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Arrested Phoenix police have arrested 22-year-old Robert Chavez and 23-year-old Joseph Corrales in connection with the beating death of 17-year-old national champion boxer Alexis Urbina. Police say Urbina was found unconscious and covered in blood in his family’s south Phoenix home in September. He died of his injures two days later. Both men were booked on charges of murder, burglary and trafficking in stolen property. Urbina won the 141-pound Youth Men’s Division at the USA Boxing National Championships in Spokane in April.

• Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson has been arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated in Minneapolis. Simpson was being held without bail at the Hennepin County jail, according to the online roster.

Ruled A federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit challenging the way the NCAA has used the images and likenesses of college athletes can move forward, but denied class action status to the plaintiffs that could have potentially put the NCAA on the hook for billions of dollars in damages. The 24-page partial class certification ruling was handed down Friday by U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken. The case could still dramatically change the way the NCAA does business and its definition of amateurism, but Wilken ruled there was no way to determine which former players might have been harmed by the NCAA rules. Auctioned The uniform that second baseman Bill Mazeroski wore when he hit a walk-off home run for the Pittsburgh Pirates during the final game of the 1960 World Series has a new owner following an auction of the Hall of Famer’s memorabilia. Hunt Auctions said the Maz’s collection took in $1.7 million, with the uniform commanding a sales price of $633,000. Buyers also snapped up a bat and cleats from the legendary Game 7. Other items sold at the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory auction in Louisville, Ky., include six Gold Glove awards he won during the 1950s and ’60s.

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