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Jody Genessy
Jody is a sports writer who covers the Utah Jazz for the Deseret News (yeah, rough life). He also writes about his fitness/health journey and triathlon exploits in his "Losing It!" column. He has been with the paper since 1995, writing about everything from high school and college sports to Olympic hockey, a weight-lifting great-grandma and seeing the back of Britney Spears' hat at the Sundance Film Festival. Genessy's journalism career began at (you guessed) McDonald's in Taylorsville, where he was an assistant manager and the editor-in-chief of the McD Monthly while attending college in the early 1990s. Since then, Genessy turned down an opportunity to attend Hamburger University (true story), became Sports Editor and Sports Information Director at the Salt Lake Community College, landed a gig with the Deseret News, wrote a few thousand stories, won a few national and local awards his poor family still hears about - and completed an Ironman triathlon, to boot. The Herriman resident - and proud Kearns native - is the father of three adorable children and the husband of one smoking-hot wife, Heather. He served an LDS mission in Switzerland and France from 1990-92, so please pardon his French.
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OAKLAND, Calif. — Unlike Wednesday, there wasn’t a motivational technical from the head coach.

There wasn’t a wake-up call.

There wasn’t a competitive basketball game or a win for

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Also, first-year coaches Steve Kerr and Quin Snyder spoke highly of each other before Friday's game.
Utah held a fourth-quarter lead in all five games and picked up exciting wins at Detroit and New York.

TORONTO — Instead of enjoying sweet dreams of his team’s thrilling Madison Square Garden win Friday night, Gordon Hayward spent the wee hours of Saturday morning sweating, suffering from chills and

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Rodney Hood woke up the morning of the Jazz-Mavericks game a week and a half ago, and something just wasn’t right with his foot.
The 31-year-old was thrilled to play minutes that mattered in a win once again in his old building.
With 2.3 seconds remaining, Jazz point guard Trey Burke, who's struggled with his shot this season, interrupted that wildly entertaining duel with a knockout blow.
Moments after hitting a critical 3-pointer to put his Hawks up by one during a game-ending 11-0 run, Kyle Korver chuckled about how the play was one he and Quin Snyder, an Atlanta assistant in 2013-14, worked o...
Korver was excited to share some good news about his philanthropic efforts in Utah through his Seer Group, overseen by his brother, Klay, and Utah-based director Brad Mepham.
The Hawks scored the final 11 points to eke out a 100-97 win, their third in a row, while sending Utah to its second-consecutive road loss.