D.C. brothers’ shuttle brings thousands to the temple

For D.C.-area Latter-day Saints, a weeknight trip to the temple requires careful planning. In the midst of rush hour, a 10-mile drive to the temple can take anywhere from a half an hour to an hour and a half. A minor accident on the beltway can lead to standstill traffic and make it impossible for […]

Bronco Mendenhall embracing new challenge in leaving BYU for Virginia

PROVO — Bronco Mendenhall was not the first choice to take over as the BYU football coach when he was hired 11 years ago. Mendenhall turned out to be the right choice in turning around a program that had suffered three consecutive losing seasons. Now he is tackling a new challenge in resurrecting a different football program […]

Hine, Hill spearhead BYU win over Virginia

BYU used all it had in the tank to pull out a 41–33 victory over Virginia on Saturday and remain undefeated going into the bye week. But it wasn’t all sunshine at Lavell Edwards Stadium. Virginia started out hot, gaining 47 yards on the kickoff return. On the first play from scrimmage, the Cougars were called […]

3 reasons why BYU will run past Virginia

The Cougars rolled out of the gates 3–0 — but that’s not news to you. BYU has started 3–0 two times in the Bronco Mendenhall era, and both seasons ended in disappointment and bowl losses. The third time could be the charm behind the legs of quarterback Taysom Hill and running back Jamaal Williams, but […]

4 reasons BYU could lose opener at UConn

With the Cougars opening on the road, against a supposedly inferior opponent, on the East Coast, it got me thinking about that old quote from Yogi Berra, “It’s like déjà vu all over again.” If you’re like me, you’ve probably had your memory of last season’s opener against Virginia scrubbed clean, “Men in Black” style. […]