Even with new coach Mark Helfrich taking over for Chip Kelly at Oregon, the expectations around the high-flying Ducks haven’t changed a bit.
Florida Gulf Coast is without question the story of the tournament — but they’re not going to beat Florida.
Oklahoma State had a terrific season, but got by far the toughest draw out of any five-seed in the bracket. Keep an eye on Oregon.
Carlos Emory scored 20 points, Johnathan Loyd added 19 and Oregon pulled away from No. 21 UCLA 78-69 to win the Pac-12 tournament championship Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
The swift Colorado guard just can’t help studying the reports, wondering what seed his team might draw. He thinks the Buffaloes have proven they belong in the NCAA tournament, especially after a 76-53 win over No. 19 Oregon on Thursday night.
Authorities say a 24-year-old woman has been arrested in Oregon in connection with the murder of her mother in Woodland Hills.
No. 21 Oregon and No. 24 UCLA came into Saturday’s game chasing first place in the Pac-12. The Ducks played better defense in the second half and came away with the top spot.
In the end, Chip Kelly chose the NFL, giving the Eagles their guy. Philadelphia hired Kelly on Wednesday, just 10 days after he decided to stay at Oregon. The 49-year-old Kelly, known as an offensive innovator, becomes the 21st coach in team history and replaces Andy Reid, who was fired on Dec. 31 after a 4-12 season.
A season that began with so much promise for Southern California will end Monday in a place few would have expected to see the Trojans this bowl season.
From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.
After Oregon’s loss to Stanford last weekend, running back Kenjon Barner figured there were three ways for the Ducks to respond in the Civil War against Oregon State.
It’s not just the game balls that are deflated at Southern California this fall. An unimpressive season reached a new, weird low late Wednesday night when No. 21 USC announced a student manager had been dismissed for underinflating several game balls during the Trojans’ loss to No. 2 Oregon last weekend.
Kenjon Barner rushed for a school-record 321 yards and five touchdowns, Marcus Mariota threw four TD passes, and No. 2 Oregon produced another landmark offensive performance in a 62-51 victory over No. 18 Southern California on Saturday night.
Southern California is eligible to win championships again, and the Pac-12 media expect the Trojans to reclaim their spot atop the league.
Volunteers loaded more than 60 dogs and cats into a small plane Wednesday as they prepared to fly them to Portland, Oregon, where a list of potential owners await their arrival.