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Cal beat writer says Sean Mannion 'must be giddy' to face Golden Bears secondary: Opponent's take

The Oregonian caught up this week with Jeff Faraudo, who covers Cal for the Bay Area News Group.

Jacob Wark prepares to face former team: Oregon State Beavers rundown

After graduating from Cal last spring, Wark transferred to OSU for his final year of eligibility. He is the Beavers' third tight end.

Oregon State Beavers practice report: Passing game inconsistent during Wednesday workout

Sean Mannion's deep ball was connecting with Victor Bolden and Rahmel Dockery early. But things weren't as crisp later in the workout.

New starter Fred Lauina blends carefree personality with physical tools on Oregon State Beavers offensive line

Lauina is OSU's new starting left guard after stepping into that spot midway through the Stanford game last week.

Walter Jones has unique perspective on Beavers-Golden Bears game: Oregon State rundown

Before transferring to join Cal's track program this past summer, Jones had a shot at cracking OSU's wide receiver rotation.

Can the Oregon State Beavers defense hold California quarterback Jared Goff under 300 yards?: Over/under

Each week, the Oregon State coverage team of Gina Mizell, Connor Letourneau and Ken Goe will look at some key stats for the Beavers' upcoming game and give an over/under prediction. Bring your predictions in the comments below.

Wide receiver Tanner Sanders to walk on with Oregon State Beavers men's basketball

Sanders, a freshman wide receiver, tweeted Thursday that he is the basketball squad's newest member.

What ESPN announcers said about the Trail Blazers during game against Oklahoma City

They discuss Damian Lillard's motivation, the addition of Chris Kaman, taking the step into an elite and more.

Thursday is Marcus Mariota's 21st birthday, but he has bigger milestones on his mind

Mariota is leading the No. 5 team in the nation on Saturday, so he's not going to go crazy on his 21st birthday.

Oregon Ducks coach Mark Helfrich on Stanford Cardinal: 'They do everything well' (video)

EUGENE — Mark Helfrich, coach of the Oregon Ducks, talked after Thursday's practice about preparing to play the Stanford Cardinal. The the fifth-ranked Ducks (7-1, 4-1 Pac-12) have lost to the Cardinal (5-3, 3-2 Pac-12) in each of the last...

Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota plans quiet family birthday dinner (video)

Mariota is celebrating his 21st birthday with his family and preparing to take on the Cardinal on Saturday in a key Pac-12 North matchup.

Damian Lillard, 'The Shot' and Blazer's Edge: 'Soul of Rip City' in 7 stories

The Portland Trail Blazers' 2014-15 NBA season is officially underway, and we helped get off on the right foot with the 'Soul of Rip City.' Here's the top seven most-viewed stories in the series.
Oregon State women's basketball ranked 20th in preseason Associated Press poll

Oregon State women's basketball ranked 20th in preseason Associated Press poll

The No. 20 ranking matches 1995 for the highest spot OSU has ever earned in the preseason AP poll, after the Beavers went 24-11 and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament a season ago.

Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard says he's 'not proud of' the 'irresponsible' tweets he directed at LeBron James in 2011

The Blazers' All-Star expressed regret and remorse about the inappropriate tweets he wrote in 2011, when he was attending college at Weber State.

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