Last Updated Oct 29, 2014 11:26PM

On Tuesday night, NBA commissioner Adam Silver was in Texas, watching as the San Antonio Spurs were given their championship rings. On Wednesday, Silver was in Salt Lake City to witness the start of a new era for the Utah …

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  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood (5) and Houston Rockets guard Jason Terry (31) reach for a loose ball as the Utah Jazz host the Houston Rockets, NBA basketball at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Wednesday October 29, 2014. Kragthorpe: Jazz can’t change old ways in Snyder’s debut (with video)
    The night began with smoke, fire and cheers for new coach Quin Snyder during the introductions, and that ending was even better. When the Jazz’s Trey …
    Updated Oct 29 2014 11:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke (3) drives, with Houston Rockets guard Jason Terry (31) defending as the Utah Jazz host the Houston Rockets, NBA basketball at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Wednesday October 29, 2014. Utah Jazz: Papanikolaou gives Houston a lift in win over Utah (with video)
    Despite the presence of All-Stars Dwight Howard and James Harden on the roster, Houston turned to a relatively unknown rookie named Kostas Papanikolao …
    Updated Oct 29 2014 11:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws against the Kansas City Royals during the sixth inning of Game 7 of baseball's World Series Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) Bumgarner, Giants beat Royals 3-2 in Game 7
    Kansas City, Mo. • A giant, indeed. Madison Bumgarner punctuated one of the finest World Series performances in baseball history by pitching the San …
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    Is removing your child’s tonsils a good idea?
    It can seem like a revolving door at times —just when you think your child has kicked his or her latest bout with a sore throat, another round flares …
    Updated Oct 22 2014 12:21 pm   |     |   Share

    (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
 The Hike of the week: The ‘M’ in Morgan
    Directions • From Interstate 84, take exit 103 in Morgan. Then travel south on State Street, also known as State Route 66, for 1.3 miles. Then turn e...

    Updated Oct 30 2014 07:00 am   |     |   Share

  • Prep volleyball: Enterprise rolls past Emery, North Summit
    It’s well-known in Class 2A volleyball circles that Enterprise entered the 2014 state tournament as the defending champ and that senior Riley Lyman is …
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  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Utah Utes offensive lineman Siaosi Aiono (60) congratulates Utah Ute's wide receiver Dres Anderson (6) after his touchdown, giving the Ute's a two touchdown lead over UCLA, at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Saturday, October 4, 2014 Utah football: Utes stunned by Dres Anderson’s season-ending injury
    Rewind the tape and there’s Utah wideout Dres Anderson, lined up on the game-winning play, and then there he is again, galloping down the sidelines to...

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  • Baseball Digest honors Salt Lake Bees broadcaster Steve Klauke
    Salt Lake Bees play-by-play voice Steve Klauke has been named baseball's Broadcaster of the Year by Baseball Digest. Klauke has called 3,064 out of 3, …
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    NBA commissioner Adam Silver sees gap closing between small- and big-market teams
    Adam Silver wanted to set the record straight Wednesday night, when he made his first appearance in Utah since taking over as commissioner in February …
    Updated Oct 29 2014 07:05 pm   |     |   Share

  • Golf: Holes-in-one
    Davis Park • Rand Sargent. No. 7, 215 yards, 5-iron. With Chris Soukas, T.J. Roberts. …
    Updated Oct 29 2014 05:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
BYU QB Taysom Hill runs and eludes Utah State Aggies safety Brian Suite (21) during first half play. He later would run a similar play and be injured on a tackle by Suite. Utah State led BYU 28-14 at the half in Provo, Friday, October 1, 2014. BYU football: Can Cougars’ slide be attributed to lack of talent?
    Provo • Theories abound as to why BYU’s football team is on a four-game losing streak, a stretch of futility that has included losses to three upper-l...

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  • Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig, left, poses with Hank Aaron and the winner of the 2014 Hank Aaron Award Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins before Game 4 of baseball's World Series Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) MLB: Selig’s imprint seen in Game 7 of World Series
    Kansas City, Mo. • For his final game as baseball commissioner, Bud Selig was able to see the low-budget Kansas City Royals compete with the high-spen …
    Updated Oct 29 2014 03:33 pm   |     |   Share
    Prep football: Game’s end goes viral, offers teaching moment
    The end of Tuesday night’s play-in prep football game between Maple Mountain and Spanish Fork proved to be so memorable that video of it has gone vira...

    Updated Oct 29 2014 07:09 pm   |     |   Share

  • NFL: Full practice for Washington’s RG3, could play Sunday
    Ashburn, Va. • Robert Griffin III’s practice status has been upgraded, but it’s still not certain when he will make his first start in his return from …
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  • FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2012 file photo, Hockey Hall of Famer Gordie Howe, part owner of the Western Hockey League's Vancouver Giants, looks on during news conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. Hockey great Gordie Howe has lost some function on the right side of his body after having a stroke Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 in Texas. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck, File) Hockey legend Gordie Howe’s family says his condition is guarded
    Lubbock, Texas • Gordie Howe’s family says the hockey Hall of Famer’s condition remains “guarded” but his spirits are good after a significant stroke …
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  • MLB World Series: Giants go with Perez over Ishikawa in Game 7
    Kansas City, Mo. • The San Francisco Giants are starting Juan Perez over Travis Ishikawa in left field for Game 7 of the World Series against the Kans …
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    Injured Cougars slowly returning to action
    The Cougars will never get back to full strength this season — quarterback Taysom Hill (broken leg) and cornerback Jordan Johnson (broken arm) have be …
    Updated Oct 29 2014 11:26 pm   |     |   Share

  • Winter sports: U.S. Speedskating announces World Cup long-track team
    Eight months after the frustration in Sochi, U.S. Speedskating announced its World Cup team for the upcoming long-track cycle Tuesday evening. As expe …
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Runners using the Salomon CityTrail app run through Paris. The app, available for free, offers local and visiting runners trails alongside landmarks and through varied terrain Recreation: App helps runners find new trails abroad and in their backyard
    Running is hard enough on its own, let alone in a foreign city on a business trip or vacation, when the streets are unfamiliar and the trails unknown. …
    Updated Oct 29 2014 05:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • Phoenix Suns' Eric Bledsoe (2) goes to the basket as Utah Jazz's Enes Kanter defends during the fourth quarter of an NBA preseason basketball game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Salt Lake City. The Suns won 105-100. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) Utah Jazz end extension talks with Enes Kanter
    Extension talks between the Jazz and Enes Kanter have ended for now, and the fourth-year big man will become a restricted free agent next summer, acco...

    Updated Oct 29 2014 11:27 pm   |     |   Share
    Utah football Play Breakdown: Devontae Booker's touchdown against USC
    Updated Oct 29 2014 11:28 pm   |     |   Share