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Harmon: How a decision in the early '70s impacted BYU football in 2014

In a story of domino effect, the early '70s had a trickle-down impact on BYU's football season.

BYU basketball: Bailey and Eaton score combined 53 points in BYU’s third win a row

Senior forward Morgan Bailey and junior guard Lexi Eaton each scored more than 20 points for the first time this season as they powered BYU women’s basketball to a 64-53 win against Weber State on Tuesday night at the Marriott... Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Yeomans: Jimmer Fredette struggles to find a role or a chance with the Pelicans

The green light didn't last long as Jimmer Fredette struggles to find an opportunity to prove he belongs on the floor in New Orleans. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Week 14 NFL locals roundup: Former Aggies step up for their teams

Former Utah State Aggies stepped up big, with one scoring an unlikely and another providing a big boost for his team after being activated from the practice squad. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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For coaches, BYU-Utah basketball game not about filling football void

When asked about it, the coaches don't see this matchup as compensating for the lack of a football game. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Report: BYU's Dylan Collie transferring to Hawaii

Wide receiver Dylan Collie, who has deep family ties to the BYU football program, will transfer from BYU to Hawaii once he returns from his LDS mission later this month, according to the Honolulu... Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Dick Harmon: Making success: BYU guard Kyle Collinsworth put in all of the work to return from ACL surgery

Kyle Collinsworth's knee buckled during the WCC tournament against Gonzaga last March. The story of his rehabilitation from ACL surgery to get back to playing Division I basketball at a high level... Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Oregon State reportedly contacts BYU's Mendenhall, USU's Wells about head coaching vacancy

BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall and Utah State coach Matt Wells reportedly have been contacted by Oregon State about its head coaching vacancy. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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BYU volleyball: Cougars receive all-region honors

Four BYU women’s volleyball players received American Volleyball Coaches Association regional honors, the organization announced Tuesday. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Report: Oregon State contacts BYU's Mendenhall, Utah State's Wells about coaching vacancy

According to Jamie Newberg, a national recruiting analyst for scout.com, Oregon State has made phone contact with BYU's Bronco Mendenhall and Utah State's Matt Wells about the Beavers' vacant head... Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Brady Poppinga: How I learned to compete from a deeper place

Trying to interlace my hypercompetitive life and my life as an missionary was like trying to mix oil in water. I morphed into a different person when I competed. I was abrasive and disrespectful in... Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Teeples: Big 12 expansion may finally make financial sense

BYU fans want to see the Big 12 expand to 12 teams. But in the past, the conference's financial incentive for growth wasn't strong enough. It may be now. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Coach K doesn't think joke will have much to do with BYU-Utah rivalry game

Locker room fodder? Wednesday's game at the Marriott Center between Utah and BYU is fueled by plenty of other things. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Deseret News Sports Report Podcast: Talking BYU-Utah basketball game

DeseretNews.com writers Carter Williams and Brandon Judd break down several angles of the BYU-Utah basketball game set to tip on Wednesday. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Cougars, Utes, Aggies and the playoffs: Ranking this year's college football bowl matchups

What are the bowl games you can’t miss? Which ones should you avoid? Here’s a look at how we’ve ranked this year’s bowl games, from best to worst. Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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BYU's Kyle Collinsworth earns WCC Player of the Week honors

Two days after recording BYU’s first triple-double since 1988, guard Kyle Collinsworth was named West Coast Conference Player of the Week. Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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Dick Harmon: Big 12 playoff snub brings back argument for BYU, expansion

When the Big 12 had Baylor and TCU left out of the playoff picture last Sunday, it opened up a new discussion about that league's decision not to have a championship game or grow to 12 or 14 teams.... Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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BYU alum Dennis Pitta expected to return for 2015 season

During the team’s press conference on Monday, Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh said Dennis Pitta’s season-ending hip injury may not be career-ending after all. Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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BYU volleyball: Cougars travel to Washington for regional semifinals

No. 12 BYU women’s volleyball travels to Washington this week to play in the regional semifinals of the NCAA tournament. Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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Peavler: The Big 12 has a problem; can BYU be part of the solution?

Some BYU fans think that the Cougars can hope for a Big 12 invite soon after the conference was snubbed from the first College Football Playoff. While it's certainly possible, BYU fans shouldn't... Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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Miracle Bowl: When things look hopeless, take a risk and run like you have nothing to lose

Editor's note: The following is the third of five excerpts from "Hail Mary: The Inside Story of BYU's 1980 Miracle Bowl Comeback" by Ryan E. Tibbitts. The book chronicles the 1980 Holiday Bowl on... Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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Mike Sorensen: Expect Whittingham and Mendenhall to stick around awhile

Utah's Kyle Whittingham and BYU's Bronco Mendenhall have been mentioned as possible candidates for other college football jobs, but they should be around a few more years. Read more »

Dec. 7, 2014

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Amy Donaldson: Bowl season is college football's gift to players, coaches and fans

Utah, Utah State and BYU will play in bowl games later this month, and while some may lament the opponents or the destinations, the teams are grateful for the chance to compete one more time. Read more »

Dec. 7, 2014

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BYU to face defensive-minded Memphis in inaugural Miami Beach Bowl

PROVO — Back in April, officials announced that BYU would be playing in the inaugural Miami Beach Bowl. But it wasn’t until Sunday that the Cougars found out their opponent.... Read more »

Dec. 7, 2014

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After snub, Big 12 may reassess how to crown champ

The Big 12 Conference may be reconsidering how to declare its champion after being left out of the four-team college football playoff. Read more »

Dec. 7, 2014

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BYU swim: Taylor, Palmer pace Cougars at Texas Invite

Co-captains Jake Taylor and Hayden Palmer combined to break three school records for BYU as the Texas Invite wrapped up in Austin, Texas, on Saturday. Read more »

Dec. 7, 2014

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