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The U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials are underway at Hayward Field in Eugene.

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Olympic Gold medalist Ashton Eaton competes this weekend in the Track and Field Trials at Hayward Field. At the 2012 trials, he broke a decathlon world record. He says his goal this time is to make the Olympic team. 

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Fresh from their wins at the NCAA Championships, University of Oregon student athletes are excited to come back to Hayward Field for the Olympic Track & Field Trials.

Washington Makes Huge Splash But Ducks Fall Short

Jun 12, 2016
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The University of Oregon Women's Track and Field squad was unable to repeat as NCAA champions. But they came very close Saturday at historic Hayward Field.

Last year Raevyn Rodgers wasn't well known when she won the 800 meters. She continued her dominance in the event this year, earning back-to-back titles. Following in her footsteps, redshirt freshman Ariana Washington made a huge first impression, winning the 100 and 200 meters.

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The Ducks won the NCAA National Team Championship Wednesday at the Eugene Country Club. 

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Update: The Oregon team beat LSU in match play today [Tuesday].

Oregon sophomore Aaron Wise is the first Duck to win the NCAA Golf Championship. He closed with a 1-over 71 Monday, winning by two shots at Eugene Country Club.

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The University of Oregon Women’s Golf Team made it to the semifinals at the NCAA Championships underway at the Eugene Country Club. They lost to UCLA Tuesday.The men’s competition gets underway Thursday.

Timbers Fans Say Chat Objectifies Women

May 20, 2016
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Some fans of Portland's Major League Soccer team, the Timbers, want the team to change one of the home-field chants, claiming a verse objectifies women. Many fans remain quiet in protest during the verse: "Portland Boys, We are Here;" "Shag your women, drink your beer!"

Eugene City Manager Jon Ruiz wants the city to start budgeting for 2021 when it hosts the Track & Field World Championships. 

OSU Women In Final Four For First Time

Mar 29, 2016
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The Oregon State Women's Basketball squad is playing in the Final Four for the first time. The Beavers defeated Baylor 60 to 57 Monday night.

In the final seconds of the game, Junior guard Sydney Wiese hit three 3-pointers to give the number 2-seeded Beavs the win.

Oregon State Women Advance To Elite 8 For 1st Time

Mar 28, 2016
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An elite performance by Jamie Weisner and a first-ever regional final for Oregon State in the women’s NCAA Tournament.

“What I’m seeing is amazing,” coach Scott Rueck said.

Weisner had career highs with 38 points and seven 3-pointers, along with 10 rebounds, as the Pac-12 champion Beavers beat DePaul 83-71 on Saturday night to win in the Sweet 16 less than six years after Rueck took over a program in shambles.

Sooners Defeat Ducks In Elite 8.

Mar 27, 2016
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And then there were four. Well, by Monday there will be four, and the Ducks won't be among them.

The University of Oregon men's basketball team ended their storybook season Saturday. They lost 80 to 68 to Oklahoma in the Elite 8 round of the NCAA tournament.

The Ducks never found an answer to Oklahoma's Buddy Hield, who scored 37 points, hitting eight 3 pointers.

Ducks Ready For Sooners

Mar 26, 2016
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The number one seeded Oregon men's basketball team takes on 2 seeded Oklahoma this afternoon (Saturday). This year has been a storybook season for the Ducks. It's the sixth time in school history the team has advanced to the Elite 8. It's also the first time the Ducks won both the Pac-12 regular season and tournament titles.

Autzen to Host International Soccer Match

Mar 25, 2016
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This summer University of Oregon hosts its first international soccer match. In July teams from France and Italy will face off for a chance to win the 2016 International Champions Cup.

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Track and field fans are invited to historic Hayward Field Saturday for the 2nd annual "Fan Fest."

Duck Men Are No. 1 Seed in Western Region

Mar 13, 2016
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The University of Oregon men's basketball team continued their storybook season Saturday night winning the Pac-12 championship in Las Vegas. The 8th ranked Duck's defeated the University of Utah Utes 88 to 57.

This is the fourth Pac-12 title for the Ducks. Tyler Dorsey scored 23 points, Dillon Brooks added 18. Defense played a big role. Oregon had 18 steals and scored 23 points off 17 offensive rebounds. It was the second-most lopsided game in tournament history. The Ducks' record is the best after 34 games since 1938.

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Galen Rupp’s dominating victory Saturday in hot conditions in the U.S. Olympic marathon trials raised the possibility of an unprecedented Olympic double.

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A huge piece of fabric from the Super Bowl festivities this weekend in the Bay Area is coming to Eugene.

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Two days after the ducks lost the Alamo Bowl to TCU, Oregon football coach Mark Helfrich announced he’s moving his defensive coordinator Don Pellum to linebackers coach.

Alamo Bowl 2016: A Tale Of Whose Backup Is Better

Jan 3, 2016
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The University of Oregon Ducks couldn't hold off Texas Christian University's Horned Frogs Saturday evening in the Alamo Bowl. The game came down to "Whose backup quarterback was better?"

Portland Timbers Win First MLS Championship

Dec 7, 2015
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The Portland Timbers soccer club has won their first Major League Title, defeating the "Columbus Crew" 2-1 Sunday. The victory was a big win for the Northwest.

Ducks Defeat Beavers In 119th Civil War

Nov 27, 2015
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The University of Oregon Ducks defeated Oregon State 52 to 42 in the 119th Civil War football game Friday at Autzen Stadium.

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Vernon Adams threw six touchdowns, leading No. 23 University of Oregon to victory against No. 22 University of Southern California Saturday. The  game was the 5th straight win for the Ducks.

Oregon Upsets Stanford, Beavers Continue Losing Streak

Nov 15, 2015
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The University of Oregon Ducks kept their Pac-12 North Title hopes alive with a big upset win over 7th ranked Stanford 38 to 36 Saturday night in Palo Alto, California.

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Vernon Adams threw for 300 yards and 4 touchdowns, and the University of Oregon became bowl eligible with a 44-28 victory over slumping California last night.

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Next fall, Eugene area sports fans will have two new teams to follow. Lane Community College is adding men’s soccer and women’s volleyball to its roster.

LCC last had men’s soccer in 1986 and women’s volleyball in 2003. Lane Athletic Director Greg Sheley says bringing back the two sports is part of the school’s plan to increase enrollment, which has been down:

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The University of Oregon Ducks continued their winning streak against northwest rival Washington 26-20, Saturday night. The Ducks have now beaten the Huskies 12 times in a row. The game marked the return of quarterback Vernon Adams, who has been battling a finger injury, and wide receiver Darren Carrington, who missed the first 6 games of the season due to a suspension.

Head Coach Mark Helfrich says the conference win was huge.

Helfrich: "We've let a couple get away in our mind, which is unfortunate, but anytime you can win at Huskies stadium, that's good for a Duck."

Ducks Lose At Home Again, Beavers Shut Down In Arizona

Oct 11, 2015
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It wasn't a good day for college football in Oregon. The Ducks hosted Washington State Saturday afternoon, and after 8 straight losses to the Ducks, the Cougars finally won in double overtime, 45-38. This is the second home loss for Oregon this season. Head Coach Mark Helfrich denied the defeat was due to continued shuffling at the quarterback position.

Ducks Defeat Buffalos, Pay Tribute To UCC Victims

Oct 4, 2015
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The Oregon Ducks rebounded with a win against Colorado, following a blowout loss at home last week against Utah. The game in Boulder was delayed for about an hour due to lightning. Most of the early workload went to running back Royce Freeman, who rushed for 163 yards and scored twice. KLCC's Desmond O'Boyle says in addition to lingering problems on defense, the Ducks played carousel at the quarterback position.

Utes Trounce Ducks, 62-20

Sep 27, 2015

It was Oregon's worst loss at home since falling 54-0 to Washington in 1977. No. 18 University of Utah walloped No. 13 Oregon last night, 62-20. The Utes' 62 points were the most scored against a PAC-12 opponent since joining the league in 2011, and also the most the Ducks have ever allowed in Eugene.

Oregon coach Mark Helfrich says the loss is all on him, but he's looking ahead.

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