Football

Ducks No. 1 in AP and USA Today Coaches polls, No. 2 in BCS rankings

By on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 6:18 pm.

The beating hearts think Oregon is the number one football program in the country, but the computers aren’t as convinced, placing the Ducks second in the BCS standings. Kansas State claims the top spot in the race for the BCS National Championship after Alabama’s loss, with the Ducks checking in at the second spot and […]


ESPN’s College GameDay returns to Eugene for Stanford game

By on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 6:12 pm.

ESPN’s College GameDay is headed to Eugene for Oregon’s Pac-12 North Division matchup with Stanford. This will be the fourth-straight season the Ducks have hosted College GameDay and its seventh trip to Eugene. Kickoff is set for 5 p.m. and the game will be broadcast nationally on ABC. With a win, the Ducks would clinch […]


Marcus Mariota ties school record with six touchdown passes against Cal Saturday night

By on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 12:44 pm.

As Oregon struggled offensively early, perhaps the lone bright spot in the first half was quarterback Marcus Mariota who, despite missing parts of a series due to injury, threw for 222 yards and a pair of touchdown passes in the first half. Then as the Ducks pulled away in the second half it was Mariota […]


USC dismisses student manager who deflated game balls prior to Oregon matchup

By on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 3:48 pm.

A USC student manager was dismissed from the team following the Oregon-USC game Saturday night after deflating the pressure of game balls used by the Trojans. According to USC’s Ripsit Blog, the student manager was relieved of all his duties after it was discovered the student altered the pressure of the game balls below NCAA-regulated […]


Phoenix Inn sign welcomes out-of-town football fans with jabs that hit home

By on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 5:22 pm.

You’ve seen them. At times they’re witty, at times they’re corny and sometimes they’re just a little bit confusing. The one constant is that they show up each week on the marquee of the Phoenix Inn. For six years, David Howell, maintenance worker at the Phoenix Inn, has used the hotel’s marquee on Franklin Boulevard […]


Zone Read AM: Coach George Horton agrees to terms of new contract, ESPN’s BMOC highlights the Ducks

By on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 2:04 pm.

The Oregonian is reporting that baseball coach George Horton, a former College World Series champion, has come to an agreement in regards to his new contract proposal after a two-month discussion with the University of Oregon. According to the report, the general conditions of the new contract will be similar to the previous contract and […]


Ahead of Oregon at No. 2, Kansas State is to be feared

By on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 10:19 pm.

Heading into the last stretch of the season, all eyes are on four teams: Alabama, Oregon, Kansas State and Notre Dame. Three of those teams are frequently connected with dominant football teams. Granted, Notre Dame experienced a bit of a cold streak in recent memory, but their grandeur of its past football dynasties remains. Kansas […]