Serbian-born basketball coach Igor Kokoskov has been hired to lead the US team Phoenix Suns, becoming the first head coach in National Basketball Association history born outside North America.
"I have been preparing for this for 18 years and I'm not afraid of any challenge," Kokoskov, 46, told the Serbian daily Vecernje novosti on Friday.
The Utah Jazz started strong then held their nerve to beat the top-seeded Houston Rockets 116-108 on May 2 and level their NBA playoffs second-round series at one game apiece.
After being run ragged by the Spurs’ ball movement for years, Ricky Rubio continues to get some payback in his first season with Utah.
Mormon President Thomas Monson, who headed one of the world’s fastest growing and most affluent religions, has died at his home in Salt Lake City, Utah, the church said on Jan. 3.
President Donald Trump’s rare move to shrink two large national monuments in Utah triggered another round of outrage among Native American leaders who vowed to unite and take the fight to court to preserve protections for lands they consider sacred.
One person died after a man started shooting at a university in the town of Salt Lake City in the US state of Utah, reports Novosti News Agency quoted by sega.
The shooter was wearing a Santa Claus suit. The police have failed to detain him. The area of the university is blocked and the authorities continue to search for the assailant.
Before he mowed down concertgoers from a perch high in a hotel tower, Stephen C. Paddock created a ring of surveillance around him, with video cameras in his suite and in the hallway, law enforcement officials said on Tuesday. But investigators were still at a loss to offer a motive for the massacre.
The US Senate voted in favor of the appointment of former Utah Governor John Huntsman as the country's ambassador to Moscow, Reuters reports.
The Senate approved Huntsman, who was the US ambassador to Beijing during former President Barack Obama. He was also an ambassador to Singapore during President George W. Bush.