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Fans welcomed to World TeamTennis matches in West Virginia

John Raby, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 13th - 10:08pm

Tennys Sandgren celebrated a game-clinching point in pandemic-appropriate fashion, retrieving the ball himself in the absence of ball kids, and exchanging an awkward fist-to-elbow bump with a teammate as the World TeamTennis season started before mask-wearing fans on Sunday.

Parsing together a 2020 schedule for BYU — if college football is played in the fall

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jul 13th - 7:47pm

Here’s a look at a possible schedule that BYU can schedule for the 2020 season, with a few assumptions — like the playing of the college season, at all.

Rockets' Westbrook has virus, as NBA bubble faces first test

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 13th - 6:30pm

Houston's Russell Westbrook hasn't made it to the NBA restart yet.

No fall sports at Utah junior colleges: NJCAA pushes most athletics to spring

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Jul 13th - 6:13pm

The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) announced its decision to move most of its fall and winter sports to the spring, the association announced Monday afternoon.

Washington's NFL team drops 'Redskins' name after 87 years

Stephen Whyno, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 13th - 1:29pm

The Washington NFL franchise announced Monday it is dropping the “Redskins” name and Indian head logo, bowing to recent pressure from sponsors and decades of criticism that they are offensive to Native Americans.

For Jordan Clarkson, the long NBA hiatus might just prove to be beneficial

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Jul 13th - 12:15pm

Jordan Clarkson hardly needed to get a practice in with his new team before he helped revitalize the bench. That remarkable success begs the question: What can he do with a few more reps?

Former Utah QB Jason Shelley transfers to Utah State with 2 years of eligibility

Sean Walker and Josh Furlong,  |  Updated Jul 13th - 10:52am

Jason Shelley's time as a potential signal caller for the University of Utah is officially over.

Rusnak, Kreilach lift RSL past Colorado in MLS tournament opener

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Jul 12th - 11:20pm

Rusnak and Damir Kreilach each scored a goal to help Real Salt Lake to its first win of the year via a 2-0 victory over Rocky Mountain rivals Colorado in both sides’ opening games of the MLS is Back Tournament near Orlando, Florida.

USWNT star Kelley O'Hara's return not enough for Royals in loss to Red Stars

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Jul 12th - 11:07pm

Kelley O'Hara returned to the Utah Royals' lineup, but that wasn't enough to for the NWSL Challenge Cup tournament hosts in Sunday's loss to Chicago.

Real Monarchs fall to San Diego in first live pro game with fans since March 11

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Jul 11th - 6:19pm

Saturday’s match was the first live professional sporting event in the United States since March 11 and marked 126 days since the last soccer match at Rio Tinto Stadium, a prolonged layoff on both accounts due to the coronavirus pandemic.

What Stanford's 11 cuts to athletics means for BYU men's volleyball

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jul 11th - 2:56pm

Stanford made the extreme decision to eliminate 11 sports on campus following the 2020-21 season, including men's volleyball. What does that mean for BYU, a rival of the Cardinal in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation?

The food, the bubble and the dang swinging door: Utah Jazz learning how to adjust on the fly

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Jul 11th - 8:07am

How fast the Jazz adjust to a strange new life may just determine how long they'll be in the NBA bubble

BYU-Utah rivalry game gone: Pac-12 makes it official, canceling nonconference games in fall

Sean Walker and Josh Furlong,  |  Updated Jul 10th - 7:29pm

The Pac-12 on Friday made official what has been reported as possible for a while, canceling all nonconference games in football, men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball this fall.

Utah's leading scorer Timmy Allen to return for junior season

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Jul 9th - 10:05pm

The Utah men’s basketball program got some good news late Thursday night as its leading scorer last season decided to return to school for a junior campaign.

High school sports planned for Utah in the fall, but could 'get messy'

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Jul 9th - 7:21pm

The Utah High School Activities Association board of trustees unanimously approved a motion that will allow fall sports to play out as classes return to in-person classes in districts across the state, the group announced during a board meeting held via Zoom conferencing Thursday morning.

What does the Big Ten's decision on conference-only games in 2020 mean to BYU football?

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Jul 9th - 5:17pm

The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday that the league will only play conference games in the fall 2020 season, pushing all non-conference games to a later date, and leaving BYU with at least two holes in its 2020 schedule.

As Power 5 football programs shift to conference-only games, questions abound

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Jul 9th - 3:50pm

College football’s return hangs in the balance as programs around the country watch with caution as COVID-19 cases surge in many parts of the United States.

MLS returns to action after poignant moment of silence

Mark Long, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 9th - 8:41am

Nearly 200 players took the field for an 8-minute, 46-second moment of silence to protest racial injustice before Major League Soccer’s return to action.

Large-scale Rocky Mountain Showcase youth basketball tournament canceled due to COVID-19

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Jul 8th - 11:33pm

The Rocky Mountain Showcase, hosted by Jam On It events, was canceled by the health department after a confirmed case of the novel coronavirus was discovered, the health department said in a statement.