10 Reasons Why Oregon Spring Football is Better Than Sex

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Spring is in the air, and you know what that means. It means it’s time for us to take our main squeeze by the hand, stroll on down to the park, lay out a blanket, and engage in our favorite pastime. Alright, alright, get your head out of the gutter, we’re talking about Oregon Ducks spring football! And here are …

Duck Family Day: Growing up a Duck in an Agnostic Family

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Duck Family Day is a new feature we share every Saturday, where Oregon fans share their stories of being Oregon fans! Email charles@fishduck.com to share your experiences and what it means to be a Duck fan. Jim Anderson is a new writer for FishDuck.com and is extremely passionate about our beloved Ducks, the same as you. Contact us and share! There are different kinds …

Ducks Trample Motor City’s Detroit Titans

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After a dominating win against Coppin State, the Oregon Ducks kept the winning streak alive against Juwuan Howard Jr. and the Detroit Titans. With eight minutes left in the first half the Ducks and Titans were in a slug fest going at each other’s throats with a flare of 3-points shots and easy lays ups. Toward the end of the …

Oregon Dominates Western Oregon 104-55

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Eugene, Ore. – From Media Row at Matt Knight Arena, KeAndre Derrick, Basketball Correspondent for FishDuck.com reporting. Western Oregon started tonight’s game playing very aggressively and confidently after their last win against the Beavers. The Ducks started off a little slow, playing just a bit passively, not showing that sense of urgency as well as giving up a lot of …

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Twenty Years After “Gang Green” Era: Stalwart Defender Visits FishDuck

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Twenty years ago, Oregon began its 1994 “Cinderella Season” quest for its first Rose Bowl appearance since 1958. Picked no higher than 8th place in the Pac-10 preseason poll, Oregon stepped up its game to prove to naysayers that the team could compete on a national level. Particularly known for its defense that season (aka: the dominant and iconic “Gang Green” Defense), …

OREGON BASEBALL: Ducks Take on Clemson Friday in Vanderbilt Regional

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There’s no place like … Nashville? When the Oregon Ducks baseball team learned they would not be hosting a regional and instead travelling to the Vanderbilt Regional in Nashville, perhaps there was a sigh of relief from Coach George Horton. PK Park’s ‘friendly confines’ have not been exactly kind to the Ducks the last three years of regional and super regional play. …

From the Backfield Ensemble to the Gospel Ensemble

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The mid-2000’s saw Oregon rise from nationally known to nationally renowned.  The program became renowned for the great rushers the program featured, and treated Oregon fans to many throughout the decade. From 2004-2007, a talented tailback ran in the Oregon backfield as a quiet, yet successful backup, while making a special difference on special teams and behind the scenes.  Still catching …

The Chuck Norris of Oregon Sports Fans: Mike Merrell

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FishDuck.com has a distinct ability to connect with the casual fan.  I say ‘casual’ because for most fans, the roaring spirit of Duck sports can be an escape from the harsh realities of life. Not so for Mike Merrell, however, who is an editor and writer for FishDuck.com. See, Mike doesn’t view Duck sports as just a hobby, he also …

Keanon Lowe: Senior, Leader, and Now Oregon’s Top Returning WR

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EUGENE, Oreg. — 22-19. Those were the numbers on the scoreboard as time expired in the 2011 BCS National Championship game.  The heart of Oregon Duck fans around the country melted as the opportunity to win a national title had come and gone.  No crystal football in the trophy room, no rings to be worn on the fingers of Oregon …

Jared Siegel: Special Teams Icon — Special Person

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The early 2000’s hold many fond memories for many Duck fans.  Oregon was on the rise to the national spotlight, as they made a name for themselves with back-to-back 2000-2001 Pac-12 titles, and winning the BCS-rated Fiesta Bowl — finishing ranked No. 2 nationally (2001). Meanwhile, Autzen Stadium was rising – and so was a big name on the Oregon special …

Northwestern Football Players Given Go-Ahead to Unionize

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Whether through the constantly evolving and rarely boring infamous Duck football uniforms, the noteworthy sense of pride that even an outsider of “Track Town” feels while walking past Hayward Field or the sports logo that has become a symbol of an alliance with Phil Knight and an envy of collegiate athletic programs across the nation, it is apparent that the …

Defense: The Missing Ingredient For a Spot in the Sweet Sixteen

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Many have heard the adage “Offense sells tickets, but defense wins championships” but is that the truth?  Though some question the validity of the statement, the Oregon Ducks have proven that for them, defense has been a crucial part in their 2013-14 late-season success. The Ducks showcased both heart and skill in the first two rounds of the NCAA tournament proving …