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Freshmen, led by Ruthy Hebard, shine in 77-62 win over CSU Bakersfield

Oregon’s freshmen scored 53 of the 77 points in the Ducks’ 77-62 win over Cal State Bakersfield. An unlikely hero emerged in freshman Ruthy Hebard, who finished the game 8-of-9 shooting with 23 points and 10 rebounds. Fellow freshman Sabrina Ionescu also had a double-double with 14 points and 10 …

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Podcast: U.S. Soccer, EPL, MLS Cup Playoffs

In this episode from the  Emerald Podcast Network, sports writer Shawn Medow and news writer Will Campbell discuss U.S. Soccer and the potential firing of manager Jurgen Klinsmann, the upcoming fixture between Manchester United and Arsenal and the remainder of the 2016 MLS Cup playoffs. Listen to the episode below. Subscribe …

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Devon Allen will forgo remaining college eligibility and begin professional track and field career

Devon Allen announced Wednesday in a press conference that he will forgo his remaining athletic eligibility at the University of Oregon and fully focus on a professional track and field career.   @DevonAllen13 to focus on professional track career. Press conference coming up. #TeamUSA @OregonTF @WinTheDay pic.twitter.com/pea60FIih8 — Shawn Medow …

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Sabrina Ionescu and Maite Cazorla: A perfect pair in the making

Maite Cazorla and Sabrina Ionescu could form one of the deadliest partnerships in women’s basketball during their three years together.  With seven incoming freshmen, Cazorla, a sophomore, has had to step into the role of a veteran player. Ionescu, who was ranked fourth in her class nationally, joined the backcourt this …

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Oregon men’s basketball adjusts to life without Dillon Brooks

Oregon men’s basketball is ranked No. 5 nationally, and Dillon Brooks played a significant role in getting the Ducks to that spot. The forward, however, is sidelined with a foot injury that will keep him out. No timetable has been given for his return. Brooks’ injury hurts Oregon’s depth, but he will be …

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Lexi Bando’s hot hand leads Ducks to season-opening win against Lamar

Junior Lexi Bando scored 18 of her 20 points from behind the arc to propel the Ducks to victory Sunday afternoon. Oregon beat Lamar 84-67, and Bando went 6-for-7 from 3-point range. The guard has immediately benefited from the Ducks’ improved depth at the guard position this season, which helped her get …

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Dana Altman gets new seven-year contract worth more than $18 million

Oregon men’s basketball head coach Dana Altman earned a new contract that will keep him in Oregon until 2023. His new contract was approved after the Executive and Audit Committee of the Board of Trustees passed a vote of acclamation during a brief meeting early Friday afternoon. UO President Michael Schill supported the proposal of …

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Oregon volleyball loses at home in four-set defeat to Utah

Another home loss. No. 16 Oregon volleyball lost its fifth Pac-12 home game in nine home conference matches. This time, it was at the hands of No. 19-ranked Utah. Oregon was without freshman outside hitter Jolie Rasmussen, who has played a pivotal role for the Ducks’ blocking game along with offense. …

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Undefeated road record keeps Oregon volleyball atop Pac-12 standings

Oregon volleyball is finding plenty of success away from home this season with the Ducks undefeated on the road. The team has experienced ups and downs this year. Part of that has to do with the youth of the team, but the Ducks are keeping pace with their rivals. “This is an awesome …

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Oregon women’s basketball plans to exceed expectations

Since the arrival of head coach Kelly Graves in 2014, Oregon women’s basketball has moved up one place in each season’s Pac-12 preseason coaches’ poll. This year, the Ducks were picked to finish seventh. A big factor in Oregon’s seventh place spot on the poll is due to the inexperience …

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Oregon women’s basketball dominates exhibition against Northwest Christian in 89-36 win

Oregon women’s basketball started its 2016-17 season with a 89-36 win over Northwest Christian in an exhibition game which featured 13 different Ducks, including the six healthy freshmen.   As expected, Oregon dominated the entirety of the game. Freshman Sabrina Ionescu stood out above the rest with eight points, eight …

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Quick Hits: Soccer takes down Arizona State 4-0, Vander Weide and Page win Pac-12 honors

— Oregon football lost a thrilling double overtime game at Cal on Friday. Quarterback Justin Herbert led the Ducks out of a 31-14 halftime deficit, but Oregon’s defense couldn’t stop the Golden Bears. Oregon has now lost five straight games as the Ducks look to re-group this weekend against ASU. — Arrion Springs is fighting …

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Lauren Page dominates in Oregon volleyball’s four-set win at Colorado

After two tough losses to UCLA and USC, No. 23 Oregon volleyball responded with a back-t0-back wins at Utah and Colorado. The Ducks rounded out their two-state road trip in a four-set win in Boulder, Colorado, on Saturday. Oregon (14-5, 7-3 Pac-12) jumped on Colorado (12-8, 4-6 Pac-12) early, taking the first set …

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No. 20 Oregon volleyball flexes its depth in sweep of No. 10 Washington State

Oregon volleyball played against one of the best defensive teams in the nation on Sunday in No. 10 Washington State, but it was the Ducks who looked more complete team. The Ducks sent Washington State packing after a three-set sweep (25-21, 25-10, 25-14). Coming off a frustrating loss to No. 8 …

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No. 20 Oregon volleyball swept by No. 8 Washington

The No. 20 Oregon Ducks knew that hosting the No. 8 Washington Huskies would be no easy test, and the visitors from Seattle proved that point. Washington took control early on in the match, but Oregon did not have any plans to let its rivals take an easy route to …

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Lindsey Vander Weide has quickly turned into a leader for Oregon volleyball

In every sport and on every team, there are players who lead by example on the playing field. For Oregon volleyball, one of those leaders on the court is Lindsey Vander Weide — and she is only a sophomore. This season, the freshmen have made an immediate impact. From Jolie …

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Jolie Rasmussen on the way up for Oregon volleyball

Freshman Jolie Rasmussen has stepped onto the court and into the spotlight for Oregon volleyball this season. Rasmussen comes from a volleyball family – her father, mother and sister all played at the collegiate level. Now, Rasmussen is taking on the Pac-12. The Ducks opened up the 2016-17 season against then-ranked No. …

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Oregon volleyball sweeps Oregon State in Pac-12 opener

Oregon volleyball swept the Oregon State Beavers its opening match of Pac-12 play to continue the Ducks’ win streak, which now sits at eight games. Oregon got off to a quick start, earning a 9-3 lead that forced Oregon State to take a timeout. The margin increased to 11-3 until the …

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Oregon volleyball falls to No. 10 Florida late in fourth set

Oregon volleyball was not favored in its match on Saturday night against No. 10 Florida in the final match of the Vert Challenge. The Ducks gave the Gators a late-match scare, but ultimately fell late in the fourth set. After losing in four sets on Friday to No. 2 Texas in …

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