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Jeff Caves and Mike Prater host Idaho’s longest running sports talk show.

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    • Dec 8, 2020 LATEST EPISODE
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    • 1,575 EPISODES


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    Bronco Focus With Bob Behler

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2020 8:20

    BRONCO FOCUS EVERY WEEKDAY AT 3:45 ON 93.1 FM: Bob Behler, the voice of Boise State athletics, talks to Prater and Mallory about Harsin's confidence that Saturday's game at Wyoming will be played, the Mountain West tiebreaker rules, initial thoughts on the Cowboys, and a preview of the BSU-BYU basketball game Wednesday night in Utah.

    IST with Prater & The Ballgame: Dec. 7, 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2020 126:31

    Bryan Harsin "very confident'' that Boise State-Wyoming game will be played Saturday, Bob breaks down Mountain West tiebreakers in our Bronco Focus segment, Steelheads shut down local hockey season, will Steelers finish the season undefeated, and what to do with the college football bowl season.

    Blue Turf Sports Report

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2020 15:51

    Prater and Mallory talk to Boise State beat reporter B.J. Rains about why the UNLV game was canceled mid-week (still searching for answers), what to expect in the Broncos' home-opening basketball game, and how Friday night's CDH hearing could impact BSU athletics.

    Fantasy Corner With Howard Bender

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2020 11:48

    Prater and Mallory talk to national fantasy football insider Howard Bender (FantasyAlarm.com, SiriusXM, NY Post) about the rise of Washington running back Antonio Gibson, getting ready for the playoffs, biggest busts of the year (and what we learned), and the growth of fantasy basketball.

    Bronco Focus With Bob Behler

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2020 9:06

    BRONCO FOCUS EVERY WEEKDAY AT 3:45 ON 93.1 FM: Bob Behler, the voice of Boise State athletics, talks to Prater and Mallory about juggling work - and emotions - as the Broncos continue to juggle their schedule in football and basketball, and his thoughts on BSU/NFL cornerback Jamar Taylor.

    Marc Paul, Boise State Athletic Trainer

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2020 12:39

    Prater and Mallory talk to Boise State head trainer Marc Paul about servicing 7,500 COVID tests within the athletic department since April. More importantly, he touches on all the grinders working behind the scenes to make athletic events happen in the midst of COVID cancellations.

    IST with Prater & The Ballgame: Dec. 4, 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2020 131:05

    Inspiration on a Freaky Friday - a salute to all the behind-the-scenes essential people making sports work, Boise State head trainer Marc Paul shares inspiring stories from across campus, Bob on Bronco Focus, B.J. Rains on what's next for BSU athletics, and our NFL Hour (Jamar Taylor, fantasy, gambling).

    KTIK Best Bets With Lee Sterling

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 4, 2020 12:10

    Prater and Mallory talk to national handicapper Lee Sterling (ParamountSports.com) about his top picks this week: Washington (-11.5) vs. Stanford, Nevada (-7) vs. Fresno State, San Jose State (PE) vs. Hawaii, Iowa State (-7) vs. West Virginia, Giants (+10) vs. Seahawks.

    Bronco Focus With Bob Behler

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 4, 2020 9:25

    BRONCO FOCUS EVERY WEEKDAY AT 3:45 ON 93.1 FM: Bob Behler, the voice of Boise State athletics, talks to Prater and Mallory about the Boise State-UNLV football game being called off and the Broncos' surprise home-opener in basketball Friday night.

    IST with Prater & The Ballgame: Dec. 3, 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 4, 2020 124:35

    Diving into conspiracy theories - why did the Boise State-UNLV game get canceled and why is there a lack of information, Bob hits on basketball's home opener in our Bronco Focus segment, BYU gets a gift, KTIK Best Bets with Lee Sterling, and an update on the future of the Boise Hawks.

    Bronco Focus With Bob Behler

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2020 11:42

    BRONCO FOCUS EVERY WEEKDAY AT 3:45 ON 93.1 FM: Bob Behler, the voice of Boise State athletics, talks to Prater and Mallory about the Mountain West football race heading into the final weeks of the regular season. Who has the best shot to play for a league title?

    IST with Prater & The Ballgame: Dec. 2, 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2020 121:57

    Prater returns and dedicates the show to his Dad, offensive coordinator Eric Kiesau on Boise State's offense heading into UNLV game, Bob takes a look at Mountain West race in Bronco Focus, Herbstreit apology, and what are the futures for BYU football and Chris Petersen?

    KTIK Sports Radio 93.1 FM The Ticket

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2020 124:02

    IST WITH PRATER & THE BALLGAME: Dec. 1, 2020: Boise State DC Jeff Schmedding talks about the Bronco defense, Bob Behler with thoughts on the offense in the Bronco Focus, reporter Jason Orts on the latest Covid news with UNLV football, and the worst Super Bowl winning head coaches.

    KTIK Sports Radio 93.1 FM The Ticket

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2020 125:03

    IST WITH PRATER & THE BALLGAME: reaction to the cancellation of the SJSU football game, Mountain West championship game scenarios, the Bronco Focus is put on Boise State hoops, and Johnny & Bob Behler have first hand memories of Bo Jackson on his birthday.

    KTIK Sports Radio 93.1 FM The Ticket

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2020 131:56

    IST WITH PRATER & THE BALLGAME: Nov. 25, 2020 Johnny and BJ Rains are joined by Tim Brando, FOX college football announcer, Bob Behler breaks down San Jose State and did Kalani Sitake take shots at Boise State football?

    IST WITH PRATER & THE BALLGAME: Nov. 23, 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2020 134:01

    Johnny is joined by Bob Behler as Boise State DC Jeff Schmedding talks about San Jose State and his defense, Play-by-play voice of SJSU Justin Allegri discusses the undefeated Spartans, and the first College Football Playoff poll is released.

    Bronco Focus With Bob Behler

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2020 10:50

    BRONCO FOCUS EVERY WEEKDAY AT 3:45 ON 93.1 FM: Bob Behler, the voice of Boise State athletics, talks to Prater and Mallory about the performances of Hank Bachmeier and Andrew Van Buren in Hawaii, and what San Jose State has that should concern the Broncos on Saturday.

    IST with Prater & The Ballgame: Nov. 23, 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2020 122:20

    Boise State beats Hawaii despite poor second-half defense (again), what coach Harsin says about the defense, Bob on Bachmeier and Van Buren in Hawaii, Kellen Moore/Taysom Hill Report Card, and who's right/wrong in the BYU-Washington spat?

    Blue Turf Sports Report

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2020 14:31

    Prater and Mallory talk to Boise State beat reporter B.J. Rains (Idaho Press, BlueTurfSports.com), who confirms that Boise State received COVID clearance and headed to Hawaii on Friday afternoon, what makes the red-zone offense so special, and the Broncos' seven-day countdown to their season opener in basketball.

    Bronco Focus With Bob Behler

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2020 9:30

    BRONCO FOCUS EVERY WEEKDAY AT 3:45 ON 93.1 FM: Bob Behler, the voice of Boise State athletics, talks to Prater and Mallory about the differences between Hawaii at home and Hawaii on the road. Plus, his keys to victory Saturday night.

    IST with Prater & The Ballgame: Nov. 20, 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2020 123:49

    Taysom Hill becomes sixth Idaho high school graduate to start at QB in the NFL, Highland coach Gino Mariani explains his journey since high school, Boise State-Hawaii game breakdown with Bob Behler and B.J. Rains, looking back at colorful Hawaii coaches, and what's the most magical CFB/NFL season you've ever had?

    Prep Rally: Championship Weekend

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2020 12:34

    MOUNTAIN WEST BANK PREP RALLY EVERY THURSDAY AT 4 P.M. ON IST: Prater and Mallory talk to Ty Jones, the executive director of the Idaho High School Activities Association, on navigating through a COVID football season, and what it means to reach championship weekend.

    KTIK Best Bets With Lee Sterling

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2020 11:22

    Prater and Mallory talk to national handicapper Lee Sterling (ParamountSports.com) about his picks of the week: Boise State (-14) vs. Hawaii, Ohio State (-20.5) vs. Indiana, Oklahoma (-7) vs. Oklahoma State, Oregon (-13.5) vs. UCLA, Seahawks (-3) vs. Cardinals.

    Fantasy Corner With Howard Bender

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2020 11:30

    Prater and Mallory talk to national fantasy football insider Howard Bender (FantasyAlarm.com, SiriusXM, NY Post) about Kyler Murray, Davonte Adams, Ezekiel Elliott, the Steelers' WR corp, and getting ready for the playoffs.

    Bronco Focus With Bob Behler

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2020 10:04

    BRONCO FOCUS EVERY WEEKDAY AT 3:45 ON 93.1 FM: Bob Behler, the voice of Boise State athletics, talks to Prater and Mallory about the importance of QB Hank Bachmeier heading into the Hawaii game - and the one offensive stat where the Broncos are No. 1 in the nation.

    IST with Prater & The Ballgame: Nov. 19, 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2020 131:16

    Justinian Jessup adds to Boise State's history with NBA Draft, did the best moment ever on The Blue happen Nov. 19, 1994, Bob on the importance of Hank Bachmeier heading into the Hawaii game, Idaho high school executive on making it through the football season, Best Bets with Lee Sterling, and our NFL Hour (Boise State, fantasy, gambling).

    Bronco Focus With Bob Behler

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2020 12:10

    BRONCO FOCUS EVERY WEEKDAY AT 3:45 ON 93.1 FM: Bob Behler, the voice of Boise State athletics, talks to Prater and Mallory about the changes in Hawaii's offense and defense (since offseason coaching change), how the team has looked good and bad, and thoughts on Justinian Jessup and the NBA Draft.

    Bronco Focus With Bob Behler

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2020 12:10

    BRONCO FOCUS EVERY WEEKDAY AT 3:45 ON 93.1 FM: Bob Behler, the voice of Boise State athletics, talks to Prater and Mallory about the changes in Hawaii's offense and defense (since offseason coaching change), how the team has looked good and bad, and thoughts on Justinian Jessup and the NBA Draft.

    IST with Prater & The Ballgame: Nov. 18, 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2020 122:25

    BYU and Cincinnati have a (longshot) path to the College Football Playoff, Boise State's Justinian Jessup hopes for landing spot in NBA Draft, Bob breaks down the BSU-Hawaii game in Bronco Focus, offensive coordinator Eric Kiesau on Hank Bachmeier, and more on NBA Draft.

    IST with Prater & The Ballgame: Nov. 18, 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2020 122:25

    BYU and Cincinnati have a (longshot) path to the College Football Playoff, Boise State's Justinian Jessup hopes for landing spot in NBA Draft, Bob breaks down the BSU-Hawaii game in Bronco Focus, offensive coordinator Eric Kiesau on Hank Bachmeier, and more on NBA Draft.

    Bronco Focus With Bob Behler

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2020 10:33

    BRONCO FOCUS EVERY WEEKDAY AT 3:45 ON 93.1 FM: Bob Behler, the voice of Boise State athletics, talks to Prater and Mallory about Hank Bachmeier's season and his return from the COVID list, ranking Mountain West quarterbacks, and thoughts on the Broncos' AD search.

    Bronco Focus With Bob Behler

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2020 10:33

    BRONCO FOCUS EVERY WEEKDAY AT 3:45 ON 93.1 FM: Bob Behler, the voice of Boise State athletics, talks to Prater and Mallory about Hank Bachmeier's season and his return from the COVID list, ranking Mountain West quarterbacks, and thoughts on the Broncos' AD search.

    IST with Prater & The Ballgame: Nov. 17, 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2020 129:58

    Boise State president Tromp addresses athletic director search - is there enough football juice in the process, Broncos' QB Hank Bachmeier confirms his positive COVID test, says he's ready for Hawaii game, Bob examines the AD search and Mountain West QBs in Bronco Focus, and who are the biggest one-hit wonders in sports?

    IST with Prater & The Ballgame: Nov. 17, 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2020 129:58

    Boise State president Tromp addresses athletic director search - is there enough football juice in the process, Broncos' QB Hank Bachmeier confirms his positive COVID test, says he's ready for Hawaii game, Bob examines the AD search and Mountain West QBs in Bronco Focus, and who are the biggest one-hit wonders in sports?

    Bronco Focus With Bob Behler

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2020 11:08

    BRONCO FOCUS EVERY WEEKDAY AT 3:45 ON 93.1 FM: Bob Behler, the voice of Boise State athletics, talks to Prater and Mallory about his midseason report for Boise State, the Mountain West, a competitive Group of Five race, and the Top 25.

    Bronco Focus With Bob Behler

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2020 11:08

    BRONCO FOCUS EVERY WEEKDAY AT 3:45 ON 93.1 FM: Bob Behler, the voice of Boise State athletics, talks to Prater and Mallory about his midseason report for Boise State, the Mountain West, a competitive Group of Five race, and the Top 25.

    IST with Prater & The Ballgame: Nov. 16, 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2020 122:31

    Bryan Harsin says Boise State-Hawaii is a go - and his thoughts on RB Andrew Van Buren, Boise loses NCAA basketball tournament this spring and it's probably the right choice, Bob gives his midseason report on Bronco Focus, big Heisman changes are coming, and which DeAndre Hopkins radio call did it best?

    IST with Prater & The Ballgame: Nov. 16, 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2020 122:31

    Bryan Harsin says Boise State-Hawaii is a go - and his thoughts on RB Andrew Van Buren, Boise loses NCAA basketball tournament this spring and it's probably the right choice, Bob gives his midseason report on Bronco Focus, big Heisman changes are coming, and which DeAndre Hopkins radio call did it best?

    Blue Turf Sports Report

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2020 15:10

    Prater and Mallory talk to Boise State beat reporter B.J. Rains (Idaho Press, BlueTurfSports.com) about the Broncos' victory over Colorado State - and how close the game was to not being played.

    Bronco Focus With Bob Behler

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2020 12:51

    BRONCO FOCUS EVERY WEEKDAY AT 3:45 ON 93.1 FM: Bob Behler, the voice of Boise State athletics, talks to Prater and Mallory about Avery Williams' special teams impact on the Broncos' victory over Colorado State - and how Bob knew the blocks were coming.

    IST with Prater & The Ballgame: Nov. 13, 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2020 128:24

    All the praise for Avery Williams - and a Boise State football team that looked good/still has plenty of work, Bob in our Bronco Focus segment explains how he knew Williams' tendencies, Blue Turf Sports Report with B.J. Rains, Prep Rally with Rocky Mountain and Mountain View, and our NFL Hour (fantasy, gambling, storylines).

    Bronco Game Night: Boise State 52, Colorado State 21

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2020 97:47

    POST-GAME ANALYSIS AND CALL-IN SHOW: Mike Prater and Johnny Mallory break down the Broncos' Mountain West victory over Colorado State, which gave up three special teams TDs. Avery Williams had a special teams performance to remember, QB Hank Bachmeier returned at QB and LB Riley Whimpey went from "embarrassed'' to fired up.

    Bronco Focus With Bob Behler

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2020 9:11

    BRONCO FOCUS EVERY WEEKDAY AT 3:45 ON 93.1 FM: Bob Behler, the voice of Boise State athletics, talks to Prater and Mallory about Colorado State skill players and the matchups they present against Boise State, who has the "Thursday night'' advantage, and postseason tiebreakers.

    Craig Thompson, MW Commissioner

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2020 18:57

    Prater and Mallory talk to Mountain West commissioner Craig Thompson about COVID threats to the MW/college football season, why the league is paying for all testing, league bowl game scenarios for this season, and the competitive battle between the MW and American Athletic Conference.

    IST with Prater & The Ballgame: Nov. 11, 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2020 123:00

    Boise State's defense off to poor start - what's going on and can it be fixed, Tiger podcaster on his Masters hopes, Bob explains Colorado State matchup issues in Bronco Focus, KTIK Best Bets with Lee Sterling, our exclusive interview with Mountain West commissioner Craig Thompson, and coach Leon Rice on BSU basketball preseason honors.

    Bronco Focus With Bob Behler

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2020 11:53

    BRONCO FOCUS EVERY WEEKDAY AT 3:45 ON 93.1 FM: Bob Behler, the voice of Boise State athletics, talks to Prater and Mallory about coach Steve Addazio's presence at Colorado State, do the Broncos deserve a free pass in 2020, and the potential loss of RB George Holani (again).

    Local Man At The Masters

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2020 11:30


    Prater and Mallory talk to Star resident Mark Bowden, a longtime television cameraman who has worked the Masters for 30 years. He is back at Augusta this week and camped out at his traditional working space - the green TV tower on the famed 12th hole (pictured).


    IST with Prater & The Ballgame: Nov. 10, 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2020 129:03

    College football blasted with COVID crisis - how does Bryan Harsin feel about that, does the Boise State football team deserve a free pass this season, Bob on coach Steve Addazio in our Bronco Focus segment, Star resident back at Masters to sit in his TV tower on No. 12, and no fans at BSU basketball games to start the season.

    Bronco Focus With Bob Behler

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2020 10:43

    BRONCO FOCUS EVERY WEEKDAY AT 3:45 ON 93.1 FM: Bob Behler, the voice of Boise State athletics, talks to Prater and Mallory about what happened (and why) in Boise State's loss to BYU, his concerns about injuries and defense, and a quick lookahead to Thursday's home game against Colorado State.

    IST with Prater & The Ballgame: Nov. 9, 2020

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2020 130:00

    Prater, Ballgame, Bob and coach Harsin share their opinions - what happened to Boise State against BYU (and why), how can things change before Colorado State hits town Thursday, Kellen Moore Report Card (best grade yet!), and could Moore and Taysom Hill coach against each other in the NFL one day?

    BYU 51, Boise State 17

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2020 82:56

    POST-GAME CALL-IN SHOW & ANALYSIS: Mike Prater and Johnny Mallory take phone calls and break down Boise State's 51-17 loss to BYU on Friday night at Albertsons Stadium. The Broncos lost QB Jack Sears in the first half, and the defense fell apart in the second half. NEXT GAME: Colorado State on Thursday night in Albertsons Stadium.

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