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Links: Reviewing BYU's case to be included in the Big 12

BYU can make strong arguments to be included in the Big 12, but there may be some things holding them back.

BYU baseball: Colton Shaver hits seven dingers in College Home Run Derby

Shaver, a Freshman All-American at BYU from Riverton, Utah, was one of eight collegians invited to belt home runs before a nationwide ESPN television audience prior to a fireworks show. Read more »

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BYU soccer: Burlingame in BYU's sights for the Fourth of July

BYU's annual Fourth of July game becomes new focus for the team as it plays host to Burlingame on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Read more »

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BYU swim: men’s and women’s swim and dive teams named as CSCAA Scholar All-America teams

BYU men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams were recognized as College Swimming Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America teams. Read more »

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Former BYU big man Brandon Davies to play for Magic summer league team in Orlando

Coming off his second professional season, former BYU power forward Brandon Davies will play for the Orlando Magic Blue squad at the NBA Orlando Summer League tournament, which runs July 4-10. Read more »

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BYU soccer: Cougars add home game to schedule

Real Colorado and BYU have agreed to play the May 9 make-up game in Provo. Read more »

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Morning links: Damian Lillard, Paul Millsap reportedly offered max contracts; Big 12 expansion an inevitability?

ESPN is reporting that Damian Lillard has agreed to a contract extension that could top $120 million. Is Big 12 expansion an inevitability? Read more »

July 1, 2015

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Morning links: Fox Sports discusses why OU president said he wants the Big 12 to expand; Georgia QB visits BYU

A Fox Sports podcast discussed why University of Oklahoma President David Boren said he wants his conference to expand. A QB prospect from Georgia visits BYU. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Christian Stewart writes final chapter on unusual BYU career

Now, Christian Stewart can put football in the rearview mirror and finally ride off into the sunset after capping his career with a cameo appearance this spring. Read more »

June 30, 2015

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Dick Harmon: Sonny Detmer's bloodline about to draw curiosity in Utah once again

Somerset High School's legendary Texas high school football coach Sonny Detmer continues to put his touch on a third generation. His grandson Koy Detmer Jr. is following in Heisman winner Ty... Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Tyler Haws to play with Cleveland Cavaliers summer league team in Las Vegas

A pair of local Utah news sources reported Monday that BYU's all-time leading scorer will be joining the Cleveland Cavaliers' Summer League team in Las Vegas. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Morning links: New BYU commit's late father factored into decision; more Big 12 talk; reacclimating from a mission

How the late father of BYU's latest verbal commitment factored into his decision, the process of reacclimating missionaries to sports, and more Big 12 talk. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Rose: BYU's Collinsworth focused on improving every aspect of his game

Cougar basketball coach says he's counting on senior guard to make even more strides as the 6-foot-6 Provo native enters his final season. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Video: Brandon Davies busts a move in groomsmen dance that also stars several other ex-Cougars

Former BYU basketball player Brandon Davies found a way for some of his old teammates to help add a unique flavor to his wedding celebration. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Utah alum Cron, ex-Cougar Brugman hit winning late-inning homers on same night

The red-hot C.J. Cron came up big for Triple-A Salt Lake on Wednesday. That same night, Jaycob Brugman did the same in Double-A Midland. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Amy Donaldson: Former BYU QB Jake Heaps' rise, fall a cautionary tale

The Seattle Times' story on Jake Heaps offers insight into a confusing and frustrating case of one of the country's top high school quarterbacks and why he never found collegiate success. Read more »

June 28, 2015

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Driggs: Memories of BYU football coach Tommy Hudspeth

In late 1963 BYU football fortunes were in turmoil. The promising 1962 season, highlighted by the heroics of All-American running back Eldon Fortie, had been followed by a disastrous 1963 season. Read more »

June 27, 2015

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Dick Harmon: BYU's retired AD Glen Tuckett opines on state of college athletics

Still a well-connected networker at 87, retired BYU athletic director Glen Tuckett sat down with Deseret News columnist Dick Harmon for a question and answer session about the current state of... Read more »

June 27, 2015

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BYU softball: Gordy Bravo to play for Team Mexico

For the second year in a row, BYU center fielder Gordy Bravo will represent Mexico by playing with the national women's fastpitch softball team this summer in a series of international competitions... Read more »

June 26, 2015

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Family at the center of Jimmer Fredette's Jimmer Jam Camp

While the Jimmer Jam Camp is primarily a basketball camp, its focus on helping families through anti-bullying programs makes it unique. Read more »

June 26, 2015

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BYU releases 2015 women’s volleyball schedule

BYU women’s volleyball head coach Heather Olmstead released the 2015 schedule, which includes matchups with seven 2014 NCAA tournament teams, Friday. Read more »

June 26, 2015

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BYU soccer: Cougars looking to pass the Mobsters this weekend

After a six game home stand, the Cougars head to Las Vegas this weekend with one goal in mind: move up in the standings. Read more »

June 26, 2015

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Video: 10 memorable quotes and reactions from BYU football media day

From the serious to the silly, BYU coaches and players fielded a high volume of questions during the school's football media day on Wednesday. Here's a look at 10 memorable quotes and reactions. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Peavler: Why we can't stop talking about Big 12 expansion

Oklahoma President David Boren let the Big 12 expansion cat back out of the proverbial bag on Wednesday as he said that he wants the conference to expand back to 12 teams. Here we go again. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Dick Harmon: Mendenhall opens up about BYU's independence in the new-world reality

Cougar coach told reporters at his annual football media day that BYU's challenges as an independent are not sustainable in the current college climate. He said BYU can only hope to schedule big... Read more »

June 25, 2015

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BYU football: Defense aims to turn things around in 2015

The Cougar defense had some atypical performances last season, which makes returning defensive players resolute in turning things around. Read more »

June 25, 2015

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