The No. 14 Oregon Ducks beat the University of North Dakota 91-76 at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Ore., on Nov. 30, 2013. The Oregon Ducks led throughout the entire game against the University of North Dakota and were up 49-32 at halftime thanks to making 100 percent of their free-throws during the first half. […]
Life after football is different for every gridiron star. Some possess the skills and work ethic to vault themselves to the highest level, to be watched on Sundays by millions around the country. Carson York fit that description, but a series of injuries led him down a different path. York was one of the best […]
Nike co-founder and chairman Phil Knight was spotted at Saturday night’s Alabama-LSU game in Tuscaloosa, Ala. wearing Crimson Tide gear. Alabama head softball coach Partick Murphy tweeted a picture of him and head baseball coach Mitch Gaspard with Knight — an Oregon alum — after the game. Great night at Bryant Denny. @MitchGaspard and I […]
Oregon’s redshirt sophomore quarterback Marcus Mariota has earned the distinction of appearing on the cover of Sports Illustrated, which came out today. Mariota, who is garnering national attention for his performance this season, is appearing on the cover of the magazine for the second time this season. In August’s college football preview, he appeared on a […]
Here are the Emerald’s top 10 images from Oregon’s 42-14 victory over the UCLA Bruins on Saturday, Oct. 26. Click here to view the pre game festivities photos. Click here to view the first half photo gallery. Click here to view the second half photo gallery.
Elated over his upcoming 22nd birthday, Josh Huff did what many college students would do. Last weekend, he went online and told his friends about his weekend party and — heads-up — he would be charging a cover to recoup some of the expense. But Huff isn’t like most college students. As a wide receiver for […]
Check out the best signs from ESPN GameDay on the University of Oregon campus. Click here to view the GameDay and pre-game festivities photos.
Here are the Emerald’s top 10 images from Oregon’s 62-38 victory over the Washington State Cougars on Saturday, Oct. 19. Click here to view the second half photo gallery. Click here to view the first half photo gallery. Click here to view the pregame festivities photos.
The No. 2 Oregon Ducks face the unranked Washington State Cougars at Autzen Stadium at 7 p.m. PST on Saturday, Oct. 19. The Ducks, fresh off a dominating 45-24 away victory against the Washington Huskies in Seattle, look to extend their winning streak to 7-0 with a win against the Cougars. The Cougars arrive in […]
Good Oregon football is showing their support of breast cancer awareness this week by doing something unprecedented in college football: wearing pink helmets, pink gloves, pink socks and pink cleats. Nike has partnered with the University to help raise money for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund and will do so by auctioning off the helmets. Five […]
For a promising distance runner, it’s difficult to picture a better place to grow up than Eugene. With a rich cultural and historical heritage ranging from the legend of Steve Prefontaine to Hayward Field to the origins of Nike, Eugene has long been the mecca of distance running. Matthew Melancon went to Sheldon High School, […]
This weekend’s home game against Washington State will have a different atmosphere at Autzen Stadium and it’s not just because the forecast calls for clear skies. Saturday marks this year’s first “blackout” game, as all ticket holders are encouraged to wear black and make Autzen a hostile venue for the visiting Cougars. Junior wide receiver […]
The month of October is widely known throughout the country as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and many professional sports teams show their support by donning some type of pink in their uniform attire. Oregon football announced today that it will be making a statement this weekend when it hosts Washington State at 7 p.m. […]
The chaos of moving in is winding down and the goodbyes and farewells have been said. For first-year students, a new environment can be intimidating and exciting at the same time. There are plenty of activities for the first day and night on campus to mingle with new people and discover what the University of […]
The $68 million Oregon football performance center that has garnered national attention over the last few days finally has an official name: The Hatfield-Dowlin Complex. Named for Lola Hatfield and Dorothie Dowlin, Phil Knight’s mother and mother-in-law, respectively, the structure is the second large-scale project named after members of the Knight family in recent years […]
The Oregon football team had a recruiting victory Friday as five-star running back Royce Freeman out of Imperial, Calif., committed to the program. Freeman is garnering national attention after an impressive showing at Nike’s The Opening, a showcase for the nation’s top football recruits. He was ranked as high as second best running back in […]
When it comes to state-of-the- art facilities, look no further than Autzen Stadium. Not only have the Ducks outdone themselves once again on the field, but they have taken something so basic as facilities and turned them into their own as they have with many aspects of the football program, from the no-huddle offense to […]
Well respected Oregon State track and field coach Berry Wagner recently passed away in Corvallis at the age of 88 due to age-related causes. Wagner served as the track & field coach at Oregon State from 1965-1975 and had the opportunity to coach athletes such as the 1968 Olympic gold medalist high jumper Dick Fosbur and […]
The University of Oregon sent a letter to Iowa school district officials in December asking the Okoboji High School Pioneers to stop using a maroon-colored “O” because the shape infringes on the Ducks’ trademarked “O.” The Oregon “O” was designed by Nike in collaboration with the UO and was first used in 2001; by 2003, […]
Wearing regular uniforms for the spring game would just be so un-Ducklike, wouldn’t it? Nike has outfitted the Ducks “green” and “white” squads with special uniforms once again dedicated to the U.S. Armed Forces. Both jerseys say “support our troops” on the back and include a new helmet design. A full photo gallery is available through Nike’s website.