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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...

Utes Look to Rally After Up and Down Start to the Season

(Photo by Cassandra Palor | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Writer

September 13, 2019

  The University of Utah Women’s Soccer has their work cut out for them this weekend. Going into a road game with their record evened up at 3-3 gives the Utes a chance to get their feet on the ground and build some momentum if they manage to get this win over the Nevada Wolf Pack. The Utes...

College Sports Are Back. Let’s Enjoy Them

College Sports Are Back. Let's Enjoy Them

By Adam Cochran, Sports Writer

September 12, 2019

  Sports are emotional affairs. This is true for everyone involved. Players, coaches and even fans dedicate themselves to the team, to the game. This fact is often lost on those involved, but most importantly it becomes lost on the fans. Fans often become so involved in the games that they lose...

Overfield: What is Holding Women Back From Coaching Male Sports?

University of Utah Softball team celebrate after a homer by sophomore infielder Ryley Ball (9) during an NCAA Softball game vs the BYU Cougars at Dumke Family Softball Stadium in Salt Lake City, UT on Wednesday April 18, 2018.

(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Casey Overfield, Sports Editor

April 16, 2019

  When we watch our favorite sports on television, whether it's the Utah Jazz in the NBA, the San Francisco Giants in the MLB or the Pittsburgh Steelers from the NFL, there is one commonality between all of these games — there are no females present on the field or on the sidelines.   Alth...

Going, Going, Global: American Sports Around the World

Utah Utes guard Tori Williams (2) drives past Washington Huskies guard Jenna Moser (24) as the Lady Utes take on the Lady Huskies from the University of Washington at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, UT on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018

(Photo by Adam Fondren | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Zach Janis

March 24, 2019

  International sports have served many roles in the United States, but what doesn’t get enough attention is that sports has an international presence. The ability of sports to reach international stages and translate across the vast array of languages, customs and cultures is a unique qualit...

Should I Stay or Should I Go?: The Game-Day Experience

Levi's 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).

By Casey Overfield and Zach Janis

March 7, 2019

Overfield: A Live Game Can't Be Beat Attending sports games has been a staple of American entertainment for many generations. With the rise of television and social media, however, the novelty of attending a game has disappeared since games have become more available in our homes. Streaming service...

Audio and Activity: The Power of Noise in Competitive Games

University of Utah senior kicker Matt Gay (97) kicks the ball during an NCAA Football game vs. The Brigham Young University Cougars at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Zach Janis

February 23, 2019

  Does anyone ever talk about what sports sound like? Sounds in sports are beautiful. In a way, they provide a crucial basis for the enjoyment of the game. Because we can’t touch or taste the sport (at least, hopefully not), we rely on a very limited range of senses to take in everything...

Eccles Stadium Expansion Will Increase Season Ticket Price and Crimson Club Donation

Rice Eccles Stadium at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 5/14/17.

Photo by Adam Fondren/Daily Utah Chronicle

By Katelyn Collett

February 22, 2019

  In November, the University of Utah announced plans to begin expanding Rice Eccles Stadium. The football stadium already fits 45,017 people, but the expansion will increase that number to 51,444. Construction on the stadium is expected to be completed by the 2021 football season. On the...

For the Love of the Game

The University of Utah football team sings the Utah fight song following their victory over Brigham Young University in an NCAA Football game at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Zach Janis

February 9, 2019

  “Do you believe in miracles?” These five words were shouted over television waves by legendary sports broadcaster Al Michaels as members of the 1980 U.S. men’s hockey team swarmed over the benches, pooled over each other on the ice and celebrated a victory over the Soviet Union's...

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