Last Updated May 25, 2015 05:03PM

When the lightning and rain subsided and the game resumed in the fourth quarter after a lengthy delay last September, thousands of University of Utah fans moved into the prime seats once occupied by Michigan ticket-holders. The Ute loyalists demonstrated …

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  • PCL: Oklahoma City Dodgers beat Salt Lake Bees, 6-1
    Corey Seager hit two homers and drove in three runs Monday night, leading Oklahoma City to a 6-1 win over Salt Lake at Smith’s Ballpark. Seager’s solo...
    Updated May 25 2015 09:57 pm   |     |   Share
  • PCL: Jett Bandy’s career has taken off with Salt Lake Bees
    When Jett Bandy was growing up in Southern California, his first baseball coaches took one look at him and made a decision. He became a catcher. “I gu...
    Updated May 25 2015 10:22 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
The Utah football team runs onto the field before the game against Idaho State Bengals at Rice-Eccles stadium Thursday August 28, 2014. Utah is winning the game 35-7. Kragthorpe: Utes should enhance, not expand, Rice-Eccles Stadium
    When the lightning and rain subsided and the game resumed in the fourth quarter after a lengthy delay last September, thousands of University of Utah ...
    Updated May 25 2015 05:03 pm   |     |   Share
    Three Wishes a Week – Three Reasons to Give
    There’s nothing sweeter than a smile shared by a child. Most Utah children have many reasons to smile, but there are some who have endured the immeasu...
    Updated May 21 2015 08:41 am   |     |   Share

    BYU football: Cougars add New Zealand rugby player to signing class
    BYU’s football program turned that old public relations adage about releasing bad news late Friday night before a holiday weekend on its head late Fri...
    Updated May 22 2015 11:33 pm   |     |   Share

  • This day in Salt Lake City's PCL history: May 25
    To observe the 100th anniversary of Pacific Coast League baseball in Salt Lake City, The Tribune is producing a daily history installment. May 25, 20...
    Updated May 25 2015 10:43 am   |     |   Share
  • Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson (13) celebrates with Cleveland Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova (8) Thompson blocked a Atlanta Hawks ball during the second half in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals of the NBA basketball playoffs, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman) Kragthorpe: BYU-killer Matthew Dellavedova causing problems in NBA
    Matthew Dellavedova once broke BYU's hearts. In the NBA playoffs, he's tearing opponents apart, physically and emotionally. The former Saint Mary's gu...
    Updated May 25 2015 10:25 am   |     |   Share
  • New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) watches as the puck bounces back out of the net after a goal by Tampa Bay Lightning center Valtteri Filppula (51) during the second period of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final during the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Sunday, May 24, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin) NHL playoffs: Tampa Bay Lightning one win from finals with win over N.Y. Rangers
    New York • Steven Stamkos set up Valtteri Filppula’s go-ahead goal and scored another and the Tampa Bay Lightning pushed the New York Rangers to the b...
    Updated May 24 2015 10:09 pm   |     |   Share
    Hayward undergoes minor procedure
    The Utah Jazz are not immune to the off-season injury bug. Star small forward Gordon Hayward underwent a minor procedure to resolve inflammation in h...
    Updated May 22 2015 08:45 pm   |     |   Share

  • Carl Edwards celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) NASCAR: Carl Edwards wins Coca-Cola 600
    Concord, N.C. • Even a master strategist like Joe Gibbs wasn’t sure his team made the right call. The Super Bowl-winning coach, owner of Joe Gibbs Rac...
    Updated May 24 2015 10:14 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah Speaker of the House, Greg Hughes, R-Draper, poses with Bees catcher Charlie Cutler after Hughes threw out one of many opening day ceremonial pitches prior to the Bees' home opener. The Salt Lake Bees opened their 2015 season against the Sacramento River Cats at Smith's Ballpark, Friday, April 17, 2015. Salt Lake Bees: Cutler has three hits, Bees outlast Colorado Springs
    Salt Lake pounded out 14 hits Sunday — everybody in the batting order had at least one — and the Bees scored a 9-8 victory over Colorado Springs. In f...
    Updated May 24 2015 10:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • This day in Salt Lake City's PCL history: May 24
    To observe the 100th anniversary of Pacific Coast League baseball in Salt Lake City, The Tribune is producing a daily history installment. May 24, 192...
    Updated May 24 2015 01:59 pm   |     |   Share
    Boy’s basketball: Lone Peak hires David Evans as new head coach
    The new era at Lone Peak has officially begun. David Evans, an assistant at BYU-Hawaii, has been hired to replace Quincy Lewis, Lone Peak principal Rh...
    Updated May 22 2015 09:36 am   |     |   Share

  • Kentucky's Andrew Harrison, left, looks for an opening on Eastern Kentucky's Timmy Knipp during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/James Crisp) Utah Jazz: Andrew Harrison hopes to be judged as an individual in workouts
    Andrew Harrison is looking forward to the day he’s judged as an individual, and not as a package with his twin brother. That day has come. The former ...
    Updated May 24 2015 08:14 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Real Salt Lake forward Devon Sandoval (49) tries unsuccessfully to get past New York City FC goalkeeper Josh Saunders (12) during an MLS soccer game against Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Sandy, Utah. (Leah Hogsten/The Salt Lake Tribune)   via AP) DESERET NEWS OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; MAGS OUT Real Salt Lake: Health, offense come at needed time for RSL
    Real Salt Lake won at home against the last-place team in the Eastern Conference. That’s the clinical description, at least, of what transpired at Rio...
    Updated May 24 2015 09:59 pm   |     |   Share
  • Anaheim Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen skates off the ice as Chicago Blackhawks celebrate an Antoine Vermette goal during the second overtime in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Playoffs, Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Chicago. Chicago won 5-4.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) NHL playoffs: Chicago evens series up 2-2 in double overtime over Anaheim
    CHICAGO • Antoine Vermette scored at 5:37 of the second overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-4 on Saturday night to tie the W...
    Updated May 23 2015 11:21 pm   |     |   Share
    Prep football: West Jordan hires alumnus Mike Meifu as head coach
    Mike Meifu was the catalyst in the backfield for arguably the most successful season in West Jordan football history. Ten years later, he’ll lead the ...
    Updated May 21 2015 04:02 pm   |     |   Share

  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Former RSL player, New York City FC defender Chris Wingert (17) greets Real Salt Lake defender Jamison Olave (4). Real Salt Lake leads New York City FC 1-0 at Rio Tinto Stadium, Saturday, May 23, 2015. Kragthorpe: RSL gives Jason Kreis an unhappy return (with video)
    With the press box above him displaying his name and jersey number, Jason Kreis stood on the field where he built a Major League Soccer champion and a...
    Updated May 24 2015 11:02 am   |     |   Share
  • MLS: Italian forward Sebastian Giovinco lifts Toronto over Portland
    Toronto • Sebastian Giovinco scored on an early highlight-reel goal and Toronto FC beat the Portland Timbers 1-0 on Saturday night The 5-foot-4 Italia...
    Updated May 23 2015 10:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard, left, and Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut, right, go after a rebound during the first half in Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) NBA playoffs: Warriors throttle Rockets, move within a game of Finals
    Houston • Stephen Curry scored 40 points, and the Golden State Warriors made it look easy against Houston, beating the Rockets 115-80 on Saturday nigh...
    Updated May 23 2015 11:14 pm   |     |   Share
  • PAC 12
    Pac-12 tax returns show nation-high revenues, executive pay
    USA Today’s Steve Berkowitz and the San Jose Mercury News’ Jon Wilner got their hands on the Pac-12’s tax returns for the 2014 fiscal year on Thursday...
    Updated May 21 2015 04:03 pm   |     |   Share

  • Salt Lake Bees • Marte leads Bees to 3-2 win over Colorado Springs on Saturday night
    The Game • Salt Lake’s Alfredo Marte scored the winning run on a throwing error Saturday night, when the Bees defeated Colorado Springs, 3-2. Marte op...
    Updated May 23 2015 11:23 pm   |     |   Share
  • Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop gets up after a goaly by New York Rangers left wing Rick Nash during the first period of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. Nash had two goals and an assist as the Rangers defeated the Lightning 5-1. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) NHL Eastern Conference finals: Lightning goalie Bishop in the hot seat
    NEW YORK • Take the spotlight off goaltender Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference finals and put it on Ben Bishop of the...
    Updated May 23 2015 11:07 pm   |     |   Share
  • Larry Scott, Pac-12 commissioner
Courtesy Pac-12 Pac-12: Despite challenges, Pac-12 Network clinging to independence
    They wanted to do something different, something that hadn’t been done before. When the Pac-12 schools launched a seven-channel network in 2012 on its...
    Updated May 24 2015 01:56 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   
Jazz General Manager Dennis Lindsey answers a reporter's question during the last media availability of the season at the team's practice facility in Salt Lake City Thursday April 16, 2015. Players cleaned out their lockers Thursday after Wednesday night's loss to the Houston Rockets to finish with a 38-44 record for the season. Monson: Jazz need possibilities to become realities
    In talking with Dennis Lindsey, it’s plain to see the man has a plan. He isn’t being specific, but he is laying out a general set of possibilities, to...
    Updated May 23 2015 04:13 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Salt Lake Tribune sports writers Kyle Goon, left, and Matthew Piper.
Piper: That college was tough on you means zip in pay-to-play argument
    Maybe you wake each day at 5 a.m., tripping over piles of secondhand books to punch the clock radio buzzing tactlessly atop your lone piece of furnitu...
    Updated May 23 2015 04:43 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Pleasant Grove relief pitcher Payton Henry celebrates with team mates after the final out. Pleasant Grove defeated Bingham 6-2 to win the Utah 5A title, Thursday, May 21, 2015. 5A baseball: Pleasant Grove lights the ‘G’ after beating Bingham
    Orem • Chase Merrell continued to swing, and he continued to miss. He couldn’t buy a hit for Pleasant Grove. In his four at-bats, he struck out three ...
    Updated May 22 2015 11:03 pm   |     |   Share
  • Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) is fouled by Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague (0) during the second half in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals of the NBA basketball playoffs, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman) NBA playoffs: Cavaliers stomp Hawks without help of Irving
    Atlanta • LeBron James scored 30 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers took total command of the Eastern Conference final even without injured star Kyrie...
    Updated May 22 2015 11:10 pm   |     |   Share
  • RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT FROM PAR TO BOGEY - Kevin Na looks at the spot his ball landed before bouncing into a rain-swollen drainage culvert adjacent to the 18th fairway where he lost his ball during the second round of the Colonial golf tournament, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Fort Worth, Texas. Na recovered for a bogey on the hole and is the leader at 10-under. (AP Photo/LM Otero) Golf: ‘Good bogey’ helps Kevin Na take lead at Colonial
    Fort Worth, Texas • Kevin Na had gone 26 holes without a bogey at Colonial before his last tee shot Friday was swept away by flowing water after going...
    Updated May 23 2015 04:52 pm   |     |   Share
  • Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) loses the ball on the game's final play as Golden State Warriors guards Stephen Curry, left, and Klay Thompson defend during the second half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 21, 2015. The Warriors won 99-98. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) NBA Western Conference playoffs: Everything is big in Texas for Rockets on Saturday, behind 2-0 vs. Warriors
    HOUSTON • Stephen Curry has been playing like the MVP he is to help the Golden State Warriors to 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. Now things...
    Updated May 22 2015 11:04 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Maple Mountain Golden Eagle Jaren Hall (3) rounds third to score for the Golden Eagles in prep 4A baseball playoff action, Spanish Fork vs Maple Mountain, at Brent Brown field in Orem, Friday, May 22, 2015.  4A baseball: Spanish Fork wins title after another comeback
    Orem • Spanish Fork assistant Dallas Pruitt hoisted a jagged fungo bat above his head, its end sliced as sharp as a knife. Encouraged by the raucous s...
    Updated May 22 2015 10:55 pm   |     |   Share
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