X-Factor

X-Factor: Mountain Bike Tech Upgrades

X-Factor The high-tech fine-tuning of Utah mountain biking By Joseph Silverzweig New technology changes everything, in ways both obvious and surprising. Social media, politics and business are regularly rocked by big changes, and sports are no different....

X-Factor: Weber Wildcats’ Culture of Comittment

X-Factor Commitment is the magic sauce for WSU's Wildcats By Joseph Silverzweig In a season in which Utah flagship universities are not projected to produce strong seasons, the eye of the sports fan looking for a great game to watch may be looking...

X Factor: Dissecting Data for an Edge

WORDS AND PHOTOS BY JOSEPH SILVERZWEIG In the twenty-first century of sports, knowledge is power. Athletes have always been on a quest to get bigger, faster and stronger than they were. However, the rapid rise of machine learning, complex statistics, materials...