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'They come in expecting to win': BYU wary of upset-minded Troy in home opener

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Sep 25th - 3:48pm

The 18th-ranked Cougars will host Troy in Saturday’s home opener in Provo (8:15 p.m. MT, ESPN). And while BYU has the AP Top 25 ranking and a national television audience, the Trojans aren’t afraid of the big stage.

Christen Press will honor Kobe Bryant with Man United's No. 24 jersey

Rob Harris, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 25th - 3:05pm

With her usual No. 23 jersey already claimed, Christen Press had a decision to make when she joined Manchester United.

Mountain West will play 8 straight weeks of conference games this fall, with 'potential' BYU-Boise State matchup back on

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Sep 25th - 1:33pm

The Mountain West will open the season Saturday, Oct. 24, the beginning of an eight-game conference schedule that will culminate with the Mountain West championship game in December.

3rd-quarter reset helps Corner Canyon rally past Lone Peak to stay unbeaten

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Sep 24th - 11:21pm

Jaxson Dart accounted for five touchdowns, including three scoring passes to Cody Hagen, to help top-ranked Corner Canyon rally for a 35-25 victory Thursday night and hand the Knights their first loss of the season.

Mountain West announces plans for abbreviated fall football season

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Sep 24th - 8:46pm

The conference announced a clear path to an abbreviated college football season this fall, with the aim of starting by Oct. 24.

Pac-12 reinstates football, basketball after previous virus concerns; football season begins Nov. 6

Josh Furlong,  |  Updated Sep 24th - 7:03pm

Football season will begin Nov. 6. Also returning are men's and women's basketball on Nov. 25.

BYU home opener a homecoming for former O-line coach Ryan Pugh

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Sep 24th - 10:46am

Ryan Pugh has walked the sidelines of LaVell Edwards Stadium so many times that Saturday evening’s game will be a homecoming — except he’ll be wearing a Troy shirt and trying to beat the BYU Cougars, including his protege Jeff Grimes.

Rusnak, Kreilach get Real Salt Lake back on track with 2-0 win over LA Galaxy

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Sep 23rd - 10:29pm

Albert Rusnak converted a penalty, then assisted on Damir Kreilach’s team-high sixth goal of the season to help Real Salt Lake to a slump-busting 2-0 win over the Galaxy in front of a reduced-capacity crowd of 3,943 fans Wednesday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Provo opted to move football game to Spanish Fork due to COVID-19 restrictions, but Nebo School District pushed back

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Sep 23rd - 9:15pm

Provo High wanted to welcome fans to its homecoming game this Friday.

AP Source: Chargers' team doctor punctured Taylor's lung

Joe Reedy, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 23rd - 4:07pm

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Tyrod Taylor missed last Sunday's game because a team doctor accidentally punctured his lung, according to a person familiar with the case.

Have You Seen This? Extreme bike tricks without the bikes

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 2:33pm

This video will likely get a smile from you and mess with your noggin a little bit.

Patrick Kinahan: Shrewd Sitake no dancing fool during BYU games

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 10:14am

Every football head coach at the college level bears a multiple amount of responsibility that extend well beyond the playing field.

In conjunction with Provo-Orem health moves, BYU will play without fans for at least 2 weeks

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Sep 22nd - 7:05pm

Due to the state’s mandate moving Provo and Orem from “yellow” or low restriction levels to the “orange” or moderate risk level of coronavirus restrictions, no fans will be permitted inside the stadium for this weekend’s game against Troy as well as for the Oct. 2 kickoff against Louisiana Tech.

Real Salt Lake must move quickly to fix 2-match skid, prep for pivotal MLS Phase 3

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Sep 22nd - 5:55pm

Real Salt Lake will host the Los Angeles Galaxy on Wednesday, a clash of two teams in desperate need of points — even with eight teams from the Western Conference qualifying for the MLS Cup playoffs in November.

Notre Dame-Wake Forest postponed; Mountain West eyes fall

Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press  |  Updated Sep 22nd - 4:29pm

As the Atlantic Coast Conference worked Tuesday to reschedule another league game postponed because of a COVID-19 outbreak within one of its teams, the Mountain West was zeroing in on a possible late October start to its football season.

NBA commissioner says 'best guess' is 2020-21 season won’t start till January

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 2:44pm

NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday at CITIZEN by CNN his “best guess” is that the season won’t begin until January. HS Football Top 20+1: Royals take big leap as unbeatens fall with region play Sports  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 8:31am

After six weeks of the 2020 high school football season, region play has arrived. And with it come more teams falling from the ranks of the unbeatens.

Mountain West likely on verge of 2020 college football season

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:56pm

League officials will vote later this week to return their football programs to the field. The conference’s athletic directors met Monday and discussed the final steps in returning, as first reported by Yahoo Sports.

Skyline, Viewmont call off Week 7 region games over COVID-19 concerns

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Sep 21st - 5:55pm

Brighton’s game at Skyline has been called off Friday night due to COVID-19 guidelines, Skyline principal Mitch Nerdin said in a letter to parents Sunday.