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Practice recap: Oregon quickly moves forward from Ifo Ekpre-Olomu injury

By on Thursday, Dec. 18 at 2:26 pm.

The Oregon football team has moved on. Not because they aren’t feeling the impact of losing All-American cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu to a season ending knee injury, but because they had no other choice. “I will confirm that he won’t participate in the Playoff, which is very unfortunate for him,” Mark Helfrich said. “He’s already been […]


Joseph Young’s complete performance leads Oregon past Cal State Northridge

By on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 10:33 pm.

Joseph Young did everything right Wednesday night as he led Oregon (7-3) past visiting Cal State Northridge 79-56. After struggling from the floor for the past few games, Young shot efficiently and filled up the stat sheet. Young finished with a game-high 18 points along with eight rebounds and four assists as he went 7-for-14 […]


Oregon rebounds from slow start to pick up 79-56 win over Cal-State Northridge

By on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 10:35 pm.

With 11:34 remaining in the first half, the Ducks found themselves being outplayed in every facet of the game by Cal-State Northridge (3-8), thus resulting in a 16-9 deficit. Oregon head coach Dana Altman had seen enough and called a a timeout with the hope of waking up his team before getting embarrassed on their […]


Oregon’s Laura Roesler wins 2014 Bowerman Award

By on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 7:35 pm.

Oregon track and field star Laura Roesler was awarded The 2014 Bowerman trophy Wednesday evening, an honor given to the nation’s top male and female collegiate track athletes. The male recipient of the award was Texas A&M’s Deondre Lendore. The Bowerman trophy is the highest honor an individual can receive in collegiate track and field. Named […]


Report: Oregon CB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu suffers knee injury, ACL is a concern

By on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 1:25 pm.

The remainder of Oregon defensive back Ifo Ekpre-Olomu’s senior season appears to be over. According to a report from Yahoo! Sports’ NFL insider Rand Getlin, Ekpre-Olomu suffered an injury in practice on Tuesday and there is concern it’s a torn ACL in his knee. Sources: #Oregon CB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu suffered what is believed to be […]


Oregon volleyball: Martenne Bettendorf receives All-America honors

By on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 12:24 pm.

Martenne Bettendorf was named to the Third Team All-America team by the American Volleyball Coaches Association on Wednesday. The junior outside hitter led Oregon in kills per set (3.52) and finished third on the team in blocks (0.73 per set). Bettendorf was also featured on the All-Pac-12 team, as well as the AVCA All-Pacific North Region […]


Mariota’s weekend in the Big Apple: Links and sounds from the DP Show and Late Show with David Letterman

By on Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 10:55 am.

Marcus Mariota has been a busy man lately. After being named the 80th Heisman Trophy winner on Saturday night, Mariota has since been the center of attention in New York City. From reenacting what it’s like calling a play from the line of scrimmage with Dan Patrick to doing a top-10 list on the Late […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Volleyball falls, Mariota rises to the spotlight

By on Monday, Dec. 15 at 12:53 pm.

- Marcus Mariota had a memorable weekend, bringing home a plethora of awards including the Heisman trophy, becoming the first Duck to ever win the trophy. Check out the Emerald’s feature piece on Mariota here. – After dropping its Sweet 16 matchup to North Carolina, Oregon volleyball’s season has come to a close. The Emerald’s Kenny […]


Oregon men’s basketball picks up first road win, defeats Illinois 77-70

By on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 6:55 pm.

On a night that centered around Oregon’s first-ever Heisman trophy winner, their men’s basketball team also had something to be happy about. Defeating Illinois on the road 77-70, the Ducks improved to 6-3 on the season. In a game that remained close until the final few minutes, there were two names that stood out: Dillon […]


Marcus Mariota awarded as 2014 Heisman Trophy winner

By on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 6:47 pm.

It finally can be branded. On Saturday night at the Best Buy Theater in New York City, Marcus Mariota received the 2014 Heisman Trophy to become the first player from the University of Oregon to win the award. He also became the first recipient from the state of Hawaii and the first individual of Polynesian descent to achieve the honor. His […]


Oregon women’s basketball: Ducks survive a power outage and Lumberjacks

By on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 5:31 pm.

Oregon women’s basketball defeated Northern Arizona 59-47 Friday afternoon inside Matthew Knight Arena despite a brutal power outage. The win came thanks to the defense, a nice change in the narrative as Oregon (5-3) has at times struggled on that end of the court despite coach Kelly Graves’ persistence in getting stops. During the game, […]


Links: Marcus Mariota’s awards haul culminates tonight at Heisman Trophy ceremony

By on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 2:23 pm.

By the third quarter of Oregon’s matchup with Arizona in the Pac-12 Championship, the discourse surrounding Marcus Mariota shifted. In the weeks that led up to a game that would affirm the Ducks a spot in the inaugural College Football Playoff, the majority of the discussion about Mariota ended with how deserving he was of […]