Utah’s Journey back to the tourney

The state of Utah has a history of great basketball. The Utes have traditionally been a basketball school as they were the runner up in 1998 and won a championship in the World War II era. BYU has Jimmer Mania and once won the NIT back when it was the main tournament. The Aggies have … Continue reading Utah’s Journey back to the tourney

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New Year New Team

We have all heard the phrase New Year New Me.  It seems to be overused at this time of year when people take on low fat diets and gym memberships that last a month.  However, these same people are willing to point out when others are inconsistent.  In sports people are especially willing to call … Continue reading New Year New Team

5 Reasons to Hope: Jazz vs Raptors

By Mark Milligan Jr Nov. 5, 2018 So here’s the deal: the Jazz have been facing some hurdles they have thus far struggled to overcome. Some may even call it a slump. Sure, fair enough. The most optimistic of us may look at each and every loss as an excusable one for various reasons, but … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Hope: Jazz vs Raptors

Gobert, Rubio Dominate & Mavs Preview

By Mark Milligan Jr Oct. 28, 2018 Pelicans Recap Utah took advantage of a tired and short-handed New Orleans team on Friday night by handing them their first loss of the season. Shortly before tip-off it was announced that Anthony Davis would not be available due to a sprained eyebrow, er...ahem, I mean elbow. (My … Continue reading Gobert, Rubio Dominate & Mavs Preview

Game 5 Preview: Pelicans Are No Dodos

By Mark Milligan Jr Oct 26, 2018 To be a fan of the Utah Jazz is to be frustrated with the consistent undervaluing of the team by the rest of the league. No matter how many times the nation is surprised at the "unforeseen" success of the Jazz, fans of other teams around the league … Continue reading Game 5 Preview: Pelicans Are No Dodos

Utah’s Sports October in a minute

NBA: The Jazz get international in the preseason, welcoming Australia and Israel to the Beehive State with lopsided wins. Jazz regular season. The defense wins games but their offense loses some. And what about that dunk of the year by rookie Donovan Mitchell? College Football: The last time BYU lost 7 straight was in 1968 before … Continue reading Utah’s Sports October in a minute

Historically Bad

In honor of one of BYU’s worst losing streaks in program history, here is a list of the five worst seasons of any team in the state of Utah: 1. 2006 USU football season: The Brent Guy era was in the middle of the Dark Ages of USU football. The local hero Riley Nelson made … Continue reading Historically Bad

October: The Golden Sports month

This is the month when all 4 major sports align in the collegiate and professional world. Next week you can watch the NFL on Sunday and Monday, the NBA tip-off week starting on Tuesday and continuing throughout the week, the college football weekend on Friday and Saturday, and the MLB playoffs and NHL.  It is … Continue reading October: The Golden Sports month

Old Wagon Wheel of Fortune

In Washington the Huskies and Cougars play for the Apple Cup. In Oklahoma the Sooners and Cowboys play for the Bedlam Bell. And in the Beehive State the featured in-State rivals BYU and Utah play for the Old Wagon Wheel. BREAKING NEWS: The Utah Utes don’t play BYU for this esteemed trophy and as former … Continue reading Old Wagon Wheel of Fortune