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Holmoe: Full Big 12 membership the goal, but football-only possible

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 4:28pm

BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe admits his school is hopeful for an invitation to join the Big 12 conference, but he told Friday that the Cougars are willing to entertain a football-only offer.

Former BYU golfer, Utah Amateur champ ready for pro event in home state

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 21st - 10:15am

Jordan Rodgers was one of three sponsors’ exemptions to book a spot in the field of the Tour’s Utah Championship that runs Thursday through Sunday at Thanksgiving Point Golf Club in Lehi and broadcast on NBC’s Golf Channel.

Welcome back, Ronney: former BYU running back a welcome alumni return

Dylan Cannon, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 21st - 8:41am

Ronney Jenkins is one of the most dynamic running backs to ever play at the Y. He had a major falling out with the school after being expelled for Honor Code violations, however. It seems that those wounds have healed. It's good to have him back.

Vivint Arena to host annual in-state college basketball classic

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Jul 21st - 8:19am

Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment announced Thursday an annual basketball classic for in-state college basketball programs.

Former BYU point guard Collinsworth signs 2-year deal with Mavs

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 20th - 10:59pm

Kyle Collinsworth’s career will continue professionally, at least for a time, with the Dallas Mavericks after signing a two-year, partially guaranteed deal.

Big 12, commissioner unanimously vote to explore expansion candidates

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 19th - 4:50pm

The ongoing saga of Big 12 expansion took another turn Tuesday afternoon, when the board of directors unanimously voted to grant commissioner Bob Bowlsby authority to contact candidates for expansion.

Greg Wrubell's #CougarQuiz No. 10

Greg Wrubell  |  Posted  Jul 19th - 12:36pm

Continue the countdown to BYU football training camp (t-minus two and a half weeks) with another weekly "Cougar Quiz" from the Voice of the Cougars.

Forget Big 12 expansion, playoff expansion is BYU’s safest bet

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

As BYU fans continue to hang their hopes on Big 12 expansion, exploring College Football Playoff expansion may give BYU their best access to college football's biggest games.

KSL Golf: BYU volleyball alum recalls 2008 Olympic gold medal run

Rod Zundel  |  Posted  Jul 18th - 12:10am

Ryan Millar helped Team USA to a gold medal during an emotional Summer Olympics. Being 6-foot, 8-inches tall makes it difficult to swing a golf club, as he did during a one-on-one interview with KSL Golf at River Oaks golf course in Sandy.

CFB Preview: BYU opens Kalani Sitake era with new staff, 2 QBs, tough schedule

Jeremiah Jensen and Rod Zundel  |  Posted  Jul 16th - 11:08pm

The college football season is almost here, and that means it’s time for college football preview season. In the first of three previews of local teams, we’ll break down all the storylines of the first season of the Kalani Sitake era at BYU.

Summer Locals: Davies helps Bulls to narrow win; Poeltl takes on basketball standard

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 16th - 10:20pm

Former BYU post Brandon Davies and the Chicago Bulls advanced to the semifinals. Here’s how the rest of the players with local ties did.

Summer Locals: Bolomboy lifts Jazz by Lakers; Collinsworth helps Mavs to win

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 15th - 10:26pm

It was consolation day at the NBA Summer League at the Thomas & Mack Center, which means consolation games for teams that have already been eliminated from tournament play at the non-regular season event.

BYU cross country coach, 'one of the greats' retires after 36 years

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 15th - 4:10pm

Women’s cross country coach Patrick Shane, who has been in Provo since the NCAA first sponsored women’s sports in 1981, announced his retirement Friday after 36 years at the school.

BYU Football: 50 greatest wins

Mitch Harper, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 15th - 10:13am

To celebrate 50 days till kickoff, a look at the 50 greatest wins in BYU football history. Which game is No. 1?

Summer Locals: Fredette, Nuggets down Jazz in tourney play; Wright, Raptors win

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 14th - 8:29pm

Former BYU star Jimmer Fredette scored 12 points on 3-of-11 shooting to help the Nuggets (3-1) to an 80-60 win over the Jazz (2-3) and move into Saturday’s quarterfinals at the Thomas & Mack Center.

Senior leader given emotional goodbye from BYU men's soccer

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 14th - 10:15am

Ethan Meyer has played more than 1,000 minutes in 2016 for the BYU men's soccer team. But the final two of a 3-1 loss to FC Golden State Force were perhaps the hardest.

BYU soccer closes season with loss to Golden State

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 13th - 10:26pm

Mark Verso scored two goals, and Felipe Silva added a goal in second-half stoppage time to lead FC Golden State Force to its fourth straight victory with a 3-1 win over 10-man BYU in the final Premier Development League match of the season Wednesday.

BYU's future doesn't include Power 5 affiliation

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 13th - 10:14am

After months and months of speculation, it doesn't appear the Big 12 is interested in expanding by two teams. This means BYU may have to settle in for several more years of staying as an independent in football, which is fine in the short term.

Greg Wrubell's #CougarQuiz No. 9

Greg Wrubell  |  Posted  Jul 12th - 1:35pm

BYU football training camp is less than a month away now; tune up for the start of football season with another weekly quiz from the Voice of the Cougars.

Summer Locals: Wright, Poeltl help Raptors past Mavs; Fredette shines in loss

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 11th - 10:56pm

Former University of Utah teammates Delon Wright and Jakob Poeltl helped the Raptors past the Mavericks in the NBA Summer League on Tuesday evening.