As if enough things weren’t stacked against Real Salt Lake for its first-round playoff matchup with Seattle, we found out about 90 minutes before kickoff that they would be without team captain and top playmaker Albert Rusnak after he tested positive for Covid-19. Add that to the list of reasons...
Playing in the club’s first NWSL final since 2016 on Saturday, the Washington Spirit and former BYU star Ashley Hatch needed 90 minutes to decide the match — and then some — against the Chicago Red Stars.  Even after a tumultuous season that saw the team forfeit two games due...
As underdogs on Sunday, the Washington Spirit faced the difficult challenge of facing OL Reign — the team with the league’s best home record — on the road in the NWSL semifinals. The Reign — headlined by U.S. star Megan Rapinoe and France legend Eugénie Le Sommer — was...
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With four straight wins over UNLV, Colorado State, Hawaii, and New Mexico State, the Aggies now sit at 7-2 on the year and have clinched a postseason berth. The Aggies now face San Jose State in its return to conference play, needing a win to stay on top of...
Having officially reached the back end of the college football season, all of the state’s FBS programs — Utah, BYU and Utah State — have reached six wins needed for bowl eligibility. Here are my projections for where the three teams will end up for some postseason fun, with a...
BYU delivered on Senior Day as the Cougars rolled to a 59-14 home victory over Idaho State. The Cougars took a 21-0 lead after the opening quarter, via touchdown runs from running back Tyler Allgeier and quarterback Jaren Hall. Hall also threw a touchdown pass to Lopini Katoa.  The lead continued...
No. 25 BYU won it's 600th game in program history and did so in impressive fashion as the Cougars rolled to a 66-49 victory over Virginia Saturday night at LaVell Edwards Stadium. The victory was special for a number of reasons, including a plethora of standout performances on offense, but...
If you like offense, the BYU-Virginia game was for you. In just the first half alone, No. 25 BYU and Virginia combined for 80 points and 832 yards of total offense. The 80 points were the most combined points in a FBS game this season. While most people expected the game...
Turns out, all BYU needed to get back on track was to play more Pac-12 opponents. BYU improved to 6-2 and moved to 4-0 against the Pac-12 conference this year with a 21-19 road victory over Washington State Saturday afternoon. Tyler Allgeier led the way for the Cougars as the sophomore...
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Heading to Las Vegas after a bye week, Utah State appeared to have an easy win on the schedule against UNLV. The Rebels, which came into the game without a win on the season, looked like the perfect recipe to end Utah State's two-game losing streak. The Aggies came into...
Having officially reached the midway point of the college football season, Utah, Utah State and BYU are all within reach of the six wins needed for bowl eligibility. Here are my projections on where the three teams will end up for some postseason fun, along with a trophy on the...
After the tragedy of Aaron Lowe’s death on Sept. 26th, the Utah football program rightfully mourned the loss of their friend and teammate. Amongst all the tragedy that had stuck this team over the last year, like the death of Lowe’s close friend and teammate Ty Jordan, it seemed...
BYU fumbled it away. Literally. Coming into the game without losing a fumble the entire season, the 10th-ranked Cougars fumbled the ball three times, threw an interception and turned the ball over on downs twice in a 26-17 loss to Boise State Saturday afternoon at LaVell Edwards Stadium. The win snapped BYU's...
With Oklahoma and Texas leaving the Big 12 for the SEC and with BYU, Cincinnati, UCF and Houston replacing them, I thought it would be fun to create a power rankings based on the future/new-look conference. Excluding Texas and Oklahoma, and adding in the future newcomers — BYU, Cincinnati, UCF...
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Once again, No. 13 BYU led from start to finish as the Cougars went on the road and beat in-state rival Utah State, 34-20, in the battle for the Old Wagon Wheel. With the win, the Cougars improved to 5-0 for the second consecutive year and just the 7th time...
Tyler Allgeier showed why he's one of the best running backs in the country as the sophomore rushed for 214 yards and three touchdowns to lead BYU to a 34-20 road victory over Utah State in the battle for the Old Wagon Wheel. BYU needed all of it as the...
Baylor Romney just keeps winning. Once again, the sophomore QB stepped to lead BYU to victory as the 6-foot-2, 195-pounder threw for 305 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Cougars to a 35-27 win Saturday night at LaVell Edwards Stadium. Romney, who was making just his third career start, looked...
College football is fun! From rivalries to the upsets, every Saturday is full of great plays, monumental performances and agonizing defeats. But at the end of the day, it's a beauty pageant. Style points, politics and media bias continues to hurt the sport where a national champion is determined by voters/people...
The game lived it to the hype. In a battle of Top 25 teams, No. 23 BYU (3-0) held on for a thrilling 27-17 victory over No. 19 Arizona State at LaVell Edwards Stadium. With the win, BYU made program history as the Cougars opened the season with three consecutive wins...
This hasn’t been a fun week for Utah Utes fans, coming off a disappointing 26-17 loss to the BYU Cougars, snapping a nine-game winning streak. The loss marked the first time in 4,305 days that Utah had lost to their in-state rivals, a time that spans over 11 years. Losing...
Saturday night's game between No. 19 Arizona State and No. 23 BYU is just one of three games this week featuring ranked teams. BYU is facing its third consecutive Pac-12 opponent, meanwhile, the Sun Devils will face their toughest test so far this season as they travel to Provo, Utah,...
The curse is over! After so many close games over the years, BYU held on for a thrilling 26-17 victory over No. 21 Utah (1-1) at LaVell Edwards Stadium Saturday night. The victory capped off one of the best weeks in BYU history as the Cougars accepted an invitation to join...
Week two of the college football season brought plenty of surprises and upsets as five ranked teams lost. BYU (2-0) was among those teams causing havoc as the Cougars took down their second consecutive Pac-12 opponent with a convincing 26-17 victory over in-state rival Utah (1-1). The pollsters rewarded the Cougars...
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Throw out the records because Saturday's in-state showdown between No. 21 Utah (1-0) and BYU (1-0) will likely be another instant classic game between both programs. BYU and Utah are meeting for the 101st or 95th time — depending which school you ask — with the Utes leading the overall...
BYU is headed to the Big 12! Early Friday morning, Big 12 presidents and chancellors voted to accept BYU, Cincinnati, Houston and UCF into the conference. In a statement, the Big 12 said the four schools were "approved unanimously by the eight continuing members." The move comes less than two months...
The Round of 16 is finally here. Portugal is the defending European Cup champions, but France holds the bragging rights as the reigning World Cup champions. Germany, Italy, Spain and England are always dangerous and could make a championship run this year. Here's a complete breakdown at the Round of 16,...
The wait is over. The University of Utah has announced the hiring of Craig Smith. The Former Utah State head coach takes over for Larry Krystkowiak who was fired after a 10-year tenure. Smith compiled a record of 74-24 at Utah State and has a career record of 225-108 (.676) in...
No. 11 UCLA led No. 6 BYU from start to finish as the Bruins cruised to a 73-62 upset victory over the Cougars Saturday night at Hinkle Fieldhouse in a nationally televised game on CBS. “It’s disappointing, obviously,” said BYU senior Matt Haarms. “It’s tough to go out like that....
On Tuesday, Utah announced that it was parting ways with men's basketball coach Larry Krystkowiak after his 10th year on the job. The Utes finished 12-13 (8-11 Pac-12) this season and last appeared in the NCAA Tournament in 2016. Krystkowiak’s departure comes just days after the Utes fell in the...
After three brackets were unveiled (West, South, Midwest), BYU players and coaches were sweating it out inside the Marriott Center as they waited to see which seed they would be given during the NCAA Selection Show. It turns out, the Cougars didn't need to sweat at all as they were...
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