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Jay Drew

    BYU football: Catching up on a flurry of recruiting commitments
    Happy Monday, everyone. Back in the saddle this week after several weeks off for a little rest and relaxation. Played a little golf, took in some Sa...
    Updated Jun 27 2016 02:21 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Houston transfer L.J. Rose commits to BYU
    About a week after rising sophomore guard Jordan Chatman mildly surprised folks in Provo with an announcement that he was leaving the BYU basketball p...
    Updated Jun 15 2016 11:27 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU athletics: Cougars win 4th straight WCC Commissioner’s Cup, rank 22nd in national success
    BYU’s men’s basketball still hasn’t won a West Coast Conference regular season or tournament title, but the Cougars are dominating their new league in...
    Updated Jun 09 2016 11:30 am   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Cougars will meet Illinois in inaugural Chicago Legends event
    As has been known for sometime now, BYU will meet Illinois in a men’s basketball game on Dec. 17 at the United Center in Chicago. The inaugural doubl...
    Updated Jun 02 2016 12:09 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU baseball: Late-season struggles cost Cougars an NCAA at-large bid
    Despite going 37-17, spending the better part of half the season in the national rankings and winning a piece of the West Coast Conference regular-sea...
    Updated May 30 2016 09:33 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU softball: Cougars will make their 12th-straight NCAA appearance, face Mizzou
    The most successful sport at BYU, year in and year out, might just be women’s softball. The Cougars wrapped up their eighth-straight conference champ...
    Updated May 16 2016 12:15 pm   |     |   Share
    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Brigham Young Cougars guard Lexi Eaton Rydalch (21) prepares to make her move, as San Francisco Lady Dons guard Rachel Howard (11) defends, in the West Coast Conference Championship game, at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Tuesday, March 8, 2016. Lexi Eaton Rydalch scores 8 points in WNBA preseason debut
    Seattle • Lexi Eaton Rydalch, the greatest scorer in West Coast Conference basketball history — male or female — made her pro debut Wednesday and (blu...
    Updated May 04 2016 04:53 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU volleyball: Cougars laughing it up in the other Happy Valley
    State College, Pa. -- It won’t do them any good Thursday night when they take on Long Beach State in an NCAA Men’s Volleyball Tournament semifinal mat...
    Updated May 04 2016 02:40 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Cougars will play USC at Staples Center on Dec. 3
    BYU’s 2016-17 non conference men’s basketball schedule is slowly taking shape. Wednesday, the school announced that it will participate in the inaugu...
    Updated Apr 27 2016 12:27 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Six-foot-10 center Corbin Kaufusi will give football a try
    A week before his brother is likely to be selected in the NFL draft and sign a check for an awful lot of money, BYU’s Corbin Kaufusi made a move Frida...
    Updated Apr 22 2016 03:27 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Sophomore guard Jake Toolson leaving program
    Before the 2015-16 BYU men’s basketball season started, Danny Ainge’s son — walk-on Crew Ainge — announced he was leaving the team to focus on academi...
    Updated Apr 19 2016 07:54 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Kalani Sitake talks satellite camps, post-spring depth chart, quarterback battle, and more
    A few months after becoming Oregon State’s defensive coordinator last year, new BYU football coach Kalani Sitake participated in a satellite camp at S...
    Updated Apr 19 2016 06:21 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Cougars honor 3 seniors at end-of-season banquet
    The BYU men’s basketball program held its annual postseason banquet and awards ceremony at the NuSkin building in downtown Provo on Monday night. To ...
    Updated Apr 11 2016 10:09 pm   |     |   Share
    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    BYU head football coach Kalani Sitake  sings the Cougar fight song, after BYU’s final practice of spring camp, at LaVell Edwards Stadium, Friday, April 1, 2016. BYU football: Quest to find best 11 continues for Sitake, staff
    It has been a week since BYU’s first spring camp under new coach Kalani Sitake wrapped up, and I’ve had some time to listen a couple times through the...
    Updated Apr 08 2016 12:07 pm   |     |   Share
    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Austin Collie, (8) BYU, struggles for some extra yards as UCLA  Defensive Back Rahim Moore (3) grabs him,  after catching a pass, in football action, BYU vs UCLA at Lavell Edwards Stadium in Provo.  The Cougars shut out the Bruins 59-0 Saturday, September 13, 2008.   BYU football: Austin Collie tells his CFL team he plans to retire
    Former BYU receiver Austin Collie is finally calling it quits, it appears. Collie, 30, notified the British Columbia Lions of the Canadian Football L...
    Updated Apr 07 2016 07:32 pm   |     |   Share
    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Linebacker, Harvey Langi (21) sings the BYU Fight Song, during BYU’s final practice of spring camp, at LaVell Edwards Stadium, Friday, April 1, 2016. BYU football: Defenders excited about changes to scheme under Tuiaki
    As he was wrapping up his first interview with reporters in about six months last Friday, BYU linebacker Harvey Langi said the Cougars’ defense “is go...
    Updated Apr 05 2016 01:32 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU guard Chase Fischer (1) celebrates after BYU defeated Creighton during an NCAA college basketball game in the men’s NIT, Tuesday, March 22, 2016, in Provo, Utah. BYU won 88-82. (Sammy Jo Hester/Daily Herald via AP) Cougars having some fun on New York "business trip”
    The BYU Cougars hit Manhattan on Sunday night, walked around Times Square a little bit, then hunkered down at the Marriott Marquis Hotel and watched m...
    Updated Mar 28 2016 03:15 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Virginia series pushed back, lengthened; And more from BYU Pro Day
    On the day he announced he was leaving BYU for Virginia, football coach Bronco Mendenhall said he had no interest in playing the Cougars as the Cavali...
    Updated Mar 25 2016 04:12 pm   |     |   Share
    (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Kalani Sitake is announced as BYU’s new head coach at a press conference in Provo Monday Dec. 21.  He answers questions with BYU Athletic Director Tom Holmoe, left. BYU football: Sitake is not all-business, like Bronco was at first
    After his first practice as BYU’s head football coach, and after his first press briefing in the football offices lobby in the student athlete buildin...
    Updated Mar 02 2016 12:00 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Cougs will focus on fundamentals in Sitake’s first spring camp
    Balls will be in the air early Tuesday morning in Provo — footballs. The Cougars will begin spring camp practices on March 1, perhaps the earliest st...
    Updated Feb 29 2016 04:09 pm   |     |   Share
    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Brigham Young Cougars quarterback Tanner Mangum (12) throws down field, in football action, as BYU defeated the Fresno Bulldogs 52 -10, at Lavell Edwards stadium, Tuesday, November 21, 2015. BYU football: QB Tanner Mangum announces engagement to BYU volleyball star Alexa Gray
    Tanner Mangum, the quarterback who rescued BYU’s football season in 2015 when Taysom Hill went down in the season-opener with a foot injury, is no lon...
    Updated Feb 26 2016 11:30 am   |     |   Share
    Virginia head football coach Bronco Mendenhall speaks during a press conference on national signing day on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016 in Charlottesville, Va. (Ryan M. Kelly/The Daily Progress via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT Bronco Mendenhall on why he left BYU for Virginia: Independence isn’t ‘sustainable’
    In the news conference held outside his office at BYU when he announced he was leaving the school after 11 seasons to become the head football coach a...
    Updated Feb 22 2016 02:43 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Emery looks to keep hot streak going vs. San Diego
    In the weeks that followed his punching of Utah’s Brandon Taylor at the Huntsman Center on Dec. 2, Nick Emery was sort of off-limits to the media as B...
    Updated Feb 18 2016 11:21 am   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Sitake completes support staff with hiring of Ah You, Kinikini
    BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe last month pledged more resources to BYU’s football program for support personnel and the like, and on Wednesday the ...
    Updated Feb 17 2016 01:39 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Two QBs better than one, Detmer says as Hill returns
    As you’ve probably heard or read by now, BYU quarterback Taysom Hill announced Tuesday morning via Twitter — after telling his teammates and coaches i...
    Updated Feb 16 2016 09:57 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Emery named National Freshman of the Week
    Accolades continued to roll in Tuesday morning for BYU freshman guard Nick Emery after his sensational performances last week in wins over San Francis...
    Updated Feb 16 2016 11:54 am   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Fischer questionable for USF game with shoulder ailment
    Coming off a disastrous 77-72 loss at home to Pacific, the BYU Cougars head out on the road for three games now, beginning Thursday night (8 p.m. MST,...
    Updated Feb 10 2016 04:57 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Former Cougar Jack Damuni is new director of player personnel
    BYU announced on Wednesday that former Cougar Jack Damuni has been hired as the school’s Director of Player Personnel. Damuni played for BYU in 1993 ...
    Updated Feb 10 2016 02:45 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Ranked Saint Mary’s tests Cougars tonight in Provo
    Growing up in rural West Virginia, Chase Fischer knew one thing about tiny Saint Mary’s College in Northern California. “I knew that Mickey McConnell...
    Updated Feb 04 2016 03:36 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU women’s soccer: Cougars add four recruits, including three Utahns
    Kalani Sitake wasn’t the only BYU coach who welcomed a crop of new recruits to Provo on Wednesday. BYU’s highly successful women’s soccer program sig...
    Updated Feb 04 2016 02:45 pm   |     |   Share