emblazoned on the chest.

Rusnak, Rimando help 'snow team' Real Salt Lake hold off Red Bulls in downpour

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 1:25am

Albert Rusnak gave the home side a 1-0 advantage just four minutes into the match, and Nick Rimando made it stand up in leading Salt Lake to a win over the visiting New York Red Bulls, 1-0 at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy.