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  Forbes Says Checketts' Knicks & Rangers Most Valuable
The newest issue of Forbes Magazine puts LDS Church member Dave Checketts atop the two most valuable sports franchises in the NBA and NHL. Checketts, a native of Bountiful, Utah, is president of Madison Square Garden Corp., a wholely-owned subsidiary of Cablevision Systems, Inc. As such, he controls not only the arena in which the NBA's Knicks and the NHL's Rangers play, but also the teams themselves.

  Burgess Keeps Trying To Start His College Career
When he chosed Duke over BYU, then BYU coach Roger Reid told him he was letting down the Prophet, the Quorum of the Twelve, and all 10 million members of the LDS Church. Since then Chris Burgess has tried to keep from letting down fans at Duke, and now at the University of Utah as teammates in both places have moved on to the NBA. So far, however, he has continued to disappoint.

  Pochman Earns Second Straight Player of the Week Honor
Senior Owen Pochman, a product of Mercer Island, Wash., set a new BYU kicking record for the second straight week after connecting on four field goals (45, 38, 35 and 22) in the first half vs. Utah. He finished the game with 13 points in the Cougars 34-27 victory over the Utes. Pochman finished his career as BYU's all-time scoring leader with 332 points over four seasons.

  Johnson Selected Angels' Minor League Player of Year
Just after re-enrolling at BYU this month, former BYU baseball player Gary Johnson was named "Minor League Player of the Year" by the Anaheim Angels.

  Cheesman Leads BYU To Victory In Home Opener
A win over a strong Pac-10 team is a great way to open up your season at home, and that's exactly what head coach Trent Shippen got Saturday, a 68-53 win over UCLA. Freshman Heather Cheesman led the BYU effort with 16 points and six rebounds followed by Caroline Beus who also scored in double digits with 13 points and a team high nine rebounds. The first home win this season brings the Cougars record to 1-1. UCLA falls to 0-4.

  Cougars Earn All-Conference Honors
The Mountain West Conference today announced the 2000 All-Mountain West Conference teams and honorees as voted by the league's eight head coaches. BYU's Owen Pochman (K), Justin Ena (LB), Setema Gali (DE) and Aarond Edmonds (P) were honored as first-team selections, while Luke Staley (RB), Tevita Ofahengaue (TE), Jason Scukanec (OL), Chris Hoke (DT), Hans Olsen (DT) and Jared Lee (S) were named to the All-MWC second team.

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