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Reeling Cougars 'starving for some redemption'

The Cougars returned to practice Monday “tired” and “resolved,” according to coach Bronco Mendenhall.

Deseret News Sports Report Podcast: Talking Jazz defense, BYU and Utah midseason MVPs, and World Series predictions

DeseretNews.com writer Carter Williams and contributor Jay Yeomans discuss Gordon Hayward's possible zombie apocalypse look-alike and pick midseason MVPs for BYU and Utah football. Read more »

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Jimmer Fredette on defense: 'You have to have repetitions — It's all about effort on defense'

The former BYU sharpshooter, now with the New Orleans Pelicans, talked with The Times-Picayune's Jimmy Smith about how he can improve on defense. Read more »

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BYU defense working hard to catch up to the offense

Youth and inexperience have beset the BYU defense this season, with coaches working hard to rectify those contributing factors. Read more »

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BYU volleyball: No. 12 Cougars return home against LMU and Pepperdine

No. 12 BYU women’s volleyball returns home this week for a pair of matches against Loyola Marymount and Pepperdine. Read more »

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BYU golf: Cougars to compete in Rainbow Wahine Invitational

BYU women’s golf is back in action this Tuesday through Thursday at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational in Schofield Barracks, O’ahu. Read more »

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Booker-ing ram and broken dreams: Midseason recap and awards for BYU and Utah

A look back at the first half of the college football season for the BYU Cougars and Utah Utes, including the special moments and most important players. Read more »

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Looking ahead, behind at the Cougars' and Utes' opponents after week 8

Looking behind, ahead at BYU's schedule after home loss to Nevada Looking behind, ahead at Utah's schedule after overtime win at Oregon State Read more »

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Mired in 3-game losing streak, BYU preparing for visit to Boise State

To avoid another four-game losing streak, BYU will need to defeat Boise State Friday night in Idaho. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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BYU football report card: Turnovers costly against Wolf Pack

With BYU ahead 28-13 at the half, the Cougars were primed to take control and win the homecoming game, but the second half was different than the first. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Sunday morning quarterback: Stars and stats from the BYU loss to Nevada

A look at how the Cougars performed in the loss to the Wolf Pack, including the most productive players. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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BYU soccer: Cougars shutout Lions to extend winning streak to nine

BYU defeats LMU, 3-0, to extend winning streak to nine and allows no shots on goal. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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BYU football: Receiver Mitch Mathews has career night vs. Nevada

BYU's tough loss wasn't with many notable standouts on the offensive side — most notably big performances by receiver Mitch Mathews and running back Nate Carter. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Dick Harmon: BYU amasses yards but flutters in the end in loss to Nevada

BYU blew a 28-13 halftime lead against Nevada Saturday night, sputtering in the second half in a replica of a loss last week at Central Florida. The loss is BYU's third in a row heading into a... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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BYU football notebook: Ankle injuries galore for Cougars

In BYU’s 28-23 victory last year at Nevada, quarterback Taysom Hill rushed for 154 yards and running back Jamaal Williams gained a career-high 219 yards on the ground. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Nevada rallies to beat BYU, 42-35

Early in the third quarter Saturday night, BYU led Nevada by 15 points and was driving in Wolf Pack territory, appearing poised to add to its lead. But the Cougars came up empty on that possession. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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FBS football coaches vote BYU most worthy of inclusion into a power conference in ESPN poll

ESPN's Brett McMurphy asked head football coaches in the FBS which team outside of a power conference was most deserving of a place in a power conference, and the coaches chose BYU as their No. 1... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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BYU football: Jaren Hall, the son of former BYU running back, Kalin Hall, commits to the Cougars

Jaren Hall grew up listening to stories of how much BYU benefited his father's life and ultimately decided he wanted to pursue similar experiences. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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BYU volleyball: No. 9 BYU falls short in five-set thriller at San Diego

No. 9 BYU women's volleyball fell to San Diego in a five-set (25-18, 22-25, 17-25, 25-20, 15-8) thriller Friday night at Jenny Craig Pavilion. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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BYU tennis: two BYU men's tennis players continue play at ITA Regionals

Sophomore Aidan Carrazedo and freshman Victor Brown advanced to the quarterfinals of the consolation bracket with wins over fellow Cougar David Ball (6-3, 6-3) and Utah’s Louis-Phillipe Gascon (6-3, 6-4), respectively, at the... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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BYU cross-country: Harrison leads Cougars to 26th place at Wisconsin Invitational

Andrea Nelson Harrison finished first among Cougar runners for the third time this season leading BYU women’s cross-country to a 26th-place finish at the Wisconsin Invitational on Friday. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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BYU-Nevada gameday glance

The Cougars are aiming for their first victory in nearly one month after falling to Utah State and Central Florida. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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BYU cross-country: Nelson takes 36th, Cougars place 13th at Wisconsin Adidas Invitational

Junior Jonathan Nelson led BYU men’s cross-country with a 36th-place finish as the Cougars took 13th overall with 378 points at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational on Friday. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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A tale of 2 QBs: Nevada's Cody Fajardo, BYU's Christian Stewart have had vastly different careers

BYU’s game Saturday against Nevada features a tale of two quarterbacks. Both teams have seniors at the controls, but they are at opposite ends of the spectrum in terms of experience. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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BYU, Nevada both struggling in pass defense

Saturday's contest between BYU and Nevada could be an old-fashioned aerial shootout at LaVell Edwards Stadium. Read more »

Oct. 17, 2014

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BYU tennis: doubles teams excel at ITA Regional Championships

BYU men's tennis advanced two doubles teams into the sweet 16 of the ITA Regional Championships on Thursday in Las Vegas. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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