Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

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To be (a sport) or not to be (a sport)?

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

To be (a sport) or not to be (a sport)?

There has been a lot of talk in the office lately about what is or is not a sport — OK, mostly everyone is just making fun of me. It seems obvious, right? Or at least that’s...

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Corporate Games elicit plenty of smiles, laughter

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Corporate Games elicit plenty of smiles, laughter

“Slow news day?” Those are the words I usually hear from people when I attend a Tooele County Corporate Games event. I’ve watched two of these competitions so far: Texas Hold’em Poker and dodgeball. Other events include...

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Wagner should let his play, not his mouth, talk on national TV

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Wagner should let his play, not his mouth, talk on national TV

Earlier this week, former USU Aggie and defending Super Bowl champion Bobby Wagner said on ESPN First Take he thought the Denver Bronco offense looked timid in the Super Bowl last year. “They looked scared out there,”...

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Jazz found it difficult to release a lottery pick

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Jazz found it difficult to release a lottery pick

What would you do if you made $15-plus million a year? I can’t even begin to fathom how much money that actually is and what someone could do with so many green bills. The Jazz, however, decided...

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Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Ragnar is worst idea ever for a reunion

When my family talked me into running the Ragnar Wasatch Back nearly a year and a half ago, I had plenty of time to train. Between then and Friday, I think I ran about 15 times for...

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Takes grit, community effort to endure grueling Ragnar Relay

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Takes grit, community effort to endure grueling Ragnar Relay

I’m not a big runner. I mean, I run, a lot, but I don’t own fancy performance gear or compression socks. If you ask me my pace, I have to get out a calculator to see how...

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The problem with pro soccer: too much flopping

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

The problem with pro soccer: too much flopping

The scene is all too familiar: A soccer player is running down the field with the ball when an opponent comes sliding in to take it away. What results from the subsequent trip, flip and crash, is...

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Thursday, June 19th, 2014

My trip to Denver: A journey of awesome mishaps

Last week I took a trip to Denver to see my favorite baseball team, the Atlanta Braves, play the Colorado Rockies. Watching the Braves win the first two games in the series — and the first two...

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San Antonio wins title with superior teamwork

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

San Antonio wins title with superior teamwork

The 2014 NBA Finals rematch between the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat was more one sided than anyone could have guessed, with the Spurs easily winning the title in five games. Each game offered up...

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Local basketball coaches opine about NBA Finals

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Local basketball coaches opine about NBA Finals

San Antonio’s chances to win a fifth NBA championship improved after it wrested back the home-court advantage with a 111–92 drubbing of the Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami on Tuesday night. Kawhi Leonard scored a career-high...

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