Category: FishWrap

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Why I Won’t Be Watching Tonight’s Game

When watching any given college football game, my rooting interests tend to follow this hierarchy: 1)      Oregon Ducks 2)      Any significant underdog 3)      Pac-12 teams (excluding Washington and Stanford) 4)      Any outcome that turns college football on its ear Following...

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Let the Games Begin!

Oregon football pummeled Texas in the Alamo Bowl last week.  Oregon baseball is No. 6 in preseason rankings.  And while that’s all good and fun, this, ladies and gentlemen, is basketball season.  So how exactly is the Duck basketball team...

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Chip Kelly Update: Playoff Time

It wasn’t easy and it wasn’t pretty, but the Philadelphia Eagles showed a lot of grit and poise in grinding out a 24-22 win against the hated Dallas Cowboys, to advance to the playoffs in Chip Kelly’s first year. Think...

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Duck Men Show Heart in the Huntsman

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH. – The undefeated Oregon Ducks came into the Huntsman Center, Thursday afternoon, to take on the 11-1 Utah Utes, in the first PAC-12 conference game of the year.  After playing only two road games this season – one of which was...

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FishDuck Post-Bowl Commentary

I hesitate to state that Oregon’s Alamo Bowl was tainted, but it had to generate the most ambivalence of any Duck football post-season game I’ve watched.  I can’t decide if I’m excited or forlorn, which is a curious state in and...