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Rockets acquire Chris Paul from Clippers in 8-player deal

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 7:01pm

Chris Paul is heading to Houston to join James Harden, giving the Rockets two All-Stars in the backcourt to lead their chase for a championship.

Jazz notes: Lindsey comments on Hayward's free agency, point guard market shifts

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:27pm

Notes and quotes on Gordon Hayward's free agency from Dennis Lindsey, what the Celtics, Clippers and Rockets are doing to impact the Jazz's free agency plans, Jazz draft picks arriving in Utah, and more Jazz notes from a busy week in Jazzland.

Where local basketball players end up during the NBA summer league

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:52am

School may be out, but basketball is just getting started for the NBA's summer session. Here's where former college players from Utah ended up.

Patrick Kinahan: Hayward should have easy choice

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:04am

After a long period of speculation, Gordon Hayward must make a decision on his future. He could stay with the Jazz, the team that drafted him seven years ago, or sign with another NBA team. All things considered, his best option is to stay home.

JUCO combo guard joins BYU basketball recruiting class

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:14pm

KaJon Brown from Lee College in Baytown, Texas, announced his commitment to the Cougars on Tuesday night. The 6-foot-5 combo guard played his freshman season at Tulsa, appearing in just six games with one start, before transferring to Lee College.

Vivint Arena renovations on schedule 6 weeks into project

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 8:27pm

Vivint Arena renovations are on schedule to finish by Sept. 15, just over four months after the project began. New details of the $125 million renovation were released Tuesday.

Dominance of Utah girls soccer displayed at regional tournament

Lindsey Peterson  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:14am

Utah Youth Soccer teams dominated last week at the Far West Regional Tournament in Seattle, with three girls teams winning the tournament in their respective age groups and earning spots to compete in the national championships in Frisco, Texas.

From Left Field: Baseball fan blames bullpen in obituary

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:04am

One MLB fan's obituary blamed the bullpen of the Washington Nationals after his death. Meanwhile, a 12-year-old showed off some pretty nice dribble moves against one NBA starting guard.

PepsiCo to remove royal blue branding for U. in unprecedented move

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:47am

The iconic blue PepsiCo branding will get an unprecedented change when the University of Utah switches from Coca Cola to PepsiCo as the official beverage provider for the university this week.

Ben Anderson: Donovan Mitchell is the modern-day Jazzman

Ben Anderson  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:33am

Donovan Mitchell is the consummate modern Jazzman, regardless of his play on the floor.

Rudy Gobert named all-defensive first team, runner-up for DPOY  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 11:08pm

Rudy Gobert was named to the NBA's All-Defensive first team and finished second in the league's Defensive Player of the Year award voting, the NBA announced Monday.

SLC artist's 'Crying LeBron' tattoo picking up national attention

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 9:07pm

Kalen Gilleese of Salt Lake City is a big fan of Michael Jordan. LeBron James? Not so much.

Runnin' Utes release men's nonconference schedule

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 2:12pm

The University of Utah men’s basketball program released its nonconference schedule for the 2017-18 season Monday.

Great Clips of the Week: Klay Thompson's failed 360 dunk is stuff of legends

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 11:01am

Warriors shooter Klay Thompson has a hard time dunking, and Raiders QB Derek Carr has a craving for Chick-fil-A — proving that professional athletes are just like the rest of us.

KSL Golf goes to Stonebridge

Rod Zundel  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 11:43pm

Welcome to KSL Golf, we're at Stonebridge, where this Saturday is the Stonebridge amateur.

LaVell Edwards' coaching proteges add to legacy every day

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 7:01pm

Andy Reid's coaching career his taken him to seven states since leaving Provo after a one-year graduate assistant gig in 1982. But he never forgot the man who shaped his life — legendary BYU coach LaVell Edwards.

Jordan Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers playoff

Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 6:43pm

Jordan Spieth needed an extra hole, a little bit of luck and an amazing final shot to finish off a wire-to-wire victory in the Travelers Championship.

Hoesen leads Quakes past Real Salt Lake with goal, assist

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 10:41pm

Danny Hoesen scored his second goal of the season and assisted on Marco Urena's second goal, lifting the San Jose Earthquakes to a 2-1 victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.

Pro wakeboard tour makes first stop in Utah at Mantua Reservoir Staff  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 10:29pm

Defending Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour champion Mike Dowdy earned the top spot on the podium with a first-place performance of 97.83 points in the pro wakeboard tour's first-ever trip to Utah.