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  • Recruiting Update: Oregon’s Frontcourt Tops Overnight?

    Basketball Recruiting Visits Head coach Dana Altman is at it again. The fourth-year coach has secured heavy interest from one of, if not, the top big man transfer in that of Tarik Black. The 6-foot-9, 262-pound center will transfer from Memphis this spring and will …

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  • Garrett Cleavinger

    Small Ball Gets It Done Again

    Ryan Hambright came to the plate with two-outs in the bottom on the 9th inning with the game tied at 3-3 with a chance to win the game for the Ducks. Hambright delivered with a bases-loaded single to right center field to score the game-winning …

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  • Conference Analysis: The Final Stretch

    Two teams converged in a Civil War are set to battle once again, but this time there is more than just pride and bragging rights between the schools. This time it’s for the Pac-12 baseball title. With two weeks left to go in the season, …

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  • Oregon Recruiting Blueprint: The Sales Pitch

    This is the conclusion of a 9-part recruiting manifesto.  This piece looks at the sales pitch, an important piece to any recruiting blueprint.  Below are the previous parts of this manifesto: Part 1: What Happened in 2012-2013 Part 2: What Went Wrong Part 3: What …

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  • Who Succeeds Mariota?

    Elite quarterbacks don’t grow on trees.  Look across the college football landscape and ask yourself, “What QB would I die to have?”  For me, there aren’t many. My utterly and completely unbiased opinion wants Marcus Mariota first without a doubt.  Second, I would choose Teddy …

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  • Let The Summer Take You Away

    In the modern world, it can be nearly impossible to separate yourself from passions.  With Twitter, Facebook and various sites at your fingertips, news of your favorite squad can be captured in a second.  Sometimes, it’s as if we’ve been swallowed whole by the enormity …

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  • Notes From Around The College Football Nation: War of Words and Pac-12 vs SEC

      Things are heating up in the court room with the Ed O’Bannon vs. The NCAA lawsuit.  With new info on EA SPORTS replicating student-athletes, it does not look good for the NCAA.  This is one case I am paying close attention to this summer …

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  • Tolman Bat Stays Hot; Ducks Roll Buckeyes in Doubleheader

      After a rain delay postponed the game Friday night, the Oregon Ducks and Ohio State Buckeyes played a doubleheader Saturday at Bill Davis Stadium.  Oregon used a combination of good hitting and dominant pitching to win both games and secure the series win against …

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  • Oregon’s Brenner Faces Stiff Competition for S.I. Player of the Year

    As many of you know Oregon multi-sport star Liz Brenner is up for Sports Illustrated female athlete of the year.  You can help Ms. Brenner to victory by going to  http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/college-athlete-of-the-year/ and casting your vote.   Liz’ task will not be easy however.  Here is a look …

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  • George Horton has All Bases Covered

    Unfortunately, coach George Horton’s impact on the Oregon baseball team can’t be fully measured.  He’s supposedly an excellent recruiter and I’m sure he motivates his players like General Patton, but there’s just no way of knowing what his effect in these areas truly is. Horton …

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