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Grading another narrow BYU loss, at No. 14 Boise State

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 3:10am

The Cougars (4-4) have lost to three teams currently ranked in the top-25 in the Broncos, No. 19 Utah and No. 12 West Virginia, and move into a bye week before playing at Cincinnati on Nov. 5. Here’s how the team graded out in another close loss.

McNichols rallies No. 14 Boise State past BYU

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 1:41am

Jeremy McNichols ran for 140 yards and the go-ahead touchdown, and added 109 receiving yards and a score, to help the No. 14 Broncos rally past BYU, 28-27 in a wild Thursday night game at Albertsons Stadium.

Rypien helps No. 14 Boise State hold off BYU, 28-27

Jason Chatraw, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 1:00am

Brett Rypien threw for 442 yards and three touchdowns as No. 14 Boise State overcame five turnovers to hold off BYU 28-27 Thursday night.

Game Center: BYU at No. 14 Boise State  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 8:15pm

Follow along as the BYU Cougars take on the No. 14 Boise State Broncos at Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho with's live Game Center.

3 keys to beating the Broncos

Dylan Cannon, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 1:14pm

The BYU football team, riding a three-game winning streak, heads up to Boise to take on the Boise State Broncos on the smurf turf in a Thursday night showcase on ESPN. Here are three keys for a Cougar victory.

Battle of Blue: is BYU-Boise State a rivalry?

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 10:47am

Everybody needs a rivalry; it's what makes college football fun. But is BYU-Boise State a rivalry?

KSL Pick'em: College football week 8 staff selections

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 10:25am

This week's schedule gets underway tonight as BYU travels north to take on Boise State. The rest of the week's games take place on Saturday, with No. 19 Utah facing UCLA in the Rose Bowl, Utah State hosting Fresno State, No. 1 Alabama playing against No. 6 Texas A&M, and No. 20 Western Michigan playing Eastern Michigan.

BYU's Hatch savors 1st career appearance with U.S. women's national team

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 10:28pm

BYU senior Ashley Hatch earned her first senior international cap in the 75th minute as the United States took a 4-0 win over Switzerland in an international friendly Wednesday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.

After double-OT win, trip to No. 14 Boise State looms large for Cougars

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 12:46pm

Coming off a 28-21 double-overtime victory against SEC foe Mississippi State, the Cougars’ upcoming challenge may be the stiffest: a road trip to No. 14 Boise State.

Big 12 puts BYU through beauty contest for no reason

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 10:20am

The Big 12 was silly to listen to presentations from several schools interested in joining its conference only to decide not to expand. The result means BYU will be forced to remain as an independent in football for the foreseeable future.

Why isn't Jamaal Williams getting more NFL attention?

Adam Cichoski  |  Posted  Oct 19th - 9:26am

Jamaal Williams is breaking BYU records left and right, but still he's getting no love from NFL scouts.

U.S. Soccer debutants Ohai, Hatch ready to take advantage of national team call-up

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 18th - 8:36pm

Alta's Kealia Ohai and BYU's Ashley Hatch are two of nine first-time players called into camp with the national team ahead of Wednesday’s international friendly against Switzerland at 8 p.m. MT at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Aggie fans score season high in Week 7 of KSL's College Football Pick'em

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Oct 18th - 11:40am

Although Utah State fans had a bye in Week 7, their fan base scored a season high 30 points per game in KSL's College Football Pick'em. Aggie fans picked 92 percent of all of its games correctly.

Big 12 leaves BYU asking what now?

Ben Anderson, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 18th - 10:19am

BYU traded the ability to compete for a conference championship for the ability to compete for conference affiliation. With neither available, Cougar fans are left asking what now?

Alex Smith highlights Utah locals in the NFL Week 6

Stephen Lindsey  |  Posted  Oct 18th - 9:58am

Alex Smith broke a Chiefs record Sunday, completing 19 of his 22 passes to help the Chiefs beat Oakland 26-10.

Big 12 decides no expansion following meeting Monday

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 17th - 7:59pm

The Big 12 Conference announced Monday afternoon that they have come to a consensus not to expand.

Great Clips of the Week: KSL photographer drilled at BYU game

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 17th - 11:00am

One KSL TV photographer got drilled during overtime at BYU's 28-21 win over Mississippi State; Taylorsville and Cottonwood provided a special high school football game for a special needs player; and Chinese arena football is better than the NFL.

SportsBeat: Cougars edge Bulldogs; Utes tops Beavers  |  Posted  Oct 16th - 11:34pm

The Beehive State’s week in college football started early this weekend, with BYU’s 28-21 win over Mississippi State on Friday night, and continued Saturday with Utah's win at Oregon State.

BYU tight ends make most of another narrow win over Mississippi State

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 16th - 6:25pm

The impact of BYU’s tight end corps goes far beyond the two receptions starters Tanner Balderree and Hunter Marshall had in a 28-21 double-overtime win over Mississippi State last Friday.

Without Hatch, Vasconcelos leads 21-shot BYU soccer to shutout of Portland

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 15th - 9:41pm

Michele Murphy Vasconcelos had a goal and an assist, and Nadia Gomes and Bizzy Phillips Bowen each scored a goal as No. 8 BYU women’s soccer picked up its sixth-straight win over Portland 3-0 Saturday night at South Field.