Category Archive for: ‘FishWrap’

  • Notes from around the college football nation: Oregon in the clear and Michigan making money

    As summer builds, so does the police blotter of athletes being arrested.  Oh the joys of the off season. Oregon fans had some great news this past week from the NCAA Committee on Infractions.  This could be one of the best teams Oregon has ever …

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  • Oregon’s Dominance Prevented Marcus Mariota From Being a 2012 Heisman Finalist

    Marcus Mariota’s omission from the Heisman finalist group last season wasn’t the biggest travesty in world history, but he definitely should have been there. In fact, he played just as well as Heisman winner Johnny Manziel. Unfortunately, two things – both out of his control …

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  • I Could Have Danced All Night

    Good morning, Duck fans.   The NCAA investigation is over and we were severely punished for our misdeeds.   Now it’s time to take the high road, as befits the prestigious institution of higher education that we support.   Rigghhhtttt…     The reaction of …

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  • FishDuck Classic: O’Neil and McLemore’s Record Night

    It may be summer, but that only brings us that much closer to fall, and the return of Duck football. Over the summer, the FishDuck Classic will help familiarize readers with some our most important analyses and greatest stories. Today: Record-Setting Night For O’Neil and …

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  • Chip On The Move1

    Chip Kelly, Philly’s Man of the Hour

    Chip Kelly is all over the Philadelphia news this week. First, running back LeSean McCoy came down squarely on the coach’s side in the endless controversy over the competition for starting quarterback. He told reporter Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer that he, for one, …

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  • 2013 Breakout Players

    With the season still a little over two months away, all of the talk that’s going on is the release of the Oregon sanctions and those entailed. Of which I am very satisfied with the outcome. But I thought I would take this time to …

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  • Post NCAA Decision, What Lies Ahead For Recruiting?

    Today, June 27th, 2013, marks the first day in a new era of Oregon Duck football. The Chip Kelly saga, bowl-ban hype, and 2-year NCAA investigation are now officially over with.  This teams past is no longer making headlines, coach Kelly is on the other …

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  • Mac Court to Matt Arena

    When considering Oregon men’s basketball, two things that come to mind are McArthur Court and Matthew Knight Arena.  Both buildings were architectural achievements in the eras they were built and McArthur Court was known as one of the loudest courts in the country for decades. …

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  • Chip shows true leadership in final act

    It’s over and in the end, it looks like the Ducks did the right thing. The NCAA finally ended the 27-month Willie Lyles recruiting scandal by announcing sanctions on the Duck football program that included a loss of one scholarship for the 2013 and 2014 …

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  • Life After Graduation

    Early Monday morning, thousands of nervously excited University of Oregon seniors dawned their dark green gowns, caps, variously colored sashes, tassels, and chords. While some made their way directly to Johnson Hall at the center of campus, others (myself included) met at the local drinking …

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