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New captain Amy Rodriguez, Utah Royals FC offer leadership while NWSL on hold for virus

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 27th - 5:43pm

New Utah Royals FC coach Craig Harrington knew exactly why he wanted to name forward Amy Rodriguez as the first captain of his first head coaching job.

Who's Zooming? Van Noy, Dolphins newcomers get virtual introductions

Steven Wine, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 27th - 1:28pm

As linebacker Kyle Van Noy visited with reporters for the first time since joining the Miami Dolphins, he wore headphones — not for noise canceling, but to hear the questions.

Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert cleared of COVID-19

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 27th - 10:23am

All Jazz players and staff cleared of the novel coronavirus.

Postponing Olympics the right call, but Utah Royals still heartbroken by decision

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 27th - 10:15am

When the IOC announced its decision to postpone the Tokyo Summer Games it sent shockwaves around the world, including in the Utah Royals FC locker room.

Bracket Challenge: What is the best board game? Elite 8

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 27th - 9:29am

The Sweet 16 round of the bracket challenge saw some early favorites like Pandemic and Exploding Kittens fall — again to the classics. At this rate, the bracket should just be titled: What is your favorite classic board game?

MLB uniform maker switches to producing medical masks, gowns

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 5:25pm

The Bryce Harper jersey that could have been worn this baseball season by the biggest Philadelphia Phillies fan is now a protective mask in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Top NBA executives will see 20% base salary reduction

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 4:59pm

Top NBA executives are having their base salaries reduced by 20% for the foreseeable future, a person with knowledge of the details said Thursday.

'Worrying ... does us no good': Virus slows down, won't stop BYU football's spring

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 26th - 10:18am

The coronavirus pandemic halted BYU’s spring football after about six practice sessions, but it didn't halt head coach Kalani Sitake's workload for the 2020 season.

The Saints want Taysom Hill to enter 2020 as QB2, head coach Sean Payton says

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 25th - 9:38pm

Payton confirmed the status of the former BYU signal caller in no unclear terms Wednesday during an interview with WWL radio in New Orleans just days after he revealed a positive test for coronavirus.

Utah gymnastics’ Farden, Tessen receive Pac-12 honors

Brayden Ramsay, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:39pm

It was announced Wednesday that the University of Utah gymnastics received two Pac-12 honors for the 2020 season. The first, being Tom Farden who is the Pac-12 Coach of the Year, and Kim Tessen who is the Pac-12 Specialist of the Year.

Stuck at home? Might as well read with the Jazz

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 25th - 11:45am

On Wednesday, the Jazz launched "Bear’s Reading Challenge" to help engage students who have been forced to learn remotely due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Patrick Kinahan: Losing spring football hurts Utah more than most

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Mar 25th - 10:14am

Although the reason for canceling it obviously is correct, losing spring football practice will impact Utah’s program greater than any in the state and likely as much as any in the Pac-12.

Bracket Challenge: What is the best board game? Sweet 16

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 25th - 9:32am

The board game bracket challenge continues, though a lot of the modern games have been tossed out of contention. So if you're a fan of the classics, you're in luck!

Utah Olympians react to Tokyo 2020 postponement

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 25th - 6:43am

Although many Utah Olympic athletes agreed with the decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 games, some were left wondering, what happens with those who had already qualified?

Recruiting, missionaries occupying BYU's Kalani Sitake time during COVID-19 shortened spring football

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 24th - 5:08pm

"I’m not much of a social media guy, but I have to be now," BYU football head coach Kalani Sitake joked with reporters on a conference call Tuesday afternoon.

Tokyo Olympics postponed, U.S. closes in on relief package

Adam Geller and David Rising, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 5:51am

The IOC announced a first-of-its-kind postponement of the Summer Olympics to 2021 on Tuesday.

Watch: Former BYU WR Aleva Hifo runs 4.41 40-yard dash at regional combine for NFL hopefuls

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 8:34pm

Hifo ran a 4.41 40-yard dash during the pro day, as captured by his agent and longtime representative of BYU football players Evan Brennan.

Utah Valley softball, May-Johnson grapple with emotions of lost season

Ty Bianucci, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 1:35pm

NCAA spring sport seasons were cut short, leaving raw emotions, logistical nightmares and unknowns in its wake.

2020 Olympic Games will be postponed, veteran IOC member says

Lisa Riley Roche and Amy Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 1:03pm

A postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games seems almost certain after announcements that Canada and Australia won’t participate, pleas from U.S. Swimming, and an assessment by a Canadian member of the International Olympic Committee.