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UO Acro: The 3-Time National Champs You Didn’t Know Existed

Quick, name the UO sport that features double-downs, back-tuck baskets, twist double fulls, scorpions and kick doubles (hint: it’s not gymnastics, skiing/snowboarding, cheer or dance).  Figured it out yet?  UO is the reigning national champions.  Getting closer?  For those who are new to these incredible acts, this terminology relates to just one sport: Acrobatics and Tumbling, also known as the …

Big Losses, Yes — Big Problems, Not So Much

The college football season is one of the most grueling and challenging in all of sports.  Young men are pushed to the limit both physically and mentally as they trek through a 12-game regular season schedule, while also pursuing a degree in the classroom. It is for this reason that college football is so unpredictable.  Big stars can disappear in …

Recruiting Update: “Vile Lyle” Inks LOI

  Basketball Recruiting Sometimes no matter how committed an athlete is, the apprehension surrounding the recruitment only subsides when a fresh letter of intent slowly emerges from the fax machine. Oregon head coach Dana Altman netted top guard Jaquan Lyle (5-Star/Huntington, WV/Rivals150) last month but locked up the touted shooter for good when Lyle released a photo of his signed …

Oregon Ducks Spring Practice: Offensive Coordinator Scott Frost Talks Preparation

Oregon Offensive Coordinator Scott Frost. KPNW Sports

The Oregon Ducks Football team is in preparation mode for the 2014 season. Offensive Coordinator Scott Frost talks about their progress this Spring.

Oregon Receivers Are the Key to Ducks’ Explosive Run Game

When analyzing Oregon’s offense, it quickly becomes clear they have an uncommon number of explosive plays.  According to ESPN’s PAC-12 Blog, an explosive play is defined as any play that gains 20 or more yards.  In 2013 the Ducks were able to gain 20+ yards on a single play 106 times. 42 of these were rushing plays; 14 of which …

Oregon Ducks Freshman Starting Pitcher Krook to Have Tommy John Surgery, Done for 2014

This season has not been kind to injuries to Oregon Ducks Starting Pitchers. Before the season began Oregon lost Starting Pitcher Cole Irvin to an injury and Tommy John Surgery. Now, word that another Starting Pitcher, Freshman Matt Krook will have the… Continue reading

The Chuck Norris of Oregon Sports fans: Mike Merrell

FishDuck.com has a distinct ability to connect with the casual fan.  I say ‘casual’ because for most fans, the roaring spirit of Duck sports can be an escape from the harsh realities of life. Not so for Mike Merrell, however, who is an editor and writer for FishDuck.com. See, Mike doesn’t view Duck sports as just a hobby, he also …

Questions to Consider When Renewing 2014 Season Tickets

Two things that are done with frequency in or around Autzen Stadium on game days that are forbidden in the Press Box: 1) Audibly cheering for the Ducks 2) Any type of activity usually found at a tailgate Since those are two of the best things about going to Ducks games, I prefer to find myself in the stands instead …

When It Comes to Consecutive Sellouts, Oregon Ducks Football Will be in Third Place For a While

The Oregon Football team will look to build on a third place standing that likely won’t change anytime soon. Oregon enters the 2014 season with ninety four consecutive sellouts at Autzen Stadium, but have two very prominent teams behind them in Notre… Continue reading

Oregon Ducks on the Diamond: Baseball Sweeps Washington State, Softball Sweeps Cal

Oregon Coach George Horton speaks to the media following a three game sweep of Washington State//KPNWSports

Oregon Ducks Softball and Baseball had solid weekends at home both sweeping their respective opponents. Baseball swept Washington State and Softball took care of Cal.

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