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BYU men's volleyball: Underwood and others play key roles behind the scenes

Most of BYU's seniors aren't seeing much playing time this season, but their roles have still been important.

BYU baseball: No. 16 BYU brings first-place standing into San Diego series

No. 16 BYU baseball returns to West Coast Conference play starting Thursday when it hosts perennial league favorite the University of San Diego. Read more »

April 6, 2016

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BYU softball: home runs help Cougars win one of two in doubleheader

BYU softball splits doubleheader with SUU on Tuesday, April 5, at Gail Miller Field. Read more »

April 6, 2016

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Doug Robinson: BYU volleyball team is on a roll

BYU's back-to-back road wins over No. 1-ranked UCLA vaulted the men's volleyball team to No. 1 in the national polls with two matches remaining in the regular season. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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BYU football recruiting roundup: Coaches receive four verbal commitments in March

March was a busy month for BYU football coaches with the recruiting season now in full swing. The coaching staff extended at least 13 scholarship offers last month, had over 50 recruits visit... Read more »

April 5, 2016

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BYU names new dean of undergraduate education

Susan S. Rugh, a professor of history at Brigham Young University, will begin her five-year term as dean of undergraduate education on May 1. She fills a vacancy left by John Bell’s 2015... Read more »

April 5, 2016

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Morning links: BYU makes 'SportsCenter' Top 10; could Bronson Kaufusi be a first-round pick?

Cougar infielder gets spot on prestigious list after impressive play; one NFL scout feels BYU DE could be drafted early; Cougar alum, future Olympian Jared Ward profiled. Read more »

April 5, 2016

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Utahns in baseball: A look at where players with ties to Utah will start 2016

Baseball is back and many familiar names with ties to the state of Utah remain on rosters again in 2016, though their surroundings changed from the end of 2015. Read more »

April 4, 2016

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BYU baseball: Arizona hands No. 19 BYU an 11-5 defeat

Arizona handed No. 19 BYU baseball an 11-5 loss behind stalwart pitching Monday in front of a record crowd of 2,825 at Larry H. Miller Field. Read more »

April 4, 2016

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BYU volleyball: Langlois collects MPSF Player of the Week honors

Junior outside hitter Jake Langlois was named the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation/Molten Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. Read more »

April 4, 2016

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BYU softball: Cougars to host SUU in doubleheader on Tuesday

BYU softball kicks off its six-game home stand with a doubleheader against Southern Utah at Gail Miller Field on Tuesday. Read more »

April 4, 2016

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Dick Harmon: WCC and Pac-12 teams have plenty to prove after disappointing one-bid, quick NCAA outs

As the college basketball season wraps up with the NCAA title game, a look back at the WCC's one-bid in the NCAA was left lacking and the Pac-12's under performance with seven berths left the... Read more »

April 4, 2016

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No. 1 BYU volleyball returns home for regular-season finale matches vs. USC

No. 1 BYU men’s volleyball returns home to the Smith Fieldhouse this week for its final regular-season matches against USC. Read more »

April 4, 2016

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BYU track: Fletcher's win highlights big weekend

Aaron Fletcher led the BYU track and field team this weekend, taking first place in the steeplechase at the Nike Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays. Read more »

April 2, 2016

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BYU volleyball: Sander and No. 3 Cougars win in four at No. 1 UCLA for series sweep

Brenden Sander led No. 3 BYU men's volleyball to a four-set (20-25, 25-20, 25-18, 25-23) win at No. 1 UCLA to complete the series sweep Saturday night at the John Wooden Center. Read more »

April 2, 2016

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BYU gymnastics: Cougars score 194.075 to end season at NCAA Regionals

In its last meet of the 2016 season, BYU gymnastics scored a 194.075 to finish sixth at the NCAA Regionals at the Sports Pavilion in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Saturday night. Read more »

April 2, 2016

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BYU softball: Cougars shut out in doubleheader against the Longhorns

For the first time this season, BYU softball lost both games in its doubleheader, being shut out in two losses to Texas on Saturday night. Read more »

April 2, 2016

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BYU tennis: No. 66 BYU drops first WCC match to No. 32 San Diego

BYU lost 4-0 to San Diego on Saturday, dropping its first match in West Coast Conference play this season. Read more »

April 2, 2016

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Dick Harmon: What we've learned from Kalani Sitake's first spring football camp

Position changes, a new offense and defense and a "family" atmosphere established for players, fans and alumni have underscored the first spring practice for new BYU coach Kalani Sitake. Read more »

April 2, 2016

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BYU football: Butch Pau'u working to emulate his close friend and cousin, Jherremya Leuta-Douyere

Butch Pau'u is working to establish himself as a contributor and team leader, modeling a lot of what he does after his cousin and close friend. Read more »

April 2, 2016

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BYU baseball: Rogers, Shaver key sweep over Portland with 5-3 win

Sophomores Hayden Rogers and Colton Shaver made key contributions Saturday to help No. 24 BYU baseball complete a road sweep over Portland with a 5-3 victory. Read more »

April 2, 2016

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BYU volleyball: Langlois and Patch lead No. 3 BYU to upset of top-ranked UCLA

Strong play from Jake Langlois and Ben Patch propelled No. 3 BYU men's volleyball to a four-set upset (25-17, 19-25, 27-25, 25-13) of No. 1 UCLA on Friday night at the John Wooden Center. Read more »

April 2, 2016

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BYU wraps up spring football practices in front of hundreds of former players on Alumni Day

As the final practice of spring ball concluded at LaVell Edwards Stadium on a sunny and crisp Friday morning, BYU players and coaches serenaded the 300 former players in attendance with an... Read more »

April 1, 2016

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BYU rugby captures Wasatch Cup with runaway victory over Utah

The BYU rugby team stormed out to a 28-0 lead en route to a 49-12 victory over Utah in the Wasatch Cup on Friday at South Field. Read more »

April 1, 2016

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BYU baseball: trio of pitchers strike out 14 in 4-1 win at Portland

Pitchers Maverik Buffo, Keaton Cenatiempo and Mason Marshall were spot on helping No. 24 BYU baseball to a 4-1 victory Friday over the Portland Pilots. Read more »

April 1, 2016

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BYU softball: Thompson's homer drives BYU over Texas

After a home run from Ashley Thompson in the first inning, BYU softball never looked back in a 3-1 win over Texas on the road Friday. Read more »

April 1, 2016

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BYU tennis: No. 39 Bulldogs hand Cougars first home loss

Despite strong singles play from juniors Mayci Jones and Savannah Ware, BYU women’s tennis fell 4-3 to No. 39 Fresno State on Friday. Read more »

April 1, 2016

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Rugby live stream: Utah, BYU to battle for Wasatch Cup, 7 p.m.

The University of Utah rugby team seeks to take back the Wasatch Cup from undefeated BYU at South Field Friday. Read more »

April 1, 2016

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BYU football video: Players see the future, show progress as spring ball wraps up

The Cougars wrapped up their spring practices by practicing and running a scrimmage in front of former BYU players and their families. Read more »

April 1, 2016

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Morning links: Jimmer talks with TMZ — Europe next?; could the Utes have the Pac-12's best secondary in 2016?

Former BYU star discusses D-League and his future with celebrity gossip organization; ESPN writers debate which Pac-12 team will have the best secondary; former Utah Jazz star Adrian Dantley... Read more »

April 1, 2016

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BYU baseball: No. 24 BYU paced by Brennon Lund in 8-2 win at Portland

Brennon Lund belted three doubles and a leadoff home run Thursday night to pace No. 24 BYU baseball in an 8-2 victory over Portland. Read more »

April 1, 2016

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BYU tennis: No. 66 Cougars are back in WCC action Saturday

BYU's men's tennis team (14-4, 3-0 WCC) heads to San Diego on Saturday for another regional matchup. Read more »

March 31, 2016

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State of Hoops team: Breaking down Utah's best Division 1 college players in 2015-16

A look at the best players from the Utah Division 1 schools for the 2015-16 college basketball season, including player of the year. Read more »

March 31, 2016

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Doug Robinson: BYU baseball the best team you haven't heard about

Former NCAA basketball referee Mike Littlewood has led the BYU baseball team to the best start in school history and its first national ranking in two decades. Read more »

March 31, 2016

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BYU swim: Taylor, Brooks and Routson earn MPSF honors

Jake Taylor was named Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Swimmer of the Year, while head coach John Brooks and head diving coach Tyce Routson were named swim and dive Coaches of the Year for the 2015-2016 season. Read more »

March 31, 2016

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BYU track: Cougars dividing between four different meets this weekend

BYU track and field will be dividing and conquering at four different meets in three different states this weekend in pursuit of even more regional and national qualifying marks. Read more »

March 31, 2016

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BYU and Baylor announce two-game football series in 2021-22

Big 12 Conference member Baylor is scheduled to host the first game between it and BYU in Waco, Texas, while the second contest will be held at LaVell Edwards Stadium. Read more »

March 31, 2016

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Cougars hoping NIT run provides a springboard for next season

Although BYU concluded its season with a disappointing 72-70 setback to Valparaiso in the National Invitation Tournament semifinals Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden, the future looks bright... Read more »

March 30, 2016

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BYU football notebook: Mangum focused on taking what the defense gives him

Cougar quarterback Tanner Mangum thrived last season with his ability to deliver the long ball, but he's focused on delivering shorter, easier passes this spring. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Dick Harmon: Death of Taysom Hill's brother saddens fans who've followed his challenges

The funeral of Dexter Hill, the older brother of BYU quarterback Taysom Hill, is Thursday and the tragedy has brought prayers and condolences to the Hill family from across the country. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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The BYU international tracker: Davies, Abouo carry the load

A look at how each of the former BYU basketball players who are playing overseas has performed so far this season. Read more »

March 30, 2016

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Morning links: A bevy of BYU news; Andre Miller enjoyed ties to San Antonio long before Spurs

Cougar odds and ends from around the Web; story from San Antonio highlights former Ute Andre Miller's longtime relationship with two business owners there; Craig Sager tweets Read more »

March 30, 2016

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BYU football video: Moroni Laulu-Pututua looking to catch a more prominent role on Cougars’ offense

Sophomore wide receiver Moroni Laulu-Pututua looks primed to make a run at a larger role in the BYU offensive system. Read more »

March 29, 2016

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Collinsworth, Fischer, Austin finish their Cougar careers in loss to Valpo

In last week’s NIT quarterfinal win over Creighton, BYU senior guard Kyle Collinsworth was seriously hampered by the flu. The illness took its toll, as he lost 12 pounds. He worked hard to... Read more »

March 29, 2016

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Cougars' comeback not enough as they fall to Valparaiso in NIT semifinals

In the National Invitation Tournament semifinals at Madison Square Garden, BYU experienced a microcosm of its season. The Cougars fell way behind in the first half, mounted an impressive comeback... Read more »

March 29, 2016

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BYU football: Coaches confident with options at defensive tackle

Despite missing several assumed contributors this fall, Cougar defensive coaches are optimistic about their interior defensive line options. Read more »

March 29, 2016

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BYU tennis: Cougars host No. 39 Bulldogs

After two matches in Washington, BYU women's tennis returns home to host No. 39 Fresno State on Friday, April 1, at 10 a.m. MDT. Read more »

March 29, 2016

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Jakob Poeltl named second-team AP All-American; Bolomboy, Collinsworth on honorable mention

Utah center Jakob Poeltl was named a second-team All-American by the Associated Press on Tuesday afternoon, adding to the list of post-season honors the sophomore has received. Read more »

March 29, 2016

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BYU’s J. Reuben Clark Law School names new dean

D. Gordon Smith, the Glen L. Farr professor of law at Brigham Young University, has been named dean of Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark Law School. He will be begin his five-year... Read more »

March 29, 2016

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BYU's Fischer almost ended up at Valparaiso

When senior guard Chase Fischer was looking to transfer from Wake Forest a few years ago, he narrowed his choices to BYU and Valparaiso. He visited both schools and ultimately decided to become a... Read more »

March 29, 2016

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BYU baseball: No. 24 Cougars travel to Portland

Week three of West Coast Conference action finds No. 24 BYU baseball still in a first-place tie and moving up the rankings as it has its first league road test at Portland. Read more »

March 29, 2016

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