On the first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs, three-year-old thoroughbreds from around the world gather in Kentucky to test their breeding, training and most importantly speed in what is called "the greatest two minutes in Sports."
Battle For The Top: March Madness 2015
For basketball fans, the Final Four Tournament is the highlight of the season. Lovers of Basketball consider the March Madness to be the most compelling, and greatest sporting event on earth.
more... SportsDesk: For Oregon Basketball Teams Perception May Be NIT Reality
I see both teams right now as being in the NIT. The Oregon Men could get pretty far if they end up there.
more... SportsDesk: Oregon Ducks Future QB Plans Appear to Be Set, Helfrich Agrees to Extension
Oregon will be set at Head Coach for the next five years and Mark Helfrich agreed to a five year-extension. Oregon also found their Quarterback for 2015 in Vernon Adams who transferred from Eastern Washington.
SportsDesk: Suh to Seattle Is Possible, Not Financially Probable
If Seattle finds a way to add Suh to the mix on Defense a Super Bowl run in 2015 would likely not just be possible but would be expected from this team. Anything short of that would likely not be accepted.
more... SportsDesk: Seahawks Will Restructure and Rebuild for 2015
Pete Carroll will have a ton of selections in the upcoming National Football League Draft. The team will have eleven selections. If you add the conditional picks they will have fifteen. Fifteen spots to add to a roster that does not need much to get ba
more... Sportsdesk: Oregon Ducks Must Be Road Warriors to Make NCAA Tournament
The Oregon Ducks have once again rebooted their NCAA Tournament chances this season with a complete game win over UCLA on Saturday afternoon.
Photos - CFP Championship Game Part 2
I thought I was finished processing photos and had posted my final football post - well not quite. I have more Mariota photos to share with you. Marcus is thought of very highly in our household so I could never show too many photos of our QB.
more... Play Ball! Spring Sports Set to Start for Oregon Baseball, Softball
Oregon Spring Sports begin in a few weeks with Baseball and Softball kicking off their respective 2015 seasons. Let's take a quick look at who is returning and the schedule they will face entering the new season.
more... CFP Championship Game - Oregon / Ohio State
It was my honor to be at the inaugural CFP Championship Game in AT&T stadium.This football season fulfills one of my bucket list line items. I wish Arik and Marcus all the success in the NFL. I hope their dreams come true.
more... SportsDesk: Mariota Moves On - Saying Goodbye Is Hard, Saying 'Thank You' Is Easier
Mariota set the bar pretty high with the Oregon Ducks and he will have very big shoes to fill. In looking at the talent that Oregon has in the pipeline for next season filling the hole could bring some growing pains for the Oregon Ducks next season.
more... Marcus Mariota headed to 2015 NFL Draft
Oregon junior quarterback Marcus Mariota, winner of the Heisman Trophy for the 2014 season, has filed paperwork making himself eligible for the 2015 NFL draft, he announced Wednesday.
more... SportsDesk: Dream Season Ends With Shattered Perception….Decisions Loom
Regardless of Mariota’s choice, Oregon is loaded with talent for next season. On Offense Running Backs Thomas Tyner and Royce Freeman return, along with a big play Wide Receiver who was out this season with injury in Bralon Addison. On Defense, Armst
more... Oregon and Ohio State Start National Championship Giving Challenge
The University of Oregon and the Ohio State University will be battling on the football field for the National Championship on Monday Night, but between now and then they are teaming up for the Ducks vs Bucks Challenge.
more... Two Oregon Ducks Suspended for National Championship Due to Positive Drug Tests
Carrington was one of the heroes of the Rose Bowl against Florida State hauling in two touchdowns for Oregon. He also played a key role against Arizona State in the Pac-12 Championship with seven receptions for one-hundred twenty six yards.
more... The Ducks Claim Insurer Stiffed them Over Bonuses
The University of Oregon claims its insurance broker sold them a policy to cover coaches' bonuses for the 2012-2013 season, only to have the claim denied when the Ducks went on to rank #5 in the nation.
more... Photos - Rose Bowl - Oregon / FSU - 2nd Post
There is one game left in this football season and that is the National Championship game on Texas on January 12th. It will be a night game and one I am really looking forward to shooting. I'll need to be at the top of my game to get some good actio
more... SportsDesk: Oregon Basketball Show Grit in Non-Conference As Pac-12 Season Begins
Attendance this season has been solid. Over four-thousand in attendance for each game of the non-conference home slate can only start to tell the tale. If Oregon can start the Pac-12 season out at 2-0 the cautious optimism that surrounds this team will
more... Semifinal Game - Oregon / FSU Rose Bowl
It was my first trip to the Rose Bowl and being a part of the action and watching the Ducks take it to FSU, was awesome. Mariota once again led his team to a lopsided victory.