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Controversial Hayward Field renovations leave community reminiscing

In Eugene’s pitch to host the 2019 IAAF World Championships, two-time Olympic decathlon gold medalist and Oregon alum Ashton Eaton was featured in a video. He talked about the “magic” of Hayward Field during the 1,500-meter race of his world record-setting decathlon at the 2012 United States Olympic Trials. “I …

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Former Ducks reflect after final Prefontaine Classic at Historic Hayward Field

Nearly one year ago, Raevyn Rogers sprinted over the finish line in the 4×400 at Hayward Field to earn Oregon women’s track and field the triple crown along with the outdoor national championship. At the 2018 Prefontaine Classic, it was just another day for her in Eugene, where she is …

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Ex-Ducks, world champions stack fields for Prefontaine Classic

Before Hayward Field gets its new look for the 2021 IAAF World Championships and possibly in time to host the 2020 United States Olympic Trials, some of the world’s best track and field athletes will compete one more time at the historic stadium for the Prefontaine Classic this upcoming weekend. …

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IAAF World Championships: Allen, Stevens and Washington highlight Ducks competing on Sunday

At the IAAF World Athletics Championships in London, multiple Oregon Ducks lined up among the world’s best in the stadium that held the 2012 Olympic Games. On Saturday, former Oregon athlete Zoe Buckman, who represents Australia, missed the cut in the 1,500-meter semifinal, but on Sunday there was a plethora …

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Former Ducks competed throughout the TrackTown Summer Series

The second annual TrackTown Summer Series concluded on Thursday in New York, New York and there were several former Oregon athletes that found success now competing as professional track athletes. The event was made up of four teams. The New York Empire, Portland Pulse, Philadelphia Force and San Francisco Surge …

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Devon Allen will forgo remaining college eligibility and begin professional track and field career

Devon Allen announced Wednesday in a press conference that he will forgo his remaining athletic eligibility at the University of Oregon and fully focus on a professional track and field career.   @DevonAllen13 to focus on professional track career. Press conference coming up. #TeamUSA @OregonTF @WinTheDay pic.twitter.com/pea60FIih8 — Shawn Medow …

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Ducks try to rally past season-ending injuries and Nebraska loss

After losing to Nebraska last Saturday, the Ducks are trying to look past the tough defeat and focus on the upcoming game against Colorado. But looking ahead has been harder than expected, after news Monday that both Tyrell Crosby and Devon Allen are out with season-ending injuries. “That’s like getting …

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There’s ‘not much more’ for Devon Allen to do in collegiate track and field

Although wide receiver Devon Allen went to the Olympics to represent the United States, NBC’s television coverage showed him, more often than not, as a University of Oregon representative. Whenever Allen was spotlighted throughout the coverage, much of the talk centered around his role on the Oregon football team, as …

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Men’s Track and Field lose NCAA title to Florida, Allen and Cheserek take sole titles

Florida tore the men’s NCAA Outdoor Track and Field title from the hands of the Ducks Friday, by stealing a page from the UO playbook. “They did what we usually do here at this meet and had a phenomenal last day,” head coach Robert Johnson said. The Gators won the …

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GameDay: Here's how Oregon and Arizona stackup

It seems fitting to have the Pac-12 Championship game consist of No. 2 Oregon and No. 11 Arizona. Why? Well Oregon is statistically the best team in the conference and proved that this regular season. However, there is one blemish on a nearly undefeated season: The loss to the Arizona Wildcats. This game …

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Despite Mariota’s huge night,Ducks prove to be far more than a one-man show

On a night when Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota may have secured himself in Oregon history by staking his claim on the Heisman trophy, the Ducks’ 47-19 Civil War victory over rival Oregon State served as a display of far more than just one player. Although he was the top performer Saturday …

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Despite Mariota's huge night,Ducks prove to be far more than a one-man show

On a night when Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota may have secured himself in Oregon history by staking his claim on the Heisman trophy, the Ducks’ 47-19 Civil War victory over rival Oregon State served as a display of far more than just one player. Although he was the top performer Saturday …

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Gameday: Young wide receivers have Oregon’s offense firing on all cylinders

The consistent question throughout the preseason when discussing Oregon’s offense was: Who was Marcus Mariota going to throw to? With the loss of Josh Huff and De’Anthony Thomas to the NFL Draft and Bralon Addison to a torn ACL in spring practice, it was undoubtedly an area of concern. Yet …

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Gameday: Jake Fisher proves his worth, has offensive line “clicking”

As the temperature rose to 80 degrees in Pasadena, California last Saturday, just prior to kickoff against UCLA, the Ducks’ offensive line was finally hearing good news. Senior left tackle Jake Fisher, one of the focal points of the the unit as the season was beginning, would be assuming his position …

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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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Keanon Lowe and his ‘little brother’ Devon Allen shine in beginning stages of season

Keanon Lowe wasn’t going to revel in what the stat sheet may have said about his performance Saturday night, but there was no denying that the redshirt senior wide receiver had made his most lasting impact in a Ducks uniform. Lowe, a product of Jesuit High School in Portland, Oregon, …

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Recap: Oregon ‘out-executes’ Michigan State in 46-27 win

It looked as if Oregon was producing in all the right ways after Marcus Mariota and Devon Allen hooked up for a 70-yard touchdown pass with 10:12 in the second quarter left to put the Ducks up 18-7. However, what followed was a scoring drought that Oregon’s offense isn’t particularly …

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Schlichter: Michigan State’s press quarters defense promises chess match with Oregon’s offense

For the past three seasons, Michigan State’s top-tier defense has pushed the program from Big Ten dark horse to Big Ten favorite. The Spartans have led the Big Ten in total defense three years running and led the nation in yards allowed per play in 2013, all without the help …

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Track and field: Men place third and women fourth at MPSF Championships

The Oregon track and field team ended their stay in Seattle on Saturday by winning four events: the 3,000, 60 hurdles, 4×400 relay and high jump. Both the men’s and women’s teams posted scores high enough to place them both in the top five at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation …

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