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Malee: All not lost after crushing USC defeat

The Ducks are out of the national title picture, but a Rose Bowl is still very much in play, and that’s something to celebrate.

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Harris: Oregon loss ruined special moment in Oregon football history

It will be another year without a National Championship for the Ducks and their fans, but that night we lost something even more meaningful — the ability to say we witnessed one of the greatest games in Oregon football history.

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Clark: With Oregon focused on USC, we look at the big picture

The Ducks can put themselves in the best possible position with a win over USC on Saturday. From there, Oregon’s fate could be tied to the Oklahoma Sooners.

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Drukarev: Victory over top-ranked Bruins validates Oregon’s status among nation’s elite

Oregon volleyball beat another No. 1 team last weekend and should now be considered one of the nation’s top teams heading into the NCAA Tournament.

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Lieberman: Paterno's plight highlights the overly emotional nature of athletics

Fans feel an undeniable connection to their sporting idols. But who really knows someone like Jerry Sandusky?

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Malee: Oregon is back in the BCS race, but it probably won't matter

The Ducks proved a point on Saturday against the Cardinal, but a return to the BCS National Championship Game is unlikely.

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Malee: Oregon and Stanford enter showdown on two very different paths

Both Oregon and Stanford are top ten teams now, but the future of at least one team could look very different.

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Drukarev: College sports need a culture change

The culture of college sports administrators protecting their own must change.

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Rosenthal: Fans need to be more wary of dangerous behavior

Fan behavior at Husky Stadium was dangerous, and emblematic of a larger problem.

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Drukarev: A look at NCAA negotiations

A look inside a hypothetical bargaining session between NCAA football players and the NCAA

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Lieberman: Oregon fans need to respect Washington

Two weeks away from a matchup with conference heavyweight Stanford, the Ducks will will know they stand after Saturday

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Clark: More to come from Oregon's special teams

Oregon is loaded with playmakers on special teams, and those units are starting to take shape midway through the season.

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Malee: Talk of a quarterback controversy is misguided

Bryan Bennett has been impressive, but Darron Thomas is still the leader of the Oregon football team.

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Lieberman: De'Anthony Thomas is making a fool of USC

The Black Mamba must have Lane Kiffin and the Trojans shaking their heads.

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Drukarev: Liz Brenner's emergence provides huge boost to offense

The development of freshman outside hitter Liz Brenner is critical to Oregon’s success this season.

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Lieberman: With Washington State in town, give Oregon cross country the attention it deserves

Pay proper attention to Oregon’s track stars as football takes on the Cougars this weekend.

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Malee: After weekend upsets, Oregon takes its place as nation's best one-loss team

With its one loss coming against the nation’s top team, Oregon is the best of the beaten.

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Drukarev: Women's basketball could surprise this season

If healthy, the Oregon women’s basketball team has the players to make a run in the Pac-12 this year.

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Lieberman: Bryan Bennett has emerged as a capable backup

Last Saturday, with Oregon’s running game rolling, Bennett proved he’s a worthy backup against a ranked squad from Arizona State.

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Malee: Sports column writing has intoxicating highs and devastating lows

When I first started at the Emerald, having a weekly column was like a dream come true. I could finally unleash the inner Bill Simmons that I was convinced was lurking somewhere within me. The sounding board that I’d coveted since middle school was right there, in the form of a blank Microsoft Word document each week.

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Drukarev: NCAA football's taunting rule off the mark

The NCAA’s new football taunting rule is misguided and harmful to the sport.

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Lieberman: Injury to LaMichael James could be blessing in disguise for Oregon

A stint on the bench for Oregon’s superstar running back could open doors for others on the team.

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Clark: Without NBA, Oregon hoops fans have exciting plan B

Oregon has a team that some expect to make an NCAA Tournament appearance for the first time since 2008. Coupled with an NBA season that could very easily be canceled altogether, Duck fans might be stuck watching this new team for more than a few games in 2011-12.

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Malee: In postgame press conference, James adds to legend

Though ducking the media would have been understandable, James instead put on a show in a press conference that illustrated everything that makes him special.

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Drukarev: Volleyball match with Cal takes on added importance

Expectations of a record crowd put even more pressure on the Ducks to perform against a top flight opponent.

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Lieberman: Oregon's latest jersey release another attempt to generate buzz

Oregon’s look against Cal is sure to set the Ducks apart in more ways than one.

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Clark: '09 Cal game a defining one in recent memory

Sept. 26, 2009 is a date that will stay with me long past my time here at the University.

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Malee: Even with season more than a month out, Oregon basketball sparks intrigue

For the first time in years, a distinct preseason buzz surrounds the men’s basketball team.

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Drukarev: Volleyball must endure season-defining stretch

Facing off with five of the nation’s top six teams could make or break Oregon’s season.

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