11:50 PM EDT, Fri August 23, 2019
6 hours ago

Gordon Monson: Let us turn to the Good Book to put the Utah-BYU game in its proper place

If we must get all Biblical, and, apparently, we must, in a college football rivalry game unfortunately named the “Holy War,” then let’s start by joining in, by turning to the book of Matthew in the New Testament, where it reads, in so many words, what is divinely applicable here.
7 hours ago

For openers? It’s Utah vs. BYU. Here’s why the rivals are doing it and what it means going forward.

Utah and BYU will open the football season against each other in the latest installment of a rivalry that has produced continual disagreement.
8 hours ago

BYU tight end Matt Bushman fully expects to bounce back this year after a quiet 2018 season

BYU tight end Matt Bushman was just a fourth grader when Hurricane Katrina hit the New Orleans area in 2005, but that event had an impact on Bushman’s life that is still felt today.
9 hours ago

Utah’s Tyler Huntley hopes to have a great senior year. Can he become the first in-state QB to do so in this decade?

By unseating senior returning starter Troy Williams in 2017, Utah’s Tyler Huntley helped extend the trend of unsatisfying conclusions of the college careers of the state’s quarterbacks in this decade.
10 hours ago

Tom Nissalke, the Jazz’s first coach in Utah, dies at 87

Tom Nissalke, the Utah Jazz’s first coach after they arrived in Salt Lake City in 1979, has died at 87.
14 hours ago

USA-Australia basketball: Not all in crowd happy with seating

Melbourne, Australia • Not everyone was happy in the biggest crowd to watch a basketball game in Australia.
Aug 22, 2019

Australia hangs tough against Team USA, but can’t keep up. Donovan Mitchell scores 13 and Kyle Kuzma adds 12 for the U.S.

Melbourne, Australia • Team USA saw how it wanted to play on Thursday night. It’s just that, for one half, the Americans saw it from the other team.
Aug 22, 2019

The Jazz’s Joe Ingles on Australia’s basketball growth, his game against Donovan Mitchell and how he’s worked this summer

Melbourne, Australia • No matter the game, Joe Ingles has one priority on his mind after playing basketball: going home with his family. So he couldn’t be happy when he saw a Salt Lake Tribune reporter waiting for him after his Australian men’s national team lost to Team USA 102-86 before 50,000 fans on Thursday, knowing a litany of questions was waiting.
Aug 22, 2019

BYU unveils its summer renovations at LaVell Edwards Stadium

BYU is going through the regular prep for holding a season opener such as making sure the field is immaculate, running through the scoreboard program and cleaning up the grounds around LaVell Edwards Stadium.
Aug 22, 2019

Britain Covey has the book on his teammates, having learned how to take notes from former Utes

Utah football player Britain Covey can recite teammate Maxwell Cotton’s movie credits as a child actor. He knows receiver Jason Heller was nearly 4 years old before he could walk, due to a congenital foot issue. Covey marvels about how Polynesian defensive lineman Pita Tonga becomes almost a different person when he’s speaking Spanish.
Aug 22, 2019

Two Utes part of a Seahawks rookie draft class hit hard by injuries

Renton, Wash. • When Cody Barton took a moment to think about it, the Seattle Seahawks rookie linebacker realized he has been going nonstop for about a year.
Aug 21, 2019

Utah lands basketball recruit Caleb Lohner, a prime BYU target

In May, a Salt Lake Tribune story described Wasatch Academy forward Caleb Lohner as having “the size and skill to change the trajectory of BYU basketball.”
Aug 21, 2019

BYU throttles back final preseason scrimmage to minimize injuries; Cougars are now in game mode for the opener vs. Utah

Provo • Just a week out from the season opener against Utah, the BYU Cougars used more caution than aggression on Wednesday as the final scrimmage was used more for mock game situations than deciding position battles.
Aug 21, 2019

Weekly Run podcast: Jazz social media manager Angie Treasure spills the beans on bringing the team to the masses

With Andy Larsen on a monthlong, literally-around-the-world vacation, The Tribune’s other Jazz beat writer, Eric Walden, delved into his extensive collection of A-list contacts for a guest host for the latest installment of the Weekly Run podcast.
Aug 21, 2019

Utah’s other football team will open the season at Clemson and Alabama

Rich Manning gives away the ending every time he tells the story of the reactions of people who learn about Utah's season-opening schedule, visiting Clemson and Alabama this week.