Dick Harmon is a columnist for the Deseret News with a focus on college athletics. He previously worked as executive sports editor, sports columnist, city editor and police reporter for the Provo Daily Herald for 26 years. He has often appeared on ESPN and other broadcasting programs nationwide. He has written three books and co-authored a fourth. His work has appeared in The Sporting News and other national publications. He and his wife AnnaLee have four children and reside in Orem, Utah.
Apr 26, 2019 1:03 pm MDTDick Harmon: BYU football coach Kalani Sitake explains emphasis on player safety, health heading summer Aside from keeping true to core values, BYU head football coach Kalani Sitake describes how each team he has coached is composed of players whose needs are different, and it is his job to identify them and provide the answers. This year it is health.
Apr 24, 2019 2:06 pm MDTDick Harmon: Why BYU coach Kalani Sitake sees more Cougars being drafted in the years to come BYU football coach Kalani Sitake says Sione Takitaki's draft stock is rising and Corbin Kaufusi got off to a late start due to surgery — but added that an NFL team would be smart to utilize his talents.
Apr 23, 2019 5:41 pm MDTIt will be BYU's Peter Kuest and the rest at WCC golf championships BYU's candidate for West Coast Conference player of the Year Peter Kuest will lead his Cougar teammates into the league golf championships in Stockton, California this week. The Cougar star junior is the favorite to win his sixth medalist honor.
Apr 20, 2019 6:14 pm MDTDick Harmon: Of course Peter Kuest wins Cougar Classic, but this time his BYU teammates step up big-time BYU star junior Peter Kuest jumped ahead and outraced the field in the Cougar Classic and it was icing on the cake that his teammates went 13-under par on the final six holes to register a dramatic comeback victory with him.
Apr 19, 2019 6:01 pm MDTDick Harmon: Dave Rose mourns death of father, pushing back plans for retirement and life out of coaching Former BYU basketball coach Dave Rose announced his retirement in late March, but getting to the point where he is actually relaxing and doing some fun things will have to wait.
Apr 17, 2019 4:00 pm MDTDick Harmon: BYU Deputy AD Brian Santiago explains what transpired during impassioned pitch to Mark Pope in the Marriott Center During Mark Pope's official press conference a week ago, he told reporters of his initial job interview to replace Dave Rose as BYU's head basketball coach. He was impressed with a passionate talk he had with BYU athletic leaders. What was said?
Apr 15, 2019 3:21 pm MDTDick Harmon: Mark Madsen goes quickly to NBA creds at introduction as Utah Valley's new head coach Speaking of his passion and motivation for leaving the NBA coaching ranks for Utah Valley University, Mark "Mad Dog" Madsen has a lot of lessons and stories to bring with him as Wolverine coach.