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Finally, the state's 'Big Four' hoops programs will come together to play

For what seems like forever, people in Utah have been hoping to someday see teams play a "Big Four" tournament.

BYU men's basketball announces games with in-state foes

Future contests against Utah, Utah State and Weber State announced by Cougars athletic director Tom Holmoe Read more »

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Rock On: Props for Mitt and 'Tag

Also, Jim Harbaugh's in a music video. Nick Saban isn't. Read more »

July 25, 2016


Local flavor in the NBA (and beyond): Fredette, Collinsworth and Poeltl show off summer league skills

A look at the NBA players with local ties who participated during the NBA's three summer leagues or landed in a new spot. Read more »

July 22, 2016


Big Sky Conference football: SUU, WSU players picked to All-Big Sky preseason team

Defending league champion Southern Utah University had five players picked to the 2016 Big Sky Conference Preseason All-Conference Football Team, and four players from Weber State were also... Read more »

July 19, 2016


Big Sky Conference football: T-Birds, Wildcats won't sneak up on anybody this season

After being picked in the lower tier of the Big Sky preseason polls a year ago, Southern Utah and Weber State went out and proved the "experts" wrong. SUU won the league title, while WSU tied for... Read more »

July 18, 2016


Utah Jazz pick Joel Bolomboy showed 'night and day' improvement at summer league

The former Weber State star had a rough start to his Jazz debut, but he was tearing it up by the time summer league ended. Read more »

July 17, 2016


Jerry Earl Johnston: When ballplayers turn to the man upstairs

Earlier this year, at a Dodgers game, I saw all-star catcher Wilson Ramos step into the right field corner long before the game, go to a knee, bow his head and stay that way for a good two minutes.... Read more »

July 15, 2016


Weber State football ranked No. 23 in Sporting News' preseason top 25 poll

The Weber State football team received some national recognition as the Wildcats gear up for the 2016 season. WSU is ranked 23rd in the 2016 Sporting News FCS preseason poll. Read more »

July 14, 2016


Damian Lillard has wise words of advice for Weber State pal Joel Bolomboy

Lillard on Bolomboy's path to becoming an NBA player: "It’s going to come down to being the best version of himself all of the time." Read more »

July 11, 2016


Morning links: Jazz No. 4 in NBA power rankings, Jimmer has huge night in Vegas

Also, Damian Lillard’s makes room for one more kid in his sold-out basketball camp. Read more »

July 11, 2016


Weber's Bolomboy, USU's Butterfield help Jazz get first win of summer

Jazz defeat New Orleans 79-72 despite the absence of resting power forward Trey Lyles. Read more »

July 10, 2016

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Jazz notes: Weber State's Joel Bolomboy to start as Trey Lyles rests Sunday

Jazz might also make some other lineup switches to mix things up after losing four straight. Read more »

July 9, 2016


Links: Ty Detmer highlighted in USA Today; 2 Utes named as defensive player of the year candidates

USA Today highlighted Ty Detmer as both BYU's past and future. Kylie Fitts and Lowell Lotulelei are on the watch list for defensive player of the year for the Utes. Finally, a Texas newspaper... Read more »

July 6, 2016


Utah Jazz Summer League is a fun opportunity for Weber's Bolomboy, USU's Butterfield

The summer league begins Monday with two games — Boston vs. Philadelphia at 5 p.m. and the Jazz vs. the Spurs at 7. Read more »

July 3, 2016


Weber State basketball: standout Davion Berry to play in NBA Summer League

Joel Bolomboy won’t be the only former Wildcat playing in the NBA Summer League. Former WSU men’s basketball standout and Big Sky MVP Davion Berry has been added to the summer league... Read more »

July 1, 2016


Fredette, Taylor and Bolomboy among the locals on NBA summer league rosters

Here are the players with Utah ties who have been named or reported to be on rosters. More will be added as more information becomes available. Read more »

June 30, 2016


Several Utahns competing in this week's Olympic track trials

BYU’s Shaquille Walker and Shea Collinsworth will be among a half-dozen athletes with Utah ties who will compete in next week’s U.S. Olympic track and field trials in Eugene, Oregon,... Read more »

June 27, 2016


Utah Jazz: Examining how George Hill, draftees fit with the organization

A look at how the Jazz's four new additions fit with the team following Thursday's NBA draft. Read more »

June 25, 2016


NBA draft: Weber State's Joel Bolomboy selected by Utah Jazz in 2nd round

Weber State University's Joel Bolomboy, a 6-foot-9 power forward who was the 2016 Big Sky Conference MVP and Defensive Player of the Year, was selected by the Utah Jazz with the 52nd overall pick... Read more »

June 24, 2016


Trucking magnate donates $5M to WSU

The drive to create a nationally recognized supply chain management program at Weber State University received a significant boost from the owner of Swift, a multibillion-dollar transportation... Read more »

June 24, 2016


Looking back at the top 10 NBA draft picks from Utah schools

A look at the careers of all the players from Utah schools who were drafted in the top 10 in the NBA draft. Read more »

June 24, 2016


Former BYU volleyball coach Tom Peterson hired to guide Southern Virginia program

Southern Virginia University announced Friday that it will field a men's volleyball program for the first time in 2017, and now the team has a head coach. He's a familiar one to people surrounding... Read more »

June 20, 2016


Utah football to host Weber State in 2021

The University of Utah's athletic website says the two schools will play on Sept. 2, 2021, in Salt Lake City, in addition to a previously scheduled game in 2018. Read more »

June 20, 2016


NBA Draft: Weber State's Joel Bolomboy poised to become next Wildcat to make it in the NBA

After standing out at the NBA Draft Combine in May, the big man may become the next Wildcat to play in the NBA. Read more »

June 7, 2016


Man killed in Ogden crash was Weber State staff member

Police have identified an Ogden man killed in a three-vehicle collision on Harrison Boulevard on Thursday afternoon. Read more »

June 3, 2016

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Morning links: Jakob Poeltl works out with future team? ESPN opens up old wound for Jazz fans

Jakob Poeltl may have visited his future home; Jazz fans may not want to watch ESPN's throwback video; Utah projected to go dancing again. Read more »

June 2, 2016


Morning links: West's Keisha White's dazzling catch; Damian Lillard to cash in from All-NBA honor

West High School freshman Keisha White takes away a home run; Damian Lillard is named to the All-NBA second team; SUU-bound Neema Namdar hits 3-pointers in running man challenge video. Read more »

May 27, 2016


Video: 100 days until college football kicks off in Utah

Can't wait for football? Neither can we. Here's a look back at last season and what's in store for 2016 with the new season 100 days away. Read more »

May 24, 2016


Weber State softball: Breaking down the field at the NCAA Seattle Regional

The Wildcats are heading back to the NCAA Championships for the second straight season. What do they face in Seattle this weekend? Read more »

May 19, 2016


BYU, Utah and Weber State softball teams learn their destinations for NCAA regionals

Three in-state softball programs know where they’ll be headed this week, as the NCAA softball championships bracket was revealed Sunday night. Read more »

May 15, 2016


Morning links: Grades for the Utah Jazz's new look; Andre Miller, Tim Duncan assist the oldest ever?

Pundits opine about the Jazz's new logos, uniforms and court design; both age 40, Andre Miller and Tim Duncan connect for a bucket against the Oklahoma City Thunder; Woj writes about Damian Lillard. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Weber State's Joel Bolomboy hopes he's impressed scouts at NBA Combine

“It's just a great experience, especially this is what people dream of, getting invited to the Combine,” Joel Bolomboy says of participating in the NBA Combine in Chicago. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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Watch all 72 dunks of NBA combine invitee and former Weber State star Joel Bolomboy

Weber State senior Joel Bolomboy is participating in this week’s 2016 NBA Draft Combine in Chicago as he prepares for the 2016 NBA Draft. Weber State Athletics compiled a highlight reel of... Read more »

May 12, 2016


The offseason status of NFL players with Utah ties, post-2016 NFL draft edition

Here's a look at the 74 players with Utah ties who are currently on NFL rosters and their current situations, as well as several more who are tryouts or free agents. Read more »

May 11, 2016


Local flavor in the NBA all-time team: Have the Utes or Cougars produced the best players?

Here's the best team from all of the NBA players who played their college basketball in Utah. Read more »

May 9, 2016


Damian Lillard has 40, Blazers cut the Warriors' advantage to 2-1

Damian Lillard had a playoff-best 40 points and the Portland Trail Blazers avoided a fourth-quarter letdown to beat Golden State 120-108 on Saturday night, cutting the Warriors' advantage in the... Read more »

May 7, 2016


Damian Lillard gets tested by Warriors, looks for rebound

First it was a chest cold, then it was a fourth-quarter dry spell. The start of Damian Lillard's playoff series against the Golden State Warriors has been rough. Read more »

May 5, 2016


Weber State track: Wildcats win 12 events at home meet

Weber State track and field claimed 12 titles in its final home meet and final tune up for the Big Sky Championships. The Wildcats hosted the Weber State Twilight meet Wednesday and Thursday at... Read more »

May 5, 2016


Report: Utah's Poeltl, Weber State's Bolomboy invited to NBA draft combine

ESPN's Jeff Goodman compiled a list of players who have reportedly been invited to next week's NBA draft combine, and it includes a pair of players from Utah colleges. Read more »

May 2, 2016


Morning links: Bronson Kaufusi could be on 'Game of Thrones'; BYU's Alexa Gray to play pro volleyball in Korea

Fun stories surround local NFL draftees; former star, fiancee of Cougars quarterback Tanner Mangum to play volleyball abroad; Andrew Bogut, Damian Lillard discuss upbringings Read more »

May 2, 2016


Ranking the 38 Utah ties selected in the NFL draft's 3rd round

Since the first NFL draft in 1936, 38 players with Utah ties have been taken in the third round. Here's how they stack up against each other. Read more »

April 29, 2016


Idaho dropping to FCS beginning with the 2018 season

Idaho will drop to the Football Championship Subdivision beginning in 2018 and intends to join the Big Sky Conference, school President Chuck Staben said Thursday. Read more »

April 28, 2016


Randy Hollis: Weber State's 'Smitty' made me want to be a better person

Jeff Smith is unquestionably one of the most beloved people ever associated with Weber State athletics. So it seemed only fitting that Smith, who died from complications of leukemia in... Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Report: Higher starting wages part of the value of a Utah college education

The cost of attending college continues to go up in Utah and across the country. But the average starting wages for college graduates in the state is also on the rise, according to a recent... Read more »

April 22, 2016


Late Weber State golf coach Jeff Smith given Big Sky Coach of the Year honors

Longtime Wildcats coach and director of golf Jeff Smith was awarded posthumously after dying in February from leukemia. Read more »

April 22, 2016


Ranking the 26 Utah ties selected in the NFL Draft's first round

There have been 26 players with Utah ties selected in the first round of the NFL Draft since it began in 1936. How do they stack up against each other? Read more »

April 21, 2016

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Morning links: Utah Jazz appear on ESPN's 'Best Playoff Vines;' Damian Lillard honors Ogden

Two moments from Jazz playoff history make list; former Weber State star wears T-shirt to remember college town; Utah Olympian Jared Ward gives tips for running a marathon Read more »

April 21, 2016


NCAA president makes a stop in Logan to discuss the state of college athletics

NCAA President Mark Emmert makes a stop in Logan to discuss the state of college athletics on Thursday afternoon. Read more »

April 14, 2016


Fundraising campaign at Weber State 'fantastically successful,' exceeding $125M goal

Weber State University leaders on Wednesday announced a successful fundraising campaign culminating in the university's 125th anniversary this year. Read more »

April 13, 2016


Morning links: LeBron James 'live tweets' Jazz-Rockets 1997 Western Conference Finals game; 2017 Bracketology

ESPN's Joe Lunardi releases his first bracketology for 2017; NBA star provides commentary on classic Jazz game; Enes Kanter photoshops mustaches onto all his teammates Read more »

April 8, 2016


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