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BYU looking for defensive turnaround with Mendenhall calling the plays

For the 2015 season, Mendenhall will again be calling plays for the Y. D.

Dick Harmon: BYU's season could hinge on the play of an aggressive offensive line

BYU offensive coordinator Robert Anae has targeted the Cougar offensive line for a rebuilding effort. He'll need a few pieces to fall in place to take it where he wants it to be in 2015. Read more »

July 17, 2015

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BYU swim: Ventura and two former BYU swimmers to compete at FINA World Championships​

Luis Ventura, a BYU sophomore, is one of three international swimmers with BYU connections that will compete at the FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia, from July 24-Aug. 9. Read more »

July 17, 2015

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Devontae Booker, Taysom Hill named to Walter Camp Award watch list

Utah running back Devontae Booker and BYU quarterback Taysom Hill were named the Walter Camp Award watch list on Friday. Read more »

July 17, 2015

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BYU's Taysom Hill looking forward to game against Jim Harbaugh, who once recruited him

More than six years after Hill’s signing with Stanford, he and Harbaugh will finally be on the same field — though on opposite sidelines — when the Cougars visit the Wolverines on... Read more »

July 16, 2015

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BYU’s Hill, Utah State’s Keeton named to Davey O’Brien Award watch list

BYU’s Taysom Hill and Utah State’s Chuckie Keeton made the Davey O’Brien Award watch list released Thursday. It’s the second straight year both players have been named to... Read more »

July 16, 2015

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The evolution of college athletics: Is it time to start paying college student-athletes?

The pay-for-play topic seems to never end, but with court decisions regarding the topic finally wrapping up, is it time to start paying student-athletes? Read more »

July 16, 2015

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Morning links: Phil Steele discusses Utah, BYU recruiting; Raptor married on mound; concern over Utah secondary

College football guru said while Utah's recruiting has improved since leaving the Mountain West Conference, BYU's has not. Read more »

July 16, 2015

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Utah’s Booker, BYU's Williams, USU’s Hunt named to Doak Walker Award watch list

All three Utah FBS colleges are represented on this year’s Doak Walker Award preseason watch list, released Thursday. Read more »

July 16, 2015

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Utah Sports Hall of Fame announces Class of 2015

Kelly Downs, Ed Eyestone, Scott Mitchell, Cael Sanderson and Wayne Estes will be inducted into the Utah Sports Hall of Fame in September. Read more »

July 15, 2015

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The evolution of college athletics: Despite struggles, satisfaction levels remain high among student-athletes

Student-athletes agree that balancing athletics and school is difficult, but the surprising part is athlete satisfaction levels appear to remain high. Read more »

July 15, 2015

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BYU's Mathews, Utah State's Sharp named to Biletnikoff Award watch list

BYU senior Mitch Mathews and Utah State senior Hunter Sharp were among 48 players named to the 2015 Biletnikoff Award preseason watch list. The award is given annually to the nation's top college... Read more »

July 15, 2015

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Morning links: BYU still has the top program in the state; Could Ute success lead Whittingham out?

Business Insider named BYU the top sports program in the state. ESPN suggests that another successful season for Utah could lead to its head football coach going elsewhere. Read more »

July 15, 2015

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Cougar, Ute and Aggie named to Wuerffel Trophy watch list

A trio of seniors with local ties — BYU's Taysom Hill, Utah's Kenneth Scott and Utah State's Chuckie Keeton — made the 2015 Wuerffel Trophy preseason watch list released Wednesday morning. Read more »

July 15, 2015

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NBA Summer League roundup: How 5 players with local ties are performing in Las Vegas

The NBA Las Vegas Summer League is nearing the midpoint of its schedule, and several players with Utah ties have had their opportunities to step on the floor and make an impression. Read more »

July 14, 2015

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Morning links: Hill compared to Thor, Emery to Jimmer; Rolling Stones help Steven Gerrard get to Utah; Rice-Eccles overflowing

Taysom Hill is compared to Thor, and NFL first-round picks, Nick Emery is compared to Jimmer Fredette, and The Rolling Stones loan their plane to Steven Gerrard and the L.A. Galaxy. Read more »

July 14, 2015

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The evolution of college athletics: Utah schools scramble to adjust a changing financial landscape

Division I schools and institutions around the country have decided that at the very least there is a crack in the old traditional grant-in-aid athletic scholarship system. And as the landscape... Read more »

July 14, 2015

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3 Cougars, two Aggies and a Ute named to Lombardi watch list

Eligibility for the Rotary Lombardi Award is limited to down linemen, end-to-end, either on offense or defense who set up no farther than 10 yards to the left or right of the ball, or linebackers... Read more »

July 14, 2015

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Rock On: McMahon still miffed, Diddy or Diddy not and Bob the Shark

BYU's former bad boy QB laments his days as a Cougar, plus mascot woes and more. Read more »

July 13, 2015

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BYU soccer: Cougars to play Real Monarchs this Wednesday

The Cougars announced their final home game of the season against the Real Monarchs Wednesday. Read more »

July 13, 2015

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BYU track: Walker earns gold, Martinez bronze at World University Games

Shaquille Walker won a gold medal and Shea Martinez earned a bronze medal while representing the United States at the World University Games in South Korea from July 8-12. Read more »

July 13, 2015

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Morning links: Hill is 'best quarterback Nebraska will face'; Van Noy to compete for starting job

A Nebraska columnist calls BYU's Taysom Hill the best QB the Huskers will face this season. Former Cougar Kyle Van Noy hopes to earn starting spot in NFL. Read more »

July 13, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Cron stays red-hot; former Olympian hits late-inning go-ahead double

Former Ute C.J. Cron heads into All-Star break batting better than .500 over the past week, while former Olympian and Salt Lake C.C. infielder Eddy Alvarez provided a key go-ahead double in the... Read more »

July 12, 2015

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BYU football: Coaches intent on shoring up void left at QB this fall

Several transfers, among other factors, have left BYU without a proven backup heading into fall practices. Read more »

July 12, 2015

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BYU football: Minnesota family among those planning road trips to storied venues this fall

The Cougars will be playing in some of the nation’s most famous stadiums this fall — including a showdown with UCLA at the Rose Bowl — and many true blue fans like Boyd Westover... Read more »

July 11, 2015

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BYU football team gearing up for big games at big-time venues this fall

Not only could BYU be facing the toughest September schedule in the country, it’s a little like taking a tour of the who’s who of college football. Read more »

July 11, 2015

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