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  1. Oregon plans to unleash 40 minutes of hell

    Diamond Leung

    Oregon coach Dana Altman managed to turn a makeshift Ducks roster in his first season into a team of CBI champions, and now he's apparently feeling comfortable enough with this current group to play his preferred style of defense, according to The Re...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  2. Oregon student section gets own Nike shoe

    Diamond Leung

    Does your school's student section, in a sign of solidarity, wear matching T-shirts? Oregon's student section, The Pit Crew, has shirts, while also benefiting from its natural advantages by having its own Nike shoe. The school announced Thursday t...

    Blog | October 05, 2011
  3. Pac-12 freshmen shine during preseason

    Diamond Leung

    If the Pac-12 is going to rebound from losing so many of its top players to the pros, its highly regarded young players are going to have to make an immediate impact. Incoming freshmen such as Arizona's Josiah Turner, Arizona State's Jahii Carson and...

    Blog | September 12, 2011
  4. Recruit uses business card to grab attention

    Diamond Leung

    Read Dana O'Neil's fine collection of stories from the recruiting trail if you haven't already. It presents a picture of the lighter side of the business and how the amount of effort it takes to land a recruit can lead to pure comedy. Then imagine...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  5. Ex-Oregon player won't meet with NCAA

    Diamond Leung

    Michael Dunigan is preparing for the NBA draft after playing for a year in Israel and Estonia following his abrupt departure from Oregon. He decided to turn pro following the arrival of new coach Dana Altman, and soon afterward, the school announced ...

    Blog | June 15, 2011
  6. Steve Fisher: You stay classy, San Diego

    Diamond Leung

    Think San Diego State fans are ready for the game against BYU to get going? The student section, as profiled today by's Dana O'Neil, chanted as early as the middle of last week "We want Jimmer" and is calling Saturday "Judgment Day." The ...

    Blog | February 23, 2011
  7. Matt Court debut was unkind to USC

    Diamond Leung

    USC coach Kevin O'Neill said today he would have much preferred that a non-conference team had played Oregon on the opening night for Matthew Knight Arena rather than the Trojans, who came out slow and couldn't come back from a first-half deficit. ...

    Blog | January 18, 2011
  8. Matthew Knight Arena floor walks fine line

    Diamond Leung

    Oregon unveils Matthew Knight Arena on Thursday, with the Ducks facing USC on their unique floor which represents the view of a fir tree forest. Look at the floor again, though. Can you see a halfcourt line? It's apparently there, and the design i...

    Blog | January 11, 2011
  9. Former Minnesota guard Devoe Joseph to enroll at Oregon

    Diamond Leung

    Junior guard Devoe Joseph is expected to enroll at Oregon after transferring from Minnesota, a source close to the situation confirmed Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2011
  10. Mac Court gives way to Matt Court

    Diamond Leung

    Oregon's final game at historic McArthur Court will be tomorrow against Arizona State. The building is old-school awesome if you've ever visited and deserves a nice sendoff. But the atmosphere at the game could be relatively dull given that the fi...

    Blog | December 31, 2010
  11. Oregon's floor design will 'throw you off'

    Diamond Leung

    The awe-inspiring design of Oregon's new arena floor at Matthew Knight Arena in some ways acts as an inkblot test of one's personality. At first glance, do you wonder what's with the ugly splotch of paint on the court? Or can you see that the f...

    Blog | November 08, 2010
  12. Oregon in a Singler state of mind

    Diamond Leung

    Oregon might not be a factor in this season's Pac-10 race, but the Ducks have a new arena to pump up and a neutral site game against Duke at the Rose Garden to promote. And to make sure Portland knows that Kyle Singler is coming back to his home s...

    Blog | November 05, 2010
  13. Lowly Caltech celebrates Midnight Madness

    Diamond Leung

    When Dana O'Neil last checked in with the California Institute of Technology, the school she called "the Kentucky/Kansas/North Carolina/Duke/UCLA of academics," its Division III basketball team had lost 273 straight conference games. These days, t...

    Blog | October 18, 2010
  14. NCAA takes over Oregon investigation

    Diamond Leung

    The NCAA is now leading the process in an investigation into the eligibility of former Oregon men's basketball players, athletic director Rob Mullens told The Register-Guard. The school first contacted the Pac-10 on Aug. 2 to seek help in an i...

    Blog | October 13, 2010
  15. Oregon scores Jabari Brown commitment

    Diamond Leung

    In an offseason for first-year Oregon coach Dana Altman that has included an extra benefits investigation, a canceled preseason tour of Italy and numerous player departures, here's a reminder of why the job was so attractive to him in the first place...

    Blog | October 07, 2010
  16. Oregon begins retooling its roster

    Diamond Leung

    Oregon has taken so many hits this offseason that even the Ducks player Athlon put on the cover of its preview magazine is no longer on the team. But now, Dana Altman has begun the process rebuilding the roster. The recent departures of center Mic...

    Blog | October 06, 2010