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Red-hot Utah Jazz enter the danger zone

It's been a long time since Utah has won seven straight and even longer since the team has had success in Dallas.

Utah Jazz have an open roster spot, here's what they could do with it

With the Jazz ailing with an assortment of injuries, there may be more of a degree of urgency to add another player. Read more »

Jan. 8, 2016

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Motivated by D-League success, Jimmer Fredette eyes NBA comeback

Jimmer Fredette's performance in the NBA Developmental League has him eying another NBA roster spot, according to Marc Sears of Yahoo Sports. Read more »

Jan. 8, 2016

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Morning links: Pundits weigh in on BYU-Utah situation; Dwyane Wade calls Alec Burks NBA's 'most underrated' player

ESPN, Sporting News opine about the state of the rivalry; Dwyane Wade calls Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks the "most underrated player in the NBA”; fan gets tickets to Jazz-Lakers game taken away. Read more »

Jan. 8, 2016

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Jazz welcome back Gobert, but lose Hood to injury in loss to Rockets

The Utah Jazz were happy to get Rudy Gobert back in the lineup, but they lost Rodney Hood to an ankle injury in the third quarter of a 103-94 loss to Houston Thursday night. Read more »

Jan. 8, 2016

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Gobert comes back earlier than expected and looks good in Jazz loss

Rudy Gobert played for the first time in over five weeks Thursday night in limited action against Houston and said he felt "great" in his 15 minutes of action. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

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How to watch Jazz-Rockets: Jazz want this one bad

After losing two in a row, the Utah Jazz could snap their downfall and rebound against the Houston Rockets Thursday night. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

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Utah Jazz: Rudy Gobert listed as questionable for tonight's game at Houston

The Jazz list center Rudy Gobert as "questionable" for the 6 p.m. (MT) Thursday game at Houston. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

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Morning links: Bill Walton, Gov. Herbert sound off on BYU-Utah cancellation; are the Jazz in the WNBA?; crazy trick shot from Weber State

Eclectic college basketball commentator and Utah leader react to news of Cougars and Utes calling off rivalry; mishap appears on stat sheet in San Antonio; Weber State hoopster hits trick shot. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2016

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Jazz get crushed again by Spurs, but are happier with the effort

SAN ANTONIO — If you saw the Utah-San Antonio game three weeks ago, you could have just pulled out that rerun off your DVR rather than spend your time watching another rout for the Spurs over... Read more »

Jan. 6, 2016

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Jazz coach Snyder, Spurs coach Popovich express respect for each other

Jazz coach Quin Snyder and Spurs coach Gregg Popovich got to know each other when Snyder coached in the Spurs' organization from 2007-10 and both coaches had good words to say about the other. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2016

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Jazz are back in San Antonio, but don't expect to get overwhelmed this time around

The Utah Jazz suffered their worst defeat of the season last month in San Antonio, but they're looking for a better all-around effort for Wednesday night's game at the AT&T Center, Read more »

Jan. 6, 2016

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How to watch Jazz-Spurs: Utah seeking its A game against Parker-less San Antonio

The Utah Jazz hope to bounce back from a heart-wrenching loss Monday night against the Houston Rockets as they head to San Antonio to play the Spurs Wednesday night. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2016

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Utah Jazz waive guard/forward Elijah Millsap

Paul Millsap's younger brother played for the the Jazz for exactly one year. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2016

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Jazz hoping for a much better effort this time in San Antonio

When they played San Antonio at the AT&T Center three weeks ago, the Jazz suffered their worst loss of the season in a 37-point defeat. They're hoping for a much better effort Wednesday night,... Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

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Jazz notes: Rodney Hood elated to become a father

It was quite the weekend for Jazz shooting guard Rodney Hood, who had his best NBA game and became a dad. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

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Video: Breaking down the Hood-Harden showdown in Utah's loss to Houston

Utah let go of its 15-point lead as James Harden led the Rockets to a 93-91 comeback victory. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

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Jazz come up short at the end in 93-91 loss to Houston

Rodney Hood had a great game for the Jazz Monday night, but couldn't make a key free throw with six seconds left in Utah's 93-91 loss to Houston. Read more »

Jan. 4, 2016

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Harden's laser focus helps ignite Rockets to win over Jazz

If James Harden seemed to be eyeing a victory during the second half of Monday’s game, you might blame — or credit — a fan attending the Rockets' 93-91 win over the Utah Jazz. Read more »

Jan. 4, 2016

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Rock On: Ute hoops are pageant-worthy

Also, Bronco channels Bronco with the Virginia media. Read more »

Jan. 4, 2016

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How to watch Jazz-Rockets: Utah to face the defensively weak Houston

The disappointing Houston Rockets are coming to town as the race for the final playoff spot begins. Read more »

Jan. 4, 2016

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Injured Damian Lillard conducts postgame interview with teammates

Injured Trailblazers star Damian Lillard isn't quite ready to come back to playing basketball, but he is ready to break down the action on the floor. Read more »

Jan. 4, 2016

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ICYMI: Jimmer Fredette throws down in D-League game

Former BYU guard displays athleticism playing for the Westchester Knicks. Read more »

Jan. 4, 2016

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West Virginia to honor former Utah Jazz broadcaster Hot Rod Hundley with statue

Utah Jazz fans remember Hot Rod Hundley for his talent behind a microphone, but West Virginia will never forget the player he was as it plans to honor Hundley with a statue. Read more »

Jan. 4, 2016

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Rookie Tibor Pleiss gives the Jazz another inside option after strong game

Tibor Pleiss, the 7-foot-3 center from Germany, had his best performance by far for the Jazz in Saturday night's win over Memphis and could see more action if Derrick Favors is out. Read more »

Jan. 3, 2016

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Jazz analysis & highlights: Many stepped up in place of injured players in win over the Grizzlies

In a thrilling, back-and-forth battle, the depleted Utah Jazz defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 92-87 in overtime. The victory gave the Jazz their third victory in four outings this week, their best... Read more »

Jan. 3, 2016

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Frustrated Derrick Favors getting better, but misses fifth straight game

Jazz forward Derrick Favors missed his fifth straight game Saturday night because of back spasms but says he is getting better day by day. Read more »

Jan. 2, 2016

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Rodney Hood leads Utah Jazz to thrilling overtime victory over Memphis

SALT LAKE CITY — Just three nights earlier in Minnesota, Rodney Hood had perhaps the worst game of his pro career when he only managed to make 1 of 13 shots in a road loss to the... Read more »

Jan. 2, 2016

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Randy Hollis: Here's the best and worst of what's to come in 2016

As much as we like to look back and dwell on the past, it's more fun (and much less frustrating) to look ahead to what the future might bring. So here are some things that could and, in some cases,... Read more »

Jan. 2, 2016

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After breezy win over Portland, can Jazz start new year right with win over Memphis?

The Utah Jazz, who went 41-40 during the 2015 calendar year, hope to move up in the Western Conference standings with a less-daunting schedule in January. Read more »

Jan. 1, 2016

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Utah Jazz bring the fireworks in New Year’s Eve win over Portland

One night after Utah struggled to find anything beyond the arc in a road loss to Minnesota, the Jazz rang in the new year from the 3-point line Thursday night. Read more »

Dec. 31, 2015

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Utahns who made us love sports in 2015

After covering sports in the state of Utah in 2015, these 15 players and coaches stood out for the way they made us smile, laugh and cry — sometimes at the same time (we're looking at you,... Read more »

Dec. 31, 2015

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Links: Bronco Mendenhall introduced at Virginia hoops game; Kalani Sitake throwback feature

Story from 2000 surfaces about BYU's new head football coach; former Cougar leader speaks at halftime of Cavaliers' basketball game; Danny Ainge discusses Kobe Bryant. Read more »

Dec. 31, 2015

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Short-handed Jazz's shooting way off target in road loss to Timberwolves

A cold start haunts Utah in 94-80 loss at Minnesota. The Jazz now quickly must regroup for a home game against the Trail Blazers on New Year's Eve. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2015

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How to watch Timberwolves vs. Jazz: Utah hurting as it heads to Minnesota

The Utah Jazz will see two of the up-and-coming stars, Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns, tonight in Minnesota. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2015

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Deseret News Sports Podcast: Recapping the year's top sports headlines and our favorite athletes of 2015

The DeseretNews.com sports staff breaks down the top headlines and the influential sports people of the 2015 year. Read more »

Dec. 30, 2015

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New coaches, rivalry renewed and programs rising: The top 10 local sports stories of 2015

A somewhat stunning changing of the guard at BYU, a wild rivalry-game renewal in Las Vegas and the impressive rise of the University of Utah football and men's basketball teams top our list of the... Read more »

Dec. 29, 2015

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Jazz head to Minnesota after ugly win over lowly Sixers

The Utah Jazz were happy to survive and earn a victory over Philadelphia Monday night and will try to win a road game at Minnesota Wednesday night. Read more »

Dec. 29, 2015

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Utah Jazz analysis & highlights: How the Jazz nearly lost to the Sixers

It may not have been beautiful, but the Utah Jazz managed to eke out a narrow 95-91 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. Some last-minute heroics helped the Jazz avoid what would have been a... Read more »

Dec. 29, 2015

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Morning links: Ken Niumatalolo praises Navy's seniors after bowl win; Michael Jordan bids farewell to Kobe Bryant

Coach looking forward to seeing departing players defend the United States; basketball legend delivers message to Lakers star before retirement; former Utah Jazz guard Jeff Hornacek on the hot seat... Read more »

Dec. 29, 2015

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Jazz barely get past pesky Sixers thanks to Hayward's late shot

The Utah Jazz blew a 21-point first half lead and defeated the lowly Philadelphia 76ers 95-91 Monday night at the Vivint Arena. Read more »

Dec. 28, 2015

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Jazz notes: Guard Alec Burks will be undergoing surgery on broken ankle after all

Alec Burks, who broke his left fibula in Saturday night's game against the Clippers, will have surgery on Tuesday, a decision that Burks made to potentially help him speed up the healing process. Read more »

Dec. 28, 2015

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Rock On: BYU's hires, beautiful people and Detmer-Favre exchange

Also, a response Ty Detmer should use when his credentials are called into question. Read more »

Dec. 28, 2015

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How to watch 76ers vs. Jazz: Utah needs big games from Hayward and Neto

The 76ers are looking to get their third win of the season against the Jazz Monday night, with their second win of the season coming Saturday against the Suns. Read more »

Dec. 28, 2015

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Sputtering Suns fire 2 assistant coaches, former Jazz guard Earl Watson promoted

A person with knowledge of the situation says the Phoenix Suns have fired assistant coaches Jerry Sichting and Mike Longabardi. Read more »

Dec. 28, 2015

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Morning links: BYU-Big 12 talk heats back up; Tom Hackett featured in Australian news

Sports Illustrated takes a deep look at the future of the Big 12 Conference, and whether or not it could include the Cougars; former Utah Utes punter highlighted in native country's news; Jazz's... Read more »

Dec. 28, 2015

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With Burks joining injured list, Jazz game with Sixers won't be easy

Alec Burks suffered a broken fibula against the Los Angeles Clippers Saturday night, joining Rudy Gobert and Dante Exum on the injured list, leaving the Utah Jazz shorthanded against Philadelphia... Read more »

Dec. 27, 2015

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From Jazz fans to the snowy mountains, here's the Clippers' favorite things about Utah (+video)

From the mascot and crowd to the snowy mountains, the Clippers enjoy their trips to Utah. Read more »

Dec. 27, 2015

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Jazz guard Alec Burks out indefinitely with broken lower leg

Alec Burks is out indefinitely after breaking his left lower leg against the Clippers on Saturday night. The team announced the fifth-year guard had an MRI Sunday morning that showed a fractured... Read more »

Dec. 27, 2015

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Utah Jazz analysis: Vets, 3-point shooting helps Clippers overcome Utah's effort

With players falling left and right, the Utah Jazz fought hard against the Los Angeles Clippers, but ultimately fell 109-104. Despite the Jazz’s valiant effort, LA’s veteran savviness... Read more »

Dec. 27, 2015

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Redick, Pierce heat up in second half as Clippers clip Jazz

J.J. Redick and Paul Pierce were on fire in the second half and led the Clippers to a road victory over the Jazz. Read more »

Dec. 26, 2015

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