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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: The Bachmeier buzz machine

Presented by BACON. Wednesday, March 27, 2019. And so it starts. Brad Shepard of Bleacher Report ranks the top 10 freshmen for the 2019 season. There is only one Group of 5 player on the list, and he’s all the way up at No. 5. It’s quarterback Hank Bachmeier of Boise State. Writes Shepard: “While…MORE

All three phases converge at the right time

Presented by ADVANCED VISION THERAPY CENTER. Friday, September 15, 2017. Boise State’s offense had been handed plenty of short fields last night—it seemed like more than all of last year combined—but had cashed in on only one by the time the fourth quarter began. Cradling a 14-7 lead, the Broncos got a field-flipping 63-yard punt…MORE

And suddenly, everybody knows his name

Presented by ADVANCED VISION THERAPY CENTER. Tuesday, September 5, 2017. We knew Montell Cozart would get into the game for Boise State Saturday against Troy. We did not know that Cozart would take 35 snaps, including the Broncos’ final 23 snaps of the game. We did not know he would lead Boise State to its…MORE

Symbol of a good era for two Bronco teams

Presented by BACON. Wednesday, August 2, 2017. The supremely-talented but oft-injured Ryan Clady has decided to retire from the NFL at the age of 30. The two-time All-Pro left tackle is the highest draft pick ever produced by Boise State—No. 12 overall to Denver in 2008. Clady played his first eight NFL seasons with the…MORE

Second wave is always the first topic

Presented by HOFFMAN AUTO BODY. Wednesday, April 6, 2016. For several years at Boise State’s wide receiver position, it’s been about identifying that groups’s second wave in spring football and fall camp. This season looks to have more contenders than usual, and that’s a good thing after the non-starters at wideout combined for just 20…MORE

Touchdown machines unite

Presented by MAZ-TECH AUTOMOTIVE. Tuesday, September 22, 2015. Time-out from the Boise State quarterback forum to scan other areas of interest going into the Broncos’ Friday night tilt at Virginia. Jeremy McNichols scored three more touchdowns against Idaho State last Friday and has been named Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week. Is the McWeapon…MORE