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The Utah Checkdown podcast: CFB 25 fun, fall camp coming, and previewing BYU, Colorado

The Utah Checkdown podcast: CFB 25 fun, fall camp coming, and previewing BYU, Colorado

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted July 17 - 12:19 p.m.  |  Save Story

Fall camp will be here in less than two weeks for Utah football, and with it comes a number of questions. But in the interim, fans are flocking to EA Sports' CFB 25.
MyKayla Skinner's dedication led to Olympic dream, but its now second to her greatest accomplishment

MyKayla Skinner's dedication led to Olympic dream, but its now second to her greatest accomplishment

Kathy Aiken for KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 9:01 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Olympics was always the dream for MyKayla Skinner ever since she was a little girl.
Here are the local baseball players selected in the 2024 MLB draft

Here are the local baseball players selected in the 2024 MLB draft

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 8:09 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Big 12 had 50 players selected by Major League ball clubs during the 20-round draft, the most by the conference since 2011 that included three Utah players and one from BYU.
Patrick Kinahan: Only guarantee with Whittingham's retirement is no long farewell party

Patrick Kinahan: Only guarantee with Whittingham's retirement is no long farewell party

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 10:29 a.m.  |  Save Story

Much to the dismay of Utah fans, and to the delight of their BYU counterparts, Kyle Whittingham won't coach forever.
Former Ute Branden Carlson proving his worth in summer league, delighting Raptors in the process

Former Ute Branden Carlson proving his worth in summer league, delighting Raptors in the process

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted July 14 - 6:51 p.m.  |  Save Story

Carlson, who signed a two-way deal with Toronto after going undrafted, had 13 points, eight rebounds and two blocks in the Raptors' 94-69 win Saturday in Oklahoma City.
Recruiting: A look at who has committed to Utah football for the 2025 recruiting class

Recruiting: A look at who has committed to Utah football for the 2025 recruiting class

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated July 12 - 4:19 p.m.  |  Save Story

Recruiting is the lifeblood of any collegiate program, and it's no different for the University of Utah football program.
New Pac-12 bowl partnerships for 2024-25 same as old Pac-12 partnerships (despite realignment)

New Pac-12 bowl partnerships for 2024-25 same as old Pac-12 partnerships (despite realignment)

Jon Wilner, Bay Area News Group  |  Posted July 12 - 10:17 a.m.  |  Save Story

The status quo was the simplest solution for the conferences and the bowl games.
The Utah Checkdown podcast: Recapping Utah's first Big 12 media days

The Utah Checkdown podcast: Recapping Utah's first Big 12 media days

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted July 11 - 11:51 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Big 12 hosted its annual media days in Las Vegas at Allegiant Stadium this week, where Utah was picked to win the conference in its first season.
Cam Rising is Utah's unquestioned leader, but who is his backup for 2024?

Cam Rising is Utah's unquestioned leader, but who is his backup for 2024?

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted July 11 - 10:26 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah learned quickly last season how important it was to have an effective quarterback.
Harlan says Utah 'all in' on future growth, even as athletes soon earn part of revenue

Harlan says Utah 'all in' on future growth, even as athletes soon earn part of revenue

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted July 10 - 1:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

The university isn't planning a backslide or doing anything but trying to continue to grow the brand and access for all the athletes that call Utah home.
Utah football schedules home-and-home series with UCLA for 2025, 2030

Utah football schedules home-and-home series with UCLA for 2025, 2030

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted July 10 - 10:10 a.m.  |  Save Story

Getting back in the Los Angeles market was a "priority" of Utah athletic director Mark Harlan.
As Kyle Whittingham weighs future, Utah football looks ahead to Morgan Scalley

As Kyle Whittingham weighs future, Utah football looks ahead to Morgan Scalley

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted July 10 - 9:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

For someone that hasn't retired from coaching, Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham was forced to talk about his impending retirement ad nauseam Tuesday afternoon.
At first Big 12 media day, Utah embraces its perceived spot at the top of the conference

At first Big 12 media day, Utah embraces its perceived spot at the top of the conference

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted July 9 - 6:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

Cam Rising sat in front of a television screen in a VIP club portion of Allegiant Stadium Tuesday afternoon.
As Big 12 moves west, Vegas isn't far from mind of conference leadership

As Big 12 moves west, Vegas isn't far from mind of conference leadership

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted July 9 - 4:50 p.m.  |  Save Story

As the conference kicked off the 2024 football preseason Tuesday at Allegiant Stadium, Big 12 commissioner Brett Yormark wasn't ruling out further trips to the west coast.
Patrick Kinahan: Soft conference schedule should help Utah dominate Big 12

Patrick Kinahan: Soft conference schedule should help Utah dominate Big 12

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted July 9 - 10:29 a.m.  |  Save Story

With an impressive track record and a healthy Cam Rising returning at quarterback, positioning Utah as the Big 12 preseason favorite is an obvious choice.
Utah football to play Miami in 'Battle of the U' matchup in Las Vegas in 2027

Utah football to play Miami in 'Battle of the U' matchup in Las Vegas in 2027

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted July 8 - 12:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

The unofficial "Battle of The U" has been set.
Canzano: What's this? A college football program with a plan?!?

Canzano: What's this? A college football program with a plan?!?

John Canzano  |  Posted July 3 - 9:06 a.m.  |  Save Story

Could other schools learn from Utah?
Utah picked to win Big 12 by league media in first season; BYU tabbed 13th

Utah picked to win Big 12 by league media in first season; BYU tabbed 13th

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated July 2 - 11:30 a.m.  |  Save Story

The University of Utah is the favorite to win the Big 12 in its first season as a league football member — but not by much.
The Utah Checkdown podcast: Utah's future with Scalley; Big 12 media days look ahead

The Utah Checkdown podcast: Utah's future with Scalley; Big 12 media days look ahead

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted July 1 - 11:44 a.m.  |  Save Story

As Utah prepares for its move to the Big 12 — a move that officially doesn't take place until Aug. 2 — the university made clear its future plans for football on Monday.
Morgan Scalley named 'coach in waiting' to Utes head coach Kyle Whittingham

Morgan Scalley named 'coach in waiting' to Utes head coach Kyle Whittingham

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted July 1 - 9:54 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah football has a future plan and it involves Morgan Scalley.
Why former BYU assistant Morgan Bailey is trading blue for Utah red

Why former BYU assistant Morgan Bailey is trading blue for Utah red

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 28 - 11:35 a.m.  |  Save Story

"It would be really, really hard for me to leave BYU, but you guys can try," BYU assistant coach Morgan Bailey said before taking a job with Utah women's basketball.
Utah football receives high ratings in upcoming release of EA Sports' NCAA 25

Utah football receives high ratings in upcoming release of EA Sports' NCAA 25

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted June 27 - 12:38 p.m.  |  Save Story

The return of a beloved video game has the college football world in a stir, and Utah football is factored in as one of the top teams in its upcoming release.
Here's a look at Utah basketball's 1st season in the Big 12

Here's a look at Utah basketball's 1st season in the Big 12

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 27 - 12:20 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Utes got a taste of that new reality Thursday, when the conference released its 2024-25 scheduling matrix.
Utes football: Previewing the 2024 schedule with a look at TCU, Houston

Utes football: Previewing the 2024 schedule with a look at TCU, Houston

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted June 26 - 1:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

We continue down Utah's 2024 schedule with two more opponents — including one that's very familiar to Utah from their days in the Mountain West Conference.
The Utah Checkdown podcast: Wrapping up Utah recruiting visits; previewing TCU, Houston

The Utah Checkdown podcast: Wrapping up Utah recruiting visits; previewing TCU, Houston

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted June 26 - 12:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah wrapped up its official recruiting visits, with a total of 11 athletes committed for the 2025 recruiting class and more still to come.
Utes football: Previewing the 2024 schedule with a look at Arizona, Arizona State

Utes football: Previewing the 2024 schedule with a look at Arizona, Arizona State

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted June 19 - 1:12 p.m.  |  Save Story

We continue down Utah's 2024 schedule with two more opponents — two familiar opponents that are making their move from the Pac-12 to the Big 12, too.
The Utah Checkdown podcast: Utes recruiting update; previewing Arizona and ASU

The Utah Checkdown podcast: Utes recruiting update; previewing Arizona and ASU

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted June 19 - 12:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah's June continues to be busy with several potential recruits in town for official visits, with one weekend to go.
Craig Smith rounds out coaching staff with hire of RSL Academy's David Evans

Craig Smith rounds out coaching staff with hire of RSL Academy's David Evans

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted June 18 - 12:40 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah men's basketball coach Craig Smith has completed his coaching staff.
Patrick Kinahan: Former coach sees Big Ten or SEC in Utah's future

Patrick Kinahan: Former coach sees Big Ten or SEC in Utah's future

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted June 18 - 10:26 a.m.  |  Save Story

Add another voice to the growing contingent that believes college sports, which is dictated by football, is due for more significant shakeups.
Allstate XII? Big 12 reportedly in talks to sell conference naming rights

Allstate XII? Big 12 reportedly in talks to sell conference naming rights

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 13 - 11:55 a.m.  |  Save Story

Private equity may be coming to college football, and Big 12 commissioner Brett Yormark has a unique vision of how to increase his conference's sponsorship valuation.
Despite difficult offseason, Runnin' Utes coach Craig Smith 'super excited' by rebuild

Despite difficult offseason, Runnin' Utes coach Craig Smith 'super excited' by rebuild

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted June 13 - 9:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

In a matter of a few weeks, Utah men's basketball went from a promising season to a complete roster rebuild, which included multiple players and coaches.
Utes football: Previewing the 2024 schedule with a look at Utah State, Oklahoma State

Utes football: Previewing the 2024 schedule with a look at Utah State, Oklahoma State

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 1:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

We continue down Utah's 2024 schedule with two more opponents — the final nonconference game against an in-state rival and the first conference game of Utah's Big 12 era.
The Utah Checkdown podcast: Phil Steele's take on Utah; previewing Utah St, Oklahoma St

The Utah Checkdown podcast: Phil Steele's take on Utah; previewing Utah St, Oklahoma St

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted June 12 - 12:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

Outside of the massive recruiting efforts, Phil Steele released his preseason magazine, where he had good things to say about Utah.
Who's coming, going in Utah college football through the transfer portal?

Who's coming, going in Utah college football through the transfer portal?

KSL.com Sports  |  Updated June 11 - 3:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

The opening of college football's transfer portal Tuesday promises to be the most intriguing of the mechanism's entry in college sports.
Who's coming, going in Utah college basketball through the transfer portal?

Who's coming, going in Utah college basketball through the transfer portal?

KSL.com Sports  |  Updated June 10 - 3:37 p.m.  |  Save Story

Jon Rothstein sleeps in May, but the NCAA transfer portal is just getting started.
NCAA track and field: BYU women add to 'Steeplechase U' history; Hutchins 6th in 10,000M

NCAA track and field: BYU women add to 'Steeplechase U' history; Hutchins 6th in 10,000M

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 6 - 11:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

Among the standouts from the first day of the NCAA women's track and field championship was BYU's Taylor Lovell.
Craig Smith completes coaching staff with hire of former West Virginia coach Josh Eilert

Craig Smith completes coaching staff with hire of former West Virginia coach Josh Eilert

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted June 6 - 3:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

After a rocky start to the offseason, Utah head coach Craig Smith has completed his coaching vacancy with a proven coach with nearly 20 years of experience in the Big 12.
Utes football: Previewing the 2024 schedule with a look at Southern Utah, Baylor

Utes football: Previewing the 2024 schedule with a look at Southern Utah, Baylor

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted June 6 - 1:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

The 2024 season will look different for Utah football.
The Utah Checkdown podcast: Game times announced, previewing SUU and Baylor

The Utah Checkdown podcast: Game times announced, previewing SUU and Baylor

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted June 6 - 11:47 a.m.  |  Save Story

A deeper dive into the schedule by breaking down Utah's first two opponents of the season: Southern Utah and Baylor.
Meet the Norwegian Olympian leading Utah track and field into NCAA championships

Meet the Norwegian Olympian leading Utah track and field into NCAA championships

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 4 - 1:58 p.m.  |  Save Story

When Josefine Eriksen was transferring away from Texas-Rio Grande Valley after the 2021 outdoor track and field season, she saw something special in the University of Utah.
Big 12 will distribute record $470 million, though 10 full-share members getting less

Big 12 will distribute record $470 million, though 10 full-share members getting less

Stephen Hawkins, Associated Press  |  Updated May 31 - 8:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

Big 12 schools will share in a record $470 million in revenue distribution. That figure was revealed Friday when the conference wrapped up its first spring meetings as a 14-team league.
Big 12, Mountain West reveal select football kick times for BYU, Utah, Utah State

Big 12, Mountain West reveal select football kick times for BYU, Utah, Utah State

Sean Walker and Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted May 30 - 2:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

As the calendar flips to June and less than 100 days until the 2024 college football season, conferences and television networks unveiled the rite of passage that is the planning of the season.
Patrick Kinahan: Avoid getting Big 12 tattoos just yet, Utah fans

Patrick Kinahan: Avoid getting Big 12 tattoos just yet, Utah fans

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted May 28 - 10:28 a.m.  |  Save Story

Add seer to the multitude of job descriptions Kyle Whittingham holds as Utah's head football coach.
Here are the Utah collegians who advanced to 2024 NCAA track and field championships

Here are the Utah collegians who advanced to 2024 NCAA track and field championships

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 26 - 8:08 p.m.  |  Save Story

The final step toward historic Hayward Field and the NCAA outdoor track and field championships commenced this past weekend.
The Utah Checkdown podcast: Grading the Big 12 transfers, and Utah's busy June

The Utah Checkdown podcast: Grading the Big 12 transfers, and Utah's busy June

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted May 23 - 10:46 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah football is inside the 100-day window before games are played again, but the offseason remains in full force.
South Carolina's 1st inning grand slam ends Utah softball's season in 5-1 loss

South Carolina's 1st inning grand slam ends Utah softball's season in 5-1 loss

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted May 19 - 1:38 p.m.  |  Save Story

With bases loaded at the top of the first inning, South Carolina's Aniyah Black took an 0-1 pitch to deep left field and over the wall.
Mailbag: Why Utah is best positioned of Pac-12 schools to thrive in next era and more

Mailbag: Why Utah is best positioned of Pac-12 schools to thrive in next era and more

Jon Wilner, Bay Area News Group  |  Posted May 18 - 8:43 p.m.  |  Save Story

Combine their success and their competition, and the Utes' path into the CFP is wide.
After 3-hour rain delay, Utah softball advances past Morgan State in regional match

After 3-hour rain delay, Utah softball advances past Morgan State in regional match

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted May 18 - 5:45 p.m.  |  Save Story

A three-hour rain delay couldn't stop Utah softball.
NCAA golf: Utah punches ticket to championship rounds, BYU edged out in playoff

NCAA golf: Utah punches ticket to championship rounds, BYU edged out in playoff

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 15 - 5:46 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah punched its ticket to the NCAA championships for the second time in three seasons.
Patrick Kinahan: Legendary player could provide needed jolt for Utah basketball

Patrick Kinahan: Legendary player could provide needed jolt for Utah basketball

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted May 14 - 10:23 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah men's basketball program needs a jolt, something that can reinvigorate an increasingly apathetic fan base.
UCLA claims Pac-12 softball championship over Utah with late home run shot

UCLA claims Pac-12 softball championship over Utah with late home run shot

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted May 11 - 10:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

In a rematch of the only other Pac-12 softball championship in conference history, UCLA got its revenge.
Utah softball advances to Pac-12 championship after upset win over Stanford

Utah softball advances to Pac-12 championship after upset win over Stanford

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted May 10 - 8:26 p.m.  |  Save Story

The reigning Pac-12 softball champions return to defend their crown.
Carly Dockendorf adds former club coach Mike Hunger as newest Red Rocks assistant

Carly Dockendorf adds former club coach Mike Hunger as newest Red Rocks assistant

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted May 9 - 3:44 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah gymnastics head coach Carly Dockendorf has filled out her coaching staff with a veteran club coach.
Freshman Shonty Passi's 3-run home run lifts Utah softball past Oregon in Pac-12 Tournament

Freshman Shonty Passi's 3-run home run lifts Utah softball past Oregon in Pac-12 Tournament

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted May 9 - 2:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

The moment wasn't too big for freshman Shonty Passi.
'I want to kick the door down': Lynne Roberts working to push the limits even higher

'I want to kick the door down': Lynne Roberts working to push the limits even higher

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted May 9 - 9:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah basketball has a new standard, and it starts with making the Big Dance, and it ends with a deep run in March.
Prosecutors won't charge man who yelled racial epithets at Utah basketball team

Prosecutors won't charge man who yelled racial epithets at Utah basketball team

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7 - 3:53 p.m.  |  Save Story

Coeur d'Alene prosecutors have declined to charge an 18-year-old high school student who confessed to yelling racial epithets at the University of Utah women's basketball team.
Canzano: Monday Mailbag deals with Pac-12 officiating, Ducks CFP hopes, Utah and more

Canzano: Monday Mailbag deals with Pac-12 officiating, Ducks CFP hopes, Utah and more

John Canzano  |  Posted May 6 - 2:21 p.m.  |  Save Story

Your questions. My answers.
Mailbag: Utah's post-Whittingham plan, USC's valuation, BYU's win total and more

Mailbag: Utah's post-Whittingham plan, USC's valuation, BYU's win total and more

Jon Wilner, Bay Area News Group  |  Posted May 3 - 11:21 p.m.  |  Save Story

Patrick Kinahan: Decision to leave Utah goes beyond basketball for Burgess

Patrick Kinahan: Decision to leave Utah goes beyond basketball for Burgess

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted May 2 - 11:26 a.m.  |  Save Story

Chris Burgess has heard all the jokes, dating back to the infamous incident during his senior year of high school nearly 30 years ago.