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Arizona State places TE coach Adam Breneman on leave amid NCAA investigation

Arizona State placed tight ends coach Adam Breneman on administrative leave amid an NCAA investigation into potential recruiting violations, according to SunDevil Source’s Chris Karpman. Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports reported that Breneman was put on leave July 16 as the investigation expanded into reaching out to recruits mentioned in a dossier of documents detailing the alleged transgressions.
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Arizona Football: Josh McCauley named to the Rimington Trophy Watchlist

We’re 41 days until the start of the 2021 Arizona Football and Wildcats’ center Josh McCauley has been named to the Rimington Trophy Watchlist. It is getting closer and closer to the Arizona Football season, which means more preseason award watchlists are coming out. For the Wildcats, redshirt senior Josh McCauley is the latest to be named to a preseason watchlist.
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Women’s Golf Four to Flourish in 2021-2022: Amanda Linner

When Arizona State Women’s Golf experienced cancellations of both their Spring 2020 and Fall 2020 seasons because of the COVID-19 pandemic, sophomore Amanda Linner was caught in the “cross-hairs.”. Although she will be a junior this 2021-2022 season, her experience emulates that of a freshman. Linner, a Swedish native, was...

What condition are Arizona’s quarterbacks in heading into fall camp?

Welcome back to our annual series in which we try to determine if the Arizona Wildcats’ position groups are in strong, stable, unstable, or critical condition heading into fall camp, which opens Aug. 6. First up? The quarterbacks!. Key returners: Will Plummer (RS Fr.) Key additions: Gunner Cruz (RS So.),...

ASU Football: Tight ends coach Adam Breneman put on administrative leave

The next page of the NCAA’s investigation into Arizona State’s alleged recruiting violations has come forth on Sunday. Yahoo and Sun Devil Source reported that the university had put first-year tight ends coach Adam Breneman on paid administrative leave back on July 16. Breneman, who has became an important recruiter...
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Former Solano AD enjoys ‘retirement’ as high jump coach at Arizona

FAIRFIELD — Bob Myers’ successful 20-year reign as Solano Community College athletic director and dean was just a blip in the timeline of his true nationally recognized calling, that of high jump whisperer. From 1978-1992, Myers was among the leaders of a powerful track and field program at the University...

Here’s A Look At Arizona Athletes Competing In The Tokyo Summer Olympics

Arizona has 18 athletes competing in the summer Olympics, hailing from Flagstaff to Tucson and Phoenix to Globe. Arizona athletes will compete in a dozen sports. In most sports, Arizona will have a single representative, but track and field will feature three Arizonans. Cycling, rugby, skateboarding and gymnastics will each include two Arizonans.

Arizona women’s basketball active on international stage this summer

Most of the current members of the Arizona women’s basketball team have been in Tucson taking part in summer workouts, but an international recruiting strategy means that the Wildcats are putting their imprint on international competition, too. This summer, seven different future, current, and former Wildcats are representing seven different...
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Meet the 18 Arizonans competing in the Tokyo Olympic Games

(Yuichi Yamazaki / Getty Images) (TOKYO) The Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics kicked off Tuesday, with the United States facing off against Italy in softball. Every four years, athletes from across the world represent their home country and pit themselves against competitors from other countries in the Summer Olympic Games. Although COVID-19 caused a delay last year, the Olympics are back in action this summer.

3-star California CB Zeke Berry commits to Arizona

The Jedd Fisch era is still more than a month away from playing, but it just landed Arizona’s highest-ranked recruit in three years. Zeke Berry, a 3-star cornerback from Concord, Calif., has pledged to the Wildcats for 2022 over offers from Cal, Oregon, Oregon State and Pittsburgh, among others. The...

ASU Baseball: Tyler Thornton, Wes Kath, Mat Olsen sign rookie deals

The MLB officially took a handful of talent from Arizona State baseball on Saturday. Sun Devil pitcher Tyler Thornton and a pair of 2021 signees; Wes Kath and Mat Olsen signed their first professional contracts after being selected in the MLB Draft. Thornton had two years of eligibility remaining in...

Soccer’s Four to Flourish in 2021-22: Alexia Delgado

Graham Winkworth can best describe the impact Alexia Delgado has made on Arizona State and the vision Winkworth has had for the program. “She is the best leader, the ultimate professional,” he said. “She has aspirations to play pro after college, which she can do without question. I’ve had a lot of quality captains in my 20 years as a head coach, and I think she’s probably the strongest captain I’ve had in 20 years. She is a different level - with her technical ability and her soccer IQ but her influence on other players and bringing them up to be strong leaders as well. She has been a major part in the positive shift that our culture has gone through over the last 18 months as well.”

Baseball America ranks Arizona in top 15 in early 2022 poll

Arizona baseball has experienced substantial roster turnover in the four weeks since Jay Johnson left for LSU, but new head coach Chip Hale should still have plenty of talent to work with in his first season. Baseball America projects Arizona as the No. 14 team in the country in its...