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Former U. baseball player shares story of opioid battle with youth groups

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:11pm

A once promising baseball player at the University of Utah who became addicted to heroin after an injury is now sober, and he's sharing his story with youth groups to help prevent others from getting sucked in as he did.

Jazz workout a chance for former Ute guard Bibbins to raise profile

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 10th - 9:31pm

Justin Bibbins passed by the Zions Bank Basketball Center several times during his graduate transfer year at the University of Utah. But being back in the valley, inside the facility, and working out with the Utah Jazz was a surreal experience.

Patrick Kinahan: Can Utah finally win the South Division?

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 6th - 11:44am

Since joining the Pac-12, Utah is the only team in the South to have not won the division. With many coaching and personnel changes for other teams, this season might be the best chance the Utes have to finally break through and snap the streak.

Utah introduces new AD, says it's time to ‘look out for Utah’

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Jun 4th - 2:52pm

The University of Utah will hold an introductory press conference with new athletics director Mark Harlan.

After 31 years, Chris Hill reflects on his tenure leading Utah athletics

Rod Zundel, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 3rd - 10:29pm

Chris Hill promised the University of Utah would do “a lot of exciting things” during his tenure at athletic director. Thirty-one years later, the promise rang true.

Utah hires USF's Mark Harlan as new director of athletics

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Jun 1st - 3:32pm

On the day Chris Hill left his post of 31 years as the University of Utah athletic director, the university has hired his replacement.

Kickoff times, TV partners announced for 5 Utah football games

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted May 31st - 2:19pm

There are less than 100 days left till the college football season begins, and the TV networks have started to release some of the upcoming game schedules.

Utah, Kentucky announce 2-game basketball series

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 17th - 1:36pm

Kentucky will host Utah next season before facing the Utes in 2019 in the first of consecutive contests in Las Vegas.

Runnin' Utes schedule 2-game series with Kentucky

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted May 17th - 10:20am

The University of Utah men’s basketball program has added Kentucky to its nonconference schedule, the university announced Thursday.

Utah State's Leavitt, BYU's Koroma among NFL rookie signings; Utah's Lotulelei waived by Broncos

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 14th - 4:46pm

Two former college football players who spent time at BYU have made it through the first round of rookie free-agent roulette in the NFL circuit.

No. 7 BYU lacrosse stuns No. 2 Utah in final seconds to advance to national semifinals

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 8th - 7:56pm

Bingham High product Chris Severson scored his first and only goal of the match with six seconds remaining to help the Cougars stun the rival Utes 10-9 and advance to Wednesday’s MCLA semifinals at the Salt Lake Regional Athletic Complex.

Home playoff games good for Jazz, Salt Lake economy

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted May 4th - 9:43pm

A Utah Jazz home playoff game infuses millions of dollars into the local economy and also benefits the state’s tourism industry, officials tell KSL.

Utes optimistic that young receiving corps can offset losses of Carrington, Singleton

Dillon Anderson, Contributor  |  Posted Apr 30th - 1:57pm

Despite the losses of Darren Carrington and Raelon Singleton, Utah remains confident that the current receiving corps won't skip a beat.

Where local athletes signed after the 2018 NFL Draft

Sean Walker, and Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Apr 28th - 8:14pm

After the 2018 NFL Draft came to a close Saturday, several former local high school and college standouts began signing undrafted free-agent (UDFA) and training camp contracts.

Kylie Fitts selected by Chicago Bears in 6th round

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Apr 28th - 2:17pm

Defensive end Kylie Fitts is headed to Chicago to continue his football career.

Former Utes Delon Wright, Jakob Poeltl finding success coming off Raptors' bench

Lexi Lewis,  |  Posted Apr 25th - 5:04pm

As the Toronto Raptors vie for a first-round win against the Washington Wizards, former Utes Delon Wright and Jakob Poeltl are finding success coming off the Raptors' bench.

U. announces search committee for new athletic director

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 2:02pm

University of Utah athletic director Chris Hill will call it quits in June after a 31-year career overseeing the athletic arm of the university. On Monday, the university announced its search committee to find his replacement.

Utah gymnastics finishes 5th in Super Six

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted Apr 21st - 9:43pm

Season lows in their first two events sent the Red Rocks in too deep of a hole as other teams exploded to excellence.

Having fun is the secret for Utah gymnastics to win the national championship

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted Apr 21st - 5:09pm

Having fun took them to their best performance of the season, something the Red Rocks are wanting to replicate in the Super Six.