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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...

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Klay Thompson is Back, and the Basketball World is Right Again

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor January 9, 2022

  It’s been over 900 days since Klay Thompson stepped on the court in an NBA game. He tore his ACL during Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals, and we haven’t seen him play since. A devastating Achilles...

The Chrony Sports Desks Favorite Athletes of All Time

The Chrony Sports Desk’s Favorite Athletes of All Time

  Sports have lasting effects on people. Whether it be memories we have of watching games and players with family and friends, or just feeling connected with the athletes themselves. Here are our...

University of Utah mens basketball player, Alfonso Plummer (#3), advances the ball down the court in the game against the Idaho State Bengals on Dec. 8, 2020 in the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Alfonso Plummer is the Runnin’ Utes Key to Victory

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor January 28, 2021

  Alfonso Plummer is the only senior on this year’s Utah men’s basketball team. As such, he has a unique role not only as a key player on the court, but perhaps the most important off of it....

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Free Agency Frenzy: Winners of the NBA Offseason Thus Far

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor November 27, 2020

  The NBA has quickly begun preparations for next season, as it is scheduled to begin on December 22. The NBA Draft was last week and free agency started soon after, and teams are gearing up for...

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The NBA Draft Lottery Holds Excitement for Fans

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor August 28, 2020

  The NBA Draft Lottery was last week, and we now know the exact order teams will be picking in when the draft is held in a few months. With the way the lottery odds have been flattened in recent...

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Pearce’s Top Five Sports Movies of All Time

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor July 22, 2020

When done well, a good sports movie just can’t be beat. Some of my favorite films have been based around sports, and I have a lot of great memories of them from my childhood. These are the top five sports...

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Changing the Game: Athletes Share their Voices in Support of Black Lives Matter

By Carlos Padilla June 10, 2020

  As America moves into its second full week of protesting over the murder of George Floyd, an unarmed black man killed while in police custody, a growing number of professional and collegiate...

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Best of the Best: Pearce’s Top 10 NBA Players Right Now

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor June 5, 2020

  The NBA is a star-driven league. The ceiling of a team is as high as their best player, and those lucky enough to have true superstars are often those in contention for the O’Brien Trophy....