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Can BYU put together a special season in 2014?

It’s been five years since BYU won at least 11 games and finished in the final top-25 rankings.

BYU freshman linebacker reportedly dismissed from football team

Freshman linebacker Sione Takitaki, who joined the team this summer, is no longer with the Cougars, according to a report. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Watch list roundup: 22 local players named candidates for 2014 college football awards

Ten BYU players, eight from Utah State and four from Utah have been named to college football award watch lists this summer. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Report: Former BYU guard Jimmer Fredette will sign with New Orleans

Former BYU standout Jimmer Fredette will sign a one-year deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, according to multiple media reports. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Brad Rock: Decades later, equality still a problem for college sports

Retiring SLCC Athletics Director Norma Carr says rising stakes in college sports are on "a train that can't be stopped." Read more »

July 17, 2014

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BYU's Jamaal Williams, Utah State's Joe Hill named to Doak Walker Award watch list

BYU's Jamaal Williams and Utah State's Joe Hill were named to the watch list for the award given out annually to the nation's top college football running back. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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BYU swim: Cougar swimmers earn Scholar All-America award

Six BYU swimmers and divers and the women’s team as a whole earned 2014 Scholar All-American honors from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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BYU volleyball: Olmstead releases 2014 schedule

BYU women’s volleyball head coach Shawn Olmstead released the 2014 schedule Wednesday, which includes matchups with six 2013 NCAA tournament teams. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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BYU's Taysom Hill, Utah State's Chuckie Keeton named to Davey O'Brien Award watch list

Both the Cougars' and Aggies' starting signal-callers joined the list of 39 of the nation's top college football quarterbacks. Read more »

July 16, 2014

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50 days until kickoff: Players with Utah ties set to head to NFL training camps

Here's a look at players with Utah ties on NFL rosters as of Wednesday, with rookies noted, and the training camp reporting dates for all 32 teams. Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Utah Sports Ruckus: Half-year sports awards

The first half of 2014 was a crazy time in Utah sports. There were titles won, coaches hired, opportunities squandered, records broken, awards received, players drafted, body parts lost and much... Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Paul Lasike has thrived at BYU playing rugby and football

Originally, Paul Lasike came to BYU to play rugby. Now, the native of Auckland, New Zealand, plays football, too. And he’s very good at both. Read more »

July 15, 2014

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Utah State's quarterback situation rated 7th best in FBS by NFL.com; BYU 23rd, Utah 60th

The Aggies' duo of starter Chuckie Keeton and backup Darell Garretson is rated the best among the state's top three teams, while BYU makes the nation's top 25 and the Utes are in the middle of the... Read more »

July 15, 2014

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Utahns in baseball mid-season awards: The best of the best in the first half of the season

Mashing together the MLB All-Star break and the ESPYs, here's the best of the best of the first half of baseball from baseball players with ties to the state of Utah. Read more »

July 14, 2014

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Former BYU cornerback Tim McTyer hoping his star shines in Hollywood

Since his retirement from the NFL, former BYU star cornerback Tim McTyer has been keeping busy in a variety of pursuits. Read more »

July 14, 2014

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Montana to Young to Montana to Garcia? Yes, this 49ers quarterback play really happened

Candlestick Park was given its sendoff by the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday, and near the end of the final game in its storied history — a flag football game pitting past NFL stars —... Read more »

July 14, 2014

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Four Cougars named ITA Scholar-Athletes

Four BYU men's tennis players were named ITA Scholar-Athletes on Thursday, acknowledging success on the court and in the classroom. Read more »

July 14, 2014

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600 strong, BYU athletes are in a service league all their own

The highest-profile athletes are also the most eager to speak in public. Read more »

July 14, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: Mariners designate John Buck for assignment; Ex-Ute Tyler Wagner's scoreless streak snapped

Taylorsville High product John Buck was designated for assignment on Monday, while former Ute Tyler Wagner's 27-inning scoreless streak was snapped in a busy week for Utahns in baseball. Read more »

July 13, 2014

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Can Devin Mahina help bring glory back to tight end position at BYU?

BYU tight end Devin Mahina is hoping to make his mark on the Cougars' program in his final season on the field. Read more »

July 12, 2014

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BYU football players like the variety, travel independence offers

BYU football players say they love being able to travel all across the country to face schools as an independent. Read more »

July 11, 2014

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10 with ties to Utah set for NBA Summer League play

Here's a look at the local players who will be playing for teams at the NBA Las Vegas Summer League, as well as the two players who've participated in the Orlando Summer League. Read more »

July 10, 2014

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Brandon Davies aiming for offensive improvement at NBA Summer League

Former BYU basketball star Brandon Davies told Comcast Sportsnet Philly he is looking to improve his offensive game as he heads into NBA Summer League play with the Philadelphia 76ers. Read more »

July 10, 2014

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Is independence a viable option for BYU, or should Cougars focus on getting into Big 12?

Perhaps no college football program in the country has a more intriguing position than independent BYU. Read more »

July 10, 2014

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Jimmer Fredette returns to Provo to talk anti-bullying, free agency and hoops with local youths

Jimmer Fredette talked to nearly 300 young people about being proactive about battling bullying before taking questions that ranged from his favorite NBA player (former BYU teammate Brandon Davies)... Read more »

July 9, 2014

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Audio/video: Jimmer talks youth camps, bullying, free agency; Provo mayor honors former BYU star

BYU standout and NBA free agent Jimmer Fredette returned to Provo this week for the fourth annual Jimmerosity Basketball Camp. Read more »

July 9, 2014

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