After its recent victory in the College Football National Championship, Ohio State’s merchandise reads “Undisputed National Champions” on everything from T-shirts to shot glasses. Oregon, not so much. In order for a team to take the podium while wearing their championship gear, it has to be printed ahead of time. But what happens to the […]
Oregon State pledges to “go green” in support for the Ducks in the College Football Playoff Championship game
In honor of its in-state rival university advancing to the College Football Playoff Championship Game Monday, Oregon State University has pledged to “go green” for the day by lighting its corridors with green lights, and hosting a watch party for students to attend. The Daily Barometer, OSU’s campus paper, asked Beavers whether they’d be rooting […]
The landmark trial of O’Bannon versus the NCAA concluded today with a federal judge ruling against the NCAA. Arguing that the NCAA’s stipulations for benefits or compensation college football and men’s basketball players can receive, U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken issued an injunction preventing college sports’s governing body from “enforcing any rules or bylaws that […]
Former University of Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla won a $10,000 prize from Adidas for his performance at the NFL Combine Monday afternoon. Along with Oregon State wide receiver Brandin Cooks, Lyerla raked in the extra money as a reward for notching the best time in the 40-yard dash while wearing the Adidas adizero 5-star […]
Dedicated, strong and persistent are just a few words that describe the University of Oregon’s Wushu Club. The word “Wushu,” derived from the Chinese language, translates to martial arts. Marital arts can be divided into two categories: taolu (performance) and sanda (Chinese boxing and sparring). Members of the UO Wushu Club focus their time primarily […]
Portland’s KATU.com received documents Monday from the University of Oregon that give Duck fans the first real glimpse into the NCAA violations the football program faces. The documents, which were obtained through a records’ request the station made back in September, detail the violations agreed upon by both the NCAA and the Oregon athletic department. […]
Former University of Oregon football player and current San Francisco 49er LaMichael James recently took to Twitter to endorse Sam Dotters-Katz and the United Oregon slate. James was a freshman enrolled at the UO during Dotters-Katz’s first term as ASUO president. “We are so proud to have received the endorsement of the state house majority leader, the […]
The past year was a roller coaster of triumphs and tribulations for the University of Oregon and the announcement of Provost James Bean’s resignation brings the state’s flagship institution to yet another crossroads.
The athletic department concluded its final intercollegiate competition in McArthur Court on January, 8 2011, but the decrepit building squished between Esslinger hall and Howe Field isn’t just an empty space waiting to be raised, and there are still students, staff and faculty who make use of it.
With new life in Oregon’s basketball program, the main tenant of the nation’s most expensive college basketball arena still can’t pay even the majority of their bill.
As the Ducks continue their streak of BCS Bowl appearances over the past few seasons, the University has perpetuated its own tradition of delegating an official party of faculty, administrators and students to represent the University in special service projects and recruitment events centered around the bowl game.
Championship banners are a long-honored tradition in college basketball, but why are there none in Matthew Knight Arena?
From dark and dingy to bright and shiny. Steve Stolp explains how the transition into the Jaqua Center has benefited student-athletes in a major way.
The Oregon Board of Higher Education has approved plans for Phil Knight — Nike chairman/co-founder and Oregon benefactor — to give yet even more money to the University of Oregon, but this time it is in the form of $5 million to improve accessibility at Autzen Stadium. With the Board’s approval on Friday, Jan. 18, […]
With all the chatter focusing on Kelly’s transition to the NFL many overlooked the fact that the athletic department will be receiving a little extra income as a result of Kelly’s change of heart.
This incident should serve not as a lesson in insensitivity but as a lesson in listening to a comment for the way it was intended: as a compliment.
Ryan Brewer, an assistant professor of finance at Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus, found the inherent value of over 100 FBS teams.
The salaries of college football coaches have always been high — but over the past few years they’ve skyrocketed. According to USA Today’s list, the average annual salary of Football Bowl Subdivision coaches this year is $1.64 million. That’s a 12 percent increase from the previous year and a 70 percent increase from 2006. SEC […]
Advertising campaigns make the world go round. They tell us what to buy, and when to buy it. They bring brands in and out of demand, and it’s no different for the world of collegiate sports. Over the past two decades, the business of corporate sponsorships in college athletics has grown into a serious revenue […]