JJ & Alex

JJ and Alex features unique takes on the sports news of the moment. Hosted by KSL TV's Jeremiah Jensen, an Emmy award-winning sports anchor and reporter who has been covering sports in Utah since October 2005, and Alex Kirry, a talk radio veteran who has covered BYU for more than a decade. Anything is up for grabs on the show, from the NFL and NBA (Utah Jazz), to the Utah Utes, BYU Cougars, Utah Stae 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 Sports Zone. 

 

You can hear JJ & Alex live on 97.5 FM or 1280 AM on weekdays from 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

 

Catch up with Alex on X here and JJ on X here.

Episodes

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    February 24, 2024

    Dillon Jones | Weber State Forward

    JJ & Alex are joined by Weber State star forward Dillon Jones. Jones opens up about how he made it to Weber State, his relationship to Damian Lillard and also how he chose the Wildcats over leaving for a bigger NIL deal.

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    February 24, 2024

    FULL SHOW: Jazz youth movement in effect | EA Sports CFB game | Weber State's Dillon Jones

    JJ & Alex take you through the day in sports.

    • Jazz going with rookies for playing time
    • Matt Brown of Extra Points Newsletter
    • It will cost how much for an MLB and NHL stadium to Salt Lake?
    • NFL gets richer
    • Utah spring football questions
    • Who will be on the CFB video game cover?
    • Weber State star Dillon Jones
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    February 24, 2024

    HOUR 3 | How much will it cost to bring stadiums to SLC | NFL salary cap is skyrocketing

    JJ & Alex discuss what it will take and specifically how much money it will cost to bring in an MLB and NHL stadium. The NFL salary cap is going up a good amount as the league gets richer and also what is the rate from the franchise tag?

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    February 24, 2024

    HOUR 2 | EA Sports CFB video game update | Weber State's Dillon Jones

    JJ & Alex chat with Matt Brown of the Extra Points Newsletter to discuss the business side of the NCAA and part of that includes the newest EA Sports college football game. Hear a conversation from Weber State star Dillon Jones.

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    February 23, 2024

    Matt Brown, Extra Points: Latest on EA Sports College Football video game

    JJ & Alex are joined by Matt Brown of Extra Points to talk about the business side of the NCAA. This includes the new EA Sports college football video game and the latest updates on the games. Plus, the recent challenge that the NCAA lost against Tennesse and Virginia.

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    February 23, 2024

    HOUR 1 | Jazz showed their hands by playing rookies | Utah spring football questions

    JJ & Alex talk about the Utah Jazz after its loss to the Hornets which was their fifth in a row and featured a lot of minutes with rookies.

    Also, they start to preview Utah spring football and what questions need to be answered.

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    February 23, 2024

    FULL SHOW | 2000s night for the Jazz | EA Sports CFB game | Playoff expansion already?!?!

    JJ & Alex take you through the day in sports.

    • 2000s night for the Utah Jazz
    • Jazz vs. Hornets post-All-Star break
    • Jake Scott, Utah Jazz radio analyst
    • EA College Football video game updates
    • CFP expansion beyond 12, Big Ten and SEC want more power
    • Who will be the next 2,000 yard NFL rusher
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    February 23, 2024

    HOUR 3 | More Utah Jazz 2000's night | Mehmet Okur talks time with Jazz

    JJ & Alex are joined by Jazz radio analyst Jake Scott to talk Jazz 2000s and the return after the All-Star game. Hear an interview from Mehmet Okur when he joined Jake and Ben.

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    February 23, 2024

    HOUR 2 | College Football Playoff expanding already! | Next 2,000 NFL rusher is...

    JJ & Alex talk about how the College Football Playoff is already talking about expanding beyond 12 teams and how the SEC and Big Ten want more control over college football. Then there is NFL news of the day which includes who wants to be the next 2,000 yard rusher.

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    February 22, 2024

    HOUR 1 | 2000 night for the Utah Jazz | EA Sports CFB Game Is Returning

    JJ & Alex have some fun with it being 2000s night for the Utah Jazz. They go over their favorite Jazz players and teams, plus pop culture moments. The EA Sports college football game released more info and the game will be out this Summer.

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    February 22, 2024

    David Locke: Did he watch the All-Star game? Jazz rest of the way expectations

    JJ & Alex are joined by the voice of the Utah Jazz in David Locke to discuss how he spent his All-Star break, NBA scoring and the rest of the season for the Jazz.

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    February 22, 2024

    FULL SHOW | BYU, USU get big hoops wins | Messi vs. RSL | David Locke talks Jazz

    JJ & Alex take you through the day in sports.

    • Tuesday night was great for college hoops with Utah State and BYU defeating ranked teams.
    • David James previews Real Salt Lake opener
    • David Locke talks about the All-Star break
    • Could Sam Darnold be the Vikings starting quarterback?
    • Would your rather?
    • Best and worst of the day include soccer and a foul ball colliding with a Maybach
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    February 22, 2024

    HOUR 2 | David Locke on All-Star Game | Amazon gets a playoff game | Messi vs. RSL

    JJ & Alex get caught up with the voice of the Utah Jazz in David Locke to discuss the break and his thoughts on the All-Star game and if he watched it.

    In the NFL Blitz, there is news about Sam Darnold to the Vikings, Broncos looking at J.J. McCarthy in the draft, and Amazon getting an exclusive playoff game.

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    February 21, 2024

    HOUR 1 | BYU, USU Get Huge Wins | David James on RSL owner

    JJ & Alex chat about two big college basketball wins as both Utah State and BYU earned home wins over ranked teams. Those teams are revving up for the NCAA Tournament.

    Then, David James joins to discuss Real Salt Lakes's season opener against Inter Miami and Lionel Messi.

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    February 21, 2024

    FULL SHOW | A's to Vegas is messy | CFB playoff format finalized | All-Star games are duds

    JJ & Alex take you through the day in sports.

    • MLB to Utah is likely to be the expansion route
    • NBA All-Star game is so bad
    • Mick Akers | Las Vegas Review-Journal on MLB to Veags
    • Pete Fiutak | College Football News on CFP format
    • Tim LaComb | Utah Jazz radio analyst
    • Flag football in the Olympics?
    • NHL to Salt Lake looks promising
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    February 21, 2024

    HOUR 3 | Utah Jazz rest of season goals | flag football in the Olympics

    JJ & Alex talk Utah Jazz with Tim LaComb and what to expect the rest of the season. While the NFL season is over, there is no sleep for the NFL Blitz, so the duo goes through some draft news and future flag football in the Olympics.

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    February 21, 2024

    Tim LaComb: Rest of season goals for Utah Jazz

    JJ & Alex are joined by Tim LaComb to get his thoughts on All-Star weekend and also what to expect for the Jazz the rest of the season.

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    February 21, 2024

    HOUR 2: A's MLB update | College Football Playoff officially expanded

    JJ & Alex talk some MLB and the Oakland A's situation with Mick Akers from the Las Vegas Review-Journal for an update. Then, Pete Fiutak of College Football News joins to talk about the new College Football Playoff model that is set with the 5 + 7 model.

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    February 21, 2024

    Pete Fiutak: College Football Playoff officially adopts the 5 + 7 model

    JJ & Alex are joined by Pete Fiutak of College Football News to chat about the official expansion of the College Football Playoff that has a 5 + 7 model as it moves into the 12-team playoff era.

    What leagues have an edge with so many at-large spots.

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    February 20, 2024

    Mick Akers: What is going on with A's and Las Vegas?

    JJ & Alex is joined by Mick Akers of the Las Vegas Review-Journal to discuss the latest drama surrounding the Oakland A's. The questions are where they will play after the 2024 season. Options are all over the board from Sacramento to Salt Lake.

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    February 20, 2024

    HOUR 1 | MLB In Utah might be years away | Can we fix the All-Star game?

    JJ & Alex talk up an article regarding MLB expansion and Salt Lake is listed as a team but it might take a while to get there. Also, the A's to Utah seem even more so unlikely.

    They also get into the NBA All-Star game and it had plenty of issues as it is unwatchable.

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    February 17, 2024

    FULL SHOW: Utah Jazz fall to Warriors | Commissioner Shakeups | NFL Mock Draft Season

    JJ & Alex take you through the day in sports.

    • The Utah Jazz fall to the Warriors
    • Keyonte George is a rising star
    • Matt Baiamonte
    • Luke Easterling, Athlon Sports
    • Jimmy G suspended
    • Ron Manfred is retiring in 2029
    • Pac 12 and commissioner "mutually part ways"
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    February 17, 2024

    Luke Easterling: NFL Combine and NFL Mock Drafts

    Luke Easterling of Athlon Sports joins JJ & Alex to talk about the upcoming NFL Combine, mock drafts, and where local college football stars could potentially land.

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    February 17, 2024

    Matt Baiamonte: BYU Basketball recaps, Slovis to the Combine

    Matt Baiamonte joins JJ & Alex to break down recent BYU basketball performances and talk BYU players heading to the NFL combine, including the surprise inclusion of Kedon Slovis.

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    February 17, 2024

    HOUR 3 | Luke Easterling talks NFL Mock Drafts | Jimmy G Suspended | Best and Worst

    JJ & Alex have Luke Easterling break down and talk NFL mock drafts and where local college football stars are projected to be drafted. Jimmy Garoppolo is suspended for PEDs, what does his future hold? Best and worst to cap off the day.

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    February 17, 2024

    HOUR 2 | Matt Baiamonte talks BYU | MLB Commissioner set to retire | Awkward Call with Kliavkoff

    JJ & Alex are joined by Matt Baiamonte to break down BYU basketball, Kedon Slovis heading to the Combine and all things Cougars. What does the retirement announcement of Rob Manhard mean for Salt Lake MLB expansion? Imagine how awkward the call from the Pac-12 and Kliavkoff was when they "mutually agreed to part ways."

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    February 17, 2024

    HOUR 1 | Jazz Fall to the Warriors | WAY Too early Big 12 odds | Would You Rather

    JJ & Alex recap and discuss the loss for the Jazz vs Golden State. Las Vegas releases the odds for the win totals on Big 12 football. Find out where Utah and BYU land according to Vegas. Cap off the hour with another edition of Would You Rather.

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    February 16, 2024

    FULL SHOW: Utah Jazz fall to Lakers, face Warriors | MLB Renderings | Sam Farnsworth Takeover

    JJ & Alex take you through the day in sports.

    • The Utah Jazz fall to the Lakers
    • Remake game agaisnt the Warriors
    • Ben Anderson, KSL Sports Jazz insider
    • Stevenson Sylvester, former Utah and NFL linebacker
    • Are the Jazz tanking for a top 10 pick?
    • Big League Utah release renderings for MLB stadium
    • Sam Farnsworth takeover in the final hour
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    February 16, 2024

    Stevenson Sylvester: Super Bowl Reactions

    JJ & Alex are joined by former Utah and NFL linebacker Stevenson Sylvester to discuss the Super Bowl. Sylvester also shares some thoughts on the local Utes who have been invited to the upcoming NFL Combine.

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    February 16, 2024

    Ben Anderson: Are the Jazz trying to get a top 10 draft pick?

    JJ & Alex are joined by KSL Sports Utah Jazz insider Ben Anderson to get the latest on the Utah Jazz. This is the first time we talked with Anderson on the night after a loss to the Lakers and what to expect from the Warriors make up game.

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    February 16, 2024

    HOUR 3 | Sam Farnsworth Joins | MLB Shakeup | Patriots Drama

    JJ & Alex have Sam Farnsworth for the 5 p.m. hour to talk everything from MLB in Utah, Super Bowl, March Madness, and the Utah Jazz.

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    February 16, 2024

    HOUR 2 | Stevenson Sylvester talks Super Bowl | Big League Utah is committed

    JJ & Alex are joined by former Ute and NFL linebacker Stevenson Sylvester to get his thoughts on the Super Bowl and the latest in the NFL. Then they get into some Major League Baseball news with Big League Utah moving forward with a baseball stadium and surrounding area.

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    February 16, 2024

    HOUR 1 | Jazz Fall Again To Lakers | Ben Anderson Talks Jazz Nearing All-Star Break

    JJ & Alex spend a lot of time on the Utah Jazz. They lost to the Lakers for another loss and have the Golden State Warriors on a back-to-back. Then KSL Sports Utah Jazz Insider Ben Anderson to discuss the latest on the Jazz and what to expect the rest of the season.

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    February 15, 2024

    FULL SHOW: What is your sports Valentine | NCAA Tournament Projections | A's just fooled Utah

    JJ & Alex take you through the day in sports.

    • Did the Oakland A's just use Salt Lake City as leverage?
    • What made you fall in love with sports?
    • David Locke, voice of the Utah Jazz
    • Brian Rauff, Heat Check CBB
    • Travis Kelce admits he was wrong
    • Updates on shooting at the end of Chiefs Super Bowl parade
    • Early college football playoff projections
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    February 15, 2024

    Brian Rauff: A Utah State vs. Utah NCAA Tournament game would be great

    JJ & Alex chat with Brian Rauff of Heat Check CBB to go over some college hoops from the Big 12, Pac-12 and Mountain West. Also, could the NCAA Tournament be changed to allow more power teams in?

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    February 15, 2024

    David Locke: What's next for Jazz after trade deadlne

    JJ & Alex chat with David Locke, the voice of the Utah Jazz, for the first time since the trade deadline.

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    February 15, 2024

    HOUR 3 | Brian Rauff on NCAA hoops | Travis Kelce apologizes | Jazz vs. Lakers

    JJ & Alex talk college hoops with Brian Rauff of Heat Check CBB to talk college hoops in Utah and the NCAA Tournament that is a month away. The latest NFL news that includes a firing and Travis Kelce admitting he was wrong.

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    February 15, 2024

    HOUR 2 | David Locke voice of the Utah Jazz | Utah a playoff team in '24?

    JJ & Alex are joined by the voice of the Utah Jazz in David Locke. This is the first time we have heard from Locke since the trade deadline. They go over Brett McMurphy's early College Football Playoff predictions.

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    February 15, 2024

    HOUR 1 | A's played Salt Lake | Sports Valentines

    JJ & Alex talk up how the Oakland Athletics are trying to stay in the Bay Area and possibly used Salt Lake City as leverage to possibly stay in town. Also, the two get into what made them fall in love with sports.

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    February 14, 2024

    FULL SHOW | Jazz are fully in rebuild mode | Utes No. 1 in Big 12? | BYU QB race this spring

    JJ & Alex take you through the day in sports.

    • Utah Jazz fall to the Warriors
    • Rookies are making their way into the lineup and it is rebuilding
    • Tim LaComb, Utah Jazz radion analyst
    • Brett McMurphy, Action Sports Network
    • A lot of people watched the Super Bowl in Salt Lake City
    • BYU QB race will be interesting this spring
    • No NFL, but we still have news from the National Football League
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    February 14, 2024

    HOUR 3 | Tim LaComb breaks down Jazz post trades | NFL Combine Invites | Takis!

    JJ & Alex talk some Utah Jazz with coach Tim LaComb as the team heads into the All-Star break and what to expect from this team. Then there is the NFL Blitz even though the season is over there is a lot of NFL news. Plus, a cool sponsorship for a former BYU player who is now in the NFL.

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    February 14, 2024

    Tim LaComb: Utah Jazz need to keep fighting

    JJ & Alex are joined by Utah Jazz radio analyst Tim LaComb to get the latest on the Utah Jazz. This is the first time we talked with LaComb after the trade deadline.

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    February 14, 2024

    HOUR 2 | Brett McMurphy likes Utah in Big 12 | What will BYU do at QB this spring? | Super Bowl ratings

    JJ & Alex chat with Brett McMurphy of the Action Network to explain what is going on with the old Pac-12 bowl games, plus he provides an early look at who he thinks will win the Big 12.

    Then the attention turns to BYU football and Kalani Sitake's comments about spring football with the quarterback position and how he feels there will be attrition once spring ends.

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    February 14, 2024

    Brett McMurphy: Predicts Utah To Make College Football Playoff

    JJ & Alex are joined by Action Networks Brett McMurphy to figure out how the bowl situation will straightened out with the Pac-12 going away. So, the question is what will happen to those bowl tie ins?

    Also, McMurphy teases his first bowl projections that has Utah in a good place.

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    February 13, 2024

    HOUR 1 | Utah Jazz struggle vs. Warriors | This Jazz team is in rebuild mode

    JJ & Alex talk a lot of Utah Jazz after its loss to the Golden State Warriors which featured a new starting lineup after the trade deadline. They then discuss that the Jazz are fully in a rebuild mode with this current roster.

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    February 13, 2024

    FULL SHOW: Chiefs Win Super Bowl | Football Obituaries | MLB to SLC in '30 | Jazz vs. Warriors

    JJ & Alex take you through the day in sports.

    • Chiefs top 49ers in Super Bowl overtime game
    • Is Andy Reid an all-time coach with three Super Bowl wins?
    • Rough date for Salt Lake to get an MLB team?
    • Football obituaries
    • Jazz back in action vs. the Warriors
    • Weekend Warriors
    • Non-Super Bowl NFL news

     

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    February 13, 2024

    Obituaries for the football season

    JJ & Alex have some fun to remember what they will miss from this past year of football now that the Super Bowl is over.

    This includes college, high school, and the NFL in a unique way.

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    February 13, 2024

    HOUR 3 | Saying goodbye to football | Jets tease new unis, but why? | Jazz host Warriors

    JJ & Alex give an ode to the 2023 football season with what their favorite memories were from college and the NFL. There is some non-Super Bowl news which includes the Jets teasing new uniforms that they will release in April.

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    February 13, 2024

    HOUR 2 | When will MLB come to Salt Lake? | Jazz vs. Warriors | Super Bowl bets

    JJ & Alex discuss go over their predictions they gave for the Super Bowl. The Utah Jazz are back from a break to host the Golden State Warriors.

    Also, there is sort of a date for Major League Baseball to come to Salt Lake and it is a few years away.

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    February 12, 2024

    HOUR 1 | Super Bowl Goes Into Overtime | Is Andy Reid considered an all-time coach?

    JJ & Alex go over the Super Bowl which saw only the second overtime game ever which saw the Kansas City Chiefs defeat the San Francisco 49ers.

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    February 10, 2024

    FULL SHOW | NFL Honors Recap | Super Bowl Preview | Jazz are off to a rough start after big trades

    It's the last show before the Super Bowl and JJ & Alex are locked in. 

    • Was Puka Nacua robbed of Offensive Rookie of the Year?
    • Matt Baiamonte talks BYU Hoops
    • The guys walk through their Super Bowl predictions
    • Stevenson Sylvester joins to talk about the Super Bowl
    • Chiefs writer Adam Teicher joins to talk about the Chiefs
    • Super Bowl Edition of Best and Worst of the Day. 
    • And More! 
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    February 10, 2024

    Adam Teicher | Chiefs Writer for ESPN NFL Nation talks Super Bowl

    Adam Teicher, Chiefs writer for NFL Nation on ESPN, joined JJ & Alex to talk about the Super Bowl. 

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    February 10, 2024

    HOUR 3 | Adam Teicher from ESPN NFL Nation | NFL Blitz - Super Bowl Edition | Best and Worst of the Day

    Adam Teicher from ESPN NFL Nation joins JJ & Alex to talk about the Chiefs ahead of the Super Bowl. Then, a Super Bowl edition of NFL Blitz. And wrap up the hour with Best and Worst of the Day. 

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    February 10, 2024

    Stevenson Sylvester | Former Ute & NFL LB

    Stevenson Sylvester joins JJ & Alex to talk about the Super Bowl and his experience playing in the big game. 

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    February 10, 2024

    HOUR 2 | Super Bowl Picks | Stenson Sylvester talks Super Bowl | Jazz Daily

    In Hour 2, JJ & Alex start things off giving their picks for Sunday's Super Bowl. And later Stevenson Sylvester joins the show to talk about the big game. Also, hear how the Jazz did in their first game following an impactful trade deadline. 

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    February 9, 2024

    Matt Baiamonte | Cougar Sports Saturday

    Matt Baiamonte from Cougar Sports Saturday joins the show to talk about BYU Hoops. 

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    February 9, 2024

    HOUR 1 | Did Puka Nacua get snubbed at NFL Honors? | Matt Baiamonte talks BYU Hoops | Would You Rather

    The NFL Honors show was last night, and Puka Nacua did not win Offensive Rookie of the Year. Was he snubbed? Also, Matt Baiamonte from Cougar Sports Saturday joins the show to talk BYU Hoops. And a Super Bowl edition of Would You Rather. 

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    February 9, 2024

    FULL SHOW | NBA Trade Deadline | The Jazz traded away three players

    JJ & Alex talk you through a busy day on the NBA Trade Deadline 

    • The Jazz traded away three players
    • Several former Jazz players were also traded
    • Which teams walked away as winners? 
    • Steve Aschburner from NBA.com joins to talk about the big moves
    • Jake Scott from Jazz Pre and Postgame joins to talk about the moves Utah made. 
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