Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves


Rants:Florida State…29 game win streak over and they didn’t look good in the process. The defending champs turned over the ball to Oregon in the second almost at will. Not the way you expected the defending champs to go out. If this was boxing this would be a knockout. Rants:New York Yankees …Hey anybody knowsContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rants and Raves”

Ohio State vs Oregon in Title Game


College Football got a playoff system that showcased the four best teams squaring off on each other. It may not have turned out the way I would have thought, but there no longer can be any doubt in the end who are the best teams playing in the title game for the National Championship. TheContinue reading “Ohio State vs Oregon in Title Game”

NCAA rules on Oregon: No bowl ban, scholarship reduction, show-cause penalty for Chip Kelly


The NCAA released its findings in its investigation of Oregon’s football program and recruiter Willie Lyles, and the damage for the Ducks is relatively minor. Most important, Oregon did not receive any bowl ban, meaning one of the preseason favorites for the national championship will be allowed to compete in the postseason. There are minorContinue reading “NCAA rules on Oregon: No bowl ban, scholarship reduction, show-cause penalty for Chip Kelly”

Oregon Ducks Quack: to one major violation


According to a published report on Yahoo sports, Oregon has committed one major violation and is disputing with the NCAA over another violation. According to the Oregonian’s report, Oregon agreed it improperly used three scouting services, Elite Scouting Services, New Level Athletics and Complete Scouting Services, by accepting oral reports when written quarterly reports areContinue reading “Oregon Ducks Quack: to one major violation”