FootballSports

ESPN’s College GameDay returning to Eugene for next week’s top-25 matchup against Stanford

ESPN’s College GameDay, the popular national pregame show for college football, will take place on Oregon’s campus for the No. 20 Oregon Ducks (3-0) hosting No. 9 Stanford (3-0) on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 5 p.m. This will be the 10th time the GameDay crew has come to Eugene, the …

READ MORE →
Men's BasketballSports

Oregon looks to complete sweep against California on the road

The last time Oregon men’s basketball played California, it was coming off a crushing road defeat to Oregon State. In their Pac-12 opener, the Ducks fell 70-57 to their in-state rivals in convincing fashion. Looking back now, that game served as a wake up call. “Losing to Oregon State was pretty …

READ MORE →
Men's BasketballSports

Kim: This Oregon team has overachieved and it’s also for real

Back in late October, I wrote about my early impressions of this season’s Oregon men’s basketball team. As I sat courtside, watching the team go through routine drills, I saw a talented team that had a mixture of athleticism, seasoned returners and a highly touted freshman in Tyler Dorsey. Even …

READ MORE →
Men's BasketballSports

Oregon survives first test against No. 20 Baylor with gritty defense

Dana Altman and the No. 25 ranked Oregon men’s basketball team (2-0) didn’t quite know what to expect as they tipped off against No. 20 Baylor (1-1). This early in the season, without having faced a quality opponent, there were naturally a lot of question marks surrounding Altman’s limited roster. …

READ MORE →
FootballSports

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 …

READ MORE →
Football

Oregon defensive back Ifo Ekpre-Olomu will return for his senior season

Oregon defensive back Ifo Ekpre Olomu is putting off the NFL Draft for another year. According to GoDucks editor-in-chief Rob Moseley, the junior from Chino Hills, Calif. told him of his intentions to return to Oregon this morning. “The two main factors related to my decision to return were my …

READ MORE →
News

Did everyone react to Brent Musberger’s comments on A.J. McCarron’s girlfriend irrationally?

This incident should serve not as a lesson in insensitivity but as a lesson in listening to a comment for the way it was intended: as a compliment.

READ MORE →
FootballMultimediaSports

Video: Samantha Steele talks Oregon vs. Stanford, prediction from little Braden

Video from Friday’s press conference with ESPN College GameDay reporter Samantha Steele and a special appearance and prediction from Branden.

READ MORE →
FootballSports

Ducks No. 1 in AP and USA Today Coaches polls, No. 2 in BCS rankings

The beating hearts think Oregon is the number one football program in the country, but the computers aren’t as convinced, placing the Ducks second in the BCS standings. Kansas State claims the top spot in the race for the BCS National Championship after Alabama’s loss, with the Ducks checking in …

READ MORE →
ColumnsSports

Walks: Students still want their share of night games

To those unaffiliated with the program complaining about late games: shush. Crack a beer. Enjoy your day, and then enjoy your night with your favorite football team.

READ MORE →
FootballSportsUncategorized

From the Pacific to the Gulf: A State of the Union for football in the Pac-12 and Southeastern conferences

With the SEC having wrapped up its media day last Tuesday and the Pac-12 conducting its bevy of press conferences one week later, now seems like a better time than ever to assess two of the NCAA’s more prestigious power conferences. Let’s break down each side with a few early …

READ MORE →
ColumnsSports

Lieberman: Sports ‘journalism’ in the age of the Internet

While online information has helped sports fans, the same can’t be said for the media.

READ MORE →
ColumnsSports

Malee: Yes, we’re talking about practice and no, you’re not as clever as you think

On the tenth anniversary of the infamous Allen Iverson “practice?” video, here are some other things that have been referenced to death.

READ MORE →
ColumnsFootballSports

Lieberman: Marijuana use among football players is largely a matter of University public relations

If Duck football players can deal with their lifestyle choices in a legally responsible manner, who has a right to stop them?

READ MORE →
ArchivesColumnsFootballSports

Lieberman: Bryan Bennett isn’t a lock to start as Oregon’s quarterback next season

Bennett was impressive in limited action last season, but a closer examination shows his true status is still up in the air.

READ MORE →
ArchivesFootballSports

Arizona State brings impressive passing attack to Autzen Stadium

Led by 6-foot-8 quarterback Brock Osweiler, the Sun Devils will look to target Oregon’s secondary early and often.

READ MORE →
ArchivesFootballSports

ESPN College GameDay returns to Eugene

Oregon will host the ESPN College GameDay crew for the sixth time when they welcome the Arizona State Sun Devils on Saturday night.

READ MORE →