Are the Oregon Olympics Uncle Phil’s Endgame?

Darren Perkins Editorials 17 Comments

As the debate rages on about the size and scope of the new Hayward Field, it got me thinking about what was going through the mind of the man who matters the most in all of this—Phil Knight. Could it be that building the world’s premier track-and-field-only stadium brings Oregon one step closer to hosting The Summer Olympic Games? Track …

Ducks Could Stay Local for NCAA Tournament

Adam Kruse FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

Lots can change quickly in college basketball, but with the Ducks’ latest win streak, they have a legitimate shot to play their first NCAA Tournament game in Portland — a de-facto home game for Oregon. In the his latest Bracketology, Joe Lunardi actually projects the Ducks to play in Seattle as a No. 10 seed vs No. 7 Michigan State (a …

Coming Home to the Pacific NW and Oregon Baseball!

Gar Pearson FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

My friends…it is that time of year when groundhogs and daffodils poke up out of the ground and the “Ol’ Baseball Guy,” Gar Pearson, emerges to share his thoughts about our Diamond Ducks. Gar knows baseball, but was on a work assignment in Michigan for quite some time and away from his beloved Ducks too long. Look for his articles …