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Baseball: Still America’s Pastime?

The Utes baseball team celebrates a victory against the BYU Cougars at Smith's Ballpark on May 8, 2018. (Photo by J. Prather | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Mallory Arnold, Sports Writer

April 4, 2020

  This article was originally published in print on March 3, 2020. As a lover of all things baseball, it’s hard for me to understand how sports fanatics don’t love this sport. Maybe it’s because a play is being made every second in basketball and football while baseball is slow. So ho...

Passion for Fashion: Basketball and Fashion Culture

April 4, 2020

  This article was originally published in print on March 3, 2020. Basketball is the fashion runway of the sports world. The game’s biggest stars are not only revered as athletes but have become some of the leading fashion icons in pop culture. Russell Westbrook, LeBron James and James Hard...

Pendande’s Potential in First Season at the U

University of Utah Utes Women’s Basketball Team Forward Lola Pendande (12) scores from a free throw during an NCAA Basketball match vs. the South Dakota Coyotes at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Writer

April 3, 2020

  This article was originally published in print on March 3, 2020. Lola Pendande, a freshman on the Utah women’s basketball team, is showing her worth in her first season with the Utes. Pendande is from Almeria, Spain. She grew up running track but later transitioned to basketball. “I ...

The Issues in Arlington: What’s Happened to the Cowboys?

Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott during Cowboys at Redskins game on 9/18/16 (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

By Carlos Padilla, Sports Writer

April 3, 2020

  Love them or hate them, the Dallas Cowboys are one of the most recognizable sports franchises of all time. The Lone Sstar helmet and the cheerleaders in their white cowboy boots have become as iconic and American as apple pie. Cowboys players and coaches adorn the walls of the Hall of Fame,...

Leadoff Versus Anchor: How Both Change Gymnastics

University of Utah women's gymnastics junior Sydney Soloski talks to sophomore Hunter Dula before her performance on the uneven bars in a dual meet vs. the Stanford Cardinal at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Friday, March 6, 2020. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

March 30, 2020

  One of the most important aspects of gymnastics is the lineup. Whether it is the leadoff, the anchor or somewhere in the middle, every gymnast has a job to do — build on the score before theirs.  There are two position spots that seem to carry pressure beyond building scores — the leado...

Utah Winter Sports Rake in Post Season Accolades

The University of Utah plays against Stanford during an NCAA Basketball game at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

March 25, 2020

  While the season might not have ended the way all the University of Utah winter sports would have hoped, members of the teams are still being recognized by both the conference and national outlets for their achievements this year.    Women’s Basketball After finishing the season wi...

Do Semi Professional Sports Actually Benefit an Athlete?

Do Semi Professional Sports Actually Benefit an Athlete?

By Scott Stephens

March 18, 2020

  Of all the athletes in collegiate leagues, very few ever make the transition to continue their career in sports to the highest level. In basketball, the road to the NBA, for instance, leaves many skilled players without roster spots or without their name called in the NBA draft. This is the...

The Journey of Olivia Teerlink’s Beach Volleyball Career

Photo courtesy of Utah Athletics

By Mallory Arnold, Sports Writer

March 18, 2020

  The University of Utah beach volleyball team is back for its third season as a D1 program, and they are led by senior Olivia Teerlink, who is one of the players on the beach-only roster.  Teerlink was the manager of the beach team in her sophomore year and then walked on to the team a...

Canceled and Postponed: How the Coronavirus is Changing Sports

Canceled and Postponed: How the Coronavirus is Changing Sports

By Casey Overfield and Sammy Mora

March 12, 2020

  If you were excited for classes to be canceled so that you could focus your time and energy on watching sports, then you’re out of luck. With the recently heightened concerns over COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus, many sports organizations such as the NBA, Pac-12 Conference and ...

Utah Men’s Basketball Falls in First Round of Pac-12 Tournament

University of Utah junior guard Alfonso Plummer (25) guards University of Colorado junior guard McKinley Wright IV (25) during an NCAA Basketball game at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, March 7, 2020. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Brayden Ramsay, Sports Writer

March 11, 2020

  Alfonso Plummer’s record-breaking afternoon wasn’t enough to hold off a resurgent Oregon State squad as the University of Utah men’s basketball team fell 71-69. Plummer would drain 11 of his 16 attempts from 3-point range, breaking the Pac-12 tournament record for 3-pointers made in...