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Oregon Ducks football team will wear pink helmets

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The Oregon Ducks football team will wear pink helmets, pink gloves, pink socks and pink shoes when they play Washington State on Saturday.

The uniforms honor cancer survivors and help raise money for the fight against women's cancers.

Nike and the University of Oregon will auction a limited number of the Ducks' pink helmets to raise funds in support of the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.

SLIDESHOW: Oregon Ducks and their pink helmets

Founded by former North Carolina State women's basketball coach Kay Yow, the Kay Yow Cancer Fund aims to help find an answer in the fight against women's cancers.

There will be autographed versions by University of Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich and Oregon legends Dan Fouts, Joey Harrington, Ahmad Rashad and Phil Knight.

The auctions can be accessed at www.kayyow.com/ducks.

Oregon is 6-0 and ranked No. 2 in the country.

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