Ute fest gives fans chance to meet athletes

Rice-Eccles Stadium was bleeding red Saturday as the U sports teams had their annual Ute Fan Fest to kick off the school year. The festival had a large turnout and featured autograph signings by coaches and athletes, games with prizes and, of course, some savory snack foods.

Pappas: Beijing Olympics built on a facade

The Olympics in Beijing were not about athletic spirit, friendship and peaceful gatherings. The Olympics were about appearances. It was a show put on to convince the world that no nation was greater than China.

Ute football notebook

Check out the new digs The U football team released its new uniforms for the upcoming season, which are sponsored by Under Armour. Utes Robert Johnson and Darrell Mack were on full display with Johnson in the visitor’s white with Mack in the home crimson red.

Swingin’ Utes’ schedule toughest yet, coach says

There’s really nothing that compares with the U baseball team and the horde of road games that initiates its season, besides maybe a band on tour. The U baseball 2009 schedule was released earlier this month and the players will begin the season with a tour of 16 straight road games before their not-so-welcome homecoming against reigning MWC champs TCU.