SNYDER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SNYDER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah Jazz: Ex-Jazzman Paul Millsap endorses Quin Snyder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58234272-87/jazz-millsap-snyder-coach.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58234272-87/jazz-millsap-snyder-coach.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Ex-Jazzman Paul Millsap endorses Quin Snyder</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt Kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T23:25:00.556-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • Plenty of resources were available to Jazz swingman Gordon Hayward this summer, if he wanted to learn anything about new coach Quin Snyder. They made it easy for him. From former Butler teammate Shelvin Mack and ex-Jazz players Paul Millsap, Kyle Korver and DeMarre Carroll, Hayward has discovered a lot about Snyder and the Atlanta offense he helped run last season. “Honestly, I didn’t have to do that much research,” Hayward said. “I had so many players come up [who] were pissed that ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58234272@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:25:00 MDT Kragthorpe: Jazz’s Gordon Hayward insists there’s ‘no pressure now’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58234262-87/hayward-jazz-team-contract.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58234262-87/hayward-jazz-team-contract.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Jazz’s Gordon Hayward insists there’s ‘no pressure now’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T23:25:00.67-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas After everything that has happened since the Jazz’s season ended in April, Gordon Hayward recognizes his life is different now. The expectations and accountability that accompany his biggest offseason move follow him everywhere. Signing a $63 million contract? Yeah, that’s also significant. Hayward stood on UNLV’s practice court after the opening session of Team USA’s training camp Monday, talking with Jazz coach Quin Snyder. He smiled, laughed and cringed — knowing that accepting S...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58234262@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:25:00 MDT What is Trevor Booker's all-time favorite cereal? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58212197-62/booker-cereal-snyder-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58212197-62/booker-cereal-snyder-utah.html.csp">What is Trevor Booker's all-time favorite cereal?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:25.219-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here's something you need to know about Trevor Booker.He loves cereal.Loves it.The newest Jazzman told the Washington Post last year that he eats up to 21 bowls of cereal a week.It's an affinity carried over from his childhood in South Carolina."Growing up, all we would eat is cereal," he told reporters in Salt Lake City on Tuesday. "Probably at least 15 boxes a week between me and my brothers. We used to eat cereal any time of day. Sometimes we'd eat it for dinner."The 6-foot-8 Booker keeps his...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58212197@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:25 MDT Utah Jazz aim to be faster, more efficient on offense http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58196751-87/jazz-offense-ball-snyder.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58196751-87/jazz-offense-ball-snyder.html.csp">Utah Jazz aim to be faster, more efficient on offense</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T22:57:17.29-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • It was simply beautiful basketball. Jazz point guard Trey Burke raced into the frontcourt on Monday against the Milwaukee Bucks. Seeing a closed lane, he slid off a pick from Rudy Gobert and swung the ball to Dante Exum. The rookie immediately passed to Rodney Hood, who had an open shot if he wanted it. But he passed up the good look, took two dribbles into the lane and gave it to Malcolm Thomas. At this point, Thomas could have gone up strong, and nobody would have batted an eye. Bu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58196751@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:57:17 MDT Jazz notes: Malcolm Thomas’ summer league play turning heads http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58191961-87/jazz-thomas-team-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58191961-87/jazz-thomas-team-league.html.csp">Jazz notes: Malcolm Thomas’ summer league play turning heads</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T16:43:13.366-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • With the acquisition of Trevor Booker and the logjam at power forward, Malcolm Thomas suddenly faces long odds in terms of making the roster of the Utah Jazz. But, man, he’s certainly making it difficult on the Jazz to part ways with him.Everyone knows about Dante Exum, and Rudy Gobert, and Trey Burke and Rodney Hood. Those are the headliners of Utah’s summer league roster, the guys that Jazz fans are driving six hours down I-15 to see that the Thomas & Mack Center. However, one of t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58191961@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:43:13 MDT Utah Jazz: Burke looking to make strides through summer league http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177642-77/burke-league-summer-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58177642-77/burke-league-summer-team.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Burke looking to make strides through summer league</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T18:25:47.389-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 06:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Trey Burke still looks like he can pass for a high school kid. And he’s still one of the youngest point guards in the NBA, at a position where inexperience can be a fatal flaw. But even subtly over the past week, Utah’s floor general has made strides for himself, within the organization and among his teammates. He’s been more vocal on and off the floor. He’s made no secret that he thinks this team can improve rapidly this coming year. And just to think: His summer league debut wasn’t until Satur...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58177642@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:25:47 MDT Jazz Notes: Jazz expected to match Hayward offer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58172351-87/jazz-offer-fans-hood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58172351-87/jazz-offer-fans-hood.html.csp">Jazz Notes: Jazz expected to match Hayward offer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron falk</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T23:28:43.858-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s official. Gordon Hayward signed his offer sheet with the Hornets, the team announced early Thursday. The Jazz will now have until the end of Sunday (9:59 p.m. MDT) to match the offer worth about $63 million over four years. This means the possibility of a sign-and-trade is dead, as it could have only been completed before an offer sheet was signed. That, however, was never really an option for the Jazz, who appear set to match. Expect them to use all of their time in doing so, as it will t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58172351@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:28:43 MDT Utah Jazz: Hayward agrees to max deal; Utah set to match it http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58167007-87/hayward-jazz-deal-snyder.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58167007-87/hayward-jazz-deal-snyder.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Hayward agrees to max deal; Utah set to match it</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T23:28:14.688-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Despite all the struggles of last season, Gordon Hayward still insisted he had what it took to be the man. As losses mounted and shot after shot drew iron, he continued to believe he had the ability to be one of the league’s best players. Now, if nothing else, the soft-spoken kid from Indiana will be paid like one of them. When the NBA’s moratorium lifts after midnight on the East Coast, Hayward will sign an offer sheet from the Charlotte Hornets, according to a source, worth $63 million over fo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58167007@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 23:28:14 MDT Kragthorpe: Assuming he’s back, Hayward will thrive under Snyder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58164375-87/snyder-hayward-burke-jazz.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58164375-87/snyder-hayward-burke-jazz.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Assuming he’s back, Hayward will thrive under Snyder</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T23:28:15.401-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Alex Jensen set a screen at the high post, with Johnnie Bryant on the wing. Quin Snyder cut inside, took a pass and flipped the ball off the backboard. After the Jazz’s pre-summer league practice session Tuesday night, Snyder and the rest of his coaching staff stayed on the court, walking through a play they intended to teach the next day to Trey Burke, Dante Exum and the other young players in the camp. “It looks a lot better when they’re running it than when us old guys are out there,” Snyder...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58164375@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 23:28:15 MDT Notes from the first day of Utah Jazz summer practice http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58165148-62/snyder-guys-exum-jazz.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/58165148-62/snyder-guys-exum-jazz.html.csp">Notes from the first day of Utah Jazz summer practice</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T17:36:27.062-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Amid all the buzz over the Charlotte Hornets offer sheet for Gordon Hayward, the Utah Jazz — some of them anyway — were back practicing at the Zions Bank Basketball Center this week. Tuesday marked the first day of the team's summer mini-camp, where a handful of guys who have already made the team have teamed up with some hopefuls ahead of the Las Vegas summer league.A few tidbits from Day 1:• New head coach Quin Snyder will be in Vegas, running practices. But his lead assistant, Brad Jones, wil...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58165148@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:36:27 MDT Utah man accused of shooting wife charged with attempted murder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58161967-78/snyder-according-court-domestic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58161967-78/snyder-according-court-domestic.html.csp">Utah man accused of shooting wife charged with attempted murder</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T22:34:17.317-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 10:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Huntington man was charged Monday with attempted murder and other charges after he allegedly shot and wounded his wife last month. Chad Robert Snyder, 36, was charged in Emery County’s 7th District Court with first-degree felony attempted murder, along with two charges of third-degree felony use of a firearm by a restricted person. Snyder, who is currently being held without bail in the Emery County Jail, is expected to make his initial appearance in court on Thursday. Emery County sheriff’s ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58161967@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:34:17 MDT Emery County man arrested in shooting of wife http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58133171-78/county-emery-arrested-luke.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58133171-78/county-emery-arrested-luke.html.csp">Emery County man arrested in shooting of wife</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T22:18:11.524-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 10:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Emery County sheriff’s deputies responding to a domestic violence complaint Sunday afternoon ended up arresting a man for shooting and wounding his wife just outside their Huntington home. Sheriff’s spokeswoman Janalee Luke said they were called to the southcentral Utah residence at 4:17 p.m. Sunday and found the woman, suffering from a single gunshot wound. She was in critical condition Monday at an unspecified hospital, where she had undergone surgery overnight and was expected to have more,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58133171@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:18:11 MDT Utah Jazz: Draft pick Rodney Hood wants to become a lock-down defender (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58125071-87/hood-jazz-draft-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58125071-87/hood-jazz-draft-state.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Draft pick Rodney Hood wants to become a lock-down defender (video)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Luhm</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T23:33:29.962-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When Rodney Hood told those attending his introductory news conference he wanted to become a prime-time defender, new Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder noticed. “My goal is to become one of the best defensive players in the league someday,” Hood said Friday. Smiling, Snyder replied, “I’m going to remember, Rodney, that you said you were going to play defense.” Hood, of course, is just one reason the Jazz feel so optimistic about the outcome of Thursday night’s NBA draft in Brooklyn. The Jazz took Dant...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58125071@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 23:33:29 MDT Utah Jazz: Quin Snyder finalizes his coaching staff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58108713-87/snyder-jazz-coach-coaches.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58108713-87/snyder-jazz-coach-coaches.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Quin Snyder finalizes his coaching staff</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T22:49:43.933-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It will be a mix of old faces and new ones on the Jazz bench next year. Utah and new head coach Quin Snyder on Tuesday put the finishing touches on the 2014-15 coaching staff, giving three Jazz assistants from last year promotions while adding two new names to the mix. “We have assembled a talented group of coaches with a track record of winning and successful player development,” Snyder said in a news release. “They are high-character individuals with a diversity of experience ranging from play...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58108713@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:49:43 MDT Utah Jazz: New coach Snyder learned from the game’s best http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58088661-87/snyder-coach-game-coaching.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58088661-87/snyder-coach-game-coaching.html.csp">Utah Jazz: New coach Snyder learned from the game’s best</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T23:33:15.179-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Since high school, when Larry Brown tried to lure him to Kansas and Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski drove to Mercer Island, with a video projector in the car, Quin Snyder has been around some of the game’s best coaches. From his playing days with the Blue Devils, to a winding coaching career of his own, Snyder says his experiences with those greats has shaped him, molded his own philosophies, and prepared him for his new task. “I have had a chance to work for some of the best minds in basketball,” Snyder...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58088661@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 23:33:15 MDT A Q&A chat with new Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58085474-87/snyder-tribune-guys-think.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58085474-87/snyder-tribune-guys-think.html.csp">A Q&A chat with new Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder (video)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T16:44:09.04-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 04:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The new face of the Utah Jazz doesn’t yet know how to get inside EnergySolutions Arena. He’s still living out of a suitcase, traveling back and forth across the country, from his old life in Atlanta to his new one in Salt Lake City. This is the sixth job he’s had in the last five years, all part of a journey that has seen him go from being one of the hottest young college basketball coaches in the country, to the grind of the Development League, and finally to a top job in the world’s top basket...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58085474@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:44:09 MDT Trademark board rules against Washington NFL team name http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58083671-77/team-nfl-trademark-washington.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58083671-77/team-nfl-trademark-washington.html.csp">Trademark board rules against Washington NFL team name</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSEPH WHITE </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T16:44:09.308-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 04:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The U.S. Patent Office ruled Wednesday that the NFL’s Washington team name is “disparaging of Native Americans” and that the team’s federal trademarks for the name must be canceled. The 2-1 ruling comes after a campaign to change the Redskins name gained momentum over the past year. The team doesn’t immediately lose trademark protection and is allowed to retain it during an appeal, which is likely. Owner Dan Snyder has refused to change the team’s name, citing tradition, but there h...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580836712014-06-19T16:44:09.308-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-19T16:44:09.308-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58083671@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:44:09 MDT Utah Jazz: Mike Wells joins staff as assistant coach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58079578-87/jazz-wells-coach-toledo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58079578-87/jazz-wells-coach-toledo.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Mike Wells joins staff as assistant coach</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-17T23:25:42.958-06:00">Updated Jun 17, 2014 11:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two weeks ago, the Utah Jazz hired Quin Snyder to be their head coach. On Tuesday, the Jazz began the process of hiring his staff. Mike Wells — an assistant coach with the Univerisity of Toledo — will move to Salt Lake City and join Utah in the same capacity. Wells was hired by Toledo in April, after doing stints with George Mason and South Florida on the collegiate level. Wells has extensive NBA experience, as well as ties with Snyder and Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey from his time in San...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58079578@www.sltrib.com Tue, 17 Jun 2014 23:25:42 MDT Monson: Get rid of that NFL team’s name http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58065215-77/snyder-term-monson-nfl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58065215-77/snyder-term-monson-nfl.html.csp">Monson: Get rid of that NFL team’s name</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Gordon Monson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-15T18:44:31.841-06:00">Updated Jun 15, 2014 06:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Words are symbols, and symbols, with all their connotations, have power. Even in sports. And so, the unfortunate name of the NFL franchise in our nation’s capital lives on. If the owner of the club, Dan Snyder, has his way, the name will never be changed. He said never, and he said to put the NEVER in all caps. It matters little what connotations concerned people, be they senators or sensationalists, on the outside draw. The latest evidence comes from broadcaster Al Michaels, who said on a rece...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58065215@www.sltrib.com Sun, 15 Jun 2014 18:44:31 MDT Utah Jazz: Brad Jones, Alex Jensen may stick with Jazz under Snyder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58056526-87/snyder-jazz-assistant-ham.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58056526-87/snyder-jazz-assistant-ham.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Brad Jones, Alex Jensen may stick with Jazz under Snyder</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-11T23:18:41.053-06:00">Updated Jun 11, 2014 11:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Quin Snyder is now in place as the coach of the Utah Jazz. The next step is finding the assistant coaches who will sit on the bench with him. The Salt Lake Tribune has learned that current Jazz assistants coaches Brad Jones and Alex Jensen look like they will remain with the team on Snyder’s staff. Current Atlanta Hawks assistant Darvin Ham is another candidate — although it might be difficult for the Jazz to land him. Ham is on a track to be named the lead assistant for the Hawks. That means th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58056526@www.sltrib.com Wed, 11 Jun 2014 23:18:41 MDT