Guy, Oregon and Oregon State just solved racism. Or something:
Oregon & Oregon State mutually agree to no longer refer to Oregon-Oregon State rivalry games as the “Civil War”
— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) June 26, 2020
Oh, it’s real:
None of this could possibly be real https://t.co/wWN6AxEmmU
— Seth Mandel (@SethAMandel) June 26, 2020
So, what are they going to call the annual contests that often divide loyalties among family members and neighbors?
We appreciate our alumni and current student-athletes for reaching out to share their perspective, and they have been heard. We can face off against Oregon State without calling it a “Civil War.”
— Oregon Football (@oregonfootball) June 26, 2020
Maybe the can come up with a clever play on Ducks vs. Beavers:
In agreement with @uoregon we will no longer use the term ‘Civil War’ in promoting athletic events.
— Oregon State University (@OregonState) June 26, 2020
We suspect “The War of ORthern Aggression” is out, too?
While fan opinion appears tepid to Oregon-Oregon State dropping the "Civil War" nickname, there are plenty of suggestions going beyond the obvious Platypus theme: pic.twitter.com/J4RkQgTNgY
— RedditCFB (@RedditCFB) June 26, 2020
Your thoughts? “Ridiculous” is currently leading about 70%-30% at the time of this post:
Oregon and Oregon State agreeing to no longer call their rivalry game “Civil War” is more:
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— Murph & Andy Show (@Murph_Andy) June 26, 2020