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Possible Big Changes Coming for BCS

The BCS, one of the most controversial systems in all of major athletics, is currently in the process of being reworked. A 4-team playoff is in talks by officials and could be in place within the next five years. How do you feel about the BCS? Is a playoff what college football needs?

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Oregon's Jocelyn Levig (left) and Lauren Gross (right) celebrate after a Ducks point.

The Best Kept Secret in Eugene

The Oregon Ducks Volleyball team has been silently dominating for the half decade due in large part to the arrival of head coach Jim Moore. But why is nobody talking about it? Read into coach Moore’s success and how this program has become so elite.

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Hurts More Ways Than One

The No. 8 Ducks suffered their first Pac-12 series loss since opening with Washington earlier in the season to the Washington State Cougars this past season. Oregon now prepares for rival Oregon State in a non-conference game on Tuesday.

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Live Blog: Oregon vs. Washington State – Baseball

No. 8 Oregon Ducks baseball hosts Washington State on Sunday for a series conclusion. First pitch is scheduled for 12:00 pm with a live blog to follow.

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Mike Riley roams the sidelines during a home game last season

How Hot is Mike Riley’s Seat?

Is Mike Riley, one of the winningest coaches in Oregon State history, on the hot seat? There is no doubt he will be coaching this season to keep his job. What will he need to do to ensure his job is safe?

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“Duck Green” Takes on Whole New Meaning

Weed is an every day occurrence on college campuses, and ESPN’s recent reporting “revealing the Oregon program” is no surprise. With the pressure and scrutiny of being a division-1 athlete, it’s no wonder so many chose to relax and “take the edge off”. Is marijuana, a calming drug, really hindering the fastest and most electric team in the country?

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Oregon's Spencer joins an elite fraternity of college pitchers who have thrown a no-hit game (Photo credit:Kobbi Blair/ Statesman Journal)

Baseball Fans Tip Their Cap

Oregon’s Jordan Spencer pitched the first no-hitter for the Ducks, since the reinstatement of the program, on Wednesday night in a 3-0 victory against the Portland Pilots. What does this milestone mean for the prestige of the program?

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Oregon's Amanda Johnson (right) drives past defenders for an easy bucket.

Former Duck Amanda Johnson Drafted by Phoenix Mercury

Former Oregon Ducks women’s basketball forward Amanda Johnson has been selected by the Phoenix Mercury in the 3rd round of the WNBA Draft. Johnson, an academic all-American, will show her smarts at the next level.

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