From the NFL to the NBA, it's refreshing to hear athletes again find strength and confidence in their voices.
A person with knowledge of the trade says the Oakland Athletics have won the Jon Lester sweepstakes, acquiring the left-hander along with outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for slugging... Read more »
Vin Scully is staying in the booth for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Read more »
Meanwhile, the high five ... and other unsanitary celebrations. Read more »
The recent increase in sports injuries can be traced to the rise of year-round training among the youth hyper-sporting culture. Read more »
Utahns in baseball: BYU alum Taylor Cole leads all minor leaguers in strikeouts; Jake Hannemann promoted
Former BYU pitcher Taylor Cole struck out 21 batters in 12 innings over the span of two starts this week, while fellow former Cougar Jake Hannemann shined after his promotion to advanced Single-A... Read more »
A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent New York Yankees fan. Read more »
Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy. Read more »
Joe Garagiola couldn't make the festivities in person. He wasn't about to miss being part of a special moment. Read more »
Joe Torre still needs a pinch or two, just to make sure. Torre will be inducted with fellow former managers Bobby Cox and Tony La Russa in what is a banner year for the baseball shrine. Read more »
Frank Thomas was always driven to excel, and that sure served him well. "I was never that blue-chip prospect," he said. "I had to outwork my opponents." Thomas was elected in... Read more »
Plus, a new uniform option BYU should consider ... all things considered. Read more »
Buck signed a minor league deal Monday with the Los Angeles Angels, where he will join the Salt Lake Bees. Read more »
Utahns in baseball: Former Ute C.J. Cron returns to Salt Lake — for now; Stephen Fife back on the DL
Former Ute C.J. Cron was optioned to the Triple-A Salt Lake Bees on Saturday to make room on the 25-man roster for newly acquired closer Huston Street, but Cron's stay in Salt Lake isn't expected... Read more »
The deadline for Major League Baseball teams to sign their 2014 draft picks has come and gone, and BYU pitcher Kolton Mahoney was left unsigned at the Friday afternoon deadline. Read more »
It was great for a couple days. The cheers for Derek Jeter. The power of Giancarlo Stanton. The excellence of Mike Trout in the American League's 5-3 victory. Read more »
On a summer evening filled with reminders of generational change, the AL kept up nearly two decades of dominance by beating the National League 5-3 in the All-Star game Tuesday for its 13th win in... Read more »
Yoenis Cespedes knew how to pace himself in this rain-delayed home run derby, drawn out further by a new format. Read more »
Mashing together the MLB All-Star break and the ESPYs, here's the best of the best of the first half of baseball from baseball players with ties to the state of Utah. Read more »
Utahns in baseball: Mariners designate John Buck for assignment; Ex-Ute Tyler Wagner's scoreless streak snapped
Taylorsville High product John Buck was designated for assignment on Monday, while former Ute Tyler Wagner's 27-inning scoreless streak was snapped in a busy week for Utahns in baseball. Read more »
Former BYU slugger Matt Carson made a splash in his return off the disabled list Saturday night. Also, a former Ute impressed a national publication with his latest start. Read more »
The trade that put Jeff Samardzija on a postseason contender cost him a chance to pitch in his first All-Star game. Read more »
To Be Held Tuesday, July 15At Target Field, MinneapolisFinalAMERICAN LEAGUECATCHERS 1. Matt Wieters, Orioles, 2,701,310 2. Derek Norris, Athletics, 2,689,324 3. Brian McCann, Yankees, 2,026,016 4. Kurt Suzuki, Twins,... Read more »
One of baseball's best rotations is about to get even better. Read more »
Friday marks the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig's iconic "Luckiest Man" speech. In honor of one of baseball's most memorable moments, it's time to look at 10 of the most iconic moments in baseball... Read more »
Former BYU standout Jake Hannemann had a mammoth week for Single-A Kane County, but he wasn't the only former BYU baseball player raking it in in the Midwest League over the week. Read more »
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