ESPN 700 This Week: Nov. 23-29

Utah-BYU "Rivalry Week" showdown highlights busy week on the air

RIVALRY WEEK COVERAGE CONTINUES WITH KYLE WHITTINGHAM COACH’S SHOW TONIGHT
AT TROLLEY SQUARE

 

SALT
LAKE CITY (Tuesday, November 23, 2010)
– ESPN 700 Sports Radio and the University
of Utah Football program are proud to present a special Utah v. BYU “Rivalry
Week” edition of the Kyle Whittingham Coach’s Show TONIGHT from 7:00-8:00
p.m. MT at Trolley Square
, in advance of Saturday’s kickoff at Rice-Eccles
Stadium.

 

Voice
of the Utes Bill Riley hosts “Coach Whitt” and Utes players, who will take
questions from both ESPN700 listeners and the fans in attendance as they do
each and every week. Riley and his co-host Spencer Checketts welcome former
Utes safety Morgan Scalley to break down Utah’s scheme vs. BYU in today’s show,
which runs weekdays from 2:00-6:00 p.m. MT. Today’s guests also include BCS
Director Bill Hancock, whose thoughts on college football’s bowl system are
always provocative.

 

Utah’s
PBS affiliate, KUED, gave fans a chance to kick off “Rivalry Week” in style
last night with a well-attended fundraising event in advance of tonight’s debut
of the “Red Blood, Blue Blood” film, a 1-hr., 45-min. look at the rivalry “so
powerful that office brawls erupt and church pews split.” Legendary coaches Ron
McBride and LaVell Edwards were in attendance, as well as former players. Go to
KUED.org for more information, and listen to
ESPN 700 Sports Radio for the best coverage of the final BYU-Utah 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. Every 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. Due to the holiday this
week, Mr. Checketts will appear on Wednesday at 5:10 p.m. MT.

 

Last
week’s guests included such NBA voices as Danny Ainge (Boston Celtics)
and Scott Layden (Utah Jazz), as well as ESPN college football expert Joe
Schad
. Local personalities Morgan Scalley, Kalani Sitake, Gordon
Chiesa
and Barrett Peery (Runnin’ Utes assistant coach) also joined
the program.

 

ESPN
700 Sports Radio

is the where the local head coaches and senior decision-makers give their
exclusive takes, including Utah Football’s Kyle Whittingham, who joins
Bill Riley for weekly coach’s shows, traditionally on Thursday nights. RSL
General Manager Garth Lagerwey’s weekly appearance each Wednesday will
continue through the 2009 MLS Cup Champions’ offseason, while Utah Basketball’s
Jim Boylen can also be heard each week.

 

Tomorrow
night, the Runnin’ Utes’ men’s basketball game at Utah State tips off at 7:00
p.m. MT on ESPN 700 Sports Radio, while Saturday night’s game against Oral
Roberts at the Huntsman Center tips off at 7:00 p.m. MT

 

On
Thursday, the Lady Utes begin play in the Caribbean Classic tournament in
Cancun against Penn State in a game that can heard LIVE on ESPN 700 at 12:30
p.m. MT On Friday, the Utes women’s hoops team will continue play south of the
border against Hartford at 10:00 a.m. – also on ESPN 700 – while Saturday’s
tournament closer against Green Bay at 11:00 a.m. can be heard over on sister
station AM-570.

 

Thanksgiving
Night, ESPN 700 Sports is your home for the Texas vs. Texas A&M rivalry
showdown live from Austin at 6:00 p.m. MT, while an NFL game to be determined
will air on Sunday.

 

Kicking
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. MT. 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. MT.

 

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