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Jimmer Fredette Shares the Call from Elder Ballard That Changed His Life

by Deseret News | March 13, 2018 | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

Before Jimmer Fredette became nicknamed the "Lonely God" and could score 73 points in a single game in the ...


LDS 12-Year-Old Featured on ESPN Signed to University of Michigan Basketball Team

by Deseret News | January 24, 2018 | Mormon Life

It's truly inspiring the way this young man has been an example and missionary to others. Jude Stamper is a...


The Surprising and Touching Reason Elder Bednar Left a Stake Leadership Meeting to Attend a Sporting Event

by David A. Bednar, as excerpted from "One by One" | October 28, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following is an excerpt from Elder Bednar's book One by One .   Many years ago, while serving as a...


Jimmer Fredette Gets a Sports Shoe Named After Him

by Danielle B. Wagner | Mormon Life

Former BYU basketball star Jimmer Fredette just got his own shoe. Fredette, who played last season wit...


USA Today, ESPN Share Viral Video of Former NBA Star Danny Ainge Getting Trounced by RM Son

by Katie Lambert | Mormon Life

Former NBA star Danny Ainge had a little upset in his own home after his son trounced him with a slam dunk....


Mormons React to Gordon Hayward Leaving the Utah Jazz

by LDS Living Staff | Fun Mormon Life

Hearts are breaking all over Utah now that Gordon Hayward has officially decided to leave the Utah Jazz to ...


Texas Sports Hall of Fame Coach Shares How a Home Teacher Changed His Life, Lead to His Conversion

by Deseret News | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Rick Sherley, a Texas Sports Basketball Hall of Fame coach, shares how his home teacher, General Authority ...


What NBA Legend John Stockton Had to Say About Mormons

by LDS Living Staff | Mormon Life

With the Utah Jazz competing in the NBA Playoffs this week, we thought it might be fun to share what Jazz b...


ESPN Features Jimmer Fredette and How He Is Changing Basketball in China

by Danielle B. Wagner | Famous Mormons Mormon Life

After becoming the 2011 National Player of the Year, Jimmer Fredette went on to have a rocky start in the N...


LDS Star Player Chooses Mission Over Playing NCAA Tournament with No. 2 Ranked Team

by Fox 13 News | Mormon Life

In the postseason rankings, Gonzaga's men's basketball team landed at the no. 2 spot in both the AP and Coa...