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Duck fans are burnt out with Autzen blowouts

Students run towards the best seats in Autzen Stadium two hours before Oregon’s game with the Washington Huskies. (Alex McDougall/Emerald)” It had been 261 days since the Oklahoma Sooners crushed the hearts of thousands of Duck fans in the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl when Adrian Peterson and the Sooners started …

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Brightening people's days using 'UOregon Compliments' Facebook page

Believe in the power of compliments? Wish to spread kindness via social media? Well, then post an anonymous compliment on the “UOregon Compliments” Facebook page. “UOregon Compliments” is a page dedicated to posting compliments anonymously. All one has to do is message the page administrator with a compliment for a …

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Player spotlight: Ducks offense will go only as far as Lauren Plum takes them

Often times when thinking of the unsung hero of an athletic team, the last person typically thought of is the quarterback — they become synonymous with “the face of the franchise” and tend to get a majority of the credit and blame for a team’s performance. However, this is not …

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Social media buzzes before Oregon volleyball faces top-seeded Penn State

As No. 5 Oregon and No. 1 Penn State gear up to play in tonight’s NCAA Tournament semifinals, fans of both factions have taken to Twitter to show their support. Im tryna watch those volleyball games later on. PENN STATE goes too hard!! — Lyles John Paul (@Lyles_John) December 13, …

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What sets this year's Oregon volleyball team apart

Head coach Jim Moore has transformed the Oregon volleyball team from a program that hardly garnered any national attention or recognition to a perennial Pac-12 contender now advancing to the Final Four, further than the program has ever been before. Entering Moore’s eighth year at the helm of the Oregon …

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Photos: Gameday for Oregon volleyball at the Final Four in Louisville

The Oregon volleyball team squares off against top-seeded powerhouse Penn State in the NCAA Tournament’s semifinals Thursday night. The No. 5 Ducks are coming off last week’s thrilling comeback win over Nebraska in the regional finals in Omaha. Here’s the scene in Louisville, Ky., where the Ducks will play the …

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Postcard from Louisville: The night before

It’s just after midnight Eastern time and after two flights and just under seven hours in the air, I’ve landed in Louisville, Ky., home of the NCAA Women’s Volleyball Final Four. As I enjoy the roughly 20-minute cab ride from the airport to my hotel downtown, the vibrant metropolis that …

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ColumnsSports

Long: Penn State pride is on the rebound

Jerry Sandusky got whacked in the face. He deserved it. Thirty to 60 years in prison isn’t nearly enough for what he did, but he will die in jail. And that is how it should be. Everybody who covered for him at Penn State got whacked in the face as …

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Lieberman: Paterno's plight highlights the overly emotional nature of athletics

Fans feel an undeniable connection to their sporting idols. But who really knows someone like Jerry Sandusky?

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