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Dick Harmon: What fireworks can fans expect from BYU's Robert Anae?

Robert Anae anticipates BYU's offense will build last season, which saw the most points scored since 2015.

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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Morning links: BYU the best option for Big 12 expansion? ESPN says Jazz looking to trade pick, going after Millsap

University of Oklahoma president David Boren said he thinks the Big 12 should expand and, to many, BYU is the best option. In its latest mock draft, ESPN says the Jazz are hoping to reunite with... Read more »

June 25, 2015

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Dick Harmon: Whether NBA calls or not, Tyler Haws is ready with Plan B and a backup deal

BYU's all-time leading scorer is waiting for an NBA team to call him on draft night, but if that doesn't happen, with a summer league slot, he'll still be taking a new bride to Europe in August. Read more »

June 24, 2015

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BYU football media day roundup: Jamaal Williams' health, scheduling and Frank Wintrich

BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe and head coach Bronco Mendenhall covered a wide range of topics during BYU's State of the Program address Wednesday. From scheduling to the health of key players,... Read more »

June 24, 2015

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Return of Hill, Williams provides BYU with plenty of optimism for 2015 season

PROVO — As they have rehabbed together the past several months since suffering devastating season-ending injuries last fall, BYU quarterback Taysom Hill and running back Jamaal Williams have... Read more »

June 24, 2015

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Live coverage: BYU football media day

PROVO — Today the BYU football administrators, players and coaches will look at the past, present and future of the football program. And the Deseret News is there to cover it all day.... Read more »

June 24, 2015

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Ranking the best tight ends in BYU history

A look at the best players to ever play the tight end position for the BYU Cougars. Read more »

June 23, 2015

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BYU baseball: Colton Shaver invited to Home Run Derby in Omaha

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation announced that Colton Shaver of Brigham Young University will participate in the sixth annual TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby. Read more »

June 23, 2015

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Former BYU football coach Tommy Hudspeth dies at age 83

Tommy Hudspeth, who served as BYU’s head football coach from 1964 to 1971, died Tuesday morning from complications of cancer. He was 83. Read more »

June 23, 2015

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Recruiting roundup: Lone Peak’s Frank Jackson reportedly offered scholarship by Duke

The Lone Peak guard was reportedly offered a scholarship by Duke on Monday morning during an unofficial visit to the school, according to Utah Prospects. Also, Scout.com reported safety Hirkley... Read more »

June 22, 2015

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Dick Harmon: New BYU football performance coach Wintrich explains new twists in offseason preparation

BYU's new football performance director Frank Wintrich has shaken things up with the Cougars and explains some elements of what he's trying to do. Read more »

June 22, 2015

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Rock On: Hillary gets some glitter

Also, Beware, BYU critics; an ill wind may blow. Read more »

June 22, 2015

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Tyler Haws signs pro deal in Europe as he awaits NBA options

BYU All-American Tyler Haws signed a contract to play professionally in Spain as he continues to workout for NBA teams before the draft. His deal includes an opt-out clause just in case. Read more »

June 22, 2015

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High school football photo gallery: BYU 7 on 7 tournament

High school football athletes took to the BYU campus to participate in a 7 on 7 tournament and lineman challenge last weekend. Read more »

June 22, 2015

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BYU athletics: Brother and sister Shawn and Heather Olmstead named as men’s and women’s volleyball coaches

BYU director of athletics Tom Holmoe today announced the appointment of Shawn Olmstead as the new men’s volleyball head coach and sister Heather Olmstead as the new women’s volleyball... Read more »

June 22, 2015

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Morning links: Haws reportedly signs with Euro team; an Ainge family affair in Boston; Jazz shouldn't be affected by Finals trend

According to multiple reports, former BYU guard Tyler Haws has signed to play in Spain. Danny and Austin Ainge lead Boston's draft process. Read more »

June 22, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: BYU alum Matt Carson released; final local draft picks sign

The Oakland Athletics released BYU alum and veteran outfielder Matt Carson on Saturday, making the 33-year-old outfielder a free agent. Read more »

June 21, 2015

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Jimmer Fredette is still looking for the right fit in the NBA

After four seasons in the NBA, Jimmer Fredette is still looking for the right fit for his style of basketball. Read more »

June 21, 2015

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Finding balance: How coaches juggle demands of career and fatherhood

Most parents struggle to find a balance between the commitments of parenthood with the demands of a career. But the balancing act undertaken by collegiate coaches is both complicated and unique... Read more »

June 21, 2015

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Dick Harmon: BYU football offseason workouts draw praise from current and former players

There is a lot of speculation about BYU's upcoming fall football prospects. One thing that's measurable is enthusiasm and results of the work of new director of football performance Frank Wintrich.... Read more »

June 20, 2015

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Live stream: BYU men's soccer hosts FC Tucson, 7:30 p.m.

PROVO — Watch the action live as BYU soccer looks to grab three points in a home matchup against FC Tucson on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The Cougars and FC Tucson played to a 2-2 tie on... Read more »

June 20, 2015

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Last workout disappointing for Jazz, but not for BYU's Skyler Halford

The Jazz were bummed out that prospect Rondae Hollis-Jefferson was not able to show up and go against Sam Dekker. Read more »

June 20, 2015

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It's still a family affair for Summerhays on PGA Tour

Daniel Summerhays still travels with his family of six on the PGA Tour, although they no longer travel in a motor home. Read more »

June 19, 2015

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Former NFL, college greats add considerably to All Poly camp experience

Top players and coaches again traveled to Utah this weekend to assist prospective recruits at the annual All Poly camp. Read more »

June 19, 2015

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