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Image of the Snow Canyon All-Stars, who just made the Little League World Series (Photo courtesy of...
Chandler Holt

Utah little league team makes World Series for the first time ever

The Snow Canyon all-stars punched their ticket into the Little League World Series, the first team from the state of Utah to do so.
3 days ago
The Canyons School District is pictured. Its starting the year with a teacher shortage...
Adam Small

Canyons School District starting the year with a teacher and staff shortage

Canyons School District will start of the school year with a teacher and staff shortage. The district has over 150 openings.
4 days ago
A jury of six women and four men was selected Wednesday in Vanessa Bryant's lawsuit against Los Ang...
By Eric Levenson, Natasha Chen and Jason Kravarik, CNN

Jury selected in Vanessa Bryant’s case against LA County over photos of Kobe’s helicopter crash

A jury of six women and four men was selected Wednesday in Vanessa Bryant's lawsuit against Los Angeles County over gruesome photos taken of the fatal helicopter crash that killed her husband Kobe, daughter Gianna and seven others.
4 days ago
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Elizabeth Weiler

Pickleball: The spread of the sport across Utah

WEST JORDAN, Utah — It was just two years ago that the city of West Jordan opened its first pickleball courts. Now, with 20 courts across the city, the sport tops the list of favorite summer activities across Utah and an empty court is a rare site. And Pickleball isn’t exactly new. The sport that […]
5 days ago
Little league batter...
Simone Seikaly

Sportsmanship exemplified in grace of Little League batter

A Little League batter who was beaned by an errant pitch shakes it off, and urges the pitcher to do the same.
5 days ago
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Ben Morse, CNN

Serena Williams announces she will ‘evolve away from tennis’ after upcoming US Open

(CNN) — Serena Williams has announced that she will “evolve away from tennis” after this year’s US Open to focus on “other things that are important to me.” In an article in Vogue, the 23-time grand slam winner said that, although she will try to win at the US Open, it is time for her […]
6 days ago
WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner is escorted to a courtroom for a heari...
Anna Chernova, Zahra Ullah, Masha Angelova and Eric Levenson, CNN

WNBA star Brittney Griner sentenced to 9 years in Russian jail for drug smuggling

American WNBA star Brittney Griner was convicted and sentenced to 9 years in jail on Thursday for smuggling drugs with criminal intent.
11 days ago
Spc. Jasper Good, of Steamboat Springs, 
Colorado, is one of two Utah National Guard soldiers selec...
Curt Gresseth

Utahns agree: Bring the Olympics (and world) back to Utah

Fraser Bullock, who helped bring the Winter Olympics to Utah in 2002, is trying to do it again in either 2030 or 2034. He talks about the competition and what lies ahead for Utah.
13 days ago
BOSTON - 1967:  Bill Russell #6 of the Boston Celtics sits on the bench during a game played in 196...
Wayne Sterling and Patrick Sung, CNN

NBA legend Bill Russell dies at 88

NBA legend Bill Russell, an 11-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics and the first Black head coach in the league, passed away "peacefully" Sunday, according to a family statement from his verified Twitter account. He was 88.
15 days ago
WNBA star Brittney Griner stood in front of a Russian court Wednesday after being detained for poss...
Dakin Andone and Anna Chernova, CNN

Brittney Griner testifies she signed documents without understanding what they said after being stopped at Moscow airport

US basketball star Brittney Griner testified in a Russian courtroom Wednesday as part of her ongoing trial on drug charges, telling the court she had no intention of smuggling drugs into the country.
19 days ago
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The Associated Press

Jim Thorpe reinstated as sole winner for 1912 Olympic golds

After being stripped of gold medals nearly 110 years ago, Jim Thorpe was declared Friday as the sole winner of the pentathlon and decathlon at the 1912 Olympics.
1 month ago
WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner is escorted to a courtroom for a heari...
JIM HEINTZ Associated Press

Russian media: Griner pleads guilty in Russia drugs trial

MOSCOW (AP) — Jailed American basketball star Brittney Griner on Thursday pleaded guilty to drug possession and smuggling during her trial in Moscow but said she had no intention of committing a crime, Russian news agencies reported. The reports quoted Griner as saying through an interpreter at the court hearing that she had acted unintentionally […]
1 month ago
The luge and bobsled track will be in use for the World Cup....
TIM REYNOLDS, AP Sports Writer

Olympic luge champ Natalie Geisenberger expecting 2nd baby

Olympic luge champ Natalie Geisenberger of Germany is pregnant with her second child. Geisenberger has won the last three Olympic women's luge gold medals and is considered by many to be the most dominant athlete in her sport's history.
1 month ago
Salt Lake County is working to make sure its golf courses don't use as much water in the drought co...
Martha Harris

Salt Lake County says it has decreased water-use on its golf courses

Salt Lake County says it has back water usage on its golf courses. The county says it has done by changing how they water.
2 months ago
Utah Falconz team members cheer in celebration...
Mark Jackson

Women’s football team Utah Falconz heads to national championship

Utah's semi-pro tackle women's football team, the Utah Falconz, will head to Texas on June 26 to face off against the Texas Elite Spartans.
2 months ago
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Becky Bruce

High school boys’ soccer put on probation for the high number of ejections

SALT LAKE CITY — The growing number of ejections in high school boys’ soccer prompted the Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) to issue a yellow card, of sorts, for the sport. In soccer, a player or coach is ejected when they receive a red card. In such situations, a substitute for the disqualified player […]
2 months ago
FILE - United States gymnasts from left, Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman and Maggie Nich...
ED WHITE Associated Press

Simone Biles, other women seek $1B-plus from FBI over Nassar

The approximately 90 claimants who said they were sexually assaulted include Biles, Aly Raisman and McKayla Maroney, all Olympic gold medalists.
2 months ago
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Associated Press

Figure skating minimum age rises to 17 before 2026 Olympics

The age limit will be phased in with 16-year-olds allowed to compete in the 2023-24 season. It will then rise to 17 for the season before the Olympics.
2 months ago
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TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer

Quin Snyder ends his tenure as Utah Jazz coach after 8 seasons

Snyder released a statement through the team, part of it simply saying "it is time." Snyder went 372-264 with the Jazz.
2 months ago
CORRECTS TO GAME 2 INSTEAD OF GAME 1 - Golden State Warriors guard Jordan Poole (3) celebrates afte...
TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer

Warriors answer in Game 2, top Celtics 107-88 to even Finals

Stephen Curry scored 29 points, Jordan Poole connected from just inside of midcourt to cap a huge third-quarter run and the Golden State Warriors evened the NBA Finals at a game apiece by beating the Boston Celtics 107-88 on Sunday night.
2 months ago
Park City High School senior Ian Steele Morris, class of 2022, broke three IPL World Junior Powerli...
Mark Jones

Park City High senior sets three powerlifting world records

Park City resident Ian Steele Morris broke three powerlifting world records for his weight class at the 2022 U.S. Powerlifting Association National Championship.
2 months ago
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Mark Jones

Utah families file lawsuit challenging transgender ban in girls sports

The law bans every transgender girl from competing in school sports regardless of her medical care or individual circumstances.
3 months ago
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Chandler Holt

Utah Girls Tackle Football League set to make history

The Utah Girls Tackle Football League will hold its championship games at Rice Eccles Stadium. It will be the first time in the U.S. a girls tackle football championship has played in a collegiate stadium.
3 months ago
The finish line at the Iron Man World Championship in St. George (Photo Cred: Bonnie Stray, KSL TV)...
Chandler Holt

Ironman World Championship hosted in St. George for the first time

The Ironman World Championships have been held annually in Hawaii, since 1978. However, organizers are breaking the tradition, moving the championship to St. George, Utah.
3 months ago

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