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Mariota leads Oregon past South Dakota 62-13

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota runs the football during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against South Dakota in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Marcus Mariota wore a T-shirt emblazoned with the word “Success.” It was a fitting wardrobe choice after this victory.

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Utah State’s Keeton ready for primetime

In this Oct. 4, 2013, file photo, Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton walks off the field after Utah State lost to BYU 31-14 in an NCAA college football game in Logan, Utah. Keeton says he won't be too overwhelmed on Sunday when the Aggies visit Tennessee. Keeton just isn't the type to get rattled by 100,000-plus fans: The dual-threat senior quarterback for the Aggies is anxious to make his return from injury before a big crowd and on a national stage. (AP Photo/The Herald Journal, Eli Lucero, File)

Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton says he won’t be too overwhelmed on Sunday when the Aggies visit Tennessee at Neyland Stadium.

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Beavers look to avoid another opening misstep

In a Dec. 24, 2013, file photo Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion looks for an open receiver in the second quarter of the Hawaii Bowl NCAA college football game against Boise State, in Honolulu. The once the soft-spoken and reserved quarterback for the Oregon State has blossomed into a confident full-fledged leader in his senior season for the Beavers.  (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner, file)

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — There’s no way Oregon State is going to overlook season-opening opponent Portland State. The Beavers have been caught in that trap before, with losses to Eastern Washington last season and Sacramento State to kick off 2011.

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South Dakota is realistic about facing No. 3 Ducks

This Dec. 30, 2013, file photo shows Oregon's Marcus Mariota warms up for the Valero Alamo Bowl NCAA college football game against Texas in San Antonio. Mariota hears the jokes about his course load this semester: yoga and golf. For those who suggest he might want to add an elective in underwater basketweaving, the reality is this: The star quarterback for No. 3 Oregon finished his degree requirements in just three years.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — South Dakota coach Joe Glenn has no illusions about the Oregon team the Coyotes will face on Saturday night. He says everybody knows they’re good.

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Women’s World Cup turf war heats up

In this Jan. 27, 2012, file photo, United States' Kelly O'Hara (5) fights for control of the ball with Costa Rica's Daniela Cruz (8) during the first half of CONCACAF women's Olympic qualifying soccer game action at B.C. Place in Vancouver, British Columbia. A group of players from the U.S. women’s national team, who will vie for a spot in the World Cup in October qualifying, have joined with several international players in protesting the turf surfaces for next summer’s big event in Canada. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward, File)

Even actor Tom Hanks has an opinion about whether the athletes at the 2015 Women’s World Cup should play on artificial turf or grass.

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