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BYU football: Suspensions impacting both BYU and Nebraska

Several Cougars could miss the opener, or be forced to sit out one half, due to their involvement in the Miami Beach...

BYU soccer: No. 11 Cougars down Buffs, 2-0, in front of record crowd

No. 11 BYU women’s soccer defeated the Colorado Buffaloes, 2-0, in its home opener Friday night in front of a record crowd at South Field. With the win, the Cougars move to 2-0-0 on the season. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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BYU volleyball: Burnett leads No. 11 BYU over Chicago State in season opener

Cosy Burnett led No. 11 BYU women's volleyball to a sweep (25-13, 25-17, 25-22) over Chicago State in Los Angeles to begin the season. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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BYU football position preview: The defensive backs (+video)

BYU is hoping several returning players in the secondary can learn from a growing season and combine with an influx of fresh talent to make the back end of the defense much more formidable in 2015. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Dick Harmon: BYU workhorse running back Nate Carter focused on finishing marathon career

Reports out of BYU football camp indicate running back Nate Carter and wide receiver Mitchell Juergens were awarded scholarships this week. Here's a glimpse at what the Cougars have in Carter, a... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Guest commentary: BYU, Utah, USU best-case, worst-case and most-likely scenarios

With football season about to begin, let's speculate on what is in store for each of the major programs in the state of Utah. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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Morning links: Cougars, Utes to face each other in bowl?; Utes' cupcake saga has sweet ending; Nebraska mustache scouted

Writer projects Utah and BYU will play each other in Las Vegas Bowl; Popular Mechanics magazine sends Utah sweet treats after dis; BYU has tough opponent to beat in facial hair department Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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New York Jets waive former BYU quarterback Jake Heaps

Journeyman college quarterback Jake Heaps had a rough day in his final practice with New York, throwing four interceptions. The Jets waived Heaps and signed journeyman NFL quarterback Josh Johnson... Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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BYU basketball: What we learned from 4 games in Spain

A look at how the BYU Cougar basketball team performed during the four-game trip in Spain. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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BYU volleyball: men's volleyball adds former Cougar Reyes to staff

BYU men's volleyball head coach Shawn Olmstead announced the hiring of former Cougar libero Jaylen Reyes as an assistant coach Friday. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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BYU football position preview: The linebackers (+video)

BYU's crop of linebackers in 2015 is filled with veteran experience and young standouts, and these players will be tasked with bringing back a culture of tenacious, game-changing play that has been... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Langi, Tuiloma to help anchor middle of BYU's defense

The Cougars are encouraged by their strength in the middle of the front seven, including middle linebacker Harvey Langi and nose tackle Travis Tuiloma. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Pac-12 football: USC's Steve Sarkisian addresses questionable behavior with Pac-12 TV crew

USC head coach Steve Sarkisian sat down with the Pac-12 Network crew to talk about his drunken outburst at a USC Kickoff event. Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Guest commentary: How to spice up BYU football's game-day experience

Attendance at BYU football games is declining, partly because Provo doesn't have a consistently exciting college football atmosphere. Here are five innovative ideas to spice up the BYU football... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Morning links: Can Cougars snap Cornhuskers' streak?; Utes' QB job examined; local hoopsters on national radar

BYU will try to snap Nebraska's streak of 29 straight season-opening wins; Just like in 2014, Wilson, Thompson fighting for time with Utes; Frank Jackson, Brendan Bailey, Koby McEwen on ESPN.com's... Read more »

Aug. 27, 2015

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Tyler Haws' NBA dream path takes a detour to Spain

BYU's all-time leading scorer gained confidence that he can play in the NBA this summer, but his professional journey will begin overseas. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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BYU coaches happy about development of freshman quarterbacks during fall camp

After senior starter Taysom Hill, the Cougars have three freshmen with no college game experience — Tanner Mangum, Beau Hoge and Koy Detmer, Jr. The coaching staff got a good look at each one... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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BYU football notebook: Mendenhall encouraged at the close of fall camp

The Cougar head coach expressed a lot of optimism about his team following Wednesday morning's practice session. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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

The Cougars have plenty of upperclass experience along the defensive line and have some young talent that could contribute this season. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Red and blue recruits: A first look at Utes’ and Cougars’ 2016 football commits

With many states not kicking off the high school season until this week, in-state prospects who are set to go to the U. and the Y. are examined. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Dick Harmon: BYU Cougars find new walk-on weapon in true freshman linebacker Huntsman

Scott Huntsman spurned scholarship offers from Texas A&M, Houston and Purdue to come to BYU as a preferred walk-on. So far in fall camp, the Texan has moved up the depth chart and is pushing for... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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2015 Heisman Trophy tracker, preseason edition: Hill, Booker and Keeton primed for big senior years

A look at the best options for the 2015 Heisman Trophy, including stars from Utah, Utah State and BYU. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Morning links: Utes are the Pac-12's 'X factor,' Sarkisian apologizes, Lions with Utah connections are banged up

All of Utah's conference contests on list of top games; ex-BYU quarterback sorry for drunken episode; Van Noy, Ansah, Ngata are hurt. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2015

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Kaufusis keeping it all in the BYU sports family — and cherishing their time together

While BYU's Bronson Kaufusi is looking forward to spending more time at defensive end, there’s another reason why he’s happy about the switch from outside linebacker. He’s... Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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BYU football position preview: The receivers (+video)

From “Twin Towers” to reliable pass-catchers in the slot, BYU has a stable full of capable receivers in 2015. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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BYU football: Lone Peak's Jackson McChesney to bring speed to the program

Jackson McChesney committed to sign with BYU last Saturday and plans to sign as part of the Cougars' 2017 recruiting class. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2015

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