Category Archive for: ‘FishWrap’

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    Will Helfrich unleash the beasts?

    Featured Photo © Kevin Cline Photography   There are a couple of players on Oregon’s roster that make people scratch their heads.  Not the players themselves, but the way they have been utilized; or underutilized, as the case may be.  For some reason, coach Kelly …

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    The Secret I Could Not Tell…Until Now

    “The media in this state HATES Chip Kelly.” I could not believe my ears as I was talking to a former television anchor sportscaster in Oregon.  He was in my office in the fall of 2011, and what he told me was depressing and astounding.  …

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  • Thanks for the Dance, Good Things Ahead

    For the Oregon men’s basketball team, the dance ended on Friday with a 77-69 loss to Louisville.  The Ducks played a good game but they were playing the number one overall seed in the tournament and simply could not keep up.  The Cardinal’s Kevin Ware …

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  • OREGON RECRUITING MANIFESTO Part 4: A Philosophical Shift

    This multi-week series will attempt to take a reasonable, logical and unbiased look at Oregon’s recent recruiting successes and failures while analyzing the program’s recruiting philosophy under Chip Kelly.  The series will then look at how that philosophy already has and may continue to evolve …

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    The Day We Have Been Waiting For – Football!!!

    Feature Picture Photo by Kevin Cline   Football is back.  Well, tomorrow it’s back…but it’s back. A football fan lives one of the most stressful lives of any sports fan.  While the season is full of excitement, turmoil, hope, and letdown, the excruciating months of …

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  • Notes from around the college football nation: Spurrier jabs ESPN and Johnny Manziel makes headlines…again.

    Spring football is here but I still can not shake the March Madness.  Seeing the playoff atmosphere for the college basketball scene gets me even more pumped for when the college football playoffs arrive!  Here is a full list of when practices begin and spring …

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    Huskies Turn To Dust as Oregon Finishes Sweep of Washington

    The Ducks have been hot-hot-hot over the past two weeks, and after a beautiful day up here in the Willamette Valley Oregon completed its second consecutive conference series sweep by smacking the dismal Washington Huskies, 6-0.  This game had plenty of bright spots: a fantastic …

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  • From Hardwood To Hard Hits, Armstead’s Development Continues

    As the final seconds of Oregon’s Sweet 16 loss to Louisville ticked off the clock Friday night, one member of the Ducks squad knew that while the basketball season may have come to an end, the real work was about to begin. Arik Armstead gets …

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  • Ducks Edge Huskies In Tight Game Two

    Well it wasn’t a totally lost day for Ducks fans.  Just after the Oregon basketball team fell to top seeded Louisville, the Oregon baseball team redeemed the day with a close 1-0 win over the hated Washington Huskies.  After taking UW to extra innings the …

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  • Louisville too much for the Ducks in Sweet 16 win

    It was a hard fought battle for the Oregon Ducks, who lost to the Louisville Cardinals 77-69 in the Sweet 16 Friday night.  Many analysts had Oregon as being extremely overmatched in this contest; while they were overmatched in some facets of the game, they …

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