Sports / U of U / 

Most Recent

3 future Red Rocks shine under Huntsman lights at USA Gymnastics’ American Classic

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted Jul 7th - 11:21pm

Some of the country’s top talents in the sport competed in the American Classic in hopes of qualifying for the U.S. championships.

Utah gymnastics’ 2019 schedule announced

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted Jul 3rd - 2:21pm

Fans can look forward to top competition as the Red Rocks will take on three SEC and two Big Ten programs in addition to their Pac-12 slate.

Huntsman Center hosting USAG’s American, Hopes Classics; 3 future Red Rocks to compete

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 29th - 2:25pm

For the first time in decades, USA Gymnastics is bringing its elite talent to Utah.

Utah gymnastics hires first director of recruiting, player development

Holli Joyce, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:19pm

For the first time in program history, Utah gymnastics has named a director of recruiting and player development, the team announced Monday.

Utes basketball add second Top-10 team to 2018-19 nonconference schedule

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Jun 25th - 11:13am

On Monday, Utah's Larry Krystkowiak announced a home-and-home series with Mountain West Conference favorite Nevada. The Wolfpack enter the 2018-19 season as a preseason Top 25 team and as No. 6 by both ESPN and

College football 'talking season' is here, but first the coaches go golfing

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 21st - 12:33pm

For 29 years, the coaching staffs at BYU and Utah have come together in June to support the National Kidney Foundation of Utah and Idaho for a charity golf event raising thousands of dollars annually for the publicly funded nonprofit organization.

Orem High standout Puka Nacua commits to USC

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:11am

Puka Nacua, the latest in a family that includes formerly heralded Division I products Kai Nacua and Sampson Nacua, has committed to Southern California, he announced late Monday via Twitter.

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.