Sports

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Utah Roller Derby 2013

[Updated June 3] Your so-called local “sports media” is unaware that Utah women’s flat-track roller derby is has entered its ninth(!) year of existence behind the Zion Curtain.

Friday, December 14, 2012

Utah Jynx season tryouts

If you're a woman who's always wanted to play football, it's a good weekend in Utah for you to give it a shot. Both of Utah's teams in the Women's Football Alliance tackle league will be holding open tryouts this weekend.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Deer Valley's Celebrity Skifest

This weekend, Deer Valley Resort will host its annual Celebrity Skifest, as it has done for more than 20 years, in conjunction with JUMA Entertainment. The event is a charity to benefit Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s Waterkeeper Alliance, --- a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the world's waters, including the protection of every major watershed around the world.

Friday, November 9, 2012

Heartbreak in Rio Tinto as RSL Season Ends

The end came as a complete shock -- a dagger in the night. Real Salt Lake’s season is over.

Sunday, November 4, 2012

RSL: Blood, sweat and a draw against Seattle

On a night when Real Salt Lake needed perfect goalkeeping, Nick Rimando answered the call. In the first leg of Major League Soccer’s Western Conference Semifinals, against the Seattle Sounders at Centurylink Field, RSL was under siege for nearly 100 minutes.

Friday, November 2, 2012

NBA: Early Impressions

With the NBA season back, having begun a few days ago, I thought I would take time to jot down some of my first impressions.--- 1.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Jazz's Guys' Night Out deal is lame, vaguely offensive

Ticket sales for the Jazz have been down in recent years, thanks to a few lackluster seasons and high-profile departures of coaches and players, but don't worry: The savvy marketing team has come up with a gangbuster idea to get more people men to attend games: dudes, bro!--- Every Wednesday home game will henceforth be designated as a guys' night out at EnergySolutions Arena.

Monday, October 29, 2012

Stalemate in Sandy

It was a crisp autumn evening on Oct. 27 when RSL closed out the Major League Soccer regular season against the Vancouver Whitecaps. Both teams already knew they were headed for the playoffs.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Real Salt Lake: CS Herediano Shatter Hopes

On a chilly autumn evening on Oct. 23, Real Salt Lake’s home stadium in Sandy, Rio Tinto, was aglow with anticipation. --- The crowd’s excitement was as palpable as their breath coiling into the cold night air.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Real Salt Lake: Toothless in Seattle

Sadly, the man of the match in Real Salt Lake’s away game against the Seattle Sounders on Oct. 17 wasn’t a player. It was the referee, Ricardo Salazar.

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