ESPN 700 Sports Radio Update: Nov. 15-21
HOME OF THE UTES CELEBRATING "RED BLOOD / BLUE BLOOD” RIVALRY WITH
LAKE CITY (Monday, November 15, 2010) – ESPN 700 Sports Radio and Utah’s PBS
affiliate KUED are giving listeners and viewers a chance to kick off Rivalry
Week early, with chances to win passes to next Monday’s fundraiser event in advance
of the final Utah-BYU Mountain West Conference game. ESPN 700 Sports Radio
– as it does week-in, week-out – remains the Wasatch Front’s home most
insightful local and national sports talk.
for the Rivalry" is a fundraising event taking place next Monday, Nov.
22, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Tower at Rice-Eccles Stadium,
sacred ground for the rivalry. The event includes a sneak peak of “Red
Blood, Blue Blood,” a new KUED film exploring the tradition of the fabled
rivalry. Legendary coaches Ron McBride and LaVell Edwards, as well as former
players will be on hand that evening. For those who do not win a coveted pass
to the exclusive event this week, the tax-deductible ticket price of $100
includes admission to the kick-off event, an annual membership with KUED, a DVD
copy of “Red Blood, Blue Blood,” and a sports-themed buffet. Tickets are
limited and can be purchased at kued.org.
guests on a “Studs & Duds Monday” with Bill Riley & Spencer Checketts
from 2:00-6:00 p.m. include Brian Johnson, former Utes quarterback and
current offensive assistant coach; Blaine Fowler, a former BYU football
player and current analyst for The Mtn.; and Oklahoma City Thunder play-by-play
announcer Matt Pinto, who will preview tonight’s matchup at Energy
Solutions Arena between the red-hot Utah Jazz and the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Sound bites from both BYU and Utah Football press conferences will also air, as
well as interviews from today’s Jazz shootaround.
week’s guests included such Notre Dame luminaries as Don Criqui (play-by-play
for the Fighting Irish) and Allen Pinkett (ND analyst), in addition to Brian
Windhorst (ESPN NBA writer covering the Miami Heat) and local personalities
Morgan Scalley, Kalani Sitake, Gordon Chiesa and Josh
Watkins (Runnin’ Utes guard).
700 Sports Radio
is the where the local head coaches and senior decision-makers give their
exclusive takes, including Utah Football’s Kyle Whittingham (Thursday),
who joins Bill Riley for weekly coach’s shows. RSL General Manager Garth
Lagerwey’s weekly appearance each Wednesday will continue through the 2009
Champions’ offseason, while Utah Basketball’s Jim Boylen can also be
heard each week. Tuesday night, the Utes’ Women’s Basketball game at Weber
State tips off at 7:00 p.m. MT on ESPN 700 Sports Radio, while on Wednesday,
the Runnin’ Utes men’s squad will host Montana at the Huntsman Center in a game
that can also be heard at 7:00 p.m. MT LIVE on ESPN 700.
day at 5:10 p.m. MT, Bill & Spence host the “Big Interview of the Day”
with a prominent guest for an extended segment. Each Thursday, Real Salt Lake
Founder and former Utah Jazz President Dave Checketts is featured, with
a variety of both local and national newsmakers featured throughout the week.
off each day with ESPN Radio’s “Mike & Mike in the Morning” from
4:00-8:00 a.m. MT, ESPN 700’s day continues with “The Herd with Colin
Cowherd” from 8:00-11:00 a.m. before “The Dan Patrick Show” runs
from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Local “ESPN 700 SportsCenter” breaks are
featured throughout the national programming, prior to “Bill & Spence”
delving deep into the issues of the day from 2:00-6:00 p.m.