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Chen wins short program, Knierims take 3rd pairs title

Barry Wilner, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 26th - 7:47pm

Coming off illness and spending much of his days as a full-time college student, Nathan Chen shouldn't have been capable of setting a personal best Saturday at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

'Shocked and saddened': Kobe Bryant had a unique relationship with Utah Jazz, fans

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Jan 26th - 6:34pm

Kobe Bryant's greatness eventually won out. In the end, the boos were replaced by cheers, the hate had turned to admiration and respect.

Soon-to-be father TJ Haws sets BYU basketball iron-man record for consecutive starts

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jan 26th - 8:24am

TJ Haws scored 20 points to go along with four assists in the Cougars’ 83-82 loss Saturday at San Francisco for his 123rd consecutive start. The streak breaks Jeff Chatman’s run of 122-straight starts set from 1984-88.

How the 49ers and the Chiefs match up in Super Bowl LIV

Barry Wilner, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 26th - 7:49am

It has been a while since a Super Bowl has appeared to be such a toss-up. This one between the NFC champion San Francisco 49ers and the AFC champ Kansas City Chiefs is a difficult game to judge.

Merrill's 5 threes help Utah State pull away from Colorado State

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Jan 26th - 12:25am

Sam Merrill drained five 3-pointers en route to a 28-point, four-assist effort that helped Utah State pull away from Colorado State 77-61 Saturday night in Logan.

Harding’s 32-point effort lifts Weber State to 87-85 win over Big Sky-leader Montana in OT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 26th - 12:24am

Jerrick Harding scored nine of his 32 points in overtime and Weber State rallied late to beat Big Sky Conference-leader Montana 87-85 on Saturday night.

Washington lifts Utah Valley over Grand Canyon 73-69

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 9:18pm

TJ Washington had 24 points as Utah Valley edged past Grand Canyon 73-69 on Saturday night.

Peatling propels Eastern Washington past Southern Utah in OT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 9:00pm

Dwayne Morgan's layup 15 seconds in gave the Thunderbirds (11-7, 4-3) their only lead in overtime. Peatling followed with a pair of layups and the Eagles led the rest of the way.

What can't Rudy Gobert do on defense? Saturday's win over Dallas shows the list is very small

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Jan 25th - 8:56pm

Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle said that Rudy Gobert will likely win his third Defensive Player of the Year award, and Gobert's teammates think he should be considered for an even higher honor.

Rylan Jones scores 24 points to lead Utah past Washington State

Josh Furlong,  |  Updated Jan 25th - 8:21pm

Utah used two big runs to defeat the visiting Washington State Cougars 76-64 Saturday and sweep a two-game home stretch.

BYU women's hoops rebounding from low point to capture 5th straight win

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jan 25th - 8:02pm

Sara Hamson had 15 points and seven rebounds, and Paisley Johnson added 12 points and four assists to help BYU women’s basketball to its fifth straight win Saturday 71-48 over visiting Santa Clara in the Marriott Center.

Gobert's late-game block pushes the Jazz over the Mavericks in thriller

Ryan Miller,  |  Updated Jan 25th - 8:00pm

In a game featuring two of the NBA’s best offenses, it was a defensive play that was the difference. Of course, that came courtesy of Rudy Gobert.

San Francisco uses 32-5 second-half run to hand BYU basketball 3rd straight series loss

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Jan 25th - 6:29pm

Khalil Shabazz poured in a career-high 32 points on a perfect 10-of-10 shooting, and Jamaree Bouyea added 23 points as San Francisco overturned a 14-point second-half deficit with a 32-5 run to hand BYU its third straight loss in the series Saturday.

Amid coaching search, Utah Royals GM Stephanie Lee out to drive club into next phase

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jan 25th - 1:01pm

As Stephanie Lee puts it, her job is to move Utah Royals FC into the next phase of the franchise — in coach, players and organization.

Thousands of miles later, former BYU star Eric Mika's road to NBA as close as it's ever been

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jan 25th - 10:22am

After stints in Italy, Germany, China and with the NBA G League's Stockton Kings, former Lone Peak and BYU star Eric Mika may be on the verge of a return to the NBA, his Kings coach Ty Ellis believes.

No. 5 Red Rocks roll over Sun Devils on record setting night

Ty Bianucci,  |  Updated Jan 24th - 11:14pm

The No. 5-ranked Utah gymnastics team didn’t skip a beat after a bye week, besting Arizona State Friday night in the Huntsman Center 197.050-194.300 behind a career night from five Utes.

'He's special, he really is': Jazz are just like everyone else — they like watching Luka Doncic

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Jan 24th - 9:16pm

On Saturday, the Jazz will get their first-look at Luka Doncic this season. Actually, scratch that. It’ll be the first time they’ll play him — but they have seen him. He's been hard to miss.

Jake Toolson shows why Yoeli Childs' return is so vital to BYU's tourney hopes

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jan 24th - 3:52pm

Jake Toolson showed why he can be so effective in a BYU uniform, and why the Cougars are putting together a high-quality NCAA Tournament resume, in Thursday night's 74-60 win at Pacific.

'That's why it's a long year': Mike Conley looking to make people forget about his early struggles

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Jan 24th - 3:40pm

The next challenge for Mike Conley: making the Utah Jazz fan base — especially the faction that has come to believe the Jazz are better without him — forget about a poor first week.