Zone Read AM: Examining the remaining unbeaten teams, key questions for the matchup with Stanford
Love it or hate it, the BCS does make for one thing: an incredibly interesting last few weeks in college football. Currently Oregon remains one of three unbeaten teams left in the country presumably in the chase for a chance to play for a national title. One loss this late in the season for either Kansas State, Oregon or Notre Dame would squash the national title aspirations for these top ranked teams.
Rece Davis of College GameDay takes a look at the three unbeaten squads @@checked@@and discusses the likelihood that one of them stumbles and loses this weekend.
ESPN.com’s Pac-12 blogger Ted Miller takes a more in depth look at the Oregon v. Stanford match-up and asks several key questions @@checked@@that will likely decide the outcome of the Pac-12 game of the week.
Fresh off of two victories over the Arizona schools last weekend, the No. 4 ranked Oregon volleyball team @@checked@@travels to the state of Washington for their last extended road trip prior to the start of the NCAA tournament.
The Ducks will take on the University of Washington Huskies on Friday night in Seattle and then travel to Pullman to do battle with Washington State on Saturday.
When they return home Alaina Bergsma@@directory@@ and company will host UCLA before driving up the road to Corvallis to play Oregon State to end the regular season.
In the realm of “most impressive athletic performances,” Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic @@http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zlatan_Ibrahimović@@scored four goals yesterday and helped his country defeat England 4-2 in an international friendly match.
While scoring four goals in one sitting is impressive enough, Ibrahimovic’s final goal past English keeper Joe Hart,@@http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2233409/Joe-Hart-scores-overhead-kick-Manchester-City-training.html@@ a 30-yard bicycle kick, is being touted as the goal of the year and maybe the goal of the decade.
Take a minute out of your day to marvel at Ibrahimovic’s fourth and most impressive goal.@@checked@@