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Originally published: 2013-04-02 17:45:26
Last modified: 2013-04-03 10:48:12

Call to the Pen: ASU Mountaineers' move to Sun Belt signals end of an era

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ASU Chancellor Kenneth E. Peacock announced on Wednesday, March 27, that the university’s athletics programs will join the Sun Belt Conference, effective July 1, 2014. With the move to the Sun Belt, ASU's football program will transition to college football’s highest level, the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS).
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