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Gallen Leads Trio Of Draft Picks Friday....Juniors Zac Gallen, Tyler Ramirez and A.J. Bogucki were selected on day two of the 2016 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft Friday. Gallen was taken in the third round by St. Louis, Ramirez was a seventh-round selection by Oakland and Bogucki was an eighth-round pick by Washington. This year marks the seventh time since 2000 that at least three Tar Heels were selected in the first 10 rounds of the draft.

MOBILE, Ala. – University of South Alabama head football coach Joey Jones announced Friday a pair of additions to the Jaguars' 2016 roster.

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University football’s much-anticipated home game versus five-time national champion Miami (Fla.) on Saturday, Sept. 17 will be televised nationally on ESPN or ESPN2 and kick off at noon, ESPN and the Sun Belt Conference announced on Friday.

JONESBORO, Ark. – The Arkansas State Athletics Department announced Friday that its 2016 football season-and-home-opening game against Mid-American Conference member Toledo has been rescheduled for Friday, Sept. 2, to accommodate a nationally-televised broadcast of the contest by ESPNU.

BOONE, N.C. - Two-hundred and twenty-two students were named to the athletics department's academic honor roll for the 2016 spring semester, director of academic services for student-athletes Stacy Sears announced on Thursday.