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Sports Duck defense rebounds: 'Every loss is a test of our character' Duck defense rebounds: 'Every loss is a test of our character'
The group was embarrassed by penalties and the 21 third-quarter points the Ducks gave up in a 31-24 loss to Arizona last week. The Ducks (4-1, 1-1 Pac-12) are determined not to suffer the same fate this Saturday on the road against No. 18 UCLA.
Sports High stakes for No. 12 Oregon, No. 18 UCLA High stakes for No. 12 Oregon, No. 18 UCLA
The winner will still be in the hunt for the postseason playoff. The loser just might be out of the national title race in early October.
Sports Oregon Duck one of nation's top mascots Oregon Duck one of nation's top mascots (Photo Gallery)
Ahead of the 2014 college football season, The Associated Press asked its panel of Top 25 voters, who are known for ranking the nation's top teams each week, to weigh in on which school had the best mascot. The Duck came in fifth.
Sports USA Swimming suspends Michael Phelps for 6 months USA Swimming suspends Michael Phelps for 6 months
USA Swimming on Monday suspended Michael Phelps for six months, forced him to withdraw from next year's world championships and took away his funding from the sport's national governing body as a result of the Olympic champion's second DUI arrest.