BYU Students Earned The Vaunted "Crowd Technical Foul" Last Night

St. Mary's moved to 21-2 overall and 10-0 in the WCC with a convincing 80-66 win over BYU last night, and the frustration of the Cougar faithful (pun intended) was no more evident than at the start of the second half—when fans throwing items on the court earned BYU a technical foul call. » 1/29/12 12:30pm 1/29/12 12:30pm

Two Decades Of Honor Code Violations

This gallery depicts almost every BYU athlete we found with an honor code incident since 1993. (Certain players have been excluded to protect our sources.) The information in the gallery comes from media reports, BYU profiles, and interviews with athletes. It is by no means definitive. Many of these incidents were… » 4/13/11 1:45pm 4/13/11 1:45pm

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

In the last two months, BYU has become a symbol of righteousness in college sports, thanks to the school's strict adherence to its honor code and the tenets of the Mormon faith. A look at nearly two decades of honor code violations paints a very different picture. Since 1993, we've found, at least 70 BYU Cougars have… » 4/13/11 1:45pm 4/13/11 1:45pm

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

"There Are About 3,500-5,000 Students Righthanding To Porn": BYU People…

Last week, an anonymous BYU grad offered his take on the Brandon Davies situation. (Davies was suspended from the BYU basketball team for having consensual sex with his girlfriend.) Our source described Davies's suspension as hypocritical and a preemptive public relations strike. Our readers had a few thoughts of their … » 3/07/11 6:15pm 3/07/11 6:15pm

A BYU Grad On Brandon Davies, Sex, And The University's Double Standard

The more I think about what happened to Brandon Davies, the more I think it's hypocrisy. I was listening to Jim Rome and he was praising BYU for sticking to its principles. Pat Forde on ESPN was doing the same thing. But it is a double standard. If you're a regular student and you have any sort of sexual interaction,… » 3/03/11 5:16pm 3/03/11 5:16pm