1. A good day at the Rose Bowl

    The Oregon Ducks football team was finally traveling south...After exclusively playing up in the northwest all year, today I finally got my first chance to see the 2009 version of the Oregon Ducks team in person, as they took on UCLA at the Rose Bowl...

    Kurt Liedtke Written by Kurt Liedtke about 5 years ago 151 reads 0 comments

  2. A bad day all around...

    Yesterday was a bad day...a bad, bad day.It was supposed to be a day of both excitement over the start of the college football season, and a day of sadness and nostalgia with the last Eugene Emeralds game being played at Civic Stadium...

    Kurt Liedtke Written by Kurt Liedtke about over 5 years ago 35 reads 0 comments

  3. Michael Vick should not be allowed back in the NFL

    I don't get why so many people turn a blind eye when it comes to public figures.Are so many in denial that anyone who is in the spotlight is a genuinely good person and not flawed as we all are?It ...

    Kurt Liedtke Written by Kurt Liedtke about over 5 years ago 131 reads 10 comments

  4. A year ago today...

    A year ago today was a day like any other...July, so it's freakin' hot. And back home in Eugene a bunch of teammates for the University of Oregon were doing their annual summer tradition, tubing down the McKenzie River...

    Kurt Liedtke Written by Kurt Liedtke about over 5 years ago 41 reads 0 comments

  5. Brazil won TWO championships over the USA last weekend

    So this past weekend all eyes were on the USA vs. Brazil finals in the Confederation Cup in South Africa...Team USA looked like the team of destiny, pursuing a streak deemed as impossible as the 1980 US hockey team's immortal run to the gold medal...

    Kurt Liedtke Written by Kurt Liedtke about over 5 years ago 22 reads 0 comments

  6. Congratulations Ericsson 4 on winning the 2008-2009 Volvo Ocean Race

    It started almost a year ago, when eight sailboats left Valencia, Spain, on a round-the-world race, the Volvo Ocean Race. 10 different legs scheduled from port-to-port, with in-port match races at each stop...

    Kurt Liedtke Written by Kurt Liedtke about over 5 years ago 74 reads 0 comments

  7. Extreme Ironing

    Think of a sport that combines two completely unrelated things that seemingly would have zero place together.Think of a sport that was sparked largely thanks to a mid-1990s music video.Think of a sport that categorically makes no freakin' sense whatsoever

    Kurt Liedtke Written by Kurt Liedtke about over 5 years ago 2,218 reads 1 comments

  8. The King of Never-to-be-Broken Sports Records

    Any time a major statistical feat is reached in sports, it is placed on a pedestal with the typical context of "enjoy it folks, because you'll never see that again."...Then the record gets broken again within a couple years...

    Kurt Liedtke Written by Kurt Liedtke about over 5 years ago 103 reads 0 comments