Sports

Video: Deseret News Rewind top 30, Nos. 5-1

17 Aug , 2017 Sports

MURRAY — The Deseret News Rewind team is counting down the top 30 Utah high school football teams today. Does your team make the cut? Dusty Litster and Dane Stewart break down Nos. 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1 in this video. Deseret News has also previewed all 103 teams and 18 regions in the […]

Durant speaks out against Trump: ‘I don’t respect who’s in office’

17 Aug , 2017 Sports

While the Golden State Warriors are expected to visit the White House and meet President Donald Trump in February, one player has already said he’s not going. Kevin Durant told ESPN that he’s not going on the White House visit, a tradition for teams following championship seasons. “Nah, I won’t do that,” Durant told ESPN’s […]

Video: Deseret News Rewind top 30, Nos. 10-6

17 Aug , 2017 Sports

MURRAY — The Deseret News Rewind team is counting down the top 30 Utah high school football teams today. Does your team make the cut? Dusty Litster and Dane Stewart break down Nos. 10, 9, 8, 7 and 6 in this video. Deseret News has also previewed all 103 teams and 18 regions in the […]

Brad Rock: The sport Babe Ruth couldn’t handle is on its way to Utah

17 Aug , 2017 Sports

SALT LAKE CITY — Four years after interviewing Takeru Kobayashi — the man who made gluttony glamorous — a second opportunity came my way, this week. This time it was a phone interview with Miki Sudo, the world’s No. 1-ranked female competitive eater. She was fresh off a record performance at the Indiana State Fair, […]

On the clock: Browns submit bid to host draft in 2019, 2020

17 Aug , 2017 Sports

BEREA, Ohio — The Cleveland Browns aren’t anywhere close to being Super Bowl-ready. However, they believe they’re prepared to host the NFL draft. The team announced Thursday that it has partnered with the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton and Greater Cleveland Sports Commission to potentially host the annual three-day draft, which has swelled […]

Cubs’ Jon Lester leaves game with apparent injury in second inning

17 Aug , 2017 Sports

Cubs left-hander Jon Lester, their Opening Day starter and a Cy Young Award finalist last year, left Thursday’s game against the Cincinnati Reds with an apparent injury in the second inning. Lester, who gave up nine runs in the inning, motioned to the dugout after giving up a run-scoring double to Eugenio Suarez, his 11th […]

How ‘scrappy’ CBs Cre’Von LeBlanc, Bryce Callahan can both help Bears

17 Aug , 2017 Sports

Maybe they’ll become roommates. Bryce Callahan and Cre’Von LeBlanc have been talking about moving in together if they both make the Bears. They’re already friends. Both are undrafted cornerbacks from Conference USA schools who have been told their whole lives they’re too small. “We’ll see how things go,” Callahan said. “We’re real cool. We’re buddies. […]