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Sonoran Hot Reads: No June signing period coming to college football

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December is still out there though

NFL: Arizona Cardinals-Training Camp Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Rich Rodriguez has long been an advocate of an early signing period in college football, but an extremely early one in the summer is not coming down the pipe. A 72-hour time frame in June was rejected on Wednesday, but a vote is coming in April for a December early signing period, which would certainly make football recruiting a bit more bearable than it is now. Currently, there is just one signing period, which starts the first Wednesday of February each year

- Will Parks got a decent amount of playing time this year, but is ready to have a bigger and better 2017

- Arizona offered two-star 2017 dual-threat quarterback Nick Tronti

- The 2017 football schedule has also been finalized, and Arizona has a Friday home game

Basketball

- The big Arizona news of the day was the public revealing of why Allonzo Trier hasn’t played this year, but it’s still unclear when or if he will play this year. Trier himself issued a statement on what exactly has happened

- This is not a drill: Kadeem Allen DraftExpress video breakdown

- The Wildcats open the L.A. trip at USC on Thursday. Ryan breaks down the matchup

Baseball

- Arizona is ranked 19th in D1Baseball’s preseason poll

- Trevor Hoffman missed out on making the Baseball Hall of Fame by five votes

Other sports

- The club hockey team is 18th in this week’s ACHA rankings

- Here are six things to know about interim A.D. Erika Hanson Barnes. TCU A.D. Chris Del Conte used to work at Arizona, so he’s certainly on a short list of candidates for the permanent job

- Danielle O’Toole has a new pitch this year, but she isn’t saying what exactly it is

- Gymnastics hosts Iowa State on Saturday

- Swimming and diving hosts Cal and Stanford this weekend in their first home Pac-12 meet of the year

Tucson news

- The new UMC tower now has its highest beam in place

- Two skydivers collided in mid-air over Eloy