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Updated October 26, 2021

Olympic silver medalist Delaney Schnell returns to Arizona for senior year

There are many star athletes in the state Arizona, but the most popular athlete in Tucson now is diver Delaney Schnell. Fresh off an appearance at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in which she and teammate Jessica Parratto won silver medals in the women’s synchronized platform dive, the magnitude of that accomplishment still has not worn off for Schnell.   Read more

Sports science: The bone chilling truth about concussions

Injuries are prevalent in sports and there is no way around it. By moving your body in constant motion and as fast as athletes run, twist and turn, something is liable to go wrong. In college sports, however, concussions are one of the most talked about injuries in the NCAA. Most get their first look at a concussion during a college football game when one player gets drilled by someone on the opposing team. Read more

OPINION: The NIL rule is finally a win for college athletes

There is an old saying that goes something like, “We may have lost the battle, but the war has just begun.” This is a perfect description of college athletes and their constant war with the NCAA to be paid for playing college sports. For years, athletes have lost many battles to receive any compensation from their school or the NCAA. Then, after years of losing many battles, college athletes around the country finally won one that will allow them to be paid, sort of.   Read more

Barstool Sports announces Arizona Bowl sponsorship

Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy announced on Tuesday that the digital media company will sponsor the 2021 Arizona Bowl. As part of the sponsorship deal, Barstool will have exclusive international broadcast rights for the duration of the multi-year deal. Read more