Thorpe, Healy Power Oregon To Another Conference Win

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Let me tell you, it is much easier to watch this Oregon team when coach Horton’s small ball is working like it has been over the past few games.  Just like in game one, Oregon’s starting pitcher was dominant for six innings, and the bullpen closed the game out in clean fashion yet again to top the Arizona Wildcats 5-1. …

Duck Aces Dominate Arizona

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For the second straight week, the Oregon pitching staff totally dominated their opposition.  Last week, it was USC that whiffed throughout their at bats against Jake Reed, Christian Jones, and Jimmie Sherfy.  This week, it was Arizona that fell to the Oregon staff, 2-1. #12 Oregon (16-8, 3-1) is starting to settle into its own identity now: stellar pitching, and a …

PAC-12 Basketball: Simply Ducky

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It is good to be a Duck right now!  The University of Oregon football program has been in the Top 10 for a few years now, and because of that people all over the country think of football when they think of Oregon.  Now it seems like Oregon’s men’s basketball team is going to give their fellow Duck athletes some competition as they …

High Flying Ducks Shoot Down #4 Arizona

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The crowd was buzzing.  The yellow-clad Pit Crew was filled up long before normal, and the students were hyped.  The pep band was rocking. ESPN2 with Bill Walton was in the house. A stirring rendition of the national anthem helped create the kind of electricity that has mostly been absent from Matthew Knight Arena since its opening two years ago. …

All I Want For Christmas Is Madness in March

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With Oregon football securely in another BCS bowl, I’ve turned my holiday wishes to hoops.  This year’s squad is playing with promise and purpose, and the Ducks seem primed for a return to the NCAA Tourney.  At 10-2 with one non-conference game remaining, the magic number is 20 wins in the regular season.  So what stands in our way?  An improved but …