Oregon certainly is coming into its own in the world of sport, and in 2012 the trend continued. Oregon State coach Mike Riley, who had some fans calling for him to be fired the end of last season, led the Beavers to a 9-3 record and has a legitimate case for Coach of the Year. Chip Kelly led the Ducks to their first Rose Bowl win in 95 years, then came oh-so-close to bolting for the NFL. And Ashton Eaton set a world record in the decathlon. Click above to watch the top 9 sports stories of 2012.
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