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 …

Reviewing the Bidding on 2019 CFB Predictions

Jon Joseph Editorials 38 Comments

We were all sea-swallowed, though some cast again (And by that destiny) to perform an act Whereof what’s past is prologue; which to come, In yours and my discharge. — William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act 2, Scene 1 On January 10, 2018, I posted an article titled “Oregon and the Pac-12: Is it TIME TO ABANDON SHIP?“ Said title appeared …

Thank you Sabrina, Thank you Payton

Garrett Sharp-Craig Editorials 12 Comments

After winning the Pac-12 Championship in both Women’s and Men’s College Basketball, it looked as if both Ducks teams were primed for long March Madness runs. Then the sports world stopped. On March 11th, 2020, after Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz was diagnosed with COVID-19, the NBA announced they were suspending the season. Although the news was shocking to …

The Joe Moorhead Offense: The Inverted Veer

Coach Eric Boles Analysis 33 Comments

Throughout the off-season, those of us wondering what exactly a Coach Joe Moorhead offense at Oregon will look like can find hints in the form of play selection from his previous stops. Though there will be collaboration with the other Ducks offensive coaches, there are a few staple plays that I’d be willing to bet Coach Moorhead calls next season. …

No NCAA Tournament? It’s Madness

Alex Nordstrand Editorials 10 Comments

The bracket reveal, the buzzer beaters, the upsets, the once in a lifetime performances, the cinderella run. None of it will be happening this year. There is no other way to describe it, it’s sad. I find myself feeling the most for the seniors who missed out on their opportunity to play in the big dance. One last, or first, …

Avalos Adds Another Wrinkle to His Unpredictable Defense

Joshua Whitted Editorials 43 Comments

Spring football — and the sports world as a whole — is understandably at a standstill at the moment. But luckily for all of the sports-deprived Oregon fans, there’s still plenty to digest from the Ducks’ initial spring practices. One of the most interesting takeaways was that stalwart cornerback Thomas Graham Jr. worked out at the nickelback position and spent …

How the Virus is Affecting an Average Duck Like Me

Darren Perkins Editorials 41 Comments

Oh my goodness! The sports world has been canceled! What to talk about?! The fear is real. This isn’t like the post-spring season college sports “dead” period that starts in June and runs through August — when recruiting is happening, administrative decisions are being made, and of course, football is on the horizon. Nope, everything has ground to a halt. …

No Games? Duck Fans, We Need to TALK

Nancy Barnhart Editorials 30 Comments

My friends, the generosity of so many of you is moving to me, and today’s guest article by Nancy Barnhart is another example of the expertise and thoughtfulness within our FishDuck community. I want to encourage all women to consider contributing articles and offering their thoughts in the comments below the articles as well.  We need your voice! Charles Fischer …

Phil Knight’s Lasting Legacy for Oregon

Steven Smith Editorials 28 Comments

Philip Knight has been an absolute godsend to the University of Oregon. Through his efforts and those of other mega donors, we have become relevant on the nation’s athletic stage. We are now an established an recognized program. Final Four appearances in both Men’s and Women’s Basketball, a Golf National Championship, Men’s and Women’s National titles in track and field …