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THIS DAY IN SPORTS: Surreal hoops scene for the Worldwide Leader

THIS DAY IN SPORTS: Surreal hoops scene for the Worldwide Leader

Presented by ZAMZOWS. This Day In Sports…February 23, 1989, 35 years ago today: Boise State makes its first national TV appearance from the BSU Pavilion, hosting Idaho live on ESPN. Senior Chris Childs led the Broncos to an intense 63-61 victory before a sellout crowd of 12,422—still the second-largest in school history. That was during…MORE

THIS DAY IN SPORTS: ‘Do you believe in miracles? Yes!’

THIS DAY IN SPORTS: ‘Do you believe in miracles? Yes!’

Presented by COMMERCIAL TIRE. This Day In Sports…February 22, 1980: This was the biggest day of all at the Lake Placid Winter Games, and one of the biggest in Olympics history—the day Al Michaels made perhaps the most famous call in sports history: “Do you believe in miracles?  Yes!” The underdog United States Olympic hockey team,…MORE

CHIBUZO AGBO: WINNING A NCAA GAME AND HIS FUTURE WITH BOISE STATE

CHIBUZO AGBO: WINNING A NCAA GAME AND HIS FUTURE WITH BOISE STATE

Senior guard Chibuzo Agbo joins Prater and Mallory in the KTIK studio to talk about the Broncos’ season, why the next five games matter, why this team can win a NCAA Tournament game for the first time in history, and his future as a basketball player. PHOTO: Courtesy Boise State AthleticsMORE

SCOTT SLANT: From the ‘takin’ care of business’ department

SCOTT SLANT: From the ‘takin’ care of business’ department

Presented by GREENWOOD’S SKI HAUS. Wednesday Weekly…February 21, 2024. Once Creighton finished off its upset of No. 1 UConn, Boise State got down to business on FS1. We knew that if the Broncos beat San Jose State Tuesday night, they would be alone in second place in the Mountain West. It didn’t take long to…MORE

THIS DAY IN SPORTS: Say hey—pretty good money back then

THIS DAY IN SPORTS: Say hey—pretty good money back then

Presented by COMMERCIAL TIRE. This Day In Sports…February 20, 1963: Centerfielder Willie Mays signs a contract with the San Francisco Giants that will pay him $105,000 for the 1963 season, making him baseball’s highest-salaried player. I did this math on Jackie Robinson recently. Here it is for Mays: in today’s dollars, that milestone salary would…MORE

BRONCO NATION NEWS REPORT WITH B.J. RAINS

BRONCO NATION NEWS REPORT WITH B.J. RAINS

Boise State reporter B.J. Rains (BroncoNationNews.com) joins Prater and Mallory for a two-part conversation: Thoughts on football coach Spencer Danielson and his pursuit of a new offensive coordinator, and late-season expectations for the basketball team, which hosts Fresno State on Saturday.MORE

THIS DAY IN SPORTS: When the NHL was historically cross-checked

THIS DAY IN SPORTS: When the NHL was historically cross-checked

Presented by ZAMZOWS. This Day In Sports…February 16, 2005: The National Hockey League becomes the first major professional circuit in sports history to lose an entire season to a work stoppage when commissioner Gary Bettman announces the official cancellation of the 2004-05 campaign. The two sides had been trying to salvage at least some of…MORE