Jim Fassel, whose bold guarantee of a playoff bid late in the 2000 season seemingly catapulted the New York Giants to a spot in the Super Bowl, has died. He was 71.
OGDEN — This weekend, the University of Utah baseball team begins its first of three home series to be played at Lindquist Field in Ogden.
Weber State volleyball now knows its opponent for its second NCAA Tournament appearance and first tournament bid since 1988.
SALT LAKE CITY — Craig Smith, who quickly turned Utah State into one of the nation’s best mid-major programs, was hired Saturday as Utah’s men’s basketball coach.
The University of Utah and 10-year head men’s basketball coach Larry Krystkowiak have parted ways, the school announced Tuesday evening.
Weber State senior guard Isiah Brown was named to two all-district first teams by college basketball coaches and media associations.
Recently, Weber High’s football team made the switch to some new uniforms that look a lot like the University of Utah’s, what with horizontal stripes on the outside of the shoulder, red numbers in white trim on the home jerseys and red/white stripes running down the length of the pants.
Positive cases and COVID-19 protocols have shaken up schedules for most men’s college basketball teams in Utah this week. BYU, Dixie State, Utah and Weber State now have more games canceled or postponed.
Amid the tumult of the election news cycle, the University of Utah quietly announced a new contract extension for head football coach Kyle Whittingham that ostensibly takes the longtime Utah coach to his retirement.
With some precedence on her side, Emily Morgan-King wants to be a winter Olympian.
BYU football moved up to its highest ranking since 2009 when the Associated Press released this week’s Top 25 poll results.
The Pac-12 Conference set a Nov. 6 start date Thursday for a seven-game football season, following the Big Ten in overturning an August decision to postpone until spring because of concerns about playing through the pandemic.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah defensive coordinator Morgan Scalley will remain on staff but will take a pay cut and must undergo diversity training after being suspended for using a racial slur in a 2013 text message.
The Big Sky Conference announced its 2019-20 Scholar-Athletes of the Year on Tuesday, including two Weber State athletes in the recognition.
Former University of Utah and All-American quarterback Lee Grosscup died Monday at age 83, the university announced Tuesday.
A pair of Utah hoops programs got divergent pieces of roster news Thursday, one more surprising than the other.
Andrew Bogut and Alex Smith became the first pair of athletes from the same school to be drafted No. 1 overall in the NBA and NFL in the same year, and now enter a star-studded 2020 University of Utah Athletics Hall of Fame class together, which the school announced Wednesday.
After the University of Utah shuffled a handful more players into the NFL via the draft, the frantic signings of undrafted free agents kicked off Saturday evening as soon as the draft concluded.
After the 2020 NFL Draft progressed deeper than expeceted before the University of Utah saw one of its players drafted, the third round brought a surprise by way of the Indianapolis Colts on Friday night.
Julian Blackmon could be one of a handful of Utah Utes football players picked in this week’s NFL Draft, including Jaylon Johnson, Terrell Burgess, Bradley Anae and Zack Moss.
BYU and Utah have extended their long-running men’s basketball series for four more games, both schools announced Friday.
Continued changes to college athletics unfolded Friday after the previous 48 hours saw mass suspensions and cancellations to professional and college sports leagues worldwide, while Utah high school sports are also taking a two-week pause beginning Monday.
The Big Sky Conference announced its all-conference honors for the 2019-20 men’s basketball season Tuesday and while the league’s leading scorer, Weber State senior guard Jerrick Harding, grabbed second-team honors from the conference, he was named first-team All-District by the U.S. Basketb…
SALT LAKE CITY — For the first time in eight years, Weber State men’s basketball was on the same court with the University of Utah and, early, the teams went toe to toe.
At least in the way that it scheduled games to break long droughts for University of Utah men’s basketball to play some in-state opponents, the Beehive Classic found some success.
Utah State got a scare but defended its national ranking Tuesday night to open the 2019-20 college basketball season.
PROVO — Utah’s defense picked up where it left off last season. BYU paid a steep price for it.
The NCAA issued its infractions report on self-reported violations by the Utah men’s basketball program Tuesday related to the recruitment of a basketball player in April 2018.
LOS ANGELES — Utah football has been selected as the favorite to win the Pac-12 in the annual preseason poll of media members.
The Basketball Tournament announced its bracket Tuesday for the 2019 edition of its winner-take-all, $2 million hoops competition and it revealed some spicy local flavor for games scheduled in Utah.
A slew of 2019 college football games were assigned kickoff times and TV plans across the country, but none more locally relevant than the BYU-Utah season-opening rivalry battle scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 29, in Provo.
Many times, college football coaches will see that a high school player has a pretty severe injury and yank a scholarship previously offered to that player.
SALT LAKE CITY — Ogden native and Bonneville High School alumnus Andy Ludwig is returning to Utah football as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.
One of Weber State football’s biggest mainstays has moved on to a new chapter in his coaching career.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Yoeli Childs turned a rivalry game between BYU and Utah into his own personal highlight reel.
SALT LAKE CITY — There was a sequence in the second half of BYU’s 74-59 win against Utah in the Beehive Classic that summed up Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak’s frustrations with the afternoon’s performance.
SALT LAKE CITY — The University of Utah board of trustees approved an $80 million bonding plan to upgrade and expand Rice-Eccles Stadium, primarily the home for the school’s football team.
WSU women's soccer blanks Sac. St.
SALT LAKE CITY — For 21 minutes Thursday night, the underdog barked. For the first half, its defense doggedly pursued its in-state counterpart.
Weber State fell to the Utah Utes, 41-10, on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City.
OGDEN — Quinton Ganther grew up embarrassed and frustrated.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah junior defensive back Julian Blackmon went through a drill at the end of a fall camp practice in August where he and the other DBs stood 10 yards in front of a passing machine and trained their reflexes and hands to better catch footballs.
OGDEN — There’s a truth to games like Weber State’s season opener Thursday at Utah.
SALT LAKE CITY — A staple for University of Utah sports is calling it quits after a lengthy career.
Previewing Stanford (3-2, 2-1 Pac-12) at No. 20 Utah (4-0, 1-0), which kicks off at 8:15 p.m. Saturday on Pac-12 Network.
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah quarterback Tyler Huntley threw for 227 yards, rushed for 70 and accounted for three touchdowns as the Utes overwhelmed FCS North Dakota 37-16 in the season opener for both teams Thursday night.
The Pac-12 has been called the Conference of Quarterbacks and it looks like it will really live up to that this season.
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