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Ducks lose 3-0 on the road against No. 16 Cal Golden Bears

Oregon soccer suffered its second consecutive loss in its match Sunday morning against No. 16-ranked Cal in Berkeley, California. The Ducks are now 7-9. For Cal, the victory marks its fifth shutout in a row. Back and forth play throughout the first half concluded at halftime, when the sides remained …

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Oregon Volleyball sweeps Arizona State to win third consecutive match

The No. 15 Oregon Ducks swept the Arizona State Sun Devils at Matthew Knight Arena on Saturday night to win their third match in a row. The win improved Oregon’s record to 13-5 and 6-4 in the Pac-12. It was the Sun Devils’ tenth loss in a row, leaving the …

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Freeman’s record-breaking day overshadowed by another loss

PASADENA, Calif.  — A major factor in Royce Freeman’s decision to return to Oregon for his senior season was his pursuit of LaMichael James’ record of 5,082 career rushing yards, the most ever by a Duck. Well, the second-most ever now. With a little over eight minutes remaining in Oregon’s …

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Ducks didn’t have enough to overcome mistakes in 31-14 loss to UCLA

PASADENA, Calif. — The game was tied at 14-14 when Oregon received the ball for the second half. The Ducks had the momentum, and they were driving down the field. On 2nd-and-6, freshman quarterback Braxton Burmeister kept the ball to pass on what should have been a run play. The …

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Rapid Reaction: Ducks held scoreless in second half in 31-14 loss to UCLA

Key Plays — 42-yard field goal by JJ Molson for UCLA in the third quarter. — UCLA Bolu Olorunfunmi with a 22-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. — UCLA Josh Rosen 1-yard TD pass in the fourth quarter. Oregon passing Braxton Burmeister — 8-for-15, 74 yards, one interception Oregon rushing Royce …

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Halftime Rapid Reaction: Oregon rallies back and goes to half tied with UCLA, 14-14

    Key Plays — True freshman running back Darrian Felix fumbles on Oregon’s first drive. The ball is recovered by UCLA on Oregon’s 45-yard line. The Bruins scored 11 plays later on a four-yard touchdown run from Soso Jamabo. — Josh Rosen finds Christian Pabico for a 31-yard touchdown pass …

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Deep Dive: Getting to know the UCLA Bruins

A week after facing the nation’s leader in rushing yards, Oregon’s defense will face another big challenge this week: this time through the air. UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen enters the game ranked third in the nation in passing yards with 2,354. “He’s a really good quarterback and he’s smart,” Oregon …

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Taylor Agost is playing best volleyball of her collegiate career after taking on new role

In the past two weeks, Oregon senior Taylor Agost has set career-high records in four consecutive matches — all in a position she has not played since her senior year of high school. After Oregon’s matches against Colorado and No. 15 Utah in late September, head coach Matt Ulmer noticed …

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Norman Xiong just had a great summer, and he’s filling big shoes for men’s golf

Norman Xiong has been playing golf at a high level for most of his life, but he has never had a year quite like this one. His latest victory at the Nike Collegiate Invitational at the Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in Portland, Oregon, was just the latest in a batch …

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Quick Hits: Oregon women No. 1 in Cross-Country, men’s golf gets a surprise

— A former Oregon recruit is suing the University of Oregon, Dana Altman and his staff. He tore his ACL during a workout for the coaches, and is reportedly looking for compensation upwards of $100,000. — After winning the Pre-National Invitational this past Saturday, the Oregon women’s cross-country team is …

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FootballSports

Penalties becoming a disturbing trend for the Ducks

Oregon is one of the most penalized teams in the country. Only South Florida, Willie Taggart’s former team, has more penalties called against them. With quarterback Justin Herbert still injured and true freshman Braxton Burmeister struggling in his absence, Oregon is already at a disadvantage. Adding so many penalties to …

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Injuries put extra pressure on offensive line to perform

Oregon’s O-line is the engine of the offense. It isn’t the flashiest part, but it makes it move. Oregon’s offense is stalling with freshman Braxton Burmeister at quarterback. His inability to make plays with his arm makes it easy for the opposing defense to game plan against the Ducks. They …

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Ducks shut out by No. 1 Stanford

Oregon soccer fell to an offensive barrage from the No. 1-ranked Stanford Cardinal 4-0 in Palo Alto on Thursday night. The loss came as the Ducks (7-8-0, 1-6-0 Pac-12) were attempting to build momentum after their first Pac-12 victory of the season on October 13th against Arizona State. The Cardinal …

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Podcast: Recap of Stanford and a preview of UCLA

Sports reporters Jack Butler and Gus Morris review Oregon’s 49-7 loss to No. 23 Stanford. They then preview the Ducks’ upcoming game against UCLA with another review of injuries, important matchups and some predictions. This episode was produced by Alec Cowan.

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Three seasons in, Jalen Jelks is leading the way for the Ducks’ defense

Jalen Jelks has seen it all during his time as a Duck. After spending the 2014 season as a redshirt and watching the Ducks advance to the National Championship game, three defensive coordinators in the following three seasons have forced Jelks and the Ducks to learn different schemes and undergo …

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Players to Watch: As offense struggles, field goals could play a big role

Aidan Schneider / Kicker / Oregon Schneider, the kicker from Grant High School in Portland, Oregon, could potentially play a large role against UCLA. As the Oregon passing offense continues to struggle without quarterback Justin Herbert, the Ducks must score points in a different way. If the Ducks can get …

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Youth Movement: Young Ducks take key role in current team

Braxton Burmeister probably did not expect to play, let alone start, in any games this season. But in the fourth quarter of Oregon’s matchup with Cal, the Ducks needed to call on the true freshman. Starting quarterback Justin Herbert had left the game with a fractured collarbone and backup Taylor …

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International players adapt to playing familiar game in a foreign country

In every tennis match, there are always three things: a net, a ball and a pair of rackets. While the type of court may change and the match strategy will vary depending on where you’re playing, tennis remains one of the most popular international sports. In the Pac-12, six men’s …

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Marissa Everett is the Ducks’ offensive force

When it comes to offense, Marissa Everett is Oregon soccer’s resident expert on the matter. A Canyon Lake, California, native i a junior and she has been a force for Oregon since her freshman season, which saw her score a team-leading four goals. While that number dropped to a single …

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Former Oregon basketball recruit sues Dana Altman, others after tearing ACL during official visit

A former Oregon basketball recruit is suing the University of Oregon, Dana Altman and four other basketball staff members for personal injury damages after he tore his ACL while working out for the Oregon coaches in October 2015. Crisshawn Clark, now a University of Portland basketball player, is seeking compensation …

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Q/A with offensive line coach Mario Cristobal, looking back at Stanford

Oregon offensive line coach Mario Cristobal spoke to the media Tuesday after Oregon’s loss to No. 23 Stanford. The Ducks’ offense struggled in the game, only scoring seven points, but the running game was efficient throughout. Offensive lineman Tyrell Crosby and Jake Pisarcik suffered concussions during the game and are …

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Thomas Laurent remains humble in midst of historic career

Thomas Laurent has every reason to view himself on a higher level when compared to his Oregon teammates. Just two seasons into his collegiate career, Laurent is firmly established as the Ducks’ top singles players and led  Oregon during a historic 2016-2017 season for the program. Not many would blame …

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Practice Report: Turnovers are key when Ducks face UCLA

After the second straight Pac-12 loss, the Oregon Ducks look to get a much-needed win against the University of California, Los Angeles on Saturday. For a Bruin team that hasn’t had its expected share of successes this season either, sitting at 1-2 in conference, it’s a must-win for both teams. …

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Oregon soccer takes a knee

The ‘take a knee’ movement is spreading, and it has not been limited to just the NFL. Some of Oregon soccer has joined in the protests that have been occurring on a national and international scale, as several players knelt during the national anthem in recent games at Papé Field. …

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Quick Hits: Football still without solution to offensive obstacles post-Herbert, soccer gets first Pac-12 win

— Oregon football lost to No. 23 Stanford this Saturday 49-7. Amid the Ducks’ unanticipated offensive redevelopment, the team continues to search for a solution after Justin Herbert’s injury. Oregon faces the fact that Braxton Burmeister may not be the Ducks saving grace under center just yet. — After losing its first five …

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Kyra Hanawahine: Small player, big impact

Kyra Hanawahine stands at 5-foot-2 inches. She is the shortest player on Oregon’s volleyball roster since 2014, but more impressively, the Honolulu native is the team’s only freshman this season. Hanawahine began playing volleyball when she was 7 years old at a local volleyball clinic. It wasn’t long before she …

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Oregon women’s tennis goes 22-7 in Washington Invitational

Oregon women’s tennis dominated the second tournament of the season at the Husky Invitational this last weekend, heading home with a nearly spotless record, finishing the weekend with a 22-7 record. Day one ended with a bang as seniors Nia Rose, Alyssa Tobita, and sophomore Julia Eshet won all three …

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Oregon’s offense is living its nightmare

STANFORD, Calif. — Sound the alarms: Oregon’s offense is in its worst-case scenario. Many fans and media members speculated that a Justin Herbert injury this season would be the worst-case scenario for Oregon, and now their fears have come true as the offense is ineffective with both Braxton Burmeister and …

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Stanford offense dominates as Ducks lose 49-7 to No. 23 Stanford

STANFORD, Calif. — Whatever could go wrong went wrong for the Ducks. Saturday night at Stanford Stadium No. 23 Stanford (5-2, 4-1) trounced Oregon 49-7  in one of Oregon’s worst passing and lowest scoring games in over a decade. Freshman quarterback Braxton Burmeister threw two interceptions and completed only 3-of-8 …

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