Category Archives: Scott Slant

Doing things a different way at Boise State in 2018

Presented by ADVANCED VISION THERAPY CENTER. Friday, August 17, 2018. One of the indelible images of Boise State’s 2017 football season is of the two players on the podium after the Las Vegas Bowl win over Oregon. Bowl MVP Cedrick Wilson and Leighton Vander Esch hoisted the trophy amidst the fluttering confetti and Sam Boyd…MORE

Somehow, some way, we’ll see Chase Cord

Presented by BACON. Thursday, August 16, 2018. The role of a Boise State backup quarterback depends on his skill set, but Chase Cord appears to have the chops to mirror a couple backups from the past. The redshirt freshman from Peoria, AZ, has running ability, and he hints that offensive coordinator Zak Hill may install…MORE

End of the line for a Bronco trailblazer?

Presented by ADVANCED VISION THERAPY CENTER. Wednesday, August 15, 2018. The thought of a Boise State player leaving early for the NFL Draft was never a consideration once upon a time. Then following the 2007 season, a year after the Broncos’ first Fiesta Bowl, two standouts decided to forego their senior seasons at the same…MORE

Always room for a lazer-focused Bronco walk-on

Presented by BACON. Tuesday, August 14, 2018. The walk-on tradition at Boise State is a constant reinforcement to Broncos who come to play without scholarships. It’s a thing. Punter Quinn Skillin was just awarded a scholly, and running back Skyler Seibold preceded him. Last spring it was cornerback Avery Williams. The next could be tight…MORE

He looks like head coaching material

Presented by ADVANCED VISION THERAPY. Monday, August 13, 2018. Bryan Harsin seems really entrenched at Boise State and in the city of Boise. After all, he grew up here, starred at Capital High, played college ball for the Broncos and is going into his fifth season as coach of his alma mater. But one more…MORE

Ducks ain’t afraid of no Broncos

Presented by CLEARVIEW CLEANING. Friday, August 10, 2018. Oregon has never beaten Boise State in football, but the Ducks will take three more shots in the mid-2020’s. UO, as you know, is 0-3 against the Broncos—one at home, one on the road and one in a bowl. Oregon and Boise State have announced a new…MORE

Leighton in his linebacker’s number – ready to go

Presented by ADVANCED VISION THERAPY CENTER. Thursday, August 9, 2018. Preseason Week 1 magnifies the healthy representation Boise State has in the NFL these days. Of the 12 games tonight, eight will feature at least one former Bronco each. Eighteen Boise State alums are on active NFL rosters in training camp, and three of them…MORE

Broncos can’t be in all of ‘em

Presented by CLEARVIEW CLEANING. Wednesday, August 8, 2018. Ever since the offseason began in January, there have been “way too early” top 25 lists and all the offshoots—all the way to the first official one, the preseason Coaches Poll that had Boise State at No. 22. The Broncos have been placed from the mid-teens to…MORE

Broncos looking for triumph in the trenches

Presented by ADVANCED VISION THERAPY CENTER. Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Whatever concerns Boise State coach Bryan Harsin expressed going into fall camp, the offensive line wasn’t one of them. The group essentially returns four starters: Ezra Cleveland, John Molchon, Eric Quevedo and Garrett Larson. But last September, the unit was really green, to the point…MORE

Jerry Kramer: “You can, if you will”

Presented by CLEARVIEW CLEANING. Monday, August 6, 2018. Jerry Kramer has now dropped one long-time badge of honor: “Best Player Not In The Pro Football Hall of Fame. The former Idaho Vandal and Green Bay Packer great is in. Kramer spent a lot of time at the podium Saturday night in Canton, OH, 18½ minutes…MORE

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NBA Vegas SL: Saturday Review, Sunday Preview

NBA Vegas SL: Saturday Review, Sunday Preview

LAS VEGAS – In my mind, the most impressive part of Chandler Hutchison’s debut was his minutes load. After not playing a real game in about three months, Hutchison played 18 of the 20 first-half minutes.

NBA Vegas SL: Friday Review, Saturday Preview

NBA Vegas SL: Friday Review, Saturday Preview

LAS VEGAS – ESPN play-by-play announcer Mark Jones begins his NBA Vegas Summer League broadcasts with the line “Welcome to the Epicenter of the NBA and the entire basketball universe.” My No. 1 takeaway from my first day covering the event is that he’s more than telling the truth.

The NL Is Wild & The Giants Can Be Right There

The NL Is Wild & The Giants Can Be Right There

If you are a fan of a National League team, the second half of the baseball season is going to be a wild ride. If you are a fan of an American League team, your fate has already been decided.

NBA Fantasy Free Agency

NBA Fantasy Free Agency

NBA free agency begins this week. Free agents can sign with new teams at 10 p.m. MT Saturday. Which of the player/team matches would be the most fun to watch next season?