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It looks as if the favorites win this week, Oregon (8-0) will be back to number three for week 11 of the BCS Standings. They play at BCS No. 17 USC (6-2) this weekend and the Ducks are currently fourth in the BCS for week 10 by a slim margin of just .0011 behind the Fighting Irish. The computers should finally give the Ducks some love this weekend if they win against the Trojans. Notre Dame (8-0) faces Pittsburgh (4-4) at home this weekend. Pitt is only rated 94th and USC is currently 19th in the Sagarin BCS Ratings so a strong advantage goes to the Ducks over the Irish this weekend in strength of opponent. An Oregon win also hurts Notre Dame more than one way since USC is the Irish's strongest opponent left on the schedule. Of course, if LSU (7-1) upsets Alabama (8-0), look for the top five to be scrambled, because of the various scenarios of how voters and the computers may rank the Tigers. If Georgia (7-1) defeats Ole Miss (5-3) and all other favorites win, then the Bulldog...
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In its bid to remain undefeated and in the National Championship hunt, Notre Dame football played a sloppy, mistake filled game against the Panthers of Pittsburgh, but came out on top in triple overtime 26-23. Notre Dame is now 9-0 for the first time in nearly twenty years, and remains a player in the BCS.
Despite the victory, all of Irish nation must be wondering how this team,...
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There is all sorts of talk going around about Notre Dame being almost a lock for a BCS Bowl game since bowl executives are already strongly eyeing the Fighting Irish as an at large and there is even a good possibility that they could get into a BCS game with two losses. "I tend to think right now, there's a lot to be played, but I don't see how they could avoid being...
In the 92 year history of the National Football League, no running back has rushed for 300 yards in one game. EVER. (Some have come awfully close in recent years).At the professional level, football is a tough and brutal as it gets. With NCAA football, you have perennial championship contenders, and you have quite a few perennial "Chump-ionship" contenders.USC belongs in...
You have to wonder what the referees thought they saw when they called pass interference against Pitt cornerback K'Waun Williams early in the fourth quarter.
Williams made a perfect play on an Everett Golson pass to Tyler Eifert on fourth and four -- leaping up, playing the ball the whole way and deflecting it. Unfortunately for the Panthers, the officials saw...
Kenjon Barner and undefeated Oregon will hold off USC, while Washington and Utah will continue their late-season surges.
Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly touched on multiple topics in his Thursday night press conference. Among them: weight training in January and February to peak in November, practice time for injured safety Austin Collinsworth, and the possibility that Jamoris Slaughter will return for 2013.
LOS ANGELES, CALIF., -- Was it offense you were looking for this season? Well, if it was then Saturday night’s match up between No. 2 Oregon and No. 18 USC was just the ticket as the Ducks held on to beat the Trojans 62-51 in front of a packed house of 93,607 in the LA Coliseum. Oregon senior Kenjon Barner set a record by rushing for the most ever against USC.
On this episode of The Slant, Taylor Danforth from 1080 The Fan joins the show and tells us if Chip Kelly will return as head coach of the Oregon Ducks. Then Oregon Sports News writer Casey Mabbott and I debate the best quarterback class of all time and the best story lines for the NBA season.
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