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Podcast: Emerald World Soccer Podcast: Manchester City falls short in the quest for the quadruple

  On this episode of the Emerald World Soccer Podcast, Shawn Medow is joined by Matt Tyra and Austin Cracraft. The trio discuss recent UEFA Champions League matchups, Europa League matchups, Manchester City’s failure in the club’s quest for the quadruple and the current state of the English Premier League. …

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SoftballSports

Oregon softball splits double-header against top-20 opponents

No. 5 Oregon softball (10-2) faced two top-20 teams in its first games of the Mary Nutter Classic, beating No. 18 Oklahoma State 4-1 and falling 3-1 to No. 6 Texas A&M in what is the Ducks’ second loss of the season. The Ducks went up 1-0 in the second …

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With No. 8 Oregon’s win over No. 10 UCLA, the Ducks have one hand on the Pac-12 title

Coming into this weekend’s fixtures, Oregon women’s basketball had Monday night’s game against UCLA locked in its sights. Win or lose, there would be emotions after the game: The team would honor seniors Lexi Bando and Justine Hall during Senior Day ceremonies. Head coach Kelly Graves said it was arguably …

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Turnovers mar Oregon’s thrilling double-overtime win

Oregon women’s basketball had the first possession of the game on Friday night. Sabrina Ionescu carried it up court and turned it over. USC went the other way to score a basket. Then, Satou Sabally had possession but gave it up. Once again, USC went down the court to score. …

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Oregon softball beats Houston 1-0 in Puerto Vallarta opener

On Thursday, No. 3 Oregon softball started the Puerto Vallarta Challenge off with a 1-0 win over Houston, improving the Ducks’ record to 7-0 on the season. Junior pitcher Megan Kleist earned her third win (3-0) in a one-hit, 10 strikeout, complete game as she kept Oregon’s perfect season intact. …

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Oregon women’s basketball stays at No. 9 in AP Poll

After sweeping the Washington schools on the road this past weekend, Oregon women’s basketball remained No. 9 in this week’s AP Top-25 Poll. The Ducks were led by Ruthy Hebard, who put up 59 points over the weekend on 25-of-27 shooting while also collecting 23 rebounds. Oregon’s win over Washington …

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From setup to teardown, Oregon rugby teams do it all

It’s 2 p.m. on a recent Friday and Spencer de Urioste and Charles Diemer drive onto Riverfront Field in a black Jeep at the banks of the Willamette River. De Urioste grabs a Bluetooth speaker from the car and plays Luke Bryan’s hit song “Huntin’ Fishin’ & Lovin’ Every Day” …

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OlympicsSports

UO student Laurenne Ross takes her shot at 2018 Winter Olympic Games

Laurenne Ross is bringing her 120 film camera, a Polaroid, a GoPro and her smartphone to take photos while she competes at the Olympics in South Korea this month. She says she also has a sketch pad with her at all times. “I know I’m not going to have these …

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Oregon’s defense dominates in 65-40 win over Washington

As the game clock wound down, Washington looked desperate to grab a basket. They had scored only 38 points. The Ducks defense had shut them down. One game after Stanford handed Oregon head coach Dana Altman his biggest loss as the Ducks’ head coach, Oregon’s defense held Washington to 28 …

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Oregon soccer adds five to 2018 class on national signing day

After going 8-11 last season and graduating five seniors, Oregon soccer added five incoming freshmen to its 2018 roster on national signing day on Wednesday. The Ducks signed goalkeeper Charlotte Brisley, forward Jordan Wormdahl, defender Claire Watkins, forward Zoe Hasenauer and defender Chai Cortez. Brisley, from Excelsior, Minnesotta, played her …

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AP Poll: Oregon remains in top-10 after loss to Stanford

Following a thumping win over No. 25 Cal on Thursday, Oregon lost to No. 24 Stanford on Sunday, but the then-No. 6 Ducks only dropped to No. 9 in Monday’s AP Top-25 poll. UCLA possesses the highest ranking of any Pac-12 school at No. 8. Oregon State is ranked No. …

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Brittany McPhee’s marvelous second half downs Oregon 78-65

At halftime of the game against No. 25 Stanford, No. 6 Oregon, which led 41-32, knew what to expect in the second half. “We actually called that at halftime,” Oregon head coach Kelly Graves said. “We said, ‘No. 12 is gonna come out ‘cause she didn’t do much in the …

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Breaking: Report of armed suspect on Kincaid and E. 13th Ave.

Early Sunday morning, Eugene Police Department and UOPD responded to a call of a reported armed suspect inside a black pickup truck. EPD and UOPD stopped the truck on Kincaid St. between E. 13th Ave. and E. 14th Ave. near Taylor’s Bar & Grill. UOPD Sergeant Jared Davis said the …

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Carbon monoxide alarm causes The Patterson apartment evacuation

Alarms at The Patterson Apartments went off in the early afternoon on Sunday after detections of carbon monoxide in the building. Residents were evacuated and the Eugene-Springfield Fire Department is going through the building to check for residents who did not evacuate. Residents stood in the outside The Patterson apartments, …

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Report: Hannah Cunliffe leaves Oregon track and field team

Oregon track and field sprinter Hannah Cunliffe has left the team, according to the Oregonian’s Ken Goe. Cunliffe, who was the 60-meter national champion last year, has not competed for the Ducks in either of the team’s two meets this indoor season. Cunliffe would be a senior this year. According to …

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Strong first half saves Oregon from second half lapse as Ducks beat Beavers 66-57

Payton Pritchard drove to the basket between three Oregon State players, and while tossing up a layup that kissed off the glass and went in, he was fouled. Before heading to the free throw line, he let out a yell. Excitement. Joy. Relief. After Oregon went on a 27-4 run …

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Podcast: Emerald FC: VAR a success and Manchester City running away with the Premier League

Shawn Medow, Will Campbell, Adam Eberhardt and Alec Cowan discuss the expansion of VAR to the Premier League and its success in important penalty situations in the week’s games. The group also discusses recent fixtures, transfers and what teams are running away with La Liga and the Premier League. This …

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FootballSports

Report: Cort Dennison to be Oregon’s outside linebacker coach

Oregon is set to hire former Washington linebacker Cort Dennison to coach the outside linebackers, according to Cardinal Authority. Per multiple sources, Louisville LB coach and recruiting coordinator Cort Dennison expected to leave and take a position on Mario Critobal’s staff at Oregon. — Jody Demling (@jdemling) January 21, 2018 …

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Ducks team play vital in UCLA win

In the first half of Oregon’s 94-91 win over UCLA, the Ducks showed the best glimpse of team play all season when all five players on the court combined to set up a Troy Brown 3-pointer from the corner. UCLA could learn something from Oregon’s ball movement. pic.twitter.com/F8hl9eeaRZ — Matt …

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Oregon women’s basketball up to No. 7 in AP Poll

Oregon women’s basketball moved up one spot in the AP Poll to a record-high No. 7 on Monday after wins against Arizona and No. 18 Arizona State on the weekend, extending the Ducks’ win streak to nine games. The Ducks (17-2, 6-0) are joined by four other Pac-12 teams in …

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Podcast: Emerald FC: The transfer window

Shawn Medow, Will Campbell and Alec Cowan discuss the biggest Premier League transfers in this installment of Emerald FC. The group also discusses recent fixtures and the controversy swirling around penalties and VAR. This episode was produced by Alec Cowan.

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FootballSports

Despite bright spots in defense, Oregon unable to stop Cedrick Wilson

LAS VEGAS — Before Oregon and Boise State took the field in the Las Vegas Bowl on Saturday, Broncos wide receiver Cedrick Wilson said that he was cautious of the Ducks’ secondary. “We see they have a lot of speed and their secondary is probably one of the biggest we’ve …

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FootballSports

Oregon offense struggles as Ducks lose 38-28 in Las Vegas Bowl

LAS VEGAS — As the first half wound down, Oregon behind Boise State 17-0, Justin Herbert took a snap and scrambled to his right as the Broncos defense closed in. He threw the ball to the right sideline and it was intercepted by Kekaula Kaniho, who returned it for a …

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Halftime Rapid Reaction: Oregon climbing back against Boise State in Las Vegas Bowl

After an eventful first half, Boise State leads Oregon 24-14 with both Oregon touchdowns coming on interceptions. Key Plays — Oregon is forced to call timeout before the Ducks take their first snap of the game. Oregon goes three-and-out on its opening drive. — Boise State scored on its opening …

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Raevyn Rogers wins 2017 Bowerman Award

Following a historic 2017 season, Raevyn Rogers won the 2017 Bowerman Award on Friday night, collegiate track and field’s highest honor for an individual athlete. Rogers, who became professional after the conclusion of the 2017 outdoor season, won six NCAA championships during her time at Oregon. She is the third …

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FootballSports

Ducks wrap up preparation ahead of Las Vegas Bowl

LAS VEGAS — This time last year, Oregon football was focused on getting back to winning ways with a brand new coaching staff. This year, with Mario Cristobal at the helm following the exit of Willie Taggart, the feeling has some familiarity to it. “Coaching changes are always kind of …

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No. 9 Oregon falls at No. 5 Mississippi State 90-79

No. 9 Oregon began a three-game stretch against Southeastern Conference opponents on Wednesday with a visit to No. 5 Mississippi State. The Ducks could not hang with the Bulldogs, losing 90-79. Sophomore guard Sabrina Ionescu, who turned the ball over only four times in the past four games, had four …

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FootballSports

Jalen Jelks to pass on NFL and stay for final season

Ahead of the Las Vegas Bowl on Saturday against Boise State, Oregon defensive lineman Jalen Jelks told reporters that he will remain with the Ducks for final year of eligibility, passing on the NFL. “I’m back for sure,” Jelks said to reporters in Las Vegas. “I talked to my parents …

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Oregon to promote Mario Cristobal to head coach

Mario Cristobal was named Oregon football’s interim head coach after Willie Taggart decided to leave the Ducks for Florida State on Tuesday. Oregon confirmed Cristobal’s promotion on Friday afternoon after it was first reported by NBC Sports Northwest in the morning. As Oregon’s co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach under Taggart, Cristobal …

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Social media reactions to Taggart’s decision to leave Oregon for Florida State

On Tuesday, it was reported  that after one season as head coach of Oregon football, Willie Taggart would leave the Ducks to become the head coach at Florida State. Following several days of speculation and two interviews where Taggart would neither confirm nor deny his intentions, the news broke out …

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