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Coaches tied to history of the Civil War rivalry

Washington head coach Chris Petersen, right, and Oregon State head coach Mike Riley meet  after an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Seattle. Washington won 37-13. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon coach Mark Helfrich and Oregon State coach Mike Riley both grew up in the state where it’s been said that on Civil War game day, everyone is either a Duck or a Beaver.

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Guessing game: Pac-12 juniors mull NFL future

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Every year as the football season winds down, the guessing game intensifies. Which players are likely to bolt for the NFL with college eligibility remaining?

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Mariota has 4 TDs and Ducks beat Buffaloes 44-10

Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington (87) catches the ball as Colorado cornerback Kenneth Crawley (2) defends during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Marcus Mariota threw for 323 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 73 yards and another score in perhaps his last game at Autzen Stadium and No. 3 Oregon beat Colorado 44-10 on Saturday.

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Blazers rout short-handed Bulls 105-87

Chicago Bulls guard Aaron Brooks, right, defends Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.(AP Photo/Don Ryan)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Injuries and a scuffle overshadowed another strong effort by Portland’s Damian Lillard.

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