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Mountain West, ROOT team up to air football, men’s basketball games

The Mountain West announced Wednesday that ROOT Sports Rocky Mountain will produce approximately 10 football and a minimum of 25 men’s basketball games this upcoming season. ROOT Rocky Mountain is available on channel 683 on DirecTV and channel 414 on

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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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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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