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The Effects of COVID-19 on the World of Sports

By Cole Bagley, Sports Editor April 15, 2020

  On Wednesday, March 11, the entire sports world came to a screeching halt. Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19 and immediately the NBA season was postponed until further...

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

Baseball: Still America’s Pastime?

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...

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...

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,...

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NBA All-Star Game Continues to Underperform, Needs Change

By Cole Bagley, Sports Editor February 12, 2020

  The NBA All-Star break is in need of resurrection. Last year’s 2019 All-Star Game reported the second-worst ratings in its history at 6.8 million viewers. This is a 12% decrease from the previous...

President Barack Obama welcomes the WNBA Champion Indiana Fever to the East Room of the White House to honor the team and their victory in the WNBA Finals, June 14, 2013. (Photo by Chuck Kennedy | Courtesy Obama White House Archives)

Moving Towards Pay Equality in the WNBA

By Mallory Arnold and Ethan Pearce January 29, 2020

  This week, The Chronicle's sports desk took on the topic of the new CBA for the WNBA and how the deal stacks up versus the NBA.   Mallory Arnold Pay disparities for women and men have...

NBA legend Kobe Bryant died on Jan. 26, 2020. (Courtesy Vimeo)

Black Mamba Forever: Our Favorite Kobe Bryant Memories

  The sports world stopped on Sunday afternoon when it was reported that one of the best in the game, Kobe Bryant, had passed away in a helicopter crash. Kobe's 13-year old daughter Gianna, who...

The University of Utah bench celebrates after a basket during an NCAA Basketball game vs. the USC Trojans at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Thursday, March 7, 2019. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

Why More and More NBA Prospects Are Skipping College

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor November 14, 2019

  Playing collegiate athletics used to be the only way to get to the NBA. Ever since they implemented the “one and done” rule, which requires a player to be at least one year removed from high...

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The Beehive State’s Professional Sports Future

By Marshall Foster, News Writer November 7, 2019

  October is the only month in the year when all five of the major sports leagues are in season. As the MLB and MLS complete their playoffs, the NHL and NBA kick off their seasons — not forgetting,...

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Crofts: The NBA Bows to the Almighty Dollar

By Porter Crofts, Opinion Writer October 17, 2019

Over the past week, there has been growing controversy in the NBA after a tweet from Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey. Morey tweeted an image in support of the pro-democracy protesters in Hong...