HOLD THE CHEESE
February’s National Letter of Intent Day might as well be National Lack of Interest Day now that there’s also a December early signing period. Still, Fox Sports West’s Connor Morrissette did his due diligence by interviewing four-star Utah signee Jordan Wilmore.
Asked what his message is to Ute fans, Wilmore said, “We’re gonna get a Rose. Gonna get a Rose.”
That’s a strong take on a couple of counts. First, the Rose Bowl is always a worthy goal. Second, “Gonna get a Cheez-It” just doesn’t soar.
Utah’s men’s basketball team trailed UCLA for 39 minutes and 59 seconds before Parker Van Dyke scored the winning bucket.
“What a play. What a game," he told reporters. "I’ll remember this forever.”
“Me too,” said every last UCLA player.
Van Dyke said he screamed so loud after making the game-winner, it made him slightly nauseous.
“Tell us about it,” said the Bruins.
A Detroit Free Press article on the fledgling Alliance of American Football called it “The eight-team league, based in eight warm-weather cities …”
Salt Lake a warm-weather city?
Yeah, maybe … if you’re from Detroit.
A university study in England says kind thoughts can enhance the immune system.
Jazz fans are saying fine, but they’d rather be sick and keep hating Gordon Hayward.
LeBron James thinks he should be considered “the greatest ever” for bringing a championship to Cleveland.
Sources say Matthew Dellavedova plans to protest.
Speaking of Cleveland, it ranks the most efficient city in the U.S. to become a naturalized citizen.
Great, but just like LeBron, you have to wonder how long they’re planning to stay.
In a four-day span, former Portland teammates Nik Stauskas and Wade Baldwin were part of four organizations: Portland, Cleveland, Houston and Indiana.
But the worst news is they’re expected to be waived.
On the bright side, they’re now part of one more organization: the Delta Diamond Medallion club.
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Jeff Gordon is insisting the only faulty pedal is one that doesn’t stick to the floor.
Chicago Bulls vice president John Paxson is giving thumbs up to Jim Boylen as head coach.
Asked about retaining the ex-Utes coach, Paxson told reporters, “Sitting here today, we have every intention.”
Rock On has every intention today of piloting a rocket ship to Pluto …
Seattle Times writer Dwight Perry on Louisville naming its airport after Muhammad Ali: “Arriving pilots will henceforth be credited with ‘landing a good one.'”