Coaches across college football have placed an emphasis on educating players about the consequences of violent acts toward women, and Boise State is among those who have dealt with the issue in recent months.
As has been the case every year since joining the conference, Boise State was tabbed a Mountain West preseason favorite Tuesday. The Broncos earned 27-of-29 first-place votes to win their division. Now, they need to win it for just the second time.
By the time you read this, Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby could be perched over a plate of dry-rub ribs in Memphis asking FedEx executives how much money they can funnel into conference coffers through title sponsorships to help the hometown college secure an expansion vacancy in a Power 5 league.
Sometimes, when Paula Lynn Obanana and Eva Lee travel to badminton tournaments, they book rooms in the official hotel. But not always. "A lot of times, it's too expensive," said Obanana, a former Twin Cities resident. "We just can't afford it."