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So Long, Tarp

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OMAHA–Well, 7:40 came and went without baseball being played at Rosenblatt Stadium, but we’ve got some good news. The tarp has been removed from the infield, the players are stretching […]

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War Eagle, War Eagle

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John Pawlowski’s first words after being introduced as Auburn’s new head coach in a press conference/teleconference this evening should help endear him to the Auburn faithful right off the bat. […]

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Light At The End Of The Tunnel

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OMAHA–We’re told the current projected resumption time is 7:40 p.m. CT. The skies to the north and west are clear, and hopefully we’ll be able to get the rest of […]

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Georgia Visits Island Of Dr. Moreau

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OMAHA–While we wait for the latest lightning delay to end, let’s look ahead to tomorrow’s Georgia-Stanford matchup. It’s been a while since we’ve written about the Bulldogs, who last played […]

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Lightning Strikes Twice

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OMAHA–And things were going so smoothly. A lightning strike at 6:39 p.m. CT has forced a mandatory 30-minute delay. The sky looks much less threatening than it did last night, […]

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Harvey Gets Out Of Trouble

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OMAHA–Matt Harvey’s familiar bugaboo reared its head at the start of the second, as he issued back-to-back walks with no outs. But after D.J. LeMahieu put LSU on the board […]

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Paul Mainieri Is A Genius

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OMAHA–Just like Paul Mainieri drew it up. Jared Bradford entered that bases-loaded jam and threw two pitches: a strike to Garrett Gore, followed by a tailor-made 5-4-3 double play. Inning […]

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LSU Starts With Bradford

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OMAHA–Louisiana State is in a pickle as we prepare to resume yesterday’s suspended game, so it only makes sense that the Tigers will try to get out of it with […]

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Auburn Hires Pawlowski

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Auburn athletics director Jay Jacobs announced Friday evening that the Tigers have hired John Pawlowski away from College of Charleston to be their head coach. In nine years at CofC, […]

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Heels Sticking With Harvey

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OMAHA–Word has come down from North Carolina sports information director John Martin that the Tar Heels are sticking with scheduled starter Matt Harvey when play resumes against Louisiana State this […]

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See You On Friday

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OMAHA–North Carolina coach Mike Fox and Louisiana State coach Paul Mainieri had an impromptu press conference to address tonight’s game, which was suspended after a three-hour, five-minute weather delay. Play […]

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Upside Down Man Strikes Again

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OMAHA–The last time I saw Upside Down Man was during a rain delay at the Myrtle Beach regional last June, when St. John’s first baseman Ryan Mahoney cracked up his […]

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Thompson Heads To Starkville

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As we hinted yesterday on the College Blog, another Southeastern Conference assistant coaching job has been filled, as Mississippi State hired Butch Thompson as its pitching coach. Thompson, as you […]

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Sights And Sounds Of A Delay

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OMAHA–I had a little extra time on my hands this evening, what with the pouring rain and the lightning and all, so I figured I’d head down to the field […]

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Blame It On The Rain

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OMAHA–Word just came down that another lightning strike at 6:50 CT will push the resumption time back another 30 minutes, but officials don’t really expect that to matter, because it’s […]

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Mother Nature Calls Timeout

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OMAHA–Just when it looked like Blake Martin was on the verge of utter self-destruction, Mother Nature intervened. A mandatory 30-minute delay for lightning was called at 6:27 p.m. If there’s […]

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Clouds Gather To The North

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OMAHA–The forecast is ominous for tonight’s Louisiana State-North Carolina elimination game, and so is the sky. Storm clouds have gathered to the north, out beyond the center-field fence, and strong, […]

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Birthday Presents From Rosenblatt

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OMAHA–Memo to college baseball coaches: If you’re going to work so hard that you don’t have time to get your wife a birthday present, you’d darn well better gift-wrap her […]

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