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Mike Bellotti – Gone And Nearly Forgotten

Mike Bellotti is a hall of famer. That’s right, as of last week, the former University of Oregon head football coach was voted into the College Football Hall of Fame by the National Football Foundation.  He left Oregon as the winningest coach in school history, the first coach in program history to win 10 games […]

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Colt Lyerla – Respect Your Elders

As a youngster and throughout life, I’ve heard an infinite amount of people preach and echo that sentiment.  You can’t put a price on wisdom, and wisdom is attained primarily via experience … something elders can’t help but have.  Colt Lyerla could use a little wisdom right now, and had he listened to his elders […]

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Spring Football – It’s Over … Thankfully

Phew … thank goodness that’s over. That’s right, while few rarely, if ever, have their football thirst quenched, I can’t get spring drills, practices, and yes, even the game in my rearview mirror fast enough. Sure, it’s football, and I and seemingly everyone else in this country is knee-deep in love with the excitement, passion, […]

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College Football Playoff – Changing The Status Quo?

The 2014 NCAA football season will be the first to have the new, untested playoff system. It is something fans have wanted for years. Since the creation of the BCS in 1998 there has been very few seasons where the fans and the media could agree the champion was also the best team in the […]

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New PAC-12 Rivalry Trophies

Since the Little Brown Jug is the oldest rivalry trophy in college football, why not bring more ceramic awards to the big games? Ceramics were good enough for the ancient Greeks and still tell their stories. Instead of wood or metal, ceramic trophies embody both the power and fragility of modern sports. Games bring out […]

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Oregon Ducks’ Johnathan Loyd To Play Football

Over the past four years Johnathan Loyd has been playing point guard for the Oregon Ducks. A four-year starter, Loyd has finished his career as a Duck basketball player as the winningest player in the history of the University of Oregon with a record of 97-37. But now that his collegiate basketball career is over, […]

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The Chipper Clips An Eagle

The former Oregon Duck head coach and current top man with the Philadelphia Eagles was trending recently for cutting DeSean Jackson, Eagles wide receiver. Chip Kelly moved out of the football backwaters of New Hampshire for the launch pad of the Oregon Ducks before joining the Eagles. He jumped in the middle of a football team […]

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Second Round March Madness Live Chat

After spending the first Thursday of the NCAA Tournament frantically refreshing the SportsCenter app in the Houston airport and begging the shambolic March Madness Live to do its job, I am keeping a diary of Friday of the tournament – basking in the glory of some 12 straight hours of buzzer-beaters, shredded brackets, cheering for […]

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Oregon Sports News March Madness Picks & Predictions

March Madness is officially ready to tip off with the Round of 64 running today and tomorrow, so we asked five of our writers to debate who they see as the tournament favorites, snubs, early underdog picks, biggest potential upset, and who they have as the best PAC-12 team in the tournament. OSN writers contributing […]

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2014 Pac-12 Conference Tournament Preview

The Pac-12 conference tournament will be played in Las Vegas, Nevada. It kicks off today with 4 first round games. Check out the bracket here for a breakdown of the bracket and scheduled times. According to ESPN’s Eamonn Brennan, the Arizona Wildcats, UCLA Bruins, and Oregon Ducks are considered locks for the NCAA tournament. They […]

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Oregon Ducks Men’s Basketball Team Getting Hot At The Right Time

With the Division I NCAA Men’s Basketball National Tournament around the corner, everyone will be checking the teams coming into the tournament on hot streaks.  Most often, the biggest indicator for success in the postseason in any sport is the success of the team in the final stretch of the regular season.  In 2007, the […]

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Oregon Showed It Can Make A Deep Run – In Both Tourneys

As we enter tourney time – first the Pac-12 tournament and then the BIG dance – Oregon’s men’s basketball team showed it has enough talent to make some noise in both.  Of course the Pac-12 tournament pales in significance to the NCAA tourney, but success in both requires the same effort Oregon showed in winning […]

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Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Yearly Awards

While the Pac-12 has been dominating the gridiron over the past few years, basketball has been falling by the wayside.  Arizona ran away with the conference title, and no other team in the conference was ranked going into yesterday.  However, several teams showed late season promise and poise.  Oregon toppled Arizona to finish conference play […]

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NCAA Nixes Controversial Rule Change

On Wednesday, the NCAA Football Rules Committee removed the controversial “10-second rule” from voting consideration. The committee decided this a day before the rule was set to be voted on by a NCAA rules panel. The proposed rule would have made it illegal for offenses to snap the ball before a minimum of 10 seconds […]

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