Brad Rock
Brad Rock, a.k.a. "Rockmonster," has been a sports columnist at the Deseret News since 1994. Prior to that he worked as a beat writer, covering the Utah Jazz (1990-94). He has covered the Super Bowl, NCAA Final Four, NBA Finals, world title fights and the Olympics. Rock's career began at the Gallup (NM) Independent. He has won dozens of local and national writing awards and has authored three books. His experience includes writing articles for numerous national publications, as well as syndicated radio advertising copy. He has also taught sports writing for five years on the major university level.

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Outside study says if teams were divided into leagues based on revenue and success, old rivals are still equals.
SMU coach proposes have-nots play their own schedule. As if recruiting weren't complicated enough.
Ex-Utah All-America battling rare disease and costs that go with it.
Fiesta Bowl team faced expectations that made former Utah coach uncomfortable. How they'd love those expectations now.
Plus, a new uniform option BYU should consider ... all things considered.
Retiring SLCC Athletics Director Norma Carr says rising stakes in college sports are on "a train that can't be stopped."
Also, how long will LeBron in Cleveland last and having it Jerry Sloan's way.
If Jazz match the highest offer, Gordon Hayward will demand an elite salary. Making himself an elite player will take some work.
Real Salt Lake players could have rested up, but both told their coach they wanted to play on Friday.
Free agent former BYU star Jimmer Fredette is a free agent, but Jazz aren't likely to take a chance on a marketing opportunity, but a defensive liability.