The Oregon Ducks held off #4 Arizona to get the 70-66 win at Matthew Knight Arena Thursday night. Arizona jumped out to an 11-0 lead early in the first half, but the Ducks stormed back to take a 41-30 lead at the half. The Wildcats made a furious second half comeback, cutting the lead to … Continue reading »
Oregon head coach Dana Altman: Oregon forward E.J. Singler: Oregon State head coach Craig Robinson:
CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Ducks rode a 15-2 run in the 2nd half to a 79-66 victory over the Beavers on Sunday night. In the first conference game of the season, Oregon received 21 points from Damyean Dotson and 15 points/9 rebounds from E.J. Singler. Oregon State led 34-28 at halftime, but the offense went … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — After three days of fluidity and uncertainty, sources in Eugene confirmed that University of Oregon head football coach Chip Kelly will not leave for the NFL. On Saturday, there were reports of Kelly close to a deal with the Cleveland Browns. On Sunday, the Browns chose to move on from Kelly and … Continue reading »
GLENDALE, Ariz. — The last time the Ducks played in Glendale, it was in the National Championship game two years ago, a 22-19 loss to Auburn. The University of Phoenix Stadium was a place of bad memories for many Ducks. Thursday night, they got to erase those memories. The Ducks dominated Kansas State 35-17 in … Continue reading »
After Oregon’s 35-17 Fiesta Bowl win over Kansas State, the focus now turns to the future of Ducks head coach Chip Kelly. Kelly is one of the hottest NFL coaching prospects. Erik Elken talked to several Ducks about Kelly’s future.
The Philadelphia Daily News sent Eagles beat writer Les Bowen to Phoenix to cover Chip Kelly coaching the Oregon Ducks in the Fiesta Bowl. He talks with Jake Zivin about Philadelphia’s interest in Kelly and how Kelly would fit with the Eagles.
GLENDALE, AZ. – NewsWatch 12′s Jake Zivin and Erik Elken focused in on the Ducks seniors on Tuesday. Team leaders Kenjon Barner and Michael Clay both admitted the finality of their college careers hasn’t really hit them yet. Barner did, however, confess that he set some pretty lofty preseason goals for himself.
GLENDALE, AZ. – New Year’s Eve was also the Fiesta Bowl Media Day in Glendale, AZ. NewsWatch 12′s Jake Zivin and Erik Elken questioned Oregon head coach Chip Kelly about his rumored departure to the NFL. Also, the players had fun talking about each other and even Twitter.
GLENDALE, AZ. – Oregon Ducks head coach Chip Kelly implemented a rule this year to close practices to the media. An NCAA rule, however, mandates a portion of BCS bowl game practices open to the media. Therefore, NewsWatch 12′s Erik Elken attended a Fiesta Bowl practice and focuses on the Ducks defense versus the Kansas … Continue reading »