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Mason Waite, Deseret News
Utah Utes wide receiver Reggie Dunn (14) makes a big play in Utah's first Pac-12 contest in 2011. A road trip following one of Dad's favorite teams is an excellent gift for Father's Day.

Father’s Day tends to creep up on most people. We love our dads, but sometimes putting time into finding a meaningful gift takes a back seat to work, family, shopping or the NBA Finals.

But here’s a newsflash: Your dad or husband doesn’t want neckwear or tube socks. And wives should know that Dad probably doen’t want power tools this year.

What do dads want for their big day in 2013? Like most things with men, the answer is sports!

We’re not talking about another team-logo t-shirt here. Dads want a unique sports-related gift they can use and enjoy. One that creates lasting memories.

There’s little time left before the big day, so let’s take a look at 13 Sports-themed gifts for Dad.

Ryan Teeples — twitter.com/SportsGuyUtah — is a respected marketing and technology expert, full-time sports fan and owner of Ryan Teeples Consulting Inc. — RyanTeeples.com