Why Did The College Wrestling All-American Shoot The Duck?

This story is a couple of weeks old, but it somehow escaped the attention of our Ducks Desk. Ethen Lofthouse is a senior at Iowa who placed fifth at 184 pounds at last year's NCAA wrestling championships. One recent Friday afternoon, Lofthouse's neighbors noticed that he and his roommates were shooting arrows at a… » 10/21/13 7:06pm 10/21/13 7:06pm

Lee Corso Almost Killed A Duck On College Gameday

At this point, we have no grounds for saying whether or not the duck is dead. The duck could be alive, it could be in the final, painful throes of death, it could be totally OK—maybe ducks are more resilient than they look. Maybe. We're not veterinarians. All we know is that the duck was not happy, and if those were… » 11/17/12 12:25pm 11/17/12 12:25pm

Arizona's Three Losses Are The Worst Three Losses In College Football

Candidate for most crud-awful season in football this year: the Arizona Wildcats. Started 3-0, including handsome win over Oklahoma State team to get expectations buzzing. The Associated Press ranked the Cats for the first time since 2010. Next came a 56-0 paste job of South Carolina State. Oats were being felt. » 10/06/12 8:49pm 10/06/12 8:49pm

Terrible Mother Duck Leads Ducklings Across Five-Lane Highway

Nothing you watch this weekend—no thriller at the multiplex, no nailbiting football game—will come close to the tension of this video. A mama duck leading her nine babies across a busy freeway in Toronto, with only the distant rumble of the cars for a soundtrack, and oh god I hope they make it. » 9/07/12 6:15pm 9/07/12 6:15pm

Tyler Clippard, Giant Jerk Animal Lover, Spits On Feeds Baby Ducks…

Reader Curtis took in the Nationals/Rockies game at Coors Field last night, another Rockies loss. As the game wound down he walked around the stadium only to come along a duck family that had wandered into the visitors' bullpen. Clippard purposefully walked between the ducklings and their parents, Curtis says, and… » 6/27/12 9:45am 6/27/12 9:45am

Break Out The Photoshop, It's Lee Corso On A Big Inflatable Duckie!

ESPN's College GameDay crew is out at USC, shooting some commercials. One of the behind-the-scenes photos is Lee Corso, wearing a 1920s swimsuit and riding a big yellow duck raft. Click the picture to enlarge, and please make some photoshops of this. Put them in the comments, and we'll feature the best later. » 5/31/12 2:20pm 5/31/12 2:20pm