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  1. Virginia has a chance to end ACC 59-year College World Series cha...

    Ryan McGee

    Virginia has a chance to answer the one question every ACC coach knows well: Will this be the year the College World Series championship drought ends?

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2014
  2. 2013 College World Series - Mississippi State and UCLA cut to the...

    Ryan McGee

    The College World Series championship matchup between Mississippi State and UCLA is the next chapter in an old regional rivalry, writes Ryan McGee.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2013
  3. 2013 College World Series -- One star player gets the attention a...

    Ryan McGee

    The highest MLB draft selection to make it to the College World Series has an experience unlike that of any other player, writes Ryan McGee.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2013
  4. UCLA Bruins, Arizona Wildcats carry torch for their region at Col...

    Ryan McGee

    The presence of UCLA and Arizona in Omaha harkens back to a glorious period of dominance. Even the Bruins' and Wildcats' biggest rivals, USC and Arizona State, would admit it's time to bring the trophy back to where it once remained for years on end.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2012
  5. Stony Brook Seawolves, Kent State Golden Flashes bring underdog s...

    Ryan McGee

    Stony Brook and Kent State will find no shortage of support when they play in the College World Series. Omaha has a long and storied history of supporting the underdog.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2012
  6. Ryan McGee: South Carolina is now Omaha's team

    Ryan McGee

    On the heels of South Carolina's second straight College World Series title, Ryan McGee explains how the city of Omaha has adopted the Gamecocks.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2011
  7. 2010 College World Series: A fond farewell to Rosenblatt Stadium

    Ryan McGee

    Since 1950, Rosenblatt Stadium has been the home of the College World Series and has housed the memories of countless college baseball fans. On the final night of college baseball in Omaha's historic stadium, Ryan McGee bids the Blatt a fond farewell.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2010
  8. 2010 College World Series: UCLA adds to California's storied Omah...

    Ryan McGee

    Given the state of California's storied tradition at the College World Series, it's strange to think UCLA recorded only its first Omaha win this year. But it was the Bruins' cross-city rival, USC, that dominated the CWS, and put Cali baseball on the map.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2010
  9. 2010 College World Series: Oklahoma Sooners 1951 team earned CWS ...

    Ryan McGee

    Oklahoma is the only remaining school at the CWS with a championship in its trophy case. But the 1951 Sooners earned their first baseball title the hard way -- on and off the field.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2010
  10. 2010 College World Series: Florida State's Mike Martin appreciate...

    Ryan McGee

    Mike Martin is well aware of the inglorious distinction Florida State bears, with no titles in its 20 College World Series appearances. But if you think that stops the Seminoles' longtime coach from enjoying the experience, you don't know Martin.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2010
  11. College World Series: Former Arizona State Sun Devils Jim Brock's...

    Ryan McGee

    Every time Arizona State head baseball coach Tim Esmay takes his seat in the dugouts of Rosenblatt Stadium, he can still see Jim Brock sitting there with him. Brock was first Esmay's coach, then his boss, and even now, 16 years after his death, Esm...

    Blog | Conversation | June 22, 2010
  12. 2010 College World Series: Guide to last CWS at Rosenblatt Stadiu...

    Ryan McGee

    It's the last College World Series at Rosenblatt Stadium. What must you do in Omaha this year to celebrate the end of a great stadium? Let Rosenblatt aficionado Ryan McGee be your guide.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2010
  13. College World Series: Longtime CWS stalwarts' perfect teams for R...

    Ryan McGee

    A year from now, we'll be saying farewell to Rosenblatt. The people who know the stadium and the College World Series best would like to see it go out with the perfect eight teams.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2009
  14. College World Series: Stadium View Sportscards a part of Omaha

    Ryan McGee

    When people make their first trip to the College World Series, they typically try to figure out how and when they can return. If you ask them why, they rarely mention baseball. They talk about the atmosphere, from the organ music and smoke that waft...

    Blog | Conversation | June 17, 2009
  15. College World Series: Fans of Rosenblatt Stadium can see hole for...

    Ryan McGee

    OMAHA, Neb. -- There's a giant hole in the middle of Omaha. In the center of a municipal triangle formed by the still-new downtown hotels, the still-new Qwest Center arena and an almost-finished very long mural depicting the very long history of Oma...

    Blog | Conversation | June 16, 2009
  16. College World Series: Experience the hooding ceremony, an Omaha t...

    Ryan McGee

    OMAHA, Neb. -- Right on time, exactly one half-hour after the first elimination game of the 2009 College World Series on Monday, the fans in Omaha gathered for a solemn occasion. They lined up three deep at the bend in the road at the southeast corn...

    Blog | Conversation | June 16, 2009