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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Backup power forward remained in Charlotte for an undisclosed medical reason, but will be back after the road trip ends.
The versatile small forward made his first visit to Charlotte since the Hornets laid out the red carpet and signed him to a max contract offer sheet.
Even though Utah had some rare momentum coming in to Time Warner Cable Arena, the Jazz looked very much like a team that was playing its fourth road game in five nights.
Former Duke player spent more than a decade at Duke before leaving for Missouri for his first job as a head coach.
Gobert pulled off the play of the game/week/first two months on that night in Miami.

ORLANDO, Fla. — It’s taken a while — and who knows if the warm Florida climate had something to do with it — but the Utah Jazz are finally getting used to doing a couple of things.


Will Jimmer ever find a regular spot in the rotation? Will Jimmer ever retweet one of Jimbo's wacky tweets? We'll have to stay tuned.
Snyder was encouraged about what was going on between Gobert and Kanter, even if it seemed that they were bickering.
This was the Jazz’s first positive result away from home in a month — since that Nov. 14 night in New York City.
For the second time in four years, Corbin became a head coach (interim this time) under bizarre circumstances.