UVU left out in the cold?

UVU left out in the cold?

The Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment group, ownership group of the NBA’s Utah Jazz, announced on July 21 that they will be hosting an annual in-state men’s basketball invitational event at Vivint Smart Home Arena starting in December 2017, dubbed the Beehive Classic. The event is currently on a three-year contract running through 2019 […]

The Olympics: Where obscure sports take the spotlight

The Olympics: Where obscure sports take the spotlight

Photo courtesy of USA Today The 2016 Summer Olympic Games are coming up in a few weeks in Rio and I am pumped. It is another opportunity to watch some of the greatest athletes in the world compete and represent their respective countries. It is also an opportunity to cheer for many teams or athletes […]

Summer versus Winter Olympics: Which Olympics are more interesting?

Summer versus Winter Olympics: Which Olympics are more interesting?

Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images The Olympics are steadily approaching and it begs the question: Which Olympics is more interesting to watch? Something thing to look at when comparing the two Olympic games is the events one will get to see during the specific games. The Summer Olympics features most of the Olympic sports that […]

Rio’s intriguing Olympic stories

Rio’s intriguing Olympic stories

Photo courtesy of CNN With the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games just days away, here is a look at a few of the biggest stories surrounding them, minus the Zika virus, of course. Can Michael Phelps go out on top? The man who made his Olympic debut at the ripe age of 15 looks […]

Penn State and NFL experience helping to develop UVU athletics

Penn State and NFL experience helping to develop UVU athletics

Photo courtesy of Lydell Sargeant In 2015, Lydell Sargeant was hired as the Director of Development in the UVU athletic department. Sargeant handles the Wolverine Club, which is the sole booster club for UVU athletics. The club is primarily comprised of university alumni and local businessmen and businesswomen. “The Wolverine Club is the people that […]

The man behind the Wolverine-green curtain

The man behind the Wolverine-green curtain

Photo courtesy of the Daily Herald Seattle native Utah Valley University Director of Athletics Vince Otoupal is a former student-athlete himself, who spent his playing days at Stanford University as an outside linebacker for the Cardinal. An athletic director’s job is never-ending and entails more than just watching sports. After five years as an infantry […]

MLB expansion to Utah: Pipe dream or reality?

MLB expansion to Utah: Pipe dream or reality?

Photo by Brian Philbrick, courtesy of the Orem Owlz July is upon us, and few things are as synonymous as baseball and summertime. It’s “America’s Pastime.” It’s nice to have something so consistent in an otherwise inconsistent world. The game has experienced relatively few significant changes since Major League Baseball was officially organized over 100 […]

Is it time to re-evaluate the MLB All-Star Game?

Is it time to re-evaluate the MLB All-Star Game?

Photo courtesy of Major League Baseball Summer is in the air, which means another Major League Baseball All-Star Game is upon us. Each year, fans around the globe vote on which players they believe should participate in the main event. This seems like something we need not think twice about, until we actually do. What’s […]

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