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SCOTT SLANT: Stay in your lane

Presented by LOUIE’S PIZZA & ITALIAN RESTAURANT. Friday, October 30, 2020. This might be Boise State’s best corps of linebackers in recent memory, and there’s no better time to prove it than at Air Force Saturday night. It’s assignment football against the triple-option, and it starts with the ‘backers. They got to stick with the…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Empty stands, big point spread

Presented by GREENWOOD’S SKI HAUS. Monday, October 19, 2020. It’s Game Week for Boise State. As the dog days of August stretched into September, we didn’t think it would really happen. But the Broncos are set to host Utah State on the blue turf this Saturday night. Albertsons Stadium will be empty—understandable at a time…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Surveying the scene October 24

Presented by DIAMOND HEATING & COOLING. Monday, October 12, 2020. With the coronavirus situation worsening in Idaho, it is certainly no surprise that fans will not be allowed in Albertsons Stadium a week from this Saturday when Boise State hosts Utah State. The hope here is that—even with this now in place—everything still goes off…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Gotta be this week…

Presented by BBSI BOISE. Monday, September 21, 2020. If there’s going to be an October 24 kickoff for Mountain West football, time is of the essence. According to Hawaii athletic director David Matlin in a Sunday Honolulu Star-Advertiser story, Mountain West ADs are “scheduled to meet today and could present a plan to the Board…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Big Ten–domino or not?

Presented by BACON. Wednesday, September 16, 2020. The Big Ten is on the cusp of announcing it will play football this fall after all, although a predicted reveal Tuesday night did not happen. If the Big Ten really ends up playing, the natural question moving forward: will the Pac-12 and the Mountain West follow suit?…MORE

Wednesday 9/16/20 

Wednesday 9/16/20   Tuesday 9/15/20 Idaho is reporting 35,532 total cases of #IdahoCovid19 (including 253 new today) and 419 deaths to date (4 new today). Monday 9/14/20   Friday 9/11/20     Thursday 9/10/20     Wednesday 9/9/20 Idaho is reporting 33,981 total cases of #IdahoCovid19 (including 240 new today) and 389 deaths to date (4 new today). Details…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Earning it every day in Dallas

Presented by KILLGORE ADVENTURES. Tuesday, August 18, 2020. Now this is the way Kellen Moore fans want to see Dallas Cowboys training camp begin—with a quote like this from new coach Mike McCarthy: “I can’t say enough about the job that Kellen Moore has done. I’ve been extremely impressed.” Moore seems to have survived the…MORE


Prater and B.J. Rains of the Idaho Press talk to Andrew Clark, 24, of Boise, who has a one-year contract with the American Cornhole League (ACL). Clark and his partner recently appeared on ESPN, and he hopes the sport can grow with two leagues in the Treasure Valley.MORE

SCOTT SLANT: It’s 72 days away, we hope

Presented by MAZ-TECH AUTOMOTIVE. Tuesday, June 23, 2020. The near-certainty of reduced capacity at Albertsons Stadium this season became nearer to certainty when Ada County announced Monday it was having to revert to Stage 3 of coronavirus recovery. At the same time, Iowa put a pause on season ticket sales effective a week from today…MORE

SCOTT SLANT: Albertsons Stadium 50th anniversary, Part VII

Presented by FRANZ WITTE NURSERY. Friday, May 8, 2020. Another Friday, and another item in my earlybird celebration of Albertson Stadium’s 50th anniversary. Today we go to Boise State’s first bowl game, the 1999 Humanitarian Bowl, emotional on many levels, as the Broncos won a see-saw game against Louisville 34-31. It was less than 36…MORE