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LDS RM Garett Bolles Picked to Play for Denver Broncos

LDS RM Garett Bolles Picked to Play for Denver Broncos

Garett Bolles, the Utah offensive lineman who played one season for the Utah Utes, was the 20th overall pick in the last week’s NFL draft and was picked up by the Denver Broncos. The night was emotional for Bolles, whose reaction can be seen in the video below. Part of his excitement comes from serving an LDS mission in Colorado …

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BYU’s Bronco Mendenhall Hired as Coach for Virginia

BYU's Bronco Mendenhall Hired as Coach for Virginia

Virginia has hired Brigham Young’s Bronco Mendenhall as its new football coach, the school announced Friday. Mendenhall, 49, who replaces Mike London, was 99-42 in his 11 seasons as head coach at BYU to rank 12th in total wins among all FBS teams during that time. Mendenhall led the Cougars to two Mountain West championships (2006, ’07) and 10 bowl games …

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LDS Player and Rugby’s First Global Superstar Remembered

LDS Player and Rugby's First Global Superstar Remembered

All Blacks greats have united to pay tribute to Jonah Lomu with a powerful haka as thousands of fans packed a memorial service at Eden Park, the spiritual home of New Zealand rugby. A grim-faced Buck Shelford led more than 20 former internationals in a Ka Mate haka while the legendary winger’s casket was carried into a hearse. Former team-mates …

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