Wat Misaka

''Blitz Kids': Winning NCAA set players on path to greatness

For some, winning a national championship would be the pinnacle of success. For players on the University of Utah's 1944 NCAA championship team, it was only the... Read more »

March 13, 2012


'Blitz Kids': Utah manager finds 'lucky' Bible, team gets 2nd chance

The season was over. After the University of Utah lost to Adolph Rupp's Kentucky squad in the first round of the 1944 NIT, Utah coach Vadal Peterson wandered the... Read more »

March 12, 2012


Japanese-American stormed '44 tourney

During World War II, more than 100,000 Japanese-Americans were forced to leave their homes and were relocated to isolated internment camps throughout the country.... Read more »

March 11, 2012

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Sports stereotypes had New York Knick's Jeremy Lin all wrong

Just weeks after recovering from Tebowmania, America has been swooning again over another unlikely athletic sensation — Jeremy Lin, a devout Christian who is... Read more »

Feb. 29, 2012


Utah's Wat Misaka tracks 'Linsanity' with interest

He's an Asian-American basketball player who in some ways shocked the world; a humble, likable, grateful point guard who is taking this "Linsanity" business in stride. Read more »

Feb. 15, 2012

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