FishDuck.com Goes to the Movies

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If you are anything like me, Frank Kaminsky has made it difficult to sleep during the last week. He has surpassed Urban Meyer in the Insomnia Derby. But it’s time to put it aside. The Ducks had a better year on the hardwood than most of us thought they could. They made the tournament and played to their seed. (An 8 …

Dwayne Benjamin — X Factor for Ducks Hoops

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When Hall-of-Famer Bill Walton broadcasts college basketball games with Oregon playing, he constantly faces the common reality that most individuals face. Around the University of Oregon student body and members of the press, especially Walton, forward Dwayne Benjamin is known as “Snoop Dog.” The junior transferred to the UO from Mt. San Jacinto College in Louisiana last year and has been …

Despite The Naysayers, Oregon Will be Ready to Dance

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The 2014-2015 Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team had one of the most exciting regular seasons in recent memory. Not only did the Ducks finish in a two-way tie for second place in the conference, but they also played in the Pac-12 championship game against the Arizona Wildcats and, for the third straight season, they qualified for the NCAA Tournament. The …

Vernon Adams to Visit Oregon: Decision on Transfer Looms Large

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On June 27th, 2011 future Seattle Seahawks QB and Super Bowl 48 Champion Russell Wilson, with then head coach Bret Bielema announced he was transferring to Big 10 powerhouse Wisconsin. Most Oregon Duck fans remember Wilson from the Rose Bowl game against the Badgers – the first Rose Bowl victory for the Ducks in 95 years. What Wilson did for …

Will Ohio State’s Cardale Jones Have A Big Game Against Oregon?

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Not much is known about Ohio State’s Cardale Jones, other than that he took over for injured quarterback J.T. Barret after he went down during a game against the Wolverines. In two starts for OSU, Jones has been playing exceptional football throwing six touchdowns and one interception. On top of that, his passer rating is currently 159.0, which all in …

Remembering the Last Rose Bowl

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Good morning, Ducks! Thursday we will play Florida State in the 2015 Rose Bowl. Let us take a ride in the way back machine and try to assimilate the karma from the last time we played in the Granddaddy! Through the magic of the DVR, I was able to blog my calm and rational thoughts. January 2, 2012 — 1:34 …

Duck Softball Team Holds off Celebrating its Advancement to the NCAA Super Regionals

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The Oregon Ducks’ softball team took their next step in the playoffs last Sunday afternoon, by defeating the Wisconsin Badgers to wrap up the Oregon-hosted regional. The next step is to the NCAA Super Regionals, but judging by their collective calm and cool body language, you would’ve never guessed it.  They just completed a three-game sweep of the Eugene Regional and …

College Football Nation: Wildcat Union and Chip Kelly Surprises Us All

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Things just got taken up a notch as football players attending Northwestern University were approved to move forward with their efforts to unionize.  I am glad we have had some amazing basketball to get my mind off that mess going on.  Besides the usual arrests and the Northwestern union being approved (pending appeal from the University administration), it has been a …

Television Alternatives For the Broken-Bracketed

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It’s Saturday morning, Ducks fans!  There is reason to rejoice as our beloveds are still alive in the NCAA Tournament.  Later today, the Ducks take on the Wisconsin Badgers in a second-round match-up that Wisconsin fans have been awaiting ever since a certain Rose Bowl.  Badger fans are FIRED UP for this, baby! But what happens if we *gulp* lose? …

No. 3 Duck Softball Blanks Badgers, 3-0, to Win Eugene NCAA Regional

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EUGENE – The #3 seed University of Oregon softball team (49-9) celebrated its fourth straight Super Regional bid with a 3-0 win over No. 25 Wisconsin (44-13) Saturday afternoon at Howe Field. Offensively, the Ducks made the most of their three hits – two being homers – while its All-Pac-12 pitching duo raised their scoreless streak to 19 straight innings. …

Notes From Around The College Football Nation: BIG-10 Wants The Money And A Little College Basketball

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I know we talk college football here, but can we really ignore all the March Madness going on around us?  Congrats to the Ducks for not only winning the PAC-12 but also winning their opening tournament rounds and moving to the Sweet Sixteen.  This proved the Ducks should have been seeded better.  A 12th seed…and you won the PAC-12?  No …