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Pac-12 championship: Oregon 'ready' for Playoff, Mariota seals Heisman

SANTA CLARA – It was a party at Levi’s Stadium, as Oregon was crowned Pac-12 champions following its 51-13 statement win against Arizona. Hugs were given. Tears were shed. Roses were carried in mouths. Confetti was blown. “We Dem Boyz” by Wiz Khalifa was being blasted in the locker room. Even …

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GameDay: Oregon seeks redemption in Pac-12 title game

The stage is set for Oregon’s biggest game of the year. Pac-12 title? Yes. Bid to the inaugural College Football Playoffs? You bet. Regardless of whether or not the complexion of the rematch will be any different than the Oct. 2 meeting, which ended in a 31-24 result in favor of …

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The Ducks may be 5-2 but they still have a long ways to go

“We have a long way to go.” That seems to be the theme of the night after the Ducks defeated Concordia 94-63 at Matthew Knight Arena to run their winning streak to two. Although the final score was indicative of Oregon’s second-highest scoring output on the year, head coach Dana …

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Oregon volleyball opens the NCAA Tournament as the No. 10 seed

A week and a half ago, the Oregon volleyball team looked to be in prime position to be selected as one of the top-16 seeds of the upcoming NCAA tournament. One of the major benefits to being nominated as a top-16 team is that the team would be able to stay …

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TCU jumps to No. 3 in penultimate College Football Playoff Rankings

TCU moved into the top four and jumped Florida State in the penultimate College Football Playoff Rankings. Alabama and Oregon kept the top two spots, while TCU replaced Mississippi State following the Bulldogs’ loss to Ole Miss in the Egg Bowl. The Horned Frogs also jumped past undefeated Florida State in the …

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Behind Jordan Bell’s career night, Oregon men’s basketball hands Portland State its first loss

There was a lot to like for Dana Altman and his staff as the Oregon men’s basketball (4-2) took down visiting Portland State (4-1) 81-59, a team who recently beat USC on the road. Coming off back-to-back losses to Michigan and VCU in the Progressive Legends Classic, the Ducks hit …

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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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What does it take to start your own business? Light Dance can tell you.

Dylan Garrett is only a year and a half out of college, and he wants to bridge the gap that exists between students at the University of Oregon and local businesses. Garrett has accomplished this by creating a close relationship between his own business and the Entrepreneur Club and the …

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Passing of the torch highlights Oregon's senior day

On a day that is reserved every year for the seniors on Oregon’s football team, the Ducks’ final home game of the year proved to be so much more than a “goodbye.” Of course there were the emotional moments between head coach Mark Helfrich and his seniors before the first kickoff. …

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Passing of the torch highlights Oregon’s senior day

On a day that is reserved every year for the seniors on Oregon’s football team, the Ducks’ final home game of the year proved to be so much more than a “goodbye.” Of course there were the emotional moments between head coach Mark Helfrich and his seniors before the first kickoff. …

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Rapid Raction: Ball bounces No. 5 Oregon’s way as they take 24-10 first half lead over No. 20 Utah

Utah wide receiver Kaelin Clay was sprinting towards the left pylon and the Utes fan base at Rice-Eccles stadium was going berserk. About 20 seconds later, the same screaming fans were shocked and stunned as they watched Oregon linebacker Joe Walker cross the end zone for a touchdown. Clay, on …

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Gameday: Oregon’s trip to Salt Lake City will tell us how physical the Ducks really are

With Oregon leading its nemesis Stanford 21-6 early in the second quarter this past Saturday, both teams lined up for a fourth-and-two play at the Ducks’ 24-yard line. In the past, this is the exact type of play that Stanford would just line up behind its more physical offensive line, …

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Gameday: Here’s how Oregon stacks up with Utah

The No. 5 ranked Ducks may have enjoyed their weekend after flipping the script against Stanford, but that doesn’t mean they are off the hook quite yet. With No. 20 Utah — who is coming off a heartbreak loss to Arizona State — on the road, the Ducks will once again …

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Gameday: Here’s how Oregon and Stanford stackup

When Oregon takes the field against Stanford this weekend, a lot will be riding on the line. For the Ducks, this game is not only about snapping their two game losing streak to the Cardinal, but it’s also about solidifying their spot as a top four team. Having said that, …

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Amanda Benson’s trip to China helps enhance her game

It’s pretty good to be Amanda Benson these days. After being picked to the Pac-12 freshman team last year and leading all freshmen in the nation with 4.61 digs per set, Benson has elevated her play throughout her sophomore season and helped lead the Ducks to a No. 11 national …

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Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon football heads to Levi Stadium, men’s basketball prepares for upcoming season

– The Oregon men’s basketball just made their appearance at the yearly Pac-12 Media Day. Dana Altman and Joseph Young had the following to say. – When the Oregon football team takes the field against California tonight, you’ll likely see Charles Nelson donning his No. 6 jersey on special teams. …

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Pac-12 Media Day: Oregon men’s basketball looking to remain positive heading into the season

A lot has changed for the Oregon men’s basketball team since playing Wisconsin in round two of the NCAA tournament last year. With the departure of Damyean Dotson, Brandon Austin and Dominic Artis amid the alleged sexual assault case, the Ducks are in full rebuilding mode. On top of all …

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Raw video: Oregon OT Jake Fisher says he felt “great” against UCLA in return

Oregon can attribute much of its 42-30 win against No. 18 UCLA to the return of offensive tackle Jake Fisher. The four-year starter opened up the run game and alleviated much of the pressure on Marcus Mariota. Oregon now improves to 5-1 on the season and is in a three-way tie …

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What not to miss in the Pac-12 during Oregon’s bye week

After this week’s Pac-12 conference games, every team in the conference will have officially entered Pac-12 play. With No. 2 Oregon and Arizona receiving byes for the week (both teams meet next week on Thursday night in Eugene), the remaining 10 teams will play one another and take a step closer …

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Offensive line epitomizes Oregon’s “next man up” philosophy

After losing starting left tackle Tyler Johnstone to injury before the season started, Oregon’s offensive line was projected to still be okay with Andre Yruretagoyena taking over for the preseason all-American candidate in Johnstone. Yruretagoyena wasn’t much help in replace of Johnstone but only because he went down injured in …

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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: 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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GameDay: Here’s how Oregon and Michigan State stack up

There is no question where the nation’s eyes will be cast this weekend. Oregon is favored by 11 points according to odd makers in Las Vegas, but chances are, it will come down to the wire. Here’s how No. 3 Oregon and No. 7 Michigan State stack up: OFFENSE Oregon: After …

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Softball

Oregon softball: Ducks sweep second day of Pepsi Rainbow Wahine Classic in vastly different ways

Oregon’s winning streak reached seven games on Friday, made possible because of some pitching heroics from Cheridan Hawkins and an unprecedented offensive explosion in one inning. After opening up the second round of the classic with a 1-0 victor over James Madison and pitcher Jailyn Ford, the Ducks rallied with …

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Oregon baseball: Several signs of light in losing effort for Ducks’ first Pac-12 game

The normally sure-handed Tyler Baumgartner was having a rough defensive night, but he didn’t do anything egregious  going into the eighth inning. The right fielder missed a catchable ball on a diving effort in the first inning and bobbled a ball off the wall in the third inning during a …

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