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

Jimmer Fredette Is Shilling For An "Emergency Food Storage Company"

Ah, weird athlete endorsements. Along with a rat pack that includes Sean Hannity, Dennis Miller, and Glenn Beck, Sacramento Kings guard Jimmer Fredette endorses Daily Bread, a company that packages food that they claim will last up to 25 years. Who needs food that will last up to 25 years? Well, there are reasons to… » 9/08/12 8:45pm 9/08/12 8:45pm

Brandon Davies's Sexual Punishment Has Officially Ended While Jimmer's…

BYU announced yesterday that it reinstated Brandon Davies to its basketball team and to engage in its academic offerings. He'd been suspended since March for an "honor code violation" in which "honor code violation" means engaging in sexual intercourse with his girlfriend. » 8/27/11 11:45am 8/27/11 11:45am

LDS-Paid Columnist Wants Jazz To Draft Jimmer So He Marries A Mormon

Vai Sikahema is not a Jazz fan. But the two-time Pro Bowler (and one-time Jose Canseco opponent) is now a columnist for the LDS-owned Deseret News and has a suggestion for Utah's 12th overall pick: Jimmer Fredette. Sikahema's not alone there, but his line of reasoning might be unique: » 5/31/11 1:30pm 5/31/11 1:30pm

"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