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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In honesty, if not for NCAA rules, college athletics would be overrun by rogues. But as with most bureaucracies, the rules take on their own life.
The first rule is keep the team rules; the second is to be upfront when you don't.
Also, Kyle Whittingham searches high and low to find talent for the Utes.
Kyle Whittingham treats son Alex the same as other players when they're on the field, but they share an affinity for rock 'n' roll's greatest band.
Sometimes you want to see the best come to town; other times the worst will do just fine.
Former NFL quarterback tackling a new challenge on weight-based reality TV show.
Also, Carlos Boozer expands his game — and we don't mean defensively.
Cougars say they'll take "appropriate" measures to remain a major sports program; but an arms race is an unlikely path to take.
Pay no attention, says coaching legend who was fired from both college and NFL teams.
Utah State coach Matt Wells says natural linebacker Kyler Fackrell will one day play in the NFL.