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BYU volleyball: seven Cougars receive MPSF All-Academic honors

Seven Cougars received 2016 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation All-Academic honors, MPSF Director Al Beaird announced Wednesday. Read more »

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Morning links: BYU shirt summits Mt. Everest? 4-star BYU recruit Tayler Katoa tweets about Cougars

A BYU T-shirt supposedly made it to the top of the world's tallest mountain; Layton's coveted recruit tweeted about BYU; the Pac-12 will make a sport out of gaming. Read more »

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BYU baseball: No. 30-ranked Cougars get WCC honors before league tourney

Accolades for No. 30 BYU, regular season conference tri-champion, were announced Tuesday by the West Coast Conference. Read more »

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ESPN's Jake Trotter says it's 'Big 12 or bust' for BYU

ESPN’s Big 12 guru Jake Trotter joined the Deseret News to break down BYU’s chances of joining the conference. Read more »

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Video: 100 days until college football kicks off in Utah

Can't wait for football? Neither can we. Here's a look back at last season and what's in store for 2016 with the new season 100 days away. Read more »

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Morning links: Dante Exum to be cleared to play; Utes provide 'security' for teammate

Dante Exum can play basketball starting Thursday; Utah baseball players provide security detail for teammate; Utah and BYU softball and baseball have special springs. Read more »

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Rock On: Bronco is being Bronco in Virginia; Hornacek Plan C in New York

Also, Utes go with a familiar name on the recruiting trail. Why go for the and-1? Read more »

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Dick Harmon: WCC baseball championship: BYU's mindset is to just take care of business

The WCC may not get but one bid to the NCAA Tournament, and that is all the more reason BYU's coach and players want to make a big splash this week in Stockton, California, to ensure it doesn't... Read more »

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Morning links: Tim Lincecum to pitch for the Bees; Utah softball team splashes into Super Regional

Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum will take the mound for Salt Lake; Jaycob Brugman brings his powerful swing back to Utah; Utah softball dives in to Sweet 16. Read more »

May 23, 2016

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Kyle Collinsworth to work out for Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday

Former do-it-all BYU Cougar is set for first NBA predraft workout exactly a month before the draft. Read more »

May 22, 2016

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BYU golf: Cougars wrap up second round play at NCAA Women’s Golf Championships

The BYU women's golf team struggled to find its rhythm in the second round of the NCAA Championships on Saturday at Eugene Country Club, posting an 18-over-par round of 306. Read more »

May 22, 2016

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Brennon Anderson's 3-run blast helps lead BYU to sweep of Santa Clara

In the bottom half of the second, second baseman Brennon Anderson’s three-run home run tied the game, and the Cougars went on to earn a 10-5 victory before a crowd of 2,541 in the... Read more »

May 21, 2016

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BYU baseball: Schneemann wins it in bottom of the ninth for BYU

Infielder Daniel Schneemann’s walk-off sacrifice fly rallied BYU baseball to a 9-8 comeback win over Santa Clara on Friday night at Miller Park. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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BYU golf: White leads Cougars to 11th place after first round of the NCAA Championships

Behind a 2-under-par 70 performance by Alexandra White, BYU women's golf posted a 6-over-par round of 294 to claim 11th place after the first round of the NCAA Championships on Friday at Eugene Country Club. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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BYU softball: season ends at Columbia Regional

After defeating Louisville, 6-4, behind five RBIs from Libby Sugg to extend the team's season, BYU softball lost 2-0 to Nebraska in the NCAA Columbia Regional. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Dick Harmon: Jimmy Blair, the baron of Utah golf, is still competing, building golf properties in his 60s

Jimmy Blair was a Utah golfing legend and his son Zac is following in his footsteps. The latest Jimmy Blair project is doing a face-lift on Bloomington Country Club in southern Utah. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Utahns in baseball: C.J. Cron productive for Angels; Brandon Kintzler sharp for Twins

Players who were once part of local rosters have settled into 2016 and played several weeks for their professional teams. Read more »

May 20, 2016

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Morning links: Tanner Mangum an underclassman Heisman hopeful? Trevor Booker's blackout worries

Tanner Mangum mentioned among underclassmen with Heisman potential; Trevor Booker worries about bad milk; Gordon Hayward blogs about future prospects with the Jazz Read more »

May 20, 2016

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BYU baseball: Rucker solid as BYU clinches spot in WCC tournament

Pitcher Michael Rucker’s 11th win secured a spot for BYU baseball in the West Coast Conference tournament with an 8-2 victory over Santa Clara on Thursday night. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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BYU softball falls 9-0 to host Missouri in NCAA regional opener

Missouri struck early and benefitted from a six-run second inning to hand BYU a 9-0 run-rule loss on Thursday in NCAA Tournament action. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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Morning links: Bronco Mendenhall and his family live in an RV; Hornacek hiring brings questions

Bronco Mendenhall opted to wait in an RV for his home to be renovated; Jeff Hornacek's hiring has stumped national media; Daniel Sorensen gives advice to Mitch Mathews, other undrafted free agents Read more »

May 19, 2016

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BYU softball: McKenna Bull leads the Cougars into the NCAA tournament

The Cougars will take on Missouri, Nebraska and Louisville in the Columbia Regional of the NCAA tournament. Read more »

May 19, 2016

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'Family is everything': Polynesian Cultural Center conveys importance of heritage, service and feeling of family

A warm family feeling permeates the paths of the 42-acre Polynesian Cultural Center, which is consistently one of Hawaii's top attractions. Honoring your heritage, serving others and loving family... Read more »

May 19, 2016

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BYU baseball: Anderson doesn't let a thumb injury keep him down or out

In early April, when BYU second baseman Brennon Anderson tore the ligament in his thumb while sliding headfirst into first base, it appeared he would be sidelined for the rest of the season. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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BYU softball: Breaking down the field at the NCAA Columbia Regional

The Cougars kick off NCAA regional play on Thursday with a game against Missouri. Here's a look at the Columbia Regional and what BYU faces if it wants to advance. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Dick Harmon: NCAA women's golf: Cougars field one of BYU's most focused squads

WCC champion BYU women will attack Eugene Country Club Thursday in the NCAA Women's Golf Championship after claiming the conference crown and four other tournament titles. Plenty of swing talent... Read more »

May 18, 2016

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BYU golf: WCC champion Cougars headed to NCAA Championships

BYU will participate in the 2016 NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Championships held May 19-25, at the Eugene County Club in Eugene, Oregon. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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JC cornerback cites schedule as deciding factor in committing to BYU

Isaiah Armstrong, a cornerback from Riverside Community College, and Sekope Lutu Latu, a punter from Hawaii, commit to the Cougars in a span of about 12 hours. Read more »

May 18, 2016

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Utes beat rival BYU behind strong pitching of Stouder

The Utah baseball team took an 8-1 victory over BYU Tuesday night at Smith's Ballpark behind a fine performance by Nolan Stouder, who is not one of the Utes' regular pitchers. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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BYU golf: Fishburn sits in 54th after two rounds of play

After the second day of the Division I NCAA Regional held at the UNM Championship Course on Tuesday, Patrick Fishburn is tied for 54th place. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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BYU golf: Garner named to All-Region Team

After tying for fourth place at the Division I Baton Rouge NCAA Regional, BYU senior Lea Garner was named to the 2015-16 All-Region Team by the Women's Golf Coaches Association on Tuesday. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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BYU softball: Thompon, Bull, Bell earn top awards, BYU gets five on All-WCC First Team

The West Coast Conference announced Tuesday that BYU juniors Ashley Thompson, McKenna Bull and Lauren Bell have been named WCC Player of the Year, Pitcher of the Year and Defensive Player of the... Read more »

May 17, 2016

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BYU's Kalani Purcell puts up double-double for New Zealand National Team in tournament win

Kalani Purcell, playing for the New Zealand women's national team in a tour of China and Europe in preparation for June's Olympic qualifiers, put up 13 points and 11 rebounds for the Tall Ferns in... Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Morning links: Jakob Poeltl called most NBA-ready center; Austin Collie details retirement and new pursuit

Jakob Poeltl tops David Aldridge's list of centers; Austin Collie opens up about football retirement and his next objective; Jabari Parker shows what could have been in BYU football video. Read more »

May 17, 2016

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Dick Harmon: Conferences should beware as TV sports models evolve at alarming rate

Conference expansion debate aside, the ever-changing way Americans digest their sports programming could have a chilling influence on future revenues and network models. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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BYU baseball: Anderson named Rawlings WCC Player of Week heading into Utah game

Brennon Anderson has been named the Rawlings West Coast Conference Player of the Week as BYU baseball begins its final week of the regular season. Read more »

May 16, 2016

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BYU softball: Cougars headed to Columbia Regional

West Coast Conference champion BYU softball is going to Columbia, Missouri, to face the No. 15 overall tournament seed Missouri Tigers in the NCAA regionals on Thursday. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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BYU, Utah and Weber State softball teams learn their destinations for NCAA regionals

Three in-state softball programs know where they’ll be headed this week, as the NCAA softball championships bracket was revealed Sunday night. Read more »

May 15, 2016

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BYU baseball: six-run eighth inning paves way to 9-3 win at San Francisco

A 9-3 victory over the University of San Francisco on Saturday afternoon put BYU baseball back in first place contention in the West Coast Conference. Read more »

May 14, 2016

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BYU softball: Balanced effort leads to doubleheader split for BYU softball

BYU softball capped off the West Coast Conference season with a doubleheader split at San Diego on Saturday, dropping the first, 5-2, and winning the second, 9-3, to take the series. Read more »

May 14, 2016

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Dick Harmon: Ty Detmer, the son, opens up one more family chapter taking BYU coaching gig

Sonny Detmer, the legendary Texas high school coach, can see his son Ty stepping in and making things work as a rookie college offensive coordinator for the Cougars. Read more »

May 14, 2016

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Dick Harmon: BYU women prepared to do whatever it takes at NCAA golf championships

After obtaining an exemption from Sunday play in next week's NCAA Golf Championship in Eugene, Oregon, an adjusted format presents plenty of challenges and questions for not only the Cougars but... Read more »

May 14, 2016

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BYU softball: Bravo's 12th-inning RBI single helps BYU clinch WCC title

With a game-winning RBI from Gordy Bravo in the 12th inning, BYU softball won the 2016 West Coast Conference title with a 1-0 win at San Diego on Friday night. Read more »

May 14, 2016

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BYU baseball: series evened at San Francisco with 12-6 BYU win

A pair of home runs helped three BYU baseball pitchers secure a 12-6 victory over the University of San Francisco on Friday. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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By the numbers: Student-athlete graduates from Utah's three FBS schools

Hundreds of student-athletes attending Utah colleges and universities earned their college degrees this spring. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Notre Dame tight end Tyler Luatua to stay with Fighting Irish, will not transfer to BYU

Notre Dame TE Tyler Luatua, who said he would be transferring to BYU in February, has said he will stay in South Bend, Indiana, after all. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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Inspired by his mother's sacrifices, former BYU football player returns and earns his college degree

Hebron Fangupo said it was the sacrifices his mother made earning her own college degree that inspired him to return to the classroom after four years in the NFL. He is among 94 student-athletes to... Read more »

May 13, 2016

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BYU quarterback Taysom Hill says via Twitter he’s changing number to No. 7 to honor his late brother

Taysom Hill tweeted Thursday night he will wear the No. 7 to honor his late brother, Dexter, who passed away on March 25. Dexter Hill was 31. Read more »

May 13, 2016

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BYU baseball: USF takes game one of series, 6-5

Host San Francisco scored on a sacrifice fly to center field for a 6-5 victory over BYU baseball in the ninth inning on Thursday. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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WCC tournaments to continue at Orleans Arena through 2019

The West Coast Conference announced Thursday that it has extended its contract to hold the men's and women's basketball tournaments at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas through 2019. Read more »

May 12, 2016

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