Oregon’s Niche in the Cycle of Pac-12 Football Dominance

David Miller Editorials 5 Comments

Over the past 50 years or so there have been many great teams in the Pac-8/10/12, but only a few teams have risen to the top to dominate the conference over an extended time period. There are common threads among the teams that dominated and unique outliers as well. Coaching, a matter of “no small disturbance” in Oregon right now …

The Top 6 Tests Oregon Will Face in 2016

David Miller Editorials 2 Comments

Given that the landscape of the Pac-12 has changed so dramatically it’s worthwhile to dive into the schedule and attempt to project the teams that will present the stiffest tests for Oregon. We lost to Washington State at home last year but so far this year they look like a train wreck. The teams at the bottom of the Pac-12 (Colorado, …

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 …

Fare Thee Well

Kim Hastings Best of FishDuck.com Humor 5 Comments

Well, it looks like FishDuck.com is going away, at least in its current high content, fast moving iteration. That being the case I wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you and farewell to all who have made this journey so enjoyable. To the schools at whose expense I have plowed the most fertile ground. Then to the FishDuck folks themselves. …

How the Ducks’ Season Was Completely Changed by Only 10 Points

Caleb Couturie History 0 Comments

So, I’m sitting here at my couch after watching the game, mouth agape because we actually just beat Stanford. The same Ducks who lost to the freaking Cougs at home just beat the playoff bound machine from Palo Alto. And the best part is that they did it on their terms. The Ducks ran the ball 36 times and threw …

Ducks Flock Together in Stanford 10K

Isaac Gibson FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

Anyone who watched the Stanford Invitational last weekend may have scratched their heads when they saw the men’s 10,000m race. Among two Ducks lagging in last place for most of the race, were two of the best distance runners in the nation, Edward Cheserek and Eric Jenkins. Just weeks ago, Cheserek and Jenkins brought home four NCAA titles combined. So why …

Journey Continues For Young Ducks

Omar Garibay FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

About a month ago most Oregon fans were probably thinking that Dana Altman and the Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team were experiencing an aberration. Just think about it for a second. How often does a team with little to no experience, lack of roster depth and practically no interior size succeed? Sure, this isn’t the first time a sports team …

Lady Ducks Shock No. 19 Stanford

Ben Salaman FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

The Lady Ducks made a statement in Sunday’s game against the No. 19 Stanford Cardinal. Matthew Knight Arena was buzzing after Oregon pulled off the upset, defeating Stanford 62-55 in the Ducks’ senior game. The win added to the Ducks’ 13-16 (6-12 Pac-12) record going into the Pac-12 tournament this coming Thursday in Seattle. With their huge win over Stanford …

Oregon Looks to Finish Season Strong, Hopeful for NCAA Tournament

Omar Garibay FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

It’s no secret that the Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team has flown under the radar all season long. Despite the fact that the Ducks have one of the youngest rosters in the Pac-12 conference, head coach Dana Altman has established a winning environment by preaching ball movement, unselfishness and pride. Of course, the team wouldn’t be successful if the players …

Ducks’ Biggest Basketball Battle is on the Road

McKalie Bellew FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

Last night the Oregon Ducks walked away with a W after beating USC 80-75. Now the Ducks are preparing to face UCLA this Saturday in California. This season hasn’t been bad for Oregon; their offense is full of ridiculous amounts of talent and although their defense needs some improvement, they are a well-rounded team. There are only six games left …

Oregon Must Rise Through the Pac-12 to Get an Invite to the Dance

Max Thornberry FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

The Ducks finished their most recent road trip to Arizona by sliding past Arizona State 68-67 in overtime to stay above .500 in the Pac-12. This week Oregon will welcome Washington and Washington State into Matthew Knight Arena where the Ducks should build some momentum heading into the home stretch of the season. Pac-12 analyst Mike Montgomery told Tyson Alger …