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Area teams brace for OSAA State Basketball Tournament

OSAA State Basketball Tournament

OSAA State Basketball Tournament time is upon us, and the 6A tournaments will tip off Tuesday night.

Oregon softball is undefeated and a national title darkhorse

Head coach Mike White has had no shortage of talented Oregon softball teams in his eight seasons in Eugene. This year’s team might rival his very best.

Oregon women’s basketball on same track as men’s team

Oregon women's basketball

There’s no short selling how impressing the Ducks men’s basketball team has been, but don’t sleep on the Oregon women’s basketball team.

College basketball rankings: Oregon Ducks rightly back in top 5

No Cheap Seats

In the latest college basketball rankings, the Oregon Ducks have climbed back into the top 5 where they’ve belonged for weeks.

Dillon Brooks flop: Was it really that bad? Yes, yes it was!

Dillon Brooks flop

In a bizarre play that garnered national attention, Oregon Ducks forward Dillon Brooks’ flop was really as bad as advertised.

Oregon men’s basketball completes weekend sweep of So. Cal schools

Oregon men's basketball

Matthew Knight Arena: where unbeaten teams go to die. It doesn’t quite have the same flair as Autzen Stadium, but the Oregon men’s basketball team took care of business this week on the national stage. After knocking the undefeated No. 2 UCLA on Wednesday night, 89-87 on a Dillon Brooks buzzer beater, the No. 21 […]

Sports Desk: My Final Column Here at Eugene Daily News

Alex Shoemaker at the Fiesta Bowl

What a run it has been. After two years with EDN, Sports Editor Alex Shoemaker is moving on to head the Buffalo Bulletin’s sports section.

University of Oregon Holds Court Renaming Ceremony in Honor of Alex Rovello

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A crowd of more than 200 including teammates, family and friends gathered Saturday at the Student Tennis Center in remembrance of Alex Rovello.

Phil Knight Attends Alabama-LSU Game Decked Out in BAMA Gear

Phil Knight Alabama

In what could not possibly be worse timing, University of Oregon super-booster Phil Knight was seen on the Alabama sidelines decked out in red for the Crimson Tide’s beatdown on LSU.

USATF Makes Bid for 2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships to Portland

TrackTown USA

USA Track & Field will make a bid to bring the 2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships to Portland with TrackTown USA of Eugene presenting the bid in Monaco on Nov. 15 of this year.

UCLA Steals O-Line Commitment Najee Toran From Oregon State

Najee Toran

The UCLA Bruins have landed a verbal commitment from offensive line prospect Najee Toran, a three-star 6-foot-3, 265-pound prospect from northern Texas.

De’Anthony Thomas About Stanford: “We should at least put up 40”

De'Anthony Thomas

And the bulletin board material for Oregon vs Stanford just got a little bit juicier with the latest comments by Ducks running back De’Anthony Thomas.

Ex-Oregon Transfer Richie Incognito Suspended For Bullying, Racial Slurs

Richie Incognito

Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito, a former Oregon Ducks transfer, is under indefinite suspension for bullying and racial discrimination towards a rookie teammate.

Ducks Football Stays No. 2 in AP Poll, But Seminoles Gain Ground

AP Poll

The Oregon Ducks and Florida State Seminoles, following a bye week and blowout win respectively, stay at their respective rankings at No. 2 and No. 3 in the Associated Press top-25.

Trail Blazers Bounce Back With 113-98 Road Win Over Denver Nuggets

Portland Trail Blazers vs Denver Nuggets

The story of the Portland Trail Blazers’ (1-1) 113-98 win over the hosting Denver Nuggets (0-2) is simply the win itself. Portland snapped a five year drought of failing to capture a victory in the mile high city, which dated back to the 2007-08 season.

Sean Mannion, Oregon State, Fall 31-14 to USC

Oregon State vs USC Football

The nation’s No. 1 passing offense entering the game against USC couldn’t find its usual rhythm as the Beavers lose for the second consecutive week.

Blazers Crushed 104-93 in Season Opener Against Suns

Nicolas Batum

After an incredibly exciting offseason, or so we thought, for the Portland Trail Blazers a 104-93 opening night loss to the Phoenix Suns has fans and analysts alike scratching their respective heads.

Jonathan Stewart Cleared to Play for Caronlina Panthers

Jonathan Stewart | AP

Former Oregon Ducks running back Jonathan Stewart, now with the NFL’s Carolina Panthers, has been cleared to play as soon as this weekend’s game against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday at 1 p.m. PST on FOX.

Marcus Mariota Dons Cover of Sports Illustrated

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Oregon’s Marcus Mariota continues to earn national praise and recognition, this time coming from Sports Illustrated as they’ve chosen the QB for its cover.

Poll: Ex-Ducks Football Player Writes Scathing Letter to Oregon Paper

Autzen Stadium

A very angry letter from an ex-Oregon Ducks football player has surfaced with harsh comments on his first experience back in Autzen, this time as a fan.

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