NOTE: Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota has officially declared for the NFL Draft, reports the school’s GoDucks.com. The 2014 Heisman Trophywinner will leave college without a national championship, after Oregon’s 42-20 loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes in Monday’s playoff finale. Even ESPN admits, this is sort of crazy… The network – actually, maybe the news world’s most-everywhere […]Read more "Mahalo: TCU, Ohio State, Baylor in ESPN’s Top 5 for 2015; Mariota Declares for NFL Draft"
by Kolby Solinsky White Cover Magazine It can be an excruciating thing, being an Oregon fan. It’s an excruciating thing being a fan of any team that plays like Oregon, actually. You know the type. They live at 100 miles an hour. It works out most of the time, but there’s always a crash. And there […]Read more "I Still Love Oregon"
by Kolby Solinsky White Cover Magazine Football is a violent game played by awesomely huge men. Each season is a marathon, even though the years are shorter than they are in any other major professional sport we watch. Hockey and basketball’s regular seasons top 80 games, baseball’s ends after 162, and the best soccer players […]Read more "Mariota vs The Machine: Can Oregon’s High-Flying Neon Offence Break Through Meyer’s Ohio State?"
– The biggest news of the day, of course, has been the passing away of iconic hockey man Pat Quinn. The 71-year-old former coach and player has been garnering tributes all day in Vancouver and Toronto, the two cities where he most personally and famously made an impact.Read more "Around the Seawall: On Pat Quinn, Bo Horvat, the World Juniors, and the Insanity of Odell Beckham"
Saturday has come and gone, and the first week of college football is in the books. So, we now have our first legitimate ranking of America’s Top 25 teams. And it’s been done like it’s always done, link half-a-hundred Plinko chips falling, tumbling, and ricocheting to their fates. There is, of course, some logic behind […]Read more "Even With Playoffs Coming, the Same Old Ranking Problems Are Alive and Well in College Football"
College football fans, let’s reflect. Let’s reflect on Monday night and the sort of nail-biting, end-to-end national championship we should always hope to see. There were comebacks, awkward fumble things, quarterbacks darting out of pockets and tossing perfect passes, a Heisman trophy finalists and winners doing everything we hoped they could, and doing it on […]Read more "The Freshman 15: Jameis Winston, Auburn’s Miracle Run, Johnny Football, and Laval’s Rouge et Or"
Forget Denver. Don’t worry about Alabama or Florida. Georgia? Whatever. Not everything’s that big in Texas… anymore.Read more "Seahawks, Ducks, and Lions: West Coast Football is the Best Coast Football"
———————————————————— by John McNeill Midwest Correspondent, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— Tonight, Geno Smith will hear his name called. That’s pretty much what we know.Read more "Does Geno Smith Have a Shot in Hell?"
———————————————————— by Sammy Emerald Northwest Correspondent, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— Holy cum stain, Batman. This is the best news of the very young year. Camouflage is big right now, thanks to things like Duck Dynasty and the NRA. But, this kind of camouflage? Is it white leopard or the Planet Hoth from The Empire Strikes Back?Read more "The Oregon Ducks White Camouflage vs. Luke Skywalker on the Planet Hoth"
———————————————————— by Kolby Solinsky Editor and Agnostic Atheist, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— Every time he tries to correct the situation, Manti Te’o gets worse and worse at the Internet. At this point, he’s as digitally illiterate as an 85-year-old woman in Arizona or any major daily North American newspaper.Read more "Manti Te’o Gets Worse at the Internet"