BYU tennis: BYU travels to LA for Southern California Intercollegiate Championships

23 Oct , 2017 Sports

Eight BYU men’s tennis players will travel to Los Angeles to compete in the 61st Annual Southern California Intercollegiate Championships held at USC’s David X. Marks Tennis Stadium, Oct. 26-28. Senior John Pearce, juniors Matthew Pearce and Jeffrey Hsu, sophomores Sean Hill, Sam Tullis and David Ball and freshmen Jacob Tullis and Ben Gajardo will […]

BYU football: Offensive line play not perfect, but improving

23 Oct , 2017 Sports

PROVO — Few parts of BYU’s offense have functioned well this season, but when assessing the big problem areas, offensive line play is near the bottom of the list. When asked to assess the overall performance of the offensive line on Monday, starting left tackle Thomas Shoaf said, “Definitely a lot of positives, but there’s […]

What The Cast Of “Not Another Teen Movie” Looks Like Now

23 Oct , 2017 Culture

“Who would’ve guessed that everyone in school was a professional dancer?” Mike Coppola / Getty Images Matt Winkelmeyer / Getty Images Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images Angela Weiss / Getty Images instagram.com Rob Kim / Getty Images instagram.com Jason Merritt / Getty Images Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty […]

Top 10 waiver-wire pickups for Week 8 in your fantasy football league

23 Oct , 2017 Sports

Week 7 of the NFL season is nearly in the books, and it was another wild one for fantasy owners. The injury plague continued to strike across the league, this time claiming notables like Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey and veteran signal callers Jay Cutler and Carson Palmer. We also saw significant developments in a number […]

Op-ed: How did we let our moral compass point to Hollywood?

23 Oct , 2017 World

Over the last few weeks (and arguably further back), Jimmy Kimmel has acted as America’s moral arbiter, declaring the thoughts and prayers of Republicans “insufficient” following the devastating mass shooting in Las Vegas, as if he were the personal email filter for Providence. His weepy, Schumer-sourced monologues have redefined the tone of attack for Leftist […]

‘We got your back, Jack,’ conservative black clergy tell baker who refused gay couple

23 Oct , 2017 World

WASHINGTON (RNS) — Conservative African-American clergy accused LGBT activists of hijacking the civil rights movement and launched a campaign to support a Colorado baker who refused to create a cake for a gay wedding. The Rev. William Avon Keen, president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Virginia, told reporters on Monday (Oct. 23) that […]

Desperate for a win, BYU to take a more aggressive approach, Sitake says

23 Oct , 2017 Sports

PROVO — Saddled with a dismal 1-7 record and a dreadful seven-game losing streak, BYU coach Kalani Sitake and his team are adopting a new, aggressive approach this week. The beleaguered Cougars take on the equally beleaguered 1-7 San Jose State Spartans on Saturday (1 p.m., MDT, BYUtv) at LaVell Edwards Stadium. “I’m sick of […]

Dick Harmon: Firing coaches at BYU is not the solution for 1-7 Cougars

23 Oct , 2017 Sports

PROVO — Calls for firings, resignations and shakeups in BYU’s football program in mid-October are dumb. There may be a time to discuss all that junk, but it isn’t now. Not the week BYU will host San Jose State and players and coaches are fighting the undertow to get to the surface for some air. […]