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Utah's Cameron Rising out with season-ending injury 'barring a miracle'

Josh Furlong,  |  Updated Nov 24th - 10:03am

One game into its season, Utah will be forced to make a change at quarterback.

Krystkowiak tests positive for COVID-19, Utah men's, women's season-openers canceled

Josh Furlong,  |  Updated Nov 23rd - 8:26pm

Days before the men's basketball team was set to tip off its 2020-21 season, Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak announced he tested positive for COVID-19. The U. women also announced on Monday night the cancelations of their first two games.

Locals in the NFL: Sione Takitaki's 1st career pick-6 proves Browns' defense is more than Myles Garrett

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Nov 23rd - 12:46pm

Takitaki had had his first career pick-six, scoring the Browns' first touchdown on a 50-yard interception return to spark Cleveland's 22-17 win over the Eagles in cold, wet weather to improve to 7-3 on the year.

'We want to win now': Utah finds positives despite season-opening loss

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Nov 23rd - 11:29am

Utah found out Saturday that though the sport remains intact, it's a whole new ball game in 2020, especially when the team coming into Rice-Eccles Stadium already had two games under its belt.

No. 20 USC capitalizes on 5 Utah turnovers to claim 33-17 win

Josh Furlong,  |  Updated Nov 22nd - 1:24am

Utah saw the field after its first two season-opening attempts were canceled due to the prevalence of COVID-19 in the program, but it was a bit too much for the Utes against South Division favorite USC.

Game Center: Utah vs. No. 20 USC Sports  |  Posted Nov 21st - 8:30pm

Follow along as the Utah Utes take on the No. 20 USC Trojans at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah, with's live Game Center.

From inexperienced to vet, linebacker Devin Lloyd bridges the gap as Utah's defensive leader

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Nov 20th - 9:54am

Lloyd didn't waste any time to prove his ability on the field despite the inexperience at the position. The junior now finds himself in a completely different role a year later as one of two returning starters on a defense that lost nearly every player to the NFL.

Pac-12 approves plan to play nonconference games, under specific guidelines

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Nov 19th - 4:45pm

The Pac-12 Conference is going to allow nonconference games, which could lead to football contests between BYU and Utah, or Oregon, or USC. Maybe. Sort of.

BYU's ability to add multiple games against Pac-12 opponents — including rival Utah — clears major hurdle, per report

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Nov 18th - 11:15am

The Pac-12 could be on the verge of allowing its teams to play nonconference games under the right circumstances, and BYU should be top of that list, according to a report first issued by the San Jose Mercury-News.

3rd time's the charm? Utah ready and willing as division favorite USC comes to town

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Nov 17th - 11:24am

As Utah prepares for its third-straight opportunity at a season-opener, there's more optimism surrounding the program that this Saturday's game will be the one.

Locals in the NFL: Utah grad Devontae Booker posts breakout game against former club for Raiders

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Nov 16th - 8:17am

The 5-foot-11, 220-pound back ran for 81 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries as the Raiders pulled away from the Broncos, 37-12 Sunday.

Longtime Utah broadcaster Bill Marcroft, the 'Voice of the Utes' for 38 years, has died

Graham Dudley and Sean Walker,  |  Updated Nov 15th - 12:22pm

Marcroft spent 38 years as the "Voice of the Utes," calling football and men's basketball games at his alma mater.

'I still think there's a lot to play for': Utah forced to cancel another game amid COVID-19 outbreak

Ryan Miller,  |  Updated Nov 13th - 4:23pm

Utah's football season has been delayed — again.

Utah men's basketball picked to finish 8th in Pac-12 preseason poll

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Nov 12th - 11:58am

Coming off an up-and-down season with a young roster, the Utah men's basketball team was picked to finish eighth in the preseason media poll released Thursday.

Utah athletics add new athletes to men's, women's and gymnastics roster on National Signing Day

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Nov 11th - 12:00pm

It's National Signing Day for all Division I sports outside of football, and Utah athletics added several new athletes to its respective rosters Wednesday.

Cautious optimism abounds as Utah prepares for a redo of season opener

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Nov 9th - 12:42pm

Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham offered a slight chuckle — almost in desperation — as he recounted the situation his team is facing as it prepares for UCLA Saturday.

Utah's game against UCLA moves to Saturday after season-opener canceled

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Nov 8th - 4:56pm

Just days after Utah canceled its season-opener at Rice-Eccles Stadium against Arizona, its matchup against UCLA is expected to continue as originally planned, but moved to Saturday.

Josh Furlong's AP Top 25: BYU shines on national stage; Notre Dame dethrones No. 1

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Nov 8th - 10:01am

With the Friday Night Lights shining down on the Smurf Turf and a nation of college football fans tuning in, BYU dismantled Boise State on its home field. Notre Dame needed some extra time, but the Fighting Irish took down the Clemson Tigers.

Utah-Arizona game canceled day before season-opener due to COVID-19

Josh Furlong,  |  Updated Nov 6th - 3:19pm

A day before Utah was set to kick off its 2020 season against Arizona, the game has been canceled due to a rise in COVID-19 cases within the athletic department.