BYU looks very deep, experienced and talented at all three offensive backfield positions entering fall practice.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Freshman linebacker Sione Takitaki, who joined the team this summer, is no longer with the Cougars, according to a report. Read more »
Ten BYU players, eight from Utah State and four from Utah have been named to college football award watch lists this summer. Read more »
Former BYU standout Jimmer Fredette will sign a one-year deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, according to multiple media reports. Read more »
Retiring SLCC Athletics Director Norma Carr says rising stakes in college sports are on "a train that can't be stopped." Read more »
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 »
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 »
BYU women’s volleyball head coach Shawn Olmstead released the 2014 schedule Wednesday, which includes matchups with six 2013 NCAA tournament teams. Read more »
Both the Cougars' and Aggies' starting signal-callers joined the list of 39 of the nation's top college football quarterbacks. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Since his retirement from the NFL, former BYU star cornerback Tim McTyer has been keeping busy in a variety of pursuits. Read more »
Candlestick Park was given its sendoff by the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday, and near the end of the final game in its storied history — a flag football game pitting past NFL stars —... Read more »
Four BYU men's tennis players were named ITA Scholar-Athletes on Thursday, acknowledging success on the court and in the classroom. Read more »
The highest-profile athletes are also the most eager to speak in public. Read more »
Utahns in baseball: Mariners designate John Buck for assignment; Ex-Ute Tyler Wagner's scoreless streak snapped
Taylorsville High product John Buck was designated for assignment on Monday, while former Ute Tyler Wagner's 27-inning scoreless streak was snapped in a busy week for Utahns in baseball. Read more »
BYU tight end Devin Mahina is hoping to make his mark on the Cougars' program in his final season on the field. Read more »
BYU football players say they love being able to travel all across the country to face schools as an independent. Read more »
Here's a look at the local players who will be playing for teams at the NBA Las Vegas Summer League, as well as the two players who've participated in the Orlando Summer League. Read more »
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BYU looks very deep, experienced and talented at all three offensive backfield positions entering the fall practice session with relatively little to sort out personnel wise. Read more »
BYU cornerback Jordan Johnson has traveled an arduous and lonely path the past year after suffering a torn ACL, but he's excited to get back on the field. Read more »
With fall camp just around the corner, the Deseret News is breaking down the position battles for the state's three FBS college football programs Read more »
Outside study says if teams were divided into leagues based on revenue and success, old rivals are still equals. Read more »
'It all came together': 30 years later, BYU players reflect on winning the 1984 national championship
Thirty years after shocking the college football world by winning the 1984 national championship, BYU will honor the players this fall who made it happen. Read more »
Brandon Gurney kicks off his BYU fall practice preview series previewing the offensive line — a position that should see a lot of improvement in 2014. Read more »
To commemorate the 30th anniversary of BYU’s national championship, here are 30 memorable moments from that 13-0 season, in chronological order. Read more »
An injury, a photograph and an emotional comeback in San Diego preserved an undefeated season for a 1984 BYU team that made its own destiny. Read more »
Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott said it “makes a lot of sense” for teams in his conference to schedule football games against independent BYU. Read more »
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Utah coach Kyle Whittingham said that sophomore Harvey Langi is in the process of deciding his future — possibly transferring to BYU — after returning from... Read more »
The timing wasn't exactly right to discuss BYU's prospects of joining the Big 12 at the conference's media days which concluded Tuesday. Read more »
Utahns in baseball: BYU alum Taylor Cole leads all minor leaguers in strikeouts; Jake Hannemann promoted
Former BYU pitcher Taylor Cole struck out 21 batters in 12 innings over the span of two starts this week, while fellow former Cougar Jake Hannemann shined after his promotion to advanced Single-A... Read more »
BYU will play the likes of Cal, UCLA, ASU, Arizona, Stanford, USC and Utah in seasons to come as the Pac-12 appears to like the Cougars as a non-conference fill-in heading into the era of a college... Read more »
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 »
As an independent with no conference championship to contend for, and a schedule front-loaded with challenging road games, an increased emphasis is placed on the first part of BYU’s football... Read more »
RUMBLINGS A new U.S. Geological Survey study confirms what Wasatch Front residents already knew: they’re in a high-risk area for earthquakes. Fifteen other states had similar zones.... Read more »
Plus, a new uniform option BYU should consider ... all things considered. Read more »
LOS ANGELES — Steve Sarkisian worked the various venues of Pac-12 football media days here Wednesday, walking a fragile line between diplomacy and bombast. “I wake up every... Read more »
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 »
SMU coach proposes have-nots play their own schedule. As if recruiting weren't complicated enough. Read more »
Senior forward Niki Fernandes was granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA on Wednesday. She is now eligible to play this fall with the BYU women's soccer team. Read more »
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 »
The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) named 15 athletes from BYU’s 2013-14 men’s track and field team All-Academic on Tuesday. Read more »
Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby warns that anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now will hate what's coming. Read more »
The BYU men’s cross country team released its 2014 schedule, which will include two meets in Utah and two meets in the Midwest before their championships in November. Read more »
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