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What’s Behind The Lofty Expectations For Ducks Basketball

Published: September 13, 2016

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Have the Oregon Ducks shifted to a basketball school? The Ducks have been known as a college football powerhouse but that may change entering this fall. The football team is a top 4-5 team in the Pac-12, while on the other hand the basketball team is seen a as a top 4-5 team in the [...]

How Do The Ducks Stack Up In The Pac-12?

Published: September 1, 2016

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The Pac-12 has been a revolving door for the past decade. The conference has had three notable powerhouses over the last ten seasons: Pete Carroll’s USC Trojans, Chip Kelly’s Oregon Ducks, and now David Shaw’s Stanford Cardinal. Are the Ducks now truly a middle-of-the-pack team this season, are they sleepers, overrated?  Let’s see how exactly [...]

Ducks Land Nation’s Top Kicker From Hawaii

Published: July 12, 2016

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In recent years, Oregon has been no stranger to the Islands, and this year is no different as 6’2″ 180-pound Kicker Adam Stack committed to Oregon last week. Stack picked the Ducks over offers from Army, Oregon State, San Diego State, Wisconsin, and Miami. He is ranked as the #3 overall kicker by Chris Sailer, [...]

Diamond Ducks: WSU Series Goes Awry

Published: April 23, 2012

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(Image from Daily Emerald) Baseball is a ridiculously unpredictable game. Oregon is a good, but hardly elite, team with occasionally great pitching, a weak line-up, and good-but-not-dominant relief pitching. What’s that all add up to? Frustrating unpredictability.   I alluded to as much last week. This is a team capable of going 7-2 when faced against a [...]

Clay Catches Gang Green

Published: April 3, 2009

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When you grow up dreaming of playing for a certain college for football and then when it’s time for schools to start offering scholarships its easy to get frustrated and a bit nervous when your favorite schools hasn’t offered yet but other schools have. For Brennan Clay of Scripps Ranch  High School in the San [...] National Championship: Orlando Region – 1st Round

Published: December 17, 2008

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Posted by: Chris Courtney (15) Buffalo Bulls [8-5] – MAC Champions at (2) Florida Gators [12-1] – SEC Champions Ben Hill Griffin Stadium – Gainesville, Florida It really must be great to be a Florida Gator.  In each of the previous two seasons, the Gators have enjoyed not only a National Championship (coming in 06-07), [...] National Championship: Dallas Region – 1st Round

Published: December 12, 2008

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(16) Troy Trojans [8-4] – Sun Belt Champions at (1) Oklahoma Sooners [12-1] – Big 12 Champions Oklahoma Memorial Stadium – Norman, Oklahoma No matter what the outcome of the final BCS rankings was, Troy Head Coach Larry Blakeney and his Troy Trojans knew they would have their work cut out for them come tournament [...]

A Sweet 16 Solution To Determine College Football’s Real Champion

Published: December 10, 2008

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Posted by: Chris Courtney “Playoffs?!  You kiddin’ me?!  PLAYOFFS??!!”  Yes, as crazy and as fool-hearty as it sounds, Jim Mora, I’m talking about playoffs.  It seems these days that everyone and their mother (including your hopeless scribe) is screaming…no, pleading…for a reasoned and logical way to determine college football’s national champion.  Year after year, college football [...]

Idle Ducks Climb in Polls

Published: November 23, 2008

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Even with the weekend off the Ducks found themselves getting some work done over the weekend as the Oregon Ducks climbed in the AP and Coaches’ Polls on Sunday. Going into the weekend the Ducks were ranked 24th in both the AP and Coaches Poll they exit ranked 19th in AP Poll and 18th in the coaches [...]

Does Blow Out Win Equal Problems Solved? Not So Fast!

Published: October 11, 2008

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What happens if Oregon comes out tonight and gets an early lead on the UCLA Bruins and then continues to pound the Bruins time and time again and end up with a convincing victory late Saturday night? Will fans deem Oregon’s defensive struggles and lack of a solid QB over? Will fans be able to [...]

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