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UNC Fries Rice

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See also: Box Score OMAHA–North Carolina’s march through the 2007 postseason has been accompanied by an air of unfinished business. No matter what kind of adverse circumstances the Tar Heels […]

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Rematch On Deck

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OMAHA–The College World Series finals are set. North Carolina beat Rice 7-4 this evening to clinch its second consecutive trip to the finals. They’ll face a familiar opponent in defending […]

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Alabama’s Wells Retires

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Suddenly, the Southeastern Conference has turned into Thunderdome: Two men enter, one man leaves. Former BA intern Josh Cooper, a reporter in Alabama for the Decatur Daily, is reporting that […]

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Judgment Day

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OMAHA–Before I get to today’s picks, I need to correct an error from yesterday’s picks blog. I got an indignant phone call from John Manuel this morning after I accidentally […]

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Bats Auction A Hit

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The Louisville Bats concluded its auction of game-worn camouflage jerseys last night and raised over $4,600 for the Special Operations Warrior Foundation’”which provides free college scholarship grants, along with financial […]

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Charlotte To Honor Cal

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A big weekend of promotions awaits Triple-A Charlotte, which way back when in its days as an Orioles affiliate, hosted up-and-coming shortstop Cal Ripken Jr. on his way to the […]

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New Mexico Stays Local

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New Mexico hired Ray Birmingham to replace Rich Alday as its head coach. The Lobos didn’t have to look far to find Birmingham–he’s had the state’s best baseball program for […]

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Turpen Time 2

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OMAHA–When Oregon State beat Michigan in the Corvallis super-regional and earned its third straight trip to the College World Series, there was no dogpile, just a calm, quiet celebration like […]

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Maloney Stays; Raleigh To Knoxville?

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Tennessee has scheduled an 11 a.m. press conference Thursday, presumably to announce its next head coach. Yesterday the Vols flew to Atlanta to meet with Michigan coach Rich Maloney, but […]

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See Daniel Pitch

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OMAHA–The official attendance was just announced here in the Rosenblatt Stadium press box, and the 29, 921 on hand surpasses last night’s game as the second-largest crowd in College World […]

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