When Utah Gov. Gary Herbert announced that the state would move to the yellow, low-risk phase of COVID-19 response beginning Saturday, one of the first things he mentioned about the new phase was an increase in athletics.
The California State University system threw cold water on the idea of an "all-or-nothing" resumption of college sports in the fall with Tuesday’s announcement that the system, which operates 22 campuses including three in the Mountain West Conference, would not conduct in-person classes by September.
The former No. 1 overall draft pick who will be inducted into the University of Utah’s hall of fame this fall finally broke his silence about an injury that has kept him out of the NFL for nearly two years — and nearly ended his life.
In a two-month period in 2005, the University of Utah claimed the No. 1 overall pick in both the NFL draft and the NBA draft. It’s the only time in history one school has claimed the top pick in both professional leagues in the same year.