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BYU football: Cougars and expansion not on the radar at Big 12 media days

The timing wasn't exactly right to discuss BYU's prospects of joining the Big 12 at the conference's media days.

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


Former BYU cornerback Tim McTyer hoping his star shines in Hollywood

Since his retirement from the NFL, former BYU star cornerback Tim McTyer has been keeping busy in a variety of pursuits. Read more »

July 14, 2014


Montana to Young to Montana to Garcia? Yes, this 49ers quarterback play really happened

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 »

July 14, 2014


Four Cougars named ITA Scholar-Athletes

Four BYU men's tennis players were named ITA Scholar-Athletes on Thursday, acknowledging success on the court and in the classroom. Read more »

July 14, 2014


600 strong, BYU athletes are in a service league all their own

The highest-profile athletes are also the most eager to speak in public. Read more »

July 14, 2014


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 »

July 13, 2014


Can Devin Mahina help bring glory back to tight end position at BYU?

BYU tight end Devin Mahina is hoping to make his mark on the Cougars' program in his final season on the field. Read more »

July 12, 2014


BYU football players like the variety, travel independence offers

BYU football players say they love being able to travel all across the country to face schools as an independent. Read more »

July 11, 2014


10 with ties to Utah set for NBA Summer League play

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 »

July 10, 2014


Brandon Davies aiming for offensive improvement at NBA Summer League

Former BYU basketball star Brandon Davies told Comcast Sportsnet Philly he is looking to improve his offensive game as he heads into NBA Summer League play with the Philadelphia 76ers. Read more »

July 10, 2014


Is independence a viable option for BYU, or should Cougars focus on getting into Big 12?

Perhaps no college football program in the country has a more intriguing position than independent BYU. Read more »

July 10, 2014


Jimmer Fredette returns to Provo to talk anti-bullying, free agency and hoops with local youths

Jimmer Fredette talked to nearly 300 young people about being proactive about battling bullying before taking questions that ranged from his favorite NBA player (former BYU teammate Brandon Davies)... Read more »

July 9, 2014


Audio/video: Jimmer talks youth camps, bullying, free agency; Provo mayor honors former BYU star

BYU standout and NBA free agent Jimmer Fredette returned to Provo this week for the fourth annual Jimmerosity Basketball Camp. Read more »

July 9, 2014


BYU football: 10 players poised for breakout seasons

Media day last month provided a glimpse of several players who could be making big leaps in production this coming year. Brandon Gurney lists 10 such players fans should keep an eye on leading up... Read more »

July 9, 2014


BYU football: Box Elder's Riley Burt commits to the Cougars (updated)

Riley Burt is a 6-foot-2, 195-pound athlete who is a natural fit for BYU, according to his high school coach, Robbie Gunter. Read more »

July 8, 2014


Vai's View: Harvey Langi hopes to transfer from Utah to BYU after returning from LDS mission this week

After serving a two-year LDS mission in the Florida Tampa Mission, Harvey Langi will return to Utah on Tuesday and said he hopes to transfer to BYU despite playing his freshman season for the Utes. Read more »

July 7, 2014


BYU football: Jamaal Williams named to CFPA Running Back Trophy Watch List

BYU running back Jamaal Williams was named to the 2014 College Football Performance Awards Running Back Trophy Watch List. Read more »

July 7, 2014


BYU-Utah rated nation's 12th-best rivalry by, even with a two-year hiatus

In its latest installment of the 14 for '14 series on college football, rates the BYU-Utah rivalry the 12th best in the country. Without its current two-year hiatus, writer Mike Huguenin... Read more »

July 7, 2014


4 Utah college football players named to Maxwell Award Watch List

BYU's Taysom Hill and Jamaal Williams, Utah's Dres Anderson and Utah State's Chuckie Keeton were named to the 76-man Maxwell Award Watch List released Monday. Utah State's Kyler Fackrell was also... Read more »

July 7, 2014


Utahns in baseball: Ex-BYU slugger Matt Carson comes up big in return off disabled list

Former BYU slugger Matt Carson made a splash in his return off the disabled list Saturday night. Also, a former Ute impressed a national publication with his latest start. Read more »

July 6, 2014


Dick Harmon: BYU's Robert Anae likes Christian Stewart as quarterback Taysom Hill's backup

Similar athletes, similar style: Robert Anae likes what he's seen over the past year with former Timpanogos and Snow College QB Christian Stewart. Read more »

July 5, 2014


BYU running backs coach Mark Atuaia feels confident heading into 2nd year on the job

With one full year of coaching now under his belt, BYU running backs coach Mark Atuaia believes his position group is set to take things to the next level. Read more »

July 5, 2014


Dick Harmon: Jimmer Fredette still floating free agent balloons while in Utah

With a fan base still loyal and waiting, Jimmer Fredette continues to wait out NBA free agency as time becomes an issue the longer he remains unsigned. Read more »

July 4, 2014


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