06272017
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Utah basketball announces BYU game date following controversial 1-year ‘cooling off period’

The “cooling off period” for the BYU-Utah programs is over as Utah basketball officially announced a date for its game against BYU following its controversial 1-year hiatus. The Utes will travel to Provo on Dec. 16 to play the [...]

ICYMI: BYU giving amnesty to reporters of sexual assault; LaVell Edwards Stadium to add Wi-Fi

In case you took a break from the news this weekend, here are the weekend’s top local news stories. Utah County demographic becoming more LDS Utah County is growing in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint population, but Salt Lake [...]

BYU aims to craft a balanced offense in 2017

Classic BYU football starts and ends with throwing the ball and lighting up the scoreboard. The Cougar offense took on a much different form in Kalani Sitake’s debut season. BYU ran opponents into the ground most of the time behind all-time [...]

Video: Kyle Van Noy absolutely giddy when viewing Super Bowl ring for first time

The New England Patriots finally received their Super Bowl LI rings at a private party on Friday night and it’s hard to believe anyone was more excited about it than Kyle Van Noy. As the announcer revealed the code to the box, the former [...]

ICYMI: Mitt Romney encouraged to run for Senate; 6-year-old dies at Spanish Oaks Reservoir

In case you took a break from the news this weekend, here are the weekend’s top local news stories. Mitt Romney might run for Senate Former Vice President Joe Biden encouraged Mitt Romney to run for the Senate, reported The Salt Lake Tribune. Biden [...]

Home run Taysom Hill knocks it out of the park at Jordy Nelson Charity Softball Game

Yo MLB, Taysom Hill here. 19HR in the Jordy Nelson Charity Softball Game. pic.twitter.com/rSDfGP5HKA — Cristina Tuso CBS 58 (@CristinaTuso) June 3, 2017 BYU football fans already knew former quarterback Taysom Hill has a good throwing arm, [...]

ICYMI: Fire at elementary school; 15th anniversary of Elizabeth Smart’s kidnapping

In case you took a break from the news this weekend, here are the weekend’s top local news stories. Fire at Ridgeline Elementary School in Highland Early Sunday morning the Lone Peak Fire responded to a fire on the roof of Ridgeline Elementary [...]

Rudy visits BYU football staff, shares LDS conversion story

BYU football has just found itself a new “honorary Cougar.” Daniel E. “Rudy” Ruettiger — who is best known for walking on to Notre Dame’s football team and the 1993 movie, “Rudy,” which was written [...]

It’s official: Eric Mika hires agent, will remain in NBA Draft

BYU forward Eric Mika announced on Tuesday that he will sign with an agent and remain in the 2017 NBA Draft, which brings his time playing for BYU basketball to a close. “My wife and I are excited for the next step in this journey and we [...]

McKenna Bull rewriting record book as BYU softball ace

Every pitch McKenna Bull throws for BYU is a tangible result of blood, sweat and tears. From the backyard of her childhood home in Ogden, Utah to the circle at Gail Miller Field, Bull has put in countless hours into honing her skills. What [...]

Bleeding blue bromance: Corbin Kaufusi and Va’a Niumatalolo

Corbin Kaufusi and Va’a Niumatalolo both don Cougar blue at LaVell Edwards Stadium and they both have football coaches for dads. The two athletes frequent In-N-Out Burger and McDonald’s and are known throughout the BYU football team for [...]

BYU basketball roster: Pending, please wait

BYU basketball is looking to the future — the very foggy, unsure future. The young basketball team endured the 2016–17 season with a 22–12 record, pulling off a third place finish in the West Coast Conference and falling in the first [...]

Top 5 BYU NFL prospects for 2017

Who will be the latest former BYU player to make a name for themselves on Sundays? The Cougars have only churned out a small number of NFL players in recent seasons. Underscoring this trend is a reality that several BYU draft-eligible prospects [...]

BYU basketball signs Rylan Bergersen for 2017–18 season

Rylan Bergersen will join the Cougars for the 2017-18 season, BYU coach Rose announced Wednesday evening after Bergersen signed a National Letter of Intent. The 6-foot-6 guard from Boise, Idaho, prepped at Borah High School before reclassifying [...]

Utah Valley’s Olympian Jared Ward finishes 10th in Boston Marathon

The finish line is crossed, the stats are in and Utah Valley’s Olympian took 10th place overall in the 2017 Boston Marathon. Jared Ward, former BYU athlete and current BYU statistics teacher, ran the race in 2:15:28. He was the sixth [...]

BYU basketball assistant coach Terry Nashif leaving program for business endeavors

BYU assistant head basketball coach Terry Nashif announced Thursday that he will leave the program in order to pursue business opportunities. “Our time at BYU has been an amazing opportunity and experience for me and my family,” Nashif [...]

ESPN highlights second Jimmermania wave with ‘The Lonely Master’

Former BYU basketball star Jimmer Fredette gained fans across the country in 2011 with his long-range threes. That was the first wave on Jimmermania. Now, the second wave is hitting China, which ESPN documented in a video that premiered Sunday [...]

Gonzaga credits loss to BYU for success in NCAA tournament

As Gonzaga’s basketball team prepares for the NCAA championship game Monday night, they are grateful they aren’t going into the game undefeated, according to Yahoo! Sports. In February, the Cougars dished the then-undefeated Bulldogs [...]

Seljaas will return to BYU basketball for 2017–18 season

BYU basketball’s Zac Seljaas will return to the team for the 2017-18 season, announced BYU coach Dave Rose on Wednesday. The 6-foot-7 guard returned home early from his mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints earlier [...]

5 things we learned about BYU football during the 2017 spring scrimmage

Optimism reigns supreme for BYU. The gloomy conditions brought on by a rainstorm at Saturday’s annual spring scrimmage didn’t mirror the feeling on the sidelines or in the locker room. Several starters and experienced backups return [...]