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With opener one week away, Cougars prepare for new-look Nebraska

For months, BYU players and coaches have been looking forward to the season opener at Nebraska on Sept. 5.

Lions coach says former BYU, current Detroit LB Kyle Van Noy out for extended period

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell told reporters Kyle Van Noy's latest injury is "not one of those injuries where it takes a couple weeks. It's going to be a little bit." Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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USC's Steve Sarkisian apologizes for drunken speech at team rally

Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian publicly apologized Tuesday for his drunken appearance at a team rally last weekend, attributing his slurred, profane speech to a combination of alcohol... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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BYU volleyball: No. 11 BYU hits the road for challenging opening tournament

No. 11 BYU women’s volleyball hits the road this week to open the season at the Women of Troy Baden Invitational in Los Angeles. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Wagner, Louks or Sorensen: Which local tie's pro first topped this week's NFL action?

Bobby Wagner scored his first professional touchdown, Corbin Louks had his first career catch and score and Daniel Sorensen registered his first sack. Whose top play was superior? Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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Dick Harmon: BYU's Mendenhall to reward two walk-ons for their effort ... will WR Juergens be one?

With BYU's unique nature to how it divvies out its football scholarships, the walk-on program for the Cougars has become critical as a fill-in-the-gap element. Next week two walk-on players will... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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Williams-less BYU offense moving forward with Brown, other backs

Cougar offensive lineman Ryker Matthews says, "We miss Jamaal, but we still have a solid backfield.” Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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Rock On: Sarkisian runs afoul of BYU honor code

Also, so much for the bond between ex-Utes. With friends like this... Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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BYU football position preview: The offensive backfield (+video)

Taysom Hill is the clear leader in the BYU offensive backfield, and the Cougars will use several players to man the running back position with Jamaal Williams redshirting 2015. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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BYU volleyball: women’s volleyball ready for challenging 2015 season

No. 11 BYU women’s volleyball looks to build on its success from last season as the Cougars prepare for another tough schedule in 2015. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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Injury woes again plaguing former BYU linebacker, current Detroit Lion Kyle Van Noy

On Sunday, Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell said an injury Kyle Van Noy suffered about a week ago is "increasingly getting a little bit worse." Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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Morning links: Cougars examined by USA Today; Utes analyzed by ESPN; Kirilenko receives AK-47

BYU's 2015 football season looked at compared with other independents; "BCS busters" Utah and TCU showing they belong; former Jazzman gets gift in hometown Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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Back from major injuries, BYU's Warner becoming a playmaker, leader on defense

After months of adversity and recovery, Warner has returned and he is expected to be a major contributor on the Cougar defense this fall. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: ESPN revisits ex-Ute Wagner's historic road trip; Cron earning trust from MLB coaches

ESPN revisited Double-A Biloxi's wild 54-game road trip, including Tyler Wagner's call-up in a long form feature. C.J. Cron hit a go-ahead homer in the Angels' 2-1 win on Monday. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

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BYU football position preview: The offensive line (+video)

The Cougars have established a strong seven-man group of offensive linemen expected to rotate with the first-team offense this season, and that could expand to eight if another player can get healthy. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

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AP preseason top 25 poll: Utah, BYU receive votes while Ohio State is No. 1

The defending national champion Buckeyes received all 61 first-place votes from the media panel in the rankings released Sunday. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

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Video: Top 3 plays from BYU's second fall scrimmage

The Cougar offense had a pair of long plays while the defense forced two turnovers, including a Sione Takitaki interception, during a scrimmage at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Saturday. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

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BYU notebook: Defense, kicking game solid during Saturday's scrimmage

Cougar coach Bronco Mendenhall came away impressed with his team's overall defensive effort and with the kicking of Trevor Samson following Saturday's scrimmage. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2015

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BYU volleyball: blue downs white, 3-1, in annual scrimmage

Blue defeated white, 3-1 (24-26, 25-22, 25-18, 25-22), Saturday afternoon at the Smith Fieldhouse as No. 11 BYU women’s volleyball scrimmaged in public for the first time this season. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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BYU offense produces big plays in scrimmage

What BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall saw from his offense during Saturday’s scrimmage at LaVell Edwards Stadium is what he would like to see more of this season, particularly in two weeks, when... Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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Ranking the best college quarterbacks heading into the 2015 season: Where do Hill and Keeton land?

A look at the best college quarterbacks entering the 2015 season, including a pair of local stars. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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BYU soccer: Medeiros, Hatch lead No. 19 BYU over No. 18 Cal, 2-0

No. 19 BYU women’s soccer used goals from Hawaii native Elena Medeiros and Hermann Trophy candidate Ashley Hatch to beat No. 18 Cal, 2-0, on Friday to open the regular season. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2015

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With two weeks to go before season opener, BYU to hold another scrimmage

The first scrimmage, held last Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium, provided coaches with a glimpse at most of the top personnel. The focus of this next scrimmage will be on execution and consistency. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Olympus senior Britton Hogan commits to BYU football as long snapper

Olympus senior tight end and defensive end Britton Hogan accepted a scholarship offer from BYU to play long snapper after his LDS mission. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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Morning links: Jimmer running out of chances? Kyle Whittingham appears on 'Jim Rome Show’; former BYU, USU players honored

Former BYU star's NBA struggles discussed; Utah coach hits national airwaves; Merlin Olsen, Gordon Hudson named to Football Writers Association of America anniversary squad. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2015

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BYU football notebook: Cougar cross-training continues at linebacker

It was previously reported that coaches are ardently cross-training defensive backs in order to build more depth and diversity. The same thing is going on with the linebackers, with the early... Read more »

Aug. 20, 2015

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