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Canadian hockey player gives up sport for LDS mission

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

A defenseman in the Canadian Hockey League has decided to leave the sport to serve a mission for The Church...


Retired Mormon major leaguer on becoming a dentist, his uncommon journey

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

The Dental Clinic at Primary Children’s Medical Center is one of the last places you might expect to find a...


Popular rugby player Lagi Setu wants to be known as more than 'that Mormon guy'

by | Saints & Sports

LAGI Setu heard the whispers from the doubters and admits even he questioned if it could be done. But after...


Six former BYU football players reach agreements with NFL teams

by The Daily Universe | Saints & Sports

In addition to Ziggy Ansah being drafted fifth overall by the Detroit Lions in this year’s NFL Draft, six f...


After brush with death, LDS basketball player ready to serve others

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

Facing death can teach a man a lot about life. That’s been the case for Danny Berger, the 6-foot-6 Utah Sta...


BYU men’s volleyball claims MPSF Conference championship

by The Daily Universe | Saints & Sports

The 4,190 screaming fans cheered on Ben Patch as he smashed the last point into the ground. A grinning and ...


Mormon Ansah is fifth overall pick in NFL draft, goes to Lions

by The Daily Universe | Saints & Sports

The Detroit Lions have selected BYU defensive sensation Ezekiel “Ziggy” Ansah with the fifth overall pick i...


BYU quarterback's dream put on hold for LDS mission

by The Daily Universe | Saints & Sports

Tanner Mangum stood on the manicured grass inside LaVell Edwards Stadium looking up at the empty blue and w...


Former Oregon State linebacker, returned LDS missionary, dies of cancer

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

Many are mourning the loss of a former standout college football player, Mormon missionary, father and husb...


Will the Minnesota Vikings take Manti Te'o with one of two 1st-round picks?

by Deseret News | Saints & Sports

The Minnesota Vikings have two picks in the first round of the NFL draft and one big hole in the middle of ...