College Sports

Caitlin Clark #22 of the Iowa Hawkeyes dribbles around Paige Bueckers #5 of the UConn Huskies in th...
Associated Press

Iowa-UConn women’s Final Four semifinal most-watched hoops game in ESPN history; 14.2M avg. viewers

Iowa’s 71-69 victory over UConn at the women’s Final Four on Friday night averaged 14.2 million viewers on ESPN, making it the most-viewed women’s basketball game on record and the largest audience for an ESPN basketball broadcast.
6 days ago
The man who witnessed the alleged racist insults that were directed towards the University of Utah ...
Lauren Steinbrecher

Body camera footage released from report of racist attacks against U of U team in Idaho

New body cam video is giving insight into alleged racist harassment that targeted U of U basketball players while in Idaho for an NCAA tournament.
14 days ago
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Michelle Bodkin and Madison Miller, KSL Sports

Coeur d’Alene officials express regret, sorrow after U of U WBB experienced ‘racial hate crimes’

On Tuesday morning, city officials held a news conference to offer apologies to the University of Utah women’s basketball team and provide updates on the investigation.
17 days ago
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No. 6 Seed BYU Falls To Physical No. 11 Duquesne In NCAA First Round

BYU basketball fell to Duquesne in the first round of the 2024 NCAA Tournament.
23 days ago
FILE - Fans arrive for an NCAA college football game against UAB at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at the...
Mark Long, AP Sports Writer

NAACP urges student-athletes to reconsider Florida colleges after state eliminates DEI programs

The NAACP says Black student-athletes should reconsider attending public colleges and universities in Florida.
1 month ago
Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide celebrates after defeating the Georgia Bulldogs 2...
John Zenor, AP Sports Writer

Alabama’s Nick Saban retires after 7 national titles, most in major college football history

Alabama coach Nick Saban is retiring after winning more national championships than any other major college football coach.
3 months ago
Brigham Young Cougars guard Richie Saunders (15) shoots the ball over Utah Utes center Lawson Lover...
John Coon, Associated Press

Utah survives late rally, hands No. 14 BYU first loss of the season

A historic win by Utah basketball over BYU marks the first time Utah's succeeded over a ranked BYU team since 1993.
4 months ago
Tom Farden watches the arena screen during an NCAA gymnastics meet versus the BYU Cougars at the Hu...
Trent Wood, Deseret News

Utah, Tom Farden ‘mutually agree to part ways’; Dockendorf to serve as gymnastics coach

Recently named interim head coach Carly Dockendorf will lead the Red Rocks during the upcoming season.
5 months ago
A 102-year-old World War II veteran, who happens to be one of BYU's biggest fans, was given the opp...
Brianna Chavez

A 102-year-old WWII vet, BYU fan flips game coin at Veterans Day game

A 102-year-old World War II veteran, who happens to be one of BYU's biggest fans, was given the opportunity to flip the game coin during Saturday's Veterans Day home game.
5 months ago
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Jacob Lev, CNN

Hall of Fame college basketball coach Bob Knight dies at 83

Hall of Fame college basketball head coach Bob Knight, whose Indiana University teams won three national championships under his guidance, has died at the age of 83, his family announced on Wednesday.
5 months ago
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Alex Cabrero

Utah tailgating brings its A game for national spotlight

Saturday felt a little different for University of Utah football fans with College GameDay broadcasting from Salt Lake City.
6 months ago
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Brianna Chavez

What to know if you plan on attending ‘College GameDay’

Utah is in the national spotlight as ESPN's College GameDay makes it's return to University of Utah campus.
6 months ago
Utah's Kara Eaker competes on the beam as No. 4 Utah takes on No. 5 UCLA at the Jon M. Huntsman Cen...
Luke Seaver

University of Utah gymnast retires from sport and withdraws as student, alleging abuse

University of Utah women’s gymnast Kara Eaker announced on Friday her retirement from the sport and withdrawal from the university, alleging verbal and emotional abuse.
6 months ago
Fans crowd to get University of Utah gear...
Alex Cabrero

U of U gear sales are red hot as fans embrace the start of football season

Utes fans can find almost anything in the campus store, which for fans like Howard Graham, can be quite the adventure — when the credit card bill arrives.
8 months ago
Mike Chrisdiansen trims an alligator for the grill...
Karah Brackin

Utes fans smoke alligator before football home opener against Florida

Utah Utes fans set up their tailgates early Thursday morning and brought nothing less than gators to eat. 
8 months ago
BYU quarterback Riley Nelson...
John Coon, Associated Press

BYU charted its path to the Big 12 through independence

BYU’s path to the Big 12 started with an unorthodox decision. The Cougars left the Mountain West in 2011 to play as an independent in football. BYU for 12 seasons cobbled together oddball schedules and racked up travel miles. The Cougars had the specific purpose of maintaining and perhaps even reviving a dormant national brand. Independence helped get more eyeballs on BYU football through an eight-year deal with ESPN. It also might have helped land the Cougars in the Big 12.
8 months ago
Tavion Thomas #9  of the Utah Utes rushes the ball against the Southern Utah Thunderbirds during th...
Debbie Worthen

Former Utes running back in jail on domestic violence charges

A former Utah football star is behind bars Tuesday night facing domestic violence assault charges.
1 year ago
Brigham Young alumni celebrate after winning during the Brigham Young University alumni game at LaV...
Sean Walker

Late defensive sub steals show at BYU’s second annual alumni football game

Former BYU defensive back Spencer White wasn't initially supposed to be at LaVell Edwards Stadium in the Cougars' second-annual alumni touch football game Friday evening, but Team Navy is glad he was.
1 year ago
BYU head football coach Kalani Sitake (Photo: Courtesy of BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)...
KSL.com

Snowy weather adjusts BYU football’s spring schedule, but QBs, defense on track

PROVO, Utah — With another round of snowy weather blanketing the Wasatch Front, Saturday’s previously scheduled scrimmage at LaVell Edwards Stadium looked a little bit differently than head football coach Kalani Sitake had originally planned. The Cougars moved the workday roughly midway through spring practices back to the 20-year-old indoor practice facility, ran a few […]
1 year ago
Ryan Langborg #3 of the Princeton Tigers reacts after a basket during the first half against the Mi...
Associated Press

March Madness: Sweet 16 matchups are set after wild weekend

March Madness is heading to the Sweet 16 without a handful of top teams. Two No. 1 seeds, Kansas and Purdue, No. 2 seed Arizona and No. 4 seed Virginia are all gone — and gone with them are millions of busted brackets.
1 year ago
Alissa Pili #35 of the Utah Utes shoots over Ellie Mitchell #00 of the Princeton Tigers during the ...
Associated Press

Pili helps Utah advance to Sweet 16 with win over Princeton

Alissa Pili had 28 points and 10 rebounds to lead second-seeded Utah to a 63-56 win over 10th-seeded Princeton.
1 year ago
Participants of the "Bigger than Basketball" NBA All-Star camp. (KSLTV)...
Karah Brackin

NBA All-Stars camp focuses on the mental health of athletes

Aside from all the conditioning, training and games, there’s a whole other kind of preparation that goes into an athlete’s best self that starts with one’s mind.
1 year ago
USU student Max Shulga during Saturday night's game....
Shelby Lofton

Utah State community responds to ‘Russia’ chants directed at Ukrainian player

Some USU students say that the Colorado State University students crossed a line that goes beyond simple trash talk during a game.
1 year ago
High school teammates play in Super Bowl...
Ayanna Likens

2 former Stansbury High School teammates to faceoff in the Super Bowl

Two former Stansbury High School football teammates will face each other as rivals in the Super Bowl.
1 year ago

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