The Oregon Duck football program has added some established names to its defensive coaching staff. Secondary coach Marcel Yates has more than 20 years as a college football coach while new defensive coordinator Tim DeRuyter has more than 25 plus the added bonus of having been a head coach at the FBS level (Fresno State). … Continue reading Is Tim DeRuyter the long-term answer for Oregon’s defense?
Oregon and USC are expected to once again battle for the PAC-12 championship in 2021. Fans who resent those two programs always being in the biggest spotlights need to brace themselves because things are probably going to get worse before they get better. We can trace the origin of this situation back to last summer … Continue reading PAC-12 football: the rich are about to get richer
For the second consecutive season, the Arkansas Razorbacks have stolen a star player from the Oregon State womens basketball program. Last year, the Razors clipped super-rocket Destiny Slocum and this year, they came away with five-star, All PAC-12 freshman Sasha Goforth, whose first-step explosion, power, and intensity make her my favorite player to watch in … Continue reading Is Mike Neighbors of Arkansas out to ruin Oregon State women’s basketball program?
I was traveling across the Southwest a few years ago and stopped into a cafe on the outskirts of a small, dusty town. The cafe was rustic and peculiar in a farm-house kinda way. You know — sorta quaint; sorta homely. I was famished from not eating all day and I was eager for the … Continue reading Solving today’s sports television optics problem