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The Oregon Ducks finished the season ranked No. 2 in the nation with a 13-2 record and Pac-12 and Rose Bowl championships.

John Franchi has a look back at the season - and a look ahead to next year - on a special Super Bowl edition of NewsSource 16 this Sunday after the big game.

Stick around #LiveOnKMTR after the Super Bowl for a look back at the 2014 Duck football season
Local 'When you look at that highway, you have to ask yourself: Why is this happening?' 'When you look at that highway, you have to ask yourself: Why is this happening?' (Photo Gallery) (Video)
The pair of crashes near Junction City Thursday that killed 3 people and injured a fourth remain under investigation, Oregon State Police say.

While no concrete plans exist for ways to make the highway safer, the road is on the Oregon DOT's radar.

"If you look at the last 5 1/2 years, there's been 205 crashes," said Rick Little with Oregon DOT. The data is from Jan. 1, 2009, to May 31, 2014. "That's almost 3 crashes a month, or 1 every 10 days."

'It's my last year to make a difference, so that's what I'm going to try to do'

'It's my last year to make a difference, so that's what I'm going to try to do' »Play Video
Mason Green-Richards

While a lot of the spotlight at South Eugene High School is on Eli Lininger, Mason Green-Richards has been playing alongside Lininger for many years.

This season, the silent scorer has turned into a vocal leader on and off the court.

Watch KMTR NewsSource 16 Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. for Prep Athlete of the Week

'Mama Blue' heading to Super Bowl after all, thanks to Seahawks

'Mama Blue' heading to Super Bowl after all, thanks to Seahawks
Patti Hammond, aka "Mama Blue," cheers for the Seahawks while waiting for her flight to leave for the Super Bowl in Phoenix.

The Seahawks original cheerleader will get to see her hometown team play in Super Bowl XLIX after all. "Mama Blue" boarded a flight to Phoenix at about 5:15 a.m. Friday. It was a trip she almost didn't get to make.

Stick around #LiveOnKMTR after the Super Bowl for a special edition of NewsSource 16

Deadly crash on detour around deadly crash

Deadly crash on detour around deadly crash »Play Video
Two people died and a third person injured in a 3-vehicle crash on Highway 99 Thursday morning (left). One person later died in a crash on the detour route around the crash scene (right).

Two people died in a 3-vehicle crash on Highway 99 Thursday morning, and a third person died in a crash on the detour around the initial crash scene, state police said.

Telemarketer may have saved Oregon woman's life

Telemarketer may have saved Oregon woman's life »Play Video
A telemarketer making a sales call heard a woman hundreds of miles away being attacked. The victim didn't even know her phone had rung. The chilling call was recorded at the Las Vegas call center. And horrified workers there knew they had to help. Vanessa Murphy has the story.

Super Bowl ads a golden opportunity for advertisers

Super Bowl ads a golden opportunity for advertisers »Play Video
It seems like everyone watches the super bowl -- whether they like football or not. The massive number of viewers is a golden opportunity for advertisers, if they can afford to get in on the action. CNN money's Cristina Alesci reports.