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Wyoming quarterback Brett Smith to enter NFL draft

Dec 30, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Wyoming junior quarterback Brett Smith has decided he will forego his final season at Wyoming and enter the NFL Draft, UW announced on Friday evening. He ... [more]

SMU beats Wyoming for the fifth straight time in hoops

Dec 22, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Markus Kennedy scored 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Nick Russell hit the go-ahead 3-pointer to lead SMU to its fifth straight victory, a ... [more]

UW drops game at DU

Dec 17, 2013 - From staff reports:  Junior forward Larry Nance Jr. posted a career-high 38 points and added a season-high 12 rebounds, but the University of Wyoming men's basketball team dropped ... [more]

Bohl, future Wyoming coach, coaches North Dakota State to FCS quarterfinal victory

Dec 16, 2013 - From staff reports:  FARGO, N.D. -- Sam Ojuri rushed for 162 yards and two touchdowns as top-seeded North Dakota State crushed Coastal Carolina 48-14 in a FCS quarterfinal game ... [more]

Hiring Craig Bohl to coach UW football a great move

Dec 10, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  If you check out my DVR, you'll see there is just one program that has the little padlock symbol next to it which means it can't be erased unless you can guess ... [more]

Bohl hired as new UW football coach

Dec 10, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Craig Bohl isn't leaving behind the cold and snow in taking over the Wyoming football program after 11 years at North Dakota State. He is moving up a level in ... [more]

North Dakota State coach set to take UW job

Dec 9, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Craig Bohl, coach of the two-time defending Football Championship Subdivision national champion North Dakota State Bison, will be announced Sunday as the next ... [more]

Former Cowboy wideout a good candidate to replace Christensen

Dec 4, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  With the firing of University of Wyoming head football coach Dave Christensen on Sunday, the pressure is on athletic director Tom Burman.
Burman has the task ... [more]

Burman: UW football needs 'culture of toughness'

Dec 3, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- A day after firing head coach Dave Christensen, Wyoming athletic director Tom Burman says the school's football team needs to develop a "culture of ... [more]

Cowboys end season with loss at USU

Dec 2, 2013 - The Associated Press:  The Cowboys went out with a whimper.
Between the first and second quarter on Saturday, Wyoming athletic director Tom Burman and Utah State athletic director ... [more]

Pokes go cold late in Ohio State setback

Nov 26, 2013 - From staff reports:  Junior forward Larry Nance Jr. posted a double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds and the University of Wyoming men's basketball team was within one point ... [more]

Wyoming pulls away from South Dakota in 70-53 win

Nov 24, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Riley Grabau's outside shooting and Derek Cooke Jr.'s inside game carried Wyoming to a 70-53 win over South Dakota on Friday.
Grabau was 4 of 5 from ... [more]

Wyoming wins high scoring overtime game

Nov 24, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Despite gaining big chunks of yards on runs and passes and tossing multiple touchdowns in three separate quarters, Brett Smith doesn't concern ... [more]

Cowboys host Hawaii on Saturday afternoon

Nov 20, 2013 - From staff reports:  Renewal of an old rivalry, celebration of Senior Day for 12 Cowboy seniors, and a battle to keep their bowl-eligibility hopes alive will all be part of this ... [more]

Free throws put Cowboys over the top

Nov 19, 2013 - From staff reports:  Four Cowboys scored in double figures and the University of Wyoming men's basketball team connected on its last 11 free-throw attempts to earn a hard-fought ... [more]

Do we really expect Wyoming Cowboys to be mediocre?

Nov 19, 2013 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Saturday's weather forecast for Wyoming's final home football game looks pretty good, actually. Sunny, high around 33 degrees, no chance of precipitation, and ... [more]

Wyoming eases past Arkansas State 85-64

Nov 18, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Josh Adams celebrated his 20th birthday with a career-high 20 points and Wyoming shot 56 percent from the field to defeat Arkansas State 85-64 on ... [more]

Cowboys prepare for key road test at Boise State

Nov 15, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Wyoming Cowboys face an important Mountain West road test this Saturday when they travel to Boise, Idaho, to take on the Boise State Broncos. The Cowboys ... [more]

Wyoming's Adams returns to scene of title-winning tip

Nov 13, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Josh Adams is going to try not to think about the play.
When Wyoming's sophomore guard runs onto the Coors Events Center court on Wednesday night to ... [more]

Wyoming beats Tennessee-Martin 78-60

Nov 10, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Impressive debuts by two newcomers and strong outside shooting by a veteran Friday night carried Wyoming to a 78-60 win over Tennessee-Martin in the ... [more]

No. 17 Fresno St. looks for first-ever win at Wyoming

Nov 8, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- After watching his defense give up more than 50 points in each of the last two games, Wyoming coach Dave Christensen knew a change was needed and ... [more]

Pokes preparing to host ranked Fresno State Bulldogs in Laramie

Nov 6, 2013 - From staff reports:  The top two offensive teams in the Mountain West Conference will face off on Saturday at Wyoming's War Memorial Stadium, when the Wyoming Cowboys host the ... [more]

New UW defense coordinator keeps it simple

Nov 1, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Less is more, right?
Jamar Cain sure hopes so.
The first-year Wyoming defensive line coach has a strategy about how he wants to run the defense in ... [more]

Cowboys hold off UCCS, 85-81, for exhibition win

Nov 1, 2013 - From staff reports:  Freshman guard Trey Washington scored a team-high 16 points off the bench, including two free throws with two seconds left, to give the University of Wyoming ... [more]

UW's defensive coordinator fired by Christensen

Oct 29, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Wyoming coach Dave Christensen fired defensive coordinator Chris Tormey on Tuesday after two straight losses in which the Cowboys surrendered more than 50 ... [more]

Late Score dooms Wyo in shootout loss to SJS

Oct 28, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  SAN JOSE, Calif. (Oct. 26, 2013) A career rushing day from sophomore running back Shaun Wick wasn't enough for the University of Wyoming football team to ... [more]

Cowboys eye to rebound on Saturday night at San Jose State

Oct 25, 2013 - The Associated Press:  One missed tackle.
One.
That's what Wyoming coach Dave Christensen saw when watching game film of San Jose State linebacker Keith Smith.
Not in his last ... [more]

Rams whip Pokes

Oct 19, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Colorado State coach Jim McElwain may have been the only person who expected his 2-4 team to come to Wyoming's home field and absolutely dominate in ... [more]

Battle of the Bronze Boot is at stake Saturday in Laramie

Oct 18, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Border War and Battle for the Bronze Boot -- Wyoming versus Colorado State -- the series resumes for the 105th time this Saturday. Kickoff is set for noon ... [more]

Wyoming cruises past Northern Colorado

Sep 15, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Brett Smith passed for 264 yards and a touchdown, Shaun Wick rushed for two TDs and the Wyoming defense returned two interceptions for scores as the ... [more]

Redesigned UW football field ranked among top 10 in nation

Sep 15, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- The new design of Jonah Field at the University of Wyoming's War Memorial Stadium is getting good reviews.
The national football website ... [more]

Cowboys aren't overlooking Northern Colorado

Sep 13, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- The Wyoming Cowboys don't need to be reminded of their past.
Already owners of an 0-2 record at this time last season, Wyoming fans assumed a visit ... [more]

Wyoming dominates Idaho 42-10

Sep 9, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Brett Smith threw for four touchdowns and Shaun Wick rushed for 110 yards as Wyoming beat Idaho 42-10 Saturday in a game that included a half-hour ... [more]

Cowboys prepare for No. 18 Nebraska

Aug 28, 2013 - From staff reports:  The long wait for college football fans ends this week as the 2013 college football season will kick off. For the Wyoming Cowboys, the season will open against ... [more]

Cowboys loading up on offense for football season

Aug 15, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  LARAMIE -- The potential is there for the University of Wyoming football team to put together one of the most explosives offense in the Mountain West ... [more]

Former UW player pleads guilty in bar fight in Laramie

Aug 14, 2013 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- A Wyoming basketball player accused of kicking a man in the face during a bar fight last winter has been ordered to serve jail time and pay $58,000 ... [more]

Cowboys dig in on defense

Aug 14, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  UW ranked dead last in yards allowed in 2012.

LARAMIE -- There is no place to go but up for the University of Wyoming's defense in the Mountain West ... [more]

UW mentor focus: Bowl game for Pokes

Aug 13, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The last bowl appearance for UW was a 37-15 loss to Temple in the 2011 New Mexico Bowl.

LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming head football coach Dave ... [more]

Cowboys practice in full pads

Aug 11, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Full pads was the story on Saturday at Wyoming's War Memorial Stadium as the Cowboys practiced in full pads for the first time this fall. 
The offense ... [more]

Simpson hopes for playing time this year for Cowboys

Aug 11, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  The former Lander Valley High School star is a red-shirt freshman this season.

LARAMIE -- Tanner Simpson has a goal. He wants to play wide receiver ... [more]