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1 day into rookie minicamp, Zach Wilson already making an impression on his New York Jets teammates

1 day into rookie minicamp, Zach Wilson already making an impression on his New York Jets teammates

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 5:56pm

It's only been a week, but former BYU star and New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson is already back to work, with the Jets opening rookie minicamp Friday in New Jersey.
Utes' Rylan Jones enters transfer portal, reportedly bound for Utah State

Utes' Rylan Jones enters transfer portal, reportedly bound for Utah State

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 2:41pm

Utah sophomore Rylan Jones has entered the transfer portal, as first reported by Verbal Commits, and is reportedly on his way to in-state rival Utah State, as first reported by 1280 The Zone's Jake Hatch and the Aggies' student newspaper Friday afternoon.
'The Lord wanted him alive': Former NFL player saves man in fiery train crash

'The Lord wanted him alive': Former NFL player saves man in fiery train crash

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews  |  Posted May 7th - 2:35pm

Brandon Bair recalls every detail of a routine Thursday night that led to him saving the life of 25-year-old Steven Jenson seconds before Jenson could have burned to death.
Matt Haarms calls time on career at BYU, but 'will be forever grateful for my year spent in Provo'

Matt Haarms calls time on career at BYU, but 'will be forever grateful for my year spent in Provo'

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 1:34pm

Matt Haarms officially opted not to return to BYU on Friday, making the announcement himself on social media after several reports and second-hand accounts alluded to it all week.
1 more: Gabi Garcia Fernandez has No. 2 BYU back in NCAA title match with 3-1 win over Lewis

1 more: Gabi Garcia Fernandez has No. 2 BYU back in NCAA title match with 3-1 win over Lewis

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated May 6th - 10:37pm

Garcia Fernandez poured in 17 kills, seven digs, two aces and two blocks, and BYU held the Flyers below .300 hitting en route to a 25-22, 25-15, 26-28, 25-20 Thursday in the NCAA Tournament semifinals in Columbus, Ohio.
Donovan Mitchell tells U.'s 2021 graduating class 'you have the opportunity to make so much possible'

Donovan Mitchell tells U.'s 2021 graduating class 'you have the opportunity to make so much possible'

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted May 6th - 9:16pm

Donovan Mitchell was the keynote speaker during the U.'s 2021 commencement ceremony.
Slumping slugger Pujols cut by Angels, still wants to play

Slumping slugger Pujols cut by Angels, still wants to play

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Updated May 6th - 6:14pm

Albert Pujols was cut by the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday, abruptly ending the 41-year-old superstar slugger's decade with his second major league team.
BYU reschedules pandemic-postponed games with Mizzou, Michigan State to 2030s

BYU reschedules pandemic-postponed games with Mizzou, Michigan State to 2030s

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated May 6th - 2:32pm

The Cougars and Tigers will still meet after the pandemic-induced postponement of the 2020 game in Provo — just 15 years later.
Could future Hall of Famer Albert Pujols end up with the Salt Lake Bees?

Could future Hall of Famer Albert Pujols end up with the Salt Lake Bees?

Sean Walker and Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 6th - 1:42pm

It's complicated and unlikely, but Pujols could find his way to play his final season under contract with the Angels at Triple-A Salt Lake. Here's how.
After 3 weeks, is Real Salt Lake good again? Maybe, but they're definitely more fun

After 3 weeks, is Real Salt Lake good again? Maybe, but they're definitely more fun

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 6th - 1:35pm

In just three weeks, Real Salt Lake (2-0) has regained some of its swagger lost during arguably its worst finish in the Rio Tinto Stadium era through the truncated 2020 season. Without drawing too many conclusions from two games, the team is fun again.
It was a good vibes only night for Jordan Clarkson in win over Spurs

It was a good vibes only night for Jordan Clarkson in win over Spurs

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted May 5th - 11:43pm

It was a good vibes only kind of night. For Jordan Clarkson, it usually is. Scratch that, it always is.
Jazz's 126-94 win should have them dreaming of San Antonio in the first round

Jazz's 126-94 win should have them dreaming of San Antonio in the first round

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated May 5th - 10:29pm

If Jazz were fans were wondering who their team's preferred opening round playoff opponent was, Wednesday's game revealed the answer.
'My dad was there today': Orioles' Means felt late father's presence in team's 1st no-hitter since 1969

'My dad was there today': Orioles' Means felt late father's presence in team's 1st no-hitter since 1969

Reuters  |  Updated May 5th - 10:21pm

Orioles pitcher John Means said he felt the presence of his late father as he clinched his team's first no-hitter since 1969 on Wednesday, after an exhausting and near-perfect 12-strikeout performance.
Salt Lake Bees players eager for a 'bit of normalcy' and 'fire' with fans in the stands

Salt Lake Bees players eager for a 'bit of normalcy' and 'fire' with fans in the stands

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 5th - 7:43pm

The Salt Lake Bees home opener Thursday won't just be fans' first live baseball game in 600 days but also the first game back in front of fans for many players on the team.
Nearly 2 decades later, can No. 2 BYU men's volleyball finally end national championship drought?

Nearly 2 decades later, can No. 2 BYU men's volleyball finally end national championship drought?

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 5th - 5:36pm

The Cougars got the band back together for one final run at a national title, which starts Thursday against MIVA champion Lewis in Columbus, Ohio.
Brett Favre doesn't expect Aaron Rodgers to play for Packers again

Brett Favre doesn't expect Aaron Rodgers to play for Packers again

Reuters  |  Posted May 5th - 5:27pm

Green Bay Packers legend Brett Favre believes the reported schism between Aaron Rodgers and the franchise is real, and big enough that it is a long shot Rodgers will ever suit up for the legendary franchise again.
Utes make first NCAA golf regional since 1992; Golfers from BYU, UVU, SUU join them

Utes make first NCAA golf regional since 1992; Golfers from BYU, UVU, SUU join them

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 5th - 1:45pm

For the first time since 1992, the University of Utah men's golf team will represent in full at the NCAA regional meet.
NCAA aims for less contact in preseason football practice

NCAA aims for less contact in preseason football practice

Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press  |  Updated May 5th - 1:01pm

The NCAA football oversight committee is preparing to recommend changes to preseason camp that will include fewer fully padded practices and the elimination of some old-school collision drills.
US Men's National Team will return to Utah for June friendly against Costa Rica

US Men's National Team will return to Utah for June friendly against Costa Rica

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted May 5th - 9:42am

For the first time since 2017, the U.S. Men's National Team will return to Utah this summer.
Robot umps and dogs, minor league ball back after lost year

Robot umps and dogs, minor league ball back after lost year

Mark Didtler, Associated Press  |  Updated May 4th - 9:08pm

It took just four batters at George Steinbrenner Field before a fan yelled "C'mon, blue!" toward home plate umpire Kaleb Devier after two consecutive close pitches were called balls.
Basketball with a side of ranch: Just how former Aggie Jaycee Carroll likes it

Basketball with a side of ranch: Just how former Aggie Jaycee Carroll likes it

Tom Ripplinger, KSL.com Contributor  |  Updated May 4th - 7:01pm

Jaycee Carroll, the pure-scoring shooting guard that left his mark on the Utah State University basketball program, gives the same hard work and sweat-filled days to his ranch that he gave to the 10,270 raucous Aggie fans on winter nights at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.
When it comes to playoff prep, Jazz finding out life at the top is similar to life in the middle

When it comes to playoff prep, Jazz finding out life at the top is similar to life in the middle

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted May 4th - 5:22pm

When the topic of seeding was brought up, Jazz coach Quin Snyder quickly remembered a crazy night two seasons ago.
Patrick Kinahan: NFL draft success provided evidence against BYU football doubters

Patrick Kinahan: NFL draft success provided evidence against BYU football doubters

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 4th - 10:14am

For all the detractors still doubting BYU's most recent success in football, the NFL draft provided evidence that goes against their collective disbelief.
From cursed to blessed: The Jazz's yellow uniforms have made quite the turnaround

From cursed to blessed: The Jazz's yellow uniforms have made quite the turnaround

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted May 4th - 8:08am

Are the once cursed yellow Utah Jazz uniforms now the blessed ones?
An NBA no-hitter? Jazz got pretty close in win over Spurs

An NBA no-hitter? Jazz got pretty close in win over Spurs

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated May 3rd - 11:58pm

There's probably no true equivalent to pitching a no-hitter in the world of basketball, but it sure felt like the Utah Jazz got awfully close.
Angels prospect Jo Adell, BYU alum Brennon Lund highlight Salt Lake Bees opening day roster

Angels prospect Jo Adell, BYU alum Brennon Lund highlight Salt Lake Bees opening day roster

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 3rd - 1:08pm

The Salt Lake Bees haven't played a game in over 600 days but there will be some familiar faces when the team trots out onto the field Thursday.
The Spring League finds 'secret sauce' to survival

The Spring League finds 'secret sauce' to survival

Steve Keating, Reuters  |  Posted May 3rd - 11:58am

The Alliance of American Football (AAF) lasted eight weeks, an XFL reboot ceased operation after just five, but The Spring League (TSL) — a league that does not pay players — will kick off a fifth season this week with a new media rights deal with FOX.
Utah football announces home-and-home series with Wisconsin in 2028, 2033

Utah football announces home-and-home series with Wisconsin in 2028, 2033

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted May 3rd - 9:43am

The University of Utah football program continues to improve its nonconference schedule.
After the draft: Here's how Zach Wilson, Brady Christensen and Penei Sewell were welcomed to new NFL teams

After the draft: Here's how Zach Wilson, Brady Christensen and Penei Sewell were welcomed to new NFL teams

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 3rd - 8:04am

Here are three stories from three of those high school products who heard their names called by the New York Jets, Carolina Panthers and Detroit Lions that you may have missed over the weekend.
Local golf: Mike Weir breaks 14-year drought with 1st Champions win; UVU's Lysen wins WAC title

Local golf: Mike Weir breaks 14-year drought with 1st Champions win; UVU's Lysen wins WAC title

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated May 2nd - 8:46pm

Mike Weir's first win on the PGA's Champions tour was a bit unconventional. But after 14 years, he'll take it any way he can.
Where every Utah product landed from the 2021 NFL draft, including BYU's best haul since 2002

Where every Utah product landed from the 2021 NFL draft, including BYU's best haul since 2002

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated May 2nd - 5:29pm

The Cougars had a banner year on the field in 2020, and it led to a banner draft, with the most selections in the top-seven rounds since 2002.
Man United fans storm stadium, force game to be called off

Man United fans storm stadium, force game to be called off

Rob Harris, Associated Press  |  Updated May 2nd - 2:29pm

Anti-ownership protests by Manchester United fans forced the postponement of a Premier League game on Sunday against Liverpool after the stadium was stormed and thousands more supporters blocked access into Old Trafford as they demanded the Glazer family sell the club.
An unexpected hero: Jazz get by Raptors behind play of Trent Forrest

An unexpected hero: Jazz get by Raptors behind play of Trent Forrest

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated May 2nd - 12:23am

Here's a thing you probably didn't expect to read this season: Trent Forrest won a game for the Utah Jazz.
BYU's Dax Milne goes from walk-on to NFL draft 7th-round pick with Washington

BYU's Dax Milne goes from walk-on to NFL draft 7th-round pick with Washington

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated May 1st - 8:05pm

Is there a better story in sports than BYU wide receiver Dax Milne, the former Bingham High standout who was selected Saturday in the 2021 NFL Draft?
BYU's Khyiris Tonga, Chris Wilcox head to Bears, Bucs as 7th-round draft picks

BYU's Khyiris Tonga, Chris Wilcox head to Bears, Bucs as 7th-round draft picks

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated May 1st - 8:00pm

Tonga is the third BYU player drafted in 2021, joining first-round quarterback Zach Wilson and third-round offensive tackle Brady Christensen.
Medina Spirit gives Baffert record 7th Kentucky Derby win

Medina Spirit gives Baffert record 7th Kentucky Derby win

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Updated May 1st - 7:28pm

John Velazquez was in a familiar place, in the lead aboard Medina Spirit in the Kentucky Derby and holding off the stretch bid of three challengers. This time, Bob Baffert couldn't believe what he was seeing.
Donovan Mitchell will miss at least another week with sprained ankle

Donovan Mitchell will miss at least another week with sprained ankle

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated May 1st - 7:04pm

The Utah Jazz will be without Donovan Mitchell for at least another week.
NCAA women's soccer: No. 12 BYU shut out by Virginia; Utah Valley falls to No. 6 Arkansas, 3-1

NCAA women's soccer: No. 12 BYU shut out by Virginia; Utah Valley falls to No. 6 Arkansas, 3-1

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 1st - 5:38pm

in the second round of the NCAA women's soccer tournament Saturday at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, North Carolina.
Why the Cowboys drafting Brighton's Simi Fehoko was always written in the stars

Why the Cowboys drafting Brighton's Simi Fehoko was always written in the stars

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated May 1st - 4:12pm

The 6-foot-4, 227-pound receiver from Cottonwood Heights averaged 18.5 yards per reception in three years at Stanford, the third-best mark in Cardinal history.
Rubio's brace, Brody's debut rally Real Salt Lake to 3-1 win in home opener

Rubio's brace, Brody's debut rally Real Salt Lake to 3-1 win in home opener

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated May 1st - 3:33pm

Rubio Rubin had two goals, and Damir Kreilach added a goal and two assists as Real Salt Lake rallied from a 1-0 first-half deficit to thump Western Conference rival Sporting Kansas City, 3-1 in front of a reduced-capacity sellout crowd Saturday afternoon at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Bingham grad Jay Tufele drafted with 1st pick in the 4th round by Jacksonville Jaguars

Bingham grad Jay Tufele drafted with 1st pick in the 4th round by Jacksonville Jaguars

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated May 1st - 11:41am

Tufele, 21, was a two-year starter at USC before opting out of the 2020 season due to COVID-19 concerns — concerns that included his sister's extreme sickness from the virus during the fall.
Best of the Rest: 7 Utah products who could hear their names on Day 3 of the 2021 NFL Draft

Best of the Rest: 7 Utah products who could hear their names on Day 3 of the 2021 NFL Draft

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 1st - 7:34am

Through two days of the NFL draft, the state of Utah has watched three of its native sons — Utah high school football products — selected in primetime.
'I don't think we took it seriously': Wounded Jazz fall to Suns as Phoenix takes over No. 1 seed

'I don't think we took it seriously': Wounded Jazz fall to Suns as Phoenix takes over No. 1 seed

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated May 1st - 12:09am

At the 5:34 mark of the first quarter, Rudy Gobert went out. It was pretty much all bad from there for the Jazz in a 121-100 loss to the Suns Friday in Phoenix.
BYU OT Brady Christensen, a Bountiful High product, emerges as 3rd-round pick by Carolina Panthers

BYU OT Brady Christensen, a Bountiful High product, emerges as 3rd-round pick by Carolina Panthers

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 30th - 9:53pm

Christensen is the second draft pick from BYU this year, joining starting quarterback Zach Wilson after his No. 2 overall selection by the New York Jets, and the third pick from the state of Utah, alongside Desert Hills tackle Penei Sewell.
SEC still most coveted conference, 3 more QBs taken as NFL draft passes Day 2

SEC still most coveted conference, 3 more QBs taken as NFL draft passes Day 2

Barry Wilner, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 30th - 9:52pm

Not much changed on the second night of the NFL draft. Do the letters SEC and QB seem familiar?
Victory on the recruiting trail: BYU adds former Colorado commit Vaka to 2021 class

Victory on the recruiting trail: BYU adds former Colorado commit Vaka to 2021 class

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 30th - 6:44pm

BYU coach Kalani Sitake wasn't done adding to his recruiting class.
Jazz to allow courtside fans for first time this season as Vivint Arena capacity increases again

Jazz to allow courtside fans for first time this season as Vivint Arena capacity increases again

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 30th - 1:45pm

Are you fully vaccinated? If so, then you are eligible to sit courtside at a Utah Jazz game again.
Hall of Famer Alomar fired by MLB over sexual misconduct

Hall of Famer Alomar fired by MLB over sexual misconduct

Jake Seiner, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 30th - 1:34pm

Hall of Fame second baseman Roberto Alomar has been fired as a consultant by Major League Baseball and placed on the league's ineligible list after an investigation into an allegation of sexual misconduct.
Whether 'Zach's Fifth Avenue' or 'Wall Street Wilson,' former BYU QB takes confident game to Big Apple

Whether 'Zach's Fifth Avenue' or 'Wall Street Wilson,' former BYU QB takes confident game to Big Apple

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 30th - 9:52am

Wilson's career is just beginning, even if he will be celebrated — certainly, for now — as the next great quarterback to wear the Mean Green, the second time in four years the Jets have selected a quarterback with a top-five pick.
Georges Niang showing he could play a big role in the playoffs for the Jazz

Georges Niang showing he could play a big role in the playoffs for the Jazz

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 30th - 7:29am

This isn't another story about Rudy Gobert's defensive prowess; it's one about Georges Niang's.
'Dream come true': NY Jets make Zach Wilson top draft pick in BYU history at No. 2 overall

'Dream come true': NY Jets make Zach Wilson top draft pick in BYU history at No. 2 overall

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 29th - 10:37pm

With the No. 2 pick in the draft, the New York Jets expectedly made Wilson's dreams come true — and with it, a bit of history.
NFL draft: No suspense as 3 QBs dominate early picks

NFL draft: No suspense as 3 QBs dominate early picks

Barry Wilner, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 29th - 10:33pm

The themes for the 2021 NFL draft were many, starting with the quarterbacks.
'Nothing but a dream come true': Desert Hills alum Penei Sewell makes history as No. 7 pick by Detroit Lions

'Nothing but a dream come true': Desert Hills alum Penei Sewell makes history as No. 7 pick by Detroit Lions

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 29th - 10:28pm

The 6-foot-6, 325-pound offensive tackle heard his name called over the podium by Goodell on Thursday night, when he was selected as the No. 7 draft pick by the Detroit Lions in Cleveland, Ohio.
Utah State's Jordan Love in headlines as drama around Aaron Rodgers, Packers plays out before NFL draft

Utah State's Jordan Love in headlines as drama around Aaron Rodgers, Packers plays out before NFL draft

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 29th - 9:27pm

This probably wasn't how former Utah State quarterback Jordan Love hoped to see his name trend on Twitter.
Who are Brady Christensen, Jay Tufele & Simi Fehoko? Examining Utah's Day 2 prospects in the 2021 NFL draft

Who are Brady Christensen, Jay Tufele & Simi Fehoko? Examining Utah's Day 2 prospects in the 2021 NFL draft

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 29th - 11:22am

Three Utah high school football products could hear their names called on Day 2 of the 2021 NFL Draft in Cleveland. But who are BYU's Brady Christensen, USC's Jay Tufele and Stanford's Simi Fehoko?
Utah Valley women's soccer makes history with 1-0 win over Memphis in NCAA first round

Utah Valley women's soccer makes history with 1-0 win over Memphis in NCAA first round

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 29th - 7:08am

Sadie Brockbank scored the lone goal of the match about an hour in, and goalkeeper Isabel Jones-Dawe made it hold up as Utah Valley won its first-ever NCAA Tournament match 1-0 over Memphis at Johnson Stadium in Greenville, North Carolina.
'I was also surprised': Jazz score most points in team history in 49-point win over Kings

'I was also surprised': Jazz score most points in team history in 49-point win over Kings

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 29th - 12:09am

The Jazz scored the most point in franchise history, beating the Kings 154-105. The 49-point win is the largest victory ever by a Jazz team.
Are the New York Jets really a 'QB graveyard'? These 2 BYU greats like Zach Wilson's odds in Big Apple

Are the New York Jets really a 'QB graveyard'? These 2 BYU greats like Zach Wilson's odds in Big Apple

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 28th - 6:26pm

With one day left until BYU quarterback Zach Wilson (presumably) is drafted second overall by the New York Jets, former BYU greats John Beck and Steve Young think the Corner Canyon product can find success with the Gang Green.
Who are Zach Wilson and Penei Sewell? 2 Utah products expected to be first-round picks in NFL draft

Who are Zach Wilson and Penei Sewell? 2 Utah products expected to be first-round picks in NFL draft

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 28th - 9:04am

Each day leading up to the draft, KSL.com will take a look at the Utah products projected in the latest selections, starting with a pair of projected top-10 picks in Corner Canyon's Zach Wilson and Desert Hills' Penei Sewell.