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Utah Jazz's Trey Burke to play in first-ever NBA game in Africa

Utah Jazz point guard Trey Burke is one of 20 NBA players who will participate in the first-ever NBA game in Africa.

Morning links: BYU letting fans tailgate; Rodney Hood returns to his roots

BYU will be letting fans tailgate after some confusion on Twitter. Utah State holds a Ladies Clinic. Finally, Rodney Hood returns to his roots. Read more »

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Utah Jazz: 'Hungry' Trey Burke keeping busy this summer

While the NBA has been off, Burke has been on the go as he tries to improve his game following a rough second season. Read more »

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Agent: Timberwolves agree to terms with Andre Miller

Andre Miller's agent tells The Associated Press his client has agreed to terms with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Read more »



Morning links: Devontae Booker to be Utah's biggest storyline at Pac-12 Media Days

Devontae Booker should be Utah's biggest storyline at the Pac-12 Media Days. Also, the Jazz are now "cool." Finally, yet another random BYU to Big 12 rumor comes to the surface. Read more »

July 29, 2015


Morning links: Tom Hackett is the Utes' most important player; BYU's Linehan shows off trick shot

Utah punter Tom Hackett is the Utes' most important player, according to ESPN. Meanwhile, Jonny Linehan's trick shot gets some national attention. Finally, Fox Sports highlights Aussies in the NBA,... Read more »

July 28, 2015


Taylorsville native Natalie Williams to be inducted into Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2016

Natalie Williams has won national championships, an Olympic gold medal and countless individual accolades. Next June she'll add another honor as she will be inducted into the Women's Basketball... Read more »

July 27, 2015


Morning links: Utah is on the rise in the Pac-12; BYU Hail Mary noted; Burks headed to Philippines

The Utes are No. 33 in the Orlando Sentinel's ranking of all 128 teams in the FBS. Jim McMahon's Hail Mary advances to the semifinal of NFL.com's Greatest CFB Plays bracket. Also, Alec Burks is... Read more »

July 27, 2015


Kincade: Poor shooting, signings have put pressure on Jazz's Trey Burke to preform next season

So far in his career with the Utah Jazz, Trey Burke has struggled to shoot the ball well. Will this be the year he pulls it all together? If not, the Jazz have players willing to step in and take... Read more »

July 25, 2015


Brad Rock: In a sense, parade honors Karl Malone, 30 years later

Former Jazz superstar Karl Malone made history, setting a standard that remains legendary, even if he did get things mixed up at the start. Read more »

July 24, 2015


Dante Exum, Rodney Hood won't let summer injuries halt their progress

The second-year Jazz players didn't get to play much in the team's summer league action, but they showed signs of improvement. Read more »

July 23, 2015


Trey Burke representing Jazz in NBA Africa Game

Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke will play for Team World in the NBA Africa Game as part of the NBA's Basketball without Borders Africa event July 29 through Aug. 1. Read more »

July 23, 2015

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Analysis: Can Jimmer Fredette resurrect his career in San Antonio?

Will Jimmer Fredette, who played for the Sacramento Kings, Chicago Bulls and New Orleans Pelicans in his four NBA seasons, be able to resurrect his career as a sharpshooter for the Spurs? Read more »

July 23, 2015


Links: Utes basketball considered a national championship contender; Jazz's Cooley is comedic gold

Taylor Strum of Rant Sports called Utah basketball a dark horse national championship contender. Tyler Haws said that he's probably headed to Spain. And giving Jack Cooley a microphone in practice... Read more »

July 23, 2015


Former BYU guard Jimmer Fredette signs with San Antonio Spurs

The former BYU sharpshooter has signed with the San Antonio Spurs, his fourth NBA team in five pro seasons. Read more »

July 22, 2015


Morning links: Big 12 players want expansion according to ESPN poll; Utah basketball to play Texas Tech in Puerto Rico

A large majority of Big 12 players say they want college football expansion. Utah and BYU both find out who they will play in the first round of their early-season tournaments. Trey Burke says that... Read more »

July 22, 2015


Deseret News Sports Podcast: Recapping the Jazz Summer League and Becky Hammon's impact with Lauren Rose Spencer

In this Deseret News podcast episode, Lauren Rose Spencer stops by fresh from her time covering the Las Vegas Summer League. Her and DeseretNews.com writer Carter Williams discuss how the summer... Read more »

July 21, 2015


Morning Links: BYU, Utah combine for 5 of the Top 25 non-conference games; Jazz have No. 3 top young core

The Utes and Cougars combine for five of the Top 25 best non-conference games; Gary Pinkel says independents, including Notre Dame, should join conferences; and the Jazz have the No. 3 young core. Read more »

July 21, 2015


Becky Hammon, Spurs take Las Vegas Summer League championship

The NBA's first female summer league head coach has led her team to the title. Read more »

July 20, 2015

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Rock On: AARP goes Eastwood on Tiger

Also, Ogden pitcher hits a homer and strikes out in the same day. Read more »

July 20, 2015


Morning links: CBS says BYU is disrespected; Jazz's Trey Lyles called a steal; Utes' D-line in 'great shape'

BYU is called one of the most disrespected teams in college football, and Trey Lyles is called a steal at the No. 12 pick. Also, the Utes' defensive line is in great shape. Read more »

July 20, 2015


Mike Sorensen: Spieth chasing history, Johnson's another Norman and beach volleyball possibly coming to BYU and Utah

As we hit the dog days of summer, Mike Sorensen has a smorgasboard of sports topics to digest on a Monday morning. Read more »

July 20, 2015


Same (young) Jazz! New exciting results?

With a young, talented core group already in place, Jazz management went into the 2015 offseason determined to mostly bring back the same group that finished the previous season so strongly. Read more »

July 19, 2015


What have they been up to? Utah Jazz players offseason update

Here's a quick update on what the players have been doing this summer: Read more »

July 18, 2015


Randy Hollis: Jazz must decide what to do with logjam of young point guards

In Trey Burke, Bryce Cotton and recently signed Raul Neto, the Utah Jazz have a logjam of smallish point guards behind starter Dante Exum. Now the team must decide if it wants to keep all of them,... Read more »

July 18, 2015


Jazz rookie Lyles finishes summer league on a strong note in win over Lakers

Lyles, who’s struggled offensively since joining the Jazz after a contract delay, got his outside shooting going in Friday’s 84-78 victory. Read more »

July 18, 2015


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