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Vai's View: Even 'Mr. BYU' has soft spot for Utes

I read my buddy Brad Rock's column the other day about the BYU-Utah rivalry with some interest. I did not read the many posts by readers because it's just so predictable.

Brad's piece was timely for me because just last week I hosted the Utah rugby team in my home for a barbecue, then took them on a special "Rocky" tour of Philadelphia the following day to inspire them.

The team trusted me enough they didn't seem to worry that I'd spiked the punch or undercooked the chicken. My station's cameras followed every minute of the BBQ and tour because the Collegiate Rugby Sevens Championships were held in Philly last weekend and it was an NBC network event.

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