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UCLA cornerback joins Arizona

Former UCLA cornerback Shaquille Richardson joined the Arizona football team after being dismissed from the UCLA football team last month ­— he was arrested for theft in June.

The freshman cornerback, along with two other freshman teammates, were arrested for allegedly stealing a student’s bag on campus.

Richardson will be able to play this season since he never suited up for the Bruins.

Beard surprises in the US National Championships

Former Wildcat Amanda Beard made her comeback at the USA Swimming National Championships on Saturday.

Beard finished second in the 200-meter breaststroke, which automatically qualified her for the Pan Pacific Championships in two weeks.

Beard, 28, competed in her first major meet since retiring after the Beijing Olympics and giving birth last September to her first child.

Arizona Athletics touring the state on Aug. 10

Arizona Athletic director Greg Byrne and athletic department staff members will be on the road this week to tour the state of Arizona.

Arizona coaches such as basketball coach Sean Miller and baseball coach Andy Lopez are expected to attend at some of the stops along the tour.

Five day tour

Aug. 10 – Casa Grande

Coaches: Dave Emerick, Lisa Oyen and Rick LaRose

Aug. 11 – Glendale

Coaches: Sue Darling, Andy Barnes

Aug. 12 – Scottsdale

Coaches: Tom Lloyd

Aug. 13 – Globe

Aug. 14 – Sahuarita

Coaches: Laura Ianello, Justin Silverstein, Dawn Boxley, Erin Rodrigs

 

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