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Utah at Michigan: Yup, it's a big deal

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The days of getting starstruck by a place like The Big House are long gone for the University of Utah football team. Big House, schmig house. The Utes play in the Pac-12. They’ve been to The


Aggies will be just fine, they're built to survive

From the top of Romney Stadium, where the Utah State Aggies took care of Wake Forest 36-24 Saturday evening, it’s easy to become mesmerized by the beauty all

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Don't call him Taysom Football, it's not his style

It wasn’t exactly a Heisman Trophy performance, which is to say Taysom Hill’s prime time showing Thursday night was very good, but it wasn’t jaw


Gay former Weber State athlete offers perspective, insight

Wade Davis’ former coach beamed with pride Tuesday morning, watching along with about 200 others inside Weber State’s Wildcat Theater, as the former NFL

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Will this quest end in perfection for BYU?

They’re off an running and they’re not coming back. In the wake of Saturday’s blowout win at Texas – they embarrassed the


Hill, Wildcats judged by small improvements

Officially, the Jay Hill Era at Weber State kicked off a week ago, on a hot August night in Tempe, Ariz. Although they were paid handsomely for it, his Wildcats


Could Strong Texas hand tip favors to BYU?

It’s a fact of life, y’all: people from Texas just love to tell you where they’re from. No, really, it is. And it’s also a fact of life

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Fear the beard: USU's Kevin Whimpey isn't kidding around

His beard alone tells you he means business. It’s almost Biblical. But judging by the way he spoke at a press conference Tuesday in Logan, there’s

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Indignation or compassion for Max Hall?

On days like this, when someone falls from a lofty perch, I’m particularly grateful I’m free from any personal demons, big or little. Otherwise,

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Media still hung up on Michael Sam's gayness

First things first: I like Michael Sam. I’m a fan because I like the way the NFL rookie has gone about his business on the field and off it. Predictably,

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Discipline-less BYU at least has Jimmer-like Taysom

It … was … really … hard … to … watch … because … the … game … kept … starting … and

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