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a hockey stick shown, utah may get a nhl stadium...
Adam Small

Utah lawmaker asks for $1 billion for an NHL stadium in Salt Lake City

To fund an NHL stadium in Utah, Salt Lake City's sales tax rate would go from 7.75% to 8.25% if the bill is approved.
5 days ago
Mecole Hardman Jr. #12 of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates with Patrick Mahomes #15 and after scor...
JOE REEDY AP Sports Writer

Super Bowl was most-watched program ever in the US, averaging 123.7 million viewers

Ranking companies say Kansas City's 25-22 overtime win over San Francisco averaged 123.7 million viewers across television and streaming platforms.
14 days ago
giant flag at super bowl while national anthem is sung...
Don Brinkerhoff

Giant flag displayed at Super Bowl LVIII was Utah-made

The flag displayed while Reba McEntire sung the national anthem at this year's Super Bowl was made by the Sandy, Utah company Colonial Flag.
14 days ago
This photo provided by Dunkin' shows Ben Affleck in a still from the company's 2024 Super Bowl NFL ...
WYATTE GRANTHAM-PHILIPS AP Business Writer

Super Bowl ads keep it heavy on the celebrities, light on the politics

In typical Super Bowl fashion, an array of companies' adverts were adorned by stars — often with numerous celebrities.
15 days ago
NFL Super Bowl LVIII football logos are projected on the side of Caesars Palace Las Vegas Hotel and...
Chris Isidore, CNN

Why the NFL went all in on sports gambling

Despite the Super Bowl being in Vegas, the NFL is still trying to keep the appearance of some distance between the sport and gaming.
16 days ago
Taylor Swift performs as part of the "Eras Tour" at the Tokyo Dome, on Feb. 7, 2024,...
FOSTER KLUG Associated Press

Taylor Swift expected to make epic journey from Tokyo to the Super Bowl. Will she make it in time?

Taylor Swift is planning to travel to Las Vegas from Tokyo to catch Travis Kelce play in the Super Bowl on February 11, 2024.
17 days ago
This image provided by Paramount shows the Paramount+ 2024 Super Bowl NFL football spot....
MAE ANDERSON and WYATTE GRANTHAM-PHILIPS AP Business Writers

Here’s what you can expect from Super Bowl commercials this Sunday

Big name advertisers will be pulling out all the stops on Super Bowl Sunday as they seek to win over viewers during game breaks.
17 days ago
NIL contracts hearing...
Adam Small

Bill to block public access to NIL contracts advances in Utah Legislature

Rep. Jordan Teuscher says student-athlete NIL contracts should stay private because they don't involve government entities.
18 days ago
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Jordan Valinsky, CNN

Super Bowl ticket prices have dropped, but they still cost a fortune

TickPick said their priciest purchase has been for six tickets in Section 336 at $14,810 a ticket, costing a total of $88,860.
18 days ago
2024 World Cup, Women's Dual Mogul Podium. 1st place Jakara Anthony(AUS), 2nd place Jaelin Kauf (US...
Joe Davis

US Women land two more on the podium at World Cup in Deer Valley

The 2024 Intermountain Health Freestyle International finished with a bang.
23 days ago
Deer Valley plays host to the 2024 Intermountain Health Freestyle International. The Dual Mogul run...
Joe Davis

US Women win big with one-two finish in Mogul World Cup at Deer Valley

The US Women were dominant on the podium at the Intermountain Health Freestyle World Cup moguls at Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah. 
24 days ago
Park City resident Connor Curran gets his first podium finish (2nd place) in aerials at the 2024 Fr...
Joe Davis

Park City resident wins podium finish at World Cup

Park City resident and US Freestyle Aerialist, Connor Curran won a World Cup Podium Finish at Deer Valley on Friday night.
24 days ago
Former BYU harriers Clayton Young Mantz at a pre-race news conference at the U.S. Olympic marathon ...
Sean Walker, KSL.com

Will the US Olympic marathon team run through Utah?

Conner Mantz is one of several runners from Utah who will compete in the US Olympic marathon trials in Orlando, Florida.
24 days ago
utah jazz player kris dunn, the jazz v warriors game was postponed today...
Allessandra Harris

NBA points per game highest level since 1969. Why?

The average number of points scored in an NBA game is the highest it's been in 55 years. Why is it now rare to see a game under 100 points?
25 days ago
The wildly popular Stanley cup. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)...
Ben Anderson

Utah Jazz to collaborate with Stanley on cup line

The Utah Jazz announced they are partnering with Stanley, the creator of the uber-popular line of cups and mugs.
26 days ago
As state lawmakers and hockey fans alike throw their support behind bringing the National Hockey Le...
Adam Small

Former BYU hockey coach excited for NHL in Utah, but longs for his old team

As Utah lawmakers throw support behind the NHL coming to Utah, a former coach wishes his past team could be a part of the excitement.
27 days ago
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy celebrates with the trophy after their win against the ...
MARK ANDERSON AP Sports Writer

Las Vegas’ first Super Bowl is driving record prices on the secondary ticket market

Tickets on at least one secondary-market site were the most expensive in Super Bowl history on Monday, in anticipation for the big game.
29 days ago
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Josh Ellis and Karah Brackin

Utah lawmakers unanimously pass resolution backing NHL bid

Senators were joined by Ryan and Ashley Smith for the vote on Monday, then later, Gov. Cox was scheduled to virtually meet with the NHL.
29 days ago
COLUMBUS, OH - JANUARY 24: A general view of the NHL logo prior to the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skil...
Peter Johnston

An NHL hockey stadium in Utah? The legislature is considering it

State Senator Dan McCay said that Utah might be a sleeping hockey giant in a resolution supporting the creation of a National Hockey League team in Salt Lake City, or S.J.R. 12.
29 days ago
FILE - Kamila Valieva, of the Russian Olympic Committee, reacts in the women's team free skate prog...
GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer

Figure skater Valieva disqualified in Olympic doping case. Russians to lose team gold to US

The verdict from the Court of Arbitration for Sport means the Russians will be stripped of the gold medal in figure skating's team event.
29 days ago
Team USA set a new world record in the Men’s Team Pursuit event on Saturday at the Utah Olympic O...
Mark Jones, KSL TV

United States trio including Utah native set new world record at international speed skating competition

The speedskating trio is made up of Utahn Casey Dawson, along with Emery Lehman and Ethan Cepuran.
29 days ago
Only the feet remain after a statue of legendary baseball pioneer Jackie Robinson was stolen from t...
Rebekah Riess and Melissa Alonso, CNN

Jackie Robinson statue stolen from youth league field in Wichita, Kansas

Only the feet remain after a statue of legendary baseball pioneer Jackie Robinson was stolen.
1 month ago
University of Pennsylvania transgender swimmer Lia Thomas speaks to her coach after winning the 500...
David Close and Emma Tucker, CNN

Transgender swimmer Lia Thomas begins legal case against swimming’s world governing body

Transgender swimmer Lia Thomas began legal proceedings against World Aquatics, swimming’s governing body, after it voted to restrict transgender athletes from competing in elite women’s aquatics competitions, according to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
1 month ago
Grizzlies Goalie Corey Hirsch at a game in 2002. (Paul Barker/Deseret News)...
Mariah Maynes

The history of Utah ice hockey

According to Tyson Whiting, the broadcaster for the Utah Grizzlies, ice hockey in Utah dates back 50 years. 
1 month ago