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Jim Burton

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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...


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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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