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BYU basketball tracker: How former Cougars are performing around the globe

A look at how the former Cougar basketball players have been performing on the hardwood around the world this season.

BYU golf: No. 38 women win first WCC Championship, Garner and Huang tie for second

After leading the tournament through the first two days of competition, No. 38 BYU women's golf held on in Wednesday's third round to win its first West Coast Conference Championship title. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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BYU softball: BYU shuts out UVU for the season sweep

One run in the first inning was all it took for BYU softball to win the 1-0 shutout over Utah Valley on the road Wednesday afternoon. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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BYU men's volleyball: Cougars appear poised for great things this year and in the years to come

BYU is currently ranked No. 1 nationally and subsequently tabbed as favorites to win a national championship. It's a designation somewhat remarkable given the team's collective youth and inexperience. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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BYU baseball: No. 25 Creighton plays at No. 20 BYU on Friday and Saturday

No. 25 Creighton plays a three-game series this weekend hosted by No. 20 BYU baseball. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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BYU track: Cougars host first home meet of the season this weekend at Robison Invitational

The first home meet of the outdoor track and field season is the 2016 BYU Clarence Robison Invitational this Thursday through Saturday at the Clarence F. Robison Track and Field Complex. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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6 things to know about BYU men's volleyball as it prepares for the MPSF semifinals

It's a good time to catch up with the Cougars. BYU is right where it wants to be this time of year, ranked No. 1 in the nation and hosting the final two rounds of the MPSF tournament. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Morning links: Ty Detmer throws a pass; Tanner Mangum discusses LDS mission, family, BYU football

BYU offensive coordinator tosses a football to Jack Damuni in Cougars football offices; BYU QB featured in Orlando Sentinel story; what if NBA teams had full-scale ads on their jerseys? Read more »

April 20, 2016

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BYU golf: Dunaway and Fishburn move Cougars to third​

Both shooting 2 under in round two, Spencer Dunaway and Patrick Fishburn helped BYU men's golf move to third place after the second day of the West Coast Conference Championship on Tuesday. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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BYU basketball: Jake Toolson is transferring

Toolson, the nephew of Cougar legend Danny Ainge, played in 10 games — starting five — last season before taking a medical leave of absence in December. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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BYU golf: four Cougars sit in top 10, BYU stays atop the leaderboard

After day two of the West Coast Conference Championship on Tuesday, No. 38 BYU women's golf sits in first place at 7-over, leading all teams by at least 11 strokes. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Brad Rock: Cougars again taking their game to the people

Pressed for time but dying for a BYU football fix? The solution could be near where you live. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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BYU tennis: Goryachkov, Monroe earn WCC Doubles Team of the Week honors

Senior Andrew Goryachkov and junior Shane Monroe have won the WCC honor for Doubles Team of the Week. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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BYU tennis: Cougars travel to California this weekend for last regular season matchups

The BYU men's tennis team travels to Saint Mary's and Pacific for its final WCC matchups. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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NFL locals roundup: Daniel Sorensen re-signs with Chiefs, Kaelin Clay with Ravens

Exclusive-rights free agents Daniel Sorensen (BYU) and Kaelin Clay (Utah) signed tenders Monday with their respective teams. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Pro ball or mission? LDS baseball players, BYU commits have a choice to make

Pete Nielsen and Matt Favero already committed to the BYU baseball team, and the cousins who belong to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have a strong desire to serve a mission. But... Read more »

April 19, 2016

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UVU softball: Wolverines welcome BYU to town for Wednesday afternoon contest

The Utah Valley University softball team opens its final home stand of the season on Wednesday afternoon when neighboring rival BYU comes to town for a midweek game. The non-conference contest... Read more »

April 19, 2016

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NFL draft: Who will be picked first, Kaufusi, Booker, Fackrell or Killebrew?

There’s no sure-fire first-round NFL draft prospect from the state of Utah this year, but four colleges from around the state each have a player who could become the first instate player to... Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Morning links: BYU with 3 of top 25 nonconference football games (Utah being one); can RSL win the MLS Cup?

Orlando Sentinel writer breaks down the best out-of-conference contests in 2016; RSL's hot start debated; former Utah State Aggie Zach Vigil loves horses Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Sitake to continue fireside tradition at BYU — but in the spring, not night before games

Under first-year coach Kalani Sitake, the BYU football program will continue to do firesides — but the timing of them will be much different. Sitake wants to keep the fireside tradition, just... Read more »

April 18, 2016

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BYU golf: Dunaway leads Cougars to a sixth-place tie after first round

Tying individually for 14th place, Spencer Dunaway helped BYU to a sixth-place tie after round one of the West Coast Conference Championship on Monday. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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BYU golf: Garner sits in second, BYU in first by five strokes at WCC Championship

With a 2-under performance from Lea Garner, No. 38 BYU women’s golf leads all teams at even par after the first day of the West Coast Conference Championship on Monday. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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BYU softball: Cougars travel up the road for second game against UVU

Following a bye weekend, BYU softball heads across town to take on Utah Valley at Wolverine Stadium on Wednesday. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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BYU defensive back Jordan Preator announces he is transferring

BYU is losing depth in its secondary, as defensive back Jordan Preator announced Monday via Twitter that he is transferring from the school. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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BYU football: Cougars release post-spring depth chart

BYU unveiled a post-spring depth chart Monday, two and a half weeks after the Cougars' spring practices ended. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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BYU tennis: Cougars play final home matches against St. Mary's, Pacific

After going 1-1 in West Coast Conference play last weekend, BYU women’s tennis returns home for its final two regular season matches. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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BYU volleyball: Cougars to host MPSF Championship

After defeating No. 8 seed UC Irvine in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Tournament Quarterfinals on Saturday, No. 1 seed BYU men's volleyball will host the remaining two rounds of the championship at the Smith Fieldhouse. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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BYU tennis: Goryachkov shines on Senior Day as No. 61 Cougars upset No. 56 Waves

For the first time since joining the West Coast Conference, No. 61 BYU defeated No. 56 Pepperdine, 4-2, on Friday afternoon. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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Morning links: Division I financial database published; Big 12 expansion dead?; Kobe air for sale

Report details revenue and spending for public universities' athletic programs; West Virginia president Gordon Gee feels Big 12 is stable; bags of air from Kobe Bryant's last game were available on... Read more »

April 18, 2016

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BYU golf: men travel to California to compete in WCC Championship

Coming off a win at the PING Cougar Classic this week, BYU men’s golf looks to enter postseason competition at the 2016 West Coast Conference Championship on Monday, April 18th. Read more »

April 17, 2016

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BYU blessed with two talented quarterbacks but which one will start?

In their own ways, BYU quarterbacks Taysom Hill and Tanner Mangum are in a class by themselves. While Hill may be the best athlete ever to play that position at BYU, Mangum enjoyed the most... Read more »

April 17, 2016

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BYU track: More Cougars hit regional qualifying times and marks at Mount Sac Relays

More BYU track and field athletes picked up times and marks that should qualify them for regionals at the 58th annual Mount Sac Relays hosted by Cerritos College this weekend. Read more »

April 17, 2016

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BYU men's volleyball: BYU advances to the MPSF semifinals with a straight-set win over UC Irvine

The Anteaters battled hard but couldn't overcome the Cougars' physical play and precise serving during the final set. Read more »

April 16, 2016

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BYU tennis: Jones' tiebreak win helps Cougars beat Lions

With the match on the line, junior Mayci Jones clinched at No. 1 singles as BYU women’s tennis defeated Loyola Marymount, 4-3, on Saturday. Read more »

April 16, 2016

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BYU golf: No. 38 Cougars set to begin postseason at WCC Championships

After placing first in four tournaments this year, No. 38 BYU women’s golf is set to compete in the 2016 West Coast Conference Women's Golf Championships on April 18-20. Read more »

April 16, 2016

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BYU baseball: Cougars back in a first place tie after 5-4 win at Saint Mary's

Two bases-loaded situations in the last two innings went the way of No. 16 BYU baseball for a 5-4 win Saturday afternoon over Saint Mary’s. Read more »

April 16, 2016

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Dick Harmon: Ty Detmer can capitalize on streamlined approach, says former NFL QB John Beck

John Beck has spent his entire college and NFL football career adjusting to new systems, QB coaches and offensive coordinators. He says BYU offensive coordinator Ty Detmer's big challenges will... Read more »

April 16, 2016

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BYU men's volleyball: Cougars to square off against UC Irvine in the MPSF quarterfinals

The Cougars will enter Saturday's match as heavy favorites, but remain wary of the Anteaters and their stellar recent postseason history. Read more »

April 15, 2016

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No. 10 Pepperdine sweeps Cougars

BYU women's tennis fell 7-0 against Pepperdine on Friday at the Ralphs-Straus Tennis Center. Read more »

April 15, 2016

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BYU baseball: Saint Mary's defeats Cougars again, 7-4

Pitching woes haunted No. 16 BYU baseball as Saint Mary’s defeated the Cougars again, this time 7-4 on Friday. Read more »

April 15, 2016

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Popular All Poly Camp seeks exemption from satellite camp ban, but also plans to move forward without it

The NCAA's Football Oversight Committee banned satellite football camps last week, which means Division I (FBS) college coaches can't work camps that are not on their campuses. The 16-year-old... Read more »

April 15, 2016

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Dick Harmon: Shaquille Walker's 800 meter mark just another step for BYU star

When BYU track star Shaquille Walker ran the fastest 800 meters in the country this past week, it was an expected step in his progression, but he believes he can go faster. Read more »

April 15, 2016

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Mormon Mentions: Jimmer posts picture with Kobe, and Marie Osmond releases album

See what members and leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints posted on social media this week. Read more »

April 15, 2016

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Morning links: BYU's Kyle Collinsworth plays at Portsmouth Invitational; former Ute football DC John Pease busts some moves

Former BYU basketball star trying to prove he belongs as a professional; Morgan Scalley tweets video of former Utah assistant dancing; SUU NFL prospect Miles Killebrew featured in video. Read more »

April 15, 2016

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BYU baseball: walk-off sacrifice fly gives Saint Mary's 5-4 win over BYU

Saint Mary’s College broke a tie in the bottom of the ninth with a bases-loaded walk-off sacrifice fly Thursday for a 5-4 win over No. 16 BYU baseball. Read more »

April 14, 2016

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NCAA president makes a stop in Logan to discuss the state of college athletics

NCAA President Mark Emmert makes a stop in Logan to discuss the state of college athletics on Thursday afternoon. Read more »

April 14, 2016

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BYU’s Lexi Eaton Rydalch selected by Seattle Storm in third round of WNBA draft

The former BYU guard was taken by the Seattle Storm with the 26th overall selection in the third round of the 2016 WNBA draft on Thursday, becoming the fourth BYU women’s basketball player... Read more »

April 14, 2016

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BYU volleyball: six Cougars earn All-MPSF honors

Six BYU men's volleyball players received Mountain Pacific Sports Federation honors, the league announced Thursday. Read more »

April 14, 2016

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BYU track: Shaquille Walker named NCAA National Athlete of the Week

The accolades keep coming for Shaquille Walker who was named the NCAA Division I men’s National Athlete of the Week by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Read more »

April 14, 2016

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Photo gallery: Bull strikes out 11, BYU tops Utah State in college softball

Fueled by 11 strikeouts from McKenna Bull, BYU softball topped Utah State, 4-1, in its first head-to-head matchup of the season on Wednesday at Gail Miller Field. Read more »

April 14, 2016

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BYU men's volleyball: Durkin sets the table for Cougars' success

No matter how good a team's spikers are, someone has to give them the ball in rhythm and accuracy. Fortunately for the Cougars, they've found that guy in starting setter Leo Durkin. Read more »

April 13, 2016

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