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A slimmed-down Taki Taimani ready to contribute this fall

Following practice on Tuesday, Oregon defensive lineman Taki Taimani, a Washington transfer, said he’s settled in nicely so far in Eugene. “I love it here,” Taimani said. “I love the players here, I love the coaches here, and I especially love the strength staff here.”. In his...

WR Caleb Chapman breaks down his decision to transfer to Oregon

Caleb Chapman enters his final season of college eligibility with a new program. The Texas native officially announced his decision to transfer from Texas A&M back in May and has been on campus, in Eugene, for the last two months. Head coach Dan Lanning highlighted Chapman recently after practice, saying,...

More than 5,400 lightning strikes reported in Oregon, Washington

PORTLAND, Ore. — A thunder and lightning storm passed through the Pacific Northwest Tuesday evening. Oregon and Washington saw a combined 5,473 lightning strikes between Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning, the Northwest Interagency Coordination Center (NWCC) said in a tweet. Oregon saw the vast majority of the lightning with 5,223 strikes — most of them in Central Oregon — while 250 strikes were reported in Washington.

Four Oregon players land on Bruce Feldman's "freaks" list

On Wednesday, Bruce Feldman of The Athletic released his list of the top-100 “freaks” in college football and the Oregon Ducks were well-represented. Oregon, Michigan, and Wisconsin were the only programs to land four players on the list, which as Feldman says, is intended “to spotlight the players who generate buzz inside their programs by displaying the unique physical abilities that wow even those who observe gifted athletes every day.”

Freshman OL Josh Conerly Jr. getting his chance to shine in fall camp

When Oregon landed five-star tackle Josh Conerly Jr. in the class of 2022, the bar for expectations was already high. Conerly Jr. is Oregon's highest-rated offensive line recruit of all time. He was rated as the No. 1 OT in the Top 247 and the No. 2 OT in the 247 Sports Composite rankings. A consensus five-star recruit, Conerly Jr., is used to expectations, and Oregon fans are used to, in recent memory, five-stars being productive immediately. With the likes of Kayvon Thibodeaux, Noah Sewell, and others, Oregon has acquired some of the top talents in the country as recruits.

Five takeaways from Oregon's first five days of fall camp

After five days competing in the afternoon heat, the team has reached its first day without practice. They need to recharge their batteries, Dan Lanning says, and they'll do that today (although team meetings will take place) before carrying out the first day in full pads on Thursday. Media members...

Oregon basketball women’s great Sabrina Ionescu sets another milestone WNBA mark

Former Oregon basketball player Sabrina Ionescu set a new standard when she was playing for the Ducks and is now doing the same in the WNBA. It should not be much of a surprise that Ionescu is a special player. Despite an injury in her rookie year, she has become not only an important player for the New York Liberty but also an almost nightly highlight reel for the WNBA.

Everything Dan Lanning said following Oregon's fifth fall practice

Dan Lanning took the stage after Oregon's fifth practice of fall camp, going through details from practice along with injury news. Here is a complete transcript from Lanning's press conference. Sign up for the FREE newsletter and get all your Oregon news sent directly to your e-mail inbox daily.

Suspect still at large after multi-agency search

NOTI, Ore. -- A suspect remains unapprehended after several law enforcement agencies carried out a search on Highway 126 West on Monday morning. According to the Oregon State Police, a trooper attempted to stop a red Suzuki Aerio for speeding and reckless driving on Highway 126 West near Noti Lane at about 8:40 a.m. on August 8. OSP says the driver, who remains unidentified, stopped the car, got out and ran away on foot. Officials say OSP troopers and personnel from several other law enforcement agencies carried out an exhaustive search of the area that included police dog units from the Lane County Sheriff’s Office, but were unable to locate the suspect.

Work Watch Wednesday: Oolong Bar

EUGENE, Ore. — Want to make boba, kombucha and fresh juice? The Oolong Bar wants your help. The focus at Oolong Bar is house-made beverages. They make everything in house. Cold pressed juice, 100% percent organic, locally sourced produce. They are trying to offer something that is a step above and beyond.