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Jazz owner Gail Miller among Utah sports leaders condemning violence, racism, injustice

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 31st - 9:58pm

Across the Beehive State, Utah leaders decried violence caused by some protests — but unilaterally condemned racism, discrimination and the social injustices against which most protestors were fighting following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, among others.

NCAA to allow voluntary on-campus workouts for all athletes beginning June 1

Sean Walker,  |  Updated May 22nd - 5:46pm

The NCAA took a massive step towards colleges resuming normal activity Friday.

NCAA to lift moratorium on football, basketball workouts

Steve Megargee, Associated Press  |  Updated May 20th - 7:22pm

or if — the football season can happen in the next few weeks.

Why the Mountain West's proposed 20-game conference hoops schedule hurts Utah State — and BYU

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 19th - 1:13pm

The Mountain West Conference could be moving to a 20-game conference schedule, cutting two more games from its non-league options, according to a report from the San Diego Union-Tribune.

What does Utah's move to 'yellow' phase of COVID-19 response mean for local sports?

Sean Walker,  |  Updated May 14th - 7:55pm

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.

Tanner Toolson, son of former BYU and Utah Jazz wing Andy, commits to Cougars

Sean Walker,  |  Updated May 14th - 7:37pm

Toolson, a 6-foot-5, 185-pound guard from Vancouver, Washington, chose from a final four that included BYU, Utah, Utah State and Boise State.

COVID-19 pandemic proves nobody is in charge of college football

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 13th - 8:39am

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.

Football in October? March Madness in April? NCAA working with contingency plans

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 7th - 10:16am

In the college world, things are quiet. Campuses have been dismissed, classes have been pushed online, and anyone who can go home has been encouraged to leave while the virus runs its course.

Utah State football schedules 2-for-1 series with Oregon starting in 2027

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Apr 28th - 10:40am

The outlook of college football playing this fall is still unknown, but that didn’t stop Utah State from scheduling a future series with Oregon.

Neemias Queta to Utah State faithful: 'I'm back ... again'

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Apr 26th - 7:43pm

Queta will return to Utah State for his junior season, the 7-foot Portuguese center announced Sunday on social media.

Where local athletes signed after the 2020 NFL Draft Sports  |  Updated Apr 25th - 8:31pm

All deals have been confirmed by, unless otherwise noted. Check back regularly as we update the list of new locals in the NFL.

LIVE: 2020 NFL Draft tracker

Josh Furlong,  |  Updated Apr 24th - 4:58pm

Sports is back for a weekend as the NFL opens up its draft for the 2020 season.

Utah State's Jordan Love drafted No. 26 overall by Green Bay Packers

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Apr 23rd - 11:51pm

The record-setting Utah State quarterback was selected by the Green Bay Packers with the No. 26 overall pick in Thursday’s first round of the NFL Draft.

For all the changes, NFL draft kind of looked, well, normal

Barry Wilner, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 11:12pm

For all the uniqueness of this NFL draft, including the angst over a potential communications fiasco, things looked and sounded pretty normal Thursday night.

Mountain West makes it clear: No college sports without college students

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 6:43am

There won’t be any college football without college, Mountain West commissioner Craig Thompson specified during a two-part series of interviews.

'We have to keep the kids at the forefront': How will COVID-19 impact the college football season?

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Apr 16th - 10:42am

When will the college football season be played? Or will it, at all? The short answer, of course, is nobody knows.

BYU, Utah Valley sign local hoopsters Hall, McCord on signing day (+Transfer Tracker)

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Apr 15th - 9:35pm

For several local athletes, the day signaled a new beginning, the first day of the NCAA’s spring signing period that runs through Aug. 1.

Local talent projections for the upcoming NFL draft

Brayden Ramsay,  |  Posted Apr 10th - 10:47am

Utah, Utah State, Weber State, and BYU players and their projections for the upcoming NFL Draft

Utah State QB Love, Utah CB Johnson among 58 invited to NFL's virtual draft

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Apr 9th - 9:57pm

Utah State quarterback Jordan Love and Utah cornerback Jaylon Johnson were two of 58 prospects invited to participate Thursday in the annual draft, which is scheduled to run April 23-25.