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By Brice Wallace

For all of the obvious economic activity tied to the Utah Jazz — player and staff salaries, ticket and merchandise sales, advertising — the most prominent professional sports team in the state offers other benefits that are difficult to quantify.

Steve Starks, president of Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment, making him president of the Jazz, last week spelled out those impacts during the “Newsmaker Breakfast” at the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah. His appearance came the morning after the Jazz completed a successful season with a second-round playoff loss in Houston.

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