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NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season

Jenna Fryer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:45pm

Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his retirement at the end of the season Tuesday, a decision that will cost NASCAR its most popular driver as the series scrambles to rebuild its fan base.

Ben Anderson: Playoff magic alive for the Utah Jazz

Ben Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:47am

The Jazz are back in the playoffs, and through four games, the team appears to have found the same magic that made the Stockton and Malone era enjoyable for Jazz fans for more than a decade.

Great Clips of the Week: Gronk auditions for White House press secretary; Russell Westbrook doesn't like your questions

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:01am

In the latest Great Clips of the Week, Rob Gronkowski has White House press secretary Sean Spicer's back; an NFL reporter praises former BYU quarterback Taysom Hill; and Russell Westbrook is not having a reporter's question for teammate Steven Adams.

Projected 1st-round pick Bolles ready to represent Utah in NFL draft's primetime

Brittany Copeland  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:13am

The NFL draft begins Thursday, but only one local player is expected to hear his named called in the first round in primetime.

The Triple Team: Joe Johnson carries Jazz to Game 4 win

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:00am

Joe Johnson carried the Jazz for the game's final seven minutes to help tie the series at two games each. That, plus notes on Rudy Gobert's return, Derrick Favors' great game, and Gordon Hayward's sickness.

Johnson scores 28, Jazz beat Clippers 105-98 to even series

Kareem Copeland, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:24pm

Joe Johnson saved the Utah Jazz — again.

Chappell wins Texas Open by 1 stroke; Utah's Finau tied for 3rd

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:44pm

Kevin Chappell made an 8-foot putt on the final hole to win the Valero Texas Open by one stroke on Sunday.

No. 3 BYU men's volleyball to face Barton in NCAA Tournament first round

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 2:42pm

The Cougars (24-4) received an at-large bid and the No. 3 seed in next week’s NCAA Tournament, and will face tourney debutant Barton from Conference Carolinas Tuesday, 4 p.m. MDT, in Columbus, Ohio.

Vazquez secures Atlanta 3-1 win over Salt Lake with 1st goal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 9:50pm

Brandon Vazquez scored his first MLS goal in the closing seconds of stoppage time to secure Atlanta United's 3-1 win over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.

Kuest takes medalist honors as BYU men's golf wins first WCC title since 2014

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 8:30pm

Peter Kuest fired consecutive rounds in the 60s with Saturday’s 68 to win medalist honors to shoot 11-under-par in three days, and the Cougars held a seven-stroke win over No. 22 Pepperdine for BYU’s first conference title since 2014.

Medalist White leads BYU women's golf to consecutive WCC titles

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 7:49pm

Alex White shot 2-under-par 70 for a three-day total of 1-over 217, and the 27th-ranked BYU women’s golf team took the top three spots on the leaderboard to roll to their second-straight West Coast Conference championship at Riverside Country Club.

Jazz update: Clippers PF Blake Griffin out for playoffs with toe injury

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 2:30pm

The L.A. Clippers announced Blake Griffin will be out for the rest of the playoffs with a toe injury. That, and more news and quotes from the Jazz's media availability after Game 3.

The Triple Team: Jazz let 4th quarter lead slip to go to 2-1 series deficit vs. Clippers

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 12:37am

Three thoughts on the Jazz letting a fourth quarter lead slip, Gordon Hayward's career night, and the Derrick Favors and the Jazz's problems at the center position without Rudy Gobert.

Paul scores 34, Clippers beat Jazz 111-106 to take 2-1 lead

Kareem Copeland, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 12:22am

Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers sounded in awe of his point guard after watching Chris Paul beat the Utah Jazz with a fantastic fourth-quarter performance.

Utah's Finau tied for lead at Texas Open

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 10:14pm

Tony Finau arrived at the 18th tee with a chance at a course record, but his approach splashed in the water and his bogey dropped him into a second-round tie for the lead with Bud Cauley at the Valero Texas Open on Friday.

BYU golf teams move into prime contention for WCC championships

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 7:45pm

Kendra Dalton shot 2-under-par 70 and Rose Huang added a 1-under 71 to help the 27th-ranked Cougars to a three-shot lead over No. 36 Pepperdine in Friday's second round at Riverside Country Club in Provo.

Brooks Lennon moving forward after strong start to RSL career

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 5:05pm

It was just one goal, and Brooks Lennon hopes to have plenty more of them before the end of his time with Real Salt Lake. But what a goal it was to call your first.

Quin Snyder's varied experiences, trust in players leads to Jazz success

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 2:30pm

Quin Snyder's coached for five NBA franchises, in the D-League, at two college programs, and more in the NBA career. Through it all, he's gained trust from his players by trusting them first.

Golfer finds late Easter surprise in golf bag; Raptors get trolled with ‘Barney’

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 11:02am

A golfer's unfortunate discovery, the Toronto Raptors get trolled hard before getting throttled on the court and an NBA coach won't make the same mistake that cost him $30,000.