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Dick Harmon
Dick Harmon is a columnist for the Deseret News with a focus on college athletics. He previously worked as executive sports editor, sports columnist, city editor and police reporter for the Provo Daily Herald for 26 years. He has often appeared on ESPN and other broadcasting programs nationwide. He has written three books and co-authored a fourth. His work has appeared in The Sporting News and other national publications. He and his wife AnnaLee have four children and reside in Orem, Utah.

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In a story of domino effect, the relationship between a football coach and quarterback in the early '70s had a trickle-down impact on BYU's football season and subsequent bowl game in Miami.
Tyler Haws, the NCAA's No. 3 scorer, suffered an ankle injury in a win over Weber State. BYU head coach Dave Rose said he will decide Friday if his star scorer will be able to play against Stanford on Saturday...
Kyle Collinsworth's knee buckled during the WCC tournament against Gonzaga last March. The story of his rehabilitation from ACL surgery to get back to playing Division I basketball at a high level is an inspiri...
When the Big 12 had Baylor and TCU left out of the playoff picture last Sunday, it opened up a new discussion about that league's decision not to have a championship game or grow to 12 or 14 teams. It also boug...
This is a time for coaching changes, league playoffs, Heisman voting and bowl bids. Don't look for Bronco Mendenhall to leave BYU, but Utah State's Matt Wells should and Ute D-coordinator Kalani Sitake will be...
It has been nearly a week since BYU defeated the University of California in Berkeley to reach eight wins in a very trying season. Folks are still scrutinizing the postgame celebration by the Cougars. Was it ju...
It's been 14 years since BYU found a win in the Spectrum on the campus of Utah State University. Fresh off a string of five games in eight days, Cougar players expect nothing but a tough game again when the tw...
In facing Cal's quarterback Jared Goff, BYU's defense had one of its toughest tests of the season. In the end, BYU defeated Cal by pounding Goff until he was unable to complete any of his last four passes insid...
It's been a remarkable run by Utah State to get on the threshold of a 10-win season. But facing Boise State on the blue turf Saturday will be a tough task. Beware of the gadget plays. That and turnovers could b...
So far this season, Christian Stewart has thrown 17 touchdown passes in relief of starter Taysom Hill. HIs goal as a senior who walked on was to throw just one. From where he's had to work his way up, nobody ha...