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BYU football: Riley Nelson named to Maxwel Award preseason watch list

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

BYU senior quarterback Riley Nelson has been named to the 2012 Maxwell Award preseason watch list. The Maxw...


A Cougar converted: Mark Bellini, the '84 national championship and beyond

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

Barely a month after BYU won the 1984 college football national championship, Cougar wide receiver Mark Bel...

Star BYU football player helps brother qualify for a mission

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

The two brothers trained for countless hours together in the sweltering heat last summer — with seemingly d...


NBA analysts weigh in on Jimmer Fredette

by Deseret News | Mormons We Know Saints & Sports

Now that the NBA Draft Lottery is over, and with the draft a little more than a month away, potential draft...


BYU football ranked 25th in final USA Today Top 25 Poll

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

The USA Today Top 25 football coaches poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, final records, total poi...

ESPN sings BYU's praises

by Deseret News | What They're Saying About "Us" Saints & Sports

There were two big elephants in the room at BYU's official independence party in LaVell Edwards Stadium on ...


Ex-BYU star Harvey Unga shows NFL scouts his ability — and accountability, too

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

His parents, Jackson and Theresa Unga, and his uncle, former Weber State and NFL running back Fine Unga, al...

BYU football: Hall a finalist for QB's Manning Award

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

BYU quarterback Max Hall has been named one of finalists for the Manning Award, sponsored by the Allstate S...


Former Cougar Cahoon becomes CFL's leading receiver

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

Ben Cahoon was 25 years old and headed to graduate school when he decided to take a detour. He obtained a o...

After first scrimmage, Cougar O-line a huge concern

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

How good is BYU's offensive line without five returning starters? Well, Bronco Mendenhall called it a "work...