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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The Jazz still have not signed Lyles, the 12th pick of the June 25 draft, as the team continues to explore transaction options.
Size aside, there have been other positive changes to Exum, and particularly his basketball game.
There are some basic morsels of information about Jack Cooley that the NBA — even his team, the Utah Jazz — have been getting wrong.
Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey says to blame him, not the team's rookie lottery pick, for his delayed start.

The Jazzs second-round pick, Boston College point guard Olivier Hanlan (42nd overall), has not yet signed with the Jazz but is participating in the first of this three-day mini-camp.

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Quite a few familiar faces on the team that will play in two summer leagues in the next two weeks.
The Jazz continue to have faith in their young core and aren't feeling the pressure to make big moves in free agency.
Team adds a well-respected international coach who used to work with Quin Snyder at Missouri.
Utah has nearly a full roster already, but the Jazz are always hopeful an intriguing athlete will show interest.
Jazz GM Dennis Lindsey and coach Quin Snyder were effusive in their praise of the No. 12 pick.