BYU Cougars

Sports BLT: BYU fan gets creative with game-specific T-shirts

BYU fan Drew Scholl gets creative with custom T-shirts for every home game.

BYU swim: Cougars competed among nation's best at the USA National Championships

Hayden Palmer, Jake Taylor and Chad Sorensen competed at the Phillips 66 USA National Championships on Aug. 6-11 in Irvine, California, at the William Woollett, Jr. Aquatics Center. Read more »

Aug. 13, 2014

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BYU football notebook: Alani Fua leads a promising group of outside linebackers

Alani Fua has played in the shadow of Kyle Van Noy throughout his career, but appears poised for the limelight this season. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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BYU fall camp box: Aug. 12

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Aug. 12, 2014

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Still plenty of questions for BYU as fall camp grinds on

The TV monitor hanging in the lobby of the BYU football office continuously counts down the time left before the Cougars kick off the season at Connecticut. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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Fan vote: Cougar fans, let your predictions be heard

In anticipation of the upcoming college football season, the Deseret News web sports staff wants to know what you think about the Cougars. Take this survey and we'll publish the results on Aug. 25,... Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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Former Cougar Ezekiel Ansah activated off physically unable to perform list

Detroit Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ansah can start practicing again; the former BYU star was activated off the physically unable to perform list on Tuesday. Read more »

Aug. 12, 2014

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Rock On: Cougar QB incomplete on 'that guy'

Also, Carlos Boozer expands his game — and we don't mean defensively. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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Dick Harmon: Mendenhall adapting to chairman of board coaching role

After a decade of coaching at BYU with the title of head coach, BYU's Bronco Mendenhall has given up his role as defensive coordinator to Nick Howell. It is a transition he wants, but it's easier... Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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Williams focused on being a leader, embracing the BYU experience

Although he won’t be able to play in the season-opener at UConn on Aug. 29 due to a suspension, BYU running back Jamaal Williams has remained upbeat and positive during fall camp, and is... Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: Ex-Ute Tyler Wagner wins Brewers' monthly award

BYU alum Jaycob Brugman has hit quite the stretch in the advanced Single-A California League, while Utah alum Tyler Wagner was named the Milwaukee Brewers' minor league pitcher for the month of July. Read more »

Aug. 11, 2014

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BYU quarterbacks are airing it out is this a preview of things to come?

One of the prominent storylines of fall camp for BYU has been the deep ball. Cougar quarterbacks are throwing passes all over the field. Is this really a preview of things to come this season? Read more »

Aug. 10, 2014

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NFL locals photo gallery: Young Aggies shine, Utes score touchdowns and Van Noy makes debut

From Aggies to Utes to Cougars, it was a memorable first week of NFL preseason play for several pro players connected to the state of Utah. Read more »

Aug. 10, 2014

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3 BYU running backs looking to compensate for Williams' absence in opener

No doubt it’s difficult replacing an accomplished running back like Jamaal Williams. But that’s what BYU is trying to do as it prepares for its season-opener at UConn on Aug. 29. Read more »

Aug. 10, 2014

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BYU notebook: Advantage to the offense during scrimmage; Nick Kurtz out 6 to 8 weeks

Coach Bronco Mendenhall came away pleasantly surprised with offensive progress after Saturday's scrimmage at LaVell Edwards Stadium. Read more »

Aug. 9, 2014

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Brad Rock: BYU should draw a line on arms race

Cougars say they'll take "appropriate" measures to remain a major sports program; but an arms race is an unlikely path to take. Read more »

Aug. 9, 2014

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Dick Harmon: Bright & early: Bronco Mendenhall says 6 a.m. starts will benefit team, players

To prevent key players missing practices, making popular classes more available to athletes and get a start on the day, Bronco Mendenhall's fall practices will begin at 6 a.m., something he's... Read more »

Aug. 9, 2014

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Full circle: BYU's Michael Alisa makes transition back to linebacker

BYU senior Michael Alisa is finishing his career for the Cougars in the same position he began — at linebacker. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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Dick Harmon: NCAA reforms teeter on tipping over the college sports cart

Stipends, insurance, more food and snacks, and increased support staff are worthy additions as NCAA schools grow to meet the times, but there is an element of greed that could be dangerous. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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Peavler: College football is on the wrong track with autonomy vote

The Power 5 conferences have the autonomy they wanted from the NCAA, and that's a bad thing for college athletics. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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BYU offensive lineman Brock Stringham says Cougars' O-line has made great strides

Brock Stringham has struggled through a rocky career at BYU, but the senior is looking to finish strong playing on an O-line he feels is the best he's been part of since arriving in 2008. Read more »

Aug. 8, 2014

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BYU golfer Lea Garner captures medalist honors at Utah Women's State Amateur

BYU golfer Lea Garner shoots her second-consecutive 67 Thursday and wins medalist honors at the Women's State Amateur. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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Peavler: BYU players talk about 'Go fast, go hard and go long' (+video)

It's clear that this new offensive philosophy of "Go fast, go hard and go long" has affected every part of the team. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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BYU corner Jordan Johnson expects to play against UConn for 'homecoming' game

BYU cornerback Jordan Johnson, who missed last year because of a torn ACL, says he expects to play in the season opener against UConn. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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BYU Cougars football fall camp report: Day 6

The BYU Cougars continue fall camp Thursday afternoon as QB Taysom Hill completes three TD passes in a red zone drill. Read more »

Aug. 7, 2014

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