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Rosenthal: On any other night, Mariota takes home the game ball

World, meet Marcus Mariota. You probably didn’t notice him, thanks to Kenjon Barner’s record-breaking performance, but Mariota had the best game of his career Saturday night when the Ducks topped the Trojans in a 62-51 shootout. As a unit, Oregon’s offense needed to be near perfect — and they were. …

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Zone Read PM: Oregon's BCS ranking, Alabama and LSU meet in rematch of title game

It’s no secret that there has been some confusion and upset from Oregon fans as a result of the Ducks falling position in the BCS standings. Currently nestled in at the No. 4 spot and in a nice position to once again play for a national title, some fear that …

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Paskal: USC's loss can serve as a learning experience for Oregon

With USC losing to Stanford in Palo Alto, Calif. on Saturday night, it’s fair to say the coronation of Matt Barkley and Southern Cal as the kings of the Pac-12 came a tad early.

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Zone Read AM: De'Anthony Thomas faces the SI cover jinx, Civil War volleyball and Scout Libke's new honor

Sports Illustrated revealed this week’s cover via its tablet app Tuesday night, and the cover boy is none other than sophomore sensation De’Anthony Thomas.

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Matchup with USC looms on Oregon’s schedule

The offseason has been a collection of shadows for Oregon. Mystery clouded who would be the team’s lead signal-caller until a week before the first kickoff. The depth chart had been covered by a blanket of secrecy and closed practices. The rumor of an NCAA thunderstorm of punishment raining on the …

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Video: Defining moments in Oregon football history: #11 2009, 2011 USC games

In 2009, Oregon went into their Halloween night contest against the USC Trojans on the verge of a full recovery from September’s debacle in Boise. Having beaten USC at Autzen in 2007 and the Trojans carrying a previous Pac-10 loss into the game, it was a chance for the Ducks …

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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 …

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Clark: Is there any stopping USC’s Marqise Lee and Robert Woods?

USC’s taking of the two may be enough to bring the Pac-12 back into prominence.

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USC, Lane Kiffin claim landmark victory with win over No. 4 Oregon

The Trojans used a dominant performance from quarterback Matt Barkley to end Oregon’s 21-game home winning streak.

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Comeback attempt falls short as No. 18 USC edges Oregon 38-35

The Ducks roared back in the fourth quarter but missed a field goal that would have tied the game in the final seconds.

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USC looks to continue midseason renaissance against Oregon

An improved rushing attack has boosted the Trojans’ offense during the last five games.

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Parness: When it comes to trash talk, everyone has something to say

From the turf of Autzen Stadium to the wooden battlefields of beer pong tables, one thing unites all competitive arenas in college: trash talking.

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Hitting the links: Putting Stanford to bed and preparing for USC

An expert breaks down LaMichael James’ 58-yard run against Stanford, and Matt Barkley isn’t very impressed by the Ducks.

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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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Weekend Pac-12 roundup: The Andrew-Luck-is-too-good edition

Stanford rolled, USC and Arizona forgot what defense was, and Oregon State fell short once again.

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