Category Archives: Local News

BRONCO NATION NEWS REPORT WITH B.J. RAINS

BRONCO NATION NEWS REPORT WITH B.J. RAINS

Boise State reporter B.J. Rains (BroncoNationNews.com) and Bob predict the over/under on a number of Boise State individual statistics for the football season.
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BOISE STATE: JERAMIAH DICKEY ON FACILITY CHANGES

BOISE STATE: JERAMIAH DICKEY ON FACILITY CHANGES

Boise State athletic director Jeramiah Dickey joins Behler and Rains for a discussion on a facilities master plan, an update on season ticket sales and the new 5-year contract for basketball coach Leon Rice.MORE

THIS DAY IN SPORTS: Will any pitcher ever reach 300 again?

THIS DAY IN SPORTS: Will any pitcher ever reach 300 again?

Presented by BACON BOISE. This Day In Sports…August 5, 2007, 15 years ago today: The New York Mets’ Tom Glavine notches his 300th career victory in an 8-3 win over the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. Glavine spent most of his career with Atlanta, where he was a five-time 20-game winner and two-time Cy Young Award winner.…MORE

BOISE STATE VS. OREGON STATE: BEAVERS’ REPORTER ON WHAT TO EXPECT SEPT. 3

BOISE STATE VS. OREGON STATE: BEAVERS’ REPORTER ON WHAT TO EXPECT SEPT. 3

Nick Daschel, who covers Oregon State football for The Oregonian and OregonLive.com, joins Prater and Bob for a conversation from fall camp in Corvallis. Daschel touches on the strength of the Beavers’ roster – and what Reser Stadium (under construction) will look like for the Sept. 3 opener.MORE

THIS DAY IN SPORTS: Emblematic of baseball’s steroids era

THIS DAY IN SPORTS: Emblematic of baseball’s steroids era

Presented by BACON BOISE. This Day In Sports…August 4, 2007, 15 years ago today: A day of irony in baseball history. To a mixture of cheers and boos in San Diego, the Giants’ Barry Bonds hits his 755th career home run, tying Hank Aaron on the career list—asterisk and all. And the guy most people at…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Convene the committee at wideout

SCOTT SLANT: Convene the committee at wideout

Presented by VETERANS PLUMBING. Wednesday Weekly: August 3, 2022. Stefan Cobbs is poised to be Boise State’s feature receiver this year. But that doesn’t mean he has to be another Khalil Shakir. Or John Hightower. Or Cedrick Wilson. Or Thomas Sperbeck. Or Matt Miller. You get the idea. This could be the season that the…MORE

BOISE STATE & NFL: KHALIL SHAKIR OFF TO STRONG START WITH BILLS

BOISE STATE & NFL: KHALIL SHAKIR OFF TO STRONG START WITH BILLS

Mark Gaughan, a reporter and analyst with the Buffalo News, joins Prater and Behler for a conversation about rookie wide receiver Khalil Shakir. The former Boise State star is making noise in camp – and should settle into the rotation once the regular season begins.MORE

THIS DAY IN SPORTS: Merritt makes Broncos golf history

THIS DAY IN SPORTS: Merritt makes Broncos golf history

Presented by BBSI BOISE. This Day In Sports…August 2, 2015: Troy Merritt becomes the first former Boise State golfer to win a PGA Tour event, charging to a three-stroke victory over Rickie Fowler in the Quicken Loans National in Gainesville, VA. It was Merritt’s first victory in 96 PGA Tour starts and qualified him for…MORE

COWBOYS & BOISE STATE: DALLAS RADIO VOICE ON THREE FORMER BRONCOS IN CAMP

COWBOYS & BOISE STATE: DALLAS RADIO VOICE ON THREE FORMER BRONCOS IN CAMP

Brad Sham, the play-by-play voice of the Cowboys, joins Bob and Prater from training camp in Oxnard, Calif. Sham touches on offensive coordinator Kellen Moore (expectations for this season), defensive end Demarcus Lawrence (skinnier, less hair) and linebacker Leighton Vander Esch (contract year).MORE

THIS DAY IN SPORTS: No. 2 of 3 for Kristin Armstrong

THIS DAY IN SPORTS: No. 2 of 3 for Kristin Armstrong

Presented by COMMERCIAL TIRE. This Day In Sports…August 1, 2012, 10 years ago today: Boise’s Kristin Armstrong wins her second consecutive Olympic gold medal in the women’s time trial with a dominant performance in London. The resilient Armstrong, who just 10 weeks earlier had broken her clavicle at the Exergy Tour in Boise, won by…MORE