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August 22, 2002


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Rent-for-tickets role bared - Eugene Register-Guard
Lead paragraph: Eugene businessman George Wingard Sr. acknowledged Wednesday that he received complimentary University of Oregon football tickets over the past four seasons in exchange for reducing the rent of football players who lived in his apartment buildings.

Walden bound for Montana Forward - Eugene Register-Guard
Lead paragraph: Willie Walden, suspended from the Oregon football team earlier in the week, has decided to transfer to the University of Montana.

Treading in his brother's footsteps - Oregonian
Lead paragraph: Aric Isfeld sat next to his older brother Adam in the University of Oregon's Casanova Center and, via telephone, had nothing but good say about his 6-foot-1, 260-pound sibling.

Former lawmaker identified in UO ticket investigation - Oregonian
Lead paragraph: A former state lawmaker has been identified as one of the people who traded rent breaks to University of Oregon football players for complimentary tickets, an arrangement that violates NCAA rules.

Regional Roundup: Ducks to face early tests - Eugene Register-Guard
Lead paragraph: The Oregon men's basketball program enjoyed one of the most successful campaigns in school history last season with a march to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament and a 26-9 overall record.


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