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BYU, Utah rivalry week

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Starting Sept. 5, the Deseret News asked its Facebook fans to submit their best college sports fan photos as part of our first-ever Biggest Fan Photo Contest. Read more »

Sept. 24, 2011

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Utah Utes football: Coaches, players say BYU game is in the past

As satisfying as Saturday's 54-10 win at BYU was, the Utah Utes are determined to put it in the rear-view mirror — even in a bye week. Read more »

Sept. 20, 2011

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BYU football team news conference (video)

The Cougar football team faced the media today after Saturday's shocking defeat to Utah. A lot of issues were addressed including how the team's mindset is currently, how they plan to bounce back... Read more »

Sept. 19, 2011

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BYU football: Y. looking to bounce back from humiliation

PROVO — Going into last Saturday's showdown with Utah, the outcome of three of BYU's previous four games, dating back to last season, were decided by one point. But against the Utes, the... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2011

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Utah Utes football: Whittingham thrilled with U.'s 'team effort'

PROVO — Utah coach Kyle Whittingham heaped (pun intended) plenty of praise on his team after Saturday's 54-10 win at BYU. "This was a great effort by our players," Whittingham said. "We... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2011

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Mike Sorensen: Don't overreact to the big blowout

SALT LAKE CITY — BYU fans, I'm sure, would rather just forget about the whole thing. But in the aftermath of Utah's shocking beatdown of the Cougars Saturday night, we still have a few... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2011

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Amy Donaldson: Why was this year's Utah-BYU rivalry so different?

PROVO — Even before Utah defeated BYU by 44 points, the 2011 rivalry game felt different. Without a doubt, there was less hype. There was less urgency and less animosity. Even the... Read more »

Sept. 18, 2011

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BYU, Utah Utes football: Utes pull off shocking 54-10 rout

So much for another nail-biter. For that matter, so much for a competitive game at LaVell Edwards Stadium. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2011

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Dick Harmon: Utes rose up while Cougars bungled

Something happened to BYU on its way to delivering that Rise Up mantra that was supposed to be a theme song as an independent in football. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2011

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Utah Utes football: Utes' dominance against Y. was indisputable

According to Utah's records, Saturday's 54-10 victory over BYU was the largest since a 49-0 decision in 1922. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2011

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BYU football: Series of miscues in 2nd half opened floodgates

Saying that big mistakes proved BYU's undoing Saturday doesn't do justice to the epic scope of the Cougars' self-destructive tendencies in their 54-10 loss to Utah. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2011

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Utah Utes football: Utah's offensive line rallied behind senior leader

Utah lost its senior leader on the offensive front, Tony Bergstrom, with nine minutes left in the first quarter. The loss was hardly apparent, however. Read more »

Sept. 18, 2011

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BYU report card: BYU pulverized at home in rivalry game

BYU’s awful start to both halves doomed the Cougars, falling 54-10 in its home opener. Making so many mistakes stung, but it hurt even worse coming against rival Utah, which poured it on late. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2011

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Utah Utes report card: Utah O gets rolling in second half

Rating article on the Utah vs. BYU football game Saturday night in which the Utes rolled past a mistake-prone Cougars squad Read more »

Sept. 17, 2011

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Utah vs. BYU: Five keys to victory

After every football game the losing team’s coach frequently says about the winning team, “They just made the plays when it mattered and we didn’t.” It’s a common and... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2011

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BYU football notebook: Former Cougar says rivalry has gotten 'vicious'

Former BYU All-American tight end Gordon Hudson said the rivalry with Utah has changed over the years since he played in it. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2011

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Photos: University of Utah students attempt to break BYU's world record water balloon fight

University of Utah students attempt to break BYU's Guinness Book World Record of having more than 5,000 participants in the biggest water balloon fight Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, in Salt Lake City,... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2011

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BYU, Utah Utes football: Game day

BYU (1-1) vs. Utah (1-1) Today, 7:15 p.m. LaVell Edwards Stadium Provo, Utah TV: ESPN2 Radio: 102.7 FM, 1160 AM, 700 AM Weather: Partly cloudy with temperatures in the 70s The... Read more »

Sept. 17, 2011

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Rivalry week: No conference title on the line, but 'It's still BYU-Utah'

PROVO — It's a new era in the BYU-Utah Rivalry, featuring a mid-September showdown devoid of bowl game and conference implications. Read more »

Sept. 17, 2011

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BYU, Utah Utes football: Cougars, Utes bring struggling offenses to the table

PROVO — Today's BYU-Utah game appears to be shaping up to be a defensive battle. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2011

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Dick Harmon: BYU, Utah Utes football: Talent, strength in the trenches determining factor

A good generalization of Saturday night's non-shootout rivalry game between BYU and Utah goes something like this: Two offenses will come out in neat jerseys and helmets and flounder around like hooked walleye in a boat bottom. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2011

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BYU vs. Utah: Game at a glance

Utah (1-1) at BYU (1-1) Saturday, 7:15 p.m. MT LaVell Edwards Stadium (64,045) TV: ESPN2 Radio: 1160 AM, 700 AM, 102.7 FM Weather: Partly cloudy, 70 degrees THE STAKES For Utah . . . The Utes have won half of the... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2011

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BYU vs. Utah: the match-ups

Both teams have had similar seasons to this point. So how do they match up with one another on both sides of the football? Read more »

Sept. 16, 2011

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Red roundup: Has BYU-Utah rivalry gone too far?

RED ROUNDUP: A sampling of Utah Utes-related news on the Web. Read more »

Sept. 16, 2011

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BYU, Utah Utes football: Band of brothers fuels heated Utes-Cougars rivalry

Ancestry.com would have a field day charting the family trees in Saturday night's Utah-BYU rivalry. Forget that Utah coach Kyle Whittingham and offensive coordinator Norm Chow were both Cougars at... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2011

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Vai's View: Vai's View: BYU-Utah game takes on special meaning for Uliti Uata, Tongan dignitary, grandfather

Among the dignitaries expected at Saturday night's BYU-Utah game at LaVell Edwards Stadium is the recently elected Prime Minister of Tonga, Lord Tu'ivakano Read more »

Sept. 16, 2011

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Utah Utes football: Norm Chow focused on game, not return to Provo

SALT LAKE CITY — As far as Norm Chow is concerned, this week's football game might as well be in Pocatello or Pawtucket. The former Cougar coach isn't about to rise or shout about playing... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2011

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BYU, Utah Utes football: Is the rivalry getting out of hand?

Utahns love their college football. We have seen some fantastic games, cutting quotes, and had an opportunity to see coaches with wit and self-deprecating humor. We have seen commercials, videos and billboards telling us which way we... Read more »

Sept. 16, 2011

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Utah Utes football notebook: Jordan Wynn has orchestrated late drives vs. Cougars

SALT LAKE CITY — During his tenure as Utah's starting quarterback, Jordan Wynn has directed the Utes to six fourth-quarter scoring drives against BYU. He had three in last year's 17-16 win at... Read more »

Sept. 15, 2011

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BYU football notebook: Rivalry a bit colorful at times

Some people still bring up Holly Mendenhall's "Rivalry faux pas" — even though it happened nearly seven years ago. Read more »

Sept. 15, 2011

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