Sports Columns


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Shaky takeoff for Thunderbirds

The atmosphere was electric at the Rice-Eccles Stadium as the SUU Thunderbirds and the University of Utah Utes came onto the field in Salt Lake City.

Tips to enjoying this summer's sports

Once the NFL season is over, most of my friends and family follow the NFL offseason and neglect other sports that go on.

Do not miss this year's Olympics

The four-year wait is over and the Olympics are officially upon us, which means it’s time for Josh to sit on his couch and watch the many different events.

Super Bowl 50: Who do you think should win?

The final chapter of the 2015 NFL season leads up to the most anticipated event of the year: Super Bowl 50, where both the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers will square off to claim the Lombardi Trophy.

The Holy War: Good or Bad?

We’re about a week removed from the announcement of the ceasefire between the University of Utah and Brigham Young University and still, it’s not the end of the world.

Bryant's retirement produces nostalgia

Sunday evening, I received word that the final bit of my childhood would fade at the end of this year’s NBA season.

American Pharoah's Triple Crown a treat for all

On a warm afternoon in Elmont, New York, an American Thoroughbred named American Pharoah raced into the history books, winning the first Triple Crown in 37 years.

Sporting events for dog days of summer

When people tell you there are not any sports to watch during the summer, with all due respect, they are wrong.

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T-Birds men’s tennis team heading in right direction

Over the weekend, the SUU men’s tennis team ended its season but not before seeing some major improvements over the course of the season.

Women deserve equal opportunities in sports

In the world of sports, there are certain aspects that remain a constant.

NCAA Men’s hoops set to close with bang

Get the net-cutting scissors ready and cue up “One Shining Moment,” because we’re just days away from crowning another NCAA National Champion.

Plot thickens in March Madness

In a cruel and hypothetical world where I could only watch one sport for the rest of my life, I’m pretty sure it would be college basketball.

March Madness has fun matchups

Once again, it’s that wonderful time of year for both sports fans and non-sports fans alike.

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SUU conquers early second-half woes to down ISU

In a game that was marked by big runs, the SUU women’s basketball had the run that made all the difference.

Football playoffs need more teams

University Journal contributor Aaron Cantu takes a look at the possibilities of an eight-team college football playoff system.