Will Epicenter or Taiba win Eclipse Award for top 3-year-old male?

While Flightline was the most dominant horse in 2022 and will easily win Horse of the Year, the contest for the top 3-year-old male holds all the drama on Thursday during the 52nd Annual Eclipse Awards Dinner in Palm Beach, Florida. As brilliant as he was, though, Flightline will not be a unanimous winner of […]

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FBI looking into Snapchat’s role in fentanyl poisoning deaths

Federal agencies are questioning Snapchat’s role in the spread and sale of fentanyl-laced pills in the U.S. as part of a broader probe into the deadly counterfeit drugs crisis. Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and attorneys with the U.S. Justice Department are zeroing in on fentanyl poisoning cases where the sales were arranged […]

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USMNT falls to Serbia as 8 players make senior team debuts

Team USA’s Brandon Vazquez, center, celebrates after scoring past Serbia goalkeeper Dorde Petrovic during the first half of their exhibition match on Wednesday night at BMO Stadium. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG) Team USA’s Brandon Vazquez, right, celebrates after scoring during the first half of their exhibition match against Serbia on Wednesday night at […]

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Lakers relieved by Anthony Davis’ return after 20-game layoff

LOS ANGELES — The size the Lakers have been missing arrived all at once – specifically, at the 4:22 mark of the first quarter on Wednesday night. That’s when 6-foot-10 Anthony Davis and 6-8 Rui Hachimura walked to the scorer’s table, eliciting a hearty round of cheers from the Crypto.com Arena crowd before they had […]

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Brandon Tsay, man who stopped Alhambra attack, to be honored at Lunar New Year festival

Brandon Tsay, the 26-year-old San Marino man declared a hero for disarming the Monterey Park dance hall gunman after he entered a similar business in Alhambra — will be honored at the Alhambra Lunar New Year Festival on Sunday, Jan. 29. Tsay, whose family operates Lai Lai Ballroom & Studio, has been praised for his […]

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Monterey Park mass shooter hadn’t been to studio for 5 years; motive still sought, sheriff says

The man who opened fire in a Monterey Park ballroom on Saturday evening, killing 11 people and wounding nine others celebrating Lunar New Year, had no known recent connection to that ballroom or any of the victims, Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna said Wednesday night, Jan. 25. A Cobray M-11/9 semi-auto pistol, also known […]

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Fourth vigil in three nights honors Monterey Park mass shooting victims

Hundreds of people gathered Wednesday evening at the Star Ballroom Dance Studio in Monterey Park for a candlelight vigil — the fourth in three nights in the city — to honor the victims of the mass shooting that killed 11 people at the ballroom on Saturday night. People console each other during a memorial for […]

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Lakers pull away from Spurs in Anthony Davis’ comeback

Lakers forward LeBron James, left, shoots as San Antonio Spurs forward Keldon Johnson defends during the first half on Wednesday night at Crypto.com Arena. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Lakers forward Rui Hachimura tries to pass after grabbing a loose ball during the first half of their game against the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night […]

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Manti Te’o ‘Untold’ doc on Netflix: What is Manti Te’o up to?

Manti Te’o in the Netflix documentary “Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn’t Exist.” The two-part film was co-directed by Utah filmmaker Tony Vainuku. Netflix Before agreeing to direct “Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn’t Exist,” a Netflix documentary that revisits the Manti Te’o catfishing saga, Tony Vainuku wanted to talk to Te’o. Specifically, he wanted to know […]

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NBA All-World game comes from Niantic, maker of Pokemon Go

Colton Sullivan, right, and his brother Sam, of Joliet, Ill., participate in the Pokemon Go Fest 2019, in Chicago’s Grant Park while playing the Pokemon Go game Thursday, June 13, 2019. Amr Alfiky, Associated Press The company behind one of the most popular phone games in recent history launched its latest project this week: A […]

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Former Bronco Mendenhall players continue to rate highly when transferring

Virginia quarterback Brennan Armstrong (5) celebrates with teammates after scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against North Carolina, on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Charlottesville, Va. Mike Caudill, AP Bronco Mendenhall has been retired from coaching for over a year now, but his former players at Virginia continue […]

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Has former Utah State athletic director John Hartwell found a landing spot?

Utah State athletic director John Hartwell introduces new men’s head basketball coach Ryan Odom on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at the Wayne Estes Center in Logan. Jeff Hunter, for the Deseret News When John Hartwell abruptly resigned as Utah State’s athletic director in early November, he cited the need and desire to spend more time […]

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3 keys to the Utah Jazz’s 134-124 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, drives to the basket on Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023. Steve Dykes, AP The Utah Jazz lost to the Portland Trail Blazers, 134-124, on Wednesday night at the Moda Center in […]

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High school boys basketball: Summit Academy edges Judge Memorial

Summit Academy’s Bryson Ottley drives on Judge Memorial’s Aaydan Saucedo as they play in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023. Scott G Winterton, Deseret News Box score Summit Academy’s offensive efficiency can be pretty hit or miss from night to night, and Wednesday night epitomized that inconsistency. The Bears scored 33 points in […]

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