From the Poorhouse to the Penthouse

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They never wear the same uniform twice, they train on Brazilian hardwood, and their stadium features not one but two waterfalls. It is safe to say that Oregon has one of the best facilities and uniforms in the country, if not the world. This is the world that Oregon lives in now, but it was not always like this. Their uniforms were ugly, their …

Social Media and Gleaming Facilities Drive Oregon Recruiting

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The Seven Wonders of the World – The Pyramids, The Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the statue of Zeus at Olympus – were built with grandeur in mind.  Move over Zeus, Phil Knight, Nike magnate and Oregon philanthropist, also thinks big.  His latest wonder is a 100,000 square-foot temple to football, a $68-million dollar edifice intended to take Duck football to …