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BYU regrouping, going back on the road after 'devastating' loss to Pacific

With a shocking 77-72 victory at the Marriott Center last Saturday, Pacific dealt BYU a major setback.

BYU men's volleyball: No. 3 BYU heads to the East Coast for matches at Princeton, NJIT

No. 3 BYU men’s volleyball hits the road this week for matches at Princeton and NJIT. The Cougars will play in the Eastern Time Zone for the first time since the 2008 season. Read more »

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BYU track: Adams cracks record books in New Mexico

Senior captain Sean Adams ran the 400 meters in 47.15 seconds to claim the No. 7 spot on the BYU indoor all-time list at the New Mexico Collegiate Track and Field Classic on Saturday. Read more »

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Dick Harmon: BYU's Harvey Unga to assist Jamaal Williams' attempt to break his rushing record

New BYU football coach Kalani Sitake has added the school's all-team leading rusher to his staff as a graduate assistant coach. That puts Harvey Unga in a unique situation to help supervise the... Read more »

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BYU tennis: No. 52 Denver hands BYU first loss of the season

BYU ends its eight-game winning streak by losing to Denver University, 3-4, on Saturday afternoon. Read more »

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BYU volleyball: Sander’s 15 kills lead No. 3 Cougars to second sweep of No. 10 Gauchos

Brenden Sander had 15 kills as No. 3 BYU defeated No. 10 UC Santa Barbara in three sets at home on Saturday. Read more »

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BYU basketball notebook: Win against BYU a big one for Pacific

Considering everything that has gone against Pacific this season, it's easy to understand why emotions ran high for Tiger players and coaches after they upset the Cougars on Saturday. Read more »

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BYU tennis: Cougars drop home opener to No. 69 Denver

In the first home match of the season, BYU women's tennis fell, 4-3, to Denver on Saturday at the BYU indoor courts. Read more »

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BYU basketball: Pulsipher's 26 lifts Cougars past Gaels

Makenzi Morrison Pulsipher’s game-high 26 points led BYU women’s basketball to a 21-point victory, 65-44, over Saint Mary’s to seal its 12th conference win Saturday afternoon. Read more »

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BYU tennis: Cougars sweep Air Force to remain undefeated

BYU defeated regional opponent Air Force, 5-0, on Friday to remain undefeated and extend the season win streak to seven. Read more »

Feb. 6, 2016

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BYU basketball: Cougars look to keep rolling at home as they host Pacific

Going into Thursday’s game against BYU, Saint Mary’s hadn’t played a game outside the state of California all season. The Gaels learned the hard way that Provo is a tough place to... Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Dick Harmon: BYU's Sitake hired assistant Reno Mahe to be recruiter/salesman

Reno Mahe's coaching experience is minimal but his love of the game and his experience in the NFL and as a BYU footbal player could serve new head coach Kalani Sitake well in months to come. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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BYU volleyball team dominates at the net in straight-set win over UC Santa Barbara

When the BYU men’s volleyball team asserts its physicality at the net there are few teams nationally that can withstand it. Case in point? The Cougars’ straight-set sweep (25-20, 25-16,... Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Video analysis: Aggressive D, improved inside play in second half lead BYU to win over Saint Mary’s

BYU controlled both the paint and the guard line in the second half as the Cougars rallied to defeat Saint Mary's Thursday night at the Marriott Center. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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Sports and music: How gymnasts pick the perfect floor routine song

From the original choreography to practice, countless hours of work go into a 90-second floor routine. However, for many gymnasts, the perfect floor routine starts with the right song. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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BYU basketball: First-grader given royal blue treatment for showing his true colors

Information and images travel fast on Twitter, a good thing for true-blue fan Spencer Cloward and his parents. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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BYU track: Cougars gear up for the New Mexico Classic

Short distance runners, jumpers and throwers have the spotlight this weekend at the New Mexico Collegiate Track and Field Classic on Feb. 5-6. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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BYU football adds California DL Kainoa Fuiava to 2016 signing class

Fuiava becomes the 26th member of the Cougars' class thanks to an offer late on Tuesday night. Read more »

Feb. 5, 2016

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BYU basketball: Cougars top Tigers for first place in WCC

Behind a career-high 38 points, Lexi Eaton Rydalch led the Cougars to a 67-57 victory against the Tigers and sole possession of first place in the West Coast Conference on Thursday night. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Defense, rebounding, big second half propels BYU to 70-59 victory over Saint Mary's

Under coach Dave Rose, BYU has built a reputation for its fast-paced, high-scoring offense. But the Cougars knocked off Saint Mary’s Thursday night at the Marriott Center with defense. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Deseret News Sports Podcast: Recapping National Signing Day in Utah

In this week's episode of the Deseret News Sports Podcast, DeseretNews.com writers Carter Williams and Ryan McDonald discuss National Signing Day and what it meant for Utah's FBS colleges as well... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Former BYU star Vai Sikahema urges education, honors family and heritage at Polynesian Football Hall of Fame ceremony

The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame enshrined former BYU and professional football player Vai Sikahema into its Class of 2016 at the Polynesian Cultural Center in Laie, Hawaii, on Jan. 30. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Former BYU football coach stops hit-and-run driver while on recruiting trip

Former BYU running backs coach Mark Atuaia helped apprehend a hit-and-run driver last week while on a recruiting trip. Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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Morning links: Grading the BYU, Utah and USU recruiting classes; Bronco 'amazed' by increased recruiting pool

Various recruiting websites examine how BYU, Utah and Utah State fared on National Signing Day; former Cougar coach discusses differences between recruiting at Virginia and BYU; Jazz center Rudy... Read more »

Feb. 4, 2016

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BYU looking to control pace against WCC-leading Saint Mary's

There’s something about Saint Mary’s. As the Gaels invade the Marriott Center Thursday, BYU faces a team that cracked the coaches poll at No. 25 this week, has lost only two games all... Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Sitake makes the most of short time in putting together his first recruiting class at BYU

Hired just six weeks before National Signing Day, BYU coach Kalani Sitake didn’t have much time to compile his first recruiting class. Not only did Sitake and his assistants keep the... Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Dick Harmon: New BYU assistant coach Lamb gets first taste of crazy football signing day

Ever since Kalani Sitake was hired as BYU's new head football coach, recruiting has been a blur and his staff has been spread to the four corners of the country. As signing day ended Wednesday, Ed... Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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5-star LDS linebacker prospect Mique Juarez chooses to play at UCLA

BYU football has seen its share of miracles — the Mangum Miracle for one, the Miracle Bowl for another. But there won’t be a Mique Miracle. Star LDS linebacker Mique Juarez will play... Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Timpview three-star outside linebacker Keenan Pili excited to play for BYU

Kalani Sitake and his BYU coaching staff have already been touted as effective recruiters. Keenan Pili, a three-star linebacker from Timpview, is one player who felt comfortable and confident with... Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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BYU softball: Cougars voted to finish first in WCC preseason polls

BYU softball was voted to finish first and four players were recognized in the West Coast Conference preseason poll released on Wednesday. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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BYU tennis: Cougars picked to finish fourth in WCC Preseason Poll

The BYU women’s tennis team has been selected to finish fourth in the upcoming 2016 West Coast Conference season. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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BYU swim and dive: divers to compete in Air Force Diving Invite

BYU divers travel this week to compete in the Air Force Diving Invitational on Feb. 5-6, at the USAFA Cadet Natatorium in Colorado Spring, Colorado. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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BYU football: 2016 recruiting class (+live updates, video)

A live look at BYU's 2016 recruiting class as Letter of Intents come in on National Signing Day. Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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College football signing day central: Complete up-to-the-minute coverage

Today is the first day prospective college football players can sign National Letters of Intent. While many have already expressed their commitments to BYU, Utah, and Utah State, there are... Read more »

Feb. 3, 2016

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Lone Peak QB Gunther to be preferred walk-on at BYU (+video highlights)

For Lone Peak senior quarterback Talmage Gunther, playing at BYU was always his dream. That dream became a reality Monday, when he committed to the Cougars as a preferred walk-on. Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Sitake, coaching staff bring aggressive recruiting approach to BYU

When Bronco Mendenhall announced two months ago that he was leaving BYU for Virginia, athletic director Tom Holmoe was asked what qualities he would be seeking in a new head coach. Near the top of... Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Doug Robinson: BYU's new football staff: Long on name recognition, short on experience

Two of the 10 coaches on BYU's recently completed staff are coming straight from the high school football ranks, three are coming from FCS schools (Weber State and Southern Utah) and two were out... Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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High school football: Handful of athletes still undecided heading into Signing Day

Corner Canyon's Keaton Bills, Cottonwood's Fua Pututau and Kearns' Sione Finau are among the few who are still undecided heading into Wednesday's National Letter of Intent Day. Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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BYU tennis: Cougars play in Colorado for two matches

Coming off its sixth-straight win, BYU heads to Colorado this weekend to face Air Force and Denver. Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Signing Day unknowns: What to watch for on Wednesday

Here's a look at the prospects outside the Beehive State who are still considering BYU, Utah or both in advance of National Signing Day on Wednesday. Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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BYU basketball: Two more WCC road games on Cougar women's schedule this week

Tied for first place in the latest West Coast Conference standings with San Diego and on a 10-game win streak, BYU women’s basketball (18-4, 10-1) continues WCC play on its last two of four... Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Star-struck: Re-grading the recruits for BYU, Utah and Utah State football players over the years

College football National Letter of Intent signing day is just around the corner. Most of the excitement comes because of the star ranking attached to the signees. While those star rankings are... Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Notre Dame tight end Tyler Luatua transferring to BYU

The tight end visited the BYU campus last weekend and announced via Twitter he will become a Cougar on Tuesday. Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Once again, BYU coach Dave Rose shows, shares his passion for defeating cancer

After his team earned a big victory over nemesis Pepperdine last Saturday night, BYU coach Dave Rose wanted to talk about something bigger than basketball. Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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Morning links: Which Utah school has most Super Bowl appearances?; BYU-to-Big 12 talk returns

CBS Sports looks at the schools with the most appearances in the big game; Big 12 Conference presidents to meet this week, discuss expansion; incoming Utah freshman Tyler Huntley "has got the juice." Read more »

Feb. 2, 2016

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BYU tennis: BYU picked to finish seventh in 2016 WCC preseason standings

BYU has been picked to finish seventh out of 10 teams in the WCC during the 2016 season. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2016

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BYU basketball: Rydalch garners WCC and High-Major Women’s Basketball Player of the Week honors

BYU senior guard Lexi Eaton Rydalch has been named this week’s West Coast Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2016

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Dick Harmon: Kyle Collinsworth's BYU career rebounding mark a feat for the ages

Like legendary All-American Mel Hutchins, Kyle Collinsworth is only 6 foot 6, but his skills as a rebounder are similar. With February and March still to play, Colinsworth's new BYU career rebound... Read more »

Feb. 1, 2016

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BYU volleyball: No. 3 BYU returns home for matches against No. 10 UCSB

No. 3 BYU men’s volleyball returns home to the Smith Fieldhouse this week for a pair of conference matches against No. 10 UC Santa Barbara on Friday and Saturday. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2016

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The Utah Stand? Minor-league football may be coming to the Beehive State

Minor League Football is a newly forming league that drafted more than a dozen local high school and college players in its draft this week. Salt Lake City is rumored to be one of the cities with a... Read more »

Feb. 1, 2016

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Morning links: Ty Detmer plays ping pong with LDS missionary; will Utes make a bowl in 2016?

New BYU offensive coordinator seen competing against missionary; ESPN debates whether or not Utah will make postseason; Steve Smith is the Ravens' best trash talker. Read more »

Feb. 1, 2016

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