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    Delon needs a new tailor...or a fedora and tommy gun.

    by 480ute
    2019-02-05 07:40:10

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    Watching the Ted Bundy series on Netflix last night, and got curious when they started in on the part of his life he spent in Salt Lake (and at the U).

    by 480ute
    2019-01-25 06:58:40

    This was all before I was born, but I started wondering if any of you had any personal interactions with the guy, and what your impressions of him were. What was the atmosphere in the valley like at the time? I was a kid living in LA when Richard Ramirez was terrorizing the city, and even though I was very young I remember adults talking about how scary it was and about the precautions they were taking. Was there that same fear here, or were people largely unaware?

    The show is great, and there's a ton of footage of SLC and the university from that time period that lines up perfectly with their details of events (they even have footage from within a car driving through the Fashion Place mall parking lot). Also, I didn't know that he was actually baptized into the Mormon church. Maybe somebody out there belonged to the same ward as him?

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    Sorenson may have just saved the Chiefs season there.

    by 480ute
    2019-01-20 18:59:06

    Zoob or not, that was a fantastic play.

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    Suck it Hurley.

    by 480ute
    2019-01-03 20:05:43

    God that guy bugs.

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    Devontae Booker is returning kicks now?

    by 480ute
    2018-12-24 18:35:40

    Not watching game, but stats show two returns for 54 yards tonight. Edit: looks like he returned quite a few last season too. Had no idea.

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    As if there weren't already enough reasons to hate Liberty University:

    by 480ute
    2018-12-07 08:03:21

    Former Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze agrees to deal with Liberty

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    Tough loss, but what a fun season.

    by 480ute
    2018-12-01 08:56:05

    Just what we needed in such a tumultuous time. Thank you Utah football.

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    Matt Wells named new head coach at Texas Tech.

    by 480ute
    2018-11-30 08:32:59

    Good for him. I haven't followed USU football enough to know how good of a hire it is. Some Aggie fans saying Yost had way more to do with the success this season than Wells, but he's taking his OC with him, so I don't know if we'll ever get a clear answer on that claim.

    https://sportsday.dallasnews.com/college- sports/collegesports/2018/11/29/report-ut a h-states-matt-wells-frontrunnerto-replace - kliff-kingsbury-texas-tech

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    I once said that Lynn Swann may turn out to be a better AD than people expect. Like so many things football, I might be wrong.

    by 480ute
    2018-11-27 13:16:27

    I understand the fear of creating a revolving door, but there appears to be a near total consensus among SC fans that Helton is not the guy for the job. Even worse, nearly every fan of every opposing PAC-12 team seems to be tickled pink over the decision to retain Helton. Even Jon Wilner seems to be on the same side as the masses, calling Swann's Notre Dame example in his memo to Trojan nation as bullshit (pointed out that Kelly had success as HC at other programs and was hust a couple of years removed from a NC game appearance, while Helton was completely untested). Swann better know something we all don't.

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    I'm still in the "never play them again" camp, but Shelley had some interesting words after the game.

    by 480ute
    2018-11-26 10:55:13

    This game was the biggest game of the season for us, so we knew we had to keep the streak alive, and now we can worry about (next week).
    Of course, this is patently false. Rivalry or not, this game had zero impact on the rest of the season. If we were vying for playoff consideration this game would have been big, but outside of maybe having a slight bearing on bowl consideration (assuming we lose next week) it means nada.

    But, the team obviously talks about it, and it seems like it means quite a bit to them. Kinda hard to tell BYU fans that our program has evolved beyond the rivalry when your quarterback is saying otherwise.

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    Just checking in. Am I gonna be entertained by first half posts if I scroll down?

    by 480ute
    2018-11-24 23:37:40

    'Cause I feel like I'm gonna be entertained.

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    WTF Sly?

    by 480ute
    2018-11-24 08:58:58

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    We are doomed.

    by 480ute
    2018-11-18 10:07:10

    BYU has a pretty large psychological advantage. Utah seems to play better when their games are on the P12 network.

    They have been able to let loose knowing that very little people in America are watching. The pressure of knowing that they might have a national audience might cause them to make a lot of mental errors.

    BYU 38, Utah 6

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    by 480ute
    2018-11-18 00:11:04

    It's happening fellas!!!

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    Love me some Huntley, but Shelley making his case the past couple of weeks.

    by 480ute
    2018-11-17 14:54:56

    Last thing we need is another quarterback controversy, but gotta give the kid some credit. Would have been even more impressive if not for a few perfectly thrown drops.

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    For anybody who may have missed the $#!+tiest $#!+ call of the century:

    by 480ute
    2018-11-17 12:20:04

    https://twitter.com/_SportsGuy/status/106 3873031171239937?s=20

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    This article is a few months old, so I apologize if already posted, but I just came across it and thought it was important enough to share (again maybe).

    by 480ute
    2018-11-17 08:46:55

    Steve Smith Sr.: My personal battle with depression

    Despite all of my achievements, I routinely felt trapped, inferior and alone. This overwhelmed me internally and often left me mentally, physically and emotionally broken.
    Sometimes the guys who appear to be the happiest and boldest harbor some of the deepest emotional pain and self-doubt. Maybe their constant feelings of inadequacy are what drive them to be ultra successful. It's great when people like Smith, who I'd say is one of the most confident and consistent athletes in recent history, open up and make others aware of the fact that depression and anxiety is a more widespread problem than one might realize. Breaking down the social stigma surrounding mental health is crucial in preventing suicides, and may even have an impact on mass shootings and the like.

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    Anybody else freaked out by Howie Long?

    by 480ute
    2018-11-15 17:39:54

    Dude looks the same as he did when I was a kid. Wonder if he gets those young blood transfusions that all those silicon valley assholes get.

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    If you didn't think this was gonna be a war, I don't know what to tell ya.

    by 480ute
    2018-11-03 15:47:48

    Wilkins has played his best game of the season, but Utah will adjust. Gonna be a great second half of football.

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    One problem we'll never have: needing our rival to win for us to have a chance of making the championship game.

    by 480ute
    2018-11-03 06:00:28

    Unless the forced Colorado thing happens one day. To be a Wildcat right now.

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    So, Rae Carruth got out of prison last week?

    by 480ute
    2018-10-30 10:01:33

    Just saw an article on it, and was a bit surprised at how the news largely flew under the radar. Crazy that we have people serving mandatory minimum sentences for marijuana related charges that got more time than he served.

    Even crazier to read that he briefly considered fighting for custody of his son... The son he tried to have killed, and who was born with a host of disabilities directly due to the attack. He went so far as to write a letter to his son's grandmother... The mother of the woman Carruth had murdered, and the person who has served as Chancellor's (Carruth's son) guardian since he was born. She shot that idea down immediately.

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    Utes jump up eight spots to #16 in this week's coaches poll. Nice.

    by 480ute
    2018-10-28 11:40:46

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.cbssport s.com/college-football/news/coaches-poll- t op-25-huge-shakeup-as-four-teams-jump-11- p lus-spots-into-college-football-rankings/ a mp/

    1. Alabama
    2. Clemson
    3. Notre Dame
    4. LSU
    T5. Michigan
    T5. Georgia
    7. Oklahoma
    8. Ohio State
    9. UCF
    10. West Virginia
    11. Washington State
    12. Kentucky
    13. Penn State
    14. Florida
    15. Texas
    16. Utah
    17. Houston
    18. Iowa
    19. Washington
    20. Utah State
    21. Mississippi State
    22. Virginia
    23. Fresno State
    24. Syracuse
    25. Boston College

    And the Aggies in at #20. Very nice.

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    Everything shaping up beautifully, but November is coming.

    by 480ute
    2018-10-27 17:35:13

    Strange year though, where the Utes are pretty healthy, and actually trending up going into the most historically trying month for Utah football. ASU will be a battle, and CU will bring their "A" game, but BYU is gonna be a bloodbath.

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    Wow, one of the nicest catches you'll ever see.

    by 480ute
    2018-10-27 16:39:57

    Harry is pretty good:

    https://twitter.com/ASUFootball/status/10 56322015257214976?s=20

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    Is that pushoff not illegal as hell?

    by 480ute
    2018-10-26 21:10:56

    Announcer didn't even seem to notice it, so maybe I'm missing something?

    Edit: now he says something, after commercial break. PAC 12 refs really are consistently terrible.

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    Stolen from r/cfb:

    by 480ute
    2018-10-21 06:43:35

    Even SC fans admired it.

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    More PAC-12 ref ineptitude:

    by 480ute
    2018-10-14 14:15:09

    https://twitter.com/BrianHowell33/status/ 1051372398899908608?

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    Is Huntley and the offense turning a corner?

    by 480ute
    2018-10-12 20:40:28

    They've picked up right where they left off last week through two drives, and Huntley is making some deep connections now. Not gonna wet my pants quite yet, but looking better.

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    BYU eleven point favorite over Hawaii. Easiest money of the season?

    by 480ute
    2018-10-11 22:02:43

    New starting quarterback for BYU may be a wildcard, but I still feel pretty confident about taking the points.

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    Former USC and Pitt QB Max Browne has a pretty good youtube channel where he breaks down various games. This week he discusses Utah/Stanford:

    by 480ute
    2018-10-11 06:30:30

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    Food court maybe.
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    I think this is specifically what Trump admires about Kim Jong.
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    Hmm, troll, maybe???
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    Dense. Definitely going with dense.
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    That is one of the most bull$#!+ lines that y'all keep perpetuating.
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    You disingenuous snake.
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    I didn't say his policies were okay. I think we will see serious consequences from his deregulation, especially on the environmental front.
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    Kind of funny how you act like we haven't been through this a billion times.
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    Trump has certainly done some good in office.
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    Curious what my free market Trump supporting brothers think about this:
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    Not a fan of Warren, but Amazon is tricky.
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    You are the ONLY one who has obsessed about this since day one.
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    The obsession is so transparent. The only ones I've heard defend him in any way is his family.
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    I know, I was just sitting in my hotel room reading your post and it made me feel like posting.
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    Speaking of weird things...
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    To each their own. I just don't get it.
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    College football is fun, but I really do not understand the sports reporting industry.
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    I think that's true of most people who make the conscious decision to leave a religion.
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    RE: Rumors are that he is going to be released
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    Dude, Raiders fans in Vegas is a nightmare scenario. It's gonna be bedlam.
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    Definitely doesn't seem like a black and white issue like some try to paint it, especially with regard to combat sports.
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    Yet the things I mentioned, the things they're angry about, are not what you're referring to.
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    I'm confused. Political unrest and riots are common across the globe, with anti-capitalism rallies being especially prevalent.
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    There you go again with generalizing all left leaning people.
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    Only in jhill world can you bash somebody for "giving canned responses" only to turn around and give a canned response.
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    First, I mentioned liberals, not dems. They're distinctly different things. Know thy enemy, son.
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    It's sorta impressive how you manage to blame all the world's problems on dirty libs.
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    Last time he did this he folded after a few weeks, took his ball and went home.
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    This is the end result of every argument he has ever tried to make here failing on its own merit.
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    Move over Greg Gutfeld. We've found the future of conservative comedians.
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    If this is the kind of heavy hitting barb we missed out on then I stand corrected.
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    It ain't because you're dropping truth bombs on us, that I can assure you.
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    Your track record of bringing "heat" makes me think otherwise.
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    Unlikely? No, it is definitely preposterous.
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    Cohen doesn't come off as particularly intelligent, yet he sadly made our congressmen look like clowns.
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    And? Did I say that establishment dems aren't war hawks? No, I said the GOP sells themselves as the party that cares about our servicemen, and veterans have historically bought it hook, line and sinker.
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    Maybe denied is the wrong word. You certainly seem to intimate that you're above tribalism. If I'm wrong, my bad.
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    I'm talking about your interactions with people here.
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    Yet you only ever point this out to the progressive tribalists here. Hmm...
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    Five minutes in, Cohen hasn't said a word yet, and he already looks like he's gonna toss his cookies.
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    Can we really not do better than these bootlicking morons?
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    Just glad Trump made it this time.
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    You just said smart people do not have bias, so which is it?
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    No, not everything, just taxpayer funded arenas.
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    For somebody who can't comprehend basic reasoning (see responses to hammer above), telling others to educate themselves seems pretty absurd.
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    I'll try one more time. Who made the initial claim? Asking for evidence doesn't obligate me to prove or disprove hammer's assertion.
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    Understanding how burden of proof works makes me a conspiracy theorist?
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    Yeah, I learned to count on one hand, so it's not exactly exhausting work.
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    Your link didn't work, but the subdomain is opinion, so...
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    Oh snap, Jhill just got serious.
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    You, a die hard Trumper, are concerned about somebody pushing division to weaken America?
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    Did you make that meme? Because, that is a ridiculous meme.
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    You still don't get it. That's a perfectly viable discussion to have. Teaching Bible literacy is not that.
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    Hmm, Christian dark ages, or Islam's golden age of technology? Which group has truly contributed more?
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    Lets introduce Satanic Bible literacy classes, and see how calm all y'all stay.
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    Are you incapable of comprehending even the simplest concepts? I said that if the only thing stopping somebody from murdering or raping is the fear of god then they may be a piece of $#!+.
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    Bible literacy classes are barred because they violate the first amendment. Religious wackos are the ones famous for banning books for non-constitution related reasons, so the fact that you mention the practice in this respect is laughable.
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    Then YOU pay for it. Or move to Kentucky. Their backward asses still have this option I think (unless the ACLU finally won their case).
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    I wish it had, because it would be more fun.
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