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Early date gives Y. vs. U. rivalry game 'different feel'

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  • bradleyc Layton, UT
    Sept. 12, 2012 7:17 a.m.

    The rivalry is different. To be honest, I don't care that much about playing Utah anymore. I would rather play other PAC 12 BIG 10 or SEC Schools than Utah if I had the choice. It sounds like Utah would rather play Northern Colorado or other Guaranteed Win Games.

  • George Spelvin KAYSVILLE, UT
    Sept. 12, 2012 9:14 a.m.

    I am perplexed by the Church-owned school's decision to play football on Sunday. Everyone knows the Utah game will run into Sunday. Now how do I teach my teens that their dates must end and they must be home before midnight on Saturday evenings?

  • CrimsonUte Pocatello, ID
    Sept. 12, 2012 10:30 a.m.

    Kickoff is at 8. If the game goes into double overtime, then yes, it could go past midnight, but it's not terribly likely.

    And it's not like this is a new thing. In the old WAC days, the Hawaii game for both BYU and Utah would routinely go much later into the night due to a late start and the time zone difference.

  • TJ Eagle Mountain, UT
    Sept. 12, 2012 11:04 a.m.

    George,
    I don't "know" that the game will run into Sunday. I really don't think even you "know" that it will. Most games only last 3 hours so this should be over by 11:00. You just be a good example to your teens and turn off your TV if it goes to OT and runs over.
    Enjoy the game.
    Go Cougars!

  • Green Eyeshades Draper, UT
    Sept. 12, 2012 2:07 p.m.

    @ Furry1993

    Sometimes defending against evil requires us to do more than just express our opinions. If I can legally do something to stop elective abortion, I will. If I can legally do something to stop same-sex marriage, I will. That is my right to exercise my agency. There are certainly enough individuals (even within the Church) who are pushing the other way which is their right.

    As a society, we deny agency to others all the time. I don't have the right to kill my child just because he's inconvenient, that includes even if I'm in poor health or I can't afford to take care of him, etc. I fail to see much of a difference just because he's outside the womb vs inside the womb but I do allow for the Church exceptions. I'm not allowed to marry my sister even though we're not hurting anyone else. Why? Because it's the law and it's a good law and I will do everything in my power to keep it the law because it conforms to my personal values and moral beliefs. That is my right. Now, substitute same-sex marriage.