Archive for the ‘Utah’ Category

“We’ve always loved Utah for all the right reasons: beautiful people, fabulous geography and geology, incredible spirit and drive of the pioneering, entrepreneurial dreamers and visionaries who built the place. Brigham Young was ever so right when he declared, `This is the place.’ And what a place they had to play ball there on BYU’s campus: the Marriott Center, the most beautiful basketball temple one could dream of, right in the center of everything, with 20,000 blue and gold seats and the most technologically advanced floor (along with Stanford’s) I ever played on. It was like playing on a trampoline, with unlimited springboard capabilities.”

August 28, 2017

Walton, Bill. Back from the Dead (Kindle Locations 1479-1483). Simon & Schuster. Kindle Edition.

“Mr Grieve’s [dialect] maps for `gosh’ in America show this `minced oath’ to be popular not only in Mormon Utah…”

July 10, 2017

https://www.economist.com/news/books-and-arts/21724793-learning-fingered-speech-twitter-useful-many-thingsincluding-unexpectedly

“All Alone with Karl Malone – Cereal”

May 25, 2017

“One of Jimmy’s favorite characters in all of sports is Karl Malone of the Utah Jazz. Karl has a very unique take on the world, so Jimmy invited him to talk about life and some of the things that make it worth living in the first ever edition of All Alone with Karl Malone.”

“Sears closing its doors at Provo Towne Centre at end of July”

May 8, 2017

http://www.heraldextra.com/news/local/central/provo/sears-closing-its-doors-at-provo-towne-centre-at-end/article_2b27fb6d-0199-5fdb-a399-84128c5ec2eb.html

“The Utah Jazz Keep It All in the Family – – The Millers have created a structure that effectively ties the franchise to the Salt Lake City”

May 7, 2017

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-utah-jazz-keep-it-all-in-the-family-1494188503

Excerpt:

“Thanks to a complex financial transaction that closed this winter, the Jazz are probably more tied to Salt Lake than any major U.S. franchise is tied to its city . . . [The] Jazz likely aren’t going anywhere. `It’s the asset that brings the community together more than anything besides the Church of Latter Day Saints,’ Haslam said. ‘The goal here was perpetuity.’”