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Thursday 8/6/20

Thursday 8/6/20

Thursday 8/6/20 Wednesday Idaho reported SEVEN new COVID-19 deaths, as the total reached 217. Of the 7 deaths, 5 were reported in Ada County, 1 in Canyon County, and Gem County reported it’s first death from the virus. With 473 new cases, the state has quickly climbed to a total of 22,707 cases. Governor Little…

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BOISE STATE & BYU FOOTBALL

BOISE STATE & BYU FOOTBALL

Bob and Prater talk to Weiser High graduate, former BYU and NFL player and Salt Lake City radio host Hans Olsen (1280 The Zone) on the Cougars’ landing a new prime-time season opener against Navy, and what’s going to happen with the BYU-Boise State game in Albertsons Stadium

TREASURE VALLEY’S ALLIGATOR WHISPERER

TREASURE VALLEY’S ALLIGATOR WHISPERER

Bob and Prater talk to Treasure Valley resident, Boise State graduate and animal expert Corbin Maxey, who has appeared on The Today Show, The Tonight Show and Late Night. He’s a licensed professional who oversees alligators and explains how one was found in Nampa this week.

SCOTT SLANT: The countdown resets now

SCOTT SLANT: The countdown resets now

Presented by SUPERIOR POOLS OF IDAHO. Thursday, August 6, 2020. The Mountain West took a long time to hammer this out yesterday, but the league finally opted for the “8 + 2” model for the 2020 football season, as anticipated. That means eight conference games and two nonconference matchups. Not quite as expected was a…

TROY MERRITT AT THE PGA

TROY MERRITT AT THE PGA

Bob and Prater talk to former Boise State golfer Troy Merritt, who is playing his ninth week in a row – at the PGA Championship at Harding Park in San Francisco.

SCOTT SLANT: One month from today…?

SCOTT SLANT: One month from today…?

Presented by CLEARVIEW CLEANING. Wednesday, August 5, 2020. The Mountain West will probably announce its plan for the 2020 football season today. My bet is the “8+2” plan, allowing for the usual number of conference games plus two nonconference matchups. That would enable Air Force to keep its games against Army and Navy—and Boise State…

BRETT MCMURPHY ON COLLEGE FOOTBALL

BRETT MCMURPHY ON COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Bob and Prater talk to college football insider Brett McMurphy, with the Stadium Network and WatchStadium.com, on his report that 73 percent of Idaho players don’t feel “comfortable participating in 2020 season given the current COVID-19 policies that are in place.”

SCOTT SLANT: Pitching the tents for camp

SCOTT SLANT: Pitching the tents for camp

Presented by SUPERIOR POOLS OF IDAHO. Tuesday, August 4, 2020. First things first before the NCAA Board of Governors meets today to decide some logistics on the college football season: Boise State fall camp is scheduled to start this Friday. Brad Larrondo, the Broncos’ football “Chief of Staff,” said yesterday on Idaho SportsTalk that fall…