Staff Columns


Bracket racket: Pick the Utes, but write it in pencil

First, a caveat. Larry Krystkowiak knows his University of Utah basketball team far better than I do. He’s the coach, after all. And he’s a darn good...


March Madness: Here's to the coaches like Rose

Here’s to the fellows who bellow. Because it’s March and the madness has already begun, I can’t let another day go by without giving a written...


Face it, the Jazz will need help getting to the next level

The Utah Jazz had an anniversary Tuesday. On March 10, 2002, John Stockton recorded 13 assists in a 95-92 loss to the Houston Rockets. In doing so, Stockton made...


You're fired: Rory's wayward 3-iron teaches a lesson

When I saw golfer Rory McIlroy throw a 3-iron into a lake during last week’s Cadillac Championship, my first thought was not for all the poor little junior...


Rahe's not crazy, he just loves being a coach

As near as I can tell, Weber State men’s basketball coach Randy Rahe is in control of all his mental faculties. He seems lucid; appears to know what day it...


Beating Zags was great, but BYU and WCC are still a bad fit

According to my poorly maintained desk calendar, it’s February. But my heart knows better. There’s madness in the air. Although today’s effort...


No crying in hockey? Grab a tissue and keep reading

If, as they say, there’s no crying in baseball, you can bet your butt cap (for the uninitiated, that’s the little rubber doohickey on the end of a...


Getting defensive: Jazz D starts with Gobert

By now those who follow the Utah Jazz – fans, media types, opposing scouts, etc. – are keenly aware of the team’s transformation from...

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