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Morning links: BYU football's new slogan; Stanley Cup champion Trevor Lewis calls Utah home

BYU football players took to Twitter Tuesday morning to announce the new team-crafted slogan for the upcoming season.

The Cougars have a history in yearly slogans from “Band of Brothers” to “Quest for Perfection” to “Fully Invested.” Some of these slogans have been well-received by the fan base, while some have not.

Twitter reaction from the announcement was mixed with some of the BYU faithful using the hashtag to explain why they were a Cougar fan, while others were not as pleased with the slogan.

Randle wasn't wrong because much of the hashtag is filled with Ute fans giving out some rivalry jabs.

The Cougar fans did have this rebuttal:

Utah's own Stanley Cup champion

Last summer, Los Angeles King forward Trevor Lewis was honored at the State Capitol with the Stanley Cup by his side.

Lewis, who was born raised in the Cottonwood Heights area before hockey led him out of the state, is the first and only Utahn to have his name engraved on Lord Stanley’s Cup, and it’s now on the cup twice.

Lewis helped the Kings take home the cup in 2012 and then again last spring.

In a feature on the Los Angeles Kings’ website, Lewis talks about how to fully prepare for professional hockey he had to leave the state, but that he sees the sport rising in Utah.

“When I go back, it’s crazy to see how much it’s grown over the past 5-6 years,” he said.

Lewis has done his part to help it grow by both his success on the ice (Lewis scored four goals in the Kings’ 2012 championship run and three more during last season’s playoffs) and also by returning home to play a few games during the 2012-13 NHL lockout.

While the work stoppage was taking place, Lewis suited up for the Utah Grizzlies of the ECHL. In six games, he scored three goals and tallied nine assists.

“We’re so proud of him,” Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said last summer at the event with Lewis and the Stanley Cup according the article. “A two-time Stanley Cup winner representing Utah, not only on the ice, but in other aspects of his life.”

Other links:

— Since publicly requesting a trade Jazz center Enes Kanter’s name has, not surprisingly, come up in trade rumors. USA Today has some backstory on why some teams may be interested in making a play for the Utah big man.

— Phoenix Suns point guard Goran Dragic made his intentions known that he doesn’t plan on staying in Phoenix following this season.

— New York Yankee third baseman Alex Rodriguez, who served a season-long suspension in 2014 for his involvement with performance-enhancing drugs, released a hand-written apology through MLB.com.