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Royce Freeman’s career day not enough in double-overtime loss to Washington State

Royce Freeman entered Oregon’s third Pac-12 game of the season against Washington State leading the nation in carries for 10 or more yards (25). He was averaging 122.6 yards per game (16th best), had 613 rushing yards (12th best) and a team-high seven touchdowns. He was also four scores shy of cracking Oregon’s all-time …

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Rapid reaction: Oregon leads Washington State 17-14 at the half

When in doubt, give the ball to Royce Freeman. That’s been the theme of the Oregon football team in the first half. Freeman has 12 carries for 135 yards and one touchdown as the Ducks (3-2) lead Washington State (2-2) 17-14 at the half. Jeff Lockie got the start for Oregon …

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Quick Hits: Oregon football gives free tickets to UCC staff and students

Oregon football (3-2) will face off against Washington State (2-2) this Saturday at Autzen Stadium. In light of the recent UCC shooting, the University of Oregon administration decided to give away free tickets to their students and staff. Here is the full story. Oregon’s Liz Brenner has reportedly joined local …

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Take a knee: Gary Campbell on using Royce Freeman and the fight for playing time

One thing became apparent by the end of Oregon’s 41-24 victory over Colorado last Saturday: this team wants to run the ball. With the quarterback situation in flux, the focus of the offense turned towards the running backs, giving sophomore starter Royce Freeman 27 carries against the Buffaloes. Freeman, who has racked …

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Photos: Candlelight vigil in Roseburg honors UCC shooting victims

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Members of the Oregon community gathered in Stewart Park at 8 p.m. to console each other and show their love for the victims of the Umpqua Community College shooting that took place earlier today.

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Q&A: Pac-12 Analyst Yogi Roth not worried about Oregon, still confident Pac-12 champion will make Playoff

Since its 31-28 loss to No. 2 Michigan State two weeks ago, No. 13 Oregon has continued to drop in the polls. The Ducks, who recently dropped to their lowest ranking since 2011 in the AP Poll, have a chance to move back up with a matchup against No. 18 Utah on …

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Practice recap: Don Pellum encouraged about tackling heading into Pac-12 opener

This Saturday, No. 13 Oregon (2-1) will open its Pac-12 season against No. 16 Utah (3-0) at home. Much of the attention will be on Vernon Adams Jr.’s health — if he plays — and the defense, which has been subject up until this point. After Wednesday’s practice, Adams vaguely said his finger …

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Video: Don Pellum talks about where the defense needs to improve

Georgia state will come to Autzen Stadium ready to play hard and fast against the Ducks. Watch the video below to hear what Defensive Coordinator Don Pellum and Bralon Addison are doing to prepare for Georgia State, and how players reacted to the opening weeks of college football.

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Video: Ducks move on after loss, Prepare for Georgia State

After losing to Michigan State, the Ducks look to rebound with Vernon Adams Jr. leading the way. Scott Frost and Adams took blame for the loss, and now are hoping to bounce back this week against Georgia State. Oregon plays Georgia State at Autzen Stadium Saturday.

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Kim: Oregon receives wake up call from Michigan State, experiences life without Mariota

Vernon Adams Jr. was the last player to take the podium as lights and cameras quickly brightened the lifted stage following No. 5 Michigan State’s (2-0) 31-28 victory over No. 7 Oregon (1-1). Adams, who finished the game 22-of-39 for 309 yards, one touchdown and two picks, knew he had …

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Video: Vernon Adams played “conservative” against EWU

Senior transfers Matt Hegarty and Vernon Adams spoke to the media for the first time on Monday, in preparation for Michigan State. Vernon Adams said he thought he played “conservative” against Eastern Washington, which begs the question: How will he improve and impress in game two? The Oregon Ducks play …

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Q&A: Pac-12 analyst and movie maker Yogi Roth previews Oregon football season

Pac-12 analyst Yogi Roth has had a hectic last couple of months leading up to the college football season. Roth, a best-selling author, former coach, traveler, and current football analyst for the Pac-12 Networks, recently premiered his documentary, “Life in a Walk,” in Portland. The documentary, which chronicles Yogi’s journey …

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Practice recap: Oregon and Vernon Adams prepare for Eastern Washington

Saturday was Oregon’s annual fan day. It was also the one week mark for the Ducks’ season opener against FCS opponent Eastern Washington. “We’re going to watch their film —  which we already have — and look at their schemes,” Mark Helfrich said. “Then, it’s all about us.” Since naming …

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Quick Hits: Oregon football nears end of fall camp; women’s basketball posts successful summer workouts

– The Oregon football team is nearing the end of fall camp. Don Pellum wants to see good defensive execution in the Ducks’ final scrimmage. – The Oregon women’s basketball team reportedly had their most successful session of summer workouts. Jonathan Hawthorne has the full story. – Scott Frost didn’t …

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Oregon pleased with first scrimmage, still working out week one kinks

With a couple weeks remaining before its season opener against Eastern Washington, Oregon certainly has room to grow. The players know that and the coaching staff has continually preached that. That doesn’t, however, mean they don’t like what they saw in week one. Oregon concluded their first full pads scrimmage, Tuesday, and according …

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Breaking: Vernon Adams Jr. passes math final and is officially a Duck

Last night, Eastern Washington transfer Vernon Adams Jr. took to Instagram to express his frustration about how much attention he was receiving on the results of one last math test. To clarify: Adams needed to pass Thursday’s exam to complete his graduation and receive admittance into the University of Oregon. …

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Women’s soccer media day: Preseason changes and Kristen Parr’s transition to defense

Before the Oregon women’s soccer players hit the pitch Thursday morning, they took a team trip to Bend, Oregon. More specifically, they had a team bonding at newly converted defender Kristen Parr’s house where white water rafting and watching Unbroken were the highlights. Needless to say, it was time well spent. …

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Oregon softball three-peats as Pac-12 champion with victory over Arizona

With a win over the Arizona Wildcats, the Ducks softball team can clinch a third straight Pac-12 champion title.

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Practice wrap-up: Don Pellum believes defense may be further along than last spring

Defensive Coordinator Don Pellum believes that the Oregon defense has improved greatly since last year.

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Here’s every Oregon reference on Sufjan Stevens’ new ‘Carrie & Lowell’

Sufjan Steven’s latest album “Carrie & Lowell” is named after his parents and the endless summers spent in Oregon. The songs hold many references to Oregon and of course a few shout outs to Eugene.

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Social Media reacts to NCAA basketball Tournament ‘Selection Sunday’

After selection Sunday, social media weighs in on their reactions to the 2015 NCAA basketball tournament bracket.

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Cody Drees stays close with team after blowing out knee

It was 10 minutes into the second game of the 2013-2014 season and everything seemed normal. The Oregon club hockey team was playing Portland State, a team very familiar to them, and Cody Drees was about to deliver one of many checks issued that night. But that check was when …

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Oregon hockey sweeps Portland State over Halloween weekend

The Oregon club hockey team easily handled the first two games of the Portland State series this weekend, ending their homestand with 5-3 and 9-0 wins on Friday and Saturday, respectively. “There was definitely an improvement,” said goaltender Trevor Peterson of the second night compared to the first. “I think …

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Chris Campbell shakes off the rust and returns to Oregon hockey

By Anne Yilmaz His body was hurting and his grades were suffering. Chris Campbell was tired, but all he needed was a little time. Chris, a junior on the Oregon hockey team, started playing hockey when he was eight, and up until last year, he has never missed a season. …

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Oregon hockey blows past Washington 7-2, sweeps I-5 Cup home games

By Anne Yilmaz For the second night in a row, Oregon club hockey faced off against the Washington Huskies for game 2 of its annual I-5 Cup series. In what usually are close games — last year’s cup was determined by a shootout after splitting the four-game series — the Ducks …

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Where not to eat: A map of Eugene’s restaurant inspection scores

Reading the map: Red markers indicate restaurants that received a score of 70 or below. Yellow markers indicate a score between 71-89 and green markers represent score of 90 or better. Click the markers for the restaurant’s name, address and recent inspection score. How clean and sanitary is your favorite restaurant? Eugene …

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Oregon’s gay marriage ban struck down; same-sex couples already marrying in Lane County

Oregon’s gay marriage ban was struck down today by U.S. District Judge Michael McShane, as spectators and same-sex couples on the courthouse steps cried tears of joy. McShane found the ban unconstitutional because it violated the rights offered under the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. The ruling was made public …

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Photos: Oregon Baseball — USC Trojans edge Ducks 3-2 in first conference game of the season

The Ducks play their first conference game of the season against the University of Southern California Trojans at PK Park in Eugene, Ore. on Friday, March 14, 2014. Coming off a 20-4 win against the Ohio State Buckeyes, the Ducks are looking to keep up the momentum and win the …

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Photos: Oregon lacrosse — Ducks drop home opener to Connecticut Huskies 10-8

The Oregon women’s lacrosse team (2-2) takes on the Connecticut Huskies (2-4) as it hosts its 10th home opener at Papé Field on March 14, 2014. The Huskies struggled through a three game losing streak before getting an overtime win against James Madison in their last outing on March 9. …

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