The Path to Glory Is Covered in Blue-Blood

Matt Bryant Editorials 11 Comments

There’s been a lot of grousing about preseason rankings and critics. When did Ducks fans develop such a thin skin? Rather than pound the table, I say bring it on. To the national pundits we’re known as the Blur or Track Town, USA. Speed may impress, but it doesn’t always earn long-term respect. We hear it all the time. They …

Dillon Brooks: “You gotta be ALL in”

Charles Fischer Sports News 1 Comment

Something a sportscaster stated in one of the Sweet 16 pre-game shows really resonated with me, when he offered that, “Every time I watched Oregon this season – they were a little better.” Amen, as the improvement (a classic Dana Altman occurrence every season) became very noticeable for those of us that had been watching from November until now. I’ll …

Will the Civil War Be Played in the Dark?

Nathan Roholt FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

Their presence on television may be dissipating, but you still see them every once in a while.  No, I’m not referring to Huskies football games in primetime, I’m talking about the memorable series of DirecTV ads that have run over the last year trashing on cable companies.  (“Don’t have a grandson with a dog collar…“) While the ads are memorable, …