LOS ANGELES — Lou Williams made a go-ahead jumper with 58 seconds left, then added a 3-pointer and finished with 26 points to lift the Los Angeles Clippers over the Portland Trail Blazers 107-101 on Thursday night for coach Doc Rivers’ 900th career victory.
EUGENE — With just under five minutes to play in the first half, Oregon’s lone center collapsed to the floor, and the previously boisterous Matt Knight crowd fell silent. Francis Okoro quickly arose after writhing in pain on the ground. He grimaced, gripping his left shoulder and quickly hea…
Probably the best example of Justin Herbert’s influence over No. 7 Oregon came after the Ducks fell behind to USC last weekend.
SAN FRANCISCO — Reigning Pac-12 Tournament champion Oregon was favored to win the Pac-12 by the conference media with 291 points, barely edging second-place choice Colorado with 288 points — the best preseason ranking for the Buffaloes in their nine years as part of the Pac-12.
Oregon women’s basketball was picked to finish first in the Pac-12 this season in a vote of the conference coaches. Oregon State was picked third.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Justin Herbert threw for 310 yards and five touchdowns before heading to the sideline in the third quarter, and No. 16 Oregon rebounded from its season-opening loss to Auburn with a 77-6 rout of Nevada on Saturday night.
One of the things Oregon State coach Jonathan Smith said he wanted to improve in his second season with the Beavers was the defense.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Auburn true freshman quarterback Bo Nix threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to Seth Williams with 9 seconds remaining and the 16th-ranked Tigers opened the season with a 27-21 comeback win over No. 11 Oregon on Saturday night.
CORVALLIS (AP) — Redshirt freshman Spencer Sanders says his first-game jitters were calmed by teammate Chuba Hubbard.
CORVALLIS (AP) — Oklahoma State’s quarterback situation is still somewhat of a mystery — at least publicly.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — No. 11 Oregon (9-4 last season) vs. No. 16 Auburn (8-5), in Arlington, Texas, Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET (ABC).
The first full slate of the college football season brings with it another referendum game for the Pac-12, highlighting a schedule light on marquee matchups.
Gardner Minshew’s success was something of a pleasant surprise last season for Washington State. Now the Cougars will look to his backup, Anthony Gordon.
LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung has been indicted in New Hampshire on a charge of cocaine possession, according to court paperwork released Thursday.