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Sonoran Hot Reads (7/23)

Is it football season yet?

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- Former four-star offensive lineman Jordan Poland was dismissed from the team after being arrested for pawning a stolen microphone

- A couple possible incoming linemen made news too. Michael Eletise will announce his decision on Monday, while Matthew Gutwald says Arizona moved to the top of his list after this weekend

- Our countdown to football season reached 43, which is where last year's recruiting class ranked

Our friends at Pacific Takes enjoy what Arizona's doing with this recruiting class

- ESPN has Arizona as the fourth-best offense in the Pac-12

- Here's SB Nation's big ASU preview

- The Statesman Journal previewed Oregon State's trip to Arizona


Arizona might be in the NBA 2K16 video game

- Kaleb Tarczewski had seven points and seven rebounds in USA's win over Rick Pitino-coached Puerto Rico


- New Arizona coach Jay Johnson threw out the first pitch to former Wildcat Chip Hale at the Diamondbacks game

Other sports

- Former men's golfer Alex McMahon was named an All-America scholar

Track star Elvin Kibet does this Q&A about moving to Arizona from Kenya

Tucson news

- Deadly accident at 22nd St. and 11th Ave.

Downtown's getting more new stuff