U of O Lobbyists Hawk Rose Bowl Tickets To Lawmakers

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Oregon state legislators last week got a special offer from the University of Oregon's Office of Government and Community Relations, its in-house lobbying shop: tickets to the Rose Bowl.In the following email, sent Dec. 13 and obtained by WW today, a staff member in the office offers lawmakers access to tickets "on a first come-first served basis." The email gives the ticket price as $175—that's ...   More
 
Friday, December 23, 2011 COREY PEIN

Rose Bowl: Everything You Wanted to Know About Ohio State, We're Going To Ask


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I've long been an admirer of Oregon Ducks blog Addicted To Quack and its weekly pregame feature exchanging questions and answers with a fan blog for the opposing team. And since a WW staffer has a brother who's a huge Ohio State fan, I'm going to take a run at doing something similar here in the run-up to the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 between Oregon and Ohio State. In other words, I'll ask him questions ...   More
 
Thursday, December 10, 2009 HANK STERN

Rose Bowl: Everything Ohio State Wants To Know About Oregon, We're Going To Answer


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Here's installment #2 of our run-up to the Rose Bowl in which I join with Ohio State fanatic Noah Litton to learn more about each other's teams while counting down the hours until the Jan. 1 game. In our opening installment I asked Noah about Ohio State QB Terrelle Pryor and how Pryor has progressed since he chose to play at Ohio State instead of Oregon. Litton's question for today: "I think ...   More
 
Saturday, December 12, 2009 HANK STERN

What Oregon Football Gained Over The Weekend


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If you believe the adage that there's no bad publicity, then it's nice that Saturday Night Live chose Oregon football as the foil for its skit over the weekend spoofing the video introductions of players on TV for the Rose Bowl. But while Oregon gained a little PR (not that the Ducks athletic office —and its Manhattan billboards of Joey Harrington— is ever slacking in that regard), ...   More
 
Monday, December 14, 2009 HANK STERN

Rose Bowl: Everything You Wanted to Know About Ohio State, We're Going To Ask


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In this installment of "Everything You Wanted to Know About Ohio State" I ask Ohio State fan Noah Litton, Oregon fans are obviously jacked for the Rose Bowl because it's the first visit by the Ducks in 15 years. Given that Ohio State is more accustomed recently to playing in the national championship game, how would you characterize Buckeye fans' state of mind about this year's Rose Bowl? Here's ...   More
 
Tuesday, December 15, 2009 HANK STERN

Rose Bowl: Everything Ohio State Wants To Know About Oregon, We're Going To Answer


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In this installment of our run-up to the Rose Bowl, Buckeyes fan Noah Litton asks me the question every Ducks football fan dreads, "Traditionalist football fans from the Midwest sometimes grimace at Oregon's weekly fashion show. What can the Buckeyes expect from college football's premier couture outlet in the Rose Bowl?" Ouch. Most Ducks fans I know hate the myriad costume changes that make ...   More
 
Thursday, December 17, 2009 HANK STERN

Rose Bowl: Everything You Wanted To Know About Ohio State, We're Going To Ask


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In this installment of my pre-Rose Bowl exchange of questions and answers with Ohio State fanatic Noah Litton, I ask about one commonality that surfaced between Buckeyes and Ducks fans: a recent Sports Illustrated survey of fans in different conferences concluded that Ohio State and Oregon fans were both voted the rudest in their respective conferences. My question to Noah: How accurate is that ...   More
 
Monday, December 21, 2009 HANK STERN

Ducks Fans Aren't The Only Ones Making Video Music Love


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I break for a moment from my Rose Bowl myopia to pay homage to another group of fans in Oregon paying homage to its college football team. In the spirit of this well-chronicled video by Ducks students, [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hrjpe1VCNg[/youtube] there's now this rap by Linfield fans for their 'Cats: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3XFCVB0O74&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Credit ...   More
 
Tuesday, December 22, 2009 HANK STERN

Rose Bowl: Everything Ohio State Wants To Know About Oregon, We're Going To Answer


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Whilst we digest Oregon State's bowl debacle last night in Las Vegas (which called to mind a similar laydown performance three years ago by Oregon in very comparable circumstances against BYU), we look ahead to the Jan. 1 Rose Bowl in this ongoing Q & A with Buckeyes fanatic Noah Litton. Noah's question today: Ohio State's rushing offense has been much more consistent over the last month ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 HANK STERN

Rose Bowl: Everything You Wanted To Know About Ohio State, We're Going To Ask


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Rose Bowl week is finally here. And before Friday's game between Ohio State and Oregon, I get my final question in today of Buckeyes fan Noah Litton (check back later this week for our predictions of the final score.) in our running Q & A about each other's teams. Today's question: Stanford pounded Oregon by running the ball with Toby Gerhart. Is Ohio State capable of doing the same thing ...   More
 
Monday, December 28, 2009 HANK STERN

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