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Jordan Bell, Tyler Dorsey and Dillon Brooks selected in second round of NBA draft

Former Oregon forward Jordan Bell will be a Golden State Warrior while teammate and guard Tyler Dorsey was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks. Dillon Brooks was the final Duck taken in the second round of the NBA draft by the Memphis Grizzlies. Bell was the first Duck off the board …

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Oregon releases statement regarding handling of Bigby-Williams sexual assault investigation

The University of Oregon has released a statement about the Emerald’s report on the sexual assault investigation of former men’s basketball player Kavell Bigby-Williams. Bigby-Williams recently announced he is transferring to Louisiana State University. Here is the full statement found on AroundtheO: Recent media coverage of an allegation of sexual assault …

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Former Oregon basketball player Kavell Bigby-Williams is under investigation for sexual assault

Former Oregon forward Kavell Bigby-Williams played the 2016-17 men’s basketball season while under criminal investigation for an alleged sexual assault, the Emerald has learned. Bigby-Williams, a junior, is accused of sexually assaulting a female between 10 p.m Sept. 17 and 3 a.m. Sept. 18, 2016, at an apartment near Gillette College, …

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Kavell Bigby-Williams to transfer to LSU

Oregon basketball’s roster continues to fluctuate this offseason.  On Tuesday, multiple sites reported that Ducks forward Kavell Bigby-Williams would be transferring to LSU for his remaining year of eligibility. The story was first reported by duckterritory.com and later confirmed by CBSsports.com. The 6’11 junior requested his release back in April …

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FootballSports

Report: QB Travis Jonsen to transfer

Sophomore quarterback Travis Jonsen is transferring from Oregon to Riverside City College, according to csnnw.com. Jonsen will be immediately eligible to play at Riverside City College, and an FBS program come 2018. The move leaves sophomore Justin Herbert and freshman Braxton Burmeister as the only quarterbacks on the roster. Redshirt freshman …

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BaseballSports

Peterson, Susnara and Warren picked in 2017 MLB Draft

Three Ducks were selected in this year’s MLB Draft, which wrapped up on Wednesday afternoon. Pitcher David Peterson (first round, 20th overall to the New York Mets), catcher Tim Susnara (8th round, 232nd overall to the Arizona Diamondbacks) and relief pitcher Brac Warren (17th round, 516th overall to the San …

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Oregon basketball lands Illinois State graduate transfer MiKyle McIntosh

Oregon basketball took a step closer to filling out its roster on Wednesday afternoon. Illinois State graduate transfer MiKyle McIntosh announced on Instagram that he has committed to play for the Ducks next season. He’ll be eligible to play immediately. After much prayer & thought, my family & I have …

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ASUO pays athletic department $10,000 in effort to save student football and basketball tickets

While University of Oregon students protested against a 10.6 percent proposed tuition hike in March, the Associated Students of University of Oregon (ASUO) voted to transfer $10,000 to the UO athletic department. ASUO’s hope was that the one-time payment would help improve its relationship with the athletic department — which …

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Women’s track and field team wins NCAA outdoor championships to complete triple crown

The Oregon women’s team made history on Saturday, the final day of the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. With a final score of 64 points, Oregon edged out Georgia by 1.8 points. It came down to the last event because of a mishap in the 200-meter final. Oregon became the …

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Podcast: Emerald FC (6/10/17)

On this episode of Emerald FC, Shawn Medow and Will Campbell’s soccer podcast from Emerald Podcast Network, the duo brings in photo editor Adam Eberhardt to talk about the European season in review and preview the summer full of World Cup qualifiers and international tournaments. This episode was produced by Emerson …

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Florida delivers dramatic finish to win NCAA outdoor title

Florida freshman Grant Holloway sprinted through the athlete recovery tent behind the west grandstand at Hayward Field, rushed through the media entrance and tackled his coach, Mike Holloway, mid-interview. “Proud of you, cousin!” Grant shouted while embracing his coach. When Grant made the decision to give up football last winter …

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After resignations from UO, Jim Moore and Stacy Metro will coach high school volleyball at Churchill

Nearly four months after Oregon volleyball head coach Jim Moore and assistant coach Stacy Metro resigned amid allegations of mistreatment, Moore’s wife, The Register-Guard reports Moore and Metro will take on new coaching jobs at Churchill High School. Moore coached the Ducks to 10 NCAA Tournament appearances in 12 seasons, which included an appearance …

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Women’s track and field team endures bumps on the road to a championship

After winning the cross country and indoor championship titles earlier this year, the women’s track and field team is working towards a historic triple crown. On Thursday, during qualifying rounds on the second day of the NCAA Outdoor Championships, the team took its first step towards this achievement, but it …

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Kyree King dazzles in opening day of NCAA Track and Field Championships

In a day that is typically devoid of drama, Oregon senior Kyree King gave Ducks fans a reason to watch at the NCAA Track and Field Championship preliminary rounds on Wednesday. King, a former Western Kentucky standout who transferred to Oregon for his final year, played a part in three …

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Oregon track coaches restrict student-athletes’ access to the press

Oregon track and field coaches routinely deny interview requests on student-athletes’ behalf in an effort to control which stories about the team are disseminated in the news media, the Emerald has found. Multiple times the Emerald has requested interviews with student-athletes during the indoor and outdoor track seasons, only to …

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Injuries hurt Ducks’ title hopes, but still many stars to watch

In all sports, sometimes the best team doesn’t win. Often it comes down to who is healthiest. The Oregon Ducks will be short of full strength for the upcoming NCAA Track and Field Championships. Just prior to the start of the NCAA Regionals, distance star Edward Cheserek went down for the …

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It was the goal, but the women’s 4×100-meter NCAA title eludes Oregon again

On June 7, the nation’s best track and field athletes will descend on Hayward Field for the NCAA Outdoor Championships. Oregon’s 4×100-meter relay team, one of, if not the best in the country, however, will not be among them. At the NCAA West Regionals, Oregon’s collegiate record-breaking relay team was …

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Cody Danielson loses fingers but gains confidence

In March, Cody Danielson left his track and field future in the hands of luck. While driving an all-terrain vehicle, the Oregon redshirt sophomore got into a freak accident when a rope sliced off parts of two of his fingers. Half of one finger was severed, while the other fingertip …

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Quick Hits: A look at the legacy of Edward Cheserek, two Oregon baseball players named All-Americans

— Emerald reporter Jack Butler takes a look at the legacy left by Oregon track star Edward Cheserek. He ran the Pac-12 Championships in what would be his last race due to a lower back strain that ended his final collegiate season early. Cheserek leaves Oregon with a total of 17 …

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Cheserek’s collegiate career is over, but his legacy endures

When Edward Cheserek crossed the finish line in the 10,000-meter at the Pac-12 Championships, it would be his last time doing so in a collegiate race. Few knew, but Cheserek had been running with a lower back strain. Given he placed first with a time of 29 minutes, 11.76 seconds, nine …

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Tanner ‘Terry’ Anderson steps into large role for Oregon as NCAAs approach

Oregon distance runner Tanner Anderson has had a strong finish to his outdoor season. He started it off with a surprise third-place finish at the Pac-12 Championships and capped it off by qualifying for the NCAA Championships in the 10,000 meters. He’ll be Oregon’s lone entry into the 10,000-meter now …

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SoftballSports

Softball season comes to an end with WCWS semifinal loss

Oregon had to win against Oklahoma on Saturday if it wanted to stay in the Women’s College World Series. After a scoreless first four innings, Oregon took a 2-0 lead that was turned on its head in the bottom of the fifth because of an Oklahoma comeback. The Ducks could …

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Oregon wins second elimination game of day, faces Oklahoma

After beating Baylor 7-4 in the first elimination game, No. 3-ranked Oregon softball beat No. 13-ranked LSU 4-1 on Saturday night to live another day at the Women’s College World Series. The Ducks will face Oklahoma on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. PT in Oklahoma City in the semifinal. After getting …

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Ducks defeat Baylor to advance in WCWS

The No. 3 seed Oregon Ducks defeated the No. 15 Baylor Bears 7-4 to stay alive in the Women’s College World Series. They will face LSU in another elimination game at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. The Ducks didn’t make it easy on themselves. Oregon pitcher Megan Kleist entered the game with …

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Two Oregon throwers are locked in a meme war, and it’s not about to end anytime soon

It all started with a barrage of unglam photos that Austin White, a shot putter for the Oregon Ducks, sent to his Snapchat friends starring his teammate, Ryan Hunter-Simms. White fired the first shot last January when he discovered an old photo of Hunter-Simms sporting a milk mustache in a …

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SoftballSports

Bats go quiet as Oregon drops WCWS opener to Washington

One of Oregon softball’s mottos this season has been to get runners on, get them over and get them in. The Ducks got runners on, they got them over but they could not get them in on Thursday. The Ducks knew their opponents well, having lost two out of three …

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