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  1. Mark Helfrich contract means validation, higher standards

    Ted Miller

    Apologies for paying too much attention to the fine print, but what stuck out about Oregon coach Mark Helfrich receiving a contract extension and substantial raise was this from the news release: "The new agreement ensures an automatic one-year rollo...

    Blog | February 09, 2015
  2. What’s Next for Oregon in the Post-Loss, Post–Marcus ...

    Michael Weinreb

    For a fleeting moment on Monday night, in the midst of a whirlwind opening touchdown drive that gave Oregon its only lead of the national championship game, I could see an alternate narrative unfolding around Mark Helfrich. I could envision a world i...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  3. Oregon–Ohio State Preview: Breaking Down the Inaugural Coll...

    Matt Hinton

    From an analytical standpoint, championship games are always strange beasts. At a distance, they appear tame, knowable -- ideal subjects to be studied, classified, and tagged before the ball is even kicked: After 14 games apiece, including semifinal...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  4. The Florida State Seminoles are still No. 1

    Gene Wojciechowski

    The Seminoles aren't the best team, but what is the alternative? Also: Melvin Gordon's most surprising game, and the Muschamp era ends at Florida.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2014
  5. The Quiet Genius

    Michael Weinreb

    Out on the dangling elbow of the Oregon coast, in a port town set against the Coos River, a teacher named Bruce Bryant sometimes points to a photograph affixed to a bulletin board in his classroom. "Hey," he'll ask his s...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  6. Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge -- golf

    Kevin Maguire

    Woods, McIlroy take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  7. Nearly closing time for Rory McIlroy at 96th PGA Championship -- ...

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Rory McIlroy, who sits 36 holes away from a possible fourth major win, owns the all-around golf game that could put him on golf's short list of greatest ever ... someday, writes ESPN.com's Gene Wojciechowski.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2014
  8. Questions, whimsy for Pac-12 media days

    Ted Miller

    Pac-12 media days start Wednesday at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, California, and your entire Pac-12 gang -- we're going by either #4pac or #pac4, we haven't decided yet -- will be there soaking in the evasive and cliched quotes while plumb...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  9. Oregon Ducks to wear pink helmets vs. Washington State Cougars

    Darren Rovell

    Nike revealed on Thursday morning that the University of Oregon football team, which it sponsors and of which Nike chairman Phil Knight is an alumnus and its biggest booster, will wear pink cleats, socks, gloves and helmets for its home game Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2013
  10. Best case-worst case: Oregon

    Ted Miller

    This is the 11th in a series looking at potential dream and nightmare scenarios for all Pac-12 teams. Understand: These are not predictions. They are extreme scenarios and pieces of fiction. You can read last year's versions here. We're going i...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  11. Best case-worst case: Oregon State

    Ted Miller

    This is the seventh in a series looking at potential dream and nightmare scenarios for all Pac-12 teams. Understand: These are not predictions. They are extreme scenarios and pieces of fiction. You can read last year's versions here. We're goin...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  12. Mailbag: Love from Pittsburgh

    Ted Miller

    Happy Friday. Follow the Pac-12 blog on Twitter. Greetings to all our new Pitt fans. Maybe you can start a blog club with Kansas State and Mississippi State fans? To the notes! Alex from Ann Arbor, Mich., writes: Ted,Your article about Ru...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  13. Letting the Wookiee Win: A Journey Through All-Star Weekend

    Chris Ryan

    I did not attend the East Coast Invasion at the Roxy. I didn't crash the 2 Kings dinner thrown by LeBron James and Jay-Z. I didn't wind up in a secret basement humidor club with World Wide Wes, Phil Knight, and J. Prince. I'm sure at some point I was...

    Blog | February 18, 2013
  14. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Where do I apply to become the next Pope? The Paterno report does little to change JoePa's legacy, David Jones writes. The report ignores key details, Rich Hoffman says. The unanswered question is whether Paterno knew about the 1998 allegations a...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  15. Phil Knight of Nike says Joe Paterno wronged by Freeh report

    Don Van Natta

    Nike co-founder Phil Knight said Monday that Joe Paterno was unfairly maligned by the "unjustified and unsubstantiated" findings of the Freeh Report.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2013
  16. Notre Dame AD Jack Swarbrick has been using a new and successful ...

    Darren Rovell

    In ESPN The Magazine, Darren Rovell writes that Notre Dame has a special system to handle its boosters.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2012