Mike Sorensen
Mike Sorensen has covered sports at the Deseret News since 1979. He has covered golf his entire career and nearly every sport you can think of, but for the past 15 years his main beats have been college football and college basketball. He also writes a weekly column that appears on Mondays. Mike has won numerous writing awards both locally and nationally, more than 20 in the past decade alone. He lives in Salt Lake City with his wife, Connie, and they are the parents of four terrific children and have one remarkable grandchild. His father, Parry, was a beloved professor at the University of Utah for more than 40 years.

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Jazz big men Enes Kanter and Derrick Favors had the statistical edge over Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan, but the Clippers still came away with a 94-89 victory Wednesday night.
Jazz guards Dante Exum, Trey Burke and Joe Ingles combined for just 8-of-28 shooting in a nine-point loss to the Celtics Monday night.
Dakarai Tucker made 12 of his game-high 19 points in less than three minutes in the second half to help Utah to a 77-56 victory over Washington Sunday night.
Ernie Banks, who passed away Friday at age 83, was a hero to many because of his sunny disposition and his outstanding ability on the baseball diamond.
Rodney Hood, who went down with an injury to his left foot for the third time this season earlier this week, talked about how he's going to be more cautious coming out of this injury.
As the Utah Jazz await the Boston Celtics Monday night, they come into the game shooting 45 percent from 3-point range over the past two games, both wins.

SALT LAKE CITY — Two nights earlier in Milwaukee, Trey Burke made a beeline out of the locker room, presumably not wanting to talk after his first game being supplanted by Dante Exum as the Utah Jazz's st

Jazz rookie Dante Exum moved into the starting lineup sooner than most anticipated and is expected to start again Saturday night when the Brookyn Nets come to town.

MILWAUKEE — Finally, after all they’d gone through on the nearly week-long road trip with two demoralizing defeats, losing a key player to injury Sunday and one of their best players for personal re

Dante Exum was given the starting spot in front of longtime starter Trey Burke, and he responded with 15 points and five assists.