Overcoming the Summer Sports Drought

Summer can be a hard time for sports spectators in Utah. From the time the Jazz are eliminated from the playoffs in May until kickoff begins for college football, one has to get creative to get there local sports fix. Sure there are other sports but none that draw the magnitude of crowds that college … Continue reading Overcoming the Summer Sports Drought

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Predicting Jazz starting 5 next year

Last year the Jazz mainly used the starting 5 of Rubio, Mitchell, Ingles, Favors and Gobert. But was it the most successful lineup? That is up for debate. There is always the age old question of whether two traditional bigs like Favors and Gobert can be successful sharing the floor together when it's harder to … Continue reading Predicting Jazz starting 5 next year

The candidates to replace Tim Duryea

Tim Duryea was fired after his third season as the men's head basketball coach for Utah State University. He compiled a losing record of 47-49 over that span. He failed to record any winning record in regular season conference play. This might come as a shock to some after the Aggies surprised everyone and made … Continue reading The candidates to replace Tim Duryea

Jazz on Fire but Division Race is still difficult

A little over a month ago the Jazz weren't playing good basketball. Now with the return of Gobert and the confidence of Dunk champion Donovan Mitchell, the Jazz have won 14 of their last 16 games. However they still can't seem to close the two game gap between them and the last playoff spot in … Continue reading Jazz on Fire but Division Race is still difficult

Beware the Ides of March Bracketology

If a college basketball fan in Utah looked at mock brackets and BPI rankings he or she wouldn't be feeling too good right now. It might be a better idea to jump on the East Coast bandwagon and cheer for teams that give their players six figures to sign with them. Even though Utah teams … Continue reading Beware the Ides of March Bracketology

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

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