Three overtimes, two losses, one win over a Division II opponent and a sixth-place finish.
Twenty-two years after Kevin Nixon’s heroics in Hawaii, his son, Dalton, a BYU freshman, is part of this year’s Cougar team playing in the Maui Invitational that tips off Monday at the... Read more »
The game itself between BYU and Southern Virginia carried a huge learning curve for the visitors and an expected outcome. But the chance to play in front of family and friends was worth the more... Read more »
The son of former BYU star Russell Larson played for Southern Virginia in the school's trip to Provo on Wednesday. Read more »
BYU freshman Jake Toolson scores 15 points and grabs seven rebounds in the Cougars' lopsided victory. Read more »
BYU's defensive quarterback, safety Craig Bills, explains how tough it is to battle through an injury and make a comeback. He'll play in his final game at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Saturday. Read more »
Taysom Hill gets around on a scooter these days as he recovers from a season-ending left leg injury suffered in early October. But the junior quarterback told reporters Wednesday that he plans to... Read more »
Once again, a big game from Morgan Baileywasn't enough as BYU fell, 63-54, in its home opener against Cal State Northridge on Wednesday at the Marriott Center. Read more »
The BYU Cougars have added a retouched version of a classic logo to its repertoire, and it could be appearing on gear soon. Read more »
BYU pulled away from UALR and earned a dominating 91-62 victory before a crowd of 12,469 at the Marriott Center. Read more »
BYU guard Kyle Collinsworth isn’t quite all the way back from ACL surgery, but he may be getting there soon. Read more »
BYU and Southern Virginia University, a small school with plenty of ties to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will meet on the hardwood for the first time Wednesday night at the... Read more »
Dye has been coming along gradually in BYU’s offense and patiently waiting for a chance to contribute. Read more »
America needs heroes, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told BYU students and faculty gathered for a Tuesday forum. Read more »
Utah author and former Cougar receiver looks back at 1980 Holiday Bowl and the final seconds that changed the course of the program. Read more »
Former Utah State Aggie Maurice Alexander saw extended action in St. Louis' 22-7 upset win over the Denver Broncos and responded with the first two tackles of his career. Read more »
Deseret News Sports Report Podcast: Talking Kyle Van Noy's NFL debut, Nate Orchard Heisman talk and more
DeseretNews.com writer Brandon Judd joins fellow DeseretNews.com writer Carter Williams and contributor Jay Yeomans to talk about former BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy's first few games in the NFL and... Read more »
In the early part of the season, BYU is getting accustomed to playing back-to-back games. The Cougars host Arkansas-Little Rock Tuesday (7:30, MST, BYUtv), then entertain Southern Virginia Wednesday. Read more »
NCAA tournament officials gave Salt Lake City some good news Monday: The city is set to host the men’s basketball tourney again. EnergySolutions Arena will host first weekend duties in 2017. Read more »
Also, a ready scapegoat for Rock On's math failures and more. Read more »
No. 12 BYU women’s volleyball hits the road again this week to take on Portland and Gonzaga. Read more »
Andrea Nelson Harrison and Carrie Jube placed fourth and fifth at the Mountain Region Championships, respectively, and qualified to compete at the NCAA Championships next weekend. Read more »
Sophomore middle blocker Amy Boswell was named West Coast Conference Player of the Week, the league announced Monday, after leading No. 12 BYU women’s volleyball to a win over San Diego. Read more »
There is little debate BYU's future football fortunes as an independent are limited and subject to scheduling whims. With announcement of a future SEC foe in Missouri, Mendenhall was right in... Read more »
BYU's Bronson Kaufusi is coming off his best game of the year last week against UNLV after coaches made some adjustments with how he's played within the defensive system. Read more »
During his BYU football career, Michael Alisa has seen, and experienced, a little bit of everything. He started out as a linebacker in 2008 back in the days when the Cougars were members of the... Read more »
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So far this season, Christian Stewart has thrown 17 touchdown passes in relief of starter Taysom Hill. HIs goal as a senior who walked on was to throw just one. From where he's had to work his way... Read more »
Former BYU defensive end Ezekiel Ansah had one of the most memorable NFL moments of Thanksgiving Day when he celebrated a fourth-quarter sack of Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. Read more »
For senior offensive lineman De'Ondre Wesley, getting through the first months at BYU was a huge challenge but ultimately proved rewarding. Read more »
With the final seconds ticking off the clock, and the game tied at 81, BYU put the ball in the hands of the man they wanted to take the potential game-winner against Purdue — star guard Tyler... Read more »
On Nov. 16, BYU received a commitment from dual-threat quarterback Beau Hoge. The next Friday he was making Sportscenter. Read more »
Three overtimes, two losses, one win over a Division II opponent and a sixth-place finish. That pretty much sums up BYU’s experience at the Maui Invitational. Read more »
The task is a difficult one, but improved play in the secondary, and a resurgent pass rush, has players confident going against Cal's prolific offensive attack. Read more »
Purdue posed a big challenge for BYU Wednesday at the Maui Invitational — its pair of 7-footers. The Boilermakers’ 7-foot A.J. Hammons and 7-2 freshman Isaac Haas gave the Cougar big... Read more »
Thanksgiving Day football is on the doorstep and with it brings a heightened awareness of the NFL playoff push. One team that’s seen its postseason position slide the past two weeks is... Read more »
Thanksgiving day football is on the doorstep, and with it brings a heightened awareness of the NFL playoff push. Read more »
Balancing football with mission service for the LDS Church can be a tricky prospect for both BYU players and coaches. Read more »
Makenzi Morrison led BYU women's basketball to an 81-62 win against Butler on Wednesday to begin play in the Tom Weston Invitational. Read more »
LAHAINA, Hawaii — Coming off a heartbreaking double-overtime loss against No. 15 San Diego State some 14 hours earlier in the Maui Invitational, BYU drowned its sorrows Tuesday afternoon by... Read more »
Deseret News Sports Report Podcast: Talking the start of the college hoops season, Jazz basketball and Utah-Colorado rivalry
Jay and Carter break down the start of the college basketball season for BYU and Utah, as well as the rest of the state, plus more. Read more »
LAHAINA, Hawaii — In a game reminiscent of past battles between the former Mountain West Conference rivals, No. 15 San Diego State outlasted BYU Monday night, 92-87, in a double overtime... Read more »
Lexi Eaton led BYU women's basketball to a 73-52 win against BYU-Hawaii on Thursday at the Cannon Event Center. Read more »
Also, Utes get a cold greeting by Arizona. Very, very cold. Read more »
MINOR MISSES Bronco Mendenhall has been known to annoy certain people. Utah fans, for instance. But his own BYU players, too? You be the judge. As Taysom Hill discussed the injury... Read more »
Paul Lasike's transition from rugby to football has been difficult at times, but ultimately rewarding as it draws to a close. Read more »
One of the bright spots for BYU in the Maui Invitational has been the play of junior guard Kyle Collinsworth. Read more »
A look at what happened in the BYU loss to the San Diego State Aztecs and what we learned from the Cougars' performance. Read more »
Clinging to a modest three-game winning streak, including last Saturday’s 64-0 rout of Savannah State, BYU is looking to cap the regular season with a strong finish against a respectable... Read more »
Whether it be at Auburn, Georgia Tech or BYU, Jay Omer's 43 years brought him plenty of opportunities to develop athletes on and off the field. Read more »
Jennifer Hamson led No. 12 BYU women's volleyball to a four-set (30-28, 25-12, 23-25, 25-21) victory over Loyola Marymount on Tuesday night at Gersten Pavilion to close out the regular season. Read more »
Savannah State coach Earnest Wilson has always admired BYU football and legendary coach LaVell Edwards from afar, and was grateful to take in the history up close for the first time. Read more »
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