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Recent play of graduate transfers Elijah Brown and MiKyle McIntosh key for Oregon’s success

Oregon head coach Dana Altman expected more out of graduate transfers Elijah Brown and MiKyle McIntosh this season. The duo came to Oregon to provide a veteran presence and leadership to a team that had lost four of its five starters during the offseason, but the two have struggled to …

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Oregon not quite ready for conference-best Arizona, T.J. McConnell has field day

From the get-go, it was Arizona’s game to lose. Even on the road, the No. 7 ranked Wildcats (14-1, 2-0 Pac-12) held every advantage and put them to use against an untested Oregon (11-4, 1-1 Pac-12) team. Sure, the Ducks held their own against ranked opponents like VCU and Michigan …

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Pac-12 championship: Oregon 'ready' for Playoff, Mariota seals Heisman

SANTA CLARA – It was a party at Levi’s Stadium, as Oregon was crowned Pac-12 champions following its 51-13 statement win against Arizona. Hugs were given. Tears were shed. Roses were carried in mouths. Confetti was blown. “We Dem Boyz” by Wiz Khalifa was being blasted in the locker room. Even …

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Rapid Reaction: Oregon cruises to 51-13 win, takes home Pac-12 Championship

The script was flipped. Thanks to a dominant performance from the Oregon defense to add onto the torrid pace that Marcus Mariota continued, the Ducks defeated Arizona 51-13 to win the Pac-12 Championship. Mariota finished 25-of-38 for 313 yards and two touchdowns. Mariota also rushed for 33 yards on 10 …

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GameDay: Ducks shown 'proper way' to practice and it has become evident in their play

While no player will admit that they are on a perfect team, it’s hard to argue that during Oregon’s current seven-game winning steak, the Ducks have been playing as close to it as possible. “I think we’re really clicking on all the cylinders — everyone’s coming out all excited, ready to …

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GameDay: The history of Oregon-Arizona continues in a winner-take-all battle

The last time the Ducks were led by a Heisman trophy contending quarterback, ranked No. 2 in the nation and facing the Arizona Wildcats, they ended experiencing the worst possible outcome. Not only did Oregon suffer a loss on that fateful night in 2007, quarterback Dennis Dixon suffered a season-ending …

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GameDay: Oregon seeks redemption in Pac-12 title game

The stage is set for Oregon’s biggest game of the year. Pac-12 title? Yes. Bid to the inaugural College Football Playoffs? You bet. Regardless of whether or not the complexion of the rematch will be any different than the Oct. 2 meeting, which ended in a 31-24 result in favor of …

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GameDay: Oregon's offensive line, healthy for the most part, looks for redemption against Arizona

Oregon’s disheveled offensive line couldn’t hold up. That was the overall consensus regarding the unit’s performance after the Ducks suffered their first and only loss of the season on Oct. 2 to Arizona. “After the game, we knew we gave that game away,” offensive lineman Hamani Stevens said. “They played …

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Oregon football practice recap: Preparation starts for Pac-12 title game

Monday’s practice began with an unavoidable question: has Scott Frost received any job offers and if so, were any of them from Nebraska? “I would let you know if I wasn’t completely focused on Arizona,” Frost said in response to whether or not Nebraska would be a dream job. Despite …

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Take a Knee: Tony Washington says his post-sack celebration intention was out of respect, but a “selfish” mistake

When the game was tied during the final minutes of the fourth quarter of Oregon’s 31-24 loss to Arizona, Oregon outside linebacker Tony Washington sacked Arizona’s Anu Solomon on third and goal for a nine-yard loss. But following the play Washington bowed and was called for an unsportsmanlike penalty — …

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GameDay: Here’s how Oregon and Arizona stack up

According to OddsShark.com Oregon has a -23 point line going into this game. But don’t count Arizona out quite yet. Here’s how Oregon and Arizona stack up: OFFENSE: Oregon: There’s no question that Oregon’s offense is the best in the conference when healthy. the team has scored more points (194) and averaged …

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Men's Basketball

Emerald roundtable: How will the Pac-12 men’s basketball tournament play out?

Every week during men’s basketball season, our sports staff will discuss different topics surrounding an upcoming game(s). Today, sports reporters Hayden Kim, Madison Guernsey and Ryan Kostecka discuss the Pac-12 tournament, which starts this afternoon. 1) How will the Ducks fare in the Pac-12 tournament? Kim — The Ducks may be …

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Emerald Quick Hits: ESPN ranks Oregon football No. 2 in nation in pre-spring projection

– Oregon football has the highest likelihood of finishing 11-1 or better — 69 percent — than all other teams in the nation, according to pre-spring models and numbers by ESPN.com. The model, which takes into account the team’s likelihood of contending for one of the four spots in the college …

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Oregon men’s basketball: Mike Moser earns second straight Pac-12 player of the week honor

Forward Mike Moser earned his second straight Pac-12 player of the week award on Monday, putting him into the Oregon men’s basketball history books. Before Moser, no Duck had ever earned consecutive player of the week honors. This is also the second time in program history that Oregon has earned back-to-back …

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Oregon men’s basketball: In final regular season game, seniors shine brightest in upset over Arizona

The Oregon men’s basketball team trailed by five points as the clock wound down at the end of the first half. But with the way the Ducks were playing, the deficit felt larger. Senior point guard Johnathan Loyd dribbled in place for nearly 20 seconds before the Ducks started running …

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Oregon men’s basketball: Ducks end regular season with 64-57 win over No. 3 Arizona

It may have taken longer than it wanted, but the Oregon men’s basketball team (22-8, 10-8 Pac-12) eventually edged out No. 3 ranked Arizona (28-3, 15-3) 64-57 in front of a sold out home crowd on senior night to conclude their regular season. With multiple key runs down the stretch, …

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Oregon men’s basketball: Ducks hope to secure NCAA tournament berth against No. 3 Arizona

Where: Matthew Knight Arena When: 1 p.m. PST Coverage: CBS The Oregon men’s basketball team (21-8, 9-8) is currently riding a six-game winning streak and will conclude their regular season against No. 3 ranked Arizona (28-2, 15-2) at home on senior night this Saturday. Oregon currently holds a No. 32 …

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After the Buzzer: Nicholas Lucenti reflects on his four years with Oregon men’s basketball

Before men’s basketball practice on Thursday, Oregon senior Nicholas Lucenti spoke to reporters about Saturday’s game against Arizona after coming off their sixth straight win. Lucenti also reflected on his time at Oregon, senior night and McArthur Court. Lucenti has been with the team for four years and has made …

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GameDay: Three in the key — Ducks end regular season against one of nation’s best in No. 3 Arizona

Oregon’s hopes of making the NCAA tournament in March come down to 40 minutes on a court in Eugene against the No. 3 team in the nation. Apart from winning the Pac-12 championship next week and earning the automatic bid to the tournament, a daunting task in its own right, …

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Photos: Oregon women’s basketball — Ducks defeat Arizona Wildcats 90-78 in final home game

The Oregon women’s basketball team (14-14, 5-12 Pac-12) hosts the University of Arizona Wildcats (5-24, 1-17 Pac-12) at Matthew Knight Arena on March 2. After an exciting home win against No. 20 Arizona State University, the Ducks are looking to keep the momentum up for the rest of the regular …

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Oregon men’s basketball drop out of AP top 25 following third straight loss

For the first time this season, the Oregon men’s basketball team is not ranked in the top 25 of the Associate Press poll. The fall came after the team’s third straight loss Sunday to Stanford at home. The Ducks are now 1-3 in Pac-12 play and rank eighth in the …

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Football

Oregon football releases 2014 schedule

The Oregon football team released its 2014 schedule on Wednesday. The season opens up when the Ducks face South Dakota on Aug. 30. “We are fortunate to provide one of the strongest schedules in the country,” Athletic Director Rob Mullens said in a press release. “With the Rose Bowl Champion Michigan …

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Oregon men’s basketball falls seven spots in AP poll after first loss of season

The Oregon men’s basketball team’s place in the Associated Press top 10 was short-lived. The Ducks (13-1, 1-1 Pac-12) moved up from No. 12 to No. 10 last week but dropped seven spots to No. 17 this week after their 100-91 loss at Colorado Sunday night. Oregon’s previous game likely …

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Oregon’s De’Anthony Thomas to enter the NFL draft

Running back De’Anthony Thomas announced on Sunday, his 21st birthday, that he will pass up his senior season for the Ducks and enter the NFL draft. “I am officially withdrawing from the University of Oregon to pursue a professional career in the NFL,” Thomas said in a prepared statement. “I …

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For Ducks football, the road to Glendale is (mostly) paved in 'W's

While the road was supposed to travel all the way down to Miami for the title, Oregon still did work this year. The most likely destination is Glendale, Ariz., the site of the Fiesta Bowl, where the Ducks will look to put to rest haunting memories from the last time …

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Ducks soccer take down Arizona 2-0 with late goals

The Oregon Ducks soccer team beat the Arizona Wildcats on Friday night 2-0 in a gritty defensive battle in the rain at Pape Field to increase their record to 6-7-2 overall and 1-4-1 in the Pac-12. With the loss, Arizona drops to 6-8-1 overall, 2-4-0 in conference play. 625 fans …

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Ducks dominate with five forced turnovers, hold Arizona scoreless

Sometimes stats don’t tell the story. This was not one of those games.

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Photos: Oregon Football— Ducks shutout Wildcats 49 – 0

The No. 3 Oregon Ducks put on quite show Saturday night, shutting out the No. 20 Arizona Wildcats 49 – 0 and racking up four interceptions. The Ducks offense finished with 228 rushing yards with 267 receiving yard. The Ducks shutout a conference opponent for the first time since 2003.

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LIVE from Autzen Stadium: Oregon 49 Arizona 0 (final)

For updates and analysis throughout the game follow the Emerald and sportswriters Isaac Rosenthal, Matt Walks and Jackson Long on twitter.  iPhone users can download the Emerald’s free Ducks Gameday app for coverage all season long. Join the conversation in the comments below.  Kickoff: 7:30 PM TV: ESPN Records: Oregon 3-0, …

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Photos: Pac-12 Track and Field Championships Day 1

The Pac-12 Championships got off to a beautiful start today at Hayward Field with 78 degree temperatures and no clouds in site.

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