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About jakemcneal

My name is Jake McNeal and I am from Portland, Oregon. I am a senior at the University of Oregon, majoring in news-editorial and magazine journalism. I am a business minor as well. I would love to be a sports reporter covering football, basketball, baseball and soccer.

It’s the Bottom of the Ninth for Civic Stadium

There are many sights along Eugene’s Adidas Amazon Trail: Amazon Creek wanders parallel to it; it harbors South Eugene High School’s football and softball fields; the dense Ash Forest springs up along Amazon Parkway and expands several blocks southward from … Continue reading

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Eyes on the Enterprise: Save Civic Stadium [November 21, 2010 Update]

Who should call me today while I watched my beloved Titans lose their third dysfunctional game in a row but DENNIS HEBERT, current President and founding member of Save Civic Stadium (SCS)! I know, I was excited too. He was … Continue reading

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Eyes on the Enterprise

My quest to cover Eugene’s mission to save Civic Stadium will consist of the following steps: 1) Call (541) 34-CIVIC or e-mail information@savecivicstadium.org to speak directly to an organization member and get myself involved with community efforts.  The best way to … Continue reading

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Bernie Corrigan Chat Transcript and Notes

Friendly resident of 35 years “I love it.  I don’t have to live here.” Science Friday is one of his favorite programs “The God people in the form of the Republican Party wanna shut N.P.R. off if they possibly can.” … Continue reading

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The Way It’s Done

America’s economic woes are Reaganistic malfeasances. But blame Barack Obama, too. That’s what Bernie Corrigan, Friendly Area Neighbors Association Co-Chair, insists.  The problem, he proclaims, took root in the 1980s. “The economics of the time, they were insane – I … Continue reading

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Friendly Neighborhood Braces for Impact

Friendly Neighborhood and its fellow areas of residence await the results of Oregon’s November ballot measure decisions, which will (or won’t, if they are voted down) change the state’s social and political policies. The measures up for resolution include: Measure 73, … Continue reading

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Titans Beat Tweets

Today the Titans lost once again to the San Diego Chargers, 33-25. The game was sealed when running back Chris Johnson dropped a pass on 4th and 2 at the San Diego 15.  Titans fans have reason to be upset … Continue reading

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Tweet ‘Em If You Got ‘Em

This weekend was fantastic for Oregon football and its fans: a big-time road win over the despised USC and an official ascension to #1 in the BCS poll, reports ESPN. OregonFootball announced that the game grabbed most of the nation’s attention, … Continue reading

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Carlos Barrera: Working for the Greater Good

Written by: Max Barkley, Jordan Bentz, Jake McNeal, and Mitch Rhymeski Carlos Barrera is a Co-Chair of the Friendly Area Neighborhood Association. Do you want to say a little bit about how you got involved with the (Friendly Area Neighborhood) FAN … Continue reading

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Paul Kuharsky: Purely Professional

Paul Kuharsky is the author of ESPN.com‘s AFC South Blog, providing news and analysis for the Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans. He once covered the Titans for The Tennessean from 1996 – 2008 before joining ESPN. … Continue reading

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