James Edward
James Edward is a sports writer at the Deseret News, serving as the prep editor and Real Salt Lake beat writer. A graduate of the University of Utah in 1998, he has been a full-time sports writer of the Deseret News since 1999. James was raised in Salt Lake City and attended Olympus High School, graduating in 1994. He's had a passion for all sports since he was a toddler. James and his wife, Megan, have two children and live in Sandy, Utah.

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Real Salt Lake is missing five players because of international call-ups heading into Sunday's game with Toronto, which is missing four players of its own because of call-ups, suspension and injury.
Real Salt Lake coach Jeff Cassar worked on his players' fitness and confidence during the club's early-season bye week.
The Deseret News recaps the best high school track and field performances from the 2015 season.
The Deseret News boys basketball MVPs are Jarriesse Blackmon, Zac Seljaas, Kody Wilstead, Dillon Wilstead and Wyatt Muirbrook.
Davis' Jesse Wade scored 39 points to lead the 5A North All-Stars to the victory in the high school boys basketball all-star games, one of four games at Corner Canyon High School on Friday.
The boys high school basketball senior all-star games will take place at Corner Canyon High School Friday night, with a total of four games.
With the high school baseball season just getting underway, here's a class-by-class look at all four classifications.
After two draws to open the season, in two very different matches, the key for Real Salt Lake as the season unfolds is finding the offensive and defensive balance in its new 4-3-3 formation.
Alvaro Saborio converted an 85th-minute penalty as Real Salt Lake rallied for a 3-3 draw against Philadelphia, a game filled with bizarre goals, deflections and calls.
Coming off last week's strong defensive performance in a scoreless draw at Portland, Real Salt Lake is focused on a better attacking performance in its home opener against Philadelphia.