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BYU's Bronson Kaufusi eager to display new linebacker mentality

BYU OLB Bronson Kaufusi looks forward to the challenge of a new position after playing defensive end last year.

NFL locals photo gallery: Young Aggies shine, Utes score touchdowns and Van Noy makes debut

From Aggies to Utes to Cougars, it was a memorable first week of NFL preseason play for several pro players connected to the state of Utah. Read more »

Aug. 10, 2014

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3 BYU running backs looking to compensate for Williams' absence in opener

No doubt it’s difficult replacing an accomplished running back like Jamaal Williams. But that’s what BYU is trying to do as it prepares for its season-opener at UConn on Aug. 29. Read more »

Aug. 10, 2014

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BYU notebook: Advantage to the offense during scrimmage; Nick Kurtz out 6 to 8 weeks

Coach Bronco Mendenhall came away pleasantly surprised with offensive progress after Saturday's scrimmage at LaVell Edwards Stadium. Read more »

Aug. 9, 2014

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Brad Rock: BYU should draw a line on arms race

Cougars say they'll take "appropriate" measures to remain a major sports program; but an arms race is an unlikely path to take. Read more »

Aug. 9, 2014

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Dick Harmon: Bright & early: Bronco Mendenhall says 6 a.m. starts will benefit team, players

To prevent key players missing practices, making popular classes more available to athletes and get a start on the day, Bronco Mendenhall's fall practices will begin at 6 a.m., something he's... Read more »

Aug. 9, 2014

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Full circle: BYU's Michael Alisa makes transition back to linebacker

BYU senior Michael Alisa is finishing his career for the Cougars in the same position he began — at linebacker. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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Dick Harmon: NCAA reforms teeter on tipping over the college sports cart

Stipends, insurance, more food and snacks, and increased support staff are worthy additions as NCAA schools grow to meet the times, but there is an element of greed that could be dangerous. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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Peavler: College football is on the wrong track with autonomy vote

The Power 5 conferences have the autonomy they wanted from the NCAA, and that's a bad thing for college athletics. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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BYU offensive lineman Brock Stringham says Cougars' O-line has made great strides

Brock Stringham has struggled through a rocky career at BYU, but the senior is looking to finish strong playing on an O-line he feels is the best he's been part of since arriving in 2008. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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BYU golfer Lea Garner captures medalist honors at Utah Women's State Amateur

BYU golfer Lea Garner shoots her second-consecutive 67 Thursday and wins medalist honors at the Women's State Amateur. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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Peavler: BYU players talk about 'Go fast, go hard and go long' (+video)

It's clear that this new offensive philosophy of "Go fast, go hard and go long" has affected every part of the team. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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BYU corner Jordan Johnson expects to play against UConn for 'homecoming' game

BYU cornerback Jordan Johnson, who missed last year because of a torn ACL, says he expects to play in the season opener against UConn. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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BYU Cougars football fall camp report: Day 6

The BYU Cougars continue fall camp Thursday afternoon as QB Taysom Hill completes three TD passes in a red zone drill. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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Preseason viewer’s guide: Will Kyle Van Noy sack Johnny Manziel?

Kyle Van Noy and the Detroit Lions take on Johnny Manziel and the Cleveland Browns in Week 1 of the NFL preseason in the highlight game for pro players with Utah ties. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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Utah, BYU coaches respond to NCAA autonomy ruling

Utah head football coach Kyle Whittingham welcomed news of the NCAA autonomy ruling, but not all of those around the state were happy. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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BYU baseball: Mahoney wins honors, game

Kolton Mahoney of BYU's baseball team was named this week as the 2014 BFC Whitehouse Outstanding Pitcher of the Cape Cod League. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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NCAA board hands 5 biggest conferences more power

The NCAA board of directors has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping package plan that will give the five biggest conferences the ability to create their some of their own rules. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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BYU football history: Could Cougar fans really root for Goliath?

With the dominance of the Power 5 conferences on the national football scene, it seems like forever that BYU fans have defined the BYU program as the underdog, battling against "the powers that be." Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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Dick Harmon: BYU offensive coordinator Robert Anae far more positive this year than last year

Robert Anae isn't a coach who likes to paint rosy pictures for reporters and he's can be a hard driver as a football coach. But this summer the BYU coach is acting and saying things out of... Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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BYU golfer Lea Garner takes 1st-round lead at Utah Women's State Amateur

BYU golfer Lea Garner fired a 5-under-par 67 to grab the first-round lead at the Utah Women's State Amateur. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2014

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BYU tight ends expected to make an impact this season

BYU offensive coordinator Robert Anae offered an interesting analogy when asked why tight ends haven’t played a significant role in the Cougar offense. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2014

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It's no accident BYU is facing San Diego State in 1st round of Maui Invitational

Former conferences foes BYU and San Diego State will face each other on Nov. 24 at the EA Sports Maui Invitational. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2014

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Former BYU linebacker Spencer Hadley signs with Oakland Raiders

Rookie linebacker Spencer Hadley joined his second NFL team Wednesday, signing with the Oakland Raiders. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2014

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BYU basketball signee Nick Emery returns home from LDS mission because of medical condition

Former Lone Peak High basketball star and BYU signee Nick Emery was given a medical release from his LDS mission in Germany due to the worsening of a pre-existing condition. Read more »

Aug. 6, 2014

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