New Oregon coach gives a tip of the helmet to Jim Harbaugh


(AP) Willie Taggart credits Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh for putting him on the path that brought him to Oregon. Taggart was introduced as the Ducks' coach . . . more.

San Jose St. hires Oregon St. assistant Brannan as coach


(AP) San Jose State has hired Oregon State assistant Brent Brennan as its new head football coach. Athletic director Gene Bleymaier announced . . . more.

McCaffrey leaving Stanford for the NFL


(AP) Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey will skip his senior season to enter the NFL draft. McCaffrey announced his decision on Wednesday . . . more.

Bucks beat Blazers 115-107


(AP) Giannis Antetokounmpo . . . got his second triple-double of the season to lead the Milwaukee Bucks over the Portland Trail Blazers 115-107 on Wednesday night. More.

DE Pierre-Paul out for regular season


(AP) The New York Giants won't be able to replace defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul in the final four games of the regular season. The 27-year-old just does too much for one guy . . . more.