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It Happens At The End Of Each May, But Do You Know Why?

For many it unofficially begins the summer season while others have family picnics. The real purpose of the Memorial Day Holiday is much more serious. I’ll explain.

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Oregon State’s Attitude: “Nothing to Lose”

On a chilly but sunny afternoon in Eugene, the Oregon State Beavers came calling and gave the Oregon Ducks a game like no one was expecting. The Beavers, who went into Autzen Stadium 34 point underdogs while looking for their first…

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How Ducks Will Continue Their Civil War Dominance

It’s Thanksgiving week. It’s also Civil War week. It’s the 119th Civil War. It’s also probably going to be one of the most lopsided Civil War games in a long time. This isn’t a knock on the Beavers. They have…

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Put Down Your Pitchfork: Oregon Born, Duck Raised, Husky Alumnus?

Put down your pitchfork. I’m not your enemy. I’m a Duck fan just like you. I was born in Roseburg, raised in Eugene, and have always been a Duck fan. I understand that the term “Husky alumni” is anathema to… Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why We Can’t Wait for College Football

Today, I watched two NFL teams play patty cake football against each other in their first preseason game, which led me to take solace in a single thought — there’s only 17 days until college football. There is no other… Continue reading

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Despite Adversity, Ducks Can Right the Ship

The recent gloomy weather sums up Coach Horton’s mood surrounding the Oregon Ducks. Frustration mounts, both in the dugout and the clubhouse. Recently, a lack of focus at the plate and costly errors have disrupted the good vibes. However, this season is…

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Ducks Finish Season Victorious in Civil War Slugfest

The Oregon men’s basketball team finished the regular season with their fifth straight win in a hard fought 65-62 victory over Oregon State Wednesday night at Gill Coliseum. The Ducks improve to 23-8 overall (13-5 Pac-12), earning a first round bye in the Pac-12 tournament and just one game…

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UO Edges OSU in Civil War Thriller

CORVALLIS, Oregon – An NCAA Tournament berth is seemingly assured for the UO men’s basketball team after the Ducks used clutch free-throwing shooting in the final 30 seconds to survive a Civil War slugfest, 65-62, before 9,339 raucous fans in Gill Coliseum. How It Happened: The Ducks (23-8, 13-5 Pac-12) took command after the sixth … Continue reading »

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Oregon Looks to Close Regular Season on a High Note

The Oregon Ducks (22-8, 12-5 Pac-12) and the Oregon State Beavers (17-12, 8-9 Pac-12), have one of the most storied rivalries in all of college basketball. The famed rivalry dates all the way back to 1903 and the two ball clubs…

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Jesus, the National Championship and Jerry Allen

Throughout life you run into certain people who encourage, uplift and inspire and those who do the opposite. When I was first getting involved in journalism I make a point to ask the veterans  in the press box how they…

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