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Oregon's senior running back Kenjon Barner has been named as one of the three finalist for the 2012 Doak Walker Award. The PwC SMU Athletic Forum Board of Directors announced on Monday that Barner, Wisconsin's Monte Ball and UCLA'S Johnathan Franklin are three players being considered for the Doak Walker Award.
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Lee Corso's Mascot Head picks on College GameDay in 2012 have taken that impressive step from "cute sideshow tradition" to "theatrical production complete with dancing cheerleaders and live animals." In fact, I'm sure a few million dollars of ESPN's budget has been set aside this year for the use of live animals on GameDay alone. It's become...
Marcus Mariota and the Oregon Ducks ran into a stout defensive front. Unable to break away from Stanford, the nation’s number two fell in overtime (Getty/ Dykes)
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What in the heck did we just see? For one unbeaten to fall would have been surprise and chaos, but two? Nearly three? Ohio State outplayed Wisconsin for most of the game but...
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, a looming NCAA inveistigation into the University if Oregon football program could prompt head coach Chip Kelly to head to the NFL. The NCAA has been conducting a lengthy investigation into possible payments to intermediaries with ties to recruits. And while the governing body has announced no timetable for any decisions, according to...
Chip Kelly held his weekly media conference on Tuesday as the Ducks prepare for Oregon State.
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota discusses Oregon 17-14 overtime loss to Stanford on Nov. 17, 2012 at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore.
That hurts. That really hurts. Watching a national championship slip through the fingers of your college football team as the blood slips away from your body is just about as painful an experience as you can have in sports. There is a multitude of talking points and controversy and angles to analyze, scenarios to address, and for some of us, hair to pull out from Stanford'...
Despite missing two field goals during Oregon's 17-14 loss to Stanford, Duck place kicker Alejandro Maldonado was man enough to face the media after the game and respond to questions about what happened on the field.
The University of Oregon announced on Monday morning that redshirt freshman wide receiver Devon Blackmon has informed Head Coach Chip Kelly of his intention to transfer. Blackmon appeared in three games this season but was not credited in any statistical category.
After losing their chance at a perfect season, fifth-ranked Oregon can't afford to hang its head for very long.
The Ducks, also fifth in the BCS standings, still have an outside chance at reaching the BCS title game - with a whole lot of help.
Oregon first has to secure bragging rights Saturday in Corvallis with a Civil War win over 16th-ranked Oregon State.
With an offense...
The Oregon Ducks entered Saturday’s game as a 3-touchdown favorite. A potent offense led by redshirt freshman Marcus Mariota was poised, to light up the scoreboard. Oregon’s improved defense wasn’t able to slow down Stanford. Duck fans watched in agony as the cardinals celebrated on their field. Fast athletic teams had created problems this year [...]
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On this episode of The Slant, Brad Stein is joined by Oregon Sports News writer David Gillaspie. They discuss the Oregon Ducks, the state of the BCS, and why all medical personnel should learn how to wrestle.
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UCLA has already clinched a spot in the Pac 12 championship game for a second straight season, and this year they did so without the need for an asterisk. A season after representing the Pac 12 South in the conference championship game because USC was ineligible for postseason play, the Bruins surprised many by winning the outright Pac 12 South Division this season following a...