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  1. About Last Night: Miami Makes It Back-to-Back

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy preparing for the first day of summer by getting all of your mosquito bites out of the way up front, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: In what can only be described as the culminating erotic explosion of basketb...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  2. About Last Night: The Cup Tied Up

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy redecorating your second solarium, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Behind an overtime goal from Brent Seabrook, the Chicago Blackhawks escaped Boston with a riveting 6-5 overtime victory over the Bruins, even...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  3. About Last Night: Don't Mess With Texas

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy consolidating power by any means necessary to be prepared for the upcoming console wars, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: In a series filled with future Hall of Famers, it was the play of Gary Neal and Danny Gre...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  4. Podcast: Robin Ventura talks CWS

    Rob Neyer

    I'd argue that whenever SweetSpot blogger/editor David Schoenfield co-hosts the Baseball Today Podcast that's all the reason you need to listen, but Thursday's show was indeed a particularly special one, because ... 1. Former All-Star third basem...

    Blog | June 16, 2011
  5. College baseball has a new sound, feel

    Jon Shields

    Thud! The college baseball season is now under way but something is ... different. The Arizona Republic: Ever since the 1998 College World Series -- dubbed Gorilla Ball and culminating with USC's 21-14 title-game win over Arizona State -- college b...

    Blog | February 19, 2011
  6. Sun Devils ride Calhoun, eight-run 7th to oust Tar Heels

    Kole Calhoun hit a game-tying grand slam in the fifth inning and a go-ahead double in the seventh, and Arizona State erased a four-run deficit in a 12-5 victory over North Carolina at the College World Series on Thursday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 18, 2009
  7. College World Series: Scouting North Carolina Tar Heels' Dustin A...

    Orel Hershiser

    Dustin Ackley and the North Carolina Tar Heels take on Arizona State in an elimination game Thursday night (ESPN2/ESPN360, 7 p.m. ET). I got a chance to meet Ackley this week. One thing that struck me was that Ackley is bigger up close than many vie...

    Blog | Conversation | June 18, 2009
  8. College World Series: Dustin Ackley sets CWS career record in Nor...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    OMAHA, Neb. -- As he gets older, Dustin Ackley starts to appreciate and enjoy the records he's amassed. Seriously, Ackley is enjoying this. Before he put on the very serious gaze Tuesday, then shifted to a bored look when cameras approached, Ackl...

    Blog | Conversation | June 16, 2009
  9. Golden Eagles out of CWS with loss to Ackley, Tar Heels

    Dustin Ackley went 5-for-6 and became the College World Series' career hits leader and North Carolina tied a CWS single-game record with 23 hits in an 11-4 victory over Southern Mississippi.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | June 16, 2009
  10. Game 2 delayed by weather

    Orel Hershiser

    OMAHA, Neb. -- The College World Series had seven first-round draft picks reach Omaha, with two making it to the CWS Finals: Georgia closer Joshua Fields and shortstop Gordon Beckham, who helped lead the Bulldogs to the College World Series title/are...

    Blog | Conversation | June 24, 2008
  11. Kreuter replaces father-in-law as new USC coach

    Former big league catcher Chad Kreuter will become the baseball coach at Southern California, taking over for father-in-law Mike Gillespie.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2006
  12. Three CWS teams have no black players

    the total number of black baseball players has fallen from a five-year high of 649 in 2001-02 to 598 last year.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2005
  13. Fresno State gets support from unlikely places in Game 2 win

    Holden Sprague yielded eight hits and five runs in a less-than-stellar 3 1/3-inning effort. But considering the way Fresno State was hitting in Game 2, just gobbling up a few innings was huge for the Bulldogs' beleaguered pitching staff.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 24, 2008