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 [...]
I hate to fuel the “Will Chip leave?” fire, but USA Today’s George Schroeder — former sports columnist for the Eugene Register Guard — reported today that Oregon would likely promote offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich in the event that head coach Chip Kelly accepts a position in the National Football League. This comes from a [...]
Leave it to Forbes to publish a cohesive list of college football’s best and worst teams for the money.
A roundup of FBS college coaches’ salaries.
As Knight’s two alma mater’s are set to play each other this Saturday, it’s a good point in time to reflect on how far the University of Oregon has come in such a short amount of time. Knight’s philanthropy has left a lasting impression on this campus in a multitude of ways, but when you’re sitting either at home, at Autzen or at the bar this Saturday when the Ducks take the field against the Stanford Cardinal, try and imagine what things would be like if Knight hadn’t picked Oregon.