New Years Day Picks

Happy New Year. Usually the best bowl day of the year, this one should be no different. Auburn is already on the way to blowing out Northwestern…alright, so maybe not quite a blowout yet, but soon. The second batch of bowl picks was more successful, with four wins, but I still would not have been … Continue reading

The Civil War

One hundred fifteen years ago, the University of Oregon and Oregon Agricultural College played a football game. Since then the two schools have played 111 more times. Never has the game meant this much. Tonight, Oregon and Oregon State tee it up for the 113th time, but for the first time, the winner of this … Continue reading

Morning Links

Some huge basketball games across the country yesterday are followed up by one mega, and not so Civil, rivalry game tonight. So, fitting to start with a few takes from the state of Oregon. One blogger says the Beavers hope they don’t relive last year’s mess. The two beat writers break down the game. Speaking … Continue reading

College Basketball Preview: Pac-10

Pac-10 men’s basketball could look a lot like Pac-10 football in 2009 – convoluted. The perennial power, UCLA, will not remain such, having lost enough players to fill an entire NBA team in the last few years. The returning champion lost its best player as Jon Brockman graduated from Washington. And the league’s best player, … Continue reading

Oregon reinstates LeGarrette Blount

Suspended running back LeGarrette Blount has been reinstated by the Oregon Ducks. Blount was suspended for punching Boise State defensive end Byron Hout in the aftermath of Oregon’s season-opening loss to the Broncos. He was suspended for the season by Kelly the next day, but allowed to continue practicing with the team. Kelly later announced … Continue reading