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Aggies, Cougars, Utes named to college football top player watch lists

Seven local football players were named to the watch lists for college football's top offensive and defensive players...

Morning links: Most excitement for Jazz since going to Finals; Big 12 columnists on BYU; Utah is a basketball state

Utah Jazz Director of Pro Player Personnel David Fredman, who is entering his 42nd year with the organization, claims he has "seen nothing as exciting as what we’re doing now." Read more »

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Aggies, Cougars, Utes named to college football top offensive player, defensive player watch lists

Seven local football players were named to the watch lists for college football's top offensive and defensive players of the year. Read more »

44 minutes ago


BYU football recruit Charles West shot in arm while playing pickup basketball

BYU running back recruit Charles West suffered a gunshot wound to his arm Sunday night while playing basketball at Coppell Middle School East in Coppell, Texas. West, 18, was treated and released... Read more »

16 hours ago


Morning links: BYU signee shot in arm; Cougars and Utes get new commits; Nebraska coordinator talks BYU

BYU signee Charles West was shot in the arm Sunday in Texas. BYU and Utah both pick up new verbal commitments. Read more »

20 hours ago


Dick Harmon: A more confident Robert Anae evident in BYU's evolution of its veteran offensive coordinator

Robert Anae anticipates BYU's offense will build on success of last season, which saw the most points scored since Brandon Doman and Luke Staley in 2015. A key to the season is healthy but so is... Read more »

July 4, 2015


BYU baseball: Colton Shaver hits seven dingers in College Home Run Derby

Shaver, a Freshman All-American at BYU from Riverton, Utah, was one of eight collegians invited to belt home runs before a nationwide ESPN television audience prior to a fireworks show. Read more »

July 2, 2015


BYU Cougars finish year with five ranked teams, SUU Thunderbirds have two

The BYU men's and women's volleyball teams, soccer teams and the men's track and field and cross country teams all finished in the Top 25. The SUU gymnastics and men's cross country teams finished... Read more »

July 2, 2015


BYU soccer: Burlingame in BYU's sights for the Fourth of July

BYU's annual Fourth of July game becomes new focus for the team as it plays host to Burlingame on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Read more »

July 2, 2015


Morning links: Reviewing BYU's case to be included in the Big 12

BYU can make some strong arguments to be included in the Big 12, but there may be some things holding the Cougars back. Read more »

July 2, 2015


BYU swim: men’s and women’s swim and dive teams named as CSCAA Scholar All-America teams

BYU men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams were recognized as College Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America teams. Read more »

July 1, 2015


Former BYU big man Brandon Davies to play for Magic summer league team in Orlando

Coming off his second professional season, former BYU power forward Brandon Davies will play for the Orlando Magic Blue squad at the NBA Orlando Summer League tournament, which runs July 4-10. Read more »

July 1, 2015


BYU soccer: Cougars add home game to schedule

Real Colorado and BYU have agreed to play the May 9 make-up game in Provo. Read more »

July 1, 2015


Morning links: Damian Lillard, Paul Millsap reportedly offered max contracts; Big 12 expansion an inevitability?

ESPN is reporting that Damian Lillard has agreed to a contract extension that could top $120 million. Is Big 12 expansion an inevitability? Read more »

July 1, 2015


Mendenhall's coaching tenure at BYU: A decade of personal, program growth

Asked recently to reflect on his 10 seasons as Cougars head coach, Bronco doesn’t point to many specifics, explaining that he’s not one to dwell on the past. But overall he's at peace... Read more »

July 1, 2015


Morning links: Fox Sports discusses why OU president said he wants the Big 12 to expand; Georgia QB visits BYU

A Fox Sports podcast discussed why University of Oklahoma President David Boren said he wants his conference to expand. A QB prospect from Georgia visits BYU. Read more »

June 30, 2015


Christian Stewart writes final chapter on unusual BYU career

Now, Christian Stewart can put football in the rearview mirror and finally ride off into the sunset after capping his career with a cameo appearance this spring. Read more »

June 30, 2015


Dick Harmon: Sonny Detmer's bloodline about to draw curiosity in Utah once again

Somerset High School's legendary Texas high school football coach Sonny Detmer continues to put his touch on a third generation. His grandson Koy Detmer Jr. is following in Heisman winner Ty... Read more »

June 29, 2015


Tyler Haws to play with Cleveland Cavaliers summer league team in Las Vegas

A pair of local Utah news sources reported Monday that BYU's all-time leading scorer will be joining the Cleveland Cavaliers' Summer League team in Las Vegas. Read more »

June 29, 2015


Morning links: New BYU commit's late father factored into decision; more Big 12 talk; reacclimating from a mission

How the late father of BYU's latest verbal commitment factored into his decision, the process of reacclimating missionaries to sports, and more Big 12 talk. Read more »

June 29, 2015


Rose: BYU's Collinsworth focused on improving every aspect of his game

Cougar basketball coach says he's counting on senior guard to make even more strides as the 6-foot-6 Provo native enters his final season. Read more »

June 29, 2015


Video: Brandon Davies busts a move in groomsmen dance that also stars several other ex-Cougars

Former BYU basketball player Brandon Davies found a way for some of his old teammates to help add a unique flavor to his wedding celebration. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Utah alum Cron, ex-Cougar Brugman hit winning late-inning homers on same night

The red-hot C.J. Cron came up big for Triple-A Salt Lake on Wednesday. That same night, Jaycob Brugman did the same in Double-A Midland. Read more »

June 29, 2015


Amy Donaldson: Former BYU QB Jake Heaps' rise, fall a cautionary tale

The Seattle Times' story on Jake Heaps offers insight into a confusing and frustrating case of one of the country's top high school quarterbacks and why he never found collegiate success. Read more »

June 28, 2015


Driggs: Memories of BYU football coach Tommy Hudspeth

In late 1963 BYU football fortunes were in turmoil. The promising 1962 season, highlighted by the heroics of All-American running back Eldon Fortie, had been followed by a disastrous 1963 season. Read more »

June 27, 2015


Dick Harmon: BYU's retired AD Glen Tuckett opines on state of college athletics

Still a well-connected networker at 87, retired BYU athletic director Glen Tuckett sat down with Deseret News columnist Dick Harmon for a question and answer session about the current state of... Read more »

June 27, 2015


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