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Utah Jazz sign former Runnin' Utes player J.J. O'Brien

One-time Utah Utes forward J.J. O'Brien signed with the Utah Jazz on Friday.

Damian Lillard finding success with rap ‘hobby’ that formed unbreakable bonds with WSU teammates

Former Weber State basketball standout Damian Lillard is now gaining acclaim as a rapper, which is how he built friendships in college that still hold strong, even as he has risen to become one of... Read more »

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Brad Rock: Jazz's 'Chocolate Thunder' was a trip even on bush-league trips

But former coach Frank Layden says Darryl Dawkins was more than that, even though he played just four games in Utah. He was a "tough guy." Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins, aka 'Chocolate Thunder' dies at age 58

Dawkins, whose backboard-shattering dunks earned him the moniker "Chocolate Thunder" and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. He was 58. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015


Tyler Haws' NBA dream path takes a detour to Spain

BYU's all-time leading scorer gained confidence that he can play in the NBA this summer, but his professional journey will begin overseas. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015


Morning links: Alex Smith struggling; ex-Aggie Wagner finds new fortune; Burks on 'bounce back' list

Former Utes quarterback 'trying to do too much'; Seattle linebacker unchanging despite wealth; Jazz guard expected to have big year. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015


Utah Jazz: Withey, 7-footer with two years' NBA experience, signs multi-year deal with Jazz

Jeff Withey, a 7-foot center with two years of NBA experience with the New Orleans Pelicans, signed a multi-year contract Monday with the Utah Jazz. Withey has NBA career averages of 3.0 points,... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015


Morning links: Cougars examined by USA Today; Utes analyzed by ESPN; Kirilenko receives AK-47

BYU's 2015 football season looked at compared with other independents; "BCS busters" Utah and TCU showing they belong; former Jazzman gets gift in hometown Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015


Morning links: Jimmer running out of chances? Kyle Whittingham appears on 'Jim Rome Show’; former BYU, USU players honored

Former BYU star's NBA struggles discussed; Utah coach hits national airwaves; Merlin Olsen, Gordon Hudson named to Football Writers Association of America anniversary squad. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015


Utah Jazz promote Mark McKown and Isaiah Wright

Mark McKown has been promoted to director of sports science/assistant coach after 18 seasons with the Utah Jazz and Isaiah Wright was promoted from assistant to head strength-and-conditioning coach. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015


Upstill: Should the Utah Jazz trade for Mario Chalmers?

With the injury to Dante Exum, should the Jazz look into trading for a veteran point guard like Mario Chalmers? Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015


Morning links: USA Today writer sounds off on Utah-BYU debate; Snyder visits Seahawks

Dan Wolken gives thoughts about recent debate; Utah Jazz head coach watches hometown team's practice; Skinner makes U.S. Senior National Team Read more »

Aug. 19, 2015


Utah Jazz sign guard/forward Treveon Graham

The Utah Jazz added to their roster Monday, signing free agent guard/forward Treveon Graham. Read more »

Aug. 17, 2015


Morning links: BYU a 'dangerous game' for Nebraska; Finau the future?; can the Jazz make the playoffs?

Cougars are listed as one of three "traps" for the Cornhuskers; Utah golfer gains attention after PGA Championship; Jazz are expected to contend for postseason. Read more »

Aug. 17, 2015


Local flavor in the NBA (and beyond): New deals for Lillard, Fredette, Miller and Brandon Davies

A look at all the moves that involved our local favorites in the NBA during an eventful offseason. Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015


Morning links: Cougars, Utes featured together; Australian national team supports Exum

Taysom Hill, Kyle Whittingham discuss spread offense, Utah picked to finish tied for second in Pac-12, Australian national team buoys up Jazz guard after injury Read more »

Aug. 14, 2015


Morning links: Cowherd to make Fox debut at Utah-Michigan game; Lillard talks rap; Jazz all-time starting 5

Sports personality Colin Cowherd to be on pregame show of Utes' game; former Weber State guard has wide-ranging interview; Stockton, Malone, Maravich, Kirilenko, Eaton make all-time Jazz lineup Read more »

Aug. 13, 2015

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Schedule released: Utah Jazz open 2015-16 season on the road

The Jazz open and close the upcoming NBA season on the road. Their first home game will be Nov. 4 against Portland. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2015

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Timberwolves' Flip Saunders says he has lymphoma

Minnesota Timberwolves president and coach Flip Saunders says he is being treated for cancer. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2015


Rock On: National writer experiences war on words from BYU fans

Also, the time Jeff Van Gundy allegedly disrespected a Jazz legend. Read more »

Aug. 10, 2015


Utah Jazz player holds back-to-school party for Boys & Girls Clubs

Twenty-five kids from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake and their chaperones attended a party held by Utah Jazz forward/center Derrick Favors on Monday at the Zions Bank Basketball Center. Read more »

Aug. 10, 2015


Morning links: BYU a 'key game' for UCLA; Utah no longer like Ringo Starr; Donovan almost usurped Stockton?

Cougars are expected to give the Bruins a tough test before Pac-12 play begins; Utes earning respect in Pac-12; did Billy Donovan almost make Jazz roster? Read more »

Aug. 10, 2015


Brad Rock: Dante Exum injury not end of the world for Jazz

Absence will slow the progression, but team has a chance to improve even without its No. 1 point guard. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2015


Morning links: Oklahoma columnist says Big 12 should add BYU, Boise State; Grantland says Jazz still a playoff team

Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman says the Big 12 should add BYU and Boise State. The Utes are on a mission to prove they belong in the Pac-12. Finally, Zach Lowe of Grantland thinks the Jazz should... Read more »

Aug. 7, 2015


Big bucks: Every NBA team's highest paid player of all time

Check out the highest-paid player on every NBA team, and what you could do with that equivalent sum of money. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2015


Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward earns USA Basketball invite

Thirty-four players will participate in a three-day minicamp with USA Basketball. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2015

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