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Oregon Sports News:
One of the most used story lines from television and film writers is the classic story of “Will they or Won’t they?” There was Ross and Rachel from “Friends”, Jim and Pam from “The Office”, Sam and Diane from “Cheers”, or my favorite, Chuck and Sarah from “Chuck” (Chuck was not a very popular show, but I thought it was terrific.) This concept exists in the sports world as well.
The NFL has completed half their season and it is now time for some teams to start looking into next season. Teams like the Jaguars, Chiefs, Browns and Panthers only have 6 wins between them, so their playoff hopes are growing thin. However, one of the greatest things about the NFL is that if you are dedicated enough and you are willing to make the hard decisions, then you have a chance next year. One of the biggest things a team can do is to fire their coach. The head coach will determine the direction of the team. Will the defense be a 3-4 or a 4-3? What will the offensive strategy be? Who
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Oregon's Chip Kelly held his weekly media conference as the Ducks prepare to meet the Bears at Memorial Stadium on the campus of the University of California in Berkeley.
Something is going on in the state of Oregon. Both Chip Kelly’s Oregon Ducks and Mike Riley’s Oregon State Beavers are ranked in the top 10 in the BCS, with Oregon being undefeated and Oregon State’s only loss coming to Washington in a close 20 – 17 game on the road.
Maybe it’s something in the water.
Last Saturday both Oregon and Oregon State put up good offensive numbers...
eDuck.com's Steve Summers and Erik Skopil discuss Chip Kelly's media conference as the Ducks prepare for California and the men's exhibition game on Monday night against Southwestern Oklahoma State. The Ducks won the contest, 82-65.
At last count, I had 1,221 man crushes across the sports landscape. That number isn’t official and always subject to change (not to mention plenty creepy), but on this afternoon, the date of November 5, 2012, that’s where things stand.
And of every man on the list, one guy who has firmly supplanted himself in the Top 10 (if not Top 1 or 2) is Oregon football coach Chip Kelly...
It was late in the third quarter of the Oregon Ducks' sensational 62-51 win over the USC Trojans Saturday night at the LA Coliseum that my dad made the following observation about the game. This showdown, in more ways than one, represented a race - USC was a fast runner, but a runner that was always trailing five yards behind the Oregon. The Ducks jumped out to a little lead...
Erik Spoelstra met with Oregon's football coach Chip Kelly two summers ago and the two discussed a fast paced offense centered around athleticism and speed. Spoelstra called the offense "pace-and-space".