Ronnie Lee, back at Mac

That smile was always infectious. In fact, among University of Oregon men’s basketball fans in the 1970s, Ronnie Lee was about as well-known for it as for his abilities on the court. Time has a way of diminishing physical skills, and although the 6-foot-4 Lee looks as...

No ducking this performance

Nothing lasts forever. Not McArthur Court and not the Oregon State men’s basketball team’s losing streak in it, as it turns out. OSU beat Oregon in Eugene for the first time in almost 17 years, and in the final Civil War at Mac Court, by the score of 64-57...

Wildcats’ wild fans

TUCSON, Ariz. — When I stepped onto the shuttle en route to Arizona Stadium, the driver scowled at me and, with a harsh tone in his voice, growled “Duck fans pay double!” Then he winked and laughed, and I smiled back. Hey, when you go to a football game on...

Oregon 44, Arizona 41, 2OT

Oregon tight end Ed Dickson celebrates in front of UO fans after Saturday night’s 44-41 double-overtime victory over the Wildcats at Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Ariz. Arizona fans poured onto the field on the UA sideline with the Wildcats up 31-24 and Oregon...

UO-ASU football prediction

The Oregon football team looks to bounce back from a tough loss when it plays host to Arizona State on Saturday night. Kickoff is 7:20 p.m. for an ESPN broadcast, meaning those of us in the local media who will be putting together coverage of the game will be sweating...

UO-Stanford football preview

No. 7 Oregon is at Stanford on Saturday in a game that looks like it could be a dangerous one for the Ducks. It’s two teams that excel in many of the same areas, and the end result should come down to which one is able to stop, or slow, the other in one of those...