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NFL gave Brady a few well-deserved 'licks'

Honestly, I figured this whole Tom Brady/Deflategate thing would’ve already run its course by now.


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Still rooting for a Johnny Manziel comeback

Back in February, when the celebrity quarterback known as Johnny Football entered drug and alcohol rehab on the heels of a rookie season so forgettable it’s destined to live forever, I used this space to declare my support for the snot-nosed punk.


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The face of the Jazz? Could have predicted Hayward

It’s not that NBA rookies don’t know any better -- many of them do, actually -- but here in Utah, where the Jazz run a pretty tight ship, the young guys seem to feel an obligation to talk, even when they obviously don’t want to.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Credit to Borland for making tough, educated decision

The whole thing is sickening, really.


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