How an LDS mission helped Daniel Summerhays’ golf game

During his time on the PGA Tour, 33-year-old Daniel Summerhays has fielded numerous questions about how he was able to take two years off from golf. Summerhays, a former BYU star, served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day [...]

Former BYU basketball center Eric Mika signs with Italian club

Former BYU standout Eric Mika signed with the Pallancestro Pesaro, an Italian basketball club. Pesaro is part of the Lega Basket Serie A, the top league in Italy. The 6-foot-10, 230-pound center is returning to the country where he and his [...]

Former Lone Peak basketball star Frank Jackson selected in NBA Draft

New Pelican @FWJackson15! #Pelicans pic.twitter.com/FN0RPgtD0x — New Orleans Pelicans (@PelicansNBA) June 23, 2017 Former Lone Peak basketball star Frank Jackson was drafted by the Charlotte Hornets and then traded to New Orleans Pelicans [...]

Video: Kyle Van Noy absolutely giddy when viewing Super Bowl ring for first time

The New England Patriots finally received their Super Bowl LI rings at a private party on Friday night and it’s hard to believe anyone was more excited about it than Kyle Van Noy. As the announcer revealed the code to the box, the former [...]

Home run Taysom Hill knocks it out of the park at Jordy Nelson Charity Softball Game

Yo MLB, Taysom Hill here. 19HR in the Jordy Nelson Charity Softball Game. pic.twitter.com/rSDfGP5HKA — Cristina Tuso CBS 58 (@CristinaTuso) June 3, 2017 BYU football fans already knew former quarterback Taysom Hill has a good throwing arm, [...]

The Tee Team: Tony Finau and Greg Bodine

As his third straight birdie sunk into the 18th hole, Lehi’s Tony Finau claimed his first PGA Tour title at the Puerto Rico Open in March 2016. By his side was his caddy, Greg Bodine, who had just rejoined Tony’s team after giving up the [...]

The Utah Jazz you may not know (or remember)

The zenith of the Utah Jazz franchise occurred 20 years ago, when it played in the first of two consecutive NBA championship series against the Chicago Bulls during the summers of 1997 and 1998. As great as those moments were for the state [...]

Utah Valley’s Olympian Jared Ward finishes 10th in Boston Marathon

The finish line is crossed, the stats are in and Utah Valley’s Olympian took 10th place overall in the 2017 Boston Marathon. Jared Ward, former BYU athlete and current BYU statistics teacher, ran the race in 2:15:28. He was the sixth [...]

5 of the best LDS (non-BYU) NCAA Tournament performances

March Madness is here and when this time of year rolls around, it’s fun to reminisce about some of the biggest games, performances and upsets in the NCAA Tournament. When you think of Mormons and the NCAA Tournament, BYU’s Danny Ainge and [...]

What are Utah Valley’s favorite pro franchises (excluding the Jazz)?

When the Detroit Lions hosted the Philadelphia Eagles at Ford Field on Oct. 9, dozens of fans in the stands wore Honolulu blue Lions jerseys with the name “Van Noy” emblazoned on the back. “Are you from Utah, by chance?” a reporter [...]

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 [...]