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THIS DAY IN SPORTS: Broncos-Vandals, on the field and off

THIS DAY IN SPORTS: Broncos-Vandals, on the field and off

Presented by ZAMZOWS. This Day In Sports…September 15, 1973, 50 years ago today: One of those early-season games between Boise State and Idaho—early in the Bronco-Vandal rivalry. The game was played in New Idaho Stadium, the place that would get a roof and become the Kibbie Dome two years later. The Vandals, who had beaten UTEP…MORE

PREP RALLY: JAMES CLUPHF, EAGLE HIGH FOOTBALL COACH

PREP RALLY: JAMES CLUPHF, EAGLE HIGH FOOTBALL COACH

PREP RALLY – EVERY THURSDAY AT 4:30 P.M. DURING THE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SEASON: Prater and Johnny talk to Eagle High coach James Cluphf, who’s squad is 3-0 going into Friday night’s 5A SIC game at Owyhee (3-1).MORE

THIS DAY IN SPORTS: If 20 wins are rare, how about 30?

THIS DAY IN SPORTS: If 20 wins are rare, how about 30?

Presented by POOL SCOUTS. This Day In Sports…September 14, 1968: Denny McLain of the Detroit Tigers defeats Oakland, 5-4, to win his 30th game of the season—the last time a pitcher has done that. McLain’s record for the season would be 31-6. He was the first 30-game winner in Major League Baseball since Dizzy Dean of the…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Jonah’s kick gets into rarified air

SCOTT SLANT: Jonah’s kick gets into rarified air

Presented by BACON BOISE. Boise State kicker Jonah Dalmas and his good buddy Colton Boomer of UCF appear to have made some college football history. Rod Couch, an irrepressible researcher who used to do a lot of work for BroncoCountry.com, wanted to know if two opponents had ever each made field goals of 55 yards…MORE

THIS DAY IN SPORTS: Broncos come a lot closer to the Cougs

THIS DAY IN SPORTS: Broncos come a lot closer to the Cougs

Presented by POOL SCOUTS. This Day In Sports…September 12, 1998, 25 years ago today: Boise State plays only its second home game ever against a Pac-10 school, as Washington State comes into Bronco Stadium a year after waxing BSU 58-0 in Pullman. The Broncos led late into the third quarter before WSU pulled away with…MORE

THIS DAY IN SPORTS: The most painful of sports postponements

THIS DAY IN SPORTS: The most painful of sports postponements

Presented by COMMERCIAL TIRE. This Day In Sports…September 11, 2001: Nobody needs to tell you what happened this day. But it had an effect on sports for months to come. Immediately following the events of 9/11, virtually every scheduled sporting event was either postponed or cancelled entirely. The Ryder Cup was canceled altogether. Major League Baseball…MORE

BRONCO GAME NIGHT: UCF 18, BOISE STATE 16

BRONCO GAME NIGHT: UCF 18, BOISE STATE 16

POST-GAME CALL-IN SHOW: Boise State (0-2) falls to UCF 18-16 on a final-play field goal Saturday night inside Albertsons Stadium (crowd: 36,447). The loss breaks a 21-game home-opening win streak – and a 129-game home winning streak when leading after three quarters (longest in the nation). Next game: North Dakota at 10 a.m. next Saturday.MORE

CARSON PALMER: FORMER QB STAR ON NFL STORYLINES & THE PAC-12

CARSON PALMER: FORMER QB STAR ON NFL STORYLINES & THE PAC-12

Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL Draft No. 1 overall pick Carson Palmer joins Prater and Mallory on the eve of the first full NFL weekend. Palmer touches on QBs in the league – and has his own unique thoughts about the potential death of the Pac-12.MORE