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Patrick Kinahan: These four coaches belong on Utah's Mount Rushmore

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted May 27th - 10:16am

The argument is split in half, really, with two guarantees out of the four who belong on Utah’s coaching Mount Rushmore.

NCAA to allow voluntary on-campus workouts for all athletes beginning June 1

Sean Walker,  |  Updated May 22nd - 5:46pm

The NCAA took a massive step towards colleges resuming normal activity Friday.

Former BYU star Jimmer Fredette named Greek League champion with Panathinaikos

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 21st - 4:06pm

Fredette’s club Panathinaikos B.C. was named Greek League (HEBA) champion Thursday, when the season and award the league title by a general assembly vote.

NCAA to lift moratorium on football, basketball workouts

Steve Megargee, Associated Press  |  Updated May 20th - 7:22pm

or if — the football season can happen in the next few weeks.

Why the Mountain West's proposed 20-game conference hoops schedule hurts Utah State — and BYU

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 19th - 1:13pm

The Mountain West Conference could be moving to a 20-game conference schedule, cutting two more games from its non-league options, according to a report from the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Through pandemic, BYU football stays focused on 2020 season, goals — and winning that first game

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 16th - 8:54pm

BYU coaches and players didn’t pretend to have all the answers about life’s bigger questions Wednesday during a daylong Zoom-a-thon hosted by the athletic department.

BYU AD Tom Holmoe on fall season: 'I don’t know when, but we’re going to play'

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 16th - 5:53pm

BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe wanted to make it perfectly clear: the Cougars have every intention of playing this fall.

What does BYU basketball's latest signee Tanner Toolson bring to the Cougars?

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 15th - 2:33pm

The 6-foot-5, 185-pound guard from Washington’s Union High School committed to BYU on Thursday night in an Instagram Live video filmed at his sister’s house in Provo, and his letter of intent was received by the Cougars by Friday morning.

COVID-19 ended Gavin Baxter's shortened season at BYU basketball's peak. He still wouldn't change a thing

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 14th - 9:53pm

The COVID-19 pandemic didn’t just take away the rest of Gavin Baxter’s shortened basketball season, it also took away from him the reason he passed on a redshirt season with the Cougars: a chance to play with Yoeli Childs, Dalton Nixon and the seven seniors of the Class of 2020.

What does Utah's move to 'yellow' phase of COVID-19 response mean for local sports?

Sean Walker,  |  Updated May 14th - 7:55pm

When Utah Gov. Gary Herbert announced that the state would move to the yellow, low-risk phase of COVID-19 response beginning Saturday, one of the first things he mentioned about the new phase was an increase in athletics.

Tanner Toolson, son of former BYU and Utah Jazz wing Andy, commits to Cougars

Sean Walker,  |  Updated May 14th - 7:37pm

Toolson, a 6-foot-5, 185-pound guard from Vancouver, Washington, chose from a final four that included BYU, Utah, Utah State and Boise State.

'No rabbits on the grill': How a small-town New Mexico JC brought Nigeria's Gideon George to BYU basketball

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 14th - 10:15am

Gideon George is the newest member of the BYU men’s basketball program, one of a handful of new additions tasked with replacing the seven-member senior class of head coach Mark Pope’s first season in Provo.

Patrick Kinahan: Mendenhall exaggerates elite competition every week at Virginia

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted May 13th - 10:17am

The best coach at the right time describes the BYU tenure of Bronco Mendenhall, who rescued the football program from an abyss and then bolted for a better situation at Virginia.

COVID-19 pandemic proves nobody is in charge of college football

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 13th - 8:39am

The California State University system threw cold water on the idea of an "all-or-nothing" resumption of college sports in the fall with Tuesday’s announcement that the system, which operates 22 campuses including three in the Mountain West Conference, would not conduct in-person classes by September.

Is the Pac-12 ready to embrace an 11-game, conference-only schedule for football?

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted May 12th - 9:02am

An 11-game, conference-only schedule could be the path forward for the Pac-12 in its hope to resume football this fall.

What does Jasen Ah You’s new role mean for BYU football recruiting?

Sean Walker,  |  Updated May 11th - 9:06pm

BYU made the position change official Monday, naming Jasen Ah You as the executive coordinator of recruiting and player personnel — a move teased nearly two months ago by head coach Kalani Sitake.

Football in October? March Madness in April? NCAA working with contingency plans

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 7th - 10:16am

In the college world, things are quiet. Campuses have been dismissed, classes have been pushed online, and anyone who can go home has been encouraged to leave while the virus runs its course.

Armed with college degree and his 'saint' nurse of a wife, Troy Warner sets sights on final season of BYU football

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 1st - 9:18am

Warner was one of 91 graduating student-athletes at BYU this week, a group that includes 18 football players. Joining him as graduated seniors with eligibility remaining are fellow seniors-to-be Chris Wilcox and Uriah Leiataua.

After Saints draft 'Taysom 2.0,' former BYU star signs for 2 years — preferably as Drew Brees' backup

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Apr 26th - 5:49pm

Taysom Hill will stick around the Saints, who announced a two-year extension with the restricted free-agent quarterback Sunday morning.