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Chip Kelly praises Oregon football fans and Autzen Stadium during Pac-12 media day

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — November 3, 2018 is a date circled on many Oregon football fans’ calendars. Chip Kelly, who led Oregon football to a Rose Bowl title in two appearances and a national championship game as head coach, will return to Autzen Stadium in charge of UCLA. He’s not sure …

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Eugene City Council extends pre-game tailgating hours at Autzen Stadium

On July 9, the Eugene City Council voted in a unanimous decision to extend legal tailgating hours at Autzen Stadium before University of Oregon football games. Traditionally, Oregon football fans park in lots near Autzen Stadium before games, where they can socialize and legally drink alcohol for several hours. The …

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Eugene celebrates Grateful Dead’s lasting local impact at recent Autzen performance

In June of 1978, thousands of Dead Heads made their way to Eugene for The Grateful Dead’s first performance at Autzen Stadium. Many were in search of a spiritually transformative musical experience — others just came for a good time. Santana, Eddie Money, and The Outlaws joined The Grateful Dead …

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Photos: Dead & Company brings music and a lot of tie dye to Autzen Stadium

Dead & Company consists of former Grateful Dead band members Bob Weir (guitar/vocals), Mickey Hart (drums) and Bill Kreutzmann (drums), accompanied by  John Mayer (guitar/vocals), Oteil Burbridge (bass/drums) and Jeff Chimenti (keyboard). The last time Grateful Dead members played at Autzen Stadium was June 1994 — 24 years ago. Autzen …

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Marcus Mariota says likely goodbye to Autzen Stadium

There was 13:21 left in the game when Marcus Mariota jogged out to begin Oregon’s drive from its own five-yard line. Mariota handed off the ball to Kenny Bassett for a gain of one yard. Mariota didn’t look to the bench for the next play, instead he jogged toward the Oregon …

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GameDay: How do Oregon and Colorado Stack up?

It’s not often that the opposing team’s mascot summarizes how a game is likely to go. But, this might be the opportunity as the Ducks should stampede like a herd of Buffalo over Colorado. In addition, Oregon fans will say their final goodbye to Marcus Mariota in what is likely his final …

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Rapid Reaction: Oregon leads Craig Bohl’s Cowboys 27-7

The No. 2 Oregon Ducks (2-0) took a 27-7 lead over Craig Bohl’s Cowboys (1-0) in the first half. After starting off a little shaky — giving up the first score to the Cowboys midway through the first quarter — the Oregon defense recovered and managed to make some key …

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Q&A: Anna Waite discusses the pickup marching band

What you may’ve noticed in Oregon’s first two home games, was that what looked to be the Oregon Marching Band wasn’t garnering its normal attire. That’s because for the first two weeks of the season, before band camp is officially underway, the Oregon Pickup Marching Band is used. Consisting of current members, …

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Q&A: Kirk Herbstreit doesn’t have Oregon in his final four

ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit had a moment to speak with the media prior to tomorrow’s Gameday for the matchup between No. 3 Oregon and N0. 7 Michigan State. Herbstreit, who is a former Ohio State quarterback, discussed what he liked about Eugene, Oregon, the state of the Big Ten and what …

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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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Back to the Books: Welcome to the best years of your life

I’ve been to a sorority house on three occasions, and each was accompanied by copious amounts of pie and a serenade by On the Rocks. I’ve never lived in the residence halls. And I’ve certainly never experienced what it’s like to share a house with five other guys. Sure, we …

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Of tailgates and selfies: This is how you’re pre-gaming Oregon vs. Nicholls State

The Ducks and the Colonels face off at 1 p.m. today at Autzen Stadium, but the party’s been going all morning. Here are just a few social media reactions from folks jazzed — some more than others — for the Oregon vs. Nicholls State game. [View the story “Pre-gaming Nicholls …

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Nicholls State has its own version of ‘I Love My Ducks’ and it’s called the ‘Colonel Pride Rap’

Looks like Supwitchugirl’s “I Love My Ducks” and Oregon State’s “Crank It Like A Chainsaw” have some competition. In digging up all we could on the Nicholls State Colonels in anticipation of the opening game at Autzen Stadium Saturday afternoon, we stumbled across a school spirit video uploaded to YouTube back …

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Duck fans are burnt out with Autzen blowouts

Students run towards the best seats in Autzen Stadium two hours before Oregon’s game with the Washington Huskies. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)” It had been 261 days since the Oklahoma Sooners crushed the hearts of thousands of Duck fans in the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl when Adrian Peterson and the Sooners started …

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GameDay: Ten games that could have changed completely by one field goal

You know your football program is in a good place when a missed kick means you have to settle for a Rose Bowl appearance instead of a second berth at the national championship game. But the 2012 game against Stanford wasn’t the first time — nor will it be the …

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$5 million funding for Autzen Stadium improvements by Phil Knight approved by OUS

The Oregon Board of Higher Education has approved plans for Phil Knight — Nike chairman/co-founder and Oregon benefactor — to give yet even more money to the University of Oregon, but this time it is in the form of $5 million to improve accessibility at Autzen Stadium. @@http://www.registerguard.com/web/sports/29323888-41/[email protected]@ With the …

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Back to Earth: Overtime loss to Stanford punctures Oregon’s invulnerability

The Eugene rain stopped just before kickoff. That in itself was improbable, given the 90 percent chance forecasted earlier in the week. Then again, it never rains at Autzen Stadium. As the skies cleared up, and the lights and cameras turned on, everything seemed perfect — ESPN’s College GameDay crew …

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No. 4 Oregon football smashes records, Colorado in 70-14 win

In the end, there were no surprises — no upsets, no letdowns and certainly no hope for the Buffaloes. No. 4 Oregon bruised, battered and broke Colorado 70-14 Saturday at Autzen Stadium, running over one of the country’s most generous defenses to the tune of 617 total yards and 30 …

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Think pink: Eugene's Race For The Cure to take place Sunday

Eugene’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure will take place Oct. 21 and will start at Autzen Stadium, according to Race for the Cure’s website. The first of four races will begin at 8:30 a.m. Courses run near Autzen, from the riverside paths around Alton Baker Park and along …

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How the University of Oregon became a #NationalBrand

Over the past 15-or-so years, the University of Oregon has transformed from Pacific Northwest push-over to pride of the West coast, but how do you explain the brevity in which UO jumped into the national spotlight and its continued fame?

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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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Eugene Police urges fans to leave valuables at home

Eugene Police are reacting to a spike in car break-ins last year during football season.

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