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9 post-pool season places to use your Pass of All Passes

If you think the Pass of All Passes is just for getting your family into Seven Peaks during the hot summer months, think again. Passholders can continue to get great value out of their passes by visiting any (or all!) of these nine attractions [...]

Utah-Tube: Jimmer Fredette saves Sharks with last-minute free throws

Former BYU basketball star Jimmer Fredette executed his final free throws to help the Shanghai Sharks beat the Mighty Sports from the Philippines 78–77 in the championship game at the 10th Singapore Merloin Cup 2016. Fredette crossed [...]

Mormons to watch at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

The whole world will be tuned in to watch more than 10,000 athletes go for gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics. And although the games will take place thousands of miles away from Utah, a few of these athletes have close-to-home Mormon ties. 1. Maka [...]

Former BYU basketball star Jimmer Fredette signs with Shanghai Sharks

Former BYU basketball standout Jimmer Freddette has signed a one-year contract with the Shanghai Sharks.   Source: Jimmer Fredette, former #10 overall NBA draftee, agreed to sign in China with Yao Ming owned Shanghai Sharks. — David [...]

Former BYU volleyball player makes Team USA; other BYU athletes compete for berth on Olympic teams

Former BYU volleyball star Taylor Sander has earned a spot on the 12-man roster for U.S. Olympic Men’s Volleyball Team going to the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Sander joins four seasoned Team USA members — two of [...]

Provo native Bronson Kaufusi drafted to Baltimore Ravens

Provo native and BYU football alum Bronson Kaufusi was drafted in the third round of the NFL Draft — 70th overall — Friday night. “I’m really happy for Bronson,” BYU head coach Kalani Sitake said in a press release. “I’ve [...]

Jimmer will shoot for Orem’s All-Together Playground

If Jimmer Fredette were to shoot 100 3-pointers in a row, how many do you think he could make? Orem’s betting that it’s high. Fredette, who played for BYU and then in the NBA with the Sacramento Kings, Chicago Bulls, New Orleans [...]

Jimmer Fredette filling empty spot with New York Knicks

Former BYU basketball star Jimmer Fredette will be filling the open spots on the New York Knicks, ESPN reported Friday afternoon. The New York native has been playing with the Knicks’ D-League team, the Westchester Knicks, averaging [...]

Ziggy Ansah makes play change with 94,000 bottles of water donated to Flint, Michigan

  Ansah recruited some friends to help him deliver 94,000 bottles of water to Flint pic.twitter.com/AmRPTFRTWI — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) January 22, 2016 Former BYU football player Ziggy Ansah has made a big difference in the NFL [...]

In it for the pin: 16-year-old Mapleton girl excels at wrestling

Eight-year-old Hailey Cox was sitting in the Wasatch High School gym watching her older brother compete in a wrestling match. Her dad, sitting next to her, told her she could try wrestling, too, if she wanted. She said yes. “I kept seeing [...]

VIDEO: Brandon Davies breaks it down with groomsmen (former BYU athletes) at his wedding

Brandon Davies’ wedding this past weekend brought past Cougar athletes together as well as made for an entertaining dance routine. As Davies groomsmen, former BYU teammates Jimmer Fredette and Charles Abouo joined Davies for a dance, [...]

Tyler Haws ‘proving’ his worth to Utah Jazz and other NBA teams

Former BYU basketball star Tyler Haws has been on the road practicing with NBA teams and trying to catch the coaches’ eye. Following his Monday morning workout with his home-state team, the Utah Jazz, Haws says he is out to prove [...]

Kyle Van Noy accidentally switches laptops with Traverse Mountain Elementary’s principal

LEHI — It turns out that accidentally switching computers with a stranger in the airport security line can be a good thing. Former BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy unknowingly exchanged laptops with the woman in front of him in the airport security [...]

From PG to shining sea: Former Viking CJ Wilcox is palming his NBA career with the Los Angeles Clippers

Last June, former Pleasant Grove High star CJ Wilcox became the first Utah Valley native to be drafted in the first round of the NBA draft after a stellar career at the University of Washington. Utah Valley Magazine caught up with CJ the day [...]

Jimmer signs with New Orleans Pelicans

  Former BYU sharpshooter Jimmer Fredette will join the New Orleans Pelicans according to ESPN senior reporter Marc Stein, who was the first of many media outlets to reporting on Jimmer’s latest NBA stop. Stein reports that Jimmer [...]

No surprise — Jazz didn’t get Jabari Parker

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#FreeJimmer: 5 possible free agency destinations for Fredette

On July 1st Jimmer Fredette will finally be free — a free agent to be specific. After three long frustrating seasons with the Sacramento Kings along with a short stint at the end of the bench for the Chicago Bulls, Fredette will get to pick [...]

Bruce Summerhays and BYU’s Parkinson linked by golf and church service

The decision to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was not automatic for Joe Parkinson, but after some consideration, he made the choice to put down the golf clubs and leave his home in Utah to share his beliefs [...]

Jabari Parker chooses to enter 2014 NBA draft

Duke basketball star Jabari Parker has decided to enter the 2014 NBA draft. “I’m still going to be a part of the Duke program no matter what,” Parker said in an interview with Sports Illustrated. “I know it’s [...]

Karl Malone hilarious in TV spot

Former Weber State All-American Damian Lillard, now a rising NBA star with the Portland Trailblazers, stars in a newly-released Adidas commercial featuring athletic greats who “never won a ring.” The commercial concludes with a [...]