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Apr 28, 2016; Chicago, IL, USA; Laremy Tunsil (Mississippi) is selected by the Miami Dolphins as the number thirteen overall pick in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft at Auditorium Theatre. Mandatory Credit: Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports

Laremy Tunsil Is Not An Ole Miss Problem, He’s An NCAA Epidemic

Yes, it appears Laremy Tunsil smokes pot.  Yes again, it also appears he had an ongoing agreement with the University Of Mississippi football program for “financial aid” regarding his mother’s living arrangement.  But, regardless of the illegality of both (either from a legal or NCAA perspective), this is not an isolated incident of a player […]

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Oregon Sports News March Madness Sweet Sixteen Oregon Ducks Running Diary

SWEET SIXTEEN – THURSDAY 9:14 PM: Party like it’s 1939! Goodnight, everyone. 9:13 PM: Verne spots an Oregon flag.”See that Oregon flag? I’ve seen it around the world. We’ll tell that story on Saturday.” I, for one, can’t wait. 9:09 PM: Oregon wins 82-68, is going to win the national championship. 9:12 PM: Allen refuses to […]

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Oregon Ducks Set Sights On Chuba Hubbard

It might seem like all is quiet for the OregonDuck’s football team at the moment while the season is over, however, behind the scenes the coaching staff are searching for the next superstars to make the 2017 season the best yet for the team. One such footballer is four star Canadian running back Chuba Hubbard, […]

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Oregon Sports News March Madness First And Second Round Running Diary

FIRST ROUND — FRIDAY 9:52 PM: Goodnight. 9:51 PM: Shaka’s reaction was everything: Amazement, disbelief, agony — written all over his face in span of about three seconds. 9:45 PM: One Shining Moment is going to have to be about six minutes long this year. What a day! 9:39 PM: The buzzer beating half-court three […]

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A One Seed?! Just Who Are These Oregon Ducks?

If you haven’t watched much college basketball this season, you may have been surprised when the NCAA announced this year’s NCAA tournament bracket on Sunday and awarded the University of Oregon a one seed in the West Region. Few, if any, expected the Ducks to garner such a high seed in the NCAA tournament at […]

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March Madness – Can Northwest Teams Represent?

As a born and bred Indiana Hoosier, I have watched the NCAA Tournament Selection show every year since 1988.  I’ve been hooked on basketball from my freshman year of college when Indiana won its last championship, and I’ve been holding out for a hero ever since (Steve Alford, it’s Bloomington calling on Line 2).  And […]

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 12:  Jordan Bell #1 of the Oregon Ducks cuts down a piece of a net as he celebrates the team's 88-57 victory over the Utah Utes to win the championship game of the Pac-12 Basketball Tournament at MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 12, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

The Mega, All-Everything 2016 NCAA Tournament Preview

But first a word on the Selection Committee. They blew it. In spectacular fashion. Joe Lunardi can tell you exactly how here. All I’ll say is that I’ve watched about a week’s worth of college basketball this year and the inclusion of Tulsa is offensive even to me. In picking the likes of Syracuse, Vanderbilt, […]

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Gonzaga Bulldogs And The Oregon Connection

It wasn’t as easy or inevitable as in recent years, but the Gonzaga Bulldogs are headed back to the NCAA Tournament, and they have every potential opponent exactly where they want them; as favorites. But, if the Bulldogs are to make a deep run this year, it could be because of a couple Oregon connections. […]

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Assessing Which University Of Oregon Draft Prospects Chip Kelly May Draft

Five University of Oregon Ducks are in attendance as the NFL Draft combine kicked off in Indianapolis on February 23. Bralon Addison, Byron Marshall, Tyler Johnstone, DeForest Buckner, and Vernon Adams Jr. will, over the coming few days, look to show off their physical skill sets and attributes, their knowledge of the game, and their […]

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The Unexpected Retirement Of Thomas Tyner

On a brisk September night just three and a half years ago, consensus five-star Aloha High School running back Thomas Tyner dashed into the Oregon high school record books, darting and juking his way through a porous Lakeridge High School defense, brutally punishing defenders when necessary, ultimately gaining 643 yards on the ground while scampering […]

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Oregon Ducks 2016 National Signing Day Primer

While recruiting rankings are hardly an exact science, talent (and, thus, recruiting) is the lifeblood of a program. And, that makes National Signing Day one of the sneaky most important days of the year for college football fans. While die-hard fans have latched on to the recruiting craze in recent years, most fans see National […]

Mark Helfrich listens to a questions. Coaches Mark Helfrich and Garry Patterson address the media in the head coaches press conference on Jan. 1, 2016 . (Cole Elsasser/Emerald)

Oregon Ducks Football At A Crossroad Following Alamo Bowl Debacle

For the past 5 years, as sure as the sun comes up in the morning you can count on the Oregon Ducks football team to be among the nation’s elite, competing for both the Pac-12 and National Championships. Even this year, with so much in flux at the QB position after losing Heisman winner Marcus […]

Chip Kelly

Chip Kelly’s Greatest Challenge

Sooner or later, Chip Kelly is going to get another NFL head coaching job. And it might sooner. Kelly is the odds-on favorite to land the San Francisco 49ers opening, and two other teams that Kelly has negotiated with in the past – Cleveland and Tampa Bay – are looking for coaches as well. Considering […]

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In The Wake Of Oregon’s Debacle, I Investigate Who And What’s Responsible For The Truly Embarrassing Night In San Antonio

It was disgusting. Somewhere…well, actually in many places, there are psychoanalytical professionals due to make a fist full of money from Oregon fans desperate to recover from the experience that was the second half of last Saturday night’s Alamo Bowl. The Ducks parlayed a dominating 31-point halftime lead, into a triple-overtime loss to a team […]

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Abe Asher’s 2015 College Bowl Predictions

It’s bowl season! There are now 41 bowl games, 38 of which do not matter, and I, of course am picking every single one of them. It’s going to be incredible. My record on the season is 115-57. Happy holidays, and enjoy the games! Gildan New Mexico Bowl: Arizona 45, New Mexico 12 – Hey, […]

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Oregon Ducks Hoping Dakota Prukop Can Be Vernon Adams 2.0, Just Sooner

When the clock strikes zero on Oregon’s January bowl game, the team from Eugene will officially be without its dual-threat starting quarterback. It will spend the dog days of the offseason evaluating a shiny new graduate transfer and putting a plan in place on how to recreate the success of the newcomer’s predecessor. Sound familiar? […]

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Abe’s College Football Picks – Week 14

I went 9-7 during Rivalry Week, bringing my season record to 108-56. Here are my Conference Championship, week fourteen picks. Houston 35, Temple 24 – Tom Herman and Matt Rhule just cannot wait to get the hell out of the AAC. Baylor 41, Texas 31 – Charlie Strong’s last stand at Texas? He’d probably be […]

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