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Bronco Mendenhall embraces BYU's tough independent schedule

Athletic director Tom Holmoe is fulfilling the promise he made to schedule games against storied programs from all...

BYU Cougars ignite cross-country season with BYU Autumn Classic

A week removed from fall camp in Park City, the BYU women’s cross-country team is revved up for a strong showing at home. Read more »

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BYU enemy camp insider: 5 questions with a Nebraska expert

The Deseret News caught up with Sam McKewon, Nebraska football beat writer for the Omaha World-Herald, to find out how Mike Riley has fit in at Nebraska so far and what challenges lie ahead for BYU... Read more »

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Morning links: Taysom Hill profiled by ESPN; Utes more important than Harbaugh; former Wasatch High soccer player profiled by Fox

BYU quarterback's road to senior year examined; columnist says Utah will beat Michigan; Lillian Martino-Bradley's journey from poverty to helping others highlighted. Read more »

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Big Ten nonconference schedule strong, and getting stronger

Ten this summer unveiled a strategy to beef up nonconference football schedules across the league. A look at the 2015 schedules of the five most powerful leagues shows the Big Ten's slate already... Read more »

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Randy Hollis: Here's how 'Big Five' football teams will likely fare this season

Here's how "Big Five" football teams BYU, Utah, Utah State, Weber State and Southern Utah will likely fare this season -- and there's a lot of 9-3 and 5-6 records coming into view as we peer into... Read more »

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BYU football notebook: Cougars to welcome adversity against Nebraska

Winning football games, according to BYU offensive coordinator Robert Anae, isn't so much about perfect execution, but how teams deal and work through execution that falls short of perfection. Read more »

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Dick Harmon: College predictions: Utes to give Michigan, TV audience plenty of entertainment but who wins?

The first game for Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh's return to his alma mater will draw national attention. But count on Utah to steal the thunder and deliver a win. Read more »

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Flaming spears, furry mascots and drum lines: Take the college football traditions quiz

Think you know college football's rich history and traditions? Test your knowledge with our college football traditions quiz. Read more »

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BYU football: The Nebraska Cornhuskers in 6 numbers

A complete preview of the Nebraska Cornhuskers — in only six numbers. Read more »

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Red and blue recruits: Jaren Hall excited for opportunity to add his name to the list of great BYU quarterbacks

Jaren Hall is currently starring for Maple Mountain and has the Golden Eagles off to a fast 2-0 start after securing tough wins against Woods Cross and then against Corner Canyon. Read more »

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BYU cross-country: women's team selected to defend WCC Championship

Defending champion BYU was chosen to take the West Coast Conference Cross Country championship for a second year in the annual preseason poll. The Cougars were selected to capture the title after seizing more than half of the first... Read more »

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BYU volleyball: Olmstead releases 2016 men's volleyball schedule

BYU head coach Shawn Olmstead released the 2016 men’s volleyball schedule Wednesday, getting set for another season of national powerhouse competition. Read more »

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Morning links: Taysom Hill, Chuckie Keeton, Travis Wilson ranked; 3 Jazzmen in NBA's Top 40; thoughts on Frank Jackson

All 128 FBS starting quarterbacks ranked by magazine; Gordon Hayward, Derrick Favors, Rudy Gobert bunched together in Sports Illustrated rankings; Lone Peak guard's commitment to Duke draws... Read more »

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BYU's Mendenhall, Nebraska's Riley have long history, strong friendship

The two coaches have never worked together on the same staff, but over the years, their paths have crossed again and again. The latest confluence will take place Saturday when the Cougars visit the... Read more »

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Deseret News Sports podcast: A look at the first weekend of college football in Utah

All eyes are on Utah vs. Michigan as the regular season begins Thursday for teams in the state of Utah. However, BYU opens at Nebraska and Utah State opens with an in-state battle. Read more »

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Lone Peak's Frank Jackson sees Duke as too good of an opportunity to pass up

Lone Peak guard Frank Jackson formally committed to sign with Duke on Tuesday following an official visit to the Durham, North Carolina campus. Read more »

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BYU's Davis faces misdemeanor assault, riot charges

BYU cornerback Michael Davis is facing misdemeanor assault and riot charges in connection with an alleged confrontation over a parking space in July. Read more »

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BYU football notebook: Experience should be an important factor against Nebraska

The return of quarterback Taysom Hill, along with most of the offensive starters from a year ago, should provide a boost Saturday against the Huskers. Read more »

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Morning links: Will Michigan beat Utah? BYU?; 'Utah Lions' injury update; Ex-Aggie sounds off on RGIII

BYU projected to lose, Utah expected to beat Wolverines; Detroit players' health improves; Chris Cooley expected Robert Griffin III to get benched in Washington. Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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Position by position: Breaking down the Cougars, Utes and Aggies' depth

Here's our 21-story full report on BYU Cougars, Utah Utes and Utah State Aggies' 2015 football season. (Plus depth charts and videos) Read more »

Sept. 1, 2015

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BYU soccer: No. 11 BYU women's soccer wins third in a row, 2-0

For the third-straight game, No. 11 BYU women’s soccer won, 2-0. The Cougars shut out Nebraska, and behind goals from Ashley Hatch and Michele Murphy Vasconcelos added to their three-game win and shutout streak to start the... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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BYU football notebook: Team captains named, Bronco to announce team suspensions

Seniors Taysom Hill and Bronson Kaufusi received an overwhelming majority of the votes cast for team captains. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Nebraska hoping for balanced offense attack vs. BYU with QB Armstrong at the controls

When BYU invades Memorial Stadium Saturday, new coach Mike Riley is hopeful that the Cornhuskers will be effective both running and passing. Much of Nebraska's offensive success hinges on the play... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Dick Harmon: Who will face toughest QBs this season: Utah State, BYU or Utah?

A quarterback can make or break a season and having one with experience and productive accomplishments gives a college football team its best chance to establish an identity, leader and produce... Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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BYU volleyball: Cougars head to St. Louis for tournament

No. 12 BYU women’s volleyball hits the road again this week for its second-consecutive tournament, the Marcia E. Hamilton Classic, hosted at Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis. Read more »

Aug. 31, 2015

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