The BRAND is Changing: For Oregon Football and FishDuck!

Charles Fischer Announcements

The Oregon Brand has changed with the massive improvements in recruiting, which the fans love, but that change has also marked the demise of the high scoring offense that made Oregon known nationally, which a great many of us have lamented. But let’s face it folks: the recent extension of Coach Mario Cristobal‘s contract has cemented Oregon’s new “tough” label.  …

Ducks Stun USC and Oregon Fans with Los Angeles Surprises

Charles Fischer Editorials

I wished for another “Utah Miracle” yesterday before the Pac-12 Championship Game and received one in Los Angeles! The surprises began from the very start of the game, as the Ducks put together their best defensive showing (considering the competition) of the year and truly pulled together an amazing team performance. Nearly everyone I spoke to before the game was …

Pac-12 Championship GameDay: Can Oregon Pull-Off Another UTAH MIRACLE?

Charles Fischer Editorials

Good gosh, I’m a mess! So many mixed emotions as an Oregon fan. On one hand there’s the embarrassment over the conference’s handling of the COVID-19 crisis, the anger of losing to two teams a great team should never lose to, the disappointment of a defensive regression far worse than anticipated prior to the season, and the frustration of getting …

Shocked and Awed! How Surprised are YOU with the Womens Basketball Team?

Charles Fischer Editorials

Aren’t we all a little humbled from time-to-time with outcomes we thought we knew in advance turning out to be completely wrong? Oregon’s football losses to bottom-half teams is one of those head-scratching disappointments, and who saw Colorado being undefeated? Humble pie served to the prognosticators at both ends of the table! This year’s Women’s Basketball team is another of those …

Day of Reckoning: Will Cal “Pop” Versus Oregon?

Charles Fischer Editorials

Many months ago, the Oregon-Cal game  was circled by many as the most crucial Pac-12 test the Ducks would face in 2020. It remains that way now, but for completely different reasons. No one anticipated the Golden Bears being winless at this point, and no one thought the Ducks would be giving up nearly 30 points a game. While today’s …