Utah’s Best Sports Moments of 2020 Powered by KSL Sports


SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The year 2020 has been… so much. For many it has been one of the most difficult years of our lives, but this wild year has reminded many of us of the importance of community.

Sport is an integral part of many communities – that’s why at KSL Sports we wanted to look back on some of the best times sport has brought us in 2020.

… And of course, it had to be made (a little) competitive.

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Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert make their first appearances among the stars.

The Utah State Aggies win the Mountain West Championship on a hero shot by Sam Merrill.

Former Utah quarterback Alex Smith completes his legendary comeback with a brutal leg injury as the Washington football starting quarterback.

With the loss of Utah Jazz coaching legend Jerry Sloan is a wave of memories and support from players, colleagues and fans.

BYU quarterback Zach Wilson argues for the Heisman Trophy. # W1LSONHE1SMAN

Donovan Mitchell posts two playoff games over 50 points in the NBA Bubble and sets a franchise record.

BYU Men’s Basketball defeats Gonzaga at the Marriott Center for Mark Pope’s first signing victory.

BYU 2020 football teams lose their schedule, Tom Holmore recreates the schedule, and they post an almost unbeaten season.

Bojan Bogdanovic drains a buzzer-beater against the Houston Rockets at Vivint SmartHome Arena.

Dixie State Football has a real “superman” offseason. First, they saved a hiker. Then they rescued a woman who was washed under her car in a flood.

Utah High School has gone through an entire season (with limited cancellations) during the COVID-19 pandemic, offering a special year for high school athletes.

Former BYU quarterback Taysom Hill makes his first start for the New Orleans Saints.

Former Utah State Aggie Jordan Love was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the first round of the NFL Draft.

Tons of Utah football stars made the state proud and were well represented in the NFL Draft.

The Utah Jazz have a stellar offseason that includes: an overtime for Donovan Mitchell and the resignation of Jordan Clarkson and Derrick Favors.

The Last Dance, a documentary on Michael Jordan’s career, gives sports fans something to look forward to during one of the most difficult times of the pandemic.

Happy Holidays! Good year! We look forward to engaging with all of you in 2021 for even more memorable moments.


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