Time to Pac-Up: Should Oregon Follow the MONEY?

Mike Merrell Editorials 87 Comments

How do you fit five pegs into four holes? The obvious answer is, “You don’t.” You leave one out. AZcentral.com and SEC born-and-raised Andy Staples have another solution. You whittle one of the pegs down to nothing, pick up a few of the scraps and glom them onto one of the four remaining. Naturally, the one that gets carved up—according …

Oregon Men’s Basketball: What Could Have Been?

Alex Nordstrand Editorials 11 Comments

The Oregon Ducks Men’s Basketball team was just starting to hit their stride. As winners of six of their last seven games, including four straight to end the regular season as PAC-12 champions, the Ducks were poised to make a tournament run. As the number one seed in the PAC-12 tournament, the Ducks were set to take on rival Oregon …

What’s the ENDGAME for Cristobal and the Ducks?

Joshua Whitted Editorials 70 Comments

It seems like yesterday the Oregon Ducks were on the verge of a free fall, trying to save face after Willie Taggart spurned the program that Mark Helfrich (despite his good intentions) nearly dragged to the gutter. But here we are, just a couple of years later, and the Ducks are right back in the thick of the playoff race. …

Sabrina Ionescu: A Duck Forever

Zeke Lerner-Wood Editorials 8 Comments

Strange times are upon us. None of us knew this was coming. Tom Brady has left the New England Patriots.  In all seriousness, I bid a forlorn farewell two weeks ago to the University of Oregon campus for the time being, with no thought as to how serious the circumstances would devolve to due to COVID-19. I never would have …

Joe Moorhead’s Power Dart Read and Power Dart RPO

Jeremy Mosier Analysis 17 Comments

Imagine being a linebacker tasked with making a split-second choice between taking on Outland Trophy winner Penei Sewell as a pulling tackle or trying to cover a speedy receiver like Mycah Pittman or Jaylon Redd out of the slot. The RPO (Run, Pass, Option) is an offensive scheme that mixes together different run and pass options based on defensive alignment …

Business Remains Unfinished for Lady Ducks

Alex Nordstrand Editorials 18 Comments

Perhaps the team with the most disappointment and sense of “what could have been,” the 2019-2020 Oregon Women’s Basketball team will always wonder if they would have been able to complete their unfinished business. All the pieces were in place, as this was their year. Plain and simple. It is a tragedy that this team and these players did not …

Who Made Your Fantasy Ducks Men’s Basketball Team?

Jordan Ingram Editorials 30 Comments

Alright Ducks fans. It’s a bummer out there. Almost everywhere you look, there is no sports coverage. Nada. Zippo. Diddly squat. So, what are you going to do? Well, I got two words for you: Buck up. When the real world fails you, it’s time to retreat into the pleasures and delights of Fantasyland. After a day of perusing Twitter, …

Is Oregon’s 2020 Football Season Saved?

Ryan Robertson Editorials 61 Comments

Today’s article is about football and college sports in the near future. Today’s article also involves the topic of the COVID-19 which is currently ravaging individuals and businesses across the United States and the world. We do not want to underestimate those consequences or appear insensitive to those in peril or in harm’s way. FishDuck is a sports website, and …