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The Pac-12 logo is shown during the second half of an NCAA college football game between Arizona State and Kent State, in Tempe, Ariz. on Aug. 29, 2019. The Pac-12 announced, Wednesday, May 18, 2022, it was scrapping its divisional format for the coming season Wednesday, May 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso, File) **FILE**

Pac-12 scraps divisions moments after NCAA paves way

- Associated Press

The Pac-12 announced Wednesday it was scrapping its divisional format for the upcoming football season moments after the NCAA Division I Council tossed out requirements that dictate how conferences can determine a champion.

Johnuel "Boogie" Fland shoots hoops in the gymnasium of Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, N.Y., Monday, May 2, 2022. Fland is among a growing number of high school athletes who have signed sponsorship deals for their name, image and likeness following a Supreme Court decision last year that allowed similar deals for college athletes. (AP Photo/Robert Bumsted) **FILE**

Marketing deals trickle down from NCAA to high school sports

- Associated Press

New York City teens and friendly rivals Ian Jackson and Johnuel “Boogie” Fland are cashing in on their name, image and likeness through marketing contracts often referred to as NIL deals. The contracts have begun to trickle down to the high school level after the NCAA’s decision last year to allow college athletes to monetize their stardom.

Ryan Ramsey, University of Maryland pitcher, is shown in this photo courtesy of Maryland Baseball. On April 29, 2022, Ramsey became only the second pitcher in school history to throw a perfect game in the Terrapins' 13-0 victory over Northwestern. (Photo courtesy Matt Gilpin, Maryland Baseball) **FILE**

Perfect game shows Terrapins found right fit in Ramsey as No. 1 starter

- Associated Press

No one saw a complete game coming for Maryland’s Ryan Ramsey, let alone a perfect game. The junior left-hander had worked almost exclusively out of the bullpen his first two seasons, and Friday marked his first outing since being promoted from No. 2 starter to No. 1.

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