Recent Articles by Matthew Petersen
Published: Monday, June 17, 2013 4:46 pm MDT
The Jazz have three picks, including two in the first round, with which to fill several needs before the start of next season.
Published: Monday, June 17, 2013 11:41 am MDT
There’s more at stake than the Spurs or Heat winning this year’s NBA Finals. Miami and San Antonio represent the two extremes of team-building philosophies.
Published: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 12:00 am MDT
Almost doesn't count. Those three words were verified multiple times on Tuesday night.
Published: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 12:40 am MDT
The pitcher's mound is the loneliest place in the world ... until a team decides to celebrate a win there.
Matt Petersen: Former college rivals, Jimmer Fredette and Kawhi Leonard have found opposite fates in NBA
Published: Monday, June 10, 2013 12:09 pm MDT
Since their college days, the tables haven't just turned for Jimmer Fredette and Kawhi Leonard. They've been flipped upside down, shoved to opposite sides of the room, swapped out for newer, startlingly differe...
Published: Friday, June 7, 2013 9:14 pm MDT
O, not X, marked the spot at a recent Oakland A's batting practice. A home run hit through Overstock.com's "O" logo spurred the company to donate an extra $10,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Published: Thursday, June 6, 2013 8:09 am MDT
For all the tough talk about taking a hit in sports, sometimes avoiding contact is more than worth it.
Published: Wednesday, June 5, 2013 12:48 am MDT
Baseball players hear it all the time. "You've got room." Sometimes, though, when safe space has disappeared but the play can still be made, athletes go for it anyway.
Published: Wednesday, June 5, 2013 12:06 am MDT
After four years of back-and-forth stints between the major leagues and the minor leagues, Salt Lake Bees infielder Andrew Romine has learned to not get too up or down on himself — even after his latest h...
Published: Tuesday, June 4, 2013 12:09 am MDT
"Win or go home" was very real Monday night. So was, "You're outta here." In both cases, teams and players saw their respective ends come sooner than hoped.