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The Jex Dex: The Youth of the Nation . . . well, Jazz Nation

The Utah Jazz are about to start up camp at the end of September, and there is going to be a lot of new faces in the locker room. But it wasn’t those new people that most Jazz fans have been begging and pleading through Twitter, Facebook and other media outlets to play huge minutes. […]

A mullet, cutoff jeans, high socks, missing half of my teeth, cuts and bruises everywhere is one of the greatest childhood memories I have. No, it wasn’t the one time I dressed up as a rodeo clown for Halloween or that time my brothers convinced me to ride that sheep until it ran into a […]

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This past Thursday, the NBA held its draft. For 60 individuals, their dreams of being drafted in the NBA came true. All teams go into the draft with one goal: improve the team now and in the future. For the Utah Jazz, that goal was met as they filled the biggest need for the team. […]

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Marc’s Remarks: 3-pointer, the new layup

Recently I attended a youth basketball game, and I was extremely surprised at something I saw there. Something that, if I had done it in my youth playing time, I would have gotten an earful from my coach. One of the teams had just taken the court and was about to start warming up. The […]

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Ogden to host Damian Lillard Day To honor former WSU All-American basketball player and NBA Rookie of the Year, Ogden City and Weber State Athletics has teamed up to put on Damian Lillard Day, scheduled for June 15, 2013. The event will take place at The Junction in downtown Ogden, beginning at 12:30 p.m., with […]

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Marc’s Remarks: Inevitability in sports not compelling

At the start of every professional basketball season, every team has the same chance to get to and win the NBA Finals, at least theoretically: 1 in 30. Get enough wins out of the 82-game season to make the playoffs, then get another 12 playoff wins to make it to the finals. But this year, […]

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