This is a compilation of Cougar Sports Saturday on January 15th, 2022. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte react to a tough BYU basketball loss to Gonzaga and what lessons can be learned from the game. BYU radio color analyst Mark Durrant joins to preview Saturday's matchup against San Francisco. The guys take an early look at BYU in 2022 and where they rank in college football. Zone Sports radio host Hans Olsen joins to discuss his expectations for the Cougars in 2022. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte preview tonight's matchup between the Cougars and the Dons. BYU travels to the Bay to take on a potential NCAA tourney team in San Francisco. The guys mention BYU's need for improved defense in order to handle a tough backcourt duo in Shabazz and Bouyea. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
BYU radio color analyst Mark Durrant joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to discuss the state of BYU Basketball. The Cougars lost to Gonzaga on Thursday and face a tough San Francisco team tonight on the road. Durrant says he didn't see the Top 20 defensive team down the stretch against Gonzaga and hopes that turns around for the Cougars. He speaks on the good game from Caleb Lohner, saying the team needs him to be the second scorer behind Alex Barcello. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Producer Dallen Graff joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte for the weekly Top 5. This week, the guys look at the leaders in career receptions at BYU. The list includes names like Austin Collie, Dennis Pitta and Matt Bellini. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the way-too-early rankings that were posted on KSL Sports on Monday night. BYU was ranked #18 and Utah was ranked #9. The guys share their thoughts, how they voted on the poll and any of the surprising selections. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the Hawai'i coaching job and the potential candidates with BYU ties. Assistant Head Coach Ed Lamb, who reportedly was the runner-up for the job two years ago, has been mentioned as an early candidate. Aaron Roderick and Ilaisa Tuiaki are also potential names to consider. The guys discuss how they feel about those candidates and how it would affect BYU. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Zone Sports' Hans Olsen joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte to take an early look at BYU's 2022 schedule. He discusses the potential candidates for the opening Hawaii job, which includes BYU asst head coach Ed Lamb. He says 2022 is all about building depth for the transition to the Big 12, including in the roster, coaching staff, etc. Hans says BYU hasn't had more momentum going into next season than ever before. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the future of the BYU-Gonzaga series. The Cougars depart for the Big 12 in 2023 and the guys discuss if the teams should continue to play Gonzaga in non-conference play. Zags head coach Mark Few mentioned how great the series is and a desire to continue to play it. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte start off the show reacting to BYU's tough loss to Gonzaga on Thursday. The Zags offense was too much for BYU, who allowed 110 points in the loss. The guys discuss the positive takeaways from the loss and how BYU can beat the Zags when they come to Provo next month. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte preview Thursday's matchup between BYU and Gonzaga. The Cougars travel to The Kennell to face the class of the WCC. BYU lost all three games against the Zags last season. The guys discuss the keys to the game and how BYU can walk away with a win. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
This is a compilation of highlights from Cougar Sports Saturday on January 8th, 2022. Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte look ahead at the 2022 football season and the additions to the roster. The newest additions on the team, Chris Brooks and Houston Heimuli, join the show to discuss their decision to come to BYU. The guys also preview BYU vs Saint Mary's and discuss the state of college football. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte preview tonight's matchup between BYU and Saint Mary's. BYU opened conference play with a win on Thursday, but will face a tough test in the Gaels. The guys breakdown the WCC rivalry game. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the impact of the return of Gunner Romney. In August, Romney said on the program that 2021 would be his last season. But after suffering some injuries he is back for 2022. The guys react to the news and how much it will help BYU next season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte discuss the state of college football as we enter 2022. The guys discuss playoff expansion, the stale bowl season and what they would like to see improve. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Houston Heimuli, one of the newest BYU Cougars, joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte. Heimuli's father, Lakei, played at BYU from 1983-86. Heimuli speaks on the decision to play one more year of college football and why he decided to come to BYU. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
One of the newest members of the BYU football team, Chris Brooks, joins Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte. Brooks, a RB transfer from Cal, adds experience and talent to BYU's RB room. He speaks on the process in the transfer portal and why he chose BYU. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
BYU added mid-year enrollees this week, recruits who will be able to start school and participate in spring ball. Kingsley Suamataia highlights the group, a freshman tackle from Oregon. BYU also picked up a number of enrollees along the defensive line. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mitch Harper and Matt Baiamonte start off the show wrapping up the 2021 BYU Football season and what's ahead in 2022. The Cougars added to names to their backfield in Chris Brooks and Houston Heimuli. BYU will get many players back and the guys discuss where the roster stands now. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
With everything that is going on in the country today, Boyd's monologue looks at the need to give your friends, neighbors, political opponents, and yourself a little grace. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
More and more independent content creators are shaking up Hollywood by financing and distributing and their own shows to audiences around the world. Neal Harmon from Utah-based Angel Studios stopped by Inside Sources to talk about a huge amount of money they just raised, which will help bring more crowdfunded and independent shows like The Chosen to the masses. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In the ongoing discussion of criminal justice reform, the effect of incarceration of the families left behind is often not talked about. Chris Bates from The Orrin G. Hatch Foundation joined Boyd to discuss his new report advocating for family-centered solutions instead. They also talk about how strengthening families can help reduce recidivism and crime overall. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The reverberations from what happened on January 6, 2021 are still being felt in the halls of the US Capitol almost a year later. Congressman John Curtis talked with Boyd about the negative changes he's seen in D.C. and beyond since the riot and what needs to be done both to heal society and get Congress working together again. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Social media is full of people "owning" the other side by pointing to political talking points. But Boyd argues that, many times, this focus on a good statistic obscures the whole picture. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Politicians and social media influencers often justify censoring what they believe is "misinformation" by arguing that you cannot yell "Fire!" in a crowded theatre. But Jeff Kosseff, a cybersecurity-law professor at the United States Naval Academy, joins Boyd to discuss his new piece in The Atlantic picking apart that argument. They also talk about why letting the government determine what we can say has serious implications for free speech. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Comedian Sarah Silverman gave some interesting advice on her podcast after a caller asked her about how to handle a delicate religious question. Her answer explains why you should stay curious and love others, while leaning into the hard queries in life.* *NOTE: The original answer on the Sarah Silverman Podcast does contain profanity, which was edited out of the clips played on Inside Sources. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
There are some jaw dropping new numbers from The Bureau of Labor Statistics today: 4.5 million Americans quit their jobs in November, the most since December 2000. ABC News correspondent Elizabeth Schulze talked with Boyd about why so many Americans are turning in their door badges. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Where did President Biden's Build Back Better bill stumble when it came to childcare? And what should lawmakers be doing if they want to help families afford ever increasing prices? Patrick T. Brown from the Ethics and Public Policy Center sat down with Inside Sources to talk about how putting people first and not disenfranchising religious daycares could go a long way towards improving things. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Many political analysts are puzzled about why Democrats failed to pass the Build Back Better social spending bill, especially as some of the key components are popular in the polls. But are politicos and politicians misreading the room? The American Enterprise Institute's Ryan Streeter joined Inside Sources to talk about his new piece in The Dispatch on the "ideological heartland" of America, what matters to regular people, and how the progressive and conservative movements' priorities have changed. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Former Senator Harry Reid changed what it meant to be a majority leader in the Senate. Boyd talks about how Reid's changes are still influencing Congress today, including the current debate on Senate rules led by Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has warned that Democrats will debate a change to the Senate rules if Republicans use the filibuster to block their voting rights bill. Republicans made the same threats in 2017 when Democrats blocked their judge nominees. Boyd breaks down what changes are being considered, how this would impact Congress, and why lawmakers are constantly flip flopping when it comes to the rules. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In this episode, the gals share some of their favorite episodes of KSL, and they dig into the podcasts they listen to when they aren't recording their own! Take notes because you may want to find some of these podcasts to try for yourself (just kidding, Brianna took notes for you below!). Don't forget to also go back and listen to your favorite episodes of KSL, too! And for any new listeners, Natalie & Brianna started their own knit and crochet instruction business this year. Things are currently in the development stages, but if you'd like to get updates please visit their website at www.rootsknitting.com and subscribe to their email list. Thanks for listening :) Brianna's Fave: Wine & Crime Natalie's Fave: My Favorite Murder & The Anthropocene Reviewed Cathy's Fave: The Weekly Walk --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/knittingshoplive/message
Today on The Movie Show coming into the New Year, Doug Wright and Steve Salles talk about the best and worst movies of 2021. Starting the show off by talking about the new rendition of the Scottish play; The Tragedy of Macbeth. We also invite Scott Renshaw to speak on Utah Film Critics Association 2021 Awards Winners. The Movie Show with Doug Wright and Steve Salles. Listen Fridays 9 am to noon at 1160 AM & 102.7 FM, kslnewsradio.com, or on the App. Follow us on Facebook at @TheMovieShow. Join The Movie Show Club for exclusive perks! Text "Movie" to 57500. The Movie Show podcast is sponsored by Megaplex Theatres, Utah's premiere movie entertainment company. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
There has been a lot of talk this week about the injuries and opt-outs on Ohio State's team and the impact they could have on the Rose Bowl game. But Utah is also far from completely healthy. The Utes have multiple cornerbacks who are banged up, and have shifted players over from other positions and even from the offense to defense to provide depth. Can the Buckeyes take advantage of that?Utah beat writer Josh Furlong of KSL.com joins host Tom Orr to discuss that and answer listener questions on a wide variety of topics including:- What are the keys to victory for both Utah and Ohio State?- Does Utah like being part of the Pac-12, and are they potentially a school the Big Ten could add in the next round of expansion?- How do Utah fans feel about Urban Meyer, a coach who helped put their program on the map?
Millennials and Gen Z are often called socialists, especially by Baby Boomers. But that label often isn't accurate and doesn't reflect how young people actually think the economy should be structured. Guest host Ethan Millard looks at a fascinating piece that was just published for the free market American Institute for Economic Research that outlines what young people's priorities really are. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
ABC News's Alex Stone joined guest host Ethan Millard to discuss the heat the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is taking over its decision to let asymptomatic positive COVID-19 patients to return to work after five days of isolation, even if they don't get retested. Meanwhile, airlines are dealing with Omicron-related staff shortages and bad weather, leading to thousands of canceled flights. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The pandemic and the restrictions around the pandemic have caused a lot of anger and frustration...and sometimes people have been taking their rage out on healthcare workers. Utah State Rep. Robert Spendlove stopped by Inside Sources to discuss his new bill that would increase the penalties if someone attacks our nurses, doctors, and frontline heroes. Guest Host: Ethan Millard See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Washington Post has launched a map showing the changing Congressional districts going into 2021. Reporter Adrian Blanco sat down with Inside Sources about what we can expect in Utah and across the country as the maps are finalized. Guest Host: Ethan Millard See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Utah ranked in the Top 10 again on The Tax Foundation's 2022 State Business Tax Climate Index. Co-author James Walczak talked with guest host Ethan Millard about why Utah is doing so well and what other states can learn from us. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Inside Sources looks back at the life of former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), who passed away yesterday from pancreatic cancer. Senator Reid spoke with Boyd Matheson about the lamentable state of the US government last year, while former Senate staffer James Wallner previously argued on Inside Sources that Republicans were better lawmakers when they had Reid as a foil. Guest Host: Ethan Millard See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
There was a huge announcement today from a top BYU Football player. This coming days before the Utes take the field against Ohio State University in The Rose Bowl. KSL NewsRadio's Mitch Harper joined guest host Greg Skordas to talk all about the latest news in college football. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
From voting rights to the filibuster, there is a lot Democrats want to tackle in 2022. Inside Sources sat down recently with Washington Post columnist Greg Sargant to talk about what the party wants to get done and some of the roadblocks that might get in their way. Guest Host: Greg Skordas See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Could Utah get a new flag? Should we get one? State Representative Stephen Handy joined Inside Sources to talk about the benefits of ditching what we have and getting something new. Guest Host: Greg Skordas See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Facebook and other Big Tech platforms have come under fire in recent years from both the left and right, accused of everything from censoring information to harming young girls' self-image. There have even been hearings on Capitol Hill recently on how to best regulate Big Tech. But James Czerniawski with Americans for Prosperity argues that the free market actually has the best solutions for the problems with internet giants like Amazon and Instagram: let platforms die and other companies take their place. Guest Host: Greg Skordas See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Could we solve the labor shortage and make a difference for former inmates at the same time? Utah County Attorney David Leavitt joins Greg Skordas to talk about why employers should consider non-violent parolees and former inmates for jobs. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Vice President Kamala Harris believes she needs to get out of Washington, D.C. and help sell the Democrats' agenda to regular Americans where they live and work. Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) now says the Senate needs to do more deliberating and negotiating of bills in front of the American people. It sounds like the advice Inside Sources has been giving out for awhile. Guest host Greg Skordas talks about why openness and talking with people one-on-one is good for all political parties and voters. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
As the US and Iran negotiate a new nuclear deal in Vienna, Iran is becoming increasingly authoritarian against its citizens. Nicholas Carl with the Critical Threats Project sat down with Inside Sources to give us the latest on the negotiations, what's happening in Iran and why, and what the United States can do to help regular Iranians. Guest Host: Greg Skordas See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Most of the talk around Columbus this month has centered around potential opt-outs within the Ohio State program, new defensive coordinator Jim Knowles and possible assistant coaching changes, and whether the Buckeyes will be motivated to play in the Rose Bowl.Out in Salt Lake City, it's a very different story. The Utah program is flying high off its first-ever Pac-12 title and headed for its first-ever berth in the Rose Bowl. And there is reason to think the Utes could present a very difficult matchup for Ohio State.Josh Furlong is the sports director of KSL.com and the beat writer for Utah football. He joins host Tom Orr to discuss the Utes and their incredible season. - The two tragedies which inspired their run to a title- Utah's ability to dominate games in the trenches- The former Ohio State commit who plays a key role for the defense- The standout who came out of nowhere to post an incredible season at linebacker- Other names that Buckeye fans need to know for the Rose Bowl