College Football Game
Utah Jazz is the
state's National Basketball Association (NBA) team. Recent
winning seasons have caused "Jazz Mania" to
be epidemic statewide. The Jazz players have responded
to their popularity with continued crowd-pleasing play,
and a high level of community involvement. Home court
for the Jazz is the Delta Center in Salt Lake City. Contact:
Utah Jazz, 301 W. South Temple St., Salt Lake City, 84101,
801-355-3865 or 801-325-2500.
of the first Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA)
teams in the country, the Utah
Starzz have a loyal local following. Many Starzz fans
insist that these female players regularly outshine their
NBA cohorts in terms of technique and consistency. The
Starzz play their home games in the Delta Center. Contact:
Utah Starzz, 301 W. South Temple St., Salt Lake City 84101.
Salt Lake Buzz,
the AAA affiliate of the Minnesota Twins, play baseball
in the Pacific Coast League. Their Salt Lake City games
are held April to mid-September at Franklin Covey Field
which has the majestic Wasatch Mountains as its eastern
backdrop. Contact: Salt Lake Buzz, 77 W. 1300 South, Salt
Lake City, 84115. 801-485-3800.
Hockey League (IHL) hockey is played by the Utah
Grizzlies at the 'E' Center, west of Salt Lake City.
Regular season games begin in October and end in April.
Contact: Utah Grizzlies, 3200 S. Decker Lake Dr., West
Valley City, 84119, 801-988-8000 or 801-988-7825