Utah Sports Page

John Coon
News, Features, and Commentary on sports in Utah
Created 17 Jul 2021
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  • Five Questions with Alex Smith
    17 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    Utah Athletics 2021 Hall of Fame Class Former NFL quarterback Alex Smith was inducted into the Utah Athletics Hall-of-Fame in September. Smith, who spent 16 years in the NFL with the San Francisco 49e...
  • Live Game Thread: Utah vs BYU
    12 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 0 14
    Utah faces BYU in the 101st edition of the Holy War. Can the Utes extend their winning streak to a record-setting ten straight games? Or will the Cougars earn bragging rights until the teams battle ag...
  • BYU vs the Big 12
    10 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 1 2
    BYU accepted an invitation to join the Big 12 Conference on Friday. The Cougars will begin playing in the league in 2023 as a full member. Going from an independent in football and a member of the WCC...
  • Live Game Thread: BYU vs Arizona
    05 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 17
    BYU faces Arizona in Las Vegas. It is the 2021 season opener for both football teams. Join the conversation about the game here at the Utah Sports Page. Check out my Athlon Sports preview to see my pr...
  • Live Thread: Weber State at Utah
    02 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 15
    Utah hosts Weber State in the 2021 season opener for both football teams. Join the conversation about the game here at the Utah Sports Page. Note: Keep your comments clean and civil. Anyone using exce...
  • BYU vs Arizona: Five Fun Facts
    31 Aug 2021 • 1 min read
    BYU and Arizona will face off for the 25th time when the two teams open the 2021 season against each other in Las Vegas on Saturday. The Cougars and the Wildcats were one-time rivals in the WAC, playi...
  • Utah's Secret Advantage: Tight Ends
    21 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Utah has risen to one of the top Pac-12 teams under Kyle Whittingham through a combination of a punishing running game and stifling defense. The Utes find ways to wear opponents down physically and me...
  • BYU NIL Deal is a Game Changer
    12 Aug 2021 • 2 min read
    NIL endorsement deals promise to alter the college recruiting landscape in profound ways going forward. BYU is making some shrewd moves to successfully navigate this new era. BYU announced a groundbre...
  • Jazz Making Sweet Free Agency Music
    04 Aug 2021 • 2 min read
    Is Salt Lake City finally transforming into a destination for top-tier NBA free agents? One major hurdle the Utah Jazz have historically faced is luring talent to the Beehive State via free agency. Th...
  • Jazz Hitting the Right NBA Draft Notes?
    29 Jul 2021 • 6 min read
    Photo by the blowup on Unsplash Barring any draft-night trades, the Utah Jazz will have a single pick in the 2021 NBA Draft on Thursday night. Utah holds the 30th pick, the final first-round selection...
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