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Can Cougars sweep their first WCC road trip of the season?

BYU’s 114-89 victory over San Francisco Thursday begs an important question: Can the Cougars handle success?

BYU volleyball: defense helps No. 3 BYU past Princeton in three

Strong blocking helped No. 3 BYU men's volleyball sweep past Princeton (25-22, 25-19, 25-22) on Friday night. Read more »

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BYU tennis: Cougars fall at Mizzou

Despite strong singles performances by juniors Toby Miclat and Natella Nabieva, BYU women's tennis fell, 5-2, to Missouri on Friday at the Mizzou Tennis Complex. Read more »

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BYU softball: Bull's 14 strikeouts lead BYU to 5-4 win over Wisconsin in extra innings

McKenna Bull tied a career high of 14 strikeouts to push BYU softball to a 5-4 win over Wisconsin in extra innings at the Kajikawa Classic on Friday. Read more »

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BYU tennis: Cougars drop match to No. 32 Wichita State

BYU women's tennis fell 4-0 to Wichita State in a neutral site match played Thursday in Columbia, Missouri. Read more »

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40-foot jumper by Lexi Rydalch secures BYU's improbable 65-62 win over San Francisco

A key 14-0 run down the stretch, along with some clutch shooting by Lexi Rydalch, lifted the Cougars to a thrilling comeback win. Read more »

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BYU softball: Bull, Sugg lead BYU to 8-0 win over San Jose State, splits doubleheader

A record game for McKenna Bull and Libby Sugg led BYU softball to an 8-0 win over San Jose State while it dropped a game, 15-3, against No. 8 Tennessee at the Kajikawa Classic on Thursday. Read more »

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Emery scores career-high 37 points to lead BYU to 114-89 victory over San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Coming off its most disappointing loss of the season at home against Pacific last Saturday, BYU had something to prove Thursday night at War Memorial Gym. Especially... Read more »

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Despite shoulder injury, Fischer gets start, and helps BYU get off to fast start vs. San Francisco

Going into Thursday’s BYU-San Francisco game, Cougar senior guard Chase Fischer was listed as “questionable” after he sustained a left shoulder injury during Tuesday’s... Read more »

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BYU track: full team in action this weekend at Boise, Iowa meets

This weekend is the final tune-up for BYU track and field before the conference meet when it competes in the Iowa State Classic and Boise State Challenge on Feb. 12-13. Read more »

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BYU football quiz: How well do you know the new coaching staff?

Kalani Sitake has his coaching staff in place. How well do you know them? Read more »

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13 locals invited to 2016 NFL Scouting Combine

Six Utes, three Aggies, three T-Birds and a Cougar were all invited to the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine, which will take place Feb. 23-29. Read more »

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Morning links: Kyle Van Noy, Eric Weddle could use change of scenery; Kalani Sitake on SI podcast

Former Cougar, Ute on list of NFL players who need a fresh start; new BYU head football coach discusses job transition; NBA insider Kevin Pelton answers Utah Jazz questions. Read more »

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Rise and Shout: "Jeopardy!" contestants baffled by BYU clue

BYU alumni around the nation must have been rising to shout at their screens after all three "Jeopardy!" contestants couldn't identify their school. Read more »

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BYU getting used to life on the road in the West Coast Conference

The Cougars face the first of three consecutive road games Thursday when they visit San Francisco. BYU faces Santa Clara Saturday. This Bay Area road trip has been kind to the Cougars in previous... Read more »

Feb. 10, 2016

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BYU baseball: WCC coaches make preseason predictions

Sophomore Colton Shaver was BYU’s only selection to the preseason team by West Coast Conference baseball coaches who also picked the Cougars to finish fifth. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2016

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Dick Harmon: Time running out for Dave Rose's BYU squad to start a meaningful win streak

In a lot of ways, this year's Cougar basketball team is proving one of the biggest challenges for Dave Rose. It's a team that can beat or lose to anyone in the West Coast Conference. It's a team... Read more »

Feb. 10, 2016

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BYU's Fischer questionable for game at San Francisco

BYU's leading scorer, Chase Fischer, is questionable for Thursday's game at San Francisco, according to coach Dave Rose. Fischer suffered a shoulder stinger early during Tuesday's practice at the... Read more »

Feb. 10, 2016

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Football is dead. Long live football: Key dates for the 2016 college football and NFL offseason

There's little down time in the football world, as the offseason is dotted with key dates, from spring ball and fall camp in college to the draft and training camp in the NFL. Here's a look at the... Read more »

Feb. 10, 2016

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BYU swim: Dreesen and Tippetts-Kottcamp named male and female athletes of the week

Kevin Dreesen and Ali Tippetts-Kottcamp were named male and female Mountain Pacific Sports Federation/Turbo Athletes of the Week for their performances at the Air Force Diving Invitational last weekend. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2016

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BYU football hires former player Jack Damuni as director of player personnel

Jack Damuni made a name for himself as a strong safety under LaVell Edwards in the mid-1990s. Now the former Cougar will serve as BYU football's director of player personnel and on-campus... Read more »

Feb. 10, 2016

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BYU volleyball: Women’s volleyball adds Neeley to staff

BYU women’s volleyball head coach Heather Olmstead announced the hiring of Jonny Neeley as an assistant coach Wednesday. Read more »

Feb. 10, 2016

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Empey evaluates BYU's O-line; recruit Haws to enroll before mission

Three of the four offensive linemen recruits BYU signed last week will serve LDS missions before enrolling. Center Caden Haws announced Tuesday that he will come to Provo this fall. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2016

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BYU tennis: Cougars host No. 59 Boise State on Saturday

BYU (7-1) looks to stay undefeated at home during 2016 play this Saturday against Boise State. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2016

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Morning links: BYU, Virginia fans share moment of suspense; Utes on the bubble

Former Cougar football coach Bronco Mendenhall delivers "breaking news" on Twitter, putting fans in a frenzy; ex-BYU WR featured in video; Utah on the NCAA Tournament bubble? Read more »

Feb. 9, 2016

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BYU trying to move on from Pacific loss; Fischer sustains shoulder stinger in practice

BYU suffered its worst loss of the year last Saturday with a 77-72 setback to Pacific. Then early during Tuesday’s practice, things got even tougher when guard Chase Fischer sustained what... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2016

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BYU softball: BYU starts 2016 season at the Kajikawa Classic

BYU softball kicks off the 2016 season with five games at the Kajikawa Classic this weekend, starting against San Jose State on Thursday at 2 p.m. MST. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2016

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Dick Harmon: BYU's Sitake wants former Cougar to be program's new director of personnel

It's been 20 years since Jack Damuni played football at BYU, but now he's answered a call to return to his alma mater from new BYU coach Kalani Sitake. You have to look no further than Kahuku High... Read more »

Feb. 9, 2016

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BYU men's lacrosse kicks off 2016 season with rout of Utah State

The No. 8 Cougars look to have a strong season and started it the right way with a 31-3 victory over Utah State on Saturday. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2016

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BYU tennis: Cougars travel to Missouri for two matches

BYU women's tennis (1-2) travels to Columbia, Missouri, this week to play Wichita State and the University of Missouri, Columbia. Read more »

Feb. 9, 2016

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Nick Emery's freshman season at BYU filled with ups, downs, lessons learned

There have been times when the former Lone Peak star has shown flashes of brilliance on both the offensive and defensive ends of the floor. There have been stretches when he couldn't buy a basket.... Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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BYU men's volleyball: No. 3 BYU heads to the East Coast for matches at Princeton, NJIT

No. 3 BYU men’s volleyball hits the road this week for matches at Princeton and NJIT. The Cougars will play in the Eastern Time Zone for the first time since the 2008 season. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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The BYU international basketball tracker: Davies, Broadus shine

A look at how the former BYU basketball players are performing on their teams around the globe. Read more »

Feb. 8, 2016

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Cougars regrouping, going back on the road after 'devastating' loss to Pacific

With a shocking 77-72 victory at the Marriott Center last Saturday, Pacific dealt BYU a major setback to its hopes for a West Coast Conference regular-season championship and NCAA tournament... Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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BYU track: Adams cracks record books in New Mexico

Senior captain Sean Adams ran the 400 meters in 47.15 seconds to claim the No. 7 spot on the BYU indoor all-time list at the New Mexico Collegiate Track and Field Classic on Saturday. Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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Dick Harmon: BYU's Harvey Unga to assist Jamaal Williams' attempt to break his rushing record

New BYU football coach Kalani Sitake has added the school's all-team leading rusher to his staff as a graduate assistant coach. That puts Harvey Unga in a unique situation to help supervise the... Read more »

Feb. 7, 2016

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BYU tennis: No. 52 Denver hands BYU first loss of the season

BYU ends its eight-game winning streak by losing to Denver University, 3-4, on Saturday afternoon. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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BYU volleyball: Sander’s 15 kills lead No. 3 Cougars to second sweep of No. 10 Gauchos

Brenden Sander had 15 kills as No. 3 BYU defeated No. 10 UC Santa Barbara in three sets at home on Saturday. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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BYU basketball notebook: Win against BYU a big one for Pacific

Considering everything that has gone against Pacific this season, it's easy to understand why emotions ran high for Tiger players and coaches after they upset the Cougars on Saturday. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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BYU tennis: Cougars drop home opener to No. 69 Denver

In the first home match of the season, BYU women's tennis fell, 4-3, to Denver on Saturday at the BYU indoor courts. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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BYU basketball: Pulsipher's 26 lifts Cougars past Gaels

Makenzi Morrison Pulsipher’s game-high 26 points led BYU women’s basketball to a 21-point victory, 65-44, over Saint Mary’s to seal its 12th conference win Saturday afternoon. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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Cold-shooting BYU loses stunner to Pacific, halting 17-game homecourt winning streak

BYU’s mercurial season continued Saturday afternoon at the Marriott Center — this time in the form of a stunning 77-72 loss to lowly Pacific. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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BYU tennis: Cougars sweep Air Force to remain undefeated

BYU defeated regional opponent Air Force, 5-0, on Friday to remain undefeated and extend the season win streak to seven. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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BYU basketball: Cougars look to keep rolling at home as they host Pacific

Going into Thursday’s game against BYU, Saint Mary’s hadn’t played a game outside the state of California all season. The Gaels learned the hard way that Provo is a tough place to... Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Dick Harmon: BYU's Sitake hired assistant Reno Mahe to be recruiter/salesman

Reno Mahe's coaching experience is minimal but his love of the game and his experience in the NFL and as a BYU footbal player could serve new head coach Kalani Sitake well in months to come. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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BYU volleyball team dominates at the net in straight-set win over UC Santa Barbara

When the BYU men’s volleyball team asserts its physicality at the net there are few teams nationally that can withstand it. Case in point? The Cougars’ straight-set sweep (25-20, 25-16,... Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Video analysis: Aggressive D, improved inside play in second half lead BYU to win over Saint Mary’s

BYU controlled both the paint and the guard line in the second half as the Cougars rallied to defeat Saint Mary's Thursday night at the Marriott Center. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Sports and music: How gymnasts pick the perfect floor routine song

From the original choreography to practice, countless hours of work go into a 90-second floor routine. However, for many gymnasts, the perfect floor routine starts with the right song. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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BYU basketball: First-grader given royal blue treatment for showing his true colors

Information and images travel fast on Twitter, a good thing for true-blue fan Spencer Cloward and his parents. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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BYU track: Cougars gear up for the New Mexico Classic

Short distance runners, jumpers and throwers have the spotlight this weekend at the New Mexico Collegiate Track and Field Classic on Feb. 5-6. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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BYU football adds California DL Kainoa Fuiava to 2016 signing class

Fuiava becomes the 26th member of the Cougars' class thanks to an offer late on Tuesday night. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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