■ Rob Moseley reviews the linebackers heading into the new season.
Who to watch in August: There’s a lot to sort out for Don Pellum, who is back focusing on this position group after two years juggling his time as coordinator as well. Ragin made a consistently strong case in April for playing time, but from the sideline it was hard to conclude that anybody else made a definitive push for a starting job. That should make for a very interesting month of preseason camp, as the jockeying for reps continues. The linebackers all have a chance to take what they learned in April and apply it to their summer workouts. Perhaps come August, a clear pecking order will have emerged.
■ GoDucks.com has a good series that follows the softball team through the 2016 season as they prepare for the playoffs which start Friday.
■ The baseball team won the game against Portland that was stopped due to weather earlier this year 6-1 and then went on to win again 15-4 in the second game.
On Deck: Oregon hosts Arizona this weekend in a crucial Pac-12 series, with the Ducks just three games behind first-place Utah. Game one is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Friday and will be aired on Pac-12 Networks.