Found March 31, 2013 on Crystal Ball Run:
(Photo Courtesy: USA Today Sports) First Practice: April 2 Spring Game: April 27 Spring camp is set to open at Oregon on Tuesday, and like everything they do with their football program up in Eugene, practice will be a fast-paced affair. Despite being one of the final programs to start spring ball, the Ducks will end practice by the end of this month with an April 27 spring game.    But in case you haven’t been paying attention (and frankly, we suspect you have), things will be different at Oregon than they have been each of the past four years. That’s because for the first time since April of 2009, the great Chip Kelly will no longer be roaming the sidelines and barking instructions out of the side of his mouth. The coach who led Oregon to four straight BCS bowl games has taken his talents to the NFL, and been replaced by long-time offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich. And, above all, it is Helfrich who is the star of the show at Oregon this spring. The offense returns m...

Oregon's Sweet Dream Ends at 16

The Oregon Ducks (28-9) fell short of the dream of advancing to the Elite-8 by falling to the No. 1 seed Louisville, 77-69 in Indianapolis' Lucas Oil Stadium on Friday evening. The Ducks fell into a hole early in the game and was unable match the Cardinals in transition points, and spent the rest of the game trying to catch up.

Spring practice preview: the five biggest questions for the Ducks, and the likely answers

This is the Golden Age of Oregon Sports, and Duck football is the golden egg in the center of the Easter basket. 2nd, 4th, and 3rd in the country in the last three years. Chip Kelly's last three teams came within about four Matt Wogan field goals of three undefeated seasons. That's heady stuff, as powerful to ruminate on as a Voodoo Donuts bacon maple bar. Meanwhile, Ashton...
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