Patrick Kinahan

Patrick Kinahan: Former coach sees Big Ten or SEC in Utah's future

Patrick Kinahan: Former coach sees Big Ten or SEC in Utah's future

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted June 18 - 10:26 a.m.

Add another voice to the growing contingent that believes college sports, which is dictated by football, is due for more significant shakeups.
Patrick Kinahan: All lost a friend with the passing of legendary broadcaster Klauke

Patrick Kinahan: All lost a friend with the passing of legendary broadcaster Klauke

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 8:57 a.m.

The guy loved baseball, having spent the last 29 summers devoted to the game, so how could anybody not like him? Turns out, fans of all sports in Utah didn't just like him, they loved him.
Patrick Kinahan: Hype reaching all-time levels for BYU's Kevin Young

Patrick Kinahan: Hype reaching all-time levels for BYU's Kevin Young

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted June 11 - 10:29 a.m.

Say this about Kevin Young: No hire in the history of BYU athletics has ever made this type of gigantic splash months before coaching his first game.
Patrick Kinahan: Halfway in won't work anymore for Jazz

Patrick Kinahan: Halfway in won't work anymore for Jazz

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted June 4 - 11:03 a.m.

Relative to tanking, the phrase slapped on NBA teams which intentionally dump games for the chance to win the draft lottery, the perception is the Jazz waited too long the last two years to lose.
Patrick Kinahan: Avoid getting Big 12 tattoos just yet, Utah fans

Patrick Kinahan: Avoid getting Big 12 tattoos just yet, Utah fans

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

Add seer to the multitude of job descriptions Kyle Whittingham holds as Utah's head football coach.
Patrick Kinahan: Former All-Star's NBA career has languished since leaving Utah

Patrick Kinahan: Former All-Star's NBA career has languished since leaving Utah

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted May 21 - 10:32 a.m.

Generational wealth and not much by way of accomplishment on the basketball court basically has defined his seven seasons since Gordon Hayward left the Utah Jazz.
Patrick Kinahan: Legendary player could provide needed jolt for Utah basketball

Patrick Kinahan: Legendary player could provide needed jolt for Utah basketball

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted May 14 - 10:23 a.m.

The Utah men's basketball program needs a jolt, something that can reinvigorate an increasingly apathetic fan base.
Patrick Kinahan: Former Jazz All-Stars working wonders in playoffs

Patrick Kinahan: Former Jazz All-Stars working wonders in playoffs

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted May 7 - 10:34 a.m.

The well-documented narrative is Ainge and Co. believed the Mitchell/Gobert combination, along with the remaining roster, wasn't good enough to compete for the long-desired NBA championship.
Patrick Kinahan: Decision to leave Utah goes beyond basketball for Burgess

Patrick Kinahan: Decision to leave Utah goes beyond basketball for Burgess

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted May 2 - 11:26 a.m.

Chris Burgess has heard all the jokes, dating back to the infamous incident during his senior year of high school nearly 30 years ago.
Patrick Kinahan: Eschewing NBA, Young professes instant love for BYU

Patrick Kinahan: Eschewing NBA, Young professes instant love for BYU

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted April 30 - 10:33 a.m.

Most young assistant coaches in the NBA presumably have their eyes on the grand prize, to slide over a few feet on the bench.
Patrick Kinahan: NHL arrival only part of Smith's intention to trigger downtown SLC makeover

Patrick Kinahan: NHL arrival only part of Smith's intention to trigger downtown SLC makeover

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted April 23 - 10:33 a.m.

Take a good look around downtown, maybe even snap a picture or two for keepsake, a dramatic makeover is forthcoming.
Patrick Kinahan: BYU may go Young in finding Pope's replacement

Patrick Kinahan: BYU may go Young in finding Pope's replacement

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted April 16 - 10:19 a.m.

For a church-sponsored school with a limited pool of candidates, the BYU men's basketball program stands an excellent chance to land a competent coach.
Patrick Kinahan: Don't blame Pope leaving BYU for going home to dream job

Patrick Kinahan: Don't blame Pope leaving BYU for going home to dream job

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 9:01 a.m.

Negotiations were wrapped up Thursday night with Mark Pope agreeing to become the coach at Kentucky, historically one of the greatest programs in college basketball.
Patrick Kinahan: Mark Pope deserves to interview with Kentucky

Patrick Kinahan: Mark Pope deserves to interview with Kentucky

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted April 9 - 10:31 a.m.

He's far from the favorite but if long-shot circumstances break his way, Mark Pope could have the coaching opportunity of a lifetime over the next week.
Patrick Kinahan: Cavaliers in same situation as Jazz were with Donovan Mitchell

Patrick Kinahan: Cavaliers in same situation as Jazz were with Donovan Mitchell

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted April 2 - 10:29 a.m.

Donovan Mitchell loves his situation with the Cleveland Cavaliers, a young nucleus on the verge of hitting its collective stride together.
Patrick Kinahan: Outside expectations define success for BYU, Utah State basketball

Patrick Kinahan: Outside expectations define success for BYU, Utah State basketball

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted March 26 - 10:32 a.m.

Preseason polls are meaningless, college coaches annually insist, with one overriding exception in all sports.
Patrick Kinahan: Nothing wrong with BYU basketball seed in NCAA Tournament

Patrick Kinahan: Nothing wrong with BYU basketball seed in NCAA Tournament

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted March 19 - 10:26 a.m.

Virtually every time it happens — that BYU's rule against Sunday play knocks down the men's basketball team a seed line in the NCAA Tournament.
Patrick Kinahan: NCAA Tournament success required to validate great seasons for BYU, USU

Patrick Kinahan: NCAA Tournament success required to validate great seasons for BYU, USU

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted March 12 - 10:33 a.m.

Ponder this bit of twisted logic: Both BYU and Utah State enjoyed such outstanding regular seasons in basketball to the point neither matter anymore for each team.
Patrick Kinahan: Faith carries BYU basketball to believe

Patrick Kinahan: Faith carries BYU basketball to believe

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

Quick turnarounds in college basketball often put BYU at a disadvantage due to university rules prohibiting Sunday practices.
Patrick Kinahan: Steve Young advocates Rams stashing Wilson as backup QB

Patrick Kinahan: Steve Young advocates Rams stashing Wilson as backup QB

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 27 - 10:31 a.m.

Count a Hall of Fame quarterback among the many wishing there's truth to the latest speculation involving the beleaguered quarterback for the New York Jets.
Patrick Kinahan: All-Star game continues to stain NBA

Patrick Kinahan: All-Star game continues to stain NBA

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 20 - 10:29 a.m.

Some 49 years ago a father and his young son, both basketball fanatics, attended a game that created a memory that was well worth the modest price of admission.
Patrick Kinahan: Trades plunge Jazz into longer rebuild

Patrick Kinahan: Trades plunge Jazz into longer rebuild

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 13 - 10:27 a.m.

Extending the length of the massive rebuild project, the Jazz have turned the focus toward the future.
Patrick Kinahan: Utah football already showered with love for next season

Patrick Kinahan: Utah football already showered with love for next season

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 10:37 a.m.

"Death, taxes and Utah football" success — count all on three happening, so proclaims lead Fox college football analyst Joel Klatt.
Patrick Kinahan: BYU has reasons for sensitive reaction to T-shirt incident

Patrick Kinahan: BYU has reasons for sensitive reaction to T-shirt incident

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 30 - 10:31 a.m.

The silent trash-talking — one of the better examples of an oxymoron — apparently was not the way BYU students should roll.
Patrick Kinahan: BYU can ride Big 12 coattails into NCAA Tournament

Patrick Kinahan: BYU can ride Big 12 coattails into NCAA Tournament

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 23 - 10:28 a.m.

Thanks to a strong nonconference record, highlighted by wins over San Diego State and current Pac-12 co-leader Arizona State, the Cougars require only moderate success in the Big 12.