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University of Utah football head coach Kyle Whittingham as the clock winds down in a loss to the University of Oregon Ducks in the 2019 Pac-12 Championship football game at Levi’s Stadium, Dec. 6. (Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

From BCS Buster to Pac-12 Champions: The Rise of Utah Football

By Max Valva, Sports Writer June 22, 2022

  The year is 2003, and longtime University of Utah Athletics Director, Chris Hill, is about to make an under-the-radar coaching hire that will change the Utah football program forever. The Utes...

University of Utah sophomore Kai Roberts (27) in a NCAA Baseball game vs. BYU at Smiths Ballpark in Salt Lake City, Utah on Thursday, March 11, 2021. (Photo by Kevin Cody | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Baseball Looks Towards Next Season

By Sean Overton, Sports Writer June 15, 2022

  After a hot start to the season for the University of Utah baseball team (26-27-1, 10-20 Pac-12), they never expected to fall below .500. The season started with the Utes winning eight of their...

Boxes of Madden NFL 11 for the Nintendo Wii at Costco Warehouse no. 475 in South San Francisco, California.
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The Madden Curse: A Sports Phenomena Like No Other

By Max Lepore, Sports Writer June 14, 2022

  On Dec. 28, 2021, beloved Oakland Raiders coach, famous broadcaster, and video game icon John Madden passed away at the age of 85. The death saddened the National Football League community, as...

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The Summer Transfer Window for Europe’s Top 5 Soccer Leagues (So Far)

By Elijah Murray, Sports Writer June 7, 2022

  The summer transfer window is in full swing for Europe’s professional soccer leagues as the elite try to remain on top while the underdogs try to build their teams up in order to compete for...

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NBA Finals Preview: Warriors vs. Celtics

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor June 2, 2022

  The NBA Finals are set. The Golden State Warriors and the Boston Celtics will meet in a best-of-seven series to determine the 2022 NBA Champion. This is a battle of two historic franchises, both...

University of Utah Jaylon Johnson (1) scores a touchdown after catching an interception in an NCAA Football game vs. the Washington Huskies in Husky Stadium in Seattle, Washington on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. (Photo by Cassandra Palor | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Athletes Turn Pro

By Max Valva, Sports Writer May 10, 2022

  Student athletes from around the globe come to Salt Lake City to compete in the high-level athletic programs that the University of Utah offers. Athletes commit to playing in Salt Lake with aspirations...

University of Utah Utes womens basketball team takes on the USC Trojans at the Jon. M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2021. (Photo by Xiangyao Axe Tang | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Amazing Run to the NCAA Tournament for Utah Women’s Basketball

By Eric Jensen, Sports Writer May 9, 2022

  The University of Utah women’s basketball season can be defined in no other way than as a smashing success. The Utes went from a five-win team to a 20-win team seemingly overnight. They also...

The University of Utah and Weber State host the Spring Classic at the McCarthy track & field in Salt Lake City, Utah on Friday, April 6, 2018. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Track and Field Dominates at Drake Relays

By Emily Dush, Sports Writer May 3, 2022

  The first event a Ute competed in this weekend was the 10k race. Morgan Jensen ran a time of 34:52.98, the eighth-fastest time in Utah program history. Jensen came in second overall. Hannah Butler...

University of Utah redshirt junior Jayden Kiernan (26) in a NCAA baseball game vs. Washington State at Smiths Ballpark in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, April 10, 2021. (Photo by Kevin Cody | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Baseball Battles Toughest Opponent of the Season, Oregon State

By Sean Overton, Sports Writer May 2, 2022

  After a successful week against BYU and USC, the University of Utah baseball team (25-17-1, 10-11 Pac-12) was able to take a home stretch. Fortunately, the week started with a strong win against...

University of Utah freshman and Utes lacrosse team attacker Drew Tyler Bradbury looks to pass during an NCAA game vs. the Jacksonville Dolphins in Salt Lake City on March 6, 2021. (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Club Sports: A Year in Review

By Chase Mullin, Assistant Sports Editor May 2, 2022

  The University of Utah has slowly established itself as a nationally recognized brand in college athletics due to the performance of the school’s varsity sports teams in the past couple decades....