SI.com, Tuesday, November 24, 2009 9 AM
Sports Illustrated's Jonah Freedman
reminds us that the state of Utah hadn't celebrated a championship at the professional level in any sport since the Utah Stars
took the American Basketball Association (ABA) title in 1971. On Monday morning, Salt Lake City woke up "knowing its pro soccer team made it something its own heroes, Karl Malone
and John Stockton
, never could: a champion. At long last."
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