Top Basketball Recruit Jabari Parker Is Ideal For BYU, But BYU Isn't…

This has been a breakthrough year for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Mitt Romney captured the Republican presidential nomination. Manti Te'o led the Notre Dame football team to an undefeated regular season and a No. 1 ranking. And now the nation's top basketball prospect, Jabari Ali Parker, has taken… » 12/14/12 9:00am 12/14/12 9:00am

If You Disparage A BYU-Employed Video Replay Coordinator, He Will Sue…

Over two years ago, the San Diego State Aztecs played the BYU Cougars in what ought to have been an standard regular season contest. It was anything but standard: Late in the game, a fumble by BYU's J.J. Diluigi was not called on the field, despite looking to all the world like a fumble. Naturally, the replay booth… » 12/08/12 11:40am 12/08/12 11:40am

The Most Boring Moments From Jimmer Fredette's Fascinatingly Boring…

So, yes, having these clips compiled does imply that I sat through nearly all 40 videos on the "Follow Jimmer" YouTube channel, and yes, I am slightly ashamed of that implication (did I get Jimmered?), but I'll stand by the belief that it was totally worth it. Jimmer Fredette & Family have embarked on a carefully… » 6/15/11 4:55pm 6/15/11 4:55pm

The Truth About Race, Religion, And The Honor Code At BYU

Over the past month, BYU has been held up as a symbol of all that is decent in college sports for its unsparing treatment of Brandon Davies, the African-American basketball player who violated the school's honor code by reportedly having sex with his girlfriend. Davies was suspended shortly before the NCAA tournament,… » 4/13/11 1:44pm 4/13/11 1:44pm

College Football Preview: Colt McCoy and Chase Daniel Duel for Rights…

Back when I wrote that I couldn’t wait to watch the BYU-TCU game, I meant it. Completely. But what I forgot was that I’d be on the road in a hotel room. I don’t know why it is but hotels have the most erratic cable channel selections known to man. If you’re anything like me you’ve found yourself lying on a bed,… » 10/17/08 1:30pm 10/17/08 1:30pm