Oregon Football Preview: Can Mark Helfrich Break the Cardinal Curse?

The only game Super Mario actually looked like a freshman.It's been a long time since an Oregon first-year head coach has beaten Stanford. Rich Brooks didn't do it. Mike Bellotti didn't do it. And Chip Kelly didn't do it, either. So if Mark Helfrich and the #2 Ducks lose to #5 Stanford down on the Farm this Thursday, historically, it's not a bad thing. It...
Via Sporadic Sentinel
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Oregon Hoops: The Ducks Hit The Wood At The NCAA

In a land far away called ESPN Connecticut, the Oregon Duck Basketball team peaked in 1939. The Tall Firs claimed the first NCAA championship. The UO collection of title trophies equals the Portland Trail Blazers. In a world of east coast bias, also known as "Those games are played too late out west and I've got an early wake up for Bristol," sports...
Via Oregon Sports News
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

10 Years Of Boston Sports Media Watch

I really don’t want to dwell on this too much, but yesterday marked the 10th anniversary of the very first post on Boston Sports Media Watch. That first post, composed on a new service called Blogger, mentioned Dan Shaughnessy, Tommy Heinsohn, Dick Harter and Drew Bledsoe. Things have come a long way since then. Originally, my idea was to somehow be able to write a sports TV column...
Via Boston Sports Media Watch
April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Veteran NBA assistant Dick Harter dies at 81

Dick Harter, a veteran NBA assistant who also led Penn to two NCAA tournament appearances, has died at the age of 81. A spokesman for the Island Funeral Home in Hilton Head, S.C., said Tuesday that Harter died Monday night. The cause of death wasn't immediately released and funeral arrangements were pending. Harter was the Charlotte Hornets' first head coach. He was also...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Celtic Assistant Dick Harter Dies

It was almost 10 years ago that the Celtics had the greatest NBA playoff comeback by being down 21 points going into the 4th quarter and beating the NJ Nets.  The head coach was Jim O'Brien but their lead assistant, and defensive guru, was Dick Harter. Dick passed away at the age of 81 at his home in Hilton Head, SC. He was the first head coach for the Charlotte Hornets during...
Via Celtics Life
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Hornets coach dies of cancer

Former Charlotte Hornets coach Dick Harter died of cancer Monday night in his home in Hilton Head, S.C., according to the Portland Tribune.He was 81.Harter's first job in the NBA was as an assistant coach with the Detroit Pistons in 1982. He also served as an assistant for the Indiana Pacers, New York Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers and Boston Celtics. Harter moved on to become...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Hornets coach dies of cancer

Dick Harter, former Hornets coach, died of cancer Monday night at his home in Hilton Head, S.C., according to the Portland (Ore.) Tribune. He was 81. Harter also coached at the University of Oregon and was assistant coach for the Portland Trail Blazers assistant coach. Harter was legendary for his defensive-minded Ducks, who became known as the "Kamikaze Kids." He led...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Harter Dead at 81

EUGENE, Ore. -- Dick Harter, who coached the University of Oregon men’s basketball team from 1971-78, passed away Monday. He was 81.
Via oregon.scout.com
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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