20 years ago: Chris Burgess transfers from Duke to Utah

Utah’s Chris Burgess dunks during game against UNLV at the Huntsman Center on Saturday, January 13, 2001. JOHANNA WORKMAN, Deseret News BYU assistant basketball coach Chris Burgess poses for photos while at the Marriott Center Annex in Provo on Friday, May 3, 2019. Scott G Winterton, Deseret News BYU assistant basketball coach Chris Burgess poses for photos while at the Marriott Center Annex in Provo on Friday, May 3, 2019. …read more Source:: Deseret News – Sports News       

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C.J. Cron, Jonathan Schoop homer twice in Twins 18-4 rout of Mariners

By DAIMON EKLUND Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – C.J. Cron and Jonathan Schoop each hit two home runs and Byron Buxton had a grand slam as part of the Minnesota Twins’ best offensive output of the season, an 18-4 rout of the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. Miguel Sano also homered for the Twins, who extended their season-high home run streak to 13 games and moved into a tie with Seattle for the major league home run lead with 87. Twins 18, Mariners 4: Box score Minnesota’s 18 runs were a season high. The Twins have won the first three games of the four-game series, outscoring the Mariners 36-11. Starter… Read More

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Sports on the air: Here’s what games are on TV and radio this week

Adobe Stock Sunday, May 19, 2019 TELEVISION BASEBALL SWAC championship, ESPNEWS, 10:30 a.m. Rockies at Phillies, AT&T SportsNet, 11 a.m. Teams TBA, MLBN, 11 a.m. Oregon St. at Stanford, Pac-12, 1 p.m. Cubs at Nationals, ESPN, 5 p.m. Washington at UCLA, Pac-12, 6 p.m. (delay) Arizona St. at Cal, Pac-12, 9 p.m. (delay) GOLF PGA Championship, TNT, 9 a.m. (CBS, noon) La Reserva de Sotogrande Invitational, GOLF, noon U.S. Senior Women’s Open, FS1, 1 p.m. HOCKEY IIHF: U.S. vs. Germany, NHLN, 8 a.m. IIHF: Switzerland vs. Russia, NHLN, noon Blues at Sharks, NBC, 1 p.m. Memorial Cup: Mooseheads vs. Storm, NHLN, 5 p.m. LACROSSE NCAA quarterfinals, ESPNU, 10 a.m., 12:30… Read More

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Green, Warriors beat Blazers for 3-0 lead in West finals

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, dribbles past Golden State Warriors center Damian Jones during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer) Craig Mitchelldyer Portland Trail Blazers forward Meyers Leonard reacts after making a three-point basket against the Golden State Warriors during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer) Craig Mitchelldyer Golden State …read more Source:: Deseret News – Sports News       

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Draymond Green, Warriors beat Blazers for 3-0 lead in West finals

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, dribbles past Golden State Warriors center Damian Jones during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer) Craig Mitchelldyer Portland Trail Blazers forward Meyers Leonard reacts after making a three-point basket against the Golden State Warriors during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer) Craig Mitchelldyer Golden State …read more Source:: Deseret News – Sports News       

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High school girls track: Provo, Delta end long title droughts in drama-filled state meet

Makayla Sheeran runs the women during the Utah state girls track meet finals at BYU’s track and field complex in Provo on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Silas Walker, Deseret News Kaitlyn Richins competes in the 6A girls 100m hurdles during the Utah state girls track meet finals at BYU’s track and field complex in Provo on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Silas Walker, Deseret News Ellie Shurtliff falls during the girls 100m hurdles during the Utah state girls track meet finals at BYU’s track and field complex in Provo …read more Source:: Deseret News – Sports News       

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Sounders’ Stefan Frei records 6 saves in scoreless draw with Union

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) – Stefan Frei had six saves for his fifth shutout of the season, and the Seattle Sounders played to a scoreless draw with the Philadelphia Union on Saturday night. Sounders draw with Union: Stats Frei pushed Brenden Aaronson’s shot to safety in the 18th minute and corralled the rebound of a low knuckler in the 53rd for the Sounders (7-1-5). Andre Blake needed one save to register his second clean sheet of the year for the Union (7-3-3). Both teams had winning streaks snapped by the result. Philadelphia had won three straight and Seattle was winners of its last two. …read more Source:: sports.MyNorthwest.com – Sports       

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4A softball championship: Tooele overcomes uncommon adversity in securing a 3-1 championship win over Spanish Fork

SPANISH FORK — Tooele is a team generally defined by its youth in featuring many standout sophomore and junior players, although the finishing touches of Saturday’s championship win were made by one of the team’s two seniors. Hope Weight, playing second base for the final time in her prep career, was primarily responsible for the game’s final three outs in the Buffaloes’ 3-1 win over Spanish Fork for the 4A softball championship. “That made me so happy,” said Tooele star sophomore pitcher Attlyn Johnston. “Knowing it was her last game — it’s just great that she’ll now get that memory now leaving Tooele High.” Weight, Johnston and the rest of… Read More

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4A softball: Tooele overcomes uncommon adversity in securing a 3-1 championship win over Spanish Fork

SPANISH FORK — Tooele is a team generally defined by its youth in featuring many standout sophomore and junior players, although the finishing touches of Saturday’s championship win were made by one of the team’s two seniors. Hope Weight, playing second base for the final time in her prep career, was primarily responsible for the game’s final three outs in the Buffaloes’ 3-1 win over Spanish Fork for the 4A softball championship. “That made me so happy,” said Tooele star sophomore pitcher Attlyn Johnston. “Knowing it was her last game — it’s just great that she’ll now get that memory now leaving Tooele High.” Weight, Johnston and the rest of… Read More

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High school boys track: Syracuse, Corner Canyon capture first titles in school history, Morgan ends long drought

Niki Taukeiaho competes in the boys 6A 100m race during the Utah state boys track meet finals at BYU’s track and field complex in Provo on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Silas Walker, Deseret News Logan Davis competes in the 3A boys 100m huddles during the Utah state boys track meet finals at BYU’s track and field complex in Provo on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Silas Walker, Deseret News Nathan Kaufusi starts the 6A 400m boys race during the Utah state boys track meet finals at BYU’s track and …read more Source:: Deseret News – Sports News       

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