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What? You found my photo in Webster's next to the definition of "curmudgeon"? I'm surprised you've ever cracked open a dictionary, based on your horrific spelling.

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  • General UCLA Bruins, Minnesota Golden Gophers, Oregon State Beavers, LA Dodgers, Chicago Cubs, Seattle Mariners, Chicago Bears, and an on-again off-again love-hate relationship with the LA Lakers
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Does Mack Brown's retirement set an example?

Mack Brown, disappointed after an 8-4 season (7-2 Big 12 conference) is hanging up his spurs as coach of the Texas Longhorns. Brown leaves Austin with an overall record of 158-47, pending the...

Thomas Tyner (634 yds. and 10 TDs last night) UO committed

As I read about Tyner having the biggest night in Oregon HS football history, I wondered if he's committed to a college yet. Yep, Oregon. Discuss, weep, lash out below.

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Hard-hitting analysis of upcoming game against Nicholls State

Hard-hitting analysis of Oregon State's upcoming game against Nicholls State.

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NFL sued by 2,400 players over concussions -- NCAA next?

Football is violent by design. Opposing linemen crash into each other on every play, and when a defender gets a chance to put a big hit on a running back, or a receiver, or on the biggest prize of...

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NFL sued by 2,400 players over concussions -- NCAA next?

Football is violent by design. Opposing linemen crash into each other on every play, and when a defender gets a chance to put a big hit on a running back, or a receiver, or on the biggest prize of...

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NFL sued by 2400 players over concussions -- NCAA next?

Football is violent by design. Opposing linemen crash into each other on every play, and when a defender gets a chance to put a big hit on a running back, or a receiver, or on the biggest prize of...

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A modest proposal to eliminate 15 bowl games and send their mediocre teams home for the holidays

You can argue somewhere else about whether Alabama or Oklahoma State more deserves to play LSU for the national championship. But if you want to argue about whether there are really 70 teams out of...

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Top 15 worthless bowls and 29 mediocre postseason teams

You can argue somewhere else about whether Alabama or Oklahoma State more deserves to play LSU for the national championship. But if you want to argue about whether there are really 70 teams out of...

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Can Riley and staff keep up with the new wave of Pac-12 coaches?

I'm afraid we already know the answer to that question, given Chip Kelly's dominance over Mike Riley since Kelly's arrival in 2009. But for the sake of conversation (and the sanity of Beaver fans),...

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Beaver gymnasts close out regular season with another big win

#5 OSU Gymnasts Down #6 Utah

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Rate Coach Robinson's Performance on a 5-Tail to 1-Tail Beaver Scale

Rate Oregon St. coach Craig Robinson on a 1 to 5 Beaver Tail Scale.

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OSU gymnastics joins 197-pt club and jumps to #5 ranking

Oregon St. gymnastics joins exclusive 197 point club, climbs to #5 nationally.

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OSU gymnastics in good position to return to NCAA championships

#7 OSU's recent defeat of #9 UCLA to take 2nd place in the Chicago Invitational (which #2 Stanford won), maintains the Beavers' position in the national rankings and keeps them on pace to challenge...

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The longest baseball road trip EVER [open thread]

This post originally bemoaned the Gophers getting roughed up,14-1, on February 18th by St. John's in the season opener for both teams, at the Big Ten/Big East Challenge in Clearwater, Florida. But...

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How will new bats (77% smaller sweet spot) affect Gopher baseball?

All of us who follow college baseball know that aluminum bats generate more raw power than wooden ones. This is the result of the properties of the metal, as well as the hollow core. Average...

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How will new bats (77% smaller sweet spot) affect Beaver baseball?

Will a smaller sweet spot on the newly mandated bats help or hurt the Oregon St. baseball team.

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Gopher baseball gets no respect; plans indefinite leave of absence

With no home field to host games, unranked in the preseason coaches poll despite winning the Big Ten last year, unable to warrant even a column inch of coverage in The Daily Gopher on the eve of...

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Oregon baseball ranked 10th by coaches; Beavers unranked

Half The Pac-10 Is In The Baseball Coaches' Preseason Top 25, But The Beavers Aren't Amongst Them

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Bruin gymnasts edge Beavers by .05 point

Bruins Edge Beavs By .05

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#6 Beaver gymnasts lose to #3 Oklahoma

After blowing out ranked teams by a couple of points in each of their first two wins, the Beavers suffered their first loss, to another ranked team, Oklahoma, by less than a point. A few miscues in...

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Addicted to Quack Predictions for 2011-12 Football

The quack addicts down I-5 have really overdosed this time: "Oregon will beat LSU" (in the opening game), . . . "The Ducks will rush for more than 4,000 yards" (presumably for the season, not the...

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Beaver gymnasts 2-0 after defeating #15 Ohio State

Oregon St. gymnasts overwhelm another ranked opponent.

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Which team sport requires the most athletic ability?

Interesting discussion worth a weekend bump. -BN According to a study reported by the Wall Street Journal, there's only about 11 minutes of actual playing time in a 60-minute NFL game. I think...

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Which team sport requires the most athletic ability?

According to a study reported by the Wall Street Journal, there's only about 11 minutes of actual playing time in a 60-minute NFL game. I think that's true of college football games, too. Eleven...

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Which team sport requires the most athletic ability?

According to a study reported by the Wall Street Journal, there's only about 11 minutes of actual playing time in a 60-minute NFL game. I think that's true of college football games, too. Eleven...

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#8 Beaver gymnasts take down #12 LSU

Oregon St. gymnasts open season with decisive win over LSU

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Will you be rooting for the Ducks or the Tigers?

I want to root for the University of Oregon, the representative of my conference and my state in the BCS Championship Bowl, but I'm finding it hard to do so. Some of my best friends are Oregonians,...

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Rate Coach Riley's Performance on a 5-Tail to 1-Tail Beaver Scale

Rate (and discuss) Oregon St. coach Mike Riley's record.

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Dreaming of the New Mexico Bowl

Just two more victories and our beloved Beavers will have crawled out of the muck and mud of mediocrity and thrown themselves, gasping for breath, grasping at straws, onto the shores of...

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Should the NCAA Ban all but Wood Bats?

Bumped to the front page. Interesting topic for a Thursday night. --JB As the CWS gets underway, I'm reminded once again that college players bring something to the plate that is alien to the...

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