Category Archive for: ‘FishWrap’

  • The Trouble With Kickers, Balls, And A Bucks

    If you’ve ever wondered what kickers really do in practice, you’re not alone.  In the off-season, kickers find themselves with plenty of time on their hands, maybe too much time, and when that happens the mind begins to wander. A lot goes into special teams play; it …

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  • The Year The Stars Shined For Oregon Football

    551 yards, that’s the NFL passing record for a single game.  Every year, the league evolves to incorporate more passing into offenses, yet that mark, set in 1951, has remained untouched for over six decades.  It was a record set by Norm Van Brocklin, one …

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  • Meet Your New Ducks: Mariota Tears ACL? No Sweat

    With the recent departure of Bryan Bennett, Duck fans must be wondering, “Who’s our backup now?”  Well, right now most of the media is pointing fingers towards redshirt freshman Jake Rodrigues and that the backup position is his to lose over fellow redshirt freshman Jeff Lockie …

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    Streaking To the Top

    Two weeks ago when the Oregon men’s basketball team had lost three games in a row after  a incredible 16-2 start to the season, a palpable cloud fell over the Oregon fan base, dampening for the moment the sheer crazy-ness most have for Duck sports. …

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  • Recruiting Update: Altman Going Tropical In Florida Raid?

    Football Recruiting Head Coach Mark Helfrich is making short work of an Oregon stigma. His recent offers (very early in the recruiting cycle, I might add) place Lighting Yellow and Thunder Green in a favorable position. Relative unknowns, tight end/athlete Ian Bunting (NR/Hinsdale, Ill) and …

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  • Sneaky-good Ducks fly under the radar

    The Oregon Ducks sit in plain view atop the Pac-12 men’s basketball standings, but it’s as if they are wearing camouflage jackets and the hunters are sleeping in.  Hoops pundits who speculate about the contenders in the West want to skip over Oregon and set …

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  • A Four Game Sweep NEVER Happens…Until Now!

    There was a reason why Hawai’i’s broadcast team called J.J. Altobelli “the pest.”  The senior shortstop tortured the Rainbow pitching staff in all four games of the opening series, and led the Ducks to a fourth straight victory over Hawai’i 4-2. Oregon (4-0) used timely …

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    All You Wanted to Know About Drugs and Doping in Sports – Part Two

    Sports medicine All You Wanted to Know About Drugs and Doping in Sports – Part Two    Figure 1. Article by NeuroDocDuck    Figure 2. Suspicions of doping persist in athletics. Those suspicions are too often true. With steroids easy to buy, testing weak and …

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  • Sports medicine: All You Wanted to Know About Drugs and Doping in Sports – Part One

     The latest news stories about Lance Armstrong, Alex Rodriguez, and other athletes, initiated the desire to write this article to educate readers about the topic of doping and drugs in all sports. While it is not as much as a problem in college sports as …

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  • Captain on the Field to Captain of Industry

    Oregon Duck Mark Richards (1963-65) Oregon’s high achieving walk-on ANOTHER IN A SERIES FROM OUR FRIENDS AT MIGHTY OREGON Next to nose guard George Dames, who was a two-time first team All-Coast honoree in 1967 and 1968, it could safely be said that Mark Richards, …

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