Oregon wasted little time finding a replacement for Chip Kelly, promoting offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich to head coach Sunday. Kelly left to become coach of the Philadelphia Eagles on Wednesday.

"Going forward we will attack in all phases," said Helfrich, 39, who signed a five-year contract for a reported $9 million.

Just hours after Kelly's departure was announced, Oregon posted a job for a new head coach on its website. Under state law, Oregon was required to interview at least one qualified minority candidate.

Former Stanford offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton said Saturday that he interviewed with Oregon before he was hired by the Indianapolis Colts to be their offensive coordinator.

  • Manti Te'o will be interviewed by Katie Couric, the first on-camera interview given by the Notre Dame linebacker since news broke about the dead girlfriend hoax. Te'o and his parents will appear on the syndicated talk show Thursday (3 p.m., ABC). Te'o gave an off-camera interview Friday with ESPN. He insists he's the victim of the hoax. Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, who is cast as the mastermind of the hoax, is deciding whether to tell his side of the story, a family member said.

  • Northwestern senior Jason Welch (Las Lomas High-Walnut Creek) posted career wins 100 and 101 during dual wrestling meets against Northern Iowa and SIU-Edwardsville. He's 19-1 this season at 157 pounds.


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  • Cal (4-0) beat UCLA 29-7 in rugby to win the Dennis Storer trophy, as captain Seamus Kelly scored the game's first two tries.

  • Longtime Miami baseball coach Ron Fraser died at 79. A family spokesman said Fraser had battled Alzheimer's disease. He led Miami to national titles in 1982 and 1985. He retired in 1992 after 30 seasons.

    Golf

    Brian Gay won the Humana Challenge, beating Charles Howell III with a 51/2-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a playoff at La Quinta. Gay closed with a 9-under 63 on PGA West's Arnold Palmer course to tie Howell (64) and David Lingmerth (62) at 25-under 263. Scott Stallings (70) bogeyed the final hole and missed the playoff by a shot. Ex-Cal player James Hahn eagled No. 18 to shoot a 62 and tie Stallings at 264. Gay and Howell began the playoff with birdies on the par-5 18th, and Lingmerth dropped out with a bogey after hitting into the water. Gay won on the par-4 10th.

  • John Cook made a 15-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole to beat David Frost at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship in Kaupulehu-Kona, Hawaii. Cook closed with a 5-under-67 to catch Frost (69) at 17-under 199. Cook also made a 25-foot birdie putt on the 18th green.

  • Jamie Donaldson shot a 4-under 68 and won the Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) Championship by a stroke over Justin Rose (71) and Thorbjorn Olesen (69). Donaldson finished at 14-under 272. Rose missed an 8-foot birdie putt on No. 18.

    Miscellany

    Missy Franklin won the 100-meter backstroke, closing out the Austin (Texas) Grand Prix with her fourth title. The Cal commit finished in 1 minute flat. Fellow Olympian Ryan Lochte won the men's 200 individual medley in 2:08.98.

  • Viktoria Rebensburg won a World Cup super-G amid heavy snow, while American Lindsey Vonn placed seventh in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.

  • Taylor Nelson made 24 saves and the San Francisco Bulls had five different goal-scorers in a 5-2 ECHL win at Stockton.

  • Kelly Pavlik (40-2), citing health concerns and waning motivation, is retiring. He had this month's super-middleweight title bout against Oakland's Andre Ward canceled due to Ward's shoulder injury.

  • The Earthquakes open camp Monday at their training facility on Coleman Avenue.

    Wire services contributed to this report.