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Did Boise State pick the right conference?

By Brian Murphy bmurphy@idahostatesman.com With the Mountain West and ESPN nearing a seven-year deal, according to ESPN.com’s Brett McMurphy, we can finally assess (financially and otherwise) whether Boise State made the right decision to return to the Mountain West rather

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Emails: Kustra told Big East that NBC wanted Boise State football games

By Brian Murphy bmurphy@idahostatesman.com Boise State President Bob Kustra and attorney Joel Lulla, who worked for the Broncos, pressured the Big East throughout late December as the Broncos weighed offers from the Mountain West and the Big East, according to

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Big East TV deal shows Boise State made good move

By Brian Murphy bmurphy@idahostatesman.com The Big East’s new television contract could pay members less than $2 million per year, ESPN reported over the weekend. The conference, which Boise State was scheduled to join in July before reversing course and opting

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