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Salem-News.com (Aug-16-2014 07:02)

Oregon Reimbursing Football Players Insurance Premiums

Money provided to the athletic department’s student assistance fund by the NCAA must be used to cover those costs.

(EUGENE, Ore. ) - Oregon Ducks Football The UO athletic department is reimbursing four families of football players for out-of-pocket expenses related to the purchase of insurance policies for loss of future earnings in the event of an injury, school officials said.

The families of quarterback Marcus Mariota, center Hroniss Grasu, cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu and defensive end Arik Armstead purchased policies this past offseason under the NCAA’s “exceptional student-athlete disability insurance” rule.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-14-2014 15:44)

Oregon QB Mariota Makes Manning Award Watch List

Mariota is also a preseason candidate for the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award, and the Maxwell and Walter Camp national player of the year awards.

(EUGENE, Ore. ) - Marcus Mariota Oregon junior Marcus Mariota is on the preseason watch list for the Manning Award as the nation’s top quarterback, for which he was a finalist last season.

The Manning Award, sponsored by the Allstate Sugar Bowl, is voted on by a panel of media along with the Manning family, and takes into account bowl game performances.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-14-2014 15:20)

Ducks Blank Trinity Western, 3-0 in Exhibition Game

The Ducks officially kick off the season Saturday, Aug. 22, in Madison, Wis., against Wisconsin at 5:00 p.m.

(EUGENE, Ore. ) - Oregon Ducks Soccer Senior midfielder Lilly Archer scored twice as the Oregon soccer team shutout Trinity Western, 3-0, in an exhibition Wednesday evening at Papé Field.

“We definitely got a lot of new faces in the game,” said head coach Kat Mertz.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-08-2014 20:21)

Oregon Football Fall Camp Notes Day #5

Don Pellum and the UO defense scored a narrow victory over the offense in a competition day that coincided with the first practice in full pads.

(EUGENE, Ore. ) - Oregon Ducks Football Friday was a doubly entertaining way to cap the first five days of preseason camp, with Oregon not only in full pads for the first time but engaged in a competition day pitting offense vs. defense.

As can tend to happen this early in camp, the defense had a slight edge most of the way. And as can tend to happen in these competition days, the score narrowed late in practice, to the point that it was anybody’s day with a few reps left.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-07-2014 21:50)

Oregon Football Fall Camp Notes Day #4

Early in the day, there was an entertaining period of one-on-one battles between receivers and defensive backs.

(EUGENE, Ore. ) - Oregon Ducks Football Unlike NFL teams, there’s no preseason games for which college programs need to prepare as fall camp continues. But that doesn’t stop them from getting themselves game-ready.

Any time the Ducks break into 11-on-11, there’s a specific down-and-distance scenario in play. Today, the fourth day of camp, the UO football team worked on a goal-line situation in which the offense was backed up near its own end zone

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Salem-News.com (Aug-06-2014 21:04)

Oregon Football Fall Camp Notes Day #3

One poor running back was the ball carrier on a tackle for loss that saw him end up under a pile made up of Buckner, Armstead and Tony Washington. That’s 832 pounds.

(EUGENE, Ore. ) - Oregon Ducks Football The Ducks were in shells (helmets and shoulder pads) for the first time this preseason, the third overall day of camp.

The pads were popping, to use a cliché – but while Mark Helfrich was happy about some extra noise he heard today, it didn’t have to do with that.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-06-2014 21:01)

Oregon to Face Michigan, Toledo in Legends Classic

The Ducks will also host Mississippi during the non-conference season.

(EUGENE, Ore. ) - Oregon Head Coach Dana Altman Oregon’s 2014-15 men’s basketball schedule is developing a distinct Upper Midwest flavor with the announcement Wednesday that the Ducks will play Michigan and Toledo in the Legends Classic.

The Ducks will host Toledo on Nov. 21 and will play Michigan Nov. 24 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., in a semifinal game that will be broadcast on ESPN3.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-06-2014 20:57)

Ducks Picked to Finish 5th in Pac-12 Volleyball

Oregon finished the season ranked 24th by the AVCA after exiting the NCAA tournament in the second round.

(EUGENE, Ore. ) - Oregon Ducks Volleyball The Oregon volleyball team was selected fifth in the Pac-12 preseason coaches’ poll, Wednesday, while senior outside hitter Liz Brenner was named to the preseason all-conference team.

The Ducks are coming off a fourth-place conference finish in 2013 with a 12-8 mark in conference and 20-12 overall.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-04-2014 22:18)

Oregon Football Fall Camp - Day 1

During the stretch period just before drills began, Marcus Mariota was in the middle of the formation, barking out instructions to the rest of the team.

(EUGENE, Ore. ) - Oregon Ducks Football In some ways, the Ducks hit the ground running as they opened preseason camp with the first practice of the fall this afternoon.

The tempo during drills was good, there were some impressive plays both ways, and Oregon took so many reps – as usual – that the newcomers all got plenty of snaps their very first day.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-04-2014 22:15)

Oregon to Host Detroit in ESPN College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon

The game will be shown live on ESPNU at 8:00 p.m. PST.

(EUGENE, Ore. ) - Oregon Ducks Basketball For the first time ever, Oregon has been selected to take part in ESPN's College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon on Nov. 17-18.

The Ducks’ Tip-Off Marathon appearance will come in their opening game of the Legends Classic versus Detroit on Monday, Nov. 17 at Matthew Knight Arena.

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