Topic: ESPN

Oregon softball ranked No. 1 in country for first time in school history

By on Tuesday, Apr. 8 at 12:46 pm.

For the first time in school history, the Oregon softball team can proudly say it’s the No. 1 team in the country, based on the latest rankings released Tuesday morning. The Ducks received 497 total points and 18 first-place votes while Florida State and Alabama each received a vote for No. 1. Oregon has a […]

Mark Helfrich confirms wide reciever Eric Dungy will explore option to transfer from Oregon

By on Thursday, Mar. 20 at 4:31 pm.

Oregon head football coach Mark Helfrich confirmed this afternooon that Dungy will explore the option of transferring from Oregon. “We will continue to support Eric in pursuit of his college football dreams,” Helfrich said. “He will always be a member of the University of Oregon family. We wish him well.” ESPN reported earlier in the day that […]

Oregon wide receiver Eric Dungy transferring to South Florida, sources tell ESPN

By on Thursday, Mar. 20 at 12:38 pm.

Oregon wide receiver Eric Dungy will likely transfer to the South Florida, sources told ESPN. The announcement has not been made official by the UO athletic department yet. According to reports, Dungy and his father — former NFL head coach Tony Dungy — visited USF on Wednesday. The university is located in Dungy’s hometown of Tampa, Fla. Since […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon baseball’s win over LMU highlighted by spectacular catch

By on Monday, Feb. 24 at 5:48 pm.

- After grabbing the first two wins in the series against Loyola Marymount, the No. 11 ranked Oregon baseball team (7-0) recorded the series sweep with a 4-3 victory. Despite the game being tied until the eighth inning, right fielder Tyler Baumgartner made a spectacular catch late in the inning to keep the game tied. Oregon would go on to […]

GameDay: Johnathan Loyd’s accomplishments in UO men’s basketball stand tall

By on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 5:21 pm.

When Johnathan Loyd’s name is entered into Google search, the first result that appears after his bio is a photograph. The 5-foot-8 guard is defending UC Irvine’s Mamadou Ndiaye — a 7-foot-6 center. Though his impact on the Oregon basketball program may be small at first glance, the senior has led Oregon’s revitalization and will […]

GameDay: Oregon football players struggle transitioning to basketball, but should they specialize?

By on Thursday, Feb. 13 at 1:51 pm.

With about a second left in the game, Pleasant Grove High School trailed Monterey Trail 59-58 on Dec. 10, 2010. Pleasant Grove’s head coach, John DePonte, decided to run the final play for his star junior, Arik Armstead. “Coach Duponte draws up a play, gets it to Arik, who hits a turnaround jumper at the […]

Emerald Quick Hits: ESPN ranks Marcus Mariota No. 1 Pac-12 player from 2013

By on Friday, Jan. 31 at 1:13 pm.

- Oregon cornerback Troy Hill pleaded guilty to menacing on Friday morning for his arrest on Dec. 13. Hill was sentenced to 36 months of probation, $200 in fines, 70 hours of community service and must complete a treatment program for anger. The redshirt senior was arraigned —and suspended from the Alamo Bowl— three days […]

GameDay: After four years of searching, Mike Moser is home

By on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 12:27 pm.

The path Mike Moser took to Matthew Knight Arena hasn’t been easy — it’s fraught with roadblocks, detours and life-changing decisions. Now at the University of Oregon, his third school in five years, Moser’s journey has come to an end 110 short miles from where it began. Moser was born in Dallas, Texas, and adopted by […]

How Johnathan Loyd went from a mediocre shooter to one of Oregon’s best

By on Monday, Jan. 20 at 5:35 pm.

Johnathan Loyd slowly dribbled the ball up the floor and stopped around half court, “massaging the clock,” as ESPN’s play-by-play announcer Roxy Bernstein described it. The Moda Center fans rose to their feet. The Ducks held a 65-62 lead over Illinois with less than a minute remaining in the game. Mike Moser set a screen […]

Oregon defensive back Ifo Ekpre-Olomu will return for his senior season

By on Monday, Jan. 6 at 12:27 pm.

Oregon defensive back Ifo Ekpre Olomu is putting off the NFL Draft for another year. According to GoDucks editor-in-chief Rob Moseley, the junior from Chino Hills, Calif. told him of his intentions to return to Oregon this morning. “The two main factors related to my decision to return were my continued progression as a person […]

The good, the bad, the ugly: ESPN names Ekpre-Olomu to All-American team

By on Monday, Dec. 16 at 11:58 am.

GOOD – The Oregon men’s basketball team keeps finding ways to win, even against tough teams. On Saturday night, the Ducks traveled up the road to Portland, hosting Illinois at the Moda Center. Oregon, now tied for second in the nation in points per game, struggled to find its offense, scoring a season-low 32 points in the […]

Gameday: How to best spend your winter break

By on Monday, Dec. 16 at 11:56 am.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. With Christmas coming quicker than De’Anthony Thomas on a football field, the college football bowl season is the perfect entertainment to sustain everyone over winter break. This year’s slate of games has the makings of classics with dramatic finishes as high-octane offenses and smash-mouth defenses battle head-to-head […]

Photos: Oregon Men’s Basketball — No. 15 Ducks edge Illinois Fighting Illini 71-64 at the Moda Center, improve to 9-0

By on Monday, Dec. 16 at 12:00 am.

The No. 15 Oregon Ducks (8-0) host the Illinois Illini (9-1) at the Moda Center in Portland, Ore. on Dec. 14, 2013. Oregon ranks among the highest-scoring teams in the country averaging 91.4 points per game and coming off a thrilling 115-105 overtime victory over Ole Miss  on Sunday. It is the Ducks’ final game […]

Jillian Alleyne will play against Connecticut on Wednesday

By on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 9:10 pm.

The Oregon women’s basketball team received good news regarding star forward Jillian Alleyne. The sophomore tweeted late Tuesday night that she will play against the reigning national-champion Huskies Wednesday night in Connecticut. I'm telling y'all God ANSWERS prayers , I'll be on the floor with my team tomorrow against Uconn . — Alleyne (@SuperrJaay) November […]

The good, the bad, the ugly: Stats show NFL concussions are deterring youth from playing football

By on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 6:15 pm.

Good: – The Oregon women’s basketball team advanced to 2-0 on Tuesday after beating Portland by a score of 113-86 at Matthew Knight Arena on Tuesday. The Ducks were able to overcome early foul trouble, as several Oregon starters played through the second half with four fouls. Leading the way for Oregon was sophomore Jillian […]