BYU Cougars

BYU, Pac-12 scheduling is an interesting dynamic these days

The Pac-12 appears to like the Cougars as a non-conference fill-in heading into the era of a college playoff system.

Conference title games a point of contention for Big 12's Bob Bowlsby, Florida State's Jimbo Fisher

Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said he is not concerned about his league's lack of a conference title game at Big 12 media day on Monday. At the ACC media day, meanwhile, Florida State coach Jimbo... Read more »

20 hours ago


Taylor Sander leads Team USA to FIVB title

Behind the MVP-winning performance of former BYU outside hitter Taylor Sander, Team USA won the FIVB men's volleyball world league championship by a score of 31-29, 21-25, 25-20, 25-23 over Brazil... Read more »

20 hours ago


Rock On: Utah has LeBron Syndrome

Plus, a new uniform option BYU should consider ... all things considered. Read more »

21 hours ago


BYU swim: Cougar swimming and diving releases 2014-2015 schedule

The BYU swim and dive team released the 2014-2015 meet schedule Monday. Head coach John Brooks likes the balanced schedule and is looking forward to competing in several different invitationals and meets throughout the year. Read more »

23 hours ago


Former BYU defensive lineman Eathyn Manumaleuna signs with New England Patriots

The New England Patriots announced Monday they have signed the former BYU standout, who was released by the New York Giants in June. Read more »



Big 12 commish's dire warning about pending change

Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby warns that anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now will hate what's coming. Read more »



ACC media days has some interesting tidbits concerning BYU

ACC football media days is underway at Greensboro, North Carolina, and there's plenty of news related to BYU. Read more »



Dick Harmon: Big 12 not looking to expand, but BYU's a candidate in waiting

How would BYU stack up in the Big 12 if that league ever decided to expand? The numbers speak highly of the Cougars' — on and off the field — after football coach Bronco Mendenhall... Read more »

July 19, 2014


BYU men's soccer begins first Premier Development League Playoff run in 7 years

The BYU men's soccer team returns to the playoffs for the first time in seven years as the Cougars face the Ventura County Fusion on Saturday. Read more »

July 18, 2014


Peavler: Arizona vice president of athletics Greg Byrne considers BYU a Power 5 opponent

Arizona vice president for athletics Greg Byrne went on the record to say that the Cougars are the equivalent of an opponent from a big-time conference. Read more »

July 18, 2014


Dick Harmon: Onus is on Fredette to increase worth with Pelicans

Jimmer Fredette just signed a one-year deal with New Orleans, ensuring another year in the NBA. Early indications are that he's needed, wanted and there's a design for him to bolster the Pelican... Read more »

July 18, 2014


BYU pitcher Kolton Mahoney doesn't sign with Brewers, impresses in Cape Cod League (+video)

The deadline for Major League Baseball teams to sign their 2014 draft picks has come and gone, and BYU pitcher Kolton Mahoney was left unsigned at the Friday afternoon deadline. Read more »

July 18, 2014


BYU freshman linebacker reportedly dismissed from football team

Freshman linebacker Sione Takitaki, who joined the team this summer, is no longer with the Cougars, according to a report. Read more »

July 18, 2014


Watch list roundup: 22 local players named candidates for 2014 college football awards

Ten BYU players, eight from Utah State and four from Utah have been named to college football award watch lists this summer. Read more »

July 18, 2014


Report: Former BYU guard Jimmer Fredette will sign with New Orleans

Former BYU standout Jimmer Fredette will sign a one-year deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, according to multiple media reports. Read more »

July 17, 2014


Brad Rock: Decades later, equality still a problem for college sports

Retiring SLCC Athletics Director Norma Carr says rising stakes in college sports are on "a train that can't be stopped." Read more »

July 17, 2014


BYU's Jamaal Williams, Utah State's Joe Hill named to Doak Walker Award watch list

BYU's Jamaal Williams and Utah State's Joe Hill were named to the watch list for the award given out annually to the nation's top college football running back. Read more »

July 17, 2014


BYU swim: Cougar swimmers earn Scholar All-America award

Six BYU swimmers and divers and the women’s team as a whole earned 2014 Scholar All-American honors from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America. Read more »

July 17, 2014


BYU volleyball: Olmstead releases 2014 schedule

BYU women’s volleyball head coach Shawn Olmstead released the 2014 schedule Wednesday, which includes matchups with six 2013 NCAA tournament teams. Read more »

July 17, 2014


BYU's Taysom Hill, Utah State's Chuckie Keeton named to Davey O'Brien Award watch list

Both the Cougars' and Aggies' starting signal-callers joined the list of 39 of the nation's top college football quarterbacks. Read more »

July 16, 2014


50 days until kickoff: Players with Utah ties set to head to NFL training camps

Here's a look at players with Utah ties on NFL rosters as of Wednesday, with rookies noted, and the training camp reporting dates for all 32 teams. Read more »

July 16, 2014


Utah Sports Ruckus: Half-year sports awards

The first half of 2014 was a crazy time in Utah sports. There were titles won, coaches hired, opportunities squandered, records broken, awards received, players drafted, body parts lost and much... Read more »

July 16, 2014

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Paul Lasike has thrived at BYU playing rugby and football

Originally, Paul Lasike came to BYU to play rugby. Now, the native of Auckland, New Zealand, plays football, too. And he’s very good at both. Read more »

July 15, 2014


Utah State's quarterback situation rated 7th best in FBS by; BYU 23rd, Utah 60th

The Aggies' duo of starter Chuckie Keeton and backup Darell Garretson is rated the best among the state's top three teams, while BYU makes the nation's top 25 and the Utes are in the middle of the... Read more »

July 15, 2014


Utahns in baseball mid-season awards: The best of the best in the first half of the season

Mashing together the MLB All-Star break and the ESPYs, here's the best of the best of the first half of baseball from baseball players with ties to the state of Utah. Read more »

July 14, 2014


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