Patrick Kinahan

Patrick Kinahan: It's a stretch to label Utah as an underdog against USC

Patrick Kinahan: It's a stretch to label Utah as an underdog against USC

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 29 - 10:28 a.m.

As Kyle Whittingham sees it, nobody believes the Utes can beat the mighty Trojans.
Patrick Kinahan: Shred of respectability at stake for BYU football

Patrick Kinahan: Shred of respectability at stake for BYU football

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 22 - 10:29 a.m.

The program's first win-ever win over Stanford won't significantly upgrade BYU's season, but another loss will cement the only realistic conclusion.
Patrick Kinahan: Utah bids to make claim as Pac-12's dominant football program

Patrick Kinahan: Utah bids to make claim as Pac-12's dominant football program

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 15 - 10:28 a.m.

One year later, not much has changed for the Utah football program. The Oregon Ducks were an obstacle then and again are in the way now.
Patrick Kinahan: Nacua makes case as BYU's all-time best receiver

Patrick Kinahan: Nacua makes case as BYU's all-time best receiver

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 8 - 10:34 a.m.

Puka Nacua drew rave reviews for his scintillating performance against Boise State, universally being acknowledged as the country's best wide receivers.
Patrick Kinahan: Racist overtones on Sitake's intelligence cross line

Patrick Kinahan: Racist overtones on Sitake's intelligence cross line

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 31 - 10:33 a.m.

To no surprise, the cesspool that often is social media has gone beyond the bounds of decency relative to the slumping BYU football program.
Patrick Kinahan: Tough times could force Sitake's hand

Patrick Kinahan: Tough times could force Sitake's hand

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 11:26 a.m.

As the BYU football team begins the final third of the season, the state of the program has a familiar stench to it.
Patrick Kinahan: Jazz can't go halfway on tanking

Patrick Kinahan: Jazz can't go halfway on tanking

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 18 - 10:27 a.m.

For a franchise built on stability and consistency, the Utah Jazz enter this season with more unknowns perhaps than any time in recent memory.
Patrick Kinahan: Inexcusable mistakes continue to thwart BYU football

Patrick Kinahan: Inexcusable mistakes continue to thwart BYU football

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 12 - 10:28 a.m.

Six games into the season, the BYU football team is still plodding along making dumb mistakes that thwart opportunities for success.
Patrick Kinahan: National respect at stake next two games for BYU, Utah

Patrick Kinahan: National respect at stake next two games for BYU, Utah

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 4 - 10:31 a.m.

Each one game shy of reaching the halfway point of the college football season, nationally ranked BYU and Utah both will learn the actual identity of their teams over the next two weeks.
Patrick Kinahan: Morgan Scalley next man up for Utah

Patrick Kinahan: Morgan Scalley next man up for Utah

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 10:26 a.m.

The annual head coaching merry-go-round that circulates through college football already has jumpstarted with the firing of three head coaches less than one month into the season.
Patrick Kinahan: Selfless or selfish, Holker's defection from BYU reflects reality

Patrick Kinahan: Selfless or selfish, Holker's defection from BYU reflects reality

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 8:37 a.m.

Forget about all the rah-rah team-first philosophy college football coaches constantly preach to their players.
Patrick Kinahan: Serious issues concern BYU football

Patrick Kinahan: Serious issues concern BYU football

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 20 - 10:31 a.m.

Breaking down the season into segments, in this case 25% of the schedule, BYU football is right on target to achieve realistic goals.
Patrick Kinahan: Bravo to Ainge for being bold about Jazz roster

Patrick Kinahan: Bravo to Ainge for being bold about Jazz roster

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 13 - 10:31 a.m.

The Utah Jazz top executive put it out in the strongest terms why the team decided to dump two perennial All-Stars still in their prime this summer.
Patrick Kinahan: Utes spot on for playing great competition early

Patrick Kinahan: Utes spot on for playing great competition early

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 6 - 11:24 a.m.

On the road, in front of a delirious crowd of 90,000, against a storied program from the nation's best football conference isn't exactly the easiest path to start a season successfully.
Patrick Kinahan: Utah AD confident conference chaos won't negatively impact Utes

Patrick Kinahan: Utah AD confident conference chaos won't negatively impact Utes

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 31 - 10:28 a.m.

Any anticipation of a stress-free summer for Mark Harlan blew up with the surprising announcement that sent shock waves through the world of college athletics.
Patrick Kinahan: Expect success, but not collective replica, for BYU, Utah, Utah State

Patrick Kinahan: Expect success, but not collective replica, for BYU, Utah, Utah State

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 23 - 10:29 a.m.

One week earlier than usual, thanks to Utah State's schedule, the time has arrived to unveil the annual predictions for the three top college football teams in Utah.
Patrick Kinahan: Can BYU be spoiler or contender for football playoff?

Patrick Kinahan: Can BYU be spoiler or contender for football playoff?

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 16 - 10:28 a.m.

Spoilers or contenders, BYU could play a significant role in helping to determine the four-team football playoff field.
Patrick Kinahan: BYU, Utah football share similar goals but varied expectations

Patrick Kinahan: BYU, Utah football share similar goals but varied expectations

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 9 - 10:37 a.m.

The Utah and BYU football programs both enter the season with the same goals as most teams, but the similarities stop once outside expectations are included.
Patrick Kinahan: Preaching Pac-12 unity seems preposterous at this point

Patrick Kinahan: Preaching Pac-12 unity seems preposterous at this point

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 2 - 10:32 a.m.

Taking an obvious shot at the Big 12, George Kliavkoff got off the line of the day during the day the Pac-12 media day in Los Angeles.
Patrick Kinahan: Expansion to hijack attention on Utah at Pac-12 media day

Patrick Kinahan: Expansion to hijack attention on Utah at Pac-12 media day

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted July 27 - 10:32 a.m.

This week's Pac-12 football media day promises to be the most awkward event in the expanded conference's 12-year history.
Patrick Kinahan: Collateral damage accompanies Jazz rebuild

Patrick Kinahan: Collateral damage accompanies Jazz rebuild

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted July 18 - 10:37 a.m.

As the Jazz continue to blow up the roster after a series of disappointing playoff exits, the clear objective is to retool the talent through acquiring draft picks.
Patrick Kinahan: Utah football in precarious position

Patrick Kinahan: Utah football in precarious position

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted July 12 - 10:28 a.m.

Barely seven months after the team's best accomplishment, which was winning its first-ever Pac-12 championship followed by playing in the glorious Rose Bowl, Utah football is in a perilous situation.
Patrick Kinahan: Pac-12 mess further destroys charm of college football

Patrick Kinahan: Pac-12 mess further destroys charm of college football

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted July 5 - 10:28 a.m.

For many of us, in an increasing bygone era, college football represented a form of charm not found in any other sport.
Patrick Kinahan: Curry replaces Stockton in great point guard debate

Patrick Kinahan: Curry replaces Stockton in great point guard debate

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted June 28 - 2:34 p.m.

Around these parts a debate over the best all-time point guard in the NBA has raged for going on three decades.
Patrick Kinahan: Amended contract won't necessarily postpone Whittingham's retirement plans

Patrick Kinahan: Amended contract won't necessarily postpone Whittingham's retirement plans

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 9:24 a.m.

Multiple reports over the last several months have speculated on Kyle Whittingham's retirement, including one that even listed a conditional date.