It will be Prime Time vs. The Duck, Saturday, Autzen Stadium, 12:30 p.m., in a nationally televised college football game on ABC-TV. Two unbeaten teams at 3-0 open the Pac-12 League season in the Willamette Valley before an expected sellout crowd of more than 55,000 fans in Eugene. Deion Sanders brings his Colorado Buffalos to play Dan Lanning’s Oregon Ducks. Both won their third straight games at home Saturday. The Buffs needed two overtimes to beat back in-state rival Colorado State 43-35 at Boulder, CO, while the Ducks roughed up visiting Hawaii 55-10. Forty-miles north on Hwy. 99W, Oregon State joined the 3-0 crowd with a 26-9 win over visiting San Diego State at Reser Stadium, Corvallis. The Beavers will have their Pac-12 opener Saturday, Sept. 23, at Pullman, WA against another 3-0 team the Washington State Cougars, 4 p.m., Fox Sports.
Oregon volleyball’s trip back East was a good one. On Thursday the Ducks played in the Panther Challenger at Pittsburgh, PA and beat No. 9 Pittsburgh 3-2. On Friday, Oregon played James Madison and won 3-2. Sunday, the Ducks took on Marquette at Milwaukee, WI and won 3-0. Oregon (10-1) opens Pac-12 play by hosting Oregon State, Friday, Sept. 22, 7 p.m., Matthew Knight Arena, Eugene, Pac-12 Network. Oregon State lost at Portland State 3-1 Saturday. The Beavers (5-5) head to Eugene on Saturday.
Oregon State beat Stanford 2-1 in Pac-12 men’s soccer Sunday at Stanford, CA. The Beavers (1-0-1, 4-2-1) next host Loyola Marymount on Sunday, Sept. 24, 1 p.m., at Corvallis in a non-league match. OSU’s women tied visiting Montana 0-0 Sunday at Corvallis. Oregon State (3-2-3) has a Pac-12 match at Arizona State, Tempe, AZ, Friday, Sept. 22, ASU Live Stream.