Jonas Piibor’s Facebook status appeared on Saturday night. “I loved you like my own son,” he wrote. A few hours later, the University of Oregon assistant tennis coach updated his status again. “R.I.P. Alex Rovello,” it said. Rovello, a junior journalism major and esteemed tennis player at the University of Oregon, died Saturday after jumping [...]
Each week, the Emerald invites a student journalist from the Ducks’ opponent to write a guest column on why the Ducks will lose. With Oregon playing its first “game” without Chip Kelly in the booth or on the field since 2007, here’s why the Ducks’ bubble will burst and they will manage to lose their own spring [...]
My Twitter feed was hit by a bolt of lightning on Tuesday, as hundreds of tweets and retweets rolled in about a new leaked photo of Oregon’s Spring Game helmets. The snowy, digital camouflage lids looked sexy, I had to admit, and according to Trendmap, it garnered social media reaction in every state in the [...]
Zone Read AM: State representative to look into Oregon’s football hiring process, more Manti Te’o drama
According to Ken Goe of The Oregonian, State Representative Mitch Greenlick announced yesterday that he plans to request a hearing by the House Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development to look into the procedure used by the University of Oregon to hire football coach Mark Helfrich. Greenlick co-sponsored the bill that ultimately became the [...]
Autzen Stadium survived yet another great season hosting countless Duck fans in one of the best college football venues in the nation. Phil Knight plans to spend $5 million to help improve its look and accessibility. These renovations are set to be approved some time today, with the renovation itself to be finished before the [...]
It seems the media has been wrong more often than right when it comes to Oregon football — at least since the Fiesta Bowl. But while rumors swirl as to who will ascend the throne and become the next head coach of the program, Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens asserted Wednesday that the ongoing search [...]
Through eight years as head soccer coach for the Ducks, Tara Erickson experienced highs and lows. In 2006 she was voted Pac-10 Coach of the Year and at times her young teams overachieved. Unfortunately, in each of her eight seasons she failed to make the NCAA tournament, leading to Oregon not renewing her contract two [...]
University of Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens held a press conference at the Casanova Center Monday to address the news that Oregon head coach Chip Kelly will remain in Eugene for another season. Mullens acknowledged the whirlwind of rumors leading up to the news breaking late Sunday evening, saying some of the reports were inaccurate. [...]
Oregon’s all-time winningest soccer coach has coached her last for the Ducks. Oregon will not renew the contract of head coach Tara Erickson, athletic director Rob Mullens announced Sunday. Erickson has been the Ducks’ coach since 2005 and was the Pac-10 Coach of the Year in 2006, but the Ducks have struggled in a very [...]
University Athletic Director Rob Mullens sent this press release to the University community this morning regarding NCAA rules and regulations for prospective and current student athletes. Dear Duck Fan: The University of Oregon is committed to continuing to reach the highest levels of success, both academically and athletically. As an institution, we are dedicated to [...]
This past summer, the University of Oregon athletic department decided to revise its drug testing policy to enable truly random testing.
Over the past 15-or-so years, the University of Oregon has transformed from Pacific Northwest push-over to pride of the West coast, but how do you explain the brevity in which UO jumped into the national spotlight and its continued fame?
To those unaffiliated with the program complaining about late games: shush. Crack a beer. Enjoy your day, and then enjoy your night with your favorite football team.
With this latest scheduling development, Chip Kelly continues a recent trend of accepting early-season non-conference challenges.
Chip Kelly turned down the offer from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to remain the head football coach at the University of Oregon. The move will surely happen one day, just not today.
Chip Kelly led the Ducks to 45-38 victory over the Wisconsin Badgers, and now the University is chipping in a little extra.