Category Archives: Interviews

WILL FRESNO STATE, AIR FORCE & HAWAII PLAY THIS FALL?

WILL FRESNO STATE, AIR FORCE & HAWAII PLAY THIS FALL?

Prater and Mallory talk to three college football insiders covering the Mountain West – Christopher Gabriel (Fresno State), Brent Briggeman (Air Force) and Stephen Tsai (Hawaii). Those teams have been targeted as programs with potential return-to-play issues this fall.MORE

BLUE TURF SPORTS REPORT WITH B.J. RAINS

BLUE TURF SPORTS REPORT WITH B.J. RAINS

Prater and Mallory talk to B.J. Rains of the Idaho Press and BlueTurfSports.com on the potential for a Boise State/Mountain West football season this fall – he thinks it’ll happen, and how a return to practice and play could look if the MW gives a green light.MORE

PREP RALLY: IAN SMART, TIMBERLINE HIGH

PREP RALLY: IAN SMART, TIMBERLINE HIGH

MOUNTAIN WEST BANK PREP RALLY EVERY THURSDAY AT 4 P.M. ON IST: Prater and Mallory talk to Timberline High football coach Ian Smart, whose team is scheduled to open its COVID-delayed season Friday night on campus. What did it take to get here?MORE

FANTASY CORNER WITH HOWARD BENDER

FANTASY CORNER WITH HOWARD BENDER

Prater and Mallory talk to fantasy football insider Howard Bender (FantasyAlarm, SiriusXM, New York Post) about first-week overreactions, early waiver wire pickups, Kyler Murray and Cam Newtwon, and rookies off to fast starts.MORE

KTIK BEST BETS WITH LEE STERLING

KTIK BEST BETS WITH LEE STERLING

Prater and Mallory talk to handicapper Lee Sterling of ParamountSports.com about his picks of the week: Louisville (-2.5) vs. Miami, Cowboys (-4.5) vs. Falcons, Seahawks (-4) vs. Patriots, Raiders (+6) vs. Saints and Steelers (-7.5) vs. Broncos.MORE

BREAKING DOWN CRAIG THOMPSON’S JOB PERFORMANCE

BREAKING DOWN CRAIG THOMPSON’S JOB PERFORMANCE

Prater and Mallory talk to longtime Mountain West journalist Chris Murray of NevadaSportsNet about Craig Thompson, the only commissioner in the history of the Mountain West Conference. How’s his job performance, especially during the COVID crisis?MORE

STEELHEADS & THE NHL: DEREK LAXDAL FROM THE BUBBLE

STEELHEADS & THE NHL: DEREK LAXDAL FROM THE BUBBLE

Prater and Mallory talk to former Idaho Steelheads hockey coach Derek Laxdal, now an assistant with the Dallas Stars, who are headed to the Stanley Cup Finals inside the Edmonton bubble. He touches on taking players to a golf course on their rare off day, preparing for the run at the Cup, and what it would mean to his championship resume.MORE

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