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  • Group Shot Harringtons

    Harrington’s new Scholarship funds Quarterbacks of Community

    Seventeen years ago this spring, Joey Harrington was a senior at Portland’s Central Catholic High School with a big future ahead of him: a legendary football career at Oregon that would make him the school’s first Heisman Trophy finalist, then seven years as an NFL …

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    Chip Kelly Update: Free Agent Madness

    Chip Kelly and GM Howie Roseman began their free agency moves on Tuesday, and they continue to implement their distinctive strategy: 1) Don’t swing for the bleachers by competing for the highest priced stars, 2) Stick to young players, 3) Aim for versatility, 4) Get …

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    Deep In the Woods: 5 Reasons Oregon’s MATT Is the King of Courts

      1. Have You Seen the Court Design?! As we all know, U of O’s Kilkenny Floor in Matthew Knight Arena has the number one most crazy, outlandish court in the country.  Just as with nearly every other aspect of Oregon athletics, they went big …

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    Theo Friedman — Freshman Walk-On — A Guard’s Guard

    Relentless persistence and determination are qualities that set great athletes apart from the simply good.  These qualities are also critically important to an athlete that isn’t offered a scholarship.  No scholarship means a player is not guaranteed a spot on the team, but rather just …

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  • PK Park

    Duck Baseball and Clam Chowder Magna Cum Laude!

    Take Me Out to the Ballgame is embodied in a wonderful, family-themed time at PK Park.  We’ll get back to talking about playing the game later. It was a Saturday afternoon game and who the Ducks were playing didn’t matter, because we were there to enjoy ourselves …

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    Recruiting Update: Oregon Raiding Inland Along the Coast

    Football Recruiting Offers Jack-of-all-trades athlete Stephen Johnson III (4-Star/San Leandro, CA) is catching fire heading into his senior summer.  While recently discovered by the Oregon faithful, Johnson III appears to have been on wide receivers coach Matt Lubick’s wish list for some time.  Toward the …

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    Waiting In the Wings — Impact Redshirts

    I don’t know what it’s like to be a redshirt freshman on the football team, but I imagine it’s a peculiar situation.  You work so hard throughout high school to become the best player you can, and the fruits of your labor are rewarded by …

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  • Harlem Globetrotters Via Snagit

    Do You Remember When the Globetrotters Came to Eugene?

    What were a person’s entertainment choices in Eugene on a Tuesday night in February, 1943?  It was the height of World War II and choices were limited.  You could go dining and dancing at The Holland, go ice skating, or catch a double feature at …

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    Could Another Team Be Coming to Autzen Stadium?

    Relocation. It is a term that sports fans, particularly those in the Pacific Northwest, associate as a threat than with opportunity, the darkest side of pro sports fandom that makes college fans grateful their teams will always be a constant presence where they presently reside. …

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    No. 1 Oregon: Play Ultimate. Be Ultimate.

    In every sport, you have your big names: Nick Saban, Mike Krzyewski, Pat Summitt, all who embody different styles of coaching and yet have national title banners hanging in their respected arenas.  But what makes each of these coaches great?  Heart.  Sure, a national championship …

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