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Duck Season Magazine: Special teams preview

Despite many ups and downs during a season filled with setbacks, most Oregon fans will remember Maldonado for the 37-yard field goal he missed against USC that could have sent the game to overtime.

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Duck Season Magazine: Double truck: Oregon’s all-time great QBs

As most fervent fans know, Oregon isn’t renowned for producing outstanding quarterbacks on a consistent basis through its entire history. That being said, the program can lay claim to a respectable list of distinguished signal callers over the years. Here are some of the all-time greats to have suited up in the green and yellow.






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Duck Season Magazine: Defensive backs preview

With Cliff Harris conspicuously absent from last year’s defensive backfield, three true freshmen — Ekpre-Olomu, Hill and Mitchell – were thrown into significant roles. Surprisingly, the Ducks didn’t miss a beat, largely thanks to veteran leadership from Boyett and rover Eddie Pleasant, who graduated last spring.






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Duck Season Magazine: Lieberman: Drama of Bennett vs. Mariota destined to shadow Oregon program indefinitely

Quarterback competition can be seen as an asset — or first-class theatre that threatens to create a troubling distraction.






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Former Duck wideout Tacoi Sumler headed to Appalachian State

Monday afternoon, Appalachian State announced that wide receiver Tacoi Sumler, who redshirted for Oregon last season, is officially transferring to the program. Sumler, a 5-foot-9, 173-pound wideout, begins practice with the Mountaineers this week. A four-star recruit from Christopher Columbus H.S. in Miami, Fla., Sumler announced intentions to transfer closer to home …

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A viewer’s guide to Oregon athletes in London

Oregon will be sending two former Olympians (Galen Rupp and Andrew Wheating) in addition to eight more athletes making their debuts at the games.






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Former Duck Galen Rupp claims silver in 10k at London Olympics

The former Oregon standout finished half a second behind his training partner, Mo Farah of England.






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Joey Harrington to join FOX Sports as college football analyst

Former Oregon great Joey Harrington will be joining FOX Sports as a college football analyst for the network’s college football pregame show, according to USA Today and The Oregonian. The former Duck standout, who accumulated a 25-3 record during his collegiate career, will appear alongside former ESPN reporter Erin Andrews …

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From the Pacific to the Gulf: A State of the Union for football in the Pac-12 and Southeastern conferences

With the SEC having wrapped up its media day last Tuesday and the Pac-12 conducting its bevy of press conferences one week later, now seems like a better time than ever to assess two of the NCAA’s more prestigious power conferences. Let’s break down each side with a few early …

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Lieberman: $68 million football facility only a symptom of larger institutional woes

When it comes to collegiate athletic facilities, there is luxurious, there is five-star and then there is the University of Oregon.






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University of Oregon proposes changes to drug-testing policies for Oregon student-athletes

Friday afternoon, the University of Oregon released a list of proposed amendments and additions to its current drug-testing policies that could have far-reaching implications for Oregon student-athletes.






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Lieberman: Olympic Trials stand as unique experience in American sporting landscape

Over the past two weeks at the U.S. Olympic Trials, a group of talented individuals came together, put their best efforts on the line and formed an elite team on a worldwide stage.






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Allyson Felix wins women’s 200 meters at U.S. Olympic Trials, sets meet record

Coming into the Olympic Trials, fans and media alike expected the final of the women’s 200 meters to be a closely contested and star-studded affair. Saturday evening, the event didn’t disappoint, as Allyson Felix crossed the line in 21.69 seconds to set a meet record while beating out world-class competitors …

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Report: Vin Lananna to step down as head coach of Oregon track and field, Robert Johnson will take his place

Friday afternoon, Curtis Anderson of the Register-Guard reported that associate athletic director Vin Lananna will no longer lead the Oregon track and field program. While the timing of the move is unknown, Lananna will remain with Oregon in a different role.






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Oregon heptathlete Brianne Theisen named a finalist for The Bowerman

Theisen was already named the USTFCCCA Indoor and Outdoor National Field Athlete of the Year earlier this year.






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Galen Rupp wins men’s 5K, breaks Prefontaine’s mark at 2012 Olympic Trials

Galen Rupp used an inspired surge down the home stretch Thursday night to best Bernard Lagat and Lopez Lomong for first place in the men’s 5,000 meters.






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Special Olympics Oregon stages Summer Games in Newberg

While a contingent of elite athletes from the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials will head to London to strut their stuff this summer, another group of competitors will remain home in order to stage some games of their own.






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Theisen becomes sixth Oregon alum to qualify for Olympics

The Humboldt, Sask., native finished second in the heptathlon at the Canadian Olympic Trials.






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Track and field legends gather for USATF Legends of the Past Celebrity Basketball Game fundraiser

With the main events of the Olympic Trials on hiatus, USA Track & Field found another way to get the competitive juices flowing Wednesday night.






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U.S. Olympic Trials: Most exciting events from Day 1 through Day 4

Ashton Eaton, Galen Rupp, Justin Gatlin and a women’s 10-meter dash top the list.






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Justin Gatlin forges path to redemption with 100-meter victory at 2012 Olympic Trials

The former Olympic gold medalist qualified to run in London after missing the ’08 games due to a failed drug test.






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Heritage athlete: Bob Beamon —1968 long jump gold medalist

Beamon made Olympic history with a single leap at the 1968 Olympic games in Mexico City.






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Men’s and women’s 10K: Galen Rupp sets US Olympic Trials record, Amy Hastings claims dramatic victory

After claiming victory and a spot in London from the hollowed grounds of Hayward Field, former Oregon standout Galen Rupp said he couldn’t ask for more.






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Centennial anniversary of modern decathlon honored at opening Olympic Trials ceremonies

A contingent of former Olympic gold medalists and their representatives in the event will take center stage in Eugene.






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Heritage Athletes: Billy Mills, Joan Benoit Samuelson honored as former Olympic gold medalists

Mills won the 10,000 meters in Tokyo in 1964, while Samuelson claimed the Marathon in Los Angeles in 1984.






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Tasty treats: Festival food preview for Olympic Trials 2012

Here’s a handful of locations around Hayward Field for fans to grab food to feed their stomachs.






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Four-star wideout Darren Carrington commits to Ducks

The San Diego native wasted little time in accepting an offer from Oregon.






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Olympic Trials Preview: Top 5 events you wouldn’t otherwise follow

Here is a quintet of events you shouldn’t skip during the Olympic Trials.






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