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BYU football announces future games with Northern Illinois, Idaho State

The Cougars will play Northern Illinois in 2018 and 2020. Idaho State has been added to BYU's 2015 schedule.

Fall camp position previews: BYU, Utah and Utah State's linebackers

With fall camp just around the corner, the Deseret News is breaking down the position battles for the state's three FBS college football programs. Read more »

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An early look at the preseason Heisman hopefuls

A look at the most likely candidates for the 2014 Heisman Trophy and how they performed a season ago to earn consideration. Read more »

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BYU golf: three Cougar golfers garner academic All-America accolades

Stephen Archibald, Jordan Hammer and Jordan Rodgers are among the 208 Division I men’s golf players named All-America Scholars by Cleveland Golf/Srixon, announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America. Read more »

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BYU football fall practice position preview: The defensive line

BYU looks deep, but relatively inexperienced along the defensive front as it enters the fall practice session. Read more »

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Back for an encore: Taysom Hill working to be more of a 'complete quarterback' for BYU

As well as BYU quarterback Taysom Hill played at times last season — rushing for more than 1,344 yards and throwing for nearly 3,000 more — his teammates say they expect to see even... Read more »

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Mendenhall comfortable with BYU's quarterback situation

Despite the fact last year’s backup quarterback, Ammon Olsen, transferred to Southern Utah, BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall is comfortable with his QB situation heading into the 2014 season. Read more »

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Rock On: Kyle Whittingham's happy face

Meanwhile, the high five ... and other unsanitary celebrations. Read more »

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BYU football fall practice position preview: the receivers

Receiver is a position group that perhaps holds more intrigue than any other, with a good mix of returning experience and influx of incoming talent. Read more »

July 28, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: BYU alum Taylor Cole leads all minor leaguers in strikeouts; Jake Hannemann promoted

Former BYU pitcher Taylor Cole struck out 21 batters in 12 innings over the span of two starts this week, while fellow former Cougar Jake Hannemann shined after his promotion to advanced Single-A... Read more »

July 27, 2014

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BYU cornerback Jordan Johnson has recovered from a torn ACL, looks forward to senior season

BYU cornerback Jordan Johnson has traveled an arduous and lonely path the past year after suffering a torn ACL, but he's excited to get back on the field. Read more »

July 27, 2014

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BYU football fall practice position preview: the offensive backs

BYU looks very deep, experienced and talented at all three offensive backfield positions entering the fall practice session with relatively little to sort out personnel wise. Read more »

July 27, 2014

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Brad Rock: BYU, Utah — married for eternity

Outside study says if teams were divided into leagues based on revenue and success, old rivals are still equals. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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'It all came together': 30 years later, BYU players reflect on winning the 1984 national championship

Thirty years after shocking the college football world by winning the 1984 national championship, BYU will honor the players this fall who made it happen. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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Dick Harmon: Refusing to lose: Robbie Bosco, BYU triumphed over adversity in 1984 Holiday Bowl

An injury, a photograph and an emotional comeback in San Diego preserved an undefeated season for a 1984 BYU team that made its own destiny. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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BYU football fall practice position preview: The offensive line

Brandon Gurney kicks off his BYU fall practice preview series previewing the offensive line — a position that should see a lot of improvement in 2014. Read more »

July 26, 2014

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15 Cougar track and field men named All-Academic

The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) named 15 athletes from BYU’s 2013-14 men’s track and field team All-Academic on Tuesday. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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BYU men's cross country schedule to include meets in Utah, Midwest

The BYU men’s cross country team released its 2014 schedule, which will include two meets in Utah and two meets in the Midwest before their championships in November. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Pac-12 commissioner 'delighted' that his conference's teams are scheduling BYU

Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott said it “makes a lot of sense” for teams in his conference to schedule football games against independent BYU. Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Utes notebook: Kyle Whittingham says Harvey Langi in the process of deciding his future

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Utah coach Kyle Whittingham said that sophomore Harvey Langi is in the process of deciding his future — possibly transferring to BYU — after returning from an... Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Brad Rock: Spring football not an answer to Power Five

SMU coach proposes have-nots play their own schedule. As if recruiting weren't complicated enough. Read more »

July 24, 2014

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Commentary: Pacific Northwest apprenticeship over, Sarkisian settles in at USC

LOS ANGELES — Steve Sarkisian worked the various venues of Pac-12 football media days here Wednesday, walking a fragile line between diplomacy and bombast. “I wake up every... Read more »

July 24, 2014

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BYU soccer: Fernandes gains sixth year of eligibility

Senior forward Niki Fernandes was granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA on Wednesday. She is now eligible to play this fall with the BYU women's soccer team. Read more »

July 23, 2014

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BYU Athletics: 83 student-athletes garner WCC Comissioner's Honor Roll citations

Eighty-three BYU student-athletes were named to the WCC Commisioner's Honor Roll. Read more »

July 22, 2014

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BYU football: Cougars and expansion not on the radar at Big 12 media days

The timing wasn't exactly right to discuss BYU's prospects of joining the Big 12 at the conference's media days which concluded Tuesday. Read more »

July 22, 2014

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Dick Harmon: BYU, Pac-12 scheduling is an interesting dynamic these days

BYU will play the likes of Cal, UCLA, ASU, Arizona, Stanford, USC and Utah in seasons to come as the Pac-12 appears to like the Cougars as a non-conference fill-in heading into the era of a college... Read more »

July 22, 2014

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