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Rahe's Wildcats don't have enough experience to be consistent

Inside the tunnel at Southern Utah’s Centrum Arena, just few steps away from his team’s locker room, Randy Rahe held his ground. In the minutes...


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I have a dream: MLK Day not an issue of black and white

Got MLK? It’s time for a major mea culpa here, people. Recently, I wrote about the post-holiday blahs that often set in during the first few months of the...


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Krystkowiak's idea of fun will get you knocked on your rear end

Larry Krystkowiak’s idea of fun is probably different than yours, which is understandable since you’re probably not a 6-foot-9 former NBA player...


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At long last, college football finally got it right

Don’t quote me on this, but I’m pretty sure there aren’t varying degrees of rightness. A thing is either right or it’s not, right? That...


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Utah sign company has no love for 'medical' marijuana

The injustices in this old world just keep piling up, don’t they? Racism. Sexism. Ageism. And now, of all things, something called drugism. Apparently,...




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Sojourner, Johnson helped shape Wildcats' hoop tradition

In a crowded room, surrounded by admirers and well-wishers, Phil Johnson began telling stories about Willie Sojourner. Willie was one of Phil’s prized pupils,...


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How to make the bleak midwinter a little less bleak

It’s January, which typically brings dreary, depressing days. It’s dark, it’s cold, and the all-too-frequent temperature inversions can hide the...


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Stew Morrill doesn't like the spotlight, but he deserves to be

“I’m good,” Stew Morrill said Friday afternoon, speaking the truth. There were tears in the big man’s eyes, emotion in his voice. Never...


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Jay Hill makes good decision, not so much for Bronco, Kyle, etc.

At best, it’s a weird little game played by grown men, complete with code words, secret negotiations and double secret relationships. At worst, the college...


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Exum's bright future will arrive one game at a time

What Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder wants from rookie Dante Exum is easy to say but very, very difficult to do. And he expressed it very, very well. “I want...


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