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WSU football team running out onto the field during their game with Northern Colorado. (Weber State Athletics)

Waldo’s football fashion

Simon Mortensen, Asst. sports editor October 4, 2022

No matter what sport it is, athletes are always trying to tap into a winning mindset. Some athletes do a war dance like the haka, play a ring walk song before a fight or perform a superstitious ritual....

Damian Lillard knocks down the game-winning 3-pointer to lift the Portland Trail Blazers past the Oklahoma City Thunder, 118–115, in game five of their first-round playoff series on April 23, 2019 at Moda Center. The Blazers won the series 4–1. Photo credit: MCT

Opinion: Wildcat Legend’s six most memorable moments

Miles Shaw March 17, 2021

Tyler Haslam also contributed to this story. Damian Lillard is the most accomplished athlete to ever put on a purple and white uniform in Ogden. He’s one of three Wildcat basketball players whose...

Los Angeles, California; Apr. 13, 2016 -- Lakers Kobe Bryant celebrating during the playoffs in 2008 at the Staples Center. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)

Favorite Moments from the Mamba

Miles Shaw January 25, 2021

Raymond Lucas, Tyler Haslam, Emily Miller, Alec Cipollini and Jace Cook all contributed to this story.A year ago, legendary player Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash alongside his daughter Gianna....

Miami Heats LeBron James gets tangled with Los Angles Lakerss Kobe Bryant in the second quarter at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida, January 19, 2012. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald/TNS)

The king has returned

Alec Cipollini October 26, 2020

As we continue awaiting the return of Weber State University sports, I am going to take a look at each post-season that comes and goes and give a breakdown of how things went. I’ll be starting with...

Damian Lillard does not allow the silence of the arena to get the best of him, and continues to play as if all was normal. Photo credit: MCT

Nobody can tame Dame

Miles Shaw August 22, 2020

For the first time ever, NBA playoff basketball has been played outside of spring due to COVID-19, but the games have not disappointed. The playoffs have been as exciting, if not more so, than past years’...

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On-court glories and off-court stories: the legacy Kobe Bryant is leaving behind

Daryn Steed January 30, 2020

The first notification came in at 12:48 p.m., then four more in quick succession: “Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash.” My stomach dropped through the floor. I couldn’t read updates...

Portland Trailblazer Damian Lillard says that sitting out for a game will never happen.  (Source: Tribune News Service)

Can’t a star get a little R&R?

Dax Johnson March 30, 2017

The NBA is receiving backlash for the recent increase of teams resting their players in the final month of the regular season. Teams that have clinched a playoff spot will rest their star players against...

Kobe Bryant plays his last game as a Los Angeles Laker, on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, against the Utah Jazz. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Farewell, Kobe

Harrison Epstein April 14, 2016

It was the end of an era in the NBA. As the buzzer rang out in the Staples Center, it signaled the end of the illustrious career of Kobe Bryant. The game was the perfect mark for what Kobe accomplished...

Wood's Word: It's tough to be the fired coach

November 10, 2012

Looking back on some of the previous columns I have written, I noticed a lot of talk about the Los Angeles Lakers and not enough about the Utah Jazz. Thus, as I sat at my desk stirring pensively on how...

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