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AAC Commissioner: 'We're proud that our teams are playing BYU'

AAC Commissioner Mike Aresco called BYU a "power team" during the league's football media day on Tuesday.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

In its latest installment of the 14 for '14 series on college football, NFL.com 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Peavler: Summer breakdown of BYU football's 2014 schedule

BYU Media Day has come and gone, and with football season less than two months away it's time to reevaluate the Cougars' 2014 schedule. Read more »

July 3, 2014

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Guest commentary: Phil Steele again displays Cougars in good light

Phil Steele's 2014 College Football Preview is now at newsstands with good news for BYU fans. This prestigious magazine has once again predicted a good season this fall for the team from Provo. Read more »

July 2, 2014

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