Sports

By  KSL
September 22, 2022 08:52 AM MDT
Shawn and his wife Carrie recently visited the scene of the 2021 accident where their lives were upended.
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September 16, 2022 01:26 PM MDT
Meet the amazing Latter-day Saints who hopped, swung, and climbed their way to the highest levels of ninja competition this summer.
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September 02, 2022 02:56 PM MDT
“Let me be clear where BYU stands on this issue: racism is disgusting and unacceptable.”
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August 30, 2022 04:11 PM MDT
Manti Te’o was left to pick up the pieces after being catfished as a football player at Notre Dame. Nearly nine years later, he takes the opportunity to publicly forgive his perpetrator in a new Netflix documentary.
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August 22, 2022 09:50 AM MDT
Former NBA star and sports broadcaster Thurl Bailey started a new calling this weekend, as the tallest audience greeter in Tabernacle Choir history.
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August 17, 2022 01:01 PM MDT
On Friday, August 12, Easton Oliverson, a 12-year-old Latter-day Saint, was living many little boys’ dream...
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August 03, 2022 12:00 PM MDT
On the one year anniversary of her Olympic silver medal in Tokyo, MyKayla Skinner reflects on her gymnastics journey, her testimony, and her mission now.
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August 01, 2022 12:53 PM MDT
Finau has now captured three PGA Tour Titles in just under a year, and in a video interview after his latest victory, Finau got emotional dedicating the win to his son.
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July 27, 2022 01:44 PM MDT
“I don’t think there’s a day that goes by that we don’t think about our experience in Baltimore.”
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By  Emily Abel
July 21, 2022 10:55 AM MDT
Steve Young recently did a question-and-answer session about his new book and was asked question about a crucial piece of advice he received years ago.
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July 12, 2022 11:20 AM MDT
“Rudy” Ruettiger, the Notre Dame football walk-on whose story became a feature film, spoke to an online audience about his story and faith.
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July 12, 2022 06:00 AM MDT
On June 11, 1997, Michael Jordan played his celebrated “flu game” as three Nike execs and a grieving teenager watched from the upper bowl.
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“I call it my Jesus Christ wheelchair,” says recently crowned world champ Max Kulati.
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June 27, 2022 02:25 PM MDT
A fluke complication claimed his leg, but the amputation only drove Gary Weiland to greater heights of athleticism.
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June 15, 2022 05:00 AM MDT
When Lynette graduated from SVU, she was a four-time USCAA All-American, having led her team to the USCAA National Championship. This year, she led the SVU women's basketball team to its first-ever trip to the NCAA Tournament.
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May 19, 2022 11:51 AM MDT
“Once I read ‘Dominican Republic,’ there was a strong feeling that this is where Heavenly Father wants me to be.”
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May 13, 2022 01:03 PM MDT
Footballer Jon Russell doesn’t shy away from talking about his faith, whether in church, on social media, or in the news.
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May 11, 2022 12:31 PM MDT
After Michael threw a chair in frustration, Steve knew his approach to this delicate conversation had to change.
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May 06, 2022 03:14 PM MDT
In a recent live recording of the All In podcast, Steve Young became so passionate about what he was saying that he began yelling. What was the Hall of Fame quarterback so adamant about that he became animated? The gospel of Jesus Christ.
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Fun
May 03, 2022 10:37 AM MDT
Steve Young was all over television sets in the mid-1990s, mostly on the football field but also in some unexpected TV cameo roles.
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April 29, 2022 11:29 AM MDT
I’m not trying to love people into coming with me. I’m just loving people. They and God will figure out their journey; my job is to love them along the way.
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April 21, 2022 02:28 PM MDT
Steve Young faced Reggie White in some of the biggest NFL games in his life. And he also saw Reggie love as God loves, expecting nothing in return.
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March 16, 2022 12:29 PM MDT
Former NBA player Shawn Bradley isn’t letting his new life as a quadriplegic keep him from finding joy.
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March 16, 2022 12:07 PM MDT
After a stellar regular season, the BYU women’s basketball team has big dreams for the “big dance.”
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March 02, 2022 12:02 PM MST
Four-star football recruit Andrew Gentry has 2 months left of his mission, but his current situation and plans for the fall are not at all what he expected when he received his mission call.
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February 08, 2022 11:53 AM MST
After this dad of four spent two seasons away from the gridiron, he was unexpectedly called out of retirement for just a few games last month. Now he’s headed to the Super Bowl.
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February 04, 2022 12:50 PM MST
Llisten for Sochi luge racer Kate Hansen’s commentary on NBC during the luge, bobsled, and skeleton races in Beijing.
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By  Emily Abel
February 03, 2022 07:00 AM MST
Justin Bean has often been told he looks like “The Fighting Preacher,” his ancestor Willard Washington Bean. And after collision with a teammate during a game last week, the resemblance might be growing.
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January 28, 2022 01:20 PM MST
Soccer is Olivia Moultrie’s life. But two things are more important to her than the game she loves: faith and family.
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January 26, 2022 11:30 AM MST
Thurl Bailey played in a championship victory dubbed by Sports Illustrated as the greatest college basketball moment of the 20th century. But now Thurl’s focus is on what it means to be a champion in life.
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January 19, 2022 04:00 PM MST
Throughout the episode, the guests discussed the role that sports and athletes play at BYU and the way they represent the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to their competitors and the world.
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January 13, 2022 12:30 PM MST
In January 2021, 7'6" Latter-day Saint and 1993 No. 2 NBA draft pick Shawn Bradley became a quadriplegic. Here’s how he and his family have been managing their new life.
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January 12, 2022 10:16 AM MST
Devon Blackmon spent enough time around returned missionaries that he came to appreciate the perspective that missionary service brought to their lives and to their playing on the field.
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January 05, 2022 10:55 AM MST
Latter-day Saints often compete at the highest levels of sports, but 2021 was an exceptionally exciting year for many of them.
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Fun
By  Emily Abel
January 04, 2022 12:15 PM MST
A missionary’s call home on Christmas is often special, but this year, Elder Spencer Cox was in for a surprise that left him wide-eyed and speechless.
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December 30, 2021 07:00 AM MST
“In some ways, the only way you deal with tragedy is to turn to God... many faith on that team... were brought to bear in getting this group through this tragedy.”
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December 03, 2021 11:47 AM MST
In a move that shocked the college football coaching world, Latter-day Saint Bronco Mendenhall has announced he is resigning from his role as head coach of the University of Virginia football team.
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November 30, 2021 10:06 AM MST
For many universities, players who take two years off from their sport to serve a mission might be seen as a detriment—but that’s not the case for the Stanford Cardinal football team.
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November 11, 2021 12:00 PM MST
In a new video, Steve Young shares his personal experiences with anxiety and mental health challenges as a young man and as an athlete.
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November 04, 2021 10:51 AM MDT
Last weekend, the BYU Cougars found common ground with their opponents, the Virginia Cavaliers, but the connection between the teams might not be as obvious as you might initially assume.
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October 28, 2021 02:23 PM MDT
As he battled brain cancer in the hospital, videos of Tom Brady cheered him up more than anything. He dreamed of watching the NFL quarterback in person, but he never imagined he’d catch Brady’s attention from among the crowd.
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October 21, 2021 05:44 PM MDT
When Trey Stewart felt driven to finish his two years after returning early due to the COVID pandemic, he wouldn’t take no for an answer.
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October 20, 2021 09:34 AM MDT
Some may be surprised to learn that Steve Young, San Francisco Forty-Niners quarterback and Super Bowl MVP, suffered with separation anxiety disorder. Here’s how his wrestle with anxiety has shaped his life.
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October 18, 2021 01:12 PM MDT
The game's commentator called Murphy “one of the all-time greats.” He joined the Church in 1975 during his career playing Major League Baseball.
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September 27, 2021 03:50 PM MDT
This week two Latter-day Saints shared how faith was an important part of their journey as they both stepped away from and came back to the gridiron.
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June 30, 2021 02:14 PM MDT
Editor’s note: This article was originally published on LDSLiving.com in July 2021 and has been updated for clarity.
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June 08, 2021 03:52 PM MDT
Latter-day Saint and former University of Utah gymnast MyKayla Skinner is one step closer to the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games.
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April 27, 2021 07:58 PM MDT
One day while living in New York City and working as an entrepreneur for small businesses and start-ups, Courtney was approached by a stranger. That stranger told her that she had the perfect body type for skeleton, a winter sport in the Olympics.
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March 19, 2021 12:00 PM MDT
James Lawrence has a goal: conquer 100 full-distance triathlons in 100 consecutive days.
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March 08, 2021 08:55 PM MST
Each year, the NBA hosts an All-Star game featuring 24 of the star players—and this weekend’s NBA All-Star Game also featured a special theme: Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
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January 28, 2021 10:25 PM MST
Last year, Larry Dominic Still became the second indoor track and field athlete in Utah Valley University school history to be named an All-American while also being an All-Academic athlete. But at the beginning of his career as a collegiate athlete, Still’s life seemed to be on a very different trajectory. He recalls partying to combat mental challenges he faced before ultimately deciding to take his own life. He had already begun typing a suicide note to his family and friends in a group text and was walking alone on a cold night on an empty street when a truck drove past seemingly out of nowhere. The truck stopped and backed up.
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