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    “Horton-Ball” Sweeps Stanford Away

    The walk-off home run might be the single most triumphant way to win a sporting event, but I think that an Oregon baseball player would call a walk-off bunt the most fulfilling way to win a game.  On Sunday afternoon, Mitchell Tolman delivered one of …

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    Ahh…Spring (Game) Is In The Air!

    Featured Photo Courtesy Gary Breedlove Photography   The weather forecast earlier last week called for partly cloudy skies on Saturday, with a chance of some showers.  That gloomy prognostication never materialized, and yesterday’s spring game by the Oregon Ducks was held under clear and warm …

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  • 2012 Recruiting Class and JUCO LB On the Rise

    In a Spring Game that saw just about every healthy player on Oregon’s roster, redshirt freshmen defensive back Oshay Dunmore, quarterback Jake Rodrigues, and newly added junior linebacker Joe Walker established themselves in an otherwise “name’s game” matchup. At the prep level, both Dunmore and …

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  • Notes from around the college football nation: Chip Kelly sings and NFL Draft news

    It’s here…the college football playoff.  The commissioners of each conference just got done meeting and will hammer out the final details, so we can finally enjoy that playoff atmosphere in college football.  So what are they going to call the “college football playoff”?….the College Football Playoff.  Yep…no …

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    Healy Powers Oregon To Series Win Over Stanford

    Featured Photo Courtesy Gary Breedlove Photography   Saturday was a fantastic day at the Autzen Stadium Complex today!  Following the debut of the 2013-14 Oregon football team, the Oregon baseball team came through with yet another definitive victory.  After putting together the best nine innings …

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  • Rodrigues or Lockie: Both look to back up The Man

    On Saturday, Oregon fans got their first glimpse of the two men vying for Oregon’s backup quarterback spot in Jeff Lockie and Jake Rodrigues.  While both men impressed statistically, one thing became even clearer during the game: The incumbent, Marcus Mariota, is getting even better …

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    Ducks Make Major Statement With Win Over Stanford’s Appel

      Remember when we were pleading for Oregon to have a good performance against an elite starter?  Well, the Ducks just delivered in spectacular fashion against one of the premier starters in all of collegiate baseball.  It’s no mistake – Mark Appel has been ranked as …

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  • Fun with Writer’s Block

    Some days a deadline looms and nothing in particular comes to mind.  Creative writing isn’t something that can be forced, so when it doesn’t come, I just have to wait it out.  As I go through my day, something will organically grow…I hope.  Meanwhile: 12:17 …

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  • Measuring Up: Ducks vs. the SEC and other BCS powers

    As the 2013 off-season grinds along, it’s high-time to take a look at how the Ducks spring roster stacks up against 24 other programs in the country.  After all, the 2012 Fiesta Bowl champion Oregon Ducks were among the very largest in the country a season ago, …

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  • Comparing Marcus Mariota to One of Oregon’s All-Time Greats

    “Johnny Football” may have received the most media hype among an emerging class of elite freshman quarterbacks in 2012 (deservedly so), but Marcus Mariota is arguably the most complete of the batch. The Flyin’ Hawaiian gave the Ducks a seamless transition from Darron Thomas, who …

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