Former University of Utah All-American and NFL star Luther Elliss is serving as the team chaplain for the Denver...
Tavon Austin scored twice, Todd Gurley topped 1,000 yards rushing and the Rams beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-23 on Thursday night in what could be the franchise's final game in St. Louis. Read more »
The most-read Sports stories of 2015 on DeseretNews.com included an account of redemption, a shocking coaching announcement out of BYU, a tale of an unlikely track star and a tragic loss for Utah's... Read more »
When the pocket broke down and Alex Smith took off running, the Chiefs quarterback made sure to pick up as much yardage as possible before sliding feet-first, just as he'd always been taught. Read more »
Former Utah Ute lineman Nate Orchard had perhaps his best day as a pro, helping Cleveland defeat the San Francisco 49ers 24-10. Read more »
Rookie safety Craig Bills signed with his first NFL team on Tuesday, as the Eagles signed him to their practice squad. Fellow rookie, wide receiver Jordan Leslie, signed to the Atlanta practice... Read more »
MOAB — The brother of reality TV star Kristin Cavallari and brother-in-law of NFL quarterback Jay Cutler was found dead Thursday. He had been missing since his abandoned vehicle was found in... Read more »
Dwight Freeney joined the Cardinals a month into the season to help boost Arizona's troubled pass rush off the edge. Read more »
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said he and the BYU athletic director spoke regarding his offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell, but told Holmoe that Bevell is committed to the Seahawks... Read more »
Sure was ugly, devoid of any style points or many scoreboard points until the final 1 1/2 minutes. Perhaps fittingly, a fumbled punt return by Washington's DeSean Jackson deep in his own territory... Read more »
Blaine Gabbert threw a 71-yard touchdown pass to Torrey Smith in overtime after running for the tying TD late in regulation, lifting the struggling San Francisco 49ers to a 26-20 victory over the... Read more »
Officials are asking for help in the case of a missing California man, whose abandoned car was found along Interstate 70 in southeastern Utah. Read more »
Aaron Rodgers threw a 61-yard touchdown pass to Richard Rodgers with no time left to give the Green Bay Packers a 27-23 victory over the Detroit Lions on Thursday night. Read more »
Coldplay is headlining the Super Bowl halftime show. Read more »
The Detroit Lions started the season so poorly — losing their first five games — there was talk about whether they could become the second team in franchise and NFL history to go 0-16. Read more »
Will Hill returned a blocked field goal 64 yards for a touchdown as expired, giving the Baltimore Ravens a 34-27 win Monday night over the luckless Cleveland Browns, who lost their sixth straight... Read more »
Kaelin Clay returned a punt 82 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter of Monday night’s contest between the Ravens and Cleveland Browns in just his second NFL game. Read more »
Tim Tebow and Miss Universe Olivia Culpo recently ended their relationship because of Tebow's vow to remain a virgin until marriage, reports say. Read more »
Tom Brady lost yet another one of his trusted targets and this time he also lost a game. Read more »
Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears spoiled Brett Favre's big night back with the Green Bay Packers. Read more »
Cam Newton is still perfect this season. Tony Romo might be out for good with the same injury that sidelined him for seven games. Read more »
Matthew Stafford tied a career high with five touchdown passes, three of them to Calvin Johnson, lifting the Detroit Lions to a 45-14 rout of the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday. Read more »
Coach Rex Ryan took the diplomatic approach. Read more »
Also, ex-RSL defender Nat Borchers' hidden discoveries. Read more »
A former Utah State Aggie debuted for the Dallas Cowboys and made an immediate impact in a 24-14 win over the Miami Dolphins. Read more »
Arian Foster was in a bad place, drinking heavily to self-medicate and deal with the problems in his life. Read more »
Tom Brady called out Rex Ryan and then he beat the Bills — again. Read more »
When he crashed into a concrete wall at Daytona, Kyle Busch knew instantly his right leg and left foot were broken. Read more »
Chandler Catanzaro kicked a 32-yard field goal with 2 seconds remaining and the Arizona Cardinals escaped with a wild 34-31 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday night. Read more »
Former BYU defensive end Ezekiel Ansah drew a penalty on former Utah State offensive tackle Donald Penn during the Detroit-Oakland NFL game on Sunday, resulting in a safety for Ansah's Lions. Read more »
ESPN looks at impact running back's injury will have on Utah; former Ute shares stories of working for taxi service; Rudy Gobert NBA's best rim protector. Read more »
Rashad Greene returned a punt 63 yards, setting up Blake Bortles' 5-yard touchdown pass to Julius Thomas with 3:30 remaining, and the Jacksonville Jaguars beat the Tennessee Titans 19-13 on... Read more »
Just try to ask Chiefs coach Andy Reid about the remarkable streak of passes that Alex Smith has thrown this season without an interception. Read more »
Peyton Manning in decline recalls Willie Mays flailing at the ball late in his career and aging Muhammad Ali leaning on the ropes dazed ... it's not the kind of ending anyone envisioned for such... Read more »
Former NFL quarterback Doug Flutie says both of his parents died within an hour of each other. Read more »
Daily fantasy sports operator FanDuel said Tuesday it's temporarily suspending entry in paid contests for New York players, while the state attorney general sued to halt what he considers illegal gambling by both FanDuel and DraftKings. Read more »
It figures that T.J. Yates and the Texans would be the ones to finally knock off the Bengals. Read more »
Peyton Manning has a partially torn plantar fascia in his right foot, a person familiar with the situation said Monday. Read more »
Stephen Gostkowski's 54-yard field goal with 1 second remaining Sunday kept the New England Patriots unbeaten with a 27-26 victory over the New York Giants. Read more »
Rex Ryan's return to the Meadowlands was a successful one. Read more »
Former BYU tight end Dennis Pitta, who has had two hip surgeries in as many years, will not play in 2015 for the Baltimore Ravens and will be placed on injured reserve, the team announced Wednesday. Read more »
Zach Miller made a one-handed grab of a 25-yard touchdown pass from Jay Cutler with 3:19 to go, and the Chicago Bears beat the San Diego Chargers 22-19 on Monday night. Read more »
Cam Newton threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score Sunday, and the Carolina Panthers took an important step toward securing home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs with a... Read more »
Former BYU quarterback serving as high school offensive coordinator in Arizona after arrest last year; Utah native and Gonzaga-bound guard Jesse Wade appears in video from mission; former Weber... Read more »
Andy Dalton threw three touchdown passes to Tyler Eifert and played lead blocker on Mohamed Sanu's reverse Thursday night, keeping the Cincinnati Bengals unbeaten with a 31-10 victory over the... Read more »
The NFL has an injury problem and its players are freakishly bigger and faster (and more dangerous) than ever. It's probably not just because they lift weights and eat a lot. Read more »
Two former Utah Utes were standouts in Kansas City's blowout win over the Detroit Lions, which was played in London. Read more »
Tennessee controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk had been thinking of making a coaching change for weeks, and team President Steve Underwood said they caught Mike Mularkey a bit off-guard Tuesday... Read more »
Morning links: Jimmer a Knick soon?; ESPN ranks Jakob Poeltl, Kyle Collinsworth; Steve Smith's future uncertain
New York Post reports that former BYU star could quickly get back to the NBA; Beehive State college basketball players in top quarter of Top 100 list; former Ute may not retire this season after... Read more »
Morning links: Ziggy Ansah, Alex Smith get in a scuffle; former Taylorsville High star World Series hero
Former Cougar and Ute clash in London; Christian Colon gets go-ahead run for Royals in 12th inning of series clincher; Utah State coach named a possibility to take job in Blacksburg. Read more »
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