EUGENE — We’re here.
The Warriors practiced today in the University of Oregon’s stadium, which is about a 40-minute drive from Oregon State’s campus.
The walk-through became a sprint-through. The Warriors were finished after 35 minutes.
After that, the Warriors took the Green Tour — green as in envy.
Money might not buy happiness, but it pays for Oregon’s state-of-the-art weight room.
The training room room looks ike a club, with egg-shell-white lighting and contemporary furniture.
There also is a machine stocked with energy drinks. The machine only accepts special “tokens.”
“Just like ours,” defensive coordinator Cal Lee said of the Ducks’ facilities. I don’t think “ours” referred to Saint Louis School’s.
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The Warriors practiced today at Oregon’s stadium. They did not practice on Oregon State’s field.
Here are Malcolm Lane and Tyler Graunke:
Here’s the lovely Liz Chun:
The Oregon players have access to these refreshments. The machine only takes special “tokens.”
They can have their special machines with special refreshments. “Ferd” has this: a 42-ounce margarita.
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SAN FRANCISCO — What?!? What?!?
I can’t hear you.
A woman with depth-perception problems ka-tooshed my head with her over-sized, “carry-on” bag, planting the ear bud deeper. She was trying to store her bag in the overhead compartment.
Know that “Seinfeld” episode where Elaine thinks she has a big head? And then a bird flies smack against her head? Well, my dear family keeps telling me that I’ve got a balloon head. And, sure enough, a woman is bouncing a carry-on off my head.
Even worse, she wasn’t in our row.
We go to Portland after this, then make what apparently is a long drive to Eugene, where the Warriors are staying.
I know it will be a long drive because Robert Kekaula called yesterday to say: “Dude, it’s a long drive.”
Then he started laughing.
With my bad driving skills and Ferd’s navi-guessing, it should be interesting to see if we make it in time for the Warriors’ walk-through today. In the past, we’ve gotten lost in some neighborhoods that I recognized from episodes of “Cops.”