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  • Dotson Cline

    Will the Ducks Live or Die by the Three-Point Shot?

    Like many college basketball teams, the Ducks relied heavily on three-point shots last season. They weren’t the most prolific team from deep range, but they weren’t a relentless rim-attacking team either. The stats back this up. In their 28 wins from the 2012-13 season, Oregon …

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  • College Football Map

    Notes from the college football nation: Oregon’s new bling and Penn State looking for a break

    After this past week of media days, the SEC and Coach Spurrier have given us plenty to talk about. We still have yet to see the Big Ten, Pac-12 or Big 12 media days but I can’t imagine them being as “chaotic” and quote filled …

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  • Fiesta Bowl Congrats

    Thank Goodness for Mariota

    Featured image courtesy of the Fiesta Bowl. The NCAA recruiting class of 2011 has provided some spectacular quarterbacks. In fact, as BleacherReport.com writer Jeff Bell indicates, this class may “ultimately be remembered for producing the best group of quarterbacks the college football world has seen …

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  • Emmys

    Pac-12 Emmy Awards Announced

    Good morning, Ducks!  The Pacific 12 Conference uses this slow time of the year to announce it’s annual Emmy Awards for conspicuous and substantial achievement in football.  The award’s inaugural presentation was after the 2009 season when Pete Carroll’s Trojans won their first Pac-12 Emmy. …

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  • Devils Advocate Featured

    Devil’s Advocate with Duck Football

    Featured image courtesy of Kevin Cline photography. As the summer months grind along, anticipation for the new football season begins to build among fans everywhere. Recruiting, pre-season watch lists, conference media days, and even the annual release of the football video games all have a …

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    How Much of A Loser Will Chip Kelly Be?

    Chip Kelly will lose more games this year than he ever has in a season as head coach. Since the most he’s lost previously was three games (in his first year, 2009) that’s a given. In fact, Kelly will probably lose more games this year …

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  • Sports Medicine: Do We Need Vitamins, Minerals, and Nutritional Supplements?

    In this part and the following articles in this series about Vitamins, Minerals, and Nutritional Supplements, we will explore dietary supplements used less often by athletes to improve performance. In addition, many non-athletes use these as well.  We will also begin looking at supplements many …

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    Keep Our Ducks Safe: A Brief History of Oregon’s Football Helmets

    Oregon football is turning change into a tradition of its own, a trend reflected on the most basic level of the program – the equipment.  One thing has become clear about the Ducks’ uniforms:  You either love ‘em or you hate ‘em.  As a Duck …

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  • Oregon Creating An Avalanche On Recruiting Front

    Football Recruiting News Following a tremendous pickup in that of running back Royce Freeman (5-Star/Imperial, Calif./Rivals250), the Oregon snowball continues to build as several top-rated prospects indicated heavy interest in the Ducks. Coming off a spectacular performance at Nike’s The Opening held earlier this month, …

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  • Cel

    Are the Ducks in for a Letdown Season?

    On paper, this Oregon Ducks football team looks strong. Marcus Mariota, DeAnthony Thomas and Josh Huff all return as starters. The offensive line looks tough, as does the defensive secondary. In fact, there isn’t a single position that looks particularly weak, yet there are some …

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