Mexico's most storied team, affectionately known as Chivas, is coming to Spartan Stadium in an all-Mexican doubleheader July 6 that kicks off a summer of international soccer for the Bay Area.

Club Deportivo Guadalajara -- aka Chivas -- is scheduled to face Pumas of Mexico City, Soccer United Marketing announced Wednesday. The festivities begin at 5 p.m. with Mexican league finalist Cruz Azul, also of Mexico City, facing Monarcas Morelia.

Tickets will go on sale Thursday at the Spartan Stadium box office or at www.ticketmaster.com.

Also this summer the Earthquakes will play host to English club Norwich City on July 20 at Buck Shaw Stadium and European giants Juventus and Everton will meet July 31 at AT&T Park.

Chivas is embarking on a three-game U.S. tour starting July 3 in Las Vegas against rival Club America. It's the team's first American tour since 2011.

Colleges

The National College Baseball Writers Association and Baseball America each included Stanford pitcher Mark Appel in its All-America listing. The senior right-hander was a first-team selection by the NCBWA and a second-teamer per Baseball America.

Appel last week was selected by the Houston Astros with the No. 1 overall pick of the MLB draft.

  • Pitcher/shortstop Lucas Erceg, the 2013 Central Coast Section Player of the Year out of Westmont High-Campbell, signed a letter of intent with Cal, Bears coach David Esquer announced. Erceg hit .437 with one home run and 22 RBIs this spring. He also was 9-3 with a 0.59 ERA in 832/3 innings. "Lucas has tremendous ability on the mound and can play multiple defensive positions, giving us several options," Cal pitching coach Mike Neu said. Another player who previously signed a letter of intent was Willow Glen High-San Jose third baseman-catcher John Riley, who was drafted in the 31st round by Giants.

  • For the second year in a row, LSU's Kimberlyn Duncan received the Honda Sports Award for track and field and becomes a finalist for the 2013 Honda Cup. That winner will be announced June 24. Duncan made history by winning the 200 meters at the NCAA championships for the third year in a row. Her time of 22.04 seconds tied the NCAA record. Stanford hurdler Kori Carter also was a finalist. She won the 400 hurdles in a collegiate record 53.21 and was second in the 100 hurdles in 12.79 last week in Eugene, Ore. The other finalists were Arizona's Brigetta Barrett and Kansas' Andrea Geubelle.

    Wire services contributed to this report.