Ducks Head to Stanford Looking for Revenge . . . and Perhaps Venture Capital

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This is the game that everyone has had circled on their calendars for almost a year.  Oregon at Stanford for championship of the North, bragging rights on the coast, and a chance to play the biggest of the big games in January.  Serious analysis of this game has begun, and will continue up to kickoff Thursday night.  On a less …

Bye Week Viewing Guide for the Discerning Duck

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fantasyfootballwire.com For the player, there is nothing like a bye week to get the aches and pains healed.  For the fan, there is nothing like a bye week to reintroduce your children to Daddy and find out if you’re still married. But you know as well as I that you aren’t going to spend the weekend working on Honey Do’s …

UCLA Brings Knowledgeable Fan Base — and Decidedly Average Team — to Autzen

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www.camping-bourgogone.com Everything that I tell you folks is true.  Some things may be a little truer than others.  The conversation that I am about to share with you is, I swear, the gospel truth.  It was Monday morning about 8:45 am.  I was talking to a UCLA fan about the upcoming game.  He said, “You guys wouldn’t be any good …

The Enemy of My Enemy Still Needs a Good Thrashing

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koze950.com If there is one thing that I have in common with Washington State football fans it is my understanding of what makes them mad.  Nothing sets off a Cougar fan like The Color Purple. So let me tell you something indeed. It’s hard to write snarky things about a team that dislikes purple as much as I dislike purple. …

It’s Washington Week! Did You Know . . .

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college-football.findthedata.org Before the 1916 Game, Yale coach T.A.D. Jones inspired his players to victory when he unequivocally asserted, “Gentlemen, you are now going to play football against Harvard.  Never again in your whole life will you do anything so important.”  To many Duck fans this statement makes very real sense if you just exchange “Washington” for “Harvard.”  Long before the end …

A Husky in Hitler’s Clothing Learns of NCAA Sanctions Against Oregon

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We have all seen these clips from a movie about Hitler . . . but this time he is a Husky and learns the truth about the NCAA sanctions against Oregon.  ”Stop the Parade!”   (Click below to go to the video.) Click Here Go to the “GIFs (Humor)” tab at the top, to view some fun GIFs about our opponents …

FLYOVER COUNTRY—An Eternal Identity Crisis

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In governance, it’s a truism that if you want more of a behavior, all you have to do is subsidize it.  Of course, the dark side of subsidizing something is that it fosters dependency and an entitlement mentality in the recipients. When a public entity is not exposed to the stimulating pain of its own errors, it fails to develop …

FLYOVER COUNTRY: The Sports Bra Curse

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Anyone who has read my various musings over the years knows that I am not into conducting amateur psycho-analysis on opposing fan bases. That said, every so often, the “real world” intrudes and basically confirms what I already suspect about the opposition. Such an intrusion was recently captured in a photo at Goss Stadium in Corvallis during Civil War baseball …