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Tradition makes the Masters an iconic event

Although you can’t actually hear me, I’m using my best golf commentator whisper voice as I write today’s offering. Shhhhhhhh. While it’s...


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'Make 'em believe' takes on different connotations

In Monday's Standard-Examiner sports section, above the fold, is a picture Wisconsin 7-footer Frank Kaminsky. His face is barely visible, only the bottom of his...


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Kanter plays villain, lives out pro wrestling dream

The day after the Jazz drafted him with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft, Enes Kanter tipped his hand. Or maybe he called his shot. Told the future?...


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Sports writer's career yields sweet memories, funny stories

In March of 1998 – about this time of year – I ate the biggest ice cream sundae you’ve ever seen. Former Standard-Examiner sports columnist...


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The Big Dance: Larry K. entertains, Runnin' Utes focus

Sometimes, being a great coach has very little to do with drawing little Xs and Os on a white grease board. Sometimes it’s about knowing when to be an...




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We've seen him shoot, now let's see if Trey Burke rebounds

Look, Trey Burke is a grown man and he darn sure doesn’t need me fighting his battles for him. So I won’t. On Monday, during one of the Utah...


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Credit to Borland for making tough, educated decision

The whole thing is sickening, really. I don’t care how tough you think you are or how weak you think retired San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland is....


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WSU grad Steve Starks goes from there to here with LHM, Jazz

Believe it or not, until someone else pointed it out Steve Starks hadn’t considered the from-there-to-here sweetness of his new job with the LHM Group and by...

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