Letters: Change the Jazz mascot

Published: Saturday, March 24 2012 12:00 a.m. MDT

The Utah Jazz Bear gives high fives to fans during the Jazz open exhibition game at the Energy Solutions Arena in Salt Lake City Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011.rn

Kristin Murphy, Deseret News

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Why is a bear the mascot of the Utah Jazz? It seems that a colorful New Orleans-stryle jazz musician playing his instrument throughout the arena would be much more interesting and exciting, not to mention more apropos. A couple of musical sidemen would add to the excitement.

Bob Koenig


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