Wonderlic Test

Wonderlic Gets Tested

The biggest news in football is the upcoming NFL Draft. The biggest name in the NFL Draft is Marcus Mariota. At least he’s the biggest name in Oregon this year. Maybe in history. This is a player on the greatest adventure of his life and he’s taking us with him. So far he’s made all the […]

Marcus Mariota

Marcus Mariota And The NFL Draft – Where Should He Land?

With the 2015 NFL Draft arriving in just over two weeks, much is being said about which possible team will be smart enough to claim former Oregon Ducks QB Marcus Mariota. Why won’t he go number one, you might ask? Well, the short answer is that while he is an outstanding athlete, an undisputed gem […]

Premature Celebration

Great Moments In Premature Celebration

At the risk of eternal shame and ridicule, athletes continue to prematurely celebrate their would-be victories.  The latest and greatest example of this comes to us from Eugene, Oregon, where the University of Oregon Ducks hosted and competed against athletes from Washington and Kentucky in the Pepsi Team Invitational on Saturday. In the video, Oregon […]

Marcus Mariota

What Is Marcus Mariota Worth?

ESPN Radio host Freddie Coleman asks his ESPN listeners: What’s Marcus Mariota worth? A man from New Jersey came on 1080 The Fan Tuesday night. Between 9 and 9:30 Pacific Time, which is 12:00-12:30 his time, the Jersey Boy said Marcus Mariota is worth mortgaging your team for the next five years. Keep in mind […]

Steve Pre

The Biggest Winners

Great sports events trap time in a bubble. You remember your favorite player scoring the winning points like it was yesterday, locking the image into your mind and throwing away the key. Yours for life. If the event was big enough, you learn more about the player and the game. ESPN and the visionary Bill […]

March Madness

Oregon Sports News March Madness Roundtable – 3/26

The 2015 incarnation of March Madness kicks off the Sweet 16 round today, and there are some great stories and intriguing matchups to keep your attention, so keep those cursors near the “boss button” as much as you can. With one of the more well-rounded mixtures of seeds in recent years and some tough tests […]


March Madness Second And Third Round Running Diary

Throughout Thursday and Friday, the second (first) and best round of the NCAA Tournament, I kept a running diary while watching the action. Here it is in its entirety, running in reverse chronological order. To read it in chronological order, start at the bottom and scroll up. Enjoy! 10:50 PM – Providence, of course, loses […]

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Oregon Ducks Basketball Season Ending Analysis

With 5:27 left in the second half, the Wisconsin Badgers looked to be in trouble.  One number one seed had already fallen on the weekend, and the Oregon Ducks had tied the game for the first time in the half on a three by Dwayne Benjamin.  The three point barrage by Benjamin and Jalil Abdul-Bassit […]

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2015 March Madness 2nd Round – Preview Of Portland Games

At last, my favorite time of the year is here. I can’t get enough of the blood, sweat, and tears shed during the NCAA Tournament. This is March Madness. Portland will once again host games during the rounds of 64 and 32. Portland has hosted games in 2009 and 2012. This will mark 3 times […]

Dana Altman

Portland Hosts Opening Weekend NCAA Tournament Games With Prices Starting At $36

Portland is the second and third round site location for the NCAA Tournament’s West region, hosting six games from March 19th to March 22nd, including two probable games with the No. 2 seed in the region, the Arizona Wildcats. According to, the average ticket price for NCAA Tournament tickets for session one, which includes […]

March Madness

The Mega, All-Everything NCAA Tournament Preview

The NCAA Tournament is, by far, America’s greatest sporting event. Nothing is close. The Masters, maybe the Super Bowl because of the culture that has sprung up around it, comes in a distant second. March Madness has everything. Most importantly, it has brackets. Here are a bunch of tips for filling out yours before Thursday […]

Kentucky Wildcats

NCAA Tournament Preview – The Quest To Dethrone Kentucky

March Madness is upon us, and while many might be asking, “How did UCLA get in?” the main question entering the NCAA Tournament is this: will Kentucky continue to run the table and finish the season undefeated? The Wildcats are 34-0 thus far after defeating Arkansas in the SEC title game and despite getting tested on […]