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Utah Jazz owner hypes potential “sports-centered” downtown Salt Lake

Feb 27, 2024, 11:00 AM | Updated: 11:44 am

Salt Lake City’s downtown skyline on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024. Jazz owner Ryan Smith continues to d...

Salt Lake City’s downtown skyline on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024. Jazz owner Ryan Smith continues to discuss bringing more sports to downtown, and says it's a matter of revitalization. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)

(Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY – Ryan Smith, the owner of the Utah Jazz, is hyping up the possibility of bringing more professional sports teams to Utah. 

Smith posted a rendering of a potential revitalized downtown Salt Lake City on X. 

Currently, there are no official plans. While the National Hockey League has not officially announced a Utah team, a bill to fund an arena for the team is currently moving through the Utah Legislature. 

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Utah Jazz owner hypes potential “sports-centered” downtown Salt Lake