Pac-12 Saturday Game Slate — Ranked Teams

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After months of waiting, we are finally just hours away from the first Saturday of college football. The Pac-12 has six teams ranked in the preseason Top 25 and five of those teams play on Saturday. Glancing at the schedule, it’s hard to not expect the Pac-12 to come out still standing strong on Sunday. Let’s take a look at the …

Top Three Pac-12 Non-Conference Games to Watch

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Exactly 19 days from today is the first college football game of the 2014 season when Abilene Christian plays Georgia State on August 27th. The wait for football season is almost over and with that our appetite for news about important or exciting games is only increasing. These three games are by far not the only good non-conference matches in …

Division Power Rankings: Pac-12 South

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There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that the Pac-12 is one of the best conferences in the country. It has changed vastly since its conception, but one thing has always stayed the same: winning. After the addition of Utah and Colorado three years ago (how time flies), the Pac-12 was split into two divisions: North and South. Though the North division …

The Tall Firs, The Kamikaze Kids and Beyond: Oregon Basketball

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There is a rich history behind the basketball program at the University of Oregon, one that is often overlooked in the wake of the recent successes of the football program. Throughout the 100-plus years that basketball has been played at Oregon, some great players and coaches have passed through the program. 1902 brought the first season of basketball to University of …

Division Powers: Pac-12 North

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There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that the Pac-12 is one of the best conferences in the country. The conference has changed vastly since its conception, but one thing has always stayed the same: winning. With the addition of Utah and Colorado three years ago (how time flies), the Pac-12 was split into two divisions: North and South. Though the North …

Pac-12 Power Positions: Cornerback

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Exactly two months from today, Abiliene Christian plays Georgia State in the first game of the 2014 football season. As we march closer and closer to the glorious time of the year that we know as football season, we still must feed the monkey that is our football addiction. One way we can do that is by looking at some of …

An Overview: The Pac-12’s Second-Year Coaches

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In the past three years a lot of teams in the Pac-12 have had coaching changes, with the sole exception being the University of Utah where Kyle Whittingham has been the coach since 2005. The other 11 schools in the conference have all hired new coaches since 2011. There are three programs — Oregon, California and Colorado — heading into Year …

A Developing Rivalry: Stanford University Cardinal

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The Oregon-Stanford football rivalry might not be the oldest or most polarizing, but for the last few years it has been the one with the most on the line for both teams.  The rivalry is not new, only recently becoming intense enough to warrant the level of dislike and hatred between the teams and fan bases for it to be called a …

Reveling in Oregon Rivalries: Washington Huskies

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Rivalries are a compelling part of all sports and play an important role in every team’s season.  The Oregon Ducks have cultivated their share of rivalries; some include a storied history, while others have developed more recently.  No matter how long its existence, a rivalry makes the week preceding the game that much more fun. Washington Huskies The sign in the photo above is just a …

Reveling in Oregon Rivalries: Oregon State Beavers

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In all sports, rivalries are an essential part of what makes a sport fun to watch or participate in.  Whether its the Dodgers-Giants rivalry in MLB, the Lakers-Celtics in the NBA or the 49ers-Rams in the the NFL, rivalries are an important part of sports. The Oregon Ducks have their own share of rivalries, some with a storied history, while …

Four Reasons You Should Go to the Spring Game

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The Oregon Ducks are holding their spring game tomorrow, Saturday, May 3, at Autzen Stadium, kicking off at 11 am. The game signals an end to spring ball and brings us to the precipice of another four months or so without any football games on the tube. There are a coupla reasons to attend the spring game – I give you: 4. Position Battles When Marcus …