The Daily Utah Chronicle

Utah Football Player Arrested for Kidnapping and Rape of Minor

By Casey Overfield and Sammy Mora

February 3, 2020

*Retraction: A previous version of this article was published with a photo of student athlete that is not at all discussed in the article. That student athlete is in no way involved in the criminal action being reported on. This article contains descriptions of sexual assault and may be triggerin...

Should We Show Some Mercy?

Should We Show Some Mercy?

By Casey Overfield and Sammy Mora

November 19, 2019

Every year, college teams score more and more points, and new records are set.  Gone are the days where we end games early due to the mercy rule, but could this become a factor in NCAA college games?         

Christopherson: Utah High Schools Should Reevaluate The Risks Of Football

Christopherson: Utah High Schools Should Reevaluate The Risks Of Football

By Nain Christopherson, Opinion Writer

November 2, 2019

A former high school football player from Cache County recently sued his school district over injuries sustained after his coach put him back in play despite a traumatic brain injury. Konnor Finn alleges that his high school football coach told him to “man up” and “quit being a (expletive),” de...

Before the First Snap: How Game Day is Made

Before the First Snap: How Game Day is Made

By Carlos Padilla, Sports Writer

October 22, 2019

  There is nothing that compares to the atmosphere of college football. Whether you’re in Tuskaloosa or Salt Lake City, the ambiance of a college football game is electrifying. The sounds, smells and sights are an experience only fully appreciated in person. While football fans are a sig...

Is the Pac-12’s Transparency a Good Thing?

Is the Pac-12’s Transparency a Good Thing?

By Adam Cochran, Sports Writer

October 17, 2019

  On Sept. 14, 2019, the Arizona State University football team won a tightly contested game against Michigan State University, 10-7. The result was far from the biggest story to come out of the game. It appeared Michigan State had tied the game by kicking a 42-yard field goal as time expired. After...

California Wants to Pay Their College Athletes, and it’s Time to Join Them

California Wants to Pay Their College Athletes, and it’s Time to Join Them

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Writer

October 2, 2019

The state of California is working on a bill called the Fair Pay to Play Act, which would make it legal to pay college athletes for use of their name, likeness and image. It has been passed by the state Senate and now only awaits the signature of Governor Gavin Newsom to make it law. It’s about ...

University of Utah Athletes Excel On and Off the Field

University of Utah Athletes Excel On and Off the Field

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Writer

September 26, 2019

The start of fall classes is a busy time for us all, but perhaps the most for our student-athletes. Balancing practices and games with homework and class is not easy, but University of Utah students are among the best at staying on top of school while also excelling on the playing field. The U has...

‘Sko Utes: Homecoming Week Is the Time to Show Your School Spirit

‘Sko Utes: Homecoming Week Is the Time to Show Your School Spirit

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

September 26, 2019

Homecoming is one of the biggest college cultural events across the nation —  one week where the football team, spirit squad, massive student section and passionate alumni gather not only in support of the fight against the opposition but to rally pride and give support to the one thing we all have in...

MUSS Adopts New Ticket System — But Has it Impacted Sales?

MUSS Adopts New Ticket System — But Has it Impacted Sales?

By Marshall Foster, News Writer

September 18, 2019

  “We’re up to snuff, we never bluff, we’re game for any fuss. No rival band of college fans dare meet us in the MUSS.” These are the words that the students of the University of Utah sing whenever the fight song plays. The MUSS is a unique student section within the world of college...

College Sports Are Back. Let’s Enjoy Them

College Sports Are Back. Let’s Enjoy Them

By Adam Cochran, Sports Writer

September 12, 2019

  Sports are emotional affairs. This is true for everyone involved. Players, coaches and even fans dedicate themselves to the team, to the game. This fact is often lost on those involved, but most importantly it becomes lost on the fans. Fans often become so involved in the games that they lose...

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