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US judge in Oregon blocks Trump abortion referral rule

Apr. 29, 2019 7:46 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge in Oregon on Monday blocked a Trump administration attempt to prevent federally funded health care providers from referring pregnant women to abortion clinics, describing the new policy as "madness." The ruling by U.S. District Judge Michael McShane in Eugene, Oregon, was...

Tyler Shough puts on a show at Oregon's spring game

Apr. 20, 2019 8:55 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — While Justin Herbert was his usual steady self at quarterback for Oregon, the Ducks' spring game gave redshirt freshman Tyler Shough a chance to show off his growth. Herbert, playing Saturday for the Mighty Oregon side, completed 17 of 32 passes for 219 yards and two touchdowns. Shough,...

Flooding forces evacuations for 2nd day in Oregon

Apr. 9, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — About 500 people remained evacuated Tuesday from their homes in Oregon after record-breaking rain that shut down roads and forced officials to close schools in the hardest-hit communities. The evacuations followed moderate flooding Sunday night and Monday along the Coast Fork of the...

Miss. St. stands in way as Oregon seeks first Final Four

Mar. 30, 2019 7:18 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Veteran Arizona State coach Charli Turner Thorne weighed in with her prediction for Sunday's Elite Eight game between second-seeded Oregon and No. 1 Mississippi State — and she gave the Ducks the advantage. Turner Thorne offered her take following the Sun Devils' 76-53 loss to...

Ionescu has a triple-double and Oregon downs Indiana 91-68

Mar. 25, 2019 12:25 AM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Long after Sabrina Ionescu collected her 18th career triple double — in an NCAA Tournament game, no less — she stayed on the court at Matthew Knight Arena to sign autographs and pose for photos. At one point a Ducks fan shouted her way: "Come back next year!" The junior...

No. 10 Hoosiers face challenge in second-seeded Ducks

Mar. 23, 2019 3:43 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The Hoosiers have no intention of going home just yet. With a victory over seventh-seeded Texas in the opening round of NCAA Tournament, No. 10 Indiana is set to face seconded-seeded Oregon on Sunday at Matthew Knight Arena. "We didn't come to Oregon just to beat Texas. There's more to...

No. 2 seed Oregon cruises 78-40 over No. 15 Portland St

Mar. 23, 2019 12:41 AM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — While Satou Sabally crashed the boards, Sabrina Ionescu provided a little comic relief. Sabally had 21 points and a career-high 16 rebounds to help second-seeded Oregon to an easy 78-40 victory over No. 15 seed Portland State on Friday night in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament....

Penn has 24 and Indiana surprises Texas 69-65

Mar. 22, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — While Texas put its focus on slowing Ali Patberg, Indiana's Jaelynn Penn had her game going from the start. The sophomore guard had 24 points, including four 3-pointers, and 10th-seeded Indiana surprised No. 7 Texas 69-65 on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. "I feel like...