Ducks to Don Pink for Cancer Awareness

Courtesy: Oregon Sports Information Oregon Ducks Stand United To Support the Fight Against Women’s Cancers Pink uniform details pay tribute to Breast Cancer Awareness; pink helmets to be auctioned in support of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. EUGENE, Ore.– Coming together in support of a common cause, the University of Oregon will rally a larger … Continue reading »

Ducks Show Off New Football Building

EUGENE — For the first – and probably last – time, Oregon opened the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex to the media on Monday. The building, which cost a reported $68 million, is Oregon’s new football operations building. It’s named after the maiden names of the mothers of Phil and Penny Knight. Click above to get a look … Continue reading »

Harrington, Knight Lead Duck HOF Class

Courtesy: Oregon Sports Information EUGENE – The winningest quarterback in Oregon history, the MVP of the school’s first Rose Bowl team in 37 years, a creative visionary who not only has made an unprecedented impact on his alma mater but marketing on a global scale, Oregon’s first NCAA cross country team champions in school history, as … Continue reading »

The Phil Knight Effect: Part 5

March 4, 2011 By Dan Corcoran EUGENE, Ore. — In what seems like warp speed, the profile of the University of Oregon athletic program has risen to a national level. And it’s no wonder. Phil Knight is the mastermind behind the most successful sportswear corporation in the world. The Nike co-founder also happens to be … Continue reading »

The Phil Knight Effect: Part 4

March 3, 2011 By Dan Corcoran EUGENE, Ore. — The top donor to the University of Oregon Athletic Department doesn’t often enjoy being in the spotlight. Phil Knight is a very private figure, and for a long time he and his donations seemed to be an off-limits subject at the school.  But there has been … Continue reading »

The Phil Knight Effect: Part 3

March 2, 2011 By Dan Corcoran EUGENE, Ore. –  Some call him a SuperFan.  Some say he is the man running the show at the University of Oregon Athletic Department.  No matter your opinion of Nike Co-founder Phil Knight, there is no denying the significant impact his contributions have had on the university.  But those … Continue reading »

The Phil Knight Effect: Part 2

March 1, 2011 By Dan Corcoran EUGENE, Ore. –  Nike co-founder Phil Knight is by far the most generous donor the University of Oregon has ever known. An Oregon graduate, Knight is also huge fan of the school’s athletic program.  That is easy to see when you look at where most of his donations in … Continue reading »

The Phil Knight Effect: Part 1

March 1, 2011 By Dan Corcoran EUGENE, Ore. — He is generous, a maverick, and at times he’s controversial.  But no matter what you think of him, Phil Knight has made a huge impact at the University of Oregon over the past few decades. Knight has helped reshape both the school’s physical appearance and its … Continue reading »