It’s Over: Donovan wins the Dunk Contest

Donovan Mitchell had a stellar All-Star weekend to say the least. He rose to the occasion after originally being snubbed from the dunk contest. Aaron Gordon's injury resulted in an invite as an alternate. The star nicknamed "Spider" Mitchell was a friendly neighborhood guy but it was all business when he shined in Hollywood's basketball … Continue reading It’s Over: Donovan wins the Dunk Contest

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Jazz Streak

The Jazz win streak is now as big as the Snapchat streak with an average friend on Snapchat! How have the Jazz who struggled for the first half of the season suddenly pulled off ten wins in a row? There might be more than a few answers here. 1. Rudy's return: The Stifle Tower is … Continue reading Jazz Streak

Kyle is going for Two

No, this isn't a flashback of the Utes vs. the USC Trojans in college football last year when Kyle Whittingham decided to go for a two point conversion. This story is about a different guy whose path took him from Utah to Massachusetts. No we aren't talking about Gordon Hayward. We are talking about Kyle … Continue reading Kyle is going for Two

Donovan Mitchell soaring above Defenders and all Rookies

To say Donovan Mitchell has been successful in his first year in the NBA is understatement. He, along with former Ute Kyle Kuzma are in the running for biggest steals of the NBA Draft. There are many reasons that Mitchell could become the first Jazz player to win Rookie of the Year since Darrell Griffith … Continue reading Donovan Mitchell soaring above Defenders and all Rookies

Naughty Year for Utah Sports

Santa tends to give the nice kids bikes and stocking stuffers while he gives the naughty ones lumps of coal. If he gave presents to sports teams in the Beehive State based on their performances this year though most would be receiving a lump of coal. Here is why: 1. No collegiate basketball team qualified … Continue reading Naughty Year for Utah Sports

Charlotte has nothing on “Spider” Mitchell

In a famous children's novel Charlotte's Web, a female spider named Charlotte saves a pig named Wilbur from becoming a certain bacon dinner. In the modern NBA a rookie whose Twitter handle is @spidamitchell is saving the Jazz from what was a certain lottery year. While Charlotte the spider wrote the words "Some Pig", "Terrific", … Continue reading Charlotte has nothing on “Spider” Mitchell

Weber and SUU: Smaller is Better

In a very odd year where the best FBS teams in Utah recorded .500 records and have their bowl berths in jeopardy, one might want to flock to the very south to see a college football game with championship implications. In October the Beehive State went several weeks without any of its three FBS recording … Continue reading Weber and SUU: Smaller is Better

Aloha Means Good Bye Detmer

When Ty Detmer was awarded the Heisman Trophy in 1990, many thought that the season would end on a high note. How wrong they were. After defeating #1 ranked Miami (perhaps the greatest win in school history) and finishing the season with 21 NCAA records, Ty and the BYU Cougars were steamrolled by Hawaii 59-28. … Continue reading Aloha Means Good Bye Detmer