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Patrick Kinahan: Time for BYU to go easier on football scheduling

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 13th - 10:15am

Since becoming an independent in football, BYU practically has been forced to play a tough schedule during the first month of each season. It might be time to back off a bit in September on some of the more elite competition to set up more success.

Fourth try works out for BYU golfer Rhett Rasmussen in qualifying for US Open

Rod Zundel, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 10th - 7:46pm

Rhett Rasmussen is going to New York. The 19-year-old BYU golfer carded back-to-back rounds of 66 and 71 at the Lake Merced and Olympic Club in San Francisco to book a spot in next week’s U.S. Open.

Former BYU linebacker recounts scary car accident with wife in New England TV interview

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 9th - 4:16pm

Harvey Langi remembers exactly what happened on the night of Oct. 13, 2017 — a Friday the 13th he will likely never forget, the BYU alum described to Boston TV station WBZ.

Former BYU, SUU post Jamal Aytes signs with Swiss pro club

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 5th - 1:56pm

Aytes signed a pro contract with Starwings Basel in the Swiss Basketball League, SUU announced Tuesday, sending the former UNLV signee to Europe for his first job.

How a vegan diet helped Utah Royals midfielder, BYU basketball star up their game

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 31st - 10:18am

More and more professional athletes have adopted vegan or vegan-friendly diets, from tennis star Serena Williams to 76ers guard JJ Reddick to Patriots quarterback Tom Brady — right on down to BYU forward Yoeli Childs, who adopted vegan diets.

After 'crazy couple of days,' BYU golfer tied for 2nd at NCAA championships

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 27th - 7:46am

BYU’s Patrick Fishburn was tied for second after two rounds of stroke play, just one shot behind Brandon Manchebo of Auburn.

Patrick Kinahan: Reputation on the line for BYU football

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 23rd - 10:34am

For more than three decades BYU was viewed as one of the most consistent programs in college football. That great respect will not disappear with one bad season, but the Cougars don't want to press the issue by following it up with a second bad year.

BYU softball falls to Drake in rematch after routing UAlbany in Eugene Regional

KSL Sports  |  Posted May 19th - 12:22am

Nicole Timmons pitched a complete-game shutout allowing just three hits, and Drake did all the scoring it needed in the top of the first to lift the Bulldogs to a win over BYU 3-0, eliminating the Cougars in an NCAA Regional Friday in Eugene, Oregon.

'Being a part of BYU basketball is special:' Yoeli Childs explains decision to return for junior year

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 17th - 9:55pm

Yoeli Childs found out it would be better for him to return to BYU basketball for his junior season rather than enter the NBA draft, and he announced his decision two days ago.

BYU softball opens NCAA Tournament with 3-2 loss to Drake

KSL Sports  |  Posted May 17th - 9:13pm

Winning pitcher Nicole Newman went 2-for-2 with a solo home run to help Drake rally past West Coast Conference champion BYU 3-2 in the opening game of the NCAA Tournament Thursday in Eugene, Oregon.

Patrick Kinahan: Hold off on anointing next great BYU QB

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 16th - 10:20am

BYU football got great news with the commitment from four-star quarterback Jacob Conover, who plans to enroll in 2019 after completing a mission. But history shows that high school star ranking sometimes doesn't mean much when QBs get to college.

Yoeli Childs will return to BYU for junior season

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 15th - 10:42pm

Yoeli Childs will return to BYU for his junior season, the former Bingham High star confirmed late Tuesday night via Twitter.

Utah State's Leavitt, BYU's Koroma among NFL rookie signings; Utah's Lotulelei waived by Broncos

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 14th - 4:46pm

Two former college football players who spent time at BYU have made it through the first round of rookie free-agent roulette in the NFL circuit.

BYU softball to open NCAA Tournament in Eugene regional against MVC champion Drake

KSL Sports  |  Posted May 13th - 8:55pm

After wrapping up its 10th-straight conference championship Saturday with a doubleheader sweep of Loyola Marymount, the BYU softball team learned its regional opponent Sunday.

Former BYU linebacker summits Himalayan peak, eyes Everest

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted May 12th - 9:03pm

A former BYU football linebacker has ascended to new heights as an aspiring mountaineer.

BYU's Elijah Bryant chasing his dream in workout for Utah Jazz

Andy Larsen, KSL.com  |  Posted May 12th - 3:30pm

Elijah Bryant will forgo his senior season of eligibility at BYU to turn pro, and explained during a workout for the Utah Jazz Saturday afternoon why he's chasing his dream. That, plus more on the other five prospects who worked out for the Jazz.

No. 7 BYU's run ends to third-ranked Michigan State in national lacrosse semifinals

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 10th - 10:17pm

No. 7 BYU got hat tricks from Severson and Chandler Wescott, but the No. 3 Spartans used a second-half scoring spree to cruise to a 12-7 victory Thursday night at Salt Lake’s Regional Athletic Complex.

No. 7 BYU lacrosse stuns No. 2 Utah in final seconds to advance to national semifinals

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 8th - 7:56pm

Bingham High product Chris Severson scored his first and only goal of the match with six seconds remaining to help the Cougars stun the rival Utes 10-9 and advance to Wednesday’s MCLA semifinals at the Salt Lake Regional Athletic Complex.

BYU, Utah State extend football series through 2022

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 3rd - 2:02pm

BYU and Utah State jointly announced Thursday an extension to their longstanding football series that will add two games through the 2022 football season.

No. 2 BYU men's volleyball hopes to send 2 assistant coaches off with top honors

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 3rd - 10:15am

BYU men's volleyball assistant coaches Jaylen Reyes and Luka Slabe will coach the Cougars for the final time this weekend. And they'd love for nothing more than to make it through the weekend unscathed before moving on to Nebraska and Team USA.