Rip City vs. No Pity: Wrong! It’s the Ducks

Uncle Phil has the killer quack.


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With all due respect to the Fail Blazers and the Fightin’ Alaska Airlines, the contest isn’t even close. There’s only one sports team that provides a distinctively Portland experience. It’   More
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 JOHN LOCANTHI

State Bar Dimisses UO Professor's Complaint Against Lawyers Involved in the Energy Department Investigation

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The Oregon State Bar has dismissed a complaint filed by University of Oregon economics professor Bill Harbaugh, filed in May against prominent Eugene lawyers Bill Gary and Sharon Rudnick and University of Oregon General Counsel Randy Geller. In his complaint, Harbaugh accused Gary and Rudnick of misleading Marion County Judge Thomas Hart last year about the value of legal services their firm, Harrang ...   More
 
Monday, August 12, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

NYT Takes a Tour of Phil Knight's UO Largess

Times' story looks at Duck football's $68 million training facility.

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It’s hard to ignore Phil Knight’s influence on the University of Oregon campus—from the library named after his family, to the law school named for his dad, to the basketball arena named after Knight’s son. Those on the Eugene campus are always aware of what his cash has bought. But his latest endeavor—a $68 million,145,000-square-foot football training facility—caught the eye of the ...   More
 
Friday, August 2, 2013 EMILY SCHIOLA

U of O Prof. Files Bar Complaint in Long v. Kroger Case

Complaint results from long-running DOJ investigation

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University of Oregon Economics Prof. Bill Harbaugh last week filed a complaint (PDF) with the Oregon State Bar against prominent Eugene lawyers Bill Gary and Sharon Rudnick and University of Oregon General Counsel Randy Geller. The complaint accuses Gary and Rudnick of misleading Marion County Judge Thomas Hart about the value of legal services their firm, Harrang Long Gary Rudnick, provided in ...   More
 
Monday, June 10, 2013 NIGEL JAQUISS

Ticket Sales No Slam Dunk for Matthew Knight Arena

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The Oregon Ducks basketball team is off to its best start in years. But even with the top ranking in the Pac-12 and seven straight wins to start the conference season, the Ducks' sterling new $200 million arena isn’t drawing the crowds quite like it expected. According to an article in the university’s Oregon Daily Emerald, Matthew Knight Arena is well below the expected revenue projections ...   More
 
Monday, February 18, 2013 by Matt Kauffman

Chip Kelly’s Secret Offense

Why boosters are annoyed by the most successful football coach in Oregon’s history.


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When the Oregon Ducks plucked a little-known offensive coordinator named Chip Kelly out of the University of New Hampshire in   More
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 JOHN LOCANTHI

Gay Frat Sues Gender-Neutral "Frarority" for Trademark Infringement

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National gay men’s fraternity Delta Lambda Phi filed a trademark infringement and unlawful trade suit Wednesday against a “gender neutral frarority” with a location at the University of Oregon, Delta Lambda Psi.The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Eugene, claims that Delta Lambda Psi, a small Greek organization founded in 2005 in Santa Cruz, Calif., with chapters in Eugene and at Northeastern ...   More
 
Friday, October 26, 2012 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

UO Officials Seem to Know Little About $63 Million Athletics Building Going Up on Campus

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Work is underway on the expansion of an athletics building on the University of Oregon campus, only the latest edifice bankrolled by private donations for the university athletes. This time, UO officials claim they know little or nothing about the $63 million building.But we do know more about it thanks to student journalists at UO. Sam Stites, the higher education reporter for the Oregon Daily Emerald, ...   More
 
Thursday, February 2, 2012 WW Staff

U of O Lobbyists Hawk Rose Bowl Tickets To Lawmakers

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Oregon state legislators last week got a special offer from the University of Oregon's Office of Government and Community Relations, its in-house lobbying shop: tickets to the Rose Bowl.In the following email, sent Dec. 13 and obtained by WW today, a staff member in the office offers lawmakers access to tickets "on a first come-first served basis." The email gives the ticket price as $175—that's ...   More
 
Friday, December 23, 2011 COREY PEIN

Berdahl Chosen To Lead U of O

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The worst kept secret in Oregon education circles is now fact: Dr. Robert Berdahl, 74, has been appointed to be the interim president of the University of Oregon by the state Board of Higher Ed, a group that Berdahl pilloried last  week. Berdahl has a distinguished academic career and has, most recently, been a consultant to Richard Lariviere, the ex-president.The state Board of Higher Ed issued ...   More
 
Friday, December 9, 2011 MARK ZUSMAN

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