Kelsey Dallas covers religion, sports and the Supreme Court for the Deseret News and serves as editor of the Sports Express team. She holds a master’s degree in religion from Yale Divinity School. Dallas, who grew up in Illinois, loves listening to podcasts and talking about her two dogs.

New research shows that parents value faith-related values, but often don’t worry about passing on religious traditions.
Over the weekend, a Reddit user accused a scorekeeper for the Memphis Grizzlies of inflating Jaren Jackson Jr.’s stats.
BYU will play five road conference games during its first season in the Big 12 in 2023.
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Donna Kelce, mom to a Chiefs player and Eagles player, needs to get her combined Eagles-Chiefs jersey washed and ready to go.
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After Harrison Butker made a game-winning field goal to send the Kansas City Chiefs to the Super Bowl, photos of him attending Mass circulated on social media.
School districts across the country have faced legal challenges over their masking rules during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The New York Rangers abandoned plans to wear pride-themed warmup jerseys before a Jan. 27 game.
The National Prayer Breakfast will be less formal this year and focus on the members of Congress who wish to attend.
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Frank Reich is the new head coach of the Carolina Panthers. The team is based in Charlotte, North Carolina, where Reich once played and attended seminary.
“NBA All-World” gives players a chance to recruit digital versions of NBA stars and collect digital gear.
Pope Francis urged Catholic bishops worldwide to respect the dignity of LGBTQ people.
What is the “He Gets Us” movement all about?
Affleck and Damon will appear in “Air” about Nike’s advertising partnership with Michael Jordan this spring.
Dolly Parton plans to release a rock album in 2023.
Jonathan Isaac, a forward for the Orlando Magic, tore his ACL in 2020 and missed 2.5 NBA seasons during his recovery.
NBA podcasts like ‘No Dunks’ will host live shows in Salt Lake City during All-Star Weekend.
Ivan Provorov’s jersey has been in high demand since he sat out pregame warmups during the Philadelphia Flyers’ ‘Pride night’ event.
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Tony Dungy, an NFL analyst and former coach, is outspoken about his conservative religious beliefs
The Supreme Court said in a new statement that investigators have been unable to identify the person responsible for the leak.
The short answer is that snow driving safety involves paying attention to a variety of factors.
Reporter Allison Williams and producer Beth Faber allege that ESPN’s COVID-19 vaccine policies violated their religious freedom rights.
Ivan Provorov said his Russian Orthodox faith fueled his concerns about his team’s effort to celebrate the LGBTQ community.
These little-known religious freedom policies get updated each time power changes hands.
What were Utah football’s best games of 2022? What’s about BYU’s?
The students challenged a federal policy allowing religious schools exemptions on some aspects of nondiscrimination law
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Tom Brady, at age 45, is an unrestricted free agent yet again.
Martin Luther King Jr. spent much of his childhood in church and became a full-time pastor after graduate school.
Here’s what you need to know about the Supreme Court’s new religion case.
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Former BYU QB Steve Young joined Tom Brady on his podcast this week.
Dieunerst Collin has social media, including the now-defunct Vine app, to thank for his new business deal