Staff Columns

No crying in hockey? Grab a tissue and keep reading

Jordyn Leopold's letter

If, as they say, there’s no crying in baseball, you can bet your butt cap (for the uninitiated, that’s the little rubber doohickey on the end of a hockey stick) there’s no crying in...

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No crying in hockey? Grab a tissue and keep reading

If, as they say, there’s no crying in baseball, you can bet your butt cap (for the uninitiated, that’s the little rubber doohickey on the end of a...


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Getting defensive: Jazz D starts with Gobert

By now those who follow the Utah Jazz – fans, media types, opposing scouts, etc. – are keenly aware of the team’s transformation from...


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From Hammond to Weber State HOF, Boyette wins at life

For a while on the night of Dec. 7, 2002, at a basketball tournament in Rock Hill, S.C., Jermaine Boyette forgot where he came from. He forgot what it meant to...


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Patient Jazz fans deserve more answers, less gobbledygook

A week ago Utah Jazz fans were asking, “Will they or won’t they?” Today they’re asking, “Now what?” And given the close-to-the-...


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Jazz show how to handle an awkward kiss goodbye

It was a kiss goodbye and as it turns out, in this case at least, parting wasn’t nearly the sweet sorrow it’s cracked up to be. Granting the wishes of...




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What this media guy knows: I'm not mad at Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant didn’t hurt my feelings last week when he said to the media prior to the NBA All-Star game, “You guys really don’t know (expletive)....


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Thanks for showing up: Runnin' Utes playing to sellout crowds

It’s understandable that, in the heat of the battle, when he’s making split-second decisions and managing his players, Larry Krystkowiak can’t...


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Latest news makes Kanter look like another Fesenko

To the best of my knowledge, Enes Kanter has never frosted the tips of his hair like a dang boy-bander. I’ve never heard him obsess over actress Jennifer...


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Jim Palmer's advice: play 'em all ... and have fun

By now there is at least a full generation of sports fans who have no idea what Jim Palmer looks like in his Jockeys. Too bad, I suppose. Look folks, I...


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Billy Casper's most important lessons didn't involve golf

He sat in the dining room at the Oakridge Country Club, plate of food picked at but not eaten. His water glass, fittingly, was half full. It was a few summers ago...


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