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'What are we thinking about?' Jazz can't seem to find answers after loss to Rockets

'What are we thinking about?' Jazz can't seem to find answers after loss to Rockets

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan. 19 - 11:38 p.m.

The Utah Jazz have another contender for worst loss of the year.
Why BYU hoops feels 'urgency to get better' after surviving toughest week of WCC play

Why BYU hoops feels 'urgency to get better' after surviving toughest week of WCC play

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 19 - 6:33 p.m.

What did BYU coach Mark Pope learn from surviving his team's eight-day run against teams ranked No. 1, 34 and 37 in the NCAA's latest NET ratings?
Kyle Whittingham hires former Utes great Luther Elliss as next defensive line coach

Kyle Whittingham hires former Utes great Luther Elliss as next defensive line coach

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 19 - 5:45 p.m.

It didn't take long for Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham to fill his coaching staff vacancies.
Skyridge basketball outlasts Lone Peak in 61-54 win

Skyridge basketball outlasts Lone Peak in 61-54 win

Jonathan Wistrcill, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan. 19 - 10:12 a.m.

With less than four minutes to play in the game, the fifth-ranked Skyridge Falcons held a narrow 3-point lead over the sixth-ranked Lone Peak Knights.
Pac-12 football 2022 preview: Projections for the North and South division races

Pac-12 football 2022 preview: Projections for the North and South division races

Jon Wilner, Bay Area News Group  |  Posted Jan. 19 - 9:02 a.m.

The best teams in 2021, Utah and Oregon, are set up to defend their titles.
List of Pac-12 players entering the 2022 NFL Draft features Lloyd, London, Thibodeaux

List of Pac-12 players entering the 2022 NFL Draft features Lloyd, London, Thibodeaux

Jon Wilner, Bay Area News Group  |  Posted Jan. 18 - 6:06 p.m.

We count three dozen impact players who have decided to move on.
Patrick Kinahan: Utah's success aside, Pac-12 football needs immediate overhaul

Patrick Kinahan: Utah's success aside, Pac-12 football needs immediate overhaul

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan. 18 - 10:36 a.m.

For all the deserved accolades lauded upon Utah this college football season, the truth is the Pac-12 champion was the best of a mediocre conference.
In  change of pace, Jazz's offense the culprit in late-game collapse against Lakers

In change of pace, Jazz's offense the culprit in late-game collapse against Lakers

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan. 18 - 12:54 a.m.

Los Angeles held the Jazz to 17 points in the fourth quarter to come back from a 10-point second-half deficit to beat Utah 101-95 Monday.
Locals in the NFL Playoffs: 49ers ease by Cowboys; Fred Warner's ankle injury 'low-grade'

Locals in the NFL Playoffs: 49ers ease by Cowboys; Fred Warner's ankle injury 'low-grade'

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan. 17 - 9:41 p.m.

Elijah Mitchell and Deebo Samuel each scored a rushing touchdown and the 49ers held the Cowboys in a 23-17 win at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Arizona State hands Utah 6th straight loss 64-62

Arizona State hands Utah 6th straight loss 64-62

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan. 17 - 5:54 p.m.

Jalen Graham scored six of Arizona State's final nine points and the Sun Devils beat Utah 64-62 on Monday for the Utes' sixth straight loss.
Have You Seen This? Mom surprises Chiefs tight end after unique playoff game

Have You Seen This? Mom surprises Chiefs tight end after unique playoff game

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 17 - 4:40 p.m.

Donna Kelce had quite the weekend, completing a nearly unprecedented double Sunday to see both of her sons play in the 2022 NFL playoffs — and still had time to surprise Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce after his first career touchdown pass.
What a road split with Gonzaga, San Francisco means for BYU basketball

What a road split with Gonzaga, San Francisco means for BYU basketball

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 17 - 1:25 p.m.

The Cougars took their worst loss of the year at Gonzaga, but bounced back to hand San Francisco its first home loss of the season.
Some unique circumstances proved to be the balm the Jazz sorely needed

Some unique circumstances proved to be the balm the Jazz sorely needed

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 16 - 11:04 p.m.

Before Sunday's game Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone took issue with the league's schedule makers.
'That's the team that we can be': Gobert's return leads to Jazz blowout over Nuggets

'That's the team that we can be': Gobert's return leads to Jazz blowout over Nuggets

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan. 16 - 10:22 p.m.

The Jazz outscored the Nuggets by 20 in the fourth quarter to roll to a 125-102 victory over the Nuggets Sunday in Denver.
Have You Seen This? Get pumped with 6-year-old boy's pre-game speech

Have You Seen This? Get pumped with 6-year-old boy's pre-game speech

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan. 16 - 3:00 p.m.

Many, many people find the feats of sports inspirational.
Barcello helps BYU basketball escape San Francisco with 71-69 win

Barcello helps BYU basketball escape San Francisco with 71-69 win

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan. 16 - 12:01 a.m.

Alex Barcello scored 18 points with three 3-pointers and Te'Jon Lucas added 12 points to help BYU escape War Memorial Gym with a 71-69 win over San Francisco.
Wyoming's last-second shot sinks Utah State in another conference loss

Wyoming's last-second shot sinks Utah State in another conference loss

Jacob Nielson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan. 15 - 11:27 p.m.

Inconsistent offense and failures to get stops down the stretch doomed the Aggies at home against Wyoming
Armstrong, Cal Baptist hold off Utah Valley; Dixie State falls to Seattle U.

Armstrong, Cal Baptist hold off Utah Valley; Dixie State falls to Seattle U.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan. 15 - 10:52 p.m.

Cameron Tyson hit 7 of 11 shots from 3-point range on his way to 25 points and Seattle University knocked off Dixie State 79-68 in Western Athletic Conference play.
BYU's Lamb, Tuiaki reportedly among early candidates for open Hawaii job

BYU's Lamb, Tuiaki reportedly among early candidates for open Hawaii job

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 15 - 10:36 p.m.

BYU assistant head coach and special teams coordinator Ed Lamb could find himself in high demand for the open head coaching job at Hawaii, as could defensive coordinator Ilaisa Tuiaki after Todd Graham's stunning late departure from the islands.
No. 6 Arizona runs away from Utah 82-64, Tubelis scores 32

No. 6 Arizona runs away from Utah 82-64, Tubelis scores 32

John Marshall, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan. 15 - 9:27 p.m.

Azoulas Tubelis scored 32 points, Christian Koloko added 16 points, and No. 6 Arizona dominated Utah inside for an 82-64 win on Saturday night.
Gonzales, No. 18 BYU women roll past LMU

Gonzales, No. 18 BYU women roll past LMU

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan. 15 - 6:10 p.m.

Shaylee Gonzales scored 19 points with five rebounds, five assists and five steals and No. 18 BYU coasted to a 77-37 victory over Loyola Marymount for its fifth straight win.
Donovan Mitchell, Jordan Clarkson respond to Rudy Gobert's pointed comments

Donovan Mitchell, Jordan Clarkson respond to Rudy Gobert's pointed comments

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 15 - 2:58 p.m.

Rudy Gobert's pointed remarks didn't go unnoticed.
Why Utah's Eric Weddle came out of retirement for Rams' playoff run

Why Utah's Eric Weddle came out of retirement for Rams' playoff run

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 15 - 9:34 a.m.

Eric Weddle didn't have any intention of returning to the NFL, and even less just a year and a half after retiring with the Los Angeles Rams. So why is he back in the NFL playoffs, preparing to face the Arizona Cardinals?
Confident Red Rocks dominant in win over No. 3 Oklahoma at home

Confident Red Rocks dominant in win over No. 3 Oklahoma at home

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 14 - 10:29 p.m.

Coming into its high-profile regular-season meet against No. 3 Oklahoma Friday, No. 4 Red Rocks gymnast Cammy Hall said: "I think it's definitely going to be one that you don't want to miss."
After most lopsided loss of Mark Pope era, things don't get easier for BYU basketball

After most lopsided loss of Mark Pope era, things don't get easier for BYU basketball

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 14 - 6:34 p.m.

Gonzaga thoroughly beat BYU, with four players in double-digits led by Timme's 30 and a double-double from Nembhard that included a game-high four 3-pointers.
Rudy Gobert says recent stretch shows Warriors, Suns are a 'step ahead' of Jazz

Rudy Gobert says recent stretch shows Warriors, Suns are a 'step ahead' of Jazz

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 14 - 4:53 p.m.

The five games Gobert was in the NBA's health and safety protocols may be end up being his best case to be league MVP.
Have You Seen This? A world record that will never be broken

Have You Seen This? A world record that will never be broken

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan. 14 - 3:47 p.m.

Some say, "never say never." But in this instance it makes sense.
ACC commissioner says CFP expansion should be put on hold

ACC commissioner says CFP expansion should be put on hold

Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan. 14 - 1:33 p.m.

Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner Jim Phillips took the strongest public stance yet against expanding the College Football Playoff by the 2024 season.
Here's some good news for struggling Jazz: Gobert, Gay are back

Here's some good news for struggling Jazz: Gobert, Gay are back

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 14 - 12:31 p.m.

After a week of growing injury reports and disheartening losses due as a coronavirus outbreak has made its way through the team, the Utah Jazz were finally on the receiving end of some good news on Friday.
Too Much Timme: No. 2 Gonzaga shoots 69% to roll past BYU

Too Much Timme: No. 2 Gonzaga shoots 69% to roll past BYU

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan. 14 - 12:06 a.m.

Drew Timme poured in 30 points and Gonzaga shot 69% from the field to roll past the visiting Cougars 110-84.
No. 18 BYU women's basketball flexes defensive muscles in win over Saint Mary's

No. 18 BYU women's basketball flexes defensive muscles in win over Saint Mary's

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 13 - 11:18 p.m.

Paisley Harding poured in 18 points with five rebounds and three assists as No. 18 BYU women's basketball routed Saint Mary's 78-36 Thursday night.
SLC Stars acquire G League rights to former BYU standout Yoeli Childs

SLC Stars acquire G League rights to former BYU standout Yoeli Childs

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 13 - 5:52 p.m.

The former BYU star had his NBA G League rights acquired Thursday by the Salt Lake City Stars, sending the rights of returning player Yogi Ferrell and a 2022 first-round draft pick to Maine in exchange for the Bingham High product.
NCAA Tournament projections: Pac-12 currently has 3 locks and a handful of hopefuls

NCAA Tournament projections: Pac-12 currently has 3 locks and a handful of hopefuls

Jon Wilner, Bay Area News Group  |  Posted Jan. 13 - 2:06 p.m.

The middle tier features WSU, Colorado, Oregon and Stanford.
Was BYU the top athletic department in the NCAA this fall? One prominent metric says so

Was BYU the top athletic department in the NCAA this fall? One prominent metric says so

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 13 - 12:14 p.m.

The Cougars finished the fall season ranked first in the Learfield IMG College Directors' Cup Final Division I standings, which combines the finishes of each sport on campus into a single rating.
Utah inks gymnastics coach Tom Farden to contract extension through 2026

Utah inks gymnastics coach Tom Farden to contract extension through 2026

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 13 - 12:11 p.m.

Red Rocks coach Tom Farden isn't going anywhere.
Eric Paschall is making a case for more playing time

Eric Paschall is making a case for more playing time

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 12 - 11:47 p.m.

By the time, Eric Paschall drained a 3-pointer with 6.6 seconds left in the first half, the thought was probably already cemented in many Jazz fans' minds: This guy should get more time.
'It's weird': With no centers, Jazz lose 4th straight game in loss to Cavs

'It's weird': With no centers, Jazz lose 4th straight game in loss to Cavs

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan. 12 - 10:56 p.m.

Cleveland went on a 21-0 run in the third quarter on its way to a 111-91 victory Wednesday at Vivint Arena.
Second-half Utah State comeback falls short as Colorado State edges out the Aggies

Second-half Utah State comeback falls short as Colorado State edges out the Aggies

Jacob Nielson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan. 12 - 9:45 p.m.

Trailing by double digits in the second half for a second straight game, the Aggies came alive offensively, but it wasn't nearly enough.
If CFP expansion is delayed, the Pac-12 must act swiftly and strategically

If CFP expansion is delayed, the Pac-12 must act swiftly and strategically

Jon Wilner, Bay Area News Group  |  Posted Jan. 12 - 6:55 p.m.

The conference cannot wait until 2026 to make changes.
Coming home: Former Utes running back Quinton Ganther hired as RB coach

Coming home: Former Utes running back Quinton Ganther hired as RB coach

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan. 12 - 4:48 p.m.

Off a roller coaster season with the Jacksonville Jaguars, former University of Utah running back Quinton Gather is coming back to his alma mater.
Veteran safety Eric Weddle rejoining LA Rams for playoffs

Veteran safety Eric Weddle rejoining LA Rams for playoffs

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan. 12 - 2:33 p.m.

Safety Eric Weddle is coming out of retirement to rejoin the Los Angeles Rams for the playoffs.
KSL.com Pick'em: And the winners are ...

KSL.com Pick'em: And the winners are ...

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 12 - 10:20 a.m.

Another season of college football has sadly come and gone.
Jazz add Zylan Cheatham on 10-day hardship deal

Jazz add Zylan Cheatham on 10-day hardship deal

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 12 - 8:49 a.m.

With five players still in health and safety protocols, the team has signed forward Zylan Cheatham, a former Arizona State product.
All-Star wrestling: Princeton-bound Drew Lang proving self on mat, in classroom

All-Star wrestling: Princeton-bound Drew Lang proving self on mat, in classroom

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 12 - 8:40 a.m.

A year after Juab star Channing Warner edged Lang 4-3, the defending state champion earned his revenge with an 8-3 victory in the Ross Brunson Utah All-Star Duals held Tuesday evening at the UCCU Center in Orem.
Acquisition week continues as Real Salt Lake adds two, plus cash, via SuperDraft

Acquisition week continues as Real Salt Lake adds two, plus cash, via SuperDraft

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 11 - 8:08 p.m.

The club selected Louisville midfielder Pedro Fonseca in the second round of the 2022 MLS SuperDraft, selected at No. 53 overall. A round later, Real Salt Lake tabbed Pittsburgh defender Jasper Loeffelsend with the No. 81 overall pick.
Pac-12 football: The top storylines for 2022

Pac-12 football: The top storylines for 2022

Jon Wilner, Bay Area News Group  |  Posted Jan. 11 - 6:28 p.m.

USC, Washington, Oregon and WSU have new coaches. Will the results change?
Sione Po'uha announces retirement from coaching after 3 seasons with Utes

Sione Po'uha announces retirement from coaching after 3 seasons with Utes

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 11 - 5:47 p.m.

Utes defensive tackles coach Sione Po'uha announced his retirement from coaching.
Metcalfe: Undefeated Colorado stands alone, Arizona earns a split, Stanford's Hull dominates

Metcalfe: Undefeated Colorado stands alone, Arizona earns a split, Stanford's Hull dominates

Jeff Metcalfe  |  Posted Jan. 11 - 4:18 p.m.

The Buffaloes are the only unbeaten team in women's hoops, anywhere.
Pac-12 power ratings: UCLA, USC, Arizona dominate the top of the AP rankings

Pac-12 power ratings: UCLA, USC, Arizona dominate the top of the AP rankings

Jon Wilner, Bay Area News Group  |  Posted Jan. 11 - 3:05 p.m.

The three teams have a combined record of 35-2.
The AP Top 25 poll renders judgment on the Pac-12 season and, once again, it's not pretty

The AP Top 25 poll renders judgment on the Pac-12 season and, once again, it's not pretty

Jon Wilner, Bay Area News Group  |  Posted Jan. 11 - 2:14 p.m.

Only two teams made the final cut: Utah and Oregon.
'We are fooling ourselves': Jazz don't look like contender following Gobert-less road trip

'We are fooling ourselves': Jazz don't look like contender following Gobert-less road trip

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 11 - 12:16 p.m.

"We are fooling ourselves if we say we're gonna win a championship and we have a night like tonight," Mitchell said.
Patrick Kinahan: Will market envy drive Mitchell out of Utah?

Patrick Kinahan: Will market envy drive Mitchell out of Utah?

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan. 11 - 10:31 a.m.

Apparently, if national reports eventually prove correct, Donovan Mitchell may have big-time plans that don't include playing for the Utah Jazz.
Our ridiculously early top 25 for 2022: It's Alabama, Ohio State while Utah leads the Pac-12

Our ridiculously early top 25 for 2022: It's Alabama, Ohio State while Utah leads the Pac-12

Jon Wilner, Bay Area News Group  |  Posted Jan. 11 - 8:25 a.m.

The Buckeyes received strong consideration for No. 1.
Aggies, Cougars and Utes finish season ranked in AP Top 25 for state's first time

Aggies, Cougars and Utes finish season ranked in AP Top 25 for state's first time

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 11 - 12:18 a.m.

When the results were finalized from all 63 voters of the college football poll, the state of Utah made history: All three Football Bowl Subdivision teams from the state were included in the final rankings.
Georgia snaps 41-year title drought with 33-18 win over Bama

Georgia snaps 41-year title drought with 33-18 win over Bama

Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan. 10 - 11:16 p.m.

Georgia wins first national title in 41 years, defeating Alabama 33-18 in the College Football Playoff championship.
Josh Furlong's AP Top 25: The final rankings of the 2021 football season

Josh Furlong's AP Top 25: The final rankings of the 2021 football season

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 10 - 10:14 p.m.

After all the crazy and wild games we watched over the 2021 college football season, it was another SEC team winning the national championship.
Jazz surrender 22-point lead in shocking loss to Detroit

Jazz surrender 22-point lead in shocking loss to Detroit

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan. 10 - 9:30 p.m.

The Jazz coughed up a 22-point lead and gave up another career night in a 126-116 loss to the Pistons in Detroit.