Nathan Chen wasn’t afraid to display his roots this weekend at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

The 19-year-old Salt Lake City native wore a Utah Jazz jersey during the festivities Saturday, warranting him a shout-out from the team.

Chen shared an Instagram video showing him wearing the jersey following his short program.

Chen, a freshman at Yale University, had no problem winning his third straight national title Sunday. The reigning world champion finished with a score of 342.22, including a score of 228.8 on his free skate.

Van Noy’s throwback

Former BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy is having fun while preparing to play next Sunday in his third straight Super Bowl with the New England Patriots.

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On Saturday, Van Noy shared a video on Twitter he said showed him successfully converting a fake punt that went the length of the field for a touchdown.

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And finally …

At one point, Old Dominion held a 99.9 percent win probability when it led UTSA by 17 points with just over three minutes to go in their game Saturday. Oh, how quickly that changed, though, as UTSA outscored Old Dominion 22-4 down the stretch to win 74-73.

Watch the unlikely comeback.