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    (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     Mitt Romney leaves the funeral services for former U.S. Senator Bob Bennett. Interment was at the Salt Lake City Cemetery, Saturday, May 14, 2016. BYU athletics: Report says BYU alum Mitt Romney lobbying for Big 12 inclusion
    It looks like BYU has called in one of its heavy hitters to lobby the Big 12 for inclusion if the conference decides to expand. The Austin American-S...
    Updated Aug 24 2016 04:28 pm   |     |   Share
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    BYU basketball: Cougars gets a commitment from Idaho prep center Kolby Lee
    An excellent month of recruiting continued for BYU basketball coaches on Monday as the staff received a commitment from Kolby Lee, a 6-foot-9, 260-pou...
    Updated Aug 22 2016 08:31 pm   |     |   Share
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    BYU athletics: Iowa State president talks about Big 12’s consideration of BYU
    When one of the 10 university presidents who has a vote on Big 12 expansion talks, people tend to pay attention. So when Iowa State president Steven ...
    Updated Aug 18 2016 05:42 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Tom Holmoe, Athletic Director, Brigham Young University, talks about the new men’s college basketball showcase featuring BYU, Utah, USU, and Weber State, at Vivint Smart Home Arena, Thursday, July 21, 2016. BYU athletics: Relationships with ESPN, Nike, instate schools important to BYU, Holmoe says
    BYU’s football team is conducting another scrimmage at LaVell Edwards Stadium this morning — Thursday morning — but once again the two-hour workout is...
    Updated Aug 18 2016 01:10 pm   |     |   Share
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    BYU athletics: More from Tom Holmoe’s Wednesday Q&A at Education Week
    If you’re a big BYU sports fan, you’ve probably heard by now that athletic director Tom Holmoe gave his annual Education Week address Wednesday mornin...
    Updated Aug 17 2016 05:33 pm   |     |   Share
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    BYU football: Cougars in shotgun formation more often than anticipated
    It has been assumed since Ty Detmer became BYU’s new offensive coordinator last winter that the offense would almost exclusively feature an under-cent...
    Updated Aug 16 2016 03:09 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    BYU quarterbacks, Taysom Hill and Tanner Mangum talk to the media at the annual football media day at the Broadcasting Building,Thursday, June 30, 2016. BYU football: Scrimmage film showed no separation at QB
    It wouldn’t be a complete interview session with BYU football coach Kalani Sitake without someone asking him about the starting quarterback situation....
    Updated Aug 15 2016 04:35 pm   |     |   Share
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    FILE - In this Monday, July 18, 2016 file photo, Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby addresses attendees during Big 12 media day in Dallas. Bowlsby has referred to what the Big 12 is about to step into as it moves toward expansion as a seller’s market. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File) Report: BYU among 17 schools Big 12 will interview for expansion
    The Big 12 is turning over multiple stones — 17 to be exact — in its exploration of expansion, and the list includes BYU. An ESPN report Friday said ...
    Updated Aug 12 2016 10:28 am   |     |   Share
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    BYU football: Defense gets the upper hand at Thursday’s practice
    BYU’s sixth practice of Kalani Sitake’s inaugural fall camp wrapped up Thursday in Provo, and the rookie head coach said the defense is a bit ahead of...
    Updated Aug 11 2016 05:37 pm   |     |   Share
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    BYU football: Sitake sees progress, especially from offensive line
    There was no media availability after practice today at BYU football’s preseason training camp, so now seems like a good time to catch up on some of t...
    Updated Aug 10 2016 03:53 pm   |     |   Share
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    Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby addresses attendees during Big 12 media day, Monday, July 18, 2016, in Dallas. With expansion still an unsettled issue for the Big 12 Conference, Commissioner Bowlsby gave his annual state of the league address to open football media days. And a day later he meets with the league’s board of directors. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) BYU athletics: LGBT call for Big 12 to reject BYU a “serious issue” for league, report says
    What effect will the letter that LGBT advocacy groups sent to Big 12 presidents accusing BYU of discriminating against gay, lesbian and transgender st...
    Updated Aug 10 2016 01:53 pm   |     |   Share
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    BYU football: Lamb talks safeties and special teams, and other notes from third practice
    Practice No. 3 of 2016 preseason training camp at BYU is in the books as the Cougars donned shoulder pads on Monday for the first time and scrimmaged ...
    Updated Aug 08 2016 05:41 pm   |     |   Share
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    BYU basketball: Jakob Hartsock leaves program, will focus on academics at BYU
    Sophomore forward Jakob Hartsock confirmed on Monday morning that he has left the BYU basketball program. Hartsock, who is still enrolled in school a...
    Updated Aug 08 2016 03:37 pm   |     |   Share
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    BYU football: Sitake wants Cougars to ignore Big 12 speculation
    In my eight years of covering Bronco Mendenhall’s BYU football teams, I can’t remember the coach ever telling me that one of my questions was, well, u...
    Updated Aug 05 2016 10:29 pm   |     |   Share
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    BYU basketball: Highly-recruited Las Vegas guard Christian PoPoola commits to BYU
    BYU’s basketball coaches are having themselves quite a week on the recruiting front. A day after BYU landed 2016 freshman Colby Leifson, the coaches ...
    Updated Aug 03 2016 07:36 pm   |     |   Share
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    BYU basketball: Rose adds Atlanta-area guard Colby Leifson to 2016-17 roster
    A couple of months before the 2016-17 college basketball season begins, BYU coach Dave Rose has added another name to his young roster. Colby Leifson...
    Updated Aug 02 2016 08:12 pm   |     |   Share
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    Minnesota Timberwolves’ Tyus Jones, left, and Minnesota Timberwolves’ Kris Dunn, right, try to get the ball from Denver Nuggets’ Jimmer Fredette during the first half of an NBA summer league basketball game, Friday, July 8, 2016, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) BYU basketball: Jimmer Fredette shelves NBA dream, will play in China this season
    Former BYU superstar Jimmer Fredette is taking his act overseas. After bouncing around in the NBA and the NBA development league the past five years,...
    Updated Aug 02 2016 05:08 pm   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Tom Holmoe, Athletic Director, Brigham Young University, talks about the new men’s college basketball showcase featuring BYU, Utah, USU, and Weber State, at Vivint Smart Home Arena, Thursday, July 21, 2016. BYU basketball: Cougars announce games against in-state foes through 2021
    BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe Friday announced the school’s future basketball slate against in-state rivals Utah, Utah State and Weber State. BYU ...
    Updated Jul 29 2016 11:51 am   |     |   Share
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    (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    Tom Holmoe, Athletic Director, Brigham Young University, talks about the new men’s college basketball showcase featuring BYU, Utah, USU, and Weber State, at Vivint Smart Home Arena, Thursday, July 21, 2016. BYU sports: Holmoe says BYU could live with football-only Big 12 invite
    The idea of BYU joining the Big 12 conference in football only — and keeping most of its other sports in the West Coast Conference — has been thrown a...
    Updated Jul 22 2016 10:04 pm   |     |   Share
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    BYU basketball: Grad transfer Jordan Chatman heading to Boston College
    It appears that ex-BYU guard Jordan Chatman will end up at Boston College. Chatman’s father, former BYU great Jeff Chatman, announced on his Instagra...
    Updated Jun 28 2016 04:39 pm   |     |   Share
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    (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
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    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
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    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
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    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