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BYU hoops coach Mark Pope hires 3 assistants: Burgess, Fueger from UVU, Robinson from Southern Utah

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 24th - 4:27pm

Chris Burgess was announced as an assistant coach to Mark Pope on Tuesday afternoon, joining fellow Utah Valley assistant Cody Fueger on staff of the former Wolverine boss.

NCAA: Replay official can overturn close targeting calls

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 12:45pm

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel adjusted the targeting rule in college football, allowing video review officials to overturn calls if any element of the penalty cannot be confirmed.

Report: Former BYU guard Jake Toolson returning as graduate transfer from UVU

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 11:21pm

Jake Toolson will enroll at BYU as a graduate transfer, coming full circle as he follows Mark Pope back to Provo, he told Stadium's Jeff Goodman on Tuesday evening.

As NFL draft approaches, much of former BYU linebacker Sione Takitaki's story still yet to be written

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 21st - 6:07pm

Sione Takitaki’s story still isn’t over. He’s likely to hear his name called in next week’s NFL Draft, with ESPN draft expert Mel Kiper Jr. projecting him as high as a late third-round pick.

BYU's 7-foot Chinese signee has been released by new coach Mark Pope

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 18th - 7:33pm

BYU signee Shengzhe Li has been released from his national letter of intent, the 7-foot center from Shanghai, China confirmed Thursday on his Twitter account.

Patrick Kinahan: Pope needs recruits to do what he didn't

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 17th - 11:21am

During interviews shortly after becoming the new BYU basketball coach, Mark Pope emphasized the need to develop strong relationships to facilitate success in recruiting.

BYU, Davis High alum Jared Ward finishes personal-best 8th at Boston Marathon

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 15th - 3:41pm

Former BYU distance star and Olympic marathoner Jared Ward had just finished the Boston Marathon — yes, that Boston Marathon — in 2 hours, 9 minutes, 25 seconds Monday in New England.

South Carolina RB Ty'Son Williams will graduate, transfer to BYU

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 14th - 3:13pm

South Carolina junior Ty’Son Williams announced Sunday afternoon that he will be leaving the Gamecocks and transferring to BYU as a graduate transfer, per his Twitter feed.

Turning the page: What could Mark Pope's coaching staff look like at BYU?

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 12th - 5:13pm

Now that Mark Pope has been officially installed as BYU’s next men’s basketball coach, attention turns to who the 17th head coach in program history will bring in as an assistant.

BYU, Utah Valley connected through new basketball coach Mark Pope

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 11th - 10:18am

Make sure you have joy in the gym. Make sure you have juice in the gym. That was the mantra BYU basketball coach Mark Pope said to his former assistants at Utah Valley.

Staying close to home: Mark Pope named BYU basketball's 17th head coach

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 10th - 5:32pm

Pope, 46, arrives at BYU after spending the past four seasons as the head coach at nearby Utah Valley University.

Patrick Kinahan: BYU basketball likely to land top target

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 10th - 10:17am

The process to hire a new basketball coach at BYU has had twists and taken a fair amount of time. As the process draws to a conclusion, it appears BYU is in position to land its top choice in Mark Pope, the former BYU assistant and current UVU coach.

BYU Cougarettes bring home 2 more national titles; Weber State, too

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 8th - 4:14pm

The BYU Cougarettes are bringing home Division I-A national championships in jazz and hip hop after three days of competition at the 2019 NDA Collegiate Cheer & Dance Championships in Daytona Beach, Florida.

New locally-produced documentary 'Tradition' about more than BYU or football, but family

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 5th - 7:33pm

“Tradition” follows three families through decades of BYU football traditions, including the Hatfields; Brian and Lori Lewis, who took their love of BYU across multiple states before returning to Utah; and Verle and Colleen Tolley.

Pluses and minuses of 5 prominent BYU basketball coaching candidates

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 4th - 9:10pm

BYU’s search is underway, led by athletic director Tom Holmoe and other university officials. With that in mind, here are the pluses and minuses of five of the program’s top candidates.

Utah baseball upsets No. 24 BYU in 8-6 win

Paul Swenson, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 2nd - 10:33pm

The Utes beat the Cougars in the first of three meetings between the two teams this season.

'A dream come true': Bingham HS, BYU alum Brennon Lund opens season with Salt Lake Bees

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 2nd - 6:28pm

Utahn Brennon Lund grew up going to games at Smith's Ballpark. Now he's on the Salt Lake Bees' opening roster on his journey toward the big leagues.

Great Clips of the Week: Backup QB Jaren Hall making big plays with BYU baseball team

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 1st - 11:01am

This week, let’s take you out to the ballgame, buy some peanuts or Cracker Jacks, and come back with some of our favorite moments from the diamond.

Mangum, Collie, Cougars reunite one last time for BYU pro day ride

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 29th - 4:39pm

BYU had a smaller group participating in this year’s pro day, with just 10 eligible seniors and now former players taking part in a day that was once fueled by fanfare but stayed understandably muted following last seasons’ 7-6 campaign.

BYU football wraps up spring camp with 'huge step forward' in preparation for 2019

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 29th - 11:05am

“Overall, I think we took a huge step forward in getting where we need to be in the fall," BYU coach Kalani Sitake said. "We are way further ahead than where we’ve been.”