Jack Ely of 'Louie Louie' fame dies in Oregon at 71

Apr 29, 2015

Jack Ely of 'Louie Louie' fame dies in Oregon at 71

Jack Ely, the singer known for “Louie Louie,” the low-budget recording that became one the most famous songs of the 20th century, died at his home in Redmond, Oregon, after a long battle with an illness. He was 71. His son, Sean Ely, confirmed ...

Apr 7, 2015

Oregon governor's drought emergency declaration expanded

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown declared a drought emergency on Monday in three southern and central Oregon counties, expanding upon earlier drought declarations the Democrat made in March, as the state faces record low snowpack levels. Continuing drought has caused “natural and economic disaster conditions” ...

Eagles to trade running back McCoy to Buffalo for Alonso

Mar 4, 2015

Eagles to trade running back McCoy to Buffalo for Alonso

LeSean McCoy will lead Rex Ryan’s “ground and pound” running attack for the Buffalo Bills next season. Two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to trade McCoy, their star running back, to the ...

Ohio State pounds Oregon as Elliott romps for 4 TDs

Jan 13, 2015

Ohio State pounds Oregon as Elliott romps for 4 TDs

Ohio State won the first national title in college football’s playoff era, running over Oregon 42-20 on Monday night. Ezekiel Elliott rushed for 246 yards and four touchdowns for the Buckeyes, including three straight times in the second half after the Ducks pulled within ...

Oregon rips Florida State in Rose Bowl

Jan 2, 2015

Oregon rips Florida State in Rose Bowl

Marcus Mariota and Oregon turned an avalanche of Florida State mistakes into a mountain of points and the Ducks rolled past the defending national champions 59-20 on Thursday to turn the first College Football Playoff semifinal into a Rose Bowl rout. Mariota and the ...

Ducks brace for Winston

Dec 29, 2014

Ducks brace for Winston

Just when it seemed Oregon’s defense was peaking at the perfect time, with Jameis Winston and Florida State on the horizon, an injury took away the Ducks’ best defensive back. Second-ranked Oregon (12-1) will face the third-seeded Seminoles (13-0) on Jan. 1 in the ...

Oregon QB Mariota wins Heisman Trophy

Dec 14, 2014

Oregon QB Mariota wins Heisman Trophy

Marcus Mariota, the prototypical 21st-century quarterback, took an old-fashioned approach to become Oregon’s first Heisman Trophy winner. The Ducks’ understated star won the Heisman on Saturday night going away, capping a three-year climb to college football’s most prestigious individual award. “I’m humbled to be ...