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Friendship between Utah's Whittingham and Christensen began during time together at Idaho State

Coaches reunite on the same side for the first time since they worked for the Bengals together in 1991. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: BYU alum Jake Hannemann, ex-Ute Tyler Wagner named to Arizona Fall League rosters

Former BYU outfielder Jake Hannemann and former Utah pitcher Tyler Wagner were each named to Arizona Fall League rosters Tuesday, joining a slew of baseball's top prospects. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Traveling long distances 'a necessity' for BYU football program

For BYU, being an independent football program means standing alone. The Cougars aren’t part of the so-called Power 5, or the Group of 5. For BYU, independence means blazing trails, and,... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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NFL cuts tracker: Former Cougars So'oto, Fangupo among locals to be released (updated)

Vic So'oto was released by the Steelers Tuesday morning as teams around the league are making cuts to reduce their rosters to a maximum of 75 players by today's 2 p.m. MDT deadline. Later in the... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Hollis column: How well will 'Big Five' football teams fare this season?

Plenty of questions surround the state's"Big Five" college fooball teams entering the 2014 season. How they answer those questions will determine their fate this year. Let's peer into our crystal... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Utah Jazz adding 2 more free agent players to roster

The Utah Jazz have signed 6-10 forward Brock Motum and are expected to announce the signing of 6-5 guard Toure' Murry. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Mental strength coach helping BYU

BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall is taking advantage of as many resources as possible to help his football program — including bringing aboard a man who holds the title of “mental strength... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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College football: Idaho State coach not expecting to shock the world and beat Utes

Idaho State head football coach Mike Kramer has been around the game long enough to know that, while upsets often occur, it's pretty doubtful one will take place Thursday when the Bengals —... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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NBA unveils new rules to make baselines safer

The NBA is expanding the area that must be clear behind the basket and cutting the number of photographers along the baseline in an effort to improve player safety. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Peavler: Why the UConn game won't be a repeat of Virginia

As BYU prepares for the University of Connecticut, some Cougar fans can't help but think about last season's 19-16 loss vs. Virginia. However, the circumstances are different this time around. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Slow down! Refs want to hit pause on up-tempo play

The quarterback throws toward the sideline, where a receiver hauls the pass in, gets two feet down and flips the ball to the official. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Sarkisian: USC looking into Shaw's heroic story

Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian says the school is investigating defensive back Josh Shaw's story that he injured both of his ankles jumping off a balcony to save his nephew from drowning. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Westminster volleyball: Griffins travel to Asics/Wyndham Labor Day Classic

The Westminster women’s volleyball team returns to action this weekend when it travels to Southern California for the Asics/Wyndham Hotels Labor Day Classic hosted by Concordia. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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College football predictions: How will 2014 unfold for BYU, Utah and Utah State?

The Deseret News Web sports staff and college football fans predicted how the 2014 season will go for BYU, Utah and Utah State as well as how the national scene will unfold. Check out the results. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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Mormon teen, future U. gymnast earns silvers at national championship

High school senior Mykayla Skinner earned two silver medals at the 2014 P&G Gymnastics Championships last weekend. She also won fifth place in the all-around, and was named to the Senior... Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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The good, the bad and the most likely: Projecting the 2014 football season for Utah

Projecting how the Utah Utes will fare during the 2014 football season, including the best-case, worst-case and most likely scenario. Read more »

Aug. 26, 2014

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NFL locals photo gallery: Steve Smith scores a touchdown and Dennis Pitta loses his helmet

Former Utah wide receiver Steve Smith had a breakout game for the Baltimore Ravens, one of the highlights for Utah ties in the NFL during the third week of preseason play. Read more »

Aug. 25, 2014

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Grant Green facing a new challenge in return to Salt Lake Bees

Grant Green may have to prove himself all over again in his rehab stint in Salt Lake, but at least he'll have an old high school teammate around. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

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Preseason viewer’s guide: Clash of the Cougars in Detroit

Two former BYU defenders, Ezekiel Ansah and Kyle Van Noy, could face another ex-Cougar, Harvey Unga, when the Jacksonville Jaguars visit the Detroit Lions on Friday. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

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Parry's power guide to Utah high school football: Week 1

Parry's power guide for Week 1 of the 2014 high school football season. Read more »

Aug. 20, 2014

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