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Sean Larson

Sean is a senior at the University of Oregon majoring in journalism. He has lived in every region of the country, most recently in San Francisco before coming to Eugene for school. He can be reached via email (larson3@uoregon.edu) and you can follow him on Twitter. (@SeanALarson)
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Ducks Defeat Cincinnati 16-5 for First Win of Season

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The Oregon Ducks were able to rebound from a heartbreaking opening day 8-7 loss in overtime to No. 12 Dartmouth with a 16-5 win over Cincinnati on Sunday at Papé Field in Eugene. The difference between the two games was night and day.

Ducks Drop Season Opener Against No. 12 Dartmouth in Overtime

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In what was a defensive struggle for most of the game, the Oregon women’s lacrosse team fell to No. 12 Dartmouth in overtime by a final of 8-7 on a wet Saturday afternoon in Eugene.

Adjusting When Injuries Strike

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If you’re a runner battling an injury, you’re not alone. Nearly all runners develop some kind of injury, and there are simply ways to prevent and recover quickly.

Taking the Steps to Run Your First Marathon

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Ever wanted to run a marathon? Sean Larson lays out steps to get you to that point.

Bears Use Pair of 19-0 Scoring Runs to Bury Ducks 72-45

Devyn Galland scored 11 points for the Ducks Sunday.

In what was almost a mirror performance from Friday night’s loss to Stanford, the Oregon Ducks found themselves victim to another series of scoring runs to bury the chance at a comeback as the Ducks fell to the California Golden Bears 72-45 on Sunday afternoon in Eugene.

Ducks Show Signs of Fight During 86-62 Loss Against No. 4 Cardinal

Ariel Thomas scored 17 points. (Courtesy: Eric Evans, GoDucks.com)

The Oregon Ducks showed some signs of fight against the No. 4 Stanford Cardinal, but ultimately were outshot and outplayed, falling 86-62 on Friday night at Matthew Knight Arena.

Best Running Routes in Eugene

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TrackTown expert Sean Larson discuses his favorite running spots in Eugene…

Top Three Tips to Start Running

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Getting started in running can be a daunting and intimidating task, especially in a town like Eugene where it seems as if everyone is a runner. However, becoming a runner in this town is the complete opposite of daunting and intimidating. There might not be a better town in the United States to get started. Here are three tips on how to get started in running.

Bryan Bennett to transfer to Southeast Louisiana

Former Oregon quarterback Bryan Bennett stands along the bench during a Ducks' victory over Arkansas State in 2012 (Alex Shoemaker/Eugene Daily News)

Oregon quarterback Bryan Bennett has announced his decision to leave the program and enroll at Southeastern Louisiana for next season.

Sean Larson Tracktown Profile

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Ask any runner, and they will be able to tell you exactly when, and how they got started in the sport. For me, running is a way to stay sane in the chaotic college life. Between classes, meetings, homework and exams, running is my time alone with my thoughts. It’s my time to just enjoy being outdoors doing what I love most.

Ducks’ Comeback Effort Falls Short Against Beavers in 63-53 Loss

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Oregon head coach Paul Westhead isn’t one to take away moral victories, but that’s what the Oregon Ducks (2-15, 0-5) had to settle for, falling to the (8-9, 2-3) Oregon State Beavers, 63-53 on Tuesday night at Matthew Knight Arena.

Thomas Shines Again on the BCS Stage

Oregon's De'Anthony Thomas is one of the most electrifying players in school history
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Oregon’s De’Anthony Thomas fielded the kick at the 6-yard line, found a gap, and took off sprinting down the sideline, returning the kick 94 yards for the touchdown. It marked the first time in the history of the Fiesta Bowl that the opening kickoff was returned for a touchdown.

Kelly Continues to Dodge NFL Questions in Final Press Conference Before Fiesta Bowl

Oregon football coach Chip Kelly
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Oregon head coach Chip Kelly spoke to media this morning in Scottsdale one final time before tomorrow night’s Fiesta Bowl matchup against Kansas State. The NFL questions continued, and of course, Kelly masterfully dodged them. Quotes from the press conference are below. Here is the full press conference with the always witty coach.

Oregon Media Day Quotes

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The final day of 2012 marked the official Tostitos Fiesta Bowl media day for both teams with all players and coaches in attendance. Select quotes from the morning’s interviews are below.

Oregon Defensive Media Day Quotes 12/30

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Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti, along with select defensive players had an early wake-up call Sunday morning for press conferences. Below are selected quotes from the Ducks defense. Monday morning will be the official Fiesta Bowl media day, with all players and coaches on hand for interviews.

Oregon Ducks Post Practice Quotes 12-29-12

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Another busy day of press conferences featuring Oregon offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich, Kansas State defensive coordinator Tom Hayes, and select players from both teams. Selected quotes from those interviews are below.

Oregon Post-Practice Quotes, Bill Snyder Introductory Press Conference Quotes

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Lots of action in the Phoenix area on Friday as the Ducks and Wildcats continue their preparation for next Thursday’s Tostitos Fiesta Bowl. On Friday, head coach Chip Kelly, as well as offensive lineman Kyle Long, linebacker Kiko Alonso, safety Brian Jackson, quarterback Marcus Mariota, and tailback De’Anthony Thomas spoke to media. Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder also spoke to media. Full quotes from the players and coaches are below.

Chip Kelly Post-Practice Quotes, 12/27/12

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Stay tuned for continued Fiesta Bowl coverage from the EDN Sports crew. Ducks beat writers Sean Larson, Conor Armor, and sports editor Alex Shoemaker will be in Arizona to bring you live, up-to-the-minute coverage from practices, press conferences, and the 42nd annual Tostitos Fiesta Bowl between Kansas State and Oregon on January 3.

Complete Chip Kelly Fiesta Bowl Press Conference

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(Alex Shoemaker/Eugene Daily News)

With Christmas behind them, the Oregon Ducks arrived in Arizona on Wednesday afternoon to begin final preparations for the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl next week. Oregon head coach Chip Kelly spoke with media after arriving, addressing topics such as the rumors surrounding Kelly leaving for the NFL after this season, the Stanford loss and how the team has recovered, and bowl preparation.

Cody, McQuaw Ineligible for BCS and Seastrunk Promises to Win Heisman

Running back Lache Seastrunk

Two story lines emerging around the Oregon football program is the ruling regarding linemen Nick Cody and Alex McQuaw as well as former RB Lache Seastrunk guaranteeing he wins the Heisman in 2013.

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