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Past articles by Danny:

Oregon State plans to renovate Gill Coliseum before 2016-17 season

The renovations will be funded by approximately $2 million in private donations. → Read More

Oregon State Beavers men's soccer player John Chambers dies

Chambers had been admitted to the hospital earlier in the week and The Oregonian/OregonLive reported Friday that he was in critical condition. → Read More

Oregon State 2006 College World Series team: Where are they now?

When Oregon State baseball won the national championship in 2006, the Beavers became the first team ever from the Pacific Northwest to win the College World Series. → Read More

A different side of Mr. Mean: Gary Payton II preps for the NBA without a major familial influence

Gary Payton II had a vastly different relationship than his father did with the man known as Mr. Mean. → Read More

Stunner: Oregon State baseball left out of NCAA Tournament for first time since 2008

Prior to NCAA Tournament selection show, the 2016 season had already earned its place as one of the wildest years in Pac-12 baseball history. That was only magnified by the Beavers' surprise exclusion from the postseason. → Read More

Oregon State baseball coach Pat Casey: NCAA Tournament snub 'very unfair decision'

Oregon State had gone from a top 10 team to a group on the bubble in May after the Beavers dropped six of seven games, including five in a row for the first time since 2011. But after a strong close, the Beavers' got their RPI (rating percentage index) up to 44 and felt comfortable heading into Selection Monday. → Read More

NCAA Baseball Tournament 2016 Selection Show live updates: Oregon State looks for 8th consecutive bid

Oregon State will be looking to secure an at-large bid and reach the postseason for the eighth consecutive season. → Read More

Ducks take down Beavers 6-3, win first Civil War series in Corvallis since program restart

Oregon head coach George Horton believed the victory kept his team's hope alive for a miracle run to the NCAA Tournament for the once reeling Ducks. → Read More

Gary Payton II earning solid reviews at NBA draft combine

Payton ranks 47th on ESPN draft analyst Chad Ford's top 100 list of prospects. → Read More

Oregon State baseball takes steep drop in top 25 after sweep in Arizona

The Beavers fell from No. 11 to No. 24 in the D1Baseball.com poll that was released Monday, their lowest ranking of the season. → Read More

Gary Payton II officially invited to 2016 NBA draft combine

The combine will take place in Chicago from May 11-15. The draft will take place on June 23 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. → Read More

Oregon State forward Tres Tinkle has 'successful' foot surgery

Also, returning center Cheikh N'diaye recently had surgery to repair a lingering left shoulder injury that plagued him throughout his junior season. → Read More

Oregon State forward Tres Tinkle to have surgery on right foot

Tres Tinkle emerged as one of the Beavers' most important pieces during his freshman season in Corvallis. He averaged 13.1 points and 5.4 rebounds per game, second in each category to senior and first team All-Pac-12 guard Gary Payton II. → Read More

The greatest upsets in Oregon State Beavers history

One day before the Oregon State women's basketball team attempts to stun UConn, take a look at some of the previous major upsets in Beavers history. → Read More

Oregon State Beavers pitcher Drew Rasmussen out for season: Report

Rasmussen was the Beavers' No. 1 starter this season. He was 4-1 with a 3.31 after six starts and had 42 strikeouts in 37 innings pitched. → Read More

Oregon State coach Wayne Tinkle interviewed at Stanford before reaching agreement on extension

Tinkle officially withdrew his name from consideration on Wednesday before an offer had been made, a source close to the situation said. The 50-year-old coach reached a verbal agreement on a two-year contract extension at Oregon State on Thursday. → Read More

Live updates: Oregon State meets VCU in 1st NCAA Tournament game since 1990

Wayne Tinkle and his players have all stressed that Oregon State is not just happy to be included in the 68-team tournament field. → Read More

Then and now: A look at Oregon State's starters in the NCAA Tournament in 1990 and 2016

A look at the Beavers' starters in 1990, the last time Oregon State made the NCAA Tournament, and their starters headed into Friday's first-round tournament game against VCU in Oklahoma City. → Read More

Oregon State forward Tres Tinkle ruled out for first week of NCAA Tournament

The second-year head coach and Tres Tinkle's father said the team would evaluate the 6-foot-8 forward on a "week-by-week" basis if the Beavers advance beyond the first two rounds. → Read More

Watch: Oregon State surprised by NCAA Tournament seed, not by underdog status

Despite the higher seeding, VCU opened as a three-point favorite against Oregon State and the line has since expanded to 4.5 points. → Read More