Now that Oregon is ranked No. 10 in the AP poll (up 11 spots from just two weeks ago), the Ducks are getting recognition not just from the Northwest. Nike, however, has always been in the Ducks’ corner. The alma mater of both Nike founders, Oregon’s basketball team receives loads of unique sneaker editions even if they go unnoticed compared with the attention of UO’s football uniforms. Read More »
*College basketball is here (unlike the NBA), and this year might be one of the best in recent memory. The powerhouse is back, while the Cinderellas believe. That’s a deadly combination. We know some of y’all have been asking for some previews. We have you covered – the top 16 teams in the nation will be previewed individually in the next few weeks. For now, we’ll kick this off with Oregon – not a top 16 team, but one of our favorites here at Dime.* Read More »
If you have an older sibling, maybe you know how Oregon’s E.J. Singler feels. They’re always a step ahead, always a tad stronger, always setting expectations high. When you do accomplish something, they never fail to overshadow you anyway.
But imagine being in a hoops-driven family, following in the footsteps of Duke All-American Kyle Singler. There were the McDonald’s honors out of high school and a ride to play for one of the most heralded programs for a coach who only goes by a letter for a last name.
That was sophomore E.J. Singler’s life. He’s not sorry about it either. Read More »