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Provo • An alleged dispute over a parking spot at a Provo apartment complex has left a BYU football player facing criminal charges just days before the Cougars’ season-opener at Nebraska. Junior defensive back Michael Davis faces assault and rioting …

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  • (Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall watches during practice, Saturday, August 22, 2015. Monson: BYU’s actions ensure that Miami brawl remains at forefront going into season opener
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    Updated Sep 01 2015 05:53 pm   |     |   Share
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    Updated Sep 01 2015 03:36 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah State's Nick Vigil, right, runs the ball as UNLV's Peni Vea gives chase during an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in Logan, Utah. (AP Photo/The Herald Journal, John Zsiray) Utah State football: Aggies LB Nick Vigil may see some time at RB again
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    Updated Sep 01 2015 07:17 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Brigham Young Cougars quarterback Taysom Hill (4) runs the ball during a scrimmage at LaVell Edwards Stadium Saturday August 15, 2015. BYU football: Cougars banking on a heroic return for Taysom Hill
    Provo • Just a few days before their season-opener at perennial college football power Nebraska, the BYU Cougars haven’t unveiled a new slogan this ye...
    Updated Sep 01 2015 07:07 pm   |     |   Share


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