Oregon Basketball Analysis: Pickin’ Apart the Wicked Opponent

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Nobody likes their opponent.  Ducks’ players shake the opposing team’s hands at the end of every game as a show of sportsmanship, but is the common fan convinced there isn’t at least an ounce of animosity present?  The opponent’s job, goal and sole purpose is to defeat Oregon.  And in that, they are evil by nature and in practice.  The …

The Heisman: Just Say NO!

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With the 2013 football season behind us, the hype for the 2014 Heisman has begun, with Marcus Mariota at or near the top of the list.  My reaction is simple: Just say NO! It’s not that Mariota doesn’t deserve consideration for the Heisman.  Quite the contrary, it’s the Heisman that doesn’t deserve consideration from Mariota, or any of the other …

Oregon Basketball Analysis: These Screens Will Set You Free

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(FishDuck Note: Analysis is the theme of this site, thus we introduce Oregon Basketball Analysis by Lawrence Hastings.  We will be alternating football and basketball analysis every other week through the rest of the Duck Men’s Basketball season.  This week’s article does not have GIFs, but we will have them for you next time.  Charles) The Oregon men’s basketball team …

FishDuck Post-Bowl Commentary

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I hesitate to state that Oregon’s Alamo Bowl was tainted, but it had to generate the most ambivalence of any Duck football post-season game I’ve watched.  I can’t decide if I’m excited or forlorn, which is a curious state in and of itself, for a fan as intense as I — and what you deserve.  Tuesday morning is generally when my analysis …

The Best Damn Analysis of Texas — Are the Ducks on the ‘Horns of a Dilemma?

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That title is a lofty claim, but most of you have read my work for a couple of years and know that when I make an infrequent boast like that — I always back it up.  I assert this because, like you, I have read the stat-filled reports that give us names, but very little in the way of details …

An Important Letter to Readers of FishDuck.com

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from Video   As of Wednesday, November 6th, 2013, the beginning of a partnership between FishDuck.com and the online newspaper, EugeneDailyNews.com will commence. My friends — I cannot continue to operate as I have in the last year.  FD.com has become a full time job in itself that does not pay anything, as the ads do not cover the costs …

Analyzing Stanford: What to Watch for as a Fan

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from Video How about an article concerning our upcoming game against Stanford with information you have NOT seen in all the innumerable media sources out there?  It seems that there are a few analysis points that we, as fans, can look for during this game that are not complicated, and yet our understanding of them will enhance the fun of …

Which Current Ducks Have A Shot at the Record Books?

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Kevin Cline  Offense.  Defense. Special teams.  While Oregon may not be Alabama or Ohio State in terms of tradition, prestige, or heritage, the Oregon football program has a rich history filled with star-studded teams and immense talent in all three phases of the game. Among the long list of former Oregon football players, a handful stand out atop the school’s record books, …

Zimmerman Trial Brings Out Best In Ducks

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As the George Zimmerman trial came to a merciful end last night, the world took to social media expressing their feelings on the biggest media trial we’ve seen since since O.J.’s glove didn’t fit. It brought out the best in people, it brought out the worst. It brought people together, it pushed people apart and, most importantly, it forced everyone …

FishDuck.com Featured in the Washington Post!

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We received an endorsement from an unexpected source today as the sports section of the Washington Post ran a wonderful article by Keith McMillan about learning from our site, FishDuck.com. His article, Zone Read Crash Course is generous in his praise of what we are about at this site. He embedded two videos, and had some quotes that help make …