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Jim Burton

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Matt Wells is Utah's college football coach of the year

It’s not even close, really. When it comes to picking the 2014 Utah college football coach of the year, the gap between Utah State’s Matt Wells and...


Enough with the wake up calls, Jazz players need to compete

It’s a strange notion but it’s hard to argue with the evidence. Players who’ve been competing all their lives are still learning how, when and...

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Utes' inept offense makes defense look terrible

All the right things were said because that’s what team players do. They always have the other guy’s back and they don’t make excuses. After...


Royals run ends with tears, gratitude and respect

Tears were flowing and the emotions were raw. There was a whole lot of hurt on the Roy sidelines following Friday night’s 28-7 loss to Timpview in the 4-A...


Fast Freddy isn't just a RE-builder, he's a WE-builder

Inside Northern Utah’s high school football community, Fred Fernandes has a reputation as a program rebuilder, the prep equivalent of a Bill Parcells, for...


Do the math: One more challenge for Weber State football

Filed under O for “One More Thing” is the news coming from the NCAA on Wednesday, the news Weber State’s football program has been placed on...


Why everyone will want to play for Jay Hill

I wasn’t there when Jay Hill did what he did. I heard about it later, when he admitted it; when he confessed it. But, no, I wasn’t actually there when...


Wildcats' Bo Bolen goes from bawlin' to ballin'

It was awkward, painful even. Last month, after a heartbreaking home loss to Portland State, Weber State senior running back Bo Bolen was bawlin’. Dutifully,...

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Roy puts the D in 39-0 beatdown

Offense wins hearts … wins fans … wins scoreboards … wins highlights on the 10 o’clock news. It’s a fact of sports. Defense wins...

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Snyder breaks old line of Jazz coaches, Hayward shines

On the night he hit that memorable last-second shot to beat the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers, Jazz veteran Gordon Hayward sat in front of his newly-relocated locker...

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