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Pac-12 conference comissioner Larry Scott, Friday, March 11, 2016. (Mike Sheehan, Daily Utah Chronicle)

Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott To Step Down in June

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor January 21, 2021

  Late on Wednesday night, the Pac-12 Conference announced that longtime commissioner Larry Scott would not be retained and would step down from his position come June 30, 2021. Per the conference...

Levis Stadium, the site of the Pac12 Championship Football game in Santa Clara, CA on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. (Photo by: Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle).

The Pac-12’s Wild 2020 Journey

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor October 14, 2020

  Just like most of the sports world, the Pac-12 has had a rollercoaster of a year. From having to cancel the remainder of spring sports due to COVID-19 in early March to deciding to reverse their...

University of Utah Utes football team faces California Golden Bears at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, October 26, 2019. (Photo by Abu Asib | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Pac-12 Announces Return to Football Starting Nov. 6

By Sammy Mora , Sports Editor September 24, 2020

  Pac-12 football is back, as the conference announced their plan on Thursday to play a seven schedule with games kicking off on Nov. 6. The season will finish with the conference title game on...

The University of Utah football team brought out the throwback helmets again in an NCAA Football game vs. Colorado at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, UT on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (Photo by Curtis Lin | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Wild Wednesday: Pac-12 Looks to Make Plan to Return to Play

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor September 16, 2020

  After a wild day, the Pac-12 looks to be bringing back football sooner than expected. This announcement comes a few hours after the Big Ten said they would be starting their season in October.  The...

Pac-12 conference comissioner Larry Scott, Friday, March 11, 2016. (Mike Sheehan, Daily Utah Chronicle)

Pac-12 Announces Partnership with Quidel for Rapid COVID-19 Testing

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor September 5, 2020

  On Thursday, Sept. 3, the Pac-12 Conference announced a partnership with the Quidel Corporation, who is helping lead the charge for rapid COVID-19 testing. The partnership will allow the conference...

University of Utah sophomore offensive lineman Nick Ford (55) gets pumped up prior to the start of the game in an NCAA Football game vs. University of California at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, UT on Saturday October 26, 2019.

(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Pac-12 Student Athletes Look to Opt-Out of Upcoming Season if COVID-19 and Social Justice Concerns are Not Met

By Sammy Mora , Sports Editor August 2, 2020

  A group of players from the Pac-12 released a list of demands for the conference to meet or else they will be opting-out of the 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic. The movement, which...

University of Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak reacts to a call by a referee during an NCAA Basketball game vs. The University of Washington at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Officiating the Officials

By Ryker Jackson, Sports Writer February 8, 2020

  I’m not going to pretend that it’s glamorous being a referee. It is not an easy job. You have to deal with players, coaches and angry fans. No matter what decision you make, at least half...