Computer science major Alexander Stein’s favorite movie is “WALL-E.” Senior science major JoAnna Wendel’s favorite movie is “Aladdin.” Junior Julia Rogers prefers “Megamind.” The trend? Sometimes, college students enjoy movies a bit outside their demographic. The college student demographic is one used often in films to appeal to a wide variety of audiences. Films from [...]
As the injury-plagued Chicago Bulls survived the Brooklyn Nets, one question still remains: Will Derrick Rose return? The Bulls have arguably come together as a team and proven they can compete without their star player. But as they get set to face off against the reigning NBA champions in the Miami Heat Monday night, they [...]
Zone Read PM: ‘A metallic starfish hugging an otherwise normal stadium’ and other designs for Atlanta’s new NFL stadium, NHL playoffs begin
Here are some images of potential designs for the Atlanta Falcons’ new stadium. As described by Deadspin’s Tom Ley, one of the super futuristic designs looks something like a metallic starfish hugging an otherwise normal stadium. However you describe it, it looks awesome. *** The NHL playoffs start tonight and there are storylines-a-plenty. The favorites [...]
Each week, the Emerald invites a student journalist from the Ducks’ opponent to write a guest column on why the Ducks will lose. With Oregon playing its first “game” without Chip Kelly in the booth or on the field since 2007, here’s why the Ducks’ bubble will burst and they will manage to lose their own spring [...]
Zone Read AM: Format announced for Saturday’s spring game, college football’s four-team playoff discloses official name
Via the brand new and official Twitter account of Oregon’s football team, the format for Saturday’s spring game will be offense vs. defense. With the Ducks facing numerous injuries, though, a real scrimmage was questionable. The format for Saturday’s Oregon Spring Game will be offense vs. defense. D can earn pts for TOs, 3-and-outs, etc. [...]
Late Monday night, documents were released that showed the University of Oregon and NCAA acknowledged that “major violations” had occurred within the athletic department. Since these documents have come to light, they have been dissected and scrutinized by college football pundits across the nation. While the end result for the Ducks is still several months [...]
Spring practices continue to roll on as the Ducks prepare for the upcoming season. Players are getting back into shape and coaches are beginning to formulate their rotations as newly hired head coach Mark Helfrich begins a new era of Ducks football. But for one player, this offseason has been nothing short of a pleasant [...]
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Zone Read AM: Jillian Alleyne earns Pac-12 honors, Manchester United fan calls police about red card
Yesterday, Jillian Alleyne was selected to the Pac-12 Conference’s All-Freshman Team and named Honorable Mention All-Pac-12. The results were taken from a vote conducted by the league’s 12 women’s basketball head coaches. Alleyne, a forward for the Ducks, averages 13.0 points, 11.8 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game this season for Oregon. In addition, Alleyne [...]
Accidents are something that Nascar fans have become accustomed to over the course of their respective sport. With the intense speeds that these skilled drivers endure day-in-and-day-out, accidents have simply been a part of their sport for better or for worse. But today marked one of the worst accidents in Nascar history as 17 fans [...]
Zone Read AM: Oregon men’s basketball’s ’96 percent’ chance for March Madness, while Kenjon Barner advances to his own Final Four
Despite their recent tough sledding, the Ducks were given a No. 6 spot in ESPN’s most recent Bracketology prediction for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. It’s the same spot Oregon held last week. Although much basketball has yet to be played, Joe Lunardi pitted Oregon against No. 11 Iowa State in the mock-up. The four [...]
This incident should serve not as a lesson in insensitivity but as a lesson in listening to a comment for the way it was intended: as a compliment.
Turns out Oregon’s pep rally yesterday was not all that impressive. Except for the parachuting Duck, of course. An ESPN blogger argues that the Wildcats’ receiving corps is the X factor in tonight’s game. The Oregonian reminds everyone that Chip Kelly Watch 2013 will commence immediately following the Fiesta Bowl. KATU News caught up with some Duck [...]
Video from Friday’s press conference with ESPN College GameDay reporter Samantha Steele and a special appearance and prediction from Branden.
The beating hearts think Oregon is the number one football program in the country, but the computers aren’t as convinced, placing the Ducks second in the BCS standings. Kansas State claims the top spot in the race for the BCS National Championship after Alabama’s loss, with the Ducks checking in at the second spot and [...]
To those unaffiliated with the program complaining about late games: shush. Crack a beer. Enjoy your day, and then enjoy your night with your favorite football team.
From the Pacific to the Gulf: A State of the Union for football in the Pac-12 and Southeastern conferences
With the SEC having wrapped up its media day last Tuesday and the Pac-12 conducting its bevy of press conferences one week later, now seems like a better time than ever to assess two of the NCAA’s more prestigious power conferences. Let’s break down each side with a few early storylines for 2012 as well [...]
While online information has helped sports fans, the same can’t be said for the media.
On the tenth anniversary of the infamous Allen Iverson “practice?” video, here are some other things that have been referenced to death.
If Duck football players can deal with their lifestyle choices in a legally responsible manner, who has a right to stop them?