Category: Editorials

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The Altman Era – Looking Ahead

Yes, Oregon is playing Michigan for a spot in the Elite 8. But for a couple moments let’s look at the trajectory of Oregon’s program under Dana Altman. Altman is on his way to being a Hall-of-Fame coach. One Final...

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Jordan Bell: To the NBA or Not to the NBA?

Oregon fans have rarely, if ever seen a player like Jordan Bell, but the NBA is filled with them. Long and athletic, a leaper, passer, terrific pick-setter with a high basketball IQ and a guy who finishes well on the...

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Mama’s Bigger, Stronger Guys and Ducks Football

I have often thought in the past few years about bigger, stronger and faster football players at Oregon.  I guess that’s because of the success and the overall upward trajectory of the UO football program over the last seven or so...

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Catch a Falling Star: What Now, Chip Kelly?

At one time or another we all slogged through basic literature and were tutored in the Greek structure for the dramatic story, that of Beginning, Middle and End. So if Oregon (my alma mater) was the beginning, and San Francisco...

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Dillon Brooks to the NBA or Not to the NBA?

The question will be on everyone’s minds soon enough. Will Pac-12 Player of the Year Dillon Brooks be back in 2017-18? Let’s take a deeper look at why – or why not – he might be back. As the Pac-12...