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Anteaters, Titans, Dirtbags Team Up

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What’s next, Hank Steinbrenner and Larry Lucchino holding hands and signing "Kumbaya"? Hey, if Cal State Fullerton, Long Beach State and UC Irvine can work together, anything’s possible. The three […]

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Team USA Announces Coaching Staff

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USA Baseball announced the coaches who will be joining head coach Rick Jones’ staff with the collegiate national team next summer. Jones will be joined by Wright State coach Rob […]

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Oliver Case Moves Forward

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An Ohio court denied on Friday the NCAA’s motion to dismiss Andrew Oliver’s lawsuit against it, but ordered Oliver to include Oklahoma State as a co-defendant, according to public court […]

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Always Working

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Rob Fornasiere is the 2008 American Baseball Coaches Association/Baseball America Assistant Coach of the Year because of his passion for the game, for recruiting and for teaching, as well as his dedication to making Minnesota one of the most successful programs in the Midwest year after year. In fact, prior to 2008, Minnesota had posted 45 consecutive winning seasons, the fifth-longest streak in the nation.

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Tate Commits To North Carolina

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Coming off three straight trips to the College World Series—plus an 8-4 season in football—North Carolina has landed the nation’s No. 2 player in the 2009 prep class. Sources have […]

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Erickson Has Surgery; TCL Expands

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We’ve got a couple of interesting news items from last week to pass along. First off, Miami junior lefthander Eric Erickson had reconstructive elbow injury that will force him to […]

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Oliver Settles With Ex-Advisers

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Oklahoma State lefthander Andrew Oliver has entered into a confidential settlement agreement with his former advisers, the Baratta brothers. Oliver had sued the Barattas and the NCAA after Oliver was […]

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Coaching Summit Deemed A Success

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On the floor of the 2008 American Baseball Coaches Association convention in Philadelphia, several coaches bemoaned their lack of involvement in college baseball’s decision-making process and spoke emphatically about the […]

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Schedule Crunch Leads Teams To Playing Fall Games

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More than 80 percent of Division I college baseball coaches support keeping the spring schedule at 56 games, according to a survey conducted by the American Baseball Coaches Association last winter. But don't be surprised if more college baseball heavyweights begin playing 52 games in the spring and four in the fall.

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MINK League Announces Expansion

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The MINK League has attracted quality Big 12 talent in recent years, including Texas outfielder Jordan Danks and Nebraska righthander Charlie Shirek. Now it looks like the league is making […]

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Holy Toledo! Bad News For Gators

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Florida’s weekend rotation took a hit last week when it was announced that sophomore righthander Tommy Toledo would have arthroscopic shoulder surgery and miss all of the 2009 season. Toledo […]

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Graduation Rates Continue To Climb

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When the NCAA approved sweeping reforms last year aimed at improving the academic performance of Division I baseball players, critics claimed the changes were unnecessary because the sport was already […]

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Impressive Haul

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Nearly $12 million worth of talent said, "Thanks, but no thanks" to Arizona State this summer. The Sun Devils' heralded signing class lost three first-round picks (Eric Hosmer, Kyle Skipworth and Brett Lawrie), a supplemental first-rounder (Jaff Decker), a second-rounder (Brad Hand) and two late-round draftees who signed for significant bonuses (Jarek Cunningham and Alex Curry). But for all that, no class in the nation can match Arizona State's for sheer quantity of impact talent.

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Nash Leaves OSU For Mission

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We’ve got an interesting note from September to pass along. Oregon State second baseman Garrett Nash has left the Beavers to go on a two-year Morman mission. This is a […]

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Welcome Back

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Scott Bittle had every intention of coming back to Mississippi in the fall to finish his psychology degree. Only Bittle did not expect to still be a member of the Rebels baseball team when he did.

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