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(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Jon Bray and his son Sam, 19, talk before a recent game between the Salt Lake Bees and the Albuquerque Isotopes on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Through attending thousands of Triple-A, spring training and rookie league games, they have somehow done what most fans can only dream of: maneuver their way into the exclusive society of MLB.

How did this unassuming father and son infiltrate baseball’s elite society? By going to Bees games — like nearly all of them

By Kevin Reynolds | May 23, 2022, 3:05 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)
Utah players run off the field at halftime against Oregon in the 2019 Pac-12 football championship game in Santa Clara, Calif. On Wednesday, the conference announced a change to its championship game model.

Pac-12 football is getting rid of divisions. This is how the conference title game will look now

By Kevin Reynolds | May 18, 2022, 8:59 p.m.

(Wade Payne | AP) BYU's Jake Oldroyd (39) celebrates a 33-yard field goal with teammate Hayden Livingston in the second half of a game against Tennessee to send the game into overtime Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. The Vols had been scheduled to play BYU in Provo in 2023, but announced Monday they would cancel their trip.

As Tennessee football cancels return game, BYU will get a big check and some rare nonconference flexibility

By Kevin Reynolds | May 16, 2022, 10:33 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) BYU celebrates the win as the Utah State Aggies host Brigham Young University Cougars at Maverik Stadium Oct. 1, 2021. The Cougars attempt a second straight win for the Wagon Wheel, the trophy of the in-state rivalry, while the Aggies will try to recapture the trophy.

Why BYU football is putting a spoke in the Old Wagon Wheel, suspending a 100-year rivalry with Utah State

By Kevin Reynolds | May 13, 2022, 1:38 a.m.

FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots middle linebacker Kyle Van Noy smiles on the field during an NFL preseason football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit. The Miami Dolphins have added up to seven starters with a spending spree at the start of free agency, including linebacker Kyle Van Noy. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Cougar great Kyle Van Noy frustrated with his alma mater, says BYU needs to ‘step up’ support for football program

By Kevin Reynolds | May 12, 2022, 12:25 p.m.

Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  BYU basketball fans cheer as the Cougars extend their lead in the final minutes of a game against the San Diego Toreros at the Marriott Center on Jan. 20, 2022.

Sources: BYU basketball expected to hire former Louisville assistant Kahil Fennell

By Kevin Reynolds | May 13, 2022, 12:00 a.m.

(BYU Athletics) Justin Anderson, who played for the Cougars from 2000-02, has returned to Provo to help lead BYU into the Big 12 as the football program's player personnel director.

A week ago, Justin Anderson didn’t know BYU football was hiring. Now he is one of the program’s most impactful voices

By Kevin Reynolds | May 11, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

Los Angeles Angels right fielder Jo Adell puts his hands on his head after a fly ball by Texas Rangers' Nick Solak popped out of his glove and over the right field wall for a solo home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)

Once a top prospect and opening day starter, Angels’ Jo Adell surprised to be sent down to Salt Lake

By Kevin Reynolds | May 8, 2022, 3:41 p.m.

Brigham Young running back Tyler Allgeier (25) falls in to the end zone for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Southern California in Los Angeles, Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

A little-known Pro Day ritual that helped BYU running back Tyler Allgeier find his NFL home

By Kevin Reynolds | May 4, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Brigham Young head coach Kalani Sitake smiles as the Cougars celebrate their win  42-14 win over the Aggies, in football action between Brigham Young Cougars and Utah State Aggies in Logan on Nov. 2, 2019. Monday, BYU announced a wave of new hires to help the Cougars' football program move closer in size to other Big 12 schools.

BYU football takes an important step in its Big 12 preparation

By Kevin Reynolds | May 3, 2022, 1:13 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Utes wide receiver Britain Covey (18) runs a kick return for a touchdown as the Utah Utes face the Ohio State Buckeyes at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022.

Here is where undrafted Beehive State prospects wound up after the NFL draft

By Kevin Reynolds | May 1, 2022, 8:24 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Brigham Young Cougars running back Tyler Allgeier (25) carries the ball against the Arizona State Sun Devils at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021.

BYU’s Tyler Allgeier selected by the Atlanta Falcons in fifth round of the NFL draft

By Kevin Reynolds | May 1, 2022, 8:24 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Brigham Young Cougars wide receiver Samson Nacua (45) reacts to fans as the Utah State Aggies host Brigham Young University Cougars at Maverik Stadium Oct. 1, 2021. The Cougars attempt a second straight win for the Wagon Wheel, the trophy of the in-state rivalry, while the Aggies will try to recapture the trophy.

Milly rocking, chest bumping and Kid Cudi: Samson Nacua finally knows who he is. Embracing it might be his ticket to the NFL.

By Kevin Reynolds | May 1, 2022, 8:29 p.m.

BYU guard Maria Albiero (5) drives as Villanova forward Brianna Herlihy (14) defends during the second half of a college basketball game in the first round of the NCAA tournament, Saturday, March 19, 2022, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

From checks in lockers to paid appearances, college athletes have been cashing in — but the rules are leaving one group out

By Kevin Reynolds | April 30, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(John Locher | AP) Utah linebacker Devin Lloyd stands with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being chosen by the Jacksonville Jaguars with the 27th pick of the NFL football draft Thursday, April 28, 2022, in Las Vegas.

Utah’s Devin Lloyd bear hugs NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after being drafted by Jacksonville Jaguars

By Kevin Reynolds | April 29, 2022, 10:01 a.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Utes offensive lineman Nick Ford (55) and Utah Utes quarterback Charlie Brewer (12) as the Utah Utes host the Weber State Wildcats in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021.

Utah’s coaching staff gives updates on Nick Ford and Bam Olaseni’s NFL draft stock

By Kevin Reynolds | April 25, 2022, 12:01 p.m.

Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune  BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe listens as BYU basketball coach Dave Rose talks about his career. Rose announced on Tuesday that he was retiring after a 14-year career in which he became BYUÕs all-time winningest menÕs basketball coach.

Eye on the Y: BYU athletics director Tom Holmoe suddenly has some big job openings to fill

By Kevin Reynolds | April 23, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Ryan Campbell | BYU) Trent Pratt assumed the interim head coaching role midway through the season.

Since the eighth-grade, BYU baseball coach Trent Pratt has followed his mentor — just never quite like this

By Kevin Reynolds | April 22, 2022, 4:34 p.m.

(Rachel Rydalch | The Salt Lake Tribune) Brigham Young Cougars forward Gideon George (5) and Brigham Young Cougars forward Caleb Lohner (33) substitute out of the game during the last few minutes at the NIT quarter finals between the Brigham Young Cougars and the Washington State Cougars on Wednesday, March 23, 2022.

BYU’s Caleb Lohner, Gideon George enter transfer portal, as Cougars lose more starting experience

By Kevin Reynolds | April 19, 2022, 5:46 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Utes wide receiver Solomon Enis (21) dives for a first down as the Utah Utes face the Ohio State Buckeyes at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022.

Utah wide receiver Solomon Enis knows he’s running out of time to live up to his potential, but ‘pressure makes diamonds right?’

By Kevin Reynolds | April 17, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Rachel Rydalch | The Salt Lake Tribune) Brigham Young Cougars head coach Mark Pope at the NIT quarter finals game between the Brigham Young Cougars and the Washington State Cougars on Wednesday, March 23, 2022.

Here are 3 possibilities for replacing BYU assistant basketball coach Chris Burgess

By Kevin Reynolds | April 26, 2022, 2:02 a.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Chris Burgess during a game against BYU in 2001. A BYU assistant, Burgess is expected to leave BYU for the same position at the University of Utah, according to sources.

Sources: BYU assistant coach Chris Burgess leaving for Utah

By Kevin Reynolds | Josh Newman | April 13, 2022, 11:06 p.m.

Jaren Wilkey  |  BYU

BYU Baseball takes on San Diego on April 8, 2016.

BYU baseball coach Mike Littlewood leaves door open to return to athletics after resignation that shocked former players

By Kevin Reynolds | April 13, 2022, 4:53 p.m.

(Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) BYU baseball coach Mike Littlewood, left, in 2016. Littlewood resigned as the Cougars' coach on Monday.

BYU baseball coach Mike Littlewood resigns in the middle of season

By Kevin Reynolds | April 11, 2022, 8:49 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)       Brigham Young Cougars running back Sione Finau (35) runs the ball for the Cougars, in football action between Brigham Young Cougars and Utah State Aggies in Logan, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019.

‘It’s kind of not fair’: Rule changes and recruiting decisions bloated BYU’s spring roster. Now, players will be forced to transfer

By Kevin Reynolds | April 11, 2022, 12:00 p.m.