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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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While nothing earth-shaking rattled out of the trees this week when BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe held his annual summit with reporters, his acknowledgement that BYU needs to and expects to be in a Power 5 l...
On Thursday at Portland, BYU senior Tyler Haws is expected to surpass Jimmer Fredette as BYU's all-time scoring leader. It is an accomplishment of major merit and it couldn't happen to a harder-working athlete.
BYU once turned to a junior college coach, Steve Cleveland, and then elevated his assistant Dave Rose. That investment has brought a high-scoring entertaining product to the Marriott Center, and the school just...
In a prime example of his value to Dave Rose, Anson Winder's return to the lineup in BYU's final home game Thursday showed why the senior from Las Vegas is so valuable to the Cougars this season.
Through a myriad challenges, BYU coach Dave Rose has called upon JC transfer Skyler Halford to step up and deliver points, rebounds and hustle. The senior has delivered on all counts as he approaches his final ...
With Josh Sharp starting the last three and Corbin Kaufusi the last six, BYU's basketball team has settled into a more consistent group with its patchwork frontcourt. Will it be enough to get this team deep in...
This past week the Cougars defeated St Mary’s and Pacific to run their record to 20-8 and 10-5 in the West Coast Conference. BYU faces San Diego Thursday night in the Cougars' regular-season home finale.
Hall of Fame golfer Billy Casper was laid to rest Saturday in Springville after receiving praise for his championship spirit and his kindness and charity across the world.
Two free throws by senior Tyler Haws after a Pacific technical foul broke open a tight ball game and led to a convincing 20th victory of the season for the Cougars Saturday in the Marriott Center.
BYU junior point guard Kyle Collinsworth, the NCAA’s record-holder for triple-doubles in a season, came one assist short of his sixth triple-double of the year Saturday in the Cougars’ 84-59 win ove...