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We Meet Again, Tarp

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OMAHA–I just got back to the press box after the postgame press conferences for the Georgia-Stanford game, and my spirits fell when I looked out on the field and saw […]

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Dawgs Cruise Into Finals

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OMAHA–After the drama of last night’s North Carolina-Louisiana State battle, the first game Saturday was just a bit of a let-down–but not for Georgia. The Bulldogs showed zero ill effects […]

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Platinum Sombrero

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OMAHA–How bad has Matt Cerione’s day been? The Georgia center fielder had a golden sombrero (four strikeouts in a game) by the sixth inning. When Cerione struck out for a […]

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Heels Sticking With Harvey

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OMAHA–If that headline sounds familiar, it’s because I used it in yesterday’s blog as well. As expected, North Carolina will start freshman righty Matt Harvey for the second straight game; […]

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Godwin Joins Rooney At UCF

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A day after Louisiana State was eliminated from the College World Series, Tigers hitting coach Cliff Godwin announced he was leaving to become Terry Rooney’s top assistant at Central Florida. […]

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Life Cord

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OMAHA–If the College World Series were a game of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire," Stanford would just have used its first life Cord, err, life line. The Cardinal phoned […]

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That’s Rich

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OMAHA–Going to Drew Storen was the right move, but Mark Marquess could have gone to Mariano Rivera and it might not have mattered against Rich Poythress. The Georgia cleanup hitter […]

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Fourth-Inning Moment Of Truth

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OMAHA–Stanford has called upon closer Drew Storen with the bases loaded and one out in the fourth inning. I think this is the right move–the Cardinal cannot afford to let […]

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Poythress & Lewis Show

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OMAHA–Through two and a half innings, it’s been all Georgia here at Rosenblatt Stadium. More specifically, it’s been all Rich Poythress and Joey Lewis. Poythress, who was 1-for-6 in Georgia’s […]

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Sabado Gigante

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OMAHA–North Carolina coach Mike Fox didn’t have a lot of time to think ahead after his team’s breathless win over Louisiana State on Friday night, but he did give some […]

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Tar Heels Summon White

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OMAHA–North Carolina has called upon ace righty Alex White with a runner on first and no outs in the eighth. There’s no tomorrow, so you need to do what you […]

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All-Time Attendance Record Set

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OMAHA–The crowd for the Louisiana State-North Carolina game has set an all-time College World Series attendance record and is the second-largest crowd in NCAA history. Then why, you ask, are […]

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Clark Gets Payback

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OMAHA–North Carolina lefthander Brian Moran made Matt Clark look silly in a key spot on Sunday, striking him out on a breaking ball well off the plate with the bases […]

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More Coaching News

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It’s been a busy day on the coaching carousel. Auburn’s hire of John Pawlowski was the headliner, but we’ve got some other nuggets to pass along as well. North Dakota, […]

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And . . . We’re Back

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OMAHA–Play resumed at 8:05 after a one-hour, 27-minute weather delay, and Jared Bradford picked up where he left off, getting two quick outs on a ground ball and a liner […]

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Ol’ Roy Sighting

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OMAHA–Just in case ESPN hasn’t already shown you a half-dozen images of Roy Williams sitting in Rosenblatt Stadium tonight, allow me to report that the North Carolina basketball coach is […]

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