USWNT_Qualify_For_World_Cup
The U.S. faced Jamaica on Sunday night in what was the biggest game since the 2016 Olympics, needing a victory to qualify for the 2019 Women’s World Cup. It was never in doubt. Despite the high stakes involved, the U.S. was clearly the better team from the start, and were...
Alex Morgan
The USWNT finished off the World Cup qualifying in style, cruising to a 7-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago to clinch the top spot in Group A. It started early for the U.S. when Tobin Heath sent a cross into the box that found the feet of Alex Morgan, giving...
After a dominating win over Mexico to start World Cup qualifying on Thursday, the USWNT continued their quest to qualify for France 2019 with an easy 5-0 win over Panama. Despite nearly changing the entire Starting XI, the start was much like the last match and it didn’t take long...
USWNT_2018_World_Cup_Qualifying
The U.S. began their World Cup qualifying campaign on a high note, dispatching Mexico for the the third time this year, winning 6-0. The U.S. got off to a hot start, scoring in the third minute via a Megan Rapinoe goal. https://twitter.com/i/status/1047996767894040577 After giving up the early goal, Mexico tightened up defensively...
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With a trip to the 2019 Women’s World Cup on the line, the U.S. will kick off the start of the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Championship today at 5:30 MT on FS2 against Mexico. The field will consist of eight countries battling for three automatic bids to the 2019 Women’s World...
NWSL
The NWSL announced Friday that Portland Thorns midfielder Lindsey Horan has been named the 2018 National Women’s Soccer League Most Valuable Player. The award was voted on by fans, media, club officials and players. Horan played in 22 of the Thorns 24 matches this season, registering 1,980 minutes while scoring...
RSL
As the season nears to a close with Real Salt Lake making a playoff push, it was reported Thursday that English center back Nedum Onuoha has signed a two-year deal with the club, according to MLSSoccer.com’s Sam Stejskal. The source reported that the deal is guaranteed through 2019 with the...
USA-Mexico-1-0
For the first time since 2015, the U.S. Men’s National Team defeated archrival Mexico, courtesy of a 71st minute goal at Nissan Stadium in front of a crowd of more than 40,000. After a 2-0 loss to Brazil on Friday, the U.S. rebounded nicely with a victory, despite being outplayed...
WNBA
After recording one of the greatest rookie seasons in league history, the WNBA announced Sunday that Las Vegas Aces F/C A’ja Wilson has been unanimously named the 2018 WNBA Rookie of the Year. Playing for the Aces in their first season in Las Vegas after relocating from San Antonio, Wilson...
Utah-Jazz-J-Note
With the NBA season just around the corner and the preseason just a few weeks away in September, I decided to catch up with former Utah Jazz players and see where they are at in their careers. Where is your favorite former Jazzman currently playing? Carlos Arroyo (2003-05) A ten-year NBA...
Clint_Dempsey
Legendary U.S. men’s national team forward Clint Dempsey announced his retirement from soccer effective immediately. At the age of 35, Dempsey's announcement came via his MLS club team — the Seattle Sounders — earlier Wednesday morning. Dempsey is recognized as one of U.S. Soccer’s greatest contributors. During an international career that...
BYU Top 20 Pro Athletes
There have been many successful athletes that have come through the Beehive State that have turned into decorated professionals. In my four-part series, I’ll dive into the top 20 athletes from each school: University of Utah, BYU, Utah State, and a combined list from other Utah schools. In this series,...
Golf-Tiger-Phil
According to Phil Mickelson, the much-anticipated one-on-one battle vs. Tiger Woods is coming. Mickelson confirmed the two will face each other on Thanksgiving weekend following his round at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational on Thursday. Sources have told ESPN’s Mike Greenburg that the event will take place at Shadow Creek Golf Course...
Knowing they needed a two-goal victory to claim the Tournament of Nations trophy on home soil, the U.S. delivered an entertaining performance Thursday night in Chicago and got the job done, winning their second tournament of 2018. Early on, the task looked difficult against Brazil, who used their speed on...
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In front of her home crowd, Minnesota Lynx star Maya Moore led Team Parker to a 119-112 victory over Team Delle Donne in the 2018 WNBA All-Star Game, winning her third consecutive All-Star Game MVP award. Moore scored 18 points and added eight rebounds and six assists. With 18 points...
Alex_Morgan_USA_Soccer
The USWNT opened up the 2018 Tournament of Nations with a big victory and looks to take the tournament crown after a disappointing 2017 performance. In front of a sellout crowd in Kansas City on Thursday night, the U.S. Women's National Team (USWNT) opened up this year’s edition of...
USWNT
U.S. Soccer announced Wednesday the preliminary 25-player roster for the USWNT’s upcoming Tournament of Nations, with the roster being cut down to 23 before the opening match on July 26. The roster includes: Goalkeepers: Adrianna Franch, Ashlyn Harris, Alyssa Naeher Defenders: Abby Dahlkemper, Tierna Davidson, Jaelene Hinkle, Merritt Mathias, Becky Sauerbrunn, Casey...
France-World-Cup-2018
The drought is over. After winning the World Cup on its home soil in 1998, France erased 20 years of misery as Les Bleus won its second World Cup title after defeating Croatia in a thrilling 4-2 victory. France entered the tournament as a favorite, powered by its young stars such...
Vegas-Golden-Knights-Playoffs
It was announced Friday that goalie Marc-Andre Fleury and the Vegas Golden Knights have agreed to a three-year, $21 million contract extension that will keep Fleury in Vegas through the 2021-22 NHL season. Last season Fleury recorded a 29-13-4 record with a career best 2.24 goals-against average and a .927...
Just days after Portugal’s Round of 16 World Cup exit, rumors have surfaced that Cristiano Ronaldo could be leaving Real Madrid after four Champions League titles for Italian club Juventus. Jorge Mendes, Ronaldo’s agent said, “If he leaves it will be a new challenge for him. Should Cristiano leave Real...
Top 20 Pro Athletes_WSU_DSU_UVU
There have been many successful athletes that have come through the Beehive State that have turned into decorated professionals. To conclude my four-part series, here is a combined list from other Utah schools, including Weber State, Utah Valley, Southern Utah, Dixie State, Westminster, as well as Snow College and Salt...
Utah State Football
There have been many successful athletes that have come through the Beehive State that have turned into decorated professionals. In my four-part series, I’ll dive into the top 20 athletes from each school: University of Utah, BYU, Utah State, and a combined list from other Utah schools. In this series,...
Germany falls 2-0 to South Korea, defending champions out of the World Cup.
The streak continues. After winning the World Cup in 2014, Germany become the fourth European World Cup winner in a row to fail to get out of the group stage after falling 2-0 to South Korea on Wednesday. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1012004173410390016 The loss put the defending champions at the bottom of Group F. Days after...
Soccer: USMNT
The U.S. men's soccer team announced on Monday an upcoming group of friendlies in the upcoming Fall “Kickoff Series” with four Top-20 international opponents slated to challenge the young, up-and-coming USMNT. The series begins on Friday, Sept. 7 when the U.S. faces five-time World Cup winner Brazil and Neymar in East...
Top 20 Utah Players In Program History
There have been many successful athletes that have come through the Beehive State that have turned into decorated professionals. In my four-part series, I’ll dive into the top 20 athletes from each school: University of Utah, BYU, Utah State, and a combined list from other Utah schools. In this series,...
RSL-Rio-Tinto-Stadium
It was announced Monday night that a pair of trades had been made in the NWSL between the Houston Dash, Chicago Red Stars and Utah Royals FC that will see the return of Christen Press to the NWSL. The first trade involved Houston trading the rights to Press to Chicago...
World-Cup-2018-Star-Players
It's the world's biggest sporting event, with the world's best players. The 2018 World Cup in Russia will brings soccer fans some of the biggest names in the game with 736 total players from 32 countries representing their nation. From Brazil to Australia and Iceland to Egypt, every team has at...
2018-World-Cup-Russia
The World Cup is the world's biggest sporting event! After waiting four years for this moment, the time has finally come. The world's biggest stars will face off against one another in an action-packed tournament featuring eight new superstadiums in Russia. With so many stars and new countries in the tournament, here are...
2018 World Cup
The 2018 FIFA World Cup begins tomorrow, when 32 countries begin their quest to win the biggest sporting event in the world. Can Cristiano Ronaldo lead Portugal to world glory after winning Euros 2016? Can Lionel Messi finally win a final of a major tournament? Can Spain recapture their 2010...
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After the U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) defeated China on Thursday, both teams took the field again Tuesday night for a friendly rematch. Although the second match was much like the first, there were some improvements over game one. The U.S. dominated possession from the start but were not able...
Washington Capitals win first Stanley Cup
For the first time in team history, the Washington Capitals have won the Stanley Cup. After a long season and playoffs, the Caps have finally shed their choking moniker, and Alex Ovechkin is finally a champion. With a 3-1 lead heading into Game 5 in Las Vegas, Washington looked to end...
Alex Morgan
After not playing since April, the U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) was back on the pitch Thursday night at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, winning a slow, flat game over China 1-0. Head coach Jill Ellis trotted out a somewhat experimental lineup, giving non-regulars McCall Zerboni, Tierna Davidson, and Savannah McCaskill...
RSL
It’s Thursday, just a day after Real Salt Lake’s 2-1 win over the Houston Dynamo at Rio Tinto Stadium. The Dynamo came into the match unbeaten in May, taking 10 of a possible 12 points. RSL, just two games removed from a 4-1 loss on the road and sitting...
Vegas-Golden-Knights-2018
After falling in Game 1, the Washington Capitals evened up the series with a big 3-2 win on the road. Now the series shifts to the Nation’s Capital with the momentum favoring the Caps. Vegas got on the board first like many previous playoff games when James Neal fired a...
USA-Defeats-Mexico-Lloyd-100th-goal
Head coach Jill Ellis named the 24-player roster yesterday for the upcoming USWNT June friendlies against China PR, which includes a stop in Sandy on June 7. Ellis called four goalkeepers, six defenders, seven midfielders, and seven forwards into camp for the games against China PR. After a stop in...
marc-andre-fleury-golden-knights
After having to wait eight days, The Las Vegas Golden Knights did not disappoint the home crowd in Game 1, taking the game and the series lead to open the 2018 Stanley Cup Final. The Golden Knights struck first in the opening period at the 12:45 mark when Colin Miller...
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The Vegas Golden Knights have done what many considered impossible. As an expansion team, no one expected much from them. Instead, they’re proving their doubters wrong at every turn. After beating Winnipeg on Sunday afternoon, add Western Conference champions with a chance to play for the Stanley Cup to the...
Vegas-Golden-Knights-Playoffs
As if the Golden Knights haven’t rewritten the record books enough already, the win on Friday night moved them even closer to more history, a trip to the Stanley Cup Final. The 3-2 home win over the Winnipeg Jets in a packed and loud T-Mobile Arena gave them three straight...
Vegas-Golden-Knights
The Vegas Golden Knights are just two wins away from the Stanley Cup Final. After tying up the series in Winnipeg on Monday, Vegas fed off the lively T-Mobile Arena crowd to claim Game 3 and taking a 2-1 series lead. The start couldn’t have been better for the Golden Knights....
vegas-golden-knights
After being shutout in Game 4 on the road, the Golden Knights responded with a big win in front of the rowdy Knights faithful Friday night, winning 5-3 and taking a 3-2 series lead. Vegas got off to a strong start when with just three seconds left in the first...
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