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News earlier this week that New Zealand rugby star Manase Tu’ungafasi would not be joining the BYU football team for fall camp was softened a bit Thursday with the school’s announcement that it has si...

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    BYU basketball: Idaho guard Connor Harding commits to Cougars
    The last week of July has been a fruitful one for BYU basketball coach Dave Rose. A day after landing Elon University transfer Elijah Bryant, Rose go...
    Updated Jul 29 2015 08:15 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Cougars snag Elon transfer Elijah Bryant
    BYU basketball coaches got some favorable news on Tuesday night, as Elon University freshman Elijah Bryant announced via his Instagram account that he...
    Updated Jul 28 2015 11:12 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Five Cougars on Polynesian Player of Year watch list
    No fewer than five BYU football players have been added to the watch list for the inaugural Polynesian College Football Player of the Year Award. BYU...
    Updated Jul 28 2015 07:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • BYU wide receiver Cody Hoffman during the second half of an NCAA college football game against the Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. Notre Dame defeated BYU 17-14. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) Monson: BYU should be invited into a P-5 league, Notre Dame forced into one
    Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel made great points on Monday about BYU. He threw in comments about Notre Dame, too. Yeah, actually, it was the oth...
    Updated Jul 21 2015 07:33 pm   |     |   Share

  • Brigham Young University quarterback Jim McMahon raises his arms in celebration Dec. 19, 1981 as BYU defeated Washington State 38-36 in the Holiday Bowl in San Diego.  McMahon was named Most Valuable Player in the game as he threw three touchdown passes for 342 yards. (AP Photo) Former QB Jim McMahon laments lack of college life at BYU
    With the honor code in place, traditions of the college experience on a Friday or Saturday night are hard to experience at BYU, according to former Co...
    Updated Jul 10 2015 12:50 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Dispute over money led to shooting of BYU recruit, police say
    An arrest has been made in the Sunday night shooting of BYU football recruit Charles West. Coppell (Texas) police said Tuesday that they have arreste...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 03:53 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Troubled recruit Charles West shot in left arm
    Charles West, the 18-year-old BYU football signee who still faces charges of raping a woman at knifepoint last February, was shot in the left arm on S...
    Updated Jul 06 2015 02:18 pm   |     |   Share
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BYU's Austin Collie scores a touchdown during the first half of the game against Colorado State at LaVell Edwards Stadium November 3, 2007. BYU won 35-16. BYU football: Austin Collie is not giving up on the game he loves
    Vancouver, British Columbia • Even after three concussions left him unwanted in the NFL, Austin Collie refused to believe that his pro football career...
    Updated Jul 04 2015 09:25 pm   |     |   Share
  • (BYU quarterback Taysom Hill (left), with siblings Celeste, Jordan and Dexter.
Courtesy photo)  BYU football: Taysom Hill born to run, within limits
    Pocatello, Idaho • His parents describe BYU quarterback Taysom Hill as an easy child to have raised. His friends helped them. Whenever his pals were a...
    Updated Jul 02 2015 08:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
BYU Head Football Coach Bronco Mendenhall answers questions on live TV program Tuesday June 24 for BYU football media day in Provo. BYU football: Bronco Mendenhall takes over a defense that needs better effort, attitude
    Provo • If Taysom Hill can stay healthy and Jamaal Williams returns to his pre-injury form, BYU’s offense should be able to put up big numbers in 2015...
    Updated Jun 25 2015 05:28 pm   |     |   Share
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BYU Head Football Coach Bronco Mendenhall answers interview questions on live TV program Tuesday June 24 for BYU football media day in Provo. BYU football: Wounded Cougars tone down the hype at media day
    Provo • As expected when the first one was hatched five years ago, BYU’s annual football media day is always about hyping the upcoming season, express...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 10:07 pm   |     |   Share
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BYU Cougars quarterback Taysom Hill (4) fakes a handoff to BYU Cougars running back Jamaal Williams (21) during game between BYU and Houston and LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Thursday, September 11, 2014. BYU football: Offensive stars recovering from injury
    Provo • BYU’s top two offensive weapons said Wednesday they will be at full strength for the season opener against Nebraska on Sept. 5. Quarterback Ta...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 10:07 pm   |     |   Share
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BYU Head Football Coach Bronco Mendenhall answers interview questions on live TV program Tuesday June 24 for BYU football media day in Provo. Kragthorpe: September will define BYU’s 2015 football season
    Provo BYU administrators staged another impressive Football Media Day production Wednesday, celebrating the program’s history with Ty Detmer and oth...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 10:06 pm   |     |   Share
  • FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2014, file photo, Brigham Young quarterback Taysom Hill (4) passes the ball in the first quarter during an NCAA college football game against Utah State in Provo, Utah. Taysom Hill continues to recover from a season-ending injury as spring practices wrap up. The senior is anxious to return to 100 percent and belives the Cougar offense can be the best in school history in 2015.(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File) BYU football: Media day topics include stars' health, defense's depth
    Provo • How healthy are the BYU football team's two best offensive weapons, quarterback Taysom Hill and running back Jamaal Williams? After suffering ...
    Updated Jun 24 2015 03:32 pm   |     |   Share
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A memorable first in football annals at BYU was the Cougars'  first-ever win over Utah in Provo in 1965. Floyd Millet's and Hal Kopp's teams previously had beaten Utah in Salt Lake City, but Hudspeth's team pulled it off in Provo in 1965, and he was carried off the field on the shoulders of his players. The final score over the Utes was 25-20. Former coach established foundation for BYU’s success
    Tommy Hudspeth, the coach generally credited with building the foundation for the rise of BYU football the last 50 years, died Tuesday morning in Okla...
    Updated Jul 07 2015 11:24 pm   |     |   Share
  • BYU volleyball: Olmstead siblings tabbed to guide BYU volleyball programs
    Provo • Both of BYU’s highly successful volleyball programs got new head coaches on Monday. Almost four weeks after men’s volleyball coach Chris McGow...
    Updated Jun 22 2015 06:46 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Austin granted fifth year, 7-3 Alan Hamson to walk on
    BYU’s big-man situation for the 2015-16 basketball season is slowly taking shape. Tuesday, the Cougars announced that forward Nate Austin has been gr...
    Updated Jun 16 2015 12:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • College sports: BYU has best track championship finish since 2001
    Super sophomore Shaquille Walker powered the Cougars to their best team track performance since 2001 on Friday afternoon. Two first-team All American ...
    Updated Jun 12 2015 11:04 pm   |     |   Share
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BYU RB Nate Carter broke off a huge run to get the ball into scoring position as BYU football had it's first scrimmage, Friday, March 27, 2015. BYU football: Season opener at Nebraska will be televised nationally
    The Cougars are set for a national stage opener this fall against Nebraska. BYU’s Sept. 5 game at the Cornhuskers will be nationally televised at 1:3...
    Updated Jun 12 2015 05:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • Chicago Blackhawks' Brandon Saad celebrates following the Blackhawks' 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final Wednesday, June 10, 2015, in Chicago. The series is tied 2-2. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) Monson: At BYU or anywhere else, why judge a man for wearing a beard?
    What’s the deal with the bias against the beard? Since when did having facial hair somehow indicate that you are less of a person, less of a characte...
    Updated Jun 11 2015 07:59 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Frank Bartley IV transfers to Louisiana-Lafayette
    The second of two players who left the BYU basketball program after the 2014-15 season has found a home. Sophomore guard Frank Bartley IV announced o...
    Updated Jun 10 2015 09:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • BYU baseball: Yankees grab BYU’s Mahoney in 16th round of MLB Draft
    BYU pitcher Kolton Mahoney was drafted in the 16th round by the New York Yankees on Wednesday. The junior right-handed pitcher from West Point led BYU...
    Updated Jun 10 2015 04:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • BYU basketball: Timpview forward Gavin Baxter commits to Cougs
    Provo • Playing within walking distance from the Marriott Center, Timpview’s stretch forward Gavin Baxter idolized BYU. When he completed his lifelong...
    Updated Jun 08 2015 06:16 pm   |     |   Share
  • BYU football: Box Elder defensive end McFarland will be a Cougar
    Darius McFarland wanted to focus on playing defensive end in his upcoming senior season at Box Elder, so rather than draw out his recruitment, he comm...
    Updated Jun 05 2015 09:57 pm   |     |   Share