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Rockies trading Tulo makes sense, but not for this deal

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Rockies trading Tulo makes sense, but not for this deal

I’m starting to feel bad for Rockies fans. Like, more than normal. But earlier this week Colorado had to cut its losses and trade star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki to the Blue Jays. It’s pretty common for lackluster...

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Packers a Super Bowl favorite, Wilson a top young quarterback

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Packers a Super Bowl favorite, Wilson a top young quarterback

In this space on Tuesday, I took a look at how the teams of the AFC might sort themselves out by the end of the upcoming National Football League season. I came to the conclusion that the...

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At last, it’s finally not too early to talk about the 2015 NFL preseason

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

At last, it’s finally not too early to talk about the 2015 NFL preseason

Rookies are already reporting to NFL training camps across the country. By this weekend, the veterans will be there too. Move over, summer. The autumn is fast approaching. And with it come those wonderful Sundays spent on...

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Looks like my family can’t fit into a golf foursome anymore

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Looks like my family can’t fit into a golf foursome anymore

There’s an old sexist joke that golf is actually an acronym: Gentlemen Only, Ladies (are) Forbidden. Perhaps I’m still naive from my being a newlywed, but that acronym is one of the worst things I’ve ever heard....

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There’s no denying how dangerous automobile racing is

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

There’s no denying how dangerous automobile racing is

Racing is a dangerous, dangerous game. The competitors who pilot these high-horsepower machines are well aware of the risk, and are often fueled by the adrenaline rush that comes with it. Racers and fans alike were reminded...

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Bring on the two-a-days of high school football season

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Bring on the two-a-days of high school football season

The dog days of summer are about to give way to the boys of fall here in Tooele County. Yep, that’s right. Two-a-days are just around the corner for the Tooele, Grantsville and Stansbury football teams, with...

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Passionate Jazz fans make louder crowds

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Passionate Jazz fans make louder crowds

The return of summer basketball to Salt Lake City after an absence of several years couldn’t have gone much better. Utah Jazz executives and coaches were all smiles as they watched the waning moments of their squad’s...

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Soccer’s popularity seems to peak around World Cup time

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Soccer’s popularity seems to peak around World Cup time

It took only 16 minutes for Carli Lloyd to become the latest American sports hero with her hat trick in the FIFA Women’s World Cup final against Japan on Sunday. It was a moment 16 years in...

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Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Rocktober might still be a few prospects away

It has been another disappointing season at the corner of 20th and Blake streets in downtown Denver for the Colorado Rockies. Despite having one of baseball’s premier young stars in Nolan Arenado and perhaps the game’s most...

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Apparently I picked a busy time to go on a two-week vacation

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Apparently I picked a busy time to go on a two-week vacation

There are definitely some awesome benefits of leaving your phone at home when you go on vacation — don’t have to talk to your boss, not being tied to a charging cable, etc. But I’ve also felt...

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