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

Larry Scott said it “makes a lot of sense” for teams in his conference to schedule games vs. BYU.

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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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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Conference title games a point of contention for Big 12's Bob Bowlsby, Florida State's Jimbo Fisher

Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said he is not concerned about his league's lack of a conference title game at Big 12 media day on Monday. At the ACC media day, meanwhile, Florida State coach Jimbo... Read more »

July 21, 2014

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Taylor Sander leads Team USA to FIVB title

Behind the MVP-winning performance of former BYU outside hitter Taylor Sander, Team USA won the FIVB men's volleyball world league championship by a score of 31-29, 21-25, 25-20, 25-23 over Brazil... Read more »

July 21, 2014

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Rock On: Utah has LeBron Syndrome

Plus, a new uniform option BYU should consider ... all things considered. Read more »

July 21, 2014

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BYU swim: Cougar swimming and diving releases 2014-2015 schedule

The BYU swim and dive team released the 2014-2015 meet schedule Monday. Head coach John Brooks likes the balanced schedule and is looking forward to competing in several different invitationals and meets throughout the year. Read more »

July 21, 2014

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Former BYU defensive lineman Eathyn Manumaleuna signs with New England Patriots

The New England Patriots announced Monday they have signed the former BYU standout, who was released by the New York Giants in June. Read more »

July 21, 2014

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Off on the right foot: BYU Cougars looking for strong start to 2014 football season

As an independent with no conference championship to contend for, and a schedule front-loaded with challenging road games, an increased emphasis is placed on the first part of BYU’s football... Read more »

July 21, 2014

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Big 12 commish's dire warning about pending change

Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby warns that anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now will hate what's coming. Read more »

July 21, 2014

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ACC media days has some interesting tidbits concerning BYU

ACC football media days is underway at Greensboro, North Carolina, and there's plenty of news related to BYU. Read more »

July 20, 2014

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BYU football: Alani Fua may be next Cougar pass rusher in line to wind up on a path to the draft

BYU senior linebacker Alani Fua could become the next Cougar pass rusher to be drafted by an NFL team, following the path tread by Ezekiel Ansah and Kyle Van Noy in recent years. Read more »

July 20, 2014

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Dick Harmon: Big 12 not looking to expand, but BYU's a candidate in waiting

How would BYU stack up in the Big 12 if that league ever decided to expand? The numbers speak highly of the Cougars' — on and off the field — after football coach Bronco Mendenhall... Read more »

July 19, 2014

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BYU men's soccer begins first Premier Development League Playoff run in 7 years

The BYU men's soccer team returns to the playoffs for the first time in seven years as the Cougars face the Ventura County Fusion on Saturday. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Peavler: Arizona vice president of athletics Greg Byrne considers BYU a Power 5 opponent

Arizona vice president for athletics Greg Byrne went on the record to say that the Cougars are the equivalent of an opponent from a big-time conference. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Dick Harmon: Onus is on Fredette to increase worth with Pelicans

Jimmer Fredette just signed a one-year deal with New Orleans, ensuring another year in the NBA. Early indications are that he's needed, wanted and there's a design for him to bolster the Pelican... Read more »

July 18, 2014

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BYU pitcher Kolton Mahoney doesn't sign with Brewers, impresses in Cape Cod League (+video)

The deadline for Major League Baseball teams to sign their 2014 draft picks has come and gone, and BYU pitcher Kolton Mahoney was left unsigned at the Friday afternoon deadline. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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BYU freshman linebacker reportedly dismissed from football team

Freshman linebacker Sione Takitaki, who joined the team this summer, is no longer with the Cougars, according to a report. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Watch list roundup: 22 local players named candidates for 2014 college football awards

Ten BYU players, eight from Utah State and four from Utah have been named to college football award watch lists this summer. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Report: Former BYU guard Jimmer Fredette will sign with New Orleans

Former BYU standout Jimmer Fredette will sign a one-year deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, according to multiple media reports. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Brad Rock: Decades later, equality still a problem for college sports

Retiring SLCC Athletics Director Norma Carr says rising stakes in college sports are on "a train that can't be stopped." Read more »

July 17, 2014

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BYU's Jamaal Williams, Utah State's Joe Hill named to Doak Walker Award watch list

BYU's Jamaal Williams and Utah State's Joe Hill were named to the watch list for the award given out annually to the nation's top college football running back. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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BYU swim: Cougar swimmers earn Scholar All-America award

Six BYU swimmers and divers and the women’s team as a whole earned 2014 Scholar All-American honors from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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