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John Lackey, relief pitcher? Here’s a stab at Cubs’ roster vs. Nats

2 Oct , 2017 Sports

Another regular season is in the books. There were ninety-two victories. A second straight division crown. Approximately 3.2 million in home attendance. The Cubs will gladly take it all. The good news? After a meaningless 3-1 loss to the Reds in Sunday’s finale, the Cubs enter their NLDS matchup against the Nationals as the only […]

USU football: Utah State leads the nation with 16 takeaways

1 Oct , 2017 Sports

Through the first five weeks of the college football season, Utah State’s defense has forced 16 turnovers with nine fumbles and seven interceptions to lead the nation. In fact, the Aggies have forced 12 turnovers in their last two games with seven against BYU and five at San José State. A year ago, USU forced […]

‘Hard work pays off’ for Avi Garcia, who finishes with .330 average

1 Oct , 2017 Sports

CLEVELAND – Avisail Garcia sat out the White Sox season finale against the Indians Sunday and finished with a .330 batting average, topped in the American League only by Astros MVP candidate Jose Altuve. It was the highest average by a qualifying Sox since Hall of Famer Frank Thomas won the AL batting title with […]

Here’s a quick breakdown of the Utah football schedule

1 Oct , 2017 Sports

UTAH UTES (4-0, 1-0) NORTH DAKOTA (1-4): Lost at UC Davis, 48-24. Next: Saturday vs. Northern Colorado (2-2). BYU (1-4): Lost at Utah State, 40-24. Next: Friday vs. Boise State (2-2). SAN JOSE STATE (1-5): Lost at UNLV, 41-13. Next: Saturday vs. Fresno State (2-2). ARIZONA (2-2, 0-1): Had a bye. Next: Saturday at Colorado […]

BYU lookback/lookahead

1 Oct , 2017 Sports

PORTLAND STATE (0-4): Lost to Montana 45-33. Up next: Saturday at Montana State (1-3). LOUISIANA STATE (3-2): Lost to Troy 24-21. Up next: Saturday at Florida (3-1). UTAH (4-0): Did not play. Up next: Saturday vs. Stanford (3-2). WISCONSIN (4-0): Beat Northwestern 33-24. Up next: Saturday at Nebraska (3-2). UTAH STATE (3-2): Beat BYU 40-24. […]

BYU lookback/lookahead

1 Oct , 2017 Sports

PORTLAND STATE (0-4): Lost to Montana 45-33. Up next: Saturday at Montana State (1-3). LOUISIANA STATE (3-2): Lost to Troy 24-21. Up next: Saturday at Florida (3-1). UTAH (4-0): Did not play. Up next: Saturday vs. Stanford (3-2). WISCONSIN (4-0): Beat Northwestern 33-24. Up next: Saturday at Nebraska (3-2). UTAH STATE (3-2): Beat BYU 40-24. […]

Utah kicker Matt Gay is pursuing perfection

1 Oct , 2017 Sports

SALT LAKE CITY — Perfection is all that Matt Gay has known as Utah’s kicker. Through four games, he’s made all 14 of his field-goal attempts and the same number of PATs. The former Utah Valley University soccer player leads the nation in field-goal percentage, field goals per game (3.5) and scoring (14 points per […]

White Sox close out season with 3-1 loss to Indians

1 Oct , 2017 Sports

CLEVELAND – The White Sox won a little and accomplished a lot in 2017, which came to an end with their 3-1 loss to the Cleveland Indians, kings of the American League, Sunday at Progressive Field. The Sox aspire to be the Indians, which is why they gave up on attempting every year to field […]

Frustrated Cougars look ahead to meeting with Boise State

1 Oct , 2017 Sports

Boise State (2-2) at BYU (1-4) Friday, 8:15 p.m. MDT, LaVell Edwards Stadium, TV: ESPN Radio: 1160 AM, 102.7 FM PROVO — Standing outside the locker room at Maverick Stadium in Logan late Friday night, BYU senior linebacker Fred Warner answered reporters’ questions. Frustration was etched on his face. The Cougars had just lost their […]