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Published: Monday, Jan. 28 2013 2:41 p.m. MST

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Editor's note: One of the strings that comes attached to Pac-12 membership is the fact that the school's athletic teams occasionally have to play on Sunday. In a state with a predominant LDS culture, some might say that playing on Sunday betrays the local culture and customs as well as the history of the University of Utah itself. Brad Rock says Ute fans who take exception to Sunday play will simply have to get over it — it's what they asked for.

SALT LAKE CITY — A few weeks ago, an LDS acquaintance told me he liked my columns and read them regularly. He added, though, that he seldom reads my articles on Sunday because the material gets him "too worked up."

He doesn't need the angst.

In that case, he might want to skip today's column, too, because I'm going to talk about Sunday college basketball games. My take is this: Live with it. It's what Ute fans asked for.

Continue reading Brad Rock's column on the University of Utah.

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