Patrick Kinahan

Patrick Kinahan: 2nd choice again will work well for BYU's Wilson

Patrick Kinahan: 2nd choice again will work well for BYU's Wilson

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 6th - 10:14am

An unheralded quarterback who could not get a scholarship from his favorite college team will likely be the second player selected in this month's NFL draft.
Patrick Kinahan: Craig Smith's hyperbole makes him right choice for Utah basketball

Patrick Kinahan: Craig Smith's hyperbole makes him right choice for Utah basketball

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Mar 30th - 10:14am

Going off Craig Smith's remarks at his introductory press conference, either Larry Krystkowiak was horrible as Utah's basketball coach or his successor is an expert at hyperbole.
Patrick Kinahan: Jazz cashing in on fines to Mitchell, Gobert

Patrick Kinahan: Jazz cashing in on fines to Mitchell, Gobert

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 10:16am

Any short-term pain and frustration the Jazz endured after a difficult overtime loss to the Philadelphia 76ers apparently was worth the dent in the standings and bank accounts of two players.
Patrick Kinahan: About time Krystkowiak out at Utah

Patrick Kinahan: About time Krystkowiak out at Utah

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Mar 16th - 8:02pm

No knock against Krystkowiak, but replacing him after 10 seasons was the obvious move from the perspective of both sides. The coach and his boss, athletic director Mark Harlan, each knew without doubt this was the right decision.
Patrick Kinahan: Time of reckoning arrives for Mark Pope, BYU basketball

Patrick Kinahan: Time of reckoning arrives for Mark Pope, BYU basketball

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Mar 16th - 10:14am

All the tremendous amount of enthusiasm and positive energy Mark Pope has pumped into the BYU basketball program will ring a little hollow if success in the NCAA tournament doesn't follow.
Patrick Kinahan: Utah striving to finally find consistency in Pac-12 Tournament

Patrick Kinahan: Utah striving to finally find consistency in Pac-12 Tournament

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Mar 10th - 10:14am

Another losing conference season normally does not inspire much confidence for a team going into its conference basketball tournament.
Patrick Kinahan: BYU makes huge catch in getting Nacua brothers

Patrick Kinahan: BYU makes huge catch in getting Nacua brothers

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Mar 9th - 11:21am

BYU's wide-open style it displayed last season on offense has contributed to the Cougars adding significant talent via the transfer portal.
Patrick Kinahan: Jazz forced to deal with race issues

Patrick Kinahan: Jazz forced to deal with race issues

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Mar 2nd - 10:26am

Elijah Millsap's accusations against Jazz executive Dennis Lindsey have regurgitated familiar stereotypes that cut deep in Utah and with the NBA franchise.
Patrick Kinahan: Selfless Ingles not about to brag on himself

Patrick Kinahan: Selfless Ingles not about to brag on himself

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 10:13am

Forget about getting Joe Ingles to tout his own basketball ability, even as he is putting together the best season of his seven-year NBA career.
Patrick Kinahan: Jazz making case for best team in franchise history

Patrick Kinahan: Jazz making case for best team in franchise history

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 16th - 10:16am

Now that the Jazz have shattered the record for the best start in franchise history, previously set by the 1996-97 team, maybe the time has come to discuss a suddenly relevant topic.
Patrick Kinahan: Hill joins 2 other Utah quarterbacks needing to prove NFL worth

Patrick Kinahan: Hill joins 2 other Utah quarterbacks needing to prove NFL worth

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 9th - 10:14am

Now that the NFL season is over and the annual coaching carousel seems to have settled, the quarterback situations for several teams take center stage.
Patrick Kinahan: The Jazz – legitimate championship contender or merely good team?

Patrick Kinahan: The Jazz – legitimate championship contender or merely good team?

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 2nd - 10:36am

Are the Jazz merely a good team destined for another early offseason or are they legitimate championship contenders? At this point in the season, there's contrasting projections.
Patrick Kinahan: Jazz don't care about Shaq's opinion of Mitchell

Patrick Kinahan: Jazz don't care about Shaq's opinion of Mitchell

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 26th - 10:32am

In his poorly timed attempt to evaluate Donovan Mitchell's star status in the NBA, Shaquille O'Neal actually did the Jazz a solid.
Patrick Kinahan: Ute fans growing tired of basketball mediocrity

Patrick Kinahan: Ute fans growing tired of basketball mediocrity

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 20th - 10:14am

After his basketball team squandered another double-digit lead and lost the last game, Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak in part attributed the latest setback to fatigue.
Patrick Kinahan: Not paying to play big-time football could cost BYU

Patrick Kinahan: Not paying to play big-time football could cost BYU

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 12th - 10:03am

Right on cue, after enjoying an unprecedented season, BYU football lost two assistant coaches off of its offensive staff.
Patrick Kinahan: This Rose never wilts overcoming obstacles

Patrick Kinahan: This Rose never wilts overcoming obstacles

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 5th - 10:14am

Years ago, after another unsuccessful attempt to land a head coaching job, Dave Rose wondered if his past as a junior college coach had left him tainted in the eyes of athletic directors.
Patrick Kinahan: The eternal question: Was BYU a great football team?

Patrick Kinahan: The eternal question: Was BYU a great football team?

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec 29th - 10:22am

BYU destroyed nine of its opponents, aside from a one-score margin of victory against the University of Texas-San Antonio and a loss at Coastal Carolina. Even in that game, which was played on short notice and required them to travel 2,200 miles, the Cougars came up 1 yard short of winning on the last play.
Patrick Kinahan: The time is here for Jazz to make strong playoff push

Patrick Kinahan: The time is here for Jazz to make strong playoff push

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec 22nd - 11:59am

Tired of consistently finishing in the middle of the Western Conference, accompanied by an early playoff exit, the Jazz begin the truncated 72-game season this week seeking dramatic improvement.
Patrick Kinahan: BYU risks losing Sitake without improving contract

Patrick Kinahan: BYU risks losing Sitake without improving contract

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec 15th - 8:42am

Not even a costly pandemic can prevent college athletic programs from tossing around millions of dollars in the name of winning football games.
Patrick Kinahan: BYU deserves credit for adding game but squanders great opportunity

Patrick Kinahan: BYU deserves credit for adding game but squanders great opportunity

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec 7th - 10:12am

Right on cue, given the most bizarre year in the history of sports, BYU's perpetual dream of making a New Year's Six bowl game died in a small town in South Carolina.
Patrick Kinahan: BYU traded better bowl access for being an independent

Patrick Kinahan: BYU traded better bowl access for being an independent

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec 2nd - 11:40am

Getting shut out of a New Year's Six bowl bid should not shock BYU, stemming back to the administration's decision to go independent.
Patrick Kinahan: BYU's choice ramps up attention and forces schedule improvement

Patrick Kinahan: BYU's choice ramps up attention and forces schedule improvement

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov 24th - 10:13am

BYU's decision to initially pass on playing Washington on short notice has brought the program an enormous amount of publicity and forced its hand.
Patrick Kinahan: Wilson's headband aside, BYU not ducking Washington

Patrick Kinahan: Wilson's headband aside, BYU not ducking Washington

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov 22nd - 8:47pm

About the only noteworthy aspect that came out of BYU's easy win over North Alabama literally centered around Zach Wilson's head.
Patrick Kinahan: BYU can make a point with style points

Patrick Kinahan: BYU can make a point with style points

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov 17th - 10:13am

There you go, Kalani Sitake, permission is granted from one of college football's greatest and most dynamic coaches ever.
Patrick Kinahan: No need for BYU to add more games this season

Patrick Kinahan: No need for BYU to add more games this season

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov 10th - 10:16am

Only two games, both of which it is expected to be favored, stand between the BYU football team and an undefeated regular season.