SportsWomen's Tennis

Oregon women’s tennis names Courtney Nagle head coach

Oregon women’s tennis announced former player Courtney Nagle will be the next head coach of the program after Alison Silverio’s departure for Notre Dame.  After playing for Oregon from 2002-05, Nagle became a volunteer assistant coach at Oregon before spending the last four years at North Carolina as the top …

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SoftballSports

Oregon softball introduces Melyssa Lombardi as head coach

The Melyssa Lombardi era officially began as she was introduced to fans and media members at Jane Sanders Stadium on Monday. For the first time this decade, the Ducks will be led by someone other than Mike White. Lombardi, a 21-year assistant coach at Oklahoma with four national championships on …

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FootballSports

Mullens ‘disappointed’ with Taggart’s exit as the search for Oregon’s next head coach begins

For the second time in as many years, Oregon is searching for a new head football coach. In the wake of Willie Taggart’s departure for Florida State, which became official on Tuesday, Oregon Athletic Director Rob Mullens held a press conference to discuss Taggart’s exit and where Oregon’s football program …

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FootballSports

Social media reacts: Players, fans and media on Mark Helfrich’s firing

Mark Helfrich has been fired as the head coach of Oregon football after eight total years with the program, the athletic department announced in a press release Tuesday evening. Helfrich will end his tenure with a 37-16 record. However, the Ducks finished 4-8 in 2016, including a loss to Oregon State. …

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SoftballSports

New softball stadium set for 2016 opening at site of Howe Field

Oregon softball’s new stadium will open in time for the 2016 season at the same location as Howe Field, University of Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens announced Wednesday. Folllowing the 2015 season, the athletic department plans to tear down Howe Field and build the new Jane Sanders Stadium by the …

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SoftballSports

SRG selected to design Oregon softball’s Jane Sanders Stadium

Oregon has chosen a firm to design the softball program’s new stadium. Portland-based architecture firm SRG will work on the design and vision of Jane Sanders Stadium, athletics director Rob Mullens announced Wednesday through a press release.  SRG has already had some experience working on the Oregon campus. They’ve previously designed …

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CrimeNews

Recap: Altman will return to Oregon men’s basketball, Dotson, Artis and Austin will not

Following the Eugene Police Department’s release of a report detailing the alleged rape of a University of Oregon student by three members of the men’s basketball team, President Michael Gottfredson announced on May 9 that Damyean Dotson, Dominic Artis and Brandon Austin “will not play basketball at Oregon again.” Dana …

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CrimeNews

Here’s what happened: The sequence of events leading up to the district attorney’s dismissal of the alleged case against Dotson, Artis and Austin

Editor’s Note: A previous print version of this article incorrectly stated that Altman said that Oregon “felt (Austin’s violation at Providence College) was something of a serious nature.”   January 6, 2014 Brandon Austin transfers to Oregon from Providence College in Rhode Island midway through the basketball season. Austin had …

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Photos: Oregon Baseball — Ducks get edged out by the Cal State Fullerton Titans 3-2

After a disappointing start to the series, the No. 9 Oregon Ducks are looking to bounce back in the second game of the series against the No. 5 Cal State Fullerton Titans on Saturday, Mar. 1 at noon at PK Park in Eugene, Ore. The Titans handed the Ducks their …

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Football

Oregon football releases 2014 schedule

The Oregon football team released its 2014 schedule on Wednesday. The season opens up when the Ducks face South Dakota on Aug. 30. “We are fortunate to provide one of the strongest schedules in the country,” Athletic Director Rob Mullens said in a press release. “With the Rose Bowl Champion Michigan …

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Cover StoryNews

Friends, professors and colleagues remember Alex Rovello

Jonas Piibor’s Facebook status appeared on Saturday night. @@http://www.goducks.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=500&[email protected]@ “I loved you like my own son,” he wrote. A few hours later, the University of Oregon assistant tennis coach updated his status again. “R.I.P. Alex Rovello,” it said. Rovello, a junior journalism major and esteemed tennis player at the University …

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SportsWomen's Soccer

Tara Erickson out as Oregon women's soccer coach

Oregon’s all-time winningest soccer coach has coached her last for the Ducks. Oregon will not renew the contract of head coach Tara Erickson, athletic director Rob Mullens announced Sunday. Erickson has been the Ducks’ coach since 2005 and was the Pac-10 Coach of the Year in 2006, but the Ducks …

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News

Updated: University Athletic Director Rob Mullens releases annual statement about NCAA rules

University Athletic Director Rob Mullens sent this press release to the University community this morning regarding NCAA rules and regulations for prospective and current student athletes. Dear Duck Fan: The University of Oregon is committed to continuing to reach the highest levels of success, both academically and athletically. As an …

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News

UO administrators play tug-of-war with random drug testing for athletes

This past summer, the University of Oregon athletic department decided to revise its drug testing policy to enable truly random testing.

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News

How the University of Oregon became a #NationalBrand

Over the past 15-or-so years, the University of Oregon has transformed from Pacific Northwest push-over to pride of the West coast, but how do you explain the brevity in which UO jumped into the national spotlight and its continued fame?

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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.

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FootballSports

Oregon football to face off with Big Ten power Michigan State in 2014, 2015

With this latest scheduling development, Chip Kelly continues a recent trend of accepting early-season non-conference challenges.

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ArchivesFootballSports

Chip Kelly stays at Oregon, has ‘unfinished business’ to attend to

Chip Kelly turned down the offer from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to remain the head football coach at the University of Oregon. The move will surely happen one day, just not today.

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Oregon’s Rose Bowl victory, Pac-12 title unlock incentive bonuses for Chip Kelly

Chip Kelly led the Ducks to 45-38 victory over the Wisconsin Badgers, and now the University is chipping in a little extra.

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