Former Ute quarterback Alex Smith's greatest stat that quiets critics: Wins

Critics chastise Smith for his infrequent deep balls and inability to get WRs touchdowns. But all he does is win.

The Clean Cut: NFL running back talks about discovering his talent during the Special Olympics

One Kansas City Chiefs player discovered his talent for running in an unexpected place: the Special Olympics. Read more »

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Stable Steelers arrive in style for training camp

Several players zipped around in standing scooters while All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown pulled out all the stops. Brown rode in the back of a custom Rolls-Royce while his brother Desmond... Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Peterson, Vikings tote high hopes to training camp

The "AP! AP!" and "MVP! MVP!" chants started as soon as Adrian Peterson was spotted driving into the parking lot. Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith suspended 3 games for DUI arrest

Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith will miss the first three games of the regular season, including matchups against the Broncos' Peyton Manning and Packers' Aaron Rodgers, after he was suspended Friday... Read more »

July 24, 2015


AP source: Union offered NFL settlement on Brady suspension

yers' union proposed a settlement on Tom Brady's four-game suspension last week that was "met with silence" by the NFL, a person familiar with the proposal told The Associated Press. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Former Ute quarterback Alex Smith's greatest stat that quiets critics: Wins

Critics chastise the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback for his infrequent deep balls and more recently for his inability to get his wide receivers into the end zone during the entire 2014 season. But... Read more »

July 22, 2015


Peterson, Vikings agree to redo last 3 years of deal

Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings agreed Tuesday to restructure the final three years of his contract, giving the six-time Pro Bowl running back $20 million in guaranteed money. Read more »

July 21, 2015


Rock On: AARP goes Eastwood on Tiger

Also, Ogden pitcher hits a homer and strikes out in the same day. Read more »

July 20, 2015


1 more pass: Brett Favre's busy weekend ends with charity game

The event marked the emotional end to a long reconciliation between Favre and the Packers. Sunday was all about having fun at Camp Randall Stadium on the University of Wisconsin campus. Read more »

July 19, 2015


Brett Favre returns to Lambeau for Packers Hall of Fame

Brett Favre headed up the Lambeau Field tunnel, a path that he had walked dozens of times. Read more »

July 18, 2015


The Clean Cut: NFL Bengals player accepts ESPY Award on behalf of daughter battling cancer

NFL player Devon Still accepted an Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly award for his daughter, Leah, who has been battling cancer since June 2014. Read more »

July 16, 2015


A look at the world's billion-dollar sports stadiums

The first sports stadium to break the $1 billion barrier was London's Wembley Stadium. Now, Tokyo's planned National Stadium for the 2020 Olympics will be the first to reach $2 billion, according... Read more »

July 15, 2015


Tokyo Olympic venue shaping up as world's costliest stadium

When the dust settles on the marquee venue for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, it could well be the most expensive sports stadium in the world. Read more »

July 15, 2015


Judge: Redskins' trademark must be canceled; team to appeal

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the cancellation of the Washington Redskins' trademark registration, ruling that the team name may be disparaging to Native Americans. Read more »

July 8, 2015


God tells famous football star to 'just do it Jesus' way'

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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson reports he just had a conversation with God about leading his girlfriend to abstinence. Read more »

July 7, 2015


Australian academy prepares punters — including ones at Utah and Snow College — for U.S. college football

The fog is still lifting off a deserted playing field on the outskirts of this southern Australian city as 10 aspiring college football punters begin their morning drills. Read more »

July 4, 2015


Chargers tight end Antonio Gates suspended 4 games

San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates was suspended without pay Thursday for the first four games of the 2015 season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances. Read more »

July 2, 2015


After championship hat trick, Chicago celebrates Blackhawks

Jonathan Toews kissed and hoisted the Stanley Cup as he was introduced toward the end of the latest raucous rally honoring the Chicago Blackhawks. Then the captain headed toward the back of the... Read more »

June 18, 2015


NFL locals: Sealver Siliga shows off Super Bowl ring; Eric Weddle reporting to camp

Former Ute and Copper Hills High alum Sealver Siliga, as well as his Patriot teammates, received their rings for beating Seattle in Super Bowl XLIX. Also, Chargers safety Eric Weddle will report to... Read more »

June 15, 2015


'Polished receiver,' former BYU star Austin Collie set to make CFL preseason debut

Austin Collie and the BC Lions will take on the Calgary Stampeders on Friday in the preseason opener for both CFL teams. The game will be streamed live on ESPN3. Read more »

June 11, 2015


Raiders plan to give young cornerbacks a chance

When the Oakland Raiders began overhauling their team after another dismal season, one position noticeably didn't get much help. Read more »

June 10, 2015


Ex-Ute Reggie Dunn feels he's in a good spot with Dallas Cowboys

Ex-Ute Reggie Dunn has been on the Dallas Cowboys practice squad since early in the 2014 season, and he's relishing the opportunity to feel like a part of the organization. Read more »

June 9, 2015


Video: Former BYU tight end Dennis Pitta returns to practice field for Ravens

Dennis Pitta, who fractured and dislocated his right hip for the second time on Sept. 21, 2014, is running routes and catching passes in individual drills for the Baltimore Ravens during organized... Read more »

June 5, 2015


Star RB Adrian Peterson returns to Minnesota Vikings

Adrian Peterson donned his familiar purple No. 28 jersey and jogged on to the practice field Tuesday. Read more »

June 2, 2015


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