Randy Hollis: Utah Jazz preseason is already here, but what's the rush?

With football in full swing, and the MLB playoffs just around the corner, it seems like the NBA season could wait...

Max Scherzer throws his 2nd no-hitter this year, Nats sweep Mets

Max Scherzer pitched his second no-hitter this season for Washington, striking out a team-record 17 and leading the Nationals over the NL East champion New York Mets 2-0 Saturday night for a... Read more »

16 hours ago


Hollis: Utah Jazz preseason is already here, but what's the rush?

Is the start of the Utah Jazz season getting here way too soon? With high school, college and pro football in full swing, and the Major League Baseball playoffs just around the corner, it seems... Read more »

17 hours ago


Utahns in baseball: Utah's Wagner struggles in return to majors; Cron helps keep Angels' postseason dreams alive

Former Ute Tyler Wagner received the call back to Milwaukee following a successful minor league season, while former Ute C.J. Cron homered twice over the weekend as Los Angeles aims to keep pace in... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2015

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Mets clinch 1st playoff spot since '06 by beating Reds 10-2

Thousands of Mets fans chanted David Wright's name as he wrapped up an on-field interview and headed back toward the sloshy clubhouse. He paused to wave and soak in the moment. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2015


It's complicated, but Blue Jays finally end MLB's longest playoff drought

The Toronto Blue Jays ended baseball's longest playoff drought Friday night without even knowing about it. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2015


Yankees Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra dies at 90

Yogi Berra, the Hall of Fame catcher renowned as much for his dizzying malapropisms as his record 10 World Series championships with the New York Yankees, has died. He was 90. Read more »

Sept. 23, 2015


Utahns in baseball: BYU alum Brugman, Utah alum Wagner come up clutch in MiLB postseason

Former BYU outfielder Jaycob Brugman hit four postseason home runs to help Midland win the Texas League title, while former Ute Tyler Wagner’s strong start Saturday put Biloxi on the brink of... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2015


Utahns in baseball: Utah native and former Utes pitcher Watrous eager to get pro career running

Former Utah, Riverton High pitcher and 2014 eighth round pick of the San Diego Padres Mitch Watrous' career has been hampered with a bothersome shoulder. Finally healthy, he's ready to show the... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2015


#NeverForget: Sports teams and players reflect on 9/11/01

Teams, athletes and other sports figures take to social media to honor those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2015


Utahns in baseball: A look at September call-ups; Cron’s big day; BYU alum Brugman invited to Fall League

One-time Utah prep Christian Colon return to the majors, while two others could join shortly. Meanwhile, C.J. Cron helped Los Angeles in a big way on Friday and Jaycob Brugman will play in the... Read more »

Sept. 6, 2015


Fan's death at Braves game raises stadium safety questions

The death of a longtime Braves season-ticket holder raises questions about the planned height of guard rails at their new stadium scheduled to open in 2017. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Guthrie understands move to bullpen; Wagner extends scoreless streak

Former BYU pitcher Jeremy Guthrie understands why he was moved out of the starting rotation, while former Ute Tyler Wagner extended his scoreless streak. Read more »

Aug. 30, 2015


Vin Scully to return for record 67th year with Dodgers

The voice of summer in Los Angeles plans to return next year. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: ESPN revisits ex-Ute Wagner's historic road trip; Cron earning trust from MLB coaches

ESPN revisited Double-A Biloxi's wild 54-game road trip, including Tyler Wagner's call-up in a long form feature. C.J. Cron hit a go-ahead homer in the Angels' 2-1 win on Monday. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015


Struggling Matt Shoemaker understands demotion, has mixed emotions returning to Salt Lake Bees

Matt Shoemaker had mixed feelings about returning to Salt Lake City, but is taking his demotion in stride as he looks to get back to the majors and help Los Angeles in its playoff race. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2015


Utahns in baseball: Christian Colon relishes return to Utah; Kintzler optioned to Triple-A

Royals farmhand and 2014 MLB playoff hero Christian Colon’s tie to Utah was a brief but memorable stint with Taylorsville High, and he's happy to return. Meanwhile, Dixie State product... Read more »

Aug. 16, 2015


Angels option Shoemaker to Bees after bad outing

The Los Angeles Angels optioned Matt Shoemaker, who failed to finish the second inning Saturday at Kansas City, to Triple-A Salt Lake on Sunday. Read more »

Aug. 16, 2015


Hisashi Iwakuma tosses no-hitter in Seattle's 3-0 win over Orioles

Hisashi Iwakuma became the second Japanese-born pitcher in major league history to throw a no-hitter, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 3-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2015


Home teams win all 15 games for 1st time in MLB history

Home sweep home. When the Seattle Mariners beat Baltimore 6-5 in 10 innings Tuesday night, it marked the first time in baseball history all 15 home teams won on the same day. Viewing every... Read more »

Aug. 12, 2015


Rock On: Utes have the real Diel

Also, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is kind of a tweet. Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Former Ute Morin plays walk-off hero; Wagner throws near no-no

A pair of former Utah teammates put together spectacular games on back-to-back nights in Double-A. Tyler Wagner took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning of a 1-hit shutout, while Parker Morin missed... Read more »

Aug. 2, 2015


Elder Maynes throws first pitch, commends San Diego Padres for community service

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On June 27, Elder Richard J. Maynes of the Presidency of the Seventy threw out the first pitch on “Mormon Night” at the San Diego Padres game. Read more »

July 31, 2015

Doug Robinson: Former SLC engineer gets paid by MLB to do that?!

Utah man quits his job in Utah and moves to Taiwan, then convinces Major League Baseball teams to hire him as a scout in that part of the world. Read more »

July 30, 2015


One mistake turned Utah native and current Yankees prospect Brady Lail’s season into a gem

The last Utah prep drafted to reach the majors happened more than a decade ago. A mistake that led to a scary moment could very well help Bingham High alum Brady Lail snap that drought. Read more »

July 29, 2015


California independent teams to have computer call balls and strikes

No blaming or booing the umpire for a questionable called third strike this week in a Northern California independent league. Read more »

July 29, 2015


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