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The Bald Faced Truth radio show on Portland's 102.9-FM and 750-AM The GAME, Fox Sports Eugene (95.7-FM and 1050-AM), and 960 ESPN KLAD AM in Klamath Falls with host, John Canzano. Oregon sports, big opinions, and the best guests. Oregon Ducks, Oregon State Beavers, Portland Trail Blazers, and more.

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    BFT SHOW: Josh Furlong, Ron Callan

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 137:55

    John Canzano talks to Josh Furlong, the sports director as KSL in Utah to discuss the Utah Utes and the rematch with Oregon in the Pac-12 Championship game on Friday. Oregon State radio analyst Ron Callan joins the program in the final hour to talk about everything Oregon State Beavers athletics. We also play The Big Splash, Punch It! Audio, and the 2@2. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: Ron Callan

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 17:44


    John Canzano talks with Oregon State radio analyst, Ron Callan to dive into everything Beavers' athletics. Canzano asks Callan if he grew up wanting to be a broadcaster and analyst, what's the latest with Scott Rueck's women's basketball team, what are the holes that Jonathan Smith's team need to fill for next season, how bad was Tristan Gebbia's injury a year ago and can we expect him to compete for the quarterback job in 2022, how does he view the Oregon-Utah Pac-12 Championship match-up, and much more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter


    BFT Interview: Josh Furlong

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 17:39

    John Canzano talks with Josh Furlong, sports director of KSL in Utah to discuss what the feeling is in Salt Lake City right now ahead of the Pac-12 Championship game on Friday against Oregon. Canzano asks Furlong is there is anything that scares him about the rematch with the Ducks, how is the vibe from the fans leading up, what are the keys for the Utes to get the best of Oregon again, what is his prediction, and much more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT SHOW: Nick Daschel, Jon Wilner

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 137:50


    John Canzano talks to Nick Daschel of the Oregonian to discuss the Oregon State Beavers, Jonathan Smith's new contract, college football coaching carousel, and more. Jon Wilner joins the program in hour two to talk about the Pac-12 conference, the big hiring of Lincoln Riley at USC, Pac-12 bowl game scenarios, and more. We also play The Big Splash, Punch It! Audio, and the 2@2. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter


    BFT Interview: Jon Wilner

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 19:38

    John Canzano talks with Jon Wilner of the SJ Mercury News and Bay Area News Group to discuss the Pac-12 conference, USC's hiring of Lincoln Riley, potential bowl game match-ups, and more. Canzano asks Wilner how the hiring of Lincoln Riley at USC will affect recruiting in the Pac-12, what does he make of the fit between Washington and their new head coach Kalen DeBoer, is there a place for Jimmy Lake in the conference, what is the bowl game situation looking like for eligible Pac-12 teams, is it possible that Anthony Brown Jr could be the team MVP for Oregon, who will win the Pac-12 Championship on Friday, and more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: Nick Daschel

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 18:26


    John Canzano talks with Nick Daschel of the Oregonian to talk about the Beavers, Jonathan Smith's new contract, the college football coaching carousel, and a lot more. Canzano asks Daschel what jumps out to him about Coach Smith's new contract, where does that put Smith among other Pac-12 coaches, what did he make of the Lincoln Riley and Brian Kelly contracts and what it means for college football as a whole, is it possible the Beavers dip into the transfer portal for a quarterback next season, what bowl can we expect Oregon State to play in, and more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter


    BFT SHOW: Josh Newman, Geoff Schwartz

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 137:39

    John Canzano talks to the Salt Lake Tribune's Josh Newman about the upcoming Pac-12 Championship Game between Oregon and Utah. Then former Duck and current Sirius XM host Geoff Schwartz discusses Lincoln Riley to USC and the rest of the happenings in the conference.. We also play The Big Splash, Punch It! Audio and the 2@2. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: Geoff Schwartz

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 20:23

    John Canzano talks with former NFL and Oregon Duck, Geoff Schwartz ahead of Oregon's rematch with Utah in the Pac-12 Championship Game. Canzano asks Schwartz about USC's hiring of Lincoln Riley, what does Mario Cristobal and Oregon have over USC and Coach Riley, why is this meeting with Utah on Friday different than the first one in Salt Lake City, how could the rumors of Joe Moorhead taking another coaching opportunity affect the game, what are the keys for the Ducks this time, what does he think of the Kalen DeBoer hiring at Washington, and much more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: Josh Newman

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 19:54

    John Canzano talks with Josh Newman of the Salt Lake Tribune to talk about the rematch between Oregon and Utah in the Pac-12 Championship Game from Las Vegas. Canzano asks Newman what he's heard from Kyle Whittingham ahead of the game, is there an advantage for either side having already played each other a couple weeks ago, how will the turnout be for Utah fans in Las Vegas, are there any injury concerns for the Utes, what would it mean for Coach Whittingham to win and get his team to the Rose Bowl, is the a possibility that Whittingham retires if Utah makes the Rose Bowl, and much more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT SHOW: Jonathan Smith, Jaydon Grant

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 137:36


    John Canzano talks to Oregon State Beavers head football coach Jonathan Smith about his team's upcoming rivalry game against the Oregon Ducks. Then Beavers captain Jaydon Grant stops by to discuss how he's preparing for the game and what his plans are for Thanksgiving. The staff discusses what they're thankful for in sports. We also play Punch It! Audio and the 2@2. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter


    BFT Interview: Jaydon Grant

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 17:53

    John Canzano talks with Oregon State defensive back Jaydon Grant ahead of their rivalry game with the Ducks on Saturday. Canzano asks Grant how early in his life he started tuning into the rivalry between the Beavers and Ducks, did he ever go to the big game as a fan, what is he thankful for as an Oregon State college athlete, what are they doing differently on defense under Coach Bray, how does it feel to potentially be in position to win the Pac-12 North, what is the Jamba Juice order of the week, and much more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: Jonathan Smith

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 19:10


    John Canzano talks with Oregon State Beavers head coach Jonathan Smith, ahead of the big rivalry game with the Ducks at Autzen Stadium on Saturday. Canzano asks Smith if he's a dark meat or white meat guy at Thanksgiving, what the defense is doing differently now under Coach Bray, how he is scouting this Ducks team, how his quarterback Chance Nolan has been playing, what he remembers about the rivalry from his playing days, what a win on Saturday would mean to his program, and much more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter


    BFT SHOW: Joey Harrington, Bruce Barnum, Jason Puckett

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 137:33

    John Canzano talks to former Ducks/NFL quarterback Joey Harrington about the Oregon/Oregon State rivalry and what it means when a coach told him "no palms up." Then Portland State football coach Bruce Barnum joins the show to discuss his team's season. Finally, KJR radio host Jason Puckett looks ahead to the Apple Cup. We also play Punch It! Audio and the 2@2. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: Jason Puckett

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 19:09

    John Canzano talks with Jason Puckett of KJR Radio Seattle, to breakdown the Cougars and the Huskies in the 2021 Apple Cup coming up on Friday. Canzano asks Puckett what it would mean for Washington State to break through with a win in this rivalry after losing seven straight, how the offense has shifted under Jake Dickert since Rolovich has been out, if the Cougars win does that secure the head coaching gig for Dickert, who wins in the Beavers-Ducks game, what has SOFTY been like this season with the Huskies and Seahawks struggling, and more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: Bruce Barnum

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 21:47

    John Canzano talks with Portland State Vikings head coach, Bruce Barnum to recap the Vikings football season, chat about recruiting, the Beavers-Ducks rivalry, and more. Canzano asks Barnum if it was a good season for his Vikings team when he looks back, what does he attribute to his team having zero concussions all year, how has recruiting and exchanging film evolved over the years, what advice would he give high school players on how to get a college coach's attention, what does he make of Oregon's loss to Utah, and more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: Joey Harrington

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 18:52

    John Canzano talks with former NFL and Oregon Duck's quarterback, Joey Harrington ahead of the game formerly known as the "Civil War" between the Ducks and Beavers. Canzano asks Harrington how tuned in he believes these Oregon players are to the rivalry and history of the game, what does Oregon's loss to Utah last week have to do with this game, what did he see when evaluating the struggles of Anthony Brown Jr against the Utes, what does he look for as a marker for success early in a game, did Utah give Oregon State the blueprint to beat the Ducks, and much more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT SHOW: Jon Wilner

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 137:29

    John Canzano talks to Jon Wilner of the SJ Mercury News about the Ducks' blowout loss at Utah this weekend and the landscape of the Pac-12 Conference. We also talk about expectations with the Ducks and the Beavers. We also play the Punch It! Audio and the 2@2. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: Jon Wilner

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 16:58

    John Canzano talks with Jon Wilner of the SJ Mercury News and Bay Area News Group to discuss the Pac-12, Oregon's ugly loss at Utah, the Beavers' undefeated season at home and more. Canzano asks Wilner who will come to play in the Apple Cup, what Washington is looking to do with their coaching hire, what he makes of the Oregon Ducks after their blowout loss to the Utes, who is the Pac-12 coach of the year, what is the best outcome for the conference right now, would a win for the Cougars over the Huskies secure the head coaching gig for Jake Dickert, and much more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT SHOW: Bill Riley, Allison Cook, Nick Daschel

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 138:15

    John Canzano talks to Bill Riley of ESPN700 about the Utah Utes and their upcoming game against the Oregon Ducks. Then Miss Oregon Allison Cook joins the show to discuss her quest to become Miss America and her experience officiating sporting events. Then Nick Daschel from the Oregon talks about Beavers football and their game against Arizona State this Saturday. We also play the Big Splash and What's on Tap. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: Nick Daschel

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 18:29

    John Canzano talks with Nick Daschel of The Oregonian to discuss the Beavers match-up with Arizona State on ESPN Saturday night from Reser Stadium. Oregon State is looking to complete an undefeated season at home and build momentum for the big game upcoming with the Oregon Ducks to finish the regular season. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: Allison Cook

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 20:08

    John Canzano talks with the beautiful and talented Miss Oregon, Allison Cook, to understand what it is like to prepare for the Miss USA beauty pageant, what goes into the training for the competition, what Disney Princess best represents her, and much more in a fun Friday conversation. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: Bill Riley

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 18:50

    John Canzano talks with Bill Riley the PxP voice Utah Athletics, to discuss the huge game with No. 3 Oregon on Saturday at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Utah has locked up the Pac-12 South division, but Oregon still has some work to do. Kick-off at 4:30pm on ABC! Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT SHOW: Josh Furlong, Jaydon Grant

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 137:32

    John Canzano talks to Utah beat writer Josh Furlong about the upcoming Oregon/Utah game. Then Oregon State football player Jaydon Grant tells us about the Beavers' upcoming game against Arizona State and what Jamba Juice he's drinking this week. All throughout the show, we raise money for the Bald Faced Truth Foundation to help area kids. We also play Punch It! Audio, the 2@2, and more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: Jaydon Grant

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 14:10

    John Canzano talks with Oregon State Beavers defensive back, Jaydon Grant as the Beavers prepare to take on Arizona State at home on Saturday looking to complete an undefeated run at home this season. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: Josh Furlong

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 19:47

    John Canzano talks with Josh Furlong, Utah Utes beat writer for KSL.com ahead of a huge Pac-12 showdown between Utah and Oregon at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT SHOW: Jonathan Smith, Aaron Fentress

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 137:33


    John Canzano talks to Oregon State football coach Jonathan Smith about reaching bowl eligibility and his current contract. Then the Oregonian's Aaron Fentress joins the show to talk about the Trail Blazers' up and down start to the season. We also play The Big Splash, Punch It! Audio, the 2@2, and more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter


    BFT Interview: Aaron Fentress

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 18:22

    John Canzano talks with Aaron Fentress who covers the Portland Trail Blazers for The Oregonian. Canzano asks Fentress if he believes there will be significant lineup changes for the Blazers similar to what we saw during the Toronto game, how happy is Yusuf Nurkic and what would be his trade value right now, why is this team so much better at home, what are the areas that Chauncey Billups can improve as a coach, what is he looking for in Portland's next few home games, how big of a distraction is the investigation into GM Neil Olshey, and much more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: Jonathan Smith

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 21:42


    John Canzano talks with Oregon State Beavers head coach Jonathan Smith, after the Beavers became bowl eligible for the first time since 2013 as a result of their home win against Stanford. Canzano asks Smith what the scene in the locker room was like after the win, how they are preparing for a team like Arizona State who has been up and down all year, how he felt the defense responded under coach Trent Bray, has he been in discussions regarding a raise in his salary following this season, does he want to coach in the NFL or stay in college looking at the big picture, how are they managing scholarships with the recruiting early signing period approaching, and much more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter


    BFT SHOW: Terry Boss, Dan Shaughnessy, Bruce Barnum

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 137:30


    John Canzano talks to Oregon State soccer coach Terry Boss about growing up in Philomath and his top-ranked soccer team. Then NBA author Dan Shaughnessy discusses his new book about covering the 1980's Boston Celtics. Then Portland State football coach Bruce Barnum looks ahead to his team's next game and makes an offer for the BFT Radio-a-thon. We also play The Big Splash, Punch It! Audio, the 2@2, and more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter


    BFT Interview: Bruce Barnum

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 19:46

    John Canzano talks with Portland State Vikings football coach for his weekly conversation on the program, as PSU looks ahead to their final regular season game against Eastern Washington. Canzano asks Barnum what he sees from Eastern Washington on film, how good is Eastern Washington's quarterback, is early signing period a big deal for him and his coaching staff, how will he be honoring the seniors on his team this year, how does he feel the season has gone for them overall, and much more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: Dan Shaughnessy

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 19:15


    John Canzano talks with American sports writer, Dan Shaughnessy who covers the NBA and was a beat writer for the Boston Celtics in the 1980's. Shaughnessy recently published a booked titled, "Wish It Lasted Forever" and joined the program to talk about it and share stories of the Boston Celtics and his career covering the team. Canzano asks Shaughnessy what sparked the idea for the book, if Larry Bird really hustled him out of some money, what was Bill Walton's role with the Celtics at the time, what their much drama with those teams or did everyone understand their roles, and much more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter


    BFT Interview: Terry Boss

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 22:00

    John Canzano talks with Oregon State men's soccer coach, Terry Boss whose team won their first ever outright Pac-12 Championship and will get the No. 1 seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament. Canzano asks Boss how big of an Oregon State fan he was growing up, what does a Conference Championship mean to this program, what did his parents instill in him at a young age, what is he looking for when recruiting a player to the program, what separates the great players from the average ones, and much more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT SHOW: Jon Wilner

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 137:27

    John Canzano talks to Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News about the Pac-12. Wilner also answers callers questions regarding the conference. We also welcome Roseburg to the BFT Radio Network. We also play The Big Splash, Punch It! Audio, the 2@2,, and more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: Jon Wilner

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 45:34


    John Canzano talks with Jon Wilner of the SJ Mercury News and Bay Area News Group to go around the horn in the Pac-12. We invite callers to call in and ask questions of Wilner regarding the Pac-12 Conference, in a special extended conversation. Canzano and the callers asks questions like what is the Pac-12 selling to recruits, does commissioner Kliavkoff really understand the issues the conference has faced in the past, what happens if Oregon loses the Pac-12 Championship game, could Washington be interested in offering Jonathan Smith a head coaching opportunity, what should the Pac-12 do as far as TV deals in the future, and much more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter


    BFT SHOW: Jake Dickert, John Platz

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 137:33

    John Canzano talks to Washington State football coach Jake Dickert about his team's upcoming game against the Oregon Ducks. Then Stanford radio broadcaster John Platz discusses the current season and what makes great radio. We also talk about today's news about Trail Blazers CEO Chris McGowan's sudden resignation. We also play The Big Splash, Punch It! Audio, What's On Tap, and more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: John Platz

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 20:48

    John Canzano talks with Stanford Cardinal football and basketball radio broadcaster, John Platz to talk about Stanford's struggles since the Oregon win, how scary Utah looks right now, why the Pac-12 is still being disrespected in college basketball, and more. Canzano asks Platz where the Stanford football program finds itself right now, is David Shaw in trouble, how does he think Oregon and Utah match-up after seeing both teams against Stanford, what does he make of the health of the Pac-12 conference, do we have any details on QB Tanner McKee's injury, and much more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: Jake Dickert

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 17:10

    John Canzano talks with Washington State Cougars interim head coach, Jake Dickert before a huge meeting with the Oregon Ducks at Autzen Stadium on Saturday. Canzano asks Dickert what the mentality of the team is like coming off of the bye week, did he always want to pursue coaching, what does he want to see when recruiting an athlete, how has he been able to transition from an offensive guy to coaching defense primarily, how has the team responded through the big coaching transition this season, what does he see on film from Oregon, and more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT SHOW: LaMichael James, Jaydon Grant

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 137:40

    John Canzano talks to Oregon Ducks legend LaMichael James about his playing career and where his new Killer Burger location is opening. Then Beavers captain Jaydon Grant joins the show to talk about the change at Defensive Coordinator and his new Jamba Juice sponsorship. We also play The Big Splash, Punch It! Audio, the 2@2, and more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: Jaydon Grant

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 16:48

    John Canzano talks with Oregon State defensive back and team captain, Jaydon Grant ahead of their home match-up with Stanford. Canzano asks Grant if the news of Tim Tibesar was surprising to him and the players on the team, what kind of energy does coach Trent Bray bring to the table stepping up into the DC role, what does Stanford do well offensively, how important is it to have a lot of support and energy from the fans on Saturday, what are the biggest keys for him personally heading into the game, and more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: LaMichael James

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 21:23

    John Canzano talks with former Oregon Ducks running back, LaMichael James to hear about what he's been up to in his life after football, and revisit some memories from his time with Chip Kelly and the Ducks in Eugene. Canzano asks James what he thinks about the offensive lineman has these days, what made running backs coach Gary Campbell special, would NIL during his playing days have made a difference in his decision to leave after his junior season, what made Chip Kelly successful at Oregon, was it frustrating trying to find where he fit in the NFL, who are the two best Oregon running backs of all time (besides himself), where is the new Killer Burger location going to be, and much more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT SHOW: Jonathan Smith, Nick Aliotti

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 137:39


    John Canzano talks to Beavers football coach Jonathan Smith about the decision to move on from defensive coach Tim Tibesar. Then Nick Aliotti from the Pac-12 Network talks about the landscape across the conference and whether he would consider coaching again if Oregon or Oregon State called him. We also play The Big Splash, Punch It! Audio, the 2@2, and more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter


    BFT Interview: Nick Aliotti

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 17:29

    John Canzano talks with Nick Aliotti, former defensive coordinator for the Oregon Ducks and now an analyst for the Pac-12 Network. Canzano asks Aliotti for this thoughts on the firing of defensive coordinator Tim Tibesar at Oregon State, how does a move like that midseason affect a defense, what does he know about Trent Bray who is stepping in as defensive coordinator for the remainder of the season, does he miss the X's and O's of coaching, is the a possibility that he returns to coaching again, how does he expect Stanford to rebound against the Beavers, and more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: Jonathan Smith

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 20:17


    John Canzano talks with Oregon State Beavers head coach, Jonathan Smith following their loss on the road at Colorado and looking ahead to a home meeting with Stanford. Canzano asks Smith about the decision to fire defensive coordinator Tim Tibesar, what was that conversation like, will there be any change to the scheme with Trent Bray moving up into the role to finish the season, is Bray a legitimate candidate for the full time job next season, what went into the decision to kick a 60-yard field goal at the end of regulation against Colorado, how do you scout a team like Stanford who has been so up and down all season, and more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter


    BFT SHOW: Eric Prisbell, Bruce Barnum, Barry Hecker

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 137:22

    John Canzano talks to college business writer Eric Prisbell about the return of college basketball and the Pac-12's chances of continuing last year's great season. The Portland State football coach Bruce Barnum looks ahead to Sacramento State and shares his thoughts on running up a score. Finally, former NBA assistant coach Barry Hecker calls in and shares his experiences of working with Neil Olshey. We also play The Big Splash, Punch It! Audio, the 2@2, and more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: Barry Hecker

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 17:43

    John Canzano talks with Ex-NBA assistant Barry Hecker who called into the show for an impromptu conversation, where Hecker ripped Blazers GM Neil Olshey, and highlighted Olshey's treatment of staff with the Clippers. Canzano digs deeper with Hecker to understand more about Olshey and his history of fear-based leadership. Canzano asks him what it is about Neil Olshey that prompted him to speak out on the show, and much more... a must listen conversation. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: Bruce Barnum

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 21:12

    John Canzano talks with Portland State Vikings head coach Bruce Barnum, following their win over Weber State and looking ahead to playing another ranked team in Sac State on Saturday. Canzano asks Barnum how confident his team is feeling right now after winning three in a row, what is Sac State doing well as a program, what is the first thing he looks at when he gets a box score of a game, what does quarterback Davis Alexander need in order to close in on Neil Lomax's career passing record at Portland State, did Weber State fans really gift him beer, what are his thoughts on running up the score and sportsmanship in football, and more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: Eric Prisbell

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 20:10


    John Canzano talks with Eric Prisbell, a college sports business writer for ON3 Sports as we get set for Tip-Off Tuesday in the college basketball world. Canzano asks Prisbell about the overall feeling of this upcoming college basketball season, which teams and players he is most curious to see early in the season, what does he make of coach Mike Krzyzewski's legacy and final season at Duke, what does he make of the disrespect show to the Pac-12 after such a great NCAA tournament performance last season, how has NIL affected college basketball, what did he learn from his experience covering Jerry Tarkanian, and more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter


    BFT SHOW: Nick Daschel, Dan Dickau

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 137:38


    John Canzano talks the Oregonian's Nick Daschel about the Beavers' loss to Colorado and Jonathan Smith's decision to fire Defensive Coordinator Tim Tebesar. Then former Trail Blazers player and employee Dan Dickau joins the show to talk about the time that Neil Olshey cussed him out and how Chad Buchanan identified Damian Lillard as the team's draft target. We also play The Big Splash, Punch It! Audio, the 2@2, and more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter


    BFT Interview: Dan Dickau

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 20:06

    John Canzano talks to former Trail Blazers player and assistant Dan Dickau in the wake of the news that Neil Olshey is under investigation for fostering a hostile work environment. The allegations include complaints of intimidation, profanity-laced tirades and bullying. Dickau shares a personal story of an encounter with the Blazers GM illustrating Olshey's bullying behavior and why Dickau is not surprised at all at the reports and investigation. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

    BFT Interview: Nick Daschel

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 21:44


    John Canzano talks to The O's Nick Daschel about Jonathan Smith's decision to part ways with defensive coordinator Tim Tibesar following the Beavers overtime loss at Colorado on Saturday, if the Beavers should win this coming week vs Stanford to become bowl-eligible, and what is next for the defensive coaching staff. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter


    BFT SHOW: Dan Bickley, Tyson Alger

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 136:59

    John Canzano talks to Arizona sports radio host Dan Bickley about the mess at Arizona State. Then Tyson Alger of the I5 Corridor joins the show to talk about the Ducks and Beavers games coming up this weekend. We also play The Big Splash, Punch It! Audio, What's On Tap, and more. Subscribe NOW to this podcast for more great content. Follow @JohnCanzanoBFT on Twitter

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