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Oregon Rolls Past Cal Poly

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon is off to its best start in seven years, and the players say they are still getting used to each other.  A team with seven transfers is searching for its identity, and the No. 14 Ducks’ 82-61 victory over Cal Poly showed they might have it.  It was its third...
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Anquan Boldin’s big day helps lead 49ers by Rams

SAN FRANCISCO – Colin Kaepernick let his guard down just enough to razz Michael Crabtree about not scoring on a flashy 60-yard catch and run in his season debut. At last, Kaepernick has his receiving corps intact, just in time for the stretch run. Crabtree’s return opened up the field all the more for Anquan Boldin – not to mention Vernon...
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Ducks slide past Oregon State in final minute

EUGENE, Ore. – Marcus Mariota gave Josh Huff all the credit for the 12-yard touchdown pass with 29 seconds left that swung another Civil War rivalry game Oregon’s way. “Quite frankly, it was a bad throw,” Mariota said. “Huff made a great catch. I said, ‘Thank you, man, that would’ve looked bad.’” Huff laughed. “It was the best...
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Hustlin’ Owls can’t top No. 4 SOU

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Sub-35 percent shooting hindered the Oregon Tech men’s basketball team in last night’s non-league game with Southern Oregon. The Hustlin’ Owls fell 75-59 after shooting 32 percent, while SOU, the nation’s No. 4 team, was 55 percent from the floor. OIT coach Danny Miles saw his team go 7 of 29...
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Civil War: Oregon St.-Oregon Preview

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — For the first time in a long time, there’s nothing big on the line in the Civil War. No national championship. No Rose Bowl berth. No Pac-12 title. When Oregon and Oregon State meet in their annual rivalry game Friday, it will be about salvaging the season after demoralizing losses...
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Trail Blazers-Suns Preview

The streaking Portland Trail Blazers are on the verge of their best start in 23 years, though they’ll have to pull out a rare victory in Phoenix to get there. The Blazers look to extend their winning streak to 12 on Wednesday night when they go for their fifth win in 26 regular-season road games against...
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Marcus Mariota ready for Civil War

Oregon‘s Marcus Mariota, who took a hard hit to the head in this past weekend’s 42-16 loss to Arizona, says he has passed all the concussion tests and will play in Friday afternoon’s Civil War game against Oregon State. However, there are still lingering questions about the health of his left knee as the No....
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49ers’ Michael Crabtree activated

The San Francisco 49ers should get a big boost for their passing game Sunday when they host the St. Louis Rams, as wide receiver Michael Crabtree is set to make his season debut.  Crabtree was activated from the physically unable to perform list Tuesday. To make room for him on the roster, the 49ers waived cornerbackMcLeod Bethel-Thompson. Coach Jim...
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Seahawks: Carroll says Percy Harvin is day-to-day

RENTON, Wash. – Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said receiver Percy Harvin did not practice Tuesday and that his status is day-to-day.  “We held him out and rehabbed him ,” Carroll said. “We’ll keep working through it, but he’s day-to-day right now.” He did not elaborate on Harvin’s situation.  Harvin, who had major hip surgery on Aug. 1...
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Warriors-Mavericks Preview

The Golden State Warriors won the opener of a four-game trip thanks to an unlikely source. They’ll try to build on their first victory in a week Wednesday night against a Dallas Mavericks team looking to bounce back from its first home loss. With Andrew Bogut serving a suspension Tuesday against New Orleans, Jermaine O’Nealgot his first start with Golden State...
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