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Harmon: BYU starters lose 3-point range at wrong time in WCC opening loss

Kevin Pangos knocked down a series of huge 3-point shots and BYU's starting players could not answer.

Video analysis: Anson Winder continues to find ways to spark BYU bench play, even in defeat

Heading into Saturday afternoon’s conference-opening contest between BYU and No. 8 Gonzaga, both the Cougars and Bulldogs had enjoyed success from their sixth man this season. For BYU,... Read more »

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Bill Plaschke: Sarkisian passed final exam of first season at the helm for USC

It was a chilly night that mirrored a shiver of a season. Read more »

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Slowing down BYU's transition was key for Gonzaga in its 87-80 win Saturday

According to Gonzaga coach Mark Few, his team played the part of Coyote while BYU played the part of Roadrunner through much of the first half and into the second before his team settled down. Read more »

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Women's basketball: Cougars fall to Gonzaga in first WCC game

BYU women’s basketball dropped its first game in the West Coast Conference, 62-78, to Gonzaga in Spokane. Read more »

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WCC basketball preview

Any conversation about West Coast Conference basketball begins with Gonzaga. The Bulldogs, ranked No. 8 in the nation as WCC play tips off this weekend, are once again projected to win the... Read more »

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Injury-riddled BYU set to host WCC powerhouse No. 8 Gonzaga in conference opener

There is no easing into the West Coast Conference basketball schedule for No. 8 Gonzaga and BYU. The Bulldogs and Cougars collide in their WCC-opener Saturday (4 p.m. MST, ESPN2) at the Marriott... Read more »

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Red and Blue Recruits: An inside look at former BYU DB Dallin Leavitt's trip to Logan

Former BYU defensive back Dallin Leavitt talks about his trip to Logan, the differences between Utah State and BYU and why he chose to become an Aggie. Read more »

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NFL playoff picture: 20 Utah ties currently in line to make the postseason

The NFL postseason picture is coming into clearer view with 10 of the 12 playoff spots already claimed. As the postseason picture currently stands, 20 players with Utah ties — nine in the AFC... Read more »

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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 »

Dec. 25, 2014

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Brad Rock: Bowl drama shows BYU not going quietly into the night

Loss didn't help Cougars' case for Big 12 inclusion as other schools mount their challenges. Read more »

Dec. 24, 2014

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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 »

Dec. 24, 2014

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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 »

Dec. 24, 2014

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BYU's Tyler Haws' recovery from an ankle sprain proving to be a delicate process

BYU begins West Coast Conference play Saturday against Gonzaga and hopes to have its star player relatively healthy for it. Read more »

Dec. 24, 2014

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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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