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Call The Zoo!

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OMAHA–After three years of coming the College World Series, I finally got to check out the Henry Doorly Zoo yesterday afternoon, thanks to a rare off day without a baseball […]

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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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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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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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Another Blog On The Fire

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The NCAA has clarified its position on blogging during games . . . sort of. The NCAA released a statement today that reaffirmed what we already knew, that “Any transmission […]

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Heeling Process

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OMAHA–The last two days have been about redemption and validation for North Carolina. UNC’s rotation had drawn ridicule from fans and media here at the College World Series after a […]

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Random Thoughts

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Just a few loose ends from a terrific Tuesday, and looking ahead . . . For the second straight year, the final four teams standing in college baseball are Oregon […]

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Wednesday Picks

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OMAHA–It’s already been a wild, wonderful College World Series, and we’ve got two more very intriguing games on the schedule today. It’s funny, I heard a waitress say the other […]

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Anteaters Win Another Thriller

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OMAHA–A day after UC Irvine won a College World Series game for the ages against Cal State Fullerton, the Anteaters might have outdone themselves in the encore. The ‘Eaters overcame […]

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Tennessee Talking To Maloney

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An interesting candidate has emerged for the vacant head coaching job at Tennessee. Michigan athletic director Bill Martin has confirmed the Wolverines granted the Volunteers permission to interview coach Rich […]

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Putkonen Comes Through For UNC

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OMAHA–North Carolina knew it would eventually need some quality starting pitching in order to make a deep run in the College World Series. After its first two CWS starters, Robert […]

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Beaver Blitz

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OMAHA–If you weren’t paying close attention, you might have mistaken the guys in the white, baggy uniforms for the guys in the gray, baggy uniforms on Monday night, and not […]

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The All-Fitt Team

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OMAHA–Watching Cal State Fullerton’s Clark Hardman lay out to make a spectacular diving catch in the bottom of the fifth today–the play of the CWS in my mind until Josh […]

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Sun Devils Go With Flores

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OMAHA–Arizona State coach Pat Murphy threw us a bit of a curveball today, opting to start lefthander Brian Flores over usual No. 2 Josh Satow. Flores probably has better pure […]

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