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Oregon QB Marcus Mariota wins Heisman Trophy

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota poses for photographers after being awarded the Heisman Trophy, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Mariota wrote it all down, every word of his Heisman Trophy acceptance speech. It was a good thing, too, because getting through it might have been tougher than sprinting away from a linebacker or tossing a touchdown pass for Oregon’s understated star.

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Oregon beats Illinois 77-70

Oregon forward Elgin Cook (23) drives to the basket against Illinois guard Kendrick Nunn, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chicago on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Oregon basketball coach Dana Altman believes freshman forward Dillon Brooks has both talent and instincts.

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