Layton Shumway
Layton is an assistant editor for DeseretNews.com. He also helps manage the organization's social media presence and writes sports articles. Prior to his internship and employment at the Deseret News, Layton received a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from Brigham Young University in 2008 and served as copy chief, editor and sports writer for the BYU Daily Universe. Layton has also written for numerous publications in the fields of sports and entertainment, including About.com, Electronic Gaming Monthly, SLC Dunk, and Bitmob.

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The Utah Jazz overcame an 11-point deficit, built a 13-point lead, then held off a furious Detroit Pistons rally to win 90-87 on Saturday night.
Paul Millsap scored eight points to help the Utah Jazz recover from a slow start, but they still trail the Detroit Pistons at halftime, 50-39.
Center Al Jefferson scored 14 of his 26 points in the third quarter to lead the Utah Jazz to a 112-102 road victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night.
Utah Jazz forward Paul Millsap scored 15 first-half points to lead the Jazz to a 63-44 halftime lead over the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night.
Utah Jazz forward Paul Millsap had 19 points, 10 rebounds, three assists and five steals to lead the Jazz to a road win over the Phoenix Suns, 87-80.
Utah Jazz center Al Jefferson had nine points, five rebounds and three assists to lead the Jazz to a 42-40 halftime lead over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night.
Now that Boise State has made the decision to stay in the Mountain West Conference, San Diego State must figure out if it wants to do the same. But the Mountain West would prefer to have BYU back instead of the...
Former Utah Jazz point guard Deron Williams hasn't been the same since he was traded to the New Jersey Nets in 2011. Now in Brooklyn, Williams is undergoing an "existential crisis," according to a New York Time...
Boise State will remain in the Mountain West Conference and not join the Big East in 2013, according to an ESPN report.
The Utah Jazz blew a 19-point second-half lead as they lost to the Los Angeles Clippers 116-114 at EnergySolutions Arena on Friday night.