As Utes kick off fall camp, QB takes center stage + other notes from camp
Unmasked and with in-person interviews afterward, Utah football kicked off its first day of fall camp Wednesday. Almost as if nothing unusual happened in 2020.
KSL.com Sports | Posted Aug. 5 - 12:36 a.m.
The United State used a 48-14 run to beat Australia 97-78 to advance to the gold medal game.
Brian Mahoney, Associated Press | Updated Aug. 5 - 12:26 a.m.
Kevin Durant and the Americans still have their grip on gold and it's going to take more than a few bad minutes for anyone to take it away from them.
Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press | Posted Aug. 4 - 7:39 p.m.
American Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco vehemently denied that his league has ever "plotted" with ESPN to undermine another conference by poaching its schools.
Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Aug. 4 - 3:46 p.m.
Should it be against the rules if a player has a praying mantis on his hat that's possibly coaching him like the rat from "Ratatouille"? Probably, but that didn't stop Victor Robles from having a great time with his new friend on Monday.
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 4 - 3:13 p.m.
Donovan Mitchell will be reunited with his longtime friend after Utah traded a second round pick for Eric Paschall.
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 4 - 2:34 p.m.
With a single tweet, new Jazz owner Ryan Smith may have signaled the end of significant moves made by his team this offseason.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 4 - 12:09 p.m.
For whatever reason, BYU has struggled to bring in a deep group of defensive players that have the right speed, athleticism and savvy to patrol the backfield and force takeaways. Yet in 2021, that's exactly what they have.
KSL.com Sports | Posted Aug. 4 - 11:39 a.m.
After running into trouble on bouldering and lead, Condie's Olympic run ended with an 11th-place finish in the qualification round, which aired early Thursday morning back home.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 4 - 8:43 a.m.
Fishburn currently ranks 81st on the secondary tour's money list with two events remaining. The top 75 in the regular season who fail to earn a PGA Tour card automatically retain their status for the following year, though those numbers were thrown off last year when the PGA Tour announced that there would be no Korn Ferry graduates as a result of cancellations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Doug Feinberg, Associated Press | Posted Aug. 4 - 12:20 a.m.
Breanna Stewart scored 20 of her 23 points in the first half to help the U.S. beat Australia 79-55 on Wednesday in the quarterfinals.
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 3 - 10:58 p.m.
True NBA talent is supposed to dominate summer leagues. Trent Forrest dominated on Tuesday.
Eddie Pells, Associated Press | Updated Aug. 3 - 9:03 p.m.
Sydney McLaughlin broke her world record Wednesday and won the Olympic 400-meter hurdles gold, finishing in 51.46 seconds in yet another close victory over U.S. teammate Dalilah Muhammad.
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Updated Aug. 3 - 6:02 p.m.
The Utah Jazz have found a new wing. Or if you prefer, a stretch four. Or even a small-ball center.
Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press | Posted Aug. 3 - 3:25 p.m.
The commissioners of the Pac-12 and Big 12 met Tuesday to discuss how the conferences might benefit from working together or maybe even merging.
KSL.com Sports | Posted Aug. 3 - 2:54 p.m.
The Salt Lake City native thought his Olympic dreams were dashed after finishing 11th in bouldering, his top discipline. Boy, was he wrong.
Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press | Updated Aug. 3 - 2:48 p.m.
A law firm hired to investigate gender equity concerns at NCAA championship events released a blistering report Tuesday that recommended holding the men's and women's Final Fours at the same site and offering financial incentives to schools to improve their women's basketball programs.
'A real opportunity': After condensed rookie season, Hughes, Azubuike look to shine at Summer League
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 3 - 12:04 p.m.
Elijah Hughes played 18 games last season; Udoka Azubuike played 15. Those stats say the two Utah Jazz picks from 2020 draft aren't rookies anymore. That's about the only thing that does, though.
Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Aug. 3 - 10:32 a.m.
Fair or not, the BYU football program begins practice this week with the extra burden of providing an encore to last year's phenomenal success.
Omar Mohammed, Reuters | Updated Aug. 3 - 8:18 a.m.
Athing Mu of the United States won the gold medal in the Olympic women's 800 metres final on Tuesday, her country's first victory in the event in more than half a century, as her compatriot Raevyn Rogers grabbed bronze.
Will Graves, Associated Press | Posted Aug. 3 - 6:47 a.m.
Simone Biles found something a little more manageable than the weight of the world.
Tim Reynolds, Associated Press | Posted Aug. 3 - 12:52 a.m.
Back and forth they went, the reigning Olympic champions from the U.S. on one side, the reigning Basketball World Cup champions from Spain on the other.
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Updated Aug. 2 - 4:48 p.m.
The Utah Jazz are keeping their All-Star trio together by agreeing to new deal with point guard Mike Conley
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 2 - 10:21 a.m.
For Pac-12 transfers Puka and Samson Nacua, the decision to transfer home to BYU came down to one word: family.
Will Graves, Associated Press | Posted Aug. 2 - 9:37 a.m.
Jade Carey traveled the world for a spot in the Olympics. Germany. Qatar. Azerbaijan. Australia.
KSL.com Sports | Posted Aug. 2 - 8:32 a.m.
A former silver medalist in short track speedskating in Sochi in 2014, Alvarez went 1-for-4 with a run scored and two strikeouts for Team USA. The Miami native who was chosen as one of two flagbearers for Team USA had a putout and assisted on seven of Casas' 12 put outs at first base.
Will Graves, Associated Press | Updated Aug. 2 - 4:02 a.m.
Simone Biles is returning to competition in Tokyo.
The Associated Press | Updated Aug. 1 - 10:45 p.m.
Miles Robinson scored on a header in the 117th minute, and a United States junior varsity lineup upset a mostly front-line Mexico team 1-0 on Sunday night to win the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 1 - 10:31 p.m.
Neemias Queta was exactly what Sacramento needed out of the NBA draft. The hard part for the Kings was waiting until the 39th pick to get him.
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 1 - 6:39 p.m.
The Jazz gave out a ton of money in contracts last season sending their cap sheet soaring over the salary cap line. So what are their options this year?
Josh Furlong, KSL.com | Updated Aug. 1 - 5:54 p.m.
MyKayla Skinner was one of eight gymnasts to compete in the women's gymnastics vault final Sunday morning.
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 1 - 4:36 p.m.
The Utah Jazz have waived shooting guard Matt Thomas as the team continues to clear the books for the start of free agency on Monday.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Updated July 31 - 9:43 p.m.
Two months after playing to a 1-1 draw at Rio Tinto Stadium, Real Salt Lake and Houston Dynamo FC played to another tie — this one scoreless — Saturday night at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston.
KSL.com Sports | Posted July 31 - 9:06 p.m.
The first U.S. Olympic swimmer from Utah has won the state's first Olympic swimming medal.
Paul Newberry, Associated Press | Updated July 31 - 8:59 p.m.
Caeleb Dressel won his fourth gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics with a victory in the 50-meter freestyle Saturday.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Posted July 31 - 7:26 p.m.
Hill is locked in a race for starting quarterback, as the former BYU quarterback who spent much of his offseason in Utah and his native Pocatello, Idaho competes with Jameis Winston to succeed one of the most legendary quarterbacks in New Orleans history.
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Posted July 31 - 5:22 p.m.
Draft night didn't go as planned for Jared Butler. But he now says Utah is where he needs to be.
KSL.com Sports | Updated July 31 - 9:25 a.m.
Rhyan White's quest for an individual Olympic medal came up just short again.
Tim Reynolds, Associated Press | Updated July 31 - 8:48 a.m.
The U.S. lost its first two exhibition games of the summer in Las Vegas, dropped its opening game at these Olympics and had a difficult time shaking free of the Czech Republic in their group-play finale.
Paul Newberry, Associated Press | Posted July 30 - 9:30 p.m.
Caeleb Dressel won his third gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics with a world record in the 100-meter butterfly Saturday.
Josh Furlong, KSL.com | Updated July 30 - 8:15 p.m.
After seeing her Olympic dream come to a screeching halt, Skinner will have another chance to compete.
KSL.com Sports | Updated July 30 - 12:54 p.m.
Rhyan White will get another shot at an Olympic medal. The Herriman native qualified for the 200-meter backstroke final by posting the third fastest time in the semifinal heats.
Paul Weber, Associated Press | Posted July 30 - 11:13 a.m.
After the boards of regents for the universities of Texas and Oklahoma voted Friday to accept invitations to the Southeastern Conference, the league announced the Big 12 rivals would start competing in the SEC in the fall of 2025.
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Posted July 30 - 9:32 a.m.
The Utah Jazz are sending Favors and a future first-round draft pick to Oklahoma City in exchange for a future second-round pick, ESPN reported early Friday.
Josh Furlong, KSL.com | Updated July 30 - 7:05 a.m.
Answering questions on her Instagram stories, Biles explained that she's dealing with the "twisties," which is what gymnasts call when they can't figure out where they are in relation to the ground while in the air.
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Updated July 30 - 1:30 a.m.
After weeks of rumors of the Utah Jazz looking to move the No. 30 pick during Thursday's NBA draft, they ended up doing just that.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Updated July 29 - 11:41 p.m.
The Aggies' all-time leader in blocked shots follows into the league former scoring superstar Sam Merrill, who was selected with last pick in the 2020 NBA draft by the Milwaukee Bucks.
Joe Reedy, Associated Press | Updated July 29 - 9:36 p.m.
The Los Angeles Lakers are acquiring All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook from the Washington Wizards for three players and this year's first-round draft pick.
Aaron Beard, Associated Press | Updated July 29 - 9:22 p.m.
The Detroit Pistons selected Oklahoma State's Cade Cunningham with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft Thursday night.
Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press | Posted July 29 - 3:45 p.m.
Southeastern Conference university presidents voted Thursday to invite Texas and Oklahoma to the league and create a 16-team powerhouse on the field and at the bank.
KSL.com Sports | Updated July 29 - 10:05 a.m.
As the college football watchlists are released, we'll list where all of your favorite players are being recognized.
Jacob Nielson, KSL.com Contributor | Posted July 29 - 9:47 a.m.
How will Utah State football perform in the back half of their 2021 schedule?
Utah Olympians: BYU grad helps USA women's rugby open tourney with win; Rhyan White advances to semis
KSL.com Sports | Updated July 29 - 8:57 a.m.
Kristi Kirshe scored two tries, and the United States opened its Olympic run with a win over rugby newcomers China, 28-14 at Tokyo Stadium.
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As Utes kick off fall camp, QB takes center stage + other notes from camp
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