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Cheer up: yellow unis almost back

Originally Published: October 17, 2003
By Ivan Maisel | ESPN.com

When Oregon ran onto the field for its Aug. 30 opener at Mississippi State, you could hear the gasps clear up to Memphis. The Ducks wore yellow jerseys and yellow pants with green borders up the side. And not just any yellow, either. This was Lightning Yellow, a yellow not found in nature, the yellow of reflective vests and mustard on steroids. With one change of clothing, the Ducks had turned into the Fighting Hi-Liters.

As the favorite campus of Nike head coach Phil Knight, whose headquarters ...

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