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No. 6 Oregon downs Arizona 34-6 for 9th straight win

Nov. 17, 2019 3:30 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — In securing a spot in the Pac-12 title game, Justin Herbert marveled at how far Oregon had come since his freshman year. Herbert threw for 333 yards and four touchdowns and No. 6 Oregon won its ninth straight game and clinched the Pac-12 North with a 34-6 victory over Arizona on...

Oregon hosts Arizona looking for 7th straight Pac-12 win

Nov. 15, 2019 3:07 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — It’s pretty simple: if the Oregon Ducks want even a chance to get into the College Football Playoff field, they have to keep winning. Ranked No. 6 in both the CFP rankings and the AP Top 25, the Ducks host Arizona on Saturday night. Beat the Wildcats and Oregon will clinch the...

Ducks can clinch Pac-12 North with win over Arizona

Nov. 14, 2019 4:22 PM EST

Arizona (4-5, 2-4 Pac-12) at No. 6 Oregon (8-1, 6-0, No. 6 CFP), Saturday at 10:30 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Oregon by 27. Series record: Oregon leads 26-17. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Oregon is undefeated and running away with the Pac-12 North. A win over Arizona would give the Ducks the division’s berth in the...

USC expects to use another pass-heavy plan at Arizona State

Nov. 6, 2019 5:18 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Clay Helton brought the Air Raid offense to Southern California this season, he stressed that it could be executed in such a way to maintain balance between run and pass. However, injuries at running back and playing from behind have forced the Trojans to lean heavily on the pass in...

QB Justin Herbert calmly leads resilient No. 7 Oregon

Nov. 5, 2019 7:09 PM EST

Probably the best example of Justin Herbert's influence over No. 7 Oregon came after the Ducks fell behind to USC last weekend. The team gathered midway through the first half and collectively decided there was no reason to panic. Herbert led the effort by example, as he has time and again in his senior season....

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Pac-12, UGA avoid playoff elimination

Nov. 3, 2019 9:20 AM EST

The last word before the College Football Playoff selection committee starts ranking teams was elimination. With most of the top contenders taking the weekend off, a bunch of second-tier playoff hopefuls were trying to stay in the race Saturday. No. 7 Oregon, No. 8 Georgia and No. 9 Utah can look forward to...

Herbert leads No. 7 Ducks past USC 56-24 to 8th straight win

Nov. 3, 2019 1:32 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oregon's defense began the game by giving up a 16-play touchdown drive. Justin Herbert then threw only his second interception since last November. The Ducks had barely survived back-to-back close games in the previous two weeks, and their winning streak appeared to be in peril again...

Sacramento bartender arrested after fatal crash probe

Nov. 2, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California bartender has been arrested on suspicion of providing alcohol to an underage woman who got into a car crash that killed a former University of Oregon football player. The Sacramento Bee reports that 58-year-old Kelly Woodward was arrested Friday following an...

AP Was There: Harvard wins 1920 Rose Bowl, beats Oregon 7-6

Nov. 2, 2019 3:20 AM EDT

One hundred years ago, college football was still dominated by leather helmet-wearing Ivy Leaguers who played both offense and defense. The forward pass had been legalized about a dozen years earlier, but the outcomes were still largely decided by the running and kicking games. It was in this environment that the...

No. 7 Oregon takes winning streak, playoff hopes to face USC

Nov. 1, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With a swell of momentum from seven straight victories, the route to the College Football Playoff is increasingly clear for No. 7 Oregon. In fact, the Ducks might be facing the biggest remaining obstacle in their path Saturday night when they visit Southern California, which still has...