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Harmon: BYU victory comes with four freshmen getting first career starts

BYU came to UConn with five potential starters suspended, but four freshmen were put in the fire immediately.

Dick Harmon: Taysom Hill steals center stage in BYU's win over UConn

For the second year in a row, BYU quarterback Taysom Hill had to travel across the country and battle a hungry home team in a season opener. This time, unlike his shaky start at Virginia, Hill... Read more »

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BYU's 25-point win over UConn best margin of victory in a road opener since 1992

BYU's 35-10 win over UConn started the Cougars' 2014 season off on the right foot, and it also broke an interesting trend for BYU Read more »

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BYU volleyball: balanced blocking leads Cougars to season-opening victory at West Virginia

Behind a balanced blocking effort, BYU women’s volleyball won its season opener, 3-0 (29-27, 25-20, 25-20), on Friday night against West Virginia in the Blue and Gold Player’s Challenge. Read more »

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BYU soccer: Medeiros shoots No. 23 Cougars past Vols, 1-0

No. 23 BYU women's soccer earned its first win of the season Friday night beating Tennessee, 1-0. Read more »

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BYU coach, players answer questions at fireside

The BYU football team held a pre-game fireside Thursday, Aug. 28. Read more »

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NFL locals photo gallery: Ansah grabs the sack and Da Beard returns to Heinz Field

Defensive linemen with Utah ties stole the spotlight among local athletes during Thursday's final day of the NFL preseason. Read more »

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BYU Cougars video: Brandon Judd weighs in on Friday's game vs. UConn

Deseret News senior web sports writer Brandon Judd breaks down BYU's upcoming matchup with UConn. Read more »

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CBS Sports analyst predicts BYU to Big 12 happens next year if league misses out on playoffs

CBS Sports analyst Gary Danielson predicted on "The Mac Attack" that BYU and Central Florida would be invited to join the Big 12 after this season if the league was left out of the College Football... Read more »

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BYU's Carter glad to take road trip, hopes to contribute in opener

For many BYU players, it’s about earning a seat on the plane. Out of the 105 players that participated in fall camp, the Cougar coaching staff brought 70 players here for the season-opener... Read more »

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BYU vs. UConn at a glance

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Former BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy undergoes core muscle surgery

Former BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy underwent surgery “to repair a core muscle,” the Detroit Lions announced Thursday. Read more »

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BYU starting cornerbacks Jordan Johnson, Robertson Daniel don't make trip to UConn

BYU officials confirm that Jordan Johnson and Robertson Daniel did not make the trip for Friday night’s game against Connecticut. Read more »

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BYU women's tennis releases 2014-2015 schedule

BYU women's tennis released their 2014-2015 schedule featuring five fall tournaments and regular season play beginning in January. Read more »

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BYU Cougars looking for opening-game redemption on East Coast

BYU hopes to play much better in its 2014 season opener than it did 12 months ago against Virginia. Read more »

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USC backup quits, Steve Sarkisian refutes racism accusation

Running back Anthony Brown has quit Southern California's football team, and coach Steve Sarkisian was stunned by Brown's apparent accusations of racism against him on social media. Read more »

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Preseason viewer’s guide: Locals make final case for a roster spot in Week 4 of preseason

The final week of the preseason is here, which means it's time to give those players fighting for a spot on the 53-man active roster one final audition. Read more »

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1st-year coach Bob Diaco looking to build UConn football program

First-year UConn coach Bob Diaco says his players have put in a lot of work over the last nine months to improve. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Dick Harmon: It's Taysom Hill time on the Eastern Seaboard. Is he ready?

There are a lot of opportunities for BYU junior Taysom Hill to have some iconic moments this year, and he has plenty of experienced help and talent to make it happen. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Will BYU cornerback Jordan Johnson play vs. UConn? Friends in Boston hope so

BYU star cornerback may — or may not — play near his hometown when the Cougars face UConn Friday night. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Taking a knee: Professional football and its mysterious postgame prayer

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The postgame prayer, a rarely discussed ritual in the NFL, shines a light on the religious grounding of some of football's leading men. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Enemy camp: What UConn media thinks about Friday's game vs. BYU

Desmond Conner of the Hartford Courant covers UConn football and gives insight into BYU's opponent this Friday Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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The good, the bad and the most likely: projecting the 2014 football season for BYU

Projecting how the BYU Cougars will fare during the 2014 football season, including the best-case, worst-case and most likely scenario. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Ranking the best season by a quarterback in BYU history

A look at who had the best season as a signal caller in BYU history. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: BYU alum Jake Hannemann, ex-Ute Tyler Wagner named to Arizona Fall League rosters

Former BYU outfielder Jake Hannemann and former Utah pitcher Tyler Wagner were each named to Arizona Fall League rosters Tuesday, joining a slew of baseball's top prospects. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Traveling long distances 'a necessity' for BYU football program

For BYU, being an independent football program means standing alone. The Cougars aren’t part of the so-called Power 5, or the Group of 5. For BYU, independence means blazing trails, and,... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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