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November 20, 2014 at 10:21 AM

Oregon quarterback Mariota ticketed for speeding

The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. — University of Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota was ticketed by Oregon State Police for speeding 80 mph in a 55 mph zone on a highway about 12 miles west of Eugene. It happened at 12:46 a.m. Nov. 12 on Highway 126W near Veneta. The Register-Guard reports the Heisman Trophy contender could avoid going…


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August 6, 2014 at 6:37 PM

University of Oregon president suddenly quits

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — University of Oregon President Michael Gottfredson stepped down Wednesday effective almost immediately after just two years on the job. In a letter to Board of Trustees Chairman Chuck Lillis, Gottfredson cited a desire to spend more time with family. He did not give a reason for the suddenness of his departure. His…


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December 10, 2013 at 4:00 AM

Tight end suspended after Oregon snowball fight

By STEVEN DUBOIS The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon tight end Pharaoh Brown has been suspended for the Ducks’ upcoming bowl game because of his role in an on-campus snowball fight that got out of hand. A YouTube video of Friday’s fight shows players and other students pelting a car with dozens of snowballs in front of…


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