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The Effects of COVID-19 on the World of Sports

Empty seats after the Utes give up a 21-7 loss to the Washington Huskies at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on Sat. Sept. 15, 2018. (Photo by Justin Prather | The Utah Chronicle)

By Cole Bagley, Assistant 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 notice. Over the course of the next few days, leagues and organizations around the world followed...

Misinformation and the Rise and Sudden Demise of the 2017 Houston Astros

In 2017, the Houston Astros gave their whole organization and fan base a false reality. (Illustration by Alex Garcia | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Mallory Arnold, Sports Writer

April 12, 2020

  Misinformation in sports comes in a lot of forms, and cheating is just one of the ways that teams outsmart each other. If you put the wrong number of shots down in your golf game, you’re feeding the officials misinformation. Trying to steal signs in baseball through electronic means is sho...

Baseball: Still America’s Pastime?

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

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 because a play is being made every second in basketball and football while baseball is slow. So ho...

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, the disease caused by coronavirus, many sports organizations such as the NBA, Pac-12 Conference and ...

Gender Equality in Sports: What U Can Do

(Illustration by Alex Garcia | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Mallory Arnold, Sports Writer

December 5, 2019

  Women in sports has been one of the most controversial topics of this century, led by the #MeToo movement and the equal pay of the U.S. Women's Soccer Team. At the University of Utah, the emphasis on women’s sports is incredible with 11 sports compared to the 8 male sports, but that isn’t...

No. 17 Utah Volleyball has Winning Weekend Against Arizona Teams

The University of Utah Volleyball team plays against Arizona State University in the Huntsman Center, University of Utah Campus, Salt Lake City, UT on Friday, November 1st, 2019. (Photo by Mark Draper | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Mallory Arnold, Sports Writer

November 4, 2019

The No. 17 University of Utah volleyball team was back home this weekend in the Jon M Huntsman Center to take on Arizona State and Arizona. The team had a winning weekend, beating both schools and bringing their season record to 16-7, 8-4 Pac-12. Last weekend, the Utes were home and faced No. 12 Washington,...

Christopherson: Utah High Schools Should Reevaluate The Risks Of Football

(Courtesy of Ron Cogswell)

By Nain Christopherson, Assistant Opinion Editor

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...

No 18. Utah to Head to Northern California for Two Games

No 18. Utah to Head to Northern California for Two Games

By Mallory Arnold, Sports Writer

October 18, 2019

The University of Utah (13-4, 5-1 Pac-12) volleyball team is heading to northern California to take on two huge competitors this week. The Utes will face up against the University of California, Berkeley (5-1, 15-1 Pac-12) and Stanford University (5-1, 11-3 Pac-12). Last week, the Utes took on UCLA and USC, f...

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

The University of Utah cheer after a three point shot 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)

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...

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