BYU wide receiver Nick Kurtz is back from a foot injury, participating in spring drills and feeling upbeat.
No. 4 BYU men’s volleyball stays at home in the Smith Fieldhouse this week for a pair of non-conference matches against No. 13 Ball State. Read more »
Six players with Utah college ties participated in the recently completed NFL Scouting Combine. Here's a look at how each of them performed and what type of impressions they left. Read more »
There is still the final week of the regular season and postseason basketball yet to be played, but BYU and its basketball fans have already had their chance to say goodbye to seniors Tyler Haws,... Read more »
Worthington, a sophomore forward on this year's Cougar basketball team, said on Twitter he will serve a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »
For many die-hard basketball fans in the west, Saturday has been circled on the calendar for weeks. It's a night that could be crucial in deciding a few conferences, including who will host one... Read more »
BYU senior Josh Sharp has saved his best for last. In 12 games this season, Sharp didn’t even step on the floor for the Cougars. But he’s started the last four games and has played a... Read more »
A look at how the players with local ties have performed in the NBA so far this season. Read more »
Gonzaga found itself in a rare fight and facing a huge deficit with so much at stake: a West Coast Conference crown, a school-record winning streak and possibly even a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament. Read more »
The 49ers gave the Cougars all they could handle Saturday night, but in the end it was a couple of true freshmen rising to the occasion. Read more »
Cougars finish in third behind Denver and Iowa on Saturday night. Read more »
Gordy Bravo and Ashley Thompson manufactured key situational hitting as BYU softball collected wins against Indiana and Oregon State on Saturday at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic. Read more »
The BYU men’s swimming and diving team won its second-straight Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championship with 830.5 points, and the women finished fourth with 471.5. Read more »
BYU once turned to a junior college coach, Steve Cleveland, and then elevated his assistant Dave Rose. That investment has brought a high-scoring entertaining product to the Marriott Center, and... Read more »
Colton Shaver’s second-inning home run was one of the few bright spots Saturday for BYU baseball as it fell to Nebraska, 9-1. Read more »
Strong bench contribution was not enough to push BYU women’s basketball past San Diego on the road as it fell, 69-59, on Saturday afternoon. Read more »
During its current, season-high, four-game winning streak, BYU has held each of its opponents to less than 70 points. The last four foes — Loyola Marymount, Saint Mary’s, Pacific, and... Read more »
In a prime example of his value to Dave Rose, Anson Winder's return to the lineup in BYU's final home game Thursday showed why the senior from Las Vegas is so valuable to the Cougars this season. Read more »
Seniors Meghan Sheehan-Dizon and Morgan Anderson-Littlewood led No. 65 BYU women’s tennis to a 5-2 win over Portland on Friday in Provo with dominating straight-set wins. Read more »
The first victory came Friday afternoon, 8-3, for BYU’s baseball team, but Nebraska rallied back to win 3-1 in the 11-inning nightcap. Read more »
Just two days after an 11th-place finish, BYU men's golf heads straight to Valencia, California, to participate in the Jones Invitational on Feb. 23-24. Read more »
Seniors Jordan Rodgers and Cole Ogden led BYU men's golf to an 11th-place finish at the John H. Burns Intercollegiate on Friday. Read more »
After getting down early, BYU softball’s comeback bid fell short, 8-5, against No. 22/23 Texas A&M on Friday in the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic. Read more »
In the wake of Thursday’s 75-62 win against San Diego, BYU is riding a four-game winning streak, the longest of the season. The Cougars had four previous chances to win four games in a row,... Read more »
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Christian Stewart finished off his eligibility by stepping in admirably for injured starter Taysom Hill last season. Now, he's being asked to step in and step up for another important reason this... Read more »
Maybe the biggest impact on BYU's spring football is work of new strength and conditioning coach Frank Wintrich, since QB Taysom Hill and his offensive line are limited to how much they can get... Read more »
Discipline is buzzword for Cougars in 2015, but other sports, in other places, are an entirely different problem. Read more »
A short, quick guide on how to pronounce the names of some of the 2015 BYU football recruits. Read more »
The 6-foot-10 freshman from Provo will be counted on heavily when the Cougars play in the quarterfinals of the West Coast Conference tournament Thursday at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. Read more »
BYU wide receiver Nick Kurtz is back from a foot injury, participating in spring drills and feeling upbeat. Read more »
BYU is in a unique situation, as its NCAA Tournament chances are still up in the air. Bracketologists from USA Today, Bleacher Report and SB Nation share their views on the Cougars' odds of getting... Read more »
In a basketball season filled with as many ups and downs as an amusement park, the BYU Cougars managed to reach the top of the Ferris wheel in a dramatic win over the highly ranked Gonzaga Bulldogs. Read more »
Discipline a focus of spring ball for BYU; 10 players to be disciplined for their role in bowl brawl
BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall reiterates message to players in aftermath of team's melee with Memphis following bowl game loss last December. Read more »
Morning links: Nate Orchard writes about his journey; Oregon State honors walk-ons; BYU bubble update
Former Ute Nate Orchard wrote a draft diary chronicling some his hard life experiences; Oregon State celebrated Senior Night by starting five walk-ons; and BYU is still on the NCAA tournament fence. Read more »
A tale of two Hills at quarterback for BYU — Taysom returns to practice, McCoy getting plenty of reps
Good news, Cougars fans: On the first day of BYU football spring drills, Taysom Hill already was looking like his old, healthy self, while sophomore McCoy Hill showed promise as the likely backup QB. Read more »
The Cougars had a doggone good time at The Kennel in Spokane on Saturday, capping a couple of nights the program won't ever forget. Read more »
Deseret News Sports Podcast: Talking Utah, BYU and national college hoops with USA Today writer Nicole Auerbach
USA Today college sports writer Nicole Auerbach joins the podcast to discuss the hottest basketball topics around Utah and throughout the country. Read more »
BYU’s Tyler Haws and Kyle Collinsworth were named first-team All-West Coast Conference Tuesday. Meanwhile, on the women’s side, Cougar forward Morgan Bailey earned Player of the Year... Read more »
All the allure of Saturday’s hoops action lived up to the hype. In a day where three of the conference races could be decided, a day where bubble teams had one last shot at a signature win... Read more »
One of the keys to turning things around, the Cougars say, is remembering. As in remembering last year’s phenomenal run to the NCAA tournament Sweet 16. Read more »
As BYU opens spring practices Monday, it is coming off of three consecutive 8-5 seasons, with the most recent one ending in December with an ugly brawl after a dramatic double-overtime loss in the... Read more »
On the final day of February, BYU ushered in March Madness in style. In one of the biggest upsets in school history, the Cougars knocked off No. 3 Gonzaga 73-70, leaving the sellout crowd of 6,000... Read more »
Turning weaknesses into strengths, BYU coach Dave Rose has deployed a fast-paced, guard-oriented attack and nurtured a young group of post players into a force to be dealt with in March. That was... Read more »
After Saturday night's results, Utah is falling on the NCAA brackets and BYU may have played its way into the NCAA tournament and the two could be matched up on Selection Sunday. Read more »
A little more than one month ago, it seemed BYU’s NCAA tournament bubble had burst with a second-half meltdown and second straight loss to Pepperdine. But in Spokane, the Cougars revived... Read more »
Cougar guards Kyle Collinsworth and Tyler Haws were named to the 10-man All-West Coast Conference first team on Tuesday, while fellow guard Anson Winder earned honorable mention honors. Read more »
The West Coast Conference mens and women's basketball tournaments start this week, and the seeds are in. Read more »
Morning links: Is BYU now in the tournament?; MLS labor dispute; Nuggets countdown season against Jazz
BYU's upset over Gonzaga was enough to put the Cougars squarely on the bubble, while the Denver Nuggets broke a huddle with a chant of "1-2-3 ... six weeks!" against the Jazz. Read more »
A look at how BYU went into Spokans and snapped the Bulldogs' 41-game home winning streak on Saturday night. Read more »
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