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'It all came together': BYU players reflect on the 1984 national championship

Thirty years after winning the 1984 national championship, BYU will honor the players who made it happen.

Brad Rock: Don't expect Jazz to go Jimmer

Free agent former BYU star Jimmer Fredette is a free agent, but Jazz aren't likely to take a chance on a marketing opportunity, but a defensive liability. Read more »

July 1, 2014

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Sports BLT: #BYU50 turns out to be a sweet merchandise giveaway

Speculations ran wild about what #BYU50 meant. It turned out to be a neat BYU merchandise giveaway. Read more »

July 1, 2014

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From Ty's Prize to Hale Mary: Top 10 games in LaVell Edwards/Cougar Stadium history

Win, lose or draw, BYU has been competing at its current football home at 1700 N. Canyon Road since 1964. What are the Cougars' top 10 games ever at their home stadium? Here's a look. Read more »

June 30, 2014

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Rock On: Dante Exum's dad remembers Utah ... vaguely

Plus, a plan BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall has to save both college football and America. Read more »

June 30, 2014

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BYU football: Faith in program’s direction, leadership a key to success

Former Cougar football players James Dye and Leon White shared their thoughts on what BYU needs to do to stay in the national spotlight as college football continues to evolve. Read more »

June 30, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: Former Cougars Jake Hannemann and Jaycob Brugman heating up in the minors

Former BYU standout Jake Hannemann had a mammoth week for Single-A Kane County, but he wasn't the only former BYU baseball player raking it in in the Midwest League over the week. Read more »

June 29, 2014

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BYU's 1984 Holiday Bowl win transcended football for linebacker Leon White

Amid the unprecedented success as a program, BYU's run to the 1984 national championship was a difficult, bittersweet campaign for Leon White. Read more »

June 29, 2014

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Proving the doubters wrong: Former BYU star Ziggy Ansah reflects on his past and his future

Former BYU star Ziggy Ansah says that doubt helped fuel his success in Provo — and still gives him motivation in the NFL. Read more »

June 28, 2014

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Dick Harmon: Pressure's on BYU running back Jamaal Williams to break Cougar rushing record

Cougar offensive coordinator mixed few words when he told the media junior running back Jamaal Williams would break Harvey Unga's school career rushing mark. The die is cast and the stage is set... Read more »

June 28, 2014

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Dick Harmon: Split Division I when it's out of the red, says BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall

College football is heading toward an additional division for Power 5 conferences, but most of those schools are not making a profit. BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall wants a stipulation of solvency. Read more »

June 27, 2014

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Vai's View: From one BYU football alum to another, advice on faith, family, career

Last weekend, I flew to Chicago for my cousin David Tafuna's graduation from Northwestern's prestigious Kellogg School of Management with his MBA. Read more »

June 26, 2014

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BYU basketball: women's team announces non-conference schedule

Eight teams that participated in postseason play, four opponents from the Mountain West Conference and two Pac-12 schools are all part of the 2014-15 tough BYU women’s basketball... Read more »

June 26, 2014

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Book excerpt: Kyle Van Noy succeeded by surrounding himself with quality people

Provo is a much more family-oriented place, which allowed Van Noy to form meaningful relationships that other college students across the nation don't normally find. Read more »

June 25, 2014

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Rock On: Bronco gets his BYU on

Combinations for 2014 uniforms include all-white. Meanwhile, Jamaal Williams has an itch. Read more »

June 24, 2014

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BYU football: Transfers an unknown, but Cougars welcome the reinforcements

Replacing wide receiver Cody Hoffman and safety Daniel Sorensen is no small task for the 2014 BYU football team. To try and counter their losses, the Cougars have brought in five transfers —... Read more »

June 24, 2014

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Brad Rock: BYU would love saying adios to independence

Three years ago, BYU loved independence. Now it's making an all-out push to get into a Power 5 conference. Read more »

June 24, 2014

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Dick Harmon: Robert Anae reveals vision for BYU offense in 2014: Go fast, go hard ... and go far

BYU offensive coordinator Robert Anae used Monday's football media day as an opportunity to talk about what kind of offense the Cougars will attempt to run in 2014. The "go fast, go hard" approach... Read more »

June 23, 2014

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Excitement abounds on both sides of the football during BYU's annual media day

Both BYU players and coaches expect to make big strides on both sides of the ball during the coming season. Read more »

June 23, 2014

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Media Day notes: BYU players respond to 'non Power 5' criticism (+video)

Despite national attention this year from conferences calling BYU a non-Power 5 conference, BYU players didn't seem fazed by those calling the Cougars a lesser team. Read more »

June 23, 2014

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BYU addresses investigation, independence, scheduling issues on media day

PROVO — From a distance, it’s seemed like a dark cloud has been hovering over the BYU football program. The past couple of months, the Cougars have made national headlines, and most... Read more »

June 23, 2014

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BYU Media Day: The Cougars are happy with independence, but are ready to join a Power 5 conference

While BYU didn't release any breaking news per se during Monday's state of the program portion of Media Day, athletic director Tom Holmoe and the head football coach made a lot of illuminating... Read more »

June 23, 2014

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Up-to-the-minute coverage of the 2014 BYU Football Media Day

PROVO — Today is BYU Football Media Day, which marks the unofficial start to the 2014 college football season. And we have you covered. Deseret News columnists Dick Harmon and Brad Rock... Read more »

June 23, 2014

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