Former BYU head coach and Hall of Famer LaVell Edwards passed away at the age of 86 on Thursday. Whether you were a BYU fan or not, it's hard not to recognize the impact he had on the world of college football. Edwards coached for 29 seasons and compiled an overall...
The Carolina Panthers won't make the playoffs this season despite going to the Super Bowl last year, but that hasn't stopped quarterback Cam Newton from spreading some holiday cheer. Newton, the NFL's 2015 Most Valuable Player, stopped by to visit a young fan in the hospital who is scheduled to...
Suppose you bought a gift online and what you received was entirely different than what you expected. Luckily, most places will let you return it. Yes, it's a hassle, but at least you're able to get your money back. The same can't be said for professional sports. Let's face it. As...
Craig Sager, one of the most iconic sideline reporters in sports history passed away on Thursday. Sager, who was 65, was known by many because of his high character as well as his unique and outlandish suits, lost his battle with cancer after battling the disease for nearly three years....
Wake Forest University fired radio analyst Tommy Elrod on Tuesday after it was revealed that the former Demon Deacons player and assistant coach for more than a decade was responsible for leaking game plans to opponents for the past three years. After Wake Forest hired Dave Clawson as its head...
As most expected, Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson was named the 2016 Heisman Trophy award winner Saturday night inside the New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square. Jackson, 19, not only won the program's first Heisman Trophy award — given annually to the most outstanding player in college football — but also...
North Dakota State — which beat Iowa earlier this year — came into Saturday's game against rival South Dakota State having won five straight FCS championships. The Jackrabbits knew it was going to take some extra effort to knock off the reigning champs. After a 28-yard touchdown was overturned after an SDSU runner...
And you thought you were having a bad day. The person responsible for running Louisville’s football recruiting Twitter account has some explaining to do. The school employee doesn’t seem to be a fan of the University after voting for Michigan linebacker Jabrill Peppers to win the Heisman Trophy over Louisville star...
Someone was going to get hurt and the only question that remained from opening week was which college football team was going to be left out this year. Sorry, No. 5 Penn State. The Nittany Lions had one of the best seasons in program history, but in the grand scheme of...
Before Saturday's football game is even played between No. 2 Ohio State and No. 3 Michigan, the Buckeyes already picked up a number of new fans. This week, babies born at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center this year are not only receiving their traditional "Beat Michigan" blankets, but...
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and New England's Tom Brady have has been one of the best quarterback success stories in NFL history. Brady, who has broken or tied several NFL records, was passed on a number of teams before he was chosen in the sixth round. Romo, a 14-year...
What a game! The nightcap of the Champions Classic at Madison Square Garden didn't disappoint as the Kansas Jayhawks took on the Duke Blue Devils in a game featuring some of top college basketball stars in the country. With the game all tied up at 75, and with 8.2 seconds left,...
Dwight Howard played a cruel joke on his mother during the NBA offseason. As one of the top free agents this past summer, the eight-time All-Star had a lot of offers, including one from the Atlanta Hawks. Howard, who was born and raised in Atlanta, eventually decided to sign three-year, $70.5 million...
Donald Trump outlasted Hillary Clinton to become the 45th President of the United States early Wednesday morning. Clinton outspent Trump 3-to-1 — yes, please insert 3-to-1 jokes here — but it wasn't enough. There were plenty of jokes and reactions on Election night so without further ado, here they are. 1) Verizon...
ESPN's College GameDay was in Salt Lake City Saturday as the 17th-ranked Utah Utes (7-1, 4-1) host the undefeated and fourth-ranked Washington Huskies (7-0, 4-0) in a Pac-12 showdown at 1:30 p.m. MT on Fox Sports 1. After spending most of the season in Big Ten and SEC territory, GameDay...
In his article — Rushing the field? Gay slur sign more embarrassing to BYU — Salt Lake Tribune TV reporter Scott Pierce didn't like a sign he saw during a BYU football game against Mississippi State last week. The Cougars won the game in double overtime for its first home win over...
He's baaaaaack. Tom Brady — the four-time Super Bowl champ — is set to make his return Sunday when the New England Patriots go on the road to face the Cleveland Browns. Brady, who has been serving a four-game "Deflategate" suspension, returns with open arms to a franchise that is coming off a 16-0...
College football games can be pretty intense. Whether you're playing a rival, on the verge of upsetting a Top 25 team, or just watched an amazing comeback, it's hard for die-hard fans not to stand up and cheer their team on. Heck, even during the coin toss I can't hardly sit...
Former BYU quarterback Steve Young — who went on to win three Super Bowls and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2005 — has always had great stories, but this one might top them all. In his new autobiography "My Life Behind the Spiral," the Hall...
Golfing legend Arnold Palmer passed away Sunday afternoon in Pittsburgh due to complications from his heart. Nicknamed "The King" because of his impact on the game, Palmer went on to win seven major championships during his professional career. The 87-year-old won the Masters four times, The Open twice and the...
Time ran out twice for LSU head Coach Les Miles this weekend. After his team came up short in a 18-13 loss to Auburn on Saturday — when referees overruled what had appeared to be a game-winning touchdown — Miles was let go of his head coaching duties as the...
With just 2:05 left in the fourth quarter and hanging onto a 13-9 lead, the UCLA Bruins had a 90 percent chance of winning Saturday's game in the Rose Bowl. But don't tell that to Stanford head coach David Shaw. After electing to punt the ball with just over four minutes...
It wasn’t exactly how Tennessee players, coaches, or fans envisioned it, but at the end of the day, a win is a win. Coming into Saturday's showdown between No. 14 Tennessee and No. 19 Florida, the Vols were looking to end an 11-game series losing streak against the Gators. It didn't...
If you liked watching field goals, then Saturday's game between No. 18 LSU and Auburn was about as good of a game as you will ever see. In all, eight field goals we made with Auburn's Daniel Carlson going 6-for-6 to lead the Tigers to a 18-13 victory at home....
Kevin Garnett joins a growing list of future NBA Hall of Famers who won't be returning this upcoming NBA season. The 21-year NBA veteran announced his retirement on Friday with a farewell video of him walking alone in the Target Center. Garnett was contemplating returning for a 22nd season — which no...
With USC up 27-17 entering the fourth quarter and dominating for much of the game, it looked for a spit second that the Trojans were going to get back on track with a big road win against No. 24 Utah Friday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium. But Utes quarterback Troy Williams...
With "Super Saturday" providing a number of high-profile games last week, there was bound to be a big shakeup in the rankings. In all, six teams dropped in the polls with three of those teams (Iowa, Oregon, Notre Dame) falling out of the Top 25. No. 13 Florida State, No....
Nobody likes getting booed. But to have that happen on the biggest night of your life is downright "turrible" as Charles Barkley would say. After being selected with the No. 4 overall pick by the New York Knicks in the 2015 NBA Draft, it was a moment that Kristaps Porzingis would...
After a blockbuster trade that sent Sam Bradford to the Minnesota Vikings two weeks ago, the former No. 1 overall pick couldn't have dreamed of a better start with his new team in its new state-of-the-art stadium against the Green Bay Packers in its home opener. Bradford completed 22 of...
After coming up short against Denver last week, Cam Newton made sure fans left smiling in Sunday's home opener for the Carolina Panthers as the league's top-scoring offense last year returned to form at Bank of America Stadium. The 27-year-old completed 24 of 40 passes for 353 yards and four...
After a lackluster performance in the season-opener against Furman, No. 12 Michigan State responded but putting together a rather dominant performance against No. 18 Notre Dame on the road. Tyler O'Connor completed 19 of 26 passes for 241 yards and two touchdowns and Gerald Holmes added two more on the...
The third time was the charm. No. 19 Ole Miss was looking for its third consecutive victory over Alabama, but thanks to a punt return as well as several defensive touchdowns, the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide walked out of Vaught–Hemingway Stadium with a 48-43 victory. "It was an unbelievable game for fans...
LeBron James has experienced it, Kevin Durant just went through it and many more high-profile athletes go through it every year. When a superstar decides to play for a different team, fans have been known to burn jersey's among a plethora of other unpleasant things. But for Dwyane Wade, it's something...
With Chris Ivory gone, the Jets signed running back Matt Forte to a three-year deal in the offseason. After Thursday's performance, fans can now officially put Ivory in the back of their minds as Forte put on a show in one of the most fiercest rivalries in the NFL. The 30-year-old...
There has been a recent trend for college basketball games to be played on Unites States aircraft carriers. There's also been NBA basketball games played overseas, but for the first time ever, San Antonio point Guard Tony Parker took things up another notch this week. Located 2.15 miles above sea...
Despite missing several starters due to suspensions and injuries, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger put everything on his shoulders to lead the Black and Gold to a 38-16 romp over the Washington Redskins. Roethlisberger completed 27 of 37 passes for 300 yards and three touchdowns in the season-opening victory. Wide receiver...
Sunday's season opener between the New England Patriots and the Arizona Cardinals matched who many think will be playing in Super Bowl 51 at the end of the season. With no Tom Brady — suspended for his role in "deflategate" — and without star tight end Rob Gronkowski either, the Patriots went on...
Eli Manning threw for three touchdowns, including the go-ahead touchdown to Victor Cruz as the New York Giants topped the Dallas Cowboys 20-19 at AT&T Stadium. Making his head coaching debut, Giants coach Ben McAdoo picked up his first win after taking over for Tom Coughlin and spoiling the debut...
Seventeen of the last 22 games in the Holy War have been decided by seven points or less. So not surprisingly, Saturday's contest between BYU and Utah at Rice-Eccles Stadium went down to the final seconds once again. With the Utes leading 20-13 and with just under three minutes left...
The Detroit Lions jumped out to a 21-3 lead midway through the second quarter and held on for a thrilling 39-35 road victory over the Indianapolis Colts in the season-opener for both teams. After missing an extra point with just over four minutes left in the game, Lions kicker Matt...
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