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Cougars fall short again in 87-85 loss to Purdue in Maui Invitational

With the final seconds ticking off the clock, and the game tied at 81, BYU gave the ball to guard Tyler Haws

Freshman Jake Toolson leads Cougars past Southern Virginia, 101-48

BYU freshman Jake Toolson scores 15 points and grabs seven rebounds in the Cougars' lopsided victory. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Dick Harmon: Hard-hitting safety Craig Bills makes a comeback as his BYU career winds down

BYU's defensive quarterback, safety Craig Bills, explains how tough it is to battle through an injury and make a comeback. He'll play in his final game at LaVell Edwards Stadium on Saturday. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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BYU's Hill plans to return for senior season

Taysom Hill gets around on a scooter these days as he recovers from a season-ending left leg injury suffered in early October. But the junior quarterback told reporters Wednesday that he plans to... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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BYU basketball: despite 22 points from Bailey, Cougars fall, 63-54, to Matadors in home opener

Once again, a big game from Morgan Baileywasn't enough as BYU fell, 63-54, in its home opener against Cal State Northridge on Wednesday at the Marriott Center. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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CougarLinks: BYU updates classic logo

The BYU Cougars have added a retouched version of a classic logo to its repertoire, and it could be appearing on gear soon. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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BYU rides big 2nd half in rout of Arkansas-Little Rock

BYU pulled away from UALR and earned a dominating 91-62 victory before a crowd of 12,469 at the Marriott Center. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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BYU guard Kyle Collinsworth shows signs of returning to pre-injury form

BYU guard Kyle Collinsworth isn’t quite all the way back from ACL surgery, but he may be getting there soon. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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5 things you should know about BYU basketball's next opponent, Southern Virginia

BYU and Southern Virginia University, a small school with plenty of ties to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will meet on the hardwood for the first time Wednesday night at the... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Freshman Trey Dye coming along gradually in BYU offense

Dye has been coming along gradually in BYU’s offense and patiently waiting for a chance to contribute. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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America needs heroes, Mitt Romney tells BYU forum

America needs heroes, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told BYU students and faculty gathered for a Tuesday forum. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Brad Rock: Former player provides wide-angle look at BYU's best bowl moment

Utah author and former Cougar receiver looks back at 1980 Holiday Bowl and the final seconds that changed the course of the program. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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NFL locals roundup for week 11: Former janitor records his first two tackles of his career

Former Utah State Aggie Maurice Alexander saw extended action in St. Louis' 22-7 upset win over the Denver Broncos and responded with the first two tackles of his career. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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Deseret News Sports Report Podcast: Talking Kyle Van Noy's NFL debut, Nate Orchard Heisman talk and more

DeseretNews.com writer Brandon Judd joins fellow DeseretNews.com writer Carter Williams and contributor Jay Yeomans to talk about former BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy's first few games in the NFL and... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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BYU faces Arkansas-Little Rock, the first of back-to-back games

In the early part of the season, BYU is getting accustomed to playing back-to-back games. The Cougars host Arkansas-Little Rock Tuesday (7:30, MST, BYUtv), then entertain Southern Virginia Wednesday. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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NCAA tournament returns to Salt Lake City in 2017

NCAA tournament officials gave Salt Lake City some good news Monday: The city is set to host the men’s basketball tourney again. EnergySolutions Arena will host first weekend duties in 2017. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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Rock On: Space travel with Jose Canseco

Also, a ready scapegoat for Rock On's math failures and more. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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BYU volleyball: No. 12 BYU hits the road to take on Portland and Gonzaga

No. 12 BYU women’s volleyball hits the road again this week to take on Portland and Gonzaga. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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BYU cross-country: Harrison and Jube punch tickets to NCAA Championships

Andrea Nelson Harrison and Carrie Jube placed fourth and fifth at the Mountain Region Championships, respectively, and qualified to compete at the NCAA Championships next weekend. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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BYU volleyball: Boswell takes WCC Player of the Week honors

Sophomore middle blocker Amy Boswell was named West Coast Conference Player of the Week, the league announced Monday, after leading No. 12 BYU women’s volleyball to a win over San Diego. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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Dick Harmon: Outwardly lobbying Big 12 by Mendenhall is right on track

There is little debate BYU's future football fortunes as an independent are limited and subject to scheduling whims. With announcement of a future SEC foe in Missouri, Mendenhall was right in... Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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Bronson Kaufusi thriving in his new role after incurring some initial struggles

BYU's Bronson Kaufusi is coming off his best game of the year last week against UNLV after coaches made some adjustments with how he's played within the defensive system. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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BYU's senior class exemplifies resiliency through 'unique' challenges, Mendenhall says

During his BYU football career, Michael Alisa has seen, and experienced, a little bit of everything. He started out as a linebacker in 2008 back in the days when the Cougars were members of the... Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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BYU golf: Cougars announce recruits for 2015-16 season

The BYU women’s golf team announced that Rose Huang from Honolulu, Hawai’i, and Mallory Muehbauer from San Diego, California, have signed a national letter of intent to play golf for BYU for the 2015-16 season. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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Brady Poppinga: From an early age I dreamed of playing football for BYU

In this an excerpt taken from my book "True Spirit of Competition" I tell a story of a kid who dreamed of being a BYU football player from a very young age. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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Ranking the worst teams to play BYU in the Bronco Mendenhall era

A look at the worst teams that the Cougars have had to play since Bronco Mendenall got the Head Coaching job in 2005. Read more »

Nov. 17, 2014

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