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Hey Whittingham: Stay away from the panic button

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If Kyle Whittingham is trying to help his football team, he’s going about it the wrong way. Yes, of course, he knows his guys better than anyone else – far better than I do,...

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Snyder's ideas won't work if team can't buy in

Charismatic and exuding charm in a face of something he must’ve found perplexing, Quin Snyder smiled and, ever the lawyer, pleaded his case. Speaking to a...


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No excuses for Utes' sloppy, soggy loss

A week ago, a relentless Midwestern rainstorm proved to be a perfect metaphor for Utah’s determined victory over the Michigan Wolverines inside their famed...


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Is this the week Hill's Wildcats taste victory?

Jay Hill is the right coach for Weber State, I firmly believe that. From everything I’ve seen, the first-year head coach has a vision, the plan to implement...


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Jazz workout leaves media types gasping for air

Why am I a sportswriter and not an NBA basketball player? Let me count the ways … No. 1. I’m pretty short. No. 2. I’m pretty fat. No. 3....


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Like it or not, Whittingham loves Jimmy Mac

Kyle Whittingham set a record that night, but nobody ever talks about it. It’s easy to see why: Jim McMahon stole the show. Down by 20 points late in the...


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Don't U dare discount Saturday's Big House win

Stop right there. Bite your tongue. Don’t say it. Save yourself the embarrassment. It’s a big deal, absolutely. Regardless of whether the Michigan...


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Jim McMahon crossed many lines and he's loved for it

We wouldn’t admire Jim McMahon so much if he wasn’t … Jim McMahon. If the former BYU star and Super Bowl-winning quarterback was more like the...


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Aggies can light the "A" with Garretson

The band played on. The fans cheered. And Utah State quarterback Darell Garretson wanted just one thing: Light the A. As tradition dictates, the big block...


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Utah at Michigan: Yup, it's a big deal

The days of getting starstruck by a place like The Big House are long gone for the University of Utah football team. Big House, schmig house. The Utes play in the...


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Aggies will be just fine, they're built to survive

From the top of Romney Stadium, where the Utah State Aggies took care of Wake Forest 36-24 Saturday evening, it’s easy to become mesmerized by the beauty all...


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