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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Utah A.D. Chris Hill still holds the cards and won't entertain playing games in November against the Cougars.
West Jordan native's sense of humor belied his power in the ring.
Plus, the real reason Real Salt Lake should be snobby.
Spring game was short on numbers but sameness was something the team needed after off-season drama.
Bronco Mendenhall interviews have nothing new, except renewed determination to get in a Power 5 conference in the next three years.
Plus, a true conversion story ... that BYU doesn't own.
The longtime coach announced Monday he is retiring as co-coach of the Utes, 10-time national champions.
Vancouver spoiled anniversary game, but Real has created a loud and loyal following in Utah.
After a landmark week, the work of earning a spot on next year's team will begin right away.
Also, a history lesson for 22-year-old Jazzman Rudy Gobert.