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KSL's Unrivaled features unique takes on the sports news of the moment. Hosted by Scott Mitchell, a former University of Utah and NFL Quarterback who brings a wealth of knowledge to the show and Alex Kirry, a talk radio veteran who has covered BYU for more than a decade and hosts Cougar Sports Saturday on KSL. Anything is up for grabs on the show, from the NFL and NBA (Utah Jazz), to the Utes, Cougars, Aggies and even prep sports. Never taking themselves too seriously, if there is a sports topic they love, they want you to hear about it on KSL's Unrivaled.

KSL's Unrivaled features unique takes on the sports news of the moment. Hosted by Scott Mitchell, a former University of Utah and NFL Quarterback who brings a wealth of knowledge to the show and Alex Kirry, a talk radio veteran who has covered BYU for more than a decade and hosts Cougar Sports Saturday on KSL. Anything is up for grabs on the show, from the NFL and NBA (Utah Jazz), to the Utes, Cougars, Aggies and even prep sports. Never taking themselves too seriously, if there is a sports topic they love, they want you to hear about it on KSL's Unrivaled.
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KSL's Unrivaled features unique takes on the sports news of the moment. Hosted by Scott Mitchell, a former University of Utah and NFL Quarterback who brings a wealth of knowledge to the show and Alex Kirry, a talk radio veteran who has covered BYU for more than a decade and hosts Cougar Sports Saturday on KSL. Anything is up for grabs on the show, from the NFL and NBA (Utah Jazz), to the Utes, Cougars, Aggies and even prep sports. Never taking themselves too seriously, if there is a sports topic they love, they want you to hear about it on KSL's Unrivaled.

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English

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Episodes

How the Utah Jazz can keep Donovan Mitchell forever

3/19/2019
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Alex Kirry and Scott Mitchell make the case for how the Utah Jazz can keep Donovan Mitchell in Salt Lake City for his career. The allure of playing for his hometown New York Knicks is appealing but the Knicks have been a terrible franchise for a while. The local media in New York City always bring up if hometown players would like to return to play in town. Scott and Alex bring up a blueprint on how the Jazz can Mitchell in town.

Duration:00:09:29

Donovan Mitchell makes his return to New York City

3/19/2019
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Alex Kirry and Scott Mitchell start the show talking about the Utah Jazz going on the road to take on the New York Knicks, but that is the backdrop to a bigger storyline. Going to New York City means that Donovan Mitchell heads back to his home town and the media asks him about what it would be like to play in Madison Square Garden. Could he end up in a Knicks uniform?

Duration:00:11:01

BYU TV deal does not seem as lucrative as an independent

3/19/2019
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Alex Kirry and Scott Mitchell take a look at the AAC's new television deal and how it compares to BYU's football independent deal. This new contract pays $6.9 million per year for Tulane, ECU and others in the American. The exact numbers for BYU's media rights deal are not known but the estimates are anywhere from $800,000 to $1.2 million so it is quite possible that these AAC teams have surpassed BYU's TV money.

Duration:00:10:48

What is the future of Utah basketball?

3/19/2019
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Voice of Utah athletics Bill Riley joins the show to talk about Ute basketball with Alex Kirry and Scott Mitchell. Utah hoops actually overachieved this year as they were predicted to finish near the bottom of the Pac-12 this year, so finishing third is a great stepping stone for next year. The team showing improvement throughout the year shows that the future looks pretty good for the Ute program even though they are not going to any postseason tournaments.

Duration:00:08:36

Will athletes salary ever stop growing?

3/19/2019
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Alex Kirry and Scott Mitchell react to the huge contract received by Mike Trout which is a 12-year deal worth a whopping $432 million of guaranteed money. These contracts keep getting bigger and bigger with no end in sight. The money is just crazy and Scott looks back at his deal which was something special at the time but nowhere near what is being made today, yet he still had people get on him for making an so much cash when he signed with the Detroit Lions.

Duration:00:10:55

Duke is the heavy betting favorite to win NCAA Tournament

3/19/2019
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BYU Sports Nation's Spencer Linton joins the show to talk NCAA Tournament with Alex Kirry and Scott Mitchell. The trio discusses their bracket and what picks they are going to make and who could make far runs. Duke is by far the heavy favorite not only from the public who are placing money on the Blue Devils but also thousands upon thousands of simulations by Adobe and that number matches up to close to 20 percent which is about the same as the betting public.

Duration:00:13:06

Spencer Linton on BYU basketball

3/18/2019
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BYU Sports Nation's Spencer Linton joins Alex Kirry and Scott Mitchell to discuss BYU basketball's season and what needs to be done for the Cougars to get back to the level they are accustomed. Cougar hoops should be making the NIT its baseline goal while being in consideration for the NCAA Tournament year in and year out.

Duration:00:10:02

What is the best post season, regular season sports combo?

3/18/2019
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Alex Kirry and Scott Mitchell are pumped for March Madness but they could not be bothered by the regular season in college hoops. This sparked the conversation about what sports have a great regular season but a bad postseason and vice versa. They also talk about how to find the perfect combination over a handful of sports to make them better for the entire year.

Duration:00:08:50

Utah State has something special with Craig Smith

3/18/2019
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Alex Kirry and Scott Mitchell talk up Utah State's basketball season which was a Cinderella story. The Aggies were projected to finish ninth in the Mountain West but they ended up winning the Mountain West regular season with Nevada, cutting down the net for the conference tournament title and now an eight seed and favored over Washington in the NCAA Tournament. Mitchell thinks that if Smith keeps on going at this rate he might be on his way out sooner than later with this success. Just...

Duration:00:10:46

Utah Jazz are rolling, will it last?

3/18/2019
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We have seen this before with the Utah Jazz playing really good basketball this time of year. Alex Kirry and Scott Mitchell talk up the Jazz win over the Washington Wizards and the current East Coast road swing which is against bad teams. Playing these weaker teams give Utah a real chance to get home court advantage and quite possibly could win out the rest of the season. Also, Rudy Gobert is showing up big and was named Western Conference player of the week.

Duration:00:10:04

Who is under more pressure: Dave Rose or Larry Krystkowiak

3/18/2019
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Alex Kirry and Scott Mitchell pose the question about what coach is under more pressure to win? Is it BYU Dave Rose who had his first sub-20 win season ever as the Cougars head coach in 14 years. Or is it Larry Krystkowiak who is the highest paid coach in the Pac-12 but failed to make it out of the quarterfinals of the conference tournament.

Duration:00:09:12

What is wrong with Utah and BYU basketball?

3/18/2019
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Alex Kirry and Scott Mitchell are not too happy with Utah and BYU basketball which each missed the two major tournaments in the same year since 1989. This is a big deal for each program since making the NIT is the baseline for each team so not going is a big deal. Dave Rose had his worst year ever as the Cougars head coach and Utes head coach Larry Krystkowiak is the highest paid coach in the Pac-12 and 11th nationally.

Duration:00:10:53

Conference tournaments for Utah schools

3/15/2019
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Alex Kirry and Scott Mitchell turn their attention to conference tournament as KSL-TV's Jeremiah Jensen joins the show from Las Vegas to discuss Utah being ousted in the Pac-12 tournament. They also chat about Utah State and UVu who are both in their semifinals of their respected league tournaments. Those two schools could be the only one's to represent the state of Utah and are the only hope for the Beehive state.

Duration:00:10:37

Gail Miller wants more from Jazz fans

3/15/2019
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In a rare appearance, Utah Jazz owner Gail Miller addressed the crowd prior to a home game about fan behavior and how she urged each fan to have better behavior. This is a big deal because she is a fairly private person and is not out in the public very often like this situation. That makes what she did so rare but also needed to address what happened this week when the Jazz took on the Thunder.

Duration:00:08:44

NBA is trying to make sure fans behave, so we made a PSA

3/15/2019
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Alex Kirry and Scott Mitchell discuss the latest info on bad fan behavior since the Utah Jazz banned a second fan for life after an incident surfaced from April. The NBA is wanting its teams to create specific PSA's to represent the franchise's fanbase. We decided to create our own announcement to be played before each game and had some fun with it.

Duration:00:11:24

Will the state of Utah have multiple NCAA Tournament teams?

3/15/2019
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Alex Kirry and Scott Mitchell play their usual Friday game with "What are the odds" with what will happen over the weekend, and beyond. - More than one Utah Team Gets into the NCAA Tournament? - The Jazz will get home court advantage in the playoffs? - Will BYU basketball accept a postseason invite?

Duration:00:09:57

Pro athletes should put up their own money to make All-Star games fun

3/15/2019
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Scott Mitchell and Alex Kirry found an interesting topic which has the MLB offering up $1 million to its champion for the home run derby. On the surface that is a good idea but the two discuss what would make that even better. The way to improve upon that would be to have players buy their way in and make it a winner take all and with real stakes. This can be done for the dunk contest, home run derby, three-point shoot out or any all-star game festivity.

Duration:00:10:27

NFL is trying to look good with Kareem Hunt suspension

3/15/2019
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Alex Kirry and Scott Mitchell turn the talk to the NFL which just handed out Kareem Hunt's suspension which has been set to eight games. This is pretty good news for the Cleveland Browns which will get a half season's worth of one of the best backs in the league. Mitchell discusses how the NFL is trying to look good coming out of this situation of Hunt even though he was caught on film kicking a women. The suspension was bad enough for people to think the NFL did the right thing.

Duration:00:10:30

Le'Veon Bell's Big Move to the Big Apple

3/13/2019
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To wrap up the show, Alex and Scott hit some news including Le'Veon Bell's 4 year, $52 million deal with the Jets after rejecting the Steelers bigger more lucrative offer last year. The guys talk about the pressure Bell has put on himself, especially in New York, and the $14 million he left on the table by sitting out this season. Klay Thompson made comments about the crowd at their last home game and has had to apologize.

Duration:00:10:51

Antonio Brown Wants to Catch Jerry Rice

3/13/2019
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Antonio Brown has been traded to the Oakland/Las Vegas Raiders and he said in his press conference that his goal is to pass Jerry Rice. Scott, who has an affinity for WR, had A LOT of thoughts about AB and the breed of WR like Brown, including TO, Keyshawn Johnson and Chad Ochocinco. Alex thinks his personality and mindset will hold him back from achieving those goals.

Duration:00:10:24