Oregon

Marcus Smart. (Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Bubble Watch: Oklahoma State Moving Up, Missouri Falling Back

Arkansas and Oklahoma State are making runs, while Missouri and Stanford are struggling.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2014

Colt Lyerla. (Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Hoge: Kyle Long Supporting Former Teammate Colt Lyerla In Comeback Effort

Colt Lyerla is looking to put his past behind him.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2014

John Groce. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Illinois Falters In 71-64 Loss To No. 15 Oregon

Illinois gave Oregon its best shot and had an opportunity to knock the 15th-ranked Ducks from the ranks of the unbeaten Saturday night.

12/15/2013

CHESTNUT HILL, MA - NOVEMBER 2: Andre Williams #44 of the Boston College Eagles breaks a touchdown run against the Virginia Tech Hokies in the second half at Alumni Stadium. The Eagles won the game 34 to 27. November 2, 2013 in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Boston College’s Andre Williams Rushes In To The Mix

With the competition wide open for the Heisman Trophy, Boston College running back Andre Williams has become a bit of a rising contender.

11/28/2013

ATHENS, GA - SEPTEMBER 28: Zach Mettenberger #8 of the LSU Tigers passes against the Georgia Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium on September 28, 2013 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: LSU’s Mettenberger Looks To Make Dent In Race Vs. Alabama

By now, we have taken a glance at some of the SEC’s Heisman hopefuls like Manziel, McCarron and Murray. But what about the league’s second highest-rated passer, LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger?

11/07/2013

EUGENE, OR - OCTOBER 26: Byron Marshall #9 of the Oregon Ducks runs against Tyler Foreman #23 of the UCLA Bruins on October 26, 2013 at the Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: The Week We Have All Been Waiting For

This is the week college football fans have had circled on the calendar for quite some time. This is the week that will begin to truly shape the BCS Championship picture. This is the week we have been waiting for.

11/05/2013

ATHENS, GA - SEPTEMBER 22: Aaron Murray #11 of the Georgia Bulldogs passes against the Vanderbilt Commodores at Sanford Stadium on September 22, 2012 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Georgia’s Aaron Murray Coming Through In The Clutch

One of the all-time best quarterbacks in the SEC is still busy rewriting the record books while keeping the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC and BCS title hunt.

10/10/2013

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 03: Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks carries the ball against the Kansas State Wildcats during the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 3, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Oregon’s Marcus Mariota Flying To Head Of The Flock

Marcus Mariota has become one of the emerging top contenders for the Heisman Trophy. The hype is warranted, as NFL fans hoping for a new franchise quarterback are also checking out Mariota as a potential draft pick.

09/25/2013

Dominic Artis #1 of the Oregon Ducks loses the ball in the first half against Chane Behanan #21 of the Louisville Cardinals during the Midwest Region Semifinal round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium on March 29, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Smith Leads Louisville To 77-69 Victory Over Ducks

Russ Smith matched his career high with 31 points to lead three Cardinals in double figures, and top-seeded Louisville overcame its toughest test yet in a 77-69 victory over Oregon on Friday night.

03/29/2013

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Rothstein: Friday’s Sweet 16 Primer; Predictions, Key Matchups & More

Florida Gulf Coast is without question the story of the tournament — but they’re not going to beat Florida.

03/29/2013

Arsalan Kazemi of the Oregon Ducks (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Thursday’s NCAA Tournament Primer; Picks, Upset Alert & More

Oklahoma State had a terrific season, but got by far the toughest draw out of any five-seed in the bracket. Keep an eye on Oregon.

03/21/2013

Byron Marshall tackles Ryan Mueller in the endzone on a blocked extra point attempt that resulted in a safety. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oregon Gets 1-point Safety In Fiesta Bowl

Fifth-ranked Oregon was awarded a 1-point safety on an obscure rule against No. 7 Kansas State in the Fiesta Bowl on Thursday night.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

Wide receiver Josh Huff #1 of the Oregon Ducks carries for a touchdown on a 21 yard pass play against safety Jawanza Starling #29 of the USC Trojans in the first quarter at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on November 3, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

No. 2 Oregon Beats No. 18 USC 62-51

Kenjon Barner rushed for a school-record 321 yards and five touchdowns, Marcus Mariota threw four TD passes, and No. 2 Oregon produced another landmark offensive performance in a 62-51 victory over No. 18 Southern California on Saturday night.

11/03/2012

Boy Scouts (AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER)

Boy Scout Bombshell Includes Illinois Abuse Cases

There are more than 70 alleged abuse cases from Illinois — the earliest from 1960, the latest 1985.

10/18/2012

A pair of California Sea Lions (File photo by DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Shedd Aquarium Looks To Adopt Sea Lion From Pacific Northwest

The Shedd Aquarium is throwing a lifeline to a sea lion that otherwise might be doomed.

04/25/2012

Brandon Landau

Police Probe College Student’s Death After Frat Party In Woods

Sheriff’s deputies in Oregon, Ill., are investigating the death of an Illinois Wesleyan University student after a fraternity party in the woods.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2012

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United Flight Returns To O’Hare After Bird Strike

A United airlines flight was forced to return to O’Hare International Airport shortly after takeoff Thursday afternoon, after striking one or more birds.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

Running back James White #20 of the Wisconsin Badgers runs the ball in the first half against the Oregon Ducks at the 98th Rose Bowl Game on January 2, 2012 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Oregon Powers Past Wisconsin 45-38 In Highest-Scoring Rose Bowl Ever

The No. 6 Ducks earned their first bowl victory under coach Chip Kelly, holding off Wisconsin 45-38 Monday night.

01/02/2012

Ted Szal, 59, ran out on his family in 1977 and, for more than 30 years they thought he was a victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy, but they recently learned he'd just moved to California and later Oregon to start a new life. (Credit: KOIN-TV)

Another Man Believed To Be Gacy Victim Found Alive

Another man who had been believed to be a victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy has been found alive, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2011

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