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    The Conference That Almost Was, and the Conference That Almost Wasn’t

    All of the attention this fall is going to be on the outcome of the four teams “The Committee” picks to play in the first-ever college football playoff. Even if those four spots are distributed evenly across the power conferences, there will still be at …

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    Delany’s Shadow: Picking a Big Ten School

    2013 was the first season in the recent wave of conference realignments that the five power conferences didn’t see any member change conferences. Tomorrow that hiatus ends as realignment returns with Louisville, Rutgers and Maryland all finding new homes amongst the five power conferences, the …

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    Congratulations Graduates! Now Pick a School

    It’s graduation weekend, and that means people everywhere are gathering to celebrate the academic accomplishments of someone in their life. Along with graduations themselves, there are parties, dinners, etc. all around celebrating those accomplishments. These are the type of events were a lot of small …

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    Who’s Headed to the SEC?

    It has to be fun to be an SEC fan. Fans outside the conference may not like them, a sentiment many media outlets fuel, i.e., how much more “dominant” the SEC is than the rest of college football. What has people frustrated is that, while …

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    The Unlikely Trap Game on Oregon’s Schedule

    I’m not saying it is going to happen; just saying it is possible. Not likely, just possible. Like writing a will before travelling abroad: if there’s even a moderate chance of something bad happening, prudent people take precautions to mitigate the danger. Wills are written in case the …

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    So We’re Doing This Now? The Pac-12 Championship Moves to Santa Clara

    A lot can be said about Larry Scott, but he certainly does one thing right.  As someone who leads an organization founded around the activities of college students, he models perfectly what it takes for those students to be successful at a job: talk a big …

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    10 Thoughts from This Weekend

    It was one of the busiest weekends of the year for sports fans – five Game 7s in the NBA Playoffs, and most notably, the Kentucky Derby – but for Ducks fans, there was one event that stood above the rest: the Spring Game. While fervent …

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    Questions to Consider When Renewing 2014 Season Tickets

    Two things that are done with frequency in or around Autzen Stadium on game days that are forbidden in the Press Box: 1) Audibly cheering for the Ducks 2) Any type of activity usually found at a tailgate Since those are two of the best …

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    How the Ducks (or Someone New) Wins the Final Four

    I’m out of words. I’ve complained  about my disinterest in a national championship involving teams I couldn’t care less to watch.  I’ve complained about how college basketball is worse off when John Calipari’s programs succeed.  Yet those things continue to happen in college sports, so lots …

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    This Season’s Over, but Here’s Three Reasons to Be Excited About The Next One

    With the 2013-14 Oregon men’s basketball season concluding on Saturday evening, there are two ways that the scope of the season could be viewed.  One approach is to hang one’s head at the missed opportunity; disappointed at seeing a second consecutive Sweet 16 appearance (which …

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