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Technology & How It Has Changed Sports

Technology & How It Has Changed Sports

By Mallory Arnold, Sports Writer

February 12, 2020

  Technology is becoming a big part of sports games and how rulings are made. The impact that technology has had on sports is immense but as much as it’s helping, could it also be hurting?  We do it all the time when watching a game — we see a ball barely pass the end zone when their ...

Zack Moss: Quiet Confidence

Zack Moss: Quiet Confidence

By Brayden Ramsay, Sports Writer

November 22, 2019

  You know him as an NFL-caliber football player, maybe even as a Utah Football all-time record holder, or quite possibly as that running back that you’re glad you never have to line up against. To those who know him best, he is someone who is always willing to lend a helping hand and a quiet...

The Beehive State’s Professional Sports Future

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, of course, the NFL’s monopoly of Sunday. How does Utah fit into this sports-filled month, and...

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...

Where the Utes Ended up in the NFL Draft

Where the Utes Ended up in the NFL Draft

By Sammy Mora and Brayden Ramsay

May 15, 2019

  The 2019 National Football League (NFL) draft has come and gone. It was a successful year for the University of Utah Football team as nine total players were selected by NFL teams via the draft or as free agents. The first Ute off the board was Marquise Blair who was taken 47th overall by...

Utes in the NFL Draft: Predictions for Utes Entering the NFL Draft

Utes in the NFL Draft: Predictions for Utes Entering the NFL Draft

By Sammy Mora and Brayden Ramsay

April 17, 2019

  Chase Hansen Linebacker 6 feet 3 inches 222 lbs The linebacker out of Alpine, Utah, has been a key player for the Utes throughout his career. Hansen entered the University of Utah football as a quarterback out of Lone Peak High School in 2012. After a redshirt year on the team and a two...

The Rooney Rule: Ensuring NFL Coach Diversity

The Rooney Rule: Ensuring NFL Coach Diversity

By Zach Janis

January 30, 2019

  Since the dawn of the 21st century, more and more people have taken strides towards acceptance, and measures have been taken in all walks of life to ensure that everyone gets their fair share. The same can be said for the National Football League (NFL). Let me introduce you to the Rooney Rul...

Kar: Want to Make the NFL Better? Take the Refs Out

Kar: Want to Make the NFL Better? Take the Refs Out

By Tony Kar

January 17, 2019

  In the National Football League (NFL), every game is umpired by a group of referees. They are all trained and well-prepared to make the correct calls in the correct situations since just one bad call could ruin a team's chances of winning a game. For the most part, the referees have done...

Barney: A Veteran’s View On NFL Kneeling

Barney: A Veteran’s View On NFL Kneeling

By Autumn Barney

September 25, 2017

Everyone should see my newsfeed. Sometimes I avoid checking Facebook for days because I know how crazy it will be. I grew up very conservative, so I have a lot of President Trump fans on my feed. I was in the military, so I also have a lot of incredibly patriotic people on my feed. I am also a flaming...

NFL rules miss the point of football

NFL rules miss the point of football

November 17, 2013

The NFL is willing to award $10 million to those searching for technologies that detect or prevent concussions in football. Many rules have already been changed in the sport, including closer kickoffs and prohibiting aiming for the head when tackling. However, in a sport where half the team’s abil...

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