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BYU men's volleyball: Cougars trounce the Trojans in straight sets

The Cougars put together their most complete match of the season in an impressive straight set victory.

BYU tennis: Tran sisters triumph, No. 52 BYU finishes perfect at home for first time since 1998

Sisters Desiree and Nicolette Tran rose to the occasion, downing their opponents as No. 52 BYU women’s tennis dramatically topped San Diego, 4-3, in the home finale Saturday. Read more »

April 12, 2014

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BYU tennis: Cougar men fall on the road to No. 49 San Diego

In its final regular-season road match, BYU men’s tennis fell to No. 49 first-place San Diego, 6-1, in West Coast Conference action Saturday. Read more »

April 12, 2014

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BYU baseball: Brown, Waves recoil for 9-1 win over BYU

Left-hander Aaron Brown handcuffed BYU in a 9-1 victory for No. 24 Pepperdine on Saturday, striking out seven Cougars and hitting a solo homer. Read more »

April 12, 2014

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Dick Harmon: The Wizard returns: Former BYU head coach Gary Crowton front and center at SUU

Gary Crowton, one of Utah's most-traveled coaches ever, returns to Utah with the title of offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Southern Utah University. Read more »

April 12, 2014

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BYU volleyball: Cougars shut down by UC Santa Barbara in four sets

No. 3 BYU men’s volleyball had another setback Friday, falling in four sets (21-25, 25-15, 25-22, 28-26) to No. 5 UC Santa Barbara on the road. Read more »

April 11, 2014

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BYU softball: Bull's pitching leads defensive effort in 3-2 win over Broncos

A strong defensive effort led by the pitching of McKenna Bull and Tori Almond paved the way for the 3-2 BYU win against Santa Clara in West Coast Conference action Friday at Gail Miller Field. Read more »

April 11, 2014

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BYU baseball: first-place Waves fend off Cougars, 6-4

Aaron Brown and Austin Davidson homered as No. 24 Pepperdine evened the series with a 6-4 victory over BYU on Friday. Read more »

April 11, 2014

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BYU track: women's team looks for qualifying marks at UCLA

The women’s track and field team travels to Los Angeles this weekend to compete in the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational hosted by UCLA. Read more »

April 11, 2014

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BYU track: Cougar men receive MPSF academic honors

BYU men's track had 22 athletes receive the distinction of MPSF All-Academic Scholar Athlete for the 2014 indoor track and field season, as announced by the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation on Friday. Read more »

April 11, 2014

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Are Thursday and Friday games really that good for BYU football?

As BYU continues as a college football independent in partnership with ESPN, it's time to ask an important question: Is it worth it for BYU to move games from Saturdays to Thursdays or Fridays to... Read more »

April 11, 2014

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Rules of the road: Little-known facts about the BYU volleyball team

What do mochi, tanning, shopping and McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets have in common? They are a few blacklisted items for the BYU men’s volleyball team. Read more »

April 11, 2014

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CougarLinks: Van Noy debuts on Kiper's Big Board

Former BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy has debuted on Mel Kiper's Big Board. Read more »

April 11, 2014

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Former BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy jumps onto Mel Kiper's latest 'big board'

ESPN draft guru Mel Kiper bumped the ex-Cougar into his draft big board Thursday as the 25th-best overall prospect. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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BYU baseball: No. 24 Pepperdine upset by BYU

Pitchers Jeff Barker and Brandon Kinser combined for a 1-0 BYU upset Thursday over league-leading No. 24 Pepperdine. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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Utah Sports Ruckus follow-up: Separate sports from school, Part 2

Based on the feedback received in emails, tweets and comments, this subject needed a follow-up column. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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BYU football: Cougars to face Boise State in a Friday night matchup in 2014

BYU will play at Boise State on Friday, Oct. 24. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. MT. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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A look at the top men's basketball players for BYU, Utah, USU and other Division I teams

An in-depth look at the players who had the best seasons from BYU, Utah, Utah State, Utah Valley, Weber State and Southern Utah. Read more »

April 10, 2014

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College basketball: The ultimate pickup basketball team from Utah

We, of the Deseret News Web sports team, wanted to come up with the ultimate pickup basketball game. After Monday night's NCAA championship game, we divided into two teams: Deseret and News. Which... Read more »

April 10, 2014

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Former BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy visits with the Jacksonville Jaguars (with video)

Kyle Van Noy was very happy for the opportunity to work out with the Jacksonville Jaguars and had high praise for the coach and the organization. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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BYU basketball: More Cougar players are serving LDS missions before enrolling

The LDS Church's announcement 18 months ago that missionaries can serve at a younger ago has caused BYU coaches to adjust accordingly. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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Dick Harmon: Schemes of BYU offensive coordinator Robert Anae are catching up with the design

One year after BYU offensive coordinator Robert Anae returned to Provo from Arizona, it is evident Cougar offensive players are more capable of executing the "go-fast, go hard" offense he brought... Read more »

April 9, 2014

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BYU rugby: Cougars travel to Phoenix for inaugural Rugby Bowl 2014 against Arizona State

BYU looks to gather momentum for the upcoming Varsity Cup in its regular season finale. The Cougars travel to Phoenix on Saturday to take on Arizona State in the inaugural Rugby Bowl 2014. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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BYU women's basketball finishes No. 18 in final USA Today Coaches Poll

After a fantastic run to the Sweet Sixteen, BYU finished No. 18 in the final USA Today Coaches Poll. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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BYU tennis: Cougars set to battle 49th-ranked Toreros on the road

After splitting its matches, BYU men’s tennis hits the road for the second straight week for a matchup with No. 49 San Diego on Saturday at noon PDT at San Diego’s Skip and Cindy Hogan Tennis Center. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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BYU tennis: No. 52 BYU women’s tennis plays home finale against San Diego

Looking to conclude its home schedule undefeated, No. 52 BYU women’s tennis hosts San Diego in West Coast Conference action Saturday at noon MDT. Read more »

April 9, 2014

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