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Olympian Shawn Johnson opens up about miscarriage in ‘raw’ and ‘powerful’ video

23 Oct , 2017 Sports

Retired Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson and her husband, former NFL long snapper Andrew East, recently opened up about the couple’s struggle with a miscarriage in an emotional video that gained popularity over the weekend. Johnson posted the video — called “pregnancy + heartbreak” — on her YouTube channel this Saturday. The video shows Johnson and […]

Bruising Bears D finding identity: ‘Being the Monsters of the Midway’

23 Oct , 2017 Sports

Were there ever a play that encapsulated the Bears’ rough-and-tumble front seven, consider the Panthers’ fourth-and-2 run midway through the third quarter Sunday. From a shotgun, quarterback Cam Newton plunged on a power run behind a pulling guard and a running back — “It’s just a lot of meat coming through one area,” defensive end […]

Breaking down the World Series: A capsule look at Astros vs. Dodgers

23 Oct , 2017 Sports

A look at the best-of-seven World Series between the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers: World Series schedule Televised by Fox-32 Game 1, Tuesday, at Los Angeles, 7:09 p.m. Game 2, Wednesday, at Los Angeles, 7:09 p.m. Game 3, Friday, at Houston, 7:09 p.m. Game 4, Saturday, at Houston, 7:09 p.m. *Game 5, Sunday, at […]

ESPN cancels controversial new ‘Barstool’ show after a single episode

23 Oct , 2017 Sports

ESPN President John Skipper took personal responsibility for the controversial new show. Skipper said he thought the show would be able to distance itself from Barstool Sports. The show came under fire when ESPN host Sam Ponder showed how she had been attacked by the website. ESPN has canceled their new late-night comedy show, “Barstool […]

High school boys basketball: Team-by-team 2017-18 schedules

23 Oct , 2017 Sports

Even though there’s still four weeks remaining in the high school football season, for many schools attention has already shifted to the 2017-2018 boys basketball season. The landscape this season will be significantly different in boys basketball with the addition of a sixth classification in Utah. Thirteen teams will have new coaches this season, including […]

Wildcat to Tim Tebow, John Fox proves ‘you do what you have to to win’

23 Oct , 2017 Sports

Before Sunday’s Bears win, only two teams since 1983 had tried seven or fewer passes in a game. In 2004, the Chargers threw six times in Cleveland, where the wind chill was -10. In 2006, the Panthers ran tried seven passes, and along the way invented the NFL’s modern version of the “Wildcat” formation. Their […]

MORRISSEY: Watching Trubisky hand off is dull — and counterproductive

23 Oct , 2017 Sports

I’d rather see the Bears go 5-11 with Mitch Trubisky learning on the job and making mistakes than the Bears go 8-8 with a dominant defense and an offense curled up in the fetal position. Winning is good. I’m thinking of trademarking that. But it’s worth asking if winning now at all costs is a […]

BYU football: Bernard granted release, Hifo not with team

23 Oct , 2017 Sports

PROVO — BYU linebacker Francis Bernard’s status with the BYU football program became clearer Monday, with Cougar coach Kalani Sitake offering some specifics in the wake of the junior linebacker being arrested over the weekend on an alcohol-related offense. Bernard opted for a redshirt year just a few weeks prior to the 2017 season due […]

Top 10 remain unchanged in final Deseret News top 25 rankings

23 Oct , 2017 Sports

With many teams on a bye in Week 10 of the high school football season, and most playing nonregion games even if they did play, there was very little movement in final Deseret News top 25 high school football rankings. In fact, there was no change in the top 10 as every spot held firm. […]