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Dec 29, 2020

LaMichael James likes to do his own thing. And for Oregon fans and supporters, they are very thankful for that. It brought him to the Pacific Northwest. And it helped him escape an upbringing that would have ruined someone that lacked his independent spirit. James’ story is a fascinating one. Unique. Trail-blazing....


Dec 22, 2020

Oregon native Payton Pritchard may not be the most athletic guy in basketball. Or the biggest. But something about the 6’2 guard has pushed his career into what every young player dreams of when they first hold a basketball. A roster spot in the NBA. Pritchard’s meteoric rise from West Linn High School to Oregon...


Dec 17, 2020

Rob Mullens’ path to one of the most prominent positions in college athletics began with humble beginnings in rural West Virginia, where his passion for sports grew on lonely baskets, dreaming of making the winning shot for the West Virginia Mountaineers. Don’t let Mullens’ upbringing and journey fool you. He has...


Dec 8, 2020

A successful high school career in Phoenix, Arizona brought Kenny Wheaton to the Pacific Northwest, where he was a long way from his family, a main motivating force for Wheaton. But he excelled. He became an All-American. He became the first Duck football player to declare early for the NFL Draft. Football was his...


Dec 1, 2020

Everything about Sabrina Ionescu is different. She had a different upbringing than others. She began her basketball-playing journey in a different way. She plays the game with a different flare. And her success on the court has bought a bigger audience to the women’s game. She garnered an NCAA-record 26 career...