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Deseret News Sports Podcast: Reviewing the first weekend of the NCAA tournament; Pac-12's success

With the dust settled following the first weekend of the NCAA tournament, DeseretNews.com writer Carter Williams and contributor Jay Yeomans dish out their standouts so far, and break down Utah vs.... Read more »

March 24, 2015

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Utah Jazz purchase D-League's Idaho Stampede

The Utah Jazz announced Tuesday they have purchased the NBA D-League's Idaho Stampede, becoming the eighth NBA team to acquire a D-League franchise. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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BYU rugby welcomes UVU to South Field

BYU rugby will play UVU at BYU's South Field on Wednesday. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. MST. The Cougars have won their last four games by an average of 26.5 points. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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Utah Jazz analysis: short-handed Minnesota edges Utah in overtime

There are always losses that seem to string a lot more than others. As the regular season wanes for the Utah Jazz, Monday’s defeat at the hands of the Minnesota Timberwolves will be such a game. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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Morning links: Does Utah have a chance against Duke?; Nate Orchard talks about his replacement on the Ute defensive line

National writers share their thoughts on the Utah-Duke Sweet 16 matchup, while former Ute DE Nate Orchard sat down with ESPN to talk about Pro Day and who will replace him at Utah. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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IOC panel visits bid sites; China fires back on human rights

IOC evaluators began a five-day inspection tour of Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics on Tuesday as Chinese organizers fired back at critics of the government's human rights record. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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Construction giant accused of 'modern slavery' in Qatar

Accusing it of practicing "modern slavery," a French campaign group has filed a legal complaint against construction giant Vinci for grave mistreatment of migrant workers in Qatar, the host country... Read more »

March 24, 2015

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Utah basketball: Utes not surprised by Pac-12’s success in NCAA Tournament

Pac-12 Conference teams are 7-1 after the first two rounds, despite what many considered a “down year” for the Pac-12. The only team eliminated, Oregon, lost after a close battle with... Read more »

March 24, 2015

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Video: Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak nails trick shot before talking to media, featured on ESPN's SportsCenter

Watch Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak bounce in his half-court attempt and act as if it's nothing new. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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High school boys basketball: A closer look at this year's 5A, 4A, 3A, 2A and 1A All-Staters

Here are the first-teamers, second-teamers and honorable mentions throughout the state. Read more »

March 23, 2015

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Jazz lose to undermanned, tired Timberwolves in overtime

The Utah Jazz didn't have Gordon Hayward and it showed as they lost to the woeful Minnesota TImberwolves 106-104 in overtime Monday night. Read more »

March 23, 2015

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BYU football: Inside linebackers making do with several notable players sitting out spring practices

It's not an ideal situation to have three expected contributors at inside linebacker sitting out any practice session, but despite their absences, inside linebacker coach Paul Tidwell is happy... Read more »

March 23, 2015

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Andre Agassi, Jim Courier to meet at Huntsman Center Tuesday night

Andre Agassi will headline the cast of players at the Huntsman Center for the PowerShares Series tennis circuit Tuesday night. Read more »

March 23, 2015

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Utah notes: Utes like opportunity in front of them

NCAA Tournament run continues with the Sweet 16 Friday night in Houston against Duke. Read more »

March 23, 2015

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It's Coach K vs. Coach K as Utah prepares for Duke

Utah's Larry Krystkowiak and Duke's Mike Krzyzewski first crossed paths at a 7-Eleven in Las Vegas while recruiting last summer. The coaches will meet again Friday night in Houston. Read more »

March 23, 2015

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Dick Harmon: Taysom Hill is making a comeback, Christian Stewart playing like he's competing

The quarterbacks at BYU will always draw most of the attention. But in Monday's practice session, not only was Taysom Hill impressive in his comeback from injury, but volunteer helper Christian... Read more »

March 23, 2015

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High school boys basketball: MVPs were versatile on both ends of court

The Deseret News boys basketball MVPs are Jarriesse Blackmon, Zac Seljaas, Kody Wilstead, Dillon Wilstead and Wyatt Muirbrook. Read more »

March 23, 2015

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Davis High's slick-shooting Jesse Wade is Deseret News' 2015 'Mr. Basketball'

Jesse Wade, a slick-shooting senior guard from Davis High School who averaged nearly 27 points per game this season, has been selected this year's Deseret News "Mr. Basketball" as the premier prep... Read more »

March 23, 2015

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Team-by-team Utah high school softball previews

With the 2015 high school softball season getting underway this month in what should be another fantastic season, the Deseret News has compiled capsules for every team in the state with information... Read more »

March 23, 2015

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Utah State wraps up first week of spring football practices

Former quarterback Kent Myers trying to make the move to wide receiver for Aggies. Read more »

March 21, 2015

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Kim Cowart: Forging friendships through running

Shelly and I have been friends for eight years, but only recently started running together. Now our friendship is laced together tighter than ever. Read more »

March 15, 2015

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