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Aussie punters have invaded Utah, Weber State

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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 Utah, he saw a video of Aussie rules...

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Drawing the line in Ogden's turf war

For a people who love to preach about the supreme rights of property owners in this state, we sure do like to get all up in each other’s business when it...


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An easy, step-by-step guide for getting egged this Halloween

Teal pumpkins? So this is what Halloween has come to. In case you hadn’t heard, the Teal Pumpkin Project is an idea being floated this Halloween by Food...


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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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National Feral Cat Day the purrfect holiday

Seriously, is there anything we WON’T celebrate in this country? Well, let’s see. Thursday is National Feral Cat Day, so I suppose the answer to that...


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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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Could this be the calm before the zombie storm?

My favorite scene in any movie involving killer viruses that turn people into flesh-eating zombies is right at the very beginning of the outbreak, just before...


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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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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...