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Chase Field pitched as temporary ASU gridiron; D-Backs skeptical

Arizona State University officials want to play home football games at Chase Field while Sun Devil Stadium is being renovated, but Arizona Diamondbacks President Derrick Hall is skeptical. The Sun Devil Stadium renovation is scheduled for 2015, so the Sun Devils athletic department needs to find a temporary home for football. While the logical replacement […]

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Marek new Voice of the Swampdogs

Nick Marek is the new Voice of the Fayetteville SwampDogs (summer collegiate; Coastal Plain League). Marek is a  senior studying journalism and mass communication at Arizona State University. Despite going to school out west, Marek has lived in Chapel Hill since he was four years old. While at Arizona State, Marek co-founded the Walter Cronkite Sports Network (WCSN) […]

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Arizona State walks away from Cubs, will explore Phoenix Muni lease

Arizona State University athletic-department officials say they’re done negotiating with the Chicago Cubs to share the team’s new Mesa spring-training complex and will instead look to other potential homes for the Sun Devils baseball team. The following statement was issued late yesterday: “After many months of negotiation, ASU regrets that the effort to have the […]

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Arizona wins College World Series; Hi Corbett is seen as big factor

The University of Arizona won the College World Series in convincing fashion, and players credit the program’s move to Hi Corbett Field as a contributing factor. This was the first year the Wildcats played at the venerable WPA-era facility, used for spring training and minor-league ball for decades. Indeed, we’ve covered this story many times […]

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The Week That Was: June 24

New-ballpark renderings, new affiliation deals and new life for old ballparks. The most popular stories of the past week on Ballpark Digest, as measured by page views. Life on the bottom indy league: $50 a week ASU-Cubs spat may have unexpected beneficiary: new life for Phoenix Muni West Virginia ballpark renderings released Boulders, we hardly […]

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