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10 Thoughts from This Weekend

It was one of the busiest weekends of the year for sports fans – five Game 7s in the NBA Playoffs, and most notably, the Kentucky Derby – but for Ducks fans, there was one event that stood above the rest:...

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When Will the Madness Ever End?

2008 … That was the last time the Ducks were looked at as a legitimate contender in the NCAA Big Dance.  Oregon was knocked out in the first round by an average Mississippi State team that ended up being taken...

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Aaaand They’re Off!

It’s the first Saturday in May and that means its time for the Kentucky Derby.  The food, the mint juleps, the pageantry … All of which make the Kentucky Derby the most exciting two minutes in sports … east of...

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Recruiting Update: Oregon Raids Georgia Top 2015 RB

  Football Recruiting Commitments Oregon pulled one of its greatest recruiting strokes in program history when top-ranked 2015 all-purpose back Taj Griffin (4-Star/Powder Springs, GA/Rivals100) announced that he will don Lightning Yellow and Thunder Green following his senior campaign. “Oregon...

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Duck Receivers Are No Passing Fancy

Mike Bellotti raised a lot of eyebrows in 2007 with the relatively uninspiring, no-name hire of someone named Chip Kelly out of Division IAA New Hampshire.  Result: Oregon has been among the nation’s leaders in rushing since. During that span, perfecting the...

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Ducks Softball Has That Championship Look

Dominant.  Explosive.  Powerful.  While these adjectives have generally been used to describe the Oregon football team, they can also be applied to this year’s softball team, which has found itself ranked No. 1 in the nation for the first time in school history....