Pac-12 Roundup: Oregon State plays spoiler in massive upset over Arizona State

By on Monday, Nov. 17 at 12:56 am.

Oregon State altered the entire course of how the rest of the year will play out from its preformance this past weekend. The Beavers scored one of the bigger upsets of the year Saturday with a come-from-behind 35-27 win over No. 6 Arizona State. The Pac-12 South is now a complete mess as USC, UCLA, Arizona and […]

Oregon men’s basketball: Joseph Young puts on a show in 107-65 win over Coppin St.

By on Monday, Nov. 17 at 1:06 am.

If it wasn’t already clear, Oregon’s opener against Coppin St. could act as a trailer for things to come, as far as who the game plan will consistently run through this winter. With a starting lineup featuring three guys playing their first collegiate game, Joseph Young calmed some of those nerves, scoring 32 points and adding eight […]

Gameday: With UCLA and Oregon idle, Taylor Kelly and Anu Solomon take center stage

By on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 1:03 pm.

The action in the Pac-12 conference’s slate of games this week is nothing to drool over, but it doesn’t mean that the Pac-12 South couldn’t gain some clarity, as three of the top-four teams battling for the division title are playing. Here are the top players in the Pac-12 to watch this week: 1) Shaq […]

Gameday: Pac-12 Power Rankings

By on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 9:50 pm.

**Editor’s Note: Heading into the final weeks of the season, staff reporter Andrew Bantly ranks the Pac-12. 1. Oregon Ducks (9-1, 6-1) There isn’t really any debate about this. Following Oregon’s 31-24 loss to Arizona the Ducks responded with five straight victories, including two on the road against AP ranked opponents – No. 18 UCLA and […]

Kim: Oregon football has found its kicker in Aiden Schneider

By on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 3:42 pm.

Minutes after defeating Utah at Rice-Eccles Stadium, Aiden Schneider stood in front of a small crowd of media members following what many would call his breakout performance. The walk-on place kicker from nearby Grant High School had nailed three field goals – one from beyond 42 yards, the very distance that Alejandro Maldonado had missed […]

Oregon football practice report: Grasu expected to ‘miss a couple games’

By on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 2:32 pm.

It’s no great secret that when it comes to the disclosing of injuries that the Oregon football program is pretty hush-hush. That so-called “policy” has been put to test this year with the injuries of Tyler Johnstone, Andre Yruretagoyena, Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, Matt Pierson just to name a few and now Hroniss Grasu. Lost among the […]

Gameday: Thomas Tyner’s a ‘Magnet’ for attention – but works behind the scenes

By on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 12:39 pm.

In his sophomore season, Oregon running back Thomas Tyner has made a habit of declining interviews. Over the course of the year, he’s made it known to the media that he’s not interested in talking. For this story, Tyner was unavailable for comment. Tyner, a former five-star recruit out of Aloha High School in the […]

Gameday: Injuries continue to mount as season progresses. Can Oregon withstand it?

By on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 2:54 pm.

Oregon’s 51-27 win over Utah clinched the Pac-12 North division crown and jettisoned itself into prime contention for the College Football Playoff. Oregon moved to No. 2 in the poll and now appears to be on a collision course with Arizona State for a Dec. 5 matchup in the Pac-12 Championship with “winner goes to […]

College Football Playoff Rankings: Oregon jumps Florida State to No. 2

By on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 4:57 pm.

After hitting the road and defeating the Utah Utes 51-27, the Oregon Ducks jumped to No. 2 in the College Football Playoff Rankings. Selection Committee Chair Jeff Long explained why Oregon jumped over the undefeated Seminoles. “Oregon has three top-25 victories, Florida State only has two,” Long said. “If you look at Oregon, they had […]

AP Top 25: SEC West starts to unravel, TCU emerges as contender

By on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 2:43 pm.

Week 12 saw multiple playoff contenders face off, upsets and tough road escapes for the nation’s best teams. Then-No. 3 Auburn lost to unranked Texas A&M, then-No. 4 Alabama needed overtime to escape from then-No. 16 LSU in Death Valley, then-No. 6 TCU passed its final big test in its victory over then-No. 7 Kansas State […]

Pac-12 Roundup: Pac-12 south gets no clarity as expected teams win to set up dynamic final three weeks

By on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 10:48 am.

The Pac-12 conference is making its case for a team to be in college football’s final four with only three weeks of the regular season remaining. Oregon is clearly the front-runner after a 24-point win over Utah in Salt Lake City, an expected good impression on the election committee, while Arizona State dominated No. 10 […]

Kim: Oregon leaves Salt Lake City as Pac-12 North division champions, loses a lot in the process

By on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 3:36 pm.

SALT LAKE CITY – Prior to the kickoff at Rice-Eccles Stadium, Mark Helfrich, who was in his formal attire, was quietly speaking with Athletic Director Rob Mullens near the 30-yard line. While the content of their discussion remained undisclosed, the two exchanged some laughs in an empty stadium before eventually parting ways. What would transpire in […]

Kaelin Clay fumble was the turning point in No. 5 Oregon’s 51-27 victory over No. 20 Utah

By on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 1:28 am.

SALT LAKE CITY — Mackenzie Westfall and her father Bill were standing in the front row of section 22 at Rice-Eccles Stadium. The tandem, dressed from head-to-toe in Oregon apparel, had made the five hour drive to Salt Lake City, Utah from their Boise, Idaho home to watch the Ducks take on the Utah Utes — […]

Rapid reaction: No. 5 Oregon escapes Salt Lake City with 51-27 win over No. 20 Utah

By on Saturday, Nov. 8 at 10:53 pm.

It wasn’t pretty, but Oregon eventually escaped with a 51-27 win over a resilient Utah team at Rice-Eccles Stadium, clinching the Pac-12 North division title. There was a lot to note, especially Kaelin Clay’s drop in the end zone to open the second quarter, which went viral in the matter of minutes, and in many […]

Kaelin Clay’s fudged almost-touchdown leads to a 100-yard return for the Ducks

By on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 10:17 am.

Utah’s Kaelin Clay fudged a touchdown against the Oregon Ducks in the first quarter of the Utah-Oregon football game this weekend. Clay ran 79 yards, hoping to score a touchdown, but ultimately dropped the ball at the one yard line before entering the end zone. The result? Linebacker Joe Walker snagged the ball, and the […]

Rapid Raction: Ball bounces No. 5 Oregon’s way as they take 24-10 first half lead over No. 20 Utah

By on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 1:28 am.

Utah wide receiver Kaelin Clay was sprinting towards the left pylon and the Utes fan base at Rice-Eccles stadium was going berserk. About 20 seconds later, the same screaming fans were shocked and stunned as they watched Oregon linebacker Joe Walker cross the end zone for a touchdown. Clay, on his way to an easy […]