Topic: oregon ducks

NFL goal helps Oregon tight end Pharaoh Brown push past tragedies

By on Wednesday, Apr. 23 at 10:50 pm.

When Pharaoh Brown called his mother on graduation day, he sounded calm. Jeannetta Smith assumed her son was pulling another prank, but this one angered her. “This is not how you play,” Smith said. Brown wasn’t joking. His friend, Fred Zuber, had drowned hours earlier. He sounded calm because he was in shock. Brown, Zuber and three […]


Raw video: Don Pellum on Oregon linebackers and blitzing

By on Wednesday, Apr. 23 at 4:15 pm.

After Wednesday’s football practice, Oregon defensive coordinator Don Pellum spoke to the media. He discussed his relationship with the linebackers now that he’s moved up from linebackers coach and how helpful it is to have a veteran group of players at that position. He also discussed the defense’s blitzing strategies. Follow Victor Flores on Twitter […]


Spring football game serves as showcase for Oregon backups

By on Wednesday, Apr. 23 at 4:33 pm.

Oregon’s spring football game is a chance for fans to see the Ducks play during the offseason, but it’s also a rare opportunity for some of Oregon’s players – the backups. The Ducks, of course, have utilized their backups multiple times in recent seasons due to blowout wins, but many of their appearances don’t come […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Lindvall and Peterson lift No. 1 Oregon softball to seventh-straight win

By on Wednesday, Apr. 23 at 4:00 pm.

– The Oregon softball team ran its winning streak to seven games as it came from behind to defeat in-state foe Portland State by a score of 4-2. With the game tied at 2-2, Janelle Lindvall and Alexa Peterson hit back-to-back solo home runs in the sixth inning to help No. 1 Oregon pull out […]


Oregon baseball pitcher Matt Krook to undergo Tommy John surgery, miss rest of season

By on Monday, Apr. 21 at 4:31 pm.

Oregon baseball starting pitcher Matt Krook will undergo Tommy John surgery on his throwing arm Tuesday and will miss the rest of his freshman season, the university announced Monday afternoon. James Andrews will perform the surgery. The left-hander had a 1.79 ERA and threw a Pac-12-leading 56 strikeouts before leaving Oregon’s game versus Washington with an […]


Marcus Mariota continues to work on leadership in Oregon football’s second spring scrimmage

By on Monday, Apr. 21 at 4:07 pm.

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota didn’t spend much time on the field Monday morning for the football team’s second spring scrimmage, but that didn’t mean his impact wasn’t felt. “I looked over there (the sideline) several times today and he was talking with a couple offensive linemen, getting with some of our younger skill guys and […]


Graves adds three assistant coaches to new women’s basketball staff

By on Monday, Apr. 21 at 4:14 pm.

Kelly Graves has officially made his first move as the new Oregon women’s basketball coach. Graves added Oregon State’s Mark Campbell, Gonzaga’s Jodie Berry and Nicole Powell to his first coaching staff with the Ducks, the athletic department announced on Monday. He said that he sought out this group especially because they experience and understand west coast […]


Photos: Oregon softball — Ducks pick up third sweep of the season with 7-2 win over California

By on Monday, Apr. 21 at 11:51 am.

The No. 1 ranked Oregon softball team (40-5, 14-1 Pac-12) hosts the California Golden Bears (22-20, 4-9 Pac-12) in the third and final game of the series at Howe Field in Eugene, Ore., on April 19, 2014. Oregon looks to sweep California after scoring 15 runs in the fourth inning to capture the victory by […]


Photos: Oregon Baseball — Ducks finish off Washington State Cougars 2-1

By on Sunday, Apr. 20 at 1:42 pm.

The Oregon Ducks baseball team (30-10, 9-5 Pac-12) hosts the Washington State University Cougars (17-18, 7-7 PAC-12) at PK Park in Eugene on Saturday, April 19. On Friday, the Ducks beat the Cougars 6-3 handing Oregon head coach George Horton his 700th Division I victory. On top of that, Jeff Gold pitched seven innings allowing […]


Outfield defense saves Oregon baseball in 2-1 win and series sweep of Washington State

By on Saturday, Apr. 19 at 7:04 pm.

The Oregon baseball team (31-10, 10-5 Pac-12) narrowly beat Washington State 2-1 Saturday to sweep the Cougars (17-19, 7-8), thanks to some excellent defense from the Ducks’ outfielders. In the eighth inning with Oregon up 2-1, Luke Stratman came up with two outs and hit a single up the middle that appeared to plate Michael […]


No. 1 Oregon softball tries to remain grounded for final stretch of season

By on Saturday, Apr. 19 at 6:18 pm.

The No. 1 ranked Oregon softball team (40-5, 14-1 Pac-12) picked up its third Pac-12 sweep of the season against California (22-20, 4-9 Pac-12) by a score of 7-2 in game three. This past weekend, the Ducks scored 31 runs and allowed just six. With three more Pac-12 series remaining on the year, the Ducks have […]


Photos: Oregon Baseball — Ducks conquer Washington State Cougars 6-3

By on Friday, Apr. 18 at 9:31 pm.

The Oregon Ducks baseball team (29-10, 8-5 Pac-12) hosts the Washington State University Cougars (17-17, 7-6) at PK Park in Eugene on Friday, April 18. The Ducks played the Cougars in the first game of the series on Thursday, and beat them in a rainy matchup 11-1. Between Oregon infielder Mitchell Tolman being named national […]


Oregon throwers dominate day two at Oregon Relays

By on Friday, Apr. 18 at 8:20 pm.

Day two of the Oregon Relays concluded Friday at Historic Hayward Field with plenty of strong showings from Oregon’s athletes. “Good first overall day from the Oregon Relays,” Oregon head coach Robert Johnson said. “Some good marks.” The event of the day was the women’s 800, which featured a very competitive field. Representing Oregon was […]


Oregon softball scores 15 runs in fourth inning to win series over California

By on Friday, Apr. 18 at 9:14 pm.

After being held to one hit through the first three innings and falling behind 2-0, the Oregon softball team scored 15 runs in the fourth inning, cruising to a 15-3 run-rule victory over California. It was Oregon’s fourth straight victory ending in a run-rule fashion. Janelle Lindvall led off the fourth inning with a single and […]


Take a Knee: Arik Armstead discusses his offseason, basketball and Johnathan Loyd

By on Friday, Apr. 18 at 3:33 pm.

Oregon defensive lineman Arik Armstead played for the men’s basketball team as recently this past season, but in late January, he decided to leave the team to focus on football. Armstead, who’s going into his junior season with the Ducks, talked with the Emerald after Friday’s practice about leaving the basketball team, his offseason and […]