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Harmon: BYU basketball strength coach brings experience, NBA touch

After two decades in the NBA working on elite stars of the game, Bob Medina is building up the Cougars.

Dick Harmon: BYU basketball strength coach Bob Medina brings experience, NBA touch

Bob Medina grew up in Sandy, Utah, as a Utah fan and hadn't ever been on BYU's campus. But after two decades in the NBA working on elite stars of the game, he's building up the Cougars and believes... Read more »

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Brady Poppinga: Confronting an unlikely opponent

On the verge of realizing my childhood dream of playing football for BYU, I was confronted with a setback that not only threatened my dream of playing for BYU, but it put my future as a football... Read more »

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These 14 Utahns reminded us why we love sports in 2014

The year 2014 seemed to have more than its share of serious and sad stories, but there was plenty to celebrate and admire. The DeseretNews.com sports team selected 14 athletes that reminded us that... Read more »

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Deseret News Sports podcast: Talking bowl games, coaching resumes and sports grievances

DeseretNews.com writer Carter Williams and contributor Jay Yeomans discuss their resumes for the Wisconsin job, the "Miami Beach Brawl" and air off their 2014 grievances. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2014

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Both BYU and Memphis to review bowl game brawl

Administrators from both programs issued statements indicating full reviews as the brawl received national attention. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2014

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NFL locals roundup for week 16: Former Ute Asiata scores pair of touchdowns

Former Ute Matt Asiata again carried the load for the Minnesota Vikings and responded with two touchdowns. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2014

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BYU closes season with painful loss in Miami Beach Bowl

BYU senior defensive back Skye PoVey was one of the last players to leave the locker room at Marlins Park Monday night after a 55-48 double-overtime loss to Memphis in the inaugural Miami Beach Bowl. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2014

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BYU men's basketball: Winder steps up big in BYU's 77-71 overtime win over Massachusetts

With star forward Tyler Haws clearly hobbled with a gimpy ankle, Anson Winder knew he had to step up his play. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2014

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Report: Video games experts, BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall applied for Wisconsin job

A news station in Madison, Wisconsin, reported Monday that BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall applied for the Wisconsin head coaching job, but it's some of the other applicants that have gained... Read more »

Dec. 23, 2014

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Ranking the biggest bowl games in BYU history

A look through the history of the Cougars' bowl appearances to decide the biggest games in school history. Read more »

Dec. 23, 2014

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BYU women's basketball: Eaton's 29 points lead BYU past Utah State

Lexi Eaton’s 29 points and Morgan Bailey’s 22 rebounds led BYU women’s basketball past Utah State in the Glen Smith Spectrum, 62-58, in double overtime. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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BYU men's basketball: Cougars prepare to take on struggling UMass Tuesday

The Cougars will lace it up one final time before Christmas break Tuesday at the Marriott Center. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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BYU QB Christian Stewart happy with performance this season, frustrated by end result in bowl game

In the moments after his final collegiate game, BYU quarterback Christian Stewart sat in the shower inside the locker room of Marlins Park, reflecting on his team’s 55-48 double-overtime... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Miami Beach Bowl ends in free-for-all brawl by some BYU and Memphis players

An exciting but emotional Miami Beach Bowl erupted in fisticuffs after two overtimes in a Memphis win over BYU on Monday. The brawl, caught on national television, involved stomping, swinging... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Dick Harmon: Cougar bowl loss kind of reflected season, close losses, frustration after comebacks

For the seventh time in BYU history, the Cougars came to Florida seeking a win only to leave with a painful loss. Memphis rallied in the fourth quarter to tie BYU and then win in a second overtime... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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BYU football report card: BYU average in all facets of the game

In an overtime thriller, BYU comes up just short in the first-ever Miami Beach Bowl. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Miami Beach Bowl ends in brawl between BYU and Memphis players

Immediately following the 55-48 Memphis victory over BYU in the Miami Beach Bowl, a brawl broke out on the field of Marlins Park. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Wild one: Memphis edges BYU in double-overtime thriller at Miami Beach Bowl

In terms of sheer entertainment, the inaugural Miami Beach Bowl between BYU and Memphis was even better than advertised, and featured a little bit of everything. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Rapid Fire: Hamson cements her legacy; Utah State basketball and football heading in different directions

Last week was a busy one in local sports: Jennifer Hamson and the BYU volleyball team played for a national championship; the Utes and Aggies dominated their bowl games; the Jazz won twice; and... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Dick Harmon: Presence of injured stars looms large for BYU at Miami Beach Bowl

Here in Miami, the Cougars have rebuilt themselves without Taysom Hill and other key players, but seeing them is a sad reminder of what could've been. Read more »

Dec. 21, 2014

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Cougars gain a lot over Final Four weekend despite championship game loss

The BYU women's volleyball team took valuable lessons away from its remarkable run to the NCAA championship game despite the loss. Read more »

Dec. 21, 2014

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BYU-Memphis gameday glance

The Cougars are looking to win their fifth bowl game in six years after falling last year to Washington in the Fight Hunger Bowl. Read more »

Dec. 21, 2014

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BYU coach Shawn Olmstead provided calming influence during Cougars' NCAA tournament run

Coaches don't come more candid than BYU coach Shawn Olmstead, who gave good insight on what has kept his players so calm throughout their remarkable NCAA tournament run. Read more »

Dec. 21, 2014

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BYU's seniors know trip won't be complete without a victory in Miami Beach Bowl

BYU’s seniors have been savoring their final week as Cougar football players. They hope to wrap up their careers with a win in the Cougars' bowl game. Read more »

Dec. 21, 2014

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BYU-Memphis an 'intriguing' bowl matchup

BYU-Memphis is two teams looking for respect and redemption on a national stage. It’s two teams looking to extend winning streaks and end the season on a high note. Read more »

Dec. 21, 2014

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