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University of Utah men's basketball player Riley Battin (21) takes a mid-range jump shot in the Utes' win against Utah Valley on Dec. 15, 2020 at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Runnin’ Utes to Play in Sunshine Slam in Florida

By Ethan Pearce, Assistant Sports Editor July 6, 2021

  The University of Utah men’s basketball team continues to build out its non-conference schedule to begin the season, announcing that they will play in the Sunshine Slam on Nov. 2o and 21 in...

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Breaking Down The NBA’s Free Agency

By Aria Fatahian, Sports Writer July 4, 2021

  As the NBA season starts to wind down, it’s time to look at what’s ahead for all NBA teams this summer during free agency. Kawhi Leonard Kawhi Leonard is, without a doubt, the best player...

Utah Red Rocks’ sophomore, Maile O’Keefe, during the final home meet of the 2020-21 season at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on March 12, 2021. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah’s Top 5 Athletes of 2020

By Sean Overton, Sports Writer July 2, 2021

  No. 5: Timmy Allen University of Utah basketball had a rough year, finishing 12-13 and posting their first losing record since 2013. Utah also let go of former head coach Larry Krystkowiak and...

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Supreme Court Ruling Shakes Up NCAA’s Business Model

By Emily Dush, Sports Writer June 28, 2021

  College athletics has been and still is a major part of the college experience. Whether it's going to football games or gymnastics meets, the student body enjoys the competition and comes together,...

Real Salt Lake midfielder, Damir Kreilach (8), in the game vs. the Houston Dynamo at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah on June 26, 2021. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Real Disappoints Against Dynamo

By Brian Preece, Sports Writer June 27, 2021

  For the third time in eight days, RSL (3-2-3) took the pitch against a Western Conference opponent. This time, the Houston Dynamo (3-3-4) rolled into Rio Tinto Stadium to take on Real for the...

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Off-Season Moves the Utah Jazz Should Consider

By Aria Fatahian, Sports Writer June 27, 2021

  After a disappointing loss to the LA Clippers in the second round of the NBA playoffs, the Utah Jazz now turn their focus to the off-season. With yet another year ending prematurely, the organization...

University of Utah women’s basketball player, Dru Gylten (10), talks to teammates Andrea Torres (3), Kemery Martin (15), and Brynna Maxwell (11), in the game against Arizona State University in the Jon M. Huntsman center in Salt Lake City on Dec. 18, 2020. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Utah Women’s Basketball 2021 Offseason Round Up

By Eric Jensen, Sports Writer June 21, 2021

  The University of Utah women’s basketball season came to an end all the way back in March as they fell to Washington State in the first round of the Pac-12 tournament. The season was by and...

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Breaking Down the NBA Award Winners

By Aria Fatahian, Sports Writer June 21, 2021

  The NBA has officially announced all the 2020-21 regular season award winners. From Most Valuable Player to Rookie of the Year, all award winners defied the odds to help their teams achieve great...

Real Salt Lake forward Rubio Rubin (14) in the game vs. the Vancouver Whitecaps at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah on June 18, 2021. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

RSL Tops Whitecaps With Two Goals in Stoppage Time

By Brian Preece, Sports Writer June 19, 2021

  Why do we watch sports? Is it to vicariously recapture our glory days or for the competition? Possibly just to circumvent the everyday monotony of life and escape, if only for an hour or two?...

Real Salt Lake goalkeeper David Ochoa (1) celebrates after the team's 3-1 win vs. the Vancouver Whitecaps at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah on June 18, 2021. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Thoughts from the Pitch: RSL vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

By Cole Bagley, Sports Editor June 18, 2021

  It was a battle of two home teams on Friday night as Real Salt Lake faced the Vancouver Whitecaps at Rio Tinto Stadium. Vancouver is currently playing their 2021 matches in Utah due to the COVID-19...