Recent Articles by Vai Sikahema
Published: Friday, May 10, 2013 12:00 am MDT
My dear mother, Ruby Sikahema, passed away peacefully in her sleep last month after a long battle with diabetes. Her funeral was held in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 13. The following are my remarks made a...
Published: Friday, September 28, 2012 12:00 am MDT
There's a popular public service announcement I see fairly regularly on every network and cable channel that draws my attention, only because of the oddity of its message given our current condition as a societ...
Published: Friday, September 21, 2012 12:00 am MDT
Whenever BYU plays on Thursday nights, which lately seems quite often, my sports staff knows it's a matter of great importance.
Published: Friday, September 14, 2012 12:00 am MDT
"Spanning the globe to bring you the constant variety of sports — the thrill of victory, and the agony of defeat — the human drama of athletic competition."
Published: Friday, September 7, 2012 12:00 am MDT
Jim McMahon is on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week for the seventh time in his life
Published: Friday, August 31, 2012 12:00 am MDT
This past Monday, my youngest, Lana, started school at BYU. A couple of days later, on Wednesday, I turned 50. Or as my daughter teases, "fiddy, Daddy. You are fiddy!" I confess liking the hipness of "fiddy" as...
Published: Friday, August 24, 2012 12:00 am MDT
As a 15-year-old high school sophomore in 1977, my relationship with my inactive-LDS father wasn't great, in part because I had abandoned our shared dream of becoming a boxing champion in favor of American foot...
Published: Friday, August 17, 2012 12:00 am MDT
While in London earlier this week, I received word that my dear and close friend Tom Mazza had passed away back home in Philadelphia.
Published: Sunday, August 12, 2012 12:00 am MDT
The Games of the 30th Olympiad are in the books.
London is the seventh Olympics I've covered. I've come to regard the Olympics as a global family home evening. It's got an opening, a closing, competitions, t...
Published: Wednesday, August 8, 2012 12:00 am MDT
My wife Keala and oldest son Landon represented our family at Garrett Reid's funeral Tuesday morning, as I am in London covering the Olympics.