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

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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

2017 Beehive Bowl Projections

Two teams in the Beehive State have chances to go bowling in a few weeks when Bowl Selection Sunday rolls around. While nobody in the Beehive State will get a Sugar Bowl or Orange Bowl in their stockings, there will be plenty of opportunities for an attractive bowl location with a modest payout to their … Continue reading 2017 Beehive Bowl Projections

Reputation Nation

In a world where a country girl can turn into the next pop diva tonight, it’s time to compare the new hit singles in Taylor Swift’s new album to some of the greatest moments in Utah sports this year. Ready For It? - Utah Jazz Game 1 Playoffs first round: Nobody was ready for the … Continue reading Reputation Nation

Previewing College Basketball in Utah

Last year the Beehive State sent as many teams to the Big Dance as the Jazz have championships. This talent rich state isn’t used to settling for the NIT and CBI but that is exactly what they had to do last year. This year the state looks to send many teams like they have most … Continue reading Previewing College Basketball in Utah

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

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