About Brad Rock

Brad Rock writes a sports column for the Deseret News. Plus this blog thingy, which usually runs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. If you're reading this, rather than his column, stop. Go back. Read his column, too at deseretnews.com/sports. You'll feel better about yourself.

The best part of Utah fight song

            While they’re tinkering, can someone explain what Ki-yi! means?             The University of Utah, oldest of the state’s colleges, is considering changing its fight song, thanks to some outdated, antiquated and politically incorrect lyrics. The ASUU Assembly and Senate … Continue reading»

A Lyon in winter

            I went to the Salt Lake Bees media day on Tuesday, hoping to interview Brandon Lyon.             He is the 34-year-old right-hander who spent last year with the New York Mets and the triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox. In Pawtucket … Continue reading»

Asking for a riot

  With the Final Four established in college basketball, there appears some great viewing ahead. But wait! There’s another kind of viewing, too. I’m talking about spectator viewing – after the game. The dangerous viewing. News reports from Tucson said … Continue reading»