BaseballSports

Ducks ride explosive seventh inning to victory against Gonzaga

Since the start of the season, Oregon baseball head coach George Horton has talked about winning the seventh, eighth and ninth innings. On Tuesday night, the Ducks showed that they’d taken his words to heart in a comeback 6-3 win over the Gonzaga Bulldogs. Hunter Breault picked up the win, …

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Acrobatics & TumblingSports

Oregon acrobatics and tumbling splits home tri-meet

After losing their first meet of the season to Baylor, Oregon acrobatics and tumbling lost to the No. 4 Quinnipiac Bobcats and beat the No.6 Gannon Golden Knights in Sunday’s tri-meet. On their home court at Matthew Knight Arena, the Ducks finished the day with 272.23 points, while the Bobcats …

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BaseballSports

Ducks ride strong pitching to win double-header against UC Davis

After giving up 12 hits to the UC Davis Aggies on Friday night, Oregon baseball’s pitching staff turned things around with a pair of shut-down performances in Saturday’s doubleheader. The Ducks took both games by scores of 4-1 and 7-2, respectively, and allowed just eight hits total. James Acuna and …

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Oregon baseball outlasts UC Davis in offensive showdown

It wasn’t quite batting practice, but with 23 total hits, it was close. In a game that saw both teams firing on all cylinders offensively, Oregon baseball managed to out-duel the UC Davis Aggies 5-4 on Friday night in Eugene. Ducks reliever Parker Kelly earned the win – his fourth …

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BaseballSports

Oregon baseball’s pitching struggles in 9-3 loss to UNLV

After a stellar showing from the Oregon Ducks’ pitching staff in the season opener against LMU, the team was unable to replicate that success in an 9-3 defeat at the hands of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Rebels in the second round of the Marucci Classic on Saturday. Ducks …

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SportsWomen's Basketball

Oregon women’s basketball hang on to beat USC 80-74 in double-overtime nail-biter

Fans who came to Oregon women’s basketball’s Friday night clash with USC in hopes of seeing a conventional, by-the-numbers game likely walked away disappointed. For those looking for thrilling basketball, the Ducks’ gritty, thrilling 80-74 win in double-overtime delivered in spades. The win comes at a critical moment for the …

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Arts & CultureFilm & TV

Review: ‘I, Tonya’ and the latest take on a classic Oregon story

For those who don’t want it, and sometimes even for those who do, fame can destroy careers and make life after those careers unbearable for people. Add a criminal investigation into the mix, and the chances of that scenario occurring skyrocket. The new film “I, Tonya” forces viewers to examine …

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Quick Hits: Football still without solution to offensive obstacles post-Herbert, soccer gets first Pac-12 win

— Oregon football lost to No. 23 Stanford this Saturday 49-7. Amid the Ducks’ unanticipated offensive redevelopment, the team continues to search for a solution after Justin Herbert’s injury. Oregon faces the fact that Braxton Burmeister may not be the Ducks saving grace under center just yet. — After losing its first five …

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SportsWomen's Soccer

Ducks lose Pac-12 battle 2-1 to Washington State

Oregon soccer picked up yet another Pac-12 loss Thursday afternoon against Washington State. This marks their fourth consecutive loss in conference play this season extending their total season record to 6-6-0. Washington State came into tonight’s match having just defeated No. 24 Utah 3-0. Both Megan O’Neill and Morgan Weaver …

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SportsTrack & Field

Women’s team makes a comeback, finishes second in NCAA Championships

The Oregon women’s track and field team made the comeback of a lifetime Saturday at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. But according to head coach Robert Johnson, it wasn’t performance that propelled the Ducks to their second place finish, it was mentality. “Nine times out of 10, what …

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SportsTrack & Field

Men’s Track and Field lose NCAA title to Florida, Allen and Cheserek take sole titles

Florida tore the men’s NCAA Outdoor Track and Field title from the hands of the Ducks Friday, by stealing a page from the UO playbook. “They did what we usually do here at this meet and had a phenomenal last day,” head coach Robert Johnson said. The Gators won the …

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Video: Mark Helfrich talks practicing indoors, previews Georgia State

The biggest question entering Oregon’s game versus Georgia State is: Who will start at quarterback? No, this isn’t an article from the preseason when Vernon Adams Jr. was studying math and Jeff Lockie was playing with the team. Adams Jr. broke his finger against Eastern Washington, played through the pain …

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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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VIDEO: Mark Helfrich explains why he chose Vernon Adams Jr. over Jeff Lockie at quarterback

Mark Helfrich explains why he chose Vernon Adams Jr. over Jeff Lockie for the starting quarterback position, and Royce Freeman expresses excitement for the first game of the 2015-2016 season. Follow Samuel Marshall on Twitter @samwow55

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Men's BasketballSports

Gameday Roundtable: Opinions and insights offered as Oregon basketball’s season nears

The basketball season is just hours from getting started. With that, staff reporters Christopher Keizur and Ryan Kostecka answered a roundtable of questions about Dana Altman’s job security, Joseph Young’s level of productivity and the biggest issues Oregon might face this year.  Is Dana Altman on the hot seat? Why? Kostecka: Of …

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Club Sports

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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Club Sports

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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Sports

Q&A: Sports 1 Marketing CEO David Meltzer preaches empathy and gratitude to University of Oregon students on book tour

Sports 1 Marketing CEO David Meltzer first burst into the scene as a technology entrepreneur who introduced the first smart phone to America. Known as the former CEO of Leigh Steinberg Sports and Entertainment, Meltzer’s influence in the sports agency world as well as technology industry is unrivaled. Now on …

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Club Sports

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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Club Sports

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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FootballSports

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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DuckSeasonFootballSports

Keanon Lowe and his ‘little brother’ Devon Allen shine in beginning stages of season

Keanon Lowe wasn’t going to revel in what the stat sheet may have said about his performance Saturday night, but there was no denying that the redshirt senior wide receiver had made his most lasting impact in a Ducks uniform. Lowe, a product of Jesuit High School in Portland, Oregon, …

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Club Sports

Club fencing’s Jared Gruen is eager to improve

All Jared Gruen planned to do was watch. He never thought he’d actually put on the uniform. Two months ago, the UO senior came to club a fencing practice to visit his long-time friend, team coordinator Holly Bishop, along with his girlfriend Kristen Shafer, who had joined the team in the …

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Best of Campus: Best Duck Fan — Cody Karlin cooks up the best school spirit

Nobody questions Duck fans’ spirit. The University of Oregon has the coolest mascot, state-of-the-art athletics facilities and an entire student section that believes that on any given Saturday during Oregon’s fall, it will never rain. Senior Cody Karlin is more than just a fair-weather football fan. He attends games and …

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NewsPersonalities

Slacklining provides alternative form of exercise, networking for UO students

On days when sunshine dares pierce the haze of Eugene’s grey skies, you’ll find Sydney [email protected]@[email protected]@ outside. Like most University of Oregon students, she takes advantage of each second of vitamin D afforded by the Pacific Northwest. However, unlike most students, her preferred method of outdoor entertainment is spent suspended …

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What you missed over the break in Oregon sports

While you were eating too much food and slipping into a tryptophan-induced coma, Oregon athletics stayed busy competing. Here’s a quick recap of how the Ducks did over Thanksgiving break. Volleyball ends year strong. Following Oregon’s stunning sweep of No. 5 UCLA, the No. 6 Ducks traveled to Corvallis. Just like …

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Opinion

Ocker: Protecting yourself from sports hipsters

Three ways to identify the true sports fans’ nemesis.

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Photos: No. 12 Ducks strike back, beats No. 14 Bruins 3 – 2

Oregon Ducks softball, who were blown out 10 to 0 Thursday night, bounced back Friday night defeating the UCLA Bruins 3 – 2 at Howe Field on “Strike Out Cancer” night.

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Malee: Perspective is key in assessing Oregon’s run to Rose Bowl glory

The new era that we’re basking in right now began with 2009’s trip to the Rose Bowl. The Ducks managed to one-up themselves the next season with that storied national championship berth, and though many were clamoring for a repeat appearance this year, a Rose Bowl win can still be viewed as both a step forward and a validation of sorts.

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