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Boise, ID, United States

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Past articles by Dave:

This is the key word for Boise State football with fall camp on the horizon

The Boise State football team is getting closer to the start of fall camp, and with players running their own practices, there has been a major focus on themselves in workouts. → Read More

Seattle’s NHL expansion team is looking for its top-level affiliate, and Boise is in the mix

The Seattle expansion NHL team is slated to begin play in 2021-22, and it has focused on Boise and Palm Springs as its AHL affiliate. The 208 Podcast discusses that and more. → Read More

Boise State baseball hasn’t played a game, but commit, Eagle grad drafted by Red Sox

Boise State’s first baseball game in nearly 40 years will take place in February, but the Broncos already have a commit drafted into the majors — Eagle High grad Reed Harrington (Red Sox). → Read More

Famed cyclist Lance Armstrong to ride in event, host podcast in Boise

Cyclist Lance Armstrong, who had seven Tour de France titles stripped in a doping scandal, will ride July 14 in the Gran Fondo Hincapie-Boise. He also will record his podcast there. → Read More

Return of the black? Check out Boise State football’s color schemes for 2019 season

The Boise State athletic department has announced the color schemes for fans to wear during the 2019 season. Included among them is a blackout on Sept. 20, which hasn’t happened since 2016. → Read More

Want to buy a piece of Boise State’s famous blue turf? Now you can. Here’s how.

Boise State recently completed installation of the sixth edition of its famed blue turf at Albertsons Stadium. Fans can buy a piece of the most recent turf at a public event June 5. → Read More

Ten summers in, ‘Boise State family’ keeps camp rolling with help from players of all ages

In 2010, former Boise State defensive lineman Alex Guerrero started Gridiron Dreams, which held its 10th annual camp this weekend. He was joined by plenty of former Broncos. → Read More

Baseball All-Star, longtime Boise resident Bill Buckner dies at 69

Ex-Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner died Monday at 69 from Lewy body dementia. His infamous error in game 6 of the 1986 World Series marred his All-Star career. He was Boise Hawks’ hitting coach in 2012-2013. → Read More

Want to get your feet on Boise State’s new Blue? You will have a few chances soon

Boise State is putting the finishing touches on the sixth edition of its famous blue turf at Albertsons Stadium, and multiple events in June will let fans check it out in person. → Read More

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl moves to an unusual date for this football season

The next Famous Idaho Potato Bowl will be played in 2020 because of a scheduling quirk. The game is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, at Albertsons Stadium and will air on ESPN. → Read More

‘A beautiful mind’: Dallas Cowboys’ early impressions of OC Kellen Moore positive

Kellen Moore, Dallas Cowboys new offensive coordinator, will be a hot topic as the Cowboys hold their first offseason organized team activities next week. Moore is an ex Boise State Broncos quarterback. → Read More

He partied with fans as a first-round draft pick out of Boise State, but he wasn’t real.

Deuce Dominguez was drafted 30th overall in last month’s NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers out of Boise State. Except, he wasn’t. A prank video had fans in Nashville tricked. → Read More

The new blue turf at Albertsons Stadium is mostly installed. Check out the fresh look.

Boise State (BSU) is placing a new version of its famous blue turf at Albertsons Stadium, and it is nearly complete — check out the new playing surface for the Broncos, which will host a Garth Brooks concert. → Read More

Brett Rypien’s contract guarantee reportedly is a record for Broncos GM John Elway

Though he went undrafted, former Boise State quarterback Brett Rypien was wanted badly by the Denver Broncos. He is getting a financial guarantee likely unprecedented in team history. → Read More

Raiders bring back last season’s leading rusher, former Boise State great Doug Martin

Playing last season on a one-year deal, former Boise State star Doug Martin led the Oakland Raiders in rushing. He re-signed with the team this week for his eighth NFL season as a running back. → Read More

Boise State quarterback Brett Rypien goes undrafted, but quickly finds a landing spot

It had been since 1975 that a Boise State quarterback was selected in the NFL Draft. The drought continued as Brett Rypien went undrafted in the 2019 draft. Rypien is expected to sign with the Denver Broncos. → Read More

Vandals’ draft drought ends as New Orleans Saints select versatile Idaho linebacker

Aided by a pair of pro day workouts in Utah and Moscow, former Idaho linebacker Kaden Elliss was selected by the Saints on Saturday. His father, Luther, was a first-round pick in 1995. → Read More

Mattison extends Boise State football’s run of running backs taken in NFL Draft

Running back Alexander Mattison posted back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons for the Boise State football team, and on Friday was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the third round of the NFL Draft. → Read More

Dreaming big: Boise State’s Rypien and Mattison look to buck trends in NFL Draft

Former Boise State football standouts Brett Rypien and Alexander Mattison hope to become the Broncos’ newest NFL Draft picks. Rypien is looking to be the first QB taken in 44 years out of BSU. → Read More

It was one of the best shots in NBA playoff history. And it has a Boise State connection.

Portland’s Damian Lillard hit one of the best shots in NBA playoff history, a 37-footer at the buzzer, to beat Oklahoma City on Tuesday. Afterward, he gave a shoutout to a former Boise State basketball assistant. → Read More