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Wacky and Wild: Things Overheard in the MUSS

The University of Utah's Student Section (MUSS) held up signs while an Oregon player attempted a free throw in an NCAA Men's Basketball game vs. the University of Oregon at Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, UT on Thursday January 31, 2019 (Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Maddy La Turner, Investigative Editor, Copy Chief

May 21, 2020

  As I’m entering my final year at the University of Utah, I am painfully aware that this is the last time I will get to see games here as a student. Over the years, I’ve attended events for nearly every sport, taken two trips down to Las Vegas for the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament,...

Looking Back on Our Favorite Sports Moments of the Year

University of Utah senior running back Zack Moss (2) on the sideline during the Ute’s game against the University of Oregon Ducks in the 2019 Pac-12 Championship. (Photo by Justin Prather | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Casey Overfield, Brayden Ramsay, Cole Bagley, Scott Stephens, Ryker Jackson, Ethan Pearce, Carlos Padilla, and Mallory Arnold

April 24, 2020

  As this school year comes to a close, we, the Chrony sports desk, are taking this time to look back on some of our favorite sports moments from the year.   Casey Overfield  This year of Utah athletics was amazing, and it is almost impossible to choose just one spectacular moment, but I wi...

Utah Football Player Arrested for Kidnapping and Rape of Minor

By Casey Overfield and Sammy Mora

February 3, 2020

*Retraction: A previous version of this article was published with a photo of student athlete that is not at all discussed in the article. That student athlete is in no way involved in the criminal action being reported on. This article contains descriptions of sexual assault and may be triggerin...

No. 11 Utah Football’s Season Ends at the Hands of Texas

University of Utah sophomore linebacker Devin Lloyd (20) wraps up Texas QB Sam Ehlinger (11) in the Alamo Bowl against the University of Texas Longhorns on Dec. 31, 2019. (Justin Prather | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

January 1, 2020

  It was not the way that the No. 11 University of Utah Football (11-3, 8-1 Pac-12) team wanted to end the year as they lost the Alamo Bowl to Texas (8-5, 5-4 Big 12) 38–10.  The Longhorns dominated the game from start to finish, but the stat sheet doesn't show that. Utah had 254 total ya...

A Look at the 2020 Utah Football Signing Class

The University of Utah Football Team warms up prior to the start of the game in the Pac-12 Championship Game vs. University of Oregon at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, CA on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

December 17, 2019

  It's finally here, the early signing period for college football is upon us. The University of Utah football team looks to lock in their best class since joining the Pac-12 in 2011 this week. This story will be updated as both high school as well as transfer talent put pen to paper and lock...

No. 11 Utah Football to Take on Texas in Alamo Bowl

(Photo by Justin Prather | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

December 8, 2019

After a rough weekend, the University of Utah football team (11-2, 8-2 Pac-12) fell six spots in the final College Football Playoff Poll to No. 11. The Utes will take on Texas in the Valero Alamo Bowl on Dec. 31 in San Antonio. This will be only the second time in school history that the Utes and...

No. 5 Utah Football Lose Heartbreaker in Championship

University of Utah senior quarterback Tyler Huntley (1) walks into the locker room after a loss to the University of Oregon Ducks in the 2019 Pac-12 Championship football game at Levi’s Stadium Dec. 6.
(Justin Prather | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

December 7, 2019

For the second year in a row, the No. 5 University of Utah (11-2, 8-2 Pac-12) fell in the conference championship game. This year, the Utes fell at the hands of No. 13 Oregon (11-2, 8-1 Pac-12) 37-15.  Nothing went right for the Utes during the game. The usually potent Utah offense was limited, and...

No. 5 Utah Football Set for Pac-12 Championship

The University of Utah snaps the ball during an NCAA Football game vs. The University of Colorado at Rice Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. (Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

December 4, 2019

It’s finally here — the Pac-12 Championship. The No. 5 University of Utah football team (11-1, 8-1 Pac-12) is set to face off against No. 13 Oregon (10-2, 8-1 Pac-12) in Santa Clara, CA. This makes two years in a row that the Utes have made the trip to the bay, while this is Oregon’s third time...

Head to Head: The Daily Emerald

University of Utah junior defensive tackle Leki Fotu (99) and sophomore defensive end Maxs Tupai (92) tackled University of Oregon junior quarterback Justin Herbert (10) during an NCAA Football game vs. the University of Oregon at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, UT on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018.(Photo by Curtis Lin | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Sammy Mora, Sports Editor

December 4, 2019

The journey to the Pac-12 Championship is finally over for the No. 5 University of Utah football team. Before the big game on Friday, I sat down with Brady Lim of The Daily Emerald at the University of Oregon to talk about the Utes and Ducks. This interview took place over email on Dec. 1, 2019. &...

Rising Costs and Declining Numbers: Attendance at College Games

A couple fans wait in the stands at Rice Eccles Stadium after a 21-7 loss to the Washington Huskies on Sat. Sept. 15, 2018.(Photo by: Justin Prather | The Utah Chronicle).

By Adam Cochran, Sports Writer

December 3, 2019

  Attendance at college sporting events is falling. People aren’t getting out to games as much as they used to. This is the first year that I remember hearing people complain about the MUSS not being completely full for every game. The irony about that is that this University of Utah football...

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