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BYU’s football program turned that old public relations adage about releasing bad news late Friday night before a holiday weekend on its head late Friday night. The Cougars had some good news to repo...

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  • BYU softball: Cougars eliminated from NCAA Tournament
    Eugene, Ore. • Another stellar season of BYU softball ended with a decisive loss in the NCAA Tournament when 25th-ranked North Dakota State thumped th...
    Updated May 15 2015 10:34 pm   |     |   Share
  • BYU shortstop Alexa Strid, bottom, and third baseman Coco Tauali'i can't catch a bloop single, allowing at the final Oregon run to score during an NCAA college softball tournament regional, Thursday, May 14, 2015, in Eugene, Ore. Oregon won 8-0. (Brian Davies/The Register-Guard via AP) NCAA Softball Tournament: No. 2 Oregon shuts out BYU
    Eugene, Ore. • The Oregon Ducks will tear down their tiny, antiquated softball stadium at the end of the season. BYU would be delighted to light the ...
    Updated May 14 2015 10:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • Women’s basketball: Maple Mountain star Liz Eaton commits to BYU
    Another Eaton is headed to Provo to play for BYU women’s basketball coach Jeff Judkins. Liz Eaton, the high-scoring sister of current BYU star Lexi Ea...
    Updated May 14 2015 09:20 pm   |     |   Share
  • BYU gymnastics: Guard Young named Cougars’ new coach, replacing Cattermole
    Provo • BYU on Thursday announced the hiring of Guard Young as the Cougas’ new women’s gymnastics head coach. Young comes to BYU from the University ...
    Updated May 14 2015 09:20 pm   |     |   Share

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photo@byu.edu  (801)422-7322 Monson: Parents can learn from a man who played at Wimbledon
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    Updated May 14 2015 09:21 pm   |     |   Share
  • BYU softball: Another tall task awaits Cougars in NCAA softball tourney
    Eugene, Ore. • When it comes to the NCAA softball tournament, BYU can’t seem to get out of playing one of the best teams in the country on its home fi...
    Updated May 13 2015 10:48 pm   |     |   Share
  • BYU softball: Cougars draw No. 2 overall seed Oregon in NCAAs
    Provo • BYU's reward for winning its seventh consecutive softball conference championship is a trip to Eugene, Ore., to take on No. 2 overall seed Ore...
    Updated May 11 2015 09:59 am   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf  |  Tribune file photo)  
BYU QB Taysom Hill runs and eludes Utah State Aggies safety Brian Suite (21) during first half play. He later would run a similar play and be injured on a tackle by Suite. Utah State led BYU 28-14 at the half in Provo, Friday, October 1, 2014. Monson: BYU football wants to win big? Relax the Honor Code
    BYU is offering more money for cost of attendance than all but 10 percent of football programs around the country. Why? It’s either because … a) hamb...
    Updated May 07 2015 09:27 pm   |     |   Share
    (Brigham Young's Max Hall #15 waves to the crowd as he walks off of the field after the game against Oklahoma at Cowboys Stadium Saturday September 5, 2009. BYU won the game 14-13

Photo by Chris Detrick/The Salt Lake Tribune)  BYU football: Max Hall says addiction to painkillers led to unlawful behavior
    A little more than eight months since he was arrested in Gilbert, Ariz., for shoplifting and possession of a controlled substance, former BYU quarterb...
    Updated May 07 2015 09:03 am   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Prized juco OL Garett Bolles decommits
    The month of May has not started well for coach Bronco Mendenhall’s football program. Last week, no BYU players were taken in the NFL draft. As has be...
    Updated May 06 2015 10:27 am   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  | The Salt Lake Tribune)   

Brigham Young Cougars linebacker Ezekiel Ansah (47) puts the pressure on Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets quarterback Tevin Washington (13) in football action BYU vs Georgia Tech, at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, Saturday, October 27, 2012 Monson: Is BYU where NFL dreams go to die?
    Loyalists and apologists can spin it any which way they'd like, but there is a dark fact hanging over BYU football that provides more evidence that th...
    Updated May 05 2015 10:21 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   
Brigham Young Athletic Director Tom Holmoe meets with Utah reporters in a roundtable discussion, Wednesday August 20, 2014, at Legends Grille on campus. BYU athletics will pay $4,500 for cost of attendance, among highest in country
    Provo • BYU has one of the largest and most successful athletic programs in the country, evidenced by its annual top-50 presence in the Learfield Spor...
    Updated May 03 2015 09:36 pm   |     |   Share
    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
 BYU linebacker Alani Fua (5) takes down Boise State Broncos running back Jay Ajayi (27) during first half play. BYU held a 24-3 lead over Boise State, Friday, October 25, 2013 BYU football: Cougs shut out of 2015 NFL draft, several sign UDFA deals
    For the first time since 2012, but third time in the past five years, no BYU football players were taken in the NFL Draft, which concluded Saturday af...
    Updated May 03 2015 10:21 am   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
BYU rugby players celebrate their national championship after defeating Cal in the Penn Mutual Varsity Cup National Rugby Championship at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Saturday May 2, 2015. BYU nips Cal 30-27 for fourth-straight college rugby national championship
    Sandy • It wasn’t the prettiest way to win another national championship in college rugby’s Penn Mutual Varsity Cup, but the BYU Cougars weren’t about...
    Updated May 03 2015 02:36 pm   |     |   Share
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BYU junior fullback Ryan Blaser runs the ball against Utah during the Wasatch Cup on March 21, 2015 at Utah. BYU won 76-31. BYU seeks fourth straight national rugby title Saturday against Cal
    Sandy • In college football, basketball and hockey, there is considerable debate regarding the best rivalry in the country. In the fast-growing sport ...
    Updated May 01 2015 11:01 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  

Lone Peak coach Quincy Lewis shouts at his team, in 5A Boys Basketball StateTournament action, Lone Peak vs Copper Hills, at the Dee Event Center, Monday, February 23, 2015 BYU basketball: Rose hires Lone Peak coach Quincy Lewis
    Provo • BYU basketball coach Dave Rose has established quite a pipeline to nearby Lone Peak High School, getting star players such as Tyler Haws, Jack...
    Updated Apr 30 2015 10:55 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Brigham Young Cougars running back Jamaal Williams (21) runs the ball in the second quarter as the BYU Cougars host the Utah Utes, college football Saturday, September 21, 2013 at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo. BYU football: Cougars’ 2015 bowl destination — Las Vegas or Honolulu
    Provo • A little bit of suspense will accompany football independent BYU’s season in 2015 for the first time in several years if the Cougars rack up a...
    Updated Apr 30 2015 10:55 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Virginia Cavaliers wide receiver Donovan Dowling (19) is tackled by Brigham Young Cougars linebacker Alani Fua (5) during the game at LaVell Edwards Stadium Saturday September 20, 2014.  Virginia is winning the game 16-13 at halftime. BYU football: Linebacker Alani Fua is Cougars’ surest NFL Draft prospect
    Provo • Before he got slapped with a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty against UConn, BYU outside linebacker Alani Fua liked to celebrate sacks ...
    Updated Apr 29 2015 09:43 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
BYU QB Taysom Hill looks for an open receiver during fourth quarter play. BYU defeated Boise State 37-20, Friday, October 25, 2013. Pierce: Midway through deal, ESPN still loves BYU
    Four years into ESPN’s eight-year contract with BYU, the Worldwide Leader in Sports remains the Cougars’ biggest fan. “No question, we are thrilled ...
    Updated May 05 2015 09:28 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU football: Former DL Russell Tialavea joins support staff
    BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall has hired another former player to be a part of his staff. Former Cougar defensive lineman (2005-2009, 2012) Rus...
    Updated Apr 27 2015 02:39 pm   |     |   Share
    BYU basketball: Andrew May is Cougars’ new director of basketball operations
    Former BYU basketball manager Andrew May has been hired to return to the program as its director of basketball operations. BYU coach Dave Rose announ...
    Updated Apr 25 2015 12:30 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: For Cougars, football independence has a limited shelf life
    Provo • Back in the summer of 2010, after in-state rival Utah received an invitation to join the Pac-12, BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall proclaim...
    Updated Apr 25 2015 06:05 pm   |     |   Share
  • Surging Cougars open MPSF playoffs at USC
    Provo • Undefeated in April (4-0) after going winless in March (0-6), BYU men’s volleyball team will try to keep its late-season momentum going on Sat...
    Updated Apr 24 2015 03:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
BYU track star Shaquille Walker works out in Provo, Wednesday April 22, 2015. BYU track: Cougars’ Shaq is short, slender — and record-breaking
    Provo • Shaquille Walker is doing what no BYU middle-distance runner has ever done before on the track this season — both indoor and outdoor — but the...
    Updated Apr 23 2015 10:41 pm   |     |   Share