USC vs. Oregon: Matt Barkley’s MMA-inspired, trash-talking tweet about Oregon from late Saturday night/early Sunday morning? Deleted. Meanwhile, in the Northwest, Chip Kelly got his Ducks ready for their toughest road test the rest of the season with video of Ward-Gatti (which will be a must-see movie pretty soon.) Then, Mickey Ward walked in the room. “He talked to Kelly’s team about taking life round-by-round and about his preparation and training. There was awe in the room, especially from a former New England Golden Gloves heavyweight novice champion, defensive line coach Jerry Azzinaro.” We like the Trojans Saturday night. And not just because the public loves the Ducks. [Oregonian]
Kevin Durant really shouldn’t be knocking Shaq’s game.
Probably among the top five most exciting things to happen this week in sports.
Rory McIlroy is not a fan of being called a fascist or a bigot.
The Oklahoma City Thunder added Doug McDermott and Taj Gibson at the trade deadline in a deal with Chicago. McDermott, a 40% 3-point (…)
Not his first wildlife encounter on a course.
“When you’re not fair and honest, then to me that’s personal.”