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With college athletes able to profit from their fame for the first time, North Carolina opened a new path Tuesday for its players to cash in: group licensing for official Tar Heels merchandise.

By AARON BEARD, AP Sports Writer July 20, 2021
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Three former Yavapai College baseball players were selected in the 2021 Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft conducted from July 11-13 in Denver.

By The Daily Courier July 17, 2021
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During a heat wave in Oregon, two runners who are used to scorching temperatures secured their spots in the Olympics.

By Catie Cheshire Cronkite News July 16, 2021
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Chip Hale, a star infielder at Arizona from 1984-87 before playing, coaching and managing in the major leagues, has been hired as the Wildcats' new baseball coach.

July 5, 2021
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The law permits college athletes to profit off their name, image and likeness rights, meaning they can earn money by promoting brands. As such, the law poses a significant challenge to longtime NCAA doctrine banning amateur athletes from endorsing products.

By Henry Greenstein, Cronkite News June 30, 2021
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anderbilt gave Jack Leiter a big early lead and went on to an 8-2 victory over Mississippi State in Game 1 of the College World Series finals Monday night to move within a win of a second straight national championship.

By ERIC OLSON, AP Sports Writer June 28, 2021
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For his standout efforts on the pitch during the 2021 spring season, Yavapai College men’s soccer sophomore forward Tucker Fenton this past week was named a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I first team All-American.

By DOUG COOK, The Daily Courier June 26, 2021
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Embedded in Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s scathing rebuke of the NCAA and its rules were a few suggestions on how college sports can be reformed to avoid being sued into oblivion.

By RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Sports Writer June 22, 2021
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Ketel Marte camped under the high fly ball in center field and watched as it fell into his glove. Relief pitcher Joakim Soria smacked his hands together, grinned and walked toward catcher Stephen Vogt, who pumped his arms in a little victory dance.

By DAVID BRANDT, AP Sports Writer June 22, 2021
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College Football Playoff expansion took another step forward Friday as the full group of commissioners who manage the postseason system wrapped up two days of digging into a plan for a 12-team format that would revamp the national championship.

By RALPH D. RUSSO Associated Press June 18, 2021
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Branden Boissiere went 4-for-6 with two doubles, driving in five runs and scoring three, and No. 5 seed Arizona pounded out 20 hits to roll to a 16-3 victory over No. 12 seed Mississippi in the rubber game of the Tucson Super Regional on Sunday, earning the Wildcats a trip to the College World Series.

By Associated Press June 14, 2021
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Jacob Gonzalez hit a lead-off home run in the bottom of the first inning to open the scoring and added a two-run double in the Mississippi's six-run second and the Rebels beat Arizona 12-3 on Saturday night to avoid elimination from the best-of-3 Oxford Super Regional.

By Associated Press June 13, 2021
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Reigning national champion Vanderbilt and Stanford swept their NCAA super regionals Saturday and became the first teams to lock up spots in the College World Series.

By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer June 13, 2021
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Arizona State has hired alum and former big league player Willie Bloomquist as its next baseball coach.

By Associated Press June 11, 2021
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Mike Magpayo found out he made history while watching “SportsCenter” on the couch with his wife Caroline and his 6-day-old son Luka.

By Catie Cheshire Cronkite News June 11, 2021
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Giselle Juarez threw her second consecutive complete game and Oklahoma won its fifth national championship, beating Florida State 5-1 in the Women's College World Series on Thursday.

By CLIFF BRUNT Associated Press June 10, 2021
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The College Football Playoff would expand from four to 12 teams, with six spots reserved for the highest ranked conference champions, under a proposal that will be considered next week by the league commissioners who manage the postseason system.

By RALPH D. RUSSO Associated Press June 10, 2021
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Arizona State baseball will immediately start the search for a new head coach after mutually agreeing to part ways with Tracy Smith, the school announced Monday.

By Catie Cheshire Cronkite News June 8, 2021
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When Arizona State kicks off the Texas Regional round of the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship, it will field the youngest roster in the tournament.

By Catie Cheshire Cronkite News June 7, 2021
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BASIS Prescott alumnus Riley Lewis was recently named the West Coast Conference Freshman of the Year for his excellent play during his first year on the Loyola Marymount University’s (LMU) men’s golf team, a Division I program.

By Aaron Valdez June 5, 2021

Florida State rallied to beat Arizona 4-3 in a Women’s College World Series elimination game Saturday.

By Associated Press June 5, 2021
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Montana Fouts struck out 16 and allowed two hits in a complete-game victory, helping No. 3 seed Alabama beat Arizona 5-1 on Thursday night in the Women's College World Series opener for both teams.

By CLIFF BRUNT Associated Press June 3, 2021
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Duke Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski will coach his final season with the Blue Devils in 2021-22, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer June 2, 2021
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Jocelyn Ulrich was 2 for 4 with three RBIs and the Yavapai College softball team’s offense put together a six-run rally in the bottom of the sixth inning to defeat Wallace State 9-7 on Thursday night.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. May 27, 2021
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Emily Dix pitched a five-hit shutout, Kayla Rodgers and Mikaela Payne each had three hits and the Yavapai College softball team bounced back from an opening-round loss to beat Trinity Valley 5-0 on Wednesday afternoon.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. May 26, 2021

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