The Sports Saloon September 28th – The Case of Aaron Hernandez

On this week’s episode of the sports saloon, hosts Bennett Johnson and Damon Ngo discuss some of the hottest headlines in sports. Topics covered include the Utah football and how their season has played out, Utes Women’s soccer, Utah Volleyball, Aaron Hernandez and CTE, and the new NBA playoff logos.

Music by Brooke Johnson

Sports Saloon March 27th – Lavar Ball vs The World

On this episode of the Sports Saloon, hosts Damon Ngo and Bennett Johnson address some of the most pertinent stories in Utah sports. Topics discussed include the NCAA Final Four, the Utah Jazz’s team chemistry, the LeBron vs Michael Jordan vs Lavar Ball debate, and Utah football pro day. In addition, at the end of the podcast, Damon and Bennett talk about their upcoming work with Utah Softball.

Music by B.L.B.P.

 

 

Sports Saloon February 13th – Charles Oakley Rocks the Garden

For this installment of the Sports Saloon, hosts Damon Ngo and Bennett Johnson address what shook up the sports world this week. Topics covered include the upcoming NCAA basketball tournament, Utah Gymnastics, Jabari Parker’s ACL injury as well as Charles Oakely and the Knicks, and where Tony Romo will land.

Music Reprod. by Bennett Johnson

Dear Kobe . . .

It’s hard to believe this is the end.

 
I remember sitting in my living room years ago. I had been allowed to stay up late that night to watch my beloved Dallas Mavericks take on the closest incarceration of Lucas’s Evil Empire, your Los Angeles Lakers. It was a game of tremendous import. Phil Jackson had a chance at making history, I can no longer remember why.

 
You torched us. Emphatically.
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LeBron James Owes Cleveland A Full Return

Let me be clear. I do not dislike LeBron James. I believe he is the most unjustly hated player the NBA has ever seen. Could his decision to leave Cleveland for Miami back in 2010 been handled better? Yes. Could he have not acted out the part of arrogant, self-entitled, macho basketball demigod during that first season in Miami? You bet. But he was young. Continue reading →