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Bronco, Cougars can't avoid social media ... or Sunday service

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He laughed, but Bronco Mendenhall could’ve just as easily clenched his teeth and given the ol’ stink eye. Clearly, the BYU football coach isn’t a big fan of social media. Sure,...

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Aussie punters have invaded Utah, Weber State

Not only did Jay Hill think outside the box, he thought outside the country. A few years ago, when the Weber State head football coach was still an assistant at...


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Rahe's Wildcats go all for one, one for all

Granted, it’s probably not very often, but there are times during the off season when Randy Rahe leaves basketball. And yet basketball never leaves him....


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Speaking of the Kansas City Royals ...

This isn’t about me, not really anyway. But there’s a story here and it involves me, the Kansas City Royals, the Oakland Athletics and the Ogden...


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Give Booker the ball and watch Utes keep winning

Devontae Booker doesn’t care and neither should you. As the U of U football team prepares for this week’s game at Oregon State, head coach Kyle...


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'Cats' stats just aren't good enough to win

Fair warning, folks. You’re about to read a statistic. More than one, probably. Look, I’ll be honest. As a guy who gets to write about sports for a...


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U.'s Kendal Thompson throws off stereotypes

Kendal Thompson’s eyes are up, doing what they do. Watching, looking, scanning … seeing. The University of Utah quarterback, who may or may not be the...


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Bad coaches, parents equal bad attitudes in youth sports

Dale Murphy admits he hasn’t always been the perfect parent or, for that matter, the most congenial coach. But the two-time former National League MVP and...


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Nick Vigil is an Aggie beast; his performance was overshadowed

What Nick Vigil did last Friday got buried behind at least three other stories and that’s unfortunate. The former Fremont High School star turned out a truly...


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Dreams come true for latest Jazz "rookie"

JP Gibson’s smile lit up the room and when he sat at the podium he made a little gesture as if to say, “Here I am.” And there he was, melting...


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Go ahead, jump off the bandwagon; Cougars won't ask 'Now what?'

Now what? Quite naturally, that’s a question BYU fans are asking themselves today in the wake of Friday night’s 35-20 loss to Utah State in Provo. But...


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Bronco, Cougars can't avoid social media ... or Sunday service

He laughed, but Bronco Mendenhall could’ve just as easily clenched his teeth and given the ol’ stink eye. Clearly, the BYU football coach isn’t a...